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The Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers, 1862-1939 contains correspondence, scientific notebooks, journals, blueprints, articles, and photographs documenting the invention of the telephone, his involvement in the first telephone...  (Library of Congress)
BLS Career Information is a place where kids can find information on job opportunities related to the arts, math, science, physical education and outdoors, reading, and social studies. The site also offers...  (Department of Labor)
Invention Factory: Thomas Edison is a curriculum-oriented guide to the work and laboratories of the great American inventor. The site contains photographs, maps, and readings about the laboratories and the process of...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
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)
Dare to Compare invites you to test your knowledge against students nationally and around the world. Pick a grade and subject: civics, economics, geography, history, math, or science...  (Department of Education)
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)
NOVA scienceNOW is the companion website for a TV show on science breakthroughs and personalities. Learn about a frog that freezes solid in winter and comes back to life in spring. Watch videos...  (WGBH, 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)
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)
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)
Doing Science: The Process of Scientific Inquiry helps students understand the basics of scientific inquiry. Lessons progress from what students already know about scientific inquiry, or think they know, toward a more complete and...  (National Institutes of Health)
ScienCentralNews provides the latest news on developments in life sciences, physical sciences, and technology. Sort articles by topic -- genetics, animals, the brain, chemistry, physics, earth, oceans...  (National Science Foundation)
Accidental Scientist: Science of Cooking looks at the science behind food and cooking. Learn about what happens when you eat sugar, bake bread, cook an egg, or pickle foods. Find out how muscle turns to meat, what makes...  (Exploratorium, supported by National Science Foundation)
U.S. South Pole Station offers a multimedia look at research underway on earth's coldest, highest, driest, and windiest continent -- and the least hospitable to human life. Find out what makes the South Pole...  (National Science Foundation)
NSF Multimedia Gallery provides nearly 100 videos and webcasts on a range of science topics: a fossil that may represent the first vertebrate to emerge from the sea, turning forest-industry waste into fuel...  (National Science Foundation)
Why Files Interactives feature the latest news in science, math and technology. Make rainbows, control a tornado, play with lightning, make a snowflake, and hit a home run...  (University of Wisconsin-Madison, supported by National Science Foundation)
Science Nation is an online magazine that each week looks at discoveries and researchers that will change our lives: an artificial retina that can help the blind to see, new materials for building...  (National Science Foundation)
Teaching with Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum provides modules that help students build spreadsheets to solve mathematical problems in the context of their courses. Topics include compound interest, chemical equilibrium...  (Washington Center, supported by National Science Foundation)
Cleaning Water is a lesson in which students (Grades 3-5) create and test a system to filter "gray" water. Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) recycle their water, including moisture...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
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)
Practical Uses of Math and Science offers more than 60 one-page examples of how science and math can be used in interesting settings and everyday life. Topics include clouds (why they float), social security benefits...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Smithsonian: Science and Technology explores the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, Arctic wildlife, migratory birds, stars and black holes, sky watching, the Galapagos Islands, invasive species, living fossils of the...  (Smithsonian Institution)
NSF Current features cutting-edge science and engineering research and education. Learn about photosynthesis, Alzheimer's disease, carbon nanotubes, volcanoes, extreme microbes, and more...  (National Science Foundation)
Aviation: From Sand Dunes to Sonic Booms features 100 aircraft, airfields, research labs, military installations, battle sites, launch facilities, and other places that tell about people and events that made the U.S. a world...  (National Register of Historic Places, supported by National Park Service)
The Dream of Flight presents photos, letters, and diary excerpts from the experiments and efforts that led to the Wright brothers' December 17, 1903, achievement of the first sustained, powered, and...  (Library of Congress)
Encyclopedia Smithsonian is an index of 140 topics for which the Smithsonian Institution offers online resources: American history, art, automobiles, butterflies, canines, cats, clocks, computers, dinosaurs...  (Smithsonian Institution)
Smithsonian Education offers more than 1,200 education resources aligned with standards of learning in every state. Simply enter your state into the search engine to find lesson plans, virtual exhibitions...  (Smithsonian Institution)
The Library of Congress Catalogs maintains a searchable database of about 12 million records -- books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials...  (Library of Congress)
The Centennial of Flight -- The Future of Flight is dedicated to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first powered flight and the development of aviation over the past century. It offers aerospace-related...  (Multiple Agencies)
Pulse of the Planet provides a two-minute "sound portrait" of Planet Earth each weekday that is broadcast over 300 public and commercial stations around the world. This website includes an effort to learn...  (Multiple Agencies)
Whelmer's presents 20 hands-on science activities intended to capture the imagination and spark curiosity...  (McREL, supported by Department of Education)
Science and Technology offers 11 lesson plans for Grades 3-8 on minerals and gems, Ben Franklin, spiders, archaeology, oceans, pollination, reptiles and amphibians, and more...  (Smithsonian Institution)
Edison Invents examines several of his inventions—the telegraph, telephone, phonograph, and electric light bulb. Students learn about his life and how to create their own light bulb...  (National Museum of American History, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Ask a Librarian provides basic research assistance related to business and economics; the humanities and social sciences; genealogy, U.S. local history, and heraldry; newspapers, current periodicals...  (Library of Congress)
Nature of Science provides activities and lessons for learning about the scientific process, science and society, and science as a career...  (Exploratorium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Everyday Mysteries provides illustrations and explanations to help us understand: Why are summers hot and winters cold? What does "the universe is expanding" mean? How does GPS work? Why do...  (Library of Congress)
InTime offers 400 video vignettes of pre K-12 teachers using technology in language arts, math, science, and other instruction. A conceptual model for analyzing the use of technology in...  (Department of Education)
Ask A Scientist offers an "ask a scientist" service, a question of the week, and resources developed and identified by teachers...  (Argonne National Laboratory, supported by Department of Energy)
Kinetic City Cyber Club is the home of the Kinetic City Super Crew, a bunch of cool kids and their talkative supercomputer, ALEC. On board their super train, the Kinetic City Express, the Crew travel the...  (National Science Foundation)
ARS Science 4 Kids! is a series of stories about what scientists do at the Agricultural Research Service. It is geared to kids 8 to 13 years old...  (Department of Agriculture)
The National Science Center offers a virtual tour of Fort Discovery, an interactive environment where you learn and experience technologies involved with communications, electronics, automation and computers...  (Department of Army)
A Walk Through Time looks at the evolution of timekeeping—how humans have measured the passage of time throughout history. The site describes and shows depictions of ancient calendars, sun and water...  (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Online Science-athon helps students discover the science in their daily lives. It is organized around four events: How Tall Am I? (Grades 2-3), the Marble Roll (Grades 4-8), Catching Sunshine, and the...  (TERC, supported by National Science Foundation)
The Official U.S. Time features an actual clock, accurate to 0.3 seconds depending on your Internet connection, that will display on your screen. There are three high-school level exhibits about time: "A...  (Multiple Agencies)
NIST Time and Frequency Information provides information, tools, and services for timekeeping and frequency measurement. Visitors can download time-setting software for their computer, read about how time is...  (National Institute of Standards and Technology)

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