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We now offer the Cool It! card game in our Science Store. Cool It! is the new card game from UCS that teaches kids about the choices we have when it comes to climate change.

Educational Internet Links Arranged by Topic

Biology

Dinosaurs in Cyberspace Everything you'd ever want to know about dinosaurs!

Entomology Resources Iowa State link about all kinds of bugs!

Life on the Edge A NASA program that exposes grade school students to some of the principles of astrobiology and the possibilities for life elsewhere in the Solar System.

Monarch Watch Dedicated to Monarch butterfly education, conservation, and research. Lots of information on Monarch biology and migration as well as suggestions for in-class activities. Also, opportunities for student participation on-line or in Monarch tagging and migration-watch projects.

Sea World Educational Resources Hands-on activities included

Veterinary Resources Page NetVet Resources includes electronic zoo, how to care for pets, and what a veterinarian does

Earth Science

Hurricane Strike! Hurricane Science and Safety for Students - tons of information and cool animations!

SeaWiFS Educational ResourcesNASA's educational activities and links associated with the Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor mission

Water Science for Schools USGS Learning Web site, ideal for student reports.

The Weather Channel's Education Site

What Forces Affect Our Weather? Information on different weather topics inspired by programs from the "Planet Earth" series.

Interdisciplinary

Literacy Frameworks for Earth Science Education Conceptual frameworks describing what students and the general public should know to be literate about the Earth system

Achieve.org Bringing Education standards to you

The Event Inventor Fun activities to help groups of all ages and sizes learn about the basics of astronomy, geometry and more...

Funschool Educational activities and games

NASA's Education Homepage

NASA's Educational Materials Page

NOAA's site on oil spills Experiments especially for kids!

Science Netlinks A comprehensive web site for K-12 science educators. This page is brought to you by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

sciLINKS National Science Teacher Association's sciLINKS program...connecting your textbook to the world.

Today in Science History The website lists notable dates in science history for every day of the year, along with quotations from prominent scientists.

Teach the Children Well--Safe site with with tons of links to sites intended for teaching elementary school!

Mathematics

Kid's Web - Math Math resources, including asking Dr. Math a question

Space Sciences

CERES Astronomy Education site An extensive library of interactive K-12 materials for teaching astronomy including classroom-ready lesson plans, NASA data search engines and distance learning courses for in-service K-12 teachers.

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Science Education Department Resources for teaching all ages...

Imagine Mars ProjectA National Arts, Science and Technology Initiative. NASA Glenn Research Center HomepageInformation about visiting the center along with educational opportunities presented by the center.

NASA Space Science Education Resource DirectoryA good site for all levels, includes links and activities.

The Nine PlanetsA multimedia tour of the solar system.

The ObservatoriumNASA site that displays earth and space science data, applications, and technologies

On-line Education and Outreach by Mary Urquhart, University of ColoradoIncludes standard-based activities on Mars, Physics, Saturn, and the Solar System in general

Our Very Own Star Solar Terrestrial Probes (STP) Education and Outreach comes in both English and Spanish.

Space Day Celebrated on the first Friday in May every year...

Spacewatch An interactive, Internet-based TV channel that has specials on human space flight, astronomy and the cosmos

Startalker.com A great astronomy program that will help you and your students learn the constellations and stars as you gaze at the stars. Check it out!

Sun-Earth Educational Resources Content, classroom activities, games, real-time data and more...

Last modified July 29, 2009 by Becca Hatheway.

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Windows to the Universe, a project of the National Earth Science Teachers Association, is sponsored in part by the National Science Foundation and NASA, our Founding Partners (the American Geophysical Union and American Geosciences Institute) as well as through Institutional, Contributing, and Affiliate Partners, individual memberships and generous donors. Thank you for your support! NASA AGU AGI NSF