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Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either...  (National Science Foundation)
BEN: BiosciEdNet provides access to more than 4,000 reviewed resources covering 76 biological science topics: agriculture, anatomy, bacteriology, biochemistry, biodiversity, biotechnology, botany...  (American Association for the Advancement of Science, supported by National Science Foundation)
Action Bioscience offers scientific articles and lessons. Topics include the value of a garden, plant genebanks, bacteria (friend or foe?), biodiversity, real-life aliens (introduced species), apes...  (American Institute of Biological Sciences, supported by National Science Foundation)
Biology Classroom Resources provides lessons and resources from the National Science Digital Library. Learn about cells, slugs, whales and dolphins, lions and tigers, turtles, biotechnology, biodiversity...  (National Science Foundation)
Tree of Life offers photos, descriptions, and other information documenting the diversity of the world's organisms. Learn about animals, arthropoda, eukaryotes, flowering plants, fungi, and...  (Tree of Life Project, supported by National Science Foundation)
Animal Diversity Web is a searchable encyclopedia of thousands of photos, descriptions, sound recordings, and other information about individual animal species. Find out about amphibians, arthropods...  (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, supported by National Science Foundation)
National Science Digital Library provides access to resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and research. From video clips teaching cell division to simulations demonstrating plate...  (National Science Foundation)
ABCs to Public Health focuses on the critical role of public health laboratories in protecting the public against diseases and other health hazards. This Centers for Disease Control tool is designed to...  (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Arctic and Antarctic looks at research being conducted in the two polar regions of earth. These vast, icy, inhospitable environments provide "natural laboratories" for scientists to study basic questions...  (National Science Foundation)
Secret Lives of Wild Animals looks at new technologies being used to observe animals in their natural environments. See video clips and stories about tracking white-tailed deer, ocelots, agoutis, dragonflies...  (National Science Foundation)
Dinosaurs helps students answer questions about dinosaurs: What makes a dinosaur "a dinosaur"? Where did they live? What caused their mass extinction? Students can participate in a virtual...  (National Museum of Natural History, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Smithsonian National Zoological Park provides fact sheets and photos for many of the 2,400 mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, fish, and invertebrates at the National Zoo and the Zoo's Conservation and Research...  (National Zoo, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
The Dinosaur Homepage displays featured bones from the Museum's large collection. Each photograph may be enlarged and comes with a text. The bones can be viewed by dinosaur type and by time period. The site...  (National Museum of Natural History, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Life Sciences at Science360 features 120+ videos on bats, bed bugs, bird wings, butterflies, brain mapping, evolution, football science, genetics, gorillas, jellyfish, mitochondria, orangutans, red-eyed tree...  (National Science Foundation)
Biology: U.S. Geological Survey provides research results, photos, projects, and other resources for studies in biology, biodiversity, and ecology. Learn about butterflies and moths of North America, bat research...  (U.S. Geological Survey)
Regulation and Behavior provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about adaptation, basic needs of living things, behavioral response, and homeostasis. Find lessons on adaptation, animal...  (Teachers' Domain, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Water Resources Education Resources is a collection of classroom activities that teach students about the properties of water. There is an interactive center where students can give opinions and test their water...  (U.S. Geological Survey)
The Microbe Zoo helps teach students about microbes by looking at their habitats and the important role they play in our daily life...  (Michigan State University, supported by National Science Foundation)
Plants and Animals, Partners in Pollination helps students see how plants and animals interact to accomplish pollination. Students (Grades 3-8) identify plant and animal parts involved in pollination, connections between...  (Smithsonian Institution)
Selections from Audubon's The Birds of America (1827-1838) shows 34 paintings from John James Audubon's "The Birds of America," one of the greatest picture books ever produced...  (National Gallery of Art)
Science Education Partnership Lessons is a database of selected hands-on science lessons developed by the partnership. Browse by grade and subject -- biology, chemistry, physical science, earth science, science skills...  (University of California, San Francisco supported by the National Institutes of Health, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language: An Instructional Program is a bilingual curriculum and resources guide and is designed to help elementary school teachers organize instruction to increase achievement of Hispanic primary-grade children whose...  (Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, supported by Department of Education)
The Whole Frog Project introduces the concepts of modern, computer based 3D visualization and demonstrates the power of whole body, 3D imaging of anatomy as a curriculum tool. A frog can be seen with or...  (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, supported by Department of Energy)
Center for Science and Engineering Education: Berkeley Lab provides a list of educational links related to science. Nuclear science, engineering, astronomy, genetics, particle physics, periodic table updates, and a virtual frog dissection kit...  (Berkeley Lab, supported by Department of Energy)
Bugscope offers magnified images of specimens of beetles, spiders, and other insects and anthropoids viewed through an electron microscope...  (National Science Foundation)
Monarchs in the Classroom focuses on research and understanding of monarch butterflies. Learn about their growth, natural enemies, interactions with milkweed, migration, population dynamics, and more...  (University of Minnesota, supported by National Science Foundation)
Reviled and Revered: Toads, Turtles, Snakes, Salamanders, and Other Creepers and Crawlers examines misconceptions about herps (the collective name given to reptiles and amphibians), how herps have been viewed throughout history, and how reptiles and amphibians are similar...  (Smithsonian Institution)
Under the Spell of ... Spiders! looks at physical features and unusual habits of these arachnids -- their two main body parts, their eyes, senses, sensitivity to vibrations, silk webs, how they catch and eat their...  (Smithsonian Institution)
National Biological Information Infrastructure is a multi-agency effort to increase access to data on biological resources in the U.S. Topics include plants, habitats, and ecolological issues. Learn about amphibians, coral reefs...  (National Biological Information Infrastructure, supported by U.S. Geological Survey)
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources offers information about managed fish populations throughout the U.S., as well as watershed-based data and state-by-state fishing resources. Learn about freshwater and marine fishes...  (National Biological Information Infrastructure, supported by U.S. Geological Survey)
Children's Butterfly Site looks at the life cycle of butterflies and moths, answers frequently asked questions about butterflies and moths, lists references to butterfly and moth books and videos, and provides...  (National Biological Information Infrastructure, supported by U.S. Geological Survey)
Wildlife Management Activity Guide for Teachers presents learning activities developed by teachers to help high school students learn about wildlife management on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan...  (National Park Service)
FrogWeb is an effort to inform the public about declines and deformities in numerous amphibian species. The site is designed for parents, teachers, and children, and it includes general...  (National Biological Information Infrastructure, supported by U.S. Geological Survey)
Bears of Yellowstone, Yellowstone Electronic Field Trip presents 40 photos of grizzlies and black bears fishing, traveling with their cubs, and in various other activities and habitats...  (National Park Service)
Kids Corner Endangered Species Program helps students and teachers find information on threatened and endangered species. In addition to providing fact sheets, activities, and suggestions about what kids can do to help, the...  (Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Interior)

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