3-6 Student Interactives
- Amusement Park Physics
Have fun on this site learning about how amusement park rides work.
- The Animal Diet Game
Watch for an animal to appear on the screen. When it does, choose the right diet and watch it eat up!
- DESIGNit, BUILDit, FIDGiT
Your goal is to bounce, flip and roll Fidgets safely to their box.
Your Own Roller Coaster
Use the laws of motion and gravity to create an online roller coaster.
- Food Chain Game
Play the food chain game by dragging parts of the chain to their proper places. Good luck!
- Forces and Motion: Basics
Explore the forces at work when pulling against a cart and pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person.
- The Living and Non-living Things Quiz
Identify which objects are living or non-living.
- Power Play
Build a machine that will harness power and complete the task.
- Simple Machines Game
Help your little buddy, Twitch, get his work done at the museum by using simple machines. He needs your help!
- Soccer Ball: Energy and Change
Use your knowledge of force to kick a soccer ball and score a goal.
- The Sun
Learn all about the sun on this site as well as make crafts and play games.
- "Things That" Game
Look at the pictures shown and see if you can find animals that eat fish, lay eggs, and more.
- Build a Bird
You have the chance to build a bird and place it in a habitat. Can you make one that has a good chance of survival?
- How Rocks Change
Are you ready for this challenge? See if you can tell what causes rocks to change over time.
- Interactive Water Cycle
An animated activity that lets you control the water cycle as you learn.
- Interactive Weather
Let the sun shine, or make the wind blow by changing the temperature and humidity.
- Rock Cycle
The clock is ticking. Can you beat the time and identify rocks and their class? Take the challenge!
- Balloons and Static Electricity
Why does a balloon stick to your sweater? Rub a balloon on a sweater, then let go of the balloon and it flies over and sticks to the sweater. View the charges in the sweater, balloons, and the wall.
This colorful site will help you understand series and parallel circuits.
- Circuit Construction Kit: DC
Experiment with an electronics kit! Build circuits with batteries, resistors, light bulbs, and switches.
- Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker
Push your mouse around to move continents and change the landscape.
- Pangaea Map Game
Move the puzzle pieces to see how the continents once fit together.
- Switch Zoo
Choose among 142 species of animals and create habitats in which they will survive. Create your own new species from a menu of characteristics.
- Volcano Lab
Get ready to rumble.Test your volcano knowledge.
- Go to the Head of the Solar System
Answer questions about celestial objects as they travel through the solar system.
- Gravity And Orbits
Move the sun, earth, moon and space station to see how it affects their gravitational forces and orbital paths.
- Gravity Force Lab
Visualize the gravitational force that two objects exert on each other. Adjust properties of the objects to see how changing the properties affects the gravitational attraction.
- Gravity Launch
Launch a rocket into space to see how the force of gravity can pull an object toward the earth and moon.
- Lunar Cycle Challenge
Drag moons to the their place in the lunar cycle.
- Microbe Magic
Have fun learning about bacteria, viruses, fungi, and play the Go Fish Microbe Game.
- Moon Olympics
What would it be like to play sports on the moon? Compete in the Moon Olympics to find out.
This fun video explains sound and vibration.
States of Matter: Basics
Heat, cool and compress atoms and molecules and watch as they change between solid, liquid and gas phases.
States of Matter
Watch different types of molecules form a solid, liquid, or gas. Add or remove heat and watch the phase change.