Online Science Resources


Useful Science Sites
  Adventures In Chemistry
  Around the Galaxy with Peter and Paul
  BBC Bitesize Electricity
  BBC Bitesize Science Clips (KS1)
  BBC Bitesize Science Clips (KS2)
  Dr. Neurosaurus (Paleontology News for Kids)
  E Chalk Illusions
  The experiMENTALS
      - Online Science Activities
      - eSkeletons
  Explore the Moon
  Frontiers for Young Minds (Science by kids for kids)
  Google Space Exploration
  Home Experiments (at
  How Your Eye Works
  Leonardo: The Codex Leicester
  Listen: Making Sense of Sound (at Exploratorium)
  Microbe Magic
  Miscellaneous Optical Illusions
  Moon And Its Phases
  NASA Space Place
  Nat. Geographic Education
  Neuroscience for Kids
  Optical Illusions & Visual Phenomena
  Periodic Table of Elements in Pictures and Words
  Planets For Kids
  Power Discovery Zone
  Primary Science Ireland
  The Scale Of The Universe
  Science 4 Fun
  Science News for Students
  Science Sparks (Experiments for Kids)
  Science World
  The Senses
  The Size of Space
  Skytopia - Dynamic Optical Illusions
  Solar System Exploration (at NASA Science)
  Solar System Scope
  Space Elevator
  The Story Of Stuff
  24/7 Science
  Twig Science Reporter (Science News)
  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 At Risk From Climate Change
  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 (at the Kennel Club)
  Breeds of Livestock
  Bug & Insect Guide For Kids
  Bug Identification Tool (at Buglife)
  Butterflies of Ireland
  Canadian Hinterland Who's Who
  The Cheetah Spot
  The Deep Sea
  The Dino Directory
  The Dinosaur Database (formerly Nature Sound Map)
  The Electronic Zoo
  Flap To The Future (Bird Adaptations for Flight)
  Foxwatch Ireland
  Horse Breeds
  In Pieces - 30 Endangered Species
  Irish Birds (at Edmund Rice School Tramore)
  iSpot (Wildlife Identifier)
  National Geographic Kids
  Nature Sound Map (now
  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
  Arctic Animal Discovery
  Butterfly Life Cycle (Interactive Exploration)
  Dinosaster (at Culture Street)
  Dung Beetle Derby (at National Geographic)
  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)
  How Big Is Space? (at BBC)
  The Interactive Ear
  John Travoltage
  Jungle Leopardy (Ecosystem Game)
  Life Stages (at Storm Educational)
  Little Alchemy (Exploratory Science Activity)
  Measure Yourself (at Lawrence Hall of Science)
  Mystery Animal
  Nature Sketchpad (at PBS Kids)
  Orb Farm (Virtual Ecosystem)
  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 Pest World)
  Kids Nutrition Games (at Nourish Interactive)
  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)
  NOAA Photo Library
  Space Radar Images of Earth
  Zooborns (Newborn Zoo Animals)

  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)

Virtual Tours/Explorations
  Mars 2020 Perseverence Rover (at NASA)

Live Cams
  Africam (Live Nature Webcams)
  International Space Station Live Video Feed
  Live Animal Cams (YouTube Playlist)
  Live CCTV Webcams Around The World (YouTube Playlist)
  Mpala Live (African Webcam)
  Wild Earth (Live Animal Webcams)

  Animal Sounds For Children (Interactive Exploration)
  Bird Watch Ireland (Bird Songs and Calls) (formerly Nature Sound Map)
  Irish Bird Sounds
  McAuley Library (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
  Nasa Sounds (& Speeches)
  Nature Sound Map (now

Teacher Sites
  BBC Teach - Science (Ages 5-7)
  BBC Teach - Science (Ages 7-11)
  Danny Nic's Science Fix
  Explorify (Free STEM/Primary Science Resources)
  Fizzics Education - 150 Science Experiments
  Science Snacks

Updated: 18 April 2024