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IEEE Virtual Museum
At this fascinating, engaging, image- and infographic-laden site, you'll discover the stories behind your favorite electrical engineering marvels. Adults and kids alike will find a great deal of useful and interesting information.

Science Fair Projects
Over 500 science fair project ideas for all ages. Includes dozens of links to other science fair sites.

NASA Images
Access to NASA's image, video, and audio collection with content divided into sections on the universe, the solar system, Earth, aeronautics, and astronauts.

Solar System Live
This site allows you to view the entire Solar System, or just the inner planets (through the orbit of Mars). Controls allow you to set time and date, viewpoint, observing location, orbital elements to track an asteroid or comet, and a variety of other parameters.


Smithsonian Catalog of Botanical Illustrations
Over 500 scientific drawings of plants in the Bromeliaceae, Cactaceae, and Melastomataceae families.


Learn Chemistry
Organic, Physical and AP Chemistry help. Provides a variety of tutorials, quizzes, test and information to help with your chemistry. Tools include a glossary, conversion tables, and formulas.

WebElements Periodic Table
Provides detailed information about the elements and some of their compounds. Extensively illustrated useful for students.

Amethyst Galleries' Mineral Gallery
Large collection of mineral pictures, descriptions, and specimens. You can view minerals by name, class, or unique groupings like gemstones and birthstones.

Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom
This great guide to minerals and gemstones is arranged by things like color, streak, hardness, and crystal and chemical groups. It includes a glossary and image gallery.


NOAA: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
NOAA, part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is responsible for managing coastal and ocean resources, providing weather and water information, and furthering the understanding of climate variability.

All Weather Is Good
This website compiles lists of books and wbsites about weather. It is prepared by the National Weather Center Library and supported by a Carnegie-Whitney grant from the American Library Association.

Snow Crystals
All about snow crystals and snowflakes. Although a common meteorological phenomenon, snow crystal growth is a remarkably complex process. The many facets of snow crystals are described here, along with our attempts to understand their formation.

Physics 2000

This site explores popular physics theories using interactive technology.