Here at Science Sparks we know it can be tricky to find what you need on the internet, so we’ve compiled a list of the best science websites and resources from around the web. These are all perfect for science at home and science at school.
Science Sparks – Making science fun for kids
Firstly, I would love you to take a look around Science Sparks. It’s pretty much just me creating and writing everything up and I’ve put my heart and soul into it over the years. Our collection of fairy tale experiments is one of my favourite posts. You might also like our list of 10 science experiments every child needs to try at least once or these easy science and STEM challenge cards.
I also have a couple of science books available that you might like.
We just love this collection of science videos from the Royal Institution. Find out about the chemistry of candles, make microwave mug cakes and lots more.
The Great Science Share
The Great Science Share is a brilliant science event which takes place annually each June. The event is open worldwide and encourages children to share science with friends and family.
BBC Bitesize is full of great science information, videos, games and activity ideas for all subjects across the National Curriculum.
Science and Activity Blogs
Babble Dabble Do – full of gorgeous science and art ideas for kids.
Inspiration Laboratories – more fun and easy ideas for science at home.
Coding Websites for Kids
Code is a fantastic website with coding tutorials, games and activities for kids of all ages.
We also love Scratch, it’s bright, colourful, easy to use and very visual.
Scientific American also has loads of brilliant science experiments kids will love.
Created in collaboration with the Primary Science Teaching Trust Wow Science is jam packed with some of the best science websites on the web. They’ve searched out great science investigation ideas and science resources so you don’t have to!
Steve Spangler is full of awesome science experiments for kids and adults.
You have to sign up to Explorify, but it’s free and has lots of great videos and hands-on science activities.
The School Run
The School Run is jam packed full of great science book recommendations, fun facts and general information as well as a great experiment pack you can download! It’s one of my favourite resources for all things primary school!
Great Science on YouTube
Maddie Moate‘s channel is full of videos about animals, plants, travel and technology. We’ve learned so much and love to watch new videos as they come out.
Kids Invent Stuff brings to life a new kids invention every month! Very cool!