|Organization of Living Things
|LIVING THINGS LIFE CYCLES|
Here is an interactive site for students to help them learn the life cycle of flowering plants. The student drags the flower part to the correct label to the flowering plant.
|THE LIFE CYCLE OF FLOWERING PLANTS|
Life cycle, flower anatomy diagram, and seed dispersal activities.
Learn about parts of the flower in this interactive website. Includes quizzes and a glossary.
|LABEL THE DIAGRAM GAME|
Drag and drop each label on to the correct green dot. Score a point each time your first attempt is right.
Joshua and Kate grew some Cress seeds. They decided to test whether water, light, and temperature affected whether the seeds grew into healthy plants.
|WATCH IT GROW|
Plant the seeds to beans, onions, potatoes, carrots, and a tomato plant. Learn about their roots, stems, leaves, flowers and seeds.
Interactive animation for photosynthesis. Diagrams are labeled. Narration for animated movie at end of site.
|THE GREAT PLANT ESCAPE|
In this activity, students work with Detective Laplant to solve mysteries. These questions include: What are the parts of a plant? and What are the parts of a seed?
Learn how water and light can alter the growth of a plant.
|HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?|
This virtual lab will let you test variables to grow the best tomatoes, or compare the growth of snow peas to tomatoes.
|TREES ARE TERRIFIC|
Student interactive book designed to help student (6?8 years of age) gain an appreciation of trees. Observe trees in their every day lives and explore wonders of trees. Distinguish plants from one another. Classify familiar organisms.
|LIFE CYCLE OF BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS|
This web site is a very informational, student friendly web site. It contains links to butterfly animations, as well as, other interactive links. Contains pictures and descriptions of lifecycles of butterfly and moth. An excellent launching pad for butterfly research.
Learn about butterflies with Rosa. She lives near the jungle in Costa Rica.
This site is user friendly. It has short lists of butterfly facts and related vocabulary. It also has a student interactive screen to allow students to create their own butterfly by choosing specific body parts.
|LET'S TALK ABOUT INSECTS|
This site helps students understand the processes of scientific inquiry and technological design to investigate questions, conduct experiments, and solve problems.
Search for 9 different insects and learn more about them with this interactive tool.
You are the pest detective. You decide what happened and who did it. Then help to prevent it from happening again.
|PEST WORLD FOR KIDS|
Think of them as animals out of place. Out in nature, they're just doing their jobs. But when they move into our homes and yards, then we call them pests. So come explore the world of pests. Then use your new knowledge to outwit the pests in your world.
|THE ADVENTURES OF HERMAN THE WORM|
This site will allow students to have basic vocabulary of biology: biological composition, digestion and reproduction told through a guided study of the worm.
Learn all about earthworms with this interactive website taking you through all the worms body systems.
Interactive site that demonstrates all the cell stages, models, animations, etc.
Follow the directions in this simulation to become acquainted with the parts of the cell and the basic processes such as obtaining energy. Follow the narrative, choose "review" to go back to information learned in past screens, and click on the encyclopedia to learn unfamiliar words.
|CONTROL OF THE CELL CYCLE|
The game is about the different phases in ordinary cell division, mitosis. Between each phase there are several "check points" to make sure that nothing happened to the genetic material on the way.
|TISSUES OF LIFE|
Learn about the 4 tissue types that make up the human body.
Tutorials and quizzes about animal, plant, and bacterial cells.
|VIRTUAL ELECTRON MICROSCOPE|
Drag the specimens under the microscope to examine. Identify and then sort the slides.
You have patients that are sick and getting sicker. Use the six types of medicines to stamp out the harmful germs in each patient's body.
| ||MAKE A MAD, MAD, MAD, NEURON|
Help the mad scientist build a neuron and see if your good enough to be his apprentice.
Can you save the lives of three accident victims by providing them with the correct blood type?
|DNA EXTRACTION VIRTUAL LAB|
DNA is extracted from human cells for a variety of reasons. With a pure sample of DNA you can test a newborn for a genetic disease, analyze forensic evidence, or study a gene involved in cancer. Try this virtual laboratory to perform a cheek swab and extract DNA from human cells.
|DNA MICROARRAY VIRTUAL LAB|
Scientists are using DNA microarrays to investigate everything from cancer to pest control. Now you can do your own DNA microarray experiment! Here you will use a DNA microarray to investigate the differences between a healthy cell and a cancer cell.
|BUILD A SKELETON|
Build the skeletons of animals and learn more about the parts or just try to beat the clock.
|THE HAUNTED HOUSE: HOW DOES YOUR BODY MOVE?|
Build a human skeleton and learn about the bones and muscles with this interactive website.
Learn the human body systems by building the body back together one organ at a time.
|VIRTUAL EYE DISSECTION|
This site provides an overview of human eye anatomy and allows students to complete a virtual eye dissection. The virtual dissection sufficiently prepares students for a hands-on dissection by reviewing key vocabulary and giving an overview of their function. Students can click on the various parts of the eye to learn more about each part.
Learn how cows digest their food through this interactive presentation. Follow the food through graphics and text from the time it is eaten and as it is digested by a cow. See how different adaptations in a cow's digestive system are designed for the food it eats.
|PRODUCERS, CONSUMERS AND DECOMPOSERS|
Play this game and see if you can name all the producers, consumers, and decomposers.
Learn about various living things such as animals and plants, sort them into different categories and discover where they fit into the food chain with this fun science activity for kids.
Construct the food web with this interactive website.
Follow this animated story to learn about the different food chain roles and the animals of the Savannah that fill these roles. Read the words and watch the organisms move across the screen (and even listen to the sounds of a few -- so turn up the speakers)
|ANIMAL CHARACTERISTICS GAME|
Determine which animals are cold blooded, warm blooded, which has 2 legs, 4 legs, or no legs.
|A TOUCH OF CLASS|
Play this game and test your knowledge about animal characteristics.
|BIRDS - GALLERY INTERACTIVES|
These interactives originate in the galleries of the Canadian Museum of Nature. Even if you can't make it to the museum, you can enjoy a virtual experience!
|AUDUBON FOR KIDS!|
Pages of activities for kids to learn all about birds.
|MR. NUSSBAUM BIRDS|
Many pages of information on all kinds of birds.
Choose a bird a learn about its needs. Then construct a bird house that is comfortable for that bird while it nests during the spring equinox. Finally, test your house over the course of a day and night, and see if you can make it happy 100% of the time.
|POND LIFE AND VIRTUAL POND INTERACTIVE|
What's that wiggling under the microscope? This site offers a guide to microscopic organisms living in fresh-water ponds, along with links to additional information on each organism.
Follow Charles Darwin's voyage with animated friends while you discover information and solve problems along the way. Choose a character to come along, and start to learn about Darwin, his journeys, and his discoveries.