Weekend Website #55: Science for Fifth Graders

This list covers all sorts of science from nature to geology. Like with the math websites, for my students, occasionally I put a list on the internet start page and let students go there during sponge time (click the link and see what’s up this month, so close to the end of the school year): BTW: Links go bad. Click here for an updated list.

  1. Breathing earth–the environment
  2. Dynamic Earth–interactive
  3. Earth Science Digital Library
  4. Electric Circuits Game
  5. Forest Life
  6. Forests
  7. Geologic history
  8. Geologic movies–great and fun
  9. Human Body Games
  10. Moon around
  11. Moon—We Choose the Moon
  12. Nature—explore it
  13. Ocean Currents–video
  14. Ocean Videos
  15. Ocean Waves–video
  16. Ology Sites
  17. Periodic Table of Videos
  18. Planet in Action via Google Earth
  19. Satellite Fly-bys–by zip code
  20. Science games
  21. Science Games II
  22. Science Games—Bitesize
  23. Science Stuff
  24. Smithsonian Museum
  25. Solar System Video
  26. Solar System in 3D
  27. Stardate Online
  28. Virtual tour (with pictures) of a zoo
  29. Virtual tours
  30. Volcano Adventure
  31. Water Cycle
  32. Wonderville

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Author: Jacqui
Welcome to my virtual classroom. I've been a tech teacher for 15 years, but modern technology offers more to get my ideas across to students than at any time in my career. Drop in to my class wikis, classroom blog, our internet start pages. I'll answer your questions about how to teach tech, what to teach when, where the best virtual sites are. Need more--let's chat about issues of importance in tech ed. Want to see what I'm doing today? Click the gravatar and select the grade.

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