- 3D Library of Molecular
The MathMol library contains 3-D structures for
many molecules discussed in modern K-12 science
- The Academy of Natural Sciences: Founded in 1812, The
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia is
the oldest science research institution in the
- Amateur Scientist Page: For the science hobbyist.
Amateur Science WWW Sites [Society for Amateur
Science; MOABBS Amateur Science sitelist.
- American Association for Advancement
of Science (AAAS): A nonprofit professional society
dedicated to the advancement of scientific and
technological excellence across all disciplines.
- Annenberg/CPB Math and
Science Project: Project Prism - 10 things parents
can do to encourage and support their children's
performance in math and science.
- Applications of Advanced
Technologies (AAT) - NSF: National Science Foundation
Directorate for Education and Human Resources
- Arizona Student Science
Center (ASSC): A science teaching laboratory
designed to serve middle and high school
students, from the Tucson area and the
surrounding communities, as an integral part of
their science curriculum.
- The Armchair Scientist: Science magazine. Online,
hypertextual articles. List of major science and
technology events and announcements, things to do
and places to go.
- Charles Babbage Institute -
Center for the History of Information Processing: CBI is a research center
at the University of Minnesota dedicated to
promoting the study and preservation of the
history of information processing.
- The Connected Curriculum
Project (CCP): An NSF-sponsored project providing
interactive, interdisciplinary, Web-based
curricula to support the implementation of
Mathematics Across the Curriculum.
- Cornell Theory Center Math
and Science Gateway: The Cornell Theory Center Math and
Science Gateway for secondary school students and
educators provides an easy starting point for
locating science and mathematics resources on the
- CoVis -Learning Through
Collaborative Visualization: Enabling high school
students to join with other students at remote
locations in collaborative work groups and to
communicate with university researchers and other
- CRC Press - Sci/Tech Publications
A scientific and technical publisher of books,
journals, software, regulatory newsletters, and
Discover Magazine (the
world of science): The monthly magazine of science
- EASI Street to Science,
Engineering, and Math: A project, sponsored by the NSF,
to collect and disseminate current information on
tools that make these fields more accessible to
professionals with disabilities.
- Electronic Textbook for
Physics for Poets Class: An online interdisciplinary
hypertext course in chemistry, mathematics, and
- The ENC Digital Dozen: The Eisenhower National
Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science
Education searches the Net for new and
fascinating resources for math and science.
- English for Science and
Resources for teachers of English for Science and
Technology as well as other writing resources.
EST-L e-mail forum, bibliography.
Ethics in Science: Science Ethics Resources
- Bibliography (an extensive list of publications
that pertain to ethics and misconduct in science.
- Experimental Science
An introductory level guide that presents basic
information for doing a science project.
- Exploring the Space of
Cellular Automata: Cellular automata (CA) are discrete
space/time logical universes, obeying their own
local physics according to given rules.
- Family Explorer: Family Explorer is a
monthly printed newsletter of science and nature
activities intended for use by parents with their
- Fisher Scientific Education
The Fisher Science Education On-Line Service is a
gateway to the vast library of the sciences.
Forensic Science - Math and
Science at Work: The site explains different parts
of criminalistics using computer graphics and
- Future Scientists and Engineers of
- Geometric Aspects of
Protein Structure and Function: This site explains two
studies that Dr. Michael G. Prisant has conducted
on the molecular geometry of proteins.
- Hands-On Science Centers -
International: This page contains pointers to
public museums worldwide with a strong emphasis
on interactive science education. Links to home
pages of these museums; some reviews.
- Illinois Math and Science
The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in
Aurora, Illinois. Includes an Educational Home
Page of classes and K-12 school sites.
- Industry Initiatives for Science and
Math Education (IISME): A partnership of San Francisco Bay
Area industries with the Lawrence Hall of Science
to address the critical need for a strong,
highly-skilled workforce in mathematics, science
and technological fields.
- Interactive Science
The first "shocked" science lab on the
WWW, this site contains relatively small (less
than 50K) Shockwave modules dedicated to the
visualization of scientific concepts.
Internet Directory of
Biotechnology Resources: Assists in the location and use of
- JASON Project (Students
Join Explorers): Developing yearly programs of
science and technology curriculums to prepare
students for two-week interactive electronic
field trips during which students are true
participants in scientific expeditions.
- LabNet: A Teachers' Network
network-based community for K-12 science and math
educators dedicated to actively supporting and
encouraging inquiry-oriented, project-based
The Light Microscope -
Early History of the Lens; First Compound
Microscope; Microscopes of the 17th Century;
Mechanical Improvements of the 18th Century;
Achromatic Lens Dispute, and other Optic
Improvements; Microscopes of the 19th Century.
- Live From the Stratosphere
Take a virtual trip aboard NASA's Kuiper Airborne
- Los Alamos National Lab
Science Education: Information from some forty
science education and outreach programs funded by
the U.S. Department of Energy.
- Miami Museum of Science: Online resources include
Hurricane - Storm Science. Lesson plans.
- Museum of the History of
This Oxford, England, Museum houses an
exceptional collection of historic scientific
instruments in what is the world's oldest
surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old
NASA - Online Interactive
Online From Jupiter; Live from the Hubble Space
NASA Quest: NASA's K-12 Internet
Initiative provides support and services for
schools, teachers, and students to fully utilize
the Internet, and its underlying information
technologies, as a basic tool for learning.
- National Academy of Sciences: The Academy has a mandate
to advise the federal government on scientific
and technical matters.
- National Academy Press
On-Line Books & Executive Summaries: A comprehensive
alphabetical index by title from the National
Academy of Sciences, National Academy of
Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National
- National Debt Clock: The site displays and
describes the national debt in terms of total
amount, amount per citizen, and rate of increase
per day. Links to other sites concerned with the
debt and answers to frequently asked questions.
- National Institute of Standards and
Technology (NIST): Quality Program, Measurement
Services, Campus Information, Special Interest
- National Teachers
Enhancement Network (NTEN): NTEN offers
graduate-credit science and mathematics courses
to teachers nationally.
NCSA Technology in the
A Research-based Interactive Discovery Gallery
- Newton's Apple (PBS science
education show): Lesson plans: Lessons also include
a Main Activity and several Try This activities
related to each topic. Also indexes to seasons
9-12 of the show.
- NSF Computational Science
Highlights (multimedia reports on supercomputer
This multimedia collection contains descriptions
of some of the 10,000 scientific research
projects that have used the resources of National
Science Foundation supercomputing centers.
- NSTA Home Page: National Science Teachers
- Ontario Science Centre: The home page of this
science museum, offering general information,
news, interactive activities, a virtual tour of
selected exhibits, and information about other
web connections, educational programs, and the
- The Philadelphia Inquirer
Health and Science Magazine: Background information,
teacher resources, multimedia, and interactivity
are added to the articles, providing a
continually changing source of science news for
- Planet Science: The online voice of New
Scientist, a magazine for popular science.
- The Prisoners' Dilemma: A game that has been and
continues to be studied by people in a variety of
disciplines, ranging from biology through
sociology and public policy.
- Project GeoSim - Geography
Education Software: A joint research project of the
Departments of Computer Science and Geography at
Virginia Tech, creating education modules for
introductory geography courses.
- The Public Connection -
'Ask the Scientist' Videoconferences: Online Videoconferences
for schools and the public, allowing
participation in "Ask the Scientist"
The Science Museum (London,
Science Museum collects artefacts that represent
the development of science, technology, industry
and medicine from around 1700 to the present.
- Scientific Graphing Lesson: Details the Derivation of
the Slope Intercept Formula; The Slope-Intercept
Formula in Chemistry; Linear Relationships in
Chemistry; Linear Relationships in Physics.
Created by R.H. Logan.
- Scientific Visualization
Activities (NYU/ACF): Challenges: 1) What will happen
when the metal cube is lowered into the water? 2)
Why does an ice cube float in water and not sink?
3) Which box contains water? Which box contains
ice? 4) What happens when two water molecules
approach each other?
SERCC Educational Resources
site for CIRRUS, the Climate Interactive Rapid
Retrieval System, an educational medium that
provides economically and environmentally
important climatic information.
Sharp's Web Sites and
Resources for Teachers: Comprehensive categories covering
language arts, math, science, social studies,
art/music, ESl/Bilingual and Just for Kids.
SMART - Science and
Mathematics Advancement and Resources for
Designed to help teachers develop their
professional teaching skills and content
- Space Educators' Handbook: This material is part of
the NASA JSC document called the Multimedia Space
Educators' Handbook, from the NASA Johnson Space
Center in Houston, Texas.
Academy: Remote Control: A collection that
delivers on the promise of the Internet hype from
the past several years.
- ThinkQuest: ThinkQuest is a challenge
for students ages 12 to 18 to "move learning
from homeroom to homepage".
- UIUC CoVis Geosciences Web
Provides resources and expertise to support
project-based inquiry in geoscience education.
- Whelmers: Science activities that
will catch the eye and mind of even the most
- Wisconsin Center for
Education Research (WCER): One of the oldest and
largest education research centers in the world,
part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's
School of Education.