Elementary Science Websites

Updated April, 2011

Dianne Fulton, Educational Consultant


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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



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



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



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



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://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.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/