Science Resources


  • Jefferson Lab

    Welcome to the Virginia State Standards of Learning Practice Tests! All of the questions on this site come from test materials released by the Virginia Department of Educaiton.  This is a great resources for students to use to review material.

    JEFFERSON LAB

  • IXL Science

    This website is a great resource for students to study review for the Science SOL. Standards are in black and IXL language arts skills are in dark green. Hold your mouse over the name of a skill to view a sample question. Click on the name of a skill to practice that skill.

    IXL SCIENCE

  • Hour of Code

    Try a one-hour tutorial designed for all ages in over 45 languages.

    HOUR OF CODE

  • That Quiz

    This website has a lot of practice questions about the parts of the cell!  You can choose the subject and adjust the level of difficulty!  You can also use That Quiz to practice the periodic table and measurement conversions!

    THAT QUIZ

  • Exploratorium Science Snack

    An Exploratorium Snack is a hands-on science activity. Science Snacks are tabletop exhibits or explorations of natural phenomena that teachers or students can make using common, inexpensive, readily available materials.

    EXPLORATORIUM SCIENCE SNACK

  • Neuroscience for Kids

    This website allows students to learn about the functions of the ear.

    NEUROSCIENCE FOR KIDS

  • Star Light Star Bright

    This website allows explore the different component of light.

    STAR LIGHT STAR BRIGHT

  • Cells Alive

    This website allows students to explore all of the components of cells.

    CELLS ALIVE

  • Sheppard Software - Food Chain Game

    This website is an interactive activity for food chains!  Drag the parts of the food chain to the correct place!

    FOOD CHAIN GAME

  • Sheppard Software - Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers Game

    This website is an interactive activity for producers, consumers, and decomposers!  Click the correct button when the plant or animal appears!

    PRODUCERS, CONSUMERS, AND DECOMPOSERS GAME

  • Match the Memory - Phases of the Moon Matching Game

    This website is an interactive activity for the moon!  It is timed for an extra challenge!

    PHASES OF THE MOON MATCHING GAME

  • Harcourt School Publisher - Electromagnets

    This website is an interactive activity for electromagnets!

    ELECTROMAGNETS

  • Detective Science Game - Magnet Powers

    This website is an interactive activity for magnets!  Play the role of detective while completing challenges in a range of fun science games and activities for kids!

    MAGNET POWERS

  • Science Games for Kids - Life Cycle of a Plant

    This website is an interactive activity for the life cycle! Learn about the life cycle of a plant by sorting plant by sorting the parts of a flower, discovering what each part does, and how it contributes to the life cycle of a living thing!

    LIFE CYCLE OF A PLANT

  • Rags to Riches - Photosynthesis Millionaire

    This website is an interactive activity for photosynthesis!   This activity is designed as a review and reinforcement activity for students!

    PHOTOSYNTHESIS MILLIONAIRE

  • Match the Memory - Second Science Tools

    This website is an interactive activity for science tools!

    SECOND SCIENCE TOOLS

  • Trekkers Watershed Activity

    This website is an interactive activity for watersheds!  Put the watershed pictures in order from beginning to end!

    TREKKERS WATERSHED ACTIVITY

  • Watershed Game

    This website is an interactive activity for watersheds!

    WATERSHED GAME

  • Study James - Air Masses & Fronts

    This website is has an interesting video with review questions on air masses and fronts!

    AIR MASSES & FRONTS

  • Cloud Clues

    This website is an interactive activity for clouds!

    CLOUD CLUES

  • Cloud Matching Game

    This website is an interactive activity for clouds!  A simple cloud matching game using the four main types of clouds, numbus, stratus, cumulus, and cirrus!

    CLOUD MATCHING GAME

  • Study Jams - Water Cycle

    This website is a video and review questions on the water cycle!  The water cycle is the constant movement of water through the Earth and its atmosphere!

    WATER CYCLE

  • Study Jams - Weather Instruments

    This website has a video and review questions about weather instruments!  Thereare many different instruments that can be used to measure the weather!

    WEATHER INSTRUMENTS

  • Study Jams - Solids, Liquids, Gasses

    This website has a video and review questions about solids, liquids, and gasses!  All matter can exist in three forms: solid, liquid, or gas!

    SOLIDS, LIQUIDS, GASSES

  • Recycle City

    This website has an interactive activity on recycling!

    RECYCLE CITY

  • Rags to Riches - The Earth's Layers

    This website is an interactive activity to review the layers of the Earth!

    THE EARTH'S LAYERS

  • Rags to Riches - Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

    This website is an interactive activity to review mean, median, mode, and range!

    MEAN, MEDIAN, MODE, AND RANGE

  • Matter Match

    This website is an interactive activity to review matter!

    MATTER MATCH

  • Rags to Riches - Matter Millionaire

    This website is an interactive activity to review matter!

    MATTER MILLIONAIRE

  • Rags to Riches - Light Millionaire

    This website is an interactive activity to review light!

    LIGHT MILLIONAIRE

  • Sound

    This website has a lot of review questions for sound!  You can do it multiple times!  The questions change each time!

    SOUND

  • Rags to Riches - Sound Millionaire

    This website is an interactive activity for sound!

    SOUND MILLIONAIRE

  • Oceanography

    This website is a interactive activities for oceanography!

    OCEANOGRAPHY

  • Rags to Riches - Ocean Millionaire

    This website is a interactive activity for ocean review!

    OCEAN MILLIONAIRE

  • Rags to Riches - Earth Cycles Millionaire

    This website is a interactive activity for the Earth cycles!

    EARTH CYCLES MILLIONAIRE

  • Science Zone - Electricity Games

    This website is interactive activities for reviewing electricity!

    ELECTRICITY GAMES

  • Ordering the Phases of the Moon

    This website is an interactive activity for ordering the phases of the moon!  Number the phases of the moon in the correct order beginning and ending with the new moon!

    ORDERING THE PHASES OF THE MOON

  • Science Games for Kids - How We See

    This website is an interactive activity about light!  Eyes are amazing parts of the human body!  Learn how we see as you experiment with light & mirrors in this fun science game for kids!

    HOW WE SEE

  • Study Jams - The Senses: Seeing

    This website has a video and review questions about light!

    THE SENSES: SEEING

  • Study Jams - Animal Cells

    This website has a video and review questions about animal cells!

    ANIMAL CELLS

  • Study Jams - Plant Cells

    This website has a video and review questions about plant cells!

    PLANT CELLS

  • Centre of the Cell

    This website has a lot of interactive activities about the cell!  Here you can find a lot of online games and interactives in one place!

    CENTRE OF THE CELL

  • Rocks and Minerals Webquest

    This is a webquest to learn more about rocks and minerals!  Answer the questions using the websites provided for each question (the titles are hotlinks)!

    ROCKS AND MINERALS WEBQUEST

  • Internet4Classrooms - 5th Grade Science Standards

    This is a website with a lot of interactive activities to review science!

    5TH GRADE SCIENCE STANDARDS

  • National Park Foundation - Electronic Field Trip

    Electronic field trips give students the opportunity to learn about a particular topic through national parks they may never get a chance to visit!

    ELECTRONIC FIELD TRIP

  • Science Online

    The students will investigate the properties, uses, and conservation of Eath's resources!

    SCIENCE ONLINE

  • NASA Science - Space Place

    This website has a lot of interactive activities about space!

    SCIENCE PLACE

  • The Great Plant Escape

    This website has a lot of interactive activities about plants!

    THE GREAT PLANT ESCAPE

  • Interactives Rock Cycle

    This website has a lot of interactive activities about the rock cycle!

    INTERACTIVES ROCK CYCLE

  • SOL Pass

    SOL Pass is one of the best SOL review websites in my opinion!  It includes practice quizzes, interactive review games, flash cards, jeopardy, videos, and other really entertaining activities.  They have activities for every strand of the Reading SOL.  Plase log-in with school: Arcola and the password: arcola.

    SOLPASS

  • Education - Earth & Space Science Resources

    This website is an interactive activity for Earth and space!  Learning about weather, erosion, cloud types, and even the outer reaches of our solar system is possible from inside the classroom!

    EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE RESOURCES

  • TTribune

    TeenTribune, Tween Tribune, TTEspanol, and TTJunior, collectively reffered to as "TTribune") is a free online educational service offered by the Smithsonian for use by K-12 grade teachers and students.  It offers daily news sites for kids, tweens, and teens, and includes text, photos, graphics, and audio and/or video materials prepared by the Smithsonian and others about current events.

    TTRIBUNE

  • Diffen

    This website helps students compare apples and oranges - or any two concepts in order to understand the difference between the two with Diffen.  Enter the two items and watch Diffen produce a short and and clear explanation of the two items, ready to be compared.  

    DIFFEN

  • KidSenz

    Kidsenz makes news engaging, informative and fun for kids. Our team carefully selects stories that are appropriate for kids and delivers them using animated newscasters in a manner that is simple and easy to understand. The news, curated by KidSenz, covers hot topics like space, different cultures of the world, environment, major holidays, sports, entertainment, and politics.  The goal of this website is to create an interest and awareness in kids for global current affairs in a safe and kid friendly environment.  KidzSenz has the Kid Safe Seal.

    KIDSENZ

  • Brain Pop

    Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social studies, arts & Music and English movies, quizzes, activity pages and school homework help for students grade 4-12.  This subscription databases can be accessed from school without logging in.  From home, however, please use LCPS GO, and then click on "Library Resources" for password-free access to this resource.

    LCPS GO

  • PKET

    This resource has many interactive simulations covering a wide variety of science topics.

    PKET

  • Safari Montage

    Thousands of educational videos and multimedia titles available from school or at home.  This subscription databases can be accessed from school without logging in.  From home, however, please use LCPS GO, and then click on "Library Resources" for password-free access to this resource.

    LCPS GO

  • DK Find Out! - Science

    This website has fun Science learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries.  This website has the Kid Safe Seal.

    DK FIND OUT

  • DK Find Out! - Earth

    This website has fun learning activities about Earth for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries.  This website has the Kid Safe Seal.

    DK FIND OUT