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Skeleton pasta. Anatomy Arcade. The Biology Project. Froguts Virtual Dissections (click demo) Home of CELLS alive! Centre of the Cell. Eco Kids. GetBodySmart: Interactive Tutorials and Quizzes On Human Anatomy and Physiology. Rader's BIOLOGY 4 KIDS.COM - Biology basics for everyone! The Photosynthesis Cycle". The Earth's atmosphere is mostly composed of nitrogen.

The Photosynthesis Cycle"

Oxygen makes up just 21 percent of the air we breathe. Carbon dioxide, argon, ozone, water vapor and other gasses make up a tiny portion of it, as little as 1 percent. These gasses probably came from several processes as the Earth evolved and grew as a planet. But some scientists believe that the Earth's atmosphere would never have contained the oxygen we need without plants. Plants (and some bacteria) release oxygen during photosynthesis, the process they use to change water and carbon dioxide into sugar they can use for food. Photosynthesis is a complex reaction. 6CO2 + 12H2O + Light -> C6H12O6 + 6O2+ 6H2O In other words, while we inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide, plants inhale carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen. Without the sun to feed plants (and the plants to release oxygen), we might not have breathable air. Soils 4 Kids. Discover The Forest. Start Your Own Adventures...

Discover The Forest

The forest and the outdoors are a place for adventure, learning, fun, and discovery! There are so many possibilities. It might be tough deciding where to begin. Check out these games and activities, which can help get you going. Forest Snapshot Game Get behind the lens and take photos of your favorite forest friends in their natural settings. Junior Ranger Program Join! Encyclopedia of Earth. 7 Sites for Helping Students Learn About Wildlife. Science Daily: News & Articles in Science, Health, Environment & Technology. Earth Science Codex. Earth Fish from acidic ocean waters less able to smell predators.

Earth Science Codex

Despite metamorphosis, moths hold on to memories from their days as a caterpillar. The striking transformation of a caterpillar into a colourful, winged butterfly is one that has captivated scientists for years.

Despite metamorphosis, moths hold on to memories from their days as a caterpillar

The metamorphosis involves the breakdown of most of the caterpillar’s tissues before reassembling to form a butterfly. Oceans - Kids Geography Videos, Games and Lessons that Make Learning Fun and Easy. Puffin Burrow - Bird Cams. 16 Fun Interactive Games About Nature. Nature is one of the PBS programs that I have enjoyed for as long as I can remember.

16 Fun Interactive Games About Nature

Today, I found myself looking at the Nature website again where I discovered 16 games and interactive videos about animals and other features of nature. Virtual frog dissection and science educational software. Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students.

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Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students

Ingrid Waldron and Jennifer Doherty, University of Pennsylvania The expression "hands-on, minds-on" summarizes the philosophy we have incorporated in these activities - namely, that students will learn best if they are actively engaged and if their activities are closely linked to understanding important biological concepts. Many of our activities are explicitly aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards, as indicated by (NGSS) in the descriptions below and the links to the right. Additional information is provided in Summary Tables and in the Teacher Preparation Notes for these activities. Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More.

Search form Search Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious.

Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities & More

Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.PreviousNext. Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum. Biology. Biology in Motion. Bioman Biology: The Fun Place to Learn Biology! Biology Image Library.

Journey to the South Pacific. Narrated by Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett, JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC will take moviegoers on a breathtaking IMAX® 3D adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below the sea.

Journey to the South Pacific

Join Jawi, a young island boy, as he takes us on a journey of discovery to this magical place where we encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the sea. Home to more than 2,000 species of sea life, this exotic locale features the most diverse marine ecosystem on earth. An uplifting story of hope and celebration, JOURNEY TO THE SOUTH PACIFIC highlights the importance of living in balance with the ocean planet we all call home. BioDigital Human: Explore the Body in 3D! America's Wildlife Resource.

The Science of Food and Drink. Hands-on Activities for Teaching Biology to High School or Middle School Students. Regents Prep Living Environment. Partnerships for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) Blood. Cells Made Simple: GarageBand/iMovie Productions in Grade 8 Science. FEI. Torilis Arensis Courtesy of Pat Kysar.

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Tundra Buggy Cam - Polar Bears. Homewood Mountain Resort - Lake Tahoe - Zen Den - explore. Life Cycle of Butterflies ( Web Links ) Great Horned Owl - Bird Cams. The live owl cam features a Great Horned Owl: A powerful and adaptable bird of prey that has the most extensive range, the widest prey base and the most variable nesting sites of any American owl.

Great Horned Owl - Bird Cams

Its large yellow eyes, pronounced ear tufts, and white bib distinguish the Great Horned Owl from related species, especially once its unmistakable multi-tone hoot is heard. Silently gliding from perch to perch, the Great Horned Owl hunts easily after dark. While perched and ready to pounce, the Great Horned Owl is robustly equipped with excellent eyesight, the ability to swivel its head more than 180 degrees, and an acute sense of hearing to locate its prey. As observers of the live owl cam may witness, Great Horned Owls regularly consume small mammals and are also known to eat fish and even large prey such as other owls or raptorial birds. Alessondra's OKC Great Horned Owl-Cam, Ustream.TV: Welcome to Alessondra's Great Horned Owl Cam, Live from Oklahoma City Alessondra's thrilled that you've. Welcome to Alessondra's Great Horned Owl Cam, Live from Oklahoma City. OKC Owl Cam Site NavigationNest News | In The NewsFAQ | Glossary | Chat Info | Past Nest Info Mrs.

Returns - Watch Her Live at OKCOwlCam.com from OKC Owl Cam on Vimeo. Season 4 Nest News (Last Updated January 13, 2015 at 6:53:04 PM CST): Migration of Birds. Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center General Considerations While certain flight directions are consistently followed by migratory birds, it is well to remember that the term "migration route" is a generalization, a concept referring to the general movements of a species, rather than an exact course followed by individual birds or a path followed by a species characterized by specific geographic or ecological boundaries. Switch Zoo Animal Games. The Secret Lives of Wild Animals. San Diego Zoo - Kids. Nestcams - View Cams. ScienceNews for Students. AnimalVision - Penguin Cam. Animal Web Cams. The National Zoo is home to 2,000 individual animals of nearly 400 different species.

Digestion Tutorial- Anatomy - Health. Shedd Aquarium. Shockwave. Heart Contraction and Blood Flow - NHLBI, NIH. The animation below shows how your heart pumps blood. Click the "start" button to play the animation. The Blood Typing Game. Go Wild. They Might Be Giants - Cells (official video) Amoeba in motion. Amoeba eats two paramecia (Amoeba's lunch) Human Body, Human Body Information. Beyond the Brain What goes on within the human skull is more complex and fantastic than anyone imagined.

And scientists are finding ways to delve even deeper into what we know of the mind. Mending Broken Hearts Cheeseburgers, smoking, stress—risk factors for heart disease, a malady reaching global epidemic proportions. Now, discoveries about genetic triggers may help us spot trouble before it starts. Unmasking Skin Equal parts armor, air-conditioning system, and genetic heritage, skin is more than skin-deep. Scientists are probing beneath the surface of the body's largest organ. Blood - we can't live without it! Blood. Listen Platelets. Science News. Blood - we can't live without it! Bones: They’re alive! Discovery Education Science. Inspiration for Science Educators. Eureka! Lab. ScienceNews for Students.

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (15 March 2014) For Educators. National Geographic Young Explorer (Student Magazine) - October 2012. Health Vocabulary. Blood. Kids Video. Biology For Kids - KidsBiology.com. Bozeman Biology Videos. National Geographic Kids. Evolution Games, Labs, Acivities. Evolution. ADW: Home. Project Noah.

PowerKnowledge Life Science. Kids' Games, Animals, Photos, Stories, and More. The Franklin Institute - Home - 215.448.1200. Daily Updates. Secondary: Biology: KS3 Ecological relationships: Food chains / webs teaching resources. Inspiration for Science Educators. Apps That Challenge Kids to Solve Environmental Issues. ARKive - Discover the world's most endangered species. Journey North Citizen Science: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration and Seasonal Change. ARKive - Discover the world's most endangered species. Life Science Lesson Plans. ScienceNews for Students.