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Scout Report for Science and Engineering

This is the first Scout Report for Science and Engineering, annotating 22 sites in the fields of natural and physical science, mathematics and engineering.
Science Portal

The Australian governmental Web site, Science Portal delivers science information and services to industry, investors, and the research community. The site allows visitors to find relevant links in their field from all of Australia's research and research-related organization Web sites. The portal can be searched or browsed by various research topics including directories and databases, policy,...

If you're interested in finding quality science related Web sites, give a try. The science section contains several sponsored sites as well as specific categories such as chemistry, earth science, environment, news, physics, resources, space, biology, education, and geography resources. Once a category is chosen, the links are then listed and can be reorganized by editors' picks,...
The Black Hole Gang

The Black Hole Gang Web site is authored by fifth grade teacher Stephen Kramer and illustrated by Richard Torrey. The main page of the site contains pictures of the five members of the gang, which, when clicked, bring up another scene with the character in a room with various objects such as a rock collection, map, chemistry set, poster of Albert Einstein, telescope, and other science related...
SciCentral: Gateway to the Best Scientific Research News Sources

SciCentral will appeal to a wide variety of users interested or working in science or medicine. The site is first and foremost a gateway to thousands of online resources, grouped by science area (Biological, Health, Engineering, Physical & Chemical, etc.) and then subdivided by resource type (directories, specialized resources, databases, special reports, articles). SciCentral also features a...
NIST Data Gateway

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) maintains the new NIST Data Gateway Web site. The Gateway provides easy access to NIST scientific and technical data that cover a broad range of substances and properties from many different scientific disciplines. Users can choose to search by keyword, property, or substance name and is completed within the dozens of NIST databases with...
FirstGov for Kids: Science and Math

FirstGov for Kids is the online portal to dozens of governmental and other quality Web sites geared especially for kids. The Science and Math page contains a list of all sites related to these subjects, with titles that include Earthquakes for Kids, Energy Quest, Jefferson Labs Kids Corner, Make a Lightbulb, The Space Place, Visible Earth, Weather Eye, and more. The listings are organized into...
SGR: Scientists for Global Responsibility

Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) have created a site depicting the belief that "science and technology should be used responsibly in a way that contributes to justice and peace in human society and to the long-term well-being of the wider environment". Scientists can download reports that the group, consisting of 600 scientists, has written such as Cleaner Technologies: A Positive...
Project Exploration

Chicago-based Project Exploration "is the living classroom that involves students and the public in scientific discovery, by connecting kids and families to interactive exhibits, labs, unique science programs and real scientists." Project Exploration focuses on reaching city kids, but every kid (and teachers) should check out this wonderful Web site. Visitors will find tons of activities and...
Café Scientifique

Café Scientifique, supported by the independent research-funding charity Wellcome Trust and many local sponsors, "is a forum for the discussion of important and interesting scientific issues that is much more informal and accessible than a public lecture." Visitors can find out the current locations of the meetings throughout the world as well as read newspaper articles featuring a few of these...
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