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The Division of Historical Scientific Instruments recommends the following for young people interested in the history of science and scientific instruments.

Fun & Games

Games and Simulations at Nobelprize.org
http://nobelprize.org/educational/

Science Games, Kids Domain
http://www.kidsdomain.com/games/science.html

 

Websites

Cool Science for Curious Kids
http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/index.html

Dr. Karl
http://www.abc.net.au/science/k2/

How Stuff Works
http://www.howstuffworks.com/

Making the Modern World
http://www.makingthemodernworld.org.uk/

Nye Labs
www.billnye.com

The Science Club
http://scienceclub.org/

Science News for Kids
http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
http://yucky.kids.discovery.com/

Why Is It So?
Online scientific demonstrations!
http://www.abc.net.au/science/features/whyisitso/

 

Local Museums

Connecticut Children’s Museum
http://www.childrensbuilding.org/

Eli Whitney Museum
http://www.eliwhitney.org/

Peabody Museum of Natural History
http://www.peabody.yale.edu

 

Other U.S. Museums

Boston Children’s Museum
http://www.bostonkids.org/index.html

Children’s Museum of Manhattan
http://www.cmom.org/

Exploratorium
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

Museum of Science
http://www.mos.org/

National Children’s Museum, Washington, DC
http://www.ncm.museum/