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Animation/Computer Graphics

Computer Graphics in Seven Easy Lessons: There are seven lessons that take you step-by-step through editing graphics to achieve various effects and a nicely done Art Box that explains all the Paint Shop Pro select and paint tools.

Automotive "'Be Car Care Aware' is a consumer education campaign about the benefits of regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair."

MSN Autos: Contains new car reviews, safety reports, comparisons with other vehicles, and purchasing and leasing options.

Child Development

Age Appropriate Toys for Children: This article describes "the basic characteristics of child development at each stage of growth.

Child and Family WebGuide: Hundreds of annotated sites "that contain research-based information about child development."

Facts for Families: A collection of nearly 100 fact sheets developed by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry on various issues relating to childhood and adolescence.


Prepare My Child for School: Helping Your Preschool Child "This booklet is for families and caregivers who want to help their preschool children to learn and to develop the skills necessary for success in school -- and in life."


Building Materials and Wood Technology: A site that covers construction and related materials. Questions about building materials, forest products, wood, economics, and residential construction as well as those about business and marketing in the building materials industry can be answered for free at Ask the Experts .

Construction WebLinks: A searchable collections of links for the construction industry and related fields, including architecture and engineering.

Glossary: Construction Management Terms Definitions of "the most common terms used in performing the construction management process."


Social Science Information Gateway  Resources in business, management, trade and commerce

Market Segmentation: A Guide to Sources of Information "This guide includes books and other resources that discuss marketing to particular segments of the population along with other sources that are important in determining the size and power of a particular market segment.

Product Placement: List of suggested teaching materials on product placement in movies and television shows.

Medical Careers

CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Government agency that is both research and hospitals.  Excellent source for medical information.

NIH  National Institutes of Health: the nation's medical research agency

Medline:  Information about health, medicine, etc.(from U.S. Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health)

Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary  Definitions of all medical terms

California Department of Public Health: Medical news and information about California

Alameda County Public Health Department  Medical news and information from Alameda County

Contra Costa Public Health Department Medical information from Contra Costa

San Francisco County Public Health  Medical information from San Francisco

Life Works "This site explores over 100 careers in the health and medical sciences."