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Professional STEMSS Societies and Organizations with Educational Outreach Materials

Many societies and organizations have been founded on providing a venue for scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and other professionals to meet and discuss advances in their fields. Professional STEMSS societies provide discipline-specific information, journals, support, conferences, and other services. Some discipline specific professional societies, governmental agencies, research institutes, and other organizations also provide educational outreach materials to PK-16 teachers and student and the general public. Professional societies, such as The American Association for the Advancement of Science, have also developed educational programs specifically designed for educational outreach (e.g., see Project 2061).

Below are a collection of links, which include educational outreach materials primarily for PK-12 teachers and students. STEMSS topics are organized around Science for All Americans. Social studies topics are found under the "Human Society" topic throughout this website.
 

Physical Setting | Living Environment | Human Organism | Human Society
Designed World | Mathematical World | Historical Perspective | Habits of Mind | General Materials


lettersThe Physical Setting
(Astronomy, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) http://www.aaas.org/

American Astronomical Society http://www.aas.org/education/

American Chemical Society (ASC) http://acswebcontent.acs.org/home.html

American Federation of Mineralogical Societies http://www.amfed.org/

American Geological Institute (AGI) http://www.k5geosource.org/index.html

American Geophysical Union (AGU) http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/

American Institute of Physics http://www.aip.org/education/

American Meteorological Society http://www.ametsoc.org/amsedu/

American Physical Society http://www.aps.org/studentsandeducators/

American Society of Limnology & Oceanography (ASLO) http://aslo.org/outreach.html

Argonne National Laboratory http://www.dep.anl.gov/

Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) http://www.astrosociety.org/education.html

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) http://www.epa.gov/epahome/educational.htm

Gemological Institute of America http://www.gia.edu/

The Geological Society of America http://www.geosociety.org/

Geological Survey of Canada http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/education/

International Astronomical Union (IAU) http://www.iau.org/EDUCATION.8.0.html

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory https://www.llnl.gov/

Mineralogical Society of America http://www.minsocam.org/

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/es/index.html

The National Academies http://www.nationalacademies.org/

National Academy of Science http://www.nasonline.org/site/PageServer

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) http://www.nasa.gov/home/

National Center for Atmospheric Research (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research) http://www2.ucar.edu/

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) http://www.noaa.gov/

National Renewable Energy Laboratory http://www.nrel.gov/

National Resources Conservation Service – Soils Website http://soils.usda.gov/

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) http://www.nsta.org/

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/

National Speleological (Caves) Society http://www.caves.org/brochure/

River Alliance of Wisconsin http://www.wisconsinrivers.org/index.php?page=content&mode=view&id=130

Rocky Mountain Institute http://www.rmi.org/

Royal Society of Chemistry http://www.rsc.org/Education/index.asp

Scripps Institution of Oceanography http://scrippseducation.ucsd.edu/

Sloan Digital Sky Survey http://www.sdss.org/education/

snowflakesSnow Crystals http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/

Soil Science Society of America https://www.soils.org/lessons/

Space Telescope Science Institute [Hubble] http://www.stsci.edu/outreach/

U.S. Department of Energy http://www.energy.gov/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) http://www.epa.gov/

U.S. Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/

U.S. Society for Ecological Economics http://www.ussee.org/v2/

University of Michigan’s Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences

Water on the Web http://waterontheweb.org/index.html

The Weather Channel http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/

Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey http://www.uwex.edu/wgnhs/

Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium http://www.uwgb.edu/WSGC/

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=50241


The Living Environment
(Paleontology, Life Sciences, Botanical Sciences, Zoological Sciences)

AlgaeBase http://www.algaebase.org/

American Arachnological Society http://www.americanarachnology.org/AAS_information.html

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) http://www.aaas.org/

American Birding Association http://www.aba.org/publications/

American Bryological and Lichenological Society http://www.abls.org/

American Cetacean Society (whales and dolphins) http://www.acsonline.org/

American Entomological Society http://rex.ansp.org/hosted/aes/edRes.htm

American Fern Society http://amerfernsoc.org/index.html

American Fisheries Society http://web.fisheries.org/main/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&sectionid=4&id=35&Itemid=85

American Forests http://www.americanforests.org/

American Institute for Biological Sciences (AIBS) http://www.aibs.org/eye-on-education/

American Malacological Society http://www.malacological.org/index.html

American Ornithologists’ Union (Checklist of North American Birds) http://www.aou.org/checklist/north/

 The American Physiological Society (APS) http://www.the-aps.org/education/index.htm

American Phytopathological Society (plant diseases) http://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/Pages/default.aspx

American Public Gardens Association http://www.aabga.org/

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) http://www.asbmb.org/CareersAndEducation.aspx?id=310&linkidentifier=id&itemid=310

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) http://www.ascb.org/

American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology http://asgsb.org/index.php

American Society for Microbiology (ASM) http://www.asm.org/index.php/education/whats-new-in-asm-education.html

American Society for Photobiology http://www.pol-us.net/ASP_Home/aspkids/aspkids.html

American Society of Limnology & Oceanography (ASLO) http://www.aslo.org/education.html

The American Society of Mammalogists http://www.mammalsociety.org/

American Society of Parasitologists http://asp.unl.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=14&Itemid=28

American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) http://www.aspb.org/

Amphibian Ark http://www.amphibianark.org/education/

AnimalBase http://www.animalbase.org/

Animal Behavior Society http://www.animalbehavior.org/ABSEducation/

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force http://www.anstaskforce.gov/education.php

Association of State Wetland Managers http://aswm.org/

Bat Conservation International http://www.batcon.org/home/default.asp

Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries http://www.thebeaconinstitute.org/approach/education.php

Biodiversity Heritage Library http://biodivlib.wikispaces.com/About

The Biodiversity Project http://www.biodiversityproject.org/

BiosciEdNet (BEN) Portal http://www.biosciednet.org/portal/

BIOSIS http://www.biosis.org/

Bird Life International http://www.birdlife.org/

Botanical Society of America (BSA) http://www.botany.org/outreach/

Botanic Gardens Conservation International http://www.bgci.org/education/home/

Butterflies and Moths of North America http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/

Catalogue of Life http://www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/search.php

Census of Marine Life http://www.coml.org/education

Center for Invasive Plant Management http://www.weedcenter.org/

Center for Plant Conservation http://www.centerforplantconservation.org/Education/Publications/Publications.asp

Chemical & Engineering News

Conchologists of America http://www.conchologistsofamerica.org/home/

Cornell Lab of Ornithology http://www.birds.cornell.edu/LabPrograms/Education/index.html?lk=lpro

Consortium for Ocean Leadership http://www.oceanleadership.org/link/cosee            

Digital Library for Earth System Education http://www.dlese.org/library/index.jsp

The Dragonfly Society of the Americas (Odonata Central) http://odonatacentral.bfl.utexas.edu/checklists/namerica/

Ecological Society of America (ESA) http://www.esa.org/education_diversity/

Encyclopedia of Life http://www.ngbw.org/eol/index.html

Entomological Society of American (ESA) http://www.entsoc.org/resources/index.htm

Environmental Literacy Council http://www.enviroliteracy.org/

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2007/2007049.pdf

FishBase http://www.fishbase.org/search.php

Flora of North America http://hua.huh.harvard.edu/FNA/Outreach/science_outreach.shtml

FlyBase http://flybase.org/

Great Lakes WATER Institute http://www.glwi.uwm.edu/

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) http://www.fau.edu/hboi/education/index.php

Herpetology Hotline http://www.peabody.yale.edu/collections/vz/herpform.html#

Hummingbird Conservancy http://www.thc-fc.org/7.html

Illinois Natural History Survey http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/

International Association for Bear Research & Management http://www.bearbiology.com/

International Society of Protistologists http://www.uga.edu/~protozoa/about.html#

International Union of Biological Sciences http://www.iubs.org/

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) http://www.treesaregood.com/pressrelease/press.aspx

International Wolf Center http://www.wolf.org/wolves/index.asp

Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin (IPAW) http://ipaw.org/

iPlant Collaborative http://www.iplantcollaborative.org/home  

Journal of Visual Experiments (advanced cellular molecular) http://www.jove.com/

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center http://www.wildflower.org/

Long Term Ecological Research (US) http://www.lternet.edu/

Man and Mollusk Site http://www.manandmollusc.net/

Minnesota Department of Natural Resouces http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/es/index.html

Missouri Botanical Garden http://www.mobot.org/education/default.asp

Museum of Paleontology (UC-Berkeley) – Understanding Evolution http://evolution.berkeley.edu/

Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration http://www.mysticaquarium.org/

The National Academies http://www.nationalacademies.org/

The National Aquarium http://www.nationalaquarium.com/

The National Arbor Day Foundation http://www.arborday.org/

National Audubon Society http://www.audubon.org/

National Biological Information Infrastructure http://www.nbii.gov/portal/server.pt

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/nceas-web/kids/

National Council for Science and the Environment http://ncseonline.org/

National Eagle Center http://www.nationaleaglecenter.org/

National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) http://www.nerrs.noaa.gov/ECDefault.aspx?ID=318

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center http://www.nescent.org/eog/

National Geographic Society http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

National Institute of Invasive Species Science http://www.niiss.org/cwis438/websites/niiss/home.php?WebSiteID=1

National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian) http://www.mnh.si.edu/

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) http://www.noaa.gov/

National Park Service http://www.nps.gov/ 

National Sea Grant Library http://nsgl.gso.uri.edu/libraries/education.html

National Shellfisheries Association http://shellfish.org/res-web.htm

National Zoological Park (Smithsonian) http://nationalzoo.si.edu/

Natural History Museum, London http://www.nhm.ac.uk/

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

New York Botanical Garden http://www.nybg.org/ 

North American Benthological Society http://www.benthos.org/Education/index.cfm

North American Butterfly Association http://www.naba.org/

North American Native Fishes Association http://www.nanfa.org/mission.shtml

North American Native Plant Society http://www.nanps.org/

Organization of Biological Field Stations http://www.obfs.org/

The Orthopterists’ Society http://140.247.119.138/OS_Homepage/

Paleontological Research Institution http://www.priweb.org/ed/ed_home.html

Phycological Society of America http://www.psaalgae.org/website/resources/educational.html

Royal Botanic Gardens, KEW http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/

Scott’s Botanical Links http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/bot-linx/

Society for Conservation Biology http://www.conbio.org/resources/Education/

Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) http://www.sdbonline.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=6&Itemid=62

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) http://www.sicb.org/

Society for In Vitro Biology http://www.sivb.org/edu.asp

Society for Mathematical Biology http://www.smb.org/education/index.shtml

Society for Range Management http://www.rangelands.org/education_studentactivities.shtml

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles http://www.ssarherps.org/

The Society for the Study of Evolution http://www.evolutionsociety.org/resourcesteachers.asp

Society of Nematologists (Round worms) http://www.nematologists.org/

Society of Systematic Biologists http://systbio.org/?q=node/80

Society of Toxicology (SOT) http://www.toxicology.org/ai/eo/education.asp

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) http://www.sws.org/education/

Species Databases: see

AlgaeBase
AnimalBase
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Catalogue of Life
Encyclopedia of Life
FishBase

TEACH Great Lakes http://www.great-lakes.net/teach/

Turkey Vulture Society http://vulturesociety.homestead.com/

Water on the Web http://waterontheweb.org/index.html

Weed Science Society of America http://www.wssa.net/

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources http://dnr.wi.gov/education/

Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey http://www.uwex.edu/wgnhs/

Wisconsin State Herbarium http://www.botany.wisc.edu/herbarium/

WormBase http://www.wormbase.org/

U.S. Botanical Garden http://www.usbg.gov/

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service http://www.fs.fed.us/

U.S. Department of the Interior (BLM) http://www.blm.gov/nhp/index.htm            

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov/educators/

U.S. Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/


The Human Organism
(Psychology, Medical Sciences, Psychiatry, Nutrition, Home Economics)

American Academy of Actuaries http://www.actuary.org/health.asp

American Academy of Neurology (Patient Education Series) http://www.aan.com/storefront/Patient_Education_C20.cfm

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) http://www.aaas.org/

American Psychological Association http://www.apa.org/ed/

American Association of Poison Control Centers’s Poison Control Centers Directory http://www.aapcc.org/dnn/default.aspx

American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp

American Dental Association http://www.ada.org/public.aspx

American Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.org/

American Heart Association http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200000

American Lung Association http://www.lungusa.org/

American Medical Association http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/2625.html

American Nurses Association http://www.nursingworld.org/EspeciallyForYou/Educators.aspx  

American Psychiatric Association’s Healthy Minds http://www.healthyminds.org/ 
[online resource for anyone seeking mental health information]

American Psychological Association http://www.apa.org/topics/

American Physiological Society http://www.the-aps.org/education/edu_k12.htm  

American Society of Human Genetics            

American Stroke Association http://www.strokeassociation.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200037

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America http://www.aafa.org/display.cfm?id=4

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/education/

Center for Young Women’s Health (Children’s Hospital Boston) http://www.youngwomenshealth.org/

Congress of Neurological Surgeons http://www.cns.org/

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute http://www.dana-farber.org/can/default.html

Genomics Education Partnership http://gep.wustl.edu/

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) http://www.hhmi.org/            

Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) http://www.hapsweb.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=6

Human Origins http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook02.html

Intelihealth [Harvard Medical School] http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/408/408.html

Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) http://www.mayoclinic.com/
 
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/457.cfm

Muscular Dystrophy Association http://www.mdausa.org/disease/

The National Academies http://www.nationalacademies.org/

National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov/

National Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) http://www.nasa.gov/home/

National Human Genome Research Institute http://www.genome.gov/Education/

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/healthscience/

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development http://www.nichd.nih.gov/

National Institutes of Health (NIH) http://www.nih.gov/

National Institute of Environmental Health http://www.niehs.nih.gov/science-education/

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/index.shtml

National Kidney Foundation http://www.kidney.org/kidneyDisease/

National Scientific Council on the Developing Child http://www.developingchild.net/

Nutrition:  Fed government database http://www.nutrition.gov/  

Oncology Nursing Society http://www.ons.org/  

Pauling Institute [nutrition] http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/

websiteRadiation Research Society http://timssnet2.allenpress.com/ECOMradres/timssnet/common/tnt_frontpage.cfm

U. S. Department of Agriculture http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/

U.S. Department of the Interior (BLM) http://www.blm.gov/nhp/index.htm

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) http://www.usgs.gov/

U.S. National Human Genome Research Institute http://www.genome.gov/Education/  

WebMD http://www.webmd.com/

World Health Organization (WHO) http://www.who.int/en/


Human Society
(Knowledge, Data Processing, Religion and Science, Social Sciences, Anthropology, Social Issues, Education, Literature, General Geography and History)


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) http://www.aaas.org/

American Geographical Society http://www.amergeog.org/

American Historical Association, Teaching section http://www.historians.org/teaching/

American Sociological Association http://www.asanet.org/teaching/resources.cfm

Association of American Geographers http://www.aag.org/

BadgerLink Toolkit for Educators and Librarians http://www.badgerlink.net/toolkit.html

Earthjustice’s Organization Database http://www.earthjustice.org/about_us/clients_coalitions/index.html

Geodata.gov http://gos2.geodata.gov/wps/portal/gos

Global Language Monitor http://www.languagemonitor.com/  

Global WordNet http://www.globalwordnet.org/  

Hap Map Project http://www.hapmap.org/tutorials.html.en

Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages http://www.livingtongues.org/projects.html

Minnesota Historical Society http://www.mnhs.org/index.htm

Nation Master http://www.nationmaster.com/index.php  

National Archives http://www.archives.gov/index.html

National Geographic Society http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian) http://www.nmai.si.edu/

Organization of American Historians http://www.oah.org/teaching_tools/

Peace Corps http://www.peacecorps.gov/wws/

Time Magazine’s Teacher site http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/index.html

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) http://www.usgs.gov/

United States Capitol Historical Society http://www.uschs.org/Content/20.htm

Wisconsin Historical Society http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/

Wisconsin State Cartographers Office http://www.sco.wisc.edu/references/weblinks/education.php

World History Association http://www.thewha.org/teaching_secondary_school.php

References:
Mills, E. S.  2007.  Evidence Explained.  Geneological Publication Company.  Baltimore.


The Designed World
(
Architecture, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture)

AgBase http://www.agbase.msstate.edu/

American Architectural Foundation http://www.archfoundation.org/aaf/aaf/index.htm

The American Horticultural Society http://www.ahs.org/

American Institute of Architects (AIA) http://www.aia.org/nav_atp

American Iron and Steel Institute http://www.steel.org/

American Petroleum Institute http://www.api.org/classroom/links/

American Scientific Glassblowers Society http://www.asgs-glass.org/

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers http://www.asabe.org/membership/students/index.html

American Society of Civil Engineers http://www.asce.org/kids/

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
(ASHRAE) http://www.ashrae.org/students/

Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS) http://www.tsaweb.org/TEAMS_UNITE

American Society of Highway Engineers http://www.highwayengineers.org/

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) http://www.asme.org/

American Society of Naval Engineers http://www.navalengineers.org/

American Society of Safety Engineers http://www.asse.org/

American Veterinary Medical Association http://www.avma.org/default.asp

Architecture + Design Education Network (A+DEN) http://www.adenweb.org/

Architecture for Humanity http://www.architectureforhumanity.org/

The Architect of the U.S. Capitol http://www.aoc.gov/

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) http://www.aaai.org/AITopics/html/welcome.html

Association of Zoos & Aquariums http://www.aza.org/conservation-education/

BaSiC Initiative http://www.basicinitiative.org/Home.htm

Biotechnology Institute http://www.biotechinstitute.org/  

Chemical & Engineering News            

Chicago Architecture Foundation http://caf.architecture.org/page.aspx?pid=477

Chicago Center for Green Technology http://egov.cityofchicago.org/city/webportal/portalEntityHomeAction.do?entityName=Chicago+Center+for+Green+Technology&entityNameEnumValue=161

Chinook: World Man-Machine Checkers Champion http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~chinook/

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (Smithsonian) http://ndm.si.edu/

EARTH http://www.earth.arts.gla.ac.uk/html/home.html

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations http://www.fao.org/

The Global Crop Diversity Trust http://www.croptrust.org/main/

The Herb Society of America http://www.herbsociety.org/

Historic American Engineering Record (Built in America) http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/habs_haer/

Humanoid Robotics Group http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/humanoid-robotics-group/

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) http://www.ieee.org/web/education/home/index.html

Institute of Paper Science & Technology (IPST) http://www.ipst.gatech.edu/index.html

Intel Education Initiative http://www.intel.com/education/?cid=edww:printad001

The Land Institute http://www.landinstitute.org/vnews/display.v/SEC/Publications%3E%3EGeneral%20publ

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture http://www.leopold.iastate.edu/resources/resources.htm

Minnesota Department of Agriculture http://www.mda.state.mn.us/kids/default.htm

Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture http://www.misa.umn.edu/NewsandEvents/Newsletters/SustainableAgricultureNewsletter/index.htm

The National Academies http://www.nationalacademies.org/

National Agricultural Statistics Service http://www.nass.usda.gov/Publications/index.asp

National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian) http://www.nasm.si.edu/

National Gardening Association http://www.kidsgardening.com/

National Institute of Standards and Technology http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/edguide.cfm 

National Inventors Hall of Fame http://www.invent.org/

National Parks Service http://www.nps.gov/

National Society of Professional Engineers http://www.nspe.org/

Poultry Science Association http://www.poultryscience.org/links_ind.asp

San Diego Super Computing Center http://education.sdsc.edu/index.php?module=ContentExpress&func=display&ceid=68&meid=-1

Schools of the 21st Century http://archrecord.construction.com/schools/0701_mainHome.asp

Society for Economic Botany http://www.econbot.org/_about_/index.php?sm=07

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) http://www.sme.org/cgi-bin/servicecenters.pl?/html/serv_center_educ.htm&&&SME&

Society of Plastics Engineers http://www.4spe.org/

Society for Industrial Microbiology http://www.simhq.org/resources/resources.aspx

Steamboat Digital Photograph Collection (UW-La Crosse http://www.uwlax.edu/Murphylibrary/departments/steamboatphotos.html

Structurae: International Database and Gallery of Structures http://en.structurae.de/

TechAmerica http://www.techamerica.org/

Thinkfinity http://www.thinkfinity.org/

UNESCO’s World Heritage Center http://whc.unesco.org/en/activities

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) http://www.epa.gov/

U. S. Department of Agriculture http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome

U. S. Food and Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/fdaandyou/

U.S. Green Building Council http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CategoryID=19

U. S. National Arboretum http://www.usna.usda.gov/Education/index.html

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WDOT) http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/projects/

Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers (WSPE) http://www.wspe.org/index.html


The Mathematical World

American Institute of Mathematics http://www.aimath.org/outreach/

American Mathematical Society (AMS) http://www.ams.org/

American Statistical Association (ASA) http://www.amstat.org/education/index.cfm?fuseaction=k12

Digital Library of Mathematical Functions http://dlmf.nist.gov/

Lang, R. J. Computational Origami http://www.langorigami.com/

Mathematica® (software program for computation, modeling, simulation, visualization, development, documentation, and deployment) http://www.wolfram.com/products/mathematica/index.html

Mathematical Association of America (MAA) http://www.maa.org/

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute http://www.msri.org/activities/mcb/index_html

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) http://www.nasa.gov/home/

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) http://www.siam.org/

Society for Mathematical Biology http://www.smb.org/education/index.shtml


Historical Perspectives
(History/Philosophy of Science)


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) http://www.aaas.org/

American Institute of Physics’ Cosmic Journey http://www.aip.org/history/cosmology/

History of Cartography Project http://www.geography.wisc.edu/histcart/

La Crosse History Unbound http://www.lacrossehistory.org/  

National Museum of American History (Smithsonian) http://americanhistory.si.edu/  

Oughtred Society http://www.oughtred.org/srlinks.shtml


Habits of Mind

Values and Attitudes

Computation and Estimation

Manipulation and Observation

The Eight Planets http://www.nineplanets.org/

Floral Radiographs http://www-personal.umich.edu/~agrxray/

Microscopy Society of America http://www.msa.microscopy.org/ProjectMicro/

NASA’s PDS Imaging Node http://pdsimg.jpl.nasa.gov/Missions/index.html

Nikon’s Small World contest http://www.microscopyu.com/smallworld/gallery/index.html

Olympus’ Bioscapes Digital Imaging contest http://www.olympusbioscapes.com/

A Planetary Photojournal http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html

Views of the Solar System http://www.solarviews.com/eng/homepage.htm

Communication Skills

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) http://www.aaas.org/

Fine Gardening’s Guide to Pronouncing Botanical Latin http://www.taunton.com/finegardening/pages/spg017.asp

National Academy of Sciences (NAS) http://www.nasonline.org/site/PageServer

Nature http://www.nature.com/nature/index.html

Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/education/index.shtml


General Materials

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

American Academy of Arts and Sciences http://www.amacad.org/projects/education.aspx

American Institutes for Research http://www.air.org/

BBC’s Science & Nature http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/

Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html            

Centers for Learning & Teaching (Network) http://ctl.sri.com/projects/displayProject.jsp?Nick=cltnet

Cosmic Evolution http://www.tufts.edu/as/wright_center/cosmic_evolution/docs/splash.html

Discover Magazine http://discovermagazine.com/
 
EurekAlert http://www.eurekalert.org/

Fine Gardening’s Guide to Pronouncing Botanical Latin http://www.taunton.com/finegardening/pages/spg017.asp

Mad Sci Network http://www.madsci.org/

Martindale’s Calculators On-Line Center http://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html

Minnesota Academy of Science http://www.mnmas.org/mnmas/Home.asp

National Academy of Sciences (National Research Council, Science, Institue of Medicine, & Engineering) http://www.nasonline.org/site/PageServer

The National Academies Press http://www.nap.edu/

The National Academies – STEM Education http://www.nationalacademies.org/education/

National Center for Science Education http://www.ncseweb.org/

National Institute of Science Education http://www.wcer.wisc.edu/archive/nise/

National Science Digital Library http://nsdl.org/

National Science Foundation http://www.nsf.gov/

New York Public Library Digital Collections http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/dgexplore.cfm?topic=science

NSTA’s ‘Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12’ list http://www.nsta.org/ostbc

Science is Fun http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/

Science Netlinks http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/

Science Books & Films (SB&F) “Best Lists” http://sbfonline.com/bestlists.htm

Scientific American http://www.sciam.com/

SciLinks http://www.scilinks.org/

Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/education/index.shtml

Small World contest (Nikon) http://www.microscopyu.com/smallworld/gallery/index.html

State (USA) Academies of Science http://www.erskine.edu/

Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society’s
Public Understanding of Science http://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/public/index.shtml

TED:  Ideas worth spreading http://www.ted.com/

United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (UNESCO) http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=29008&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections http://uwdc.library.wisc.edu/Collections.shtml

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters http://www.wisconsinacademy.org/