Science Sites


  • Amusement Park Physics
    Explores how the laws of physics play a role in the design of amusement park rides. Design a roller coaster, determine the outcome of bumper car collisions, and more.

    Ask Dr. Universe
    How do chameleons change color? When was the light bulb invented? Why can't cats and dogs be friends? Want to know the answers to these and hundreds of other questions? Then just ask Dr. Universe, the world's most curious cat!

    BrainPop
    Brainpop is a really cool and unique site full of animated health and science movies, and fun quizzes.

    Bill Nye the Science Guy
    Learn about Bill Nye the Science Guy and his show, choose from 40 'Home Demos' you can try, watch video clips, and more.

    Color Matters
    Budding artists and anyone interested in color will want to see how color affects our mind and body, its use in design and art, plus lots more. Explains additive and subtractive color systems, how the eye sees colors, and how other cultures view and use colors.

    Cool Science for Curious Kids
    Includes five interactive activities for kids. From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

    Dr. Bob's Interesting Science Stuff
    Investigate interesting and unusual scientific topics. Includes 'Ask Dr. Bob' and 'Did You Know' sections.

    Exploring Leonardo
    Learn about Leonardo da Vinci, his futuristic inventions, and unique way of looking at the world at this attractive site.

    Extreme Science
    Where is the deepest spot in the ocean? Which creature is the strongest? Want to know what the fastest land animal is? Take a look at this site for answers to these and other scientific record-breakers!

    FT Exploring
    A fun-filled science site that explores energy and other basic scientific principles. Topics include sections on "super bugs", photosynthesis, marine science, and more. Know-it-all tortoise, Dr. Galapagos provides humorous and insightful answers to science questions.

    Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
    In 1900, life was a constant struggle. 100 years later, the world was a healthier, safer, and more productive place, due to the hard work of engineers and scientists. From electrification, to the automobile, to computers, learn how engineering has changed and improved our lives.

    How Stuff Works
    Curious about what makes things tick? How Stuff Works brings you hundreds of articles that cover a wide range of subjects like 3-D graphics, animals, video games, engines, roller coasters, toys, electricity, computers, and much more.

    Infrared Zoo
    The Infrared Zoo shows what animals look like in a whole different light. See what birds, reptiles, and mammals look like in the infrared, and learn how animals use fur, blubber, and feathers to insulate themselves.

    Planetpals.com
    Join Earthman, Sunnyray, Fluffy, and the rest of the Planetpals gang to learn all about our planet, weather, and ways you can recycle and conserve the earth's resources. You'll also find sections with crafts you can make, games, coloring pages, and lots of other fun stuff.

    Popular Science
    You'll always find plenty of cool and interesting things to read at Popular Science Magazine's web site. Articles on science, space, the Internet, computers, and more are all here to help keep you informed of the latest advances in technology.

    The Rudiments of Wisdom Encyclopedia
    Includes thousands of cartoons covering almost anything you'd like to know! Originally drawn over a period of 14 years for the Observer newspaper, you'll find information on animals, art, entertainment, music, science, sports and 16 other subjects.

    The Science Explorer
    Using common household items, make a salt volcano, a roto-coptor, or one of over 25 other projects at this nice site.