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Organisms & Environment:


Genetics & Cell Biology

  • cells alive.JPGGreat and detailed interactive of a cell, mitosis, meiosis, cell cycle and more

  • Inside a Cell

  • lking dictionary of genetic terms: genome.gov

  • Many resources on genetics - heredity, DNA construction, etc.: Human gemone inst.

  • Interactive game - students have fun and learn about dominant & recessive traits and how they appear physically: Thingdom


Body Systems:




Digestion:





Photosynthesis:






Matter & Energy:


Physical & Chemical Change Raps:
1.http://youtu.be/MN2SqtyeLN0 2.http://youtu.be/uIA8MBupsMM 3.http://youtu.be/SXpKFIxjAFg

Interactive -Reversible and Irreversible :

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/rev_irrev_changes.shtml

'States of Matter Rap'

http://youtu.be/iH3AlE_W6w8


Atomic Structure & Reactivity:

Video & Interactive: Electron Shells & Chemical reactivity: http://www.miamisci.org/af/sln/phantom/mightymolecules.html

A real cheap experiment -Chemical Formulas determine atoms: http://www.miamisci.org/af/sln/phantom/mightymolecules.html

Virtual Experiment- Identify formation of new substances from mixing metals & acids: http://kent.skoool.co.uk/content/keystage3/chemistry/pc/learningSimulations/RMASC/launch.html

Chemical Reactions:

Great introduction to Chemical Reactions with diagrams: http://www.chem4kids.com/files/react_intro.html

Learn the basics of writing & balancing equations & predict products: http://www.files.chem.vt.edu/RVGS/ACT/notes/Types_of_Equations.html#Synthesis

BrainPop: Chemical Equations: Go to our library Research page (See Mr.T for Password)

Students can interact to balance chemical equations: http://concord.org/activities/chemical-reactions-and-stoichiometry

Acid/Base Reactions video and quiz at the end: http://kent.skoool.co.uk/content/keystage3/chemistry/pc/learningsteps/ABRLC/launch.html

Practice predicting the products of reactions & check answers online: http://www.files.chem.vt.edu/RVGS/ACT/notes/Practice_Predicting.html


Force, Motion & Energy:






Earth & Space:

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    Collection of many Natural Disaster sites!: Natural Disasters

  • Extreme Weather/ Natural Disasters (hurricanes, floods, etc.) - trusted sites collected by me:

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  • climate_change.JPGClimate change -over 17 educational videos with lesson ideas

  • Global Warming - tons of resources: http://www.infotopia.info/climate_change.html

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    Living On Earth - Radio Show & podcasts & articles on our environment & animals via NPR:http://www.loe.org/

  • Unep.JPGAtlas & interactive map of our changing environment: UNEP/GRID

  • Exploring oil spills & chemical disasters - Lots of resources!!: NOAA

  • The Gulf Oil Spill - lots of news articles, photos, video & links: NYTimes

  • What Happens When an Oil Spill Occurs?
    What Happens When an Oil Spill Occurs?
    Students learn the effects of oil spills and techniques for cleaning up - interactive activity: Teacher's Domain

  • Lab project - testing the absorbitity of different products on oil spills: Goo-Be-Gone

  • Students learn about green activities - reuse, recycle, etc. via activities: TheGREENS

  • Interactive - guide with questions of simple experiment showing how pollution affects groundwater: US EPA

Organisms & Environment:


Genetics & Cell Biology

  • cells alive.JPGGreat and detailed interactive of a cell, mitosis, meiosis, cell cycle and more:

  • Talking dictionary of genetic terms: genome.gov

  • Many resources on genetics - heredity, DNA construction, etc.: Human gemone inst.

  • Interactive game - students have fun and learn about dominant & recessive traits and how they appear physically: Thingdom





Ecosystems & Environment


  • Interactive game - Ecosystems -students learn both biotic and abiotic factors: Teacher's Domain

  • Interactive & video - Learn of various biomes and thier organisms: Windows to the Universe

  • Learn about the issues of overfishing on marine habitat and what we can do about it: Monterey Bay Aquarium

  • Video - the same salamander species survived and evolved differently overtime in two different/varied environments: NOVA

  • Interactive slide show - see how both polar & grizzly bears differ though sharing a common ancestor: nature.ca

  • Interactive Game - see how organisms cope with various environments via their traits: NOVA

  • Book - fun and engaging book on Biology by Basher - 570 GRE

Interactive virtual online-experiment - see how different temperatures can affect the growth of an insect: Ask a Biologist


Reasoning & critical thinking skills

  • Ask a bio.JPGInteractive with inquiry-oriented activities to improve proportional reasoning skills: Ask a Biologist



Websites with vast collections of engaging resources:
  • science 360.JPGScience360 (also ipad app & phone radio app)

  • ICT.JPGExtensive and great collections of interactives, videos, etc.,


Collection of Biology sites/resources at: