ScienceNews for Kids is a site devoted to the subject of science. From Biology to Physics, SN is a portal of information for past and current news about many different topics that revolve around the many different fields of science. Not just content with just providing information, ScienceNews also draws interest through its gamezone, puzzlezone, SciFizone, labzone and ever provides a section for educators called teacherzone.
ScienceNews employs an affective use of subtle colorization coupled with pictorial graphics littered throughout. With no one element that overpowers the senses, a visit is both relaxing and interesting at the same time. With the enormous nature of its content, SN does a masterful job of sectioning off each field of science in such a way that a visitor does not become too immersed in the sectioning off or coloring.
Here is a strength of the site – its organization. Trying to provide information on various fields of science could, in itself, be daunting. However, ScienceNews effective provides distinct areas for each area and its use of activities only enhances the effective nature of its design.
ScienceNews is an excellent site that wholeheartedly achieves its goal of making science fun and interesting. Any visitor to the site will be greeted by many aspects that could entail a lengthy visit to take advantage of its resources. Making science fun to youth like minds is not always an easy task but SN does such a good job that it should be highly recommended for any educator or administrator – and for every child.