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• The Nation’s Report Card – Science
This site includes information on the science achievement of American students as determined by the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
• Teachers’ Domain
“A multimedia digital library for K-12 teachers and students. You’ll find a robust collection of classroom-ready digital resources, as well as multimedia lesson plans and professional development resources. Each resource is tailored to specific grade levels and correlated to national and state standards.” This site requires free registration.
• SCORE (Schools of California On-Line Resources For Education) — Science
This site has been developed to assist K-12 students and teachers in locating quality science resources on the Internet.
This web site provides articles by scientists, science educators, and science students on issues related to seven bioscience challenges: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers in science, and bioscience education. In addition, the web site provides educators with lessons and resources to enhance bioscience teaching.
• Frank Potter’s Science Gems
Thousands of resources for K-16 science educators.
• U.S. Department of Agriculture for Kids – Science Links and Resources
Includes: Science for Kids, Farmer’s Market, Preventing Foodborne Illness, Agriculture for Kids, Your Science Fair Project, Gardening, History of Agriculture, Nature Watch, Backyard Conservation, and much more.
• A Science Odyssey
Highlights important developments in science and technology in the 20th century. Includes activities, an educator’s guide, and a databank of people and discoveries.
• Fun with Science
“If you’re looking for ideas for a science fair project or demonstration, these pages may help you find a topic that would be fun to explore. They also provide ideas for teachers who are looking for classroom demonstrations or hands-on, inquiry-based student exercises to expand their curriculum.”
• Science Learning Network
“The Science Learning Network (SLN) is an online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education.”
• Science Fair Handbook
This guide presents ideas, strategies, and techniques for teachers interested in planning a classroom or school science fair.
• The Learning Studio: Science Fairs
A collection of resources for students, teachers, and parents working on science fair projects.
• National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education
Contains resources for teachers, students, and the general public on science and medical education.
• Access Excellence
Genentech, Inc.’s national program to put high school biology teachers in touch with their colleagues, scientists and critical sources of new scientific information. Includes a glossary, news, message boards, a collection of teacher-developed lesson plans for biology-related classroom activities, and more.
• Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education
The Ohio State University
1929 Kenny Road
Columbus, OH 43210-1079
Tel: 800/621-5785 or 614/292-7784
• The Office on Public Understanding of Science
National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington D.C. 20418
Phone: (202) 334-1575
Fax: (202) 334-1690