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Everyday Mysteries Fun science facts from the Library of Congress. All of the questions presented on this web site were asked by researchers and answered by librarians from the Library’s Science Reference Services.
Science IQ Increase your science I.Q. with one fact a day. What’s the difference between an alligator and a crocodile? What are blood types and why are they important? These and other facts from Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics, Chemistry, Medicine, and others.
Fun Science Facts Try these fun facts on your family, class, troop… How many bones in an adult human body? How high can a flea jump? What’s the most danderous animal in the world? How much does a newborn whale weigh?
DNA From The Beginning An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity. “DNA from the Beginning” is organized around key concepts. The science behind each concept is explained by: animation, image gallery, video interviews, problems, biographies, and links.
BioInteractive …a nonprofit medical research organization that employs hundreds of leading biomedical scientists working at the forefront of their fields. In addition, through its grants program and other activities, HHMI is helping to enhance science education at all levels and maintain the vigor of biomedical science worldwide.
Chicago Academy of Sciences An online resource for K-8 teachers. Hands-on science, online fun!
Fun Science Gallery The site for the amateur scientist.
Israel Science And Technology Homepage Israel Science and Technology Homepage is the national database and directory of science and technology related sites in Israel. The site also includes sections on Jewish scientists and students in the Diaspora.
Science Daily …one of the Internet’s leading online magazines and Web portals devoted to science, technology, and medicine. The free, advertising-supported service brings you breaking news about the latest discoveries and hottest research projects in everything from astrophysics to zoology. For three years in a row, ScienceDaily has been chosen by the editors of Popular Science magazine as one of the “Top 50 Web Sites.”
The Biology Place – Pearson / Prentice Hall Free Biology tutorials, lab exercises, and more…
NASA-KIDS The goal of “NASA KIDS” is to inform, inspire and involve children in the excitement of science and space exploration while developing and encouraging interactivity in learning.
Bartleby books: Anatomy of the Human Body Full text and pictures of the classic Gray’s “Anatomy of the Human Body.”
University of Iowa: Virtual Hospital A more modern, detailed look at our inner selves from the University of Iowa.
Arizona State University: Archeology Arizona State University’s ample list of links to museums, sites, and resources worldwide.
Cyberpursuits: Archeology Provides informative archaeology links by region.
Skymaps Free monthly sky maps available from a commercial map seller.
Windows To The Universe Educational site divided into elementary, intermediate and high school sections.
The Biology Project: University of Arizona University of Arizona site, geared mostly to high schoolers.
Minnesota State University: Biolinks Links to topics in modern biology, maintained by Minnesota State University – Moorhead.
LiveScience LiveScience (TM) is an original content site that chronicles the daily advances and innovations made in science and technology.
Space.com Launched in 1999, SPACE.com® is the award-winning space web site, offering rich and compelling original content about space, astronomy, technology, information, education, entertainment and business news. SPACE.com content is syndicated to leading general news websites.
Science Joy Wagon Science Joy Wagon has been in the business of instructional design for twelve years. In addition to our popular line of physics workbooks we also offer online or CD based physics lessons, instructional design consulting & contracting, and the ability to create custom education related animations and digital video. Science Joy Wagon is dedicated to keeping science education fun for the student and keeping the art of science instruction fun for the teacher.
Newton’s ‘Ask a Scientist’ Welcome to Ask A Scientist! Our service has been in operation since 1991. We have already compiled answers to more than 20,000 questions – and this site now receives more than nine million hits each month!
Astronomy Magazine Astronomy news, Star charts, & Space Pictures
Best Sites in Science The list [ ] has some very nice sites that were previewed in Science magazine in NetWatch, edited by Jocelyn Kaiser, over the last few years. I’ve categorized the sites in the frame so you can explore them quickly. © 1999, John A. Byers
MedBioWorld: Online Medical and Bioscience Dictionaries,… Online Medical & Bioscience Dictionaries, Glossaries and Terminologies
FirstGov: Science and Technology for Citizens FirstGov.gov, the official U.S. gateway to all government information, is the catalyst for a growing electronic government. Our work transcends the traditional boundaries of government and our vision is global–connecting the world to all U.S. government information and services.
SkyTonight.com Sky & Telescope magazine, founded in 1941 by Charles A. Federer Jr. and Helen Spence Federer, has the largest, most experienced staff of any astronomy magazine in the world. Its editors are all amateur or professional astronomers, and every one has built a telescope, written a book, done original research, developed a new product, or otherwise distinguished him or herself.
Skylights Archive and Photo Gallery Astronomy photographs and articles
Jet Propulsion Laboratory – California Institute of Technology The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), in Pasadena and La Cañada Flintridge, near Los Angeles, California, USA, builds and operates unmanned spacecraft for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). JPL is a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) managed and operated by Caltech under a contract with NASA. JPL-run projects include the Galileo Jupiter mission and the Mars rovers.
StarDate: A Production of The Univ. of Texas McDonald Observatory StarDate is the public education and outreach arm of the University of Texas McDonald Observatory. Our English and Spanish radio programs air daily on more than 500 stations. And our popular bimonthly astronomy magazine is the perfect skywatching companion for amateur astronomers or anyone interested in celestial events and space exploration. We also offer astronomy resources to teachers, the media, and the public.
Science NetLinks Science NetLinks’ role is to provide a wealth of standards-based resources for K-12 science educators, including lesson plans, interactives and reviewed Internet resources. Science NetLinks is a dynamic site with new content being added on a regular basis, so check back often.
National Science Teachers Association The National Science Teachers Association is a member-driven organization, 60,000-strong. We publish books and journals for science teachers from kindergarten through college.We provide ways for science teachers to connect with one another. We inform Congress and the public on vital questions affecting science literacy and a well-educated workforce.
American Chemistry When most people think of chemistry, they think of lab coats, Bunsen burners, and the cryptic periodic table. They don’t usually think of history. But chemistry has a fascinating story to tell.
Explain It In 60 Seconds Important theories of particle physics explained simply, clearly, and in just 60 seconds!
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