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The Heaven's Above
If you're interested in satellites or astronomy, you've come to the right place! Our aim is to provide you with all the information you need to observe satellites such as the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle, spectacular events such as the dazzlingly bright flares from Iridium satellites as well as a wealth of other spaceflight and astronomical information.
Eons, Eras, Periods, and Epochs Geological Time Scale
AmphibiaWeb Amphibian biology and conservation contains information on over 130 species. It provides species descriptions, life history information, conservation status, photos, and literature references. There are photos of over 140 species, range maps of over 300 species, and over 500 bibliographic references.
Turtles, Tortoises, and Terrapins
Visual Periodic Table
Netsurfer Science
On line science newsletters (and back issues)
A selection of Space Resource Information by
Northern Right Whale Monitoring Program
Whale Net New England Aquarium
The Whale Watcher    An expert system application for whale identification. Whale watching is so popular that many people find this application to be entertaining, educational, interesting and useful.

Space Ref Space fans will want to keep an eye on this site to see if it manages to evolve into a truly complete space portal.

National Public Radio Science Friday     Also Kids Net

How Microprocessors Work
Intel introduced the first commercial microprocessor back in 1971, launching a silicon revolution. This educational site, based on a real-world exhibit at the Intel Museum in Santa Clara, California, illustrates and explains the most complex product ever mass-produced. Learn how transistors work, how chips are made, and discover the history of microprocessors. Useful glossaries; step-by-step animations of chip preparation and fabrication; and interviews with analysts, innovators, and visionaries complete the offering.

Water Science for Schools
(USGS) Water Science for Schools web site! We offer information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.
Neuroscience for Kids
Radiocarbon dating
The Hidden Killers
Another terrific site from the students participating in this year's Thniquest challenge. This one is all about deadly viruses. Learn about virus basics and human defenses, read profiles of some of the most dangerous bugs, or explore the military uses of these killer diseases. There are even a couple of educational games and a glossary. A great educational resource for students, teachers, or anyone who wants to know...
Space Shuttle Presskit
Volcanoes Online
Extinct for 66 million years, dinosaurs have changed a lot in the 150 years since they were discovered. Find out how.
Build a Solar System
Make a scale model of the Solar System and learn the REAL definition of "space."
Apollo Eighteen
An expanding Internet resource for space history, education, employment, news, and current debate.
All About Satellites
Satellite Design: Past, Present and Future
Subsumptive Architecture of Populous Satellite Constellations
The Satellites Website  Learn everything you ever wanted to know about satellites.
The Columbia Virtual Body
Welcome to this interactive presentation of the human body. The following pages contain a series of elaborate presentations of the various parts and functions of the human body.
Chemicool Periodic Table
Give an element name or symbol: Or click on the image. With color-coded legend. There's a colorful image map, also energy levels, electron configurations, physical properties, standard reactions, radius, thermal and electrical conductivity, relative abundance, and estimated cost.

El Niņo
Join this latest NOVA/PBS Online Adventure. Through late February, our correspondent will report back to this site on the effects of El Niņo around the world, and what scientists are learning about this mysterious weather phenomenon. El Niņo is the most powerful force driving global weather next to the seasons. Next fall, watch NOVA program, and see El Niņo in all its fury.

Nova Online

 ABC News Science News Summary

NASA / JPL Mars Exploration Program

The Year of El Niņo Weather of destruction

Science Study Sites

A Science Odyssey

A Science Odyssey takes you on a journey through the most spectacular 100 years in the history of science and technology. Here's an overview of how our understanding has grown from 1900 to today. Click each topic for greater detail and links that trace our journey from then to now!

The Dinosaur Society

Welcome to The Dinosaur Society's DINOART gallery. We are pleased to present these fine examples from the world of dinosaur art. While this "virtual gallery" cannot do justice to these exqusite works, it does provide a sampling of how artists bring dinosaurs to life.

Public Broadcast System ScienceLine PBS ScienceLine
Welcome to PBS SCIENCELINE Spotlight. This month, Focus on the Rainforest brings you three features: daily rainforest trivia; a guest article from a rainforest expert; and links to quality rainforest Web sites for K-12 science educators.

S.E.D.S. (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space) SEDS Mission Statement: SEDS is an independent, student-based organization which promotes the exploration and development of space. SEDS pursues this mission by educating people about the benefits of space, by supporting a network of interested students, by providing an opportunity for members to develop their leadership skills, and inspiring people through our involvement in space-related projects. SEDS believes in a space-faring civilization and that focussing the enthusiasm of young people is the key to our future in space. Express Tour of the Solar System

Earthwatch logo EarthWatch:
EARTHWATCH is an international nonprofit organization which supports scientific field research worldwide through its volunteers and scientists working together to improve our understanding of the planet. Earthwatch's mission is to build a sustainable world through an active partnership between scientist and citizen. Through public participation in field research, Earthwatch helps scientists gather data and communicate information that will empower people and governments to act wisely as global citizens.

The Jason Project:
The JASON Project was founded in 1989 by Dr. Robert D. Ballard following his discovery of the wreck of the RMS Titanic. After receiving thousands of letters from children who were excited by his discovery, Dr. Ballard and a team of associates dedicated themselves to developing ways that would enable teachers and students all over the world to take part in global explorations using advanced interactive telecommunications.

Science behind the news.

Visitors are invited to send in questions to the Pathfinder team, who respond with great enthusiasm and detail to the wide variety of interesting queries. The site is primarily designed for middle school students and teachers to submit questions, but don't let that put you off, the quality of the material is first rate. Highly recommended.
Ask Questions:
Browse Answers:

The Nasa Homepage
The Palace of Fine Arts
The Exploratorium

Virtual Frog
The Virtual Frog Dissection Kit

Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. EPA's Explorers' Club
| Students and Teachers

Carl Sagan Tribute

Shareware Software

I have uploaded to Simtel.Net:  1377089 bytes    Chemistry tutor based on The Periodic Table

PTPro v1.01 is a chemistry teaching and learning package suitable for
students at all levels.  In addition to a vast database of elemental
properties, PTPro has graphing and trend functions, color-coded property
displays, sound functions and an element trivia quiz.  The use of
color-coded displays in the Trend function makes the program suitable
for group instruction as well as individual study.  The Graph module
allows output of generated graphs to printer or disk, making the program
an ideal aid for project work.  PTPro is most useful when used in
conjunction with worksheets prepared by the teacher.  Example worksheets
are available from the author by email.  Runs under Windows 3.1 or
Windows 95.

Special requirements: None.

Shareware.  Uploaded by the author.

Andrew Sims, Simchem

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