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Federal Resources for Educational Excellence Find animations, lessons, and other resources for studying topics in earth sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, space sciences, and applied sciences.

Women's Adventures in Science  The National Academy of Sciences has launched ASK IT!, a moderated forum and free online resource designed to model the scientific process. The newest interactive feature on the web site is a project developed to encourage young people-especially girls-to pursue an interest in science.

NASA Kids' Club  Ages K-4. This site features animated, entertaining, and educational activities about space exploration.

NASA Star Count  Ages 10-?. This site involves children and adults in a cooperative effort around the country to count the number of stars in their local sky. Be the first one to count the stars in Cass county.

Siemens Science Day Ages 4-6th grade.  Free digital resources aim to capture students’ interest in science.

South Pole Webcasts  Grades 5-8.  Watch science in action at the South Pole.

Virtual Astronaut  Grades 5-8.  Students become virtual astronauts in this web-based program from NASA.  If you are interested in using this one at school, contact me because you will need plugins installed.

National Science Foundation Online multimedia gallery offers videos on various science topics.


Exploratorium Web Site  All Ages.  By using images, text, video and online activities this site attempts to achieve the goal to recreate some of the excitement and wonder that the earliest biological researchers found as they discovered another world all around them.

Mars images View the latest images from Mars during these live webcasts from the Exploratorium.

Nautilus Live  Website launched by Robert Ballard (discovered the Titanic) where people can follow his expeditions live and listen to the scientists in the control rooms as discoveries are made.