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SCIENCE

 
Flash Card Maker (Highly Recommend)
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/flashcards.htm

You can make flashcards for math or vocabulary flashcards for social studies, science, reading, etc.
Spelling/Science Wizard
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/spelling.htm

Enter your spelling/science words (10 words at a time) and get a word scramble or a word search.


Norwood Science Center
http://www.sites.norwood.k12.ma.us/sci
An excellent site by Mr. Charlie Haffey of the Norwood Science Center.  Make sure you visit here!

Weather Wiz Kids
http://www.weatherwizkids.com
"Learn more about the fascinating world of weather. Itís also a wonderful educational website for teachers and parents that gives them the right tools they need to explain the different types of weather to children." (Quote from web page.)

TeachersDomain
http://www.teachersdomain.org/
From WGBH, this site has great information.  You must sign up but it is FREE for students, parents and teachers.  Lots of background information and many short videos or interactive pages.

American Museum of Natural History Presents OLOGY
http://ology.amnh.org/
Did you know a snail can have thousands of teeth? This page lets you learn about Archaeology, Astronomy, Biodiversity, Einstein, Earth, Genetics, Marine Biology and Paleontology. Have fun collecting the Ology Cards.  This is really a FANTASTIC site!

Sue - At The Field Museum
http://www.fieldmuseum.org/sue/default.htm
See Sue, the largest, most complete, best preserved T. Rex ever found!

Creature Feature (From National Geographic)
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/creature_feature/archive/
Fascinating facts about a wide variety of animals.

Animals - Facts and Printouts
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/
Click on the beginning letter of the animal you are looking for.  You will get a picture, information and more links.

Amazing Animal Facts (World Almanac for Kids)
http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/animals.html
The reading level is a bit difficult for elementary students, but the information is very good and you might find some pictures.

Planet Pals
http://www.planetpals.com/planet.html
Information about planet earth, including how big earth is compared to other planets and the sun.  Some advertisements on the side, but still a nice site.

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Primary Games
http://www.primarygames.com
Click on Science.  Have fun!

NASA Kids
http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/
If you are interested in space, this is the site for you.

StarChild
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html
A great site to go to if you are interested in Astronomy.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/home.htm
A fun way to learn about the environment.

The Franklin Institute
http://sln.fi.edu/
Learn, Visit, Explore!  This is a great site to visit.

National Geographic for Kids
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/
National Geographic Magazine with stories, games and fun facts.

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Plants
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/plants/
Themed units for K -3.

Life Sciences (The Magic School Bus)
http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/theme/life.htm#
Fun and informational!  Check out all the information on people, plants and animals.  Each section has a short video with an explanation/introduction.

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