Science Fun

Internet Links
Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception
Explore exhibitions, webcasts, activities and other resources from the Exploratorium Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception.
 
Mad Science Network
Lots of science resources including ask a scientist, where you can ask real scientists questions about your exeriment.
 
NASA Kid's Page
Includes games, activities, and a ton of fun related to space travel and the universe.
 
PBS Kids Zoom
Experiments and fun activities in chemistry, the five senses, sound, and much, much more.
 
Science Buddies
This website offers ideas and tips fo choosing a science fair project, explains scientific method, and also lists national science fair competitions for those who are interested. Also contains an "ask the expert" feature, where you can get help fast!
 
Weather Wiz Kids
This site was created by a meteorologist and contains fun facts about weather, silly weather jokes, and easy-to-do science experiments.
Print Resources
101 Great Science Experiments
by Neil Ardley
Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with hosehold items and easily found ingredients.
 
How to Talk to Your Cat
by Jean Craighead George; illustrated by Paul Meisel
Describes how cats communicate with people through their behavior and sounds and explains how to talk back to them using sounds, behavior, and body language.
 
Janice VanCleave's Help! My Science Project is Due Tomorrow!: Easy Experiments You Can Do Overnight
by Janice Pratt Van Cleave
Put off your poject until the last minute? This easy-to-use book gives instruction for experiments and activities that can be done quickly.
 
Nifty Nature
By Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone; illustrated by Steve Harpster
Perfect for young scientists, this book contains simple experiments and answers questions such as "Why do ladybugs have spots," or "What happens to things you put down the drain?"
 
Prize-Winning Science Fair Projects for Curious Kids
by Joe Rhatigan and Rain Newcomb
This creative collection of science fair projects tells you how to create slime, video games, and much, much more with simple, easy-to-follow instructions.
 
Science Fair Projects -- Planning, Presenting, Succeeding
by Robert Gardner
Provides information on choosing and planning a science fair project, writing the report, and exhibiting the project.
 
Soda Pop Science Projects: Experiments with Carbonated Soft Drinks
by Thomas R. Rybolt
Got some soda? You can do a variety of experiments that demonstrate the properties of liquids, gas, and acids.
 
The Science of Air: Projects and Experiments with Air and Flight
by Steve Parker
Introduces simple principles involving air and offers activities that can be done at home, accompanied by helpful illustrations.