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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)
ChemLinks Coalition offers resources for the first 2 years of college chemistry. Topics include global warming, ozone, fats in our diet, computer chip thermochemistry, making water safe to drink, what's...  (Beloit College, 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)
Molecular Logic Database provides 130 model-based activities for learning about interactions of atoms and molecules, and rule-based genetics. Topics include atomic-molecular structures and dynamics, states of...  (Concord Consortium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Madison Materials Research Science and Engineering Center introduces students to nanotechnology. Learn how we can "see" atoms, manipulate them, and create nano-architectural wonders. Watch nanoscience demonstrations. Read profiles of...  (University of Wisconsin-Madison, supported by 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)
Strange Matter helps students discover materials science and the secrets of everyday stuff. Find out what happens when you heat silicon, iron, or carbon. Learn how materials science helps fight...  (Ontario Science Centre and Materials Research Society, supported by National Science Foundation)
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)
Computational Science Education Reference Desk provides hundreds of visualizations, tutorials, and other resources for learning about computational science and astronomy, chemistry, geography, engineering, and space. Students can...  (Multiple Agencies)
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)
MicroWorlds looks at materials sciences research at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS). ALS, a facility that produces light one billion times brighter than the sun, offers opportunities...  (Department of Energy)
Periodic Table of the Elements displays the elements by atomic number and describes the history and sources of each element, as well as its properties and uses...  (Los Alamos National Laboratory, supported by Department of Energy)
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)
From Stargazers to Starships is a self-contained book-on-the-web course on basic astronomy, Newtonian mechanics, the sun (and associated physics), and spaceflight and spacecraft...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
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)
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)
The Chemistry of Health tells how chemistry and biochemistry are increasing our understanding of human health. Learn how biochemical relays keep our organ systems operating, how food is broken down and used...  (National Institutes of Health) provides online simulations, learning modules, and interactive tools for learning about nanotechnology -- the design and production of structures, devices, and systems one atom or one...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
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)
Chemistry presents online simulations of thermodynamics, states of matter, water, and reactions. See interactive visualizations of Brownian motion, Maxwell's speed distribution law, diffusion...  (Concord Consortium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Biology explores biological molecules, self-assembly, and DNA. Zoom in on the macromolecules from which living things are made. Discover how, on the molecular level, things can assemble...  (Concord Consortium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Molecular Workbench offers tools for visualizing and computing the motion of atoms and molecules. See simulations of diffusion, dissolution, distillation, chemical reactions, chain reactions...  (The Concord Consortium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Chemistry and Materials: Research Overview looks at the sciences of stuff and some of the greatest challenges in the field today: understanding "emergence" (when the whole adds up to much more than the sum of its parts)...  (National Science Foundation)
Molecular Stepping Stones features online activities, including simulations, to help students understand 10 key concepts underlying many biological processes. Topics include atomic structure, random motion...  (The Concord Consortium, supported by National Science Foundation)
Chemistry Now is an online video series that explains the science of common foods and objects -- water, cheese, bread, chocolate, flowers, nylon, artificial sweeteners, and more...  (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)
Chemistry at Science360 features 60+ videos on plastics, self-healing polymers, explosive sniffing plants, bacteria-powered fuel cells, converting waste to energy, carbonated drinks, hamburgers, cheese...  (National Science Foundation)
ABC's of Nuclear Science introduces the object that contains almost all of the mass in the universe, the atomic nucleus. Antimatter, beta rays, fission and fusion, the structure of the atomic nucleus, how...  (Department of Energy)
Nanotechnology: The Power of Small is the companion website for a public television series on nanotechnology and the environment, health, and privacy. See video clips of expert panels as they wrestle with dilemmas: the...  (National Science Foundation)
National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering offers summer professional development opportunities for teachers and online courses. One course, "Introduction to Nanometer Scale," looks at strategies for controlling the structure...  (NCLT, supported by National Science Foundation)
Case Method of Teaching Science features case studies for use in teaching anatomy, chemistry, environment, evolution, medicine and health, microbiology, molecular biology and genetics, physics and engineering, plant...  (State University of New York, supported by National Science Foundation)
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) Five Lessons features activities and software for exploring key math and science concepts. A grapher without numeric values introduces calculus concepts in early grades. Students create...  (Multiple Agencies)
Exploring the Nanoworld Teaching Modules helps teachers incorporate nanotechnology into high school chemistry and middle school technology classes. High school modules explore x-ray diffraction and scanning probe microscopy...  (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 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)
Hands-on Experiments To Test for Acid Mine Drainage invites students to learn about the effects of acid mine drainage on our groundwater and environment through experimentation and observation. The website explains how to make litmus...  (U.S. Geological Survey)
Mirror Molecules helps students see the importance and uses of "stereoisomers" -- molecules that are mirror images of each other...  (National Museum of American History, supported by Smithsonian Institution)

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