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Bell Museum: Eco Games - Learn how a bridge, a dome, a skyscraper, a dam, and a tunnel are built on this unique, informative , and exciting website. If you ever wondered about engineering, try out this site.
Chem4Kids - Fun introduction to chemistry. Find out about matter, atoms, reactions, elements and the periodic table, and more.
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis Fun On-line - One of the largest children's museum in the world, this 356,000-square-foot facility houses 10 major galleries that explore the physical and natural sciences, history, world cultures and the arts. Whenever possible, exhibits are hands-on or participatory in nature.
Cool Science for Curious Kids - Simple science information and activities that you can do online and at home, for kids who are new to science.
Exploratorium: the museum of science, art and human perception - Investigating science behind the ordinary subjects and experiences of people's lives. The topics themselves provide 'hooks' that get people excited about science.
NASA Kids - Try out some interactive space-related games and activities for the younger crowd. Sponsored by NASA.
National Geographic Kids - Fun activities and facts about geography and science for kids in grades 4-7.
Ology - American Museum of Natural History offers a unique museum experience for kids 8-12.
PestWorld for Kids - Play "Name That Pest" or even become a Pest Detective or Pest Ranger. Interactive mysteries help uncover the world of "animals out of place"!
Science News for Kids - Science-related news, with suggestions for hands-on activities, books, and other useful materials.
The Space Place - Play games and find facts about space at this fun site sponsored by NASA. Includes ideas for teachers and a Spanish option.
Why? Files - Updated twice a month, this site presents features on the science (and math, engineering, and technology) of topics in the news from everyday life. Includes index and access to previous Why Files.
Astronauts
Amazing Space - From the Space Telescope Science Institute. Pretend you're an astronaut, play games, and more. For grades 4 and up.
NASA History Division - A history of astronauts and their biographies from NASA. For grades 4 and up.
Earth
Exploring the Planets: Earth - From the National Air and Space Museum. All about our planet Earth! For grades 4 and up.
Planet Earth: Guide to the Planet - The Planet Earth series from the Discovery Channel. Experience the incredible environments and animals that populate our beautiful planet. For grades 4 and up.
Science & Nature: Space - From the BBC. Watch videos, pick up facts, complete a puzzle of the solar system, and more! For grades 4 and up.
Visible Earth - From NASA. Images of our planet that can be searched by satellite, region, state, and more. For grades 4 and up.
Planets
ESA Kids - A website for kids from the European Space Academy. Includes information about space, earth, and other cool facts about our universe. For grades 4 and up.
Exploring the Planets - From the National Air and Space Museum. Explore comets, compare planets, take a trip on the Voyager and more! For grades 4 and up.
Solar System Exploration - Kids - A kids' page from NASA. Build your own models, submit pictures for the art gallery, watch videos and more. For 2nd grade and up.
Solar System Exploration - Planets - Solar system exploration from NASA. For grades 4 and up.
The Space Place - Games, projects, amazing facts, and more brought to you from NASA. For grades 3 and up.