Cool Links

NOVA Videos (PBS)

Watch amazing Science videos at home :)  Get your Geek on!


CHEMbook Page

- Go to the website
- Download the one that says
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Edible Aquifer

Create your own EDIBLE aquifer at home!  This can absolutely take the place of one of the news articles!  Simply take a picture of it or bring it in for me to see :)


Gizmos Virtual Labs

"ExploreLearning.com offers the world's largest library of interactive online simulations for math and science education in grades 3-12. We call these simulations Gizmos. Gizmos are:

    fun, easy to use, and help students develop a deep understanding of challenging concepts through inquiry and exploration. research-based, flexible tools used by teachers across all 50 states in a wide variety of ways. Gizmos are ideal for small group work, individual exploration, and whole class instruction using an LCD projector or interactive whiteboard. designed to supplement your existing curriculum. Gizmos are correlated to state curriculum standards, the Common Core standards, and over 300 textbooks, making them easy to integrate into your instructional program."


Science Dictionary

Look up all sorts of science content terms!


8th Grade Science Standards

Parents, 
    This is a copy of what is known as the "Unpacked Essential Standards" for 8th grade Science.  What this means is that you can view the exact document that 8th grade science teachers comb through to prepare your child for success and understanding in the science classroom.  


School Family

"SchoolFamily.com is the only website focused exclusively on helping parents help their kids make the most of their school year. By providing families with expert insight, information and resources, SchoolFamily.com serves to help parents set their school-age children up for year-round success in school."


NASA for Students

"Games, Homework Topics, Career Corner" and more - all from the Scientists at NASA!


Discovery Education for Parents

"Discovery Education offers a wide variety of free family resources that you can trust to provide high quality, relevant material for you and your children. We invite you to take a look at our family activities, contests and a wealth of other resources that are vetted by Discovery Education and uniquely designed with parents in mind." 


FreeRice

"Freerice is a non-profit website that is owned by and supports the United Nations World Food Program."  Students simply answer vocabulary multiple choice questions and each correct answer adds rice to their bowl.

"Freerice has two goals:

    Provide education to everyone for free. Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free."