Online Science Resources


Useful Science Sites
  Amazing Human Body
  Around the Galaxy with Peter and Paul
  BBC Bitesize Science Clips (KS1)
  BBC Bitesize Science Clips (KS2)
  Braille Bug
  Dr. Neurosaurus (Paleontology News for Kids)
  E Chalk Illusions
  The experiMENTALS
      - Online Science Activities
  Explore the Moon
  Frontiers for Young Minds (Science by kids for kids)
  Google Space Exploration
  Home Experiments (at
  How Everday Things Are Made
  How Your Eye Works
  Invention Dimension
  Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements
  Leonardo: The Codex Leicester
  Listen: Making Sense of Sound (at Exploratorium)
  Microbe Magic
  Miscellaneous Optical Illusions
  NASA Space Place
  Nat. Geographic Education
  Neuroscience for Kids
  Optical Illusions & Visual Phenomena
  Power Discovery Zone
  Primary Science Ireland
  Science 4 Fun
  Science News for Students
  Science Sparks (Experiments for Kids)
  The Senses
  24/7 Science
  Skytopia - Dynamic Optical Illusions
  Solar System Exploration (at NASA Science)
  Solar System Scope
  Twig Science Reporter (Science News)
  Strange Matter
  Wow Science (Find the Best Primary Science Activities)

  All About Frogs
  Animal Facts
  Animal Inquiry Tool (at Read Write Think)
  Animal Pictures and Facts (at Nat. Geographic)
  Animals by Continent (at Enchanted Learning)
  Antarctic Wildlife
  Badger Watch Ireland
  Beastbox (Mix Wild Animal Voices with Beatbox)
  Biodiversity in Schools
  Bird Guides
  BirdWatch Ireland
  Breeds of Dogs
  Breeds of Livestock
  Bug Identification Tool (at Buglife)
  Butterflies of Ireland
  Canadian Hinterland Who's Who
  The Cheetah Spot
  The Dino Directory
  The Dinosaur Database
  Dinosaurs (at Scholastic)
  The Electronic Zoo
  Elephant Information Repository
  Flap To The Future (Bird Adaptations for Flight)
  Foxwatch Ireland
  The Froggy Page
  The Horse
  Horse Breeds
  Irish Birds (at Edmund Rice School Tramore)
  iSpot (Wildlife Identifier)
  National Geographic Kids
  Nature Sound Map
  PestWorld for Kids
  Rainforest Animals (at Enchanted Learning)
  Secrets of the Ocean Realm
  Sheep 101
  Something Fishy
  Species in Pieces
  The Spider Myths Site
  Spring Alive
  Switch Zoo
  Wall Of Birds (at Cornell Lab)
  What Tree Is It?
  WWF Global Network
  Zoom Dinosaurs

Games and Activities
  Antarctic Food Web Game
  Blobz (Interactive Electrical Circuits Guide)
  Build a Dinosaur (at Scholastic)
  Dinosaster (at Culture Street)
  eMammal Lite (Animal Identification Game)
  Feed The Dingo (Ecosystem Game)
  Food Chain Challenge - Savannah (at BBC Bitesize)
  Food Chain Challenge - Tundra (at BBC Bitesize)
  Food Chain Challenge - Woodland (at BBC Bitesize)
  Go React (Combine Elements to Generate Reactions)
  Guts and Bolts (Build a Human Cyborg)
  Habitats (st Smithsonian Science)
  How Big Is Space? (at BBC)
  The Interactive Ear
  Journey To The Centre Of The Earth (at BBC)
  Jungle Leopardy (Ecosystem Game)
  Life Stages (at Storm Educational)
  Little Alchemy (Exploratory Science Activity)
  Measure Yourself (at Lawrence Hall of Science)
  Mystery Animal
  Nanospace (Game about Atoms and Molecules)
  Nature Sketchpad (at PBS Kids)
  Pairing For Early Science (at Storm Educational)
  PhET Circuit Construction Kit
  Pink Trombone (Virtual Voice Box)
  Protective Colouration Game (at Meddy Bemps)
  Shutterbugs Wiggle And Stomp
  Sorting For Science (at Storm Educational)
  Total Darkness (at Science Museum Group)
Game and Activity Collections
  ABCYa Science Games
  American Chemistry Society Games
  Climate Kids Games
  Insect Games (at Pestworld)
  Kids Nutrition Games (at Nourish Interactive)
  Kinetic City (Science Activities) (Flash reqd.)
  KS1 Science Activities (at BBC Bitesize)
  KS2 Science Activities (at BBC Bitesize)
  Legends Of Learning
  NASA Kids Club
  National Geographic Jigsaw Puzzles
  Ology Games
  PBS Plum Landing (Games and Activities)
  Science Learning Activities (at Children's University)
  Science Museum Games
  Science of Music (at Exploratorium)
  Science Zone
  Seterra Interactive Anatomy Quizzes
  Sheppard Software Science Activities
  Turtle Diary Science Games

Game and Activity Directories
  Wow Science Games Directory

  Scoilnet (Resource Finder)

Also available for iPad
      Also available for Android Tablets


  Baby Animalz
  Digital Images of the Sky
  Earth Science World Image Bank
  NASA Commons (on Flickr)
  NASA Images
  NOAA Photo Library
  Smithsonian Wild (Camera Traps)
  Space Radar Images of Earth
  Zooborns (Newborn Zoo Animals)

  Elephant Videos
  Jellylab (watch UCD scientists at work)
  NASA eClips
  Periodic Videos (Every Element Explained)
  Try This - Nat Geo Kids Science Experiments (YouTube Channel)
  The Wild Classroom (Science Videos)
  Zoo Borns (Images and Video)

Teacher Sites
  BBC Teach - Science (Ages 5-7)
  BBC Teach - Science (Ages 7-11)
  Danny Nic's Science Fix
  Science Snacks

Updated: 24 March 2021