Homework Help

Science Fair Projects

SCIENCE PROJECTS

Amazing Space Homework Help
http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/homework/
Amazing Space uses the Hubble Space Telescope’s discoveries to inspire and educate
about the wonders of our universe.

Bio Interactive
http://www.biointeractive.org
From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute–has animations, articles, informal talks, virtual labs and more on a variety of topics.

Cloud Forest Alive
http://www.cloudforestalive.org/
About the cloud forests of Central America.

Connecticut State Science Fair
http://www.ctsciencefair.org

Cyber-Fair
http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/cf/welcome.html
The Virtual Science Fair created for and by students in grades 3 through 6–

Dive and Discover
http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/
Expeditions to the Seafloor from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.

Elmer’s Glue Science Fair page
http://www.elmers.com/sciencefair/index.asp
While this is a commerical site, there are ideas for getting started and for figuring out what
supplies are needed.

Experimental Science Projects: An Introductory Level Guide
http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/cf/SciProjIntro.html

Exploratorium Science “Snacks”
http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/
From the famed and funfilled San Francisco museum of science!

First Gov for Science
http://www.science.gov

Make Your Own Hand-Held Hubble Telescope
http://hubblesite.org/fun_.and._games/hand-held_hubble/

Internet Public Library Science Fair Project Resource Guide
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/projectguide/

Invention Dimension
http://web.mit.edu/invent/invent-main.html
Invention Dimension is a fun-filled and at times wacky approach to making learning about invention exciting for the kid in all of us.

KidsClick!
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/

Kinetic City
http://www.kineticcity.com

Lane Science Fair Zone
http://www.lanepl.org/sciencefair.htm
The Science Fair Zone is here to make your science fair project as good as it can be.

Making Model Volcanoes
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vwdocs/volc_models/models.html
13 (count ’em) ways to make a model volcano: from the playdough one to the electric one (complete with warning that it is best for high school or up!). (A couple of the links didn’t work, but there are enough to keep budding volcanologists busy….)

Microworlds: Exploring The Structure of Materials
http://www.lbl.gov/MicroWorlds/
Exploring the Structure of Materials–Science Education for Grades 9-12.

Nasa Space Place for Kids
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/
Available in Spanish as well–this site takes kids behind the scenes of the space agengy
offering games, puzzles and activities as well.

OceanLink
http://oceanlink.island.net
From Canada–this site has all sorts of great things about the ocean, including a section on record breakingly large, small, fast, etc. ocean creatures and phenomenon.

Pfizer FunZone
http://www.pfizerfunzone.com

Science Fair Central from the Discovery Channel
http://school.discovery.com/sciencefaircentral

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Virtual Visitor Center
http://www2.slac.stanford.edu/vvc/
For older students thinking about advanced careers in science, this is a pretty cool way to tour the facilities–with a great glossary of tools.

Successful Science Fair Projects: Neuroscience for Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/fair.html
Click on the link to experiments and activities about the brain…and a link to brain songs!

What’s That Stuff?
http://pubs.acs.org/cen/whatstuff/stuff.html
Want to know more about the science behind self-tanners and Cheez-Whiz? Look no further! Pretty fun!

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
http://www.whoi.edu/

World Book Web
Take World Book wherever you go in this new online version.

Your Science Fair Project Resource Guide
http://www.ipl.org/youth/projectguide/

Yuckiest Site on the Internet
http://yucky.kids.discovery.com/flash/index.html
Yep. It’s yucky. Yep. It’s great!