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:
States of matter:
Make a liquid into solid (ice cream!)
Conservation of Mass/Matter
young child's idea of mass/matter
Physical vs. Chemical Reactions
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
Introduction to Electricity:
school house rock: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbUjieMLFSo&feature=related
Saving Energy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-g73ty9v04&feature=related
Electrical Safety World:
Spot the hazard page:
Electricity and famous contributors for kids:
Click on the many different map options on the bottom right.
Fault animations used in class while the students used clay.
Fault animations showing the result with some trees/river on land.
Fault animation showing erosion over time.
Igneous Rock Formation:
New Hot Spring at Yellowstone:
What some people do with Hot Springs:
Mammoth Hot Springs Yellowstone Still photo real-time webcam, what do the hot springs look like right now?:
What is a geyser?
The Human Body Site for Kids: (Heart and Immune Cells Videos then quiz after)
Circulatory and Cardiovascular System:
About the heart
Anatomy of the Human Heart:
Contents of Blood:
What is hemoglobin?:
Coagulation of the blood:
Spleen and Liver anatomy and function:
Just for Fun:
Finding Distance on a Map
Latitude and Longitude
Topography maps of NH
Make your own mountain and topographic map
Topographic fly through of the ring of fire
Topographic map of the world
Weather Versus Climate:
Cold Forest Climate:
Thunder and Lightning:
Difference between a tornado and a hurricane
Changing the weather:
Making a barometer:
How does a barometer work:
Air Pressure Explained:
Prevailing Winds Image:
Real Photos of the Cloud types:
Cloud Types Games:
With Real Photos:
Weather Terms Explained:
Weather Fronts Game:
How formed, what types, examples:
Mountain Animals in place of the chapter (30 minutes long)
Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift
Click on motion and pull the arrow back and forth to see the formation of our continents from Pangea.
This is a video made by Cassidy when she was in the second grade.
Weathering and Erosion:
Same site as the earthquake/fault line comparison. Volcanoe/fault line comparison.
Ring of Fire:
Virtual Fly Through, over the ring of fire:
Create your own virtual volcano:
You tube videos on volcanoes.
Learn about volcanoes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_6G6JBTBIY Cartoon (12 min)
I lava You: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh4dTLJ9q9o
Mount St. Helens:
America's 10 most dangerous volcanoes:
Weather Fronts Game:
Sound Waves: Guitar Strings
Sound Waves Traveling through different mediums