2014/2015 Honors Study Topic Website List

BBC

The British Broadcasting System offers resources that highlight the history of the spirit of exploration.

Coursera

This site highlights free online courses from more than 80 institutions of higher learning.

Kahn Academy

The Kahn Academy offers free podcast lessons where students and teachers can explore mathematics, economics, history, and more.

Living to 100

Dr. Thomas Perls has created a scientific life expectancy test that helps people explore the traits and behaviors that might help them live to age 100 and beyond.

Mars Exploration Rovers Homepage

This site offers up-to-date resources about the Mars rover.

NASA

This site offers resources and up-to-date information about NASA's history and current programs.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

This site explores NOAA's research on weather patterns and marine life in the United States.

NOVA/PBS

This website is dedicated to the belief that science is exciting and fun.

PBS

The Public Broadcasting System explores the frontiers of the arts and sciences.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

This site offers up-to-date information about the work being done at the Scripps Institution of the University of California, San Diego.

The Discovery Channel

The Discovery Channel is a cable channel with videos that explore history, culture, and science.

The Nerdist Podcast

This is the definitive podcast of geek and nerd culture.

The Philosophy of Time

This site offers an exploration of the concept of time. Check out explorations of more topics at its parent site Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

The World Bank

This site offers data about the nations on Earth.

WorldPress.org

This site allows readers to explore news from global sources to gain insight into world events.