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  1. Daily Science  Daily news, updates and information about Science.  Excellent site.
  2. Top Science News  Gateway to the best science news sources
  3. Science Converters  Below is a list of science based apps, calculators, conversion charts and converter programs available for free use. Some of these are directly related to interest in science and some are of indirect interest; often they are of interest in our day to day lives. We have written these or provided these for educational purposes and convenience. Some are written as demonstrations of programming techniques and others have highly functional uses. We are always receptive to comments or suggestions you may have. Enjoy!
  4. Earth - Like A Puzzle
  5. Create An Ocean Floor
  6. Watch A Tsunami Develop
  7. Tour The Barrier Reef
  8. Regents  Review of Physical Setting/Earth Science:
  9. Park Physics -  Our mission is to advance excellent teaching in American schools through the development and distribution of multimedia resources for teaching and learning. We are a division of the Annenberg Foundation, which funds a wide range of programs in education and other areas.
  10. Animal Bytes  Each byte is a one-page fact sheet specifically designed to help you quickly find information about some of the interesting creatures found in the animal kingdom. Most species files include coverage regarding scientific classification, basic physical traits, fun facts, and conservation/ecological value. Where available, links to more in-depth species coverage via our online infobooks are provided.
  11. Polysynthesis  What is Photosynthesis?
  12. Scientific Method  Explains all about:
  13. Steps of the Scientific Method
  14. Scientific Method Activities
  15. Using the Scientific Method
  16. Scientific Method Worksheets
  17. What Is the Scientific Method?
  18. Scientific Method Lesson Plans
  19. Steps of Scientific Method
  20. Why the Scientific Method?
  21. Physical Science   Virginia 2003 SOL Aligned   Physical Science Activities
  22. Millionaire  Welcome to Who Wants to Win a Million Dollars! Test your knowledge of math and science as you work your way to the million dollar level! Although the questions you will answer are real, the money, unfortunately, is not. You aren't playing for real money! Sorry!
  23. Weather Center  Displaying the data from the schools weather stationUsing your Internet browser display the weather station page for a school.    Click on the link to the hourly weather data file at the bottom of the page.
  24. Digital Frog  What is Digital Frog anyway? We’re passionate creators of natural science software. We’re teachers of dissection and anatomy and ecosystems. We’re savers of frogs and inspirers of learners. We’re believers that you can’t care about a world you don’t understand. We’re Digital Frog International.
  25. Virtual Trail  Mr. Hathaway's Virtual Trail, a web-based field trip into the woodlands of the eastern United States Piedmont, focusing on the plants and animals of Virginia.    The Trail site Includes the naturalist's comments and anecdotes about the wide variety of plants and animals along his Virtual Trail.  All text and pictures free to all for non-commercial use.  
  26. Virtual Lionids   
  27. Geology  Exploring this series of exhibits will take you on a journey through the history of the Earth, with stops at particular points in time to examine the fossil record and stratigraphy.
  28. Games Galore  
  29. NOAA  Marine geologic data types include descriptions, images, and all kinds of analyses of marine sediment and hard rock samples and the seabed. Parameters include collecting institution, ship, cruise, and sample identifier, date, latitude/longitude, water depth in corrected meters, type of sampling device, and type(s) of descriptive/analytical data available through NGDC for each sample in a report, data file, etc.
  30. Graphing Calculator  Database   Search the database to answer you questions concerning those annoying calculator errors.  Great information about calculators.  A must see site.
  31. 10 Questions  Multiple-choice exercise
  32. Plants & Reproduction   Multiple-choice exercise
  33. Matter  Multiple-choice exercise
  34. Weather  Multiple-choice exercise
  35. Solar System  Multiple-choice exercise
  36. Change Earth Tabb Quiz  Multiple-choice exercise
  37. Ask A Science Question   Multi-Science Sites
  38. Skytopia.  The World's Most Unanswered Science Project
  39. General Science Info  Fact Monster  - General Science
  40. Interactive Periodic Table  by Fact Monster
  41. Thinking Fountain  A to Z is an alphabetical list of the Thinking Fountain. Thinking Fountain is always changing and growing! You'll find:
  42. Activities and ideas 
  43. Galleries to show your work 
  44. Books you can use 
  45. Surprises inspired by Thinking Fountain  
  46. Did You Ever Wonder  Specific questions with specific answers for those who wonder.
  47. Random Knowledge Generator  Commonly asked questions of MadSciTHE most common question: Why is the sky blue?  Some more philosophical discussions about Life.Answers to a few of the more bizarre questions we have received.
  48. Molecule of the Month  Each month a new molecule will be added to the list on this page. The links will take you to a page at one of the Web sites at a University Chemistry Department or commercial site in the UK, the US, or anywhere in the world, where useful (and hopefully entertaining!), information can be found about a particularly interesting molecule.
  49. Geology Tool Kit  The home of free learningfrom The Open University    For ten years, give or take, Open2.net was the online home of Open University and BBC programming. Over the last few months, though, we've been moving into OpenLearn, creating one home for all The Open University's free learning content. It means we share a home with the Open University's iTunesU and YouTube channels, and much more besides.
  50.  Astronomy Online Puzzles   Answer the astronomy questions and a picture will appear. Click on a resource below to go to a puzzle about that topic. These activities are designed for young astronomers in grades 2-6. A suggested classroom activity involves having the students read the related pages on that topic in Zoom Astronomy, (which is listed on each puzzle page) and then answer the questions.
  51. Insects  There are well over 1 million different known species of insects in the world, and some experts estimate that there might be as many as 10 million.All these species are divided up into about 32 orders, depending on whose taxonomic system you use, of which, the largest is the Beetles, or Coleoptera, with 125 different families and around 500,000 species they are an incredibly diverse group of animals. In fact, one in every four animal species on this planet is a beetle. 
  52. Matter  Multiple-choice exercise
  53. Under Water  Multiple-choice exercise
  54. Weather  Multiple-choice exercise
  55. Earth Quiz  Multiple-choice exercise
  56. Plants - Reproduction  Multiple-choice exercise
  57. Waves - Underwater  Multiple-choice exercise
  58. Matter  Multiple-choice exercise
  59. Jefferson Labs SOL Test   Welcome to the Virginia State Standards of Learning Practice Tests! All of the questions on this site come from test materials released by the Virginia Department of Education and are used here with permission. All questions on this site are copyrighted by the Virginia Department of Education and may not be used by other persons or organizations without their permission.
  60. Solar System   Multiple-choice exercise
  61. Sound n Light  Multiple-choice exercise
  62. NASA Games
  63. Cool Science For Curious Kids  At Cool Science, we entertain questions of all kinds (Ask a Scientist). We encourage young scientists to get their hands dirty-virtually (Curious Kids). We offer high school and college students new approaches to cutting-edge science topics (BioInteractive). We provide educators with a host of innovative resources they can use in their classrooms (For Educators). We reveal what it takes to become a scientist (Becoming a Scientist). And we showcase an undergraduate science discovery project that may one day change the way science is taught (SEA).
  64. Exploratorium  The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception located in San Francisco, California. We believe that following your curiosity and asking questions can lead to amazing moments of discovery, learning, and awareness, and can increase confidence in your ability to understand how the world works. We also believe that being playful and having fun is an important part of the process for people of all ages.We create tools and experiences that help you to become an active explorer: hundreds of explore-for-yourself exhibits; a Web site with over 25,000 pages of content; film screenings; workshops for lifelong learners including day camps for kids and family investigations; evening art and science events for adults—plus much more. We also create professional development programs for educators, and are at the forefront of changing the way science is taught. We share our exhibits and expertise with museums worldwide.
  65. The Human Body  If you are brand new to InnerBody, we invite you to check out the instructional video that we created in hopes that it would provide a good introductory overview of the features on the site.  There are many interactive ways to learn about anatomy on InnerBody, whether you arrive hoping to learn about a particular body part or instead aim to explore an anatomical system without any one particular object of interest. You can explore anatomy by system (like the cardiovascular system for example), by general region of the body (like the head, or the legs), or by jumping to a specific body part and branching out from there. 
  66. Physics Classroom  A set of instructional pages written in an easy-to-understand language and complemented by graphics and Check Your Understanding sections. An ideal starting location for those grasping for understanding or searching for answers.
  67. Science Monster
  68. NASA Biomes  Below are interactive experiments that can be used to teach all ages about the art and science of space-based remote sensing. The experiments focus on how NASA uses remote sensing to study how and why the Earth changes.
  69. Earth Floor Biomes  There are many different kinds of plants and animals on the Earth, but only certain kinds are naturally found at any particular place. (We are not counting zoos here!) For example, cacti are found in the desert, polar bears are found in the Arctic, and elephants are found in central Africa and India. So, why don't people living in south Texas have to be on the lookout for snow leopards, or why don't kids in Minnesota have to worry about finding giant boa constrictors in their back yards? It is because these animals are not adapted to live in the average weather conditions found in Texas or Minnesota.
  70. Biomes Of The World  The document name you requested (/lessons/biomes/biomes.html) could not be found on this server. However, we found documents with names similar to the one you requested.
  71. World Biomes  is a site covering 5 of the major world biomes.  What's a biome? Biomes are the various regions of our planet which can best be distinguished by their climate, fauna and flora.
  72. Build A Solar System  Fill in the diameter of the Sun you want your model to be scaled by. You can fill in either the red bordered inches box or the green bordered millimeters box. Important: Only fill in one box. If both are filled in you will get a dialog box asking you to clear one of the boxes. Use the Clear button to clear the entire form.
  73. Cool Cosmos  The “Cool Cosmos” team has made its main occupation to communicate and explain the world of infrared astronomy to students and the public at large. But we also recognize that our efforts must be multi-faceted and cover multi-wavelength astronomy as well as the many different areas of science.
  74. Visual Learning  Below are some of the interactive learning tools developed by Visionlearning to help convey core scientific concepts. Each of the tools below is associated with a learning module on our site that provides detailed background on the subject in question.
  75. Fear of Physics  Interested in learning about Physics?
  76. Climate Changes



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