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Science for the Millenium
In the tradition of a World's Fair, "Science for The Millenium" is a multimedia science expo online. Developed by NCSA at the University of Illinois, this website shares examples of work in a variety of new technologies. Lots of fun things to look at and a great breeding ground for ideas on how regular websters might organize and develop their online presentations.

Wildflower Photography
A lovely collection of wildflower photographs with accompanying information about each photo. The photographer is presently a sophomore at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.

Running the Nile: Online Kayak Expedition
In January and February of 1996, a team of kayakers will attempt a "first ever" descent of the Victoria Nile River in Uganda, Africa. Paddlers have long avoided this great river. Its remoteness and violent whitewater have defeated all previous challengers -- not to mention its shores, as Katharine Hepburn describes them, "carpeted with crocodiles." The website allows you to follow along, with pages specifically provided for educators.

Becoming an Inventor
Learn about what it takes to be an Inventor. What makes an Inventor successful? This online guide for investigating the invention process offers activities, ideas, and opportunities to collaborate.

"Did anybody learn anything?"
Assessing Technology Programs and the Learning Accomplished
A thought piece for teachers adopting technology
This commentary considers the impact thus far of technology in the educational community.

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