- Wharton Borough Public Schools
- Library Links
BugGuide.Net- an online field guide to insects, spiders and other arthropods found inthe US and Canada.
Talesfrom the Hive - Bee behavior from NOVA. Includes interactive "Danceswith Bees" and "Anatomy of a Hive."
JeffersonLab Student Zone interactiveperiodic chart of the elements, lots about atoms
JeffersonLab Science Games & Puzzles
Biologyof Plants - from the Missouri Botanical Gardens
EnvirofactsDataWarehouse. www.epa.gov/enviro U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. Provides access to severaldatabases that allow users to identify hazardous waste, water purity, airemissions and other related issues by zip code.
Planet Ark. www.planetark.org A nonprofit Australian organization that provides environmental news with aglobal persepctive. Updated each day, the site includes currentphotographs and suggestions for positive environmental actions.
USGS: Science for a Changing World. www.usgs.gov U.S. Department of the Interior. Information on the atmosphere, climate,oceans, and other environmental issues. Real-time data and several usefultools, including "Science in Your State," which leads to detailedlocal environmental information.
Amazing Space - ForEducators. Amazing Space Wonderful set of classroom teaching tools that draw on research done using theHubble Space Telescope. Gr. 3-12.
Exploring Planets in the Classroom. www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/class_acts/index.html Hands-on activities that meet science standards. Printables, charts, factsheets. Gr. 3-12.
Eyes on the Sky, Feet on the Ground. http://hea-www.harvard.edu/ECT/the_book/index.html Online activity book created by the Smithsonian Institute and Harvard, in 6chapters, each filled with hands-on astronomy activities. Teacher &student PDF documents. Gr. 3-12.
Kids in Space. www.nasa.gov/kidsclub. Activities and interactive games that teach kids about space, stars, planets,space exploration, math, etc. Five skill levels. Gr. K-4.
NASA Education. NASA Stem Engagement "For Educators" has class resources arranged by grade levels; eachlevel provides links to Internet and multimedia resources.
SEGway for Educators. http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/segway/educators_resources.html "SEGway Lessons" connects to topics and lessons.
VIRTUAL SCIENCE LAB
Exploratorium: Online Activities. Exploratorium Almost 60 web-based science activities. Gr. 4-12.
The Mission Science Lab. http://nfbkids.ca/lamission/home_e.php. Basic principles of physics entertainly presented. Click on anobject in the lab and complete a related mission. Missions come with cluesand online quiz. Gr. 4-10.
Wonderville: Interactive Activities. Wonderville. 22 animated activities for younger students on a variety of sciencetopics. Click on the Wonderville icon for the menu. Gr. K-4.