The oceans of the world are filled with so many interesting animals! In fact, there are thousands of different kinds or "species." Some are really huge, like the blue whale, which sometimes grows to be the size of the biggest dinosaurs! Others are very tiny, like zooplankton, which can be smaller than your pencil eraser.You probably already know about and like many sea animals like dolphins, killer whales, seals and penguins. But there are others that seem mysterious because most people don't really know much about them. Here are some fun facts and beautiful images that will help you get to know these unique creatures a little better.

Here's a great game that let's you look at pictures in different ways. See what your imagination lets you see & use the "hint" buttons to see the other images you miss! If you like this, follow the links to other "Brain Explorer" games...

You probably already know how to play Tic-Tac-Toe. It's a really simple game, right? That's what most people think. But if you really wrap your brain around it, you'll discover that Tic-Tac-Toe isn't quite as simple as you think. Click on the following picture:

Here's another fun game from the "Brain Explorer". Write a "secret code" to your friends by only using half of each letter....

Are you fasinated with three dimensional pictures? Do you wonder which is the front or back of the picture? Click on the image below to view different 3-D pictures. Sometimes, there are two completely different ways to look at the same thing. When a picture doesn't give you enough information to decide how to view it, your brain has to make a choice.

Have you ever wondered if their was difference between a human brain and a sheeps brain? Click on the image below to take a virtual tour of a Sheep's brain being Dissected - If you're easily grossed out, you might want to skip this one!

Are you interested in learning about the universe? Or living on a spacestation? What you need to live on a spacestation? Are you interested in leaning about an expetition to the north pole? Click on the logo below to visit this fascinating site...

Are you interested in making you own multimedia production? Does sculptoring have a purpose? What kinds of materials do sculptors use? Are you interested in making sculptures at home? Click on the picture below to find out...

Have you ever seen a dinosaur dance, roll its head around or swish its tail? Explore this Web site to learn about John Payne's kinetosaurs, discover the science behind his art, and find out how to make your own dinosaur art! Please click on kinetosaur to visit this site.

Are you interested in the mysteries of the earth? Then please click on Geo Mysteries below to visit this fascinating site.

Do you want to learn about the Seneca Park Zoo?Are you interested in the exhibits? Education? Conservation? Why do birds preen their feathers? Why do tigers have stripes? These are just a few questions that can be answered by clicking on the lion link.

Do you like PBS television? Do you like Aurthor? Mr. Rogers? Seasme Street? Do you like to play games? color pages and sing songs? Then click on the the PBS picture to visit this interactive site

60 Second Scienceis a series of on-air spots created to inspire families to explore the natural world together. The children are encouraged to grow in self confidence, problem solving and develpoment through hands on exploration through hands on explorations with familiar materials.

You know you love the rockets' red glare and the bombs bursting in air. Now, learn the cool stuff behind these beautiful pyrotechnics. Also get a sneak peek (even before NASA scientists) at a new type of spacecraft that could be jolted through space by electromagnets. Click on the picture to take you to this fascinating website.

Do you have animal attraction? You can right in your own back yard with some craft supplies, your imagination and a little help from Mother Nature.

Immerse yourself and explore, inquire, tinker, play, discover, laugh - oh yeah - and learn at COSI Columbus. Science takes different shapes, from the two sides of Ocean's Poseidon to the secrets of Adventure. Check it out and catch the Spirit of COSI!

What's the science behind a home run? Why do curveballs curve? Learn about the game from players from the S.F. Giants & Oakland A's. Find out how this extreme sport is governed by the principles of momentum, gravity, friction, and centripetal force.

The Nine Planets is an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system. Each page has text and images, some have sounds and movies, most provide references to additional related information.


These games, stories and activities will challenge what you know about science and introduce you to new ideas. Are you ready for the KidScience Challenge?