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  1. All About Space
    www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy
    Data about the solar system is featured here, as are activities and learning puzzles.

  2. Astrobiology Magazine
    www.astrobio.net/
    Learn about the cosmos from this magazine.

  3. Astronomy Links
    astronomylinks.com/index.htm
    Astronomy and space related links from around the world.

  4. Astronomy Online
    www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/selected-internet/astronomy-selected.html
    Science resources selected by the Library of Congress.

  5. Constellations
    www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Launchpad/1364/Constellations.html
    Gather facts about the major constellations or link to other sites about them.

  6. Constellations
    www.dibonsmith.com/constel.htm
    Extensive information about many constellations.

  7. Constellations and Their Myths
    domeofthesky.com/clicks/constlist.html
    The constellations are discussed here by location and by season.

  8. Earth and Moon Viewer
    www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html
    Take a closer look at our planet and its satellite.

  9. Exploring Planets in the Classroom
    www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/class_acts/index.html
    Hands on science activities for students and teachers.

  10. Exploring Space: Our Solar System
    www.extremescience.com/solarsys.htm
    Find out about our part of the galaxy.

  11. Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/galileo
    The scientist's life, discoveries and even mistakes are discussed here.

  12. Hubblesite
    hubblesite.org
    Hubble news, pictures, observations and discoveries.

  13. International Space Station
    www.nasa.gov/externalflash/ISSRG/index.htm
    Find out about the station's mission.

  14. Kennedy Space Center
    www.kennedyspacecenter.com/
    Browse through the information about all of the programs at Kennedy, including future launch dates.

  15. NASA
    www.nasa.gov
    Discover how NASA is trying to improve life on our planet by exploring beyond it.

  16. NASA Earth Observatory
    earthobservatory.nasa.gov
    Enjoy the vast work of NASA in observation of all of earth's glory.

  17. NASA Human Spaceflight
    spaceflight.nasa.gov
    All you need to know about the programs that NASA has involving humans in space.

  18. NASA Space Science Data Center
    nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/
    Archive for space science mission data.

  19. NASA Sun-Earth Media Viewer
    ds9.ssl.berkeley.edu/viewer/flash/flash.html
    Look at these images of the sun!

  20. NASA's Planetary Photojournal
    photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/
    Look at images of different planetary bodies.

  21. National Air and Space Museum
    www.nasm.si.edu
    Visit Washington, D.C.'s premier space museum.

  22. New Horizons - Pluto
    pluto.jhuapl.edu/
    Learn about the "planet".

  23. Planetary Fact Sheets
    nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/planetfact.html
    Information about the planets and many of their satellites.

  24. PlanetQuest
    planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/
    The search for another earth, brought to you by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Cal Tech.

  25. Private Manned Space Program
    www.scaled.com/projects/tierone/
    The Tier One Project, a privately funded space program, is profiled here.

  26. Project Gallileo
    www2.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/
    Details about this mission to Jupiter.

  27. SOHO Explore
    sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/home.html
    Solar and heliospheric observatory information.

  28. Solar System Exploration: Pluto
    solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Pluto
    NASA information on Pluto.

  29. Solar System Simulator
    space.jpl.nasa.gov/
    Manipulate several options to use this tool.

  30. Space Shuttle
    www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/main/
    Learn about past, present and future shuttle missions.

  31. Space Weather Today
    www.windows.ucar.edu/spaceweather
    What's happening in space today?  Check here to find out.

  32. Space.Com
    www.space.com
    Up to date space news.

  33. SpaceWeather
    spaceweather.com/
    News about the space-earth environment.

  34. STEREO - Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory
    stereo.gsfc.nasa.gov
    Study solar storms.

  35. Virtual Solar System
    www.nationalgeographic.com/solarsystem/ax/low.html?2d
    From National Geographic.

  36. Welcome to the Planets
    pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/
    Profiles and images of the planets.

  37. Wikisky
    www.wikisky.org
    Astronomical and astrophysical information on space objects.

  38. Windows to the Universe
    www.windows.ucar.edu/
    Many faceted site about space.

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aqua-pin BIOLOGY--General
  1. Action Bioscience
    www.actionbioscience.org/index.html
    Consider how science issues affect our lives.

  2. American Field Guide
    www.pbs.org/americanfieldguide/
    Immerse yourself in the great outdoors.

  3. Animal Diversity Web
    animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html
    Explore the animal kingdom.

  4. Animal Search
    animalsearch.net
    Begin your animal research here.

  5. Animal Sounds
    www.eleceng.adelaide.edu.au/Personal/dabbott/animal.html
    How do people mimic animal sounds in other languages?

  6. Bagheera’s Lair
    www.bagheera.com
    Information on endangered species.

  7. Big Picture Book of Viruses
    www.virology.net/Big_Virology/BVHomePage.html
    Educational resource catalog to viruses on the web.

  8. Bio Links
    www.biozone.co.nz/links.html
    Extensive database of biology links.

  9. Biology Browser
    www.biologybrowser.org/
    Life sciences information for the biology community.

  10. Biology Place
    www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/index.html
    Biology resources and tutorials are available here.

  11. Biology Project
    www.biology.arizona.edu
    Online interactive resource for biology.

  12. Biosciences Virtual Library
    vlib.org/Biosciences
    Portal to many other web resources.

  13. Cell Structure
    www.wiley.com/legacy/college/boyer/0470003790/animations/cell_structure/cell_structure.htm
    Study cells.

  14. Cells
    www.biology4kids.com/files/cell_main.html
    Information on cell structure and components.

  15. Cells Alive
    www.cellsalive.com
    Explore a plant cell or animal cell.

  16. Cincinnati Zoo
    www.cincyzoo.org
    Animals, plants, conservation and education programs.

  17. Dallas Zoo
    www.dallaszoo.com/
    Research, education and attractions at this zoo.

  18. Darwin Online
    darwin-online.org.uk
    Collection of writings by and about Charles Darwin.

  19. Disease Information
    www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/disinfo/disease.htm
    A-Z listing.

  20. DNA From the Beginning
    www.dnaftb.org/dnaftb/
    Learn about DNA, genes and heredity.

  21. Electronic Zoo
    netvet.wustl.edu/ssi.htm
    Animal species resources.

  22. ENature
    www.enature.com
    Online field guides, birding info and park and nature refuge lists.

  23. Enchanted Learning
    www.enchantedlearning.com
    Scroll down the page for information on animals!

  24. Endangered Animal Information
    www.arkive.org
    Information about life here on planet Earth.

  25. Endangered Species on EE-Link
    eelink.net/EndSpp/
    Links for information on many species.

  26. Endangered TV
    www.endangeredtv.com
    This site is "putting the face on the earth’s vanishing animals."

  27. ESkeletons
    www.eskeletons.org/
    Dedicated to human and primate anatomy study.

  28. Frontiers In Bioscience
    www.bioscience.org
    Site dedicated to promoting science, education and research.

  29. Herp and Green Iguana Information Collection
    www.anapsid.org/
    How to take care of your pet.

  30. Introduction to Bacteria
    www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/bacteria/bacteria.html
    Learn about this microbe.

  31. Kimball's Biology Pages
    www.ultranet.com/~jkimball/BiologyPages/
    Internet biology textbook.

  32. Microbe Zoo
    commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/dlc-me/zoo/
    Discover the world of hidden microbes.

  33. Molecular Expressions
    micro.magnet.fsu.edu/
    Explores the world through optics and microscopy.

  34. Museum of Science and Industry
    www.msichicago.org
    All about the exhibits and programs at this Chicago museum.

  35. MykoWeb
    www.mykoweb.com/
    Site on the study of fungi.

  36. Nanoworld
    www.uq.edu.au/nanoworld/
    Microscopy and microanalysis.

  37. National Wildlife Federation
    www.nwf.org
    Promotes education and action to keep the wild in our world.

  38. NOVA: World in the Balance
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/worldbalance/
    World population study.

  39. Oakland Zoo
    www.oaklandzoo.org
    Animal A to Z, teacher resources,animal of the month and conservation at the Oakland Zoo.

  40. PBS Nature
    www.pbs.org/wnet/nature
    Nature program listings, TV schedule, puzzles and a critter guide.

  41. Perspectives on Plasmas
    www.plasmas.org/index.html
    Plasma science and technology.

  42. Sweet Science of Chocolate
    www.exploratorium.edu/chocolate/
    The history, chemical properties and sources of chocolate are covered here.

  43. Tree of Life
    tolweb.org/tree/phylogeny.html
    This is a collaborative effort by thousands of biologists to explore the diversity of earth’s organisms.
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aqua-pin BIOLOGY--Insects  
  1. 42EXplore
    eduscapes.com/42explore/butter.htm
    Links to other butterfly sites.

  2. Bug Bios
    www.insects.org
    Insects in our culture, educational resources and links to other insect related sites.

  3. Butterfly Site
    www.thebutterflysite.com
    Gardening, conservation, and activities are some of the highlights of this site.

  4. Butterfly Web Site
    www.butterflywebsite.com
    Learn about the world of butterflies.

  5. Insects
    www.42explore.com/insects.htm
    This site has links to other insects sites.

  6. Insects Hotlist
    sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/insects.html
    Insect facts by species as well as background information.

  7. Wonderful World of Insects
    www.earthlife.net/insects/six.html
    Learn about these prolific beings.
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aqua-pin BIOLOGY--Land Animals  
  1. All About Birds
    www.birds.cornell.edu/programs/allaboutbirds/
    You will want to look at the Online Bird Guide, which includes identification information, sounds, birding locations, conservation efforts and more.

  2. AmphibiaWeb
    amphibiaweb.org/
    Access to information on amphibian biology.

  3. Aviary
    www.theaviary.com
    The complete information resource on birds.

  4. Avibase
    www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/avibase.jsp
    This bird database includes information on 10,000 species and 22,000 sub species.

  5. Bat Conservation International
    www.batcon.org
    Bat conservation and education with lots of information.

  6. Bats: The Only Flying Mammal
    www.cccoe.k12.ca.us/bats/
    Research and resources for students and educators.

  7. Bear Den
    www.bearden.org
    Find out what zoos are doing to protect and conserve these animals.

  8. Bird Watcher Digest
    www.birdwatchersdigest.com
    Bird songs, identification and feeding.

  9. Birds - Zoom School
    www.enchantedlearning.com/subject/birds
    Bird fossils and evolution, bird watching, bird crafts and classroom activities are included in this large site.

  10. Cornell Lab of Ornithology
    www.birds.cornell.edu
    Great resource for avian info!

  11. Guide to North American Snakes
    www.pitt.edu/~mcs2/herp/SoNA.html
    Links to many images of these snakes.

  12. Interactive Frog Dissection
    curry.edschool.Virginia.EDU/go/frog/
    Online tutorial.

  13. Melissa Kaplan's Herp and Green Iguana Information Collection
    www.anapsid.org
    If you are going to get a lizard, snake, iguana, etc. for a pet, make sure you use this invaluable site to help with their care. She shares wonderful info!

  14. PARC
    www.parcplace.org
    Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation will help you learn about these animals and help you take care of them, should you choose to keep them as pets.

  15. Peterson Birding Resources
    www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/peterson/resources
    Tremendous site for links to a vast assortment of other resources.

  16. Reptile Database
    www.reptile-database.org
    Crocodiles, snakes, lizards, turtles and more!

  17. Scorpions
    www.desertusa.com/oct96/du_scorpion.html
    Lots of information about these arachnids!

  18. SREL Herpetology Lab
    www.uga.edu/~srelherp/
    Reptiles and amphibians of South Carolina and Georgia.

  19. Tarantula's Burrow
    www.arachnophiliac.com/burrow/home.htm
    Tarantulas, scorpions, snakes and snails.

  20. Tarantulas
    www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/tarantulas/frameset.html
    Life cycle, anatomy and species facts.

  21. Thousand Friends of Frogs
    cgee.hamline.edu/frogs/
    Study frogs and their habitat.

  22. Tiger Information Center
    www.5tigers.org
    Site dedicated to helping preserve the remaining 5 sub species of tiger.

  23. Wild Cats
    www.hdw-inc.com/historycultureofwildcats.htm
    Covers the history and "culture" of wild cats.

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aqua-pin BIOLOGY--Ocean  
  1. Coral and Coral Reefs
    www.seaworld.org/infobooks/coral/home.html
    Sea World's education department provides information about coral and coral reefs.

  2. Coral Reef Online
    www.coralreef.noaa.gov
    Photos, charts and reports about the coral reefs.

  3. Coral Reef Protection
    water.epa.gov/type/oceb/habitat/coral_index.cfm
    EPA's work toward the mission of coral reef habitat protection.

  4. Echinoids
    www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/echinoid-directory/
    About sea urchins.

  5. In Search of the Giant Squid
    seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/squid.html
    Learn about this ocean creature.

  6. Island of the Sharks
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sharks/world/hunt.html
    Enter the world of sharks.

  7. National Marine Mammal Laboratory's Education Web Site
    nmml.afsc.noaa.gov/education/
    Educate yourself about these special mammals.

  8. Ocean Explorer
    www.oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/
    Explore the earth's oceans here.

  9. Ocean Planet
    seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov
    Great site for listing dozens of links to other oceanic information.

  10. Oceanus
    www.whoi.edu/oceanus/index.do
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute publication.

  11. Orca Live
    www.orca-live.net
    This site contains sounds and pictures from a whale-watching researching station.

  12. Reef Base
    www.reefbase.org
    Global information system about coral reefs.

  13. Reef Information Network
    www.reef.edu.au
    Australian site to help uncover the mysteries of the reefs.

  14. Sea World
    www.seaworld.org
    Animal information, fun zone, park listing, camps, teacher materials.

  15. Secrets of the Ocean Realm
    www.pbs.org/oceanrealm
    Find out everything you wanted to know about the creatures of the sea.

  16. Turtle Trax- A Sea Turtle Page
    www.turtles.org/
    Learn about the sea turtle here.

  17. Whale Songs
    www.whalesongs.org
    Trivia and information about cetaceans.

  18. Zoom Whales
    www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/whales
    Anatomy, behavior, classification, whale myths, evolution and classroom links and puzzles.
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aqua-pin BOTONY  
  1. Carnivorous Plant Database
    www.omnisterra.com/bot/cp_home.cgi
    Learn about these interesting plants.

  2. EEK! A Tree's True Color
    www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/veg/trees/treestruecolor.htm
    Learn why leaves change color.

  3. Encyclopedia of Plants
    www.botany.com
    Plant description, methods of cultivation, soil requirements, varieties and hybrids. Gardener's heaven!

  4. Learning about Photosynthesis
    photoscience.la.asu.edu/photosyn/education/learn.html
    Study this plant process.

  5. National Arbor Day Foundation
    www.arborday.org/trees/
    Inspiring people to plant and nurture trees.

  6. National Tropical Botanical Garden
    ntbg.org/plants/
    Learn about a plant's uses, dangers, appearance and more.

  7. Plants Database
    plants.usda.gov
    Information on most plants in the United States can be found here.

  8. Plants for a Future
    www.ibiblio.org/pfaf/D_search.html
    Database for searching for various plants.

  9. Tropical Plant Database
    www.rain-tree.com/plants.htm
    Plants are listed here by common name, ethnic use and botanical name. There are links to other resources, too!

  10. Wildflowers
    www.beyond.fr/flora/indexf.html
    Index to wildflowers.

  11. Wildflowers in Bloom
    aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/wildseed/
    Seed sources, growing information, links.
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aqua-pin CHEMISTRY
  1. Animated Periodic Table
    www.animatedsoftware.com/elearning/Periodic%20Table/AnimatedPeriodicTable.swf
    Element info.

  2. Atoms
    www.miamisci.org/af/sln
    The "Atoms Family" explores atoms, matter, energy, waves, light and electricity.

  3. C & EN: It's Elemental: The Periodic Table Chemical Engineering and News Periodic Table
    pubs.acs.org/cen/80th/elements.html
    This is a story-like view of the periodic table.

  4. Chemcenter
    www.chemcenter.org
    Web site of the American Chemical Society.

  5. Chemical Elements
    www.chemicalelements.com
    Information about the elements in the Periodic Table. This site was originally designed as an eighth-grade science fair project!

  6. ChemiCool
    www.chemicool.com
    Check out the periodic table here!

  7. Chemistry Drill and Practice Tutorials
    science.widener.edu/svb/tutorial/startbalancerxns.html
    Exercises for balancing chemical equations.

  8. Chemistry for Kids
    www.chem4kids.com
    Reactions, elements, biochemistry, atoms, matter and more.

  9. Chemistry Resources
    www.chemdex.org
    There are over 7,000 links in this database of chemical topics.

  10. Detailed Colored Printable Periodic Table of the Elements
    www.dayah.com/periodic/
    Periodic table with information and pictures.

  11. Environmental Chemistry
    environmentalchemistry.com/yogi/periodic/
    You can find the names of elements in other languages here!

  12. General Chemistry Online
    antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/index.shtml
    Vast selection of tools for studying chemistry.

  13. General Chemistry Starting Points
    www.chem1.com/chemed/genchem.shtml
    Collection of web links on chemistry.

  14. Interactives: The Periodic Table
    www.learner.org/interactives/periodic/index.html
    Interactives about several aspects of the periodic table.

  15. Library of 3-D Molecular Structures
    www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/library/
    Look at carbons, hydrocarbons and more.

  16. Los Alamos National Labs Periodic Table of the Elements
    periodic.lanl.gov/
    Another detailed look at the periodic table.

  17. Periodic Table of Comic Books
    www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics/
    Interesting idea (but probably not your best research resource)!

  18. Ph Factor
    www.miamisci.org/ph/
    Explore this explanation of ph.

  19. Simple, Common, and Interesting Molecules
    www.reciprocalnet.org/edumodules/commonmolecules/index.html
    Click on a compound class for information.

  20. Wooden Periodic Table
    www.theodoregray.com/PeriodicTable/
    An interesting look at a periodic table that has come to life.
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aqua-pin ENVIRONMENTAL 
  1. About Antarctica
    lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/students/downey/project/
    Instructional guide to the world's last continent.

  2. Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory
    www.webdirectory.com
    There are over 80,000 links in more than 100 countries here.

  3. Amazon Interactive
    www.eduweb.com/amazon.html
    Explore the rain forest through games and activities.

  4. Arctic Circle
    arcticcircle.uconn.edu
    All about this unique world region.

  5. Biomes
    www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome
    Introduction to the five major types of biomes.

  6. Biomes
    www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes
    Discover the many factors that differ among the earth’s environments.

  7. Biomes
    biology.about.com/od/landbiomes/a/aa061297a.htm
    About.com's information on biomes.

  8. California Environmental Education
    ceres.ca.gov/education/
    Links for students and educators.

  9. Climate Change
    www.bbc.co.uk/climate
    From the BBC Weather Centre.

  10. Desert 2000
    www.desertusa.com/
    Information on this biome.

  11. Desert Biome
    mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/desert/body.htm
    Learn about this special biome.

  12. Earth Times
    earthtimes.org/
    News reports on the environment.

  13. Endangered Species Database
    endangered.fws.gov
    A list of endangered species that has been compiled by the U.S. government is included here.

  14. Endangered!
    www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/Endangered/index.html
    Species and habitats are explored here.

  15. Enviroinfo
    www.deb.uminho.pt/fontes/enviroinfo
    Do your environmental research here.

  16. EnviroLink Network
    www.envirolink.org/
    Online environmental resources.

  17. Environmental Defense Fund
    www.environmentaldefense.org/home.cfm
    Looking for ways to solve environmental problems.

  18. Environmental News Network
    www.enn.com
    Get your news here.

  19. Environmental Protection Agency
    www.epa.gov
    Government agency website.

  20. Forest Conservation Portal
    forests.org
    3,000 forest conservation sites.

  21. Global Warming
    epa.gov/climatechange/index.html
    EPA's website on this.

  22. Global Warming Survival Guide
    www.time.com/time/specials/2007/environment
    What you can do to help the environment.

  23. Global Warming: Early Warning Signs
    www.climatehotmap.org/
    Learn specifics about global warming.

  24. Greenpeace
    www.greenpeace.org/international/
    What you could do to help the environment.

  25. Hawaii's Endangered Species: Balancing on a Thin Line of Extinction
    hisurf.com/~enchanted/
    Learn about these Hawaiian species.

  26. Interactives: Garbage
    www.learner.org/interactives/garbage/intro.html
    Improve your environmental record on waste.

  27. Nature Conservancy
    www.nature.org/?src=logo
    Primer on conservation science.

  28. North American Biomes
    www.cis.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1992/5/92.05.12.x.html
    Explanation and activities on biomes.

  29. Ozone Depletion
    www.epa.gov/ozone/science
    Seeks to explain the science of ozone depletion and its importance.

  30. Planet Pal
    www.planetpals.com
    Student-friendly site with information about our earth, recycling and dealing with hazardous waste, among other topics.

  31. Rain Forest-Related Sites
    www.rain-tree.com/links.htm
    Preservation, conservation and the environment.

  32. Sierra Club
    www.sierraclub.org/
    Explore and help protect our planet.

  33. University of Brussels - Environmental Resources Directory
    www.ulb.ac.be/ceese/meta/cds.html
    A resource site established by the Belgian government.

  34. What are Wetlands?
    www.aquatic.uoguelph.ca/wetlands/chintro.htm
    Explains about these habitats.

  35. What is Global Warming?
    earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Library/GlobalWarmingUpdate/global_warming_update.html
    Identify the causes of global warming.

  36. World Biomes
    www.worldbiomes.com
    Examples of five types of biomes are given, along with news regarding those and maps of world biome areas.

  37. World's Biomes
    www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/index.html
    Links to other references.
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aqua-pin GENETICS
  1. Access Excellence: Genetics Links
    www.accessexcellence.org/RC/genetics.html
    Genetics websites.

  2. Behavior Genetics Association
    www.bga.org
    Study how genetics effect behavior.

  3. DNA Interactive
    www.dnai.org
    Explores the history of DNA science.

  4. Genetic Science Learning Center
    gslc.genetics.utah.edu/
    How genetics effects your life.

  5. Genetics Education Center
    www.kumc.edu/gec/
    For educators interested in genetics.

  6. Genetics of Depressive Illness
    www.psycom.net/depression.central.genetics.html
    Can your genes determine your likelihood to develop depression?

  7. Learn Genetics
    learn.genetics.utah.edu/
    How genetics may affect your life.

  8. National Human Genome Research Institute
    www.genome.gov
    Research, grants, educational resources.

  9. University of Arizona: Biology Project
    www.biology.arizona.edu/
    Online interactive resource.
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aqua-pin GEOLOGY & METEOROLOGY    

  1. Accuweather
    www.accuweather.com/weatherf/index_corp
    Get your local forecast here or check out the radar or satellite images.

  2. Atmospheric Optics
    www.atoptics.co.uk/phen800.htm
    Enjoy these images of light, shadow and optical effects.

  3. Cascades Volcano Observatory
    vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Outreach/framework.html
    Videos, fact sheets and printable posters.

  4. Department of Mineral Sciences
    www.nmnh.si.edu/minsci
    This site is dedicated to the study of gems, rocks, minerals, volcanoes and meteorites.

  5. Digital Library for Earth Science Education
    dlese.org/library/index.jsp
    Find many educational resources.

  6. Earthquake Hazards Program
    earthquake.usgs.gov/
    Site provided to try and reduce earthquake hazard here in the U.S.

  7. Earthquake Science Explained
    pubs.usgs.gov/gip/2006/21/gip-21.pdf
    Articles for students, teachers and families.

  8. El Niño
    www.elnino.noaa.gov
    Discover the consequences to weather and climate of El Niño.

  9. FEMA for Kids
    www.ready.gov/kids
    Types of disasters are discussed, along with how to assemble a disaster supply kit and make a family disaster plan.

  10. Geologic Time Machine
    www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/help/timeform.html
    Introduction to geologic time, its era and periods.

  11. Geology Labs Online
    www.sciencecourseware.org/GLOL/
    Web based activities for earth science.

  12. Hotlist of Weather Links
    sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/weather.html
    Great links to weather sites and sites about individual weather phenomenon.

  13. How Volcanoes Work
    www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work
    Explains the science behind volcanoes.

  14. Hurricane Hunters
    www.hurricanehunters.com/
    Reports from the aircraft who explore the hurricanes.

  15. IRIS
    www.iris.edu/about/ENO
    Lessons for educators on earth science.

  16. IRIS Seismic Monitor
    www.iris.edu/seismon
    Search the web for earthquake information or monitor global earthquake in almost real-time.

  17. Mineral Gallery
    mineral.galleries.com
    Mineral descriptions, specimens and pictures.

  18. Mineral Resources Program: Science for a Changing World
    minerals.usgs.gov
    Provides information on availability and occurrence of minerals.

  19. Mysteries of the Megavolcano
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/megavolcano/
    Exploration of volcanoes.

  20. National Earthquake Information Center
    neic.usgs.gov
    Up to date earthquake information for worldwide locations.

  21. National Geophysical Data Center
    www.ngdc.noaa.gov
    Provides access to global environmental data through satellites and other sources.

  22. National Ocean Service
    oceanservice.noaa.gov
    The National Ocean Service predicts and measures coastal and ocean phenomena.

  23. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    www.noaa.gov
    Science and information for weather and other topics.

  24. National Oceanographic Data Center
    www.nodc.noaa.gov
    This group provides access to coastal and oceanographic data.

  25. National Weather Service
    www.weather.gov
    Forecast, weather warnings, observations, weather safety and educational programs of this service are on this site.

  26. NOVA Online: Flood
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/flood
    Companion to a public television piece on dealing with floods.

  27. Rapid Earthquake Viewer
    rev.seis.sc.edu/index.html
    Take a look at recent earthquakes.

  28. Reading Weather Maps
    ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/maps/home.rxml
    Features to look for on weather maps.

  29. Rocks and Minerals
    www.geos.vt.edu
    Great list of resource links for info on rocks and minerals.

  30. Scripps Institute of Oceanography
    www.sio.ucsd.edu
    Seeks to communicate understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, and the planets for the betterment of the environment.

  31. Seismological Laboratory
    www.seismolab.caltech.edu
    Cal Tech's site about earthquakes and seismic activity.

  32. Tornado Project
    www.tornadoproject.com
    You never guessed there was so much to know about tornadoes. Check this out!

  33. Tsunami
    www.ess.washington.edu/tsunami/intro.html
    Learn all about these large ocean waves!

  34. University of Tokyo Volcano Research Center
    www.eri.u-tokyo.ac.jp/VRC/index_E.html
    This group's work to predict volcanic eruptions is featured here.

  35. UNR Seismological Laboratory
    www.seismo.unr.edu/
    Nevada's laboratory site.

  36. US Geological Survey
    www.usgs.gov
    Focuses on biology,geology, geography and more.

  37. USGS Earthquakes Hazards Program
    quake.usgs.gov
    Science for a changing world.

  38. Volcano Page
    www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/
    Links to other online volcano resources.

  39. Volcanoes/Mt. St. Helens
    vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/MSH
    Updates, monitoring and background of Mount St. Helens.

  40. Weather Channel Encyclopedia
    www.weather.com/encyclopedia
    Storm encyclopedia about global warming, flooding, thunderstorms, etc.

  41. Weather Underground
    www.wunderground.com
    All the weather news you need!

  42. What's Up with the Weather?
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/warming
    This site explores the issue of global warming.

  43. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    www.whoi.edu
    Institute is dedicated to the study of marine science.
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aqua-pin JOURNALS   
  1. American Scientist
    www.americanscientist.org/
    Magazine of Scientific Research Society.

  2. Biology Journals
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_biology_journals
    Links to journals, associations and databases.

  3. Chemistry Sites and Journals
    www-jmg.ch.cam.ac.uk/data/c2k/cj/
    Chemistry journals.

  4. Discover
    discovermagazine.com/
    Online version of this magazine.

  5. Discovery Channel Online
    www.discovery.com/
    Companion to television network.

  6. Eurekalert
    www.eurekalert.org/
    Online science society news service.

  7. Grist Magazine
    www.grist.org
    Environmental news and commentary.

  8. Physics Today
    www.aip.org/pt/
    Daily physics news and research source.

  9. Popular Science
    www.popsci.com/popsci
    Online version of this magazine.

  10. Science Friday Online
    www.sciencefriday.com/
    National Public Radio's weekly news show.

  11. Science News Online
    www.sciencenews.org/
    Weekly newsmagazine of science.

  12. Science Now
    sciencenow.sciencemag.org
    Latest news for the scientific community.

  13. Science@NASA
    science.nasa.gov/
    Headline news from this agency.

  14. Scientific American
    www.scientificamerican.com/
    Online magazine version.

  15. USA Today: Science
    www.usatoday.com/news/health/front.htm
    From the daily newspaper.

  16. Why Files
    whyfiles.org
    Science behind the news.
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aqua-pin MULTI-DISCIPLINARY   
  1. Aquatic Network
    www.aquanet.com
    The Aquatic Network provides information about living resources and technology relating to marine and freshwater environments.

  2. Biology Browser
    www.biologybrowser.org/
    Research tool for biology topics.

  3. Digital Library for Earth Science Education
    dlese.org/library/index.jsp
    From the National Science Foundation.

  4. Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
    goENC.com
    The ENC is a math and science teacher center.

  5. Encyclopedia of Earth
    www.eoearth.org/
    Browse by title, topic or author.

  6. Everyday Mysteries
    www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries
    Fun science facts from the Library of Congress.

  7. Exploratorium: Science Explorer
    www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/
    Easy science activities.

  8. Explore Science
    www.explorelearning.com
    Science activities and projects.

  9. Explorit Science Center
    www.dcn.davis.ca.us/go/explorit
    Array of science programs, events and activities.

  10. Field Trip Earth
    www.fieldtripearth.org
    Wildlife conservation resource.

  11. Frank Potter's Science Gems
    sciencegems.com/
    More than 14,000 science resources.

  12. How Stuff Works
    www.howstuffworks.com
    Explanations for all kinds of working items.

  13. Internet History of Science Sourcebook
    www.fordham.edu/halsall/science/sciencesbook.html
    Links to hundreds of sites for the study of science history.

  14. Live Science
    www.livescience.com
    Keep up with advances in science and technology.

  15. LLEK Bookmarks
    www.scientific-search-engines.com
    Special search engines for your area of interest.

  16. Mad Scientists' Network
    www.madsci.org
    Do you have a question for the scientists? You can ask it here!

  17. Museum of Unnatural Mystery
    www.unmuseum.org/unmain.htm
    Keep students interested in science with this unique site!

  18. NASA Homepage
    www.nasa.gov/home/index.html?skipIntro=1
    Special links are included for students,educators, researchers and more.

  19. National Center for Biotechnology
    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
    Learn more about this interesting topic here.

  20. National Museum of Natural History
    www.mnh.si.edu
    Science in the news is one of the links at this site.

  21. National Science Digital Library
    www.nsdl.org
    Comprehensive source for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

  22. National Science Foundation
    www.nsf.gov
    There is much scientific information available on the internal pages of this site.

  23. NOVA: Science Now
    www.pbs.org/nova/sciencenow/
    Companion to the television series.

  24. Project 2061: Science Literacy for a Changing Future
    www.project2061.org/
    Long term initiative to promote literacy in science, mathematics and technology.

  25. Real Time Science Info
    www.k12science.org/realtimedatasites.html
    Real time weather, air, water, and satellite information that will enhance traditional classroom lessons.

  26. Rough Science
    www.pbs.org/weta/roughscience/
    This site features the challenges of five scientists who are given tasks to complete using their collective scientific knowledge.

  27. SciCentral
    www.scicentral.com
    Gateway to scientific research news.

  28. Science Daily
    www.sciencedaily.com/index.htm
    Link to the latest research news in science.

  29. Science Education Gateway
    cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/segway/
    Astronomy and space science materials for educators.

  30. Science Made Simple
    www.sciencemadesimple.com
    Simple science projects and experiments.

  31. Science News for Kids
    www.sciencenewsforkids.org
    Features science news of interest to young people.

  32. Science News Websites
    www.funsci.com/texts/science_news.htm
    Links to dozens of sources for science news.

  33. Science Odyssey
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/
    Links to educator resources.

  34. Science Online
    www.sciencemag.org
    This site includes the Science magazine.

  35. Science Snacks Online
    www.exploratorium.edu/snacks
    Enjoy these smaller versions of larger exhibits at the Exploratorium.

  36. Sciencenter
    www.sciencenter.org
    Check out the "Science Online" link at this site.

  37. SciNet Science Search
    www.scinet.cc/
    Science search engine.

  38. SciTechResources.gov
    www.science.gov
    A catalog of government science and technology sites.

  39. Space, Science, Technology
    www.physorg.com/
    News from the science world.

  40. Sweet Science of Chocolate
    www.exploratorium.edu/chocolate/
    Learn about the history of chocolate, how it is made, and more.

  41. Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography
    scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/
    Search this site for scientific biographies.
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aqua-pin MUSEUMS   
  1. Exploratorium
    www.exploratorium.edu
    A museum of science, art and human perception.

  2. Franklin Institute
    www.fi.edu/
    Official site of Franklin Institute.

  3. National Museum of Natural History
    www.mnh.si.edu
    There's lots of science in our history. Learn about it here!

  4. Zoos Worldwide
    www.zoos-worldwide.de
    Animal facilities from around the world are featured: aquariums, wildlife parks, zoos, sanctuaries.
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aqua-pin PALEONTOLOGY   
  1. Dino Data
    www.healthstones.com/dinosaurdata/dinodata.html
    Learn all about those fabulous prehistoric reptiles.

  2. Discovering Dinosaurs
    search.eb.com/dinosaurs/dinosaurs/index2.html
    Dinosaur discoveries, dictionary of dinosaur terms and types, great links to other sites about paleontology.

  3. Fossil Booklet
    pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/contents.html
    Publication from USGS.

  4. Fossil Facts and Finds
    www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com
    Lesson plans, activities and ideas for studying fossils.

  5. Sue at the Field Museum
    www.fieldmuseum.org/at-the-field/exhibitions/sue-t-rex
    Read about the largest, most complete, and best-preserved T-Rex found to date — Sue!

  6. Zoom Dinosaurs
    www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs
    Anatomy, behavior, classification, extinction, fossils, etc.
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aqua-pin PHYSICS   
  1. American Institute of Physics
    www.aip.org/
    This group promotes the study of the history of physics and the related areas of optics, astronomy and geophysics.

  2. American Physical Society
    www.aps.org/
    Promotes the diffusion of knowledge about physics.

  3. American Physical Society: A Century of Physics
    timeline.aps.org/APS/
    Learn about the changes in physics over 100 years.

  4. Amusement Park Physics
    www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/
    What are the forces behind the fun?

  5. Atoms Family
    www.miamisci.org/af/sln/
    From the Miami Museum of Science.

  6. Eric's Treasure Trove of Physics
    scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics/
    Astrophysics, electromagnetism, experimental physics and more.

  7. Fear Not! Physics Explained
    www.fearofphysics.com
    Explains things from roller coasters to the Doppler effect.

  8. How Stuff Works
    www.howstuffworks.com
    How do laser printers work? Or child safety seats? Or ... well, it's probably here! Information on a wide range of subjects.

  9. International Atomic Energy Agency
    www.iaea.org
    This group is the focal point for nuclear cooperation throughout the world.

  10. Inventor's Toolbox
    www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html
    Elements of machines.

  11. IPPEX!
    ippex.pppl.gov
    The plasma physics experience!

  12. Laws List
    www.alcyone.com/max/physics/laws/index.html
    Mini-dictionary of physics and astronomy.

  13. Light and Color
    www.fi.edu/color/
    From the Franklin Institute.

  14. Milestones of Flight
    www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal100/gal100.html
    From the National Air and Space Museum.

  15. Optics for Teens: Get Bright
    www.opticsforteens.org
    Everyday applications, lab activities, and resources for teachers and parents are available here.

  16. Particle Adventure
    particleadventure.org/
    The fundamentals of matter and force are explored.

  17. Pharaoh's Obelisk
    www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/obelisk/
    How the ancients raised their obelisks.

  18. Physics 2000
    www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/index.pl
    Take a journey through modern physics.

  19. Physics and Science Reference
    www.physlink.com
    Links to physics and astronomy information online.

  20. Physics Around the World
    physicsweb.org/resources
    Physics news, jobs and resources.

  21. Physics Central
    www.physicscentral.com
    How physics affects our world!

  22. Physics to Go
    www.compadre.org/portal/items/Load.cfm?ID=3978
    Explore physics through online exhibits, webcasts and more.

  23. Physics with Slinky
    www.physics.usyd.edu.au/wheat/slinky/
    Learn about the physics of Slinky!

  24. Plane Math
    www.planemath.com/
    Math and aeronautics.

  25. Tech Museum of Innovation
    www.thetech.org/
    Hands on technology and science museum.

  26. Universe of Light
    cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/light/measure.html
    What do we know about light?

  27. Walk Through Time
    physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/time.html
    How has time been measured?

  28. Why Files
    www.whyfiles.org
    The science behind the news!
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aqua-pin PROJECTS   
  1. Agricultural Ideas for Science Fair Projects
    www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/fair/ideas.htm
    Get some great ideas here.

  2. Exploratorium Snacks:Magnetism
    www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/iconmagnetism.html
    Experiments with magnets.

  3. Reeko's Mad Scientist Lreekoscience.com/
    Free science projects and experiments.

  4. Science Club
    scienceclub.org//
    Science fair projects and ideas.

  5. Science Fair Project Resource Guide
    www.ipl.org/youth/projectguide/
    Website resources from the Internet Public Library.

  6. Science Fairs Homepage
    www.cdli.ca/sciencefairs/
    Help with the most difficult part of the project - getting your ideas.

  7. Step-by-Step Science Fair Success
    www.accessexcellence.org/LC/TL/scifair/
    Follow these guidelines to a successful project.
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aqua-pin TECHNOLOGY   
  1. How CDs Work
    www.howstuffworks.com/cd.htm
    Small part of the large "How Stuff Works" site. Learn about all kinds of cool things!

  2. Medical Design Technology
    www.mdtmag.com
    Latest new products and equipment in medical technology.
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Updated October 29, 2014
by Gloria Godtel
District Media Specialist