The Ups and Downs of Physics

We experience the laws of force and motion each time we perform an action, whether we’re taking a walk or pouring a bowl a cereal. Even when trying to stay completely still, we share the motion of Earth’s orbit around … Read more

Bored?

Boredom tends to get a bad reputation. Although we love to hate it, the feeling of boredom is an incredible motivator to keep our brains active. It’s how our brains tell us to find something interesting. Two of the best … Read more

Celebrate World UFO Day: Learn All About Space!

Extraterrestrial Highway, near Area 51, Nevada. Road sign with UFO illustrations.

What is a UFO? An Unidentified Flying Object, as the name suggests, is an object or phenomenon seen in the sky that cannot be identified or explained. Depending on who you ask, the term could refer to anything from alien spacecraft, to weather balloons and military drones, to smudges and light on the camera lens.

LEAP into the new year with Brainfuse

Brainfuse is your one-stop-shop for Homework Assistance. From supplemental flash cards to live tutoring with experts, Brainfuse has the resources you need to improve your learning experience. Get homework help on any subject with an online tutor any day of … Read more

Atomic bombs and the Nuclear Age

The history of nuclear power in the United States began with the controversial Manhattan Project, the secret World War II project that led to the creation of the first nuclear weapons. As fears grew of a Nazi-controlled super weapon, America began … Read more

National Geographic Kids: Our Extreme Planet!

If you could visit any place on Earth, where would you go? Perhaps you would like to see Mount Stromboli, a volcano in Italy which erupts at least once a year. Maybe instead of seeing the fiery lava, you would … Read more

Some Strings Attached — Making Parade Balloons

November 25th is Macy’s Day Parade, known for its spectacular, imaginative, and GIGANTIC parade balloons. But how are they made? Learn about Making Macy’s Parade Balloons from the Watch and Learn Library! Creating the balloons requires a delicate blend of … Read more

Does Evidence Support the Existence of UFOs?

It’s the spookiest month of the year which makes us wonder about the paranormal phenomena that surrounds our world… Ghosts, cryptids and aliens, oh my! Are humans alone in this world or are extraterrestrial creatures visiting us from the beyond? … Read more

All About Robots

What is a robot? At its core, a robot is a machine designed to do an activity in place of a person. Learn more with Scholastic Go!

Interesting Facts about the Moon

Moon

The Moon has fascinated mankind for many centuries. Galileo Galilei devised an early version of the telescope and turned it to the heavens, which began the age of telescopic astronomy. Science Online will provide you with lots of facts and data about the Moon. This is an essential resource for any science related homework assignments.

Sea Turtles – Superstars of the Sea

Green Sea Turtle Eating Sea Grass

There are seven different species of sea turtles and they all are superstars in their own respect. Learn more about their habitat from National Geographic Kids.

All About Seeds

Germinating seed, four stages

The World Book Encyclopedia provides some good information about seeds. You can find photos and illustrations as well as science project ideas.