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Here are some Science sites for you to explore.

www.myNGconnect.com
National Geographic Science School Curriculum link

Weather

1    www.weather.com
(The Weather Channel)Up to date weather info and great information on weather topics and research

2    www.wunderground.com
All about weather.Easy for kids

3    www.weatherwizkids.com
Weather site for kids

4   www.edheads.org

5   teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/investigate/weather_maker.htm  (Interactive Weather Maker)

6   www.bbc.co.uk/schools/whatisweather/aboutweather/flash_menu.shtml

7    www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/
(Pictures for all grades, Reading is Intermediate) Up close pictures of real snowflakes through a microscope How to make your own snow crystals (Very Simple) Links:Answer questions like:Why is snow white?How big is snow?Is it ever too cold to snow?

8   www.pals.iastate.edu/carlson/main.html
Clouds

Natural Disasters

9   www.fema.gov/kids/dizarea.htm
Kid-Friendly info on all Natural Disasters

10   www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work
Study various types of volcanoes and how they work

11   http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov
Lots of real photos of volcanoes and their eruptions

12   earthquake.usgs.gov/4kids
Earthquake information for Kids

13   www.nssl.noaa.gov/noaastory/book.html
All about tornadoes:  How they develop?  How they are classified?  More

Space and Planets

14   www.nasakids.com (NASA for Kids)

15   www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/home/index.html

16   www.kidsastronomy.com/explore_index.htm

17 science.hq.nasa.gov/kids

18 www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/astronomy

19 starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild

20 www.mira.org/fts0/stars/text/txt001c.htm

21 spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/games.shtml

22 www.dustbunny.com/afk

23 www.AllAboutSpace.com/subjects/astronomy/toc.shtml

24 http://nationalgeographic.com/solarsystem/ax/low.html?2d

25 www.nineplanets.org

26   sciencemonster.com/

27   www.astronomy.com/

28   home.earthlink.net/~tpabon/kindergplanets.html
Planets for Kindergarteners
 

Nature and Animals

29    www.nature.ca
(Discover Nature>Hundreds of Animals)  Pictures and short info on lots of animals, insects and birds

Quick facts about Animals

30    www.seaworld.org/AnimalBytes/animal_bytes.html

31    www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html

32   www.bbc.co.uk/nature/wildfacts/animals_a_z.shtml

33   www.sandiegozoo.org

34   www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/creature_feature/archive/

35   www.kbears.com

36   www.mbayaq.org/efc/efc_se/sz_rrh_coral.asp

37    www.reefimages.com
Great websites on fish living in the coral reefs

38   www.enature.com
Description and photos of thousands of North American plants, animals, insects, fish, trees, etc.

39   netvet.wustl.edu/ssi.htm
Great Directory of Animal Websites

40    www.pestworldforkids.org
All about pests such as mosquitos, mice, termites and cockroaches

41   trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/ts/viewTrack.do?number=22372&nocache=2103166424
Bats

42   www.kidsplanet.org
(Get the Facts) Fact sheets on lots of animals from around the world.
Great curriculum on Wolves!

43   www.kidscom.com/games/animal/animal.html
Short animal activities and information

44    www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/kids
(English and Spanish)  Fun tutorials on insects, the woods, plants, trees, worms, gardens, and health

45   octopus.gma.org/turtles/index.html
Brief information on turtles

46   www.nhm.org/site/explore-exhibits/permanent-exhibits/birds
Basic information about birds

47   www.5tigers.org
Collection of facts and photos of tigers

48   endangered.fws.gov
Endangered Animals

49   www.tetra-fish.com
How to set up an aquarium and aquarium games

50   www.frogsonice.com/froggy
Pictures and info on frogs

51   www-itg.lbl.gov/ITG.hm.pg.docs/Whole.Frog/Whole.Frog.html
Anatomy of a Frog

52   mbgnet.mobot.org
All about Biomes and Ecosystems

53   www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/plants/plant
Plants

Zoos

54   kansascityzoo.org 

55   www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees1/index.html
An interactive website all about trees (Primary)

56   www.ecokids.ca/pub
Games, Activities and Information on animals and the environment

   These websites all deal with baby chickens

57 www.enchantedlearning.com/themes/chicken

58 chickscope.beckman.uiuc.edu/explore/embryology

   These websites all deal with butterflies

59 www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/lepid/bflyusa/bflyusa.htm

60 www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterfly

61 teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/monarchs.htm  (Monarchs)

62 www.billybear4kids.com/butterfly/flutter-fun.html  (Monarchs)

63   www.desertusa.com
All about deserts, and the animals and plants that live there

Dinosaurs

64   www.zoomdinosaurs.com
All about dinosaurs

General Science

65 www.enchantedlearning.com

66   manufacturing.stanford.edu
How everyday things are made, such as plastic, cars, candy, etc.

67   www.fossweb.com
Interactive Science Topics for Primary and Intermediate

68   www.howstuffworks.com
Ever wonder how a cell phone works or how you can sink in quicksand.  This site explains many concepts and inventions and how they work.

69   www.sandlotscience.com
Deals with Optical Illusions

70 http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/
Types of energy and the history of...

Good info on simple machines and how they work

71    sln.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/spotlight3.html

72    www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/LeversandPulleys/index.html

73    www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html

74   www.ran.org
(Teachers and Students > Fact Sheets) Rainforests

75   www.lhs.berkeley.edu/shockwave/jar.html
Play songs by tapping on botttles filled with different amounts of water which affects the pitch of the music

76   www.frontiernet.net/~docbob/science.htm
Unusual science topics and how they happen

77   kids.discovery.com
Great Science site for kids

78   www.mos.org/sln/toe/toe.html
The history of electricity, Ben Franklin, lightning, etc.

79    www.brainpop.com
Short videos on numerous science concepts

80    www.edheads.org
Interactive Activities:  Virtual Knee Surgery, Simple Machines, Forces and Weather

Health, Dental Health, and Nutrition

81   www.dole5aday.com
Health and Nutrition on the Food Groups

82   sln.fi.edu/biosci/heart.html
All about the human heart and how it works

83   www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/games/colgate/print.htm
Shows the number and names of all baby teeth and permanent teeth

Human Body

84   www.visembryo.com
Goes through all of the stages of a human embryo, pictures and info.

85 www.teamnutrition.usda.gov
Food Pyramid activity

Water and Oceans

86   www.ga.usgs.gov/edu
Basic information on water/On-line quizzes

87   www.epa.gov/kids
How they clean water?  Water Cycle and Recyling

88   www.mos.org/oceans
All about the oceans, the water cycle and the animals that live there at various reading levels

Science Experiments

89   www.dana.org/kids
(Brainy Kids On-line) Science Experiments and Ideas

90   www.tryscience.org

91   funology.com

92   www.hhmi.org/coolscience/

93   www.HunkinsExperiments.com

94   www.sciencebob.com

Conversions

95   www.worldwidemetric.com/metcal.htm

96    www.sciencemadesimple.net   (Unit Conversions)

97    www.convert-me.com
 

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