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A Guide to High School Programs in Science and Engineering


AAAS Project 2061 Professional Development Workshop for Educators

A Family Guide to Science (Project 2061, AAAS)

The Annenberg/CPB Channel (free video on demand)

Applied Math and Science Education Repository

Behavioral & Social Sciences at the National Academies

Benchmarks Online (Project 2061, AAAS)

Biological Sciences Pathway (National Science Digital Library)

Biology at the National Academies

The Biology Project (University of Arizona)

Bioterrorism (National Academies)

Catalyst (Explorations in Sustainable Energy and the Environment) (CT Center for Advanced Technology)

Census of Marine Life

Center for Educational Resources (CERES) Project

Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) Higher Education)

Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) (K-12)


Connecticut Academy for Education - Governor's Press Release

Cosmos (Carl Sagan)

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Neil DeGrasse Tyson)

CT Technology Council Events Calendar

Cybersecurity (National Academies Collection)

Digital Library of MIT Theses

DNA and Genomics (National Academies Collection)

Drinking Water & Ground Water Kids' Stuff (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Earth Sciences at the National Academies

Encyclopedia of Life

Energy Quest (California Energy Commission)

Environmental Education

EurekAlert! Science News (AAAS)

Evaluation of Science and Mathematics Textbooks Online (Project 2061, AAAS)

Exploratorium Digital Library

Exploratorium Internet 2 Gateway

FusEdWeb: Fusion Energy Educational Web Site

Gateway to 21st Century Skills

Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States (2009)

Global Education Outreach for Science, Engineering and Technology

Global Warming/Climate Change (National Academies Collection)

HighWire Press (peer-reviewed journals)

History of Flight (U.S. Centennial of Flight Commemoration)

HIV/AIDS (National Academies Collection)

I Was Wondering (Showcasing Women in Science) (The National Academies)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – AR5 Synthesis Reports

InterViews (Distinguished scientists talk about their research, why they became scientists and other aspects of their careers) (National Academies Collection)

IOPscience (journals and books)

Journal Articles and Working Papers of Nobel Laureates in Chemistry

Journal Articles and Working Papers of Nobel Laureates in Medicine

Journal of Visualized Experiments (video articles)

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators (Science, Computing and Technology)

Kinetic City (AAAS)

Map Machine (National Geographic)

Map of Life (Yale) - explore globally the geographic distributions for any terrestrial vertebrate species

Microbial Threats and Emerging Infections (National Academies Collection)

Middle School Science Pathway (National Science Digital Library)

Military Strategy and Technology (National Academies Collection)

MIT + K12 - MIT student-produced educational videos teaching basic concepts in science and engineering

MIT Biology Hypertextbook

MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT Seminars and Colloquia (Dept. of Physics)

MIT Video (On-demand videos of MIT events, speakers with searchable video archive)


NASA Digital Learning Network

NASA Learning Technologies

NASA Multimedia Gallery

NASA Quest Challenges

National Academies Press (more than 3,000 books online)

National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

National Innovation Act of 2005 (S.2109) (pending legislation)

National Science Digital Library

National Science Digital Library Collection List

National Science Foundation - Discoveries

National Science Foundation - Multimedia Gallery

National Science Foundation - Publications

National Science Foundation - Special Reports

National Science Foundation - Speeches & Lectures

National Science Foundation - Science and Engineering Statistics


North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - Biology Course Materials

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - Chemistry Course Materials

NSTA Web Seminars (free, interactive, live, online, 90-minute sessions of professional development featuring NASA and NOAA scientists and education experts, as well as authors in association with NSTA Press) (National Science Teachers Association)

Oceanography Resources on the Internet (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Open Access Journals

OpenResearch.org (a semantic wiki for Science)

Open Science Framework (Center for Open Science) (supports the entire research lifecycle: planning, execution, reporting, archiving, and discovery)


Open Yale Courses – Astronomy

Particle Adventure

Partnership for Science Literacy (Project 2061, AAAS)

PBS Kids DragonFlyTV

Periodic Tables

Physical Sciences (National Academies Press)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Public Library of Science (peer reviewed)

PubMed Central (Life Science Journals, peer-reviewed)

Real Prospects for Energy Efficiency in the United States (National Research Council, 2009)

Resources for Science Literacy (Project 2061, AAAS)

Richard Feynman Lectures (Microsoft Research)

Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Revisited: Rapidly Approaching Category 5
(Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century: An Agenda for American Science and Technology, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine)
Press Release
Averting the Storm: How Investments in Science Will Secure the Competitiveness and Economic Future of the U.S. (Congressional Committee Hearing) and Press Release
Committee Chair Norman R. Augustine on CNBC

Royal Society Archive (1665 - present)


Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science) (article summaries)

Science and Sustainable Development (National Academies Collection)

Science Clips (Ages – 6 and 6 – 7) (BBC Schools)

Science Clips (Ages 7 - 11) (BBC Schools)

Science Collections (AAAS)

Science for All Americans Online (AAAS)

Science for Kids (AAAS)

Science Gateway (Cornell U)

Science in the Headlines (National Academies Collection)

Science NetLinks (American Association for the Advancement of Science)

The Science Network

Science News for Kids

Science Sources (find an expert) (AAAS)

Science Update Radio and Archives (AAAS)

Science360 Video (National Science Foundation)

ScienceACT Research Library (CT Center for Advanced Technology)

ScienceNOW News (AAAS)


SciVee - Making Science Visible (videos)

Scratch (for kids) (MIT Media Lab) demo 1 and demo 2

Social Science Research Network (abstracts and complete papers)

Stanford University Online Seminars (requries free online registration)

String Theory - Useful Websites (Greenwich High School)

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)

Teaching and Learning Resources (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence)

Teacher's Domain (multimedia resources) (WGBH)

Technology Review (MIT)

TechTV (MIT) (beta)

Terrorism and Security (National Academies Collection)

Think.com (for teachers) (Oracle Education Foundation)

Tree of Life Web Project

TryScience (New York Hall of Science)

Tufts OpenCourseWare (Tufts University)

UC Berkeley Webcasts (courses)

UC Berkeley Webcasts (events)

UC Television

Vaccines and Immunization (National Academies Collection)

Video Library (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)

Xpeditions (National Geographic)

Zooniverse (a collection of web-based Citizen Science projects that use volunteers to help researchers deal with the flood of data that confronts them)

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