Science for Kids and Teens in the Best of the Web Directory

Science for Kids and Teens

4-H Youth Development

Works with youth to develop life skills, including the adoption of innovative technologies. Provides resources, information, photo gallery, technology projects, and work-groups. 4H

Adventures of Josie True

Interactive story featuring science and technology based games and activities aimed particularly at girls.

Ask A Scientist

Students and teachers ask science questions and get an answer back by email. Includes archives, and question of the week. (Q and A not active during summer months.).

Ask Dr. Universe

Provides answers to a wide range of questions about science. Also includes the procedure to submit queries.

Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears

Ezine for K-5 teachers covering thematic issues of science, literacy and the polar regions. Includes lesson plans and stories for students.

Bill Nye

Bill Nye the Science Guy introduces kids to Nye Labs. Check out home demos, the question of the week, e-cards, episode guides, and the store.

Black Hole Gang

Provides sources for kids and lesson planning to teachers on various topics related to science.

The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits

Interactive online tool for kids that explains the technology about electric circuits.


Information about the cultural phenomenon of bubbles. Includes history, references and games.

Canadian Association for Girls In Science

Promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics among girls. Includes information on activities and events.


Presents information for children about the science behind cosmetics, perfumes and toiletries. Includes fun facts and activity ideas. From the UK's Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association.

Christopher Columbus Awards

Science and technology competition for middle students. Includes mechanics for judging and details on how to join.


Gives kids an interactive portal to explore and discover science, technology, and engineering.

Cyber Science School

Teacher created science site that provides life science students with links to interactive activities and other resources.

Discover Primary Science

Promotes and helps to develop creativity. Also shows how important science is to our everyday lives and how much fun it can be.

Discovery Kids

Contains related articles, science games, books, videos, and apps for preschoolers.

EIA Energy Kids

Award winning website teaches kids about energy. What is energy, what are energy sources, and the history of energy. Offers games and activities, plus lessons for teachers.

ENC Digital Dozen

Each month the ENC selects useful math and science sites for teachers and students. Includes archives. - Illustrated Scientific Dictionaries

Link to all sorts of science-related dictionaries, including astronomy, geology, hurricanes, landforms, botany, and butterflies. - Science Pages and Activities

Find fun educational science activities for elementary school students, including printouts, quizzes, dictionaries, and games.

Eureka Science

Caters to science teachers, students and to those who want to better understand the latest science news.

Explain that Stuff

Articles related to Science and Technology such as space, gadgets, communications, computers and tools.


Presents a science library on various related topics, including art in San Francisco. Also provides information on activities and other linked sources.

Interactive science education for teachers and students.

Exploring Nature Educational Resource

Resource materials for educators, students, and parents for exploring natural science.

Exporatorium: Science Snacks

Lists experiments and activities, with descriptions, instructions, and materials needed.

Extreme Science

Presents collections of world records and amazing facts about animals, the weather, space, time and the earth.

The Field Museum

Offers collections and learning related to Anthropology, Botany, Geology, Paleontology and Zoology. Includes events, museum history, and membership details.

The Guardians

Official umbrella project of the EU’s Netd@ys. Features interactive science activities on microbiology, the outer space and the rainforest.

Kids Science Challenge

3rd thru 6th grade students can submit challenges and problems to be solved by scientists and engineers.

Kids' Science Page

Video presentations, web seminars, books, and links to resources on science learning from Vicki Cobb, an author specializing in nonfiction books for children.

Kinetic City

Online radio show featuring science news, resources, and online games.

Make Me Genius

Kids of primary school (K8 & K12 grades/level) can learn various science subjects through animated videos and movies in which cartoons characters teach the students by showing science projects and examples.

Natural History Museum

Presents science-related interactive games for kids.

Natural Inquirer

Middle school science educational journal created so that scientists can share their research with middle school students. naturalinquirer

Real Science-4-Kids

Offers home school science books and curriculum materials for elementary, middle school, and high school learners.

School Science Fairs Resource Page

Helps students in getting ideas for their science fair projects. Features projects for primary, elementary, intermediate, and senior students.

Sci Network

Contains index of information for various science questions.

Science and Nature

Contains information about various related topics such as animals, prehistoric life, space, human body and mind. Also includes photo galleries.

Science Club

Comprehensive resource with listings of science fair ideas, science experiments for kids, and general science answers.

Science Kids

Science and technology site for kids featuring experiments, games, quizzes, projects, lessons, images, and videos.

Science Made Simple

Resource for a wide range of easy science experiments, and science project ideas. Metric conversions included.

Science News for Kids

Science site aimed at kids ages nine to fourteen. Features activities, news articles, and archives sorted by category.

Information on home experiments for students and teachers. Also provides answers to all sorts of questions.


Features Science facts and trivia including interesting information on astronomy, physics, mathematics, chemistry, and biology.

Scientific American: Ask the Experts

Children can browse through hundreds of questions, archived by year, with answers provided by experts at Scientific American.

Scientific Stock Photography

Collection of scientific microscopy images includes algae, arachnids, fungi, crystals, plants, viruses, vertebrates, invertebrates, blood and organ cells, dust, cat hair, and fabric.

Strange Science

Site features a timeline which describes how man discovered and developed information about paleontology and biology.

USPTO - Kids Pages

Presents a variety of games and activities to help children learn about patents and trademarks.

WatchKnowLearn: Free Educational Videos

There are 22 videos in this category and 9898 videos in 1180 subcategories of science.

Weird Science Kids

Offers educational and entertaining hands-on science learning experiences through a variety of science toys, science fair kits, and supplies.

Windows to the Universe

Portal to discovery, explore the wealth of information available here to learn about the Earth and space sciences and related topics in the humanities including mythology, art, poetry, and more.

Women's Adventures in Science

Features games, ask a scientist module, science timeline and biographies of inspirational female scientists.


Science and math learning resource for children. Aims to provide entertaining and experience-based ways of learning.

Wonderville Games

Collection of science games that include science learning for kids from 5th to 12th grade. From the Science Alberta Foundation.

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