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Below are ongoing discussions (posts) about scientific topics,
followed by descriptions of several interesting science sites.
The Scientific Method
More Cell Resources
Introduction to Cells
WOW! Cool Sizes
The Respiratory System
The Circulatory System
More about Plants
Video Games and Learning
Who got the swine flu?
Mendeleyev's Periodic Table
NASA for Students
is an absolutely amazing site. You can see (and use for free) their amazing
. You can choose from a huge selection of
. Also, check out their
for some really cool virtual experiences. This site is so great you could spend all day here!
For studying the elements, there are three essential sites you must visit:
Periodic Table with Photos
Periodic Table of Videos
is a site with dozens of games related to different laws of physics, such as gravity, forces, reactions, balance and projectiles. It's a lot of fun!
The history channel has a fabulous
, where you can zoom in and out of planets and find great information about our universe.
Crystals can be very beautiful and very complex, too. They're also useful for studying color and light. Find out why by trying a fun activity
No matter what you cook, science is involved! Read all about it at Exploratorium's site,
science of cooking
. It's deliciously fun!
Try the "Lunar Challenge" at
. You may never look at the moon the same way again!
To see how well you'd do at Franklin's kite experiment, go to
Every day, all around the world, there are scientists watching the sun with high-powered telescopes. So what does the sun look like today?
Check it out.
For all kinds of other interesting things about our local star, try
The Stanford Solar Center