ABC News Science News Summary
NASA / JPL Mars Exploration Program
The Year of El Niņo Weather of destruction
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.
(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 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.
The Nasa Homepage
The Virtual Frog Dissection Kit
U.S. EPA's Explorers' Club | Students and Teachers
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