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Phys.org – News and Articles on Science and Technology

Phys.org – News and Articles on Science and Technology

“Phys.org??? (formerly Physorg.com) is a leading web-based science, research and technology news service which covers a full range of topics. These include physics, earth science, medicine, nanotechnology, electronics, space, biology, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, mathematics and other sciences and technologies.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Astronomy

How to Find Your Way Under the Hood & Around the Car

How to Find Your Way Under the Hood & Around the Car

“A Quick and Easy Guide to Preventive Maintenance for the Self-Service Customer…(and anyone else who drives).” Learn about how a car works, what the parts are called, and how to maintain your car for maximum performance. Includes an easy-to-understand map of a car engine.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Understanding Your Car

Hinterland Who’s Who

Hinterland Who’s Who

Developed by the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) and the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), this site provides access to fact sheets on various animals native to Canada and the Northern United States, and to related environmental topics. Many of these fact sheets are accompanied by video clips.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor

“The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, email newsletters, and mobile site.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Politics News; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Science & Technology News; Reference–News & Current Events

Mechanical Calculating Machines

Mechanical Calculating Machines

Site features image galleries and histories of a wide array of calculating machines compromising Baaijens’ personal collection. Includes links other, similar sites, as well as downloads of different types of computer desktop calculators.
Subject: Science And Technology–Mathematics–Calculators And Tables; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Topic–History Of Science & Technology

Learn About Llamas

Learn About Llamas

Learn more about types of llamas, llama care and feeding, history, physical facts, and get answers to frequently asked questions at this site. Includes downloadable PDF files, information about the LAMAS lending library, event listings and contact information for additional information and services nationwide.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Landings

Landings

Huge aviation web directory with access to flying-related databases on regulations, reports, airports, flight plans, certifications, and aircraft registrations, as well as some useful aviation calculators.
Subject: Science & Technology–Transportation–Air

Acid and Base pH Tutorial

Acid and Base pH Tutorial

“This site contains notes and self directed exercises designed to help students with the fundamental concepts of acid-base chemistry.” The instruction is aimed at students with no previous knowledge or experience with acid-base chemistry.
Subject: Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Chemistry

American Cetacean Society

American Cetacean Society

“The American Cetacean Society protects whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats through public education, research grants, and conservation actions.” Website contains information about the society, its activities and publications, as well as information about whale, dolphin and porpoise conservation, whale watching and ACS research programs …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Political Science–Politics–Political Advocacy Groups; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

InfoWorld

InfoWorld

“InfoWorld is the leading source of information on emerging enterprise technologies, and the only brand that explains to senior technology decision makers how these technologies work, and how they can use them to drive their business.” Site includes news, blogs, webcasts, white papers, video, product reviews, and more.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Computers & Internet News; Science & Technology–Science & Technology News

Classification of Living Things: An Introduction to the Principles of Taxonomy with a Focus on Human Classification Categories

Classification of Living Things: An Introduction to the Principles of Taxonomy with a Focus on Human Classification Categories

This is an informative tutorial on the Linnaean system of classification. The site offers a wealth of information including discussions on the principles of classification, glossary of terms and a table of the five kingdoms. The site also provides links to other anthropology-related sites.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences

Chicago Landmarks

Chicago Landmarks

This is the official website from the city of Chicago on Chicago’s landmarks. Take virtual tours of Chicago’s buildings, learn about some of Chicago’s architects, find out about Chicago’s architectural styles, and more!
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–United States Travel & Tourism; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–G-K–Illinois; Art, Music & Museums–Buildings & Cities (Architecture); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography

PeaceJam

PeaceJam

Twelve Nobel Peace Laureates inspire youth to become leaders working for peace, human rights, and health and sustenance for all. To date, over 600,000 young people have created nearly one million projects to help their communities with PeaceJam’s help. Some content, such as blogs and videos, comes from non-expert contributors.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–War; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights; Clubs And Organizations–Violence Prevention; Clubs And Organizations–Human Rights; Clubs And Organizations–Multicultural; Clubs And Organizations–Volunteer; Clubs And Organizations–Environment

Mobile Point Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Mobile Point Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Built in 1873, “This 30-foot tall iron tower sits on Mobile Point at the east side of the narrow mouth into Mobile Bay. It is located on the grounds of the Fort Morgan State Historic Site” in Gulf Shores, Alabama. “It replaced the original 1822 brick tower that had been destroyed during the Civil War.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Nauset Beach Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Nauset Beach Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Located in North Eastham, Massachusetts, Nauset Beach Light was built in 1923, automated in 1952, and decommissioned in 1993. “The 48-foot tall conical cast-iron tower was originally built in 1877 as one of the twin towers at Chatham. It was dismantled and moved to Nauset in 1923 to replace the last of the Three Sisters. It stands above the Nauset …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism

Prudence Island Light – ipl’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

Prudence Island Light – ipl2’s Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey

“This 30-foot tall octagonal granite tower was originally located on the southern end of Newport’s Goat Island. In 1851 it was dismantled and then reassembled at Sandy Point on Prudence Island. It was relighted in January of 1852.” It was built in 1823.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America Travel & Tourism