- Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive - Daily images of stellar areas in our solar system.
- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Here’s a good "first stop" to research a wide range of topics.
- Digital Librarian - A brief yet comprehensive list of links by subject, which leads to thousands of other sites.
- Discovery Channel - A promotion for the TV show, but has a variety of interesting information.
- Education World Search Engine - Over 50,000 links, as well as teacher aids such as sample lesson plans, curriculum materials, monthly educational site reviews, and educator forums. Nominations for the weekly "Cool School" recognition are accepted on-line.
- Guide to Online Schools - Guide To Online Schools is an online education directory that specializes in online degrees, online schools, and distance learning.
- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) - The world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.
- Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators - A well-organized listing of other sites to browse.
- Kids.net.au - This is for teachers who send their students on Web searches, and who want to keep things both suitable and safe.
- Math Forum at Swarthmore College - Need help with a math problem? Ask Dr. Math.
- National Geographic - Learn about environmental concerns such as acid rain and rain forests.
- Robots on IEEE Spectrum
- Sciencenter - The Sciencenter in Ithaca, N.Y. has created fun, easy, and safe chemistry experiments for use in museums and classrooms. The goal of the program was to develop simple activities so that children ages 5-12 can investigate the properties of chemicals to solve puzzles or challenges,
such as “Fruit Juice Mystery” and “Disappearing Stains.” The activities
are available to museum educators and teachers through the Sciencenter’s
website and are free to download.
- Smithsonian Institution - Information about its museums, research centers, and affiliates.
- US FIRST Robotics Competition F.I.R.S.T. (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) The FIRST Competition is a national robotics contest which immerses high school students in the exciting world of engineering.
- Yahooligans! For Kids - Has a good listing of mathematics links, plus many others (like a list of every Nobel Prize winner in Physics).
|U.S. Government Links
- Ask a Scientist - Answers to more than 20,000 science related questions
- College Planning Guide for Students and Families
- DOE Energy Information Agency - Classroom projects, games, and energy basics.
- DOE Office of Fossil Energy - Educational activities for students and teachers.
- DOE Workforce Development
- EERE EnergySmart Schools - DOE seeks to catalyze significant improvements in energy efficiency in the nation's K-12 schools at a time of enormous opportunity.
- EPA - The Explorer Club. There is a section for kids and for teachers. Has a clubhouse, coloring books, games, factsheets, etc. ... lots of graphics.
- Federal Emergency Management Agency - The FEMA homepage has lots of information about disasters. The Kids section has photos, games, and even a Real Audio rap song (original).
- Geological Survey - The U.S. Geological Survey website of volcanoes and the Earth.
- National Science Bowl® - USDOE related information.
- National Science Bowl® is a nationwide academic competition that tests students' knowledge in all areas of science.
- Parents Guide to the Internet, from the US Department of Education, is the most complete guidance that you will find to help kids make use of the internet as a learning tool. Don't miss this one.
- Recycle City - Another EPA link. This one about recycling.
- Treasury - The U.S. Treasury's page for kids. A good site for monetary concerns hosted by "trez" the cat and even has a "dog" of the Month.
- United States Department of Energy: For Educators - Energy’s education programs help ensure an adequate supply of scientists, engineers and technicians for energy-related research, production activities, and the transfer of technology.
- United States Department of Energy: For Students and Kids - Smart energy use.
- Whitehouse - Life in the Whitehouse.