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Khan Academy -

This is the education resource page for teachers and students. Access all kinds of information and resources related to your curriculum.

American Museum of Natural History - - Interactive.  Contains info on Archeology, Astronomy, Einstein, Biodiversity, Earth, Genetics, Paleontology, and Marine Biology.

North Carolina Museum of Natural Science - located in Raleigh -

Optics for Kids -
Information on the science of color, light, lasers, and vision

Try Science -
Featured experiments, locations, and adventures

The Franklin Institute Online -
Explore the online exhibits offered by the Franklin Institute

How Stuff Works -
Find out, well, how stuff works!

WebElements -
Great resource for the periodic table

Virtual Body -
Narrated animations of the digestive system, heart, skeleton, and brain.

The Academy of Natural Sciences -
The oldest science museum in the country - resources and projects for teachers and students.

Virtual Frog Dissection Kit -
Painless to Kermit!

National Science Foundation -
Established by the US Government in 1950.

World Population Clock -
Site provides an estimated count of the world population.

US Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program -
Current information on volcanoes. - Photo glossary is wonderful (Resources section).

Extreme Science -
Extreme Science is home to the biggest, baddest, and the best in the world of extremes – also explores the science behind it.

Gamequarium -
Science Games

Lawrence Hall of Science -
Activities and online games