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NOVEMBER, 1997

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Earth And Sky
http://www.earthsky.com/
GRADE LEVEL: 3-12

A CONTENT:
This is the Web site of the daily science radio program. The site includes archives of past topics, contests, and information specifically created for educators.

A AESTHETICS:
The use of light colors, large spacing and dividers make this site easy to read.

A ORGANIZATION:
A navigation menu is on the left side of each page. Pages are well-marked and divided.

REVIEW:
Earth & Sky is a daily radio series that deals with science topics and issues. This is the Web site based on that show. The site has a lot of material since a new show is broadcast 7 days a week. The scientific information concerns the natural world and covers discoveries, established ideas in science, listener questions and science news. The Web site (and the show) discusses astronomy and Earth science anniversaries, the process of science and environmental issues. Past topics at the site can be searched by date and title of the show, or by using keywords. Users can also subscribe to a mailing list that provides Earth & Sky scripts and other information. This is a great place for science teachers to get current topic ideas for lesson plans or supplements to curriculum.