Science page promotes analytical thought about the scientific
underpinnings of current issues, challenges students to consider
the moral and ethical questions raised by advances in science
and technology, and offers rich human-interest perspectives on
scientists’ lives and accomplishments.
Special Collections – In the center of the Science page,
you will find a list of Special Collections. These are
collections of theme-based articles that focus on a specific
unique topic pertaining to the Science curriculum. Click on a
Special Collection to be taken to a list of articles. Here is a
list of links to the Special Collections:
Science & Spirituality
– The fundamental disagreements between science and religion, as
well as ways in which they agree on certain issues.
Scientists: Past & Present
- New insights into both the life and legacy of the great men
and women of science.
- The most significant developments of the past millennium,
helping us to better understand our world today.
Genes & Biotechnology
– The tremendous strides that have been made in discovering the
structures and functions of genes and manipulating them.
Impacts - Developments in science and technology that
have led to significant changes in society.
World of Nature - Our planet Earth is filled with
breathtaking wonders. From the vast oceans and mighty mountains
to the babbling brooks and smallest grains of sand, from the
largest whales and swiftest birds to the tiniest microbes and
slowest slugs, the countless living and nonliving things never
cease to amaze us. This featured Special Collection in the
Science curriculum contains articles on every aspect of the
natural world. In addition to the icon in the Special
Collections section, on the right side of the main Science page
there is a menu with each category in the World of Nature
collection. Click on the title of a category to be taken to a
list of articles. Here is a list of available categories:
Science Updates – Below the Special
Collections icons is a section called Science Updates. This
section contains a list of several articles from this month’s
issue, highlighting recent developments in the science world.
Simply click on the title of an article to be taken to the full