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Frogs - The Exploratorium

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6 to 12
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Forget all the cutesy froggy sites. This site from the San Francisco's Exploratorium offers a visually impresive exploration of frogs and how they have survived through many millennia....more
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Forget all the cutesy froggy sites. This site from the San Francisco's Exploratorium offers a visually impresive exploration of frogs and how they have survived through many millennia. The site includes visuals and frog sounds, as well as extensive scientific content. Good resource for any study of amphibians.

tag(s): amphibians (20)

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Flowerweb

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6 to 12
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Developed in the Netherlands, the Flowerbase web site is a searchable database offering over 7,000 pictures of flowers, plants, and garden plants. Middle and high school students could...more
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Developed in the Netherlands, the Flowerbase web site is a searchable database offering over 7,000 pictures of flowers, plants, and garden plants. Middle and high school students could use this site for research.

tag(s): plants (153)

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Cloning: A Special Report

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A journalistic report on Dolly, the cloned lamb born in 1997 near Edinburgh, Scotland. The information is presented in a clear and concise manner, and uses graphics to enhance students'...more
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A journalistic report on Dolly, the cloned lamb born in 1997 near Edinburgh, Scotland. The information is presented in a clear and concise manner, and uses graphics to enhance students' learning of the material. This site could be used as required reading when studying genetics. The site is best suited to middle and high school students. From "New Scientist" magazine.

tag(s): dna (68), engineering (125)

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Share this site on an interactive whiteboard or projector, allowing students to read it before a class discussion. This site provides a lot of information and questions that students can use to debate the ethics or probability of human cloning. Too often science classes don't seem to have time for the ethical debates, and this would be the perfect way for students to begin questioning innovations in science. Prepare yourself for a very intense debate if using this!

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Bugs in the News

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This is a site about microorganisms, not insects. There are concise explanations of a variety of organisms and genetic issues, most listed in a "what the heck is a..." format. ...more
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This is a site about microorganisms, not insects. There are concise explanations of a variety of organisms and genetic issues, most listed in a "what the heck is a..." format. It's informal, but easy to use and informative.

tag(s): insects (70)

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WhaleNet

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3 to 8
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One of the fascinating features of this site is its display of tracking information for whales, porpoises, and sea turtles that have been equipped with radio transmitters. Users can...more
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One of the fascinating features of this site is its display of tracking information for whales, porpoises, and sea turtles that have been equipped with radio transmitters. Users can follow the movements of these marine creatures to see how they move about in the oceans. There is also a variety of reference information about whales, whale watching, and related topics.

tag(s): whales (17)

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Tarantulas!

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4 to 12
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This site contains lots of images and detailed descriptions of these large, often furry arachnids. While it's not the sort of thing that everyone will love, there's lots of material...more
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This site contains lots of images and detailed descriptions of these large, often furry arachnids. While it's not the sort of thing that everyone will love, there's lots of material for research papers, class presentations, and the like. This may be one case where viewing on the computer is better than seeing the real thing!

tag(s): insects (70), spiders (10)

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Spacerace - Smithsonian Institution

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The Space Race grew out of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, the most powerful nations after World War II. At the end of the ...more
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The Space Race grew out of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, the most powerful nations after World War II. At the end of the Cold War, the United States and Russia agreed to build a space station and pursue other joint ventures in space. A contest that began in fear and enmity has become a partnership. At this site you get to participate in this race!

tag(s): cold war (29), space (214)

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Space Shuttle Simulator - NASA

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This NASA simulation lets students work their way through the final preparations for a shuttle launch, performing the same tasks the astronauts go through. Requires the Shockwave player,...more
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This NASA simulation lets students work their way through the final preparations for a shuttle launch, performing the same tasks the astronauts go through. Requires the Shockwave player, which is available from the TeachersFirst Toolbox

tag(s): space (214)

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Solar System Simulator - NASA

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab offers this java-based site which lets students see what the solar system, or any part thereof, would look like from another location. You can see what ...more
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NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab offers this java-based site which lets students see what the solar system, or any part thereof, would look like from another location. You can see what the stars and planets would look like from the surface of Saturn or one of Jupiter's moons. The site is both a great learning tool and a wonderful simulation example.

tag(s): planets (126), solar system (123)

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Sky Online

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6 to 12
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This very well planned site helps you and your students understand and explore astronomy. It explains astronomy in everyday language. It contains a calendar of celestial events. There...more
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This very well planned site helps you and your students understand and explore astronomy. It explains astronomy in everyday language. It contains a calendar of celestial events. There are also tips for everyone. There is also software and astronomy hardware for sale. The site includes pictures of many astronomic events, lists of astronomy clubs, planetariums, science museums, and observatory locations from all around the world. You can find your hometown facility and print it out in minutes!

tag(s): stars (66)

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Probably the coolest part of this website is entitled "observing," which provides helpful calendars, explanations and images of solar events that are happening soon locally. Refer to this site for upcoming solar phenomena, and encourage students to go out and observe on their own. If there are events in the area, assign students to observe and create a report based on what they saw! If students are able to gather images of the event, we recommend a tool like UtellStory, reviewed here. This site allows users to narrate a picture, and could provide some cool presentations in class.

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Rocket Principles - Nasa, Teacher Link

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This site, created with the help of NASA, provides a fully-illustrated introduction to rockets and the scientific principles that make them work. The illustrations make the material...more
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This site, created with the help of NASA, provides a fully-illustrated introduction to rockets and the scientific principles that make them work. The illustrations make the material comprehensible for younger students, and the text provides sufficient content for those working at a more advanced level.

tag(s): rockets (14), space (214)

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Sea World Animal Facts - SeaWorld/Busch Gardens

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This site, created by Sea World and Busch Gardens, offers a lot of information about a variety of animals. There are animal infobooks, sound clips, photos, "Ask Shamu," Wild World ...more
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This site, created by Sea World and Busch Gardens, offers a lot of information about a variety of animals. There are animal infobooks, sound clips, photos, "Ask Shamu," Wild World adventures in a safari and zoo, fun zones with coloring pages, games, a teacher's guide, and more. There are lesson plans for grades K-12 (see the Teacher's link). This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat (for the teacher's guide). You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): ecosystems (89), mammals (33), oceans (152)

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Use your interactive whiteboard or projector to share the neat interactives and soundclips at this site. This site is also great for research projects, science lessons, and more. Be sure to check out the Teacher's link for some great lesson ideas!
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Pond Life Identification Kit

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What's that wiggling under the microscope? This site offers a guide to microscopic organisms living in fresh-water ponds, along with links to addtional information on each organism....more
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What's that wiggling under the microscope? This site offers a guide to microscopic organisms living in fresh-water ponds, along with links to addtional information on each organism. In addition, there are links to similar collections of microscopic fauna for oceans and other ecosystems. Interesting photos; easy to use.

tag(s): microorganisms (15), microscopes (13)

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The Mad Scientist Network

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1 to 12
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This site has a lot of research available for viewing. The research is detailed and in plain text. There is also a tutorial of the human body that better explains ...more
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This site has a lot of research available for viewing. The research is detailed and in plain text. There is also a tutorial of the human body that better explains the functions of organs and how they work together. A great research tool for biology students! Nice animation, including a guided tour of the human body with key points outlined. From Washington University Medical School.

tag(s): human body (125)

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Teachers of younger students will find material useful for background to their teaching.

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The Hummingbird Site

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4 to 12
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This "all hummingbirds" site offers information, pictures, and links to third party resources dealing with hummingbirds and their habitats. Lots of good information, and even more details...more
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This "all hummingbirds" site offers information, pictures, and links to third party resources dealing with hummingbirds and their habitats. Lots of good information, and even more details on some of the sites to which this site links.

tag(s): birds (52)

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The Electronic Zoo

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4 to 8
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This site is a large list of animal-related links. Some of the links listed are not suited for the primary grades. This site could be used in a classroom for ...more
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This site is a large list of animal-related links. Some of the links listed are not suited for the primary grades. This site could be used in a classroom for research on animal topics if the links had previously been selected. Most suitable for upper elementary and middle school students.

tag(s): mammals (33)

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Bug Bios - Insects on the Web

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Here's a web site about insects that's as complete as it is visually appealing. The site provides insect classifications, information, and great images, all organized in a way that...more
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Here's a web site about insects that's as complete as it is visually appealing. The site provides insect classifications, information, and great images, all organized in a way that makes the site easy to use for students at various levels. If your curriculum includes insects, this site is well worth a visit.

tag(s): insects (70)

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Bird Cam 2000 - Kodak

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Eastman Kodak's office tower is the site for this web cam focused on a nest of peregrine falcons. Viewers can check the state of the nest from four different angles, ...more
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Eastman Kodak's office tower is the site for this web cam focused on a nest of peregrine falcons. Viewers can check the state of the nest from four different angles, and the site offers a chronology of this year's nesting. The quality of the enlarged images is surprisingly good. This one is worth several visits.

tag(s): birds (52)

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Take advantage of the free lesson plans and printables the website offers! The site has activities on the food chain, journal assignments, and graphing the baby falcons. Save this site and use it as a learning center or station to complement a unit on the study of birds or on the food chain.

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Field Guides - Audubon Society

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The Audubon Society's collection of field guides, with links to more specifics. ...more
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The Audubon Society's collection of field guides, with links to more specifics.

tag(s): virtual field trips (49)

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Colorado River Report

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