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SCORE Science: Humboldt County Office of Education

SCORE, a cooperative project of the California County Superintendent's Educational Services Association, has made K-12 teacher and student resources in four major subject areas available at sites in Humboldt County (Science), San Diego County (Language Arts), Kings County (Mathematics), and San Bernardino and Butte Counties (Social Studies). While each site has its own personality and delivery...
Exploratorium ExploraNet

ExploraNet is provided by the Exploratorium, located in San Francisco, California. It includes hands-on scientific experiments, exhibits, and "Ten Cool Sites" for the month. Current and past issues of Exploratorium's What's New in the World can be searched or browsed. The site also contains a "Digital Library" which has past images, sounds, exhibits, and Web cams. It also features educational...
The Why Files

The Why Files, created and based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with funding support from the National Science Foundation, will be a boon to any science teacher. Each week the site publishes a new story that digs into "the science behind the news," providing readers with an erudite overview of the scientific issues that shape our world. Recent topics have included information about...
The MAD Scientist Network

The Mad Scientist Network, provided by Washington University at St. Louis Medical School, is a Web based "ask a scientist" forum. You ask a question, and a scientist answers it. Answers are usually concise. The expert scientists include high school teachers, university faculty, and others. Both questions and answers are submitted via Web forms. A browsable and searchable question and answer...
JSTOR: Journal of Animal Ecology

The British Ecological Society's Journal of Animal Ecology publishes original research papers "on most aspects of animal ecology," including reviews and theoretical analyses of specific topics. Now, at the JSTOR site, users may freely access all full-text articles from back issues of the Journal of Animal Ecology, once articles become three years old. Currently, JSTOR coverage includes Vols. 1-68...
Fermilab Education Office

The Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office provides resources for science, mathematics, engineering and technology education (K-12 through post- graduate) with emphasis on physics and prairie ecology. The Web server has program information, classroom units, bibliographies, information about public tours and lectures, classes for kids and families, links to other particle physics...
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) gopher has been established to provide an on-line information service that promotes public understanding and appreciation of science in human progress.

The Hub is an Internetworked resource for mathematics and science education whose goal is to transform the technological potential of recent developments in telecommunications into services of value to educational policy-makers, administrators, educators and students in the Northeast and the islands. The Hub provides services that can help to publish curricula, projects in progress, requests for...
Bad Science

Bad Science is Pennsylvania State University Meteorology Professor Alistair Fraser's attempt to debunk the misconceptions of well-understood phenomena perpetuated by teachers and writers. Bad science does not cover topics about which there is still controversy. Fraser provides his reasons for why it is difficult to "reeducate" the public about common misconceptions of science. Astronomy,...
Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program for Teachers (WWLPT)

Brought to you by the prestigious Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the WWLPT provides leadership development courses (referred to here as "Institutes") and materials for teachers in the general sciences. The web site's Teacher Resources section includes an impressive selection of curriculum and lesson plans in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Environment, Mathematics, and World...
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