Annotated Internet Resouces by Subject
Science and Mathematics
Amusement Park Physics
This page explains the physics behind such popular rides as roller coasters, carousels and bumper cars.
CHEMystery: An Interactive Guide to Chemistry
"We have created CHEMystery, a virtual chemistry textbook, to provide an interactive guide for high school chemistry students. In addition, CHEMystery allows you to further expand your chemistry knowledge by letting you interact with other Internet resources on the World Wide Web."
Frequently Asked Questions in Mathematics
"This is a compilation of Frequently Asked Questions (and their answers) about Mathematics. Topics range from trivia and the trivial to advanced subjects such as Wiles recent proof of Fermat's Last Theorum."
How Stuff Works
"How Stuff Works is a great place to come to learn about how things work in the world around you. Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works, or what gears do, or what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold? Then How Stuff Works is the place for you!"
Kimball's Biology Pages
"Kimball's Biology Pages consist of a list of topics,arranged alphabetically, of biology terms. The terms are mostly from the areas of molecular and cellular biology."
This page provides a number of tables concerning Algebra, Geometry, Trig and discrete/linear mathematics.
PhysLINK: The Ultimate Physics Resource
As its name implies, this page has a number of links to physics related sites, several of which are oriented toward science fair assignments.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library
"OCEANOGRAPHY on the NET is a comprehensive guide to oceanography, climatology, earth science & marine biology resources on the Internet maintained by Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library."
This page provides scientific explanations for sports phenomena. Here, the visitor can find answers to such questions as "Why does a curve ball break?" and "Why do I feel sore the day after I exercise?"
"Are you stuck on a math problem? We’d like to help you solve it."
"The Why Files, a project of the National Institute for Science Education, is an electronic exploration of the science behind the news. Twice a month, we'll bring you a new feature on the science (and math, engineering, and technology) of everyday life. Our boundaries are broad -- from outer space to cellular biology, from dinosaurs and dragon lizards to the statistics of political polling."
World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Science Fairs
"This Library page is an attempt to provide a single comprehensive list of every science fair accessible through the World Wide Web, whether of global or local scope."