Reference

Maths & Science

Categories

* Animals & Pets
* Dinosaurs
* Earthquakes
* Math
* Space

Sites

* Your Brain Map
An interactive map of the brain that explains what the different parts do.
* Chemicals Around Your Home
Take a tour of an average house and learn about the safe and unsafe chemicals that are there.
* Classroom Antarctica
A comprehensive online teaching resource produced by the Australian Antarctic Division. It is particularly aimed at years 5 to 8.
* Climate Change for Kids
* Dr. E's Energy Lab
* e=mc squared: the story of the universe
Lecture series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the three major insights into the workings of the universe published by Albert Einstein in 1905.
* Everyday Mysteries
Everyday Mysteries will help you get the answers to everyday phenomena that we often take for granted. All of the questions were asked by researchers and answered by librarians from the Library Of Congresses? Science Reference Services.
* The Experimentals
Watch "The Experimentals" make potions and experiment with science.
* Extreme Science
Extreme Science is the place online to find the biggest, baddest, and the best in the world of extremes and learn about the science behind what makes each the most extreme example of its kind.
* Fun Facts About Fungi
Fungi both cure and cause disease. They determine what plants grow in your yard and in forests, and keep us from being buried in waste. Some fungi taste great --others can kill you! From The University of Michigan Herbarium
* How Stuff Works
Have you ever wondered how the engine in your car works, or what gears do, or what makes the inside of your refrigerator cold? A great place to learn how things work in the world around you. Good for science projects.
* Howtoons
Cartoons that show you how to make science-related projects. Blog, library, how-tos.
* Howtosmile.org
All the best science and math activities. "Howtosmile.org is collecting the best educational materials on the web and creating learning activities, tools, and services - all designed especially for those who teach school-aged kids in non-classroom settings."
* Inventors and Inventions
Who invented and when? From Christchurch City libraries' fact files.
* Kids invent
"Kids Invent! is the world's leading provider of innovation based kids science activities that stimulate the creative interests and abilities of children ages 7 - 15."
* Nature watch New Zealand
"where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world."
* NeuroScience for Kids
A great site showing just how the brain and the nervous system control our bodies.
* Nova: Science in the News
Published by the Australian Academy of Science
* Ology
For exciting science adventures, check out activities, articles, and hundreds of cool features from OLogy, the American Museum of Natural History's Web site for kids.
* Online science - Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
* Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab
Lots of experiments to try, reflective glasses required!
* Science kids
"The home of science & technology on the Internet for children around the world."
* Volcano World
Visit Volcano World with Rocky the Volcano Creature to find news of recent or historic eruptions.
* The Why files - The Science behind the News.
Curious? Find out why here.
* Wicked
Curriculum-based learning activities in English and te reo Māori with a literacy, numeracy or ESOL focus.
* Zoom Sci
Fun science projects from kids - make a biodome, a straw bridge or a balloon car