Awards and Honors
Throughout the years, Sea and Sky has been recognized by a number of reputable organizations. The badges below represent a portion of the awards and honors that this site has received. We would like to thank these organizations for honoring our site with their awards.
Sea and Sky would like to thank the following organizations for honoring this site with their awards. This page contains the most recent awards. Previous awards have been archived and can be accessed from the menu at the bottom of the page.
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) selected Sea and Sky to participate in their sciLinks program. The sciLinks program provides links to quality Web sites for students to enhance their learning experiences.
Sea and Sky was selected as a featured site in Lightspan's StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the Web by our researchers. StudyWeb is one of the Internet's premier sites for educational resources for students and teachers.
HitBox.com honored Sea and Sky with their HitBox HotSpot award for the week of May 10. "You have created a site that is either interesting, superbly designed, very unique, or all of the above. Because of this your site has been chosen as one of our top HitBox HotSpots this week."
Sea and Sky received the Surf Monkey Star Site Award form the kid friendly Internet site, Surf Monkey. "Your site has been added to our 'Cool Sites' directory in our Kids Channel with a star graphic next to your listing to show your site is one of the best for kids on the Internet to explore."
Sea and Sky was selected as an Approved Site at Kidsites.com and featured as This Weeks Spotlight.
Sea and Sky received the Web Feet Seal of Approval from Rock Hill Press. "A site is included in Web Feet only if our researchers think it is an outstanding site in its subject area. The Web Feet Seal of Approval tells teachers, librarians, parents, and students that your site is especially valuable for research, teaching, or general interest."
The 1999 Design's Eye Masterpiece Award was given to Sea and Sky by BaldEagleInfo.com. "Your site has an attractive layout, excellent graphics, great content, and is easily navigated. Thank you for contributing an interesting, informative and entertaining site to the net, it was a pleasure to visit."
Sea and Sky was chosen to participate in the Embrace the Environment program at Bonus.com supersite for kids.
Itty Bitty Blackboard honored Sea and Sky with their Itty Bitty Blackboard OK Award for excellence in Web science. "We were swayed by the novel and nifty navigation idea."
Sea and Sky received the Griffith Observatory Star Award for the week of April 4-10 for "excellence in promoting astronomy to the public through the World Wide Web."
The coveted Eye Candy Award was presented to Sea and Sky by Eyecandy WWW Site Reviews. "We hope you will be proud to accept this decoration that recognizes the special artistic excellence of your web site."
Sea and Sky was selected as a Space Site of the Week by SpaceViews, the online publication of space exploration.
Sea and Sky was selected as a Yahoo Pick of the Week on Yahoo, one of the Web's premiere search services.
Web Surfer's Digest honored Sea and Sky with their WSD Excellent Site award. "Your site looks just great, it features a very rich content and is, above all, very fun to surf."
Sea and Sky was as the Hot Site of the Day on Planet Science, the award winning online voice of New Scientist, the world's leading science & technology news weekly.
Computer Currents Interactive chose Sea and Sky as one of its top five sites for the week of April 21 "based on originality, content, and quality".
The Pacific Bell Knowledge Network Explorer featured Sea and Sky as their Blue Web'n Site of the Week.
The Education Index selected Sea and Sky to receive the Education Index Top Site Award as "offering interesting, well-organized, reliable information and a valuable Web resource".
Sea and Sky was chosen by the Exploratorium ExploraNet as one of its Top Ten Cool Sites for the month of April, based on "superior content, design, and overall web experience".
The National Academy Press chose Sea and Sky to receive its Coolest Science Site award.
The Dr. Matrix Award for Science Excellence was awarded to Sea and Sky by Dr. Matrix' Web World of Science for containing "quality content".
AquaScape Aquarium Hobbyist Magazine selected Sea and Sky as one of their Best of the WWW Aquarium Sites for the month of May.
Education World featured and reviewed Sea and Sky as one of their Best 20 Sites for October with an A+ Rating. "On behalf of all net-surfing educators, we thank you for your contribution in making the web valuable for the education community. Keep up the good work!"
Sea and Sky was selected to be featured on the popular kids' site, BONUS.com and was awarded their Editor's Choice Award.
Sea and Sky was featured on Westy's Roadside Attractions, a radio program on international short-wave station KNLS, which reaches listeners in 134 countries.
Sea and Sky was featured as one of the Digital Dozen for the month of January at the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education.
Sea and Sky was one of 20 Web sites to receive the Best of '97 Award from Education World. "We carefully re-examined all of the 240 sites that we reviewed over the past year, and chose yours as the best of the year!"
Sea and Sky was honored by Microsoft as the Microsoft Start Page Link of the Day. Click on the image at left to view a screen capture of the page. This site is now featured in the Best of the Web section of the new Microsoft Start Page. We received so much additional traffic this day that it actually overloaded our Internet provider's servers.
Sea and Sky was selected to be represented on One Click Away, an online Internet Guide featured on the Microsoft Network. "We really like Sea and Sky! We're going to be pointing our readers to your site in the future".
Octane Press & Bad Dog Productions honored Sea and Sky with the Pick of the Pack Award by their Web Hound, Cheese Dog. "Your site was chosen for its innovation, visual appeal and content."