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Fun > Life Science (biology, health, neuroscience)

Challenge your brain with these exciting games and activities.

 

BAM! Body and Mind

Explore the “stuff that matters” with BAM! Find out about diseases and disease prevention, safety, and much more through quizzes, games, and other online activities. You can also plan a fun, active week on the site’s fitness calendar. Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

BrainsRule!

Play fun, interactive games, meet scientists, and learn about the brain at BrainsRule!, a service of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and several other organizations. The site also provides resources for teachers.

 

Educational Games, NobelPrize.org

Explore plastics, blood typing, DNA, split brain experiments, lasers, and more with NobelPrize.org’s educational games. Make sure to click the links on the top of the page to find all the games related to physics, chemistry, neurology, and medicine.

 

EurekaAlert!

EurekAlert! is science reporting for kids, and includes games and kid-friendly science stories. EurekaAlerts! is operated by AAAS, the science society.

 

GirlsGoTech.org

Learn about science careers and play science-related games on this site sponsored by the Girl Scouts of the USA.

 

KidsHealth

Use the KidsHealth website to learn all about your body, how and why it changes, and what it needs to stay healthy and grow strong. Find tasty, nutritious recipes and watch short videos about all your body parts. Don’t forget to play a few games and learn the answer to the daily brain buzz.

 

Kinetic City: Mission to Vearth

Log in to help the Super Crew save the world of Vearth from the science-distorting computer virus, Deep Delete. You can also test your science savvy with other games.

 

Lawrence Hall of Science

Learn about the world around you, from the bugs and plants that live in your area, to which materials are best for cleaning up an oil spill. This site features tons of fun games and quizzes.

 

Neuroscience for Kids

A site for teachers and students who want to learn more about the brain. The site features coloring pages, games, contests, links, and outside activities. Neuroscience for Kids has a lot of great Brain Awareness Week links as well.

 

Optics for Kids

Test your brain at the gallery of optical illusions. You can also find at-home activities, explore the field of optics (the science of light) past and present, and explore the work of scientists or Optic celebs at this site of the Optical Society of America.

 

The Reconstructors

"Travel into the future and reconstruct the science of substance abuse!" At the Reconstructors play interactive games where you use your knowledge from the past and travel to the future to solve problems inherent to drugs, using the good ones, without abusing them.

 

Science Museum of Minnesota

The Science Museum of Minnesota provides links to help you learn how to detect diseases, examine the human skin and body, explore the heart, and find answers to all your science questions.

 

Smithsonian Education

Learn about the areas of science that the Smithsonian Institute investigates through interactive games, puzzles, and online exhibits.

 

Fun > Physical Science (astronomy, chemistry, ecology)

Challenge your brain with these exciting games and activities.

 

Smithsonian Education

Learn about the areas of science that the Smithsonian Institute investigates through interactive games, puzzles, and online exhibit.

 

Check out 20+ antique inventions that share a lot in common with gadgets we use today.

 

Make your home eco-friendly, play games about frogs and other wildlife, learn the best ways to sort trash, and enjoy even more environment-themed activities and contests on this award-winning environment education site for kids and teachers.

 

Educational Games, NobelPrize.org

Explore plastics, blood typing, DNA, split brain experiments, lasers, and more with NobelPrize.org’s educational games. Make sure to click the links on the top of page to find all the games related to physics, chemistry, and medicine.

 

Let the Energy Ant guide you through games, activities, facts, and the history of energy at the Energy Information Administration's Energy Kid's Page.

 

A guide to exploring engineering careers, specifically for high school girls. 

 

EPA: Pesticides Information for Kids, Students, and Teachers

Learn about pesticides, endangered species, and other environmental issues at this site, a service of the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

Learn about astronomy and space through online at at-home activities provided by Exploratorium, the online museum of science, art, and human perception.

 

Learn about science careers, play science-related games, and read some tips for parents here, a site sponsored by the Girl Scouts of the USA.

 

Learn about different energy sources and ways to save energy at this site, sponsored by the US Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable energy.

 

Log in to help the Super Crew save world of Vearth from the science-distorting computer virus, Deep Delete. You can also test your science savvy with games.

 

Play a variety of online games and learn about science activities you can do at home.

 

Build! Zoom! Transform! Create molecules, change states of matter, and see the world close up at the Molecularium.

 

Space-themed games, activities, stories, and resources for educators are all here, at NASA’s site for kids.

 

Did you know that NASA studies the earth, too? Explore the people, land, air, water, and natural hazards of our planet with NASA’s earth science enterprise.

 

On this frequently updated and award-winning site you will find games, videos, stories, and activities covering a range of global topics.

 

Explore the many aspects of environmental science through games, stories, and songs at this site of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

 

The Science Museum of Minnesota invites you to explore its different exhibits through photos, videos, articles, and online activities.

 

Learn about the areas of science that the Smithsonian Institute investigates through interactive games, puzzles and online exhibits. Some areas of this site require Shockwave Player plug-in.

 

Check out the fun facts, games, and projects about Earth, space, and technology at this NASA site.

 

What's stronger, a Styrofoam container or mozzarella cheese? Find out this and other amazing facts from the world of materials science.

 

Robotics at your fingertips! Learn about the history of robots and how they fit into our world. Then, control a remotely operated vehicle.

 

Whether you’re an adventurer or like to spend time in the lab, TryScience offers many online and offline activities that will entertain for hours. The site also offers pages for parents and teachers.

 

The online exhibits of the University of California Museum of Paleontology share a wealth of information on topics like evolution, paleontology, biomes, and geologic time.

 

Wonderville

Explore Wonderville! Click on the logo to find the many games and activities the town has to offer. Build a robot, make a fossil, and even save the world.

 
 

Last Updated: 9/12/14

Editor: Blayne Jeffries

The listing of an organization's Web site does not imply endorsement by the Dana Foundation or the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.

 


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