Science       

Learning Science

http://www.learningscience.org/

Discovery Education

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

Animals         


National Geographic Animals

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals.html

National Geographic Animal Database

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/facts/

A- Z Animals

http://a-z-animals.com/animals/

Enchanted Learning

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/

Animal Fact Guide

http://www.animalfactguide.com/animal-facts/

Sheppard Software

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/kidscorner3.htm

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_trivia_animal.htm

Kidsbiology.com - Animal Database

http://www.kidsbiology.com/animals-for-children.php

KidSpace @ The Internet Public Library (Animal Website Listing)

http://www.ipl.org/kidspace/browse/mas4500

National Wildlife Federation
http://www.nwf.org/wildlife.aspx

Virtual Zoo - Animal Pictures and Facts
http://www.thebigzoo.com/zoo/

Young People's Trust for the Environment

http://www.ypte.org.uk/animal-facts.php

Animals from biomes around the world

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/

Animal Inquiry Graphic Organizer
http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/animal-inquiry/

Buttonwood Park Zoo
http://www.bpzoo.org/

Natural History Notebooks on Animals

http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/mon2.htm

Indian Tiger Welfare Society

http://www.indiantiger.org/


Animal Adaptations

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/animals/animal-adaptations.htm

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmsc/activities/simulations/gr5/unitb.html

 

 

 

  

Endangered Animals   

Endangered Animals Fact Sheet

http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html

Enchanted Learning Endangered Animals

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/endangered.shtml

Sheppard Software - Endangered Animals

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/endangered_animals/endangeredanimals_1.htm

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/articles/endangered_animals/endangeredanimals_home.htm

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_trivia_animal.htm

Konica Minolta - Our Endangered Animals

http://www.konicaminolta.com/kids/endangered_animals/

Bagheera  - Endangered Animals

http://www.bagheera.com/inthewild/vanishing.htm

Reference Resource

http://www.kidinfo.com/Science/Endangered_animals.html

 

 

 

  

Magnets                       


Background information on magnets
http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/Information_Magnetic.cfm

Science Kids - Magnet Facts

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/magnets.html

Magnets and Springs
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/magnets_springs.shtml

Magnets - Questions & Answers

http://www.dowlingmagnets.com/about_magnets.php

 

 

 

 

 

Volcanoes                 



Discovery Kids - Volcano Explorer

http://kids.discovery.com/games/build-play/volcano-explorer

Weather Wiz Kids - Volcanoes

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-volcano.htm

How Volcanoes Work

http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/

Interactive Exhibit

http://www.learner.org/interactives/volcanoes/

Enchanted Learning Volcanoes

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/volcano/

Science Kids - Volcano Facts

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/volcano.html

 

 

 

       

  

Electricity                      


The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits

http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/

Energy Kids Page

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/electricity.html

A lesson on the basics of electricity

http://www.southerncompany.com/learningpower/images/h204kids.swf

Frankenstein's Lightning Laboratory

http://www.miamisci.org/af/sln/frankenstein/'

BBC - Changing Circuits

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/changing_circuits.shtml

BBC - Circuits & Conductors

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/8_9/circuits_conductors.shtml

Electricity & Magnetism

http://ippex.pppl.gov/interactive/electricity/intro.html

 

 

 

 

       

 

 

Estuaries                    


United States Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/owow/estuaries/kids/index.htm

Massachusetts Bays Program
http://www.mass.gov/envir/massbays/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solar System & Space             



KidSites - Links to Astronomy Websites

http://www.kidsites.com/sites-edu/space.htm

Kid Info - Astronomy Reference Resource

http://www.kidinfo.com/science/astronomy.html

4 2 explore - Topic; Astronomy

http://42explore.com/astronomy.htm

Zoom Astronomy - All About Space (Enchanted Learning Website)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/

Zoom Astronomy - Our Solar System(Enchanted Learning Website)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/solarsystem/index.shtml

Zoom Astronomy - The Planets (Enchanted Learning Website)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/planets/

The Nine (Eight) Planets - For Kids

http://kids.nineplanets.org/

Planets for Kids

http://www.planetsforkids.org/

National Geographic - Science, Space, Planets

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/planets

NASA - Starchild

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html

NASA - Solar System Exploration

http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/index.cfm

http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm

Stargazers Students (NASA)

http://stargazers.gsfc.nasa.gov/students/students.htm

Astronomy for Kids
http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/astronomy.html

Kids Astronomy

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/

Kids Astronomy - Stars

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/stars.htm

Science Monster (by Coolmath.com)
http://www.sciencemonster.com/

Cosmos4Kids

http://www.cosmos4kids.com/

European Space Agency (ESA) Kids

http://www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/index.html

Space Kids

http://www.spacekids.co.uk/solarsystem/


The Moon

Phases of the Moon Video

http://www.wonderville.ca/asset/phases-of-the-moon

National Geographic Video

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/science/space-sci/exploration/moon-101-sci/

Harcourt (Phases of the Moon Interactive)

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/moon_phases/

The Children's University of Manchester

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/science/earthandbeyond/phases/

Science kids - Moon Facts

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/space/moon.html

Lunar Cycle Challenge Interactive

http://sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/moon/moon_challenge/moon_challenge.html

PBS - Phases of the Moon & More

http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.eiu.mphase/phases-of-the-moon/

Lunar Phase Simulator

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/lps/animations/lps.html

 


 

 

 

       

 

 

Plants


The Great Plant Escape

http://extension.illinois.edu/gpe/index.cfm

Amazing Plants
http://library.thinkquest.org/04oct/00134/indexx.html

Carnivorous Plant Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

http://www.sarracenia.com/faq.html

Carnivorous Plants
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Science/Plants/Carnivorous_Plants/index.htm

Venus Flytrap
http://www.botany.org/bsa/misc/carn.html

Meat-Eating Plants
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Stories/AnimalsNature/Meat-eating-plants

Enchanted Learning  - Plants

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/plants/

Michigan 4-H Children's Garden (Kid's Tour)

http://4hgarden.msu.edu/kidstour/tour.html

Smith College Botanic Garden - Kids Corner

http://www.smith.edu/gardens/kidscorner/index.htm

BBC Bitesize Biology - The World of Plants

http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/bitesize/standard/biology/world_of_plants/index.shtml

Super Plant Trivia

http://www.corsinet.com/trivia/p-triv.html

Wayne's Word on Carnivorous Plants

http://waynesword.palomar.edu/carnivor.htm

 

 

 

 

 

Butterflies                  


Enchanted Learning website
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterfly/

National Geographic Animals

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals.html

National Geographic Butterfly Life Cycle

http://www.ngkids.co.uk/science-and-nature/butterfly-life-cycle

The Butterfly Website

http://www.butterflywebsite.com/

The Children's Butterfly Site

http://www.kidsbutterfly.org/

Kidzone - The Monarch Butterfly

http://www.kidzone.ws/animals/monarch_butterfly.htm

San Diego Zoo

http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animals/insects/butterfly

Science Kids - Butterfly Facts

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/butterfly.html

Kids Konnect - Fast Facts & Links

http://www.kidskonnect.com/subjectindex/13-categories/animals/18-butterflies.html

The Butterfly Site - Butterfly Facts

http://www.thebutterflysite.com/facts.shtml#funfacts

The Butterfly Site - Life Cycle

http://www.thebutterflysite.com/life-cycle.shtml

Butterfly School

http://www.butterflyschool.org/student/

 

 

 

 

 

Science Activities and Websites


Sheppard Software - Variety of Topics

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/science.htm

Rochester (NY) for Kids - Links to Science Websites

http://www.rochesterforkids.com/#science

KidSites.com - List of Science Websites

http://www.kidsites.com/sites-edu/science.htm

Science Monster

http://www.sciencemonster.com/

Crickweb - 11 Key Stage 1 Interactive Resources for Primary Grades

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1science.html

Crickweb - 7 Key Stage 2 Interactive Resources

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2science.html

Fact Monster Science

http://www.factmonster.com/science.html

Extreme Websites

http://www.extremescience.com/index.html

Games, stories, news, animals, pictures, postcards
http://nationalgeographic.com/kids/

The web site of the National Geographic Society
http://nationalgeographic.com/


Teach the Children Well
http://www.teachthechildrenwell.com/science.html

Official Site for Foss Science  -  A Place for Support, Resources, and Fun Activities (All Levels)

http://www.fossweb.com/

 

 

 

 

 

The Rainforest           


 

Rainforest Webquest
http://www.misterteacher.com/rainforestwebquest.html

Rainforest info & video
http://christiananswers.net/kids/vidclips.html

Rainforest Animals
http://www2.lhric.org/kat/3rain.htm

Rainforest Animal info.
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/index.htm

Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/rainforest/animals/Rfbiomeanimals.shtml

abcteach site, (Teacher Resource)
http://www.abcteach.com/RainforestFacts/Rainforestfacts.htm


The Living Rainforest
http://www.livingrainforest.org/for/kids/


Rainforest Animals
http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/rforest/animals/

Learning About Rainforests

http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/serve_home.html


Rainforest Animals
http://www.rainforestanimals.net/
 

Rainforest Education
www.rainforesteducation.com
 

Journey Into Amazonia
http://www.pbs.org/journeyintoamazonia/
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Geographic


 

 

National Geographic Kids
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

 

 

 

 

 

Weather & Natural Disasters         


Scholastic.com Weather Watch

Great for exploring and interacting with weather topics.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/winter_storms/index.htm

Kidstorm Sky Diary - Facts about Tornadoes, Lightning, Hurricanes, and Storm Chasing

http://skydiary.com/kids/

Tornado information and interactive activity
http://whyfiles.org/013tornado/3.html

Weather Wiz Kids

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/

National Geographic – Natural Disasters

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/?source=NavEnvND

Enchanted Learning - Weather Related Themes

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/weather.shtml

National Weather Service

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

Meteorology Guide
http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/home.rxml

National Weather Service
Playtime for Kids
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/reachout/kidspage.shtml

SciJinks Weather Laboratory
http://scijinks.jpl.nasa.gov/weather/

The Weather Channel
http://www.weather.com/

Web Weather for Kids
http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/

Wild, Wild Weather

http://www.wildwildweather.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Magic School Bus                    


Scholastic's The Magic School Bus

http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/

 

 

 

 

 

Discovery Kids


Discovery Kids

http://kids.discovery.com/

 

 

 

 

Rocks and Minerals               


Interactives - Rock Cycle

http://learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/index.html

Kids Love Rocks

http://www.kidsloverocks.com/

Rocks for Kids
http://www.rocksforkids.com/

Science Kids

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/rocksandminerals.html

BBC - Rocks & Soils
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/rocks_soils_fs.shtml

Rock Cycle
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rock.html

Rock Hound Kids

http://www.rockhoundkids.com/

Mineralogy 4  Kids

http://www.mineralogy4kids.org/

Idaho Public Television - Dialogue for Kids

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season3/rocks/facts.cfm

Igneous Rocks - A Photographic Collection

http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~millerm/slides.html

Gallery of Mineral Photographs

http://www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com/jhbnyc/bestgall.htm

US Geological Survey

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/gemstones/

Kids Geo - Geology for Kids

http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-games/rocks-game.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earth Science & Geography               


Geography 4 Kids

http://www.geography4kids.com/

Geography World

http://geographyworldonline.com/

Geospy - National Geographic

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/geographygames/geospy/

World Atlas - Geographic Records & Info of All Kinds

http://www.worldatlas.com/geoquiz/thelist.htm

Geokids.com

http://www.kidsgeo.com/

Geography - Social Studies for Kids

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/geography.htm

Ducksters - Geography for Kids

http://www.ducksters.com/geography/

 

 

 

 

 

Whales, Marine Mammals, &

Marine Animals  


Enchanted Learning - All About Whales

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/whales/

Gray Whales - Journey North for Kids

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/gwhale/jr/JnKidsOverview.html

Whale World - Facts About Whales

http://www.whale-world.com/facts-about-whales-for-kids/

Science Kids - Whale Facts

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/whale.html

Kids Biology Animal Database

http://www.kidsbiology.com/animals-for-children.php

National Geographic Blue Whale Interactive

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/blue-whale-interactive

PBS Nature - Sperm Whales; The Real Moby Dick

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/spermwhales/

Discovery Education - Blue Whales

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schooladventures/planetocean/bluewhale.html

NOAA - Whales: The Kids' Times

http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/education/whales.htm

Marine Photography - Pictures of Whales

http://www.earthwindow.com/blue.html

Whale Sounds
http://www.whalesounds.comContact Page

 

 

 

 

 

Simple & Compound Machines              

MIKIDS

http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm

PBS Learning Media

http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/sid-the-science-kid/?topic_id=337

ASPIRE Simple Machines

http://sunshine.chpc.utah.edu/javalabs/java12/machine/stdntovrvw.htm

Museum of Science - Elements of Machines

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html

Simple Machines Learning Site

http://atlantis.coe.uh.edu/archive/science/science_lessons/scienceles1/finalhome.htm

Scholastic Internet Field Trip - Simple Machines

http://teacher.scholastic.com/fieldtrp/science/simpmach.htm


 

 

 

Science Kids

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

 

 

Scholastic Study Jams - Science

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/index.htm

 

Sound

Scholastic Studyjams Video - Sound

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/energy-light-sound/sound.htm

Curriki

http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_JamieSmithOU/PrinciplesofSoundFlashActivity

BBC - Science Clips :Sound

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/sound_hearing_fs.shtml

Science Kids - Sound Facts

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/sound.html

BBC - Changing Sounds Interactive

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/changing_sounds_fs.shtml

 

 

Water Cycle

US Geological Service

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycle.html

US Geological Service (Water Cycle for Kids)

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercycle-kids.html

Science Kids - Water Cycle

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/weather/thewatercycle.html

Kid's Crossing

http://www.eo.ucar.edu/kids/green/cycles3.htm

Scholastic - Water Cycle Video

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/ecosystems/water-cycle.htm

Water & Water Cycle Interactives

http://sciencegames.4you4free.com/water_water_cycles.html

KidsZone Science

http://www.kidzone.ws/water/

Enchanted Learning

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/planets/earth/Watercycle.shtml

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Video

http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/kids/flash/flash_watercycle.html

Project Wet - The Water Cycle

http://www.discoverwater.org/water-cycle/

Turtlediary.com Water Cycle Video

http://www.turtlediary.com/kids-videos/water-cycle.html

Earthguide Interactive Diagram

http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/watercycle/

Quizlet - Water Cycle Terms

http://quizlet.com/4293275/water-cycle-terms-flash-cards/

 

States & Properties of Matter

Scholastic Studyjams

http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/matter/solids-liquids-gases.htm

Science Kids

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities.html

K 12 Flash

http://science.k12flash.com/statesofmatter.html

Harcourt Interactive

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/states_of_matter/

Chem4kids.com

http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_intro.html

Fact Monster

http://www.factmonster.com/dk/science/encyclopedia/changing-states.html

BBC - Changing States

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/changing_state.shtml

BBC - Gases Around Us

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/gases.shtml

NYU - Water, Matter & Energy, & Atoms & Molecules

http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/textbook/elem_home1.html

Dialogue for Kids - States of Matter

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season7/matter/facts.cfm

 

Bees

Bee-Magic

http://www.bee-magic.com/beefacts.aspx

The San Diego Zoo

http://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animals/insects/bee

Neat facts About Bees

http://www.ontariohoney.ca/kids-zone/bee-facts

National Geographic - Honey Bee Dance Moves

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/weirdest-bees-dance

National Geographic - Bee Facts

http://www.ngkids.co.uk/did-you-know/Honey-Bees

Enchanted Learning

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/insects/bee/Honeybeecoloring.shtml

PBS - NOVA

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees/hive.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees/buzz.html

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

http://bumblebeeconservation.org/get-involved/bumble-kids/

Kids Konnect

https://kidskonnect.com/animals/bee/