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What is Biology?

Biology is the study of animal and plant life. Also visit AboutSchool.com's biology page.

Biology on the Web:

The Tree of Life
One of the best sites for biology. Jump to a page with different topics such as: Vertebrates, Arthropoda, and Flies.

USGS Biological Resources
Features fact sheets, scientific research information, a photo gallery, and a special "kid's corner."

What is Astronomy?

If you want to be a space traveler, you better know your way around space! Astronomy is the study of the planets, stars, and universe. Learn more about space at AboutSchool.com's astronomy page!

Astronomy on the Web:

NASA
Do you dream of exploring space or working for NASA? If so, avoid black holes and drugs.

StarChild
StarChild covers the solar system, the universe and a variety of "space stuff," with good links to other resources.

The Sun
Mercury
Venus
Earth
Mars
(Asteroid Belt)
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Neptune
Pluto

Take a virtual trip around our solar system at National Geographic's Virtual Solar System

 

What is Physics?

The next time you play pool, remember you're dealing with the laws of physics! Physics is the study of matter and energy. What goes up, must come down - right? Learn more at AboutSchool.com's physics section.

Physics on the Web:

Physics 2000
An educational and fun site which takes you on "an interactive journey through modern physics".

Other Science Sites:

BrainPOP.com
An educational website for children focusing on health, science and technology. Through animated movies with supplementary activities, BrainPOP.com teaches kids about themselves and the world around them.

The Tech
This is an online museum and is a wonderful place to explore. The exhibits help to bring the technical world into focus and make understanding "how and why things work" fun.

WWW Virtual Library
STP and Aeronomy Astronomy, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Earth Sciences, Geophysics, Meteorology, Physics are all related subjects in this image filled library.

 

Chemistry (Periodic Table of the Elements)

Why shouldn't you mix milk and orange juice? Yuck - it has a terrible tasting reaction! Chemistry is the study of the composition and properties of substances. Want to mix-up the elements? Visit the AboutSchool.com's Chemistry section.

H He
Li Be B C N O F Ne
Na Mg Al Si P S Cl Ar
K Ca Sc Ti V Cr Mn Fe Co Ni Cu Zn Ga Ge As Se Br Kr
Rb Sr Y Zr Nb Mo Tc Ru Rh Pd Ag Cd In Sn Sb Te I Xe
Cs Ba La Hf Ta W Re Os Ir Pt Au Hg Tl Pb Bi Po At Rn
Fr Ra Ac Unq Unp Unh Uns Uno Une
Ce Pr Nd Pm Sm Eu Gd Tb Dy Ho Er Tm Yb Lu
Th Pa U Np Pu Am Cm Bk Cf Es Fm Md No Lr
Name Number Weight
Melts at: Boiling at:

Legend
Metals A solid substance that is a good conductor of eat and electicity. Can be formed into many shapes.
Metalloid "Middle elements" - conduct heat and electricity better than nonmetals, but not as well as metals. Easier to shape than nonmetals, but not as easy as metals. Solid at room temperature.
Nonmetals A poor conductor of heat and electricity. Not easily formed into shapes.

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