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Why Study Plants?
Oxygen, ozone, food, fiber, wood and paper, fossil fuels, medicines and jobs are the reasons why students need to study botany.

The Heart: An Online Exploration
The Franklin Institute Science Museum offers instruction about the development and structure of the heart and provides a Timeline of milestones in cardiology.

Animals & Insects
Interesting material on insect anatomy, butterflies and moths, butterfly migration, and insects' ability to adapt and survive is presented.

Secrets of the Ocean Realm
This offshoot of the PBS TV series provides fascinating material about marine animals such as the California sea lion, bat ray, green sea turtle, spotted scorpionfish, lionfish, whale, shark, manatee and barracuda.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory's Herpetology Lab
Reptiles and amphibians are studied at this 310-acre site in South Caolina. Learn more about salamanders, turtles, frogs/toads, snakes, alligators, and lizards and explore work being done at the lab.

Island of the Sharks
This Nova and PBS site provides information about sharks that appeals to diverse audiences. The various species are discussed and true stories are featured.

A Comic Book Periodic Table
Characters named for elements of the periodic table is an appealing introduction to studying the Table when followed by a click on WebElements to locate a description of the element and its history.

Science Project Online Help

Science Fair Central
Project ideas from the Discovery Channel School site.

The Mad Scientist Network
Select the subject you are interested in and see if the question has been asked.

The Ultimate Science Fair Resource