Science Help for Grades K-6
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 News for Kids - Science Fair projects, lots of info and games!
- 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.
- 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.
- NASAGreat place to find photos & info about earth and other planets. Find your grade level or search on a topic. Also look at NASA Kids Science News Network.
- NOAAWeather, climate, oceans and space. The National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration has it all.
- Space AdventuresThis fun and interactive site gives "my space" a new meaning.
- WebElements - Periodic Table of the ElementsIncludes drawings of the structure of the element. Or check out Chemical Elements.com
- Chem 4 KidsIncludes experiments, worksheets and how-to instructions.
- PhysicsThis is the first stop for anything related to physics - Search thousands of other web sites by topic and age level. And lots of cool videos, experiments and interactive activities.
- Strange MatterGet inside everyday stuff.