Links

General

  • NASA
    NASA’s mission is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research.
  • BrainPOP
    BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day
    Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
  • Discovery Kids
    Science is squishy, yucky and noisy. Includes a kids chat room, online science games, and a station guide.
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
    Check out the daily demo, watch a video clip or listen to an audio clips, and learn more about Bill Nye himself.
  • Neil De Grasse Tyson
    American astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, and popularizer of science.
  • Earth Science Picture of the Day
    The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) highlights the diverse processes and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives.
  • Mitosis
  • Mitosis: An Interactive Animation
    This animation demonstrates the stages of mitosis in an animal cell.
  • Measuring Length in the Metric System
    In this interactive lesson, students read about how units in the metric system are related to each other and practice locating measurements on a metric line.
  • Non Newtonian Fluid
    Video about Non Newtonian Fluid

News/Articles

  • New York Times Science Section
    Offers news and features about current scientific issues and advances in the earth, life, physical, social and space sciences.
  • EurekaAlert!
    EurekAlert! is an online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society. EurekAlert! features news and resources focused on all areas of science, medicine and technology.
  • Discovery Channel
    Discovery Channel online lets you explore science, history, space, tech, sharks, & more, with videos & news.
  • Geology News
    Every day you can find links to several earth science news topics right here.
  • Scientific American 60-Second Podcasts
    Scientific American Podcast : The Scientific American Podcast is a weekly science audio show covering the latest in the world of science and technology.
  • Science News For Kids
    Check out this website for interesting science articles.

Physics

Matter

  • Solids, Liquids and Gasses Game
    Learn about solids, liquids and gases as you experiment with the conditions that change them from one form to another in this fun, interactive science activity.
  • Structure of the Atom
    Explore the picture for an overview of the atom.
  • Chemical and Physical Change Virtual Lab
    This module bolsters understanding of physical and chemical changes.
  • Element Math Game
    The computer will randomly pick an element from the Periodic Table. You will answer the question that the computer asks about the number of protons, neutrons or electrons that an atom of that element contains.

Human Body

Cells and Genetics

Earth Science Topics

  • Recycle City
    See… how the people of Dumptown turned their backward town around!! Find…out how Recycle City reduces waste and saves money!! Learn… more about recycle than you ever dared!! Get a clue…where all that garbage goes!!
  • Rock Cycle
    A useful way to illustrate how the three main types of rock are related to one another and how changes to rocks happen in a recurring sequence is the rock cycle.
  • Tectonic Plate Boundaries
    A draw-with-me presentation to help students understand the spatial and movement aspects of plate boundary environments.
  • USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
    Maps provide a comprehensive overview of significant earthquakes.
  • Plate Boundaries
    Observe animations of processes that occur along plate boundaries.
  • Earthquake Photos
    A collection of earthquake photos.
  • Faults
    These animations are simple examples of fault motion.
  • The Food Chain
    Explore foodchains at this website. A food chain shows how each living thing gets food, and how nutrients and energy are passed from creature to creature.
  • The Water Cycle
    Earth’s water is always in movement, and the water cycle, also known as the hydrologic cycle, describes the continuous movement of water on, above, and below the surface of the Earth.
  • Water Cycle
    Water is constantly moving, but where does it go? Watch this three minute video and get the full story on the water cycle.
  • Water Cycle Game
    Avoid pitfalls and predators as you navigate Droplet through the water cycle.
  • Biomes
    Explore the world’s biomes.
  • Biomes
    Explore the world’s biomes.
  • Biomes
    Explore the world’s biomes.
  • Biomes
    Explore the world’s biomes.
  • Lunar Phase Simulator
    Learn about the phases of the moon.
  • Recycling Roundup
    Play a fun recycling game.
  • Structure of the Earth
    Take a look inside the earth.
  • Food Chains
    This website explains food chains and food webs.
  • Food Chains
    This website explains food chains and food webs.