To celebrate Excellence in Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education Week (March 15-20), the National Science Foundation created this web site intended to showcase the types of online resources currently improving access to science and technology education for students everywhere. The site is still up and features a gallery of links for students and educators to explore, including special science projects submitted by participating school districts. Using the site as a starting point, students can explore the universe by checking out real images from the Hubble telescope, take cyber tours of famous museum exhibits, design a virtual roller coaster, find out what’s in toothpaste, explore atomic physics and ancient tombs, go back in time to the world of Leonardo da Vinci, watch animations of internal combustion engines, and compose online music, among other activities. One interactive feature even invites students to pose questions to real-life scientists. What’s more, each featured site provides links to other educational destinations on the web.

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