November 30, 2009 -- From Kate, a parent, from Mansfield, who is not affiliated with the site.
Everything you need to know about making science fun at home. A very good online resource for parents to capture kids’ interest and love for science through a see-for-yourself approach in studying science concepts. Activities/experiments featured here are very easy and make use of common household items.
June 17, 2009 -- From Jim, a reader from New York State, USA, who is affiliated with the site.
The Kids’ Science Challenge is a national competition challenging 3rd to 6th graders to come up with new ideas in collaboration with real scientists and engineers. More than a competition, kids who visit the website can learn about the science behind candy making and skateboard engineering, among other themes. We offer curricula, games, videos and fun science activities to download and do at home or school. The Kids’ Science Challenge is a free competition supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
January 27, 2009 -- From Dave, a reader from Cambridge, UK, who is affiliated with the site.
Over a hundred science experiments, ranging from how to make a bowl disappear to making a light bulb light up with no wires. How to do the experiment is explained, what to expect is illustrated with photos and diagrams, and what happened is explained in detail and illustrated with loads of diagrams so you know what happened and more importantly why.
December 22, 2008 -- From Robert, a reader, from Northeast US, who is affiliated with the site.
ScienceBob.com is an excellent educational site with many free home science experiments for ages 7 and up. There is also a section on science fair ideas, as well as experiment videos, and an “Ask Bob” section.
December 18, 2008 -- From Shea, a reader, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, who is affiliated with the site.
This is a step by step guide for creating and conducting weather-related science experiments for children and their parents. It is an excellent resource.
November 18, 2008 -- From Jeff, a reader, from California, who is affiliated with the site.
Free cool fun exciting science experiments for children in the Fun Experiments section.
December 19, 2007 -- From Olivia, a reader, from Maryland, USA, who is affiliated with the site.
Taking the science fair out of the auditorium and into cyberspace.
eCYBERMISSION is a free web-based science, math and technology competition for 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade teams. Teams will propose a solution to a real problem in the community and compete for regional and national awards. Participating students can win up to $8,000 in U.S. EE Savings bonds.
eCYBERMISSION challenges students to explore how science, math and technology work in their worlds.
November 19, 2007 -- From Warren, a teacher, from New Zealand, who is affiliated with the site.
Science Postcards are a new and innovative science resource which encourages the development of scientific exploration through children’s literature. The postcards are an ideal way to motivate your class when they receive a “postcard” with a personalized message that “someone” has written to them. All resources on this site are free!
September 12, 2007 -- From Professor Franciscan, a parent, from California, who is affiliated with the site.
Find exciting science experiments, science textbooks, and science projects for everyone, from simple Kindergarten science experiments to cool science projects for the advanced scientists among you.
September 1, 2007 -- From Julian, from Israel, who is affiliated with the site.
Science Gumshoes: Children’s science through detective stories for elementary students and teachers. Among the topics: identification of gold, orchids and genetic engineering.
A fresh approach to arouse interest in science among elementary students through entertainment and curiosity.