Notes for K-12 Science
Science for all ages! While focusing on sites that kids will enjoy,
this guidepost will also feature sites for educators and parents
to enhance science knowledge for all age groups.
Special news alert- science fair projects!
Exploratorium Science Fair Pages
Science Project Primer
New from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) comes BAM,
Body and Mind a new website to teach kids about health issues. An
interactive way to improve awareness of health issues and topics
MadSciNet is a comprehensive
science answer site from the Washington University Medical School.
If you can stand the hodgepodge of colors the site contains a lot
of useful info about science, finding science info on the web, and
answering basic questions like why is the sky blue in the FAQs section!
EDHelper.Com contains lesson plans and worksheets covering the life
sciences, physical sciences, agricultural sciences, environmental
sciences, and technology. The site also provides links to WebQuest,
an inquiry-oriented activity in which learners gain information
by accessing resources on the Web. WebQuests provide a question
to answer or problem to solve, along with directions to Web sites
that students or teams of students can use to complete their task.
What's that stuff? is a site from the
American Chemical Society that tells you when stuff was discovered, how it is made, and the chemical
structure of the substance. The site contains weird stuff like Cheez Whiz, Silly Putty- stuff you really do want
to know how it is made.