Science Links for Kids
Air Quality Index for Kids!
EPA's new Air Quality site discusses what makes air dirty and which people are most at risk for getting sick from air pollution. This site, probably best suited for elementary schoolers, is arranged so that "next" buttons turn the virtual pages, taking young readers through each lesson. The site also furnishes a dictionary, "What can I do?" section and games.
America's Library, by the Library of Congress
Discover the stories of America's past ....jump back in time, meet amazing Americans, explore the states, join America at play, and see, hear, and sing!
Animal Tracks Kids Page(National Wildlife Foundation)
Games, Cool Tours, Ranger Rick, and more!
Archimedes Laboratory! (puzzles and optical illusions)
Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids(GPO)
With Benjamin Franklin as a guide, the kids' pages cover topics such as the U.S. Constitution, how laws are made, the branches of the Federal government, and what it means to be a U.S. citizen. Ben's Guide also includes games and links to other U.S. Government Web sites created for kids.
Berkeley Virtual Frog Dissection Kit
This award-winning interactive program is part of the "Whole Frog" project. You can interactively dissect a (digitized) frog, make movies, and play the Virtual Frog Builder Game. The site is also available in a number of languages.
A "must see" site chock full of cartoon movies, quizes, and other entertaining activities for kids relating to Health, Science, and Technology !
From the University of California Museum of Paleontology -- all about dinosaurs! Truth is Stranger than Fiction!
Discovery Channel Online
Feature stories, expeditions, mind games, and animal cams.
The most comprehensive and easily navigated reference directory for locating live video cameras on the Internet. You can browse sites by category or by geographical region.
EPA Explorers' Club
EPA has filled their Kids Pages with lots of things to see and do!
The museum of science, art, and human perception!
Exploratorium -- Frogs
This new exhibit from the Exploratorium offers a peek into the world of Kermit’s kin. Aimed at younger users, the site features several RealPlayer-enhanced feature stories on frogs, frog-researchers, and frog myths; a brief tour of Frog City USA; and interactive exhibits exploring frog calls and camouflage in nature. Additional features include instructions for making a rainstick, audio recordings of the rainforest, and a collection of annotated frog links.
Highly interactive and entertaining science activities for students and educators. activities by category Building Blocks, Mechanics, Wave Motion, E and M, Optics, Astronomy, Life Sciences, and Fun and Games! Shockwave media required, but link for download is provided.
FEMA for Kids (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
You can help your family prepare for a disaster. With this site, you can also learn about what causes disasters, play games and read stories from children who have been through a disaster. You can also become a Disaster Action Kid!
First Gov for Kids
Provides links to popular Kids sites around the federal government, including a search engine that searches kids related sites!
FT Exploring is a fun award winning site that explores energy and other basic science principles and shows how the same fundamental principles control how things work in nature, living organisms, and human technology. The articles are carefully researched, accurate, easy to understand, and according to my e-mail responses, funny. In addition to providing good basic explanations, the creative thought-provoking approach helps to generate an interest in science and technology.
A K-8 site with educational games and quizes for teachers and kids!
The Green Frog News
The Green Frog News is your place for FREE science and environmental student newsletters. The newsletters are designed to be downloadable and reproducible, and help reinforce science and environmental basics. Every issue is topic-specific; not time or geographically sensitive - so you can use them year after year.
A games and fun page created by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to help kids learn about toxic chemicals in our environment. Why? Because YOU can help!
Hurricane: Storm Science
Tells you everything you wanted to know about hurricanes, killer storms, weather instruments, survival stories, and more!
IQ Tests, Games, etc. for Kids by Rozie
Lots and Lots of fun IQ tests, puzzles, and brainteasers!
Are you interested in nature and wildlife? Jungle Walk is a website for animal lovers which will give you quick access to animal information, such as a large compilation of links to animal movie and animal sound clips, and educational information about many different animals, big and small. Watch movies of protozoan animal cells and cheetahs hunting, explore bird sounds, and hear blue whale songs at JungleWalk - your virtual Animal Encyclopaedia.
Kids 4 Research
Kids 4 Research provides information to students, teachers, and parents on responsible laboratory animal care and use in biomedical/biological research, testing, and education. The site also provides information on the benefits of such research to animals, humans, and the environment.
Web search links for kids by librarians.
PC and Mac Shareware and Freeware Programs for Kids recommended by families and teachers. Demos, reviews,programming for kids, and graphics. Holiday pages withmazes, puzzles, software, and crafts.
Kids Health Organization
A wonderful Web site devoted to the health of children and teens, with trainloads of accurate, up-to-date games, animations, and other information about growth, food and fitness, childhood infections, immunizations, lab tests, medical and surgical conditions, and the latest treatments.
Kids for Saving Earth
The mission of KSE is to educate, inspire, and empower children to protect the Earth's environment. KSE Worldwide provides action-oriented educational materials to kids, families, groups, classrooms and schools.
Kids' Home at the National Cancer Institute
Many young persons are treated for cancer, HIV, and other illnesses. This section is for them. NCI hopes you will visit here often and contribute your own art work, stories, poems, or ideas for this area.
Kids International Space
Show your art, write your ABC's, play music games, and make new friends. Kids' Space was created to foster literacy, artistic expression, and cross-cultural understanding among all the world's children.
Lenntech Periodic Table
This chart is available in different languages! Each chemical element contains a link to a page that explains its chemical properties, health effects, environmental effects, application data, an image and also information of the history/inventor of each element.
A unique Web site of Microscopy (science and photography through a microscope) with stunning pictures of anything from viruses and bacteria to a kitchen sponge and velcro. Take a look at the 12 Most Wanted Bug Mug shots, full of scary looking creatures...it's hard to remember how small they are looking at these gruesome pictures.
National Geographic World Online
They want YOUR input! Check out the Kids Network and Story Ideas pages.
National Weather Service Playtime for Kids
Forecasting, Hurricane Hunters, Space Place, and more!
Neuroscience for Kids
Neuroscience for Kids has been created for all students and teachers who would like to learn more about the nervous system. Enjoy the activities and experiments on your way to learning more about the brain and spinal cord.
Peace Corps' Kids World
The Corps' Kids World is the site is designed for children in middle school, but also features content and activities for children in elementary school. It contains content, colors, graphics, games, and language designed to educate and entertain children about world geography and the cultures of other countries. It allows children of all ages to send electronic postcards, read folk tales from around the world, download coloring pages, and test their geography savvy with an interactive flash game. In addition, the children's section reinforces the importance of service, and how young people can make a difference in the lives of other people through service and volunteerism.
People-Pet Partnership's Learning and Living Together: Building the Human-Animal Bond
Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine Online Curriculum educates youth by promoting science and general education, encouraging the proper treatment of companion animals, and building leadership skills through relationships with companion animals. The project is composed of educational modules that organize learning around projects. The different modules involve complex tasks based on challenging problems. The activities of the website are aligned with the National Science Education Standards (NSES). You will need Flash 6 in order to see the curriculum.
This place is bright, fun, and squeaky clean, rated "G" for GREAT! Meet Earthman and his pals, and they will help you learn about the universe. You can take a quiz, be a star, color, play, or make something new today! What better way to enjoy learning about our environment than with the playful friends at Earthzone!
From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Vince and Larry, NHTSA's crash test dummies will be your tour guides!
A NASA site for grade school children that demonstrates and explains scientific concepts related to astronomy in a fun, hands-on manner! Learn about such topics as stars, the earth, ions, and interferometry by baking cookies, navigating a maze, and solving space riddles. And don't miss the
A NOAA site with science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment; provides current "weather" status on our Solar System, plus a lot of good information about sunspots, solar flares, bourealis and more!
US Patent and Trademark Office's Kids' Pages
Lots of fun games, a contest, and answers to the most frequently asked kids' questions about patents, trademarks and copyrights and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
US Department of Agriculture Science 4 Kids
Aimed at kids ages eight to thirteen with an interest in science. Introduces ARS projects in a collection of short stories. The homepage uses graphics to link to the various sections -- clicking on the catfish takes users to the Aquaculture section, the bee to Insects, and so on. Science Project help is available, and students who wish to learn more about certain topics or find resources for school reports can follow links to special resources.
USGS Learning Web
The Learning Web, a portion of the USGS website, is dedicated to K-12 education and life-long learning. Explore things on, in, around and about the Earth such as land, water, plants and animals, and maps.
USGS/Cascades Volcano Observatory
Web Weather for Kids!
Try your hand at forecasting, learn what makes weather wet and wild, and do cool weather related activities.
What's Up With Our Nation's Water?
The US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) new water quality website provides many educational resources for K-12 teachers. A recently posted one is the "What's Up With Our Nation's Water?" page, looking at how water quality is measured, what toxins are found in drinking water, and defining wetlands and groundwater. Highlights include a "What can I do?" section and suggested science projects. Colorful artwork by young people accompanies the text.
White House Kids
White House Kids offers an appealing variety of information geared toward elementary and middle-school age students. Take the walking tour of the White House led by Spotty, the President and First Lady's English Springer Spaniel; or enjoy numerous links to historical and biographical points of interest, with quizzes and self-correcting answer keys. The site stresses reading as its central theme. Thus, each featured figure, pets and humans alike, offers one or more favorite book references.
Yahooligans Science and Nature Links!
This takes you to the Yahoo "science oddities" list of web page links!
Yucky.com, including Your Gross and Cool Body
What makes the human body work? Follow Wendell the Worm to explore the gross body functions (like earwax, sweat, zits, and dandruff!) and to find out what causes them and how to deal with them.