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Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

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EduPuppy.com

Launched on September 7 2000 by Eduhound, EduPuppy bills itself as "everything for Education Preschool-Grade 2." Edupuppy is a large (2,600 sites) subject directory/metasite. The links are organized in over 40 main categories, and most are briefly annotated. The directory may also be browsed via an alphabetical list of keywords. Eduhound has a similar design, with 60 categories of K-12 resources...

http://www.searchinquire.com?pid=9PO312GO9&dn=edupuppy.com&r...
Science Snacks Online

"Science Snacks" is an online compendium of science tidbits that pique the interest and satisfy the gee-whiz appetite. Whether seeking to understand Afterimage or Whirling Watcher, users will be drawn in by these brief and intriguing descriptions of scientific fact, with associated learning activities and Helpful Hints. Designed originally for local high school science teachers but used by...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/
Iron Science Teacher!

Every weekend during the summer, crowds gather at San Francisco's Exploratorium to watch the "Iron Science Teacher" game. Based on the wildly popular Japanese TV show, Iron Chef, in which chefs compete to see who can whip up the most creative and delicious meal with the day's "secret ingredient," Iron Science Teacher asks primary and secondary science educators to whip up a science lesson based on...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/video/dinner-ingredients
The pH Factor

The Miami Museum of Science's learning site, The pH Factor, gives teachers a fun and interactive way to teach elementary and middle school students some basics of science. Material is divided into seven learning areas: excite, explore, explain, expand, extend, exchange, and examine. Each contains an interactive screen that can be used directly in the classroom and lesson plans that correspond with...

https://experiencelife.lifetime.life/article/the-ph-factor/
Newton's Apple Index

Newton's Apple, the award-winning national science program for kids, has a companion Web site with lots of good lesson plans and activities. The Science Try Its page contains hands-on science activities from the past six seasons of shows, including such things as making a barometer and a hovercraft. Each Try It includes a description, illustration, and explanation of the science behind the result....

https://www.tpt.org/newtons-apple/
Dragonfly

The Dragonfly Web Site (last mentioned in the March 27, 1997 Scout Report) has since been updated and is definitely worth another look. This interactive site covers many scientific topics, including water, space, flight, and other life and environmental subjects. Users can use the clickable Dragonfly Pond illustration to explore a topic or scroll down to see each one listed. For example, the water...

http://www.units.miamioh.edu/dragonfly/
The Flying Turtle: Science and Technology Exploration Site

This educational Web site explores topics that relate energy and life. Some of the many topics include energy flows through plants and animals, photosynthesis, and the amazing strength of insects. The section Ask Dr. Galapagos provides answers to various questions about the aerodynamics of flying creatures, deep diving sperm whales, and the difference between independent and dependent variables....

http://www.ftexploring.com/index.html
Hangman: Characteristics Of Matter

The Quintessential Instructional Archive (QUIA) Web site (last mentioned in the July 13, 2001 Scout Report) contains fun, online science-related activities. The Characteristics Of Matter hangman game was created by students to test your knowledge of matter in the universe. Users can choose individual letters to see if they're right; if not, another body part appears on the hangman illustration....

https://www.quia.com/hm/40795.html
Passport to Knowledge

This featured rainforest website is part of Passport to Knowledge, an ongoing series of "electronic field trips to scientific frontiers." Supported by the National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, public television, and other collaborators, Passport to Knowledge "encourages and permits students to interact with Real Science, Real Scientists, Real Locations, and...

http://www.passporttoknowledge.com/
CIESE Collaborative Projects

The Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) provides these collaborative projects to be used in classrooms this fall. Many of the projects have a life science focus such as Human Genetics, Square of Life, and Bucket Buddies. Each project offers the opportunity for students to collect real life data to share online with their peers. The presentation of projects is teacher...

http://www.ciese.org/exploration/collabprojects/
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