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Interactive activities to learn about the human body E M H


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Interactive activities to learn about the human body E M H

  1. BBC—Weather Centre—Climate Change

Students will learn about weather and climate change. This activity is based on finding out how environmentally conscience the students are. UE M

  1. BBC—What is Weather?

This site is geared for ages 4 to 11. It features wind, precipitation, temperature, sunshine, clouds. It is an interactive site that teaches students about weather. E

  1. Plants and Animal Habitats

Students learn about plants and animals and their habitats by playing a game. E M

  1. Health and Growth

Click on the items that will keep Ben healthy. E

  1. Healthy Plants

Students can see if they can get plants to grow and stay healthy. EC E

  1. Life Cycles of Flowers

Drag the picture to the labeled box of the parts of a flowering plant. E

  1. Micro-organisms

Students will click on the places where micro organisms are at work in a specific scene. E M

  1. Skeleton and Muscles

Students label the skeleton by dragging the label to the correct space. E M

  1. Animal Teeth

Match the animal teeth to the correct animal by matching and dragging the teeth to the animal. E M

  1. Changing Circuits

Make the bulb burn brighter by replacing the battery. Watch a video and play games. E M

  1. Circuits and Conductors

Students watch a video, play a game, and take a quiz as they learn about circuits and conductors. E M

  1. Changing Sounds

Make sounds loud and high pitch by using a guitar. Students watch videos, and play games. E

  1. Earth, Sun, Moon

Make the sun, moon, and the Earth orbit exactly once around the Sun. Read, play games and take a quiz. E

  1. Forces in Action

Read about forces in action, watch videos and play activities. E

  1. Friction

Read, watch videos, play games and take a quiz while learning about friction. E

  1. Light and Shadow

Read, watch video and play activities as you learn about light and shadows. E

  1. Light and Dark

Read, watch videos and play activities as you learn about light and dark. E

  1. Magnets and Springs

Read, watch videos, play activities and take a quiz as you learn about magnets and springs. E

  1. Biology 4 Kids

This site helps students build their knowledge of biology. So, if you are looking for the basics about the plants, animals, microorganisms, and cells, this is the site. H

  1. The Biology Project

Students can explore chemicals and their effects on body organs. Discover the ways chemicals affect human health. UE M H

  1. Biology 129—Human Anatomy

This site will help students learn about the human body. H

  1. Body of Knowledge

This site has a wealth of information about the body. Learn about acupuncture, medieval astronomy, anatomy lessons, and the discovery of the x-ray, to Victorian freak shows. There are pictures that go along with the various topics. M H

  1. Brain Pop

A variety of interactive lesson and video clips. Two free activities or buy a subscription for unlimited access. E M

  1. Bug Bios

Students will learn about insects and a variety of bugs. M H


This site has an extensive identification guide to insects and spiders of the United States and Canada. E M H

  1. Zero Foot Print—Kids Calculator

This is an environmental Website to help students learn about the results of what they do and how it impacts the environment. E M H

  1. Cell Alive

Cells Alive- High resolution electron microscopy and slick animations demonstrate the mechanics of HIV infection, allergy and mite interactions, how antibodies are made, bacterial motility, ulcer-causing bacteria, how lymphocytes kill infected cells, etc. Video clips require QuickTime. M H

  1. Chandra—Educational Materials

This site has classroom ready activities focusing on the Chandra X-ray Observatory which is NASA’s flagship mission for X-ray astronomy. You have access to Interactive games, activities, and quizzes as well as podcasts, printable games, handouts, coloring books, and much more. M H

  1. Chem4Kids

Links to chemistry, biology, geography, and Physics- Resources/student tutorial. E M H

  1. Visual Periodic Table

This site has a visual interpretation of the table of periodic elements. H C

  1. Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education

Interdisciplinary projects that are sure to engage learning from Pre k to 12th grade in the areas of science, math and language arts. EC E M H

  1. Health Nutrition and P.E.

Health, Nutrition, Sex education and P.E. Lesson Plans E M H

  1. Physics 2000

An interactive journey through modern physics! Have fun learning visually and conceptually about 20th Century science and high-tech devices. H

  1. Conservation International

Discover, learn, and explore conservation of Mexico, Africa, Madagascar, South America, Asia, and the coast of Mexico. There are videos, photos, articles, and interactive maps. UE M H

  1. Cosmos 4 Kids

This site helps students build their knowledge of astronomy. So, if you are looking for the basics about the stars, solar systems, and space exploration and the galaxies, this is the site. E M

  1. Crick Web

A variety of interactive games and activities to learn math, science, history, geography, foreign languages skills for early childhood to intermediate. Be aware that any money activities are in pounds. EC E

  1. Goodnight Mr. Snoozleberg

Interactive game that requires critical thinking skills to solve the sleepwalking problem of Mr. Snoozleberg. Geared to middle school students. E

  1. Digital Library of Earth Systems Education

This site has a wealth of electronic materials in the area of the study of the earth from grades k to 12 including resources of lesson plans, maps, images, assessments, activities, and more. E M H C

  1. Earth Science World Image Bank

This is a site that is sponsored by The American Geological Institute and provides over 10,000 free images. E M H

  1. USGS— Science Recourses for Primary Grades

This Website contains educational resources that can be used in primary grades. E

  1. USGS—Science Resources for Secondary Grades

This Website contains educational resources that can be used in middle and high school. M H

  1. Simple Machines—Levers

Students will learn about first class, second class, and third class levers. E

  1. Web Weather for Kids

There are games, activities, stories, weather ingredients, and weather safety are just a few of the topics covered. Clouds, Blizzards and winter weather, Thunderstorms and tornadoes have links to information on this site. E M

  1. e-encyclopedia

An easy-to-use, online encyclopedia produced by Dorling Kindersley and powered by Google; it includes both DK content and images and links to related Web sites (History and Science) E M H

  1. Gene Almanac

Everything you wanted to know about DNA but did not know where to look. E M H

  1. Earth Cam for Kids

Cams are set up around the world. Students can learn about animals, nature, and the weather. All levels E M H

  1. Earth Sky

This site has blogs, podcasts, radiocasts, and news about the earth and sky. There is a link for students to ask questions to scientists as well. There is information about animals, climate, body and mind, oceans, plants, space and more. There is information on science headlines daily. M H

  1. EdHeads

This site has interactivities for students in the area of science. Students can create a stem cell, do brain surgery, design a cell phone, and much more. E M H

  1. Weather

Weather Activities for predicting and reporting the weather. There is a teaching guide as well on this site. E M

  1. Eduweb: Digital Learning

Online learning activities about art, history and science. Our mission is to create exciting and effective learning experiences that hit the sweet spot where learning theory, Web technology, and fun meet. E M

  1. The Virtual Body

This site explains and shows you information about the heart, skeleton, organs, digestive system and brain. It is interactive and instructional. UE M H

  1. Energy Kids Page

Students learn about the facts and history of energy. The site also has games and activities to reinforce learning. E M

  1. Endangered Specie

    Students can click causes, endangered animals in your state, facts, photo gallery, case studies and more. E M

  1. Endangered TV

There are videos and news articles of endangered animals from around the world. E M

  1. Energy Story

This site tells the story of energy and provides projects for students to do. E M

  1. Environment Kids Club

This site is geared to environmental issues and topics. You can click on Air, Plants and Animals, Garbage and recycling and find information and resources on those topics. There is information on the Chesapeake Bay and animals and plants that reside there. There is an art room as well. Students can ask questions as well. E M H

  1. Climate Change Kids Site

EPA site offers an explanation of global warming and the Green House Effect, climate animations, games, and links. E M

  1. Exploratorium

This site has a collection of online interactive exhibits for students and teachers. E M

  1. The Science Explorer

Students will find a variety of science experiments that they can do at home. E M

  1. Exploratorium—Memory

This web site pertains to the brain and memory E M

  1. Explore Learning-fee after 30 days

This is an Interactive math and science for middle and high school. M H

  1. FEMA for Kids

This site is kid friendly and has everything form games to becoming a disaster ready kid. There are resources for parents and teachers. Students learn about making a plan for an emergency and putting planning skills to use. Kids can learn about hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, snowstorms and volcanoes. E M

  1. Fear Of Physics

Students can view videos of actions on topics that includes speed, roller coasters, swinging pendulums and why things fall. M H

  1. Virtual Field Trip Earth

There are conservation research projects for students to try. Students can learn about the dolphins, sea turtles, and elephants. E M

  1. Formula List: Academic Equation Reference

This site is designed to help students to find formula related information. It is organized as a database of common formulas used in many subjects. H

  1. My Carbon Footprint

This site will help you understand the choices you make in saving or wasting energy in your home and how you can change the little things you do to make the environment a better place. E M

  1. Free Nature Pictures

Nature Pictures

Over 1100 free digital pictures available. E M H

  1. FT Exploring

This site explores basic principles of science and human technology. Upper elementary, middle and high school E M H

  1. Virtual Frog Dissection Kit

In this site, a students can virtually dissect a frog H

  1. Fuel Our Future Now

This site lights the imaginations of students from elementary through high school by helping students discover the factures that impact the efficiency of vehicles and alternate fuels. There are videos by Discovery School labs, puzzles and interactive. E M H

  1. Funology

This site is filled with activities in science. This site has eye catching games and information about science. E M

  1. Free Paper Airplanes

Download and make paper airplanes

The airplanes are grouped according to skill level. E M H

  1. Endangered Species Program—Kids Corner

Endangered Species-Learn about endangered species and what can be done for them. EC E M

  1. Rader’s Geography 4 Kids

This site helps students build their knowledge of earth structure, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, climates, and Bio-Geo Chemical Cycles. M H

  1. Get Body Smart

Learn about the human body in units such skeletal, muscular, nervous, respiratory, urinary, etc. There are quizzes at the end of each chapter and diagrams of the part of the body being discussed. M H

  1. Imagine Engineering

The Girl Scouts have a web site that shows girls the avenues of engineering: from civil, electrical and industrial to aeronautical and biomedical. Girls can imagine themselves an engineer. M H

  1. Globe at Night

This site offers opportunities for teachers, students, and parents to participate in the annual global sky observation know as Globe at Night. It brings people outside to observe the Constellation Orion from the 16th the 28th of March and then to report their findings. Good way to accumulate data from year to year. UE M H

  1. Go To Science

This site has lesson plans, PowerPoint’s, graphic organizers, gadgets, and resources for general and AP Biology. H

  1. Growing Lifestyle

Science Fair project ideas M H

  1. Habitat Heroes

Habitat Heroes helps young children understand the environment by playing games and participating in games and activities that deal with current events and global issues. E

  1. Solving Problems

Reliable problem solving in all subjects that use mathematics for problem solving. Algebra, Physics, Chemistry from grade school to grad school and beyond. E M H

  1. Cool Science

Activities on this site invite curious kids to investigate Biology. E M

  1. Healthi Nation

A series of videos for health issues. Videos are on topics such as virus’ colds, etc. E M H

  1. Homework Spot

Homework help- covers a variety of topics, reference links, games, etc. E M H

  1. How Stuff Works

Everything you wanted to know about how things work. Searchable.

Students will learn how the rainforests works. E M

  1. Science and More to Music

Music based learning to science, social studies and math topics. Students can sing the songs as they learn the topics. E

  1. Carbon for Kids

An educational venue for kids to learn about Greenhouse gases and global warming. Site provides easy-to-use charts and graphs to understand this complex issue. E M

  1. The Great Idea Finder

Students will be able to find information about inventions, inventors, and innovation timelines. There is even a place for students to find out about myths and facts about inventions. E M

  1. Invention at Play

Explores the playful side of invention. Students learn how ordinary and everyday objects in their childhood can connect to inventions. E M

  1. Inner Body

Student can learn about human anatomy such as skeletal, digestive, Muscular. Lymphatic, endocrine, nervous, cardiovascular, and reproductive systems. H

  1. Ippex Online

This site contains Interactive Plasma Physics Topics, ranging from electricity, magnetism, energy, and fusion. Please visit the "Virtual Tokamak" and our "Virtual Magnetic Stability Module" to learn about Plasma and Fusion Containment. H

  1. Women’s Adventures in Science

It is a Website that encourages young people especially girls to pursue an interest in science. There are timelines and interactive games that will capture the interest of upper elementary to middle school students. UE M

  1. Astronomy Workshop

Materials for students and teachers on exploring solar system with interactive activities developed by students from the University of Maryland. E M H

  1. The Animated Virtual Planetarium

An animated virtual planetarium site. View the solar system from space or the horizon from anywhere on earth plus lots more. E M H

  1. Science Fair Projects & Experiments

Science fair projects and experiments for topics, ideas, resources, and sample projects. All grade levels. E M H
  1. Just for Kids Games

There are games that help students learn math and science. E M

  1. Geo Source

Students can learn about Earth Science through activities, content and resources. E

  1. New Kid Port

Interactive activities on a variety of skills. The site has a teacher’s page. You will find other subject areas as well. E M

  1. Kahn Academy

Sid Khan has put together a web site of videos that enable students and teachers to learn and reinforce math and science concepts. Students can practice with exercises. E M H

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