Science Web sites
Mr. Nussbaum http://mrnussbaum.com/science/ Science topics for elementary and middle schoolers.
BBC Science http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/index_flash.shtml These Science Clips are aimed at children aged 5-11 years. For each of the 36 units, there is an interactive experiment and quiz. Each unit also has an associated set of teacher resources, which can be found by clicking on the appropriate age group link above.
Zoom:Kitchen Chemistry The virtual kitchen to perform online experiments, solve a puzzle, and get a reward.
Cool Science for Curious Kids Cool Science is a fun site that helps students appreciate science. Covered: Observation skills, plants, animal classifications and metamorphosis.
Enchanted Learning This is a fun educational site for audiences as young as preschool. Some of the areas covered: science, language arts and geography. (Not all pages are interactive.)
The Atoms Family Explore educational activities about energy concepts, the power of the sun, energy conservation, energy transformation, electricity and fossil fuels being presented by famous gothic horror characters.
Engineer It! The online guide devoted to basic engineering principles with cool activities and online games.
Water Works Explore the science and engineering behind water fountains at home or in the classroom with Water Works. The website has loads of fun and fascinating online activities, as well as helpful curriculum resources.
ScienceMonster 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.
The Yuckiest Site on the Internet http://yucky.kids.discovery.com This site lets children explore Worm World, Gross & Cool Body, Roach World, as well as games and mad science.
Monster Bugs http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/games/bugs/index.htm Students will have fun making their own virtual bug at the Monster Bugs section of The Magic Schoolbus website. Students select from various wings, legs, and heads to create a virtual bug found in nature or they can put together parts from different bugs to create a fantasy creature.
Building Big http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/index.html This site brings bridges, skyscrapers, tunnels, and dams to the Internet for those who want to learn more about man-made giants that fill our communities. It features introductions to the engineering of structures, interactive engineering labs, building designs challenges, a databank of large structures, and interviews with engineers.
The Space Place http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/ At this award-winning site, a joint effort of NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and others, students can learn amazing facts about space, Earth, and technology, view animations that show how the world works, and participate in activities that teach them more about space.