and Plant Biology
Web--Clearinghouse of data concerning amphibians and their
population deteriorations worldwide from University of California,
Berkeley. Includes color photographs, literature references, links
to other resources, species summaries. Searchable.
Science--Examples here of bad chemistry, physics, meteorology.
Discovery :The Path from Research to Human Benefit -- is a
series of articles that trace the origins of important recent
technological and medical advances. Each story reveals the crucial
role played by basic science, the applications of which could not have
been anticipated at the time the original research was conducted.
of Science WebServer--info about scientists, funding
possibilities, plus free Medline, patent searching.
Information Bridge--used to be a searchable index and full text database
of all research done by and for the Department of Energy since 1996,
with projects in biology, environment, physics, chemistry, and
engineering, but the Bush administration severely curtailed it. There
may be some useful links to agencies.
-- derived from the Audubon Field Guide books, includes color photos
and information about plants, animals, shells, etc.
Treasure Trove of Science--Includes glossaries of several
different branches of science, a bibliography of science books, and
Weather Sourcebook -- information on all kinds of extreme
weather, like hurricanes, tornadoes, etc.
Genome Gateway--The full sequence, plus lots of surrounding data, including
analysis and news..
Change: The Scientific Basis-- Climate data and much more. Searchable.
Students and Post-doctorates in Science and Engineering--NSF
of Information Technology on Undergraduate Education--a report
from the National Science Foundation.
stand ready to answer your science questions and an answer archive
Academy Press Reading Room--the publisher of studies done by
government science institutes here offers samples from over 200 books
and research reports online. Many full-text .pdf books here too.
Institute for Science Education
Library for the Environment--a huge repository of research
reports, environmental laws and treaties, news, career information,
Science Teachers Association--includes news, online resources,
programs and projects, legislative updates, conference info, awards
Standards Systems Network--provided by the American National
Standards Institute. International here.
Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering
Physical Sciences Information Gateway
-- provides access to high quality internet resources in the
physical sciences, including research, statistical data, news,
articles, etc. Searchable.
by scientists for scientists, for central access to the most valuable
science sites online.
Science Accelerator-- "makes the
gray literature of U.S. Federal
Agencies easily accessible over the Internet. It taps into the search
engines of distributed gray literature collections, enabling the user to
find information without first having to know the sponsoring agency."
Science and Engineering
Statistics -- "Publications, data, and analyses about the
nation's science and engineering resources"
Fair Idea Central
--a gateway to authoritative selected science information provided
by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development
in the National Parks--a review of all the research projects
going on within the National Park system.
Report Card for the Nation and the States--executive
summary, plus full text downloadable in Adobe Acrobat format.
Science Research Portal
-- "a free, publicly available web portal allowing access to
numerous scientific journals and public science databases." Search through
the resources for specific disciplines or through all. Also provides links
to other free science portals.
ScienceStorm -- provides
a free searchable database of National Science Foundation grants.
Imaging Software: NIH Image for Macintosh
Scirus -- "Scirus is the most comprehensive science-specific search
engine on the Internet. Driven by the latest search engine technology,
Scirus searches over 167 million science-specific Web pages." It
filters out non-scientific sites. It finds peer-reviewed articles in .pdf
& PostScript files, which are often invisible to other search
engines. It now indexes 13 million patents from all over the world.
Report for Science --
web sites reviewed by the Scout Report in the
field of Science.
the Future, part II--the National Science Foundation's report
on undergraduate science and math education.
Reports on US Science and Engineering, from NSF
basic starting point for info on statistical analysis. Links to
software resources, data mining, career opportunities, conferences;
more importantly, a huge set of links to data sets (scroll down menu
on left to Online -- Datasets).
-- data and images from a NASA satellite used to collect information
about earth. Includes global pollution measurements, ocean data,
and images and visualizations of earth.
of Concerned Scientists-- details about their projects on
biodiversity, climate change, ozone depletion, and population growth,
including FAQ files and links to related sites.