Kids Resources: Websites
General Science (Information, experiments, and activities)
Curious about what makes things tick? How Stuff Works brings you hundreds of articles that cover a wide range of subjects like 3-D graphics, animals, video games, engines, roller coasters, toys, electricity, computers, and much more.
Hands-on activities, fun facts, and a book list linked to the popular kid's TV series.
The science behind the news told in an interesting and easy-to-understand way.
Use music to promote learning.
Includes experiments for students of all ages or for teachers who are looking for a class demonstration.
At Funology, science is all about having fun! But that's not all. Besides fun facts and experiments you can perform, you'll also find crafts, recipes, magic tricks, jokes, and a whole lot more.
Steve Spangler has a science experiment for any topic or holiday.
Simple answers to common science questions, plus fun science projects, experiments, and science news.
Learn about worms from Herman the worm.
First there was mud. Then there were worms. And now there is Yucky! Test your skills with Whack-A-Roach. All you need to know about barfing, belching and blackheads! Plus mad scientist fun in Yucky Labs!
Presented by the American Museum of Natural History. Learn about genetics, biodiversity, paleontology, astronomy, and marine biology from Museum scientists.
Learn about food webs by building food webs on your computer.
Try out the five interactive activities for kids from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Take a tour of the human body. This site offers a fun, interactive way to learn about skeletal, digestive, muscular, and other body systems.
An introduction to chemistry.
Check out this periodic table by Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Earth and Space Science
Explore earth science by learning about theories as to how the dinosaurs became extinct or follow around the rock and water cycle.
This is an on-line magazine about the great outdoors.
Learn about the Solar System.
Check out NASA’S Kids Club.
Join Earthman, Sunnyray, Fluffy, and the rest of the Planetpals gang to learn all about our planet, weather, and ways you can recycle and conserve the earth's resources. You'll also find sections with crafts you can make, games, coloring pages, and lots of other fun stuff. Like the Planetpals say, "a friend for earth is a friend for life!"
Learn about our solar system, take a star tour, see how gravity and inertia work, play a fun lunar lander game, and more at this site by the makers of CoolMath.com.
Take your pick and explore the beauty of the sea, or the wonders of the universe. Sea and Sky is an incredible resource, providing extensive information on the mysteries of each in amazing detail.
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!