Chocolate - This special online-only edition of Exploring takes a closer look at the sweet lure of chocolate. Site examines the fascinating -- and often misreported -- history of chocolate, follow the chocolate-making process, and take an online visit to a chocolate factory. Also explored is the science of chocolate, and find out about the latest research into the possible health effects of its consumption.
DNA From The Beginning - This site provides an animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity. Information isorganized around key concepts. The science behind each concept is explained by: animation, image gallery, video interviews, problem, biographies, and links.
Essays on Science and Society - Site from Science magazine features the views of individuals from inside or outside the scientific community as they explore the interface between science and the wider society.
EurekAlert - "A comprehensive news server for up-to-date research in science, medicine, and engineering."
Geology.com - This site offers links to popular topics in Geology and earth sciences. Satellite images, job information, geology dictionary, geology news and tools. Features include: an Earth Science dictionary of over 500 terms; printable geologic time scale; printable mineral identification chart; directory for jobs and careers in Earth Science; over 200 satellite images of cities, states, and countries.
IEEE Standards & Links - Abbreviation of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer, the IEEE is an organization composed of engineers, scientists, and students. The IEEE is best know for developing standards for the computer and electronics industry.
Nova - "NOVA revolves around a simple premise: the world of science is exciting! For NOVA viewers, science means adventure and exploration - because from ants to aliens, this weekly documentary series probes the far reaches of earth, sea and stars. NOVA proves that science is neither secret lore nor sacred ritual but rather, at its heart, a lifelong journey of discovery."
Particle Adventure, The - Site allows you to explore the world of fundamental particles and forces and then to investigate the experimental evidence and techniques. Games, experiments and other resources designed to appeal to kids of all ages, as well as their parents.
Physics for Free - This site contains two free books by Emeritus Professor Frank Firk, former Chairman of the Department of Physics and Master of Trumbull College, Yale University. The first, Essential Physics 1, is an intensive introduction for potential Physics majors. The second, Introduction to Groups, Invariants & Particles, is a book for Seniors and advanced Juniors, majoring in the Physical Sciences.
PhysLink - Physics and education, online education and reference
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.
Profiles in Science This site makes the archival collections of prominent twentieth-century biomedical scientists available to the public through modern digital technology. The collections have been donated to the National Library of Medicine and contain published and unpublished materials, including books, journal volumes, pamphlets, diaries, letters, manuscripts, photographs, audio tapes, and other audiovisual materials.
physicsworld.com - "physicsworld.com - news, views and information for the global physics community from Institute of Physics Publishing."
Royal Society of Chemistry: Visual Elements Periodic Table - "The Royal Society of Chemistry’s interactive periodic table which includes Murray Robertson’s Visual Elements artwork. Hover over the elements to see key facts and the supply risk which highlights elements where limited abundance may hinder the production of new technologies. Click the elements for interesting facts, atomic data, isotopes and more."
Virtual Body, The - combines casual elegance with sleek utility in a dermless outfit that highlights over thirty feet of intestines, four pounds of cranial grey matter, and several quarts of blood. Strap on your Shockwave goggles for a roller-coaster ride through the lower colon or an impromptu tour of the tibia.