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Brain Activities and Experiments
Earth Day for Kids
Earth Day Network
Eric Weisstien's World of Biography:
Errors and Myths in K-6 Science Texts
Exploratorium Top 10 Cool Sites
Extinct Animals - Peter Maas
Human Genome Project
Internet Encyclopedia of Science
Invention Dimension
Inventions Calendar
It's Elemental
Kids Web Science and Technology Page
Mad Scientist Network
NSSDC Homepage (dates of all American rocket launches)
Science Fair Projects
Space Educator's Handbook
Space Weather
Weather Channel
What's In the Sky Tonight?
Who Dunnit? A Framework for A Science Mystery Night
Your Weight on Another Planet (or Star)

Science Teachers

New York Science Teacher
Cartoons, Pictures, Graphics
Cartoons of Sidney Harris
Graphic Artists
Dr. Fun

Highly Recommended Science Programs and Texts

FOSS (Full Option Science System)
Delta Science Modules
Delta Science Readers


For the Pedagogically Inclined
National Science Teachers Association
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - NCTM
National Staff Development Council

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS
AAAS - Project 2061
New York City Math Project
Institute for Literacy Studies - Lehman College

                  State Sites

NYS Education Dept. Home page - Science
All state science standards

Almanac Sites

This Day in History ( History Channel )
Today in Science History
Source for "National Months"
Old Farmer's Almanac
On This Day (NY Times)
Bizarre American Holidays
Wise Geek
Holidays and Festivals - Encyclopedia of Days

Teaching Suggestions

Graphic Organizers
Sites for Teachers


 New York State Regents Exam Prep Center


How Popular is Your Name?
My Virtual Reference Desk
Sites for Teachers - all Subjects
Billboard Top 100

World of Quotes
Who 2 - Find Famous People Fast
Presidents of the United States
State Histories
Roman Emperors
British Kings and Queens


Every Possible Field Trip in the NY Area
The New York Hall of Science 

The Museum of Modern Art

Editor's Note: One of the most successful professional development activities the the gnus has had occured with the cooperation of MOMA, the American Museum of Natural History, Wave Hill Environmental Center, The Southstreet Seaport Museum, the Bronx Zoo and the New York Hall of Science.  Called Learning to Look, Community School District 6 teachers spent successive Saturdays at the museums with a focus on the inquiry skill of observation.  Teachers received a stipend or New Teachers' Credit.  The museums planned and coordinated the sessions for continuity.
Lawrence Hall of Science

  • The Handy Physics Answer Book (Handy Answer Books) by P. Erik Gundersen
  • The Handy Weather Answer Book (Handy Answer Books) by Walter A. Lyons
  • The Handy Science Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)
    by Science and Technology Department of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Compiler)
  • Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things -- by Charles Panati
  • The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are

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