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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:

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: 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:

Broderbund Software (makers of Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?):

National Geographic:

Cobblestone Magazine (publishers of high quality children's magazines):

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

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

Geography USA: A Virtual Textbook:

Heritage Map Museum (antique maps) :

Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map (learn how to make a map):

The PCL Map Collection (Thousands and thousands of maps. Click on the title to view the one you want):

The Peters Projection (an "area accurate" map of the world):

U.S. Geological Survey (low cost government source of topological and other maps):

Consumer Information Center (free & low cost government pamphlets, including Helping Your Child Learn Geography):

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Division of Refuges):


Blue Ice International (materials using an Antarctic theme):

Earthquake Resource Center (eyewitness accounts, earthquake pictures, news about recent quakes, and more):

PBS Programs: http://

Scientific American Frontiers (PBS program): http://

The Discovery Channel:

Davidson software:

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

"Volcano World":

Newton's Apple:

The Association of American Geographers:

Academic organizations, professional and community organizations involved in geography:

Stone Pages (covers all sorts of stone sites, such as Stonehenge):

One school's version of a "geobear" program:

Mathematics of Cartography:


Map Viewer:

View a shaded relief map states in the U.S.A.:

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

US Naval Observatory's master time clock:

Issue 11 - (Physical Fitness)

National Osteoporosis Foundation:

Stress Management:,, http://www.pp.okstatedu/ehs/links/stress.htm

American Medical Association:

JAMA’s Women’s Health web site:

Life Matters:

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Weight-Control Information Network (WIN) of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases:

Martindale's Health Science Guide:

Fitness Partner Connection Jumpsite:

The Longevity Game:

Rate your diet:

FDA Kitchen Safety Test:

Nutritional profile:

Shape Up America:

Gourmet World:

Contests and some health info:

Contest and tips on how moms can pamper themselves:

The President’s Challenge:

Center for Science in the Public Interest:

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Dole Food Co.:


Consumer Information Center:

FDA/USDA Food Labeling Education Info Center:

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County:

Broccoli-Town USA:

Kid’s Food Cyber Club:

The Food Zone:

Ask Dr. Weil:

National Institutes of Health (NIH):

Alternatives to milk

Find out the calories & fat in fast food:


Food for Health:

The Dash Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension):

Healthy Choice:

Jenny Craig:

Costco Wholesale’s web site:

Graham Kerr:

Chef’s Catalog:

Digital Chef:

Gourmet World: - contains the history of rice, recipes categorized by country, how and where it’s grown and other interesting facts. Potato_Expo/ - Learn the history of the potato (really interesting!), nutrition facts, and delve into their recipe file.

American Dietetic Association:

Cooperative Extension Publications Across the Nation:

Information on breastfeeding:

Nutrition articles and resources:

Resources for busy women, including health & fitness:

CNN Health News:

FATFREE: The Low Fat Vegetarian Archive:

Vegetarian Pages:

Dr. John McDougall’s web site:

PCRM Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine:

Pilates exercise program:

Body Electric exercise show:

Denise Austin (exercise):

Video Fitness (exercise video reviews): or check out

Yoga Journal:

Yoga instructor, Lilias Folan:

Yoga Community News,

Yoga instructor, Joan Budilovsky:

To find a yoga instructor: or

Iyenger yoga teachers:

Computer games:

Washington Apple Commission

California Table Grape Commission:

Oregon-Washington California Pear Bureau

The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG):

Vegetarian Times:

Home Education Magazine’s free on-line newsletter! (subscription form):

Home Education Magazine web site:


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