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sites for teachers, parents, students, and
curriculum developers 


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National Science Teacher’s Association
Membership, teacher resources, science store, science news, resources for students, parents, administrators
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Project 2061 Publications
Curriculum Resources:
  • Science for All Americans
  • Benchmarks
  • Atlas of Science Literacy
  • Designs for Science Literacy
  • Earlychildhood information
  • Resources for Science Literacy
  • New middle school project
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National Science Education Standards
Online version of Standards
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National Science Resources Center
Curriculum Resources:
  • Science education reform
  • Professional development center
  • Teacher resources
  • Curriculum Development Center
  • Partnerships and networks

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Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science
Professional science educator organization for Nebraska. Most notable for their fall conferences
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Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning
Standards, Resources, Programs, Products, Services
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Electronic Journal of Science Education
  • Dr. Kamen Editor
  • John R. Cannon, Former Editor and Publisher
  • David T. Crowther, Former Associate Editor and Publisher
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National Science Foundation
  • Presidential Awards
  • Grants
  • Project links
  • Education community links
  • Instructional materials and
  • Implementation sites
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Integrating Mathematics and Pedagogy (IMAP)
San Diego State University
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National Center for Science Educators
Supporter of evolution in schools
Articles on evolution, creationism, and advocacy groups
Panda resources
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National Smithsonian Institute Education Center
Many many many resources. Did I say many?
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National Science Digital Library
Middle school portal, math and science portal...
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Heck's Physics

Richard Heckathorn's Physic's Materials

  • Operation Physics - Grades 4-9
  • Conceptual Physics - High School
  • Honors Physics - High School
  • P.S.S.C. Self-Paced Physics - High School
  • & more ...

The study of Physics is nothing more than investigating the world around you and letting it talk back.



icon Science and Technology Web Site: science news and more

Frank Potter's Science Gems Links to science activities arranged by topic and grade level
Instructional Materials in Science Education net Links to lesson plans, activities, resources, and many other sites
icon Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Educator resources
Elink North American Association for Environmental Education - Environmental resources and class projects online
icon Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement Lessons for elementary and middle school in chemistry, biology, physics, earth science, and mathematics.
Enabling the future imageEnabling The Future A Global Network Of Passionate Volunteers Using 3D Printing To Give The World A "Helping Hand."
icon An Interactive Learning Experience Building blocks, mechanics, waves, optics, E&M, Astronomy, Life science, Fun and games. Many articles and projects
icon Curriculum research links for example see one about plants
icon Ask a scientist, kids corner, teacher's place, science search, science network, standards and framework
icon FunBrain.com Site for K-8 kids, parents, and teachers. Games and quizzes
icon Jason Foundation Interactive live laboratory real science, real time, real learning. Requires membership...
Science 4 Kids - USDA - Agricultural research service. Food, clothes, water. Many activities
iconScience 4 Kids - AAAS
icon Global School Net Foundation for internet based environmental education. Free for all educators
icon Thinking Fountain hundreds of investigations
icon ThinkQuest is an international website-building competition, sponsored by the Oracle Education Foundation. Teams of students and teachers are challenged to build websites on educational topics. These websites are published in the popular ThinkQuest Library and top-scoring teams win valuable prizes.
icon Wonderwise at University of Nebraska - Lincoln
icon Alder Planetarium & Astronomy Museum astronomy education, sky eye cam, and
icon Earth and Sky Online an interactive site with excellent links and access to scientific communication and Tonight's SKY, based on a daily science radio series.
icon IntellicastWeather reports
icon National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration national weather service warnings, forecasts, maps, radar, and satellite with current and historical weather data and education center
image space.comSpace.com Information on our solar system and your space. Photos, movies, games, ask experts, teachers, missions, news, and awards.
icon U.S. Geological Survey Learning Web Activities and resources for students, teachers, and explorers. Earth hazards, water, plants, animals, maps and images, rocks and images, real-time info. ecosystems, and natural resources
icon Amusement Park Physics Annenberg CPB exhibits include design your own roller coaster
icon University of Nebraska Department of Physics and Astronomy Football Physics with Dr. Tim Gay
icon Audubon Society bird bird watching information
icon Canterbury Nature Grid many topics: grassland, woodland, plant, pond, rivers, infant, biodiversity, eco-explorer ...
icon The Great Plant Escape University of Illinois Extension A plant growth adventure.
icon Howard Hughes Medical Institute Cool Science for Curious Kids. Air junk, Build your own salad, butterfly's life cycle, microscope
iconMolecular Workbench - simulations for a range of events.
US Dept of Education Archived information for parents and teachers
Edmund J. Sass, Ed.D. Science Lesson Plans and resources
Hands on Technology Program Many activities
icon PBS Online Science Educational activities and resources associated with PBS television programs
Eskimo.com K-12 Science and Educational Resources
icon Discovery School.com science fair central how to get started, ideas ...
icon BBC learning resources for schools
Ask the Space Scientist (Astronomer) Space science information, archives of past questions sorted by topic MAD Scientist Network More than 250 scientists from around the world answer questions. The site also allows students to perform online activities, research, and FAQs archive WhaleNet Research scientists with the Whale Conservation Institute of Wheelock College, Boston, will answer questions about whales. Hundreds of questions from other users have been archived on this site
icon Simply Science many links for kids, teachers, and parents
icon Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and innovation Inventions for kids cool projects, videos, and puzzles. Smithsonian
icon The San Franciso Exploratorium Museum Many interactive science activities. Frogs, snakes, cows eye dissection, light walk, memory, structors, online exhibits, science explorer......
Chaco Canyon ancient observatory Sun-Earth Connection. The celestial alignments in the ancient buildings in Chaco Canyon with modern solar research, blending a sense of place, with science, art, and culture.Great activities for elementary: straws and pins, garden poles, clay bridges,paper bridges, newspaper bridges, Cylinders and scale, clay beams and columns, skewers and garden poles
icon The Smithsonian Science education center: Science engineering and concepts program engineered for sucess. Program learning framework. Lessons, media catalog, field trips, resource bank Art, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts
Or - Smithsonian homepage
icon Windows to the Universe Space and Earth science
Hands-on Science Centers Worldwide Links to public museums that emphasize interactive science education.
icon The GLOBE Program A hands-on education and science program Projects with opportunity to collect and share data worldwide
icon Tryscience Field trips, adventures, and experiments
icon Teach-nology interactive activities for students
iconNational Aeronautics and Space Association Educational Resources, NASA for Kids, and much more
NASA - build your own spacefleet: patterns for NASA space vehicles.
Bill Arnett The Nine Planets Mutimedia tour and information on the solar system and its nine planets
icon USGS (United States Geological Services) up to date earthquake information
icon The Weather Channel Weather forecasts, maps, and weather's connections to life.
icon Mars Academy simulation of a manned space mission to mars
icon Sky and Telescope Magazine current data on the sky, photos, and news clips
icon Teacher resosurces plus more. The North American Association for Environmental Education is a network of professionals and students working to promote a healthy sustainable environment through education.
icon Sandlot Science interactive science activities. Many on illusions
icon Periodic Table of Elements Los Alamos National Laboratory's Chemistry Division Presents: an interactive periodic table of elements with a multitude of related information.
icon Bird Source bird watching information and data including year round bird counts
icon Whale Net Whale Conservation Institute of Wheelock College in Boston. Archived questions and answers about whales and whale statistics.
garden guides imageGarden guides the Encyclopedia of Plants, Flowers and the Plant and Garden Store
icon Scholastic Publishing Company sources for famillies, kids, and Teachers
icon "Surfing the Net with Kids" columnist Barbara J. Feldman.

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