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Biotiming and Daily Rhythms
Daily rhythms in plants and animals have been noticed since early times. As early as the fourth century B.C., Alexander the Great's scribe Androsthenes noted that the leaves of certain trees opened during the day and closed at night. Learn all about the natural rhythms that influence our daily lives.

Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Don't even think about saying the boys do better in math. One visit to this website offers evidence that, mathematically speaking, gender is irrelevant.

The Zooary
It's more than a zoo. It's a Zooary! Visit the Zooary for fundamental science concepts, practical experience in animal husbandry, environmental conservation ideas, and, perhaps most importantly, a reverence and respect for all life.

Cassini: Mission to Saturn
In October of 1997, a two-story-tall robotic spacecraft will begin a journey of many years to reach and explore the exciting realm of Saturn, the most distant planet that can easily be seen by the unaided human eye. This website will let you follow along.

The Periodic Table of Elements
All 8th grade students learn about the Periodic Table of The Elements. One 8th grade student created his own online version of The Periodic Table of The Elements. Yinon Bentor, 8th grade student, of Rawlinson Road Middle School has published an online Periodic Table for you to explore.

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