Ask A Scientist

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Resource:Ask A Scientist
Provider:Ask A Scientist
Summary:Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12 with parental guidance and supervision) This website, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and Argonne National Laboratory, archives the answers to over 20,000 science questions asked by students in grades K-12
Description:When you get to the site you'll see a brief introduction. Enter your science question in the search engine or explore topics on the menu that include:

Astronomy
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Computer
Engineering
Environmental and Earth Science
Molecular Biology
Physics
Veterinary
Weather
Zoology

Click on any one and a new page opens with a menu of topics in this field that were addressed by scientists in questions submitted by students. It's really fun to see what students of all ages are curious about - and to see the diverse way various scientists answer the questions. Some are blunt and to the point; others offer great detail.

You'll also notice a sidebar menu where you can access "The Question of the Week," meet the "Expert Scientists" who answer the questions, and much more.

Bookmark this site to return often.

Enjoy!
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C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Science, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Technology
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
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