science     Science Learning Links
 
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The following website has vocabulary review for many of the chapters and units we will be studying this year, as well as online games.
 Scroll down to the chapter you would like to view.
 
 Chapter 5: Water
 
Study guide for Chapter 5
 
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 5
 
The water cycle including terms: condensation, precipitation, evaporation
http://www.kidzone.ws/water/

A water cycle video
http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/kids/flash/flash_watercycle.html

A water cycle song-lyrics to the tune of "Give Me Everything Tonight" by Pitt Bull
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=o3BVa7PH_JE
 
A video to learn about hydroelectric power-using the force of water to make electricity

 
Chapter 6: Weather
 
 
 A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 6
 
A great resource website to help you learn about temperature, climate, wind, clouds, different types of instruments, different types of storms, weather safety, weather flashcards, and weather forecasting.
 
Weather Instrument and Uses—lyrics to the tune of Nikki Minaj song,“Starships”
 
Hurricanes and Tornadoes Song -lyrics to the tune of Train song "Sister, Sister"
 
Learn how to use an anemometer to calculate wind speed (approx. 9 min.)
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=km8uskqf3kU&sns=em
 
Bill Nye video on wind (23 minutes)
 
What is a meteorologist? (15 min.)
 
NASA Connect: Difference between climate and weather - (4 min. and 37 sec.)
 
NASA Connect: Predicting Weather Using Satellites and Clouds (6 min.)
 
Types of Clouds Powerpoint
 
Bill Nye Video: Storms (22 min.)
 
 
 
 
SEVERE WEATHER
 
Severe weather guide
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/severeweather/resources/ttl6-10.pdf

Tornado Information and Safety Tips for Kids (approx. 6 min.)
Lightning Safety Tips and Myths Video -Canadian Meteorologist (2 min. 28 sec.) 
 
 How to Survive a Lightning Storm Video Clip (2 min. 7 sec.) --Cartoon
 
Tornado Safety Tips Video (4 min.)
 
Chapter 7: Rocks and Soil
 
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 7
 
A short fossil powerpoint
 
Rock Cycle & kinds of rock video (5 min. 32 sec.)
 
Rock song - lyrics to the tune of "Everybody Talks" by Neon Trees

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE3jR_RhxO4&list=UUJjstNDkwktHyvUdtcBfb2g&index=57

 

 Rock song -  (1 min 52 sec)


Ro
cks and Minerals PowerPoint
 
This cutaway view of Earth shows where some common rock-forming processes occur. Embedded animations will illustrate the path of a rock moving through the rock cycle.
The Rock Cycle
Learn about rocks and minerals and their uses.
Sedimentary Rocks
 
Metamorphic Rocks
Igneous Rocks
Rock Hound Quiz
Minerals
Here is a mineral gallery to show you various minerals.
Gems
 
Birthstones
Do some cyber prospecting on this site!
 
 What kind of soil is good for growing  plants? This video link will help you find the answer!
 
 
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 8
Review Earth’s layers with Wiz Kalifa song parody by Mr. Lee
 
 
A rap song to review weathering
 
Earthquakes
 
Various Earthquake sites
 
Chapter 9: Natural Resources
Click here for the study guide for Chapter 9
 
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 9
 
Video Clip: What are natural resources? (10 minutes 33 seconds)
 
Video clips to review the concepts from Chapter 9
 (McKnight no longer has a subscription for this site, so you would need to register for a membership for brainpop.)
 
This is a video of two young girls making paper
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!
 
Pictures of items being reused
 
Video clip: What is pollution and how can we prevent it?  (7 minutes 49 seconds)
 
Use these cards to sort pictures of renewable and nonrenewable resources
 

Chapter 10: Matter and Its Properties
Click here for the study guide for Chapter 10
 
 A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 10
 
A periodic table chart to learn about the elements and how they are organized
 

Steve Spangler’scornstarch and water experiment from the Ellen DeGeneres show—

(Non-NewtonianFluid—solid when punched due to pressure/force, but liquid when poured)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amfjWWMg9c0

 
Density experiment with an egg and saltwater
 
Song for properties of a solid, liquid, or gas
 
Chemistry for Kids
 
Dirtmeister's Science Lab on Matter
 
States of Matter
 
Matter Quiz
 
Matter Game
 
Bill Nye the Science Guy (about atoms and molecules)-about 23 minutes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q_fW6etHzE

Chapter 11: Changes in Matter
 
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 11 

Watch this video to view examples of physical and chemical changes.
Quiz: Is it a physical or chemical change?
Make a chemical change by making your own marshamallows!
Chapter 12: Forces and Motion
Click here for the study guide for Chapter 12
 
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 12
 
Simple Machines
Simple Machines Information
 
Learn about the different types of simple machines using this site.  It is great for interactive whiteboards or for students to play individually or with a partner. As you play the game,  record information you learn about the simple machines.
 
Six simple machines
 
Examples of simple machines
 
Simple Machines Quiz
 
Simple and Compound Machines
 
 Dirtmeister's Simple Machines
 
 
Chapter 13: Energy
A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 13
 
 Chapter 14: Sound
 A great website to review vocabulary and concepts for Chapter 14
 
Space
Chapter 15: Patterns in the Sky and Chapter 16: The Solar System
 
Learn about the space rover "Curiousity" which was sent to Mars on November 26, 2011 and will reach "the red planet" sometime in August of 2012.  It is supposed to gather information as to whether there has ever been life on Mars, or if the planet could ever have life on Mars!
 
New planet discovered -Kepler 22b--It is very Earth-like but it is not in our solar system -Check out the report (Dec. 2011) 
http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/45560754

Use this site to play games to review information for the sun, moon, and Earth!
 
Find out your weight in space. 
www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/index.html

                                   

 
 
Last Modified on March 13, 2014