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Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org/

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Topics include math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.  You must login, but it's free.

Science News for Students

Science News - from the NY Times

ARKive
Discover and learn about the world’s endangered animals, plants and fungi -  what they look like, what makes them special and why we should protect them.
http://arkive.org

A free online illustrated encyclopedia for students covering history, geography, science and technology.

HowStuffWorks
A source of unbiased, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world works.

Ology
A science website for students from the American Museum of Natural History; provides an introduction to many branches of science such as geology, astronomy, marine biology, and paleontology with images, stories and interactive activities.

iWASwondering "is a project of the National Academy of Sciences intended to showcase the accomplishments of contemporary women in science and to highlight for young people the varied and intriguing careers of some of today's most prominent scientists. While the website and series are designed for middle-school-aged students, educators and parents can get behind the message: let's get girls involved in science. In addition to 10 Cool Scientists, kids can ask their own questions and receive an answer from an expert, or play fun and interesting activities and games."
http://www.iwaswondering.org/index.php