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Amazing Space Web-Based Activities
Amazing Space uses the Hubble Space Telescope's discoveries to inspire and educate about the wonders of our universe.

 
Applied Science & Technology Full Text
Content includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialties--acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more.

 
Biology Project
Designed for high school and college biology students, this site has problem sets and tutorials in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chemicals and Human Health, Developmental Biology, Human Biology, Immunology, Mendelian Genetics, and Molecular Biology.

 
DNA Interactive
This Web site provides a host of interactive exhibits and background material about DNA, the human genome project, and the various applications that are gleaned through an intimate and detailed knowledge of human DNA.

 
Earth and Moon Viewer
View maps of the Earth and Moon from various viewpoints. Also view maps of specific locations on Earth.

 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
An e-book collection of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.

 
Genetics Home Reference
A consumer-oriented online resource from the National Library of Medicine. The handbook provides a primer for genetics with explanations of key terms & concepts pertinent to genes & chromosomes, their function in humans, & related disorders/diseases.

 
Periodic Table of Elements
A fun site covering the construction and history of a "literal" (it's designed as a wooden table) periodic table. Click on any tile to see more about the element with links to more sites for reports and, in some cases, samples of the element.

 
Physical Sciences Resource Center
A clearinghouse of information and resources for physical sciences education for grades K-20.

 
Plant Information Online
Sources in 1102 North American nurseries for 106952 plants. Citations to plants in science and garden literature, links to selected websites for images and regional information, and to North American seed and nursery firms.

 
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

 
SciCentral
A directory of links to "today's breaking science news." Browse by topic, including biosciences, health sciences, physics, chemistry, earth and space, and engineering.

 
Science Reference Center
Includes topics such as biology, chemistry, earth & space sciences, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

 
Science Resource Center
Thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations. Covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.

 
Science.gov
"Science.gov is a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results." Over 1,000 annotated sites are included.

 
Smithsonian Institution
Site of the national museum of the United States, featuring information about exhibitions, museum events, and membership. Includes lesson plans and other resources for educators.

 
Space.com
The award-winning website that offers rich and compelling space, astronomy and technology content, including information, education, entertainment and business news.

 
UC Museum of Paleontology
This site contains online exhibits on phylogeny, geologic time, and evolutionary thought; resources for students (K-12) and teachers; and information on UCMP's collection of fossils, "printed material, images, and memorabilia."

 
WebElements
Contains the periodic table and information on each element, including historical background, uses, compounds, electronic and physical properties, and more.

 
WildFinder: Mapping the World's Species
WildFinder is a map-driven, searchable database of more than 26,000 species worldwide, with a powerful search tool that allows users to discover where species live or explore wild places to find out what species live there.

 

 

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