|GRADES||Subject Area||Web site||Web Address||Information|
|K-12||Physics||Algodoo||www.algodoo.com||Two-dimensional simulation software to experiemnt with foces and physical systems like fluids, springs, hings, gears, ropes, and chians.|
|3-12||Biology||Alternatives to Dissection||http://www.bioleap.org/||Power Points, models, and items to demonstrate the internal organs without actual dissection of an animal.|
|9-12||ALL||Annenburg Media - Learner.org||http://www.learner.org/||Our mission is to advance excellent teaching in American schools through the development and distribution of multimedia resources for teaching and learning. We are a division of the Annenberg Foundation, which funds a wide range of programs in education and other areas. FREE MOVIES for education.|
|9-12||Chemistry||Atlantis Remixed||http://atlantisremixed.org/||Atlantis Remixed (ARX) is an international learning and teaching project that uses a 3D multi-user environments to immerse children, ages 9-16, in educational tasks. ARX combines strategies used in commercial games with lessons from educational research on learning and motivation. Students use gaming technology to develop their problem solving skills in various science 'worlds'.|
|K - 6||Biology Bears||Bear Trust International||http://beartrust.org/||A site all about bears, lesson plans, movies, live lessons, recorded lessons, conservation, facts, and more.|
|K - 6||ALL||Brain POP|
|Science by topic: quizzes, activities, experiments, FYI, and Q&A's.|
|K - 12||ALL||Carolina Biological|
|This is a vendor who has a wide range of experiments, activity pages and items that you can use to do experiements.|
|K - 12||ALL||Cavalcade o’ Teaching|
|Explanation for Chemistry, theory and what to do about bad chemistry teachers.|
|K - 12||Biology||Cornell Ornithology|
Nestwatch - Cornell Lab of Ornithology
|NestWatch is a National Science Foundation funded, continental, citizen based, nest-monitoring project. developed in collaboration with the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. Learn all about nest boxes: How to construct, monitor, and register your nest box.|
|K-12||Biology||Cornell Ornithology Merlin Bird ID||http://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/||Database of over 400 of the most common birds in North America. Also an app for iOS and Android devices.|
|K - 12||Biology||Digital World Biology|
|Computational tools to understand biology.|
|Includes Puzzlemaker, Lesson Plan Library, and Siemans' STEM Academy, a premier online community designed exclusively to foster achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).|
|K - 12||ALL||Discovery Kids||http://kids.discovery.com/||Science games, puzzles, quizzes, and videos|
|5-12||ALL||Duncan YoYo Build A Skill Program|
|Lesson plans for the physics of Yo-yos, gyroscope, and tetratops.|
|K-12||Earth Science||Gorgraphy 4 Kids||http://www.geography4kids.com/||This is an earth science site and not really a geography site|
|K-12||Earth Science||Amazing Caves|
|I loved this site when I found it and spent a couple of hours on it just for fun.|
|K-12||Earth Science||Amazing Caves Teacher Info|
|K-12||Earth Science||USGS - Earthquakes|
|USGS site for kids to learn about earthquakes with a lot of games|
|K-12||Earth Science||USGS - Astronomy||http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/||USGS site about astronomy also with a lot of games|
|K-12||Earth Science||USGS - Solar System|
|Facts about each planet in the solar system|
|K-12||Earth Science||USGS - This Cynamic Earth|
|Plate techtonics, earthquakes and volcanoes|
|K-12||Earth Science||USGS - Science of a Changing World|
|Teacher guide for roack ans minerals with easy experiments|
|K-12||Earth Science||USGS - Rock and Mineral Introducation|
|Rock and mineral introducation|
|K-12||Earth Science||USGS - U.S. Volcanoes|
|Vocanoes and hazards|
|K - 12||Earth Science||PBS The Savage Earth|
|Home Resources/Science a really fun site on earthquakes|
|Participants hear and identify local bird calls.|
|K - 12||Earth Science||EU Universe Awareness|
|Many languages are represented on this site, photos of the universe, activities, booklets, and more.|
|K - 12||Biology Earth Science||Extreme Science|
|In coordination with ScienceCastle.com, this site provides videos on the science behind the "extremes" in physical and life science. Categories to explore include Astronomy, Entomology, Geology, Oceanography, Seismology, and Zoology, Earth, Ocean, Animal Kingdom, Space, and Weather. The site has links to great resources such as a science dictionary.|
|K - 12||ALL||Fun Science Demos|
|Presentations of science concepts form the NGSS and emphasize the big idea.|
|K-12||Earth Science||Gamestar Mechanic||https://gamestarmechanic.com||Teaches how to design games, make a story line, and to write a creative game. Lesson plans, and suitable for home schoolers, specifically.|
|Support for textbook:Focus on Earth Science. On line activites|
|Support for textbook:Focus on Life Science. On line activites|
|Support for textbook: Focus on Physical Science. On line activities|
|The Dynamics of Life, CA Edition, 2005|
|Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, 2008 (national edition)|
|Chemistry: Matter and Change, 2008 (national edition)|
|Physics: Principles and Problems, 2009 (national edition)|
|Grade level links to help students study their grade level science concepts for grades K-8,|
|9-12||ALL||HippoCampus||http://www.hippocampus.org/||A free public website that offers free lessons for high school and college students to aid them in their instruction, studies, and homework.|
|K-12||Engineering and computing||Homeschool Buyer's Co-Op |
|Free Curriculum Websites and Resources Provides review of various sites.|
|K - 12||Physics||Interactive Science Simulations||http://phet.colorado.edu/||Fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena from the PhET project at the University of Colorado.|
|Web portal for free interactive websites for core subjects and electives.|
Science lessons, videos, demonstrations and more.
|K - 12||Chemistry||Kiwi Web - Chemistry & New Zealand|
Explains the major branches of chemistry.
|K - 12||ALL||Learning Games for Kids|
Educational games that help build skills in math, language, science, social studies, and more.
|3 - 8||ALL||Lesson Planet - Astronomy Lesson Plans|
Free lessons and worksheets created by teachers to supplement the four core subject areas.
|4 - 9||MadSci Library|
Website for exploring science resources and science careers on the WWW for all science topics.
|4 - 11||Movie Sheets|
Teacher created worksheets to accompany popular science-themed videos and films.
|5 - 12||NASA|
Main NASA portal
The entrance to all of NASA
NASA Quest connects K-12 classrooms with people, research, and science through mission-based interactions and activities. NASA Quest Challenges are FREE Web-based, interactive explorations designed to engage students in authentic scientific and engineering processes.
NASA for Students
The main page for all ideas about students.
NASA for Eudcators
The main page for educators.
NASA Kids Club
The main page for the Kids Club.
|5 - 12||New York Times Learning Pages|
Videos, lesson plans and information on various science topics.
Demonstration of how exponential functions can be used to model how disease spreads among a population.
|5 - 12||Biology|
|NOVA virtual labs|
Videos and labs on: Sun, Energy, Cloud, RNA, Cybersecurity, and more coming
|5 - 12||Biology|
Plant cell anatomy:
See the anatomy of a plant cell, then scroll down to see a magnified view of each organelle:
|5 - 12||Biology Plants||Plant Leaf Keys|
Ms. Frizzle reviews photosynthesis:
Plant parts diagram:
|6 - 8||Earth Science||Plants|
Plant parts: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/index.html
Plant structure: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/case1/c1facts1a.html
Edible Parts: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/case1/c1f-ans.html
Adaptation: http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/desert/index.htm (click on Plants of the Desert)
Life Cycle: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/case1/c1facts1b.html
Life Cycle: http://www.arboretum.fullerton.edu/grow/primer/cycle.asp
Botanical Terms, http://www.theseedsite.co.uk/botany.html
Biomes of the World, http://www.mbgnet.net/index.html
|6 - 12||Quiz Hub|
Earth Science: Planets Quiz; Biology: Human Bones Quiz; Chemistry: Elements and Symbols Quiz; Physics: Electricity Facts Quiz, and quizzes for other subjects.
|6 - 12||Rader's CHEM4KIDS|
Categories include matter, atoms, periodic table, elements 1-36, reactions, biochemistry, et cetera.
|6 - 12||Rocket STEM|
Student Spaceflight Program, history of space flight, new experiments.
|6 - 12||Science Castle|
Contains some free resources, but most are products for purchase. Linked to the Extreme Science.com website. Provide science kits, classes, curriculum, videos, and stories.
|6 - 12||Science NetLinks|
Resources for K-12 science educators and meaningful science standards-based Internet experiences for students.
|6 - 12||Science News for Kids|
This website is devoted to science news for children of ages 9 to 14. They offer timely science items of interest to kids, suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, Web resources, and other useful materials.
|9 - 12||Science Pioneers|
A collection of lesson plans developed by teachers in a graduate program in Kansas. Lots of good ideas on how to present information.
|Biology, Physics, Environmental Science||SCORE Science|
Schools of Science Online Resources for Education, sponsored by the Humboldt County Office of Education.
|K-12||Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy||Shout Science!|
An app in iTunes for free comic books on Anton Van Leeuwenhoek, Maria Sibylla Merian, James Hutton.
|3 - 12||Smithsonian Science|
Main Smithsonian Site
Main portal to all of the Smithsonian Museums and web sites.
Videos, live broadcasts on many topics. Grade 6-8 focus
Air and Space Museum
Original documents, photos, lesson plans, videos, and more.
The National Museum of Natural History
Dinosaurs, plants, animals, minerals, all great things about earth.
Animals, live video cams, information, animal care science, migration, and more.
Soil Science for Teachers
Lessons, fact sheets, career profiles, and posters about soil science.
Soil Science for Kids
Dig deeper with online games, soil experiments, and career information in soil science.
|4 - 12||Space Racers|
Games, activities, lessons about space, astronomy, and rockets.
Use Hot Wheels to learn about velocity, gravity, and kinetic energy. There are even family centered pages.
|4||STEM Teaching Tools|
A teacher site on how to teach the STEM way.
|3-5||ALL||Step by Step|
20 Science experiments for middle school age students.
Units, lesson plans, stories, videos, and multimedia on a range of topics.
|Teachers with Apps|
Evaluations of all types of apps for teaching and learning.
|6-8||ALL||The Inventive Wright Brothers|
Primary documents, lesson plans, photographs, and more about the Wright Brothers.
Hypothetical physics questions and answers for kids.
|TK-12||Biology||Xylem and Phloem|
Free science games, videos and worksheets.
|3-12||Chemistry, Periodic Table||Nottingham Universtiy TED talks||http://ed.ted.com/periodic-videos||Video for each of the elements explaining the properties and often giving demonstrations|
|K-12||All||Discovery Education - Science Fair||http://school.discoveryeducation.com/sciencefaircentral/||Lots of projects and fun science things you can do with stuff in your kitchen.|