Recommended Websites

For starters, the staff has compiled lists of what we feel are the best free websites.  These websites are free, authoritative, and regularly updated.

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Biology Websites
Name Description
About Darwin About Darwin is dedicated to the life and work of the great naturalist Charles Darwin, the father of natural selection.
Cellupedia Cellupedia is devoted to everything about cells, such as their processes and anatomy.
University of Arizona Biology Project The Biology Project is intended to help teachers teach biology and students learn it.  It has lessons on various biological topics and
Astronomy Websites
Name Description
Astronomy Magazine Includes astronomy and space news, sky events, and telescope resources.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Solar systems, stars and planets, galaxies, cosmology, laboratory astrophysics, and extreme astrophysics.
Hubblesite News, picture gallery, discovering astronomy, and education links.
Kennedy Space Center NASA site devoted to space shuttle, lauch and mission schedules, information on astronauts, launching rockets, and space station.
NASA News, links, mission schedules and a section for kids. Includes an image gallery, information of the space shuttle, the moon, the solar system, the earth, and aeronautics.
Sky & Telescope News, photo gallery, community groups, "sky at a glance," observation tips, and tips on how to stargaze.

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