Science and Technology/Physical Science
The Naked Scientists Radio Show (Podcast)
Cambridge University's Dr. Chris Smith produces a weekly live radio show covering science, medicine and technology topics as well as interviews with famous scientists. This excellent show "strips down science" to make difficult concepts understandable. To watch a demonstration on how to subscribe to this podcast, click the podcasting link to the left.
Amazing variety of links to information on the planet Earth and the oceans and continents. Includes links dealing with climates, meteorology, agriculture, the environment and more. Also includes several kinds of maps.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration created this site. Each fact sheet contains just about everything you'd want to know about a planet. For cool planet pictures, look for the "Data" section to locate images.
The image gallery for this site contains amazing never before seen pictures from the Hubble Spacecraft.
An excellent collection of web-based instructional modules created by the University of Illinois and funded by the National Science Foundation. Topics include: light and optics; clouds and precipitation; forces and winds; air masses and fronts; weather forcasting; severe storms; hurricanes; El Nino and the hydrologic cycle.
Very cool multi-media tour of the solar system. This site contains "an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each planet and major moons in our solar system."
Our closest observatory located in the hills near Kenwood at Sugarloaf Park. Check out their upcoming events and classes.
This site contains up-to-date information on space and the space program.
Biology (See Evolution Below)
From the University of Arizona, this is an online interactive resource for the study of biology.
An extensive list of biology websites brought to you by Dr. Buzz Hoagland of the Biology Department at Westfield State.
Mr. Neville's Biology students will find a useful guide to writing the position paper for science.
Although annoying animated icons can be found on their pages, they chosen some good biology sites to link to.
This site contains a vast number of ecology resources compiled by Anthony R. Brach of Harvard University.
Excellent documentary can be viewed from this website. Helpful glossary also included.
This site contains three exhibits: phylogeny, geology, and evolution. Click on "Evolution" to view an exhibit tracing evolutionary thought as it has developed over time. Includes information on specific scientists and provides a historical approach to the study of evolution.
Amazing site containing over 6000 full text copies of Darwin's letters.
Podcast of Darwin's Letters
Take a unique look into Darwin's character as Shelley Innes, Historian, reads extracts of his personal letters.
This Smithsonian Institution program works to enhance scientific knowledge and public awareness of human evolutionary history. Site features "Ask Our Researchers" in which students can contact a paleoanthropology specialist.Molecular and Cellular Biology - Evolution Resources
Nice gateway site on evolution developed by Harvard University's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Gain an overview of basic genetics on this site sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Families and scientists join in seeking the flawed genes that cause disease.
The Human Genome Project conducts research on genetic disorders and explores the ethics behind genetic research. Available online are a series of fact sheets to provide an overieve of the institute, explore the social implications of genetic research and explain complex genetic concepts and research techniques to a non-scientific audience.
An online, interactive Periodic Table of the Elements. Learn about the properties of each chemical element on this useful site.
Guide by the University of Leeds' Chemistry Department which includes instructions for over forty experiments, a large image library, and animations of common chemical reactions.
A high quality source of informaiton relating to the peirodic table.
Companion website to the radio show. Hosted by the author of "How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life."
Website of the American Physical Society developed to physics teachers. Physics in Action and People in Physics help students to understand how physics applies to the real world.