cool science sites

matter/chemistry sites

 resources:

  1. Quizlet for elements & compounds vocabulary
  2. chemistry 4 kids
  3. It’s Elemental (periodic table)
  4. web elements (periodic table)
  5. interactive periodic table
  6. the Periodic Table of Elements in Pics
  7. chemical elements (periodic table)
  8. elements in the atmosphere
  9. elements in solid earth
  10. elements in organisms (living things)
  11. the elements book very cool!
  12. The Periodic Table of Comic Books

fun stuff:

  1. ripping water apart
  2. make your own water electrolysis
  3. meet the elements
  4. see and hear Harry Potter say the elements
  5. inside an atom song
  6. parts of an atom
  7. simple machines made complex by Ok Go
  8. Science games

force and motion sites

  1. Quizlet: Force and Motion Vocabulary
  2. Force and Motion Interactive Sites for kids
  3. Newton’s Laws of Motion
  4. Getting a grip on Force and Motion
  5. Video clip teaching on Force and Motion from BBC

games:

  1. simple machines

energy stuff

Resources:

Energy 101: transforming raw sources into electricity

Non-Renewable Resources:

Fossil Fuels (oil/petroleum, natural gas and coal)Advantages & Disadvantages of using them, how they’re transformed into electricity and more

Nuclear PowerAdvantages & Disadvantages of using them, how they’re transformed into electricity and more

Advantages for Nuclear Energy Video and Disadvantages for Nuclear Energy Video

Renewable Resources:

Advantages & Disadvantages of using biomass, how it’s transformed into electricity and more

Advantages & Disadvantages of using wind, how it’s transformed into electricity and more

Advantages & Disadvantages of using hydroelectric, how it’s transformed into electricity and more

Advantages & Disadvantages of using solar, how it’s transformed into electricity and more

Advantages & Disadvantages of using geothermal, how it’s transformed into electricity and more

Transformation:

learn about PE and KE using a skateboarder

explore PE and KE using a roller coaster

Thermal Energy transfer:

Eureka! episode 24: conduction

Eureka! episode 27: convection

Eureka! episode 29: radiation

space

live feed of earth from ISS and Tracking of the ISS

Space Station for Kids provides cool interactive stuff

the sun

the solar system (tutorial)

brainpop

nine planets

our solar system (NASA)

 

ecosystems

biotic vs abiotic game

 

journey to the center of the Earth (geology stuff)

 It’s all about layers: click on the links and have fun exploring our World

Gotta Know Vocabulary

Earth’s Layers

Temperature and depth (thickness) of Earth’s layers

Dive and Discover our earth’s layers

Layers of the Earth song

simple video of the Earth’s layers by MIT

collage of video clips set to the song, “Layers of the Earth

Layers game 1

Earth’s layers foldable

Plate tectonics

map of the plates

video: plate movement and  what they happens at the surface

PBS: earth and plate tectonics

plate boundaries

plate movement

plate boundaries

plate tectonics

great video explaining plate tectonics and plate movement

you ROCK!

  1. animation of the rock cycle
  2. the rock cycle
  3. another perspective of the rock cycle UK style
  4. the rock cycle UK style
  5. the rock cycle sung by Mr. Parr, music by Rascal Flatts
  6. mineral database

TAG geology project: world’s plates expedition

  1. early earth & plate tectonics
  2. earthquakes
  3. plate tectonics interactive
  4. dynamic earth
  5. Active Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics,  “Hot Spots” and the “Ring of Fire”
  6. Earth Floor: Plate Tectonics

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