GEN Exclusives

More »

Best of the Web

More »
Aug 01, 2012 (Vol. 32, No. 14)

Understanding Science

URL:undsci.berkeley.edu
  • Nice site design, easy to navigate
  • None

The word “science” can be intimidating to those who don’t understand what it entails. With the goals of demystifying the process of scientific investigation and getting students excited about science, the University of California Museum of Paleontology has created the Understanding Science website. With inviting graphics and site design, Understanding Science contains eight topics within its “Understanding Science 101,” including “science in a nutshell,” “what is science?” and “why science matters.” On each page there are comments in the sidebar that include misconceptions about science, as well as links to outside websites for further information. The “science toolkit” teaches how one can take a scientific approach to life by discussing, for instance, how to parse science in the popular media. The website also includes a section devoted to resources for teachers of all grades, from kindergarten to college.

  • Key:
  • Strong Points
  • Weak Points
  • Ratings:
  • Excellent
  • Very Good
  • Good

*The opinions expressed are solely those of the author(s) and should not be construed as reflecting the viewpoints of the publisher, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., the publishing house, or employees and affiliates thereof.

Jobs

GEN Jobs powered by HireLifeScience.com connects you directly to employers in pharma, biotech, and the life sciences. View 40 to 50 fresh job postings daily or search for employment opportunities including those in R&D, clinical research, QA/QC, biomanufacturing, and regulatory affairs.
 Searching...
More »

GEN Poll

More » Poll Results »

Should the CDC Director Resign?

Do you think the CDC chief should resign?