BCPL Science Lab
American Museum of
Natural History Presents OLogy
Choose an "ology" and explore. Includes archaeology, astronomy, biodiversity, earth, Einstein, genetics, marine biology, paleontology, water, and zoology.
Activities and games from the PBS TV show.
Exploratorium Science Museum online.
Magic School Bus
Take a bus tour to learn about space, the human body, dinosaurs, insects and more.
Cool science experiments to do at home.
Tons of ideas, activities, and other resources.
The yuckiest site on the internet. Visit Roach World or Worm World, ask worm reporter Wendell science questions, or find out more about the gross and cool body. There are also lots of fun and yucky games.
Careers, pet care, activities and general information.
Discover Chimpanzees (Jane Goodall Institute)
Earth Science & Chemistry
Volcanoes Online (Thinkquest)
Ways of Knowing Trail
Take an environmental adventure through the Ituri Forest in central Africa.
Web Weather for Kids
Weather games, facts and experiments.
Body and mind information and activities from the Centers for Disease Control.
Neuroscience for Kids
Experiments and activities about the senses.
Inventions & Technology
18th Century Inventions: A Timeline
The spinning jenny, steam engine, submarine, and flush toilet are just a few inventions of the 18th century.
19th Century Inventions: A Timeline
The saftey pin, typewriter, and sewing machine were invented this century!
20th Century Inventions: A Timeline
Crayons, airplanes and tea bags were invented in this century!
Explore construction with David Macaulay.
Celebrating 100 Years of Flight
On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright flew a man-powered aircraft for the first time. Now you can take off on a discovery of man’s attempts to fly. Presented by Scholastic.
Famous Hispanic Inventors
Biographies of famous latin or hispanic inventors from the latin world: Narciso Monturiol, Ellen Ochoa, Baruj Benacerraf, Carlos Finlay, Bernardo Houssay, Luis Federico Leloir, César Milstein, Severo Ochoa de Albornoz, Santiago Ramón y Cajal and Miguel Servet.
Read about the "inventor of the week" at this MIT site.
The "google" of invention sites - read more about women inventors, African-American inventors, colonial inventors and more.
Inventors Hall of Fame
The National Inventors Hall of Fame celebrates the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of great inventors.
Robotics - sensing-thinking-acting
A behind-the-scenes peek at the design and operation of robots.
Create a model out of digital soda straws and animate it.
Read biographies of famous female inventors, like Mary Anderson who invented the windshield wiper!
Science Fair Projects
Science Fair Project Resource Guide (Internet Public Library)
YES Mag Science Projects
Projects from the Canadian science magazine for children.
Space and Space Travel
Aviation through the Ages (Thinkquest)
last updated 2/24/09