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  1. Nurse Practitioner degree program
  2. Jason Project (

  3. ScienceNet (

  4. Science Sports (

  5. Experimental Science Projects (

  6. The Science Explorer (

  7. A Science Fair Project Resource Guide (

  8. Science Friday Kids Connection (

  9. Science Lab (

  10. Thinking Fountain: Friction (

  11. Whelmers (

  12. Volcano (
  13. Volcano (

  14. Cells Alive (

  15. Interactive Frog Dissection (

  16. Why Files Biology (

  17. Ancient Bristlecone (

  18. Brooklyn Botanic Garden (

  19. National Wildflower Research Center (

  20. Tree-Ring Research (

  21. Trees of the Pacific Northwest (

  22. Animals around the world (

  23. Beyond Jaws (

  24. Big Cats Online (

  25. Children's Butterfly Site (

  26. The Butterfly WebSite (

  27. The Electronic Zoo (

  28. Fish FAQ: a bouillabaisse of facinating facts about fish (

  29. Insect hotlist (

  30. International Wolf Center (

  31. National Zoological Park (

  32. Pacific Salmon (

  33. Peterson Online (

  34. Phoenix Zoo Home Page (

  35. Raptor Facts (

  36. What does a bee see? (

  37. Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas (

    1. Animal Diversity Web maintained by The University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology. A rich source of information about Mammals, Birds, Amphibians and Reptiles, Sharks, Bony Fishes, Mollusks, Arthropods, and Echinoderms. Be sure to check out their page of frog calls
    2. Animal Houses - a series from Dragonfly magazine. Check the magazine on a regular basis for new articles.
    3. Animal Links from the National Aquarium in Baltimore provides links to six separate areas. Be sure to check out the Species section and the Venom Striking Beauties. There is a lot of good information here.
    4. American Museum of Natural History (site map)
    5. Biology Lessons for Prospective and Practicing Teachers from San Diego State University. You must register before using the database. Remember to record your user name and password. There are some good lessons here.
    6. Biosciences - a rich source of resources related to the biological sciences.
    7. Botany online - The Internet Hypertextbook
    8. Brain Exploration - Explore the Brain and Spinal Cord. Many interesting links for middle, high school students.
    9. Brain Images of normal and diseased brains can be found at the Whole Brain Atlas.
    10. Cells Alive offers some interesting microscopic views of cells and some great teaching on a wide range of topics; from how HIV viruses travel to the anatomy of a splinter.
    11. Cell Biology - This site is not colorful or exciting, but there is a good deal of clear, basic information on the topic.
    12. Cell components - animated movie, at the conclusion you mac click on a component to get further information
    13. Changing World Lessons from USGS
      1. Exploring Caves - K-3
      2. Mud Fossils - K-3
      3. Global Change - 4-6
      4. Land and People: Finding a Balance - 7 - 12
      5. Geololgic Age - 7 - 12
    14. Cool Microbiology
    15. Cool Science for Curious Kids - The Howard Hughes Medical Institute picked some of the best museum activities and adapted them for the Web. The result is this simple site for kids in kindergarten through second or third grade. Kids explore animals, dust, butterflies, and more.
    16. The Cow's Eye Dissection is one of the most popular demonstrations at the Exploratorium. Go to their Hands-On Activities index see other Exploratorium exhibits.
    17. Disease Outbreak News - from the World Health Organization
    18. Ecology And The Conservation Of Natural Resources - The content objectives and classroom connectors on this page were written by Tennessee teachers of science and are congruent with the content topics listed for Ecology and the Conservation of Natural Resources (3255) in the Tennessee Science Curriculum Framework.
    19. Ecology Game - how does your life affect our planet's biodiversity.
    20. The Electronic Zoo offers links to Internet Resources for most animals.
    21. Evolution: Theory and History - including journey into the world of phylogenetic systematics.
    22. Genetics - This web site is a subject catalog covering genetics in the biosciences
    23. Genetic Science Learning Center - Classroom Activities Index several great interactives
    24. The Great Plant Escape - Detective LePlant needs your help to solve the mystery of plant life! Designed for grades 4 and 5.
    25. The Heart: an Online Exploration - Explore the heart. Discover the complexities of its development and structure. Follow the blood through the blood vessels. Wander through the web-like body systems. Learn how to have a healthy heart and how to monitor your heart's health. Look back at the history of heart science.
    26. Heart Transplant from NOVA - How to transplant a heart in nineteen easy steps.
    27. Human Anatomy On-Line: fun, interactive and educational views of the human body. You may also find useful information at The Visible Human Project
    28. Human eye - the organization of the retina and visual system
    29. Human Genome Project Information - Explore this site for information about the U.S. and worldwide Human Genome Project.
    30. In The Wild spotlights some of the world's vanishing and extinct species.
    31. Kimball's Biology Pages - the pages represent an online biology textbook
    32. Leaves - Why they change color
    33. Living in Space - design a space station
    34. Living Things - Exploring individuals, families, neighborhoods and the circle of life.
    35. offers information, links, and news related to microbes - Check out this good starting point for finding information concerning Microbiology.
    36. Mitosis movie - animation with text explanation available
    37. MIT Biology Hypertextbook
    38. Natural History Reference Sources - lists of links to plans and animal sources on the web. When you have time look through this list to find some jewels.
    39. Neuroscience for Kids - The smell of a flower - The memory of a walk in the park - The pain of stepping on a nail. These experiences are made possible by the 3 pounds of tissue in our heads...the BRAIN!! Explore their activities to learn more about this part of you.
    40. The Nocturnal Eye - What appears as pitch black to a human may be dim light to a nocturnal animal. The reason lies in the structure of the eye itself.
    41. NOVA - an index to previous NOVA exhibits on the subject Nature
    42. On-Line Biology Book - Caution! This site was last updated in 2001, however there are some excellent illustrations here.
    43. The Phylogeny of Life - The ancestor/descendant relationships which connect all organisms that have ever lived.
    44. Plants of Hawaii - A collection of 6000+ copyright-free high-resolution images for 900+ plant taxa.
    45. Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World is an excellent set of short in-depth discussions about how these three senses function. The site is a report from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
    46. Sounds of the World's Animals. See the animals, download a sound file to hear them, and read how their sounds are described in different languages around the world. You might also look at the Guide to Animal Sounds on the Net. The Guide presents a large list of links and even a suggestion on how to search for animal sounds. 
    47. Virtual Autopsy on a preserved 500-year old Inca sacrifice
    48. Virus Information can be found at Bugs in the News.
    49. The Visible Human Project - Start with this page for a guided tour of the Visible Human project.
    50. Wildflower Links: Wildflower research, education, art, links, and general information. This is an excellent resource to support project based learning. You will find dozens of links to wildflower sites which could be used in classrooms from Kindergarten all the way up to the High School level.
    51. The World of Trees: A Canadian site, available in English or French, with everything you want to know about trees. Using icons at the bottom of the screen you can find a Teacher's Room listing objectives and suggested activities. You can also find a Student's Corner which will help students organize their work in one of four units.


    1. African Primates at Home - Five monkeys, a gorilla and a chimp are featured here. Brief information is given, and a sound file is available for most.
    2. Animal Information database is a site developed by Sea World and Busch Gardens. You can get quick facts about many different animals or you can follow links to give more detailed information.
    3. Animal Resources compiled by
    4. Arctic Animals from Enchanted Learning
    5. Arctic Wildlife Portfolio
    6. Antelopes to Zebras - Fact sheets about the animals found at the Washington Park Zoo in Portland, Oregon.
    7. Bats - Take a Quiz or follow links to find out more about these mammals. This site is posted by the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkley.
    8. BatQuest - Follow a modified WebQuest to find information about bats on the Internet.
    9. Bear - The mission of the North American Bear Center is to enhance the understanding of the general public of the habits, needs and environment of bears in North America.
    10. Bird Links posted by the National Audubon Society
    11. Birds - The Life of Birds from PBS
    12. Birds: Online Bird Guide from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. A dynamic online guide for bird species identifications and in-depth information, including sounds, video, and distribution maps.
    13. Bird Sounds - free backyard bird sounds to download and use
    14. Butterflies
      1. Butterflies - from Enchanted Learning
      2. Butterflies of Hawaii
      3. Butterflies of Japan
      4. Butterflies of North America - This site, from the U. S. Geological Society, covers the U. S. and Mexico, They have plans to include Canada in the future.
      5. Butterfly Garden - A butterfly garden, large or small, can attract butterflies to your back yard. Here are some tips for creating your own garden
      6. The Butterly WebSite - Learn more about the fascinating world of butterflies.
      7. Where do butterflies come from? - this site features a neat activity for children
    15. Cats: Plans for Perfection - A National Geographic location
    16. Critter Guide - search for fun facts about animals (from PBS)
    17. Dog Breeds - Information on 100 breeds, ranging from the world's smallest breed (the Chihuahua) to the tallest (the Irish Wolfhound).
    18. Fish: The Australian Museum Fish site - Movies, fact sheets, links and a huge database of fish.
    19. Fish Features - An interactive unit for second and third grade sheltered students.
    20. Frogs
      1. Alien Caribbean Frogs in Hawaii - this site also has frog calls online (several recordings of E. coqui calls) 
      2. Animal Diversity Web page of frog calls.
      3. Calls of the Frogs and Toads of Texas
      4. Frogs: The Amazing, Adaptable Frog from the Exploratorium
      5. Frogs: A Chorus of Colors - from the American Museum of Natural History
      6. Frogs and Toads in Color and Sound
      7. Frogs for Kids - Here's lots of stuff about frogs! You can see pictures of frogs, find out what kinds of frogs live in Minnesota, hear what their calls sound like, print out pages to color and learn lots about frogs!
      8. Manitoba Frog and Toad Calls
    21. Gremlins: Faces in the Forest - Go to the forests of the Amazon to see marmosets and tamarins, the world's smallest monkeys.
    22. Grizzlies of Siberia: Walking with Giants - A PBS site
    23. Guide to Animal Sounds on the Net - The Guide presents a large list of links and even a suggestion on how to search for animal sounds.
    24. Horse - The Legacy of the Horse: A Chronological History of Humans and Their Relationship With the Horse
    25. Insectclopedia - An encyclopedia of insects.
    26. Night Creatures of the Kalahari - Nova online
    27. Organisms of Hawaii - Links to images of organisms of Hawaii on the internet
    28. Punxsutawney Phil - Exactly how did a groundhog start predicting the weather?
    29. Racoons on the World Wide Web
    30. Sea Dwellers from the Secrets of the Ocean Realm (from PBS) - your chance to get up close and personal with some of the most fearsome and fascinating creatures that roam the ocean's depths.
    31. Specialized sites with focus on one type of animal - from armadillo to wolves (scroll down, you did arrive at the right page)
    32. Tiger Information Center -
    33. Virtual Frog Dissection Kit - You can interactively dissect a (digitized) frog named Fluffy, make movies, and play the Virtual Frog Builder Game.
    34. Wildlife Fact Sheets posted by Texas Parks and Wildlife
    35. How Wolves Communicate 

    Rain forest links

    1. Amazon Interactive allows you to explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon through online games and activities. Learn about the rain forest and the Quichua people who call it home. Discover the ways in which the Quichua live off the land. Then try your hand at running a community-based ecotourism project along the Río Napo.
    2. Amazon Life - learning ecology through Amazon Rain forest
    3. Amazonia at the National Zoological Park a tropical rain forest unit designed for 3rd grade.
    4. BRAIN: Brisbane Rain forest Action & Information Network was established in 1995 as a bush care group sponsored by the Brisbane City Council in Queensland, Australia. The focus of the group is active rain forest regeneration and rehabilitation at a number of sites around Brisbane.
    5. Reader's Digest presents Manu: Peru's Hidden Rain forest. After you take the tour be sure to take the quiz to see how much you know about the rain forest.
    6. Nature's Crumbling Cathedral: The Tropical Rain forest
    7. Rain Forest - A slide show designed as an introduction to tropical rain forests and some of their most interesting inhabitants, including people, plants and wild animals. It was designed for all ages, so some of the language is simple so that younger "travelers" can understand.
    8. Rain forest Action Network includes some very helpful links such as Kids' Corner, What you can do, and Rain forest Information
    9. Rainforest Biome: Almost anything you want to know about plants in rainforests.
    10. Rain forests: Diversity and Destruction
    11. Rain forest Resources posted by the Rain forest Alliance.
    12. Rates of Rain forest Destruction - A Rain forest Action Network factsheet that is only text. However, there is quite a bit of information here.

    Zoos & Museums

    1. American Museum of Natural History (site map)
    2. Dallas Zoo - a tour of all the zoo has to offer
    3. Electronic Zoo - Links to many species
    4. Fish: The Australian Museum Fish site - Movies, fact sheets, links and a huge database of fish.
    5. Pittsburg Zoo - Find out where penguins live, what a Komodo dragon likes to eat, or how the spectacled bear got its name among other things.
    6. ZooNet for Kids