Activities and Quizzes on Science
Activities, games, and quizzes on a variety of science topics. Wonderful study aid for children aged 9-13.
Alaska Science Forum
Groups of articles on a wide array of topics, like volcanos, geology, living in the North, bugs, weather, and pets. Lots of weird facts.
BBC Science & Nature
Useful information about humans, animals, space and the planet we live on. Includes quizzes, picture galleries, games, and news stories.
Busy Teachers Website - Georgia Tech
Links to biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy and other
Current and updated lists of careers and "hot" occupations
reported by states. The site lists the fastest growing
occupations by state, the educational requirements for the
occupations, and salary ranges.
Careers in Life Science Information for Students
Links to sites offering information about various science careers, mostly in the life sciences, but also including astronomy.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Presents Native
Site offers a beautiful integration of Museum artifacts and
Native American history.
Carolina Coastal Science
This web site contains a Carolina Coastal Photojournal with QuickTime movies. Students can use this Web site to explore similarities and differences in the amount of sand, visible waves, and plant cover between the ocean side and marsh side of the same barrier island, and identify similarities and differences among the three regions of the Carolina Coast.
Earth and Mars Education Modules
Interactive student activities geared towards planet exploration. Though some activities for grades 2 & 3, best suited to upper elementary. Can serve as a link for teacher to other science activities. Activities linked to national benchmarks and standards.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - teachers
Links to grants, grant writing, community resources,
workshops and conferences for teachers.
Explain that Stuff
Includes articles about science and technology, including space, computing, and nuclear power.
Experience a simulated pond, take a virtual tour of an outdoor classroom, pond math and pond science activities, publish your adopted pond online, and chat with other K-6 students interested in pond stuff.
A hands-on museum of science, art, and human perception in San Francisco. Site provides interactive online exhibits and exhibitions, activities, science news, and publications, general information about the museum.
Exploratorium Science Snacks
Miniature versions of some of the most popular exhibits at the Exploratorium.
The Field Museum's Women in Science
Contains thirteen interviews with women in different areas of science.
Full Option Science System (FOSS)
The philosophy of the program and a link to FOSSweb.com
that contains interactive activities and teacher support
for the FOSS program divided into grades K-2 and 3-6.
Presents a mix of science information and activities, from toilets to steam engines. Includes quizzes, games, videos and articles on the science and the history of science.
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM)
Educational resources, including science, found on various
federal, state, university, non-profit and commercial Internet
Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS)
GEMS alignment with science standards and philosophy of
the program; online science activities and videos.
Greatest hits from the Hubble Telescope
Many unique space photographs.
Hot Science Sites
A directory from the CSIRO Science club magazine covering a wide range of subjects.
How a Galileo Thermometer Works
Illustrated tutorial explains the operation of the Galileo thermometer.
K-12 Science Jokes And Humor
Jokes organized by topic, including biology, earth science, chemistry, Einstein, math, and physics.
Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators
Categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.
Magi Early Eastern Philosophers (And a Great Poet)
Introduction to contributions by Al-Khwarismi, Al-Kindi, and Omar Khayyam in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and optics. Period of time discussed is from around 680 AD to 1120 AD in the present day Middle East.
Museum of Science and Technology
Offers online exhibits, games, research topics, and tips for kids.
NASA's Planetary Photojournal
A NASA database with over 1,200 space images.
Natural History Museum
Fun and games section that provides interactive scientific discovery experiments, such as building a volcano and taking a quiz about dinosaurs.
National Science Resources Center
The National Science Resources Center’s mission is to improve the learning and teaching of science in school districts in the United States and throughout the world. The NSRC employs strategies that are informed by research, incorporate best practices, and leverage change through the development of strategic partnerships.
The Paper Project
Learn about the simple process of making paper using plants or natural cloth. Page includes illustrations to show the method.
Playing With Time
Activities and movies that explore how things change over time. Also includes an overview of the museum exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Renaissance Inventions and Technology
Discusses devices that are supposedly created in this period of time, such as clocks and the printing press.
Science Inside Out
News, information, quizzes and lecture notes from the Royal Institution, United Kingdom. Includes a list of events for schools.
About the science behind Procter and Gamble's laundry and cleaning products. Research and development, safety and sustainability issues.
SciLinks - Connects Teachers and Students to Websites,
Experts and Activities through a textbook
Resource that connect science concepts in textbooks with
a smorgasbord of web links; use with Harcourt science series,
grades K-5; Holt, grades 6-8; Prentice-Hall, grades 6-8.
Scienceworks: Education Programs
Offers range of choices for student excursions with themes based around science and technology.
Explore the world of materials science. Investigate structure, properties, processing and performance to discover the secrets of everyday stuff.
News, research, lesson plans and educational activities from NASA.
Contains real-time volcano information including an interactive clickable map of active volcanoes world-wide and remote sensing satellite images. Topics covered at VolcanoWorld include how volcanoes work, submarine volcanoes, planetary volcanoes, career information on becoming a volcanologist, volcanic parks and monuments and volcano,exploration on the moon, Mars and Venus.
The Why Files
Explores the science behind the news such as why planes crash, how new diseases break out, and why athletes shouldn't use drugs.
The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Science Fairs
This Library page is an attempt to provide a single comprehensive list of every science fair accessible through the World Wide Web, whether of global or local scope.