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Saturday, December 10, 2016

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GENERAL LINKS
Linking Florida's Natural Heritage:  Science and Citizenry - Virtual library of Florida ecological information
Science Timelines - Notable events from prehistoric times to the present

ASTRONOMY
Astronomical Applications - Complete sun and moon data from the U.S. Naval Observatory
Heavens Above - Customizable sky charts that show what's overhead in your location
NASA - National Aeronautics & Space Administration

BIOGRAPHIES OF SCIENTISTS AND INVENTORS
Biographies - The Scientists
Faces of Science
- African Americans in the sciences
4000 Years of Women in Science
Inventors & Inventions  -
Presented by enchantedlearning.com

BOTANY
Plant Parts and Functions - Diagrams and definitions of vascular plants from the University of Arizona

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY   
C|Net
- News and reviews about computers and technology
Webopedia
- Dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology
WhatIs - Contains over 2000 definitions to explain the Internet and computers

COMPUTER TUTORIALS
HTML Goodies -  Web Developer's Virtual Library 
Mousercise - Mousing Around practice
Mousing Around - From the Palm Beach County Library System
Mousing Around Games - Links to more mousing practice sites
New User Tutorial - From the Northville (Michigan) District Library

MATH
Khan Academy Math - Watch videos and practice your skills for almost any math subject.
Math Archives
Math.com - Help with math problems

PHYSICS & CHEMISTRY
American Institute of Physics
WebElements Periodic Table - Periodic table of elements


Society

CUSTOMS AND ETIQUETTE
Holidays On the Net

NAMES
Babble - Strong, useful lists of names with advanced search options
Baby Center
Baby Names

RELIGION AND PHILOSOPHY
Beliefnet - Ecumenical site providing religious, spiritual, and moral information
Philosophy Pages - Dictionary, history, timeline and links to other sites
Religions of the World - Today’s major world religions

SOCIAL ISSUES
Social Issues - Current social issues from multiple perspectives
 

Seniors

GENERAL INTEREST

AARP - Access all of the information the AARP has to offer
Road Scholar - Educational adventures in lifelong learning
Senior Journal - Online daily newspaper with news and features

GOVERNMENT BENEFITS & SENIOR SUPPORT SERVICES

Benefits CheckUp - Service of the National Council on the Aging that identifies federal & state assistance programs for older Americans

Elder Options - Information and assistance for older individuals
Medicare - Official U.S. government site
Nursing Home Guide - Information and ratings for over 700 nursing homes in Florida
SeniorHealth.gov - Site for older adults developed by the National Institute of Aging and the National Library of Medicine
Senior Housing Options - information gathered by the Administration on Aging (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
Social Security Administration

 

TECHNOLOGY GUIDES

Good Typing - A typing tutorial.
Wired Seniors - Over 5,000 sites of interest for seniors

 

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