Science Resources

Bill Nye, the Science Guy 
Web based companion to the popular TV series.  The site includes home demonstrations as well as episode guides.  Navigation of the site is most efficient if you have FLASH installed.

Bug Bios 
This site aims to help you really see insects for the miniature marvels they represent and to understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures. " Comprehensive and interesting site that is devoted to "shameless promotion of insect appreciation". The site includes photos and descriptions, articles about the history of insects and their interaction with human cultures. 

Electronic Journal ofScience Education
The Electronic Journal of Science Education is an online professional journal for Science educators. 

eNature
One of the most extensive sources of information about nature on the web, eNature is an excellent resource for any science educator looking for field guides.  Be sure to check out:  Backyard Wildlife Habitat.

Environmental News Network  
ENN is your Internet source for environmental news.  This site is designed for grades 9-12+  and offers both teachers and students ideas, lessons, and information galore. Information is organized by topics in the "Channels" section for easy access.  Users can find  articles by top environmentalists on important issues or join in the forums, chats, and polls at ENN Interactive. 

Exploratorium  
Housed within the walls of San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium is a collage of over 650 science, art, and human perception exhibits.  Answers to general science questions and instructions for dozens of science experiments are available on this site, a great resource for teachers and students alike.  Do not miss the live webcasts and the web cast archives!

Extreme Science  
A one stop resource for the latest scientific news related to time, weather, space, etc.

Funology.com
Funology is the science of having fun! This site offers suggestions for activities that can be done on and off the computer. Youngsters can put their brains to the test -- learn funky facts, solve brainteasers, take a quiz, or visit the laboratory and whip up a ball of ooze. Tummy Ticklers keep kids laughing. The Boredom Busters section contains crafts and games.  

Galileo Project
Project Galileo is dedicated to bringing you the latest information about the Galileo spacecraft.  The site is packed with the latest news on the Galileo mission, images taken by the spacecraft and scientific links.  Check back often, as the web site evolves with each new bit of information sent to Earth.

How Stuff Works 
This site contains hundreds of articles that explain how things work.

National Science TeachersAssociation  
The NSTA promotes excellenceand innovation in science teaching and learning for all.  Teacher resources are categorized according to grade level.  The site also contains discussion boards for subscribing members.  If you are not a member of the National Science Teachers Association, you can register to receive their free newsletters Science Class (monthly) and NSTA Express (weekly).

The National Teachers Enhancement Program 
The National Teachers Enhancement Program provides online courses for elementary science teachers. Courses cost between $170 and $200 and graduate credit is awarded. Registration for fall courses is now open. Classes run generally from early October to Late November. The Program also has pilot programs that teachers may sign up for free. See their web site for more information.

Nova 
The online home of the PBS science show.  Be sure to check out Editor?s Picks.

Teaching Resources: Math and Science
A series of resources to help teachers make their math and science lesson plans captivating while generating interest.

Periodic Table of the Elements  
Created by the Chemist Societies Network, this site is an incredible visual display of the Periodic Table of Elements.  Obviously designed by chemists, this site would work well in any Junior of Senior High classroom.  Any Chemistry teacher should check out this site!

Science Daily Magazine 
This website is your link to the latest research news.  Rated a Top 50 Best of the Web by Popular Science magazine.  Includes links to science newsgroups.

Science News Online
An award-winning weekly newsmagazine covering the most important research in all fields of science.  The site contains a searchable archive which includes articles dating back to 1992.