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The work in optics that scientists, engineers and technicians do yield ideas and products that change our daily lives: CD and DVD players, remote controls, laser printers, computers and much, much more! Visit this site to learn about photonics and the many branches in the field of optics.

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Physics
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Fun Works
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Optical Society of America
American Forests: Blog
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Read about current happenings throughout the US; for example the 96th anniversary of two of HawaiiĺŐs most prized national parks: HawaiĺŐi Volcanoes National Park and Haleakalā National Park, which both have active volcanos or brown bears in Alaska. Great photos accompany text.

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Life Science
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Fun Works
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American Forests
AnimaLearn
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www.animalearn.org is a teacher-focused resource for biology teachers. The site provides alternatives to live dissection, suggestions for new ways to teach anatomy, physiology and similar subjects. It also provides a online lending library and lists other online resources.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Ask a Scientist
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Have a question about biology? This site hosted by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, fields about 3,500 questions each year on such perplexing topics as the molecular bases for zebras' stripes and why flu season occurs during winter.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
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Fun Works
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Association of Medical Illustrators
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Medical Illustrators have their own association. It is a diverse group of people who are interested in art and science. Explore this site to learn more about their profession and the kind of educational path you might take to be a medical illustrator.

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Life Science
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Fun Works
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Association of Medical Illustrators
Athletic Excellence Made Possible by Plastics
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This site takes close look at contributions of plastics to athletic competition and highlights the many ways that plastics are helping turn athleteĺŐs dreams into gold.Scroll down the page to find videos.

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Engineering
Technology
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Diagram/Illustration
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Fun Works
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American Plastics Council
Body Parts
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In this online game, learners test their knowledge of human anatomy. Learners are presented a mystery image of a body part and use their mouse to select the proper body part from a full size anatomical model (known as "Jerome"). Learners try to match all 10 body parts correctly. Use this activity to review human anatomy and/or introduce learners to the use of anatomical models.

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Life Science
Mathematics
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Fun Works
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Smithsonian Institution
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Bose Learning Center - Audio Demonstrator Technology
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Here's information about a new audio technology created at the Bose Corporation, a large manufacturer of sound equipment. The new technology lets the building managers of large places like arenas, auditoriums and outdoor stadiums, preview how the sound system will sound before it's installed.

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Fun Works
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Bose Corporation
Build a Bridge!
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Try this activity to build the growing community of Craggy Rock four new bridges. Test your engineering skills and try to match the right bridge to the right location.

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Fun Works
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California Alliance for Jobs