Science

The Space Age

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Hat tip to Chris at O’Donnell Web for sharing that the New York Times has dedicated their science section in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Sputnik launch. As Chris points out, “the science section of the NYT is looking backwards, and forward, at The Space Age. There is a lot to read...
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Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day

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Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day from the U.S. Naval Observatory You can obtain the times of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, transits of the Sun and Moon, and the beginning and end of civil twilight, along with information on the Moon’s phase by specifying the date and location in one of the...
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Teach Yourself Chemistry

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This About.com sponsored website teaches basic chemistry via Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D., Your Guide to Chemistry. She writes: Chemistry is a logical science. You can master the essential concepts yourself. Click here to access this helpful tutorial.
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National Robotics List

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Susan Frederick’s Robotics List Susan Frederick recently shared this great resource at the AHA-Discussion list: The following is reposted with permission: There’s also my list, it’s national and I’ve been running it for over 6 years now. It’s a good way to network with others interested in the topic. It’s not just homeschoolers, anyone...
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Pictures of the Day

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Daryl Cobranchi got me hooked on the Astronomy Picture of the Day which led me to look for similar resources. Here are some I enjoy looking at each day: Wikipedia Picture of the Day Scenic USA Picture of the Day The HistoryNet.com Picture of the Day Botany Photo of the Day Another hat tip...
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Earth Observatory from NASA

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From the NASA Earth Observatory Land Atmosphere Oceans Life
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Science Toymaker

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The Science Toymaker is a fun , non-commercial website that offers plans to make fun, mysterious toys and projects that in turn encourage scientific investigation. The website states: All science toys and projects: are accessible (so cheap to make that nobody is excluded because of cost, and they don’t require special skills, tools, materials,...
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Moon Illusion from NASA

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NASA Science News for June 27, 2007For sky watchers in the northern hemisphere, this weekend is the best time of the year to experience the mysterious and beautiful Moon Illusion.FULL STORY at http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2007/27jun_moonillusion.htm?list136896 Check out our RSS feed at http://science.nasa.gov/rss.xml!
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Science-With-Me

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Science with me is a free site offers Science Projects for Kids, Science Animations, Games, E-Coloring Books and more. You have to subscribe to access the full site, but it is free.
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Practical Science for Gardeners

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As I’ve been preparing my container gardens for what I hope will be a bountiful year, I’ve also been reading a gardening book that has kept me fascinated this past week, Practical Science for Gardeners. The title of the book doesn’t do it justice. The following description from The Book Pl@ce sums it up...
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