Check out the elementary, middle school, and secondary Websites.

Elementary Science Websites
Elementary Science Wiki

Animal and Plant Life Cycles:
Animal Science Sites - alphabetical list of animal sites
Blank Frog Life Cycle Diagram - diagram needs to have details filled in
Biology of Plants - interactive information about plants and how they adapt to survive
Bugs - interactive site about bugs
Children's Butterfly Site - contains teaching and learning tools about butterflies
Frog Life Cycle Diagram - printable from Enchanted Learning with information filled in
Great Plant Escape - interactive plant activity
Plant Parts.exe - Flash animation, matching game, lets student know if he or she is right or wrong, only runs on PC not Mac
Share the World - free educational program to help elementary children develop respect and compassion for all living things
What a Plant Needs to Grow.ppt - PowerPoint Presentation on what items are required by a plant to successfully grow

Experiments and Games:
Brain Pop Jr. - contains lesson ideas for different science topics
Edheads - contains differnt science activities and lesson ideas for different science topics such as weather and simple machines
NASA for Kids - activities and games for kids from NASA
PBS Kids - ZOOM Show - ZOOM Science Activities
Science Clips - interactive clips about science, sorted by age level and topic
Science NetLinks - check out lessons section
USGS Science Resources for Primary Grades (K-6)
Virtual Trips - look at the list and find one related to a science topic
Free Science Games and Interactives for Kids
Gravity Launch Game
National Geographic Games
Science Vocabulary Hangman - choose from lists of various science topics
Goofy Smart Kids: Science - Science Games for Kids

Human Body:
Brain - contains PowerPoint presentations, interactives for kids, and information for the teacher
Cell Structure - contains PowerPoint presentations, interactives for kids, and information for the teacher
Human Body - contains PowerPoint presentations, interactives for kids, and information for the teacher
Muscle Hustle - work the muscles in the proper sequence to avoid being caught on your bike
Skeletons - contains PowerPoint presentations, interactives for kids, and information for the teacher
Skeleton Shakedown - put the skeleton back together again
Take a Ride Through the Body - interactive ride through the human body, see body systems up close

Rock Cycle:
Earth Resources - alphabetical list of earth resources, includes rock and water cycle
Interactive Rock Cycle Animation
Rock Cycle Diagram - include animations and information about various rocks
Rock Hounds - discover how rocks are formed, contains animations
Rocks and Soil - interactive activity about rocks and soil from the BBC

Science Content for Elementary Teachers:
Brain Pop Jr. - science topics information
Chem for Kids - basic information about chemistry for kids or anyone
Elementary science - wiki containing tons of elementary science resources, many interactives
Elementary Science Topics - various science topics for the elementary classroom
eNature - bringing nature to life
Enchanted Learning - science pages and activities
General Resources - elementary science resources set up by topic
Glossary - interactive science glossary for grades 1-6, pronounces each word with a click of a button
How the Body Works - short clips about how the different body systems work
Nine (Eight) Planets for Kids - Kids can explore the solar system. Includes facts and pictures.
Primary Science resources
StarChild - a space learning center, reads the content to the viewer

Solar System:

Moon Phase Activity - hands on experience with the moon phases
Solar Eclipse - animation which shows how a solar eclipse occurs
Space Resources - alphabetical list of space resources
Star Child - a learning center for young astronomers, under Level 1, the program is read to the students by the computer
Your Weight on Other Worlds - Ever wonder what you might weigh on Mars or the Moon? Here's your chance to find out.

States of Matter:

Characteristics of Materials - interactive site to help students understand the different characteristics of materials
Cornstarch Suspension - states of matter activity
Three States of Matter - basic information about the three states of matter
Vocabulary Hangman - scroll down and look for atoms and matter

State Standards Info:

Elementary Science Core Curriculum (Grades K-4) - a 41-page document that describes the NYS Standards for elementary science
NYLearns.org - site done by the University of Buffalo about the NYS Standards
Thinkfinity - over three thousand lessons and student interactives matched to New York State Learning Standards performance indicators and competencies where applicable


Water Cycle:
Interactive Water Cycle
Lesson Plan - lesson plan about the Water Cycle
Water Activity Book.pdf - printable activity book
Water Cycle Jeopardy.ppt - Jeopardy game about the weather and the water cycle

Weather:
Cloud Games - matching and concentration cloud games
Interactive Weather Maker - kids can make their own weather
Weather Activities - cool hands on weather activities for kids
Weather Games
Weather Jeopardy.ppt - Jeopardy game about the weather and the water cycle
Weather Resources - alphabetical list of weather resources
Weather Tools.ppt - PowerPoint presentation about different tools used to measure the weather
Weather Wiz Kids - a site set up by a meteorologist for kids about the weather
Web Weather for Kids




Middle School Science Websites

Astronomy:

Curious About Astronomy? Ask an Astronomer - students may ask an astronomer a question, archive of past questions
NASA for Students - contains both student and educator sections
Planets from Enchanted Learning - contains info about the planets set up in graph form
Welcome to the Planets - images from NASA's planetary exploration program
Virtual Journey into the Universe

Chemistry:
Autumn Leaves - Fall leaf colors - Why do autumn leaves change color and fall?
Chemistry for Kids - information about basic chemistry
Strange Matter - Discover the secrets of everyday stuff - check out the stuff for teachers section


Density:
Lesson: Why do Boats Float? - lesson about how water molecules interact to enable objects to float or sink
NOVA Online | Voyage of Doom | Buoyancy Brainteasers


Environment:
EEK! - Our Earth - learn about the environment and environmental issues
Endangered Species - Clickable Map - click on a state in the interactive map to see what species are endangered within the selected state
Endangered Species - info about endangered species and how to save them
Endangered Species Fact Sheets - electronic fact sheets on over 50 species
Energy for Kids - has energy facts, fun and games, and classroom activities
EPA Educational Resources - for students and teachers, teaching center (lessons)
NOAA Education - specially for teachers
Volcano World - The Web's Premier Source of Volcano Info - games for students and information and lesson ideas for teachers
World Wildlife Fund - see conservation in action

Interactive Sites:
7th Grade Science Sites - list set up by topic
8th Grade Science Sites - list set up by topic
Interactive Matter - interactive matter presentation
Middle School Science Portal - resources for the middle school classroom
NOVA Online | Voyage of Doom | Buoyancy Brainteasers - activity about buoyancy
Punnett Squares - Punnet Square interactive activities, contains online journal for students
Science NetLinks - lessons and Internet resources
States of Matter - info about states of matter, simulation of molecule movement by state of matter
States of Matter and Temperature - select material and temperature and see how molecules of the material act at a certain temperature


Secondary Science WebsitesChemistry:
Chemistry Virtual Lab - simulations about various chemistry topics
End-of-Course-Chemistry help based on VA standards - review activities based on VA standards but could still be applicable to NY students
Links for Science - grouped by topic
Nobel Prize Winners - games for students about past Nobel Prize winners
Science Learning Network - links and news
Scientific Calculator - online scientific calculator to include unit conversions
Science Resources - general set of science resources, may include elementary science resources
Secondary Science resources

Earth Science:
Earth Science - resources from Internet 4 Classrooms
Earth Science Animations - set up by topics
Earth Science resources created by teachers
Earth Science Resources - vast resources to include many visualizations
Earth Science video - check out this "Why Earth Science?" video from You Tube
Earth to Class - bringing earth science images to the classroom
Interactive Geological Time Scale from American Geological Institute
NASA Earth Observatory
Resources For Earth Sciences and Environmental Science
Secondary Science resources
Science NetLinks: resources and lessons for Teaching Science
Science Learning Network - links and news
Volcano World- for students and educators
Walk in the Forest - interactive soil analysis

Environmental:
EPA Educational Resources - for students and teachers
NASA Earth Observatory
NOAA Education - specially for teachers - info about weather and climate change
Planet Earth : Discovery Channel - planet earth videos
Tree Identification - basics of tree identification
USGS - U.S. Geological Survey - info about societal issues such as climate variability, ecosystem, and human health

Forensic Science:
Fingerprinting: a lesson plan on classification
Forensic Entomology - explore the science of forensic entomology
Forensics for High School - various resources grouped by topic
Who Did It? Forensic Science Lesson - explore how forensic science is used in criminal investigations

General Links:
Edheads - Activate Your Mind! - activities related to weather, simple machines, anatomy (brain stimulation and knee and hip replacements), and a crash scene
Links for Science - something for every science topic
NPR: Science Friday

Living Environment:
Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum - bioscience info
Action Bioscience - promotes bioscience literacy
Biology in Motion - interactives to demonstrate basic biological processes
Biology Resources - list of Internet resources for biology
DNAi (DNA Interactive) - register for access to DNAi features such as personalized Web page, Lesson Builder, and DNAi Teacher Guide
Dolan DNA Learning Center's Gene Almanac - timely info about genes
Habitat Adventure - Panda Challenge
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) - info about Human Genome Project, check out Educational Resources section
Nobel Prize Winners - games for students about past Nobel Prize winners
NOVA | World in the Balance | PBS - examines world population growth
OR Live- live operations for various procedures
Reconstructors Solve Medical Mysteries - Rice University -virtual science missions
Resources for the Biology Classroom - lesson plans, resources, practice quizzes
Resources for Teaching Biology
Science Learning Network - news, links, and museums
Science NetLinks: lessons and resources for teaching science
Science Resources - general set of science resources, may include elementary science resources
Secondary Science resources
Solve a crime using DNA - virtual DNA experiment
Tree Identification - basics of tree identification
Vaccine production - virtual activity involving vaccine production
Walk in the Forest - interactive soil analysis

Physical Science:
Amusement Park Physics - build a virtual roller coaster
Links for Science - science links grouped by science topic
Multimedia Physics Studio - brief animations to demonstrate physics concepts
Nobel Prize Winners - games for students about past Nobel Prize winners
NOVA - list of physic and math programs
Physical Science Sites
Physics Classroom - help with physics
Science NetLinks: resources for teaching science
Science of light in color
Science of light - laws of light
Science Learning Network - links and news
Science Resources - general set of science resources, may include elementary science resources
Scientific Calculator - online scientific calculator to include unit conversions
Secondary Science resources
Shockwave Physics Studio - Shockwave player required, contains animations of physics concepts, many animations contain activity sheets