A. Einstein-Image and Impact


Pictorial history of Einstein and other important physicist who lived during the same time period.

ABC's of Nuclear Science


Site introduces the atomic nucleus which contains almost all of the mass in the universe and also has experiments for chemistry and physics classes.

Amusement Park Physics


Amusement park rides use physical laws to simulate danger. How does physics affect amusement park ride design? In this exhibit, you'll have a chance to find out by designing your own roller coaster. You can also experiment with bumper car collisions. Check the physics glossary to find terms used in this exhibit. Copyright Annenberg/CPB (Center for Public Broadcasting). Includes history of coasters, related links, info on carousels, concepts of free fall and pendulum, as well as safety factors.

Astronomy--Fizzicks' R Us


Site offers educational materials related to Astronomy, Weather, and Energy and Environment.

Atom Builder


In this interactive activity try to build the carbon atom by combining up and down quarks and electrons.



Teachers and students may download Audacity software for FREE at this site. Audacity is a free program that allows students to create blogs so that teachers may incorporate them into their curriculum.

Building Stone of the United States


What stones do we use to build? Which stones weather best? Some of these questions can be answered at this website, which examines a test wall of building materials constructed in 1948. A great feature allows students to look at stones from different states or countries (many of the stone samples were collected in 1880) and examine the differences between the materials stored inside and those built into the wall and exposed to the elements.

Cassiopeia Project


The Cassiopeia Project is a effort to make science education videos available for FREE to anyone who wants them. Teachers and students are particularly welcome to use these materials.

Cells Alive


Site includes video clip on mitosis with real picture and animation, cell gallery with pictures and description, and much more.

Chemistry: Acid-Base Indicators


A comprehensive list of indicators for acids and bases.

Chemistry: Constants


List of constants used in Chemistry.

Chemistry: Exploring the Table of Isootopes


Choose any element from the periodic table and learn about its isotopes. Also provided is a animated glossary of nuclear terms.

Constructor: SodaPlay


Constructor animates and edits two-dimensional models made out of masses and springs. The springs can be controlled by a wave to make pulsing muscles, and you can construct models that bounce, roll, walk, etc.



A complete resource for all subject areas. Includes lesson plans, worksheets, vocabulary, and much more!

Energy Information Administration


Official energy statistics from the U.S. government.

Energy Quest


This site is loaded with a variety of ideas for energy education including science projects, puzzles, super scientists, and education resources.

Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography


Eric Weisstein's World of Science contains budding encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics.

Family Works


At this website, the University of Illinois Extention Service addresses several strategies for building stronger families.

Fermilab Education Office


Site offers materials for learning about particle physics.

Fizzicks' R Us


Astronomy materials on the planets, galaxy, and more.

Flight: Wright Brothers Game


Click on Wright Brothers Game to learn about the Wright brothers and the history of flight.

Fusion Energy and Plasma Research at PPL


Under the button for Fusion Basics find information from the basics on fusion energy to how a fusion reactor works.

General Chemistry Online


Web site with comprehensive coverage of general chemistry topics.

Hubble Information Center


Receive the latest pictures from space including pictures of a dying star and much more. There is also an educational section with interactive activities.

Interactive Physics and Math


Resources for physics and math from the University of Winnipeg. Some notes include videos (often preceded by advertising).

Interactive Plasma Physics Education Experience


This site contains Interactive Plasma Physics Topics, ranging from electricity, magnetism, energy, and fusion. Please visit the "Virtual Tokamak" and our "Virtual Magnetic Stability Module" to learn about Plasma and Fusion Containment.

International Materials in Science Education


Resource materials in chemistry, earth science, biology, anatomy, botany, physics and space science.

National Park Service: Nature and Science


This website contains a lot of information about nature and science.

PBS Teacher Source - Lessons and Activities


View lessons and activities by selecting a grade range and topic. Areas covered include Art, Health and Fitness, Math, Reading and Language Arts, Science and Technology, Social Studies, Early Childhood, Library Media and Technology Coordinators.

Periodic Chart


Gives information on properties, and arrangement into groups and families for the elements.

Pete's Power Point Station


Power point and animations for teachers to use in their classroom. All content areas included.

Pete's Power Point Station


This website houses a great collection of ready made power points and interactive activities for many subject matters.

Physics Tutorial Multimedia Studio


Is physics difficult for you to visualize? Do you need to see it to understand it? Then visit the Multimedia Physics Studio.

Physics: Applet Thumbnails from Science Trek


Interactive activities for physics in the study of waves from electromagnetic to quantum.

Physics: Causes of Color-Why Are Things Colored


Why are things colored? Wonderful explanation of light and how it acts to produce colors.

Physics: Ohm's Law


Lesson plan is poised as a problem that students must solve using what they have learned in physics class recently.

Physics: Physics Lessons


Physics Lessons, Tutorials, and Help by Science Joy Wagon contains lessons on high school physics. There are animations included for most of the lessons.

Read Write Think


The website states its purpose is to "provide educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction."

Sport Science @ The Exploratorium


Site has the science of sports such as baseball, cycling, skateboard, and hockey.



"TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus."

The Periodic Table of Videos


This site contains videos about each element on the periodic chart. Produced by The University of Nottingham.

The Talk.Origins Archive


Usenet newsgroup devoted to the discussion and debate of biological and physical origins. Most discussions in the newsgroup center on the creation/evolution controversy, but other topics of discussion include the origin of life, geology, biology, catastrophism, cosmology and theology.