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Museums and Exhibitions of Science

  • The Exploratorium - Home page of the famous San Francisco Exploratorium.

  • The Franklin Institute Science Museum - This virtual museum brings the exhibits, resources, and fun of a museum visit right to you.

  • Field Museum - The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, is an educational institution concerned with the diversity and relationships in nature and among cultures.

  • PhotoNet at CalTech - " The Institute Archives serves as the collective memory of Caltech by preserving the papers, documents, artifacts and pictorial materials that tell the school's history, from 1891 to the present. Researchers will also find here a wealth of sources for the history of science and technology worldwide, stretching from the time of Copernicus to today."

  • Science for the Millennium - The exhibits range from Einstein to computers, from physics to biotechnology.

  • Scirus (science search engine)

  • Science Timelines

  • - A catalog of government science and technology websites.

  • SciNet

  • Timelinescience - One thousand years of scientific thought


Inventions and Inventors

  • Invention Dimension - From MIT a site where an American inventor is featured every week with a biographical sketch covering his or her accomplishments and their impact on society. There is also an extensive list of related links to invention and innovation sites on the Web.

  • American Inventors and Inventions - An exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution features stories about a number of  important Americans inventions.

  • Nineteenth Century Scientific American - Selected issues of Scientific American magazine from the nineteenth century.

General Science Resources

  • The Why Files? - Find out about the background behind science stories that make it to the daily news.

  • African Americans in the Sciences  - "Profiled here are African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering. The accomplishments of the past and present can serve as pathfinders to present and future engineers and scientists."

  • History of Science, Technology and Medicine - This Web resource keeps track of information in the field of the history of science, technology and medicine.  

  • LabSOURCE - This is a " newsletter provided in both hard copy and electronically by the University of California Laboratory Administration Office. This publication presents news and information about the University's management oversight of three U. S. Department of Energy laboratories -- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory -- as well as news from and about the laboratories. themselves."

  • The PLANTS Database - "The PLANTS Database is a single source of standardized information about plants. This database focuses on vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories."

  • Periodic Table of the Elements

  • MathMol - " MathMol (Mathematics and Molecules) is designed to serve as an introductory starting point for those interested in the field of molecular modeling ."


Biological and Medical Science


Astrological Resources


General Earth Science Resources


Earth Science - Weather Resources

  • WeatherNet - From the University of Michigan "access to thousands of forecasts, images, and the Net's largest collection of weather links, . . ."

  • National Weather Service -  The National Weather Service web site accessing current weather, climatic data, weather news, and more.

  • The Daily Planet - This site from the University of Illinois includes hypermedia instructional modules on how to understand meteorology.

  • Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey - "NRL Monterey is the only scientific center in the Navy wholly dedicated to atmospheric research; conducting research and development to provide objective local, regional, and global atmospheric analysis and prediction as well as the development of automated weather interpretation systems; that is, the effect of atmospheric changes on naval communications and weapons systems."


Environmental Science Resources


Physics and Physicists