• Atom - The Harnessed Atom - Discover the different states and forms of energy and where energy comes from. (PDF, Download Adobe Reader)
  • Energy Basics - Learn about different types of energy.
  • Energy Timelines - Fire was civilization's first great energy invention, and wood was the main fuel for a long time; learn how these different energy sources and technologies evolved.
  • Famous People in Energy - Brief biographies of individuals who have made significant contributions to energy and science.
  • Green Revolution - Video series of experts specializing in clean energy.
  • Hydrogen Basics - Learn what hydrogen is and how it provides energy.
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cells - Meet Dr. Karen Swider-Lyons. She works with fuel cells in engines and talks about what it's like to be a scientist.
  • Radiation - RadTown USA - Learn about radiation; where it is and how it’s used.
  • Science Education - Read the Department of Energy's blog and see what's happening in energy education.
Fossil Fuels
  • Learning About Fossil Fuels - Find out about coal, oil and natural gas and how we use it for energy.
  • Looking Down an Oil Well- Ever wonder what oil looks like underground, down deep, hundreds or thousands of feet below the surface? Learn about how oil is pulled out of the earth.
  • Drinking Water and Ground Water - Explore these resources on our drinking water.
  • Exploring Estuaries - A wide variety of birds, fish, and other wildlife make estuaries their home; explore these unique environments, including some of the plants and animals that live there.
  • Water Drops: Science Fun for Kids in the Water Environment - Fun facts, games, and projects to learn about our water environment. Each issue will have a different theme; all material will relate to the science of water pollution and clean water.
  • Water Science for Schools - Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and a center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.
  • What's Up With Our Nation's Water? - Learn about our nation's water supply, how the quality of water is determined, get ideas for science projects and more.
  • Water Cycle - Features a wonderful diagram in 52 languages of the natural water cycle and an in-depth discussion of each of the 15 topics on the diagram.
Weather and Climate
  • Acid Rain Student Site - Educates you about acid rain, including the definition, cause and the effects that it has on humans and the environment.
  • Climate Change  - Earth's atmosphere, oceans, land, life -- satellite images, animations of earth processes, and more.
  • Climate Change - What You Can Do At School - Students, educators and school administrators can all play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Earth Observatory - Accompany NASA scientists as they explore our world and unravel the mysteries of our climate and environmental change.
  • EurekAlert! Science News and Resources for Kids - The EurekAlert! Science for Kids Portal is a central, online source for kid-friendly news and resources.
  • Fall Colors - Forest Service - When are the peak times to see the most color? Find out here.
  • JetStream - An Online Weather School - Learn about global and large scale weather patterns, air masses, wind patterns, thunderstorms, lightning, hail, tornados, tropical storms, and flooding.
  • NOAA Photo Library - Includes thousands of weather and space images, our shores and coastal seas, and  marine species images ranging from the great whales to the most minute plankton.
  • Science Behind the News - Uses news and current events to explore science and the larger issues it raises.
  • Science Education Pages - NOAA - (National Data Buoy Center) - Find out answers to interesting questions like: Does water temperature differ between near-shore and offshore sites? What is air pressure? What are sea breezes?
  • Science Facts - Get the answers to life's most interesting questions through scientific inquiry; it will introduce you to the Library of Congress' rich collections in science and technology.
  • Student's Guide to Global Climate Change - Explains what global warming is, the greenhouse effect, and the changes in climate and weather.
  • Water Science for Schools - Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.
Page last updated: Jul 7th, 2016