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Mrs. Mayernik's Favorite Learning Websites
Invention at play-
Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Make a Roller Coaster
- Create your own roller coaster. Check to see if it is a good design.
All About Birds-
Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Reseaching everything you want to know about birds can be fun! Check this site out! This is a great guide to birds and bird watching.
Elephant Listening Project-
Cornell University Lab. Great information about elephants.
Dolphin Flips For ipad Article
Baby Robin Video-
Very clear video inside the nest of three baby robins.
movies about turtles and other animals
Animals in Action
Baby Chicks Hatching-
Watch a baby chick hatch at the Museum of Science+Industry Chicago. Check out the other interesting videos.
Webcams: Raptor Resource Project Decorah Bald Eagles
Watch the Eagles Live
Watch the babies! Check out the nest exchange.
The birdbox Project-
Schools make birdboxes. Check them out!
Webcams: Clouded Leopard Cubs
Live Webcam of Leopards
Webcams: Africam- African Watering Hole
Three webcams. There is a time difference.
Digital Engineering Blog from Punahou School-
Very cool projects to check out from a school in Hawaii. They used a Silhouette Digital Cutting Tool.
General Science Resources
Science Up Close-
This resource has interactive explanations and demonstrations covering a variety of topics in Science for grades 1 through 6. The explanations are very clear and easy to follow.
This site is for Middle School and High School. Lower levels can learn from these sites also. Click on the book you want to explore.
Science Games: Fun4theBrain
Mr. Nussbaum Science Games
National Science Foundation
- free resources for science.
Discovery Education: Choose a Project Idea
Google Science Fair
- Enter your science fair into the Google Science Fair
Some examples of studies and experiments for kids.
Science Fair ideas
learn about how seismic waves are used in earthquake research.
Ed Heads- For older students:
Doctors, Scientists, Investigators, Weather Reporters
-video tutorials about higher level math and science
Asksara- tvokids- Scientist Sara answers questions. She answers many different science themed questions in video clips.
- Video tutorials
Be careful not to click on the ads. This give some diagrams and interactive lessons about biology topics.
Label The Cells-
Label the diagram. Great for an interactive white board.
Owl Pellet Dissection-
This is a virtual owl pellet dissection. Match the bones you find to the model.
PBS 3D Brain Tour-
Take a tour of the brain. This simulation allows you to rotate and find specific areas of the brain to llearn about.
All About DNA-
Learn about the history of DNA and the code of DNA.
Periodic Table of Videos-
The University of Nottingham has put together videos expaining information about different elements on the periodic Table. This is a must see website.
EEK- Environmental Education for Kids.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has this great resource for kids. I like the section on careers.
Virtual Field Trips
List of Musuems and field trips to go on.
Education World article that consists of some great links.
: Optics Websites
Optics For Kids
Fact Monster Earth Day
Earth Day Recycling
Recycling Round up
- PBS kids
Green Planet for Kids
The Phases of the Moon
slideshows of animal scrapbooks including wonderful images
Volcanos By Curriculumbits.com
- Animated guide to find out how volcanos are formed and what happens in an eruption.
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