Science Blogs - Wired Science
November 4, 2013 - 10:57:25
We've selected some of the best science bloggers we could find who are covering some of the most interesting topics in the Wired world. From infectious diseases and the chemistry of poison to DIY human spaceflight and volcanic eruptions, this collection of editorially independent scientists and journalists will show you what is awesome about science.
Scientific American Blog Network
November 4, 2013 - 10:55:25
A single site that aggregates articles from a number of science bloggers. The categories include energy and sustainability, evolution, health, mind and brain, space and technology.
Neurocam wearable camera Reads your brainwaves and records what interests you | KurzweilAI
November 2, 2013 - 9:55:30
The neurocam is the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s first wearable camera system that automatically records what interests you, based on brainwaves, DigInfo TV reports.
It consists of a headset with a brain-wave sensor and uses the iPhoneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s camera to record a 5-second GIF animation. It could also be useful for life-logging.
Best Microscope Photos of the Year Bring Tiny, Amazing Worlds to Light - Wired Science
November 2, 2013 - 9:13:42
Very small things can make a really big impression, if you look closely enough. This year’s best microscope photos from the Nikon Small World contest will give you an eyeful of some of the amazing things you usually can’t see at all.
More than 2,000 images from 80 different countries were entered in the 39th annual competition. The panel of judges that combed through all of them to find the best ones included scientists, journalists and microscope experts. The photos were judged on their originality, the information they conveyed, the technical skills that created them and their visual impact.
Scientific American Blog Network
October 27, 2013 - 7:25:31
Oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S.
Led by Editor-in-Chief Mariette DiChristina; appointed in 2009
Eight Editors in Chiefs and four owners in its 165-year history
U.S. edition is headquartered in New York City
The Scale of the Universe
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:40
m from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn the scale of things along the way! Learn the size of the Pillars of Creation and marvel at the minuscule scale of a neutrino!
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:10
Seed (subtitled Science Is Culture; originally Beneath the Surface) is an online science magazine published by Seed Media Group. The magazine looks at big ideas in science, important issues at the intersection of science and society, and the people driving global science culture. Seed was founded in Montreal by Adam Bly and the magazine is now headquartered in New York with bureaus around the world. May/June 2009 (Issue No. 22) was the last print issue. Content continues to be published on the website.
Science News ? Science Articles and Current Events | LiveScience
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:09
The new TechMedia now has more original, high-quality tech content than ever before.Our expert product reviewers and award-winning journalists produce hundreds of original videos, news, fact-based reviews, and product testing articles daily. Our expanded editorial resources and improved publishing and community platforms give you more control over your media experience, offering up relevant content and advertising based on your personal preference.
10 Stubborn Food Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked by Science
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:08
Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body : NPR
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:07
David Bolinsky and his team at XVIVO designed this animation for a research company called Zirus (and we thank Zirus for letting us play with their pictures). Bolinsky says what you see in the video actually happens much, much faster in real life ? in a fraction of a fraction of a second. So this is a very slow motion version of cellular activity.
Prehistoric Ages of the Dinosaur : Dinosaurs : Discovery Channel
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:06
Nope, it's not about dinosaurs but it is just as fascinating! "Walking with Prehistoric Beasts is the Discovery Channel's new television series on the creatures that inhabited Earth after the dinosaurs disappeared 65 million years ago (mya). The program's companion Website offers fabulous graphics and games, with a little bit of informative text mixed in, about such beasts as _Gastornis_, a meat-loving bird the size of a tall human, _Propalaeotherium_, a 43 million year old cat-sized horse, and _Andrewsarchus_, a furry, land-dwelling ancestor of the whale. 
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:05
This is a rich web site about dinosaurs. Its main purpose is to dispell many of the myths about this planet's former inhabitants.  In Your Classroom: This site would make a wonderful resource for a WebQuest
Tech4Learning - Pics4Learning
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:04
Below is a categorized list of images found in the Pics4Learning collection. The number in the parentheses indicates the number of sub-categories for that topic.
Microbe Library: teaching resource includes images, animations, videos, articles and reviews for undergraduate biology and microbiology education about the microbial world.
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:02
This site, provided by the American Society for Microbiology, showcases a searchable database of over 150 images of microbes. The images, submitted by professional microbiologists, have been carefully reviewed for their educational quality and are presented in formats ranging from high-powered microscopic stills to QuickTime animations and film footage.  In Your Classroom: This site contains a wealth of multimedia material that can be used by teachers in their presentation of microbiological concepts and by students in their reports and presentations.
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:01
Links to images from the various anotomical systems of the human body, including: skeletal, muscular, digestive, circulatory, urogenital, and nervous systems.  In Your Classroom: The teacher might use these images for lecture, for worksheets, or study guides. The teacher might also develop a series of problems in human anatomy and require students to find, identify, and include the appropriate images from this site to solve the problems.
October 25, 2013 - 10:22:00
The Human Genome Project is entering its climactic phase that will result, as early as 2003, in a complete and accurate DNA sequence representing the genetic blueprint and evolutionary history of the human species. Moreover, a "working draft" of this "book of life" may be available as early as 2001 and, in both cases, an index to the chapters and paragraphs will greatly enhance both the completion of the finished product as well as the practical utility of the intermediate results for biomedicine.  In Your Classroom: Ask teams of students to research specific Chromosomes and report on their significance to human life, conditions, and potentials for using the knowledge to improve the human life condition.
FindSounds - Search the Web for Sounds
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:59
Welcome to FindSounds.com, a free site where you can search the Web for sound effects and musical instrument samples. Take a look at the types of sounds you can find. 
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:58
Photographer and butterfly enthusiast Mario Maier combined the talent of several European photographers to produce this magnificent European Butterflies Website. Available in English or German, the site offers crystal-clear color images of hundreds of butterfly species, organized by each of seven Families: apilionidae, Pieridae, Danaidae, Libytheidae, Nymphalidae, Satyridae, and Lycaenidae.  In Your Classroom: Students can use these images in a game to identify the characteristics that distinguish the different families.
1911 Encyclopedia Britannica - Free Online
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:57
The best encyclopedia ever written was published over 90 years ago! And now you can find right here on the web! This 1911 encyclopedia is filled with historical information that is still relevant today. 
Nature and Wildlife Field Guides: Amphibians, Birds, Butterflies, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Reptiles, Spiders, Seashore creatures, Trees, Wildflowers - eNature.com
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:56
This is a wonderful online database of animals, mostly of North America. It includes birds, butterflies, fishes, mammals, reptiles, and much more. There are simple and more advanced search tools for find animals and the reports include an expandable image, similar species, habitat, and range.  In Your Classroom: There are countless uses for the images in this site. One idea might be to ask students to take one of the categories, download the images, and then arrange them on a paper or web page to illustrate their relative evolutionary positions.
Dittrick Medical History Center - Case Western Reserve University
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:55
The Dittrick Medical History Center is dedicated to the study of the medical past through a distinguished collection of rare books, museum artifacts, archives, and images. The Dittrick originated as part of the Cleveland Medical Library Association (est. 1894) and today functions as an interdisciplinary study center within the College of Arts and Sciences of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. 
Current Greenhouse Gas Concentrations
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:54
This is a data table that displays the present concentrations of Greenhouse Gases (carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, etc.) and compares them to pre-9industrial concentrations (1860).  In Your Classroom: Students might visit this site regularly to record current concentrations, graphing their reading and speculating on the causes of the ups and downs.
Welcome to Biology in Motion
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:53
Here you will find animations, interactive activities, and cartoons designed to make learning biology a richer, more engaging experience. After years of teaching biology in various colleges and universities, I began developing my own graphics and multimedia, mainly for in-class presentation.  In Your Classroom: This site would make an effective supplemental tool for students, or an excellent presentation tool for presenting to the entire class.
Biodiversity and WORLDMAP.
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:52
Created by researchers at the Natural History Museum in London in response to the 1993 Convention on Biological Diversity, this magnificent site is an Internet learning laboratory for modeling (and thinking about) biodiversity and conservation.  In Your Classroom: This site includes a number of world maps that illustrate the degree of biodiversity in different parts of the planet. Geography teachers might use these maps to discuss with students the relationship between geography and life. These images can be downloaded and used independent of the Internet.
AnimalSearch: A family-safe search engine for animal related web sites
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:51
AnimalSearch is a family-safe search engine for animal related web sites.  In Your Classroom: Students might be assigned to identify animials that might be ideal pets for specific geographic regions. They would first determine the criteria for selecting the pet for that area and then use AnimalSearch to research the animals.
Explore Cornell - The 3D Body Scanner - Introduction
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:50
Body scanning is a focus of research at Cornell University that uses three- dimensional visualization technology to create accurate digital models of the human body, with the goal of enabling cost effective, custom-fit apparel. This Web site describes the process of capturing a 3D image and how it can be applied to enhance online shopping. The section called Virtual Try-On illustrates how "a consumer's body scan is merged with scans of pants sized for a set of fit models." Includes Flash media In Your Classroom: Students might be asked to speculate on other products that might be customized by 3D scanning.
Global Trees Campaign
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:49
Along with increasing concerns about the extinction of different animal
species, there has been increased interest in monitoring the fate of plant
species, particularly those of various trees. Drawing on a partnership
between Flora & Fauna International and the UNEP World Conservation
Monitoring Centre, the Global Trees Campaign Web site serves as an online
conduit for information about endangered tree species. First-time visitors
will want to read the various tree profiles along the right-hand side of the
homepage. Some of the species covered here include the African blackwood,
Honduras rosewood, and the monkey puzzle tree, which grows naturally in
Chile and Argentina. The resources section of the site is also worth a look,
as it contains a database with information on close to 7,300 tree species,
and list of suggested readings -- including several that are available as
Environmental Health News: Front Page
October 25, 2013 - 10:21:48
www.EnvironmentalHealthNews.org is published daily by Environmental Health Sciences, a not-for-profit organization founded in 2002 to help increase public understanding of emerging scientific links between environmental exposures and human health. EHS publishes 3 websites: