• Science Resources Page

    Atlanta Public Schools Science Information

    Atlanta Public Schools Science Program  APS website providing information about the APS science curriculum.

    General Science Information

    HowStuffWorks - HowStuffWorks, a subsidiary of Discovery Communications, is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.

    Kahn Academy –Provides library of videos covering math and science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics.

    National Science Teacher Association – NSTA is a professional organization of science teachers from kindergarten through college.

    National Geographic Society  - One of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world with interests in geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.

    Science Daily - News website for the latest information on scientific research and resources including popular articles, videos, images, book recommendations, and more.

    Science Matters –NSTA website providing information about the importance of science education.

     

    Science Fair/Science Project Information

    Cool Science Projects – Provides science project guides, tips and examples.

    Crash Course - YouTube channel providing science experiment videos.

    Science Buddies – Provides searchable database over 1,000 Project Ideas in all areas of science.

    SCIENCE FAIR IDEA EXCHANGE - provides dozens of ideas for projects and experiments. The site is hosted by Bill Beaty of The Science Club. Many projects are accompanied by a video that shows the key steps in creating your experiment or device. Projects are categorized as simple, medium and advanced

     

    Anatomy

    InnerBody - InnerBody is a resource for accurate and easy-to-use information about human anatomy, exploring all systems of the human body. 

    The Virtual Body – Provides a virtual tour of the human body and includes detailed descriptions, animations, images, and narrated tours present the brain, skeleton, heart, and digestive tract in an informative way.

     

    Biology

    Biology 101 - A resource for students of biology providing freely available study guides, flash cards and practice questions for commonly studied, fundamental biological concepts.

    Science.gov’s – A collection of links to biology related webpages.

    Scitable - Scitable is a free science library and personal learning tool providing information on genetics and cell biology including the topics of evolution, gene expression, and the rich complexity of cellular processes shared by living organisms.

    The Biology Project - The University of Arizona's an interactive resource in learning about biology

     

    Chemistry

    Chemistry Education - The American Chemical Society’s Education Center provides an enormous amount of resources for teachers and students alike. Explore chemistry resources for high school through graduate level studies, including textbook/homework help, fun games and puzzles, and current event resources for research and student projects.

    Chemistry Guide - Chemistry Guide is customized search engine and directory of chemistry related sources on the Internet.

    Chemicool Periodic Table - Website developed by MIT to hel p students learn about the Periodic Table.

     ChemGameTutor- Extensive chemistry game for students in middle school and high school to refine their chemistry skills in a fun, interactive way. Your goal: Rescue 12 of the most famous chemists in history by completing 12 levels based on different topics in basic chemistry (Balancing Equations, Moles, Acids and Bases, Equilibrium, and more).

    General Chemistry Online - Resources for students and teachers of introductory college chemistry, including lecture guides, a question and answer board, a searchable glossary with audio, resource database, and programmed learning tutorials.

    The Chemistry Place - a central place for students to access the online materials needed to succeed in their chemistry courses - a 24/7 personal study portal.

     

    Environmental & Earth Sciences

    Science Courseware project - This interactive, online simulations project produces activities for the life sciences or earth science field study laboratories. The site allows students to be hands-on without physically being in a lab, and prompts students to make inquiries and ask questions about the material they are learning.

    The USGS and Science Education
    The U.S. Geological Survey Education website provides info on natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and issues affecting quality of life. Not only does it feature lessons, data, maps, support teaching, and support learning for education (K-12), but it also provides up-to-date inquiry and research for more advance students at the university level. Some highlights include GIS Lesson Plans, USGS Fact Sheets, podcasts and online lectures for teachers.

    EPA Teacher Resources and Lesson Plans - This page produced by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) lists an array of environmental and science based lesson plans, activities, and experiments. Play games, get homework help, get involved in community service, participate in earth day, and much more.

     

    Marine Sciences

    Census of Marine Life – CML is a 10-year international effort undertaken in to assess the diversity (how many different kinds), distribution (where they live), and abundance (how many) of marine life—a task never before attempted on this scale.

    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute -  MBARI is one of the leading research institutes in the world.

    NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries- Site providing information to promote the protection of the nation's system of marine protected areas, to conserve, protect, and enhance their biodiversity, ecological integrity and cultural legacy.

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science focusing on the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor.

     

    Physics

    MyPhysics Lab - Provides a large variety of classic physics simulations using Java, but also includes puzzles, puzzle answers, physical explanations (including different methods), definitions, numerical solutions, analytical solutions, as well as the ability to adjust the size and speed of each simulation.

    Physics Central - The American Physical Society presents this student-oriented hub of information on physics – how it works, why it’s important, and how we can apply it to current events. By providing examples of physics in action, famous people in physics, pictures, podcasts, a writer’s gallery, and an “ask & experiment” feature,.

    Physics.org – Provides a guide to all things physics provided by the Physics in Society team at the Institute of Physics. Search from over 4,000 handpicked physics websites, read special features, play games, ask questions, try an experiment, search news articles relating to physics, and get help on homework and useful study tips.

    Quarks to Quasars: Powers of Ten - This website presents the universe in powers of 10. From the smallest particles within the nucleus of an atom to the expanse of the visible universe and beyond, a unique sequence of images displays the relative sizes of objects in our universe.

    The Physics Classroom - Developed as an online tutorial for high school physics students, The Physics Classroom is an impressive tutorial covering everything from basic to more advanced physics topics in an organized and accessible manner.

     

    Space Science

    NASA’s Imagine the Universe! - Imagine the Universe! is a site for students interested in learning about the universe. It is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

    NASA - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration provides an impressive slew of resources for educators, students, and the public that is both accessible to all ages as well as richly informative.

    Space.com -Contains a massive repository of knowledge including space flight mission information and space-related technologies. Check out videos of solar eruptions or view photographic galleries of Saturn’s rings

    The Space Place - This NASA sponsored student website is a great resource for students in middle school and high school interested in space science and astronomy.

     

    Science Internship, Volunteer, Employment Opportunities Page

     

    *CCC Summer Internships and Opportunities can be found here.