William E Cottle School - Science

Click on each topic's hotlink to get where you need to go.

Animals | Properties of Matter | Simple Machines | Electricity
Plants | Weather | Magnetism | Food Chain & Web | Astronomy


 ANIMALS



Animal Research


National Wildlife Federation

» Amphibians, Reptiles & Fish Facts

» Bird Facts

» Mammal Facts


Perth Zoo Australia
Animal Groups: Fur, Feathers, Skin or Scales


American Museum of Natural History
»
Choose Unit A: Living Things Chapter 2 The Animal Kingdom


Kids
» Kids Biology.com (click on animals and follow the steps!)


Animal Diversity Web
» Animal Diversity Web Homepage


Internet For Classrooms
» Amazing Animal Senses


 Howard Hughes Medical
» Learn finch facts. Sort finch species.


MATTER


 

American Museum of Natl History Ology Website
» Matter, Light, & Energy


 
» NYU Learning Links on MATTER:
» What is Matter
» States of Matter
» Matter Review


  Chem4Kids.com
» Chem4Kids.com MATTER


Gases, liquids, solids animation (molecular make-up) & description


  HMH School Publishers
» Watch particles become solid, liquid, or gas
» Melting & Boiling Temperatures


   FOOD CHAIN & FOOD WEB


NatGeo and BrainPop

» Video on Food Web



» Teacher Tube: Food Chains, Webs and Biomes

» Teacher Tube: Food Chain & Food Web featuring Wetland Habitat

» The Webs of Life Story


  
» Build a Food Web

» Explanation of the Food Chain and Web

» KidsKonnect fact list with links to other resources


 PLANTS


Back Yard Nature
» Conifers


  Real Trees 4 Kids
» Real Trees 4 Kids: Conifers


Biology of plants: growth, parts, pollination, etc.
(diagrams & photos)


  Biology of Plants
» Biology of Plants


  Great Plant Escape
» The Great Plant Escape - an online journey of plant discovery


    HMH School Publishers

» Root Factory Game
» General Overview of Different Type Plants(build background knowledge)


  Kidport Science Reference Site
» Kidport Science reference library


 WEATHER


» Intellicast Weather Website w/ interactive map


    Kids Online Reference

» Meteorology


 

  Cloud Appreciation Society
» View slideshow of clouds...
(Cloud Appreciation Society Gallery)


  USA Today
USA Today Weather Map
» USA Today weather map
(View nationwide temperatures, radar images, precipitation,
fronts, & satellite imagery)


SIMPLE MACHINES


Teachers' Domain Digital Media for the Classroom
  Simple Machines Digital Media for the classroom


  scholastic
» Scholastic's: Investigate simple machines


 

 

 

 

 ELECTRICITY


FPL for Kids
» Explore energy


  Learning Circuits
» Learn about circuits


  BBC Bitesize
» Bitesize: Circuits & Conductors


  Bangor Hydro's Kids Outlet
» Electricity (creation, deliver, and its future)


  » Electricity Quiz


  Miami Science Atoms Family
» Frankenstein's Electrical Saftey Tips
(click on characters to learn what NOT to do)


 MAGNETISM


 


 BBC
» BBC - Magnets & Springs


  Windows to the Universe
» Explanation of Magnetism


  » Just what is magnetism?
(simple explanation)


 ASTRONOMY


  NASA
» NASA for kids (Grades K-4)

» Solar System Profile
(Links to every planet & great pictures)


  Neo K12 Solar System
» Science Screen Report for Kids
(scan for short descriptions & preview videos -
a hint of information to get your curious for research)


  Neo K12 Solar System
» The Solar System (scroll down for videos)


  Astronomy for Kids
» Cosmos for Kids!


  Astronomy for Kids
» What's in tonight's sky?