Helpful Websites

DUVENECK SCIENCE FAIR Helpful Websites

Age-appropriate ideas for Science Fair projects
http://www.madsci.org/libs/areas/sci_fair.html

More age-appropriate ideas for Science Fair projects
http://k-6educators.about.com/education/k-6educators/msub158.htm

Get the exact time of sunrise, sunset, and moon data
http://riemann.usno.navy.mil/AA/data/docs/RS_OneDay.html

Cool Science for curious kids
http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/

Discovery Channel site – good ideas, all in the form of questions (e.g. Why toilet bowl water twirls clockwise?)
http://www.discovery.com/area/skinnyon/skinnyon970523/skinny1.html

Educational site on the Hubble Telescope
http://heritage.stsci.edu/

Participatory site involving kids in monitoring the migration patterns of Monarch Butterflies
http://www.monarchwatch.org/

Good site for marine investigations in tidepools
http://library.thinkquest.org/J001418/

Life Science activities
http://trc.ucdavis.edu/Coursepages/EXCITES/ls.html

PBS science site
http://www.pbs.org/neighborhoods/science/

NSF-sponsored Science Club
http://www.halcyon.com/sciclub/

Interesting site on stuff to do with trees
http://www.domtar.com/arbre/english/start.htm

Stuff to do with turtles
http://www.turtlecafe.net/

The Learning Network (formerly Family Education Network) – science ideas that work from parents
http://fen.com/whatworks/item/nogroup-index/0,3002,1-12387,00.html?ecu02163

Another PBS science experiment site
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/zoom/sci/index.html

Good resource for information on animal diversity (reference)
http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/

Resource site for info on satellites, the space shuttle, constellations
http://www.heavens-above.com/

Good ideas on things to do with insects
http://www.insectclopedia.com/

The SF Exploratorium site
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

How Stuff Works – background information on a wide variety of things
http://www.howstuffworks.com/

The New Scientist’s site for kid science explorations
http://www.newscientist.com/lastword/lastword.html

NASA Kids site: fun games and some science projects
http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/

Science project that won the Westinghouse competition:
http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/News/2001/News-ChandraKids.asp

Science activities
http://www.mcrel.org/whelmers/

Science experiments for kids
http://www.gomilpitas.com/homeschooling/explore/sci.htm

Science experiment links from the Hobbs Public Library
http://hobbspublib.leaco.net/science.htm

Directory of additional science project websites

http://ipl.si.umich.edu/div/kidspace/projectguide/topic.html

and finally, here are a few sites for ordering science supplies:

Flinn Scientific
http://www.flinnsci.com/

Carolina Biological Supply Company
http://www.carolina.com/

Math Science Nucleus (in Fremont)
http://www.msnucleus.org/