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ABE/GED Hands on Math Activities

Acid Rain Lesson Plans

Adult Numeracy Network

Aeronautics Learning Laboratory for Science, Technology, and Research

Air Pollution—What's the Solution?

Air Travelers

Algebra Patterns and Functions; Learner Resources

Algebra Patterns and Functions; Teacher Resources

All About Ratios

Amazon Interactive

American Institute of Physics History Exhibits

Amusement Park Physics

Arctic Exploration Online

Arctic Journeys to Alaska’s Bering Land Bridge

The ARMADA Project

Ask Dr. Math

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Athena — Earth and Space Science for K-12 Oceans, Earth, Weather, Space, and More

Auroras — Paintings in the Sky

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BasketMath Interactive

Beginner’s Guide to Model Rockets

Big Trouble in Earthquake Country

Bird of the Week

Bird Song of the Week

Birthday Problem — A Short Lesson in Probability

Blue Web'n Learning Applications

Brain Eater

Brain Geography

Brain Teasers

Bricks Activity

Bricks Activity

Bridge — Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center

Build a Prairie

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Calendars from the Sky

Can We Predict Volcanic Eruptions?

Cartesian Coordinate System

Cast Your Vote! Statistics: What do the numbers tell us?


Chameleon Graphing — An Introduction to the Coordinate Plane

Change Maker

CIA World Factbook

CIESE Collaborative Projects

CIESE Online Classroom Data Projects

Conflict — Yellowstone Wolves

Congo Trek — A Journey through the Heart of Central Africa



Contemporary Issues in Science–Do Your Genes Drive You to Drink?

Cynthia Lanius’ Index of Math Problems

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Data Analysis, Probability, Statistics, and Graphing; Learner Resources

Data Analysis, Probability, Statistics, and Graphing; Teacher Resources

Data Tips of the Month from BRIDGE

Daylight Savings Time

Definitions of Rise, Set, and Twilight

Design a Track

Dive and Discover Expedition Showcase

Dive and Discovery — Expeditions to the Seafloor

Domino Problem

Down the Drain—How much water do you use?

Dying to be Thin — Body Image

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Earth and Moon Viewer

Earth and Space Science; Learner Resources

Earth and Space Science; Teacher Resources

Earth Day 2001

Earth from Space An Astronaut’s Views of the Home Planet

Earth Observatory

Earth Science Week

Earthquake Hazards Program

EduWeb — Educational Web Adventures

Einstein Revealed

Einstein’s Legacy

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Math and Science Education

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education Hotlist

El Niño — Making Sense of the Weather

El Niño Rules!

El Niño Theme Page

El Niño — He’s Back and He’s Bad!

El Niño — Hot Air over Hot Water

The Electronic Naturalist


Energy in the Air–the Sounds of the Orchestra

Energy Story from the California Energy Commission

Environment — A Global Challenge

Environmental Information on the Internet

EPA Environmental Education Center

Eratosthenes Experiment A Worldwide Science and Math Experiment

Estimation: how many pearls??

Evolution--a journey into where we're from and where we're going

Evolution--a journey into where we're from and where we're going

EWE 2 — A Case Study

Excellence in Science, Technology, and Math Education Week: March 18-22, 2003

Excellent Adventure


Exploratorium Hands-On Activities

Exploratorium Online Activities

The Exploratorium Science Snacks

Exploratorium’s Ten Cool Sites

Exploring Data

Exploring Earth

Exploring Earth

Exploring Leonardo

Exploring the Environment

Eyes on the Sky, Feet on the Ground

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Fallout: Eye on the Volcano (Montserrat)

Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics

Figure This: Take a Challenge!

Find that Planet

Finding the Value of Pi

Flights of Inspiration


Fraction Four

Frank Potter’s Science Gems

Franklin Institute’s Educational Hotlists

Franklin’s Forecast

Fun and Sun Rent-A-Car


Fun with Calendars

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General Coordinates Game

Geography from Space

Geology Labs Online

Geometry Online

Geometry Spatial Sense and Measurement; Learner Resources

Geometry Spatial Sense and Measurement; Teacher Resources

Global Grocery List

Global Warming Resources from the EPA


Graph Sketcher

Graphing and the Coordinate Plane

Graphing and the Coordinate Plane


Gulf Stream Voyage

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Hand Squeeze

Hello Dolly–A Webquest

Hidden Killers-Deadly Viruses

History and Nature of Science; Learner Resources

History and Nature of Science; Teacher Resources

How Far Is It? Calculate distance given two coordinates

How Things Fly: Activities for Teaching Flight

Human Body

Human Genetics — A Worldwide Search for the Dominant Trait

Hurricanes — a fierce force of nature

Hydrologic(water) Cycle

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Ice on Venus

Inside the Jet Stream

International Date Line

International Technology Education Association

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Japan’s Secret Garden

Journey into Amazonia

Journey North — A Global Study of Wildlife Migration

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Learning Resources

Leonid Meteor Shower Showcase

Let’s Graph!

Life Science; Learner Resources

Life Science; Teacher Resources

Linear Functions

Live from Antarctica2

Live to Mars with Mer

Live from the Rainforest

Living Things

Locker Problem

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Managing Your Money (teacher)

Managing Your Money

Map of the Human Heart

Maps from the CIA World Fact Book

Math Baseball

Math Files Game Show

Math Forum’s Magic Squares

Math Forum’s Tour of Fractions

Math in Daily Life

Mathematics in Adult Education and Literacy

Mathematics of Cartography


Maths File Game Show

MathWebquests–Real Data

Mayo Clinic

McRel’s Connections and Connections +

Medicine through Time--a NOVA Hot Science website

Mid-Continent Regional Educational Laboratory

Million Man March


Miracle of Rice

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NASA Classroom of the Future-Exploring the Environment

NASA Human Spaceflight

NASA Observatorium

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Education Programs

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Chemistry Week

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

National Geographic’s Hotlists of Resources and Links

National Geographic Map Machine

National Geographic Society

National Geographic Xpeditions

National Geography Awareness Week

National Health Observances

National Hurricane Data Center–Tropical Prediction Center

National Library of Interactive Mathematics—
data analysis and probability activities

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics

National Math Trail

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Science Education Standards

National Science Foundation

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) lists

National Science Teachers Association

National Weather Service-Interactive Weather Information Network

Newton’s Apple Science Try Its

Nine Planets-A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System

Nine Planets — simplified

No Matter What Shape Your Fractions are In

NOAA La Niña Page

Noon Day Project

Nova Online

NOVA Online

NOVA Hot Science

NOVA Teachers

NSF Nifty Fifty

Number and Number Sense; Learner Resources

Number and Number Sense; Teacher Resources

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Ocean Drifters: Investigating Ocean Currents

Ocean Explorer/Explorations

The Ocean Planet, a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition

Ocean Science Station

Oceans Alive!

Oceans Field Trip

Office of Vocational and Adult Education

Open-ended Math Problems


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Passport to Antarctica

Pattern Blocks Program

PBS Science

PBS TeacherSource

pH Factor

Phases of the Moon

Physical Science; Learner Resources

Physical Science; Teacher Resources

Physics 2000

Pi Day

Pi: the Never Ending Number

Pitsco’s Ask an Expert — Science/Technology

Plane Math

Plane Math Activities

Planet Earth Inquiry activities on the issue of ecology

Plate Tectonics

Polar Science Station

Pop Clock

Pop Goes Antarctica

Pop Goes Antarctica Showcase

Population Growth

Population Growth and Balance

Prime Numbers

Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Decision-making; Learner Resources

Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Decision-making; Teacher Resources

Project 2061 — Science Literacy for a Changing Future

Project Interactivate — Algebra

Project Interactivate — Data

Project Interactivate — Geometry

Project Interactivate — Number Sense

Putting DNA to Work

Pythagorean Puzzle

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Question of Scale

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Race for the Superbomb

Regional Technology in Education Consortia (R*TEC)

Rice Web

RIDGE 2000: Expeditions

Right-Handed or Left-handed

Rocketry Activities

Rocketry Activities

Rotten Truth About Garbage

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S’COOL (Students’ Cloud Observations Online)

Satellite Site

Scanning Electron Microscope

SCI WEB, a science literacy website for adults

Science and Math Initiatives from the Los Alamos National Laboratory

Science and Technology; Learner Resources

Science and Technology; Teacher Resources

Science as Inquiry; Learner Resources

Science as Inquiry; Teacher Resources

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives; Learner Resources

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives; Teacher Resources

Science Inquiry Hotlists from the Miami Museum of Science

Science Learning Network

Science News

Science of Baseball

Science of Hockey

Science — Ask the Experts

Score Mathematics Coordinate Graphing

Score Mathematics Coordinate Graphing


Search for Ice and Snow


Shackleton’s Antarctic Odyssey

Shape Explorer

Shark Attack

Skateboard Science

Slates, Slide Rules, and Software –Teaching Math in America

Soccer Shootout

Soda Constructor

Space Team Online

Statistics: Polls — What the numbers tell us


Stick or Switch

Stressed Out

Structures around the World

Sultan’s Lost Treasure — Who, What, Where?

Sun-Earth Day, 2004, March 18-ongoing

The Sun Times/Global Sun Temperature Project

Surviving AIDS

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Teacher2Teacher (T2T)

Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic

TEA — Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic


ThinkQuest Library

Tiger Gazetteer from US Census

Time Exhibits

Time Flies

Today at NASA

Tour of Measurement

Tower Problem

Traffic Jam problem


Tsunami — the big wave

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U.S. Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications

U.S. Naval Observatory World Time Zone Map

U.S. Naval Observatory, Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day

U.S. National Weather Service–
Interactive Weather Information Network


Unifying Concepts and Processes; Learner Resources

Unifying Concepts and Processes; Teacher Resources

USGS Photo Glossary of Volcanic Terms

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V/F Visual Fractions

Venus Transit 2004

Virtual Biomes

Virtual Biomes

Virtual Field Trips Site

Virtual Skies

Volcanoes Showcase

Visit a Volcano

Volcano Live

"Volcano Lovers--Love that Lava" from the Whyfiles

Volcano World

Volcanoes---Exploring the Environment

Volcanoes Glossary from the Whyfiles

Volcanoes Online--a Thinkquest project

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Water in the City

Water Science for Schools

Watershed Game

Weather Showcase


What Good Is Math?

What is La Niña?

What is science?

What is science? Why do people become scientists?

What Time Is It?

Whelmers — Science activities that will catch the eye and mind of even the most indifferent student

Why Files- Science Behind the News

Wildland Fires Showcase

Wind Chill

World Cities on the Earth and Moon Viewer

World Clock — Time Zones

Wright Flyer Online

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Xerox PARC Map Viewer