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Activity - Who Pooped Kids look at animal scat and try to work out who left it behind. It's great to get kids observing and thinking about what they see around them outside, and this site might nudge them in that direction. The title is also bound to nudge them into giggles.

Activity - The Science behind the news

Games -
4You4Free is a website with lots of resources, information and games for elementary science.

Games - League of Scientists (science games)

Games - Build Your Wild Self - This site from the Zoos and Aquariums of NY allows children to build their wild self as well as take a virtual field trip through the zoos and aquariums of NY.

Games - An erosion sim game that presents the students with two images of the same area and they are asked what type of erosive element and for how long a time between the two images.

Games - This tetris clone has students creating the periodic chart from falling blocks.

GamesDisaster Game - In this educational game students are challenged to use the proper methods to avert disasters. From fire to flood, students learn what can and cannot be done to mitigate natural catastrophic events.

Games - Forensics -
Free educational game based upon the tv show CSI. Students solve crimes using forensic methods, critical thinking skills and deductive logic.

Games - Edheads Activities - provides free, educational online games focused on science, math, and critical thinking.  Our activities are designed to meet both state and national standards. We partner with corporations, universities, and school systems throughout the United States, which help us research, design, and test our activities every step of the way. Not only do teachers and students appreciate our free activities, Edheads has been recognized by almost every major award on the Web for our excellent educational content.

Games - Federation of American Scientists - provides a list of science games that will engage students and help them understand content.  This list is continuously updated.

Periodic Tables - This website explores the periodic chart of elements by way of comic books. Each element is examined by showing where it appeared in popular comic books.  http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics/

Tutorials for Golems - http://www.golemgame.com/wiki/index.php?title=Tutorial/Golems_101

Simulations - Gizmos! Online Simulations has over 450 interactive online simulations for grades 3 to 12 in both math and science.

Simulations - Golems is a 3D physics simulator. uild robots, spaceships, clocks, catapults or cannons.  Add sensors, timers, switches, motors. Give it a brain. Make a mouse trap - or make a mouse.  Take the wheel and pilot your machine yourself.  Build anything.

Simulations- Web Earth Online is a multi player online game where you play as animals in an environmental web based world of nature. The basic game is free.

Simulations - Volcano Simulator - Discovery Channel's Volcano Simulator, Pompeii is featured.

Simulations - Earthquake Simulator - Discovery Channel's Earthquake Simulator....make a quake!

Videos - 100 Best Science Videos on YouTube - By now, YouTube’s value in the classroom should be rather self-evident. No matter the subject or grade level, the website offers up excellent videos to supplement lessons and provide windows into different facts and concepts. Science teachers especially have plenty to love and appreciate with this valuable resource. Everything from microbiology to astrophysics makes an appearance through a channel operated by a museum, university, educator, professional or interested individual. Because so many of the sciences require visual aids to really open up and explain their very cores and valuable applications.

Virtual Tour - Video tour of Planet Earth from the Discovery Channel

Virtual Tour - This is Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope site. Here the students can look at the sky and it’s planets and stars using a virtual real-time telescope. I recommend using the web client version of the telescope rather than downloading the application.

Virtual ToursNASA's Mars PageThis site is NASA’s Mars page. As well as good information your students can sign up to have their names taken to Mars on a microchip on the next flight

Virtual Worlds - Kid Wings - This site was designed to teach young and old about the wonders of birds. The most exciting part of the site is the Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection.

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