Engle Science Curriculum Links

The following are used or will be used in Mr. Engle's Classroom for Science

 

What is Science?
Metrics


Astronomy


Science Night
(Science Fair)
Inquiry Project


Scientific Method
  Chemistry Rocks, Minerals, and Dynamic Earth
Earth Systems, Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes



Weather & Climate

Trash & Recycling / Energy Agriculture Project WILD Others

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Chemistry

Chemistry Links:

 

The Atom

Atoms Family

 Lyrics (Atoms Family)

What is an atom?

How small is an atom?

Atom Builder

 

The Periodic Table and Elements

3 year old

Periodic Table of Elements

Interactive Periodic Table

Printable Periodic Table

Elemental Names

Dalton's Theory

New Elements!

Website - Elements (New)

Elements - Specifics

Periodic Table

Videos on each element - TedEd.

Molecules

Molecular Modeling Kit

The Periodic Table Song

 

Matter

What is matter

Particle Review

Mixtures and Solutions

Mixtures - Science of Macaroni Salad

Physical vs. Chemical Properties

Chemical vs. Physical Changes

Physical and Chemical Song

Amazing Science Experiments

More experiments (if time)

Eggs in Vinegar

CaCO3+ 2H+ -> Ca+2 + H2O +CO2

CaCO3+ 2H+ -> Ca+2 + H2O +CO2

Pennies in Lemon Juice

Prezi - Chemiluminescence

Bioluminescence

LabExample

#9 - Luminol

CSI - Luminol

Examples of Physical and Chemical Changes

 

States / Phases of Matter

Thorton - Mixtures, Molecules, etc...

Element, Compound, or Mixture?

States of Matter Rap

Bill Nye States of Matter

Imagination Station - What is Dry Ice?

Dry Ice in Pool

Why is dry ice dangerous?

States of Matter Review

Solids

Liquids

Changes of State of Matter

Boiling Vs. Evaporization

 

Gases and Gas Laws

Gas Laws

Online Mechanism to Demonstrate

Boyle's Law Demonstrations

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man

Charles Law

Hot Air Balloons

55 Gallon Can Crush

Tanker Car

Gay-Lussac's Law

The math in the laws

Wrap it up!

 

Vocabulary - Chemistry

Vocab. review - Quizlet!

 

Chemistry - Review for the Final!

Review of Elements

Interactive Periodic Table

Printable Periodic Table

Physical vs. Chemical PROPERTIES

Physical vs. Chemical CHANGES

Online quiz

Slide presentation

Review 1

Review 2

States of Matter - Start at 19:50

Liquids

What is a gas?

Glass blowing

Polymers

What is plasma?

Gas Laws Review

Start for Boyle's then 3 min. for Charles's

Lab Experiment

Chemistry Unit Kahoot

 

 

Science Night
(Science Fair)

Inquiry Project Ideas

Science Buddies - Science Fair Ideas

6th Grade Specific Ideas

Exploratorium - Inquiry Project Ideas

Science Fair Projects for Kids

 

Science Fair Parody

 

Scientific Method

Inquiry

What is Science?

Inquiry Youtube

Patterns in Science - Inquiry Cubes

Inquiry Cubes and the Scientific Method

The Scientific Method

Scientific Method Animation

Scientific Method Song

National Science Fair - White House

Explore Learning Growing Plants

Explore Learning Seed Germination

Qualitative vs. Quantitative

Phenomena

Phenomena - Northern Lights

Northern Lights Explained


What is Science - wrap-up

 

Rocks and Minerals

E-Book - Dynamic Earth:

Dynamic Earth

Rocks and Minerals:

Elements The Elements Revealed - An Interactive Periodic Table!

Minerals What makes  up Earth's surface.  Let's start with the smallest and work toward the largest!

Mineralogy What is the difference between rocks and minerals? Where and how do we use minerals each and every day?  Explore this site for a look into rocks, minerals, and the rock cycle.

 

Minerals:

Mineral Treasure Hunt

What is a mineral?

13 rarest minerals

Ten Minerals More Valuable than Gold

Ten Most Dangerous Minerals

What makes a mineral?

Birthstones

Shine Bright Like a Diamond!

Crystals Being Formed

Hardness

Cleavage

Luster and Streak'

Luster Detailed

Crystals - In caves (if time)

(Chemistry Review) Basic Chemistry of atomic structure of minerals

How atoms bond - Bonds - how minerals form from elements

Properties of Diamonds

Diamond vs. Graphite

 

Rocks:

Rocks and Minerals -  Thirty Minute Movie - Dialogue for Kids - the focus of this movie is on rocks and minerals.

If Rocks Could Talk Every rock has a story to tell. And every story gives us clues about the history of the Earth.

Sedimentary Rocks

Igneous Rocks

Metamorphic Rock

3 Types of Rocks Review Cartoon

3 Types of Rocks and Appearance of each

UV Rocks

Ten Minerals More Valuable than Gold

Bill Nye Rock Cycle

 The Rock Cycle -  Windows to the Universe - resources related to Earth Science, rocks, and the rock cycle. 

 

Fossils:

Fossils   Thirty Minute Movie - Dialogue for Kids - the focus of this movie is on fossils.

 

E-Book - Earth Systems:

Earth Systems

 

Rocks and Minerals:

Elements The Elements Revealed - An Interactive Periodic Table!

 

Minerals What makes  up Earth's surface.  Let's start with the smallest and work toward the largest!

 

Mineralogy What is the difference between rocks and minerals? Where and how do we use minerals each and every day?  Explore this site for a look into rocks, minerals, and the rock cycle.

 

Earth's Physical Properties:

Landforms

Beautiful Landforms of the World

Seashores information about types of beaches and beach erosion

 

Earth's Topography:


Ocean Topography

Dive to the Ocean Floor

Ocean Topography  Estimated views of the sea floor

Living Sea   learn about life in the oceans from the seashore to the deepest depths, oceans are home to some of the most diverse life on Earth.
dive to the ocean floor:
Elevation  Read a contour map and see if you understand how to figure out "The Lay of the Land."

 

Dive to the Ocean Floor  Take a virtual dive to the bottom of the ocean

 

The Mariana Trench - Explore the wonder of the deep!  The Lowest place on Earth!

The Mariana Trench

James Cameron 2012

DeepSea Challenge - James Cameron Trailer

Layers of Earth

 

Contour Maps:

Topographic Maps  Topographic Maps of your own backyard!

What is Topography?

Topographical Maps

Topographic Maps

How to Read a Topographic Map

 

 

Weathering and Erosion:

Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition information about the three steps in moving sediment
 

Dirtmeister  Differences between breaking rock, and moving rock

 

Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition

 

Glaciers:

How the Glacier Erodes

Glaciers

Climate 101 - Glaciers

 

Caves & Sinkholes:

Formation of Caves information about how caves are formed

Sinkhole! - Check out this link to see what a devastating sinkhole can do to a community!

Sinkholes

 

Earthquakes:

Earthquakes

Seismic Waves

National Geo. for Kids - EQ

Latest Quakes

Building for Earthquakes

Magnitude of Quakes

Musical Plates earth's Plates and Plate Tectonics

Locations of Earth's Quakes information about where Earth's quakes occurred in the last forty years - ANYTHING SIMILAR BETWEEN THE TWO?

Seismic Monitor - Click here to see ocean plate boundary activity.

Faultline explore information about epicenters, faults, and historic quakes

Seismology this website provides links to the latest earthquakes and more.

Musical Plates earth's Plates and Plate Tectonics

 

Tsunamis:

Tsunami - The anatomy of a tsunami

Tsunamis - Tidal Waves - Explore and learn all about these large waves, how they form, and their devastating impacts.

Tsunami - wave of Destruction - The Bridge NOAA Sea Grant project explores and educates about on eof the fiercest walls of water - the tsunami!

 

Volcanoes:

Volcanoes  a treasure trove of information including breaking news, satellites, photos, live seismographs, and more.

Volcano Cams  provides real time views of volcanoes around the world.

Vistas of Hawaii - Take a look at beautiful views of the Hawaiian Islands

X7 Expedition - See Hawaii's island through Earth, Wind, and Fire...

Volcano Cams  - Provides real time views of volcanoes around the world.

 

Mt St. Helens  - Provides real time views of one of the most famous volcanic mountains on U.S. soil.

Mt St. Helens Podcast - What happened that dreary day in May, 1980.

Mt. St. Helens Stats - Details about the erutption and activity ever since.

Interactives Math, Literature, and more links with interactives.  Click on this link to check out interactives on weather, volcanoes, garbage, and the dynamic Earth!

 

 

Earth's Natural Disasters:

Natural Disasters Earth's Natural Disasters Explained

Living Landscapes Illustrates natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic explosions, mudslides and forest fires. cover that living anywhere inv

 

Weather and Climate

 

Weather Bug

WeatherBug- Meteorology Website

 

Weather

Interactives Math, Literature, and more links with interactives.  Click on this link to check out interactives on weather, volcanoes, garbage, and the dynamic Earth!

The Weather Channel Kids Click on this link to check out interactives on weather, forecasts, games and more about meteorolgy for kids!

Climate Change The oceans are rising.  This story focuses on teh changes occuring at coastal towns.

 

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The Sensational Seven Summits  This website shows information on the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.

Highest Mountain Records This website shows information on the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.

Balloon Race Around the World - Science of the hot-air balloon

Weather and Air Pollution Web Cams   this website provides real time web cams for viewing the current weather conditions in various cities and other locations in the United States. 

OZONE   a resource for real time maps and research regarding the effects of ozone in the United States.

global warming -sea level
 
A Brief History of Weather Vanes
 
Air pressure difference from altitudes shrinking a bottle
 
Brief History of the Barometer How was the barometer accidentally discovered?  Watch to find out!

Temperature and Air Pressure Watch a can's reaction due to air pressure when it is transferred from hot to cold...

Beaufort Scale  How is the wind measured by speed?
AIR-POL - Windsocks
 
CBBC Newsround GLOBAL WARMING What is global warming
 
Howstuffworks How Hot Air Balloons Work
 
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Sea breeze - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 
solcomhouse-Global Warming
 
Weather Elements Sea and Land Breezes
 
weather vanes - Google Image Search
 
Wind Energy Manual - History of Wind Energy
 

Water Cycleater

USGS Water Cycle

Simple Water Cycle

Animated Water Cycle

 

Snowflakes - Frozen Precipitation

Wilson "Snowflake" Bentleyow
Create a Snowflake
 

Clouds - Predicting weather

Cloud Types common cloud classifications
Clouds - NOAA - Formation and Types

Weather Maps - Predicting weather

Weather Map Symbols What do all of the lines and letters mean?
Weather Maps - Click on Maps - Current Weather
 

Severe Weather

Volcanoes  a treasure trove of information including breaking news, satellites, photos, live seismographs, and more.

Weather Cams  selected cities in all the states and Canada.

 

Tornado
tornaodo NOAA

2002 tornadoes

Tornadoes—Hurricanes - Create a storm

Historical Tornadoes

Was there a tornado on your birthday?

 

Thunder and Lightning

Lightning - Hotter than the surface of the sun!
Thunderstorms - Facts about the formation of electrical storms and more!
Lightning - Just for Kids - Facts about lightning and how it forms.

Flood

Flash Flood Risks - Click on Launch Flood scenerio button to learn more about Flash Flooding.
Johnstown Flood - Facts about the Johnstown Flood of Pennsylvania.
Johnstown Flood Memorial - Watch a movie that tells about the Johnstown Flood.
Historical Floods - Information about some of the most infamous floods to occur in the U.S.

 

Hurricanes

Hurricane Basics- Atlantic Storms
Hurricane Names - All basins
Hurricane Names - Atlantic Storms
Hurricane - Retired Names
New Orleans:
Katrina
Tornadoes—Hurricanes - Create a storm
Hurricane Activities

Mountain Climate

Different Climate on the opposite side of the mountain?

 5 min - Ever Wonder why the climate is different just miles

apart on the opposite side of the mountain?

 

Seasons

The Reason for the Seasons  Looking for why we have Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall?

 

El Nino and Climates

El Nino  The Eastern Pacific heats up every 3-7 years and causes changes in the world's climate.  Learn more about it here.

El Nino Theme page  Want to learn more about El Nino?  Click this link.

Ocean Currents and Climate  Ocean Currents affect the weather and climate globally.  Learn more about it here.

Bill Nye on Currents  Watch as Bill explains how ocean currents can change climate.

 

 

Climates - Extreme Weather

Hottest, Driets, Coldest, Wettest  Looking for the most extreme climates on Earth, start here!

Global weather and climate Extreme Map An interactive map displaying weather extremes that are record-breaking!

Hottest, Driets, Coldest, Wettest  Looking for the most extreme weather currently in the United States, start here!

Global Weather Extremes  Want some records in climate and weather, click here!

 

Tides

Tidal Pool--High Tide - What organisms are there in a tidal zone
Tidal Pool--Low Tide

Boardwalk high and low tide
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Misconceptions about tides.
 
St. Simons Island Tide Chart - March 2006 TIDE CHART
 
Water Level Tidal Predictions
 

 

Trash and Recycling / Energy

 

Trash & Recycling

THE ROTTEN TRUTH - TRUE OR FALSE GAME

 

  • Trash Island Not all tropical islands are beautiful unfortunately...
  • Recycle City  this an interactive website for learning about recycling in a city.

    What is up with Trash? Check out all there is to investigate about trash, the environment, and recycling!

    WM Virtual Trash Field Trip Take a tour of the Waste Management treatment of trash from the curb to the landfill!

    EIA Kids Page - Recycling Paper and Glass
     
    Trash 4 Kids - Our Activities

    Energy

    Where does your energy come from?  This site provides

    information about where the U.S. energy comes from.

    Energy Quiz  Test your knowledge on the U.S. and world energy

    Carbon Footprint for Kids learn more about your carbon

    footprint here

     

    Decomposers

    Worms   site provides information about worms and features

    Herman the Squirming Worm. 

     

    Soil

    Soil ssite provides information about types of soil and soil

    formation

    The Dirt on Soilssite provides information about types of soil

    and soil formation complete with a tour of the underground!

    Soilnetssite provides information about types of soil

    and soil formation complete with fun activities explaining soil.

     

     

    Recycling

    PlasticssThe 3 very different options a plastic bottle will take

    CompostingsThe recipe for the perfect compost heap

    LandfillssWhat happens after the truck takes your trash?

     

    Water pollution

    use of water
     
    water pollution

     

    Interactives Math, Literature, and more links with interactives.  Click on this link to check out interactives on weather, volcanoes, garbage, and the dynamic Earth!

     

    Renewable
    Energy

     

    Oil and Coal:

    Energy Sources -  Movies witha  focus on crude oil and mining for oil as well as other energy sources.

    Formation of Fossil Fuels - Click the link below:  http://www.grantowngrammar.highland.sch.uk/subjects/Peak%20Oil%20web%20site/Formation%20of%20Fossil%20Fuels.html

    Animation focusing on the formation and extraction of fossil fuels including coal and oil.

     

    Alternative Energy:

    Energy

    Where does your energy come from?  This site provides

    information about where the U.S. energy comes from.

    Energy Quiz  Test your knowledge on the U.S. and world energy

    Carbon Footprint for Kids learn more about your carbon

    footprint here

     Dialogue for Kids - Alternative Energy -  Thirty Minute Movie - Dialogue for Kids - the focus of this movie is on alternative energy sources.

    Energy for Kids -  E.I.A. Kids.  Browse through energy facts for kids, entertain yourself through the fun and games, or learn about renewable and nonrenewable resources.

    Kid's Corner Energy Fun  - Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association.  Kid's Corner, exploration of alternative energy, fuel cells, and more.

    Renewable Energy -  The Basics of Renewable Energy.  Check out this link tolearn how we can eliminate our reliance on coal, natural gas, and oil (Thanks Mary for finding this one!).

    PPL Renewable Energy Ad -  Solar Power, Landfill Gases, Wind and more.  Working together to provide energy needs in a clean and fossil fuel free way!

     

    Solar Power

    Solar Plane - Check out the newest invention!  A solar powered plane.  Hope the sun stays out!

    BMW's idea of saving energy- IsWant a new ride?  How about this one!

     Solar Roadways  - Is this the future of our roadways?  An ingenious idea has been put forth to solve many of Earth's energy problems!

     Solar Power at Sporting Events  - A look at Pocono Raceway - The Tricky Triangle - and how solar power has been implemented to save money over time as well as save the environment in the process!

     

    Wind Energy

    Windmills - Renewable, Clean, and an efficient source of energy.  Check out this companies idea to make the wind turbine even more efficient!

    Wind Turbines - Renewable, Clean, and an efficient source of energy.  Check out Pennsylvania's implementation of clean wind energy.  It is one of the fastest growing alternative energies, and PA is on board!

    Windmills - Renewable, Clean, and an efficient source of energy.  Check out this companies idea to make the wind turbine even more efficient!

    Windmills.  I kind of like the idea of clean energy!

    Tesla - Electric cars have never looked so amazing!

    Tesla  - This SUV could be yours :)

    Tesla  -How electic cars are made.

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    Agriculture  

    AgClassroom An online and searchable database to help educators locate high quality classroom materials to increase agricultural literacy among their Pre-K through 12th grade students.

    Virtual Farm  learn about the science involved in farming.

    Nitrogen Cycle  learn about the nitrogen cycle as you visit a farm.

     

    Project W.I.L.D.

     

    Project Wild  conservation and environmental science education for K-12 students.

    PA Animals

    Pennsylvania Animals - pictures

     

    Project WILD

    black bear - Google Image Search
     
    Black Bear Facts
     
    Black Bear Tracks
     
    Endangered or Extinct
     
    Pittsburgh Zoo- W.T. Deer
     
    white tailed deer - Google Image Search
     
    White-tailed Deer

     

    Populations and Ecosystems

     

    Biomes   discover the biomes of North America and learn more about their inhabitants, characteristics, and diversification.

    Biomes

    Aquatic Biomes
    Alpine Biome
     
    Big Sky Country
     
    Deciduous Forest Biome
     
    Desert Biomes
     
    Grasslands Biome
     
    precip in biomes
     
    Rainforest Biomes
     
    Taiga Biomes
     
    The Aquatic Biome
     
    Tide Zones

     

    Populations and ecosystems

    2004 IUCN Red List – Photo Gallery - threatened species
    Endangered Species Information list
     
    Endangered Species

     

    Astronomy

     

    The Mallon Planetarium  provides information about our very own planetarium.  Useful links, details about upcoming events, and astronomy information are just the start with this link.  Explore and "look up to" your very own planetarium Methacton :)

     

    Science Misconceptions   provides information to resolve student alternative perceptions regarding science concepts.

    Earth and Moon Viewer  this site will allow you to view the earth and moon from satellites, sun, and other planets. The views correspond to the appropriate time of day for the area of the earth or phase of moon that you view.

    PlanetQuest an award winning site that offers experiements, activities, and other tools focused on NASA and astronomy.

     

    Moon

    Moon Animations

    Phases

    Moon Phase Song

    Moon Phases Calendars

    Moon Phases Calendar - Full Month View

    Moon Phase Calendar - Another option

    The Moon
     
    The Moon2
     
    Virtual Reality Moon Phase Pictures

    Moon Interactives and Worksheets

     

    Equinox

    Summer Solstice
     
    The Earth's Rotation
     
    Winter Solstice

     

    Lunar Eclipse

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    October 27, 2004 Lunar Eclipse
     

    Planets

    The Planets - Astronomy for Kids
    Earth, Stars, Moon Comparison
    The Planets Song

    The Planets Song (alternate)

    Scale of our Solar System

    The Universe

    Cosmic Calendar

    209 Seconds to blow your mind

    Solar Eclipse

    Bernd Brinkmann´s Images of the Total Solar Eclipse on Aug. 11th 1999

    Stars

    SPACE.com -- The 10 Brightest Stars
     
    Star Clusters
    Others

     

    Maps 

    http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/ (assortment of blank maps) PDF files of maps for student labeling), map puzzles, etc.)

     

    Vertebrates and Invertebrates

    Vert and Invert

    Vertebrates

    All About Birds
    Bony Fish
     
    cartilage fish
     
    jawless fish
     
    Science - Vertebrates
     
    The Hall of Mammals
     
    Vertebrate Printouts -
     
    Vertebrates Animals with Backbones

    Invertebrates

    Invertebrates
     
    Animal Kingdom - invert
     
    Meet the Invertebrates
     
    Tarantula Photo Gallery

    wetlands

    Institute of Maie and Coastal Sciences - The COOL Classroom
    aquatic plants - Google Image Search
     
    bogs
     
    Invasive Non-Native Plants
     
    marsh
     
    swamps

    others

    Learning science Science

    Sea Turtle Tracking - Sea Turtle Conservancy

    If It Were My Home - Country Comparisons - What would it be like if you lived somewhere else?

    Q?rius - Are you curious about Science?  this site from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History will help you explore your curiousity!

    Build your Wild Self!

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    MOVIES:

    Dialogue for Kids Movies -  Pick and choose through all of the links to take yourself to a science interest for you!

     

     

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