Strange Matter is a traveling exhibition developed by the Ontario
Science Centre and presented by the Materials Research Society
with the support of the National Science Foundation.
For more information on the organizations and individuals behind
the exhibition and this web site, check out Our Sponsors.
Awards & Recognition for Strange Matter
- The American
Society of Association Executives chose the Strange Matter exhibition project to receive
an Award of Excellence in its Associations Advance
America Awards. Strange Matter was recognized for advancing
American society with innovative programs in areas like
education, skills training, standard setting, citizenship
and community service. Strange Matter was also considered
for the association's highest level of recognition, the
American.com selected Strange Matter for its Science & Technology Web Awards—one
of 50 websites deemed to be the most innovative,
creative and valuable as science and technology resources
for their readers.
Alliance of Museums awarded Strange
Matter a Bronze MUSE Award in recognition
of the Highest Standards of Excellence in the Use of
Media and Technology for the Interpretation and Education
- A Golden Web Award was awarded by the International
Association of Webmasters and Designers "in
recognition of creativity, integrity and excellence
on the Web."
- Newsweek magazine recommended
the Strange Matter website as an educational and fun
- Strange Matter website was selected as a Yahoo!
- The American Association for Advancement of Science
recommends Strange Matter for
use in the classroom. It is now featured among the recommended
resources on Science
NetLinks, a comprehensive homepage for science educators
created by the American Association for the Advancement
- American Library Association selected Strange
Matter as a "Great Website For
- Yahooligans, a guide for children, recognized the site as a valuable
resource for science, nature and engineering.
Washington Times called this an awesome immersion
in the science of materials.
- USATODAY.com listed
this site as one of their "Hot Sites".
- The Exploratorium added StrangeMatterExhibit.com to their "Ten Cool
- The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for educators listed
StrangeMatterExhibit.com in its "Digital Dozen".
- The U.S. National Science Teachers Association listed this
site as a teacher resource.
- California-based Blue
Web'n—a "library of blue-ribbon learning
sites"—gave this site a "Hot" 5-Star
- The University of Cambridge's Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy added StrangeMatterExhbit.com
to their list of recommended web links.
Anita B. Miller
Manager, Marketing and Communications, Materials Research Society