Science and Technology

Agriculture Network Information Center: annotated database directory; searchable; meetings calendar; directory of experts; plant disease alerts

The Animal Diversity Web: pictures and information about animals from the University of Michigan; includes natural history, conservation, distribution and economic importance; includes sound for some species

Astronomy Resources: from the Space Telescope Science Institute

Calendar Zone: links to calendars on the Web including historical, perpetual, religious, celestial, holidays; millenium information

ChemDex Index: links classified by subject; also links to companies, government agencies, societies, publications, newsgroups; not searchable

Dino Directory: from the British Natural History Museum, a guide to over 300 dinosaurs including images, facts and figures

Earth-Science Resources: gateway to earth sciences resources on the Internet; maintained by the Dept. of Geology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Earthquake Info from the U.S.G.S.: latest quake information; FAQ’s; links to resources on and off the Internet searchable database for identifying more than 4,000 plant and animal species of North America. Additional species and other nature content is constantly added to the database. The species accounts are from the best-selling National Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides

Envirofacts Warehouse Homepage: US EPA databases including Superfund sites, hazardous waste, drinking water, air pollutants; includes Chester Superfund sites Combe Fill South and Simmonds Precision

Envirolink: comprehensive site on the environment; classified annotated links; news; newsgroups; publications; organizations, government agencies

Frank Potter’s Science Gems: gateway to 2,500 sites categorized by subject and grade level (K-12)

Horology – The Index: comprehensive site on the science and hobby of time; includes watch & clockmakers; timekeeping; watch & clock repair; directories of periodicals, libraries, museums & organizations

MadSci Net: Ask-A-Scientist (and more) on the WWW: from Washington University & the St. Louis Public Schools for kids & adults; ask-an-expert; search by keyword, grade level, or bring up topics at random

Martindale’s Calculators On-Line Center: links to 4,500+ calculators on-line theorems, tables, identities, proofs, graphs; classified by mathematical discipline; searchable; pure mathematics, not financial (formerly Dave’s Math Tables)

The NASA Homepage: aeronautics & space science information & links; gallery of video, audio & still images; Hubble Space Telescope images space shuttle; Mars Pathfinder

National Weather Service: current weather including official warnings & forecasts; historical archives of weather observations; general weather-related topics

NatureServe: conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals, and ecological communities of the United States and Canada; provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too; a product of theAssociation for Biodiversity Information in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network

New Jersey Environmental Digital Library: includes documents and reports, scientific studies, photographs, videos and maps relating to New Jersey; a joint project of The Environmental Data Exchange (ENDEX) of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protections’s GIS Division, and The Scholarly Communication Center in the Rutgers University Libraries

The Old Farmer’s Almanac: weather forecasts (5-day & long-range); sun, moon & planet rise & set times; moon phase tables

Periodic Table of the Elements: includes information for each element

PhysicsWeb: classified annotated links to all aspects of physics Internet resources; searchable; from TIPTOP (The Internet Pilot to Physics)

SciCentral: gateway to 50,000+ sites in science and engineering; maintained by professional scientists

Science Buddies: science fair project ideas and how-to from this nonprofit organization gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results

SEDS Internet Headquarters: Students for the Exploration and Development of Space

Sweet’s Online: searchable online version of Sweet’s Catalog Files of construction supplies; also includes construction directory that is searchable by location or business type; links to relevant trade associations and agencies

UM Weather: from the Weather Underground at the University of Michigan; current conditions and forecasts world-wide; USA weather data archive 1996-present; weather links

The Volcano Information Center: database of information on volcanoes; presently active volcanoes; links to additional Internet resources

Weights and Measures: table of weights & measures from The Learning Network and Information Please

Wind and Sea: annotated links to resources on air and ocean; resources on the environment; pollution, astronomy, oceanography, marine biology, weather, wetlands

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