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
"USDA" - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service-This site includes articles and ideas about the United States Agriculture Industry.
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
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!
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 - Learn about all kinds of animals through informational books and articles. They have interesting information on wildlife and conservation efforts.
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
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
Science in Your Watershed-Read the story of where, how much, and in what forms water exists on
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-Explore different exhibits and learn about famous scientists.
Museum of Science-Check out these online exhibits and learn about space, living ecosystems, and more!
Soil and Rocks
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 -
Learn about different ways you can look for storms and be proactive when it comes to predicting the weather.