Three New Websites

Although no Internet site can supplant a quality research database, these reviewed and vetted virtual resources offer unique information and interactive content that’s sure to be of interest to teachers, librarians, and students.

  • Anatomy of a Cigarette
    Organization: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

    This interactive features a conventional cigarette and two brands of ‘reduced-hazard’ cigarettes. Visitors can click on each of these cigarettes to learn more about them. Is there such a thing as a ‘safe’ cigarette?

  • Dogs and More Dogs
    Organization: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

    Learn all about our canine companions here. Read how dogs come in so many shapes and sizes, contemplate an author’s take on why dogs have us exactly where they want us, view a slideshow explaining the tasks dogs perform, and match 14 dogs to the environment they were bred for in an interactive feature.

  • Galaxies Galore, Games, and More
    Organization: Space Telescope Science Institute

    Play interactive games to learn about galaxies in general and the Milky Way in particular. Play “Build Our Milky Way” to learn about our galaxy and Earth’s place in it or try “Galaxies Galore” to learn how galaxies are classified by shape.


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