Science Help for Grades K-6
General Life Sciences Earth/Environmental Space Chemistry & Physics
General Science Resources
- Nova Everything from anthropology to absolute zero with lots of pictures and diagrams. A great site for just for the fun of it.
- Discovery Channel School - including Science Fair Projects - from Animal Planet, TLC and Discovery Channel programs.
- Science Daily - Award winning site and an excellent source for finding scientific research of all types. In addition to articles on the research in today's headlines, the site has information going back for 10+ years. Includes images and videos.
- Biology Coloring Pages - from Arizona State School of Life Sciences.
- Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Mammals
BBC site with videos, interactive games and lots of cool info about prehistoric mammals and dinosaurs. Then check out some facts about present day animals and habitats on the same site.
(Look for Dewey numbers 567-569 to find nonfiction books about prehistoric creatures.)
- Michigan Genetic Resources Center
Find resources for students and teachers related genetics, gneomics, family history and careers in genetics.
- Mind and Body - BBC site with videos, interactive games and lots of cool info about how people's brains and bodies work.
- Kids Health - Find answers to questions kids have about their bodies, feelings and other important stuff.
- Molecular Biology Interactive Games and lots of info about DNA and other useful cells.
- Cells Alive - Watch mitosis and meiosis on the cell cams.
- Watch baby chicks hatch!Watch baby chicks hatch! The 4-H & the University of Nebraska bring you egg-cam and step-by-step instructions on how baby chicks hatch.
- Biomes of the WorldAfter you visit the virtual biomes, you can see the real thing at Matthaei Botanical Gardens on Dixboro Rd.
Earth and Environment
- Eco Kids Check out Ecokids for games and homework help.
- EEK! Environmental Education for Kids
Wisconsin's Dept. of Natural Resources web site includes a critter corner, nature notes, cool stuff, and teacher resources.
- EPA Kids Check out the games and activities for young environmentalists.
- Being Green at School Join the the Natural Resources Defense Council's Green Squad to find out how to make your school a healthier place for students and the environment.
- Scholastic Environmental Explorations
Kids, here's your chance to give grades (instead of getting them.) Check out the Kids Environmental Report Card. Vote for
- Kids Planet Be a wildlife defender, play games and learn cool stuff at kidsplanet.org
- Smokey the Bear Play games with Smokey the Bear and learn about protecting the forest.
Chemistry & Physics