Elementary Science Websites

Updated April, 2011

Dianne Fulton, Educational Consultant

dianne@lrntec.com

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Science Websites for Early Elementary:

 

http://www.starfall.com/   Greatest website for K-2 (Mostly reading, but many extras for Earth Day, Plants, Weather…)

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/science_elem.htm  Greatest composite for all students (in all subject areas).  You can click on science units, or grade level.

 

http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/handson.html  Ideas for individuals or science enthusiasts 

 

http://resources.kaboose.com/games/science.html  Many areas of science to explore. 

 

http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-science.htm  A great Internet list of Science for Kids, You could get spend days going through these sites!!

 

http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-assess.htm  Science Assessment websites

 

 http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/kalani/  Weather for Early Elementary

 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html -good resources for reports and information

 

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/index_grades35.htm

Scholastic site- click on the science links for many ideas!

 

http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/

The Magic School Bus page- lots of tours and activities- check it out!!!

 

http://library.thinkquest.org/5777/tour.htm  -Tour of the Human Body

 

http://www.kidsclick.org/     -This has everything!!

 

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Websites for Upper Elementary:

 

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/science_elem.htm  Greatest composite for all students (in all subject areas).  You can click on science units, or grade level.

 

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/forcesofnature/  From National Geographic, you can learn what forces are necessary for Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes.

 

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/   Magazine with lots of Science ideas

 

http://www.pekin.net/pekin108/css/7-8onlineresources.htm  Another great list of super sites for Science grades 7-8

 

http://www.brainpop.com/  All Science (and other) areas- students love this one.

 

http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations/  Great simulations.  I especially like the electricity/circuits.

 

http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/  Some cool features for junior scientists

 

http://ology.amnh.org/index.html

What’s an “Ology?”  Museum of Natural History site!   

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/interactives/3djigsaw_02/

Interactive Body – from the BBC

 

http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/stuff.html  Check out the list for Science 

 

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/sci-tech/scigs.html  Kathy Schrock’s guide to Science- This contains all areas of science.

 

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New Websites (added April, 2011)

 

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/science.html 

 

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments.html

 

http://www.sciencewithme.com/ 

 

http://www.kidskonnect.com/

 

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/  NASA site for space

 

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm  Lots of good information for astronomy

 

http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/  Science articles of interest to students.

 

http://www.kids-science-experiments.com/ 

 

http://www.hunkinsexperiments.com/  Looks interesting- appealing ideas for many science areas.

 

Do not forget to use the textbook’s online technology for all subject areas.  Springfield District 186 uses this site for their science.  http://www.macmillanmh.com/science/2008/student/