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Books Online through UPenn. - Listing over 30,000 free books on the Web

Matisse's Glossary of Internet Terms

Activate - The Journal of Technology Rich Learning - a wealth of ideas

All About Atoms - Jefferson Lab

American Society of Civil Engineers: Kids

Animals at the National Zoo

Astronomy for Kids - Solar System walk

Autumn Internet Hunt

Book Creator free software and free tutorial

Backyard Farmer

Bird Thank You book - elementary learn birds

Biodiversity lessons

BioTech's Life Science Dictionary

Bluebirds Project - lessons, activities, challenges

Build a Prairie outstanding online habitat activity. I made a worksheet for it

Carbon Cycle Game

Rachel Carson & Silent Spring

Cells alive - animated resources for the study of cells

Cell Internet Activity

Chemistry4Kids - Matter, Elements, Atoms and more

Cicadas - Periodic cicada page

Cicada Hunt

Computers - Activities, Tutorials

Computer Internet hunts

Coral Reef Fish Count - Outstanding!

Cyberinfrastructure - examine the convergence of three realities -- the spread of
the Internet, the shrinkage of computers, and the accumulation of databases

CyberSmart - lessons on safety and use of the Internet

Dancing in the Night Sky, students will learn about the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. Discover how NASA scientists and engineers use satellite technology to measure and analyze aurora data. They will see how Norwegian scientists apply the concepts of data analysis and measurement to study the Northern Lights

Data - links to rich data resources for calculating and for research

DCNR of PA - info on Pa's natural resources

Department of Environmental Protection PA

Dictionary of Units of Measurement

Digital Storytelling - Life around here new

Digital Library for Earth System Education - a distributed community effort to improve the quality, quantity, and efficiency of teaching and learning about the Earth system at all levels

Discover Life - WOW

DNA Interactive educational web site resource that celebrates the discovery of the DNA double helix structure.

Earth Observatory - Outstanding NASA site

Echo the Bat - educational online storybook.

Eduscapes - nature webquests

Energy & Alternative, Renewables Lessons

Explore Efficient Energy Uses

Light bulbs compare/contrast Activity new

Energy Internet Activity

Saving on Home Energy Use Activity

Saving Energy Survey - Chart - Action new


Energy Alternatives Exploration

Energy Alternatives for your town pbl

Oil is not just gasoline

Energy Plans and their impact on you

bull Sun - a renewable energy plan new

Oil Production Examining History - Finding the truth new

Energy Information Office Official Statistics of US Government

Energy research Resources

Considering energy use of Personal Electronics new

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Engineer Girl - Part of the National Academy of Engineering’s Celebration of Women in the Engineering project. The project brings national attention to the opportunity that engineering represents to people of all ages, but particularly to women and girls.

Engineering and Technology

Environmental Education Network

Environmental Ethics Curriculum - high school resource

Environmental Inquiry - a collection of ideas and resources to support student projects on a wide range of topics in the environmental sciences.

Environmental Internet Hunt

Environmentalists Internet Hunt

Environmentalist Award - a problem based learning activity that studies outstanding environmentalists

Exploring the Environment new

EPA's Climate Change - global warming

EPAAirNow - data rich web site with resources for indoor and outdoor air.

Exploratorium - online science museum

Frogs - Something Froggy - a story about the life cycle of Frederick Frog. It is an outstanding web project

Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

Geologic web links and resources

PA Geology activity

Geyser Info

GIS activity

GPS activity

Grasshopper - interactive - shows different organ systems with labels

Great Plant Escape - primary/intermediate/ms Outstanding online resources for teaching about plants

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the Twentieth Century

Happenin Habitat - National Wildlife Federation

Healthy Teeth - oral hygiene for younger students

Health videos - interactive health education resources from the Patient Education Institute.

Health - Basic Body Internet Hunt

Heart anatomy - outstanding resource

Heart Facts Internet Hunt

Virtual Body from Medtropolis - incredible site

Hypography Sci-Tech: Gateway to Science and Technology

The Five Senses

Influenza Epidemic of 1918

To Plant or Not to Plant

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Time Capsule - Study Unit Assessment

If Trees Could Talk

Learn About Trees. Download information and worksheets about trees.

iTunes U is a part of the iTunes Store featuring free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more, that you can enjoy on your iPod, iPhone, Mac or PC. Explore over 50,000 educational audio and video files from top universities, museums and public media organizations from around the world.

Bud Burst Protocol

Internet Hunts about science subjects

How To: Teach the Sea from the Land - Lessons that mix science, writing, and art

MathFLIX - 1,000 engaging math instruction & activities

How Clean is the Air in Your Community? pbl

How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement

Environment Issues Game problem based learning

Postcards from the Field - Antarctic by Jean Pennycook

Encyclopedia of Life - an electronic page for each species on earth

Science of Music - Exploratorium projects and exhibits

States and Energy Initiatives video Governors Association Conf. CSPAN

The Future Channels integrating math science and career exploration

GeoWeb - Be a cyber cartographer new

Science of Speed - NASCAR + NSF = Fantastic Instruction new

Observation Skills Builders - > 40 engaging activities

Khan Academy - hundreds of free online instrution videos

Listen: Making sense of Sound

Map and tree inventory - data, gps, hots

Iron Science Teacher @ Exploratorium

Explore your Science Knowledg

Teach Great Lakes

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument

Acid Rain Webquest

Rainforest maths interactive math K to 7

OLogy at the NMNH

Solve the science mystery - what has happened?

Mystery Bird activity

Mystery Butterfly Activity new

Mystery Caterpillar activity new

Mystery Caterpillar & IPM activity

Merlot - Multimedia Educational Resource and Learning & Online Teaching

NASA Quest!

Human Body Webquest - rich in resources

Invisible or Deep Web

Journey North - a global study of animal migration

K-4 Earth Science modules new

Life of Mammals

Matter online practice activities 3rd - 8th grades

Milkweed & Monarch Mania - explores animals that live on milkweed plant

Monarch Watch - a site observing butterfly migration

Nine 8 Planets - A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System

Solar System - Venn Diagram activity

Oil more than just gas


Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument

Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Life - American Museum of Natural History


U. S. Commission On Ocean Policy

University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System

Oceans - a cause for concern - pbl

Fish Activity

Ology - AMNH sites on Archeology, Astronomy, Biodiversity, Biology, Einstein, Genetics, Marine, Paleontology

Our Solar System

Pathfinder Science - "hands-on, minds-on" activities ( student scientists not just science students)

Periodic Table of Elements - interactive

Elements Online Games

Pinniped Facts

Physics Applets - (requires java) explores a variety of phenomenon

Plants and People - explores the ways people use North American native plants

PA Science and Technology Standards

PA Ecology and Environment Standards

Rainforest - rich resource

Rainforest maths interactive math K to 7

Ranger Rick's Go Wild - resources for animal projects from NWF

Rx for Survival — A Global Health Challenge is a very informative multimedia project, anchored by a six-hour PBS television series on world wide health issues. Use the factually rich Web site to explore the nature and origin of deadly diseases that threaten all of us.


Science-athon offers elementary and middle-grade students opportunities to discover the science in their daily lives. Presented as challenges, the Science-athon asks students to investigate their world in ways that are engaging and fun. Catching Sunshine

Science for All Americans

Science Fair Handbook

Science Friday Kid's Connection

ScienceGems - a remarkable index of online science resources

Science Spot - resources for many curricula

Scientific American - a wealth of science news video new

Science Toy Maker - many projects

Scientific Method online activity

Scientific Method quiz

NSF Scrub Club - handy info and advice

Simple Machines

Sports Nutrition and the Olympics

Star Gazer - PBS series

Solar System - Exploring the Planets - NASM new

Student Data Mapper - Collaborative GIS. Create a project, contribute data, and make a map - all through the web.

Free an innovative online resource for teachers, students, parents and the literacy community.

Visual Ranking tool


drop Wetlands online activity 7-11

drop Water cycle and water facts 4-7

drop Lentic or Lotic environment?

drop Water words puzzle

drop MYO Water Crossword Puzzle

drop PA Map of waters - label

drop Wetlands information

drop Precipitation and Population

drop Natural Resource Wars project based learning

drop Drought Presentation

drop Watering Milkweed - Spreadsheet activity

drop Wetlands ecosystem

drop Water word problems


Weather at NOAA

Who Can Lift the Baby Hippo - Explains how a lever operates and defines related terms such as load and fulcrum.

Why Files - The science behind the news. Excellent new

Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbook

Wildfire prevention curriculum PreK - 6

Windows to the Universe

WorldWide Telescope - free downloadable software spans astronomy, education and computing

Your age on other Worlds - online calculator

Your weight on other worlds - online calculator

Zoos: virtual

National Zoo Live AnimalCams

Bronx Zoo

Brookfield Zoo Zoocasts

Cleveland Metro Parks Zoo "Roar Report" Blog

Denver Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo

Los Angeles Zoo

Miami Metro Zoo Podcast Zoo Tour

Philadelphia Zoo

San Diego Zoo & Wild Animal Park

World Assoc. of Zoos & Aquariums


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