Florida Scrub Jay
Ask an Expert
Birding on the Internet
Ask An Expert
One way to utilize the Internet is by using experts to help students with research questions they might have. There are more and more sites showing up which list names of individual and groups which will help students.
Tips to make the most of "experts" online
There are many links to "experts" but here are a few to get you started. Find an expert by searching in the appropriate section at these sites:
* Ask an Audubon Expert is a site specifically for bird interests at http://www.audubon.org/educate/expert.
* Wildbird Experts will answer your questions at Wildbirds Unlimited.
* Florida Museum of Natural History offers its own Ask the Experts site.
* Stevens Institute of Technology list of experts organized by subject including science, health, computing, history, economy, literature, and language arts at http://k12science.stevens-tech.edu/curriculum/aska.html.
* Ask a Scientist or Engineer if you can not find an answer at http://www.nsf.gov/nstw_questions/start.htm
* Pitsco's Ask an Expert Page -- extensive list of experts organized by subject http://www.askanexpert.com/askanexpert/cat/index.html
* Ask an Expert Sources -- other places to look for experts http://www.etc.bc.ca/tdebhome/int_expert.html
* Ask Science Questions -- many science experts from which to choose http://www-hpcc.astro.washington.edu/scied/sciask.html
* The MAD Scientist Network -- try looking at some of the recently answered questions http://madsci.wustl.edu/
* ECHS Homework Help: Science -- small but good list of
science experts http://www.ccnet.com/~shep15/hw_science.htm