In addition to the links* below, be sure to visit our STEM Classroom Grant page for information about our educational grants.

TryScience.org
TryScience.org is your gateway to experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology. This exciting website features on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide. TryScience and over 400 science centers invite you to investigate, discover and try science yourself. This website offers online experiments, field trips and adventures. Learn how a fuel cell works and try an on-line virtual electrolysis - www.tryscience.org.

Blackholegang.com
A range of science topics is presented at www.blackholegang.com for intermediate and middle school readers. Through a group of fictional kids - and their dog - author Stephen Kramer and illustrator Richard Torrey introduce subjects from space exploration to plant biology. The site includes a monthly science sleuth contest for younger students.

Middle school lesson plans available
Middle school teachers share their most successful lesson plans at www.middleweb.com. Science-related topics include material on Antarctica and space exploration. Math topics include percentages and ratios.

Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Examples of play that can lead to inventions are presented by the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at www.inventionatplay.org. The website offers imaginative games such as finding shapes in clouds and creating cities from building blocks, that encourage us to let our imaginations run free and our creativity to blossom.

The American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History has a website just for kids at www.ology.amnh.org. Fun facts pop up on the home page, such as the information that jellyfish are heartless, bloodless and brainless. The site leads visitors on appealing trips through various fields of science (the "ologies"). Each area offers an on-line multiple-choice quiz.

National Science Resources Center
The National Science Resources Center Seeks to improve the teaching of science in the nation's schools.

Chandra X-Ray Observatory Education Material Available
An array of classroom-ready activities related to the Chandra X-Ray Observatory is available at http://www.chandra.harvard.edu/edu/. Most of this material is designed for high school-level students, with some middle-school material available as well. Subjects range from the electromagnetic spectrum to spacecraft and instrumentation.

Imagination Station, Toledo’s Science Center
Imagination Station provides a critical layer of science enrichment by serving as an educational partner for educators, schools, parents and the community. It’s with a thoughtful blend of exhibits, experiences, education and excitement that Imagination Station inspires visitors to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Northwest Ohio. http://imaginationstationtoledo.org/

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