Visionlearning

Visionlearning is an innovative educational resource designed for students, teachers, parents or anyone interested in learning science. Visionlearning provides peer-reviewed teaching modules in chemistry, biology, earth science and other disciplines within a fully customizable online classroom management system.

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Acids & Bases: An Introduction
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This module provides an intrioduction to acid and base chemistry. The Arrhenius and Bronsted-Lowry concepts of acids and bases are discussed as well as the pH scale and neutralization reactions.

Subject:
Education
Chemistry
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
Anthony Carpi
Date Added:
03/18/2003
Atomic Theory II: Ions, Isotopes and Electron Shells
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This lesson explains the presence of ions, isotopes and discusses N. Bohr's theory on the quantum behaviour of electrons. This module is the second in a series on atomic structure.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Chemistry
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
NSDL Staff
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NSDL Science Refreshers
Visionlearning
Author:
Anthony Carpi
Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.
Date Added:
11/06/2003
The Carbon Cycle: What Goes Around Comes Around
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This module provides an overview of the biogeochemical carbon cycle. Major sources and sinks of carbon are discussed as well as the impact of human activities on global carbon levels.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
John Harrison
Date Added:
09/19/2003
Charles Darwin II: Natural selection
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This is the second in a series of modules which detail the research of Charles Darwin and evolutionary theory. This module continues with a discussion of the processes that led to Darwin's formulation of the theory of natural selection.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
Alfred Rosenberger
Date Added:
02/12/2004
Charles Darwin I: The origin of species
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This module introduces Darwin's Galapagos travels and an introduction to the theory of evolution as a force for biological change and diversification. This is the first in a series of modules which detail the research of Charles Darwin and evolutionary theory.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Geoscience
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
Alfred Rosenberger
Date Added:
12/09/2003
Chemical Bonding
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It introduces the concepts of ionic and covalent bonding. This module is the second in a series on chemical reactions.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Chemistry
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
NSDL Staff
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NSDL Science Refreshers
Visionlearning
Author:
Anthony Carpi
Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.
Date Added:
11/06/2003
Chemical Equations
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It discusses the process of equation writing and balancing chemical equations in perspective of the chemical changes that take place during a reaction. This module is the third in a series on chemical reactions.

Subject:
Education
Chemistry
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
Anthony Carpi
Date Added:
03/27/2003
Earth Structure: A virtual journey to the center of the earth
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This lesson discusses the interior structure of the earth as defined by research on the behavior of seismic waves as they move through the layers inside of the planet. The lesson details both compositional layers as well as mechanical layers.

Subject:
Education
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
Anne Egger
Date Added:
07/02/2003
Earth's Atmosphere: Composition and structure
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This module explores the composition of the earth's atmosphere, how temperature and pressure vary in the atmosphere, and the scientific developments that led to an understanding of these basic concepts.

Subject:
Education
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
Anne Egger
Date Added:
10/31/2003
Fats and Proteins
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This module provides an introdcution to the concepts of fats and proteins. The basic chemical structure of fats as triglycerides is reviewed, and an introduction to protein structure, including the peptide bond is given.

Subject:
Education
Mathematics
Chemistry
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
Anthony Carpi
Date Added:
03/27/2003
The Hydrologic Cycle: Water's journey through time
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This module discusses the hydrologic cycle and its impacts on the planet Earth. Additionally, the module addresses connections between the hydrologic cycle, climate and the impacts humans have had on the cycle.

Subject:
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Unit of Study
Provider:
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Visionlearning
Author:
Anne Egger
Date Added:
08/26/2003