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The Adventures of Herman (the earthworm)

Ag's Cool - brought to you by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

The Great Planet Escape - learn about different types of soil

Kids World - brought to you by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. - Science educational website teaching about soil and related issues for ages 5-16.

Also see Plants below


Animals  - from Oakland Zoo

ARKive - images of life on earth - fact files, images and video about threatened species. They may be used for educational use by educators and students for use in lessons, presentations, school projects etc.


Dino Dictionary

BBC - Science & Nature - Prehistoric Life

Finding the World's First Dinosaur Skeleton

The Electronic Zoo

INSECTS - see below

Kids' Planet


Western North Carolina Nature Center

NC Wildlife Species

Ranger Rick's Kids Zones -On-line magazine from National Wildlife Foundation

Raptor Resource Project - view web cams of raptors

Sea World Animals - Explore, Discover, Connect

Wildlife Conservation Society

Zoos    & Aquariums

Lincoln Park Zoo

Monterey Bay Aquarium

National Aquarium in Baltimore

National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C.

North Carolina Aquariums

North Carolina Zoo

Oregon Coast Aquarium

Oregon Zoo

San Diego Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo

Animal Webcams


Animal Web Cams at the National Zoo

Monterey Bay Aquarium

San Diego Zoo


Climate Change - Kids Site



Circuit Game - Use a soldering iron to design a pathway for electricity to flow from the battery through the lightbulb and back again.

Ecology / Environment


EEK! - Environmental Education for Kids!

Kids F.A.C.E. (For A Clean Environment)

The Green Squad


Environmental Kids Club




Sparky the Fire Dog



Gems and Minerals

Mineral Identification Site

Rock Hounds

Rocks For Kids

Windows on the Universe - Geology



Health & Nutrition

Cool Food - Kidz

Health and Life Skills courses from choose different courses to learn about the brain, hearing, the skeleton, teeth, vision, and many more.

Kidnetic - Healthy living - Kid fun!

KidsHealth - games, recipes, articles on illnesses and injuries, learn about parts of the body, and much more.

Learn To Be Healthy - Kids - Register for free to learn about Dental Heath - 1st-3rd, The Five Senses - 1st-3rd, Eating Healthy - 2nd-4th, Tobacco and Inhalants - 4th-5th, Nutrition and Physical Activity - 4th-6th, Adolescence - 5th-6th.

USDA - Choose My Plate -  play the Blast Off game

NIEHS Kids' Page - Games and Activities, Sing-along-songs, Brainteasers and Riddles, and more.

Playnormous - online health games


Bug Word Match

PestWorld for Kids

Bugs Quiz - from Discovery Kids



The Great Idea Finder Take a glimpse into the past at some of the more unusual inventions and fascinating inventors.

Inventions - from Fact Monster

Inventors & Inventions - Enchanted Learning

National Inventors Hall of Fame - Search by inventor or invention


Plantsflower bulb growing

Biology of Plants - from Missouri Botanical Garden


Science Fair Ideas

All Science Fair Projects

Elementary School Science Fair Project Ideas

Home Science Tools - Science Fair Projects for Elementary

Kids Science Projects

Science Buddies - ideas for science fair project as well as a topic wizard that will recommend a science fair project idea that is just right for you.

Science Fair Central - from Discovery Education

Science Fair Projects & Experiments - Topics, Ideas, Resources and Sample Projects

Super Science Fair Projects- ideas and tips for a successful science fair project

stars and planets

Amazing Space -online explorations, planets trading cards, tonight's sky

Ask an Astronomer for Kids

Dyson's Animated Moon Map

Hubble Site from NASA

Kids Astronomy

Lunar Phases


NASA Space Place

National Air and Space Museum

Ultra-Efficient Engine Technology (from NASA)

Windows to the Universe  - The Earth's Moon

With Peter and Paul Around the Galaxy

Women of NASA


also see
Climate above


FEMA for Kids

Snow Crystals

The "Weather Dude"

USA Today Weather

Weather Wiz Kids


 Cool Science for Curious Kids

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute invites curious kids to explore biology...

Quiz Hub

This website has links to a variety of activities for pre-k to 12th grade.


OLogy means "the study of". On this site from American Museum of Natural History, you can fossils, the universe, animals, and more. You can collect Ology cards and make projects with them. Activities on this website include drawing dinosaurs or making birdfeeders.

Primary Games

Many fun learning "games" in many curriculum areas.

Maggie's Earth Adventure

These "games" are so fun, you'll forget you're learning!

Kids' Place logoEducation Place

Fun activities for language arts, math, social studies and science. You'll also find brainteasers for students in grades 3-8!

Homework Spot logoHomework Spot is a free K-12 homework resource center that simplifies the search for the best content online. From the site, quickly and easily find resources by grade level and subject, including English, math, science, social studies, art, music, technology, foreign language, health and more.

 Students ClassroomClick on different areas of the classroom to visit this site.

create a graph online!

From the National Center for Education Statistics:

Dare to Compare Explore your Math and Science knowledge. Take a online assessment for 4th (8th and 9th) graders choosing either Math or Science and from 5 to 20 questions.

Create a Graph Choose to make an area, line, bar graph or pie chart using your own data. 

The Why Files

Like science? This a a site for you! It is designed for students through middle school. Find out the latest in science news. Look for information on reports and science fair projects.

National Geographic for Kids logo Classroom Magazine Online EditionNational Geographic for Kids

On-line magazine with articles, adventures, contests, and more!

  • Creature Feature Amazing Facts Cartoon Factory GeoBee Challenge
  • Send an e-postcard

 Try Science is your gateway to experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide. Science is exciting, and it's for everyone! That's why TryScience and over 400 science centers worldwide invite you to investigate, discover, and try science yourself.

 Cool Science for Curious Kids




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Dolphin Bench
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