Science Resources

Resources for All Ages

• Community Science Action Guides — The action guides available on this site will help students learn about the science of conservation and what they can do to help conserve the resources of the planet.

Earth Observatory — NASA’s Earth Observatory has satellite photos of the planet and other good information about the planet Earth.

EPA Student Center — The United States Environmental Protection Agency hosts this page with many good activities and information for students.

Exploring Planets in the Classroom — Teachers and students alike can benefit from the resources related to astronomy that are found on this site.

Mad Scientist Network — The mad scientist network contains answers to science questions and more from a team of experienced researchers.

• Modeling the Neuron — The activities about the human nervous system on this page are appropriate for students of all ages.

• National Weather Service — Everyone can get up-to-date information on the weather and weather systems on this page from the National Weather Service.

• NOVA Science Now — This is an excellent resource from NOVA that covers a variety of science topics in detail.

Science and Environment News — On this page from the BBC, students can begin their science research and read about the latest scientific discoveries and topics.

• Science Learning Network — The Science Learning Network has resources from science museums and much more.

• Water Science for Schools — This government-sponsored site is a great tool for water science-based resources.

Middle School (Grades 6–8) Resources

• Animal Infobooks — Busch Gardens has this great page with information on a variety of different animals.

• Bill Nye the Science Guy — This is the homepage of the famous television scientist.

Cells Alive! — Cells Alive! is a site that is full of good data on cell biology, microbiology, and many other topics.

• USDA Youth Resources — The science resources on this page from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will help teens live a healthier life while conserving natural resources.

Middle School Physical Science — On this page, in addition to many middle school science resources and experiments, high school students can also learn about physical science in a section dedicated to them as well.

• Plants for Kids — Many great plant lessons and experiments are accessible via this link.

Rainforests — Pictures and other good information about rainforests are located on this helpful site.

Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab — Here are many suggested science experiments that any middle school student can do.

• Science Fair Central — Science Fair Central from the Discovery Channel has many science fairh ideas.

• Science Fair Guide — Students can get some excellent guidance on making a science fair project on this page.

• Science Snacks: Electricity — Thirteen fun activities that teach students about electricity can be found on this site.

The Science of Speed — Using NASCAR, this government-sponsored site helps students explore concepts related to speed, momentum, drag, and so forth.

• Vision Activities — Students will learn about their blind spots and other topics related to the eye and vision when they complete some of these fun activities.

A Walk Through Time — This is a comprehensive page on the history of how human beings have measured time.

High School (Grades 9–12) Resources

• Black Holes and Neutron Stars — Very advanced students will be able to understand the information on this page about black holes and other astronomical phenomena.

• Chemical Elements — There is an interactive periodic table of the elements on this helpful site.

Cloud Boutique — Students can learn everything they need to know about clouds on this page.

• General Chemistry Online! — The basics of chemistry and other importan information can be found on this chemistry resource page.

• Geologic Time Line — This page has the basic geologic timeline, outlining the different geological eras known to mankind.

• Geology.com — Learn all about geology, find geological maps, and more on this helpful resource page.

• The Human Heart — An advanced tour of the human heart and many other heart-related resources are located on this page.

• Informal Astronomy Education — Students who participate in the activities available on this page will be well on their way to mastering astronomical science.

• Journey to Planet Earth — This PBS program addresses some of the issues that are most critical to the natural sciences today.

• Marvelous Molecules — Molecules and their formation are the subjects of this page from the New York Hall of Science.

Mathematics of Rainbows — High school students may appreciate this lab that explains the formation of rainbows and tackles several mathematical conundrums related to arcs and light.

• Minerals by Name — This award-winning website has many pictures of minerals, information about said minerals, and more.

• National Library of Medicine — The National Library of Medicine is a U.S. government-sponsored organization that has a lot of good information on the human body, the practice of medicine, and so forth.

• Volcano World — Oregon State University hosts this page that tells us all about volcanoes.

• What is Photosynthesis? — Projects and information on this important aspect of botany are found on the other side of this link.