From the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, this site allows you to design your own space station, take an expedition to the North Magnetic Pole, and gather scientific information about the solar system.
Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress.
Browse archived questions and answers on topics from Agriculture to Zoology. Includes a link to
ask a librarian
at the Library of Congress basic research questions related to science, technology, and engineering. They provide assistance for teachers and science fair participants but they do not answer student homework questions. (Sorry)
Fear of Physics.
Designed for teachers and students in middle and high school, this site contains many different simulations to demonstrate the concepts of physics.
Frog dissection made easy. This is a subscription service but, if you click on "Demos" you will be taken to a Flash page that walks you through dissecting a frog online.
How Stuff Works.
Click on categories to see how engines, computers, hurricanes, tornadoes, cruise missiles, medical school, and other stuff works.
A species search engine. This site uses web services to talk to source databases, extract data, and assemble a page for each species.
A global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. Includes studies on Monarch butterflies, whooping cranes, bald eagles, hummingbirds, robins, gray whales, and more.
The Science Behind the X-Files.
Provides the show's fans with the scientific explanations behinds the show's seemingly unexplained phenomenon.
The Why Files.
Provides information on current topics and information on the science behind the news.
Science Fair Project.com
Projects for grades 1-12. Includes detailed instructions, materials lists, and helpful graphics.
Science Fair Project Resource Guide.
This Internet Public Library site guides you through understanding the "Scientific Method," to choosing a topic, to "Asking an Expert," tips and tricks, and links to Science Fair sites.
Volcanoes: Can We Predict Volcanic Eruptions?
Try your hand at melting rocks. Learn about Earth's plates. Includes video clips.
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