General Science  

All types of science information for students.

The NCBI Taxonomy Homepage


NOVA: Hot Science

Maintained by the PBS series NOVA, this web site is a categorized annotated list of links to interactive NOVA sites.

Popular Science



Amazing Space   

Astronomy basics



Space Science 

Site from Education World including the moon, constellations, and the solar system.


At this NASA web site, students can explore space science topics.

Sofia Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy

Find out about the Sofia Telescope

Windows to the Universe

Created by U of Michigan this site includes a variety of material on science and scientists.



Human Anatomy

Site from Education World

Animal Diversity

Site includes all the animal kingdoms.  Includes classification information for different species.


Find out the basics about scientific classification


Biomes and Habitat


Biome site created by 9th Grade students

Biomes of the World


Blue Planet Biomes

Location of 10 biomes, plants, animals, and climate of each


  Explore different habitats presented by Education World

Introduction to Biomes


Mission: Biomes

Earth Observatory sponsored by NASA

The World's Biomes

Site covers 5 of the major biomes



Chemical Elements . com

This is an interactive site for learning about the elements in the periodic table.

Chemistry Society

Visual elements.  This site may take some time to load.


Chemistry topics available on this site include matter, elements, and atoms, in addition to math and reactions.

Periodic Table of the Elements


WebElements Periodic Table


WebElements: Scholar Edition (Gr 8-12)

Interactive web site provides information about elements and the properties of the periodic table


Earth Sciences

Atlas of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals, & Textures 


Cycles - Geosphere (V.1.MS.2)

This site primarily gives students information about the rock cycle. There is a very good graphic that displays the three types of rock and how they change. Information follows the graphic. You'll need to go to the site then click on Rock Cycle.

Earth Sciences

Site from Education World

Geo-Mysteries (Rocks)

Interactive site includes answers to common questions about rocks and fossils.

Rock Hounds With Rocky the Dog - Sedimentary, Igneous & Metamorphic Rocks - Geosphere (V.1.MS.2)

Describes and provides animation of various rock processes. Shows pictures and describes rocks from each category of rock type. The site is an in depth look at igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.

Volcano World

Learn about volcanos

 Rocks for Kids   

This site is for kids of all ages who love rocks. Here you will find out stuff about rocks & minerals and where to go to find out more.



Atmospheric Environment

Find out about acid rain, air quality, climate, ozone depletion, and weather.

Carbon Footprint


EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)

Various information about the environment

Facing the Future

Effect of human population on the world

Free Cycle

Turn trash into treasure.. how to recycle stuff that is still good but which you do not need or want anymore

Global Footprint

Learn about different ways to calculate your global footprint

National Conservancy

Basic calculator to see your carbon footprint



Microbe Zoo