Science sites that may be useful for research and resources!
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|http://www.ciesin.org/||This web site is run by Columbia University. It is a source for scientific information to the public and scientists since 1989. It supplies information about human interaction with the environment. At this web site you can search in any science category. You get a list of sources of information about that topic, such as a magazine, web site, newspaper etc... It also gives you links to articles and things you can print about the subject you choose. You use the SEARCH feature to find information.||5 out 5 stars||Fraser Lea|
|The first few parts of the page are about soil formation but the rest of the page offers information on water erosion and deposition. The information includes how slope increases runoff which causes more erosion. This site also can tell you what order the sediments being carried by a stream are deposited . From Lily Marks Class D||2 of 5||Lily Marks|
|This website will give you the very basics of soil and their charcteristics. It will tell you all about the formation of soil to the minerals in the soil. There are many other link to this website and many fun facts to learn about. You will learn the 5 factor of soil and it will give you chances to ideas and expirements to try.||4 of 5||Megan Rogers|
|Earthquake Web Link||This website has plenty of information on earthquakes. It gives information such as the location, depth, magnitude, date, time, and other details such as tsunami likeliness and deaths and damage from the earthquake. This web site would be good for research on earthquakes and tsunamis. It also updates every day so the information will be up to date. This website from the United States Geological Survey gives a variety of useful information about earthquakes.||5 of 5||Carl Springli|
|The "Weathering and Soil" website has many other links that help you have a better idea of landforms, valleys, and mudslides. This website will also help you focus on the process and effects of weathering and erosion. This websites also provides you with activities and quizzes to challenge you.||5 of 5||Megan Rogers|
|NSSDC Photo Gallery||
This web site includes photographs of our planets and of other major parts of our solar system. each picture has a subtitle that explains the picture in short detail, which is very helpful. some pictures show temperature regions on planets and moons or other visual information.
|4.5 of 5||Fraser Lea|
|KryssTal : Astronomy and Astrology||
I chose this web site because it gives useful information about some general astrological topics. some of the included information is definitions of astronomy, data about the planets and mostly a lot of info. about the zodiac. the site shows the symbols of the zodiac and explains how & why scientists use them.
|4 of 5||Fraser Lea|
|Link||This website reviews the steps of the scientific method. Each step is thouroughly explained and many examples are given for each one. This site also gives you an experiment at the end, to review how to conduct an experiment using the scientific method.||Three Stars||Gina Stalica
General Earth Science Links
Volcano World -- The Premier Source of Volcano Info on the Web: What is the current vulcanic activity from around the world.
http://www.athena.ivv.nasa.gov/index.html: Space Gate
HTS Greatest Hits Gallery: Hubble Telescopes best pictures
The TerraServer User's Guide: Amazing up close satalite photos of the earth
NASA's SSDOO Education Activities for Students - Space science activities for elementary and secondary schools: astronomy, physics, life sciences, space technology.
Navigational Vectors - Students use real time weather maps and track real planes flying in the U.S. skies to learn about vectors and then put their knowledge to the test by taking the Pilot Test Flight. Here they will solve an authentic real world problem using science and mathematics.
Whatweather - Dedicated to providing accurate information on what the weather is commonly like. This database has thousands of climate summaries that span the far reaches of the globe.
Stanback Planetarium and NASA Educator Resource Center - Stanback Planetarium and NASA Educator Resource Center. Educational resources and links to other resources.
The Tornado Project Online! - The Tornado Project is a small company that researches, compiles, and makes tornado information available to tornado and severe weather enthusiasts and the meteorological community.
The University of Michigan Weather Underground - The Weather Underground provides access to interactive weather imagery using Blue-Skies and Blue-Skies for Java, pointers to weather-related K12 curriculum, current weather conditions and weather forecasts, and WeatherNet, THE table of contents for weather information.
The World of Science - Explore biology, chemistry, Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, and Galileo Galilei. Features interesting facts, famous scientists, discussion board, testing center, bookstore, e-cards, and science links.
Frank Potter's Science Gems - Science Resources are sorted by Category, Subcategory, and Grade Level
The Visible Human Explorer - This demonstration exhibits our Visible Human Explorer user interface for remote access to the National Library of Medicine's Visible Human digital image library. Users can visualize the library, browse contents, locate data of interest, and retrieve desired images.
Science/Nature for Kids at About.com - Links collection, weekly features, projects, forum board, free newsletter, moderated chat.
http://vector.cshl.org/index1.html Cold Springs Harbor genetics, seems more advanced
http://www.cellsalive.com/ good variety of cell stuff
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/ great general cellular bio
Selected Microscopy Educational - Microscopy Educational Resources for K-12 including Electron and Light Microscopy (paleontological examples)
The Yuckiest Site on the Internet - The best place for science entertainment. Learn lots of interesting stuff about yuckythings. Club Yucky, games, recipes and more!
Hyperlinks (Science Education) - Science Education on the WWW
The Exploration Network (EXN) - the Discovery Channel Canada covers all you need to know about Science, Technology, Nature and Adventure.
Factoids! - Fun Facts to amuse and inspire students and colleagues
Science Education and Organizations. - Science education and related organizations on the internet. Science resources for research, reference, teaching, students and kids.
SandlotScience.com - Interactive optical illusions, games, science projects, fun puzzles, and distortions.
Science for Everyone - Science for Everyone is a collection of Internet links of special interest to anyone interested in science, but especially directed at students, teachers, parents and homeschoolers.
Royal Science - Learn about the various fields of science, what they are, and where to find more fun information about them.
101 Science & Technology for Amateurs - Learn more about science and other technology subjects. Great site for home learning centers, amateur radio operators, and amateur scientists.
The Learning Studio@The Exploratorium - The Exploratorium's page for teachers, students and science enthusiasts, contains interactive exhibits, science news, RealAudio interviews, at-home science activities, and more.
SCIENCE U - Interactive exhibits make science fun. Engaging multimedia articles and activites make Science U a great place to learn about science.
Find Out Why - A new program theme to help the United States develop the science-literate populace that can more ably meet the challenges of the 21st century.
Science Explained - Anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of science, nature and the universe will find this site useful. Free Astronomy Lessons and Articles on The cloning of Dolly the sheep, The Montserrat volcano, Water on the Moon, Martian fossils, the "chicken flu".
Science Learning Network - Community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education. Site contains a variety of inquiry-posed problems, information, demonstrations, and labs.
Whyville - A free website dedicated to learning through exploration and communication. A fun site to explore.
Discovery Online--Pulse of the planet - Science news, feature stories, mind games, expeditions, animal cams, and more
Whelmers - Science activities that will catch the eye and mind of even the most indifferent student.
Bill Nye the Science Guy's Nye Labs Online - Bill, Bill, Bill, Bill, Bill Nye the Science Guy
http://dir.yahoo.com/Science/Education/K_12/: Yahoo's best of science sites
Exploratorium Science Snacks: Visit the real Exploratorium on-line
Science resources from Nerd World Media - Large index of science related internet resources created by Nerd World Media.
Top-Rated Math and Science Sites-The ENC Digital Dozen - Each month the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse selects a dozen useful math and science sites for teachers and students. Visit the archives here.
Global Access to Educational Sources -Science - List of science sites especially for the middle school
http://dir.altavista.com/Reference/Education/Ask_An_Expert.shtml: 25+ sites to ask an expert
Science Writing Aids: How do you write differently in science? Click here to find out some helpful science writing tips.
Journal of Young Investigators - An online journal dedicated to the presentation of undergraduate research in science, mathematics, and engineering. JYI provides an opportunity for undergraduates to participate in the entire scientific enterprise.
Sciwriter - Improve your science writing skills by joining the free, collabortive sciwriting discusion listserve forum.
student. It is well categorized for easy use.