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View Resource 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...

http://www.sciencemaster.com/
View Resource 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/
View Resource 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...

http://www.nas.edu
View Resource Hypography Sci-Tech

Hypography Sci-Tech is an intriguing Internet portal to some of the more obscure, yet profound, discoveries and scientific developments around the globe. The site "aims to provide popular science and technology content to a general, world-wide audience on a daily basis." Besides including links and references to original work, the author provides a unique perspective of the topics' implications....

http://www.scienceforums.com/
View Resource 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...
View Resource 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/explore/curriculum-collections/biodiver...
View Resource 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...

http://www.abc.net.au/science/
View Resource 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.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news
View Resource 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,...

http://sciencematters.tv/
View Resource 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...

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