SCIENCE RESOURCES

 

SCIENCE GEMS-over 1500 links to all areas of science, one of the most comprehensive link sites on the net.

HOW THINGS WORK- Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works, or what gears do, or what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold?

SCIENCE CENTERS WORLDWIDE- a list of links to every science center in the world that has a web site. Bookmark this one.

SCIENCE SNACKS- miniature science exhibits that you can make using common, inexpensive, easily available materials.

METRIC PREFIXES - explains mega, giga, tera, deci, centi, etc., etc.

SCIENCE PROJECTS-HOW TO GUIDE for the Introductory Level.

SCIENCE PROJECTS-HOW TO GUIDE for the Intermediate Level.

ULTIMATE SCIENCE FAIR RESOURCE-the Internet's premiere resource for science fair from Dr. John W. Gudenas.

 

SCIENCE HUNT-tons of science fair project ideas, tips for creating successful projects, information on how judges think and what they want to know.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY READY REFERENCE-The natural and physical sciences and their practical applications, brought to you by the Internet Public Library. COOL SCIENCE IMAGES - categories include astronomy, biology, environmental science, health, and
technology. From the National Science Foundation.
WHY IS IT? Science update, fascinating news from the world of cutting-edge science.

BREAKTHROUGH-is unabashed technophilia, a newsletter on important developments in science and technology. Excellent resource site.

ABOUT TEMPERATURE-everything you ever wanted to know about temperature and its measurement.

SCIENCE AND NATURE FOR KIDS-Weekly articles and events,best of list, resource library, chat and more.

RENEWABLE ENERGY- a collection of full-text information on renewable energy resources.

GALILEO-a hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo and the science of his time.

SCIENCE NOW!-a daily update of what is new in science.

4000 YEARS OF WOMEN IN SCIENCE-This site lists over 125 names from our scientific and technical past. They are all women!

ENERGY PROJECTS-energy activities for
students, K-12

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN SCIENCE-profiles of African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering.

ASK DR. UNIVERSE-Answers to many of your common questions, like, Why can't we grow more brain cells? or Why do cats hate water?, or Why are my eyes blue? etc.

TYCHO BRAHE EXPEDITION 1998-On December 9, 1997, a giant, bright meteorite crashed into Greenland's Southwestern Icecap. Four men have made it their job to
find it.

ALTERNATIVE SCIENCE DIRECTORY- Over 300 links to sites devoted to the un-conventional and alternate side of science.

BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO AERONAUTICS- excellent site from the NASA Glenn Research Center.

ARMCHAIR SCIENTIST-keeping up with the most advanced research.

THE MYSTERY OF ANTIMATTER-What is it? Excellent site from CERN.

TRY SCIENCE- more than 400 science learning institutions contributed experiments to this site.

ALTERNATIVE VIEW - the columns of John G. Cramer are short (~2,000 word) essays about cutting-edge science. From 1985 to the present day. This site will keep you busy for many days.

NEW SCIENTIST - Collections of the latest articles on the most exciting areas of science.

SCIENCE DAILY MAGAZINE - Keep up with what's happening in science.

ROBOTICS FAQ-Interested in robotics? Start Here.

ROBOTS LIFE - comprehensive site dedicated to amateur, domestic, and research robots. Includes news, interviews, projects, events, and more.

COOL ROBOT OF THE WEEK- the coolest robot site on the web, every week a new robot. Worth bookmarking and checking out weekly.

PALM PILOT ROBOT KIT - Instructions on how to build your own.

DEEP FLIGHT - Is it a submarine or is it an underwater airplane?

UNITS, MEASURES, & DIMENSIONS - title says it all - excellent resource.

UNIT CONVERSION CALCULATOR - online calculator for converting units for one system to another.

MEGA CONVERTER - an ever-growing set of weights, measures, and units conversion/calculation modules.

ATOM BUILDER - You try it! Lets users build a carbon atom particle by particle.

A WALK THROUGH TIME - the evolution of time measurement, from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL - an attempt to reconstruct, in fine-grained detail, the path taken by Alexander Graham Bell

SELF-ORGANIZING SYSTEMS -scientific study of self-organising systems is a relatively recent field.

HOW TO USE A COMPASS - title says it all. Excellent site.

GREATEST ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENTS of the 20th Century - the top twenty achievements in terms of their impact on the quality of life. Excellent Site.

GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM - outlines the system's development, capabilities, and applications.

MATHEMATICS OF RAINBOWS-a complete analysis of light passing through a drop of water.

ABOUT RAINBOWS-one of the most spectacular light shows observed on earth. Detailed discussion of the science of rainbows.

SOLAR CELL THEORY-explaining some basic concepts about solar power to de-mystify this fairly new techology.

MAGNETISM - An elementary primer on magnetism and magnetic physics. Contains questions frequently asked about the science of magnetism.

HISTORY OF ELECTRICTY - brief descriptions of electric charge, Coulomb's Law, electric potential, the battery, the capacitator, voltage, and more.

MIKE'S ELECTRIC STUFF-a huge collection of antique glass radio tubes, neon lamps, Geissler tubes, Tesla coils, and Weston cells. Explains how each component works.

MAKING WAVES - guide to sound and electromagnetic radiation created by the physics students at St. Mary's high school.

SIMPLE MACHINES-earn about pulleys, levers, wedges, screws, inclined planes, and the wheel and axle.

BASIC MECHANICS - forces, torque, simple machines, springs, counterweights and more.

SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION - an easy to understand interactive tutorial.

THE GALILEO PROJECT-from Rice University-a hypertext source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei and the science of his time.

LONDON'S SCIENCE MUSEUM-offering a rich assortment of entertaining and educational online exhibits.

MOLECULAR NANOTECHNOLOGY - a site answering basic questions about nanotechnology.

FUEL CELL BASICS - title says it all.

MORE ON FUEL CELLS - The Online Fuel Cell Information Center

ELECTRIC AND SOLAR CARS - what they are, how they work, history, performance and cost.

BEYOND BATTERIES - Here come fuel cells--the ultimate clean machines for generating electricity.

ALTERNATIVE PROPULSION - web-based paper on alternative powered vehicles was written for an
honors chemistry class at The Dalton School in March 1998.

TRANSISTOR - probably the most important invention of the 20th Century, the story behind the invention is one of clashing egos and top secret research."

SCIENCE, OPTICS AND YOU -Interactive Java Tutorials- incorporates interactive computer based instruction on optics, light and microscopy.

MEGA PENNY PROJECT - visualize huge collections of pennies (from one to billions and billions) accompanied by data on the size of the pile, weight, and area (if laid flat). Excellent aid in understanding very large numbers.

PAPER PLATE PROJECTS - collection of hands-on activities that use common paper plates for
supporting lessons in science, math, etc.

BEST INVENTIONS OF 2002 - innovations include a foam-rubber microphone, stealth surfboard, robot vacuum, and a genetically modified tomato, to name just a few.

 

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