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ScienceMaster's Biology & Life Science Home Page

ScienceMaster is a company that provides this free Web site as a collection of several high quality educational Web sites. Resources include articles, Web pages, and curriculum guides that focus on a variety of life science subjects aimed specifically at kids. One notable feature is the Learning Galleries which emphasize the use of images to explain a number of scientific topics. In addition to...

https://www.sciencemaster.com/
Explore

Offered by the Tata Energy Research Institute, the EduGreen Explore Web site allows kids to learn about energy, water, climate change, solid waste, and more. Besides giving good descriptions on these various subjects, students will also gain a global perspective on these issues since the Institute, which is located in India, gives specific information for the country. The site also contains...

http://edugreen.teri.res.in/
The National Academies

The National Academies of Science was created in 1863 to advise the US government in scientific and technical matters. The Academy and its sister organizations "provide a public service by working outside the framework of government to ensure independent advice on matters of science, technology, and medicine." The National Academies Web site offers timely news articles and event information, as...

https://www.nationalacademies.org/
Fact Monster: Science

Fact Monster, the online reference and fun fact Web site, has some new and old features that kids interested in science will enjoy. The Almanac Section contains a wealth of information on everything from the environment, stars and planets, and weather, to other life science subjects. Special features include a daily weather fact, games and quizzes, a box to input a year to get interesting science...

https://www.factmonster.com/dk/encyclopedia/science-and-tech...
Biodiversity Counts

This extensive collection of activities from the American Museum of Natural History offers middle school students "an exciting and creative context for involving students in the scientific process while introducing them to the rich diversity and beauty of their local ecosystem." Lesson plans, Web-based interactive activities, useful Web links, profiles of AMNH scientists and staff, and other...

https://www.amnh.org/learn-teach/curriculum-collections/biod...
The Lab

The Lab is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's online gateway to science information. Visitors will find a daily science news service (with articles from Australia and around the world), special learning features such as the interesting exploring dinosaurs and fossils link, Karl's great moments in science section, various science games for kids of all ages, and more. As a layperson-friendly...

https://www.abc.net.au/science/
ScienceNOW

This link, off the main Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science) site, provides users with information on the most recent developments in science. The Current Stories section covers headline subjects while the Week in Review section allows users to quickly browse stories from previous weeks. First-time users must register (free) for one year of limited access.

https://www.sciencemag.org/news
Science Matters

This Web site -- the online companion to the educational television series Science Matters produced by the University of California at San Diego -- is an excellent learning resource for middle and high school students. Focusing on new developments in the biological sciences, Science Matters currently features four programs: Biodiversity in California, Genetics of Flowering, Communication in Bees,...

https://www.sciencematters.tv/
Traits of Life

Traits of Life, a new collection of exhibits and demonstrations at San Francisco's Exploratorium, offers a fascinating look at the "fundamental elements common to all living things." Culminating from 3 years of research and development, the Traits of Life collection follows four themes: cells and DNA; reproduction; evolution; and energy consumption. This companion Web site offers cool interactive...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/traits/index.html
Exploratorium: Traits of Life

Designed to complement the redesigned Traits of Life exhibit at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, this fine site allows visitors to view a photo gallery of the new exhibit, investigate some provocative online exhibits, and explore a host of links that are germane to the nature of biology. The exhibits constitute the core of the material available at the site, and are divided into four thematic...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/traits/index.html
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