Science & Nature
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Science in Context
Enter a topic in the search box, and then click on “Experiments” in the upper right hand of your results page. Not in Library: Enter your library barcode number to begin.
World Book Online
Click on the Info Finder magnifying glass, then click on “Go to Science Projects” on the right hand side of the page. Not in Library: Enter your library barcode number to begin.
The New Book of Popular Science
Click on The New Book of Popular Science image of Saturn, then click on “Projects” on the left side of the page. Not in Library: Enter your library barcode number to begin.
The Amazing Environmental Organization WebDirectory
The earth's biggest environmental search engine.
Biology in Motion
An interactive site with biology activities
Biomes of the World
A color-coded world map and basic information about the earth's biomes
Chem 4 Kids
Lots of information about matter, atoms, elements, and chemical reactions
The Constellations and their Stars
Information about all 88 constellations and the named stars within them, with links to sky charts, links to Greek and Roman star myths and classical maps of constellations
Profiles of more than 300 known dinosaurs.
Online resource for children ages 7-11, covering science, math, English and social studies with over 3,000 articles plus animations, sounds, videos and photographs.
International Wildlife Encyclopedia
Thousands of species of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, amphibians, and invertebrates are discussed as well as major biomes and habitats. Fact file boxes provide scientific classification and physical data. Enter your library barcode number to begin.
NASA Kids Links
Cool NASA sites, photos, and activities for kids
Neuroscience Resources for Kids
Information about the brain and its functions
New Book of Popular Science
Provides the latest in-depth science, health and technology research and news for upper elementary through high school students. Enter your library barcode number to begin.
Nine 8 Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System
The history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of the planets in our solar system and their moons, along with many images from NASA spacecraft; also has information about comets, meteors, asteroids, and other solar systems.
Science Buddies has more than 1,000 science fair project ideas in all areas of science.
Student's Guide to Global Change
The Environmental Protection Agency's website discusses the causes and impact of climate change.
Weather Wiz Kids
A website designed especially for kids, to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. Provides teachers and parents with the right tools to explain the different types of weather to children.
WebElements Periodic Table
Information on each atomic element, including chemical symbol, atomic weight and number, and nuclear and electronic properties
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