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Einstein Light Watch demonstrations and animations to give overviews to Galilean relativity, electromagnetism, Einstein relativity, and more. For those with questions, there are lots of pages, at levels with or without mathematics.
NASA Brain Bites Have you ever wondered what space is REALLY like, how astronauts overcome gravity to train for weightlessness or how you’d turn a bolt in space? NASA Brain Bites will give your mind something to munch on!
Alliance to Save Energy – Promoting Energy Efficiency: For Kids It doesn’t matter how young or old you are, you can help your parents reduce home energy use and therefore reduce their energy bills.
"Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer" Video Download Page A collection of "Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer" videos from 2003 in RealOne format.
SPACE: A Journey To Our Future SPACE, one of the largest-ever and most comprehensive touring exhibitions on space exploration, gives audiences an opportunity to experience our past explorations and future destiny in space. It will lift off on Nov. 22, 2003 at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, WA and will remain on display in Seattle through May 9, 2004. SPACE will travel to major science centers and museums in 12-15 North American cities over the next five years.
Geography at A collection of geography pages, maps, printouts, flags, quizzes, and activities for students. The pages are listed by continent, alphabetically, and by topic.
A Sightseer’s Guide to Engineering A Sightseer’s Guide to Engineering takes you to engineering creations across the United States. Find fun and stimulating destinations while learning how engineering improves our quality of life and helps make our economy go. Photos and maps included. Presented by the National Society of Professional Engineers, and National Engineers Week provides peer-reviewed articles examining bioscience issues for the concerned public, educators, students, and science professionals. Many articles are supported by lessons for high school — undergraduate levels, correlated to national standards (NSES).
Articles focus on issues in biodiversity, environment, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers in the sciences, and science education.
Field Trip Earth Field Trip Earth, operated by the North Carolina Zoological Society, is a global resource for teachers, students, and proponents of wildlife conservation. They can track a variety of field-based wildlife research projects, including sea turtles on North Carolina’s coast, carnivores in Sri Lanka, and black bears in Smoky Mountains National Park.
Ask Dr. Math Ask Dr. Math is a question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of FAQs.
Jefferson Lab Science Education Teacher resources, games & puzzles, and information about programs and events may all be found at this informative site.
The Ozone Hole This Web site provides data and information on ozone and ozone layer preservation.
Magic Squares Create millions of different magic squares with this web site.
John Hendricks Also carries much information and many examples of his work.
Imagine Mars The Imagine Mars Project is a national arts, sciences, and technology education initiative that has led young people to work together with educators and civic leaders to design a Mars community. As part of the Project students explore their own community and decide which arts, scientific, and cultural elements will be important on Mars. Then they develop their ideal community. The Imagine Mars Project Web site is your portal to simple lesson plans and resources to launch K-12 students’ on an exciting journey.
International Space Station Science Operation News View and download images of science facilities, the latest data from investigations, and photos of the crew carrying out day-to-day laboratory operations. Check out our featured weekly photo and gallery of archived images.
Internet Science and Technology Fair (ISTF) Team up with other kids (elementary and high school) and compete to create an educational science web page on a topic / project. Think you can win??
The Solar System in Pictures This site offers astronomy webquests, pictures of all the planets in the solar system, quizzes, and other recommended Web sites.
GirlsTech: Girls, Science, and Technology This new Web site offers guidelines for selecting computer software and other technological resources that empower young women. Launched by the Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math, Science, and Engineering at Douglass College, the college for women at Rutgers, in partnership with Girls Scouts of the USA. Earth Day April 22nd is Earth Day, and this site is an excellence reference of activities of all kinds, including: Art, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Literature with References, Web Resources, and Printables.
This site delivers one-click access to the latest headlines and best wires, newspapers, magazines, television shows, radio programs, and online news sources by region or topic. is
Quickly and easily access thousands of breaking headlines, dive into more than 50 op-ed pages, get the word from nearly 100 columnists, read what critics are saying, follow your favorite sports or kick back with comics, offbeat news and satire.
Chandra X-ray Observatory Center Access a photo gallery of spectacular pictures from the Chandra, as well as read news and information.
Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston One of the oldest and largest amateur astronomy clubs in the country, their site includes information on meetings, speakers, and getting started in astronomy, as well as news, legislative updates, and photos.
Universe Today This site is full of educational, accurate links to space sites of all kinds – also includes space news from around the Internet, updated every weekday!
Extreme 2000 – Voyage to the Deep Take a virtual plunge on this Web site. Climb aboard Alvin and learn about the ocean’s ecology, chemistry, and more!
Savage Earth (PBS) With stunning visuals and a focus on volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis, students learn just how fragile the earth and its curst are.
Exploratorium A constantly changing electronic magazine focusing on how science affects all parts of our lives.
Explore the Brain and Spinal Cord This comprehensive site includes sections on: Brain Basics, Higher Functions, Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nervous System, The Neuron, Sensory Systems, Methods and Techniques, Drug Effects, and Neurological and Mental Disorders.
All Along a River Developed by a ThinkQuest team, this site describes the physical characteristics of rivers, allows students to follow the path of a river from the source to the sea, and provides case studies of the Rhine and Singapore rivers.
Space Team Online Join the men and women who make the space shuttle fly and learn about their diverse and exciting careers. We’ll peek behind the scenes as these folks train astronauts, prepare the shuttle between missions and then launch it, manage the mission from Mission Control and then bring the shuttle home with a safe landing. Also, we’ll meet the people who are making the International Space Station a reality.
The Science Club Since 1987, The Science Club has been bringing science to life for over one million elementary school children, teachers, and parents. On their Web site, you’ll find instructions for science fair projects, links to other sites, and many other features.
Insecta Inspecta World The world is covered in bugs, so shouldn’t you know a little bit about them? The Insecta Inspecta team investigates termites, ants, bees, butterflies, beetles, fleas and many other insects with great scientific accuracy. The connections between history, science, and art are clever. Comic bug cartoons offer unexpected entertainment along with genuinely well-researched entomology. This site was built under the critical review of the Smithsonian Museum, NMNH for its 1999 Bugfest celebration.
Space and Astronomy for Kids Find hundreds of annotated web links, bi-monthly feature columns, and an interactive chat room and forum for kids, as well as links for parents and teachers.

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