WHAT'S HOT! LINKS TO GREAT PLACES ON THE WEB

 
Below is a list of websites that may be useful to KCC College Now Science faculty and students. The websites are arranged in categories according to the major headings of the Science 1 Syllabus, plus a general category:

I. Our Place in the Universe
II. Our Mastery of the Universe
III. Our Exploration of Ourselves
IV. General

Sites will change from time-to-time as faculty interests change, some sites disappear, and new sites become available

 

 

I. Our Place in the Universe

http://www.astronomy.com/

Astronomy magazine’s website with news, features, telescopes, star charts,

educational resources, photos and more.

http://www.explorations.org/

Scientific American’s web site for explorations.

www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics

Web site focusing on amusement park physics, with interactive activities.

www.nytimes.com/pages/science/space/index.html

New York Times active skywatch column.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution

Web site for teaching students evolution using dynamic multi-media.

http://www.spot.com/

A web site containing satellite images for free viewing.

www.fourmilab.to/yoursky

Sky & Telescope magazine’s overview of what’s happening in the sky this week.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

A conservation web site by National Geographic.

www.amnh.org/rose/

Rose Center for Earth and Space. Great resource for space science from the

American Museum of Natural History

http://casa.colorado.edu/~ajsh/schw.shtml

Web site where you can see what it is like to fall into a black hole.

http://entomology.si.edu/default.html

National Museum of Natural History’s 25 databases on entomology.

www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work

A web site devoted to volcanoes.

http://www.becominghuman.org/

A human evolution website.

II. Our Mastery of the Universe

 www.sdsc.edu/pub/envision/v16.3/environment.html

A web site on Environmental Informatics.

www.jpl.nasa.gov/calendar

NASA’s space calendar listing rocket launches, astronomical events and more.

http://robotics.nasa.gov/links/nasa.php

NASA sponsored web site with links to useful robotics sites on the web.

www.acnatsci.org/

Web site of Philadelphia’s Academy of National Sciences resources and projects

for teachers and students.

www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu.edu/user/mwm/www/sci.html

Hands-On Science Centers around the world.

http://www.ergito.com/

A biology web site with 100 free experiments.

http://www.genomesize.com/

Animal Genome Size Database

http://jas.eng.buffalo.edu/

Web site on computer chip physics.

III. Our Explorations of Ourselves

http://www.cf.org/

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation web site.

www.dpd.cdc.gov/DPDx

Web site for the CDC on parasites.

www.rrz.uni-hamburg.de/biologie/b_online/e00/contents.htm

Botany Online web site with text, images, movies, cell micrographs, animations

and interactive molecular models.

General

Web site for downloading a multi-engine web search tool.

http://www.scienceonline.org/

Content highlights of Science for the current week.

http://www.sciencecareers.org/

Science web site for science careers.

http://www.sciencenow.org/

Web site for the journal Science.

http://www.sciam.com/

Web site for Scientific American magazine, with news and research.