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SCIENCE FUN
for Primary Students (Grades K-3)

Fun Science Websites Agriculture and Farming Animals
Astronomy Aviation (Flying) Bodies
Caves Dental Health Earth Science
Environment Five Senses Food and Nutrition
Inventors and Inventions Kites Habitats
Landforms Life Science Light and Color
Machines Magnets Natural Disasters
Nature Oceans Plants and Trees
Rainforests Seasons Science Fairs
Safety Solar System Sound
Transportation Water Weather

 

 

FUN SCIENCE WEBSITES

National Geographic Kids
Games, videos, quizzes, puzzles, fun facts and so much more!

KBears: Science World
Fun science games and activities!

Greta's Game Station
Science Game links from the creators of Pete's Power Point Station

Kratt's Creatures
FUN website from PBS Kids
*FREE membership required.

Dog Pound
Fun and interesting fact game from PBS Kids' Fetch!

Clip Art Gallery: Science
from Discovery School

Cool Science
for curious kids!

Brain Pop: SCIENCE
Free Science movies and related activities - FUN! *More movies available with paid subscription.

Bill Nye the Science Guy
Fun video clips, teaching guides for Bill Nye episodes, e-cards and more!
     

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AGRICULTURE & FARMING

The Great Corn Adventure
Learn the history, harvesting and uses of CORN! (Check out the Fun Facts!)

PPPST: Agriculture & Farm Animals
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
  

Pilosos: Farm
Bilingual Spainsh/English - click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

KB Farm
Join Farmer Joe to learn all about farms and farm animals!

Coloring Pages: Farm Animals
also makes great clip art for newsletters, projects and more!

EnchantedLearning: Farm Animals
Printable worksheets, information, crafts, activities and more! *Some require paid membership.

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ANIMALS

Pilosos: Farm
Bilingual Spainsh/English - click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

PPPST: Animals
Very cool Power Points and game links -
learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
 

Magic School Bus: Animals Tour
Fun interactive learning activity from Scholastic

BrainPop: Penguins
Free movie and related activities - FUN!

Kids' Corner: Animals
FUN stuff from Sheppard Software

Free Animals Clip Art
from Phillip Martin (illustrator for Pete's PowerPoint Station)

Coloring Pages: Fish
also makes great clip art for newsletters, projects and more!

It's My Life: Family Pets
Articles for kids from PBS Kids

Mammals of the World
fun online games and activities to learn more about mammals - from Mr. Nussbaum

Animal Tracks Trivia
from American Girl

Scramble-Saurus
Use the hints to figure out the science words

The Animal Game
Played like "20 Questions" - you answer the questions and the computer will (probably) guess your animal!

Science Labeling Game
Choose "Anatomy of a Fish" - fun game from Maggie/Scholastic

Mr. Nussbaum: Reptiles & Amphibians
fun online games and activities to learn more about reptiles and amphibians

Animal Species
Fun (slightly challenging) game from Up To Te
n

Mr. Nussbaum: Penguins
fun online games and activities to learn more about insects

Mr. Nussbaum: Insects
fun online games and activities to learn more about insects

Mr. Nussbaum: Butterflies and Moths
fun online games and activities to learn more about butterflies and moths
Animal Tracks Den: Mammals
Information on animals and their tracks (footprints).
Kids Konnect: Pets
Pets website links galore!!!
 

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ASTRONOMY
(also check out the "Solar System")

PPPST: The Universe/Space
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

PPPST: Outer Space
(Astronomy) Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!  

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AVIATION (Flying)

PPPST: Flight

Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
 

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BODIES

Pilosos: Body Parts
Bilingual Spanish/English - click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

Skeleton Tutorial
Skeleton Game: Level 1
Skeleton Game: Level 2
Skeleton Quiz
From Sheppard Software
  
Digestion Tutorial
Digestion Game: Level 1
Digestion Game: Level 2
Digestion Quiz
From Sheppard Software

Matching Body Parts

PPPST: The Human Body

Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
 

Human Body eBook
FUN! From Apples for the Teacher

The Virtual Body

Science Labeling Game
Choose "Respiratory System" - fun game from Maggie/Scholastic

Inner Body
Human Anatomy online

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CAVES

PPPST: Caves
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!  
 
The Virtual Cave

Mammoth Cave National Park  
   

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DENTAL HEALTH (TEETH)

PPPST: Teeth

Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!

Healthy Teeth
Learn about cavities, braces, your teeth and gums, the dentist, how to take care of your teeth and more!

Mouth Power
Fun activities to learn all about your mouth!

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Earth Science
 
Science Labeling Game
Choose "Layers of the Earth" - fun game from Maggie/Scholastic
 

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ENVIRONMENT

PPPST: Environmental Science
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Recycling Game
from Funbrain
     

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FIVE SENSES

PPPST: Five Senses
Very cool Power Points and game links -
learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
  

ThinkQuest: Come to Your Senses

HHMI: Senses
"Seeing, hearing and smelling the world"
     

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FOOD & NUTRITION

PPPST: Food Pyramid
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Fresh From the World...
Where your food comes from (Fun, interactive website!)

 The Great Corn Adventure
Learn the history, harvesting and uses of CORN! (Check out the Fun Facts!)

Kidnetic
Move. Eat. Learn.

Scramble-Saurus
Use the hints to figure out the science words

Cookalotamus
"Empowering kids and families to experience the joy of cooking and eating together"

Fizzy's Lunch Lab
from PBS Kids

HealthyFridge.org
 

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INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
 
PPPST: Inventions

Very cool Power Points and game links from Pete's PowerPoint Station - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Goldburger to Go!
Fun, educational game from ZOOM

Who is That?
Guessing game about famous scientists and mathematicians from Fun Brain 

Time Warp Trio: Thomas Edison
A fun, short biography about Thomas Edison

Time Warp Trio: Inventors
A challenging adventure - read the quips and answer the questions to rescue historic artifacts (Grades 5-8)

Celebrate Benjamin Franklin's Birthday
Includes a great FAQ (Question & Answer) section!

Invention at Play
Look at things in a new way! Play this fun game to grow your mental skills.
Ear Muffs
Inventions by Kids
The popsicle... earmuffs... algorithms... all invented by kids like you!

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KITES & WIND

PPPST: Wind
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Make a Kite
Instructions on making your own kit - from National Geographic Kids
 
   

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LANDFORMS

PPPST: Landforms
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
   
   

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LIFE SCIENCE
 
PPPST: Living Systems
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
 
     

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LIGHT & COLOR

Solar Tent
fun learning game from Up To Ten


PPPST: Color Spectrum
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
  
 
   

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MACHINES

EdHeads: Simple Machines
Investigate simple machines with this interactive website!

PPPST: Simple Machines
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
 
     

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MAGNETS

PPPST: Magnets
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!

BBC Science Clips: Magnets and Springs
 Fun, interactive learning online from BBC Schools (British English)

Magnazone
Classify objects as "magnetic" or "non-magnetic," then check your work

Internet 4 Classrooms: Magnets
Lotsa' websites about magnets!
 
Magnetic Forces
Online interactive lesson about magnetism

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NATURAL DISASTERS

PPPST: Dangerous Weather
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

PPPST: Thunder/Lightning
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
     

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NATURE

PPPST: Universal Forces in Nature
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
 
     

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OCEANS

PPPST: Oceans

Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Planet Ocean
by Discovery School 

Mr. Nussbaum: Sharks
fun online games and activities to learn more about all kinds of sharks
     

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PLANTS & TREES

PPPST: Plants
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

PPPST: Trees and Forest
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Science Labeling Game
Choose "Structure of a Flower" - fun game from Maggie/Scholastic
     

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Rainforests

PPPST: Rainforest
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

 Rainforest Animals
Information and pictures

Rainforest Photo Gallery
Photos of the world's rainforests; from the Nature Conservancy

Biomes of the World: Rainforests
Learn about the climate of and animals who live in the rainforest.

Zoom Rainforest
Rainforest information, pictures and linked pages from Enchanted Learning (AASD has a membership)

Scramble-Saurus
Use the hints to figure out the science words

Global Bros: The Amazon Rainforest
Follow two brothers as they journey around the world. *Includes video clips!

Learning About Rainforests
Rainforest facts, student art, a quiz, teacher lessons and more!

The Umbrella Coloring Mural
Rainforest coloring mural from Jan Brett (Children's Book Author) - FUN!! 
 
Mr. Nussbaum: Amazon
fun online games and activities to learn more about the Amazon
 

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SAFETY

PPPST: Safety
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

PPPST: Fire Safety
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
     

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SCIENCE FAIRS/Experiments

Science Fair Central
Cool ideas and helps from Discovery School!

Weird Science Lab
Experiments, kitchen chemistry, weather info and more from Funology.com

Science Fair Projects
Website links and ideas from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

PPPST: Scientific Method
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Fun Science Experiments
from National Geographic Kids

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SEASONS

PPPST: Four Seasons
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Fall Word Searches
from American Girl

Spring Word Searches
from American Girl

Spring Poetry
from American Girl

Fall Poetry
from American Girl
 
 

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SOLAR SYSTEM

PPPST: Space Index
Many themes - all having to do with Space. Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!  

PPPST: Solar System
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
  

PPPST: Our Sun
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!   

PPPST: The Earth's Moon
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!   

PPPST: Inner Planets
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

PPPST: Outer Planets
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

PPPST: Eclipses
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

PPPST: Asteroid Belt
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

PPPST: Outer Space
(Astronomy) Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!   

Rader's Cosmos4Kids.com
Learn all about the Universe, Galaxies, Stars, Solar System, Exploration and more!

PPPST: Kuiper Belt (Pluto)
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   

Science Labeling Game
Choose "Atmosphere Layers" - fun game from Maggie/Scholastic
 
Mr. Nussbaum: Space
fun online games and activities to learn more about space
 

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SOUND

PPPST: Sound
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!  
 
     

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TRANSPORTATION

PPPST: Transportation
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
   
   

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WATER

PPPST: Water Cycle
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know!
   
 
     

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WEATHER

BBC: Weather Report
Practice giving a weather report by using the correct weather symbols

BBC: What is Weather?
Learn new stuff, play games (and listen to British English while you're doing that!)

PPPST: Weather
Very cool Power Points and game links - learn something new or play a fun game to see what you know! 
 
Weird Science Lab
Experiments, kitchen chemistry, weather info and more from Funology.com
 

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