Useful links


Astronomy

Amazing space
Ask an astronaut
Centre for Science Education
Exploratorium
Exploring planets in the classroom
Star child
Windows to the universe
Earth and Moon Viewer
Your Sky
Sundials
Cassini: voyage to Saturn
Cambridge astronomy
Nine Planets
NASA resources on the solar system
Exploring our solar system and beyond
Planetarium
Planet scapes
Windows to the universe
Views of the Solar System
Solar Eclipses
Phases of the Moon
Lunar eclipse
Comet Hyakutake
Stars and universe
Cosmiverse online
Stanford Solar Centre
Stephen Hawking’s universe: physics & astronomy
Classroom of the future (COTF)
NASA
Mt Wilson Observatory
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
Space place
What is a satellite?
International space station overview
Space station: facts and figures
SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute
An overview of Aeronautics
NASA spacelink


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Chemical substances

Online periodic table
Science education at Jefferson Lab
Floating Soap Bubbles
ChemShorts for Kids: giant bubbles
ChemShorts for Kids: science of soap bubbles
Chem4Kids ‘happy atoms’
Science is fun
Chemshorts for kids ‘a stampede’
ChemShorts for kids


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Chemical reactions

Chemical agents used in warfare and their effects
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR): ‘Toxics and health’ >
‘Science is fun'
Put a shine on it
Food batteries experiment


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Earth's climate

Atmosphere: layers
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology: learn about meteorology
Bad Meteorology
Clouds and precipitation
Instructional Materials in Weather and Climate
National Severe Storms Laboratory
Ozone Monitoring Network 2003
Victorian Weather and Warnings
Weather: what forces affect our weather?
The Weather Channel
World Meteorological Organization
> Bureau of Meteorology


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Earth's structure

Earthquake Hazards Program—Northern California
The Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom
Minerals Council of Australia
Minerals Education Victoria
Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker
Plate tectonics: the cause of earthquakes
Puzzles of the Earth (Earth’s structure, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis)
Ring of Rock formation
Rock and Mineral Dictionary
Rocks and Minerals: Kentucky Geological Survey
This dynamic earth: the story of plate tectonics
USGS Volcano Hazards Program
Volcanoes online
Volcanoes page: Michigan Technological University
Volcano types: USGS


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Electricity

Activities to Explore Static Electricity
‘Electricity’ misconceptions in textbooks
Experiments with Static Electricity
Exploratorium Science Snacks
Sparks and Lightning
Electricity safety world
Which way does the “electricity” really flow?
Electricity Connect: Materials for Students & Teachers


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Force, motion and machines

How Stuff Works
Kid Info: physics


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Physical changes to matter

Solar still designs(2)


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Water

Science is fun: Soft water and suds


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Working Scientifically

 

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