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The work in optics that scientists, engineers and technicians do yield ideas and products that change our daily lives: CD and DVD players, remote controls, laser printers, computers and much, much more! Visit this site to learn about photonics and the many branches in the field of optics.

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American Forests: Blog
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Read about current happenings throughout the US; for example the 96th anniversary of two of HawaiiĺŐs most prized national parks: HawaiĺŐi Volcanoes National Park and Haleakalā National Park, which both have active volcanos or brown bears in Alaska. Great photos accompany text.

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www.animalearn.org is a teacher-focused resource for biology teachers. The site provides alternatives to live dissection, suggestions for new ways to teach anatomy, physiology and similar subjects. It also provides a online lending library and lists other online resources.

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Ask a Scientist
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Have a question about biology? This site hosted by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, fields about 3,500 questions each year on such perplexing topics as the molecular bases for zebras' stripes and why flu season occurs during winter.

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The Association of Medical Illustrators
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Medical Illustrators have their own association. It is a diverse group of people who are interested in art and science. Explore this site to learn more about their profession and the kind of educational path you might take to be a medical illustrator.

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Athletic Excellence Made Possible by Plastics
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This site takes close look at contributions of plastics to athletic competition and highlights the many ways that plastics are helping turn athleteĺŐs dreams into gold.Scroll down the page to find videos.

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American Plastics Council
Bose Learning Center - Audio Demonstrator Technology
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Here's information about a new audio technology created at the Bose Corporation, a large manufacturer of sound equipment. The new technology lets the building managers of large places like arenas, auditoriums and outdoor stadiums, preview how the sound system will sound before it's installed.

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Build a Bridge!
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Try this activity to build the growing community of Craggy Rock four new bridges. Test your engineering skills and try to match the right bridge to the right location.

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Bureau of Forensic Services
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If you think you're interested in forensics, this page from the Office of the Attorney General in California gives you an idea of what happens at the state level.

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