Online Resources for Science Teachers and Students

Science Shop USA strives to be an online resource for science fair and science project ideas and the science supplies and equipment needed to complete them successfully. In addition to the information provided on other pages of this website, you may find the websites below to have valuable resource information for the topic of your science project. If you find an online resource that is especially helpful to you, let us know and we will add it to this list.


Inspiring Science Education        

Interactive Sites for Science Education                  

Smithsonian Institution’s Ocean Portal                  

US Energy Administration’s Energy Kids                

British Broadcasting Corporation’s Human Mind & Body  

National Geographic’s Phenomena        

The Hubble Telescope on “Black Holes”                

The 50th Anniversary of NASA    

NASA Kid’s Club                               

The Chemistry Guide, a Search Engine for Chemistry-Related Web Resources  

Chicago Museum of Science and Industry            

Morrison Planetarium  

National Science Teachers Association  

National Science Digital Library                  

UC-Berkley’s Understanding Science  

Earth Exploration Toolbook        


Scientific American         

Physics Central                 

How Stuff Works             

Science Kids      


Discovery Edcuation      

NeoK12 Educational Videos, Games & Lessons

San Francisco’s Exploratorium   


US Geological Survey’s Educational Resources    

The Jefferson Lab’s Science Education  

Beakman & Jax Place     

NASA Science   

National Geographic Kids            

US Department of Agriculture’s Sci4Kids              

Computer Science Education Week        

Science Learning Hub    

Scitable by Nature Education  

Semper Solaris

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Latest Additions to Our Science Project Database

  • Question: What Are the Best Liquid Conductors of Energy?

    Summary: This experiment explores the kinds of liquids that are the best conductors of energy when splitting the molecules of water through electrolysis. Materials Needed: (Any of The Materials Highlighted in Blue are Clickable Links for Purchasing) 9 v Battery... Read more →

  • Question: Can You Make a Battery Out of a Potato?

    Summary: In this experiment, a potato is used to create an electrochemical battery, in which chemical energy is converted to electrical energy through spontaneous electron transfer. The energy created is enough to power a digital clock. Materials Needed: (Any of... Read more →