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What is The Spangler Effect? Lessons. The Science Behind the News. Einstein Archives Online. Handouts and Helps. The Knowledge Network. Women's Adventures in Science. ClassZone. Explore, Play, Discover: Websites & Activities. Search form Search Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious.

Explore, Play, Discover: Websites & Activities

Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.PreviousNext Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities, and More Auroras: Paintings in the Sky Far north in the night sky, a faint glow appears on the horizon. Feeling Pressured Feel atmospheric pressure changes by stepping into a garbage bag. Camera Obscura Take the Beat Back Uncover the everyday origins of some extraordinary instruments. The Cold Water Candy Test Science of Baseball What's the science behind a home run? Arctic Seals These unique – and uniquely beautiful – seal species spend their lives amid the sea ice Plant Hybrids If you're a patient gardener, you can grow your own hybrid flowers. 2016 Total Solar Eclipse Telescope View Watch the telescope view of the entire 2016 total solar eclipse in Micronesia.

Energy from Death Slinky in Hand Make waves without getting wet. Cheshire Cat Pages explore Connect. Open Culture. Science News. 125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology. Astronomy & Space Travel A Brief, Wondrous Tour of Earth (From Outer Space) – Video – Recorded from August to October, 2011 at the International Space Station, this HD footage offers a brilliant tour of our planet and stunning views of the aurora borealis.A Universe from Nothing – Video – In 53 minutes, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss answers some big enchilada questions, including how the universe came from nothing.A Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes – Video – The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for over a year.

125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology

The footage gets compressed into 2 slick minutes.A Day on Earth (as Seen From Space) – Video – Astronaut Don Pettit trained his camera on planet Earth, took a photo once every 15 seconds, and then created a brilliant time-lapse film.Atlantis’s Final Landing at Kennedy Space Center – Video – After more than 30 years, the space shuttle era comes to a close. Video runs 30 minutes. Physics Biology & Chemistry Environment, Geology and & Ecology. 7-12 Teaching Centers. Current Science: Today's science news for grades 6-10. KS3 Science. Science - Home. Grade 6 Homepage. Grade 6. Houghton Mifflin Science: Grade 6. Science - 6th Grade Core. Course Description Introduction Science is a way of knowing, a process for gaining knowledge and understanding of the natural world.

Science - 6th Grade Core

The Science Core Curriculum places emphasis on understanding and using skills. Students should be active learners. It is not enough for students to read about science; they must do science. The Elementary Science Core describes what students should know and be able to do at the end of each of the K-6 grade levels. Organization of the Elementary Science Core The Core is designed to help teachers organize and deliver instruction. The Science Core Curriculum's organization: Each grade level begins with a brief course description.

Eight Guidelines Were Used in Developing the Elementary Science Core Reflects the Nature of Science: Science is a way of knowing, a process of gaining knowledge and understanding of the natural world. As described in these ILOs, students will: 1. Useful and Relevant: This curriculum relates directly to student needs and interests. 1. 2. Science. Weekly Reader ScienceSpin November 2011. Social Studies/Cross-Curriculum Grade 1 | 16 issues | $4.75 Skill building kicks into high gear!

Weekly Reader ScienceSpin November 2011

Children explore nonfiction text and build general knowledge while increasing reading comprehension, vocabulary, and critical-thinking skills. Vivid photos, colorful illustrations, maps, diagrams, and more help students on their way to becoming confident readers. Poster-size Big Issues encourage class discussion.

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