Provides wonder images of our solar system including images of the surface of Mars.
Great web site which provides an extensive overview of BCS Theory.
Provides the student with a super summary of the scientific method and experimental variables.
Sodium chloride or common is the chemical compound NaCl, composed of the elements sodium and chloride. This web site details the structure and properties of this important molecule.
Saltwater is more dense than pure water. This web page provides lots of interesting facts about the Great Salt Lake in Utah.
Wonder what makes the soap boat move? This page provides the answer.
This page investigates surface tension and how it works.
Objective data is something which can be measured exactly during an experiment — height, age, and weight are all examples of objective data. This page provides objective date regarding teen body weight norms.
People with low pain threshold are hyperpathic.
This pages tells the story of Roberto and other children who feel no pain.
This Wikipedia site presents information on both blind and double blind studies.
Placeboes are the fake pills given to drug test participants. They are usually just made out of sugar. They are made to look identical to the real drug, so that the volunteers do not know whether or not they are taking the real drug or the placebos.
An introduction to graph interpretation is given. Very well done with loads of visuals to help the student understand graph reading.
Links that contain extra help for the topics in Module #3
An experiment is a research method in which the investigator manipulates a variable(s) under very controlled conditions and examines whether changes occur in a second variable(s). This web site provides insights into these techniques.
Microscopic images of salt crystals are presented on this page. Wonderful crystallography presentation.
This site discusses surface tension and hydrogen bonding.
A control group study uses a control group to compare to an experimental group in a test of a causal hypothesis. This page outlines the procedures of this important research technique.
Advanced topics related to Module #3
All experimental designs have one central characteristic: they are based on manipulating the independent variable and measuring the effect on the dependent variable. This web page outlines these important research objectives.
This web site provides an introduction to objective versus subjective data gathering. It is an advanced look at these important types of data.
Great subjective data is presented about how listeners perceive sound in concert halls.
One doctor’s use of double blind studies in his research is presented. Great web page for those trying to understand who these studies work.
This page provides an advanced look at surface tension from a human physiology perspective.
Web site discusses the latest in genetic pain research.