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500 - Pure Sciences - Mathematics, Astronomy, Weather, Geology, Wildlife

Mathematics:
WebMath
http://www.webmath.com/
"Solves math problems online with step-by-step solutions."
   
MathWorld
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/ 
"Comprehensive and interactive encyclopedia of mathematical equations, terms, derivations, and more, for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers."
Also see Physics: http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics
     
A Math Dictionary for Kids
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html 
"Easy definitions for basic math."
   
Math in Daily Life
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath/ 
"Explore how math can help you in your daily life, and look at the language of numbers through common situations, such as playing games or cooking."

Mathematics journals available via NCLive.org:
Math Trek
International Journal of Mathematics
School Science and Mathematics

Astronomy:
NASA
www.nasa.gov 
"News, links, mission schedules, and NASA for kids."
    
Space Today
http://www.spacetoday.org/ 
"Comprehensive directory covering space from earth to the edge of the universe."

Astronomy journals available via NCLive.org:
Astronomy
Aviation Week & Space Technology
Space Science Reviews

Weather:
National Weather Service
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/mhx/
National Weather Service Forecast Office in Newport/Morehead City, NC for local weather information.

NOAA National Hurricane Center
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ 
"Complete information on Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, including all advisories, watches and warnings."

Weather journals available via NCLive.org:
Weatherwise
Wild About Weather

Geology:
http://geology.com 
"This clearinghouse features an extensive selection of maps, imagery, news articles, and other Earth science resources. Highlights include an interactive map of meteor impact structures & an interactive map."

North Carolina Geological Survey
http://www.geology.enr.state.nc.us/Default.htm 
"Examines, describes and maps the geology and mineral resources of the state."

Geology journals available via NCLive.org:
Geology Today
Journal of Geology

Wildlife:
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
http://www.ncwildlife.org 
"The best resource for hunting, fishing, and boating information, educational programs... and other wildlife services for the citizens."

Carolina Nature
http://www.carolinanature.com 
"Photos and information about the wild things of North Carolina by Will Cook, Associate in Research at Duke University, Department of Biology."

North Carolina Marine Fisheries
http://www.ncfisheries.net 
"State organization responsible for the stewardship of North Carolina's marine and estuarine resources." Includes size limits, reef guides, & a fishfinder for sport fishing.

Wildlife resources available via NCLive.org:
Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Searchasaurus (Includes Encyclopedia of Animals)
Wildlife journals available via NCLive.org:
National Wildlife
Ranger Rick
Wilderness

 

Learning Express "Learn-A-Test" resources available via NCLive.org:
Math Skills Improvement including Algebra, Analysis & Probability, Geometry, Measurement & others.
High School Skills Improvement including Math Diagnostic tests, practice exercises & course series.
GED Mathematics Course Series & Practice Test.
Elementary School Skills Improvement including 4th Grade & 5th Grade Math Diagnostic & Practices tests.
SAT Practice Test.
Advanced Placement including Calculus AB & Chemistry.
Middle School Skills Improvement including 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Math Diagnostic & Practice Tests.
Also available: Math Skills eBooks including "Just in Time Algebra" and "Math for the Trades"
  
CQ Researcher articles related to these subjects:
Ecotourism: Boon or Threat?
Global Warming
Coastal Development
Climate Change