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OLogy

OLogy

???OLogy means “the study of.” And here on the American Museum of Natural History’s OLogy Web site, you can study and explore many cool OLogies.??? You can learn about Volcanology (volcanoes), Arachnology (spiders), Astrology (planets and stars), and much more.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy; Math And Science; Math And Science–Animals–Dinosaurs & Fossils

SpaceBuffs

SpaceBuffs

Want to learn more about outer space? Find pictures, news, and facts about space exploration, planets, stars, and galaxies. Join in discussions with other people who love space.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

European Space Agency: Kids

European Space Agency: Kids

Explore the universe, life in space, and planet earth at this site stuffed full of animations, quizzes, and fascinating information. Learn about the beginning of the universe, climate change, and natural disasters. Includes a timeline of European space science.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space

NASA’s Solar System Exploration: Kids

NASA’s Solar System Exploration: Kids

Explore the Solar System… through your computer! From fun facts to cool games, from pictures and models to create, you’ll find everything you’re looking for about the solar system at this cool website!
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Space for Species

Space for Species

Check out this colorful look at how satellite telemetry, remote sensing,astronaut observations, and weather satellites help track wildlife. Track the real time movements of migratory animals such as polar bears and leatherback turtles, monitor climate and habitat conditions, evaluate threats to wildlife along migration routes, download a tracking …
Subject: Math And Science–Animals; Math And Science–Air & Space

SKY Tonight

SKY Tonight

Almost everything you need to know about astronomy is listed right here at this site. Are you interested in getting astronomy software for your computer, or are you more likely to look at stars in your back yard? Either way, this site has something for you!
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Learn2 Understand How Airplanes Work

Learn2 Understand How Airplanes Work

“How can a 100-ton hunk of metal fly through the air as if it were weightless? Discover the nuts-and-bolts principles that make the miracle of flight possible.”
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft

Hot Air Balloons

Hot Air Balloons

“Take a Hot Air Balloon Cyber-Ride!” On this site you can read about ballooning adventures, explore the science and history of hot air balloons, and find science projects about balloons.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft; Sports & Recreation–Balloons

MARS: Exploring the Red Planet

MARS: Exploring the Red Planet

“World Book editors have compiled a collection of articles about the planet Mars, including efforts to explore the Martian atmosphere and surface, and prospects for sending humans to the planet.”
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Solar System Simulator

Solar System Simulator

The Solar System Simulator will show you a picture of any planet or moon as it would look if you were standing on another planet or traveling with one of the NASA space probes.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft; Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Sea and Sky

Sea and Sky

Sea and Sky features image galleries, games, articles, and links to other resources on the Internet, all relating to astronomy and oceanography.
Subject: Our World–Oceans & Seas; Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy; Math And Science–Earth Science–Oceans, Lakes & Rivers

An Inquirer’s Guide to the Universe

An Inquirer’s Guide to the Universe

Investigate planets and the universe through a list of science facts and science fiction ideas. In addition, an imaginary planet gallery allows users to explore planets, and the space story studios and portfolios provide opportunities for writing and reading about stories created at this website.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

NASA Quest

NASA Quest

Learn what it takes to fly in outer space. You can read about the typical work day of NASA employees or watch videos on a variety of topics. Find out about NASA’s latest developments and explore space and the solar system through the videos and activities provided.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

Zoom Astronomy

Zoom Astronomy

Learn all about the planets, stars, comets, astronauts, and other topics related to the solar system. With an Astronomy Dictionary and fun classroom activities, including interactive puzzels and a solar system tutorial, a wide variety of information is provided.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Apollo to the Moon

Apollo to the Moon

Want to follow the story of America’s exploration of the moon? Wonder about the men who went there? Have questions about the moon rocks collected by Apollo 11? Want to learn what it was like for the astronauts by viewing their gear and vehicles? Take a look at this space site!
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space

Earth Today: A Digital View of Our Dynamic Planet

Earth Today: A Digital View of Our Dynamic Planet

???Our Earth is unique among the planets. Liquid water covers 70% of the surface and the atmosphere is rich in water vapor. It is a geologically active planet. Yet Earth’s most unique characteristic is the presence and diversity of life.??? You can find information on the Earth???s atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere at this site. Che …
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space

How Things Fly

How Things Fly

What makes an airplane fly? How does a spacecraft stay in orbit? Why does a baloon float in the air? To find out, visit this website and learn how things fly. Requires Adobe Reader to view.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft

GPS: A New Constellation

GPS: A New Constellation

???In the past, the stars were used for navigation. Today’s world requires greater accuracy. The new constellation of artificial stars provided by the Global Positioning System (GPS) serves this important need.??? Learn about GPS and how it helps people find their way on land, at sea, and in the air. Plus, this site talks about how GPS is used to …
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space; Math And Science–Technology & Industry

Be a Spacecraft Engineer

Be a Spacecraft Engineer

“NASA needs your help! As part of an international coalition, it has begun building the International Space Station. But the Space Station is threatened by orbital debris, abandoned satellites, rocket remnants, and many other things. Can you design a spacecraft to protect the Space Station from this ‘space junk’?”
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft; Fun Stuff–Games & Activities

Life Beyond Earth

Life Beyond Earth

???Join in the search for life beyond Earth: Take a drive on the Highway Through Time to learn how life began here on Earth. Explore what scientists call The Habitable Zone as you search for life within the solar system. And look into the future to see what a Terraforming project might involve.???
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Who’s Out There?

Who’s Out There?

“Who’s out there? Are humans alone in the universe? Scientists involved in SETI, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence?are using modern technology to search for the answer to this age-old question. What if you were hired to lead such a search? Explore what you need to know to design a SETI research project, then test your skills at searching …
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

Human Space Flight

Human Space Flight

Check out videos, graphics, and other information on space stations, space shuttles, exploration to Mars, and much more.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft

Flight

Flight

The history of flight is yours to explore. Meet pilots and inventors, like the Wright Brothers; fly with daring barnstormers; and learn about the early days of air mail.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft

Amazing Paper Airplanes

Amazing Paper Airplanes

Want to make some cool paper airplanes? This is the site for you. All of the “Favorite” airplanes have folding and cutting instructions. These are neat, but they aren’t easy, so you might want some help!
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft; Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Paper Crafts

Amazing Space

Amazing Space

Interactive activities on topics like comets, stars, black holes, the solar system, and the Hubble Space Telescope with its amazing multimedia gallery. The site is organized into four areas: Online explorations, The Star Witness News, Capture the cosmos, and Homework help. Requires Java.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Sky Watch

Sky Watch

Learn about the stars and the night sky on this site from the Discovery Channel.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Space.com

Space.com

This is “your place for space” – Play space games, ask questions, send postcards, vote in the weekly poll, and check out space news. Don’t forget to check out the pictures from the EarthKAM, taken by kids like you!
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Your Weight on Other Worlds

Your Weight on Other Worlds

Would you like to know what you would weigh on Jupiter, Mars, or the Moon? Visit this site and find out.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Flights of Inspiration

Flights of Inspiration

The Franklin Institute Science Museum presents an interactive look at pioneering efforts in aviation history. Step inside the minds of Wilbur and Orville Wright, the eccentric brothers who made the first sustained, powered flight. Learn about John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown and their first non-stop transatlantic flight. You can even find out …
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

The Virtual Sun

The Virtual Sun

Journey to the sun and learn about our nearest star and its relationship to Earth. A slide tour offers factual information and lots of graphics.
Subject: Math And Science–Math And Science Virtual Field Trips; Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

The Big Picture: Jupiter’s Rings Discoveries

The Big Picture: Jupiter’s Rings Discoveries

A guide to many places on the Web where you can learn about the planet Jupiter and its rings, with links to current news stories about Jupiter’s Rings.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Astronomy for Kids

Astronomy for Kids

Fun facts about the sun, moon, stars, comets, and planets. There are lots of pictures of things in space that you can’t see without special instruments.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

Learn about solar eclipses: what causes them and how to view one safely.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Live from the Hubble Space Telescope

Live from the Hubble Space Telescope

Learn how the Hubble Space Telescope works. Don’t forget to take a look at the cool pictures of the planets, stars, and galaxies in the Image Gallery!
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

NOVA Online–Hunt for Alien Worlds

NOVA Online–Hunt for Alien Worlds

Are there other solar systems besides our own? How do planets begin? Is there life on other planets? Scientists explore the answers to these questions and more. And, you can become a stargazer! This site tells you how. Includes a star map, “how to find the planets,” and a guide to some of the constellations. Based on a program originally aired on …
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Flight Over Four Corners

Flight Over Four Corners

“Soar above the American Southwest with Adriel Heisey, a photographer so determined to get a birds-eye view that he built his own aircraft.”
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft; USA–50 States

Star Journey

Star Journey

???View the nighttime sky using National Geographic???s popular Star Chart, now with overlays of Hubble Space Telescope images. Visit our Star Attractions highlights of the heavens or take a look at the Hubble Space Telescope itself using our model and guide. Take charge of the telescope and plot your own course through the cosmos.???
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Two Legends of Aviation – World Book Encyclopedia

Two Legends of Aviation – World Book Encyclopedia

A feature by the World Book Encyclopedia about the lives of Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart, and the impact they had on the history of flight and navigation.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft; Math And Science–History & People

The Science of Ballooning

The Science of Ballooning

This site for the NOVA/PBS episode, “Balloon Race,” has a history of hot-air balloons, a look at how balloons stay up in the air, and the story of a flight team’s attempt to fly around the world.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft

Bradford Robotic Telescope

Bradford Robotic Telescope

Anyone on the Internet can access this telescope and ask it to look at anything in the northern night sky! The Web doesn’t get more hands-on than this!
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

Earth and Moon Viewer

Earth and Moon Viewer

Come and see the earth in a whole new way–from the moon. This and other really cool ways to look at the earth at Earth Viewer. (Warning: Some of the pictures take a while to load. Be patient!)
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy

The Nine Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System

The Nine Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System

A multimedia tour of the solar system. Contains photos, information and data for not only the planets, but their moons and other astronomical bodies, such as comets and asteroids.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy