|This is set to help you with webquest and other sites that I use frequently. All sites are approved by the Technology Coordinator, but always use caution when using the internet.
- Biology Questions????
This website is maintained by the University of Arizona (I am still loyal SPARKY!!)
It can help when you have questions about bacteria, domains, etc...
- Cells Alive!
This website helps to see microscopic organisms. In class, we used it to look at viruses. Check it out!
- Eagle Eye Cam
If you like to watch bald eagles.... check out this site
- Microscope Quiz
This is an interactive link to identify parts of the microscope. Good Luck!
- Osmosis!! Check it out!!!
Ok... So... Somehow, students in Colorado found my website and sent me a link about Osmosis. Very informative! If you are having difficulty figuring out cell membranes, then this site may help you. It has good graphics and it easy to read.
Shout out to Steven for making this possible!!
Also, a big thanks to Ms. Hughes and all her students for letting me know that someone actually USES this site!!
- Virtual Pond Dip
This website give you an opportunity to look at microscopic pond life. Visit this site often as they have monthly updates.
- Periodic Table Help
If you need help with the chemistry packet, this site might be useful
- Density Lab
This is a great interactive lab to test density using various objects. Try it - you might like it!
- Electron Configuration
Here's a website that may help you visualize how the electrons set up in the subshells.
- Fun With Chemistry
Sick of studying the same old flash cards? Maybe this site will help you rejuvenate!! A former student of mine, "Looch", found this and seemed to enjoy it.... hope you do too!
- Visual Periodic Table of the Elements
This link is sooo cool!!! Click on an element and it gives you the history, uses, excellent graphics! Wonderful resource for those of you that need to do reports on families or elements!
Also helps to visualize why some elements like to link more with others!!!
- Earthworm Dissection
This link helps with basic information using the Modern Biology textbook by Holt (used by most high schools!!!) Try it out.... You might like it.....
- Frog Dissection Simulation
This website has a sample of their software program for virtual dissections. It also has an owl pellet and squid dissection.
- More Virtual Dissections!
This site runs out of the University of Buffalo and gives a lot of detail about various critters!
- Sheep Eye Dissection
This is the website that will be guiding our sheep eye dissection. If you are unable to attend the dissection in class, this website will help you learn more about the eye and complete the lab packet.
This has a game about simple machines on the left of the main page. My CTY kids enjoyed this, so I thought you might too!!!!
- Can a duck have an echo?
Justin Warnett asked in class today - " Is is true that a duck's quack doesn't have an echo?". So we checked on the web and this is what we found out. Excellent when you are reviewing sound waves!!!!
- Another AWESOME Physics link
The Amazing Sam showed me this site while at CTY this summer!! It gives you a chance to answer all those..."What if?" questions about physics by giving you great graphics and the opportunity to change the outcomes based on different variables.
Try it - you might like it!!!
If you do enjoy this stuff.... check out the site bio and chem demos....
- Characteristics of Waves
Use this link to see how frequency and amplitude change the properties of a wave.
- Free Body Diagrams Link
In Physics, we use free body diagrams to create a picture of how forces interact. This link may help you understand how to draw them.
- Newton's Laws Help
This website is from Rice University (alma mater of my brother-in-law)
It should help you with the concepts of Newton's Laws
- Physics Link
Here is a link using Java script to help you with some basic physics concepts.
- Physics is AWESOME!!
This link can help you through the tougher times of our physics section. There are pictures and sample questions to help reinforce basics concepts of FBDs, forces, and even electricity!
- Identify Rocks
For those who are working onyour rock collections over spring break - you may find this site helpful.
- How Volcanoes Work
San Diego State University has a website that has a lot of "college jargon" about volcanoes, so when you look through it - you might be overwhelmed at first......
Marken Rule #1 (relax...)
Then try again..... You will find out that some of the terms you know from reading our textbook. And the pictures are worthwhile.....
- Mineral Identification
Here is a website that can help with mineral identification.
- Science Textbook Website
This website will connect you to your science books online. Good Luck!
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Thousands of years ago.... when I was in high school.... I had the chance to be a part of this program! I literally sang for my supper through 10 countries!!!
If this is a program you are interested in, then try it!
- Center for Talented Youth - Johns Hopkins University
Over the summer, I had an opportunity to work with this program as an instructor for the Science and Engineering Course held at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. What a wonderful experience!!!!! If you think this is something you might be interested in for a summer camp, then check out this website.
Maybe I will see you there next summer??
- Amanda's Science Experiments!!!!
Amanda in Oklahoma found this site to help with conducting science experiments at home!!!
Number 1 - How awesome that she actually found this site to help with her science class!!!
Number 2 - Thanks for sharing the site with us!!! Looks great for science fair projects!!!
Hope someone else can find this to be useful!!!
- Dissection Link (all critters)
This website helps you with various dissections...including the ones we coplete in class. Satisfy your curiousity.... Take a look!
- Junior Solar Sprints
Time to start thinking about creating solar sprint cars!!! Use this website to help you with rules and regulations!!!
- Just Born Peeps
In my area, there is a company called JustBorn. They make peeps - you know the marshmallow snacks usually found in Easter baskets? Well - every year they have a contest on how to use peeps in poster projects and such. Some of the pictures are very clever.... some are based on movies...
Maybe this will give you some ideas for your next science project!
- Science Experiments
This link has some interesting video of science experiments.
- Sugar Link
Having trouble understanding the differences between fructose and maltose? This site will help. Also gives chemical formulas and structural pictures.
Use this link to help with the "How Sweet It Is!" Lab.
- Try a Prezi!!
Mr. Vikete has taken the time in various classes to help you with a prezi presentation for your science fair projects...
Try it... You might like it
- Wharton Kids First Foundation
This site is dedicated to the students and community of Wharton. Amazing people doing amazing things for an amazing group of kids!
Did I tell you how AMAZING this is!!!
Check it out for yourself!