Science & Technology
See also the Pittsburgh Public Schools Science Activity Calendars
Databases Especially for Kids
Amazing Animals of the World
A virtual trip to the zoo for elementary school-aged children, with interactive information on over 1,200 animals.
New Book of Popular Science
In-depth science, health, and technology research and news of use and interest to middle school-aged children, teens and adults.
Science Online (Facts On File)
Science Experiments and more. This database will not only help you find a science experiment, but it will provide definitions, diagrams, facts, timelines, and essays, too.
Websites for More Information
- About.com Inventors
Find information on famous inventors or discover how to become an inventor.
Discover chemistry by learning about reactions, elements, atoms, etc.
Learn about the origins of life, classification, animal kingdoms, human biology, and more.
- Earth Floor
Dive into plate tectonics, geologic time, biomes and other earth-related topics.
- Energy Education
Learn energy facts, energy history, and play some games.
- Energy for Kids
Find out what it is, how to save it, and its history.
- How Stuff Works
Learn about how all kinds of stuff works-from batteries to money to toys.
Explore dinosaurs by learning fun facts, memorizing dinosaur names and discovering the work of paleontologist.