General Resources:Science: ExploratoriumEnter this site to discover many topics to explore right at your fingertips. Be sure to connect with the "online activities" and other links provided in the yellow menu found in the upper right of the menu bar.Discovering Science:
Science: Discovering Science - Lesson 2: DragonFlyTVLink to this site to investigate what scientists do every day. By making a selection from over 60 available scientists, you can view a short movie that will show you what these scientists are currently studying. Connect to link! http://kids.pbskids.com:8080/dragonflytv/scientists/index.htmlLight & SoundScience: The Science of LightLight is everywhere in our world. We need it to see: it carries information from the world to our eyes and brains. Seeing colors and shapes is second nature to us, yet light is a perplexing phenomenon when we study it more closely.Biology ExplorationBIOMAN: https://biomanbio.com/index.htmlThis website offers learning and review games, virtual labs, and quizzes that students can access for free. It is a great way to study, learn, and explore about cells (choose from the left menu bar on the BIOMAN website). Below is a learning example you may wish to explore to learn about Mitosis within the overall Cell Cycle.Mitosis Mover: A Cell Cycle Interactive Experience:Science: The Microbe ZooA microbe is any living organism that spends its life at a size too tiny to be seen with the naked eye. Microbes include bacteria and archaebacteria, protists, some fungi and even some very tiny animals that are too small to be seen without the aid of a microscope. Viruses and the recently discovered prions are also considered microbes.Science: Biomes and Ecosystems of the WorldThere is a great deal of controversy about how many different biomes and ecosystems there are in the world. Explore this web site to learn about 6 biomes of the world as well as 3 freshwater and 3 marine ecosystems. There is much to learn about these environments as well as the plants and animals that inhabit them.Science: The Biology of PlantsPlants are alive, just like people and animals. How do we know this? Living things all do certain things:
Explore this site to learn about plants. http://www.mbgnet.net/bioplants/main.htmlSpace ExplorationScience: Amazing Space Amazing Space is sponsored by NASA and uses the Hubble Space Telescope's discoveries to inspire and educate about the wonders of our universe. Explore this site for information, games, and a description of what you will see in the sky tonight (provided that we don't have cloud cover).Weather Exploration:Science: Weather Wiz KidsMeteorologist Crystal Wicker designed this website especially for kids to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. There are great links to all kinds of weather events as well as games to try.Science: Explore Natural DisastersExplore these Natural Disasters (and their connections to weather) through this National Geographic website.
- They grow and die.
- They need energy, nutrients, air, and water.
- They produce young.
- They are made up of cells.
- They react to what's around them.
Last Modified on January 26, 2019