Exploring Animals, Glossopedia Style

Leveen, Lois
September 2007
Science & Children;Sep2007, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p48
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of Glossopedia, a free online multimedia science encyclopedia, in a third-grade class. The class, which is named Animals, is using Glossopedia for the first time to field test the web site as an extension to textbook-based science instruction. Glossopedia is an inquiry-based learning of a special kind, incorporating the best of the Internet to support science learning and technology instruction. It is created by GLOBIO, a nonprofit science and environmental education organization, designed specifically for kids ages 7-12 and is free for kids, educators, and families to use in school, at home, or any place with Internet access. INSET: Tips for Working Online.


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