Science

Resources

The ABC's of Nuclear Science
An introduction to nuclear science; simple experiments that can be used in a Chemistry or Physics class
Access Excellence
Resources for high school biology teachers
Amusement Park Physics
How physics effects amusement park ride designs
Animal Information Database
Resources from the Sea World/Busch Gardens Education Series
Archbold Biological Station's Web site Gateway
A 5,000-acre, globally significant natural preserve
BAGHEERA: A web site for our endangered species
Search for information on endangered species and view images from their image collection available for educational download and use.
BBC Motion Galery
Here you will find easy access to thousands of shots from the vast and diverse archives of the BBC and CBS News.
Beacon Learning Center
Beacon Learning Center provided standards based lesson plans. Lesson plans can be located based on specific SSS Benchmarks taught.BLC also provided web space for teachers.
Cells Alive
This website represents over 25 years of experience capturing film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education and medical research.
Center for Insect Science
Integrated education materials that foster the use of live insects as teaching models and background information about arthropods and how to use them in the classroom
Chem4Kids
A colorful, well-designed site for the high school chemistry student; includes "tricks" for remembering aspects of atomic structure
Endangered Species
Facts and information about endangered species in the United States of America from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
eThemes
eThemes is an extensive database of content-rich, age-appropriate resources organized around specific themes. These resources are created for educators to use in their classrooms.
Exploratorium
Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. Our site now contains over 15,000 Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics.
Exploring the Nanoworld
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.
Exploring the Deep Frontier
Join Chief Scientist Craig Cary, an international team of researchers, and crew on an amazing 21-day expedition to hydrothermal vents in the Pacific Ocean. Dive in!
Florida Institute of Phosphate Research
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.
Florida Panther Net
Florida's state animal, the elusive endangered Florida panther
Floridata
Information for gardeners and for everyone who enjoys plants and the outdoors
Four-two Explore Science
Science topics include earth science, life science, physical science, and air/space science.
Froguts.com
Interactive simulation of a frog dissection
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM)
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.
Global Online Adventure Learning Site (GOALS)
Real life adventures with emphasis on marine science, technology and nature
Greenwich Mean Time
GMT is sometimes called Greenwich Meridian Time. This is the time on the Prime Meridian and it is used to determine time around the world.
The Heart: An Online Exploration
Explore the heart
Just Science Now
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.
Kunkel Microscopy
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.
Live from the Hubble Space Telescope - Teacher's Lounge
Interact with leading astronomers as they make observations using the world's most powerful space telescope
Longevity Game
A game which allows people to calculate how long they will live based on various lifestyle factors
Mineral Gallery
A constantly growing collection of mineral descriptions, images, and specimens
Mount St. Helens
The history and information about Mount St. Helens' volcano.
NASA Office of Education
Many NASA teaching resources sorted by grade level.
National Biological Information Infrastructure
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.
National Environmental Education Foundation
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.
National Geographic
Links to resources and stories by National Geographic. The web site also has sections for kids and teachers.
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
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.
National Science Foundation
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.
National Weather Service -Southern Region
Get up to the minute weather information with satellite images, maps, radar and weather forecast from the National Weather Service. Enter your city or zip code for local weather.
National Wildlife Week
Interactive environmental activities for kids of all ages with a focus on endangered species.
Nevada Seismological Laboratory
Information and research about earthquakes
Nikon Microscopy
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.
NSDL - National Science Digital Library
NSDL is a digital library of exemplary resource collections and services, organized in support of science education at all levels.
Online Resources from University of California Museum of Paleontology
Thousands of pages of content about the history of life on Earth, including a section of specific K-12 resources.
Periodic Table of the Elements
The periodic table with information on each element
Physics4Kids
Information ranging from motion to magnetism
Physlets
Physlets, Physics Applets, are small flexible Java applets designed for science education.
Polyhedral Model Kit
Build and modify polyhedral models in your web browser. Rotate each model to visualize how the pieces fit together.
Project Finland
Learn how Finland uses its natural resources to constantly improve the quality of life for its citizens and make a better future for their land and how it can influence your hometown.
Science at NASA
The mission of Science@NASA is to help the public understand how exciting NASA research is and to help NASA scientists fulfill their outreach responsibilities.
Science Friday from NPR
Resources to support the NPR radio program Science Friday including how to subscribe to Science Friday Pod Cast.
Science Links from Fed Resources for Educational Excellence
Links to Science resource for all areas of science such as: geology, oceanography, biology, chemistry, botany and more.
Science.gov
Science.gov is a gateway to over 50 million pages of authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.
Science Toys
Make toys at home with common household materials, often in only a few minutes, that demonstrate fascinating scientific principles.
Soil Biological Communities for Kids
Fun activities and facts about soil for kids.
Soil Biological Communities
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.
Thinkfinity
Access lesson plans, student activities, reviewed Web sites and other resources.
ThinkQuest Library - Science
Created by Students, the ThinkQuest Library provides innovative learning resources for students of all ages on a wide range of educational topics.
Tree of Life Web Project
Information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their history, and characteristics
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study
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.
Tornadoes
Information about tornadoes and how they are formed
U.S. Geological Survey
living resources, natural hazards, and the environment.
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Safety and scientific information about earthquakes
Virtual Garden Tour
Welcome to the Virtual Garden Tour of the Indian River Research and Education Center.
Wildlife Ambassadors
Learn about animals, animal habitats and how they can make a difference in our world
WISE web-based inquiry science environment
WISE is a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine realworld evidence and analyze current scientific controversies.
World Year of Physics 2005
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.
Yucky Roach World
Information on roaches