HS Science links

This in NO way is a comprehensive list. I’m not a scientist, but a curious home educating mother.353px-Monarch_Butterfly_Cocoon_6708

These are some of the what-I-think-interesting sites that I’ve stumbled on in my 10 years of homeschooling.

Science:

General or All

https://www.youtube.com/user/bozemanbiology – more than biology, science in general (high school level)

How Stuff Works – also http://science.howstuffworks.com/

Science from the Beeb – 4-11 yo
+ Teacher resources – 9-10 yo
Teacher’s (or home educating parents’) resources : scienceclips

Bitesize
+ teachers : 3 pages of lesson plans and worksheets

3D Papercraft – see the Science section

Krampf Experiment newsletter – www.krampf.com

http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/category/science-fair
http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiments/

Exploratorium – www.exploratorium.edu/educate/index.html

Science resources – http://camillasenior.homestead.com/resources.html

Janice VanCleave’s Science Fair Handbook (Scientific Method, topic research, sample project/report, display, presentation and evaluation) – http://school.discovery.com/sciencefaircentral/scifairstudio/handbook/index.html

(thanks to Gin at Bryant Academy – bryantacademy@comcast.net)

Biology

https://bankwhitt.wordpress.com/being-educated/biology/

Biology for kids

Some anatomy printables

Physical

NZ Science Learning Zone – earthquakes, volcanoes, ice house

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTL_U_K1eP4T885-JL3rVgw – GNS Science channel : earthquakes, volcanoes, tectonic plates, ice + snow, fossils

Physics

http://www.squidoo.com/physicslapbook – Jimmie

Life Sciences

Life Science downloads – parent and student copies –

http://eequalsmcq.com/elem%20life%20science%20websites.htm – extra resources, mainly BBC
http://www.eequalsmcq.com/Thank%20you%20for%20downloading%20Life%20Science.htm
parent and student copy – better on dsl for 2-10 MB download.
Great resources for topics like: sense, human body, classification etc.

Dinosaurs –

Chemistry

http://www.webelements.com/– click through to further info on each element

Can sign up for ‘Elements’ email at: www.howtoteachscience.com – Teresa
http://www.howtoteachscience.com/newslettersignup.html

webquest – http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/homeschoolingmommaof4/Chemistry

Science Fairs

Don’t know where to start?  (by UGA)  – www.libs.uga.edu/ref/scifair.html

Science Fair help

More project ideas for elementary projects – www.uga.edu/oasp/gsef/sources.html

Middle School Science Fair basics – www.uga.edu/oasp/gsef/gsef/basics.pdf

Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge  –
http://school.discovery.com/sciencefaircentral/dysc/

Discovery Channel Schools (Science) Curriculum Center –
http://school.discovery.com/curriculumcenter/

NASA lesson plan search – http://questdb.arc.nasa.gov/lesson_search.htm#search

Newton’s Apple teacher’s guides – www.tpt.org/newtons/alpha.html

Cyber-Fair (a resource elementary students) – www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/cf/steps.html

Fun

http://www.abc.net.au/science/surfingscientist/icehand.htm

Freaky Ice Hand

I know my DS8 will enjoy doing this!  Check out the rest of the website – for budding scientists or the plain inquisitive.

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  1. cool thanks for sharing

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