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Events in Science, Mathematics, and Technology
Timelines covering every aspect of Science and Technology have been assembled by Niel Brandt, a British Scholar. He has also tracked landmark events in communications, computers, pressure management, lighting, rockets and missiles.

Science Days
Presents science and technology facts, discoveries, inventions, or events for each day of the month.

Science Tracer Bullets Online
Bibliographic guides prepared by the Library of Congress can expedite location of published materials on science and technology subjects.

The Why Files: Science Behind the News
This NSF site features articles linking science and current events which are added every week.

Practical Uses of Math and Science (PUMAS)
This site is a collection of one-page examples written by scientists and engineers of how math and can be used in everyday life.

South Carolina SSI K-12 Lesson Plans for Math and Science
A collection of links to other sites with a short description of many lesson plans.

Biology & Life Sciences

Expert guides provide access to a network of Life Sciences sites.

An Introduction to the Science of Artificial Intelligence
This introduction to AI contains interesting facts and ideas, as well as detailed specific information for dedicated researchers. Included is a timeline and history of AI, interviews with AI experts, links to AI headlines in the news, and essays on the use of AI.

Association for Biodiversity Information
Authoritative information about the plants, animals, and ecological communities of the Western Hemisphere.

Guide to the best biology and chemistry educational resources on the web. Links in High School Hub provide access an array of online resources-including reviews and activities for
biochemistry, organic chemistry, and biology.

Excellent collection of digital resources for teaching biology which includes 2000 photos and diagrams.

Biology Project
This site, hosted by the University of Arizona, provides an interactive learning resource for studying biochemistry, human biology, immunology, mendelian genetics, molecular biology, etc.

Biotechnology Educational Resources
Genentech, the biotechnology company, sponsors Access Excellence, a national educational program that puts high school biology teachers in touch with critical sources of new scientific information in an online network with links to a collection of biotechnology education sites and resources.

Bridge: Ocean Sciences Education Teacher resources Center
This site maintained by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science provides links to Ocean Sciences, Resource Pavallion, People and Places, Researchers and Discussion. Under People and Places there are links to aquariums, school project pages and regional pages.

Marine Biology WEB
Provides an up-to-date guide to pertinent original literature for students assigned research papers.

Neurosciences on the Internet
Neuroanatomy, biochemistry, medicine, and cognitive neurosciences are topics this useful site features of interest to general readers and experienced researchers.

Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science
Organized under the National Academy of Sciences, the document at this site deals with the hows and whys of teaching this subject within the context of National Science Education Standards


Bassam Shakhashiri's "Chemical of the Week"
This University of Wisconsin professor shares his weekly fact sheet about a chemical or type of chemical to expand students' knowledge about their production, cost, and uses.

This site is a virtual library of chemistry resources that have been validated by experts ACS Publications Division, Chemical Abstracts Service, sites of scientific associations, etc.

Collection of chemistry-specific education resources.

Chemists' net
Chemistry educators throughout Europe manage this site with specific links to Educational Resources.

Earth Sciences

Denver Earth Science Project (DESP)
The Colorado School of Mines in partnership with corporations, federal agencies and school districts have developed a series of modules addressing earth science topics-oil & gas exploration, ground water studies, paleontology and dinosaurs, radiation, radioactivity & radon.

EE-Link (Environmental Education)
The top 10 endangered species are featured, including the problems and causes, legislation and news items.

Environmental Protection Agency
The globe is divided into four sectors for purposes of presentation of background information and resources covering Ecosystems, Water, Human Health, Waste & Recycling, Air, Conservation, and Environmental Basics.

K-12 Environmental Resources on the Internet for Teachers

Museum of Paleontology: University of California, Berkeley
The Web's most comprehensive site for fossil information with links to classroom activities.

NOAA Central Library: WINDandSEA Internet Locator
WINDandSEA has over 1000 selected links to science sites organized by topic and alphabetically within topics.

NOVA Online: Doomsday Asteroid
Lesson plans and guides for PBS programs-Doomsday Asteroid and Venus Unveiled are online.

Smithsonian Expeditions
The Miami Museum of Science in a joint undertaking with the Smithsonian showcases the latter's contributions to the study and preservation of natural history in Latin America & the Caribbean. Join an expedition tracing the steps of scientsts throughout the decades as they traveled to remove regions exploring desolate shores, tropical jungles, archaeological ruins, and a Mayan king's tomb.


Chance Database
Dartmouth College and the University of Minnesota developed this database for grades 9-12 which provides coursework, problems, literature and study modules useful for introductory statistics or probability courses.

Math Activities for K-12 Teachers
California Polytechnic University in conjunction with NASA Dryden Flight Research Center have developed space-related lesson plans based on aeronautical themes and NASA Projects covering geometry in the constellations, fractions, decimals, activity worksheets, photos, video clips, related links and useful background information.

Math Forum:Internet Mathematics Library
This site permits searches by keyword, level, topic, type of resource and grade level, and includes hundreds of lesson plans selected from Internet collections and individual author sites.

Math Teacher Link
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, provides a collection of class resources organized by traditional course names-Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Precalculus, and Calculus.

Math & Science Gateway
Cornell University Department of Education provides links resources in mathematics and science for educators in grades 9-12 in the fields of Astronomy, Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Computers, Earth & Environmental Science, Engineering, Health and Medicine, Mathematics, Meteorology, Physics, and Monthly Math/Science Topics

This is Megamathematics: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topics include knot theory, graph theory, infinity, algorithms, finite state machines, map coloring and logic. An overview and math background for the lessons is provided by clicking ABC's of MegaMath.

Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Offers a collection of curriculum units for teaching attending 1997-98 summer workshops. Lesson plans, student handouts, and specific classroom ideas are available. Mathematic Units can be found using a thematic directory, alphabetical topical index or the site's own search engine.


Particle Adventure
The Particle Data Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at this site introduces the theory of fundamental particles and forces called the Standard Model and explores the experimental evidence that spurs physicists to go beyond this theory.

Physics Around the World
This gateway for physicists, high school teachers and advanced students has links categorized as educational, media, companies, computing reference, institutions and organizations, exhibits and museums, directories and FAQs.

Resources for Physics Education

Science Learning Network
This site connects educators with six Science Learning Networks across the U.S., provides access to museums with the best inquiry resources, collections of the best online exhibits, and the newest recipient of "The Unisys Prize" for the best Online Science Education project.