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Aimstar Information Solutions eay to use Earth Science CD, 100's of images, video descriptions, etc

* American Science and Surplus 3605 W. Howard St, Skokie, IL 60076, 847-982-0874, extensive collection of kits, components, tools, and toys with an educational slant.

Anatomical Chart co/ Brainstormers
800-621-7500, 8221 Kimball Avenue, Skokie, IL 60076 Science Books, kits, and fun, teaching aids and charts

Answers in Genesis
Box 6330, Florence, KY 41022, 800-778-3390, creation science materials and articles, student and adult levels

Apologia Educational Ministries
808 Country Club Lane, Anderson, IN 46011, 888-524-4724 "Exploring Creation" series of high school chemistry, biology, and physics courses, free trial, sample lesson online, lab equipment set available, We're using their Biology program in 99-00

Aves Science Kit Box 229, Peru, ME 04290, email link, over 100 high quality science kits, grades 3-12, mostly high school level chemistry and biology, all materials and supplies provided

Backyard Scientist Box 16966, Irvine, CA 92623 949-551-2392, classic science at home series

Beginnings Publishing House 328 Shady Lane, Alvaton, KY 42122, 800-831-3570, The Rainbow, two year program for 12-14 year olds, colorfully presented theory, exercises, lab work, with Teacher Helper materials, lab workbooks, Christian perspective

Blue Spruce Biological Supply
701 Park St, Castle Rock, CO 80104, 800-825-8522, 1600 items, online catalog, live specimens, preserved specimens, lab ware, microscopes, more

Carolina Biological Supplies
2700 York Rd, Burlington, NC 27215 800-334-5551, huge catalog ($18-refundable on orders), online catalog, newsletters, other support materials

Castle Heights Press
1610 W. Highland, #228, Chicago, IL 60660, 800-763-7148 or 770-218-7998, student-guided lab manuals, supplies for science labs (high school), supplement science textbook studies

Creative Teaching Associates
800-767-4282, P.O. Box 7766, Fresno, CA 93747, catalog, non-electronic math/science games and workbooks "that transform learning into a meaningful and enriching experience"

Discover TV - A Wealth of materials.  Also has Discover Educator's guides

Dragonfly Magazine editor Lynne Myers, Dragonfly, NSTA,1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201, 800-722-NSTA, interactive web site activities, also innovative magazine publishing kids scientific investigations with art and creative writing, theme based

Eagle's Wings Education Materials
Box 502, Duncan, OK 73534 580-252-1555, math, history, science, and phonics, creation focused materials

Edmund Scientific Company
101 East Gloucester Pike, Barrington, NJ 08007, 800-728-6999, a leading supplier, large catalog, lots of optics items, magnets, general science items, plus kits, etc

* Encarta Learning Zone - this looks like it could be a really good service if it weren't trying so hard to sell Hooked on Phonics.  It's a blend of MSN and Encarta, and everything I've looked at thus far is free.  It also has a Schoolhouse section, and ones for parents and educators.  It looks like a really nice link farm too.

Falcon Software
One Hollis St, Wellesley, MA 02181, (781) 235-1767, chemistry, environment, electronics software for science students and teachers

Great Scopes
Great Scopes, PO Box 1948, Jamestown, NC 27282, quality microscopes at a fair price, from $120, suggested activities/adventures, helpful information

Home Training Tools
2827 Buffalo Horn Dr, Laurel, MT 59044 800-860-6272, a great variety of affordable, and often hard to find, educational science products and curricula, online catalog, Science Labs in a Box, ages 5-14+, prepared packages for A Beka, Alpha Omega, other courses

Institute for Creation Research
Box 2667, El Cajon, CA 92021, 800-628-7640, various books and other publications presenting science study using a creationist model

Dr Jay's Science Problem of the Week
Apologia Ministries (Christian)

Kellogg's Nutrition Camp
- Games and things about Nutrition

Lyrical Learning
8008 Cardwell Hill, Corvallis, OR 97330, 541-754-3579, life science instruction to music, ages 9-15

Microscopes Online
Mel Sobel Microscopes,29 Louis St, Hicksville, NY 11801 888-ALL-SCOPES, since 1940, all sold at discount prices, for all applications, also balances

Minnetonka Elementary Science Center

Moody Videos
820 N. La Salle Blvd, Chicago, IL 60610, 800-842-1223, science adventure series, Christian, 20 programs listed covering all areas of science


Nature's Workshop
2727 Press Run Rd, Sugarcreek, OH 44681, 800-852-4482, science materials and books

NASA's Space Link
or NASA, Lorain County Joint Vocational School, 15181 Route 58 South, Oberline, OH 44074, Phone: (216)774-1051 Ext. 249 or 293, FAX: (216)774-2144. Tell them you would like the free teacher's packet for the Aerospace Education Services Program.

National Geographic
sometimes does a very nice job on ecological issues.  Your library may have their special issues on water or the maps.

**Pitsco inc Innovative Education PO Box 1708, Pittsburg, KS, 66762 800-835-0686 - Many, MANY different kids and projects for classroom that can be used in homeschool environment

Project Micro
Microscopy Society of America, the MSA web site about microscopy education, with a manual and advice on buying a microscope

Lesson Plans for science on internet sites by Kathy Reeves

Rockman Mclean Trading Co
PO Box 7174, Loveland, CO 80537-0174, 970-622-0869, "the Rockman" provides great earth science resources, kits, books, fossils, charts, more

* Science By Mail Museum of Science, Science Park, Boston, MA 02114, 800-729-3300, group projects by mail with advice from a scientist, also have science kits for rent (elementary level)

Science Projects Science Labs in a Box®, 13440 Floyd Rd, Dallas, TX 75243, 972-470-0395, pre K to chemistry, monthly boxes bring all equipment needed, Bible centered, send SASE for details

is a free weekly Email digest of the news of science read each week by 40,000+ people in the scientific community in more than 30 countries. News briefs from the major journals are amplified with enough background material to make them intelligible to nonspecialists. To subscribe, send SUB SW to <>

Science Wizards
Hands-on electricity kits and curriculum guide, 1067 Carriage Hill Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 410-266-1348

Seeds Software
Box 30157, Seattle, WA 98103, 206-782-0914, use hands-on themes, and projects to teach, design projects and solve problems

Teaching Tank
Captivation, Inc.,101 Connecticut Ave., Nashua, NH 03060, (603) 889-1156, interesting see-through tool for teaching science, includes Discovery guides

Terraserver - a service of Microsoft of custom maps.  You can look for free, or buy images of different places from satellite maps.

* Tobin's Lab  PO Box 6503, Glendale, AZ 85312-6503, 800-522-4776 Books, equipment, chemicals, and more, all ages covered

Tops Learning Systems
10970 S. Mulino Rd, Canby OR 97013-8799, inexpensive, creative, hands-on science and math using common materials, many sample exercises online

Bob West Graphics RR 4, Box 175-C, Brevard, NC 28712-9417, 704-885-2516, Evolution vs. Science and the Bible, ages 8-adult, others

American Chemical Society, 1155 Sixteenth St, NW, Washington, DC 20036-4892, 800-209-0423, no cost online hands-on science activities (elementary grade level) from 
WonderScience Magazine (call the 800# to subscribe) from the American Chemical Society, past issues also posted online





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