Getting Started

Getting Started Guides

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Take a tour of browsing options for the site. Learn how best to find the lessons and curricula you might be interested in, as well as the equipment and materials you may need to get started.

Membership is free and without obligation. Take a tour of features available to members only.

Members have permissions for copying and editing their own work. Take a tour of authoring tools.

Making figures look nice on a web page is always a challenge. See a few of the tips and tricks we use at to caption and align figures for a cleaner look.

Do you have a great lesson plan you'd like to share? We'd be delighted to have you submit your personal lesson plans for review and publication. Let us tell you about our review process.

 Start your own chat group on whatever science/teaching topic interests you. Groups can be public or restricted to a list of users you provide.