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of Science Bob
Science basics for younger students, provided by "Science Bob"
Pflugfelder, a science teacher who has been featured on television
and in several magazines including People, Bop, and Nickelodeon Magazine
for his work teaching science to many well-known young actors.
Sites providing an introduction to several basic science concepts.
Annotated lists of sites are available for atoms and molecules, DNA
and genes, electromagnetic radiation, energy, the immune system, the
solar system, the structure of the earth and weather and climate.
From the Australian Academy of Science.
Video, games, a podcast, activities and more for students in the 4th through 6th grades.
Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception
The online version of the Exploratorium at San Francisco's Palace
of Fine Arts, which is a collage of over 650 science, art, and human
perception exhibits. Included in the site are more than 10,000 Web
pages and hundreds of sound and video files, exploring hundreds of
Time, space, weather, creatures, maps and atlases, technology,
scientists' gallery, homework help, world record index, online science
news links and and links to cool science sites, and more. Includes
a directory of all the scientists featured in the site. Award-winning
site designed and developed by Elizabeth Keller, B.A. Behavioral Science,
M.A. Experimental Psychology, NASA Scientist, and webmaster.
FOSSWEB.com contains over 25 online activities based on grade school
curriculum developed by the FOSS Program at the Lawrence Hall of Science.
Included: Magnetism & Electricity, Models & Designs, Human
Body, Levers & Pulleys, Food & Nutrition, Earth Materials,
Water, Mixtures & Solutions, Measurement, Physics of Sound, Solar
Energy, Landforms, Structures of Life, Variables, Ideas & Inventions,
and Environments. Shockwave and Quicktime plug-ins required.
The branches of science, scientific classification, the elements, geological time, rocks, recent discoveries, and types of scientists, from the Factmonster at Information Please.
History of Science & Technology
Online exhibits in science topics, including the human brain, the Wright brothers,
a collection of historical science objects, the heart, Benjamin Franklin, earthforce,
and much more.
Net: Instructional Materials in Science Education
A comprehensive gateway to links on the web in multiple science subjects,
from the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education,
North Carolina State University.
The MadSci Network is a free, web-based Ask-A-Scientist service. Anyone
may submit a question to be answered by people actively engaged in
science education and research. Includes a searchable archive of all
questions and answers as an ongoing resource for teachers, students
and the online community at large, as well as other science "odds
and ends." A list of all participating scientists is provided.
Museum of Science Events & Activities
Get involved with Science through virtual exhibits, podcasts and more . From the Museum of Science in Boston.
NOVA Online and NOVA's
Previously Featured Web Sites
Links to Nova's home page and Nova's previously featured web sites
by subject - earth & space science, general science, life science,
physical science and social studies. Also includes links to Online
10 most recent web sites. NOVA is produced for PBS by the Science Unit
at WGBH Boston.
NSDL Science Literacy Maps
Overviews of topics in science, each with recommended web resources. From the National Science Digital Library.
People who have made careers in science and engineering, articles
about science, science experiments and projects, online science exhibits
and expert answers to your science questions. A nonprofit Schlumberger
initiative in educational development.
Hundreds of pages about science, from dinosaurs to robots to genetics,
from the British Broadcasting Company. Also includes hot topics and
current science news.
Science & Nature
Special feature and learning web pages from PBS on various science topics.
A web site devoted to areas of science where computer simulations
are at the forefront of discovery - membranes, fluid flow, cracking
dams and crackling noise. SimScience is a product of the National
Science Foundation project, Integration of Information Age Networking
and Parallel Supercomputer Simulations into University General Science
and K-12 Curricula.
Smithsonian Education: Science & Nature
Exhibits and games to help kids learn about science and nature.
A gateway to contemporary science and technology through on and offline
interactivity with over 400 science and technology centers worldwide.
TryScience is a partnership between IBM Corporation, the New York
Hall of Science (NYHOS), the Association of Science-Technology Centers
(ASTC), and science centers worldwide.
The Why? Files: The Science Behind
Portrays science as a critical human endeavor conducted by ordinary
people, using news and current events to explore science, health,
environment and technology. Funded by the National Science Foundation,
this site's primary goal is to explain the process, culture and people
that shape science.
What is science and how does it work? From the University of California Museum of Paleontology.
Zoom: activities: sci
Science activities from the PBS show Zoom for kids age 5 to 11.
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Online News & Magazines
ABC News Technology
ABC's online science and technology section, featuring articles on
currently relevant Sci/Tech topics.
BBC News: Science & Environment
Scence and environment news stories from the BBC.
Top technology news from CNN, including news about science and the environment.
A science news source that also has games, quizzes, and poems about science.
Technology & Science
Science and technology news from MSNBC.
National Geographic for Kids: Stories
News stories about science and nature for kids from National Geographic for Kids magazine.
News and in-depth articles from NewScientist magazine.
New York Times: Science
Science stories, slideshows, video, and a podcast from the New York Times.
Popular Science magazine's web site with articles, photos, and videos on science and technology.
Updates on the latest scientific research with links to the original research organizations. Includes videos.
Friday with Ira Flatow
NPR's online archives of Science Friday programming, searchable by
date, by topic, by keyword or full text. Each science topic includes
an overview, charts and images if relevant, a list of guests speakers
and their expertise, books and articles discussed, and links to related
Articles and updates from Science News, a weekly science magazine.
ScienceNews for Kids
Science news, activities, and science fair ideas for kids.
News, feature articles, slideshows, interviews, blogs, podcasts, and more from Scientific American magazine.
USA Today: Tech
Science News Hotlist
Science and technology news from USA Today.
Links to regularly updated science news sites, from the Franklin Institute.
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