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<SCIENCE VOCABULARY(Grade 1- High School)>

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Prokaryotes and Viruses
Protists and Fungi






<Science for Kids>

Science Kids is the home of science & technology on the Internet for children around the world.


 <Windows To The Universe>

The National Earth Science Teachers Association sponsors this website that offers comprehensive, multi-media information to encourage learning Earth and Space science as well as a range of other related sciences for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students.: Age Range: 9 and up


<Physics Central: Physics In Pictures>

The American Physical Society sponsors this exciting website that demonstrates through multi-media technology, how things work and the importance of physics to everyone. You’ll find free information on the physics of light, sound, matter and more in the form of articles, animations, and videos.: Age Range: 10 and up  


<ACS: Middle School Chemistry>

The American Chemical Society offers free, downloadable Chemistry lessons for grades 6-8, that align with state standards. The multimedia lessons really illustrate the concepts and make them accessible to a wide variety of learning styles and aptitudes.: Age Range: 11-14  


 <ACS General Chemistry>

This  is a Web Site for General Chemistry by the American Chemical Society. This Web site is one of the components designed to help students review key concepts from the textbook through interactive exercises, visualization, and other learning tools.


<MisterGuch: Free Chemistry Resources>

This website, created by a High School Chemistry teacher, is “committed to giving out the very best free stuff to teachers.”: Age Range: 13-18 (High School, with parental supervision)

<Creative Chemistry>>

 This site offers free chemistry puzzles, interactive quizzes, instructive molecular models, worksheets and fun activities designed to help you learn about chemistry in a fun and engaging way.: Grade 5-12

<Virtual Chembook: (Einhurt College)


Twin Cities Public Television offers this website as a companion to their award-winning television show called “Newton’s Apple” that offers hundreds of steaming video clips on science topics that include:

  • Animals and Plants
  • Earth and Space
  • Health and Medicine
  • Chemistry and Food
  • Technology and Invention
  • Physics and Sports



Welcome to CosmicQuest at the Children’s Museum Indianapolis, where you will explore the universe  and learn about how astronauts survive in space!


<Biology Q&A>

This website helps build biological knowledge step-by-step through an intelligent sequence of questions and answers. This Q&A format discusses all branches of biology.: Age Range: 11 and up.


<Contemporary Physics Education Projects: CPEP>

The Contemporary Physics Education Project(CPEP)  present the current understanding of the fundamental nature of matter and energy, incorporating the major research findings of recent years. 


<Prentice Hall: Biology Place>

This website, sponsored by textbook publisher Prentice Hall, offers free biology lessons and lab animations. :  Age Range: 10-18


<Learn Earth Science >

 This website offers a free Earth Science curriculum for high school students delivered through a series of links to content on this site (and other sites) using animations, illustrations, diagrams, images, downloadable/printable pdfs, online activities and more.: Age Range: 14-18


This site offers free science tools, lessons, animations, software and more to help students learn all about seismology, plate tectonics, earthquakes, geology and much more! : Age Range: 10-18  



This site developed by a chemist in the United Kingdom for students, teachers, and those who are simply interested in chemistry offers free chemistry puzzles, interactive quizzes, instructive molecular models, worksheets and fun activities designed to help you learn about chemistry in a fun and engaging way.



This book is  useful for a motivated middle-schooler, and would be an appropriate online text for a high-school-level, full-year biology course.



This site provide tips for understanding science



This website was developed by Twin Cities Public Television with the support of 3M. This brand new, free web and mobile service is designed to improve teens’ understanding of and interest in science through a collection of the very best the web has to offer in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (or STEM).

You can get answers to science questions, browse cool images, watch great videos, play fun games, and discover great hands-on activities. All of the content has been curated and vetted by a team of experts. Each topic has a mix of easy, medium, and challenging articles, and multiple videos. Sparticl can be used in the classroom, after school, and at home.

When you get to the site, you’ll see a welcome message and some featured science videos, games, and articles. Use the horizontal menu near the top of the page to access the science behind:

*Living Things – Includes Life Science Basics, Mammals, Aquatic Life, Bugs & Worms, Reptiles & Amphibians, Plants, Birds, and Microbes & Fungi.

*Matter & Energy – Learn Physics Basics, Chemistry Basics, Materials Science, Energy, Forces & Motions, Sound & Waves, Light & Electricity, and Particle Physics.

*Tech & Invention – Get the scoop on Gadgets & Inventions, Biotech, Computers, Engineering, and Transportation.

*Body & Brain – Explore the latest in Health & Medicine, the Human Body, Food & Nutrition, Genetics & Heredity, and Mind & Behavior.

*Earth & Space – Discover the Solar System, Universe, Dynamic Earth, Ecology & Environment, Biomes & Ecosystems, Oceans & Water, Atmosphere & Weather, Landforms & Geology, and Rocks & Minerals.

*Explore – Access the latest science News, learn about Dinosaurs & Fossils, Natural Disasters, Everyday Science, and much more!



 This website offers a free “portal” to resources and interactive lessons that help students learn geology and paleontology. :Age Range: 11 and up  



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