SCIENCE

About the Planets - Easy to use website for children. Planet facts are at your fingertips.

Adventures of Drippy the Raindrop - Read about drippy and his water adventures.

Animal Cell - Nice illustrations of a plant and animal cell. Activity sheet for this website is available to members of edwardscape.

Animal Doctor - Join Dr. Patterson and learn about a day in the life of a Veterinarian.

Animals of the Rainforest - Learn all about the animals of the rainforest. Facts about each animal accompany clear and beautiful photographs. Activity sheets for this website are available to members of edwardscape.

Arctic - Learn about the people, wildlife, and plants of the Arctic.

Ask Dr. Universe - A wonderful website where you will get answers to all your science questions.

Astronomers (Learning Center for Young Astronomers) - Great website for teaching the Solar System and Universe. Very kid-friendly.

Athropolis - Home of Throps and the Squallhoots. A great website for information on the arctic, including a glossary, games, and maps.

Bears of Yellowstone National Park - Enjoy two virtual tours that focus on the Bears of Yellowstone. One is Bear Ecology and the second is The History of Bear Management in the Yellowstone Part.

Biodiversity: Spectrum of Life - The Spectrum of Life is a survey of 28 major groups of organisms organized into basic divisions of life. Great site for exploring the diversity of life surrounding us!

Biology4Kids - Learn about cells, science methods, microbes, plants, invertebrates, and vertebrates.

Boomer Wolf Web Site - A fun website where you can find out everything you want to know above wolves.

Boreal Forest - Enjoy learning about the Boreal Forest of the World.

Bosco's Rockpile - A Place to share Archaeology, Dinosaur, Geology and Paleontology sites, photos, information and links.

Brain Pop - Brain Pop features health, science,and math movies for kids. Great site!

Brookfield Zoo - Visit the zoo and their interactive trails and classroom projects.

Canada: National Parks - Visit the Canadian parks of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and the Yukon Territory.

Canadian Parks - Explore the ecology and culture of the Canadian parks through words, pictures, and movies.

Chem4Kids! - Don't ask what matters. It just does. A lot. Everything on Earth, everything in our solar system, everything in our galaxy, and everything in the universe is made up of matter. Matter is the name scientists have given to everything that you can touch, or see, or feel, or smell. Go take a look!

Chemistry for Kids: Thinkquest - This website includes definitions, experiments, games, and quizzes that feature the topics relating to chemistry.

Chemistry: Jefferson Lab:It's Elemental - This website includes teacher and student resources as well as games and puzzles.

Chemistry: The pH Factor - Explore, explain, exchange information about pH factor.

Chemistry: WonderNet - Your science place in cyberspace! Includes information and experiments about many science topics.

Children's Tropical Forests - Find fact sheets online about the physical environment, plants, animals, and people of the rainforest.

Clean Water:Clear Choice - This Web site will help you learn what you can do to keep our water clean for generations to come.

Conserving Africa's Rhinos - Follow the Rhinos struggle for survival through this website.

Cool Clouds for "Kids" - Look at clouds that look like things, unusual clouds, pretty clouds, and clouds that you can't figure out...a fun site.

Cool Math - An amusement part of math and science. Great information on the solar system in addition to a virtual globe.

Created 4 Kids - A kid-friendly website where children can learn about earth, outer space, animal kindgom, and people & places.

Creature World - Learn about creatures from Australia to South America. Nice Site!

Department of Environmental Protection - Explore how water is used every day, why it is important to conserve water and ways we can protect our water supply.

Desert USA - Learn about the animal, wildlife, people, culture, plants, and wildflowers of the different deserts. Nice Site for kids!

Dinosaurs of the Gobi Desert - Visit the dinosaurs of the Gobi Desert through online tours featured by the Natural History Museum.

Dirt on Soil - Each shovel of soil holds more living things than all the human beings ever born. Lots of species are still waiting for scientists to identify and name them. This is a world where fungi lay traps for thread-like worms. Bacteria dine on toxic chemicals. The smaller the creature, the stranger are its habits. Dig into this underground universe and meet its tiny but helpful residents.

Disaster Area - Disasters come in many shapes and sizes. Most are related to the weather. Some are predictable -- like a hurricane. Some, like an earthquake, surprise us. It's good for you to know about the different kinds of disasters so you can be prepared! Although disasters themselves aren't fun, learning about them is!

Discovery School - Enjoy online adventures featuring the Galapagos, Global Warming, Humpbacks of Madagascar, Science of Cloning, and the Woolly Mammoth.

Drought - Learn all about drought...what is a drought? What can you do to save water during a drought? What about plants and wildlife during a drought? You can even do a drought word scramble!

E Museum - Features exhibits and interactive maps for the topics of Archaeology, Anthropology, Biology, Cultures, History, and Prehistory.

Earth Floor - Learn about plate tectonics, diversity, cycles, geologic time, spheres, biomes, and adaptation all at one website.

EarthKam - EarthKAM is a NASA sponsored program that provides stunning, high quality photographs of our planet taken from the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. Since 1996, ISS EarthKAM students have taken thousands of photographs of Earth by using the world wide web to direct a digital camera on select space flights and currently on the International Space Station.

Earth Science For Kids Only - Learn about air, natural hazards, land, and water. A NASA website.

eFieldtrips - Remove classroom walls and open windows to our world by taking eFieldtrips to the Everglades and Glacier Bay National Parks, climbing Denali, and visiting desert dwellers of Death Valley. Great website!

Einstein (American Museum of Natural History) - Visit the world through Einstein's eyes. You may be surprised by what you see!

Energy Information Administration - Learn all about energy and have fun too!

Energy Planet - This website features all you would ever want to know about the topic of energy. Topics include traditional form of energy, future forms, biographies, experiments, how energy works, and how cultures have used energy.

Energy Quest - Great site that tells the energy story. Energy libray, science projects, art gallery, biographies of super scientists, time machine, and games are also available.

Environment Patrol - Learn about endangered animals of the world, energy savers and ecology information. E.Patrol quiz is also available.

Environmental Explorers' Club - Kids can explore the science of plants & animals, garbage and recycling, water and their environment.

Environmental Protection Agency - A great way to have your students explore the environment, water cycle, recycling, and plants/animals.

Essential Guide to Rocks - This website is featured by BBC Education. Enjoy a spectacular animation and interactive timeline of 4600 million years of continental drift, fossil life and rocks. This site also features 10 virtual walks around Great Britain and a chance to discover the rocks of an urban landscape.

Evansville Museum (Arts, History, Science) - Take virtual tours of things you can make, science exhibits, the Evansville shipyard, and the Evansville Museum.

Exploratorium - Visit online exhibits a fading dot, trapezoidal window, bird in a cage, and many more illustions.

Explore Mars Now - This site offers a web-based simulator to explore Mars. Nice site!

Extraordinary Dogs - Meet extraordinary dogs whose hard work, love, and devotion not only enhance human life, but change it.

Extreme Science - Explore the world records of the Animal Kingdon and learn about the biggest living creature, oldest living thing, and the most ferocious creature!

Florida Panther Net - Learn about the state animal of Florida, and how it is being protected. Online games and activities are also available to students. teachers, and parents.

Food Chains - The A-Z of Food Chains!

Fossils! - Learn about how fossils are formed, prepared, collected, identified, and classified. There's even a game to play! Web-activity featuring this site is available to members of edwardscape.

Fossil Fuel Resources - This site is a strting point for anyone who wants to learn more about how North America uses its fossil fuel resources. Nice site!

Franklin Institute Online - Visit online exhibits that feature diverse topics.

Froguts - This is a virtual online frog dissection for those of you who choose not to use the real thing as a science experiment.

Gatorland - Enjoy exploring our fun filled site for facts about alligators, crocodiles, snakes, birds and much more.

Geo Mysteries - Enjoy Geo Mysteries with Rex the Dino Detective, a Geologic Timeline, and Fast Facts about rocks and fossils.

Glacier Bay - View mighty glaciers, historical photographs, maps, and satellite images of Glacier Bay.

Glacier National Park (Electronic Field Trip) - Imagine a class field trip with your students to the crown jewel of the Rockies without leaving the classroom. Motivate your students to learn by online discovery and inquiry.

Glacier Story - What makes a glacier? Where are glaciers found?...If you want to know the answers to these questions and more, the Glacier Story will take you on a quick tour complete with glacier photos from our historic glacier photo collection. Web-activity featuring this site is available to members of edwardscape.

Global Environmental Education Center - A website that invites children, parents, educators, and scientists to study and celebrate frogs and their habitats.

Global Warming - learn about global warming, climate, weather, and the greenhouse effect. Webquest using this site is available to members of edwardscape.

Gobi Desert (People of the Wind & Sand) - Helen and Bill Thayer trekked through blazing temperatures, sand storms and scorpions to become the first woman and man team to complete the 1,423 mile crossing of the Mongolian Gobi Desert on foot. The Thayer's journal and Helen's photography reveal the day-by-day challenge of coping with the environment the nomads take for granted.

Great Cats of the World - Learn about the Great Cats of the World through the Bridgeport Nature Center. Easy to use and kid-friendly.

Great Plant Escape - Help Detective Leplant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life!

Grasslands - Learn all about the grasslands in every continent except Antarctica.

The Great Idea Finder - Celebrate the spirit of innovation..go to The Great Idea Finder!

How Stuff Works - Learn how "stuff" works at this easy to use website.

Idaho Museum of Natural History: Fossils - Good site for kids to learn about fossils. Activities are also available.

Indian Health Service- Drug and Violence Prevention - Stories and activities focus on drug and violence prevention.

Island of the Sharks - Costa Rica's Cocos Island boasts more sharks per cubic yard of water than perhaps any other place on the planet, including whitetip reef sharks, 40-foot whale sharks, and hammerheads that school by the hundreds. Join Howard and Michele Hall, two of the world's leading underwater filmmakers, as they dive into this shark-infested paradise to shoot an IMAX large-format film.

Jane Goodall Institute - This site features Jane Goodall, chimpansees, and the Jane Goodall Institute. Nice Site!

Journey North (Study of Wildlife Migration) - The journeys of a dozen migratory species are tracked each spring. Students share their own field observations with classrooms across the Hemisphere. In addition, students are linked with scientists who provide their expertise directly to the classroom. Several migrations are tracked by satellite telemetry, providing live coverage of individual animals as they migrate. As the spring season sweeps across the Hemisphere, students note changes in daylight, temperatures, & all living things as the food chain comes back to life. Nice site!

Kapili - Covers topics relating to biology, chemistry, geography, and physics for kids. Very informative site!

Kids Adventures in Space - Easy to use website for kids. Topics include stars, moon, rockets, planets, sun, and comets.

Kids Astronomy - Explore the solar system, deep space, space exploration, and the universe. This site has wonderful graphics and is easy to follow. Web-activity for this website is available to members of edwardscape.

Kids Corner:Rainforests -Watch a video and learn about rainforests. Fact Sheets and a virtual tour of a rainforest is also included.

Kids Cosmos-Student Center - Explore your universe and learn about astronomy, the sun, planets and moons, stars, galaxies, space exploration and other topics.

Kids Dig Reed- (Farmstead Archaeological Site) - Welcome to the Reed Farmstead Archaeological Site! Discover an actual archaeological site while learning about archaeology and how archaeologists work. Reconstruct how our ancestors lived over 150 years ago! Through a series of games, puzzles, and a virtual site tour,you'll learn about the families who lived on the farmstead and how these people were able to make a living in the rugged uplands of eastern West Virginia!

Kids Go Wild - Find out what is going on around the world by visiting Wild News. Learn about cool animals by checking out the Wild Animal Facts, and visit the Wild Arcade while getting involved in learning about saving wild animals and the environment!

Kids for Forests:Greenpeace - Great -site for getting kids involved in the study and issues of forests.

Kids Adventures in Space - Easy to use website for kids. Topics include stars, moon, rockets, planets, sun, and comets.

KidsHealth - Kids can learn about dealing with their feelings and with staying healthy.

Kids' Planet - Great website featuring facts, games, and activities for saving our environment.

KIDZ - Explore the rainforest, colouring and game activities included. Nice site!

Koday's - This site features Amazing insects and a facts/photos of rocks and minerals. This website is done by kids, for kids.

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science - Click on your book cover and you'll find summaries and a quiz to go with each lesson. Activity Sheets for this website are available to edwardscape members.

Magic School Bus - Many fun activities for kids to enjoy..Great website!

Marine Biology:The Living Oceans - Dive into the Worlds Within the Sea, Work the System, and visit the Ocean Creature Feature. Fun games and activities await you!

The Mary Rose - The Mary Rose is the only 16th century warship on display anywhere in the world. After a long and successful career, she sank accidentally during an engagement with the French fleet in 1545. Her rediscovery and raising were seminal events in the history of nautical archaeology.

McGraw-Hill Teacher Resources Grade 2 - Activites and answer key to go along with Grade 2 Science curriculum. Great resource for the classroom!

McGraw-Hill Teacher Resources Grade 3 - Activities and answer key to go along with Grade 3 Science curriculum. Great resource for the classroom!

McGraw-Hill Teacher Resources Grade 4 - Activities and answer key to go along with Grade 4 Science curriculum. Great resource for the classroom!

McGraw-Hill Teacher Resources Grade 5 -Activities and answer key to go along with Grade 5 Science curriculum. Great resource for the classroom!

MBGNET - Study Biomes of the World, Freshwater, and Marine Ecosystems with your children the easy and fun way!

NASA Just for Kids - NASA KIDS offers a fun way for children to learn about NASA's activities and science, using interactive tools and kid-attractive pages. NASA KIDS is an on-line or printable resource designed for kids aged 5 to 14.

National Geographic for Kids - Wonderful website with numerous activities for kids.

National Geographic:Science Biographies - Biographies of scientists who have specialized in specific areas. Biographies are nicely presented.

National Geographic: Rain Forest at Night - Take a virtual tour of a rainforest at night in the dark of a Borneo. Kids will love this site!

National Geographic: Virtual Solar System - Discover the wonders of our solar system online. Great presentation for kids!

National Geographic: Xpeditions - It's all here- resources, xpeditions, and activities!

National Ocean Service (Oil Spills & Toxic Chemicals in Coastal Environments) - If you would like to learn more about oil spills or hazardous chemical accidents, this is the site for you!

National Parks of Canada - Explore the National Parks, National Historic Sites, and Marine Conservation Areas of Canada. Nice website!

National Parks of United States - Experience America's national parks through their history, culture, and natural environments. Great Site!

New York City (What Makes The Big Apple Grow?) - Learn about the New York City Water Supply System by viewing an interactive tour of historic phtotgraphs. Interesting site!

Nine Planets For Kids - Nine Planets offers comprehensive information featuring the nine planets of our solar system.

Oakland Zoo - Spend a day at the Zoo..your kids will love it!

Ocean Animals - Learn more about the animals that inhabit our oceans. Easy website to use with lots of information. Web-activities and graphic organizers for this website are available to members of Edwardscape.

Ology - Learn about genetics, biodiversity, paleontology, astronomy, and Einstein the fun way! Wonderful website sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History. Web-activity for this website (Digging for fossils in Mongolia) is available to members of edwardscape.

One Earth - Share the adventures of a Trek across the Gobi desert and a journey to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This site features adventures that promote awareness of the critical need to preserve and protect the beauty and diversity of Earth.

Organic Fun Farm - Site includes the Farmhouse, Vegetable Garden, Cows, Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Machinery, Fields and Crops, Trees, Plants & Flowers, Water and Our Solar System! Kid-friendly site.

Our Earth - Learn more about endangered species, the air around us, recycling and beyond, and water wonders. Website is sponsored by Environmental Education for Kids.

Passport to the Rainforest - A gallery of images and information on the trees, plants, birds, animals and insects of the rainforest. A place to find out about the organisms and issues we'll encounter on this virtual expedition.

Peregrine Falcons in New York City - Learn more about the return of Peregrine falcons to New York City!

People of Manu: Rainforest - A PBS adventure that explores the people of Manu, located in Peru's hidden rainforest.

Plants - Everything you want to know about plants is at this website!

Plants and Our Environment - This is a webquest for plants and the Environment.

Rain Forest (Virtual Tour) - Features a slide show designed as an introduction to tropical rain forests and some of their most interesting inhabitants, including people, plants and wild animals. Appropriate for all ages, so some of the language is simple so that younger "travelers" can understand.

Ranger Rick:Kids Zone - Enjoy outdoor stuff, cool tours, games, and a reading corner at this website designed for kids.

Recycle City - Take a tour of a recycled city and leave knowing much more about what you can do to help protect the environment.

Reed Farmstead Archaeological Site - Vist the Reed Farmstead and learn about archaeology and how archaeologists work.

Reptiles and Amphibians of Everglades National Park - Visit the reptiles and amphibians of Everglades National Park by participating in an online fieldtrip.

Rock-Essential Guide - Viewing an interactive timeline featuring 4600 million years of continental drift, fossil life, and rocks is just one part of this website. Kids will also enjoy the virtual rock walks, and the stones at home which features experiments in and around their own homes.

Rock Hounds - This is the place to go for "rock knowledge". Literature connections and activities are also included. Web-activity for this website is available to members to edwardscape.

Rocks for Kids - This website features how rocks are made, identified, and used. Site also has a Teachers' Corner.

San Diego Natural History Museum - Great Field Guide to plants, animals, minerals, and fossils!

Science Around the World - Kids World provides you with a listing of Science-related websites for your students to use while learning an researching various topics.

Science Connections - Learn about five different types of living things the fun way! Includes protists, fungus, animals, plants, and bacteria.

Science4Kids - Sci4Kids is a series of stories about what scientists do here at the Agricultural Research Service. Geared to kids about 8 to 13 years old, it is produced by the ARS Information Staff in Beltsville, Maryland.

SeaWorld:Wild Arctic - Enjoy polar profiles, arctic explorers, adaptations, and activities.

Shedd:World's Aquarium - Shedd Educational Adventures (SEA) contains a treasure trove of aquatic science resources for K-12 teachers and students. SEA brings the Philippines to life for your students with fact sheets and multimedia interactives based on the Wild Reef exhibit at Shedd Aquarium.

Smithsonian Zoological Park - Visit the park and explore the animal exhibits and galleries. Great website!

Space Kids - Take a virtual space tour and sky watch a night sky.

Space Place - Make spacey things, do spacey things, space science in action, and learn about Dr. Marc's amazing facts.

Sue at the Field Museum - Meet Sue,the largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex. She was discovered by fossil hunter Sue Hendrickson in 1990, in the badlands of South Dakota.

The Tech - Learn about plate tectonics, seismograms, waves, and earthquakes.

United State Department of the Interior-Kids on the Web - This website provides information about many topics relating to the Department of the Interior. Topics include butterflies, shorebirds, landmarks, coalmining, Hoover Dam and Alaska.

USGS - This website is dedicated to exploring topics on, in, around, and about the Earth, such as land, water, plants, animals, and maps.

Veterinarian Jobs - This site features the different kinds of jobs that veterinarians do. Great photos and details for kids to learn about veterinarians in action.

Volcano Expedition:Costa Rica - Join scientists and researchers visit active volcanoes of Costa Rica. You will find detailed reports of research findings, video of scientists in action, and dramatic photographs of this spectacular tropical region.

Volcano World - Study about the Earth's volcanoes and current eruptions.

Water Science - Enjoy easy to follow water experiments that kids can do at home or in school.

Water Science for Schools - Water Science for schools offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your knowledge.

Water Wisdom for Kids - Explore the many dimensions of water from the water cycle to water conservation.

Weather for Kids - A current weather channel map available for viewing along with information on weather-related topics.

Weather Webquest - This is a webquest for young children (Grades 2-5). Nicely done.

Web Weather for Kids - Learn what makes weather wet and wild, do cool activities, and become a pro at forecasting the weather on Web Weather for Kids.

Whale Times - Take an adventure to the ocean. Find out how your favorite animals survive in the sea, what they eat, where they live and much more.

Windows to the Universe - Explore the universe the fun way! Beginner, Intermediate, and advanced levels of study are available at this very informative website.

World Weather - Great site for worldwide weather!

Yellowstone National Park: Just for Kids - Enjoy this kid's page from Yellowstone National Park. Features coloring and game activities.