Science Education Web Sites
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Last Updated: 3/15/08

Below are a number of linked science education web sites which we have found interesting:

Experiment of the Week Robert Krampf's Science Education Company provides a Free Experiment of the Week via email: email him with the massage that you would like to be added to the Experiment of the Week List.
NISE The National Institute for Science Education is setting the stage for more productive science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education in the United States.
Exploratorium  The Exploratorium, located in San Francisco, is a museum of science, art, and human perception with over 500 interactive "hands on" exhibits.
Science Education Resource Page  This site was created to provide an on-line, ongoing source of science education resources for K-12 teachers.
Science NetLinks  Science NetLinks is a AAAS sponsored website which offers a comprehensive guide to some outstanding science, mathematics, and technology websites, as well as ideas on how to use these dynamic resources in the classroom.
NERDS: Nebraska Educators Really Doing Science  This site provides many science activities developed by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Secondary Science Department.
Physics Central  This site communicate the excitement and importance of physics to everyone. It answers your questions on how things work and keep you informed with daily updates on physics in the news.
The Access Excellence Collection  An archive of the favorite classroom activities submitted by high school biology and life sciences teachers participating in the Access Excellence program.
The Fun Science Gallery  A collection of scientific instruments and experiments.
Physics Demonstration Resources  A collection of physics demonstrations from dozens of research universities.
Frank Potter's Science Gems  This site provides links to hundreds of Science Resource Web Sites which are sorted by Category, Subcategory, and Grade Level.
MathMol K-12 Activity Page  This site provides a number of interesting molecular modeling activities for grades K-12.
NASA's Education Program  This site provides access to NASA's many educational programs.
Science Lesson Plans  This site contains more than 1000 science lesson plans for K-12 science classes.
Bill Nye the Science Guy The WEB site for the popular children's science TV program
The Phases of the Moon Web Tool A web site devoted to explaining the phases of the moon
Science is Fun The fun of science is presented through home science activities, demonstration shows, videos, and books.
NASA Educational Products This link provides a list and description of all of the educationa materials available from NASA.
The AFU & Urban Legends Archive This link provides a discussion of science legends such as "Does hot water freeze faster than cold water?"
Hperphysics This page contains a hugh collection of capsule reviews of material covered in introductory physics. The page was developed for classes of science teachers.
Bad Science This page is an attempt to sensitize teachers and students to examples of the bad science often taught in schools, universities, and offered in popular articles and even textbooks.
Smithsonian Education Access to professional development opportunities as well as lesson plans and activities developed by the Smithsonian Institution.