Science & Nature
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The Amazing Environmental Organization WebDirectory
The earth's biggest environmental search engine.
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
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
Cool Science for Curious Kids
Created by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, this site offers both online and offline science activities for children of all ages.
Profiles of more than 300 known dinosaurs.
Franklin Virtual Science Museum
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.
A Science Odyssey
Fort Bend County Libraries is an outreach site for this PBS Project.
Student's Guide to Global Change
The Environmental Protection Agency's website discusses the causes and impact of climate change.
WebElements Periodic Table
Information on each atomic element, including chemical symbol, atomic weight and number, and nuclear and electronic properties
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