Penn State Departments
Agriculture Information Sites:
Anthropology and Archaeology
Anthropology and Archaeology Information Sites:
Informative Sites for Education:
- College Board: A site where
students, parents, and educators can connect to college success.
- Education Place: A site with
pre-K-8 elementary educational resources for teachers, parents and students.
- Education Week: The one-stop-shop
for all of the latest news and information about the field of education.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education:
The number one news and job-information source for college and university
faculty members and administrators.
Information Sites on Food Safety:
Information Sites for Gerontology:
- Health and Age : A site
for men and women promoting ways to live well and live longer.
- Institute of Gerontology :
Information useful to those interested in geriatrics, the process of
aging and services for the elderly.
- Journals of Gerontology :
A site for Journals of Gerontology, the first journals on aging published
in the United States.
History Information Sites:
- Best of History Web Sites :
This award-winning portal contains annotated links to over 1,000 history
websites as well as links to quality K-12 history lesson plans, history
teacher guides, history games, quizzes, and more.
- Digital History : A
site using new technologies to enhance teaching and research of history.
Matters : A site featuring a guide to the most useful sites for
teaching U.S. history and social studies. All sites have been reviewed
for content, strengths, weaknesses, and usefulness for teachers.
- National Center for History
in the Schools : This center published over sixty teaching units
that are the fruits of collaborations between history professors and
experienced teachers of both U.S. and World History.
- The History Place : Informative
website focusing on American history from the Colonial period to present-day.
Horticulture Information Sites:
World Renowned Psychologists Links:
- Albert Bandura:
A biographical sketch dating back to 1925 about this Canadian psychologist,
most famous for his work on the social learning theory.
- B.F. Skinner: Authoritative
site for information about B.F. Skinner and the science he initiated,
including a biography written by his daughter, Julie S. Vargas.
- Carl Jung:
A biography featuring aspects of the theories of the Swiss psychiatrist
and founder of Analytical Psychology. Also, see his center of Research
in Zurich, the C.G. Jung Institute.
- Carl Rogers:
A biography and detailed synopsis of the theories of one of the founders
of the humanistic psychology movement and the most influential psychologist
in American history.
- Stanley Milgram: Dr.
Thomas Blass presents a source of accurate information about the life
and work of one of the most outstanding social scientists of our time.
Erikson: Biography, theories, and images of a developmental psychologist
and psychoanalyst known for his theory on social development of human
- Erich Fromm: A
resourceful website in English or German about the life and work of this
internationally renowned German-American psychologist and humanistic
Pavlov: The biographical site that includes links about awarding
this Russian physiologist the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
- Jean Piaget: Site for this Swiss
developmental psychologist and the Society for the Study of Knowledge
- Raymond Cattell:
A profile focusing on this British and American psychologist and his
contributions to the development of the intelligence theory and testing.
- Sigmund Freud: An
overview of the life and work of this physiologist, medical doctor, psychologist,
and father of psychoanalysis, who is generally recognized as one of the
most influential and authoritative thinkers of the twentieth century.
Psychology : This interactive site contains all of the information
that you could possibly need about social psychology theories and theorists.
Information Sites for Sociology:
Special Education Information Sites:
for Exceptional Children: A site for the voice and vision of special
- Internet Special Education Resources
(ISER): A directory of professionals serving special educational
- LD OnLine:
The world's leading website on learning disabilities that offers hundreds
of expert-reviewed articles and resources for educators, parents, and
others concerned about children and adults with learning disabilities.
of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services: A site for a
program dedicated to improving results for youth with disabilities
by providing leadership and financial support.
- Wrightslaw: A site where
parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys go to for accurate, reliable
information about special education law and advocacy for children with
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