General Science Resources

Scientific Method

http://web2.airmail.net/kboyle/ Science lessons that teach literacy K-2 using the scientific method

http://sciencefairproject.virtualave.net/teacher_resources.htm How to Teach the Scientific Method: Part of the Science Fair Project (speaking of which--a science fair is a perfect way to reinforce the scientific method), this page offers sample activities and tips to teachers on how to best implement and inculcate the scientific method.

http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts//222.html Scientific Method Using M & M'S: You've heard of M & M math; now there's the scientific method with this versatile candy.

Miscellaneous

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ science clips active

http://www.sln.org Science Learning Network - lots of resources

http://www.sciencemaster.com/ a great science resource in all areas

http://www.theeducatorsspinonit.com/2014/11/stem-books-for-children.html   The Ultimate Guide to STEM Books for Kids  shows books that help children learn about science.  The site groups a large variety of good books that teach about a particular science or math concept.  This is a great resource site for people who want additional activities for science.  You can also join their weekly newsletter online for education based activities.

https://www.pinterest.com/avaisabellasmum/stem-for-preschoolers/  Another Pinterest site of Science activities for young children.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/pulse/mallorymcinnis/we-ve-got-magic-to-do-just-for-you#.gxvAenzwe 35 Science Experiments That Are like Magic

http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/scizone/games/default.asp fun little interactive science gamesactive

http://www.kbears.com/k12animals.html great kid resource for animalsa-z, KB farm, geo-world, dino-island, science world, and k-sub1, game factory, music studio - the site has information, pictures, and links. active

http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu Dive and Discover was created by scientists, Web designers, and artists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic institution, and gives teachers and their students an  inside look at the sights, sounds and action of scientific research.  Daily updates, interviews, slide shows, videos and direct e-mail correspondence with shipboard scientists allow students to follow the daily activities and progress of the expedition in the central Indian Ocean.  The site's info modules give teachers in-depth, interactive teaching aids on subjects such as hydrothermal vent biology, vent chemistry, Earth history, plate tectonics and history of oceanography. active

http://ology.amnh.org/sitemap/index.html OLogy means "the study of." on the American Museum of Natural History's OLogy Web site, you can study and explore many cool OLogies: astronomy, biodiversity, paleontology, physical science, and genetics. A neat site!!!active

http://www.lib.noaa.gov/docs/wind/windandsea.html WINDandSEA has over 1,000 selected links to science and policy sites organized by topic and alphabetically within topic. All of these sites have been reviewed and annotated by a technical information specialist of the NOAA Central Library staff.

http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org/kidsite/ Online science games from Lawrence Hall of Science active

http://www.sciencemaster.com/ Jumpstart to Science: a large resource of science related material

http://www.field-trips.org/trips.htm - a rich resource for teachers of all grade levels. Explanations are simple and the pictures are wonderful active

http://www.worsleyschool.net/science/sciencepg.html Worsley School OnLine's comprehensive 'Science and Mathematics' section, with hundreds of pages of ideas and information for students, teachers, and parents, some are interactiveactive

http://www.earthlife.net/begin.html The Earth Life Web is a web site dedicated to supplying you with all the information you want about life on this planet. In short it is an encyclopedia of life on earth.

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/k4/teacher/earth/Eonline1.html Students will use their knowledge of Earth's four major spheres — land, water, living things, and air — to classify information. They will also make connections among the spheres. There is also a link for cards that can be printed so that students can practice

http://www.biology4kids.com/ Cells, Studies & Methods, Microbes, Plants, Invertebrates,Vertebrates - downloads, tours, activities, examples - a fun site that is chalked full of information and pictures active

http://ebiomedia.com Biomedia: Explore the lives of "whirling animals", take a detailed tour of the surface of a sea star, examine the evolution and diversity of the eye, match microscopic larva of a marine animal with its adult form, or investigate the natural history of one of the classic organisms of biology such a Daphnia or Planaria. There are Galleries on these and other topics illustrated with dramatic photographs and animations. The site features an Organism-of-the-Month contest and quiz, a collection of downloadable teaching resources and an on-line catalog of BioMEDIA's instructional videos and CD-ROMs. active

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/science/science.htm this site has all sorts of resources for all subject areas including science. The resoures are downloadable or interactive slideshows.Well worth checking out!!!

http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/sirrobhitch.suffolk/Resources/page4.html Sir Rober Hitchams Primary School Resources Page - a great resource for all sorts of interactive topics.active

http://www.monkeytime.com/sciencemaster/galleries/galleries.php A+ Learning Galleries - is a place to learn and explore science and nature, from the microscopic to the cosmic. Each Learning Gallery contains a collection of images relating to one science or nature topic with text annotations. Great for students. Lots of information and links to other sites for further exploration. Ages: 6th grade to adult

http://smithsonianeducation.org/students/index.html lots of interactive learning experiencesactive

http://www.princeton.edu/~mcbrown/display/faces.html The Faces of Science -- this site has information about the people who made history in science advancements

http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/special_collections.php The American Museum of Natural History has many educational features. Some of them include photos, videos, and activitiesactive

http://www.tappi.org/paperu/welcome.htm Paper University is a wonderful site created by TAPPI (Technical Association for the Pulp and Paper Industry). Students research the history of paper. There are slideshows, answers to questions, and it offers lots of experiments and activity pages to explore the science of paper and paper products.active

http://www.spartechsoftware.com/reeko/ Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab - loaded with great online activities for students of all agesactive

http://www.smm.org/sln/tf/nav/tfatoz.html Thinking Fountain A-Z - a wonderful site that helps children think about the nature around them. There are suggested books to read, activities, lessons, questions, and links - great to integrate in with your existing science units or themes.

http://pbskids.org/ PBS Kids - a great site that goes along with some of their weekly programs for kids - example: Explore a day in the life of Caillou who is the star of the new PBS KIDS series - with this companion site kids learn life skills through a number of fun educational activities. Another is: CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG - companion Web site. Get a larger-than-life view of the world through the eyes of Clifford, plus play games and read along with his owner Emily Elizabeth, his dog pals T-Bone and Cleo and the residents of Birdwell Island.active

http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/ PBS Kids Zoom Activities - The activitiesare divided by: Chemistry, Engineering, the Five Senses, Forces, Life Science, Patterns, Sound, Structures, and Water. This site was recommended by a person in Cary, N.C.

http://www.enature.com/ eNature.com - This new nature portal offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group. The field guide entries include a large thumbnail image, description, and varying additional information. Users can also conduct an advanced search by size, color, habitat, region, and other options within each group. Registered members (its free) can add selected plants or animals to their "Life List," which is saved at the site, along with notes or comments. While the field guides alone make the site worth a visit, there is more, including an Ask an Expert message board, Habitat Guides, news features, tips for teachers, there are also quizzes and activitiesactive

http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/elemsci/elemsci.html Science curriculum guides for elementary grades - it may be outdated, but the content is still very good

http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/squareproj/smallworld_referencematerials.html lesson plans and resources for local and global environments

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/Smithsonian Institute, exhibits, tours, images, activities, resources, and much moreactive

http://nyelabs.kcts.org/flash_go.html Bill Nye the Science Guyactive

http://kids.yahoo.com/ Science and Odditiesactive

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/science/science_homework_help.html nice short videos that connect what students see in the world to lessons they are learning in schoolactive

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