Updated 8-23-19

Here is a list of websites I and my PLN use in classes that support the inquiry into science. They’re K-8, so check them out to be sure they’re age-appropriate before opening them on your class screen:1395108_robot

  1. Action Graphing--physics and motion for HS; fee (app)
  2. Biomes/Habitats—for teachers
  3. Bobo Explores Light–clever and fun  (app)
  4. Action Graphing--physics and motion for HS; fee  (app)
  5. Bobo Explores Light–clever and fun (app)
  6. Braingenie
  7. Brainpop App
  8. Classify it! (app)
  9. DNA Play–DNA-building app for kids
  10. EMD PTE — periodic table (app)
  11. forecast weather in any place around the world by typing “forecast for ***”
  12. Google Earth App (app)
  13. Google Science Journal app (app) lets you record, collect, distill and review your experiments and observations
  14. Molecules–Molecules is an application for viewing three-dimensional renderings of molecules and manipulating them using your fingers. (app)
  15. Science 360–The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe (app)
  16. Science Glossary–A glossary of scientific terms and short biographies that support our science education website  (app)
  17. Science Infographics from NASA and JPL
  18. Zooniverse–science projects students can participate in (app)


  1. ChemCapers
  2. Molecularium
  3. NanoSpace Molecularium–virtual amusement park about atoms and molecules; from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  4. Periodic Table of Elements–interactive
  5. Reactions–short videos on chemistry topics
  6. Slow Motion Chemistry — videos on chemistry


  1. Freckle 
  2. Khan Academy

Earth Science

Ecology/Earth Day

  1. Breathing earth–the environment
  2. My Garbology


  1. Electric Circuits Game


Lesson Plans

  1. Complete and varied science curriculum
  2. Keyboarding and the Scientific Method
  3. K-8 lesson plan bundle for STEM
  4. Rainforest Journey

life cycle


  1. 507 Mechanical Movements
  2. Animated Engines
  3. Fantastic Contraption
  4. Simple machines

Natural Disasters


  1. Ocean Waves–video
  2. Virtual tour–undersea


  1. HoodaMathlots of math and physics games; search by grade level or subject or category
  2. Monster Physics (app)
  3. Roller coaster simulator
  4. Simple Physics (app)


  1. Plant gameswater cycle
  2. Rainforest Websites Videos
  3. Redwood Forests video


  1. Rock Cycles
  2. Rocks

Science Miscellaneous

  1. Ask Smithsonian–a collection of quick, interesting science videos
  2. Bright Science–short videos on various science topics
  3. Dreamwork’s School of Dragons–science projects, study, and more
  4. Science activities for the mind
  5. ScienceBob–articles, videos and more
  6. Science info websites
  7. Science Stuff
  8. Simulations–varied
  9. Smithsonian Museum
  10. Smithsonian 3D Models
  11. Sparticl–easy-to-use science information with news, data, games



  1. Science 360
  2. Robots for iPad
  3. DIY Nano
  4. Sound Uncovered



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