Make your Science curriculum come alive with 36 content-specific projects using free Web applications! Beyond social networks, blogs and wikis, Web 2.0: Hot Applications and Cool Projects motivates and inspires students by using free web-based applications to instantly create and publish media-rich content directly to the web while keeping the focus on relevant curriculum. Using tools to build dynamic slideshows, digital scrapbooks, interactive flash books, instant web notes, animated avatars, and real-time collaboration, students evaluate, assimilate, and analyze science concepts using 21st-century skills. These free web applications transform the way students feel about science, giving them a channel for their creativity, and a voice in their own learning and discovery. Aligned with State and National standards! Grades 5 12 Topics: Weather & Erosion Plate Tectonics Natural Phenomena Earth, Moon & Sun Energy and Motion Chemistry Landforms General Science Human Body Cell Biology Zoology Ecology Geology Web 2.0 partners: MixBook Scrapblog Etherpad Voki Tinypast Wordle Animoto BigHugeLabs Features: Step-by-step activity sheets with screenshots (fully customizable) Student planning sheets for each lesson allow students to map out the activity Teacher tips and pitfalls to avoid Completed sample projects Benefits: Highly motivating to capture and hold student attention Free web applications: nothing to install! True curriculum integration: students learn useful technology skills while engaged in meaningful science activities