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Science Links


Contents

Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Environment
Geology
Physics
Science and society
Other
Psychology

Astronomy



Biology


Biochemistry, DNA, and Cells

Biological Diversity and Taxonomy

  • Wayne's Word Major Divisions of Life: This is basically an extensive, yet highly accessible, online encyclopedia of life. Contains interesting trivia, too.
  • BIODIDAC is a massive image library covering most categories of living things
  • California Biota: currently a list of known species in California; includes occasional pictures and information, such as this solifugid.
  • Catalogue of Life: "indexing the world's known species"

Microscopy

Bacteria

  • The Microbe Zoo : a fun and simple introduction to the world of bacteria
  • How Bacteria "Talk" : Comical yet intriguing TED talk on bacterial communication, coordination, and impact; worth the watch. -Zach_Ehmann

Protists

Plants

Animals

  • The Classic Organisms of Biology: Dapnia, planaria, and Paramecium. Good photos, interesting facts.
  • An Aquarist's Guide to Daphnia
  • Invertebrate Anatomy: A very helpful manual if you know the scientific name of the organism for which you are searching
  • Images of animals found in the San Francisco Bay.
  • Common Insects of the Los Angeles Basin from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County website
  • Microanimals and Friends : darkfield microscopy vid that's just really awesome. see if you recognize our old friends: daphnia, rotifer, diatom, and many more little buggers. -Zach_Ehmann
  • "Bad Day for Daphnia": Daphnia meets Hydra; Hydra greets him with outstretched arms. -Zach_Ehmann

Chemistry



Environment


Global Warming

Fire Ecology

Coyotes

Miscellaneous


Physics



Other


  • Create A Graph : An online application for creating graphs of your data without having to use Excel.
  • Fun Science Experiments : includes experiments in electricity, chemistry, rocks and minerals, etc.
  • Wikipedia represents a tiny fraction of what can be accomplished as a society when individuals purposefully exit the matrix of TV-land, even for a short time, and turn their cognitive surplus toward something useful. If you have ever found Wikipedia helpful, consider a donation. Gin, Television, and Social Surplus
  • Is it Christmas?

Psychology