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View Resource ipl2 Literary Criticism Screenshot

The Internet Public Library is a loose consortium of librarians and information scientists who band together to answer reference questions and design online resources. This iteration of the ipl2 site, focused on literary criticism, offers a compendium of various resources from around the web. As the site says: "The collection is not inclusive of all the work on the web, nor does it plan to be."...

http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/
View Resource Entomology and Nematology: Featured Creatures Screenshot

The Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of Florida has teamed with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to produce this incredible encyclopedia of insects, nematodes, arachnids, and other organisms. Readers may search by Common Name, Scientific Name, Crop or Habitat, Higher Classification, or Recent Additions to find the creature of choice. While the...

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/
View Resource Faultline: Earthquake History and Science | Exploratorium Screenshot

First mentioned in the April 21, 2006 Scout Report, and significantly revised and updated since, Faultline provides the history and science of earthquakes in an accessible fashion that is appropriate for elementary through high school students and fun for adults. The broad sections of the site remain the same as they were in 2006: Live Eye on the Earth, Great Shakes, Quake Basics, Damage Control,...

http://www.exploratorium.edu/faultline/
View Resource Brookings Institution YouTube Screenshot

The Brookings Institution, which conducts research in economics, urban policy, governance, foreign policy, and global economy and development, is often considered the most influential think tank in the world. Now readers can access the big ideas Brookings is famous for in digestible video installments on the Institution's YouTube channel. Recent topics have explored everything from girls' global...

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi7jxgIOxcRaF4Q54U7lF3g
View Resource PBS: SciGirls Screenshot

This National Science Foundation-sponsored site hosts a range of videos, games, and profiles focused on getting girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects. The message is clearly aimed at pre-teens, with videos featuring girls working on projects that explore subjects like the ecological impacts of bicycles and the physics of solar panels. Videos are available...

http://pbskids.org/scigirls/

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