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Linking Florida's Natural Heritage:  Science and Citizenry - Virtual library of Florida ecological information
NaturalSCIENCE - Links to resource pages, science magazines available on-line and more
Science Net - General and children's sites collected by the Toronto Public Library 
Science Timelines - Notable events from prehistoric times to the present
Science Topics on Librarians' Index to the Internet 

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 - The Scientists
Faces of Science
- African Americans in the sciences
4000 Years of Women in Science
Inventors & Inventions  -
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Botany - National Biological Information Infrastructure site supporting the management, use, and conservation of our national resources 
Plant Parts and Functions - Diagrams and definitions of vascular plants from the University of Arizona

- News and reviews about computers and technology
- Dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology
WhatIs - Contains over 2000 definitions to explain the Internet and computers

Internet Tutorials
Keyboard Tutorial -
Developed by the Central Kansas Library System
Mouse Tutorial -
From the Northville (Michigan) District Library 
Mousercise - Mousing Around practice
Mousing Around
- From the Palm Beach County Library System
Mousing Around Games - Links to more mousing practice sites
Web Development
Web Developer's Virtual Library

Math Archives -
Help with math problems

American Institute of Physics
How Things Work
- The physics of everyday life
WebElements Periodic Table - Periodic table of elements


Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
- A one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles

Etiquette Rules
Holidays On the Net

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

Beliefnet - Ecumenical site providing religious, spiritual, and moral information
Librarian's Index to the Internet
- General religion and philosophy topics
Philosophy Pages - Dictionary, history, timeline and links to other sites
Religions of the World - Today’s major world religions

Internet Public Library Social Issues and Social Welfare
Social Issues - Current social issues from multiple perspectives





AARP - Access all of the information the AARP has to offer
AgeNet - Consumer information for seniors & caregivers
Elderhostel - Educational adventures in lifelong learning
First Gov  for Seniors  - Links to government information and other sites
Senior Journal - Online daily newspaper with news and features


Benefits CheckUp - Service of the National Council on the Aging that identifies federal & state assistance programs for older Americans
Medicare - Official U.S. government site
Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging - Information and assistance for older individuals
Nursing Home Guide - Information and ratings for over 700 nursing homes in Florida - 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


Wired Seniors - Over 5,000 sites of interest for seniors
Computers and Technology  - AARP has compiled these how-to guides on a broad range of topics
Edumax - Free tutorials for Microsoft software, computer basics, database basics, and web development.
‘Good Typing’ - A typing tutorial.
Senior Net - Information and instruction on computer technologies


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