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'Social Studies & Science.' In Foundations of Education, Instructional Strategies for Teaching Children & Youth with Visual Impairments (Cost) D. Ross & 
M. Robinson
Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Strategies book Report a problem!
Description: This chapter contains ideas for modifying the general education curriculum for students understanding of the material and the importance of the collaboration between the general education teacher and the teacher of the visually impaired.It also contains specific information regarding the creation of tactile graphics for the instruction of science and social studies.
Accessible Science: Life Sciences K. Fraser Science Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: This is an 8 chapter podcast that provides teachers examples of how to adapt and modify lessons so that visually impaired students can be totally included in instruction.
Basic Science Tactile Graphics (APH Quota) N/A Science Instructional Aids/Materials kit Report a problem!
Description: 'Basic Science Tactile Graphics are vacuum-formed raised-line drawings depicting objects, concepts and relationships that are covered in nearly all elementary science textbooks.'
Biology Teaching Tips M. Bird Science Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
Word document Report a problem!
Description: Tips are provided for teaching students about cells, microscopes, diagrams, dissecting and measuring.
Braille Book Files at TSBVI N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Ebooks, 
Nemeth, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics
website Report a problem!
Description: This site provides teachers with literary, science and math materials that can be downloaded in Megadots, Duxbury, and BRF formats.
Braille Code for Chemical Notation 1997 N/A Science Nemeth, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: A reference guide for braille chemical notations.
Building Cell Models for Biology M. Bird Science Instructional Development Word document Report a problem!
Description: A TVI provides tips and picture examples of how to create cell models.
Captek Science Products (Cost)(formerly - Science Products for the Blind) N/A Science Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Products
  Report a problem!
Description: CAPTEK/SCIENCE PRODUCTS has a 50-year history of adapting an extensive array of items for use by the vision impaired. Our focus has always been on innovation, quality, and service. In recent years our specialty has become voice adaptation of digital displays, but we continue to investigate other creative ways to make equipment accessible through touch and sound.
Curriculum for Teaching the Visually Impaired (Cost) J. M. Rlyne Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
book Report a problem!
Description: This teaching manual provides special educators and regular education teachers with information needed to teach regular curricular areas as well as specialized skills to visually impaired students.
Delta Education (Cost) N/A Math, 
Science
Instructional Aids/Materials website Report a problem!
Description: This is a source for manipulatives for the purpose of math and science instruction.
Edmund Scientifics Online (Cost) N/A Science Instructional Aids/Materials website Report a problem!
Description: This catalog includes many products for scientific experiments and science related hobbies.
Hand2Mind (Cost) N/A Early Childhood, 
Math, 
Science
Instructional Aids/Materials website Report a problem!
Description: This is a source for manipulatives for all ages and grade levels. (Not VI specific)
Holt Anatomical (Cost) N/A Science Instructional Aids/Materials website Report a problem!
Description: From their website, 'HOLT ANATOMICAL offers the highest quality anatomical, zoological, and botanical models. These products are designed to provide years of functional satisfaction and enrichment. Ideal for medical, educational, scientific and aesthetic purposes. (Not VI Specific)
Inclusion in Science Education for Students with Disabilities N/A Science Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides teaching strategies and resources for including those with disabilities in science education. It does include a section specific to teaching students with visual impairments.
Incorporating Access Technologies into the Science Classroom G. Supalo Science Adaptive Tools/Technology Word document Report a problem!
Description: Low-cost adaptations are given to show how students with visual impairments can be included in science learning labs in the school setting.
Learning the Nemeth Braille Code: A Manual for Teachers and Students (Cost) R. H. Craig Math, 
Science
Learning Nemeth Code book Report a problem!
Description: This manual is a text for learning those parts of the Nemeth Code likely to be used in elementary school, junior high school, and high school mathematics and science courses.
Microscope (Digital) Flexible (Cost) N/A Science Low Vision, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Students with Low Vision, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: Flexible digital microscope that plugs into any USB device such as an interactive whiteboard or a computer. The magnification adjusts up to 200X and the flexible head allows bulker objects to be viewed.
National Center for Blind Youth in Science N/A Science Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Parent Resources, 
Resources, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts
website Report a problem!
Description: The National Center for Blind Youth in Science is an organization whose goal is to improve the opportunities and resources available to blind youth in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects and careers. Resources include articles and research, materials and equipment, online resources, and general articles.
Preparing Tactile Adaptations for Math and Science (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science
Tactile Graphics video Report a problem!
Description: This video provides instruction to teachers on how to use tactile graphics (with everyday household products) when teaching math and science to visually impaired students.
Preparing Tactile Adaptations for Math and Science (Cost) N/A Math, 
Science
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics
video Report a problem!
Description: This demonstrative video gives step by step adaptations to use for teaching math and science to visually impaired students.
SAVI: Science Activities for the Visually Impaired L. DeLucchi, 
J. Gammon, 
S. Jagoda, 
L. Malone & 
H. Their
Science Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
kit Report a problem!
Description: The program consists of nine modules with printed activity instructions and other informal materials for the teacher, student equipment kits, and an educational philosophy for incorporating science into the curriculum of disabled students.
Science Access Project at Oregon State University¬† John Gardner, 
Director
Math, 
Science
Tactile Graphics, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics
website Report a problem!
Description: The purpose of this group is to develop methods for making science, math, and engineering information accessible to people with print disabilities.
Science is Golden: Interviews with 4 Scientists Who Are Visually Impaired J. Ingber Career Education and Transition, 
Science
Career Education, 
Job Descriptions, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The author interviews 4 scientists who are visually impaired to talk about how advancements in technology allowed them to make a career in the field of their choice.
Science Related Products from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH Quota) N/A Science Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
website Report a problem!
Description: Vendor of products used with teaching the visually impaired (science products include a tactile thermometer and tactile anatomy atlas).
SciTrain Science and Math for All N/A Math, 
Science
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: SciTrain provides accomodations for students with disabilities (a specific area for the student with visual impairments is provided) in the areas of science and math.
Sense of Science Series (APH Quota) N/A Science Instructional Aids/Materials kit Report a problem!
Description: This two part series (plants and animals) provides overlays that fit on top of a lightbox which provide a hands-on multisensory approach to teaching about living things.
Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) (Cost) N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Science
Camp website Report a problem!
Description: SCIVIS is a week long camp that takes place at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Students ages 10 and up can attend. It is coordinated by teachers of the visually impaired.
Strategies for Teaching (Science) Visually Impaired Students N/A Science Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: West Virginia University provides a website that dedicated to helping regular educators in the area of science teacher students with visual impairments.
Tactile Adaptation Kit (Cost) L. A. Rankel & 
M. D. Winograd
Math, 
Science
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Support
kit Report a problem!
Description: A multi-sensory kit for the instruction of science and math concepts designed by a science teacher and a TVI.
Tactile Graphics (Cost) P. K. Edman Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science
Instructional Strategies, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps, 
Tactual Sensitivities
book Report a problem!
Description: This is a comprehensive sourcebook for translating visual information into a three-dimensional form that blind and visually impaired persons can understand.
Tactile Graphics Image Library at APH N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps
website Report a problem!
Description: This library has a plethera of images that can be downloaded for creating tactile graphics for students with visual impairments.
Tactile Graphics Kit (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps
kit Report a problem!
Description: Extensive kit for making maps, graphs, diagrams, etc. Contains braille slate and stylus, aluminum foil and guidebook.
Tactile Graphics Starter Kit (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science
Tactile Graphics kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit is for the beginning tactile graphics maker. It includes a slate and stylus and manual.
Tactile Graphics, An Overview and Resource Guide N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science
Instructional Strategies website Report a problem!
Description: This online resource guide provides information about how to use and prepare tactile graphics and where to find materials.
Tactile Math Graphics S. Osterhaus, 
D. Spence & 
J. Gardner
Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science
Producing Nemeth Code, 
Tactile Graphics
Word document Report a problem!
Description: Resource list of on-line articles for preparing and using tactile graphics with mathematics. Some general information about tactile graphics is included.
Teaching Accessible Science N/A Science Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a series of webcasts that show resources, materials and adaptations for teaching science to visually impared students.
The Computerized Nemeth Code Tutor G. Kapperman, 
J. Henry, 
M. Cortesi, 
Toni Heinze & 
J. Stricken
Math, 
Science
Learning Nemeth Code website Report a problem!
Description: For the sighted person, this computer program is downloadable and helps one improve his/her Nemeth skills.
The Nemeth Code Self-Study G. Kapperman & 
J. Sticken
Math, 
Science
Learning Nemeth Code website Report a problem!
Description: Designed to be used by blind individuals to learn to read and write the Nemeth Code for Braille mathematics, or to refresh skills using this code. Download available for the Braille Lite 40, 2000, M20 and M40.
xPix Zoom Digital Microscope (Cost) N/A Science, 
Technology
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions
website Report a problem!
Description: The xPix Zoom is a peripheral microscope plugs into the USB port of a computer. The magnified image is displayed right on your computer screen.