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.
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
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...
video microscopy of living cells, bacteria, parasites, and pharmaceutical effects, plus 3D biological animation
Center for Disease Control
latest health and safety information available
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
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
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
all about animals
Contains projects, information, fun stuff. Don't miss the Energy Story, a complete explanation of energy from geothermal to nuclear.
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
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...
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
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.
main NASA page with links to all its divisions
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.
current feature plus a large listing of previous programs along with teacher information
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...
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.
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
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...
numerous online tutorials in the area of physics
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...
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 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
links to science fair ideas and projects for kids from The Science Club
animal information, teacher guides, video clips, career information...
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.
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
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!
the periodic tables on the World Wide Web, indexed and searchable
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