links, selected by Curator Chuck Kopczak, are great
sources to learn more about biology topics like the
ones in World of Life.
Body and Mind
On this website from the BBC, you can build a skeleton,
stretch some muscles and organize the organs in the interactive
body. Discover how the body changes during puberty. And
put your senses to the test in the Senses
Science for Curious Kids
Explore biology with a peek into your salad bowl,
a virtual trip into a miniature world, and more! This
website from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's is
a popular online educational tool for students from Kindergarten
through 4th grade..
This site from the USDA's Agricultural Research Service
recounts real stories about what scientists do at
the ARS. Kids can find out that science isn't something
far away in a laboratory. It's wired right into our
daily livesto the food we eat, the clothes
we wear, the water we drink.
This commercial-free zone helps kids learn how to live
healthy and well. It features information on nutrition,
fitness, the human body and more.
The University of Illinois Extention program put together
this great site for kids, which features special sections
where you can learn about the parts of plants, discover
the adventure of earthworms, and get the scoop on insects.