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   General

HSP Science
Cell Inspector - Harcourt School
Cell Games - Animal, Plant and Bacterial (Sheppard Software)
Scholastic's Science Explorations
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Weather Service - forecasts, warnings, climate

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   Animals

Sheppard Software resources:
All About Animals
Animal Classification - facts, and several games
The Food Chain - facts, and a game

Enchanted Learning Animal Printouts
National Geographic - Animals
BBC Science & Nature: Animals - Wildfacts
Zoobooks Animals A-Z
PBS Nature & Wildlife
Shedd Aquarium
Sea World Animal Info. Database
Shark School -- San Diego NHM
Whale sites:
All About Whales - facts from Enchanted Learning
Whale Songs
WhaleNet
Whales: A Thematic Web Unit
WhaleTimes
American Cetacean Society Online
Bird sites:
  Great Backyard Bird Count
     -- printable tally sheet
All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Bird Songs of some NYS birds
Sheppard Sofware - Birds
USGS Bird Identification (N. America)
Peregrine Falcons Nesting in Albany NY
Peregrine Biology - information and photos
Audubon.org
      - game
Butterflies and Moths:
AllAboutButterflies.com - Enchanted Learning
The Butterfly Conservatory - National Museum of Natural History
Butterfly and Moth Learning Center (printerinks.com)
Monarch Watch Project 
eNature.com Nature Guides
Butterflies and Moths of North America (USGS) 
The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies - NOVA
Journey North for Kids - migration
Groundhogs:
Groundhogs at Hoghaven - pictures, audio, more
Groundhog - printout at Enchanted Learning
Groundhog.org - official Punxsutawney Phil site
Bat Facts -- Kidzone
Bats - info and online games -- Sheppard Software|
Little Brown Bat - NH Public Television Nature Works
Little Brown Bat - ESF
BOCES ESP
Crayfish
photos of respiration
Switcheroozoo - Switch the animals' heads, legs and tails to make new creatures at this surrealistic virtual zoo.
Endangered Animals:
Save Our Species (EPA)
Endangered Animals WebQuest
Endangered Species Program -- US F&WS
Bagheera.com Vanishing Species
Endangered Animal Printouts
Kids Planet - Endangered Animal Fact Sheets
Wildlife Rehabilitation Info. Directory
Pets:
PetStation
PetEducation.com
Sheppard Software - Dogs

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   Earth Science

Windows to the Universe -- incl. Our Planet (and volcanoes)
Rocks and Minerals at QuestGarden.com
USGS
USGS Research Geology
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
USGS Volcano Observatories:
   - Alaska Volcano Observatory
   - Mount Redoubt - current activity
   - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
   - Cascades Volcano Observatory
   - Yellowstone Volcano Obervatory
Volcano World
Vesuvius, Italy
Herculaneum Uncovered -- PBS (54 minute video, broken into 6 chapters)
Mineral Matters -- San Diego Natural History Museum
NASA's Visible Earth -- images
The GLOBE Program -- mission:  To promote the teaching and learning of science, enhance environmental literacy and stewardship, and promote scientific discovery.
Water Cycle:
Drinking Water and Ground Water for Grades K-3 (EPA)
The Water Cycle (Kidzone) with worksheets
The Water Cycle (Zoom School)
Water Science for Schools (USGS)
Follow a Drop Through the Water Cycle (USGS)
Water Cycle Diagram and Quiz
Eek! Round and Round It Goes

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