Science Links


 

Animals

ENature
A site developed by the National Wildlife Federation. The "Field Guide" section is an animal encyclopedia.

Animal Planet
Contains an animal encyclopedia in the "Animals A to Zoo" section.

National Geographic Animals
An encyclopedia of animal life

Sea World/BuschGardens
This section is an encyclopedia for sea animals

Birds
A bird encyclopedia developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Kids' Planet Endangered Species
Fact sheets for over 50 endangered species

 

Natural History Notebooks
Fascinating facts about 246 animal species from the Canadian Museum of Nature

The San Diego Zoo
Many features about animal life

Secrets at Sea  #
Grades 4 to 8; An interactive online game for students to solve mysteries while uncovering facts about ocean life


Wetlands
 

Wetlands
Created by the Missouri Botanical Garden

  

Biomes

Introduction to Biomes
Good data for young students about biomes



Rainforest

 

All About Rainforests
Enchanted Learning's large Rainforest site designed for elementary students

 Jungle Photos
 Photos and data about Rainforests

 

edHelper - Rainforest Activities
Information, pictures, and activities about the Rainforest


Cells

Biology for Kids
This site discusses and illustrates the basics of biology and includes a large section on cells.

Cells Alive!
A large site containing illustrations, explanations, photos, and links all pertaining to cells.

Eureka Science - I Can Do That
Sections on about DNA, RNA, cells, protein and cloning.

Great Plant Escape #
Help Detective Le Plant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life.

 

 

Dinosaurs

Prehistoric Life
Pictures and information on prehistoric life from the Canadian Musem of Nature

Zoom Dinosaurs
Zoom Dinosaurs is a comprehensive on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs. It is designed for students of all ages and levels of comprehension.
 
 
Earth Science



Volcano World

Thank you Ms. Walters' Class for helping me update the link.
"The Web's Premier Source of Volcano Info"

Sea and Sky
An interesting site with data and pictures about the universe and our oceans

Welcome to the Planets
This is a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.

Space.com
An online magazine devoted to Space - contains articles on current events, a large archive of pictures, and many departments

Astronomy for Kids
Information on planets, stars, the sun, and the universe, not very detailed but good for preliminary information

Ask Dr. Universe
Questions and answers on many topics


Technology

How Stuff Works
Hundreds of articles about how things work such as: gas engines, cellphones, computers, etc.