Launched by Society for Science & the Public in 2003, Science News for Kids is an interactive, educational Web site devoted to providing science news to children ages 9 to 14. Content is offered in a captivating and informative manner to more than 12,000 unique visitors daily and over 3 million visitors annually.
The Science News for Kids website (http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org) is devoted to children, aged 9-14, their teachers, and their parents. Our goal is to offer timely items of interest to kids including news stories and features that are accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, book and articles to read, and related web resources.
Our emphasis is on making the Web site appealing by offering kids opportunities to comment on and grade the subject matter, get ideas for science projects, and try out mathematical puzzles. At the same time, we offer teachers creative ways of using science news in their classrooms.
Topic catagories within the website include: