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9 Awesome Science Tricks Using Static Electricity!

Watch the Video and plan some of your own.

How Static Electricity Works - Stuff to Blow Your Kids' Mind #3

 

STEM

4 Awesome STEM Project Ideas

Try the Hoop Flier

An alternative to the traditional paper plane, a hoop flyer uses rings as wings instead. This simple project allows students to create a prototype, test it out and continue to make changes until their miniature flier soars successfully.

 

BRIDGES

WHAT MAKES BRIDGES SO STRONG

Research types of bridges. Then build a bridge.

 

A Brief History of the Internet

https://www.comparitech.com/internet-providers/a-brief-history-of-the-internet/

 

GREAT STEM VIDEO CHANNEL

SciShow Kids

 

General Science Sites

 

ASAP Science

Great Science Video Site check out Can We Genetically Improve Intelligence?

Your Brain on Drugs: Marijuana

 

Vsauce Our World is Amazing Great Science Video Site check out What's The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

 

CHEMISTRY

 P   E   R   I   O   D   I   C      V   I   D   E   O   S

A lesson about every single element on the periodic table

Created by the Periodic Videos team using the TED-Ed platform. A new interactive periodic table - FABULOUS - It's sooo addictive. View the videos, these are backed up by full TEED lessons. With questions, extra links and a spot to add your comments.

 

WATER CYCLE

Great Video on the Water Cycle. Great explanations of all the stages. Take a look at the other amazing videos on CoCoRaHS HQ

 

BIOLOGY

 

Frogs

Frog Dissection

Online realtime interactive FROG Dissection WOW!

 

Fantastic Video on Frog Dissection

Anatomy of a grass frog, part 1. External anatomy and a quick look at the skin (Part 2 shows remaining internal anatomy). Phylum Chordata, Class Amphibia.

The MacOrganism's 2 Channel has a lot more anatomy Videos including:-

Shark Anatomy, Rat Anatomy, Bony Fish, Fetal Pig, Grasshopper , Crayfish, Earthworm, Sea Star, Bivalve, Squid and Round

 

Humans

If you are into really amazing pictures of anatomy, these are the sites for you. These images are not to be viewed while eating lunch.

The  Inner Body Explorer

Human anatomy online contains diagrams and good descriptive text.

 

All about Eyes

 

The Human Eye - Fabulous interactive

The eye is the organ which regulates the sense of sight, allowing us to interpret the shapes, colours and dimensions of our surroundings by processing the light they reflect or emit. This guide will take you through each step of the visual process, defining the role of the various parts and their link to each other.

 

Can You Trust Your Eyes? Great Video from ASAP Science

 

Pupil Dilation is increased in the dark, more light smaller pupils

 

Cow's Eye Dissection

 

Interactive Human Eye

 

Bees

Fantastic Video of live honey bees

See the waggle dance, one of the 7 wonder of the of the Animal behaviour world.

 

 

Fabulous site by the Melbourne Museum

Life as a Bug

How do bugs see, taste, smell, touch or hear? How do bugs get around? How do they find their mates and reproduce? Explore the amazing life cycles of bugs and the ways they interact with the world around them.

 

Great Teacher downloadable pdfs for K-12 with worksheets and lots more. Great site.

 

 

 

Fabulous MIINIBEASTS Video

With some of the best bug images I have seen. Great to start a Unit on Minibeasts

 

 

MiniBeast Website some fabulous images and ideas. These are the guys that made the Video and if you live in Melbourne you can arrange for them to visit your school.

 

Scary Spider that eats bugs

 

ASTRONOMY

see also Astrophysics a sub-branch of astronomy

 

NASA Solar System

Nasa Solar System Exploration

Great site with Planet, Missions, Amazing Images, Your weight in Space( I think I'll go to Mars)

Games and more.

 

View the Earth from Space

Earth and Moon Viewer

View either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe.

Here is my favourite page on this site.

Night and Day Around the World - I love this

 

The Biggest Stars in the Universe

A Truly inspiring Video on the size of the universe. Astronomy has some amazing videos.

Watch the Video on YouTube

 

EXPERIMENTS

 

Build a Rocket Balloon - VT Rocket Page

 

Science Bob

"Science Bob" Bob Pflugfelder has been a fan of science since he was just six years old. Over the years, he has been exploring the scientific world with thousands of students. He also encourages parents and teachers to practice "Random Acts of Science" by providing instructions and videos for interactive science experiments on his web site, as well as public presentations and workshops that help make science come alive.

Build a Balloon rocket

Build a rocket car

 

Cola fountains: a nucleation spectacular

What happens when you drop Mentos candy into a bottle of cola? Surface area, candy glaze, carbon dioxide, and a small amount of time all make a difference.

 

Light

Refraction Explanation and Experiment Bend a Straw with Your Eyes

Arrow Changes Directions Another Explanation

 

Shadow Experiment for Stage 1

 

Simple Machines

Bill Nye the Science Guy - Simple Machines

Domino Chain Reaction

A domino can knock over another domino about 1.5x larger than itself. A chain of dominos of increasing size makes a kind of mechanical chain reaction that starts with a tiny push and knocks down an impressively large domino.

 

Six Rube Goldberg Machines

Massive Rube Goldberg This video shows a massive chain of dominoes (Rube Goldberg) where different clips are put together to make it seem like one big domino chain!

TV Commercial Honda Rube Goldberg

Lego Rube Goldberg Machine

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

 

 

Also take a look at the RUBE Goldberg APP on the VT Apps page

 

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