Sci-Fi & Future Science for Kids
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National Geographic - Beyond 2000 - a list of inventions that may be coming soon!
Science News for Kids - great list of recommended reading for sci fi hungry kids.
Scientific American - Technology - Featured Topics: Alternative Energy Technology, Automotive Technology, Biotechnology
Popular Science - " With up-to-the-minute tech news, insightful commentary on the new innovations, and even scientific takes on the hottest Hollywood stories, we aim to be your first stop for what's new and what's next. "
PBS Nova Online - "It's been 50 years since test pilot Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier. Bookmark this site to hear Yeager and others describe those early days, to discover what creates a sonic boom, or to find out about the latest attempts to beat speed records on land, water, and in the air."
Human Genome Project - "Begun formally in 1990, the U.S. Human Genome Project was a 13-year effort coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. The project originally was planned to last 15 years, but rapid technological advances accelerated the completion date to 2003." Find out more about this fascinating project.
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