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Chem-4-Kids - Good site for Chemistry beginners. There
are good definitions and an explanation of the periodic table. There is also information on some of
Chemistry for Kids - From ThoughtCo.
Learn Chemistry - Experiments and lessons for all ages. From the Royal Society of Chemistry.
It's Elemental: The Periodic Table - This periodic table has
an essay on each element which makes it great if you need to do research about individual elements.
The Periodic Table of the Elements - Information
on the elements and periodic table from Las Alamos National Laboratory.
The Periodic Table of Videos - Videos about the elements. By the University of
The Periodic Table of Comic Books - Every element in the periodic table has been mentioned in a comic book. See for yourself.
Element Hangman - A game about the chemical
Creative Chemistry - Online chemistry games.
Chemical Elements Games - Online games from Sheppard Software.
What's That Stuff? - Find out what Cheese Whiz,
Silly Putty, JELL-O, and a lot of other common products are made of. Also find out what makes that "new car smell".
Women in Chemistry - See the many contributions that women have made in chemistry, and think about a career in chemistry for yourself.
Physics4Kids - A good introduction to topics in physics such as
heat, light, and nuclear physics.
The ABC's of Nuclear Science - Learn about the atom, cosmic rays, and antimatter.
Amusement Park Physics - Learn how roller coasters,
bumper cars and other rides work. You can also design your own roller coaster.
Einstein Light - An explanation of Einstein's theory of relativity.
How Stuff Works - Explanations of machines and scientific
How Electonics Work - Learn how your computer, TV, and iPod work. From How Stuff Works.
Learn About Robots - Learn about many kinds of robots, and find out to become a robotics engineer.
How to become a physicist - From the American Physical Society.
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The Weather Channel - Current weather forecasts.
AccuWeather - Five day weather forecasts
for 800 cities worldwide plus weather maps for the United States.
Weather Wise Kids - this site has weather experiments, a
dictionary of weather terms, weather jokes, games and other information. This site has been created
by Crystal Wicker, a TV meteorologist.
What are Clouds? - From NASA.
How to Predict the Weather by Looking at Clouds - Get outside and look up. This is a YouTube video.
Lightning Safety - Lightning kills! These tips for safety are very
Atmospheric Optics - Rainbows, rays and shadows, and
ice halos are all examples of atmospheric optics. This site has explanations of how these things are produced and
really nice pictures of them.
El Nino Theme Page -
Information about El Nino, and current weather observations.
Ready Kids - Hurricanes, tornados, floods and
other natural disasters can be frightening for both children and adults. Check out this magazine
from the Federal Emergency Management Agency which is in charge of helping people both during and
after a natural disaster.
National Hurricane Center - Check here for hurricane
Hurricane Names - From ThoughtCo.
Tornados - Lots of information from the National Severe Storms Laboratory
Snow Crystals - Photographs of
snow crystals, information about how they are formed, and links to other snow web sites.
Blizzards - Lots of snow and high winds are a blizzard. This
site will tell you more about blizzards and how to survive in one.
The Digital Snow Museum - If you like to look at pictures of snow, then visit this site. Some of the pictures are really old. What is a Polar Vortex?
Weather Information - Weather reports and photographs from Australian stations in
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