General Science Sites:
Canadian Association of Girls in Science (CAGIS): http://publish.uwo.ca/~cagis
Science Fair Projects: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/sciencefaircentral
BJ Pinchbeck’s homework helper: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/bjpinchbeck/bjscience.html
Sponsored by Discovery Education.
Open Directory: http://www.dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/School_Time/Science/
This site combines rich narrative biography with clear graphic explanation to describe Canada’s greatest scientists and their achievements. The web site is operated by the GCS Research Society, a non-profit organization registered in British Columbia, Canada.
Canadian site develop by Atomic Energy and the Toronto Public Library to promote pure and applied sciences.
Terrific Science: http://www.terrificscience.org/
Good resource also for parents and teachers.
The Fact Monster: General science: http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0772964.html
Published by Pearson Education.
Braincake is an online community, where girls cans interact with peers about science topics, solve science mysteries and discuss careers with young female scientists and engineers. Developed by the Carnegie Science Center.
A great site for girls and young women interested in a career in engineering, from the National Academy of Engineering.
IT & Computers:
Designed to help middle school and high school girls with computer programming. Developed at Carnegie Mellon University, sponsored by EA, Sun Microsystems, Darpa, Intel, Microsoft, the NSF and ONR.
Site designed to encourage girls who may be interested in a career in computer science. Developed by undergraduate student, Amy Wu, at Stanford U.
Biology & Life Sciences:
The Biology Project : http://www.biology.arizona.edu/
Interactive resource with problems and tutorials. Created by the University of Arizona.
Cells Alive: http://www.cellsalive.com/
Cells alive represents 30 years of capturing film and computer-enhanced o=images of living cells and organisms for educational and medical research.
Genetic Science Learning Center: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/
The site reviews the basics of genetics and how they affect our lives. Hosted by the University of Utah.
DNA from the beginning: http://www.dnaftb.org/dnaftb/
The basics of DNA, genes and heredity.
Periodic tables: http://periodic.lanl.gov/default.htm
Sponsored by the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Click on an element to see a list of comic book pages involving that element.
Earth and Space:
Ask the Astronomer: http://www.astronomycafe.net/qadir/qanda.html
Manned by a NASA astronaut.
Hunt for Alien Worlds: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/worlds/
Hosted by Nova.
The eight planets: http://www.nineplanets.org/
This dynamic Earth: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/dynamic.html
The story of plate tectonics.
Tour the Galaxy: http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/
Nova Physics and Math: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/archive/int_phys.html
Science World: http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics/
The Physics classroom: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/
Physics Exam Prep Center: http://regentsprep.org/regents/physics/physics.cfm