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General Science
Enchanted Learning (http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html) Visitors will find links to basic introductions to a number of science topics such as animals and biomes at this.

EnergyQuest (http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html) Information about the various kinds of energy including science projects links.

Exporatorium (http://www.exploratorium.edu) This San Francisco museum has built a website with more than 15,000 pages exploring hundreds of different science topics.

Science Buddies (http://www.sciencebuddies.org) Science Buddies is an organization empowering students from all walks of life to help themselves and each other develop a love of science and an understanding of the scientifice method.

Scientific American (http://www.sciam.com/) This is the official site for the popular science magazine. Besides presenting articles from the current issue, there is also access to archived articles.

Super Science Fair Projects (http://www.super-science-fair-projects.com) A complete guide to project topics, experiments, and ideas.

Astronomy
Challenger Center for Space Science Education (http://www.challenger.org/) This site provides information on comets, Mars, Earth, the Moon, International Space Station, the Space Shuttle, space probes and the solar system in general.

Constellations and Their Stars (http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/) An alphabetical list of constellations and their stars with information about them and links to sky charts.

NASA (http://www.nasa.gov) Visit NASA's website for news and information about the Space program and space sciences.

Nine Planets (http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets//nineplanets) This site presents the history, mythology, and current scientific information about the planets in the Solar System and their moons. The sun is also discussed as well as objects such as Haley's Coment, the asteroid belt, and the Oort Cloud.

United States Naval Observatory (http://www.usno.navy.mil) Find information on all types of astronomical phenomenon, such as sunrise, sunset, and eclipses at this site.

Biology
Cells Alive! (http://www.cellsalive.com) This site provides helpful information about all sorts of cells.

On-line Biology Book (http://gened.emc.maricopa.edu/Bio/BIO181/BIOBK/BioBookTOC.html) This is a biology text book for middle and high school students.

Biomes
Biomes of the World (http://mbgnet.mobot.org) The site provides maps and basic information about biomes.

Marine Ecosystems (http://mbgnet.mobot.org) This site provides good basic ocean information.  Coverage includes sea animals, oceans, coral reefs, El Nino, currents and shorelines.

Rainforest Action Network (http://www.ran.org) This site has general information on life in the rainforest.

The World's Biomes (http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/)Provides information on various types of biomes including aquatic areas, deserts, tundras, grasslands, and forests.

Welcome to the Jungle (http://www.bcrescue.org/rainforests.html) Find Links to rainforest sites on the Web.

Chemistry
Chemical Elements (http://www.webelements.com)This is an on-line Periodic Table of the Elements.

Mathematics
Ask Dr. Math: Middle School Level (http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math/drmath.middle.html) For information about middle school level math, this is the site to try. It provides examples and practice problems.

Ask Dr. Math: High School Level (http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math/drmath/high.html) For information about high school level math, this is the site to try. It provides examples and practice problems.

Math.com (http://www.math.com) This site provides links to homwork help sites, puzzles, calculators, wonders of math, and biographies of famous mathematicians.

Meteorology & Natural Disasters
Tornado Project Online (http://www.tornadoproject.com/) This site provides a wealth of information about twisters.

USGS Center for Integration of Natural Disaster Information (http://cindi.usgs.gov) Check out this site for information about various types of natural disasters as well as information about some specific examples of each type.

Volcano World (http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vw.html) Find information on volcanoes from all over the world.

Zoology and Endangered Species
American Zoo and Aquarium Association Home Page (http://www.aza.org/) Links to member Zoos and Aquariums as well as career and conservation program information.

Animal Diversity (http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu) At this site, visitors can find out all sorts of information about various types and species of animals

E-Link (http://eelink.net/EndSpp/) Information on endangered species, both plants and animals, can be accessed by location or name (common or scientific).

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Species Information (http://endangered.fws.gov/wildlife.html) The U.S Fish and Wildlife servies provides information at this site about threatened and endangered plants and animals.

World Wildlife Federation (http://www.wwf.org/) Great information about endangered species. Maps depict range of animals and comparison data.

Electronic Zoo (http://netvet.wustl.edu/e-zoo.htm) This site provides information and links for all sorts of animals.

Roger Williams Park Zoo (http://www.rogerwilliamsparkzoo.org) Provides information about a RI zoo located in Providence, its hours, fees, directions, and exhibit information.

San Diego Zoo (http://www.sandiegozoo.org) Descriptions of the zoo's exhibits and inhabitants. Link to endangered species and zoo careers.

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