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Awards for the Particle Adventure

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  Discovery Channel

This site takes your students into the future. Check out this totally awesome interactive site for students of chemistry and physics. This adventure tells us of what the world is made (quarks, leptons and force carriers) and how the world is held together (gravitational force, strong force, weak force and electromagnetic force), and tests for knowledge with frequent quizzes. A great site to introduce your students to the multimedia nature of the internet.
  Snap Editors Choice

Learn the fundamentals of particle physics on this interactive tour of the atom. The Particle Adventure has been awarded a Snap Editors' Choice designation in recognition of its excellence in design, content and editorial presentation. (October 1998)
  Education World

Congratulations, Your site is one of 20 that has been awarded "Best of January" and has been reviewed by Education World (tm) Search Engine.
  Net Guide Live Best of the Web

4-star overall rating (5 for content!)
  Bonus.com Editor's Choice award

As you know, Bonus.com is a unique showcase for on-line games, presenting more than 800 Java and cgi games to an audience of kids and kids at heart. For your excellent contribution to this community, the editors at Bonus would like to present you with the Bonus.com Editor's Choice award. (December 1998)
  Dr. Matrix Award for Science Excellence

Sites receiving this award are distinguished by the quality of their content alone. A flashy Web site will not receive this award if its content lacks interest and integrity. A simple Web site will receive this award if it serves the interests of discovery, mental enrichment and thoughtful enjoyment. This award doesn't go to "cool" sites. It goes to the great sites. It's not a daily or weekly award, but an award based on presence, here and now. It is given in gratitude, with no other request but that you keep doing what you're doing.
  USA Today Hot Site

September 1996 -- Earning this designation is quite a distinction. Just as we do with top-rated movies and TV programs, we look daily for Web sites that are likely to be sure hits with readers -- sites that seek to astound and delight, inform or amuse -- by exhibiting excellence in graphics, content or both.
  Planet Science Site of the Day (New Scientist)

Planet Science is the award-winning online voice of the world's leading science and technology news weekly, New Scientist. -- September 1996
  National Academy Press Coolest Science Sites

Congratulations, the National Academy Press has selected the Particle Adventure site as the cool science link of the day (October 1996).
  CSICOP Science & Reason

April 1997 -- CSICOP is the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal.
All about the atom! The Particle Adventure introduces the theory of fundamental particles and forces, called the Standard Model. It explores the experimental evidence and the reasons physicists want to go beyond this theory. It also provides information on particle decay and a brief history section. The website's organizers included a hefty glossary and even added a "particle pronunciation guide" for some of those weirder particle names.
  WebCrawler Select Editorial Team -- Outstanding Web Site

March 1997
  Homespun Pick

"Okay, Okay, so we have a weakness for physics information! Well even the hardened non-scientists will find something appealing in the following link. It's the most beautifully designed webucational site we know of.
  Computer Currents Interactive (CCI)

Link of the Week -- March 1997
  WebScout Way Cool Sites

We've reviewed Particle Adventure and decided that it deserves to be included as one of our "Way Cool Sites" (and we're extremely choosy!) --- PARTICLE ADVENTURE Everything you ever wanted to know about particle physics, but were afraid to ask.
  PRN Radio Network's Daily Report

Award of Excellence -- October 1996
  Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

ENC for Mathematics and Science Education, Digital Dozen (DD), January 1996.
  Exploratorium Ten Cool Sites

One of ten Cool Sites for October 1996
  TOPScience
Hot Links!
TOPScience Hot Links

Science for secondary teachers -- Links to the best science and math sites on the Internet
  Magellan

A must-have site for budding (and flowered) physicists, and especially kids. Take the interactive tour (with QuickTime movies, and other visual aids) introduction the Standard Model, and explore experimental evidence and suppositions.
  Hot UC WWW Pages

November 1995
  Austrian Information Switchboard Site of the Week

We are some students of Vienna's Universities running a private information page. Every week we select one page from the mass of internet offerings for its information value. This means for our visitors they will find interesting and well presented information which are worth the time to spend a visit. -- Atoms and smaller

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