General Science

Web Information Sources for Educators.

An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide

This page is intended to be a quick guide to only a few resources.
See your local library for more information on this topic.

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NOTE:
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Current News Sources

Official Agency Pages

Associations

Research Institutions

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals

Publication Directories

Databases

Maps and charts

Terminology

Software

Image Sources

Education Resource Sections

Materials in the Learning Studio

San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources

San Francisco Bay Area Local Events

Schools and Degree Programs

Other Useful and Interesting Sites


Current News Sources:
Sites devoted to news on the topic of this page.

News From Agencies and Associations:

NSF News - Divided into several categories

[topic] News Pages:

Commercial Press:

Official Agency Pages:

The National Academies

National Academy of Engineering

National Academies of Sciences

Associations:

Directories:

Scholarly Societies Project Database

Bay Area:

California:

National:

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Microscopy Society of America

International:

CSIRO Australia - Scientific and Industrial Research

International Council for Science (ICSU)

Research Institutions:

California Academy of Sciences

Canadian Museum of Nature

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals:

Directories of Online Titles:

On-Line Books Page - Serials

Temple University Libraries: Electronic Journals

Individual Titles:

ScienceDaily Magazine

Specific Subjects:

Physical
Sciences
:

Astronomy

Atmospheric Sciences

Chemistry

Earthquakes

Geology

Oceanography

Physics

Volcanoes

Biological
Sciences
:

Amphibians and Reptiles

Aquatic Biology

Arthropods

Biology

Birds

Botany

Ecology

Fishes

Fungi

Genetics

Human Biology

Invertebrates

Mammals

Microbiology

Paleobiology

Applied
Sciences
:

Computer Science

Flight

Forensics

Mapping and Aerial Photography

Robotics

Structural Engineering

Publication Directories:

General Directories of Online Titles:

California Department of Education - Press - Free Downloads

GPO: Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)

GPO New electronic Titles

Missouri Botanical Garden Library - Rare Books

NASA Fact Sheets - The Earth Science Enterprise Series

National Academy Press

National Science Foundation Online Document System

On-Line Books Page

Project Gutenberg

SHiPS Resource Center

USGS: "New Publications of the U.S. Geological Survey"

USGS: Search the USGS publications database

University of California Press - E-Editions - E-Books

Wildlife Habitat Management Institute - Leaflets

WSSD Reports

Specific Subjects:

Physical
Sciences
:

Astronomy

Atmospheric Sciences

Chemistry

Earthquakes

Geology

Oceanography

Physics

Volcanoes

Biological
Sciences
:

Amphibians and Reptiles

Aquatic Biology

Arthropods

Biology

Birds

Botany

Ecology

Fishes

Fungi

Genetics

Human Biology

Invertebrates

Mammals

Microbiology

Paleobiology

Applied
Sciences
:

Computer Science

Flight

Forensics

Mapping and Aerial Photography

Robotics

Structural Engineering

Databases:

Acronyms Database Indiana University Science Libraries

Industrial Research and Development Information System (IRIS) at NSF

SciTechResources.gov Catalog of U.S. Government Science and Technology Web Site Resources

Specific Subjects:

Physical
Sciences
:

Astronomy

Atmospheric Sciences

Chemistry

Earthquakes

Geology

Oceanography

Physics

Volcanoes

Biological
Sciences
:

Amphibians and Reptiles

Aquatic Biology

Arthropods

Biology

Birds

Botany

Ecology

Fishes

Fungi

Genetics

Human Biology

Invertebrates

Mammals

Microbiology

Paleobiology

Applied
Sciences
:

Computer Science

Flight

Forensics

Mapping and Aerial Photography

Robotics

Structural Engineering

Maps and charts:

Specific Subjects:

Physical
Sciences
:

Astronomy

Atmospheric Sciences

Chemistry

Earthquakes

Geology

Oceanography

Physics

Volcanoes

Biological
Sciences
:

Amphibians and Reptiles

Aquatic Biology

Arthropods

Biology

Birds

Botany

Ecology

Fishes

Fungi

Genetics

Human Biology

Invertebrates: (except Arthropods)

Mammals

Microbiology

Paleobiology

Applied
Sciences
:

Computer Science

Flight

Forensics

Mapping and Aerial Photography

Robotics

Structural Engineering

Terminology:

Dictionary of Units

Specific Subjects:

Physical
Sciences
:

Astronomy

Atmospheric Sciences

Chemistry

Earthquakes

Geology

Oceanography

Physics

Volcanoes

Biological
Sciences
:

Amphibians and Reptiles

Aquatic Biology

Arthropods

Biology

Birds

Botany

Ecology

Fishes

Fungi

Genetics

Human Biology

Invertebrates

Mammals

Microbiology

Paleobiology

Applied
Sciences
:

Computer Science

Flight

Forensics

Mapping and Aerial Photography

Robotics

Structural Engineering

Software:
Image Sources:
Education Resource Sections:

Some sites have sections devoted to educational material.

Some of our other web resource pages have education resource sections.
These are linked from our Science Education page.

Science Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Materials - State of California

Science Education Standards, Assessment and Professional Development - State of California

Careers / Job Sites:

Materials in the Learning Studio:
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Access to the Learning Studio is available for the public.
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San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources:

Northern California:

San Francisco:

San Francisco Bay Area Local Events:
This section only lists events in the counties that border San Francisco Bay
[Link to pages that list such events]
Other Useful and Interesting Sites::

BBC - Nature

BBC - Science

Calculators On-Line Center

Cosmic Evolution

Interactive Units Converter

Knowing How to Practice Safe Science - Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Metric System (SI): A Concise Reference Guide

PSIgate (Physical Sciences Information Gateway)

Scirus - for scientific information

Singing Science Records

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