HomeSchool Resources - Science


This website page has been created for homeschoolers as an easy way to locate items for subject based inquiries of interest to home educators. The links are website pages of free and low-cost resources online to assist in your child’s education.

Answers in Genesis Kids
This science website offers questions and answers, mazes, word games, quizzes, coloring, crafts, videos, experiments and biographies from a Christian worldview.

Ask a question or search through millions of questions on topics of science. Other subjects are available. Only registered members can access verified answers.

Animated movies explain difficult concepts, encouraging self-directed learning and further exploration in science and additional subjects. Look at the free stuff page or pay for a subscription to access all resources.

Ask a question or browse through topic related questions and answers for free. Sign up for a membership fee and you gain access to 22,000 textbooks with step by step solutions and 24/7 study help for math, science, engineering, business, and more.
Much of the information on this website relates to science. Check out the free Kid Explorers resources and lesson plans. More resource links are available from the mega-site.

Classic Science
Receive LabNotes for free in a monthly newsletter e-mail subscription. The Life science textbook is also free with options to purchase additional texts.

Discovery Kids
Free videos, online games and related activities are available here. Some games require Adobe Flash Player.

A public learning laboratory in California shares free activities online. Select a video demonstration under the explore tab by science topic. Hungry for science? Try “science snacks,” low-cost options using cheap, available materials.

GPB Chemistry and Physics
Enjoy two years of high school science for free from the state of Georgia’s public broadcasting network. The videos can be downloaded or streamed. The website also includes student materials in PDF format: note taking guides, worksheets, activities, quizzes and tests.

The Happy Scientist
Robert Krampf, a former museum educator, passes on his love of science to others. This links to his free resources page. Paid subscriptions are also available.

The Homeschool Scientist
This science blog has tons of ideas and resources created by a homeschool mom who enjoys science and nature. For free resources, try experiments and printables.

The go-to site for answering any question on concepts of science (and more subjects) also provides fun quizzes and informational articles and videos, all at no cost.

Kids Cook Real Food
As a membership fee online video course, your children learn to make their own snacks and assist in the kitchen. Fun memory phrases teach safe techniques and the step-by-step process provides your child a vital life skill.

Kids Health
Free curriculum guides, videos, homework helps, quizzes and experiments are available for students and teachers. Materials include topics like stranger danger, fitness, and healthy recipes. Teens Health is for older students, and don’t miss out on the Special Health Needs for clear descriptions on various disabilities.

Makey Makey
Starting out as a project of two MIT students, Makey Makey is a top-selling tech toy encouraging STEM/STEAM education. Once you’ve purchased a kit, this website offers free educator guides, lesson plans, videos and ideas.

Middle School Chemistry (ACS)
The American Chemical Society offers this free middle school online course through guided, inquiry-based lesson plans.

NASA Students
Lots of free earth and space science resources are available for students of all ages. Check out NASA Kid’s Club while you’re there.
For K-2 students, this digitally-delivered science curriculum has won multiple awards. The link above sends you to the free resources page. For full access, a monthly fee is required.

Science Buddies
The creators of this award winning, non-profit website focus on building literacy in science and technology with free project ideas and resources.

Science Kids
Free educational resources for teachers and parents make learning science fun.

The STEM Laboratory
Great STEM/STEAM activities for the younger crowd can be found on this website to purchase. Free items are available in the blog with access to VIP items via an e-mail newsletter.

 Disclaimer: The DeSoto Public Library is providing this resource to assist local homeschoolers. A great amount of the information is useful for all educators and parents. It is not an endorsement of any product or business mentioned or a promotion of homeschooling as a preference over other choices in education.