Physics for kids ages 7-11. This site covers a wide range of topics in physics and explains them in a way that younger students can readily understand. Study electricity, sound, light, friction, and magnets. Each section includes the essential idea accompanied by an illustration. There are also experiments for home or school, vocabulary, a quiz, worksheets for teachers, and an image bank to further illustrate each concept. Using this site is an easy way to incorporate science into your elementary classroom. The directions for the activities are easy to follow and use common, inexpensive things. Make science fun and relevant.
Self-described as being “dedicated to introducing physics topics in a fun and accessible way,” this online magazine covers much of what would be covered in any physics curriculum. Worthwhile for the photographs alone, you’ll find links to games, webcasts, and activities, as well. Not only can you browse for topics and search through the archives; don’t miss the Interact page. Here you’ll find fascinating photos and a list of as-yet unanswered physics questions.