Science

  • 3D and Photographic Tours - Geology of National Parks - This page lists national parks; click on the links to start an image tour.
  • Animal Cams at the National Zoo - You can take a virtual visit to the zoo by tuning into the live web cams, which feature many of the zoo's animals.
  • Bold Kids Videos - Meet Scientists from Bold, a survey ship with high tech equipment to take samples of water.
  • Brain Imaging - Meet ">Dr. Peter and ">Dr. Joelle, scientists at the National Institutes of Health. They talk about what brain imaging is and how an MRI scanner works.
  • Children's Garden - Meet Lee. She's talks about the history of the U.S. Botanic Garden and why you should connect with nature.
  • Climate Change Basics - Find out about the greenhouse effect and how we can make a difference.
  • Conservation Connect - Video series highlighting the great outdoors, wildlife species, and conservation careers.
  • Fall Colors - Forest Service - When are the peak times to see the most color? Find out here.
  • Gardener - Meet Beth, a gardener at the U.S. Botanic Garden. She talks about different types of plants and the Children's Garden.
  • Good Thinking - Videos with science teacher, Isabella Reyes, teaching of some of the hardest topics in science. 
  • How to Do a Science Fair Project Videos - Videos that explain how to craft your very own idea for a great science fair project.
  • 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.
  • Insect Zoo & Butterfly Pavilion - Discover different insects and butterflies at the Museum of Natural History. Learn about a bug that hisses, how butterflies eat and why some grasshoppers don't hop.
  • Marine Biologist - Meet Chris Meyer, a scientist from the National Museum of Natural History. He talks about the ocean and his favorite animal the cowrie snail.
  • NASA Education - Read stories, play games and learn all about space, including a listing of homework topics.
  • NASA Video Gallery - See the recent and most popular videos from NASA.
  • Ocean Explorer - The Ocean Explorer web site is entertaining and educational for you to learn about, discover, and virtually explore the ocean.
  • Ocean Portal - Meet amazing creatures, explore the depths of the sea, and discover your connection to the ocean. This site has images, videos, news updates, and cool ocean stuff.
  • Outdoor Careers - Conservation Connect - Video series that connects you with the great outdoors, wildlife species, and careers in protecting the environment.
  • Science Fair Projects - How to Do a Science Fair Project - A video series to help you learn how to craft your own idea and see it through to completion.
  • Scientists @ the Smithsonian - Watch and read about these scientists at the Smithsonian. What kind of scientist would you like to be?
  • Space Place in a Snap - Quick videos with fun answers to big science questions
  • Space Place Live - Kate and Carlos interview real scientists who work on space projects to find out what it's like to work as a scientist, how they got started in science, and what they like to do for fun.
  • Space Shuttle Discovery's Last Flight - Watch as the Discovery takes its final flight around the National Mall in Washington DC.
  • The Body Explained - This video production answers a number of common questions about how the body works. Covers topics such as why our ears pop, why we sneeze, and what causes hiccups.
  • Tsunamis Video - An animated short film to educate kids about tsunamis and how to be prepared.
  • Wildlife Biologist - Wildlife biologists study animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their environment. Learn about what it takes to be a wildlife biologist and how to protect wildlife animals.
  • Working at the Aquarium - Meet Jay and CJ from the National Aquarium in Washington DC. They talk about their jobs and Oleaner, an albino alligator.
Page last updated: Jul 9th, 2015