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​Science

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

Enchanted 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

General S​ites

​​"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​ ​ 

​​ ​Light and Sound

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.

The Magic School Bus Get an Earful!-Listen carefully and try to match the sounds​​

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​​

Matter

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​

​​Natural Disasters

SkyDiary: KidStorm- 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​

​Natural Resources

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 ​

Simple Machines

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​

Weather

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 St​orm Spotter From Home - Learn about different ways you can look for storms and be proactive when it comes to predicting the weather.​​​​


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