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Powers of 10 (grades 9-12)
View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons.

"Decisions, Decisions Online"
(grades 5-10)
Online version of the award winning "Decisions, Decisions" series from Tom Snyder Productions.

Extreme Science
Site profiles extremes in the natural and animal worlds. Scientists are profiles who
study such phenomena.

The Exploratorium
(grades K-12)
Offers teachers and students a fun and provocative way to experience art, science, and technology. The Learning Studio's Top Cool Sites! index of science, art, and educational sites will be sure to wisk you to mind-bending exhibits, such as the link What's New in the World of Science. You can download plenty of cool images and Real Audio files, but hands-on exhibits are the real specialty.

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC) (grades K-12)
The information source for K-12 math and science teachers.

K-12 Science
A complete overview of SciCentral pages for K-12

The Science Page (grades K-12)
The Science Page is home to the internet's largest collection of science analogies.

Earth Science

The Weather Underground

The Weather Channel

The National Weather Service

Build a Solar System
Students create a scale model of a solar system

Welcome To The Planets (grades K-12)
This is a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program. The collection has been extracted from the interactive program "Welcome to the Planets" which was distributed on the Planetary Data System Educational CD-ROM Version 1.5 in December 1995.

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

This is NASA's Science Education Home Page

Radar Images From Space

Embrace Space
Offers curriculum material, photos, and a host of resources related to outer space and space travel

The space education, outreach and public awareness program for NASA's Lunar Prospector Mission.

"Why Is the Sky Dark at Night?"
Come visit this site and pick up a good working knowledge of elementary physics.

Life Science

Monarch Watch
Follow their journey south, learn more about their amazing life cycle, read up on lesson plans, and get students involved in butterfly gardening by checking out the resouces at this fabulous monarch site.

Children's Butterly Site
At this site kids can both play and learn.

Electronic Resources on Lepidoptera:Butterflies and Moths
Billed as "the most complete and comprehensive website on Lepidoptera on the Internet".

Cool Science for Curious Kids The Howard Hughes Medical Institute invites curious kids to explore biology on its Cool Science for Curious Kids, a site dedicated to encouraging exploration of the natural world and the biological processes it contains.

Cells Alive Wonderful resource for the biology teacher who wants to provide students with examples of all types of single-celled organisms, including ones few would want to handle in class. Complete 3D models.

Earthlife Web
Tackles questions about the insect world


Physical Science

Mathematics and Molecules
Molecular Modeling, is one of the fastest growing fields in science. It may vary from building and visualizing molecules to performing complex calculations on molecular systems.


Health and Safety

Sparky the Dog
Fire Prevention site. Online fire truck gallery, interactive fire safety game, and the story of Sparky the Fire Dog.

Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
FDA - US Food and Drug Administration

Healthtouch Online

Nutrition Navigator
A rating guide to nutrition websites

PE Central

Designed with kids in mind, the site provides hundreds of useful articles divided into separate sections for parents, kids, and teens.


Field Museum of Natural History
(grades K-12)
Youngsters interested in archeology, biology, and sociology should check this site out. This site includes online exhibits that are chock-full of colorful JPEG graphics and interesting MPEG movies. This site also provides a companion book list for recosious kids who want to read more about the subjects of the exhibits. Teachers guides that suggest pre- and postvisit activities also are accessible from the site.

Franklin Institute
You can visit the ocean, forecast the weather, study the heart, and learn the physics of flight at this Philedelphia science museum.