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Sea World Animal Facts - SeaWorld/Busch Gardens

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K to 12
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This site, created by Sea World and Busch Gardens, offers a lot of information about a variety of animals. There are animal infobooks, sound clips, photos, "Ask Shamu," Wild World ...more
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This site, created by Sea World and Busch Gardens, offers a lot of information about a variety of animals. There are animal infobooks, sound clips, photos, "Ask Shamu," Wild World adventures in a safari and zoo, fun zones with coloring pages, games, a teacher's guide, and more. There are lesson plans for grades K-12 (see the Teacher's link). This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat (for the teacher's guide). You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): ecosystems (91), mammals (35), oceans (166)

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Use your interactive whiteboard or projector to share the neat interactives and soundclips at this site. This site is also great for research projects, science lessons, and more. Be sure to check out the Teacher's link for some great lesson ideas!
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San Diego Zoo InternQuest - San Diego State Univ.

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Grades 3-6 will enjoy the "Journals" section containing weekly entries by zoo interns. Students will also like the "Kids Corner." Classrooms with animals could use this site for ideas...more
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Grades 3-6 will enjoy the "Journals" section containing weekly entries by zoo interns. Students will also like the "Kids Corner." Classrooms with animals could use this site for ideas on journal writing.

tag(s): zoology (7)

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Pond Life Identification Kit

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4 to 8
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What's that wiggling under the microscope? This site offers a guide to microscopic organisms living in fresh-water ponds, along with links to addtional information on each organism....more
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What's that wiggling under the microscope? This site offers a guide to microscopic organisms living in fresh-water ponds, along with links to addtional information on each organism. In addition, there are links to similar collections of microscopic fauna for oceans and other ecosystems. Interesting photos; easy to use.

tag(s): microorganisms (15), microscopes (13)

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The Mad Scientist Network

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This site has a lot of research available for viewing. The research is detailed and in plain text. There is also a tutorial of the human body that better explains ...more
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This site has a lot of research available for viewing. The research is detailed and in plain text. There is also a tutorial of the human body that better explains the functions of organs and how they work together. A great research tool for biology students! Nice animation, including a guided tour of the human body with key points outlined. From Washington University Medical School.

tag(s): human body (133)

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Teachers of younger students will find material useful for background to their teaching.

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Kinder Garden - Tina Waliczak, Texas A & M University

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This site explores the many ways to introduce kids to horticulture. It provides planting tips for kids and their parents and is easy for young readers to follow along. It ...more
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This site explores the many ways to introduce kids to horticulture. It provides planting tips for kids and their parents and is easy for young readers to follow along. It details the greater good of respecting the outdoors and plant life with pictures of neighborhoods. It depicts gardening as a learning experience and hobby to cope with stresses of living in our world today! It also includes outstanding links to book lists and horticulture.

tag(s): agriculture (59), ecology (133)

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Insects Hotlist - Franklin Institute

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This list from the Franklin Museum is a collection of insect-related links ranging from specific species, to facts and teacher resources. The site is suitable for grades 3-6. The "...more
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This list from the Franklin Museum is a collection of insect-related links ranging from specific species, to facts and teacher resources. The site is suitable for grades 3-6. The " Insect Species" section would be useful to students creating reports, or comparing species. Using images at this site as examples, have students design their own insects.

tag(s): insects (72)

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Use this site as an insect learning station! The links the site offers have their own individual lesson plans and possibilities, so review them first to see if there is a free lesson plan that you can take advantage of. The site would also be really helpful for any students who were working on a buggy research paper - post the site on the class wiki so they can use it both in and out of the classroom!

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The Hummingbird Site

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4 to 12
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This "all hummingbirds" site offers information, pictures, and links to third party resources dealing with hummingbirds and their habitats. Lots of good information, and even more details...more
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This "all hummingbirds" site offers information, pictures, and links to third party resources dealing with hummingbirds and their habitats. Lots of good information, and even more details on some of the sites to which this site links.

tag(s): birds (52)

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The Electronic Zoo

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This site is a large list of animal-related links. Some of the links listed are not suited for the primary grades. This site could be used in a classroom for ...more
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This site is a large list of animal-related links. Some of the links listed are not suited for the primary grades. This site could be used in a classroom for research on animal topics if the links had previously been selected. Most suitable for upper elementary and middle school students.

tag(s): mammals (35)

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The Case of the Disappearing Frogs

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1 to 4
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This attractive site from the Portland Aquarium gives young students a chance to figure out why the frogs are disappearing. An interesting approach to teaching young students about...more
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This attractive site from the Portland Aquarium gives young students a chance to figure out why the frogs are disappearing. An interesting approach to teaching young students about environments and habitats.

tag(s): amphibians (21)

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Bug Bios - Insects on the Web

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Here's a web site about insects that's as complete as it is visually appealing. The site provides insect classifications, information, and great images, all organized in a way that...more
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Here's a web site about insects that's as complete as it is visually appealing. The site provides insect classifications, information, and great images, all organized in a way that makes the site easy to use for students at various levels. If your curriculum includes insects, this site is well worth a visit.

tag(s): insects (72)

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Bird Cam 2000 - Kodak

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Eastman Kodak's office tower is the site for this web cam focused on a nest of peregrine falcons. Viewers can check the state of the nest from four different angles, ...more
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Eastman Kodak's office tower is the site for this web cam focused on a nest of peregrine falcons. Viewers can check the state of the nest from four different angles, and the site offers a chronology of this year's nesting. The quality of the enlarged images is surprisingly good. This one is worth several visits.

tag(s): birds (52)

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Take advantage of the free lesson plans and printables the website offers! The site has activities on the food chain, journal assignments, and graphing the baby falcons. Save this site and use it as a learning center or station to complement a unit on the study of birds or on the food chain.

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Let's Learn About Bats - Angie Green

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3 to 6
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This site is an online webquest all about bats. Students answer questions by going to the sites listed, they work in groups of 4 to 5, and create a presentation ...more
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This site is an online webquest all about bats. Students answer questions by going to the sites listed, they work in groups of 4 to 5, and create a presentation about what they learned. There is a rubric for evaluating the presentation. The webquest is geared to upper elementary grades.

tag(s): mammals (35), quiz (84)

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Share this site on an interactive whiteboard or projector as an introduction to a unit on bats. This site is excellent for explaining bats' ecological impacts in an attempt to show the positive side of having them in one's environment. Divide students into cooperative learning groups to explore the site, and then discuss what each group thought was the most important way that bats help their environments. A great way to do this is to have students create an online infographic to share using Visme, reviewed here. Have each group share their graphic on the interactive whiteboard as a way to review the information with the class.

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BATS!

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1 to 6
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This page offers an integrated curriculum on bats of all types. Themes include bats in sports, science, and art. The online bat quiz would be great to do online. The ...more
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This page offers an integrated curriculum on bats of all types. Themes include bats in sports, science, and art. The online bat quiz would be great to do online. The site is geared to both primary and upper elementary grades. The site could be used to do in-class research.

tag(s): mammals (35)

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The Audubon Society

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4 to 8
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Scroll to the bottom of the home page to find links that work for News, Features, Birds, Conservation and more. Visit the "Bird Conservation" link containing several online projects...more
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Scroll to the bottom of the home page to find links that work for News, Features, Birds, Conservation and more. Visit the "Bird Conservation" link containing several online projects and "Ask an Audubon Expert" where students can email questions to a scientist. Both are great options for those new to Internet collaboration.

tag(s): birds (52), conservation (123)

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There is a lot to explore here. You could start with the home page and the many articles listed there. Have small groups divide up the articles to read and investigate. Then have students with the same article meet together to become the expert on that topic (in cooperative learning, this is known as Jigsaw). Have each student in the Jigsaw group create an Awesome ScreenShot, reviewed here, where they can make digital notes with lines, text, or shapes. Once they form back into their original small group they can report what they learned to the other group members.

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Animals, Myths, and Legends

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1 to 3
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A great assortment of legends that could be printed and discussed in the classroom. The "Playroom" link leads to printable coloring book pages and puzzles. ...more
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A great assortment of legends that could be printed and discussed in the classroom. The "Playroom" link leads to printable coloring book pages and puzzles.

tag(s): animal homes (62), animals (319)

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Use this site to address the issue of biomes, habitats and extinction in an elementary school classroom. Clicking on the "animals" link leads to an abundance of information thats easy to read and comprehend for young students. Begin by sharing the site on an interactive whiteboard or projector before allowing students to work on it on individual computers.
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U.S. Geologic Survey - Educational Resources - U.S. Department of the Interior

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Discover videos and animation, school yard geology, online lectures, citizen science, and more on this Education Resource page. Levels are divided into grades K-6, 7-12, and Undergraduate....more
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Discover videos and animation, school yard geology, online lectures, citizen science, and more on this Education Resource page. Levels are divided into grades K-6, 7-12, and Undergraduate. Once you land on the page for your grade level see topic links on the menu to the left. Each topic has a complete teaching module, structured classroom activities, and digital data or images.

tag(s): amphibians (21), animals (319), biomes (139), birds (52), caves (7), climate (93), climate change (70), earthquakes (51), ecosystems (91), environment (321), erosion (19), floods (12), fossils (45), geology (81), mammals (35), minerals (18), plate tectonics (23), rock cycle (11), rocks (52), soil (20), tsunamis (18), volcanoes (68), water (131)

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Take advantage of the free lesson plans and the wealth of information on this site. As you go through the lessons on this site have students create blogs sharing their learning and understanding using Telegra.ph, reviewed here. With Telegra.ph you just click on an icon to upload images from your computer, add a YouTube or Vimeo, or Twitter links. This blog creator requires no registration. If you are teaching younger students and looking for an easy way to integrate technology and check for understanding, challenge your students to create a blog using EasyBlog, reviewed here.

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New Scientist - Reed Business Information Ltd.

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Here's a site which offers answers to imponderables such as, "Why is the ocean blue?" The site offers numerous articles of interest. You can join (for a fee), but the ...more
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Here's a site which offers answers to imponderables such as, "Why is the ocean blue?" The site offers numerous articles of interest. You can join (for a fee), but the articles are available for free. The site is published by the British periodical New Science.
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tag(s): DAT device agnostic tool (175)

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Share the site on an interactive whiteboard or projector, and use it as a springboard for an ethics discussion during science class. Though there are a wide array of articles, some capture and illustrate arguments over the debate of stem cell research, Pluto's classification, and climate change. At the end of a unit, open one of these articles and use the real-world information provided to spark a classroom debate. Students can use the knowledge they have gained, in addition to seeing its practical application. This is a very useful site for science enrichment!

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What's it Like Where You Live - Missouri Botanical Garden

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The Missouri Botanical Garden has created a very nice elementary site about biomes and freshwater / saltwater environments. Because of the site design, you'll need to click the specific...more
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The Missouri Botanical Garden has created a very nice elementary site about biomes and freshwater / saltwater environments. Because of the site design, you'll need to click the specific area in which you are interested. This site is one of the web resources for the TeachersFirst interactive Biomes of the World Unit.

tag(s): biomes (139)

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Try the TeachersFirst interactive Biomes of the World Unit to get your students involved and engaged with their own research. Have them work alone or with a partner on laptops or in a lab.

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Colorado River Report

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4 to 12
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Water: From Sky to Sea

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