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  • The Weather Channel

  • National Weather Service

  • 6th grade Weather Project Resources

    Click the link to see some of the Media Center's books related to weather.

    Also, click on "Research Databases" on the Media Center Home Page. Search for your topic in World Book, Britannica, and Explora!

  • United States Environmental Protection Agency

    Our mission is to protect human health and the environment.  

  • Public Library Of Science PLOS

    Science and medicine research articles with images, figures, tables and graphs, all licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. 

  • BBC Human Body

    Current News topics dealing with the mind, the body, and sleep

  • Astronomy Picture of the Day

    A guide to the scale of the universe and the relative size of things within it.

  • NASA

    Offers information for the public, educators, and students. Find lesson plans based on age range, research tools, podcasts, links, and more

  • Hubble Telescope

    Out of the ordinary... out of this world. 

  • Star Date

    A public education and outreach arm of the University of Texas McDonald Observatory. Our radio program airs daily on almost 300 stations. And our popular bimonthly astronomy magazine is the perfect sky-watching companion for anyone interested in astronomical events and space exploration.


    Space and NASA news: Universe and deep space information

  • Windows to the Universe

    Includes a rich array of documents, including images, movies, animations, and data sets, that explore the Earth and Space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration, and the human experience

  • Chemical & Engineering News

    Ever wondered about what's really in hair coloring, Silly Putty, Cheese Wiz, artificial snow, or self-tanners? C&EN presents a collection of articles that gives you a look at the chemistry behind a wide variety of everyday products

  • LANL Periodic Table of Elements

    Interactive Periodic Table of Elements

  • The Sierra Club

    This site includes everything from where to recycle your old eyeglasses to the best place to view the humpback whales. There are discussions and articles about upcoming governmental policies and opportunities to become involved

  • Green Peace International

    This web site helps members and non-members alike keep track of all the environmental news from around the world as well as the activities of its member activists.

  • National Council for Science and the Environment

    Here you can research the current environmental news from a wide variety of sources, learn about the NCSE and read it's science policy.

  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

    NRCS works with landowners through conservation planning and assistance designed to benefit the soil, water, air, plants, and animals that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems. Here you will find info on different NRCS programs, services, people and news.

  • Bureau of Land Management

    The BLM's mission is to "sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations." Find info on energy, public land, and how to get involved on their site.

  • US Forest Service

    The Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands. Find policies, budget info, forest service history, mission, maps, and photos on their website.

  • US National Park Service

    The NPS cares for our national parks. You can find park information, National Park history, information on how to get involved, and other national park resources on this site.

  • US Geological Survey

    Provides information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, natural hazards, natural resources, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and usable information

  • Citizen Science

    From Scientific American is a program that highlights opportunities to participate in real science projects

  • Science Everyday Life

    Includes videos, lesson plans, activities, resources, and virtual labs for teachers, families and students

  • Discovery Education

    An education site with resources for administrators, teachers, parents, and students that includes resources, homework help, programs sponsored by Discovery.

  • Why Files

    The science behind the news.

  • Science News for Students

    Grades 8-10