Great Web Sites for Kids
American Library Association
Covers a many areas of content, including a host of science links for parents and educators.
Site offers opportunities for children to explore what things are made of. It has great visuals and reinforcement of reading through short dialogues. (Also plays sound when you arrive at the site.)
Schlumberger Excellence in Educational Development
Site offers opportunities for critical thinking through its engineering and math challenges. It also offers opportunities to communicate with professionals in the community as well as other children across the world.
Helping Your Child Learn Science
U.S. Department of Education (free)
This booklet provides parents of children ages 3 through 10 with information, tools and activities they can use in the home and community to help their child develop an interest in the sciences and learn about the world around them.
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