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General Resources

SciCentral.com
This award-winning site aggregates breaking research news from the most reputable and reliable sources.

Canadian Geographic
Published by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society, this online magazine features articles on topics ranging from global warming to genetic engineering.

National Research Council
The National Research Council (NRC) is the federal government's premier organization for scientific research and development.

Scientific American
The online version of the venerable (over 150 years in print) science magazine provides news, feature articles and a variety of special resources on science and technology.

Astronomy

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
The NASA website provides access to a vast body of information on space exploration, aeronautics, and other scientific research.

Your Sky
This interactive online planetarium lets the user view sky maps for any time, date, viewpoint or observing location. A great site for the backyard astronomer.

Sky and Telescope - Observing
A weekly look at the night's celestial events provided by the writers at Sky & Telescope magazine.

Canadian Space Agency
With research reports, a gallery of space images, and more, this website is a valuable resource for information on the Canadian space program.

Biology

Atlas of the Human Body
From the American Medical Association, this website offers a simple introduction to the functions and structures of various systems in the human body.

InnerBody: Human Anatomy Online
An interactive model of the human body designed to educate the general public in an entertaining manner.

Genetic Science Learning Center
This University of Utah site aims to help people understand "how genetics affects their lives and society". Targeting teachers, students, parents and families, the site includes topical sections on basic genetics, genetic disorders, and more.

Biozone: Bio Links
This commercial site from New Zealand provides access to over 500 "quality" biology websites organized by subject area. The topics covered here range from animal behaviour and biodiversity to genetics and space biology.

Biology Online
This source for web-based biology information is geared toward high-school level homework, research project and general interest. Features include a biology dictionary, online tutorials and an extensive directory of biology links -- organized by subject a

Chemistry

Visual Elements Periodic Table
This elegantly designed site, supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry, uses visual metaphors to provide information on the Periodic Table.

Periodic Table (WebElements)
The most complete web-based table of the chemical elements.

Chemistry Quick Facts
Get the facts on the elements, listed alphabetically, by density, atomic number, melting and boiling points or electron configuration. Also contains quick guides to noble and precious metals and radioactive elements.

Earth Sciences

Natural Resources Canada
This federal government department conducts research in the fields of energy, forests, and minerals and metals. Using its expertise in earth sciences, an up-to-date knowledge base of the Canadian landmass is maintained.

Manitoba Conservation
Contains information about forestry, wildlife, and environmental conservation issues. Check out the Parks & Natural Areas section for lots of information on Manitoba provincial parks.

Engineering

Discover Engineering Online
Clear, concise explanations of specific engineers, images of what they create and clues as to what you might study to become an engineer.

APEGM
The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba website offers information for the general public and for its members.

TryEngineering
This portal about engineering and engineering careers is intended to "help young people understand better what engineering means."

Mathematics

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
Search (alphabetically or chronologically) biographies of over a thousand key mathematicians together with details of their work, or read about the history of mathematics in various cultures.

Wolfram MathWorld
This comprehensive and interactive encyclopedia is one of the clearest, most readable, and most reliable online mathematics resources. Intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts and researchers.

Physics

Physics.org
At this comprehensive portal maintained by the Insitute of Physics, you can search over 4,000 of the best handpicked physics sites.

Physics Central
Sponsored by the American Physical Society, this site answers your questions on how things work and offers daily updates on physics in the news & the latest research.


Last update: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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