Science Web Resources


Welcome to HHMI's Bioactive (Howard Hughes Medical Institution)
Virtual labs, animations, software & freebies

General Interest

Create a Graph
An online graphing generator

Enchanted Learning
This site has lots of printable resources, mainly for an elementary classroom.

NASA Spacelink - An Aeronautics and Space Resource for Education
Mega-site for space info - focused for teachers

National Science Teachers Association
Topics, events & opportunities for science teachers

Newton's Apple
Activities, TV clips, resources on topic activities

Science Explorer
Home-based hands-on activities from the Exploratorium

Science Olympiad
Interscholastic competitions in fun and challenging events-Good inquiry.

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Hundreds of biographies, sorted by discipline

The Why Files - Science behind the News
150+ topics explained in depth and understandably-new stories weekly & archive

Earth Science

Ask a Geologist

Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
This site is a distributed community effort involving educators, students, and scientists working together to improve the quality, quantity, and efficiency of teaching and learning about the Earth system at all levels. DLESE resources include electronic materials for both teachers and learners, such as lesson plans, maps, images, data sets, visualizations, assessment activities, curriculum, online courses, and much more. Funding for DLESE comes in part from the National Science Foundation.

Earth Science Activities/Lesson Plans
Teacher's favorites in astronomy, geology, mapping, soils, water & weather.

Life Science

The MicrobeWorld Portal Page (American Society for Microbiology)
Lesson plans, resources, kids page


Oceanography an ONR Science & Technology Focus Site
Activities, information, links

Physical Science

NETL's Cool Science (National Energy Technology Laboratory)
Activities, information, links


The Brockport High School Science Department
Lots of labs, problems, & references

Science Education, Policy and Research

Access Excellence: Classrooms of the 21st Century
Papers on Teaching & Learning, Technology in Edcuation & Science Ed. Reform

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Advocates for research and public policy

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Funding for research and education through major grants and programs


UM Weather (by the Weather Underground)
Great Organization - easy to find exactly what you need

The Weather Channel


Carolina Biological Supply Company - Teacher Resources

Interactive Physics and Math with Java
Animation with variables

K-12 Outreach Program
Straight-forward science lesson plans
This site is designed to bring useful and interesting microbiology informational resources to you and attempts to reduced the clutter and the size of the haystack in an effort to help you filter through the information in an organized manner.

Minnetonka Science Center - Ooey Gooey Recipes

Online Onion Root Tips
Cell division phase activity online

Welcome to Simply Science
Many useful links

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences