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This resource covers publications on the latest science and technology information for researchers of all levels. Subject coverage: agriculture, biology, chemistry, environmental science, materials science, computing, and engineering. This database can also be searched as part of ProQuest Research Library.

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Math Websites

Arcademic Skill Builders: free multiplayer educational games, math games, language arts games, and much more.
Khan Academy: an extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos.
S.O.S. Mathematics: a free resource for math review material from algebra to differential equations; more than 2,500 math pages filled with short and easy-to-understand explanations.
WebMATH: Webmath is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment. The math answers are generated and displayed real-time, at the moment a web user types in their math problem and clicks "solve." In addition to the answers, Webmath also shows the student how to arrive at the answer.
Wolfram Alpha: dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods. See some examples!

Science Websites

Computer Science Animation Videos: created by University of Washington students
Ask an Engineer: Submit a question to an MIT engineer, or view answers to other questions
Chemicool: online Periodical Table of the Elements
Conversion Tables and Instant Measurement Conversion: Conversion tables for weight, time, length, area, speed, pressure, and other things
Discover: Science, technology, and the future
Jet Propulsion Competitions for High School Students
Khan Academy: an extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos.
Learn Genetics: interactive genetic science learning center
MIT Physics Demonstrations: demos of physics concepts ranging from electromagnetism, to kinematics, to optics. More here!
NASA: Opportunities and projects for high school students
NASA's Eyes on the Solar System: A 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data. Explore the cosmos from your computer. Hop on an asteroid. Fly with NASA's Voyager spacecraft. See the entire solar system moving in real time. It's up to you. You control space and time. (Requires one-time application download)
Sea and Sky: The Splendors of the Sea; the Wonders of the Universe.
WebElements: the Periodical Table on the web
Wolfram Alpha: dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods. See some examples!


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