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Web links to assist students in Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics or Science.

BIOLOGY
Beginning Biochemistry
www.worthington-biochem.com/introBiochem/beginBiochem.html
Covers theoretical and practical aspects of enzymology. Provides information on the discovery of enzymes, role of enzymes in life processes, enzyme kinetics, and more.

Biology Online. Life Science Reference
http://www.biology-online.org/
Covers cell biology, genetics and evolution, adaptation, fresh water ecology, developmental biology, origins of life, and much more. Includes tutorials, a dictionary and a directory of related sites.

The Biology Project
www.biology.arizona.edu/
Comprehensive overviews of topics in biochemistry, cell biology, developmental and human biology, genetics, and molecular biology. Features step-by-step tutorials and practice tests.

Cellupedia
http://library.thinkquest.org/C004535/
An introduction to the microscopic world of the cell. Features a tour of cellular structures and interactive tutorials. Provides access to news articles and scientific papers.

An On-line Biology Book
www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookTOC.html
Covers such secondary school topics as biochemistry, cellular biology, photosynthesis, introductory genetics, taxonomy, evolution, ecology and diversity of life. Enhanced with photographs, illustrations and graphs.


CHEMISTRY

CE&N: It's Elemental: The Periodic Table
http://pubs.acs.org/cen/80th/elements.html
Offers basic information about the periodic table and chemical elements, as well as informative essays on the history, nature and applications of each element.

CHEMystery: Interactive Guide to Understanding Chemistry
http://library.thinkquest.org/3659/
A virtual chemistry textbook. Covers atoms and molecules, states of matter, chemical reactions, elements, atomic structure, energy, thermodynamics, electro- and organic chemistry, nuclear reactions, and more.


MATHEMATICS
Dave's Short Course in Trigonometry
http://babbage.clarku.edu/~djoyce/java/trig/
Created by David E. Joyce, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Clark University, Worcester, MA. An introduction to trigonometry with graphs, problems and exercises.

Math.com : World of Math Online
http://www.sosmath.com/
A review and study guide for trigonometry, algebra, matrices, and calculus for secondary school students and independent.


PHYSICS
Giancoli, Physics : Principles with Applications
http://cwx.prenhall.com/giancoli/
An online study guide accompanying the 5th edition of Giancoli's Physics: principles and applications.

Learn Physics Today
http://library.thinkquest.org/10796/
An online tutorial presented in three comprehensive lessons covering mechanics, light and waves, and electricity.

The Physics Classroom
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/
Provides a wide range of physics tutorials, as well as quizzes, animations and practice questions.






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