Environmental Protection Agency
This website opens with the Explorers Club-a very kid friendly page that opens into links. The website provides information for students to become active in their community. This site provides a lot of information on many environmental topics and plenty of link. This site may overwhelm younger students with too much information.
This is a very colorful and kid friendly site with animation and sound. There are eco games for the kids to play, eco stories, and an eco notebook. Students will have a lot of fun exploring this site while learning a lot of information. This would be a great site to start an ecology unit.
The Encarta CD-Rom is a great place for students to get information. Encarta is an easy program to navigate and students will be able to find the information they are looking for without too much trouble. The information is straightforward and easy to read for older students. Topics have great picture and animations. Most topics also have a resource section. Encarta would be very helpful for students to start their research.
This website has science movies that students can watch on the computer. There are good movies on water and the water cycle. Each movie is followed up by a quiz and some even have experiments. Students love the animation on the website.