|Build a skeleton, stretch some muscles, and organize the organs in this interactive body.
( http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/index_interactivebody.shtml )
|The Virtual Body|
|The Virtual Body explores the human brain, skeleton, heart, and digestive systems. Each system is animated and has an accompanying narration. You can play several practice "games" to review how the organ systems are organized.
( http://www.ehc.com/vbody.asp )
|Beacon Lesson Plan Library: Body Systems|
|This activity is scheduled to take place after students have read and discussed an overview of the systems of the human body from their textbooks and other supplementary material. The students research and write a report, using the Body System Research Rubric as a guide. Includes resource links and rubric
( http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/Lessons/3.htm )
1.1 Chemicals Are Everywhere
Find Out: Is It an Acid or a Base?
|Exploring Acids and Bases|
|Do this experiment at home using red cabbage and ordinary household chemicals. You can print out the page and fill in the blanks.
( http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/homeexpts/ACIDBASE.html )
1.2 Chemical Safety at Home
Find Out: A Closer Look at HHPS
|Test Your Knowledge About Hazardous Waste in Your Home|
|Test your knowledge of how to dispose of hazardous wastes.
( http://www.learner.org/exhibits/garbage/hazardous/ )
Find Out: A Closer Look at WHMIS
|WHMIS -- Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System|
|This web page includes questions and answers, along with a label to interpret, which provide a good review of the WHMIS information in your textbook.
( http://www.worksafesask.ca/files/ont_csao/csao31c.html )
|MathMol Hypermedia Textbook: Mass|
|Take this excellent on-line tutorial from the MathMol site about mass and volume. Animations, on-line quizzes, movies, and examples are included.
( http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/textbook/mass.html )
|Gases, Liquids, and Solids|
|Examine the microscopic structure of the three states of matter by means of animated illustrations. Look at the chart that summarizes the properties of gases, liquids, and solids and identifies the microscopic behaviour responsible for each property.
( http://www.chem.purdue.edu/gchelp/liquids/character.html )
|Choose "Investigating Powders Lab (Part I)" and then "Mystery Powders (Part II)." First, find the properties of various white powders, and then solve a crime by identifying two mystery powders.
( http://www.lnhs.org/hayhurst/ips/mysterypowder2.htm )
|How Fireworks Work|
|Learn about the chemistry behind the way fireworks work. You may be familiar with many of the chemicals used to make fireworks.
( http://science.howstuffworks.com/fireworks.htm )
|Periodic Table Song "The Elements"|
|Tom Lehrer entertains you on the subject of the elements, as Gilbert and Sullivan might present them.
( http://www.privatehand.com/flash/elements.html )
|Properties of Matter at IPPEX ONLINE|
|Learn the difference between atoms, ions, elements, and molecules. Explore what kinds of changes occur in matter. Learn about the structures and properties of the four states of matter, including plasma.
( http://ippex.pppl.gov/interactive/matter/intro.html )
|Why are metals good conductors of heat and electricity?|
|This site explains by means of text and animations why metals are so good at conducting heat.
( http://www.coruseducation.com/schoolscience/KS5specialiststeels/steelch1pg2.html )
|The History of Soaps and Detergents|
|This site details the history of soaps and detergents. Did you know that the term BO, or "Bad Odour," was invented by a soap marketing company?
( http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blsoap.htm )
|Explore any consumer product and check the reviews. You can become a better consumer by researching what others know about a product before you buy.
( http://www.consumersearch.com )
|Electricity and Magnetism!|
|This animated module introduces many of the basic concepts involved with electricity and magnetism, such as static charge, moving charge, voltage, resistance, and current. You will also learn about magnetism and how it relates to electricity.
( http://ippex.pppl.gov/interactive/electricity/ )
|In this activity you will use two current-measuring devices to explore the properties of current.
( http://www.jets.org/electronicsworkbench/activity03/activity3.html )
|Practise using two different voltage-measuring devices in this on-line simulation.
( http://www.interactiv.com/understandelectricity/activity02/activity02.html )
|What Is a Circuit?|
|Create series and parallel circuits following the instructions at this site.
( http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/topics/12j.html )
|Using this on-line Shockwave simulation, you can build any circuit you want. This site has explanations and visualizations to help you understand.
( http://www.article19.com/shockwave/oz.htm )
|How Wires, Fuses and Connectors Work|
|Find out how wires, fuses, and connectors work at this excellent site, which [js] through clear explanations and illustrations.
( http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/wfc.htm )
|Beakman's Electric Motor|
|This is a beautiful, simple electric motor that you can build easily. The instructions are easy to follow and the results are most pleasing.
( http://fly.hiwaay.net:80/~palmer/motor.html )
|Using the Microscope|
|Try this on-line fill-in-the-blank exercise. You can check your work when you have finished.
( http://science.nhmccd.edu/biol/dropdrag/using.htm )
|The head of a pin is about 2 mm in diameter. Use this animation to compare the relative sizes of cells and organisms.
( http://www.cellsalive.com/howbig.htm )
|Microscope Parts Descriptions|
|You can complete and submit this microscope parts quiz on line. Click the Hint button if you need help.
( http://science.nhmccd.edu/biol/dropdrag/microscope2.htm )
|University of Alberta Biological Sciences|
|This on-line animation shows you how to prepare a wet mount slide.
( http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/facilities/multimedia/uploads/procedures/slip.html )
|Dissect a frog on line with this excellent "virtual dissection." Images, movies, text, and interactive exercises are all included.
( http://frog.edschool.virginia.edu/ )
|The Whole Frog Project|
|This award-winning interactive program is part of the "Whole Frog" project. You can interactively dissect a (digitized) frog named Fluffy, and play the Virtual Frog Builder Game.
( http://froggy.lbl.gov/virtual/ )
|Frog Dissection Checklist|
|Use this printable frog dissection checklist to help you find the important organs.
( http://www.execulink.com/~ekimmel/central/dissect3.htm )
|Plants may seem dull to some people, but in fact plants are not just boring old green things that grow in the ground. For example, one plant discussed here has a built-in first aid kit.
( http://biology.about.com/od/plantbiology/a/aa090405a.htm )
|Environment Canada Kids' Corner|
|Try this experiment to explore the effects of acid rain on plant growth.
( http://www.ec.gc.ca/acidrain/kids-5-8.html )
|This on-line Flash tutorial shows you how tree roots contribute to the weathering and erosion of rocks.
( http://users.pipeline.com.au/jpearce/rock_weather.swf )
|The Virtual Microscope|
|Use a virtual microscope to look at phloem and xylem in a leaf. You can choose the magnification and move the specimen around under the virtual lens.
( http://www.purchon.com/biology/xylem.htm )
|Myths of the Common Cold|
|This comprehensive, updated, and well-referenced source of information dispels many myths about the common cold.
( http://www.commoncold.org/special1.htm )
|KidsHealth: Chilling Out with Colds|
|This information about colds is entertaining and includes helpful advice.
( http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/body/colds.html )
|Beauty and Body Art Safety|
|Beauty and Body Art Safety explains how to make sure all procedures are safe, for manicures, tattooing, body piercing, and other beauty and health services. This web site gives tips for both customers and artists.
( http://www.region.durham.on.ca/health.asp?nr=/departments/health/health_protection/pss/ps... )
|Information Paragraphs Solving Problems with the Scientific Method|
|This site provides on-line coaching in writing the Information Paragraph and a quick review of scientific inquiry.
( http://www-chi.nearnorth.edu.on.ca/literacy/Writing/Information/information_paragraph.htm )
|This Discovery Channel web site presents the science behind cooking.
( http://www.discoverychannel.co.uk/science/kitchen_chemistry/ )
|Our Daily Bread|
|In this investigation into how bread is made, discover what goes into your bread. Once you have found out about the ingredients, follow the instructions to bake some bread.
( http://home.bellaireps.vic.edu.au/students/Simply_Science/Bread/Home.htm )
|Bag a McMeal|
|Create your own McDonald's meal by selecting menu items, and then get the nutrition facts.
( http://app.mcdonalds.com/bagamcmeal )
|Cosmetics companies are always launching new products. But how many of them can really get deep down to revitalize your complexion? You can watch the on-line video, but you must register first.
( http://www.sciencentral.com/articles/view.php3?language=english&type=article&article_id=2... )
|Choose the best toothpaste! Reviews of various toothpastes are summarized, and the source of the review is given. Lots of information!
( http://www.consumersearch.com/www/family/toothpaste/reviews.html )
|How Tooth Whitening Works|
|Ever wondered how tooth whitening work? This article explains.
( http://health.howstuffworks.com/tooth-whitening.htm )