= Very Useful,
= Somewhat Useful,
= Frameworks Connection
National Clearinghouse (www.enc.org) This is a site containing a great collection of science
resources. The site is searchable with a "Resource Finder." Search
by topic, grade level, cost (find web resources by putting the cost to
Science Resources (www.mcrel.org/resources/links/science.asp) This site
contains a comprehensive collection of excellent science resources aligned
with standards and frameworks.
Nye the Science Guy (nyelabs.kcts.org/flash_go.html) Check out the
"Teacher's Lounge" section for useful resources.
Franklin Institute Science Museum (sln.fi.edu) This site contains many
useful resources including a "Science Activities" section, which
is divided by topic and grade level. Also noteworthy is the "Educational
Science Centers Worldwide (www-cgi.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/user/mwm/www/sci.html)
Many links to museums interested in interactive science education can be
found here, including useful resources supporting science curriculum and standards.
of the 21st Century (www.accessexcellence.org/21st/index.html) This
site is a teaching and learning forum for science education. Check out An
Introduction to Science Portfolios.
Potter's Science Gems (www.sciencegems.com) This is a great collection
of science and math resources, and it includes lesson plans which are
aligned with the California Science standards.
Unit Resources (www.monroe2boces.org/shared/esp/Unitres.htm) This site
contains many useful resources that coordinate with the Elementary Science
Program, which is a hands-on interdisciplinary curriculum for science used
in New York State.
Learning Studio (www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/) The
Exploratorium contains many learning resources and activities. Check out "frogs"
for an example.
Guide Science and Technology Resources (school.discovery.com/schrockguide/sci-tech.html)
This is a nice collection of useful resource links.
Mitchell's Virtual School (www.kathimitchell.com/index.html) This site
contains lots of great links and resources that teachers will be able to
connect to the classroom curriculum.
ERIC Science Lesson Plans (askeric.org/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science)
This site contains lesson plans for the science curriculum and a searchable database.
Teacher's Web Site -- Science (www.ceismc.gatech.edu/busyt/sci.html) A
collection of links to many useful science resources and lesson plans can be
found on this site.
Collaborative Project Sites (www.k12science.org/collaborativesites.html)
Many resources and links to collaborative projects for all subjects and age
Diversity Web (animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/) This contains a
searcable encyclopedia of animal natural history. Photographs of scientific
specimens are included. The database design promotes inquiry-based learning.
of the Ocean Realm (www.pbs.org/oceanrealm/index1.html) Classroom
activities about oceanography and many other fine resources are located on
Environmental Site (www.envirosite.com) This site contains a number of
environmental resources including online tutorials, glossaries, fact sheets,
online publications, and much more.
Geographic's Wild World (www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/) This
site provides information and resources on some of the world's rarest and
most endangered areas.
on the Web (wow.nrri.umn.edu/wow/index.html) This site provides
opportunities for hands-on science explorations that are designed to promote
understanding and solve real world environmental problems. Participants work
with state of the art technologies accessible through the web.
Lemelson Center (www.si.edu/lemelson/) This site provides information
and resources about invention and innovation, and is designed to encourage
Cloth: Discovering Science and Technology Through American History is
just one example of the fine resources available on this site.
- Sky View Cafe
(www.skyviewcafe.com/) This site
provides a Java applet that enables the viewer to see astronomical
information. You can see what stars and planets will be above your location.
and Ecosystems (mbgnet.mobot.org/index.htm) This is a useful classroom
resource exploring rainforests, deserts, grasslands,wetlands, shorelines,
oceans, and much more.
(www2.cybernex.net/~dbenz/monarch.htm) This site explores how to raise
monarch butterflies. It has wonderful photographs and is set out in a clear,
Watch (www.monarchwatch.org/) This is a comprehensive site on the topic
of monarch butterflies. It includes information about research, raising
and other useful curriculum materials.
North (www.learner.org/jnorth/) Information about wildlife migration is
included on this excellent site sponsored by Anneenburg/CPB. Schools can log
on to collect data and help track a number of migratory species each spring.
Monitor (www.drought.unl.edu/dm/) A collection of resources and indices
to detect and measure droughts.
Science for Schools (ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/index.html) A collection of
information, resources and activities on the many aspects of water.
Digital Biology Resources (biodidac.bio.uottawa.ca/) A bank of digital
images, video, and animations for the teaching of biology.
Guide to Aeronautics (www.lerc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/) Resources,
information, and activities to engage beginners in the study of aerodynamics
from kites to rockets.
Land (id.mind.net/~zona/) Math and physics resources.
Globe Program (globe.fsl.noaa.gov/globe_flash.html) Hands on science
education program that utilizes collaboration and worldwide network
resources to investigate and collect data. participation requires teachers
to join Globe and attend a workshop.
Curriculum Supplement Series (http://science.education.nih.gov/supplements)
K-12 interactive teaching units utilizing scientific research discoveries
with excellent instructional materials.
Wild Wild Weather Page (http://www.wildwildweather.com/) a nice
collection of weather information and resources.
Physics Classroom (www.physicsclassroom.com/) online physics
tutorial with multimedia resources.
with Time (www.playingwithtime.org) this fascinating site explores
how the world changes over time. Visit the Gallery
to see time sped up and slowed down. Interesting activities invite
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