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Try Science!
This site has dozens of experiments you can do at home, on-line interactive adventures, a guide to many science centers and science field trips, and live cams from many science and technology centers worldwide.

PBS Kids Zoom
PBSKidsZOOM. This site has lots of experiments and activities to do at home, from the PBS kids show.

Cool Science for Curious Kids
Cool Science for Curious Kids has several interactive lessons designed for grade school kids

Funology.com is the best place on the Web to find things to do. Not just while you’re sitting at the computer, but anywhere. Things to do by yourself or with your friends, your parents, your pets, anyone. We’ll teach you a million and one ways to make things, explore the world, and discover skills you never knew you had. It’s one place where you’ll never be bored!

So. You're minding your own business, filling up your gas tank, when your cell phone rings. Hmmm. Should you answer it? Because you've heard you shouldn't use cell phones near gas stations since they can produce small sparks that can ignite big fires. But wait. Could that actually be true? Sounds like a job for MythBusters! It's a tough job separating truth from urban legend, but the MythBusters are here to serve. Check out Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as they take on myths and use modern-day science to show you what's real and what's fiction.



National Geographic Kids


Volcano World
The Premier Source of Volcano Info on the Web


Science Monster
Created by the makers of CoolMath, this site entertains with information about our solar system. Students can take a star tour, see how gravity and inertia work, and play a fun lunar landing game.

Virtual Solar System
A fantastic site from National Geographic with a vast amount of information about our solar system. With the Viscape SVR plug-in students can take a fly-by tour of the sun and each planet, but even without the plug-in the site is a must-see for space buffs.

Amusement Park Physics
Explores how the laws of physics play a role in the design of amusement park rides. Design a roller coaster, determine the outcome of bumper car collisions, and more.

Brainpop is a really cool and unique site full of animated health and science movies, and fun quizzes.

Your Weight On Other Worlds
Did you know that a person who weighs 120 pounds on earth, would weigh just 8 pounds on Pluto? Enter your weight at this site and you'll be able to see how much you would weigh on 16 other planets, moons, or even stars!

Netfrog-The Interactive Frog Dissection Online Tutorial
A valuable preparation tool or even a useful substitute for laboratory dissection.

Recycle City
Featuring The Dumptown Game. You are Dumptown's new City Manager! When you start to play, you'll see Dumptown at its worst - it's littered, polluted, and nothing is being recycled or reused. There are many trash cans and dumpsters, but no recycling bins. That means all of the trash is going right into the landfill just outside town, where it isn't doing anyone any good. In your new position, you can start programs that encourage Dumptown's citizens and businesses to recycle and reduce waste.

The Yuckiest Site On The Internet
Yucky fun & games, gross & cool body, worm world, roach world. All the yucky stuff kids love.

Both parents and children can explore science.

Science News for Kids
This site is filled with information and resources on science topics of interest to young people. The materials could be used to reinforce the science curriculum in middle school as well as provide hours of educational fun for children interested in science. Articles are archived that cover such topics as animals, chemistry, dinosaurs, plants, weather and much more.

Tweens will enjoy the activities and the interaction with other students in the Whyville community. Visitors to the page will want to begin by creating their own persona and joining the community (membership is free). Then they can participate in activities that range from science and math to art, civics, and economics. Examples include earning a salary by participating in educational activities, managing finances and shopping in the bazaar.

Chem 4 Kids
The Chem4Kids site currently includes information on matter, atoms, elements, math, and reactions.

Energy Quest
Energy Quest has a wealth of information on energy that would be a rich resource for science teachers or students. Students can test their knowledge in the online game show Watt's That? or Watt's That Jr.?, or they can explore The Energy Story, an online text with 15 chapters covering such topics as geothermal energy, fossil fuels, hydro power and ocean energy, nuclear energy, solar energy, and wind energy

Maggie's Earth Adventures
The stories and activities of Maggie's Earth Adventures are designed to "provide children with the knowledge and motivation to make educated and responsible decisions so they may protect and build a sustainable future for our planet".

Creatures of the Night and You
Creatures of the Night and You is an exploration into the sights and sounds, truths and fictions of crepuscular and nocturnal creatures (not just animals) and how we diurnal humans relate to them.

The Science of Cooking
Discover how a pinch of curiosity can improve your cooking! Explore recipes, activities, and Webcasts that will enhance your understanding of the science behind food and cooking.

The Science Desk
The website on this link provides some great science fun as well as in-depth knowledge of the subject.


Museums / Zoo's / Field Trips

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Race Rocks
Race Rocks offers students and teachers an opportunity to visit and study this unique marine ecosystem without leaving the classroom.

Science Museum
Students travel beyond the classroom as science is turned into a thrilling learning experience.

Animal Bytes
Animal Bytes from the San Diego Zoo offers animal facts, photos, Webcams, video and audio files as well as teacher resources for using the Website in the classroom.

Endangered Earth
Endangered Earth is a source of information, pictures, and videos about many endangered species.

Switcheroo Zoo
Switcheroo Zoo is a fun, interactive site where students will enjoy watching animals morph into other animals right before their eyes.

The Virtual Cave
"This site tells the story of caves in words and pictures: what's in them and how it got there." Students have the opportunity to examine the caves virtually using the diagrams. Each of the four underground areas; Solution Caves, Lava Tube Caves, Sea Caves, and Erosional Caves can be explored through the interactive diagrams.

The Virtual Smithsonian
The Virtual Smithsonian is quite fascinating. The exhibits include "high resolution images, video and audio clips, and artifacts which rotate in 3-D and morph into other artifacts." The online exhibit is based on the traveling exhibition, which celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Institution. The exhibit includes a selection of the Institution's treasured artifacts and tells the story of each in an interactive format. More than thirty virtual galleries are included such as air exploration, butterflies and moths, meteorites, dinosaurs, space exploration, and much more.

EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
Want to learn about the environment? Want to share what you know with someone else? With fact-sheets, interactive games, and more, EPA’s website can help you with all sorts of information about EPA and the environment.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
General information, animal photos and descriptions and a virtual tour

This site has more than 650 science and arts displays. The site has more than 15,000 web pages explaining the science behind music, sports, weather, cooking and many more subjects and also offers live webcasts.

Infrared Zoo
The Infrared Zoo shows what animals look like in a whole different light. See what birds, reptiles, and mammals look like in the infrared, and learn how animals use fur, blubber, and feathers to insulate themselves.

NASA Kids Club


Science Mysteries

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Ace on the Case: Secrets at Sea
An interactive adventure that helps students learn about marine ecology.

The Great Plant Escape
Students can help Detective Leplant and his partners investigate plant mysteries including cases about soil, plant growth, seeds, and reproduction.

Everyday Science Mysteries
Did you ever wonder why a camel has a hump? If you can really tell the weather by listening to the chirp of a cricket? Or why our joints make popping sounds? These questions deal with everyday phenomena that we often take for granted, but each can be explained scientifically.Everyday Mysteries will help you get the answers to these and many other of life's most interesting questions through scientific inquiry. In addition, we will introduce you to the Library of Congress' rich collections in science and technology

The Great Garbage Caper
Help the principal solve the caper and reduce the amount of garbage produced by your school.

The Case of the Warming Planet
Stop excess carbon dioxide from warming up the world and changing the planet.


Science Experiments

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Hunkin's Experiments
Welcome to Hunkin's Experiments. Cool cartoons that will have you experimenting with food, light, sound, clothes, and a whole lot more!!

Zoom: Kitchen Chemistry
The virtual kitchen to perform online experiments, solve a puzzle, and get a reward.

Exploratorium Science "Snacks"
Choose from dozens of short experiments to learn more about light, electricity, perception, and other science topics.

Memory Experiments
This site has some great experiments and games to test your memory. There are some memory tricks and techniques to help you remember too. The Face Memory Test includes grade levels for the activities.

Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab Experiments
Categories are divided into sections like chemistry, pressure, motion, and energy. The skill levels are broken into easy, intermediate, and advanced. The experiments give material needed, procedures, and background information.

Home Experiments
Easy to follow, step-by-step experiments for all ages.


Science Videos / Movies

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Educational Movies
Explore dozens of topics through interative video, song, and game. This is definitely a website you don't want to miss.