Dinosauria On-Line is intended
to give the reader a broader exposure to dinosaur science. I've
tried to bring together discussions about the topics that
are hot among dinosaur enthusiasts today. This allows the reader
not only to see a subject from many points of view, but allows
him to see what others think about ideas and questions that the
reader has wondered about but not been able to pose to knowledgeable
The Environmental Education Network (EEN) is
a collaborative effort among educators, the EnviroLink Network
and the environmental community to bring environmental education
on-line and into a multimedia format. The EEN will act as the
clearinghouse for all environmental education information, materials
and ideas on the Internet.
ExploraNet features the Exploratorium science
center at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The Exploratorium
is sure to have all of the latest hot topics in the science world,
as well as classic fundamentals everyone should know. Learn about
the current displays and the schedule of events, complete with
pictures. You can browse through the digital
library and still-image database or choose
from twenty online
How Stuff Works is a great place
to come to learn about how things work in the world around you.
Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works, or what
gears do, or what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold?
Then How Stuff Works is the place for you! A new article
gets added every week, so visit often and sign up for the HSW
Newsletter to get the latest news.
After discovering the wreck of the RMS
Titanic, world-famous explorer Dr. Robert Ballard received
thousands of letters from students around the world wanting to
go with him on his next expedition. In order to bring the thrill
of discovery to millions of students worldwide, Dr. Ballard founded
the JASON Project, a year-round scientific expedition designed
to excite and engage students in science and technology and to
motivate and provide professional development for teachers. The
JASON Project has been praised as the leader in distance learning
programs, and continues to expand its reach by adding more "components"
to the Project experience.
- The NASA Educational Programs page allows
you to quickly find information on a Specific NASA education
program. Additionally, you will find up-to-date point of contact
information for NASA educational services. We encourage you to
check out the Announcements of Opportunity section for upcoming
interactive broadcasts for your students, as well as other annual
and ongoing events.
Visit the animals plants and people of the National
Zoo. Take virtual tours of our exhibits, watch videos or movies,
listen to lectures, and browse our animal photo gallery.
Welcome to NYE LABS ONLINE The Internet Home
of Bill Nye, way-cool scientist who's way-fun too,
proves science rules - with fascinating facts, surprise celebrity
guests, rockin' hot music videos, and fun experiments you can
try at home!
Helping kids use science to bridge the gap between
agriculture and daily life is the aim of "Science For Kids,"
a new World Wide Web site from the U. S. Department of Agriculture's
Agricultural Research Service. Geared to children ages 8 to 13
An endless array of science topics for K-12 science
buffs. Topics include the following subjects: astronomy, aviation,
biographies, biology, careers in science, caves, cells/microbes,
chemistry, computers, deserts, dinosaurs & fossils, earth
sciences, endangered species, ethics, experiments, forensics,
frogs & bugs, gardens & flowers, gems & minerals,
science fair projects, ask a scientist, genetics, geography &
cartography, girls in science, health and nutrition, history
of science, human body, holography, illusions, inventions and
inventions, mathematics, microscopy, news & magazines, physics,
plants & trees, rainforests, robotics, time & calendars,
weather and natural phenomena, weights and measures, zoos &
The Franklin Institute
The Franklin Institute Online never closes. Visit
our Online Exhibits anytime, and stay as long as you like. Wander
into any exhibit you find interesting, and follow any path.
Browse the latest issue of inQuiry
Almanack, our monthly online magazine for "inQuiring"
Welcome to the Learning Web, a portion of the
USGS web dedicated to K-12 education, exploration, and life-long
learning. Visit often and explore things on, in, around, and
about the Earth such as plants and animals, land, water, and
maps. Learn how Biology,
can help us understand our changing world.
The Smithsonian Institution was established in
1846 with funds bequeathed to the United States by James Smithson.
The Institution is as an independent trust instrumentality of
the United States holding some 140 million artifacts and specimens
in its trust for "the increase and diffusion of knowledge".
The Institution is also a center for research dedicated to public
education, national service, and scholarship in the arts, sciences,
Science behind the news. Every
week, check out a fresh story. "In brief" gives a quick
taste of a savory science discovery. "Features" are
in-depth explorations of the science behind the headlines. Your FIRST visit? Take our tour!
Frog Dissection Kit
This interactive program is part of the "Whole
Frog" project. The program allows interactive dissection
of a frog, and includes the capability to make on-the-fly movies.
A browser that supports forms and sensitive images is needed.
The dissection kit is available in a number of languages.
The Electronic Zoo
- Goodbye, Dr. Doolittle. Hello, Electronic
Zoo! If the answer is not here, then you probably don't need
to know it. This site is packed with links to information about
animals of every shape and size imaginable. The kids would like
to see some animals? Why not stop by the Lincoln Park Zoo in
Chicago, or one of the other "real" zoo pages. Have
a question about a sick pet? Look up Veterinary Services or click
on over to NetVet, a sister home page. Learn everything there is to
learn about amphibians, birds, cats, dogs, ferrets, fish, horses,
pigs, and invertebrates. Join mailing lists and newsgroups about
animals. Then, get the latest news about your favorite animal
by checking out one or two of the many online magazines featured here.
to the Universe
- Need to know the diameter of Phobos, one
of the moons of Mars? (It's 17 miles.) How about the temperature
of Pluto? (A very cold minus 380 degrees.) Lots of Web sites
claim to have a wealth of educational materials, but few have
the depth and quality of information offered by this site. A
wonderful guide to space science, Windows to the Universe answers
your questions about the solar system, the universe, and the
scientists who have discovered these worlds. The NASA-funded
site provides a number of different ways to navigate its multimedia-heavy