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Astrology

We don't actually do Astrology in Fourth Grade but I do encourage the students to see if they can see any meteors during meteor showers. Here is where I get my information about the showers:

http://stardate.org/nightsky/meteors

Chemistry

http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/index.php

Salt composition:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaf8-kfNWUY

States of matter:

http://www.neok12.com/php/watch.php?v=zX580a7d6f5a60717d50560a&t=States-of-Matter

Make a liquid into solid (ice cream!)

http://www.wikihow.com/video/wht/68606/how-to-make-ice-cream-in-5-minutes

Conservation of Mass/Matter

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dExpJAECSL8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5hM1DxaPLw&feature=related

young child's idea of mass/matter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnArvcWaH6I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtLEWVu815o

Marshmallow Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX_oy9614HQ

Physical vs. Chemical Reactions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgM3e8YZxuc

You decide:

https://www.quia.com/quiz/303980.html?AP_rand=1007936767

Hot Ice:

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/601280/make_instant_hot_ice/

http://video.about.com/chemistry/How-to-Make-Hot-Ice.htm

Using your senses:

Do you see what I see? http://www.theimage.com/closeup/closeup.html

Acids and Bases: http://pbskids.org/zoom/games/kitchenchemistry/virtual-start.html

Edible Clouds: http://www.easyfunschool.com/article1018.html

Electricity

Introduction to Electricity:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf76pThNXZc

episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbNjrKtR0BY&feature=related

school house rock: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbUjieMLFSo&feature=related

episode 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1F8Fm8qqpU&feature=related

episode 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OConbufbbOI&feature=related

Saving Energy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-g73ty9v04&feature=related

Electrical Safety World:

http://www.austinenergy.com/about%20us/outreach/Safety/For%20Kids/Electrical%20Safety%20World/index.html

Spot the hazard page:

http://www.entergy-mississippi.com/global/safety/esworld/index.html

Electricity and famous contributors for kids:

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/electricity.html

Magnetism:

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/magnetism.html

Energy

Bill Nye the Science Guy: Energy

Fault line Websites

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/Components/Interactives/Technology_Science/Science/Earthquakes/zFlashAssets/Earthquakes_v21.swf

Click on the many different map options on the bottom right.

 

http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es1103/es1103page01.cfm

Fault animations used in class while the students used clay.

 

http://www.iris.edu/gifs/animations/faults.htm

Fault animations showing the result with some trees/river on land.

 

http://tmf.gg.uwyo.edu/mediaDisplay/mediaDisplay.asp?MediaID=6

Fault animation showing erosion over time.

Hot Springs and Geysers

 

Igneous Rock Formation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrN7jygu4cQ

New Hot Spring at Yellowstone:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8knPSdoNfI

What some people do with Hot Springs:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBL2GrEYC7Q

Mammoth Hot Springs Yellowstone Still photo real-time webcam, what do the hot springs look like right now?:

http://www.nps.gov/yell/photosmultimedia/webcams.htm

Mentos Geyser

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/607723/slow_motion_mentos_geyser/

What is a geyser?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cVM1lAvIxw

Old Faithful:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3lb2EjR4O4

Human Body

The Human Body Site for Kids: (Heart and Immune Cells Videos then quiz after)

http://kidshealth.org/en/kids/center/htbw-main-page.html?WT.ac=k-nav-htbw-main-page

Circulatory and Cardiovascular System:

Blood:

http://idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/blood/

Heart:

http://idahoptv.org/sciencetrek/topics/heart/

About the heart

http://yucky.discovery.com/noflash/body/pg000131.html

Anatomy of the Human Heart:

http://texasheart.org/HIC/Anatomy/Anatomy.cfm

Blood Types:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJ7LBuLR0rg

Contents of Blood:

http://www.righthealth.com/topic/contents_of_blood

What is hemoglobin?:

http://healthguide.howstuffworks.com/hemoglobin-picture.htm

Coagulation of the blood:

http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/er/cuts.html

Sheep Heart:

http://www.hometrainingtools.com/heart-sheep/p/PM-HEARTSH/

http://www.hometrainingtools.com/sheep-heart-dissection/a/1318/

Spleen and Liver anatomy and function:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgsmy5yLEqQ

http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/picture-of-the-spleen

http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/picture-of-the-liver

http://kidshealth.org/kid/cancer_center/HTBW/liver.html

Respiratory System:

http://kidshealth.org/PageManager.jsp?lic=1&article_set=59300&cat_id=20607

Smoking:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF7SNcw7kxQ

http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/house/smoking.html

http://www.quitsmokinghelp.net/smokers_lungs.html

Just for Fun:

https://www.fragrancex.com/Fragrance-Information/all-about-snot.html

Life Cycle

Maps and Topography

Introduction to Latitude and Longitude

Latitude and Longitude Game

Prime Meridian

http://www.mrsciguy.com/dimen.html

Finding Distance on a Map

https://www.mrnussbaum.com/map-scale/

Time Zones

Time Zone Game

https://www.studenthandouts.com/geography/northern-america/usa/games/united-states-time-zones-interactive-map-quiz.html

Latitude and Longitude

https://kidsgeo.com/geography-games/latitude-and-longitude/

Topography maps of NH

http://www.topozone.com/states/NewHampshire.asp

Make your own mountain and topographic map

http://www2.semo.edu/mast/mlc/topographic%20map.pdf

http://www.topozone.com/states/NewHampshire.asp

Topographic fly through of the ring of fire

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/06fire/background/marianaarc/media/movies/marianaarc_2006_video.html

Topographic map of the world

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~leeman/plates.gif

Meteorology

Weather Versus Climate:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbAWny7FV3w

Greenhouse Effect:

http://calipsooutreach.hamptonu.edu/greenhouse.swf

Cold Forest Climate:

http://www.radford.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/taiga/taiga.html

Temperate Climate:

http://www.meteorologyclimate.com/Temperate-climate.htm

Dry Desert:

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/desert_climate.htm

Thunder and Lightning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCJPQ9dCUfs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-0gNl5f4BU

http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/0505/quickflicks/

Tornadoes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vH4YT9secVw

http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/video-gallery/60/

Hurricane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kLwbb0ggFU

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/naked-science/3894/Videos#tab-Videos/06715_00

Difference between a tornado and a hurricane

http://www.davidtan.org/differences-cyclone-vs-hurricane-vs-tornado/

Changing the weather:

https://www.scholastic.com/kids/weather/

Making a barometer:

http://www.ehow.com/how_5953550_make-water-barometer.html

How does a barometer work:

History of: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkDhlzA-lwI

Air Pressure Explained:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmQ8FWnM0fA

Prevailing Winds Image:

http://www.arthursclipart.org/nature/nature/prevailing%20winds.gif

Water Cycle:

Make Lightning:

http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/lightningact.html

 

Mountains

How formed, what types, examples:

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/mountains/types.htm

Mountain Animals in place of the chapter (30 minutes long)

Mountain Ranges Video

Mariana Trench:

Video link

Pangea Lesson Websites

Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/glossary/Contdrift.shtml

https://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es0806/es0806page01.cfm?chapter_no=visualization

Click on motion and pull the arrow back and forth to see the formation of our continents from Pangea.

 

Same site as the earthquake/fault line comparison. Volcanoe/fault line comparison.

http://msnbcmedia.msn.com/i/msnbc/Components/Interactives/Technology_Science/Science/Earthquakes/zFlashAssets/Earthquakes_v21.swf

Ring of Fire:

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/volcanoes/ringoffire.html

Virtual Fly Through, over the ring of fire:

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/06fire/background/marianaarc/marianaarc.html#flythroughs

Create your own virtual volcano:

http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/pompeii/interactive/interactive.html

 

You tube videos on volcanoes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xExdEXOaA9A

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiEw1p5BaSU&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0Zbj7S22zs&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ax5VoKaYTSI

http://kidsblogs.nationalgeographic.com/globalbros/2009/06/arenal-volcano.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txV1lEQWrc8

Learn about volcanoes:

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izqpsNN0eJY

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/environment/environment-natural-disasters/volcanoes/volcanoes-101.html National Geographic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_6G6JBTBIY Cartoon (12 min)

Quiz: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/puzzlesquizzes/quizyournoodle-volcanoes/

I lava You: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh4dTLJ9q9o

Famous Volcanoes:

Mount St. Helens:
Pictures: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/mount-st-helens-30th-anniversary-before-after-science-environment-pictures/#/mount-st-helens-before-after-spirit-lake-before_20384_600x450.jpg
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBJ9xZws7ro

Krakatoa:
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boeMmToZWj8

Vesuvius:
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bsmv6PyKs0

Animation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dY_3ggKg0Bc

America's 10 most dangerous volcanoes:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/05/photogalleries/100518-mount-st-helens-americas-most-dangerous-volcanoes-science-pictures/

 

Water Cycle

 Waves

Sound Waves: Guitar Strings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qi-f68A_-eg&ab_channel=AlanGogoll

Sound Waves Traveling through different mediums

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxNdr0Bcx20&ab_channel=KnowledgePlatform

Other

https://sites.google.com/a/bc.edu/curiosity-cabinet/

Author: Jessica Cole
Last modified: 10/22/2022 4:32 PM (EST)