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Science -- Study and teaching (Middle school)

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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/
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/
Funology

The Funology Web site hopes to teach kids how to make things, explore the world, and discover skills they never knew they had. The site contains pages of science facts, quizzes, games, experiments, and more. In particular, the laboratory page contains links to simple experiments kids can attempt at home on physics, chemistry, biology, and weather topics. The activities -- such as water bending...

https://www.funology.com/
Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer Education and Public Outreach: Curriculum

From the Center for Science Education at the University of California Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory comes the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer Education and Public Outreach Curriculum page. Visitors will find several educational materials listed by grade level, including How Satellites See, Data Flow Demonstration, The Light Tour, Making Your Own 3-D All Sky Survey Map, and more. The Light Tour...

http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/euve_epo/Education_curriculum.ht...
WISE: The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment

The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) is "a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real-world evidence and analyze current scientific controversies." With WISE, students in grades 5-12 work on "exciting inquiry projects" covering a wide range of life sciences topics, such as genetically modified foods and plants grown in space. Everything you need is right there...

https://wise.berkeley.edu/
Questacon

Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra, Australia, promotes a "greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community" by creating a fun, educational, and interactive atmosphere. After taking the virtual tour, students and educators can learn about the center's science shows, the Questacon balloon, the traveling Shell Questacon Science Show,...

https://www.questacon.edu.au/
Science Center of Iowa

The Science Center of Iowa, located in Des Moines, is comprised of many educational science exhibits and programs for visitors of all ages. Parents and educators can learn about the Science Center's summer camps, classes, and overnight stays where children will have fun with explorations and hands-on activities. Users can find descriptions of many of the center's exhibits such as Adventures in 3D,...

https://www.sciowa.org/
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