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Web sites mentioned in F.U.N. News

Below are web site mentioned in F.U.N. News listed by issue. They are hot linked for your "point and click" convenience. Since the web is a dynamic and constantly changing environment, not all of these links will remain valid. Please let us know if you find any invalid links and we will correct them. Thank you.

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Issue 10 - (Geography)

National Weather Service Field Offices: http://www.nws.mbay.net/nws.html

Climb Mount Everest! A team of climbers representing the PBS program, NOVA, reached Everest's summit in May of 1997. Visit their web site at: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/everest to follow their challenging climb and to visit and learn about the people who make their home there.

Television Series Companion Materials. This web site lists materials that accompany television programs. It includes A&E, Cable in the Classroom, CNN, the Discovery Channel, PBS programs and more: http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Television/

Broderbund Software (makers of Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?): http://www.broderbund.com

National Geographic: http://www.nationalgeographic.com

Cobblestone Magazine (publishers of high quality children's magazines): http://www.cobblestonepub.com

Mercator's World (magazine that covers all aspects of maps): http://www.mercator mag.com

Earth Viewer : http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/ A view of Earth from space as it appears right now, at this very minute. (Ditto the Moon.)

Geography USA: A Virtual Textbook: http://www.for.nau.edu/~alew/ustxtwlc.html

Heritage Map Museum (antique maps) : http://www.carto.com

Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map (learn how to make a map): http://loki.ur.utk.edu/ut2kids/maps/map.html

The PCL Map Collection (Thousands and thousands of maps. Click on the title to view the one you want): http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/

The Peters Projection (an "area accurate" map of the world): http://www.webcom.com/~bright/petermap.html

U.S. Geological Survey (low cost government source of topological and other maps): http://mapping.usgs.gov/

Consumer Information Center (free & low cost government pamphlets, including Helping Your Child Learn Geography): http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents.html

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Division of Refuges): http://www.fws.gov/

NASA : http://www.nasa.gov/

Blue Ice International (materials using an Antarctic theme): http://www.global2000.net/blueice

Earthquake Resource Center (eyewitness accounts, earthquake pictures, news about recent quakes, and more): http://www.comet.net/earthquake/

PBS Programs: http:// www.pbs.org

Scientific American Frontiers (PBS program): http:// www.pbs.org/saf/

The Discovery Channel: http://www.discovery.com

Davidson software: http://www.davidson.education.com

U.S. Census Bureau: (interesting demographic & economic information): http:// www.census.gov/

"Volcano World": http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/

Newton's Apple: http://ericir.syr.edu/Projects/Newton/

The Association of American Geographers: http://www.aag.org/

Academic organizations, professional and community organizations involved in geography: http://galaxy.einet.net/galaxy/Social-Sciences/Geography.html

Stone Pages (covers all sorts of stone sites, such as Stonehenge): http://joshua.micronet.it/utenti/dmeozzi/England/England.html

One school's version of a "geobear" program: http://www.dnc.net/users/mojotooth/geobear.htm

Mathematics of Cartography: http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/pres/map/

Mapmaking: http://loki.ur.utk.edu/ut2Kids/maps/map.html

Map Viewer: http://pubweb.parc.xerox.com/map

View a shaded relief map states in the U.S.A.: http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html

E-conflict simulation (discover the economy, defense, geography, national anthem, along with audio, and more about many countries around the world): http://www.emulateme.com/

US Naval Observatory's master time clock: http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/cgi-bin/timer.pl

Issue 11 - (Physical Fitness)

National Osteoporosis Foundation: http://www.nof.org/

Stress Management: http://www.stressrelease.com/strssbus.htm, http://www.osb.org/advising/help/stresmgt.html, http://www.pp.okstatedu/ehs/links/stress.htm

American Medical Association:  http://www.ama-assn.org

JAMA’s Women’s Health web site: http://www.ama-assn.org/special/womh/womh.htm

Life Matters: http://lifematters.com/

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) http://www.acsm.org/index.htm

Weight-Control Information Network (WIN) of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/Brochures/WIN.htm

Martindale's Health Science Guide: http://sun2.lib.uci.edu/HSG/Nutrition.html

Fitness Partner Connection Jumpsite: http://primusweb.com/fitnesspartner/

The Longevity Game: http://www.northwesternmutual.com/games/longevity/longevity-main.html

Rate your diet: http://www.cspinet.org/quiz/quiz_diet1.html

FDA Kitchen Safety Test: http://www.fda.gov/fdac/features/895_kitchen.html

Nutritional profile: http://www.CyberDiet.com/profile/profile.html

Shape Up America: http://www.shapeup.org

Gourmet World:  http://www.gourmetworld.com/culinary/gw000148.htm

Contests and some health info: http://www.homearts.com

Contest and tips on how moms can pamper themselves:  http://momsonline.com/tmo

The President’s Challenge: http://www.indiana.edu/~preschal

Center for Science in the Public Interest: http://www.cspinet.org

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institutehttp://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/nhlbi/

Dole Food Co.: http://www.dole5aday.com

Volkwalks http://www.ava.org/

Consumer Information Center: http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/

FDA/USDA Food Labeling Education Info Center:  http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County:
http://ianrwww.unl.edu/ianr/lanco/family/pyramid.htm

Broccoli-Town USA: http://www.broccoli.com/

Kid’s Food Cyber Club: http://www.kidsfood.org/

The Food Zone: http://kauai.cudenver.edu:3010/

Ask Dr. Weil: http://cgi.pathfinder.com/drweil/

National Institutes of Health (NIH): http://www.nih.gov/

Alternatives to milkhttp://www.perlhealth.com/chap_6.htm

Find out the calories & fat in fast food: http://www.olen.com/food/

Cyberdiet: http://www.cyberdiet.com/

Food for Health: http://www.foodforhealth.com

The Dash Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension): http://dash.bwh.harvard.edu/

Healthy Choice: http://www.healthychoice.com/

Jenny Craig: http://www.jennycraig.com

Costco Wholesale’s web site: http://www.costco.com

Graham Kerr: http://www.grahamkerr.com

Chef’s Catalog: www.chefscatalog.com

Digital Chef: http://www.digitalchef.com

Gourmet World: http://www.gourmetworld.com/

http://www.cgiar.org/Riceweb/ - contains the history of rice, recipes categorized by country, how and where it’s grown and other interesting facts.

http://www.sisna.com/Idaho_ Potato_Expo/ - Learn the history of the potato (really interesting!), nutrition facts, and delve into their recipe file.

American Dietetic Association: http://www.eatright.org/

Cooperative Extension Publications Across the Nation: http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/ext_f&n/HRAP/cespub.htm

Information on breastfeeding: http://www.lalecheleague.org/

Nutrition articles and resources:  http://www.teleport.com/~eversc/NFC.htm

Resources for busy women, including health & fitness: www.ivillage.com

CNN Health News: http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/

FATFREE: The Low Fat Vegetarian Archive: http://www.fatfree.com/

Vegetarian Pages: http://www.veg.org/veg/

Dr. John McDougall’s web site: http://www.drmcdougall.com/

PCRM Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine: http://www.pcrm.org/

Pilates exercise program:  http://www.pilates-studio.com

Body Electric exercise show: http://www.bodyelectrictv.com/

Denise Austin (exercise): http://www.lifetimetv.com/sports/denise/

Video Fitness (exercise video reviews): http://www.videofitness.com or check out http://www.fitnesslink.com

Yoga Journal: http://www.yogajournal.com/

Yoga instructor, Lilias Folan: http://brugold.com/TurtleT/lilias.html

Yoga Community News, http://members.tripod.com/~evarose

Yoga instructor, Joan Budilovsky: http://www.yoyoga.com

To find a yoga instructor:  http://www.netability.com/yoga/ or http://www.yogafinder.com/

Iyenger yoga teachers: http://www.iyoga.com/teachers.html

Computer games: http://www.cyberflix.com

Washington Apple Commissionhttp://www.bestapples.com/

California Table Grape Commission: http://www.tablegrape.com/

Oregon-Washington California Pear Bureau http://www.usapears.com/pears/

The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG): www.vrg.org

Vegetarian Times: http://www.vegetariantimes.com/

Home Education Magazine’s free on-line newsletter! (subscription form): http://primary.matnet.com:81/guest/RemoteListSummary/HEMonline

Home Education Magazine web site: http://www.home-ed-press.com/

 

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