Calgary Board of Education

 
Science Links

Small Crawling & Flying Animals

Let’s Talk about insects
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/insects/index.html

KidCyber – Australia
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/

Insects in Glenmore Park
http://talkaboutwildlife.ca/learn/insects/

Insects of Alberta
http://www.insectsofalberta.com/main.htm

Amazing Pests for kids
http://dev.pestworldforkids.org/guide.html

Natural History Notebooks
http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/mon2.htm

Small Crawling Glossary
http://mmem.spschools.org/2F.9798/crawlerflyer/smallglossary.html

Creature Table
http://mmem.spschools.org/2F.9798/crawlerflyer/crawlerflyertraits.html

Bugbios
http://www.insects.org/entophiles/index.html

Insect Images
http://www.virtualinsectary.com/

Insect Zoo – Student Page
http://insectzoo.msstate.edu/

Ladybugs
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/Ladybug
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/ngs/movieLauncher.htm?movie=smil/lookingatlivingps_wil_ladybugs.smil
http://www.geocities.com/sseagraves/ladybuganatomy.htm
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-ladybug.html
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/insects/ladybug/Ladybugcoloring.shtml

Dragonfly
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/insects/dragonfly/Dragonflyprintout.shtml
http://www.blackgold.ab.ca/ict/Divison1/Insects2/dragonflies.htm
http://www.dragonfly-site.com/
http://www.wellesley.edu/Biology/Web/Species/adragonflies.html

Grasshoppers
http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/grasshop.htm
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/insects/orthoptera/Grasshopperprintout.shtml
http://kids.yahoo.com/animals/insects/3660--House+Cricket
http://insected.arizona.edu/ghopperinfo.htm

Worms
http://yucky.discovery.com/noflash/worm/pg000102.html
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/worms/index.html
http://www.learner.org/jnorth/search/Worm.html

Praying Mantis
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/Praying-mantid
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/insects/mantids/Prayingmantidprintout.shtml
http://kids.yahoo.com/animals/insects/3870--Praying+Mantis

Butterflies
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/Monarch-butterflies
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-butterfly.html
http://www.kidsbutterfly.org/faq
http://kids.yahoo.com/animals/insects/2887--Monarch
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/ngs/movieLauncher.htm?movie=smil/backyardbugs_caterpillar.smil

Spiders
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-spider.html
http://kids.yahoo.com/animals/insects/3685--American+House+Spider
http://www.sonic.net/~mk/work/spider.html
http://www.wellesley.edu/Biology/Web/Species/aspidergarden.html

Centipede
http://kids.yahoo.com/animals/insects/9808--House+Centipede
http://www.ext.vt.edu/departments/entomology/factsheets/centiped.html
http://www.royalalbertamuseum.ca/natural/insects/projects/milliped.htm

Bees

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees/buzz.html
http://www.ontariobee.com/index.php?action=display&cat=38

Ants
http://www.pestworldforkids.org/ants.html
http://www.infowest.com/life/antbody.htm
http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/education/stowawayskidspages/antinfo.asp
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/bugs/ant.html

Spiders
http://www.tooter4kids.com/Spiders/Spiders.htm
http://www.kidzone.ws/lw/spiders/facts.htm

Wasps
http://www.pestworldforkids.org/wasps.html
http://animals.howstuffworks.com/insects/wasp.htm

Butterflies/Moths
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterfly/
http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Lepidoptera/

Snails/Slugs
http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Gastropoda/

Grade 1 Science Links

Growing Plants - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/growing_plants.shtml

Plants&Animals- http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/plants_animals_env.shtml

Habitats - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/8_9/habitats.shtml

Ourselves - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/ourselves.shtml

Variations - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/variation.shtml

Grade 2 Science Links

Keeping Warm 1 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/activities/keeping_warm.shtml

Keeping Warm 2 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/revision_bites/keeping_warm3.shtml

Solids&Liquids - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/activities/solids_liquids.shtml

Science "A" Topics

Aeronautics (Flight) K-8 Principles of Aeronautics http://wings.avkids.com/Book/beginner.html

Astronomy: Space & Solar System
Asteroids http://www.nineplanets.org/asteroids.html
Astro: Astronomy for Kids http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx?c=a&id=1091
Astronomy.com http://www.astronomy.com/
Astronomy for Kids * http://dustbunny.com/afk/index.html
Astronomy Picture of the Day (NASA) http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
Astronomy Workshop http://janus.astro.umd.edu/

Calgary Royal Astronomical Society http://www.syz.com/rasc/index.htm
Excelsior Space Mission http://dl1.yukoncollege.yk.ca/excelsior/
Explore the Solar System http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/academy/space/solarsystem/solarsystemjava.html
Goddard Space Flight Center http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/home/index.html
Google Mars http://www.google.com/mars/
Google Moon * http://moon.google.com/
Hubble Telescope Site http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/newsdesk/archive/releases/category/
International Space Station http://www.scipoc.msfc.nasa.gov/index.html
International Space Station Mission Pages http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/main/index.html
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA) http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/
Jupiter Animation http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA02863
LiveSky.com http://www.livesky.com/
Mars Polar Lander http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/index.html
Mars Rover (JPL - NASA) http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html
Moon Surface (Google) * http://moon.google.com/
Newark Museum Planetarium http://www.newarkmuseum.org/planetarium/
Nine Planets Solar System Tour http://www.nineplanets.org/
Phases of Moon: View from Earth (Gizmo!) http://www.macromedia.com/newsletters/edge/april2005/dswmedia/gizmo.html
Planetary Photojournal (NASA) http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html
Solar System Live http://www.fourmilab.ch/solar/solar.html
Solar System Simulator (NASA) * http://space.jpl.nasa.gov/
Space Calendar http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/calendar/
Space.com http://www.space.com/
Space Day Calgary http://www.spacecalgary.ca/
Space Elevator http://www.space.com/businesstechnology/technology/space_elevator_020327-1.html
Space for Species: Tracking From Space http://www.spaceforspecies.ca/
Space Flight Now.com http://www.spaceflightnow.com/
Space Image Libraries http://www.okstate.edu/aesp/image.html
Space Weather (check for sunspots here) http://www.spaceweather.com/
Views of the Solar System http://www.solarviews.com/ss.html
Virtual Journey Into The Universe http://library.thinkquest.org/28327/?tqskip1=1
Your Sky: Interactive Planetarium http://fourmilab.ch/yoursky/
Your Weight on Other Worlds http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/index.html

Enchanted learning http://members.EnchantedLearning.com/subjects/astronomy/

Conservation & Environment

COLLECTIONS
A Century of Kitchen Waste: Comparing 1900s to today! http://www.environmentuat.gov.ab.ca/edu/century_waste/ae.html
Action On Waste (Alberta Environment) http://www3.gov.ab.ca/env/waste/aow/
Alberta Environment (Gov't of Alberta) http://www3.gov.ab.ca/env/
Canadian Biodiversity Website http://www.canadianbiodiversity.mcgill.ca/english/index.htm
City of Calgary: Environmental Links http://www.calgary.ca/cweb/catalog/home.asp
City of Davis Recycling Program (Davis, CA) http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pw/recycle/
Consumer Affairs: Gov't of Canada http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/internet/inoca-bc.nsf/en/Home
EcoKids http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/index.cfm
Environmental Action & Learning for Youth http://www.ec.gc.ca/envact_e.html#youth
Environmental Kids Club (USA EPA) http://www.epa.gov/kids/garbage.htm
Environmental Links for Kids (Fairax, VA) http://www.co.fairfax.va.us/dpwes/recycling/new%2Dkids.htm
Enviroville, Indiana http://www.in.gov/idem/enviroville/
EUB KidZone (Alberta Energy & Utilities Board) http://www.eubkidzone.gov.ab.ca/main.html
Kids Links: Teaching Green http://www.ecomall.com/biz/kidslinks.htm
Learn About Chemicals Around Your House! http://www.epa.gov/kidshometour/
NAPCOR's Kids Corner http://www.napcor.com/kidscorner.htm
Primary School Australia: Envir. Education http://www.primaryschool.com.au/environmentresults.php
Recycle City http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/
SEEDS Energy Literacy Modules * http://greenschools.ca/seeds/energyliteracyseries2.html
Sort It Out.ca (Edmonton, Alberta) http://www.sortitout.ca/
Waste Reduction Week Canada http://www.wrwcanada.com/

Alternative Energy Sources
Alternative Energy - Renewable Energy http://curtrosengren.typepad.com/alternative_energy/
Harvesting the Wind (ENMAX) http://www.enmax.com/Energy/Business/Wind+Generated+Power/Harvesting+the+Wind.htm

Earth Day
Earth Day Canada http://www.earthday.ca/EDy2k/Home/homefrm1.html
Earth Day Groceries Project http://www.earthdaybags.org/
Earth Day Network http://www.earthday.net/events/events-canada.stm

Environmental Projects Around the World
Vancouver to Moscow by Human Power http://vancouvertomoscow.com/

Global Warming/Climate Change
Climate Change: Government of Canada http://www.climatechange.gc.ca/english/default.asp
Environment Canada: Climate Change http://www.ec.gc.ca/climate/home-e.html
Office of Energy Efficiency (Nat.Res.Canada) http://www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca/corporate/programs.cfm?text=N&printview=N
Transport Canada: Environmental Affairs http://www.tc.gc.ca/programs/environment/menu.htm

House Building - Environmentally Friendly
Build Green Canada (currently Alberta & B.C.) http://www.builtgreencanada.ca/

Plastics
Biodegradable Plastics Glossary http://www.science.org.au/nova/061/061glo.htm
EPIC's Virtual Adventure Game: The Elephant Tour http://www.cpia.ca/peanut/

Recycling
City of Davis Recycling Program (Davis, CA) http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pw/recycle/
Recycle City http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/
Sort It Out.ca (Edmonton, Alberta) http://www.sortitout.ca/

Reducing Energy Use

Energy Saving Ideas (Direct Energy) http://www.directenergy.com/alberta/home_essential/energy_ideas/default.aspx?WT.svl=nav

Toxic Chemicals
Learn About Chemicals Around Your House! http://www.epa.gov/kidshometour/

Waste Reduction
A Century of Kitchen Waste: Comparing 1900s to today! http://www.environmentuat.gov.ab.ca/edu/century_waste/ae.html
Action On Waste (Alberta Environment) http://www3.gov.ab.ca/env/waste/aow/
Waste Reduction Week Canada http://www.wrwcanada.com/

Water Conservation
Water Services (City of Calgary) http://www.calgary.ca/

Science "P" Topics

Plants
Carniverous Plants for Kids http://plantsforkids.com/index.html
Celebrating Wildflowers http://www.nps.gov/plants/color/txhill/
Circle of Life: Daily Living http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/life/living/living.html
Gardening for Kids! http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Glade/3313/
Great Plant Excape (University of Illinois) http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/gpe.html
Introducing the Plants (Simply Science) http://users.pipeline.com.au/jpearce/default.htm
Kid's Gardening Guide (Whitney Organic Farms) http://www.whitneyfarms.com/guide/kids/
Kid's Stuff on Plants(California Native Plant Society) http://www.cnps.org/programs/education/kidstuff.htm
Kid's Valley Web Garden http://www.raw-connections.com/garden/
Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden Kids Page http://www.botgard.ucla.edu/kids.php
Plant Nutrient Team http://ltpwww.gsfc.nasa.gov/globe/NutrTeam/pntintro.htm
Plants http://www.mcwdn.org/Plants/PlantsMain.html
Plants (USDA Agricultural Research Service) http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/plants/plantsintro.htm
Plants & Animals: FirstGov for Kids http://www.kids.gov/k_plants.htm
Stories and Spaces: Kainai Plants & Culture http://www.galileo.org/plants/kainai/
Tree Leaf Key: Identify a tree! http://forestry.about.com/library/treekey/bltree_key_id_start.htm
Trees http://www.units.muohio.edu/dragonfly/trees.htmlx
Trees Are Terrific: Travels With Pierre http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/trees1/index.html