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This site is an on-going collection of websites to assist teachers with the integration of technology in their classroom. Please send any additional sites you may find to the webmaster and they will be added to the site on a regular basis. Teaching suggestions are also welcome for any existing sites. Enjoy!

Click on one of the following sections:

Life Science: Interactions within Ecosystems

Earth and Space Science: Earth’s Crust

Physical Science: Heat

Physical Science: Mixtures and Solutions

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Life Science: Interactions within Ecosystems

1. The Evolution Game

A very informative site that covers many topics in a variety of science courses. An interactive site on evolution, where you move around the map trying to find food and avoid being eaten. Can you survive? http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/games

2. Fossil Fun

Make beasts disappear with combinations of colours, patterns and shade. http://www.bbc.co.uk/beasts/fossilfun/camouflage/

3. How Ecosystems Work

Make beasts disappear with combinations of colours, patterns and shade. http://www.quia.com/jg/261329.html

4. Evolution in Action

This interactive feature shows how random mutations can lead to species-wide change. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/link/evolution.html#

5. Seeing Through Camouflage

Interactive activity highlighting the 4 basic types of camouflage. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/leopards/seeing.html

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Earth and Space Science: Earth’s Crust

1. Mountain Makers, Earth Shakers, You Try It

“Mountain makers, Earth shakers, you try it”, an interactive activity that lets you manipulate tectonic plates. Pull the plates apart and push them together and watch what happens to the Earth. Students can build mountains, trigger volcanoes, and create new seafloor with a click of the mouse. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/crush.html

2. Plate Tectonics

Good plate tectonic animations. http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/geology/tectonics.html

3. The Dirt on Soil

A fun learning journey to take in Earth’s crust unit. The EarthShip is standing by to carry Gr.7 student on a microscopic safari through the soil beneath their feet. They’ll encounter bizarre creature and see how they create the place they call home. http://www.school.discovery.com/schooladventures/soil/soil_safari.html

4. Weathering

Watch an animation to see what weathering can do, then take a short interactive quiz. A good review or start up activity for Weathering in Gr. 7 unit Earth’s Crust. http://www.brainpop.com

5. Erupt-A-Word

Under games and fun stuff you'll find a volcano crossword puzzle. Virtual field trips also available at this site. http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vwdocs/kids/kids.html

 

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Physical Science: Heat

1. Science Movies

Watch the movie and then take the quiz to learn more about heat, temperature, and states of matter. http://www.brainpop.com/science/energy/heat/index.weml

2. Physics Energy

For Gr. 7, animated pictures show how heat is transferred. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/physics/energy/energytransferrev6.shtml

3. Thermal Conductors

A fun colorful website all about thermal conductors. Watch the movie, read the fact sheet and take the interactive test. This is a fun site for children. http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/revisewise/science/materials/07b_act.shtml

4. How Energy Efficient Are You?

Go to fun n' games where you'll find this interactive quiz and find out how much you know about reducing energy and greenhouse gases. http://www.ecokidsonline.com/pub/splash.cfm

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Physical Science: Mixtures and Solutions

1. Chem4Kids

This site does an excellent job of providing explanations of basic mixtures. http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_mixture.html

2. Virtual House

An interactive website providing information on hazardous products. http://www.epa.gov/grtlakes/seahome/housewaste/src/open.htm

3. How Steel Is Made

Great for products from the Raw Materials section. Diagrams showing steel process routes. Text descriptions and examples of varied uses of steel products http://www.uksteel.org.uk/stmake.htm

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