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1. Communications

A List Apart
A List Apart explores the design, development, and meaning of Web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.

ShortCourses
ShortCourses is an online library of digital photography.

Webmonkey
Webmonkey is a free, public resource for Web developers. Get tutorials in HTML and Web design.

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2. Construction

Construct My Future
this site was developed to address a need of the construction industry: a significant shortage in workers especially in the trades and technical careers. Career information is broken down for parents, students and teachers.

HGTV Pro
HGTV Pro is a site for homebuilding professionals. Get information on best practices, product, design and more.

K2 Construction: Building and Construction Terms
Links to a glossary of building and construction terms.

The Math Worksheet Generator
Generate student worksheets for reading a tape measure and more.

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3. Engineering

Design and Discovery
Looking for a way to get students interested in engineering? Design and Discovery is a free program that includes a complete, downloadable and reproducible curriculum as well as related resource materials, and an implementation guide.

Discover Engineering
Engineers generally don't "do" science. Science is about discovering the natural. Engineering is creating the artificial. Explore engineering: get career profiles and facts, video activities and more.

Honda Accord Commercial
A complicated Honda Accord (Rube Goldberg machine) commercial was achieved without the uses of computer-generated images.

HyperPhysics
Online tutorials cover a wide range of physics topics, including modern physics and astronomy. Material is organized through extensive concept maps.

IEEE: The World’s Leading Professional Association for the Advancement of Technology
IEEE has developed several lesson plans as part of the teacher Inservice program for use by engineers and teachers. Each lesson plan is tied to education standards and includes teacher summaries, student worksheets, and activities.

Inventor’s Toolbox
The Inventor’s Toolbox provides photos and descriptions of the elements of machines. Simple machines make work easier to do by providing some trade-off between the force applied and the distance over which the force is applied.

Junkyard Wars in the Classroom
Use activities from the junkyard library in your classroom! Each PDF download contains student rules, score sheets, and teacher notes!

TryEngineering
TryEngineering is a resource for students (ages 8-18), parents, teachers, and school counselors. This is a portal about engineering and engineering careers.

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4. General

How Stuff Works
Students and investigate and discover how things work.

HubbleSite
The Space Telescope Science Institute is working hard to study and explain the once-unimaginable celestial phenomena now made visible using Hubble's cutting-edge technology. Get news, images and more.

Journal of Technology Education
Site houses digital collection of journals.

LabPlan
In an effort to improve high school science, math, and technology education teaching and learning, the National Science Foundation sponsored a planning study. The objective was to develop criteria, standards, and a process for programming and planning prototype laboratories and support spaces for secondary school instruction. This Web site is the result of the planning study.

MarsQuest Online
On this site you can launch a spacecraft to Mars, explore its volcanoes and canyons, solve mysteries about the search for life on the Red Planet, and explore the latest rover images.

NOVA
NOVA is the highest rated science series on television and the most watched documentary series on public television. Topics range from Earth to technology to flight.

Popular Mechanics
Popular Mechanics is an American magazine devoted to science and technology.

Print Free Graph Paper
Save yourself money and a trip to the store! Print graph paper free from your computer. This site is perfect for science and math homework, craft projects and other graph paper needs. All graph paper files are optimized PDF documents requiring Adobe Reader for viewing.

Science Toy Maker
The Science Toy Maker is a non-commercial site for people who like to roll up their sleeves and make fun, mysterious toys and projects that entice scientific investigation.

TIES: The Magazine of Design and Technology Education
TIES supports technology education and the integration of math, science and technology curriculum mainly in middle, junior and senior high schools. TIES emphasizes design and problem solving as an instructional technique.

UtahFutures
UtahFutures is the premier one-stop career and college readiness website for Utah students and adults.

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5. Manufacturing

Honda Accord Commercial
A complicated Honda Accord (Rube Goldberg machine) commercial was achieved without the uses of computer-generated images.

Inventor’s Toolbox
The Inventor’s Toolbox provides photos and descriptions of the elements of machines. Simple machines make work easier to do by providing some trade-off between the force applied and the distance over which the force is applied.

The Math Worksheet Generator
Generate student worksheets for reading a tape measure and more.

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6. Transporation and Energy

Aerospace Industries Association
The Aerospace Industries Association represents the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of civil, military, and business aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, space systems, aircraft engines, missiles, materiel, and related components, equipment, services, and information technology.

Direct Current (DC) Electricity: Mini Quiz
Direct current or DC electricity is the continuous movement of electrons from an area of negative (−) charges to an area of positive (+) charges through a conducting material such as a metal wire. Whereas static electricity sparks consist of the sudden movement of electrons from a negative to positive surface, DC electricity is the continuous movement of the electrons through a wire. Take a mini quiz now.

Flinn Scientific Inc.: Build Your Own Simple DC Motor
Motors are the fundamental driving force of the modern world. It is a very rare occasion when you do not see or use the action of a motor during your daily life. So how do they work? With this activity, you will build your own simple DC motor.

Governor’s Energy Policy
Energy is a critical component in sustaining Utah's vibrant economic growth and preserving our unparalleled quality of life.

IEEE: The World’s Leading Professional Association for the Advancement of Technology
IEEE has developed several lesson plans as part of the teacher Inservice program for use by engineers and teachers. Each lesson plan is tied to education standards and includes teacher summaries, student worksheets, and activities.

NASA: Beginner’s Guide to Propulsion
A quick list of all the topics available from the Beginner's Guide to Propulsion (BGP) site.

NASA Glenn Research Center: The Beginner’s Guide to Aeronautics
This site was prepared to provide background information on basic aerodynamics and propulsion for math and science teachers, students, and life-long learners.

Old Engine Shed
Learn the basic four cycle theory of an engine in and animated demonstration.

The Great Cardboard Boat Regatta
This is the original event featuring cardboard boats. It originated in 1974 at Southern Illinois University. Now, regattas are enjoyed by more than 1,500 participants and more than 100,000 spectators across the USA.

The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers
An online presentation of The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers at the Library of Congress, comprising about 10,121 library items or approximately 49,084 digital images, documents the lives of Wilbur and Orville Wright and highlights their pioneering work which led to the world's first powered, controlled and sustained flight.

West Point Bridge Design Contest
Get started building your own bridge. Download and install the designer software for the contest.

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