Science Fair Projects

  • Science Experiments--ideas for Science Fair Projects

 

Earth Science

  • Biomes - world biomes including Taiga, Tundra, and Deciduous Forest
  • Biology of Plants - information on plant parts, pollination, adaptations,etc. by the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Biomes of the World - biomes of the world by the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Forest Biome - web quest
  • Franklin's Forecast - learn about today's weather technologies and build your own weather station
  • Weather Unit - includes vocabulary, activities, questions and resources
  • Weather Wiz Kids - explains the different types of weather to children
  • WeatherBug - direct link to weather station on top of Cedarburg High School!
  • Hubble Deep Field - images of the deep field from the Hubble Telescope
  • Inside the Space Station - information on each planet, shows the orbit of each planet
  • Kids Space - information on space:   games, puzzles and coloring pages
  • Nine Planets - site has text and images relating to the planet and it's moons
  • Nova Online - information on identifying stars, constellations, star maps and finding planets
  • The Space Place - interesting facts
  • The Solar System - regularly updated information on the solar system
  • NASA's Mars Exploration - games, activities and interactives related to Mars
  • NASA - track the space station and crew
  • Planet 10 - interactive virtual tour of our solar system
  • Surfing for Sunbeams - shows video of the sun rotating and the different layers of the sun.
  • NASA's Planetary Photojournal - fabulous NASA photos for each of the planets with explainations.
  • Welcome to the Planets - displays various pictures and information about each planet
  • Amazing Space - great source for pictures and activities about the solar system
  • Astro Ranger - (you need to click on the link "Restart Astro Ranger site" to enter the game.) a fun site that allows children to visit the 9 planets, along with other games and activities.
  • EEK! Environmental Education for Kids - learn more about nature, the environment and environmental issues
  • Smithsonian Institute - virtual tour of the Smithsonian dinosaur exhibits
  • San Diego Kids Habitat - well written fossil section including real photos
  • Explore Space Travel-provided through DK allows for searching of information on space travel as well as clipart.
  • Fun with Science - learn about the solar system, tour Mars, take a star tour, monitor the earth.
  • Enchanted learning - explains about the moon's craters
  • Kids Astronomy - planets, space travel and the galaxy

 

Life Science

  • National Geographic Kids--Kids' games, Animals, Photos
  • The Great Plant Escape - experiments and problem solving for students as they journey into the world of plants
  • Coral Reef Animals from Enchanted Learning - printouts and descriptions of coral reef animals
  • Coral Reef Animals from SeaWorld - photographs and brief descriptions of coral reef animals
  • Discovery Channel Online - educational resources such as: homework help, learning games, and teaching materials
  • Enchanted Learning (Biomes) - information on the complex community of plants and animals in a region and climate called a biome
  • Exploring Science and Technology - explores the process and components of photosynthesis, energy transfers and changes, energy pyramids and food chains
  • Life Science-Human Body
  • Living Things - four different sections:  individuals, families, neighborhoods and the circle of life
  • The Desert USA - information on plants, animals, geology and people
  • The Desert- information charts and graphs on the desert
  • Children's Butterfly Site - photographs, life cycle and activities
  • Farm Animals - information on various breeds of farm animals
  • General Resources on Whales - contains a virtual field trip about whales, great pictures
  • Montery Bay Aquarium - information on coral reefs and penguins with a live feed camera on the penguin exhibit
  • The New England Aquarium - penguin information and exhibit as well as other marine animals
  • Jurassic Park Institute - great site on dinosaurs for many different ages
  • Dole5aday - great site for eating right and staying healthy
  • Bag a McMeal - lists the calories, transfats, sodium, % of nutritional value for every McDonalds item. 
  • Nutrition Pyramid - Your access point for the USDA food guidance system.  It contains the latest news, background information, and resources about the food guidance system.
  • Kids Eating Healthy - New kid friendly web site from the Food and Drug Administration makes counting calories and choosing healthy snacks easy for kids.  Kids can connect what they are learning to what they see on labels in the stores.
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition Game--Nutrition game for students
  • Recyclecity-Reuse, Recycle and Reduce Waste

 

Physical Science

  • Simple Machines - basic diagrams and information
  • Simple Machines- the Simple Machines Construction Site: a variety of activities and lesson plans
  • Tour of Simple Machines - Take a tour of rooms in a house.  Children have to find simple machines and answer questions.
  • Chem 4 Kids - information on all areas of chemistry:  elements, matter, atoms, 123  math and compounds
  • The Atom's Family - variety of activities dealing with physical science
  • Element Chart-periodic table of elements
  • Simple Machines-Invention Playhouse
Last Updated: 4/19/16

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