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Sunday, 20 September 2015

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Science Useful pages

General Educational Sites
http://www.qsa.qld.edu.au The Queensland Studies Authority
http://www.education.qld.gov.au Education Queensland
http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/pid/1 Education Network Australia - great search engine for educational resources
http://smartmoves.questacon.edu.au/games_and_downloads.asp Canberra museum science and technology website
http://www.abc.net.au/science/ A great site for keeping up to date in the lastest happenings in science
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/4_11/science.shtml The BBC schools´ website: interactive for children
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/index.cfm Providing a wealth of resources for K-12 science educators, Science NetLinks is your guide to meaningful standards-based Internet experiences for students. Has lesson plans, interactive activities and links to more websites.
http://www.abc.net.au/children/ ABC’s 3-8 years website that has an abundance of activities across all curriculum areas, as does the ABC’s 8-14 website:http://www.abc.net.au/rollercoaster/
http://www.csiro.au/index.asp?type=educationIndex CSIRO’s education home page – lots of opportunities provided to explore science including challenges and awards
www.howstuffworks.com This site is an informational site for adults to help you understand some of the science and technology behind ‘how stuff works’
http://www.science.org.au/pi/goodbooks/index.htm is part of the Australian Academy of Science’s website
http://www.brainboost.com/ "BrainBoost is a revolutionary new search engine. BrainBoost uses Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing techniques to go the extra mile, by actually answering questions, in plain English."
Science: Earth and Space Sciences ( Earth and Beyond)
www.onkaparinga.net/caring/own_ed.shtml Incorporating catchment/water issues into the curriculum
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vwdocs/kids/kids.html A kids’ site all about volcanoes. Links to home to give you information about volcanoes as well
Biological Sciences (Life and Living)
http://library.thinkquest.org/3750/ The 5 senses
http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/ The Howard Hughes Medical Institute invites curious kids to explore biology...on screen, off screen, and in between. A site dedicated to making science fun for kids
http://www.tased.edu.au/schools/scottsdp/science.htm An example unit on Worms
Science as  Human Endeavour (Science and Society)
http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors A site with heaps of information on inventions, inventors (historical and present) as well as looking at the invention process today.
http://www.csiro.au/helix/sciencecareers/profiles.htm Several young scientists and engineers profiles in written and video format are presented here to help give students a more realistic look at what being a scientist is really all about!
Chemical Sciences (Natural and Processed Materials)
http://www.tased.edu.au/schools/scottsdp/science.htm A unit on toys
Physical Sciences (Energy and Change)
www.eere.energy.gov/kids/solar.html A US government site for kids all about alternate energy sources including solar, wind, geothermal, alternate fuels and energy efficiency tips
www.teachingheart.net/rainbows.html Some ideas for teaching how rainbows are made
Technology Practice
Technology Practice is also incorporated into all the other strands of the Technology Syllabus
http://www.abc.net.au/schoolstv/technology/default.htm The ABC TV program Take on Technology is aimed at lower primary and takes on an investigative approach to solving problems for a variety of technology and science areas. Click here to see the episodes for 2004, along with teacher notes and a blackline master for DMA (Design Make Appraise) activities
Technology Materials
http://www.shol.com/agita/pigs.htm A site with the story of the 3 little pigs that acts as a link to brick making!
www.btha.co.uk/playsafe/docs/PlaysafeCompetition.pdf 'Make a toy' unit at this site
Technology Systems
http://www.moomilk.com/ An amazing site that does an online tour of the process of milking, from the cow to the market. Very bright and colourful, and of course can be used across many of the science strands also
http://www.paperairplanes.co.uk/ Make paper aeroplanes
ICT support sites
http://www.netc.org/earlyconnections/ A site that gives ideas for integrating ICTs into the curriculum
http://4teachers.org/ A technology support for teachers site
http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/ A site for teachers to learn now ICT tools and strategies for using these with children