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Basic Internet Search Tips Learning Skills Writing Skills Math & Science Background and Tools U of A Information

Test Anxiety  Stress

INTERNET SEARCH TIPS

LEARNING SKILLS

UNIVERSITY ‘THINK TANK’ LEARNING CENTERLocations in Nugent Building, Park Student Center and Recreation Center. Ph. 626-0530.  Find the Center in the Campus Map

RIO (Research Instruction Online)  (presented by the UA Library) -- provides tutorials designed to sharpen your research, critical thinking, and paper-writing skillsA Student's Guide to Research with the WWW (tips on analyzing web sites)

Student Education Guide: Good Study Habits (courtesy of Deborah Ward’s student Katelyn in Maryland)

WRITING SKILLS

THE WRITING CENTER at the University of ArizonaEvaluating web resources- University of Arizona

First-Year Composition Student Resources (John Carroll University)  -- Online. On-line DICTIONARY & THESAURUS -- by Merriam Webster Online

more to be added . . .

MATH & SCIENCE BACKGROUND & TOOLS

FORMER HOMEWORK EXERCISE WITH GOOD INFO ON SCIENTIFIC NOTATION, CONVERSIONS, ETC.

MATH BASICS (numbers, algebra, trigonometry, and more)

CONSTANTS & EQUATIONS (alphabetical listing of numerous constants and equations used in science)

SI UNITS (all the SI units complete with their units and symbols)

CONVERSIONS (convert to or from many different measurements)

SYMBOLS used in math and science (Greek alphabet, Mathematical symbols)

From the Particle Adventure by The Particle Data Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory:

What is Fundamental? -- learn about the atom and beyond . . .What Holds it Together? -- learn about the four fundamental interactions (we'll focus on electromagnetic and gravitational forces) and a bit about Quantum MechanicsHow Do We Detect What's Happening? -- see "A Better Microscope," specifically the section beginning  "Wavelength, the Cave" and the following pages.

Other useful sites:

MegaConverter - for conversion of units

Calculators Online Center -- links to every kind of calculator you can imagine

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA INFORMATION

The University of Arizona UAINFOThe University of Arizona Library: SABIO Information Gateway

TEST ANXIETY

The University of Illinois Counseling CenterThe University of Buffalo Counseling Center

STRESS