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American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) EngineeringK12 Center
The ASSE EngineeringK12 Center's Web site is a comprehensive resource for engineering education. With a mission to inspire students through science and math education in the classroom, the Center offers a large outreach program database, creative lesson plans, and links to educational resources for students and teachers.
Cornell Theory Center's Math and Science Gateway
The Math and Science Gateway provides online informational resources on various disciplines of math and science such as astronomy, biology, and meteorology, for educators and students in grades 9-12.
Bob's Interesting Science Stuff
An interactive site to explore, learn and ask questions, focusing
on scientific facts and mysteries.
An excellent interactive Web site with online exhibits in
science, art and human perception.
Franklin Institute Science Museum
Online exhibits and science information from the Franklin
Institute in Philadelphia.
Engineering Achievements of the Twentieth Century
A Web gallery celebrating the engineering feats that have
had the greatest impact on our time, by the National Academy
Educational site including classroom activities and experiments
with plastics, as well as lesson plans and background materials
for teachers, and links to information on history of plastics,
recycling, resource conservation, food safety, sports and
of Toys and Games
This exhibit, showcased on the History Channel's Web site,
details the history of some of the most popular and timeless
children's toys, including information about their origins
Everyday Things are Made
This site features over four hours of video detailing how
every day items are manufactured. Its virtual factory tours
show processes such as forging, casting, and injection molding
for over 40 different household products.
Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life
Message board Q & A for the everyday mysteries of physics
Inventing the Scream Machine
The history of the roller coaster, from the Russian Mountains to Coney Island, presented by Britannica.com
Education and news for inventors, plus information about invention
A comprehensive database on invention including history, patent
searches, marketing and services.
Kinetic City is an excellent resource for teachers and students.
Produced by the American Association for the Advancement of
Science, with funding from the National Science Foundation,
this site provides educational and informative games about
science. This colorful, animated Web site features mind games
such as "All Systems Are Go," in which the user
matches organs with correlating body systems, and "Gravity
Launch," which launches a spaceship into orbit after
the thrust and angle are determined. A visitor can create
a free user account to track scores and progress of science
From the Past, Create the Future
This great PDF booklet can be printed and distributed to any
young inventor looking for more information about inventions,
patents, and the invention process. It includes games, an
inventor's glossary, and an invention journal to encourage
Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Fantastic online exhibits, games, resources and information
about invention and innovation, sponsored by the Lemelson
Center at the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American
The MadSci Network
Have your science questions answered in "the laboratory
that never sleeps!"
Math and Reading Help For Kids
Articles and resources for parents and teachers of kids with special needs
Sciences Information Gateway
This portal is a free service that offers Internet resources
on the physical sciences for students, researchers and practitioners.
It contains over 13,000 links to useful and credible information
selected by information professionals and subject specialists.
This is the free patent search, analytics and patent mapping site run by
IPVision, Inc., a company founded by MIT management and computer science
faculty members. You can search US Patents and Applications and then produce
interactive patent citation landscape maps.
Educational site about solar technology and the way it shapes
Created by WGBH, Teachers' Domain provides information and
classroom tools for teachers on a variety of topics in Science
and Social Studies. This site offers resources catalogued
by grade level, including a multimedia digital library, online
professional development classes, and detailed lesson plans.
Weekly weird and wacky patents, with previous entries such as the cranium cooler and pet toilet
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