Reference Desk - Student Sites

Choose a topic to explore my favorite links to use with students for lessons, activities, and as other resources.
General Science - General resources, science news, science videos, science fair, math & science careers, & measurement systems

Biology Topics - Organized into the following topics:  Cells, Classification & Living Things, Genetics, DNA, & Human Body, Ecology & Environment, Microscopes & Pond Water

Earth Science - Topics include Earth's layers, geologic time, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanos, rocks & minerals, soil science, and weather

Astronomy - General resources along with links for stars & constellations, earth & moon, and games.

Chemistry - General resources along with links for matter& classification, chemical bonds, balancing equations, periodic table, acids & bases,

Physics - General resources along with links for sound & light, electricity & magnetism, Newton's laws, STEAM

Forensic Science - General resources and links for specific types of evidence (fingerprints, DNA, blood, etc.)

NOTE: Many of these sites were previously listed on the Kid Zone, which is no longer available.  If a link from an old worksheet is not listed, it was probably a flash site that is no longer available or the website itself has been deleted.

Teachers:  Please copy the links you want to use and provide them for your students through a classroom website or LMS (Clever, Schoology, Google Classroom) rather than linking to a specific page on my website.

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The Science Spot was developed in March 1999 by Tracy Tomm Science Teacher @ Havana Junior High, Havana, IL.  Activities, lessons, & worksheets available on any page of this web site are intended for use by a single teacher in his/her classroom or to share at educational conferences.  Reproduction for commercial use or profit is not permitted without the consent of Tracy (Trimpe) Tomm. Visit my Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.