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A Selected Guide to Science Information Resources for: PRISM
A guide created for K-12 educators involved in PRISM, a program launched by the Georgia Department of Education. The acronym stands for Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics. This guide emphasizes Science Resources. Standard print sources, ele
EBSCO Discovery Service Tutorials
Learn how to search the Google like search box for resources in the Henderson Library.
Library Research Modules
Learn how to use the library from 10 self-paced modules that include: : Introduction to Research : Select Library Terminology : Search Stratagies : GALILEO : GIL: Library Catalog : Internet & Other Resources : Evaluationg Sources, Critical Thinking, Active Reading : Citation Styles and Giving Credit : Copyright & Fair Use : Need Help?
A Selected Guide to Information Sources on: The History of Science and Technology
A guide created to highlight sources on the history of both science and technology. It includes biographical information on notable scientists and inventors of the past. Also instructions on how to find contributions to science or technology from other co
Georgia Southern Planetarium
Join us for a fascinating journey into our universe as we explore the stars, planets, constellations, and even other galaxies in our night sky.
Mark Smith Planetarium
Mark Smith Planetarium was first opened in 1965. It has a 40-foot-diameter dome (only two planetarium domes in Georgia are larger!), 118 comfortable tilted seats, surround-sound stereo, and an electronically-automated image projection system.
STARLAB Portable Planetarium
STARLAB is a portable planetarium. It is an inflatable dome capable of accommodating up to 35 students or 25 adults.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, "Triple A-S" (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association.
In addition to providing online access to Astronomy Magazine (for subscribers only), this Site also offers free access to many topics on Astronomy.
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Chandra X-Ray Observatory
Since its launch on July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has been NASA's flagship mission for X-ray astronomy, taking its place in the fleet of "Great Observatories."
Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education designed for faculty, students and teachers in P and A.
The Cosmic Distance Scale
This feature will give an impression of how immense our Universe is by employing a method used many times in "Power of 10" films - that is, starting with an image of the Earth and then zooming out to the furthest visible reaches of our Universe.
The Council of Science Editors
CSE's mission is to promote excellence in the communication of scientific information. CSE's purpose is to serve members in the scientific, scientific publishing, and information science communities by fostering networking, education, discussion, and exc
Current Missions (Jet Propulsion Laboratory at California Institute of Technology)
Current missions of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at California Institute of Technology are listed from earliest launch to most recent.
This Site is part of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Web page. It also provides information about the planets, the sun, comets, asteroids, and more.
Educator Resource Center Network (ERCN)
The purpose of a NASA Educator Resource Center (ERC) is to help teachers learn about and use NASA's educational resources.
This website offers a ranking of scientific journals that is a free alternative to the Web of Science JCR or Journal of Citation Reports. The Library cannot afford JCR at this time. Eigenfactor.org ranks scholarly journals in the natural and social sciences but also lists newsprint, PhD theses, popular magazines and more. In so doing, it more fairly values those journals bridging the gap between the social and natural sciences.
The Great Moonbuggy Race
An annual event, the Great Moonbuggy Race requires students to design a vehicle that addresses a series of engineering problems that are similar to problems faced by the original Moonbuggy team.
From the Space Telescope Science Institute, this Site provides information about NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
Journey to Jupiter
This Site provides information about the spacecraft Galileo's mission to Jupiter's atmosphere.
Mars Exploration Program
The Mars Exploration Program is a science-driven program that seeks to understand whether Mars was, is, or can be, a habitable world.
MESSENGER is a scientific investigation – by spacecraft – of the planet Mercury. The name comes from “MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, Geochemistry, and Ranging,” highlighting the project’s broad range of scientific goals.
Ocean Surface Topography From Space
A project of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Cal Tech, the Site provides the latest information on ocean surface topography.
Pluto-Kuiper Belt Mission
This Site provides information about NASA's New Horizons mission of exploration of Pluto and the Kuiper Belt.
This Site allows you to track the location of hundreds of satellites swarming about the Earth.
Saturn & Titan Mission
This Site provides informatin about the Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan. More than 250 scientists worldwide are studying the data streaming back from Saturn on a daily basis.
Science Careers from the journal Science
Science Careers is dedicated to being the world leader in matching qualified scientists with jobs in industry, academia, and government. We are committed to providing all the necessary career resources for scientists as well as effective recruiting soluti
To help find your way around the night sky, Skymaps.com makes available for free each month.
Solar System Exploration
A comprehensive site for information regarding the Solar System.
A directory of the people, organizations and issues shaping the public agenda.
The Space Calendar covers space-related activities and anniversaries for the coming year. Included are over 1,500 links to related home pages.
Spitzer Space Telescope
This site provides information about the Spitzer Space Telescope.It was launched into space by a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida on 25 August 2003.
Stardust Comet Sample Return Mission
Stardust is the first U.S. space mission dedicated solely to the exploration of a comet, and the first robotic mission designed to return extraterrestrial material from outside the orbit of the Moon.
Terrestrial Planet Finder
Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF) is a suite of two complementary observatories that will study all aspects of planets outside our solar system.
Union of Concerned Scientist
The Union of Concerned Scientists is the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world. UCS combines independent scientific research and citizen action to develop innovative, practical solutions and to secure responsi