Earth and Space
Astronomy for Kids-Lots of great information about space. Click a planet to learn all about it!
StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronauts-Information about space from NASA
Ecosystems and Biomes
Blue Planet Biomes-Take a look at the world map; learn about the plants and animals of different biomes of the world
Learning:Biomes-A complex community of plants and animals in a region and a climate is called a biome. Use this site to learn all about the biomes of the world
K-4 Science: Planning a Trip to Funworld-This activity module lets you practice what you know about different biomes by packing for a virtual field trip to your biome
MBG Net-designed to help you learn about the different ecosystems and biomes of the world
Energy and Electicity
Energy Quest-From the California Energy Commission, this site hopes to answer questiosn and spur creativity and imagination about energy and conservation
The Atoms Family-Learn about electricty with Dracula, Frankenstein, and their pals
Force and Motion
Pushes and Pulls-Play with different kinds of pushes and pulls. How far does it go?
ARS: Science 4 Kids-Read true stories about many science related topic. The site includes pictures, links, and even some games.
Kidzone: National Wildlife Federation-Explore NWF's educational pathways to understanding, appreciating and safeguarding the natural world.
The Black Hole Gang-Meet four kids and their dog, Newton, who are crazy about all kinds of science.
The Why? Files-Check out this collection of stories about news and current events to explore science, health, environment and technology
Light and Sound
Crackling Noise-many different processes from devastating earthquakes to crumpling pieces of paper to magnetizing magnets produce crackling noise. Check out some at this site.
KidsHealth: Let's Hear it for the Ear!-Learn how the parts of the ear work together so you can hear and process sounds all day, every day.
Learning About Sound-Check out this site created by 5th graders
The Magic School Bus Get an Earful!-Listen carefully and try to match the sounds
Living Things: Plants and Animals
Defenders of Wildlife: Kids Planet -Check out a virtual story on the web of life, play games like concentration and picture puzzles, read on page fact sheets on over 50 species of animals, and more!
K-4 Earth Science: Planning a Trip to Funworld-Practice what you know about different biomes by packing for a virtual field trip to your biome
KIDCYBER: Animals-Learn about many different kinds of animals including mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects
Michigan 4-H Children's Garden Tour-Enjoy a virtual field trip through these beautiful gardens
National Zoo - FONZ-Visit the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Check out the webcams, videos, photos, games, and online demonstrations.
San Diego Zoo Kid's Territory - Visit this site to meet the critters, play some games, find out about zoo jobs, and see fun crafts, recipies, and science projects
SeaWorld/Busch Gardens Kids Zone - Learn about all kinds of animals through informational books. Check out "Animal Bytes" for a photograph and some fast facts. Visit the Animal Sounds library and see the latest arrivals to Sea World in the Small Wonders section
The Great Plant Escape-Help Detective Leplant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life
The Magic School Bus Friz TV: Photosynthesis-Click "Launch FrizTV" to watch an interactive episode about photosynthesis
The Phoenix Zoo: Animals!-Find a great list of fact sheets about many animals
Wildflowers in Bloom-Click on the name of a wildflower to see its picture and learn interesting facts about that specific flower
Chem4kids-Take an online tour to learn about the different states of matter
Hypermedia Textbook: Matter -
Read about matter in this online textbook
States of Matter - Click gas, liquid, or solid to view the action of the particles up close
Get information, see pictures and graphics, and find links to more facts about tornadoes, lightning, hurricanes and storm chasing
Smokey Kids: Only You Can Prevent Wildfires-Smokey Bear has been working for over 50 years to remind Americans of the importance of outdoor fire safety and wildfire prevention. Check out Smokey's web site
The Disaster Area-From FEMA, learn about natural disasters like floods, hurricanes, volcanoes, earthquakes, and more
Hypermedia Textbook: Water-Read about water in this online textbook
Trees are Terrific-Travel with Pierre, the acorn, and learn about trees
Water Science for Schools: Earth's Water-Read the story of where, how much, and in what forms water exists on earth
Dirtmeister's Simple Machines-Investigate and report on the six simple machines with Dirtmeister, the Science Reporter
EdHeads: Simple Machines-Try to find all the simple machines in an online house and tool shed. Check out the glossary if you get stuck!
Simple Machines Photographs-See real photographs of all the simple machines
The Franklin Institute-See pictures and get facts about six simple machines
The Inventor's Toolbox-Elements of Machines-Check out the info and then try the quiz called "gadget anatomy"
Soil and Rocks
NRCS: What Is Soil Conservation?-Get a worm's eye view of that wonderful stuff we call soil!
The Adventures of Herman-Learn all about worms...from how they got to America to their soil neighborhood friends. There are a few fun activities and a Herman Art Gallery
The Weather Game-See how much you know about weather, seasons, and climate by testing your knowledge in an online quiz show
Weather Maker-Use this interactive site to make it snow!
Weather Station-Information about clouds, rain, wind and snow, as well as moon phases and weather extremes
Become a Storm Spotter From Home