Good Links Outside of Our Walls
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Science & Math
    The National Institute of Health's " one-stop shopping' area for information about clinical trials. Here you can access several databases containing facts about both public and privately supported clinical studies"
  • Dinobase
    "Dinobase is a dinosaur database with a list of dinosaurs, a classification of dinosaur, pictures, and more..."
  • Electronic Resources on Ornithology
  • How Many?: A Dictionary of Units of Measure
    From the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Mathematics and Science Education.
  • How Stuff Works
    How Stuff Works is a great place to visit to learn about how things work in the world around you.
  • Hurricane Hunters
    Web site for the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, known as the Hurricane Hunters of the Air Force Reserve.
  • Ice Mummies
    The companion Web site for the NOVA three-hour special "Ice Mummies" originally broadcast on November 24, 1998.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Online Photograph Collection
    Photos of storms, sea creatures, ocean explorers, etc. Some great images are in here.
  • WebElements Periodic Table
    The "the first periodic table on the WWW."
  • Powers of Ten
    "View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons."
  • Terra--The EOS Flagship
    Images and more from NASA's Earth Observing System satellite.
  • Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements
    A fine page from the Chemistry Societies Network.

Specific mathematics:

  • Create A Graph
    This site explains graphs and allows you, interactively, to create graphs using your own data.
  • Math Tables
    From the multiplication tables to fourier series tables!
  • History of Mathematics
    From the University of St. Andrews, Scotland
  • Webmath
    "This site is composed of many math "fill-in-forms" into which you can type the math problem you're working on. Linked to these forms is a powerful set of math-solvers, that can instantly analyze your problem, and when possible, provide you with a step-by-step solution, instantly!"

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Updated 7/6/2010