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- The Ancient World Web
This is a great resource for history students or anyone interested
in ancient cultures and civilizations.
- Apple's eWORLD Learning Community
A site devoted to educational resources on the internet.
- California Geographical Survey
The University of California's archive of geographical data, maps,
and other related information dealing with California and the U.S.
- Discovery Channel Online
Discovery Communications Inc., owner of The Discovery Channel and
The Learning Channel. Access is currently free, however fee-based access is planned.
- Distance Education Resources
- The Franklin Institute Science Museum
- The Globewide Network Academy
A non-profit consortium of educational and research organizations. Distance Learning.
- Grolier Online
- HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995 Gallery
No, not Harry S. Truman, not hypersonic transport, but the latest
and greatest from the Hubble Space Telescope
- Hypertext Webster Interface
A simple searchable interface for accessing the Webster's dictionary services. Just enter the word you want to look up.
- The Jason Project
Electronic field trips around the planet.
- Knowledge Adventure
This publisher of education titles for children has fun-filled
activities at their Website, including a searchable encyclopedia and
tips for buying educational software for kids.
- The MIT Center for Space Research
This is a new web server that highlights research at the Center. It
also contains pointers to observatories and and other astronomical
- Museum of Paleontology
At UC Berkeley. Even if paleontology is not your "thing",
you will probably be impressed.
- NASA's Space Shuttle Mission
The official NASA source for WWW information about all space shuttle missions.
- Electronic Zoo
Lots of information about animals, including care of your pets.
- Peterson's Education Center
Peterson's Guides, Inc. has information on thousands of undergraduate
schools. You can download applications for about 150 schools.
- Preview of the Heart
- Roget's Thesaurus
- The Sea World/Busch Gardens Animal Information Database
It may seem more like fun but, really, it's educational.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's virtual observatory. You'll want
to press the ol' "Help" button at this site!
- The Smithsonian Institution or, if this site is busy, try the Mirror Site at SGI
- U.S. Department of Education
- US Federal Budget Simulator
The Center for Community Economic Research (CCER) has developed
an interactive budget simulator you can try your hand at.
- Virtual FlyLab
Virtual FlyLab allows you play the role of a research geneticist. It
is an educational application for learning the principles of genetic
- WebWare for the SAT
Stanford Testing Systems Inc. provides the Net's first SAT preparation course. Free.
- World Population Counter
Reports the current world population as of the time the page is accessed.
- Yahoo - Education
A good place to browse what's available by subcategories.
- Yahoo - Education:On-line Teaching and Learning
The potential is enormous. A commendable example is the Hewlett-Packard E-mail
Mentoring Program, which provides an opportunity for K-12
students to form an electronic mentor relationship with an HP employee.
We'd like to see other companies, in their own enlightened
self-interest, emulate this program. It just might keep some kids
from falling through the cracks. Off soapbox.
- The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
Sponsored by Parade Publications' teen magazine React, this site is
designed to teach science to kids. Check out, yecchh, Cockroach World.
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