microscope   Science

GENERAL SITES  (top)
Exploratorium
Electronic Story Books - All subjects - great!
Discovery Education - Siemens Science Day
Science Boot Camp - lots of interactives
What's It Like Where You Live? (Biomes)
National Geographic for Kids 
Science Research Site-(Scirus) Search engine site for all science topics, journals, and websites
American Diabetes Association Youth Zone
First Gov for Science--connects you to U.S. government science and technology
The Atoms Family
Science News for Kids  
The Powers of 10  Awesome video!
Teaching Earth Science -- earth science education programs & resources from NASA for kindergarten through colleges
Science Curriculum Links -a huge collection of web sites for science
The Flying Turtle--awesome science and technology information
OLogy--American Museum of Natural History site about scientists
Kratt's Creatures -site based on the PBS series
Cool Science for Curious Kids--great projects 
The Yuckiest Site on the Internet--serious science with lots of fun added
Sandlot Science--many interesting topics to explore
Inventors- great Internet scavenger hunt
Ranger Rick - activities based on Ranger Rick magazine
Science Bob--websites, activities, and experiments galore!
Amusement Park Physics--design your own roller coaster
Science at NASA--the latest information
Biology4Kids--great resource for science
Cells Alive--great diagrams of plant and animal cells
Chemistry4Kids--atoms, elements, matter and more...
SSEC Volcano Watch-- satellite images of some of the world's most active volcanoes
Kapili.com--information by topics
Sports Science--great site from the Exploratorium
Bubbles--fun facts for learning
Grade 3 Water Unit--hot list of web sites about water
Drippy the Raindrop---story of water cycle
Drippy the Raindrop---how raindrops become snow crystals
4 2 Explore - Thematic Pathfinders for All Ages
ANIMALS  (top)
Animals - all you need to know about animals from Animal Planet
Animal Adaptations- Learn about animal adaptations
Animal Adaptations; Animal Defenses Informational site for research
Animal Adaptations Quiz
Animal Search-search here to learn facts about animals
Animal Games for Kids--have fun while you learn about animals
Animal Classification Game
Animal Classification Millionaire
Animal Classification Vocabulary
Animal Groups Quiz
Animal Planet
Around the World with Jeff-- Help Jeff get home
Cameron Park Zoo-  Come visit a virtual tour
Creature Feature - National Geographic

Creature World- animal facts for creatures great and small

Critter Guide- search for fun facts about animals

Cyber Tiger

Interactive Dinosaur Dig

Dinosaur Hotlist--great list made by MISD Kindergarten teachers

eNature- American's Wildlife Resource

Endangered Animals

ESPECIES Animal Fact Sheets
Habitat Adventures- Panda Challenge
How Animals Grow and Change Quiz
Journey North- A global study of wildlife migration
Kids Go Wild--  wild animal facts
Kidwings --Virtual dissection of owl pellets
Lake Waco Wetlands
Living Things Need Each Other
Monarch Watch--learn about monarch butterfly migration and tagging out animals
More Owl Pellet Sites
National Geographic Animal Search
National Geographic for Kids
National Zoo
Oakland Zoo Knowledge Park- The Oakland Zoo has a place for you to learn about
Seaworld's Animal Bytes
Shark Surfari--see how much you know about sharks 
The Brain Museum--mammal brains of every sort
Virtual Dinosaur Dig
Wildlife Search- wildlife information on the web
Zoo Book Animal Search
Zoo Hotlist--another MISD teacher created list
Zoom School Animal Diagrams--click in science and then use the alphabet to find your animal
HEALTH   (top)
NSF Scrub Club -- Fun way to learn about keeping your hands clean!
USDA Food Guide Pyramid--information about nutrition
Dora's Do Along Food Pyramid
My Pyramid for Kids
Dole 5 a Day- fun way to study nutrition
Colgate - tips on keeping your teeth healthy
Nutrition Explorations--fun ways to teach nutrition
The Food Timeline--learn when foods were first eaten
SOLAR SYSTEM  (top)
Interactive 3D Solar System Site
Kids Astronomy - Solar System
Welcome to the Universe- Wow!
Mars Rovers 
Solar System Interactive Quiz
Solar System Exploration - NASA
Nine Planets- Pictures and information on each planet
Arty Astronaut- An interactive journey through the solar system
Space Day--watch movies of the space station
Smithsonian Site
NASA Kids-- NASA space site for children
50 Years of NASA
The Planets-- charts and information on the solar system
Star Child The Planets-- audio journey through the solar system
Welcome to the Planets-- images of the planets from NASA
The Atlas of the Universe--see how big the universe really is
STARS  (top)
Stars--What is a star?
Kids Astronomy--How many kinds of stars are in the sky?
MOON (top)
Our Moon's Lunar Phases
Phases of the Moon
Sky Net
Enchanted Learning Moon Activities
ECOLOGY  (top)
Earth Day Coloring Book--popular activity provided by the EPA
The Carbon Cycle Game
Global Warming-- EPA site for kids
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Energy Hog--Learn ways to conserve energy with fun games
Environment Hot List
WEATHER  (top)
Web Weather for Kids --games, stories, activities
Scijinks Weather in General--from NASA
Edheads Weather - activities
The Weather Dude--visit the Weather Channel's kid's page
Hurricanes
Dr. Art's Guide to Planet Earth--Good water cycle information
RAIN FORESTS  (top)
Rainforest Heroes  Activity Ideas for kids and teachers
All About Rainforests--visit a lush tropical paradise
PLANTS  (top)
Interactive Plant Quiz
Plant Parts Match Up
Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
KinderGARDEN--ideas for your school garden
Exploring the Secret Life of Trees
The Great Plant Escape- interdisciplinary program designed to introduce students to how foods grow
Real Trees 4 Kids!
Trees - Arbor Day Foundation
Wildflowers--A closer Look--wildflowers from A to Z
OCEANS  (top)
Complete Listing of State Sea Shells 
Assateague Seashells
Shells of Galveston Bay
Baleen Whales
Baleen Whale Info Sheet
Oceans--lesson plans for grades K-5
Manatee--a website for manatee watchers
Scripps Institution of Oceanography--lots of facts and information
Monterey Bay Aquarium Kids' Page--facts and fun
Oceanography Hotlist--Speegleville's EAGLES project hotlist
Office of Naval Research Ocean Site
Shedd Aquarium Site--the world's aquarium
GEOLOGY  (top)
Geology.com
Geo-Mysteries
Schoolyard Geology - a USGS website
Volcanoes--see current eruptions and more...
FEMA Volcanoes for Kids
Earthquakes for Kids--official government site
FEMA--Earthquakes for Kids
ABAG Earthquake Zone
Rock Hotlist -- A great list of sites all about rocks and minerals
Rock Cycle Experiments - Simple experiments with rocks
Rocks and Minerals: Great site for rocks and minerals with photos and descriptions.
THE HUMAN BODY   (top)
Build a Body
The Big Story on Bones
Mr. Bones--Can you put him back together?
Bone Buddies--How much do you know about bones?
Skeletons and Bones
Virtual Body--take a virtual tour of the heart, brain, skeleton, and digestive tract
PHYSICAL SCIENCE  (top)
Melting Point -- Harcourt Activity
Force and Motion
States of Matter -- Harcourt Activity
Matter -- what you wanted to know about the 3 States of Matter and their properties
States of Matter Facts
Solid, Liquid, Gas Puzzle
Electricity for Kids
Interactive - How Electricity Works
Interactive - Electrical Safety
Interactive _ Electric Circuits
The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits
Engineering Interactive
Magnetism for Kids
Simple Machines interactive learning site
SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS  (top)
Elementary Project Ideas-Gr. 4-6
Internet Public Library Science Fair Projects
CyberFair Idea Generator
The Ultimate Science Fair Resource
Science Fair Central
Agricultural Ideas for Science Fairs
Math Ideas for Science Fair Projects
Super Science Fair Projects
Exploratorium Science Fairs
Hallbar Science Fair Resource Center
Science Fair Projects Online
 
Midway Instructional Technology Specialists
05/14/09