Nanotechnology is the study and design of systems at the nanometer scale - the scale of atoms and molecules. The objective of this website is to introduce you to the tools that let us "see" atoms, manipulate them, and create nano-architectural wonders.
The Florida Institute of Phosphate Research (FIPR) is a state agency created in 1978 to study phosphate issues that impact Florida’s citizens, environment and economy and to be a phosphate information resource.
This site provided by the Department of Education, provides educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial web sites.
Just Science Now focuses on inquiry whichmeans that students are handling science; they are manipulating it, working it into new shapes and formats, integrating it into every corner of their world, and playing with it in unknown ways.
Search the image library for microscopy images from the following categories: Algae, Arachnids, Bacteria, Crystals, Fungi & Slime Molds, Insects, Invertebrates, Medical, Miscellaneous, Plants, Protozoa, Vertebrates, and Viruses.
The NBII links diverse, high-quality biological databases, information products, and analytical tools. Resource managers, scientists, educators, and the general public use the NBII to answer a wide range of questions related to the management, use, or conservation of this nation's biological resources.
The National Environmental Education Foundation provides objective environmental information to help Americans live better every day. We believe people should have access to trusted knowledge, resources, and opportunities to improve their lives and the health of the planet.
Topics include weather, ocean climate, coasts, fisheries, and navigation. Also links to real time satellite data. Some of the featured products cover Vegetation Health, Hydrological, Geostationary Satellite imagery, Atmospheric, Climate, and Oceanic Research.
Programs provide either direct (i.e., from NSF) or indirect (i.e., from an awardee institution) funding for students at this level or identify programs that focus on educational developments for this group such as curricula development, training or retention.
MicroscopyU website isdesigned to provide an educational forum for all aspects of optical microscopy, digital imaging, and photomicrography. Together with the scientists and programmers at Molecular Expressions are providing the latest state-of-the-art information in microscope optics and imaging technology including specialized techniques such as fluorescence, differential interference contrast (DIC), phase contrast, reflected light microscopy, and microscopy of living cells.
Dirt is dirt, right? Clumps, clods, crusts, it doesn’t really matter. Well it hides a lot more than most of us would ever think. This web site provides information about soil, how it is formed and life in the soil.
TIMSS resulted from the American education community's need for reliable and timely data on the mathematics and science achievement of our students compared to that of students in other countries. TIMSS provides trend data on students' mathematics and science achievement from an international perspective.
The World Year of Physics 2005 is a United Nations endorsed, international celebration of physics. Events throughout the year will highlight the vitality of physics and its importance in the coming millennium, and will commemorate the pioneering contributions of Albert Einstein in 1905.