13 Fabulous Science Websites

14 June 2016 / 3 comments
Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

The web is full of websites that are great for teaching science to our elementary student. But where do you start? Which ones should you use? Which websites are worth your students' time? Which sites offer the best science experience for my students? I am glad you asked! Here is a list of 13 great science websites for elementary students.

1. Scientists at the Smithsonian

All of the different scientist at the Smithsonian talk about their jobs. The site has everything from a Dinosaur Hunter to a Moon Measurer. Love the variety!

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

2. Google Sky

Google Sky is like Google Map except it is a map of the stars. It isn't a live view but is images compiled from tools such as the Hubble Telescope. It has some really cool images and also gives an explanation of what you are seeing.

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!


3. Project Noah

This is a website dedicated to having real people- or citizen scientists- document wild life. Wouldn't it be fun to have students submit some pics? Students can upload digital pictures of wild life and a description of their organism from their own backyard!


Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

4. Magic School Bus

The Magic School Bus site has quite a few games and activities relate to science. Students can engage in the Space Chase or get ideas for a science experiment.

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

5. Everyday Mysteries

Everyday Mysteries is full of fun science facts from the Library of Congress. The site answers questions such as, "Why does pepper make you sneeze?" and, "How does sunscreen work?"

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

6. San Diego Zoo

The part I like about this website is the Videos and Cams section. Students can watch apes, penguins, tigers and more through live video!

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

7. NASA

NASA has sooooo much! It has so many different sections all created for learning. I especially like the NASA Knows sections. This section has items such as NASA Knows- Astronauts or NASA Knows- Earth. Perfect for our elementary kiddos.

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

8. How Everyday Things are Made 

This site is maintained by Stanford. It has a great selection of videos on how everyday items are made. Items range from chocolate to motorcycles.

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

9. Sheppard Software

This is a great collection of games related to science. The games include topics such as food chains, life cycles, and seasons.

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

10. National Geographic Kids

So much to see on this website! Students can explore videos, stories, bizarre facts, and photos. Very visibly engaging and fun! If you don't check out any other website, make sure to give this one a whirl!

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!


11. Kids Astronomy

This site has all you would need related to astronomy. It has games, photos, and information all related to the universe around us.

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

12. Science Kids

Science Kids has fun facts, quizzes, games, and experiments. A fun site that has it all!

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

13. Science Bob

The Science Bob websites has tips for fun experiments and science fair projects. It also has an Experiment Blog where you can see how real kiddos have tried out the experiments. I especially like the videos- they are fun and engaging!


Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!

Looking for great science websites for your classroom? Here is a list of 13 awesome science websites for elementary students!


What science websites do you use in your classroom? I am always searching for the best websites for my students. I'd love to read about your finds in the comments




Need more science tips? Check out my Crazy about STEM Pinterest board!


3 comments:

  1. Can't wait to check some of these out! Thanks for sharing :)
    Julie
    The Techie Teacher

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  2. What a fantastic post! Thanks for the great information.
    Carla

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