Selected Science TV & Radio Sites

Science Friday

Science Friday is a National Public Radio program for kids interested in science. The program menu allows one to listen to the weekly program, read questions related to the program and get suggestions for further study. Another good option in the program menu is the Sounds Like Science Mentor page. A topic of current interest is chosen each week and material concerning this topic is available. A scientist with expertise in this area is available to answer questions about the current topic. Other program menu topics have general information about NPR.

Newton's APPLE

Newton's APPLE is a long-running PBS science show. The site is not very fancy, but surfing through the episodes will yield some excellent home science activities.

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Bill Nye the Science Guy is a Disney science TV show. One can read today's episode and research previous episodes. A current news portion includes science news and science of sports sections. A daily demo safe for kids to do is related to the news or the current episode. Film clips and sounds of science involve downloading files. Many museum sites are included in Top Ten Links.

Scientific American Frontiers

This site offers a forum where you can post your opinion about one of the shows. Teachers can get teacher guides to each show and also access on-line activity based on each show. There is a "related links" section which offers hyper text links for each show of the season. Students can post questions to the scientists involved in each show.

PBS TeacherSource

This site includes lesson plans and activities for incorporating PBS programming into classroom curriculum.

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