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Grade 6
Scientific Reasoning
FOSS Scientific Reasoning Strand
Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley
http://www.lhs.berkeley.edu/FOSS/FOSS.SciReas.Strand.matrix.html


Environment
Ecology
Awesome Library
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Science/Ecology/Ecology.html


Earth/Space Systems
Astronomy
Awesome Library
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Science/Astronomy/Astronomy.html


Photosynthesis
What Is Photosynthesis?
University of Arizona:  Center for the Study of the Early Events in Photosynthesis
http://photoscience.la.asu.edu/photosyn/education/learn.html

Environmental Microbiology:  Experiments for Middle and High School
Christine L. Case, Skyline College
http://www.smcccd.cc.ca.us/smcccd/faculty/case/envmic/winogradsky.html#answer


Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems
How Much Would You Weigh On Distant Planets?
NASA/MSU-Bozeman CERES Project
http://btc.montana.edu/ceres/html/weight1.htm


Life Science
Cells
Plant Cell Components
Brigham Young University
http://bioag.byu.edu/aghort/aghort100/plcell.htm

Advertising for Cells' Organelles
Grace Lisenby, Carroll Junior High School, South Lake, TX
http://www.teachersfirst.com/winners/cellparts.htm


Photosynthesis
What Is Photosynthesis?
University of Arizona: Center for the Study of the Early Events in Photosynthesis
http://photoscience.la.asu.edu/photosyn/education/learn.html

Environmental Microbiology: Experiments for Middle and High School
Christine L. Case, Skyline College
http://www.smcccd.cc.ca.us/smcccd/faculty/case/envmic/winogradsky.html#answer


Ecosystems
Desert Ecosystems Resource Page
Arizona State University
http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/~jimbo/desert_ecology/Desert_Module.html

Ecosystems
David J. Bogler, Division of Biological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
http://ccwf.cc.utexas.edu/~bogler/ecology/ecosystems.html


Phototropism
Phototropism Example
Ed Byrnes, Kensington Academy Science
http://www.oakland.edu/~eabyrnes/phototropism.html

Finding the Light
Indiana University Biology
http://sunflower.bio.indiana.edu/~rhangart/plantmotion/Phototropism/phototrop.html


Hibernation
Box Turtle Habitat
With the Grain, Mattawan, Michigan
http://www.wtgrain.org/turtle/w3nsnow.htm


Eutrophication
EUTROPHICATION:  A Lesson in Environmental Science
Eric Coady, University of West Florida
http://www.uwf.edu/~coehelp/id97/eciady/eutrophi.htm


DNA
A Science Odyssey:  DNA Workshop
PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna/index.html

QUIZZES:  Life Sciences and DNA
Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts
http://www.ee.suffolk.edu/sci301/Quiz_Life_Sci.htm


Spiders, The Scientific Method, Classification System, Cells, Microscopes
http://www.njsd.org/curric/Science/science7.html



Physical Science
International System of of Units
The International System of Units
Frank Wolfs, Rochester
http://teacher.nsrl.rochester.edu/phy_labs/AppendixA/AppendixA.html

Periodic Table
Web Elements
Mark Winter, University of Sheffield, England
http://www.shef.ac.uk/chemistry/web-elements/index.html

Reflection/Refraction
Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab
SparTech Software
http://www.flash.net/~spartech/ReekoScience/refraction.htm

Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Bill Blair, Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope
http://praxis.pha.jhu.edu/science/emspec.html

Electromagnetic Spectrum
Brian M. Tissue, Science Hypermedia, Inc.
http://www.scimedia.com/chem-ed/light/em-spec.htm

Chemical Changes
Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab
Steel Wool Generating Heat
http://www.flash.net/~spartech/ReekoScience/ExpSteelWoolGeneratingHeat.htm

Sound
A Homemade Hearing Aid
Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab
http://www.flash.net/~spartech/ReekoScience/ExpHearingAid.htm

Good, Good, Good, Vibrations
Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab http://www.flash.net/~spartech/ReekoScience/ExpGoodVibrations.htm

Have You Lost Your Marbles?
Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab
http://www.flash.net/~spartech/ReekoScience/ExpSoundWaves.htm

Potential and Kinetic Energy

Mechanical/chemical/electrical energy

Freezing Point/Boiling Point/Melting Point

Absolute Zero
Nuclear reaction (fusion and fission)
Physical changes


Earth Science

Maps
Earth from Space
NASA
http://earth.jsc.nasa.gov/

EarthRISE
http://earthrise.sdsc.edu/

Geography from Space
http://www.nasm.edu/ceps/GAW/GFSintro.html

The World Factbook of Geological Data
Central Intelligence Agency
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

Maps on Us
http://www.mapsonus.com/


Star Charts
Star Charts For Northern Hemisphere
University of North Florida
http://www.unf.edu/faculty/lkmao/astronomy/skies/star-charts.html

Down Under Star Charts
The Astronomical Society for South Australia
http://www.assa.org.au/starcharts.html

Direction measurement/Distance measurement on Globe
Plate tectonics
water (all three states)
Position of Earth in solar system
Minerals
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
Fossil fuels, minerals, rocks, water, and vegetation
Virginia's resources
Physiographic provinces of Virginia
Coastal Plain
Piedmont
Blue Ridge
Valley and Ridge
Appalachian Plateau
faulting, folding, volcanism, metamorphism, weathering, erosion, deposition, sedimentation
Tectonic processes
Soil Development
Karst topography
Groundwater zones (water table, zone of saturation, zone of aeration
Tides, waves, currents, sea level, ice cap variations, upwelling, salinity concentrations
Features of the sea floor (continental margins, trenches, mis-ocean ridges, abyssal plains
Public policy issues concerning the oceans
Atmosphere Weather
Solar System
Space program
Big Bang


http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Science/Earth_Sciences/Earth_Sciences.html

Biology

Cells
http://arundel.sancarlos.k12.ca.us/a_staff/silber/proposal/organelles.html
http://arundel.sancarlos.k12.ca.us/a_staff/silber/proposal/biotime.html

http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Science/Biology/Biology.html

Chemistry
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Science/Chemistry/Chemistry.html

Physics
http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/phys/Class/circles/u61lb.html
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Science/Physics/Physics.html

Miscellaneous
http://www.teachersfirst.com/cnt-sci-mh.htm
http://www.neat-schoolhouse.org/science.html
http://www.ericse.org/slessons.html
http://204.234.22.1/SDGI/science.html
http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/midlsci/midlsci.html

Resources
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
http://discoveryschool.com/schrockguide/history.html

Mr. Donn's Site
http://members.aol.com/donnandlee/SiteIndex.html

Smithsonian Education on the Web
http://educate.si.edu/lessons/start.html

Encarta Lesson Collection Online
http://encarta.msn.com/schoolhouse/lessons/

Schoolhouse
http://teacherpathfinder.org/School/socstud.htm

Library of Congress
http://lcweb.loc.gov/

Homework Central
http://www.homeworkcentral.com/

Ask ERIC
http://www.askeric.org/

The Busy Teachers' Web Site
 http://www.ceismc.gatech.edu/ceismc/programs/webweave/busyt.htm

Teachers First
http://www.teachersfirst.com/cnt-sci-mh.htm

Barbara's Lesson Plans in Science
Talented and Gifted Specialist, New York City Public Schools
http://www.bway.net/~starlite/science.htm

Science Media
http://www.scimedia.com/chem-ed/scidex.htm

Virginia Standards of Learning Sites

University of Richmond
http://www.richmond.edu/~educate/solsites/

Commonwealth of Knowledge
http://www.knowledge.state.va.us/

Frog Dissection Kit (Explore anatomy of the frog without dissecting a real animal)

Dinosaur Exhibit (dinosaur fossils)

Hurricane Storm Science Kit (Miami Museum of Science hurricane exhibit and lessons)

NASA Education Outreach site (Star Child, Universe, and other NASA education projects)

Directory of Hands-On Science Centers (storehouse of science activities)

Volcano Systems Center (University of Washington resource site on volcanic activity in the world currently)

The Smithsonian (visit our national museum and see what is available online)

The Why Files (science ideas and news)

EarthWatch (Weather on demand)

Museum of Science (exhibits, kits, lesson ideas)

Sea World/Busch Gardens (Educational resources )

Yuckiest Site on the Internet (Science ideas and  projects)

Wolf Studies Project  (data, information about project to save the wolf)

Astronomy (amateur astronomy)

Nine Planets

Planetary Society

Center for Disease Control

Scribbs Institute of Oceanography Library

Wood Hole Oceanographic Institute

American Chemical Society

Chemistry Resources

Physics News (Links to sites dealing with Physics)

Globe Program (NOAA managed education program on the weather and environment)

NOAA (Links to environmental data, weather, etc.)

Space Planetary Data System (maintained by MIT)

NASA's Planetary Exploration Program (Basic Information from NASA)

Learning Station (Exploratorium site with lab ideas, lessons)

Space Science and Engineering Center (U of Wisconsin)

Dept. of Atmospheric Science (U of Illinois--weather information)

Weather Satellite Images from Europe (University of Nottingham)
 
Cascades Volcano Observatory

U.S. Geological Service Homepage  (mapping, water, biology, geology)

Periodic Table for the Web

WebStars (Astronomy links)

Weather today (USA Today weather page)

Weather glossary   (dictionary of weather terms)

National Weather Daily by Netguide 

National Hurricane Center

Storm Encyclopedia

Franklin Institute Science Museum
 
From Stargazers to Starships (NASA)

Science for the Millennium 

Space Weather

Microsoft's Terra Server (Biggest database of satellite imagery)

Nova Easter Island 

Nova The Brain Eater

Solar System Simulator

Dino Sound

Weatherbird

Scientific American

Albert Einstein 

Wild Weather Page 

Great Plant Escape

This page was updated on:  04/10/02