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Following are helpful Websites and information:

Environment

Climate Classroom

Earth Guide

Enchanted Learning: Landforms and Bodies of Water

Environmental Education for Kids (EEK: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)

Exploratorium.com

NASA Visible Earth (Catalog of NASA Images and Animations)

PBS: Savage Earth (volcano videos, articles, and animations)

Teaching Geomorphology in the 21st Century (videos of soil erosion)

Weathering and Erosion Powerpoint

Forces and Motion

Edheads Simple Machines

Forces and Movement

Forces, Motion, and Simple Machines (Lesson Plans from Learn NC)

The Franklin Institute: Simple Machines

Mikids.com: Simple Machines

Laura McCall’s Extraordinary Science Websites

Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

Catapult

Dropping Objects

Energy Skate Park

Interactive Laws of Motion

Laws of Motion Video

The Moving Man

Roller Coaster

Roller Coaster 2

Lesson Plan Idea Websites

Discovery Education: Forces

Discovery Education: Friction in Our Lives

Discovery Education: Introduction to Physical Science

Discovery Education: Motion, Forces, Energy, and Electricity

McREL: Force and Motion

McREL: Light Bright  (How an electric circuit is set up.)

Simple Machines in Appliances, Gadgets, and Everyday Life

General Topics

AAAS Assessment

AAAS Project 2061

AAAS Project 2061 Publications

Benchmarks Online (AAAS: American Association for the Advancement of Science)

Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears (Thematic Issues)

Discovery Education School Resources

FOSS Kids Science Page

I Teach Inquiry Network

Kids’ Planet

NASA: Earth Observatory

NCDPI Crosswalk Documents for K-5

NCDPI Released Forms

NCDPI Science Curriculum

NCDPI Science Units

NC Kid Science

National Science Digital Library (NSDL)

NSDL Resources

NSDL Strand Maps

New Science Standards (Achieve)

Next Generation Science Standards

Science Essentials

The Science House

Science-Teachers.com  (worksheets, lesson plans, and materials for teaching science)

Songs for Teaching

Plants and Animals

A Place to Grow (plant growth and development)

Dallas Zoo: Animal Facts and Photos

Plant and Soil Curriculum Guides

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Let’s Go Outside!

Wildlife Conservation Society

Weather

Elementary Globe: Clouds Have Names

Flood Safety

Lesson Plan Central: Weather

Lightning Safety

NASA Science: Weather

NOAA Weather Radio

Turn Around Don’t Drown

Tornado Safety

USA Today: Atmospheric Science Resources

WYFF News Channel 4 (Greenville, SC) Interactive Weather Radar

The Water Cycle

Discovery at Willow Creek

Earth’s Floor: Water Cycle

Kid Zone’s Water Cycle

Interactive Water Cycle

Interactive Word Scramble Quiz

Jefferson Lab Teacher Resources

Music Room Science Songs

Water Droplet Video

What is water?

Weather Scope: Make a Weather Station

Web Weather for Kids (clouds, thunderstorms, tornados, winter, and hurricanes)

Windows to the Universe

Cloud Types

Serious Weather Conditions

Thunderstorms


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