This page is full of helpful links to web sites and resources related to K-8 science, and especially related to Science Fair Projects for both Elementary and Middle School students.
Science Buddies -Science Fair Project Ideas, Answers and Tools
Science Fair Central – From Discovery Education this comprehensive site provides a guide to science fairs with relevent, creative, and fun tips and resources on the web.
Sea and Sky Kids can learn about oceanography, marine biology, and astronomy on Sea and Sky. “Sea” features science news, a gallery of exotic marine life, and an ocean exploration timeline; “Sky” includes an astronomy reference guide and profiles of key astronomers, astronauts, and space missions. Created for fun by an amateur scientist, Sea and Sky has a wealth of accurate, well-written information.
Skytopia- The basis for a good science project is an unanswered science question. This site provides students with a good starting point as they visually explore the world’s most unanswered science questions.
Science Made Simple – This site is geared toward elementary and middle school students who need a basic starting point for ideas and “what is a science project.”
Wondermind Learn all about neuroscience through Alice-in-Wonderland themed games. Kids curious about how the brain works will learn and have fun on this site.
Young Scientist Challenge – The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is the premier national science competition for students in grades 5 – 8. It is designed to encourage exploration of science and promote the importance of science communication.
Kids Inventions National Museum of Education’s web site headquarters for invention. Lots of exciting things to challenge the inventive spirit!
The WWW Virtual Library: Science Fairs – this is a comprehensive list with links to all science fairs, local or global.