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CASIS & NCATS Announce Space Station Funding Opportunity Focused on Human Physiology Research - Space Ref (press release)

Space Ref (press release)
The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today announced a funding opportunity focused on human physiology and ...

Knowledge increases awareness of biodiversity despite firsthand experiences - Science Daily

Science Daily
As the largest of five islands in Channel Islands National Park off the coast of California, Santa Cruz boasts over 2,000 species of plants and animals, some of which are not found anywhere else on earth. But a recent study says the island's rich ...

Art contest celebrates island's flora, fauna - Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune Herald
Three Mountain Alliance, the Natural Area Reserves System, Wailoa Center and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park announce Hawaii Nei 2016, a juried art exhibition beginning Nov. 4 that celebrates the native flora and fauna of Hawaii Island. Amateur and ...

National Center for Science Education

Pittsburgh - United States

Clearinghouse for information and advice to keep evolution in the science classroom and certain other theories out.

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    NCSE | National Center for Science Education - Defending the Teaching of Evolution in Public Schools.

National Center For Science Education - Biogeography
United States

Biogeography is an active field, exploring how geographic distribution of life is affected by history, climate, geology, and behavior. As predicted by evolution, the geographical arrangements of related species repeats in different groups. This comparison of multiple lineages shows how the shared history of an area produces similar patterns of common ancestry, and allows us to test hypotheses about evolution. The rapid ecological and morphologica

Preparing Our Children: Math and Science Education in the National Interest
United States

"The National Science Board (NSB), charged with advising the President and the Congress on national science policy, urges a nation-wide consensus on a core of knowledge and competency in mathematics and science. The Board believes it is both possible and imperative to develop national strategies that serve the national interest while respecting local responsibility for K-12 teaching and learning" (Executive Summary).

Association for Science Education
United Kingdom

UK's largest science association dedicated to the teaching of science. Includes regional news, bookshop, publications, resources for teachers and technicians, and conferences.

NIGMS: Science Education
United States

Free publications (books, newsletters, pamphlets) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.


The TechNyou Science Education Resource provides science teachers resources to introduce emerging technologies in the classroom. These resources have been matched to the Australian Curriculum in Science for secondary year students, and are designed to introduce nanotechnology and biotechnologies with reference to the established traditional science disciplines of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. TechNyou Science Education Resources is the combi

National Centre for Biotechnology Education
United Kingdom

Offers educational resources and practical training for teachers in several European Union countries. Includes links on discussion boards, lab safety tips, and information maintained in Reading, England.

National Humane Education Society
United States

Provides humane education, rescue, and relief assistance for animals, and a screened adoption service.

National Association for Humane and Environmental Education
United States

Youth education division of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) which strives to enable educators to more effectively teach children the value of kindness toward one another, animals, and the Earth.

Genetics Education Center
United States

Resources for educators interested in human genetics and the human genome project. The site is maintained by Medical Genetics, University of Kansas Medical Center.

Ongoing Challenges to Evolution Education: Resources and Activities of the National Academies
United States

Jay B. Labov of the National Academy of Sciences outlines recent and planned activities of the Center for Education concerning the teaching of evolution, and collaborative activities with other organizations.