LIST OF URL's for General Interest in Science
Prepared by Porter Johnson and/or Roy Coleman
revised: 6/15/2015

This SMILE website is hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology


World Wide Web Addresses
Table of Contents
I. History
VI. Professional Societies
II. Interactive Science & Math Sites
VII. Research Laboratories
III. Media, News, Sports Trivia, Weather
VIII. Vendors
IV. Museums
IX. General Interest Sites
V. Organizations
X. Other Interesting Sites




I. History

Biographies of Chemists (by subject area): http://www.liv.ac.uk/Chemistry/Links/refbiog.html

Biographies of Composers: http://www.hnh.com/qcomp.htm

Biographies of Mathematicians: http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/BiogIndex.html
Female Mathematicians: http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Indexes/Women.html

Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics: http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~cwp/

Einstein:

    Einstein: http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Einstein.html
    Einstein Online: http://www.westegg.com/einstein/
    AIP Einstein Exhibit: http://www.aip.org/history/einstein/

The Electron's Discovery: http://www.aip.org/history/electron/

Famous curves http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Curves/Curves.html

History of Radiation Protection: http://www.physics.isu.edu/radinf/hist.htm

Images of Physicists: http://charm.physics.ucsb.edu/people/hnn/physicists.html

Mathematics History Topics: http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/HistoryTopics.html

Science & Art: http://library.thinkquest.org/13681/data/nyc/time.htm?tqskip=1

The Shroud of Turin: http://www.shroud.com/

The World Year of Physics: http://www.physics2005.org/




II. Interactive Science & Math Sites

Anatomy:

     Anatomy of the Heart: http://www.aclscertification.com/pages/acls-online-resources-anatomy-of-the-heart.html
     Atlas of Human Anatomy: http://www.anatomyatlases.org
     Gray's Anatomy Text: http://www.bartleby.com/107/
     Human Anatomy: http://www.innerbody.com/
Antarctica:

    http://quest.arc.nasa.gov:80/
    http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/antarctica2/

Arizona State University Archeology Site: http://archnet.asu.edu/

Ask-A-Scientist: http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/

Best of the Web Biology:

    http://botw.org/top/Science/Biology/
    http://botw.org/top/Science/Biology/Plants_and_Animals/

Bill Nye the Science Guy: http://www.billnye.com

The Biology Project: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/

Bizarre stuff you can make in the Kitchen: http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm?link_id=7181

Calenders of all sorts: http://www.calendar-365.com/2010-calendar.html

Chemistry for Kids:

     http://www.bestfreeonline.net/resources/free-chemistry-resources-for-students-and-teachers/
     http://chem.answers.com/chemistry-basics/basic-chemistry-for-kids-in-elementary-school

Chemistry Guide web links: http://chemistryguide.org

Chemistry Links: http://www.chemdex.org/

Chess: http://www.chess.com/

The Circulatory system: http://www.aclscertification.com/pages/anoverviewofthecirculatorysystemforkids.html   

Computing Technology for Math Excellence: http://www.ct4me.net/

Cramster Homework Helper: http://www.cramster.com/homework-help.aspx

Dr. Universe (science question and answer exchange): http://www.wsu.edu/DrUniverse

On line calculators of all sorts:
    
     http://www.ecalc.com/
     http://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html
     http://www.mortgagecalculator.net/math-calculators/
     http://www.calculatorplus.com/
Education Atlas: http://www.educationatlas.com/

The Elements: http://www.americanelements.com/

Elements Data Base: http://www.elementsdatabase.com/

The Elements Quiz: http://www.elementsdatabase.com/periodic-table-quiz.php

Fermilab Science Education Office: http://www-ed.fnal.gov/

Flower Anatomy for Kids: http://www.kremp.com/flower-anatomy-for-kids-articles.htm

Fractals (an index): http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/fractals/

Free Chemical Search: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/surechem/

Free Math Games: http://www.iplaymathgames.com/math-games-store/free-math-games-c-9.html

Frog Dissection:

    Virtual Frog: http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/virtual_labs/BL_16/BL_16.html
    Interactive Frog dissection: http://frog.edschool.virginia.edu/Frog1/

FunBasedLearning: http://funbasedlearning.com

Illustrated Fractions: http://www.visualfractions.com/

INKids Education Ipad Apps: http://www.inkidseducation.com/math-champ-challenge/

Insect Encyclopedia: http://www.insectclopedia.com/

Interactive Physics: http://www.interactivephysics.com/

A Kids Guide to How the Brain Works:  http://nursingschool.org/kids-guide-to-how-the-brain-works/

Math and Reading Help for Kids: http://math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org

Mathematics Dictionary and Glossary: http://www.tuition.com.hk/mathematics/

Mathematics Enrichment: http://www.nrich.maths.org.uk/

Math Games: http://www3.telus.net/public/m.games/welcome.html

Mathematics Practice Problems:

    http://www.algebrahelp.com/
    http://www.webmath.com/

Math Resources: http://www.mathteaching.org/math-teacher-resources-lesson-plans-games-more/

Math Worksheets:

    http://www.ecalc.com/math-help/
    http://www.lessoncorner.com/worksheets

Metric Conversions: http://www.metric-conversions.org/

Name the Elements Quiz: http://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/name-the-elements.php

The New Scientist (British Science Magazine - search for 'lastword') [Q&A]: http://www.newscientist.com/

Online Math Center: http://math.whatcom.ctc.edu/

PedagoNet - Learning Resources: http://www.pedagonet.com/

Physics Thinking Problems (activity based): http://www.physics.umd.edu/rgroups/ripe/perg/abp/think/
Physlet/Applet Sites:

    An introduction to Physlets from Western Illinois University: http://faculty.wiu.edu/BM-Davies/intro_physlets.htm
    From Michigan State University: http://www.msu.edu/user/brechtjo/physics/index.html
    From Sir Wilfred Grenfell College: http://www.swgc.mun.ca/physics/physlets.html
    From Boston University: http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/classroom.html
    From Mainland High School: http://online.cctt.org/curriculumguide/content/physlets.asp
    From Cabrillo College: http://www.cabrillo.edu/~jmccullough/physlets/
    From Coastal Carolina University: http://kingfish.coastal.edu/physics/physlets/
    From High Point University: http://kingfish.coastal.edu/physics/physlets/
    From Walter Fendt: http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/
    From Northwestern's Virtual Physics Laboratory: http://wildcat.phys.northwestern.edu/ugrad/vpl/javasrc/
    Minds on Physics Simulations: http://www.hal-pc.org/~clement/Simulations/Physlets/MOP/minds_on_physics_physlets.html
    Astronomy Physlets from Gustavus Adolphus College: http://physics.gac.edu/~chuck/astro/Physlets.htm
    Astronomy Physlets from Green River Community College: http://www.instruction.greenriver.edu/kclay/physlets.htm

Pictures of all kinds: http://www.ncrtec.org/picture.htm

Powers of 10: http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index.html

Printable Periodic Tables: http://www.vertex42.com/ExcelTemplates/periodic-table-of-elements.html

Puzzle maker: http://www.lessoncorner.com/puzzles

Quadratic Equations for all: http://www.barcodesinc.com/articles/become-an-algebra-expert-quadratic-equations.htm

Recreational Math & Physics: http://www.numericana.com/

Science Lessons and games: http://www.science-lessons.ca/blog/

Science-Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement [SMILE]: http://www.iit.edu/~smile/

SciTech Interactive Science Center: http://scitech.mus.il.us

Sky Maps: http://skymaps.com/

Teaching Resources:

Teach Engineering Hands On Resources: http://teachengineering.com/
Teach-nology: http://www.teach-nology.com/
Florida Teacher Resources for K-12: http://www.florida-teacher.com/resources/k-12.htm

WebCams: http://www.earthcam.com/

Window to the Universe: http://www.windows.ucar.edu/

The following list is compliments of Compaq Computers and Sun Microsystems.

K-12 Math

    Funbrain math baseball: http://www.funbrain.com/math/
    The Math Projects Journal:  http://www.mathprojects.com/
    Lessons to meet NCTM Standards: http://www.mathgoodies.com/
    Math archives of software, lessons and teaching materials: http://archives.math.utk.edu/

Higher Level Math

    Animated graphics applicable to Calculus: http://www.ima.umn.edu/~arnold/graphics.html
    Math tutorial and unsolved problems: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/UnsolvedProblems.html
    Finite Mathematics and Calculus: http://people.hofstra.edu/faculty/Stefan_Waner/RealWorld/index.html
    Calculus references: http://www.calculus.net/
    Calculus texts, projects and modules: http://www.math.duke.edu/education/ccp/materials/index.html

Biological and Physical Sciences

    Neuroscience for kids: http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html
    Open forum, lab and classroom exercises: http://www.accessexcellence.org/RC/
    The Biology Project: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/
    Children's chemistry site: http://www.chem4kids.com/index.html
    Kids Guide to the Circulatory System: http://www.aclscertification.com/pages/anoverviewofthecirculatorysystemforkids.html
    Modern Physics tour: http://www.Colorado.EDU/physics/2000/index.pl
    Howard Hughes Medical Kool Kids Science Site: http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/
    Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source: http://www.lbl.gov/MicroWorlds/
    Technical Periodic Table: http://www.webelements.com/
    Franklin Institute Science Museum's heart: http://www.fi.edu/learn/heart/

Earth/Space Science

    Explore Science Learning Network: http://www.sln.org/
    Space images: http://whyfiles.org/coolimages/index.html
    Windows to the Universe: http://www.windows.ucar.edu/
    Endangered Species: http://www.bagheera.com/
    Botany adventure for grades 4 and 5: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/
    The Planet Earth: http://www.planetpals.com/index.html
    Amazing Space: http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/
    University of California at Berkeley's Museum of Paleontology: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/
    Biomes, plate tectonics, geologic time and dinosaurs: http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsys.html
    CNN's Sci-Tech space page: http://www.cnn.com/TECH/space/
    USGS Learning site: http://www.usgs.gov/education/
    National Space Society resource links page: http://www.nss.org/spacelinks/index.html
    Marine Ecology: http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/nceas-web/kids/


III. Media, News, Sports Trivia, Weather

Air Safety: http://www.airsafe.com

Burma Shave Slogans: http://www.nidlink.com/~dgookin/burma_shave/

Cable News Network (CNN): http://www.cnn.com/

Discovery Channel: http://www.discovery.com/

Baseball:

    Major League Baseball: http://www.majorleaguebaseball.com/
    Negro League Baseball Online Archives:     http://www.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/mlb/news/mlb_news_story.jsp?article_id=pit_20010712_buckoneill_news&team_id=pit

The Outer Limits: http://www.theouterlimits.com

Public Broadcasting Service [PBS]: http://www.pbs.org/

Vanity License Plates: http://www-chaos.umd.edu/misc/plates.html

Weather:

    321Weather: http://www.321weather.com/
    WGN TV Weather search: http://wgntv.trb.com/news/weather/
    The Weather Channel: http://www.weather.com/twc/homepage.twc
    The Weather Processor (Purdue): http://weather.unisys.com/
    Weathernet: http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet

World Science News: www.world-science.net



IV. Museums

Adler Planetarium: http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/

American Zoo and Aquarium Association: http://www.aza.org/

Brookfield Zoo: http://www.brookfieldzoo.org

Busch Gardens: http://www.seaworld.org

Chicago Academy of Sciences Nature Museum: http://www.chias.org

Chicago Botanical Gardens: http://www.chicago-botanic.org

Chicago Museums: http://www.timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/museums/16267936/10-best-chicago-museums-top-institutions-to-visit-in-chicago

Deutsches Museum (Muenchen): http://www.deutsches-museum.de/e_index.htm

Exploratorium (San Francisco): http://www.exploratorium.edu/

Field Museum of Natural History: http://fieldmuseum.org/

Garfield Park Conservatory: http://www.garfield-conservatory.org

Gulf of Maine Aquarium: http://octopus.gma.org

Lincoln Park Zoo: http://www.lpzoo.com

Morton Arboretum: http://www.mortonarb.org

Museum of Science and Industry: http://www.msichicago.org/

Natural History Museum (London): http://www.nhm.ac.uk/

Shedd Aquarium: http://www.sheddaquarium.org/

Smithsonian Institution: http://www.si.edu/

    Air & Space Magazine: http://www.airspacemag.com/
    National Air & Space Museum: http://www.nasm.si.edu/
    Encyclopedia Smithsonian: http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/default.htm
    Smithsonian Magazine: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/




V. Organizations

Census Bureau of the U. S. Government:

     http://www.census.gov
     http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

Chicago Area Physics Organizations: http://campus.northpark.edu/physics/org/

Chicago Public Library: http://www.chipublib.org

Chicago Public Schools: http://www.cps.k12.il.us

Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov

European Federation of Biophysics: http://www.efbf.org

Greenpeace: http://www.greenpeace.org

Illinois Consortium for Accelerator Research: http://www.capp.iit.edu/~icar/

Illinois Institute of Technology:

    Biological Chemical and Physical Sciences Dept: http://www.iit.edu/csl/bcps/
    Center for Accelerator and Particle Physics: http://www.capp.iit.edu/
    Center for Synchrotron Radiation Research & Instrumentation (CSRRI): http://www.csrri.iit.edu/
    High Energy Physics: http://www.capp.iit.edu/~capp/hep/iithep.shtml
    Science-Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement (SMILE): http://www.iit.edu/~smile

Illinois State Physics Project (ISPP): http://condor.depaul.edu/~glietz/ispp/ispp.html

Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/

National Geographic: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov

National Science Foundation: http://www.nsf.gov

Nature Conservancy: http://www.tnc.org

New Scientist http://www.newscientist.com/

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Nobel Prizes): http://nobelprize.org/

Science Television Company: http://www.scitv.com

Scientific American: http://www.sciam.com/

Sierra Club: http://www.sierraclub.org

Sky Publishing: http://www.skypub.com/

Teacher's Professional Development Opportunities: http://www.360-edu.com/professional_development.php

The New Teacher Society: http://www.tntp.org/

UNESCO World Heritage List:  http://whc.unesco.org/en/list

World Health Organization: http://www.who.int/en/




VI. Professional Societies

American Association for the Advancement of Science: http://www.aaas.org

American Association of Physics Teachers: http://www.aapt.org/
AAPT Physical Sciences Resource Center: http://www.compadre.org/PSRC/

American Chemical Society: http://www.acs.org/

American Crystallographic Association: http://www.amercrystalassn.org/

American Institute of Physics: http://www.aip.org/

    Center for History of Physics: http://www.aip.org/history/
    Emilio Segre Visual Archives: http://photos.aip.org/about.jsp
    Physics Academic Software: http://www.aip.org/pas/

American Nuclear Society: http://www.ans.org/

American Physical Society:

     http://www.aps.org/
     http://www.physicscentral.com/

Federation of Societies of Experimental Biology: http://www.faseb.org/

National Academy of Sciences: http://www.nas.edu/

National Science Teacher's Association: http://www.nsta.org

    Building a Presence for Science and Point of Contact Program: http://ecommerce.nsta.org/bap/




VII. Research Laboratories

Argonne National Laboratory: http://www.anl.gov/

CERN: http://www.cern.ch/

The Department of Energy; Office of Science: http://science.energy.gov/

European Molecular Biology Laboratory: http://www.embl-heidelberg.de/

FERMILAB: http://www.fnal.gov/

    Education: http://www.fnal.gov/pub/education
    Lederman Science Education Center http://www-ed.fnal.gov/pub/ed_lsc.html

Goddard Space Flight Center http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Hale-Bopp:

    http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/comet/
    http://www.universetoday.com/guide-to-space/comets/hale-bopp-comet/

High Energy Physics Laboratories: http://www.cern.ch/Physics/hep.html

Hubble Telescope:

    http://hubblesite.org/
    http://www.stsci.edu/pubinfo/PR.html

Jet Propulsion Laboratory:

    Main Page: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/
    The Earth: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/earth/
    Planetary Photojournal: http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html
    The Solar System: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/solar_system/
    Stars and Galaxies: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/stars_galaxies/
    Technology: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/technology/

Lawrence Hall of Science: http://www.lhs.berkeley.edu/

NASA sites:

    Exploration: http://exploration.nasa.gov/
    For 9-12 Educators: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/9-12/features/index.html
    Science@NASA: http://science.nasa.gov/
    Solar Physics: http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/solar/
    Space Shuttle Web: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/shuttle/
    Sun-Earth Day: http://sunearthday.nasa.gov/
National Institute of Standards and Technology Time: http://www.time.gov

Project Galileo [JPL Jupiter Survey]: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo/index.html

Quest Center of NASA: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov:80/

Synchrotron Laboratories: http://www-hasylab.desy.de/science/

United States Geological Survey: http://www.usgs.gov/

United Stated Naval Observatory: http://tycho.usno.navy.mil




VIII. Vendors

The SMILE program neither endorses nor evaluates vendors.   The following list was compiled based on suggestions of the participants.


Book ordering Websites:

    Amazon: http://www.amazon.com
    Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com
    Borders: http://www.borders.com
    Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt: http://holtmcdougal.hmhco.com/hm/home.htm
    Law Textbooks from LexisNexis: http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/catalog/category_lawfirms.jsp?segmentid=seg_law
    World Scientific Publishing Company: http://www.worldscientific.com/

Computer Companies:

    Apple: http://www.apple.com
    Compaq: http://www.compaq.com
    Dell: http://www.dell.com
    Hewlett-Packard:http://www.hp.com/
    Hitachi: http://www.hitachi.com/
    IBM (Lenovo): http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
    Overstock.com: http://www.overstock.com/Electronics/Computers/270/cat.html
Equipment and Software:

    Educational Clip Art: http://www.wisegorilla.com/
    Educational Innovations, Inc.: http://www.teachersource.com
    Electronics-Manufacturers: http://www.electronics-manufacturers.com/
    HandyGraph: http://www.handygraph.com/
    Mac Software: http://www.macsoftware.apple.com
    Mathematica: http://www.mathematica.com
    Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com
    OverStock.com: http://www.overstock.com/Electronics/Software/2859/cat.html
    Renaissance Learning: http://www.renlearn.com/
    School Center: http://www.schoolcenter.com
    Texas Instruments: http://www.ti.com/calc
    Trader-China: http://www.trader-china.com/
    Vernier: http://www.vernier.com
    Videopoint: http://www.lsw.com/videopoint
    Wolfram Research: http://www.wolfram.com
    Ztek: http://www.ztek.com

Open Source Software:

    Mozilla & FireFox (MS-IE replacements): http://www.mozilla.org
    OpenOffice.org (MS Office replacement): http://www.openoffice.org/

Science/Math Supply Houses:

    All Electronics Corporation: http://www.allelectronics.com/
    American Science and Surplus: http://sciplus.com
    Arbor Scientific: http://www.arborsci.com/
    Carolina Biological Supply Company: http://www.carolina.com/
    Edmund Scientific: http://www.edsci.com/
    ETA/Cuisenaire: http://www.etacuisenaire.com
    Flinn Scientific, Inc: http://www.flinnsci.com
    Frey Scientific: http://www.freyscientific.com
    Global Scientific Supply: http://www.globalscientificsupply.com/
    HomeScienceTools: http://www.hometrainingtools.com/
    Imagiworks: http://www.imagiworks.com
    Indigo Instruments: http://www.indigo.com
    Sargent-Welch: http://sargentwelch.com
    School World: http://www.schoolworld.com
    Science in a Bag: http://www.scienceinabag.com/Productpage.html
    Science Kit & Boreal: http://sciencekit.com
    Scientifics: http://scientificsonline.com/
    SKS Science Products: http://www.sks-science.com/
    Pasco: http://www.pasco.com
    Pitsco Innovative Education: http://www.pitsco.com
    VWR LabShop: http://vwrlabshop.com
    Wards Scientific: http://wardsci.com

TOPS Learning Systems: http://www.topscience.org

Weathershack-Weather Instruments: http://www.weathershack.com



IX. General Interest Sites

The Albatross Project: http://www.wfu.edu/albatross

Amusement Park Physics (Compliments of Nathan A. Unterman - Glenbrook North High School): http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/app/nau_links.htm

Astronomy:

    http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/near.html
    Astronomy Cafe: http://www.astronomycafe.net/
    Astronomy Images: http://www.fotosearch.com/photos-images/galaxy.html
    Astronomy Photos: http://www.canstockphoto.com/images-photos/astronomy.html

Bicycle Physics: http://www.cyclesport.com/bicycle-parts-wheels-and-motion/

Bubblesphere: http://bubbles.org/

Butterfly Websites:

    http://www.gardenbuildingsdirect.co.uk/Article/painted-lady-butterfly
    http://www.ButterflyWebSite.com
    http://www.TheButterflySite.com/

Chernobyl:

    http://www.infoukes.com/history/chornobyl/
    http://www.belarusguide.com/chernobyl1/chfacts.htm

Conversions:

    http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/conversions.html
    http://www.onlineconversion.com/
    http://www.xe.com/ucc/full.shtml

Dinosaurs:
     Enchanted Learning: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/
    Teaching kids about dinosaurs: http://www.onlineteachingdegree.com/resources/teaching-kids-about-dinosaurs/

Dogs: http://www.pbs.org/nature/dogs/html

Earth Quakes: http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/

Education Corner: http://www.educationcorner.com/k12-education.html

Energy Quest (California Energy Commission): http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/index.html

Find The Forged Coin: http://www.cut-the-knot.org/blue/OddCoinProblems.shtml

Government Resources: http://free.ed.gov/

IBrain: http://www.ibrain.org/

Kudzu: http://www.jjanthony.com/kudzu/

Light and Color (obtained from Thomas Rossing; Northern Illinois University):

    Cliff Pickover's Graphics in Art and Science: http://www.pickover.com/
    Art Science Research Laboratory: http://portal.unesco.org/culture/en/ev.php-URL_ID=10636&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
    Catalog of Holograms: http://www.holostudios.com/studiofile/intstock.htm

Maps: http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html

Materials World Modules (Northwestern University): http://www.materialsworldmodules.org/

Mike The Headless Chicken: http://www.miketheheadlesschicken.org/story.php

Newton BBS: http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/

Oceanography:

    Sea World: http://www.seaworld.com/
    El-Nino: http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/toga-tao/el-nino/nino-home.html
    Tsunami: http://www.geophys.washington.edu/tsunami/intro.html
        http://www.geophys.washington.edu/tsunami/intro.html

Old Trees: http://www.nyu.edu/projects/julian/

Ornithology WebSite: http://www.birdwebsite.com/

Periodic Tables:

    Chemical Elements.com: http://www.chemicalelements.com/
    Comic book Periodic Table: http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics/
    Other Periodic tables and links to still more periodic tables: http://wild-turkey.mit.edu/Chemicool/
    Periodic Table Quiz Questions: http://www.1001-periodic-table-quiz-questions.com/

Powers of Ten: http://www.sims.berkeley.edu/research/projects/how-much-info/datapowers.html

Rainforests: http://www.ran.org

Rivers: Chicago River: http://www.chicagoriver.org/

Science Activities and Games: http://www.education.com/activity/all-grades/all-grades/science/

Snakes of North America:

Poisonous: http://www.trailquest.net/SNpoi.html
Non-Poisonous: http://www.trailquest.net/SNnonpoi.html

Tree Resource Guide: http://www.wesspur.com/tree-resource-guide.html

U. S. Department of Education:
    K-12 Reforms: http://www.ed.gov/k-12reforms
    Teacher Shortage Areas: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/pol/tsa.html

Volcanoes:

    Volcano Hazards Program: http://volcanoes.usgs.gov
    Volcanoes of the World: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/framework.html
    Volcano World: http://volcanoworld.wordpress.com/
    Volcano Facts for Kids: http://www.fireplacespot.com/kids-volcano-facts
    Volcano Explorer: http://kids.discovery.com/games/build-play/volcano-explorer

Web of Culture: http://www.webofculture.com/

Whales:

    http://www.whaletimes.org
    http://www.seaworld.org/Animal-info/animal-bytes/animalia/eumetazoa/coelomates/deuterostomes/chordata/craniata/mammalia/cetacea/gray-whale.htm

Wolves at Yellowstone National Park:
 
    http://www.yellowstone-natl-park.com/wolf.htm
    http://www.forwolves.org/ralph
    http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/wolves.htm
    http://www.ypf.org/site/PageServer?pagename=WHAT_wildlife_wolf

World Fact Book: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/




X. Other Interesting Sites

Ball Lightning: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/01/070122-ball-lightning.html

Camilla Senior School Ontario Canada: http://www.camillasenior.homestead.com/mst.html

Chemical Hazard Data:

    http://www.siri.org/
    http://hazard.com/msds/

CIA's World Fact Book: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

College Atlas: http://www.collegeatlas.org/

Education Directory/Education Portal: http://education-portal.com

Education Programs Directory: http://www.360-edu.com/programs.php

Encarta Lesson Collection: https://www.microsoft.com/Education/en-us/teachers/plans/Pages/index.aspx

Erik's Treasure Trove [Eric W. Weisstein]:

    Mathematics: http://mathworld.wolfram.com
    Physics: http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/physics/physics.html

Eyes:
    Anatomy of the eye: http://lensshopper.com/eye-anatomy.asp
    Eye Safety: http://www.buymorecontacts.com/eye-injury-infographic.htm

 Feynman Information: http://www.feynman.com/

Frequently Asked Questions [FAQ--John Baez]: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/

    Is Glass a Solid or a Liquid? http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/General/Glass/glass.html
    Open Questions in Physics: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/General/open_questions.html
    The Solar Neutrino Problem: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/ParticleAndNuclear/solar_neutrino.html
    The Twin Paradox: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SR/TwinParadox/twin_paradox.html
    Which Way Will My Bathtub Drain? http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/General/bathtub.html

Geography for Kids: http://www.kidsgeo.com/

The Great Buildings Collection http://www.greatbuildings.com

A Guide to Gold: http://www.larsonjewelers.com/ring-resources-the-guide-to-gold.aspx

Hot Hot List (Roy Williams): http://www.cacr.caltech.edu/~roy/

The Houghton Mifflin Link Library http://www.eduplace.com/links/index.html

How Stuff Works: http://www.howstuffworks.com/

The Interactive Public Library Youth Division http://www.ipl.org/youth

Internet Pilot to Physics: http://physicsweb.org/TIPTOP/

Keep America Beautiful: http://www.kab.org

LandMark Project: http://landmark-project.com/index.php

Math Websites List: http://www.members.optusnet.com.au/~borishandal/MathsInternetGuide/

Microsoft (Encarta) Lesson Collection: https://www.microsoft.com/Education/en-us/teachers/plans/Pages/index.aspx

Microwave Oven information:

    How Does a Microwave Oven Work? http://www.sciencenet.org.uk/database/Physics/EMandLight/p00571b.html
    How Do Microwaves Work? http://www.gallawa.com/microtech/mwave.html
    Can Microwave Ovens Leak? http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/phys_agents/microwave_ovens.html
    Superheating in Microwave Ovens: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superheating
    How Do Microwave Ovens Work, and Are They Harmful in ANY Way? http://www.physlink.com/Education/AskExperts/ae379.cfm
    Why do grapes spark in a microwave oven? http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/dec97/882909591.Ph.r.html
    Water in a microwave oven [applet]: http://www.physicslessons.com/exp30b.htm
    Microwave Oven Experiments: http://ifaq.wap.org/science/particlephysics.html
    Unwise Microwave Oven Experiments: http://amasci.com/weird/microexp.html
    Microwave Ovens: http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/microwaves/
    How Things Work: Microwave Ovens: http://www.explainthatstuff.com/microwaveovens.html
    Can You Sterilize the Mail in a Microwave Oven? http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/548836/posts
    CDs and Other Things in a Microwave Oven: http://microwavecam.com/
    Microwave Ovens and Percy Spencer: http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blmicrowave.htm
    Funny things to do with your microwave oven: http://margo.student.utwente.nl/el/microwave/

Patent Information: http://www.freepatentsg.com/

Pro Teacher: http://www.proteacher.com

Purdue University Physics Outreach Program: http://www.physics.purdue.edu/outreach/

Renew The Earth: http://www.renewtheearth.org/

Satellite Images:

    Clouds: http://www.goes.noaa.gov/ECIR4.html
    Visible and Infrared: http://www.goes.noaa.gov/

Satellite Tracking: http://www.heavens-above.com/

Science Fair Central at NEIU: http://www.neiu.edu/~sfc/

Student Activities (Jefferson Laboratories BEAMS Program): http://education.jlab.org/beams/beamshome.html

Surfing the Net With Kids http://www.surfnetkids.com/

Teacher Network and Resource Lists:

    Resource Lists: http://www.csun.edu/lrc
    Sites for Teachers: http://www.sitesforteachers.com/
    Teacher Network: http://www.teachers.net/

The Virtual Schoolhouse http://metalab.unc.edu/cisco/schoolhouse/

The Wonders of Physics: http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/wop.htm

Virtual Tourist World Map: http://www.vtourist.com/webmap/

World Wide Learning: http://www.worldwidelearn.com/
Yahoo Physics Links: http://www.yahoo.com/Science/Physics/

Youth Net http://youth.net/


If you encounter other interesting Web addresses that you think should be included, e-mail the address to Dr. Porter Johnson. If you encounter any links that are not working or are outdated, e-mail the link's address to either Dr. Porter Johnson or Roy Coleman

Last revised June 15, 2015 by Roy Coleman and/or Porter Johnson

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