The Internet Scout Project

“Since 1994, the Scout Project has focused on developing better tools and services for finding, filtering, and presenting online information and metadata.

Located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus, and part of the University’s College of Letters and Sciences, Scout has access to highly educated content specialists and a world-class array of computer science and library resources. Our eclectic staff blends academics and professionals from Library Science and Computer Science, along with graduate and undergraduate students studying the sciences, social sciences and humanities.”

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If you already subscribe, but,  like me, you fell behind in reading it over the summer, I have selected some of the sites listed over the summer.

Volume 17, Number 33 August 19, 2011


Centre for Effective Learning in Science (UK)

Volume 17, Number 32 August 12, 2011

Sing About Science and Math

Virtual Nerd

Public Library of Science ONE

Teaching Every Student

Making Learning Real with Problem Based Case Learning 

Volume 17, Number 31 August 5, 2011

Multi-Cultural Teaching:  Information and Strategies  (U. of Michigan) 

Volume 17, Number 30 July 29, 2011MESSENGER (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory )MESSENGER = MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging

Neuroscience Education Resources  NERVE Encycloportal

Natural History Museum UK includes games 

Volume 17, Number 29 July 22, 2011

National Weather Service Weather Education

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

Volume 17, Number 28 July 15, 2011

Advanced Lab Teaching Resources Physics and Astronomy  (Haverford College)

National Center for Blind Youth in Science


Financial Education in the Math Classroom (Drexel Univ.) 

Volume 17, Number 27 July 8, 2011

National Institute for General Medical Science