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Smithsonian Education

The diverse buildings that front directly onto the Mall in Washington, D.C. comprise the Smithsonian Institution, one of the world's most celebrated museums. It is with little surprise that this Web site is such an excellent source of information about the educational delights offered by this august American institution. The site is divided simply into three main categories: Educators, Families,...
National Air and Space Museum: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

This Smithsonian website promotes the building of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy center "for the display and preservation of its collection of historic aviation and space artifacts." Visitors will find images, diagrams, and descriptions of many of the over 200 aircraft and 135 spacecraft that will be on display at the center such as the Boeing B-17D Swoose, Spacelab Module, and Space Shuttle Orbiter...
Smithsonian.TV: A gateway to live online events and multimedia content

The Smithsonian Institution presents a wide variety of multimedia presentations on this section of its website. Included is the live panda cam of Mei Xiang and her cub Tai Shan, born July 9, 2005, archived arts events such as Senior Curator Richard Murray explaining the role of myth in Emanuel Leutze's historical painting Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, interviews with Carol Burnette...
Smithsonian Magazine: Anthropology & Behavior

The Smithsonian magazine's website brings together a tremendous amount of material related to just about any topic imaginable. This particular section of the site deals with materials related to anthropology and human behavior, broadly defined. First-time visitors can browse by looking through the Most Popular Science & Nature pieces, which are quite delightful. Also, the Editors' Picks include...
Smithsonian Research Online

Every week, every month, and every year, the Smithsonian Institution and its various entities produce publications that appear online and in digital form. One could imagine that looking for each document separately would be quite time-consuming. Fortunately, the Smithsonian Research Online site allows visitors to look for such documents quickly and efficiently. On the left-hand side of the page,...