Butterflies

Basic facts about butterflies

Song/Story about Metamorphosis
http://www.mightybook.com/MightyBook_free/books/metamorphosis/metamorphosis.html

 

ANIMAL RESEARCH PROJECT 

 

Electricity

http://www.andythelwell.com/blobz/

http://scifiles.larc.nasa.gov/text/kids/D_Lab/acts_electric.html

Hotlist of sites and activities for electricity
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/electric.html

 

Energy

Forms of Energy

Forms of Energy for Kids

Forms of Energy

Magnetic Energy

Guide  to magnetic energy

More on magnetic energy

Sound Energy

 

 

Whales and Marine Animals

All About Whales-Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/whales/

Learn about Marine Mammals
http://www.afsc.noaa.gov/nmml/

Whale Sounds
http://www.whalesounds.com/

Pilot Whale
http://www.whaletimes.org/pilotwhale.htm.htm
http://www.acsonline.org/factpack/PilotWhale.htm

Sei Whale
http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/seiwale.htm

Links to lots of Aquariums
http://www.kidskonnect.com/content/view/377/27/


PBSKids.org

Animal Facts

PTC Creativity Lab

Penguin Videos
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/animals/birds-animals/penguins/

WEATHER & CLIMATE STUDY JAM

 

Weather and Earth Topics

NATURAL DISASTERS

Hurricanes                                                                                                                                         

Tornadoes                                                                                                                                                    

Blizzards

Floods

Wildfires

 

 

Origins of the Bread & Milk Mania!
http://www.quahog.org/factsfolklore/index.php?id=63

Causes & Effects of Floods

Damage and Effects of Hurricanes

Environmental Impact of Tornadoes

Effects of Tsunamis


Forces of Nature Web site
http://library.thinkquest.org/C003603/english/multimedia.shtml?tqskip1=1&tqtime=0613

Natural Disasters
http://library.thinkquest.org/10136/afront/front.htm

Dan the Meteorologist's Wild Weather Site
http://www.wildwildweather.com/

National Geographic Natural Disasters

Government Natural Disaster Site

NeoK12 Videos on Natural Disasters

 

WATER CYCLE AND OTHER WEATHER SITES

Water Cycle and Climate

Shake, Rattle, and Slide-Forces that change the world

 

NOAA video site (National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration)

Treehouse Weather Kids-Learn the basics of weather in an interactive way.
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/treehouse/

Riding the Winds with Kalani-Clouds, temperature, precipitation and seasons. For young children.
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/kalani

Natural Resources, the environment, ecosystem
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/ecosystems/

Knowing Your World-Taking care of our Earth
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/world/

Make your own snowflakes, patterns. Links to other snowflake sites.
http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/dstredulinsky/patterns.html

How does water cycle affect climate?
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/10/081013143031.htm

All About Snow, Alaska, Iditarod Race
http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/reading/balto.htm

Water cycle info.
http://www.ncar.ucar.edu/research/earth_system/watercycle.php

EPA Climate change kids page - video on water cycle
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/water_cycle_version2.html

 

SOIL

Soil Formation

What is Soil? - Slide Show

Factors of Soil Formation

 

Solar System

All Grade Levels: Solar SystemNASA StarChild- a student website sponsored by NASA

Basic Astronomy Information for Kids
Overview Information
General Facts

Phases of the moon

Moon videos, lessons, quizzes, games

Bill Arnett's overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of the planets, moons and other objects in our solar system. Each page has his text and NASA's images, some have sounds and movies, most provide references to additional related information.
http://www.nineplanets.org/

http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek1/scavhunt.htm


Glogster EDU - Explanations, videos, pre-post test, worksheets, more.

Solar System Web Quest, Gr. 4-5
http://users.zoominternet.net/~eanderson/webquest/

http://www.sciencemonster.com/

NASA website
http://www.nasa.gov/

 

 

Simple Machines

 

 


 


 

Plants

Photosynthesis

Structure of Flowering plants

Plant Characteristics

Fun Plant Facts for Kids

Food Chains

Basic Structure of Plants

 

 

Recycling

Tools for Zero waste schools
http://www.kidsrecycle.org/index.php

Environmental Kids Club
http://epa.gov/kids/

Alliant Energy Kids -Making energy fun and safe
http://powerhousekids.com/stellent2/groups/public/documents/pub/phk_001537.hcsp

Friends of the Earth site
http://foe.org/

Greenpeace site
http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/

Carbon Footprint Calculation
http://www.carbonfootprint.com/

 

 

Birds

Enchanted Learning - Emperor Penguins
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/birds/printouts/Emperorpenguin.shtml

National Geographic Emperor Penguin sites
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/Emperor-penguin
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/emperor-penguin.html

Emperor Penguin Life Cycle
http://www.emperor-penguin.com/penguin-lifecycle.html

Penguins Around the World
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/west/proj/penguins/emperor.html

Cool Antarctica-Emperor Penguins
http://www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/wildlife/Penguin_royalty_King_and_Emperor_penguins.htm

Antarctic Connection
http://www.antarcticconnection.com/antarctic/wildlife/penguins/emperor.shtml

Sea World/Busch Gardens Penguin Information Site
http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info/info-books/penguin/index.htm

http://www.birds.cornell.edu/AllAboutBirds/attracting/

http://www.howtoattractbirds.com/

http://www.birdsforever.com/pg000004.html

Backyard Nature Specialist
http://my.pclink.com/~rlovgren/birdpage.htm

Attracting birds in winter
http://www.birdwatching.com/tips/birdfeedingwinter.html

The gardener's network
http://www.gardenersnet.com/birds/

 

Rainforests

Rainforest info & video
http://christiananswers.net/kids/vidclips.html

Rainforest Animals
http://www2.lhric.org/kat/3rain.htm

Rainforest Animal info.
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/index.htm

Slide show with pictures and info on rainforests.
http://www.rainforestheroes.com/kidscorner/rainforests/slideshow/

Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/rainforest/animals/Rfbiomeanimals.shtml

World Rainforest Info. Port., animals hotlist
http://www.rainforestweb.org/Rainforest_Information/Animals/

Jaguar information and pictures
http://www.rainforest2reef.org/research_wildlife.html?_kk=jaguar%20animal&_kt=47085227-5ff5-40ef-837d-195c7c9316ec&gclid=CPG41YqG7o8CFQ1kWAodZkJtMQ

Basic Facts
http://www.abcteach.com/RainforestFacts/Rainforestfacts.htm

http://www.livingrainforest.org/for/kids/

http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/