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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)
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)
Students and Teachers, Make This Your Summer of Science is designed to help teachers and students find summer research opportunities in biomedical laboratories that are supported by the National Institutes of Health. The site lets you...  (National Institutes of Health)
Memory dissects a sheep brain to show us "the anatomy of memory." See works of an artist who paints entirely from memory. (Compare his paintings to photos of places.) Play interactive...  (Multiple Agencies)
Structure and Function provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about cell differentiation, cell division, living systems, photosynthesis, and the structure and function of cells. Find...  (Teachers' Domain, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Microbial Life focuses on the ecology, diversity, and evolution of micro-organisms. Learn about marine microbes and extremophile microbes that live in inhospitable environments. Explore the Gulf of...  (Science Education Resource Center, supported by National Science Foundation)
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)
NASA Earth Observatory provides new satellite imagery and scientific information about Earth's climate and environmental change. It features stories about the atmosphere, oceans, land, life, heat and...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
A Science Odyssey highlights some the most spectacular discoveries in science and technology during the 20th century. The site includes an Educator's Guide with activities, discussion questions, and...  (WGBH, supported by National Science Foundation)
Science Education includes booklets on cells, genes, health, chemistry, and medicines. The booklets explore advances in the development and delivery of drugs, links between genes and diseases, how...  (National Institute of General Medical Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Helping Your Child Learn Science offers a dozen fun learning activities parents can use at home to help children (ages 3-10) learn about bubbles, bugs, surface tension, adhesives, friction (using gelatin), volume...  (Department of Education)
Exploratorium Online features dozens of online learning activities and exhibits. Make a mold terrarium, pinhole projector, telescope, or hair hygrometer. Explore the brain, biodiversity, Antarctica, DNA...  (National Science Foundation)
NIH Curriculum Supplement Series offers web-based instructional modules based on cutting-edge scientific discoveries. Topics include cell biology and cancer, infectious diseases, human genetic variation, sleep...  (National Institutes of Health)
The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction helps students discover the fundamentals of neurobiology and how drugs change the brain. Among the topics: functions of specific brain areas; anatomy of the neuron...  (National Institute on Drug Abuse, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Chemicals, the Environment, and You provides lessons for learning about the relationship between chemicals in the environment and human health. Topics include the science of toxicology, dose-response relationships...  (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and Biological Rhythms helps students understand basic scientific principles related to the nature and function of sleep and its effects on human health. Lessons focus on the biology of sleep and its...  (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Origins lets us look over the shoulders of scientists and glimpse the often-unseen moments of investigation. Take "virtual field trips" to eight observatories -- Arecibo, where...  (National Science Foundation)
Beyond Discovery traces the origins of technological and medical advances. Learn about the genetics of ear wax, a vaccine to control malaria, DNA barcoding, aging and the human brain, a genetic...  (National Academy of Sciences)
Decades of Discovery describes 100 important discoveries in energy sciences, nuclear and plasma physics, advanced computing research, and biological and environmental research. Topics include the world's...  (Department of Energy)
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)
NSF Special Reports presents web-based reports on language and linguistics, Einstein and physics, weather patterns, the chemistry of water, the 2004 tsunami, arctic climate research, Admiral Byrd's...  (National Science Foundation)
Digital Library for Earth System Education is a geoscience community resource that supports teaching and learning about the Earth system. Find thousands of reviewed resources on topics that include atmospheric science...  (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 Research Overview includes an interactive tour of the cell and discussions around questions: How do viruses attack cells? How will technology open new doors in biology? How can the mustard plant help...  (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)
The Structures of Life takes us into the world of "structural biology" -- a branch of molecular biology that focuses on the shape of nucleic acids and proteins (the molecules that do most of the work in our...  (National Institute of General Medical Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
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)
Life Sciences offers activities, animations, and lessons on cells, diversity of life, ecology, evolution, heredity and genetics, and the human body. Topics include cell division, embryos, energy...  (Exploratorium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Life of a Vertebrate Fossil traces the journey of fossils from discovery to display. Find out what paleontologists do in each stage a vertebrate fossil's life. Learn about digging up fossils, getting them to...  (National Museum of Natural History, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Curiosity Creates Cures: The Value and Impact of Basic Research introduces the work of basic biomedical scientists -- scientists who seek answers to key biological questions like how cells talk to each other, how biological machines fold into their...  (National Institute of General Medical Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Paleontology Portal invites students to discover prehistoric life in the U.S. by state and time period, see famous fossil localities and assemblages, and search fossil images and paleontology collections...  (University of California Museum of Paleontology, supported by National Science Foundation)
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)
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) offers instructional materials and professional development for biotechnology instructors. Find online courses, lab equipment, publications, information on biotech in high school...  (Bio-Link, supported by National Science Foundation)
Museum of Paleontology features online exhibits and activities that allow you to experience the excitement of discovering and reconstructing a dinosaur, see underwater photos of a great white shark, trace...  (University of California, Berkeley, supported by National Science Foundation)
NY High School Regents Exam Prep Center helps high school students meet the New York State Regents requirements in mathematics, science, and social studies. The site, developed by a team of Oswego County (NY) teachers...  (NY Regents Exam Prep Center, supported by Department of Education)
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)
The Bridge is a place where teachers can find marine science education resources that are screened by science educators and research scientists. The site features "Scuttlebutt", a discussion...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Teachers' Domain is a digital multimedia library for teaching and studying life sciences—ecology, evolution, genetics, structure and function, behavior and regulation, general life science, and the...  (WGBH, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Images from the History of Medicine is a collection of nearly 60,000 images that illustrate the social and historical aspects of medicine. The collection includes portraits, pictures of institutions, caricatures, genre...  (National Library of Medicine, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Schools Online offers K-12 science, environmental, and character education activities. Join Squirmin' Herman the Worm in his underground world, or assist Detective LePlant as he explores the...  (University of Illinois Extension, supported by Department of Agriculture)
USDA for Kids serves as a gateway to Department of Agriculture kids' pages and programs. It includes food guide pyramids, weather maps, tips for preventing foodborne illnesses, information about...  (Department of Agriculture)
Cabrillo National Monument: Cabrillo as Classroom describes several classroom resources about the monument near San Diego, CA. Featured is the "Cabrillo Tidepool Study," a 4-week on-line unit designed for students at the 5th grade...  (National Park Service)
Science and Our Food Supply: Investigating Food Safety From Farm to Table offers middle and high school science teachers a free supplementary curriculum, "Science and Our Food Supply." Middle and high school teachers are also invited to apply for an...  (Food and Drug Administration)

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