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Fun for Kids - Science & Engineering Activities and Websites

Are you looking for some fun, kid friendly websites for your children or students? Check out the links we have here!

Science and Engineering

Kids' Astronomy: Astronomy for children, students, and kids of all ages., part of the KidsKnowIt Network, is the absolutely free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.

NASA Education: Includes information ranging from the training of astronauts to space station construction to the search for life on Mars.

NASA Kids' Club: Find activities and information about rockets, astronauts, space exploration, space shuttles, solar system, and galaxies.

Extreme Science Where is the deepest spot in the ocean? Which creature is the strongest? Want to know what the fastest land animal is? Take a look at this site for answers to these and other scientific record-breakers!


Time to Invent Club: Fifth graders participate in fun, hands-on invention activities that spark their interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Free guides for parents!

Amusement Park Physics Explores how the laws of physics play a role in the design of amusement park rides. Design a roller coaster, determine the outcome of bumper car collisions, and more.

Bill Nye the Science Guy Learn about Bill Nye the Science Guy and his show, choose from 40 'Home Demos' you can try, watch video clips, and more.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century In 1900, life was a constant struggle. 100 years later, the world was a healthier, safer, and more productive place, due to the hard work of engineers and scientists. From electrification, to the automobile, to computers, learn how engineering has changed and improved our lives.

Time for Kids Do you have a nose for news? Time Magazine's site for kids has science, entertainment, and world news, along with research and homework help, places to explore, online games, and more.

Skateboard Science See how skateboards are made and learn about the science behind how tricks like 'the ollie' are done. Includes videos plus a skateboarding glossary.

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids 239 Cool sites about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Overview on the History and Development of Data Science An entertaining overview of the history and development of data science in a multiple fields, major players, and career paths that you can investigate.