Sites and resources for children and teens under the age of 18 dealing with general scientific topics.

Science can be defined as a process of recording data from controlled experiments, summarizing the results and then attempting to develop a rational theory to describe these results. Not all experiments lead to a successful theory, but yield results that cannot be summed up in a useful way.

Science fields include biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, earth sciences, environmental studies, and technology.

Math is closely related to science and is a necessary component of most sciences. Most branches of math do not conduct experiments, so that is why it is listed in a separate section.

The applications of successful scientific theories and applications can be astonishing. Without science, there would be no detailed environmental knowledge, electricity, space travel, air conditioning, cars, or washing machines.

There are also, some negative affects from science, such as the development of nuclear weapons and non-biodegradable plastics.

We, as a society, have choices to make on how to use these scientific developments.
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Activities and Quizzes on Science
[ Kids/Teens ] Activities, games, and quizzes on a variety of science topics. Wonderful study aid for children aged 9-13.
Adventures in Science and Technology
[ Kids ] Introduces chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, and computer science.
Alaska Science Forum
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Groups of articles on a wide array of topics, like volcanoes, geology, and living in the North.
Ask Dr. Universe
[ Kids ] All sorts of big and small questions are answered here, and include things that puzzle kids worldwide.
BBC Earth
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Useful information about humans, animals, space and the planet we live on. Includes quizzes, picture galleries, games, and news stories.
Bill Nye the Science Guy
[ Kids ] Check out the daily demo, watch a video clip or listen to an audio clips, and learn more about Bill Nye himself.
The Black Hole Gang
[ Kids ] Learn about the science adventures of Matt, Wei Ling, Rosa, A.J., and Newton. Designed as a resource for kid-friendly science on the web.
The Bubblesphere
[ Kids ] All about soap bubbles. Bubble blowing, solutions, history, fun, Java games, bubble machines and trivia.
CAGIS - Canadian Association for Girls In Science
[ Kids/Teens ] Club for girls who get together with women scientists and do fun experiments. Site also has games and experiments to do at home.
The Christopher Columbus Awards
[ Teens ] Competition open to students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Three or four students work as a team to identify a problem in their community, research it, and use science to develop an innovative solution.
Cotton Counts
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Collection of educational articles about the history, growing and processing, economic impact and applications of cotton fiber.
Detecting the Truth: Fakes, Forgery and Trickery
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains why and how people have changed paintings, maps, books, and money throughout history, and shows the tools and techniques used to detect them.
Education.com: Earth & Space Science Resources
[ Kids/Teens ] Learning about weather, erosion, cloud types, and even the outer reaches of our solar system.
Explain that Stuff
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Includes articles about science and technology, including space, computing, and nuclear power.
The Exploratorium
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A hands-on museum of science, art, and human perception in San Francisco. Site provides interactive online exhibits and exhibitions, activities, science news, and publications, general information about the museum.
The Field Museum
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Maintains exhibits and conducts research for old and new biological specimens, ancient cultural artifacts and geology. Page includes photos of exhibits, interactive map of expeditions, educational programs, and history of the facility. Located in Chicago, IL, USA.
The Flying Turtle
[ Kids/Teens ] Illustrated site celebrates and explains the basic scientific principles that govern both nature and human technology.
From Stargazers to Starships
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Earth's motion in space, Newtonian mechanics, the Sun and related physicsa, and a math refresher, on a high school level.
History Of The Universe
[ Kids/Teens ] A short history of the universe, earth, life, explained in simple terms. Begins with the big bang theory and ends with the computer age.
How a Galileo Thermometer Works
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Illustrated tutorial explains the operation of the Galileo thermometer.
How Stuff Works
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Articles explain how hundreds of things work, from elements of the human body to space-age technology.
Ingenious: Seeing Things Differently
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Find debates, photographs, and articles that create insights into science and culture. Offers the opportunity to personalize image collections, web galleries, and e-cards. [Archived by National Archives]
Interactive Science Crosswords
[ Kids/Teens ] Fill in the answers to the clues in the puzzles and learn about matter, physics, biology and environmental topics.
K-12 Science Jokes And Humor
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Jokes organized by topic, including biology, earth science, chemistry, Einstein, math, and physics.
Kaboom!
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Talks about how fireworks work, the different elements used in fireworks and how buildings are imploded.
Kids' Place: Science Library Adventures
[ Kids ] Online science adventures for kindergarten and elementary school students.
The Library of Congress: Everyday Mysteries - Browse Archived Questions and Answers
[ Kids/Teens ] Browse archive of questions and answers, fun science facts from the LOC, or ask a librarian.
Magi Early Eastern Philosophers (And a Great Poet)
[ Teens ] Introduction to contributions by Al-Khwarismi, Al-Kindi, and Omar Khayyam in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and optics. Period of time discussed is from around 680 AD to 1120 AD in the present day Middle East.
Museum of Science and Technology
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Offers online exhibits, games, research topics, and tips for kids.
NASA Education: For Students
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Covers stories, pictures, careers, programs, research tools, games, and homework topics by grade, K through 12.
National Science Foundation: News
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A multimedia gallery covering hundreds of current scientific discoveries and observations.
Natural History Museum
[ Kids/Teens ] Fun and games section that provides interactive scientific discovery experiments, such as building a volcano and taking a quiz about dinosaurs.
Nature Detectives
[ Kids/Teens ] Contains free resources and activities to download.
OLogy
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn a lot about astronomy, paleontology, and the definitions of other "ologies" on this site by taking journeys through space and the Gobi Desert. Includes games and activities and is presented by the American Museum of Natural History.
Ontario Science Centre: Science School
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Dozens of interactive science activities focus on topics ranging from the human body to computer science.
Paper Online
Educational resource includes history of paper, discusses what paper is and has instructions to make your own paper.
The Paper Project
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn about the simple process of making paper using plants or natural cloth. Page includes illustrations to show the method.
Patent and Trademark Office Kids' Page
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn about inventions, inventors, patents and trademarks through games, contests, calendar, and stories. For all ages.
Questacon
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] The National Science and Technology Centre in Australia presents free games, quizzes and activities to explain science to children and teenagers. Includes fun experiments to try at home, as well as movies and pictures about current exhibitions.
Schoolscience National Curriculum Science
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Written for teachers and students of National Curriculum science in the UK. Covers some biology, chemistry, and physics topics. Well illustrated. Includes some quizzes.
Science for Kids
[ Kids/Teens ] Features facts, games, images, quizzes, and experiments.
Science HQ
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Tutorials and quizzes on biology, chemistry, earth science, physics and astrophysics.
Science Made Simple
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Kids get simple, detailed answers to common science questions. Plus great science projects and experiments, science news and interactive unit measurement conversions.
Science Museum
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Features photos and details of exhibitions, as well as some educational games. Topics cover agriculture, technology, medicine, mathematics, social sciences, measurements, transportation, communications and weather.
A Science Odyssey
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Presents the people and the discoveries of 20th century science and technology in a variety of accessible, and interactive Web features. Based on the PBS television series.
Skytopia - World's Most Unanswered Science Project
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Collection of science questions relating to physics, chemistry, sound, music, color and light.
Soap Bubbles: Exploratorium
[ Kids/Teens ] Explore the forces that mold bubbles, bubble recipes, books about bubbles and links to additional sites.
Strange Matter
[ Kids/Teens ] Explore the world of materials science. Investigate structure, properties, processing and performance to discover the secrets of everyday stuff.
Who Wants to Win a Million Dollars? - The Science Game
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Test your knowledge of math and science as you work your way to the million dollar level. Although the questions are real, the money, unfortunately, is not.
The Why Files
[ Kids/Teens ] Explores the science behind the news such as why planes crash, how new diseases break out, and why athletes shouldn't use drugs.
Wonderville
[ Kids/Teens ] Includes games, videos, and experiments learning about science.
The World of Agnes Pflumm
[ Teens ] Official site for the Agnes Pflumm science education novels. Includes lesson plans, science project help, integrating science and art, links science and literature, and book information. Also includes tips for kids about time management.
Education.com: Earth & Space Science Resources
[ Kids/Teens ] Learning about weather, erosion, cloud types, and even the outer reaches of our solar system.
Ontario Science Centre: Science School
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Dozens of interactive science activities focus on topics ranging from the human body to computer science.
Ingenious: Seeing Things Differently
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Find debates, photographs, and articles that create insights into science and culture. Offers the opportunity to personalize image collections, web galleries, and e-cards. [Archived by National Archives]
Natural History Museum
[ Kids/Teens ] Fun and games section that provides interactive scientific discovery experiments, such as building a volcano and taking a quiz about dinosaurs.
How a Galileo Thermometer Works
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Illustrated tutorial explains the operation of the Galileo thermometer.
The Exploratorium
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A hands-on museum of science, art, and human perception in San Francisco. Site provides interactive online exhibits and exhibitions, activities, science news, and publications, general information about the museum.
BBC Earth
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Useful information about humans, animals, space and the planet we live on. Includes quizzes, picture galleries, games, and news stories.
Ask Dr. Universe
[ Kids ] All sorts of big and small questions are answered here, and include things that puzzle kids worldwide.
Alaska Science Forum
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Groups of articles on a wide array of topics, like volcanoes, geology, and living in the North.
The Library of Congress: Everyday Mysteries - Browse Archived Questions and Answers
[ Kids/Teens ] Browse archive of questions and answers, fun science facts from the LOC, or ask a librarian.
NASA Education: For Students
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Covers stories, pictures, careers, programs, research tools, games, and homework topics by grade, K through 12.
From Stargazers to Starships
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Earth's motion in space, Newtonian mechanics, the Sun and related physicsa, and a math refresher, on a high school level.
Science Museum
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Features photos and details of exhibitions, as well as some educational games. Topics cover agriculture, technology, medicine, mathematics, social sciences, measurements, transportation, communications and weather.
Nature Detectives
[ Kids/Teens ] Contains free resources and activities to download.
Wonderville
[ Kids/Teens ] Includes games, videos, and experiments learning about science.
The Christopher Columbus Awards
[ Teens ] Competition open to students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Three or four students work as a team to identify a problem in their community, research it, and use science to develop an innovative solution.
Science HQ
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Tutorials and quizzes on biology, chemistry, earth science, physics and astrophysics.
OLogy
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn a lot about astronomy, paleontology, and the definitions of other "ologies" on this site by taking journeys through space and the Gobi Desert. Includes games and activities and is presented by the American Museum of Natural History.
Adventures in Science and Technology
[ Kids ] Introduces chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, and computer science.
Paper Online
Educational resource includes history of paper, discusses what paper is and has instructions to make your own paper.
Patent and Trademark Office Kids' Page
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn about inventions, inventors, patents and trademarks through games, contests, calendar, and stories. For all ages.
Detecting the Truth: Fakes, Forgery and Trickery
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains why and how people have changed paintings, maps, books, and money throughout history, and shows the tools and techniques used to detect them.
Science for Kids
[ Kids/Teens ] Features facts, games, images, quizzes, and experiments.
Cotton Counts
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Collection of educational articles about the history, growing and processing, economic impact and applications of cotton fiber.
Interactive Science Crosswords
[ Kids/Teens ] Fill in the answers to the clues in the puzzles and learn about matter, physics, biology and environmental topics.
The Paper Project
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn about the simple process of making paper using plants or natural cloth. Page includes illustrations to show the method.
Who Wants to Win a Million Dollars? - The Science Game
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Test your knowledge of math and science as you work your way to the million dollar level. Although the questions are real, the money, unfortunately, is not.
Questacon
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] The National Science and Technology Centre in Australia presents free games, quizzes and activities to explain science to children and teenagers. Includes fun experiments to try at home, as well as movies and pictures about current exhibitions.
Kaboom!
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Talks about how fireworks work, the different elements used in fireworks and how buildings are imploded.
Science Made Simple
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Kids get simple, detailed answers to common science questions. Plus great science projects and experiments, science news and interactive unit measurement conversions.
Museum of Science and Technology
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Offers online exhibits, games, research topics, and tips for kids.
Magi Early Eastern Philosophers (And a Great Poet)
[ Teens ] Introduction to contributions by Al-Khwarismi, Al-Kindi, and Omar Khayyam in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and optics. Period of time discussed is from around 680 AD to 1120 AD in the present day Middle East.
National Science Foundation: News
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A multimedia gallery covering hundreds of current scientific discoveries and observations.
How Stuff Works
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Articles explain how hundreds of things work, from elements of the human body to space-age technology.
CAGIS - Canadian Association for Girls In Science
[ Kids/Teens ] Club for girls who get together with women scientists and do fun experiments. Site also has games and experiments to do at home.
Strange Matter
[ Kids/Teens ] Explore the world of materials science. Investigate structure, properties, processing and performance to discover the secrets of everyday stuff.
The Field Museum
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Maintains exhibits and conducts research for old and new biological specimens, ancient cultural artifacts and geology. Page includes photos of exhibits, interactive map of expeditions, educational programs, and history of the facility. Located in Chicago, IL, USA.
K-12 Science Jokes And Humor
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Jokes organized by topic, including biology, earth science, chemistry, Einstein, math, and physics.
Soap Bubbles: Exploratorium
[ Kids/Teens ] Explore the forces that mold bubbles, bubble recipes, books about bubbles and links to additional sites.
The Why Files
[ Kids/Teens ] Explores the science behind the news such as why planes crash, how new diseases break out, and why athletes shouldn't use drugs.
A Science Odyssey
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Presents the people and the discoveries of 20th century science and technology in a variety of accessible, and interactive Web features. Based on the PBS television series.
Schoolscience National Curriculum Science
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Written for teachers and students of National Curriculum science in the UK. Covers some biology, chemistry, and physics topics. Well illustrated. Includes some quizzes.
Bill Nye the Science Guy
[ Kids ] Check out the daily demo, watch a video clip or listen to an audio clips, and learn more about Bill Nye himself.
The Flying Turtle
[ Kids/Teens ] Illustrated site celebrates and explains the basic scientific principles that govern both nature and human technology.
The Black Hole Gang
[ Kids ] Learn about the science adventures of Matt, Wei Ling, Rosa, A.J., and Newton. Designed as a resource for kid-friendly science on the web.
Skytopia - World's Most Unanswered Science Project
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Collection of science questions relating to physics, chemistry, sound, music, color and light.
Activities and Quizzes on Science
[ Kids/Teens ] Activities, games, and quizzes on a variety of science topics. Wonderful study aid for children aged 9-13.
The Bubblesphere
[ Kids ] All about soap bubbles. Bubble blowing, solutions, history, fun, Java games, bubble machines and trivia.
The World of Agnes Pflumm
[ Teens ] Official site for the Agnes Pflumm science education novels. Includes lesson plans, science project help, integrating science and art, links science and literature, and book information. Also includes tips for kids about time management.
Explain that Stuff
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Includes articles about science and technology, including space, computing, and nuclear power.
Kids' Place: Science Library Adventures
[ Kids ] Online science adventures for kindergarten and elementary school students.
History Of The Universe
[ Kids/Teens ] A short history of the universe, earth, life, explained in simple terms. Begins with the big bang theory and ends with the computer age.

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