Educational Internet Links Arranged by Topic


Project Oceanography A Distance Learning Marine Science Program for Middle Schools

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

Entomology Resources Iowa State link about all kinds of bugs!

Interactive Frog Dissection Link for those of you who don't want to get your hands messy

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

University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology homepage Includes pictures and information about animals including their classification

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

Earth Science

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences This on-line resource will steer you to great Earth science data websites

DEVELOP: Digital Earth Virtual Environment and Learning Outreach Project A NASA project that helps teachers incorporate maps and data - everything from satellite imagery, topographical and population maps, to data about migration and weather patterns - into the classroom.

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

Project LEARN Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere - a module for the middle school classroom

Understanding Earthquakes Includes quizes, history, and other links on earthquakes

United States Geological Survey Education and Outreach site Geological information that's helpful for educators...

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.


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

Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics Education and Outreach Page Covers astronomy, chemistry and physics of the solar system and beyond!

NASA's Education Homepage

NASA's Educational Materials Page

NASAexplores NASAexplores provides free weekly K-12 educational articles and lesson plans on current NASA projects. Printable and downloadable, these supplemental curriculum resources meet national education standards.

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

A Paleoperspective on Global WarmingAn introduction to global warming and the green house effect.

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.

Uniservity A great on-line academic resource for higher education students and academic staff. This site is based in the UK.


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

MathCounts Promoting mathematics at a 7th and 8th grade level

Mythology Ancient history and mythology from around the world


Multimedia Physik A good site for physics, astronomy and mathematics -- in German!

Space Sciences

The Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope Has opportunities for teachers and students across the country.

Binary Stars Free astronomy software for Macintosh computers, complete with manuals, for teaching binary star concepts in the classroom or for personal use.

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-servic e K-12 teachers.

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

Millennium Academy Computer Drafting Classes Kids can learn to draw rockets and such on-line. Also has teacher resources for rocketry.

NASA Glenn Research Center Homepage Information about visiting the center along with educational opportunities presented by the center.

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

The Nine PlanetsA multimedia tour of the solar system.

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

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

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

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