More Mega Science Web Sites

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
http://www.enc.org/

The Eisenhower national Clearinghouse (ENC) is a great information source for K-12 math and science teachers. ENC contains a resource finder where you can search for all kinds of classroom and teaching materials. This site claims to have "Virtually everything!" ENC has a goldmine of electronic resources, including online documents in an electronic format, regarding curriculum issues in math and science education. ENC Services help you connect with ENC and the latest answers in math and science education. ENC has lots of lessons and activities in math and science; many are multidisciplinary.

The Cornell Theory Center
Math and Science Gateway

http://www.tc.cornell.edu/Edu/MathSciGateway/

The Cornell Theory Center Math and Science Gateway provides a wide range of educational services on their web page. This Gateway provides links to resources in mathematics and science for educators and students in grades 9-12.

Ethics in Science
http://www.chem.vt.edu/ethics/ethics.html

Here is a web site that deals with ethics in science. Lots of interesting essays and discussions on a variety of topics ranging from the atomic bomb to genetic engineering.

Explorer
http://unite.ulkans.edu

The Explorer Home Page contains a collection of educational resources including instructional software, lab activities and lesson plans for K-12 science and mathematics education.

Live from Antartica
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/antarctica/index.html

Live from Antartica is a wonderful classroom unit that can be incorporated in all grade levels. Teachers' resource guides, lesson plans, field journals, on-line photographics and corresponding to scientists on the internet are all part of this experience to learn about Antartica from this interactive web page.

National Space Science Data Center
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/

This NASA site has lots of great information that incorporates biological content into the space sciences. NSSDC provides discipline-specific pages which summarize available resources at NSSDC for each discipline it supports. Diciplines currently supported include Space Physics, Solar Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Planetary Science, Earth Science and Life Science.

M.A.S.H. Kits
http://www.siue.edu/OSME/mash/mash1.html

M.A.S.H. - Math and Science Hands-On Kit contains a good selection of downloadable lesson plans that deal with a variety of topics in math and science for grades K-9. The key elements of the MASH Kit Program are scope and sequence, science process skills, integration of language arts, cooperative learning, mathematics problem solving and alternatives in assessment.

NSTA's Scope, Sequence and Coordination Project
http://www.gsh.org/nsta/

This web site is a lesson plan goldmine!! NSTA has put together "MicroUnits" for their SSC curriculum for all science disciplines for grades 9-12. A great place to download a new science lesson.

National Geographic Online
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

This site provides many different types of resources. The main features of their magazine are on line. The site also offers activities geared to younger children as well as information about the National Geographic Society. The Resources section will be useful for both students and teachers. Students can research topics such as environmental issues, careers and famous biologists. Teachers can find lesson plans for environmental issues. (You must use the "Go" pull-down menu to return to Science Junction.)

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