Science

Academy of Achievement: Hall of Science
Individuals in science who have shaped the twentieth century by their accomplishments. Through interviews with Academy inductees, we believe that these great achievers can motivate and educate others by serving as inspiring role models for us all.

Animal Planet
online companion to the Discovery network's new 24 hour channel that brings people of all ages together for entertainment that celebrates our fascination and passion for animals

Bad Science
devoted to clearing misconceptions about science...explains well understood phenomena which are persistently presented incorrectly by teachers and writers

Baton Rouge Astronomical Observatory
includes info on how teachers in the area can begin to participate in astronomical activities in conjunction with the observatory

The Biology Project
An interactive online resource for learning biology developed at The University of Arizona. The Biology Project is fun, richly illustrated, and tested on 1000s of students. It has been designed for biology students at the college and high school level...

Cells Alive!
video microscopy of living cells, bacteria, parasites, and pharmaceutical effects, plus 3D biological animation

Center for Disease Control
latest health and safety information available

Chem4Kids
a chemistry site for kids - learn about Matter, Atoms, Elements, Math, Reactions

CPEP: Contemporary Physics Education Project
Non-profit organization of teachers, educators, and physicists. CPEP materials, (charts, software, text, web resources) present the current understanding of the fundamental nature of matter and energy.

Dan's Wild Wild Weather Page
interactive weather page for kids with a special teacher's section

Dinosaurs
an exciting look at the prehistoric natural history of the world, achieved by displaying the fossils of some of the largest terrestrial creatures that ever lived

Dinosaurs for Kids
read all about dinosaurs and play interactive games

The Discovery Channel
online companion to the cable network -- articles, educator guides, software...

Earth and Moon Viewer
lets you choose a point in space from which to view the Earth, as it would 'actually' look

Earthquake Information
all about earthquakes from the US Geological Survey

Environmental Education Network
online articles and exhibits are a fun and easy way to learn about a variety of environmental topics

Electronic Zoo
all about animals

Energy Quest
Contains projects, information, fun stuff. Don't miss the Energy Story, a complete explanation of energy from geothermal to nuclear.

Exploratorium
visit the Learning Studio for the month's 10 coolest sites and a host of excellent online exhibits

FEMA for Kids
learn about what causes disasters, play games, and read stories from kids who have been through a disaster

Field Museum Web Site
online exhibits with teacher guides including a section on Sue, the world's largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex

Frank Potter's Science Gems
for students, parents, teachers, scientists, engineers and mathematicians - more than 14,000 Science Resources sorted by Category, Subcategory, and Grade Level

Franklin Institute Science Museum
great collection of online exhibits, activities, and hot lists

Fusion Energy
overview of fusion, advantages of using it as well as research being conducted

Hands-On Technology Program
Science experiments and other hands-on activities to help your K-8 students get excited about learning. All of the activities are designed so that the children can do them using every day, inexpensive materials. Many of the pages are designed to be photocopied and used directly by your class.

How Stuff Works
A great place to come to learn about how things work in the world around you. Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works, or what gears do, or what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold?

Hurricanes: Online Meteorology Guide
purpose of the module is to introduce hurricanes and their associated features, where they develop and under what conditions

Imagine the Universe
A discussion about our Universe... what we know about it, how it is evolving, and the kinds of objects and phenomena it contains. Just as importantly, we also discuss how scientists know what they know, what mysteries remain, and how they might one day find the answers to these questions.

InnerBody: Human Anatomy On-line
The place for fun, interactive and educational views of the human body. This program contains over one hundred illustrations of the human body with animations and thousands of descriptive links. Java enabled - requires Netscape 3.01 or later.

The JASON Project
Annual scientific expedition which is the focus of an original curriculum developed for grades 4 through 8. During the expedition, students can take part in live, interactive programs which are broadcast.

Jet Propulsion Lab
JPL spacecraft have visited all the known planets except Pluto. Offers pictures and video as well as news and other information...

Last Word
Why is the sky blue? Why does hair turn gray? Hundreds of science trivia questions answered.

The Learning Channel
online companion to the cable network -- offers engaging programs about history, science, and world culture, and programs for pre-schoolers

Little Shop of Physics
a collection of hands-on science experiments from Colorado State University's outreach program that are designed to be used by students at all grade levels, K-16

Meteorology: Online Guides
uses multimedia technology and the dynamic capabilities of the web -- resources incorporate text, colorful diagrams, animations, computer simulations, audio and video to introduce topics and concepts for a wide variety of disciplines

Microbe Zoo
discover the many worlds of hidden microbes in their environments - Dirt Land | Animal Pavilion | Snack Bar | Space Adventure | WaterWorld

Museum of Unnatural Mystery
A slightly bizarre, cyberspace, science museum for all ages. Are there really flying saucers? What killed the dinosaurs? Is there something ancient and alive in Loch Ness? The Museum takes a scientific look at these and other questions. New addition is the Children's Reading Room with stories to print and read for ages 3 - 9.

NASA
main NASA page with links to all its divisions

National Geographic
your ticket to National Geographic World, National Geographic Magazine, Traveler Magazine, the Map Machine, and more

National Inventors Hall of Fame
creative genius of invention is showcased through exhibits and presentations which allow visitors to experience the excitement of discovery, creativity, and imagination

NSF (National Science Foundation)
independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering

Neuroscience for Kids
Created for all students and teachers who would like to learn more about the nervous system. Enjoy the activities and experiments on your way to learning more about the brain and spinal cord.

NOVA Online
current feature plus a large listing of previous programs along with teacher information

Nutrition Explorations
the fun and easy way to learn about health and nutrition

Nye Labs Online (Bill Nye the Science Guy)
web site of the popular science program, includes demo of the day, news, links, goodies...

Observatory
NASA's public access site for Earth and space data. Pictures of the Earth, planets, stars, and other cool stuff, as well as the stories behind those images.

Ocean Planet
online exhibit from the Smithsonian Institutes full of information and images about the ocean

Paleontology Without Walls
a unique exhibit of fossils and modern organisms from the University of California Museum of Paleontology

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills
In collaboration with several content area organizations, the Partnership for 21st Century Skills developed a series of ICT Literacy Maps illustrating the intersection between Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy and core academic subjects

pH Factor
Resource to help elementary and middle school teachers introduce acids and bases to their students. Materials are organized using a conceptual framework called the Seven E's: Excite, Explore, Explain, Expand, Extend, Exchange, and Examine. Lesson plans, student activities, related links...

Physics Tutorials
numerous online tutorials in the area of physics

Plant Database
A single source of standardized information about plants, this database focuses on vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

Rainforest Action Network Kids' Corner
information, activities, and resources on rain forests

Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab
Free science experiments for teachers, parents, and children of all ages. Protective goggles are required...

School Gardens
Gardens are being integrated into the educational curriculum to teach children not only about plants, nature, and the outdoors, but other subjects as well. This site provides the information you need to establish a garden at your school.

Science Fair Central
lots great ideas and tips for your science project

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
excellent resource page from the Internet Public Library that includes How To / Samples / Ideas / Magazines / Resources

Science for the Millennium
online NCSA Expo focuses chiefly on astronomy and astrophysics, advanced computation, and virtual environments, although later on we hope to extend coverage to other areas of science and engineering

Science Hobbyist
science education, science projects, museum exhibits, misconceptions, "weird" science, home schooling, amateur science, and more

Science Learning Network
online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education

Science Projects
links to science fair ideas and projects for kids from The Science Club

SeaWorld
animal information, teacher guides, video clips, career information...

Sport Science
the science of hockey, the physics of rock climbing, why balls bounce, how important feet are to sports performance, and more

SSEC Real-time Data
Global leader in the analysis and distribution of geostationary satellite data. This page presents browse-quality real-time pictures of global weather.

StarChild
project dedicated to teaching young astronomers about space

Theater of Electricity
multimedia exhibit features 2 Van de Graaf generators and a complete course on static electricity

TIPTOP: The Internet Pilot to Physics
world's most comprehensive index to on-line physics resources

Tree of Life
a project designed to contain information about the phylogenetic relationships and characteristics of organisms, to illustrate the diversity and unity of living organisms, and to link biological information available on the Internet in the form of a phylogenetic navigator

Volcano World
everything you ever wanted to know about volcanoes

Waksman Student Scholars
research programs are designed for high-school and college students interested in doing active scientific research at their own school or college, as well as teachers who want to explore new educational resources

The Weather Dude
Weather page especially for kids, parents and teachers from KSTW-TV weather forecaster Nick Walker. Don't miss Musical Meteorology!

WebElements
the periodic tables on the World Wide Web, indexed and searchable

Why Files
Electronic exploration of the science behind the news. Twice a month, we bring you a new feature on the science (and math, engineering, and technology) of everyday life. Our boundaries are broad -- from outer space to cellular biology, from dinosaurs and dragon lizards to the statistics of political polling.

Yuckiest Site on the Internet
Gross/Cool Body Sounds, Bug World, Worm World plus a Teacher Center