Annotated Websites

We list the following on-line resources that were taken from sciencelines. We selected these resources including to accompany specific articles and classroom activities. The list is not an exhaustive list of recommended recources but is provided for educators who are looking for projects in which they and their students may want to participate. Some of the original URLs have become obsolete and we are working on finding new ones.

A2Z Science and Learning Store

www.a-two-z.com/
ThornesMarket

Convenient shopping from your computer! You'll find many learning "toys" and books most of which are applicable to science and mathematics.

AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer

www.kn.pacbell.com/products/grants/index.html
AT&T

Grant opportunity resources.

Enrico Fermi

www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1938/
Nobel e-Museum

Biography of Enrico Fermi.

Fermi Questions

mathforum.org/workshops/sum96/interdisc/sheila1.html
Sheila Talamo - The Math Forum

Resources include sample Fermi questions, a Fermi discussion page and an opportunity to submit a Fermi question.

FREE - Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

www.free.ed.gov/
US Department of Education

Hundreds of education resources supported by the US Federal government.

From Now On

www.fno.org/fnoindex.html
Jamieson McKenzie

Monthly electronic commentary on educational technology issues.

Internet Tools Summary

www.december.com/net/tools/index.htmlu
December Communications, Inc.

Learn what you can do on the Internet in Network Information Retrieval (NIR) and Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC).

The Math Forum

forum.swarthmore.edu/
Swarthmore College

Find classroom materials, lesson plans, activities, Internet resources, projects and software, all divided by topic and level. Join a discussion group, read the newsletter, ask Dr. Math and more.

Mathematics, Science, Technology Education Directory

www.mste.uiuc.edu/
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Database of lessons in mathematics using the Internet.

National Geographic Society Online

www.nationalgeographic.com/education/
National Geographic Society

Explorations and opportunities to collaborate with archaeologists and others in field. Scroll to "Educator Programs."

National Science Teachers Association

www.nsta.orgl
NSTA

Fact sheet, science scope index covering September 1987 to the current issue, html tutorials and editors as well as ftp sites and other Web links.

Optics for Kids: Science and Engineering

www.opticalres.com/kidoptx_f.html
Optical Research Associates

Content information for elementary and high school students and teachers.

The Particle Adventure

ParticleAdventure.org
Particle Data Group

Learn about particle physics.

Quarked

www.quarked.org
Quarked

Adventures in the subatomic universe for younger students.

Science News Online

www.sciencenews.org/
Science Service, Inc.

Weekly news magazine..

Teachers Helping Teachers

www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/
Teachers Helping Teachers

Online teacher service and chat line with teaching ideas and tips.

Transistorized

www.pbs.org/transistor/
PBS

The story behind the invention of the transistor, probably the most important invention of 20th century.

University of Maryland Fermi Problems Site

www.physics.umd.edu/perg/fermi/fermi.htm
Physics Education Research Group

Estimation problems grouped by topic: general, mechanics, oscillations and waves, thermodynamics and kinetic theory, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.

The Why Files

whyfiles.org
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Illuminates the science, math and technology that lurk behind the headline news.