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Student/Learner - Science

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives

  Screen shot from siteMedicine through Time--a NOVA Hot Science website
Make a virtual visit to a doctor in 1900, 1950, and 2000. See how a doctor at each time would treat an infection, diabetes, or kidney failure at each time period.

  Screen shot from siteRotten Truth About Garbage
"Garbage! It smells. It’s filthy. It’s useless. Or is it? Find out the real story of garbage -- about the things we toss, where they come from, where they go, and how they affect the environment."

  Screen shot from siteU.S. National Weather Service–
Interactive Weather Information Network

Use this website to learn about national severe weather warnings such as floods, blizzards, hurricanes, and drought. Watch videos, see live satellite weather maps, and listen to audio information.

  Screen shot from siteThe Watershed Game
Explore the role of watersheds in daily life. Play this "game" to see how humans make an impact on watersheds.

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