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Sciences: Online Resources

Online Resources

General Sciences

National Science Foundation 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..." NSF is vital because we support basic research and people to create knowledge that transforms the future.

UNESCO: Natural Sciences

Since its foundation in 1945 UNESCO has acted as a catalyst for the establishment of many, now leading, scientific unions and bodies such as CERN; and initiatives with far-reaching implications for sustainable human security and well-being, such as the Man and the Biosphere Program, the International Hydrological Program, and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, were launched in UNESCO’s first decades.


American Institute of Biological Sciences 

AIBS is an organization that advances the biological sciences for the benefit of all science and society. We work with like-minded organizations, funding agencies, and political entities to promote the use of science to inform decision-making.

BioEd Online

BioEd Online utilizes state-of-the-art technology to give you instant access to reliable, cutting-edge information and educational tools for biology and related subjects. Our goal is to provide useful, accurate, and current information and materials that build upon and enhance the skills and knowledge of science educators. Developed under the guidance of our expert Editorial Board, BioEd Online offers the following high-quality resources.


American Chemical Society 

Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, we are one of the world’s largest scientific organizations with more than 155,000 members in 130+ countries. Our mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. Our vision is to improve people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

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