DNA Forensics This site gives lots of examples using DNA evidence in forensic science, and has lots of great links
Crime Scene Investigation Resources & links for data collection, evidence collection & photographic evaluations
National Center for Forensic Science Research projects page

Crime Scene Investigation from the National Museum of Crime and Punishment - an interactive site that puts you in the middle of a fully intact crime scene, you begin your investigation, gathering vital clues to determine what happened when, where, why and by whom. Learn how to solve crime through the use of forensic science technology such as ballistics, blood analysis, fingerprinting, and dental and facial reconstruction.

Cogito (Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth)

Encyclopedia of Life The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is an ambitious to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth. At its heart lies a series of Web sites—one for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species—that provide the entry points to this vast array of knowledge. Very cool!

How Stuff Works: Earth Science

Hubble Telescope Site

Google Body -- this is so cool! It's 3-D, layered, interactive, high resolution experience allows users to zoom, pan, rotate, the human body, and to visualize its organs, systems, bones, and muscles. And its searchable! You may have to upgrade your browser window to really use this tool. (The program requires WebGL is enabled by default in Chrome 9 Beta, Chrome 9 Dev Channel, Chrome Canary Build and Firefox 4 beta.) google-body-browser-267x300.png

Google Mars -- View some of the most detailed maps of Mars created by NASA scientists. Explore the Red Planet's surface, keep track of orbiters and see the 'face' in the planet's surface.

Google Earth Engine -- -- brings together the world's satellite imagery—trillions of scientific measurements dating back more than 25 years—and makes it available online.

Monterey Bay Aquarium The aquarium project was initiated in 1977 by a group of four marine biologists at Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove, and it opened October 20, 1984. Great resource!


NatureServe Explorer


NOAA Photo Library

Scinet Science Search (open source)

Scirus Science Information and Resources the most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. With over 450 million scientific items indexed at last count, it allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information.

Tree of Life Web project

Metric Conversions

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