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Science Bob

Explorelearning (AKA Gizmos)

Science News for Kids

ENature - America's Wildlife Resource:

EurekAlert - Science News:

Extreme Science -
Want to know how stuff works? Check out this site!
A fun site to play games and learn!
Another site to play games and learn!
Cool Science for Curious kids!
Science News for Kids - online!
Science made simple.
Web Search for Kids by Librarians!/
Cool Math for Cool Kids!
Science Daily


Life Science and Physical Science Links

Physical and Chemical Changes

A Virtual Electron Microscope - lots of fun!

The Smallest Page on the Web

Chemistry 4 kids

COOL Periodic Table of Elements

HOW stuff works - Atoms


Build your own Atom!

Lots of games and activities about ATOM

Miami Science Museum pH Factor

Cells Alive!

Jefferson Labs - All about Atoms, Elements and the Periodic Table

Proton Don - Periodic Table Game


EcoKids: Awesome Eco Games and Activities
EdHeads: Interactive science activities.
Virtual Fish Tank: Build-Your-Own-Fish online and release them into the Virtual FishTank(TM) exhibit at the Museum Of Science, Boston
Switcheroo Zoo: Switch the animal's heads, legs, andtails to make new creatures in this surrealistic virtual zoo.
Playing with Time: Slow time down in several examples and watch what happens
Devices of Wonder: Interacitve site. Cool stuff from the last 4 centuries.
Science Labs: Science interactives, lessons, & quizzes for 6th grade units
Wild Weather Adventure:Online weather game from NASA for up to 4 students
Extreme Science:Find the biggest, baddest, best in the world
ReviseWise Science: From the BBC - Living Things, Materials, Physical Prcesses, Games
Exploring Nature: A natural science reference site for students and educators. Lovely drawings and engaging activities. There is a lot of free content, and more is available for a nominal joining fee.
101Science: Links to some 20,000 Websites containing science resources and definitions. Good starting point for research.
The Science Club: A great resource for kids, teachers and parents with answers to general science questions and suggestions for science projects.
BugScope: K–12 students can view bugs under a scanning electron microscope via the World Wide Web by applying to the program and describing the type of project they want to do (from the University of Illinois).
Planet Pals EarthZone: Suitable for young children, this site features Planetpals, "characters that help kids learn about the earth in a fun way." You'll find activities, games, crafts, and information about earth science, ecology and Earth Day. There are also recycling kits, facts, lists and teacher/parent pages.
The Green Frog News: This great resource for teachers features experiments and lessons on science and the environment in pdf format.
E-Naturalist: How many times will a mosquito bite? What's the advantage to birds flying in a "V" formation? If you find an egg in a nest, should you "rescue" it? E-naturalist provides answers to these questions, and hundreds more. Visitors have the option of choosing a quick read or a full read on the subject. If that raises more questions than it answers, you can email your queries to a naturalist, browse more websites, or indulge in a hands-on activity.
The Yuckiest Site on the Internet: This site calls itself "the grossest family site on the Net." With areas like Cockroach World, it's easy to agree. This site is well presented and a lot of fun.
Earth As Art: Don’t let the less-than-fancy front page fool you: There’s art in here. NASA’s Landsat has taken some remarkable pictures of our earth and given us views that would be at home on the walls of your local gallery. Browse by continent, or look through the index of all the photos at once.
What's That Stuff?: What exactly is in your toothpaste? What about that paper you’re writing on or the bug spray you use in summer? This site puts science into everyday life, with informative descriptions of the chemistry behind the products we use on a regular basis.
Alien Empire: Learn about insects through cool, interactive Flash presentations, video clips, and games at this very fun and educational site.

Favorite Science Museum Sites from

1. Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception
This famous San Francisco museum hosts a variety of online exhibits on topics ranging from biodiversity and frogs, to weather, sports, and basic scientific curiosity. They also offer online activities; step-by-step instructions for hands-on activities; webcasts; and an online magazine. From the home page, click on the “Explore” tab at the top left.

2. Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences
This museum, opened just four years ago in Washington, D.C., shares many of its exhibits online. Here, students can explore how DNA analysis can catch criminals and stop epidemics, witness the potential effects of global warming, and glimpse the frontiers of scientific research. To browse their topics, click on the black “ALL EXHIBITS” button at the top left of the home page.

3. Ology
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) hosts this award-winning site for students to study and explore “ologies” of interest. Sectors currently include archaeology, astronomy, biodiversity, Earth, Einstein, genetics, marine biology, paleontology, and water. Site navigation is intuitive and kid-friendly.

4. Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
From their home page, click on “Science Online” at the top right portion of the menu bar. There you’ll find links to online activities, exhibits, podcasts, and other online resources. This section also includes “Science Whatzit”—a place for students to conduct their own inquiry-based research and find answers to their questions.

5. Resources for Learning
Another site from AMNH, this one offers over 1,000 online resources for students from Grade 6 and up. These resources contain activities, articles, evidence and analysis, and more in anthropology, astronomy, biology, Earth science, and paleontology. Their collection is highly searchable and can also be browsed by topic, subtopic, and/or grade level.

6. Science Museum of Minnesota
A little digging is all that’s needed to find a wealth of interactive enrichment activities. Many of their online exhibits, such as Wild Music and Tissues for Life, include hands-on activities for home or school. From the home page, click on “Learn” at the top menu bar. Then click on “Learn more” in the Online Activities section.

7. Smithsonian Institution
The world’s largest museum complex hosts an equally impressive Web site. At the left-hand menu of their home page, click on “Smithsonian for Kids.” From there, students can explore, discover, and learn about science through activity sheets, idea labs, and more. Have students click on the “Science & Nature” topic for a suite of links to Smithsonian exhibits and activities on anatomy, squids, flight, light, Earth history, and other topics.

8. Tech Museum of Innovation
The Tech Museum currently has two online exhibits: one on genetics and the human genome; the other on robotics. Both exhibits are packed with interesting facts and features, including interactive questions. To find them, look for “Online Fun” at the bottom right of the museum’s home page.

9. The Franklin Institute Science Museum
Click on the green “Resources for Science Learning” tab at the top left of the home page. In the new window that opens, click the “For Learners” tab at the top. From there, the Franklin Institute’s resources are easily navigated. Students can explore The Case Files, a unique repository of the history of science; the human heart; the brain; and links to pre-reviewed outside sites.

10. TryScience
Last but by no means least, this partnership effort between the New York Hall of Science, the Association of Science-Technology Centers, and IBM Corporation is an innovative way for students to investigate, discover, and try science for themselves. Here, students can conduct online experiments, take online field trips, and participate in virtual scientific adventures. Fun graphics and high quality multimedia make this a stimulating, user-friendly site.