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Exploranet for general science stuff.
A great site about the bridge with links to lots of other
useful sites. When you get there you need to select "Other
Structures" from the menu on the left hand side - UK Bridges
provides a map of bridges which you can click on to get
If you're stuck on any aspect of maths or science homework
then these people offer free help! Teachers and college
students have joined together to offer you this service
Heroes of Science and Technology
Lots of information on Richard Arkwright the Cotton King.
Also info on the inventors of steel and the toilet, plus
four other lesser known inventors. Need to subscribe to
access the whole A to Z of inventors.
How Stuff Works
The name says it all. A huge collection of interesting
stuff - car engines, combination locks, food, the immune
system - readable and informative explanations of everyday
technology and natural processes. You could get stuck here
Science/nature for kids.
Wow! Practical experiments to do at home or in the
classroom. Have some fun and learn some useful science at
the same time!
A site with all that is best in science. A
collection of over 500 science links that take the search
out of searching for decent resources or information!
Look no further - science experiments galore!
Science Museum, London
Clicking on this link takes you to The National Museum of
Science and Industry. You can reach three museums via this
The Science Museum has information about exhibitions and
collections in the museum, visitor information, movies and
sound about Renaissance engineers, a look inside Apollo 10
and the chance to build a rocket online.
The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television
has information about the museum, visitor information, and
information about photography. Chance to Make your own
The National Railway Museum has information about
exhibitions and collections in the museum, visitor
information, story of the railway, railway posters and
Have fun with this site! Learn all about time and try some
of the exciting activities which include such interesting
topics as Time Machine, Exact Time and Beat the Clock.
Virtual Museum of Computing
This virtual museum includes an eclectic collection of
World Wide Web (WWW) hyperlinks connected with the history
of computing and on-line computer-based exhibits available
both locally and around the world.
You Can with Beakman & Jax
A general science site for children.
Yuckiest Site on the Internet
Especially for young scientists interested in the body
Don't miss this tour through the amazing reaches of outer
space. Deals with all sorts of fascinating subjects, such as
black holes and distant galaxies. Again, very slow to
All you need to know about the event of 1999.
An excellent site. Everything you every wanted to know
about spaceflight, past and present. Lots of photographs,
pictures, animations, videos and audio clips.
Another excellent site packed with interesting
information, photographs, pictures, animations and videos.
It is written in a format that will appeal and interest
primary school children. Text is large and clear and
difficult words can be looked up via a dictionary.
Out in Space
A great site for juniors and lower seniors with basic
information about the planets and spaceflight. The section
on spaceflight has some superb archive photographs as well
as recent information about the space shuttle.
A site researched and built by Year 6 children at Hugo
Meynell School, Staffs. Don't miss it!
Lots of information about the planet Mars and linked
activities. You can lead a virtual expedition to the Martian
surface and get instructions to make a model of the Sun -
Earth - Moon system.
Younger children will LOVE this site, packed with all
sorts of interesting activities about space and astronomy
from NASA. Get out your sticky tape and scissors and prepare
for some fun! Very slow to download initially.
An excellent site for youngsters with a real interest in
astronomy. Its pages are written on two levels - level one
aimed at the primary age range and Level 2 at secondary.
Don't miss it!
Views of the Solar System
Learn all about the Sun's planets and trace the history of
man's conquest of space.
Who's Out There? - A SETI Adventure
A site suitable for older children which examines the
possibility of life in outer space. Part of the main SETI
(Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) site.
Windows to the Universe
Lots of information about the Earth and the universe with
games, puzzles, and a colouring book.
The Natural World
Everything you ever wanted to know about animals - and
a bit more!
The website for endangered species.
Brucie Gull has a club for children aged 4 to 14 with the
motto of 'Kids Caring for the Environment'. This fun-filled
website from New Zealand teaches you about the environment
through activities, cartoons, games, contributions and a
direct e-mail line to Brucie Gull himself.
Lots of fascinating information on creepy crawlies.
Conservation and biology of the Mediterranean sea
Evergreen Project Adventures
Both of these are part of the same American site (beware
of spellings!) with very much of an emphasis on American
woodland environments. Includes the
Partners For Growing site.
A site focusing on environmental education. It includes
"The Weather Project", "Signs of the Seasons" and "Energy
and the Weather". An excellent resource.
Reducing waste in the environment.
These two sites are all part of a much larger site called
Nature Explorer. It is attractive and easy to navigate. They
are designed to support Key Stage 2/3 Life and Living
Processes. Also available on the Nature Explorer site are
"Pond Explorer", "Kingfisher Trail", "Sunrise Trail",
Woodland Explorer and "Infant Explorer" (a literacy site
for Key Stage 1). Very useful! (PS Spot the spelling mistake
on the shield bug page!)
Learn about super storms.
Marwell Zoological Park
More animal information.
Find out all you ever needed to know about the
Natural History Museum
Yes - that big place in South Kensington. Galleries,
interactive features and an ant colony webcam! Loads of info
on the natural world.
Directory of evironmental organisations in Kent (Nature
Reserves, Environmental Centres etc). Virtual tours of some
centres available, such as
Canterbury Environmental Education Centre and
Virtual Pond Dip.
Other tours under construction.
Discover all about the oceans and seas of the world.
Topics include pollution, sea surprises, and biodiversity.
A great place to find out about environmental issues.
A site aimed at older children and students which gives
all sorts of information on renewable sources of energy. It
also provides quizzes and activities.
Find out all about birds in their youth pages.
This is an amazing site that shows you the natural world
of flowers from a different angle - x-rays. See the beauty
of flowers as you have never seen it before.
Another American site with some fascinating pictures of
snow crystals taken with an electron microscope.
A host of activities and information about the sea and
animals in general. Do wordsearches and puzzles!
The place to go for the latest news on volcanic
A great site for information on rocks and our earth.
An American site with lots of ways
to investigate water. Combat pollution and clean up a
virtual oil spill. Follow the toilet flush to learn about
sewage and recycling, or create your own miniature water
Water Science for Schools
Exactly what it says - enjoy!
Weather data from around the world.
World Wildlife Fund
A great site for animal and conservation information.
Yucky Bug World - Cockroaches
A great resource for studying minibeasts.
They're so yucky!
The Human Body
Come To Your Senses
Explore the five senses with the help of Mr Potato Head!
This site is packed with information, activities and
Warning! This site contains rude noises. Why do we make
them? Find out here!
Discover all you ever needed to know about your ears.
Eyes Have It
Did I really see that? Test your eyes and learn how they
work with your brain to.... well.... fool you!
Inside the Human Body
Find out all the gory details about how your body works!
Discover all about optical illusions, puzzles etc.
Muscle Page For Kids
A great site, showing a variety of muscles around the
human body using photographs and animations.
Find out about optical illusions and how they work. Great
fun! Lots of information about the eye and brain.
Researching The Brain
Know how your brain works? You will do after you've taken in
Loads of information on anatomy, diseases, and
intelligence, plus games and activities to tax your brain!
Discover the secrets of the human skull.
Taste and Smell
Investigate the relationship between taste and smell with
these simple activities. The site contains a glossary and a
simple explanations of taste. A useful resource for KS1 and
KS2 teachers for science topics relating to food, the body
or the senses.
Tour The Human Body
Discover each of the eight body systems and how they work,
then check your understanding by completing the quiz.
You Must Be Hearing Things
It's not only your eyes that can be fooled into seeing
things, but your ears can be fooled into hearing things!
Yes, they are possible. Don't believe it? Check it out
Your Gross and Cool Body
Discover the sights and sounds of the human body. You
can explore bodily functions (e.g. spit, snot, or ear wax)
or learn about body systems. Gross.... and cool!
The Physical World
A fun introduction to some of the
basic principles of physics. Find out about kinetic and
potential energy, atoms and matter, light and electricity.
You'll love it - it's great!
Essential Guide to Rocks
A BBC site which says it all!
It's A Breeze: How Air Pressure Affects You
Find out why ears pop, how much pressure we are under and
why we don't collapse.
This site tells the story Marconi, how he discovered radio
and his first pioneering experiments in communication.
All about toys that move! Rubber bands, springs,
flywheels, candles and gravity power the toys which range
from camphor boats to rubber-band guns. Get loads of ideas!