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Science Websites





Thanks to Katie for sharing these two websites!  







This website has tons of cool sciece video clips:



Computer Lab Assignment - CELLS        http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/article-203980/living-things  


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.



World Wildlife Fund is an amazing site with a mission to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.  Excellent site to learn about animals and the threats they face.   



National Geographic Kids


Volcano World
The Premier Source of Volcano Info on the Web

Wildscreen Arkive - Explore the largest natural world encyclopaedia online!



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.


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.


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".


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.







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 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





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




Science Experiments


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.




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