|Link - description||Rating|
Has information on 6 systems and quizzes.
|Mt. St. Helen"s Webcam|
From the Johnson observatory view the latest at America's most famous volcano.
|Snakes in Pennsylvania|
From the Fish and Boat Commission This site is mainly a text site. It has a list of PA's snake species. It tells and cautions about having snakes as pets.
An American Museum of Natural History site. It has site components for fourth grade such as the Earth, a place to learn about rocks. It also has astronomy, archaeology, and biology.
|Our Weather Page|
Contains student created items: Poems, Book,etc.
Need atomic weights, pictures? It is here and also in a scholar edition. Used by 30,000 plus a day. Uses, compounds, properties, and more.
Science trivia. Science facts. A new one each day and an archive. Reading for the nonfiction reader.
|Science of Sound|
Make your own music in a virtual kitchen.
|Hands on The Land|
Taking education outside. The glossary itself is interesting. Have you seen or heard some of these words? Some nice poems and essays too.
|NASA Brain Bites: Munchies for your mind|
Answers questions such as " How do you go to the bathroom in space" with movie clips. They are short, family friendly, and fun.
Activities to go with Foss Science kits.
|Phases of the moon|
New to waning crescent. They are all here. The vocabulary of lunar phases is shown in order.
200 science experiments to do at home. You can also buy these as a book. Check this, I think you will find something.
|Solar System Simulator|
From NASA. See how the sun would look from Saturn or a space craft. Easy to use with pull downs.
|Best of Hubble|
Pictures from the orbiting telescope.
|Nasa for kids|
A site to help students understand Nasa's world.
|The Water Cycle|
From U.S. Geological Survey. A very comprehensive site. It has a very good diagram and 15 topics discussed in depth. It is available in 36 languages.
|MicroAngela's Electron Microscope Gallery|
Familar and unexpected views from the microscopic world. Colorized images from the electron microscopes at the University of Hawaii.
|Science Scavenger hunts for kids|
A good anthology of important science sites including the human body, nutrition, games, astronomy, amusement park physics, and neuroscience sites and activities.
NASA satellite imagery is used to help see where and when natural disasters happen and how to lessen their negative impact.
|Science Standards-4th grade|
Lots of links related to science in general and many related to our fourth grade curriculum.
Environmental Education for Kids Site.
This is a site to build an awareness of our responsibility to care for our environment. It suggests ways to care for the Earth.
|Tsunami Warning Kids' Book on the Web|
A 30 page book prepared by the Western States Seismic Policy Council to read on line. There is a a lot of information in this coloring book The Western States Seismic Council is a West Coast group that provides information about Tsunamis and earthquakes.
Online activities for families, teachers, and students. Part of the Ontario Science Center 's traveling exhibition by the same name.
An educational outreach program for k to 12. Under the menu goodies and diversions, choose 3D galleries for close-ups of bugs.
|Pestworld for kids|
Fun site for kids. Games to study/explore pests.
|Quia -Class Page-4th and 5th grade Science|
Same as above in slightly different presentation.
|Water Cycle, from USGS Water Science Basics|
The latest version of the water cycle.
A guide to environmental Education. Programs and resources. Provides information on what's available.
|Science resources to use in Elementary Sch.|
This a very full site. It covers it all. Check it out.
For the Earth Science part of our curriculum. Common minerals and their properties, Moh's hardness scale, and descriptions of the 3 kinds of rocks are a part of its contents.
From NASA. Has information about each planet as gathered by their voyages and observations.
The Premier Volcano Site on the web.
|Volcanoes Around the World|
A more intense site than Volcano World.
|Playing with time|
Great video clips. Duration and elapsing of time . The ripples in time videos under activities are science grabbers for students.
This is part of the Internet Public Library site. Lots of links for many subjects/interests.
|Science Sample Test|
60 online practice questions.
|How Stuff Works|
A site for those who like to know the inside scoop.
|Rocks For Kids|
For the geologist in all of us. A good starting place to find out how rocks are formed.
|Science news for kids|
Science News for the 9 to 13 age group.
National Geographic games/learning challenges.
Computer animations of physical processes.
Lunar eclipses for beginners has links with photographs. For those with a sense of wonder.
Explore the science behind activities/natural events.
|Astronomy Picture of the Day|
Wow! Look what is going on in our Earth's neighborhood.
|Arctic Slide Show|
Join Ann and Liv as they explore the arctic ocean.
Matter, elements, and periodic table to name a few places to visit.
|Sea and Sky|
Discover inner and outer space.
|Current Volcanic activity|
Current volcano pictures.
Describes volcanic process.
|Volcano information sites|
There is a lot here including FEMA for kids.
It says K-3, but it is more than that. It has links to many places including the Franklin Institute.
|Types of Earthquakes|
From Southern California. Causes and types of earthquakes are described.
|Introduction to Plate tectonics|
A companion site to volcano world. Has some good diagrams.
Has some animations that may load slowly.
|Tectonic plate motion|
Detailed. For advanced study.
|WEATHER CHANNEL EDUCATION DEPT>|
It is expanded and better than ever. A lot of things to explore. Take your time and learn.
|Third Grade Jeopardy|
Different science topics explored with the jeopardy format.
|4th Grade science links|
From McGraw-Hill. Links, Summaries, Quizzes, and webquests.
It has a great virtual journey into the universe. You can "visit" any planet. It also has insects, Dental health, Heart health, and weather. It also has a wind chill calculator, a sunset, calculator and a sunrise calculator.
It has a good Rock Quiz. It is a geology site
Defenders of Wildlife is there Motto. Non-profit. I think from Florida. It has a sea otter and Florida Black Bear curriculum listed.
|Biology 4 Kids|
Cells, Sysems, and Microorganisms to name a few.
|Neill's Geology for kids|
Rocks, glacierologists, marine geologists. and other related fields are represented.
|Kids Online Resources-Geology|
Many other branches of science are represented. Other subjects are also on the menu.
|Rocks for kids|
Museums, photos, hardness, birthstones, and much more.
|K-12 Eart Science: General|
From GA Tech. Quite extensive.
|Ecosystems and Biomes|
From the Amazon to the World's Biomes-a list of sites. The Coral Reefs and the Tundra are more of the variety.
|Fun Science Gallery|
For the amateur scientist--The sky in a room; The one dollar microscope; Making paper at home are some of the places to checkout.
Click fun with science. Shows science experiments step by step.
|Nature Works - Decomposers|
It is a part of our chapter B-1. It is easy vocabulary reading and some pictures. You can link to state resources which can be a help for social studies. You can also link to state standards and other Nature Works sites.
|Water on the Web - Understanding Lake Eco.|
You can link to producers, consumers, and producers. Useful for Chapter B-1.
|Preparedness for Weather Emergencies|
Numerous links to many government agencies for all kinds of emergencies including earthquakes, landslides, children, animal, safe schools, floods, heat, and nuclear.
|FEMA for kids|
Gov. site for kids to learn about all kinds of emergencies. It has a fact and fiction section and a quiz about what you learned, too.
|Ducks Unlimited: Waterfowl Gallery|
Pictures of ducks. Good place for pictures for the Jr. Duck Stamp Contest. See site by that name.
|Federal Duck Stamp Program|
It has a lot. It has the rules for the JUNIOR DUCK STAMP CONTEST.
|State Fish Art : Wildlife Forever|
Rules and state fish.
|K-8 Science Sites|
Numerous places and ideas. You may want to bookmark this one.
|PA Reptiles & Amphibians|
Pictures and information about these Pennsylvania creatures.
|PA Fishes Table of Contents|
Pictures and information. Pictures become larger by clicking on the name and then the picture.
Contains numerous lists and photos. Need a list of PA endangered or threatened animal populations, search the right menu. Photo galleries and other links are on the left. This site has sections that have only been accessed a few times. Users are missing these treasures.
|Wetlands for kids|
A lot of stuff you can use for this curriculum component.
|EPA - Wetlands;> Wetlands Education|
Use with Wetlands for Kids for more ideas and links.
|Pond Action Links|
Math and science links and a lot of them.
|Kids in the Creek - Watersheds|
Numerous links that aid us in teaching our curriculum.
|DNR Kids Web: Main Page|
Links to watersheds, wildlife and habitat, solid waste, and hazardous waste. Posted here for watersheds and water.
Find your watershed and much more from watershed.
|Bridge - Elementary, Grade Four|
Numerous science links listed by grade level K-6. There are many that relate to our science curriculum.
|Wetlands - Animals of the wetlands|
This site has a list of wetland animals. You are able to click them to learn more. Good for research on wetland animals.
The answers are primarily wetland animals. Try it.
|IFAW: Save the Animals|
This page displays animals that the IFAW supports. Most are endangered in some way and they are trying to halt the slide toward extinction.
|The Space Place :: Live!|
From Nasa. Astronomy for students.
|4 Teachers: Sites of the week|
Many science sites with annotated notes about them. Potentially very useful.
|Science Links for Students K-8|
Links for K-8. There is a favorite here waiting for you to find it.
|Quia - Class page - 4th & 5th Grade Science|
Numerous sites and many downloads from all areas of science: sound, light, Earth, Life, Physical, simple machines, and some printables.
|Rock and the Rock Cycle|
Rocks are always on the move. Find out about the 3 types of rocks and how they move.
|Rocks and Minerals|
3 major rocks. Links. Check Koday's kids for Poetry and more. Try the 4th grade Rock quiz. Check out the amazing insects. See the 4th grade Rocks and Chart section, 16 minerals, and planet Earth. From an Illinois school district.
|Scott Foresman Science K-6|
Many Many links to life, earth, and physical science as well as the human body k-6.
|Astronomy Picture of the Day|
Art, mystery, curiosity, from space and earth with archives. It will keep you gazing for hours.
|WATER CYCLE INTRODUCTION|
From the Alice Ferguson Foundation. It is working toward a trash free Potomac. There is much more to this site.
To Use with L.F.S. science unit water on Earth.
|Smithsonian: National Museum of Natural History|
Great pictures. If you cannot get there in person, this can help you appreciate the treasure we call natural history.
What living things are living in your county? This new site can help you answer that question.
|Global Learning and observations...GLOBE|
Go to Globe for students. Select primary grades. Then select elementary globe. Select your module. Download and read book or select a project.(Projects may be quite long, but the reading is an illustrated book.)This site also has a lot of secondary science ideas.
11 question quiz to help you understand watersheds.
|What is a watershed?|
Brief description and animation of a watershed from Michigan environmental.
|Watershed and ther materials|
Short audio and video clips about pollution. The rubber ducky one is a good place to start.
|Elementary Science links Primary|
Many links. Many can be used at several grade levels.
|Elementary Science--Librarian Information network|
Many links to science information.
|130 mini science lessons|
The typewriter looking script is misleading. These are lessons for a variety of science topics. They are not grouped by topic.
|Science Online Energy|
All Grades. Numerous links.
Interesting and challenging.
|Turtles of Pennsylvania|
PA has 13 different species of turtles. They're all here.
|Sea Turtle Quiz|
Find out what you know. Take the quiz.
Read about PA's 14 turtles
|Fun Science Experiments|
You will get from these what you put into them.
|4th grade Matter Quiz/study cards|
Quick way to see important concepts about matter. It is in a quiz format.
photographs site: nature such as birds, mammals
Birds of Washington State. Used with the Junior Duck Stamp program.
See auroras,views from space and NASA as well as science news in a few clicks. Great photos.
Find state fish, dinosaurs, etc.
|HARCOURT SCIENCE by chapters|
Correlated by textbook chapter. From the series we use at our school. Interactive. Animated.
Mainly science facts. Read and enjoy.