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Elementary School • Science & Science Projects

Science Online (Science Experiments)  http://0-online.infobaselearning.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/Direct.aspx?aid=15037&pid=WE40
Science experiments, maps and information on the environment.

Science Projects - World Book for Kids  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/forkids/scienceprojects

DK eBooks -Science  http://galesites.com/sybase/gale_virtual.php?loc=lvccld_main&segment=dk&subject=Science&h=Science
Always available eBooks on Science topics.

Experiment Central  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781414476209&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Includes 97 chapters with nearly 300 science experiments, and covers nine key science curriculum fields; astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, ecology, food science, geology, meteorology and physics. Arranged alphabetically and arranged by scientific concept or theory, including Acid rain, Biomes, Cells, Chemical Energy, Earthquakes, Electricity, Greenhouse effect, Heat, Rocks and Minerals, Sound, Vegetative propagation, Weather and more.

Science and Nature  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781593395049&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Information about science and nature that detail natural phenomena, rocks and minerals, energy and atoms, and biographies of famous scientists.


Timelines

Timelines - World Book  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/referencecenter/timeline?ac=all
Find a timeline of Political Leaders, World History, Arts & Literature or Science. Create a login to edit the timeline and make it your own.


Printables

Science Printables Ages 3-13  http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/collection/science-printables/
From planets to animals to technology, these activities are sure to teach, as well as entertain.

Science Printables Grades 1-2  http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/collection/printables-1st-2nd-grade/
Have fun learning Math and Science with these fun activities.

Science Printables Grades 3-5  http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/collection/printables-3rd-5th-grade/
Have fun learning Science with these fun activities.


Nature

Nature & Biology - Kids infoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Biology%2B%2526%2BNature&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Science%2B%2526%2BMath&ste=3

Why Leaves Change Color  http://www.na.fs.fed.us/fhp/pubs/leaves/leaves.shtm
This page explains how and why leaves change color in autumn, how weather affects this change, and why leaves fall.


Chemistry

Experimenting with Chemistry  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781608702107&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Includes easy-to-perform experiments that instruct students on topics such as states of matter, chemical reactions, gravity, energy, electricity, flight, and simple machines.


Weather

Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781414418858&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Introduces the topic of weather and natural disasters, covering such topics as weather basics, weather phenomena, forecasting, and climate. Provides information on blizzards, earthquakes, flooding, tornadoes, volcanoes, and wildfires.

How Do Tornadoes Form?  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5RWR&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides comprehensive information on the process of tornadoes forming.

Weather - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Weather&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Science%2B%2526%2BMath&ste=3


Science Experiments & Projects

Activities from Experiment Central  http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/environment/experiment/
Here are 12 ecology-related experiments for you to try.

Hands-On Chemistry & Physics Experiments  http://ebooks.lvccld.org/ContentDetails.htm?id=FE7981E5-F61F-4531-875A-3E37C34E2CE2
Create independent, scientific thinkers using Hands-On Chemistry Experiments! This book develops inquiry-based learning for students in grades K–2 through age-appropriate, hands-on experiments. It helps students explore important concepts in chemistry.


Health

KidsHealth  http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/
How do you get ready to be an athlete? What happens when you break a bone? Your buddy got sick. How soon will he be better? Find out all this and more!

Me  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781593398248&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Uses interactive activities scattered throughout the text to engage readers in discovering more about themselves and encouraging self-expression.

Me and You  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781593398255&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Discusses social cooperation and the importance of strong, positive relationships and includes interactive activities throughout the text.


Scientists & Inventors

See Inventors & Scientists  http://lvccld.org/homeworkhelp/prek-5/topics.cfm?age=2&subj=54
More resources on inventors and scientists.


Sports & Recreation

Sports & Fitness  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Sports%2B%2526%2BFitness&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Sports&ste=3

Sports Science  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SMS&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Explores the amazing advances science has made in sports.

Sports, Games & Recreations - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Sports%252C%2BGames%2B%2526%2BRecreations&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Sports&ste=3


Astronomy & Space

Space and Astronomy - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Space%2B%2526%2BAstronomy&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Science%2B%2526%2BMath&ste=3

Exploring Space  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781593395025&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Contains articles detailing biographies of famous astronomers, celestial bodies found in the universe, the solar system, and future explorations into space.

Space  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|2TVO&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Explores outer space and investigates the wonders of the universe from Saturn's rings to life in space stations.


Computers

Computers & Electronics - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Computers%2B%2526%2BElectronics&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3


Earth Science

Earth Sciences - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Earth%2BScience&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Science%2B%2526%2BMath&ste=3

Environmental Homework Resources  http://www.epa.gov/students/homework.html
Find out great stuff to help keep your planet beautiful.

In the Ocean  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|4LCA&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Covers the various kinds of microorganisms that exist in the ocean depths, bringing young readers face to face with these marine life-forms.


Rocks & Minerals

Rock & Mineral  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635701&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Examines the beauty and importance of minerals, metals, crystals, fossils, and gemstones and provides insight into the evolution and composition of the Earth.


Human Body

Human Body  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|2TVI&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Examines the human body from head to toe, exploring nerves, muscles, blood and bones.

Human Body - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Human%2BBody&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Health&ste=3

Human Body from A to Z  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|4QUC&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Features a comprehensive source about the human organism, how it works, and what can go wrong.


Physical Science

Chemistry & Physical Sciences - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Chemistry%2B%2526%2BPhysical%2BSciences&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Science%2B%2526%2BMath&ste=3

Chem4Kids  http://www.chem4kids.com/
Find out about chemistry! What are elements? Reactions? Matter? A periodic table?

The Atoms Family  http://www.miamisci.org/af/sln/
Find out about light, atoms, energy, and more!


Current Events

Science News for Kids  http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/
Looking for Science in the news? Help with your science project? Try here! Ages 9-14.


Diseases & Disorders

Diseases, Disorders & Injuries - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Diseases%252C%2BDisorders%2B%2526%2BInjuries&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Health&ste=3


Flight

Flight  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|4SDQ&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Traces the history and development of aircraft from hot-air balloons to jetliners, and includes information on the principles of flight and the inner workings of various flying machines.


Biomes

Biomes  http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/environment/biomes/
A biome is an ecosystem containing plant and animal species that are characteristic to a specific geographic region.

Biomes of the World  http://www.mbgnet.net/
What's it like where you live? Find out about biomes and ecosystems.


Endangered Plants & Animals

Endangered Species  http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/environment/endangered/
Take a closer look at 24 endangered plants and animals

See also: Animals - Endangered and Extinct Animals  http://lvccld.org/homeworkhelp/prek-5/topics.cfm?age=2&subj=1
More resources on endangers and extinct animals.


Technology

Construction & Architecture - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Construction%2B%2526%2BArchitecture&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3

Glass, Plastic & Metal Materials - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Materials&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3

Machines, Engines & Motors - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Machines%252C%2BEngines%2B%2526%2BMotors&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Inventions%2B%2526%2BTechnology&ste=3


Nutrition

BAM!!! Body And Mind!  http://www.bam.gov/sub_physicalactivity/physicalactivity_activitycards.html
Is there an activity you'd like to know more about? Look no further! It's all right here.

Food and Nutrition  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Food%2B%2526%2BNutrition&locID=lvccld_main&topic=Health&ste=3

The Healthy Fridge  http://www.healthyfridge.org/justforkids.html
Don't mess up your health by eating the wrong stuff. Learn the right things to eat, so you'll have a strong and healthy heart!


Plants & Tress

Plants - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?locID=lvccld_main&topic=Plants&ste=2


Physics

Experimenting with Physics  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781608702114&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Includes more than twenty experiments will challenge students to think more deeply about the scientific principles at work in everyday life.


Life Sciences

Plants, Algae, and Fungi  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781615354795&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Presents information on the life cycle, cellular structure, diversity, cultivation, production, and species of fungi, algea, and plants, using illustrations and photographs.


Ecology

Rivers & Lakes  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|2TVN&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.


Earth Science - Forests & Rain Forests

Forest  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|2TVH&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Introduces characteristics of different kinds of forests found around the world, the plants and animals that populate them, and how they are endangered.

Rain Forest, 1st American ed., 2001  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756648022&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Explores the world of the rainforest and the many jungle creatures that live there.

Rainforest  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|2TVL&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Explores the world of the rainforest and the many jungle creatures that live there.


Science Fairs - Getting Started

It's About Time Science Projects How Long Does It Take?  http://ebooks.lvccld.org/ContentDetails.htm?id=C09E6842-9216-4885-A8B8-4A1C76E3587F
How long does it take bread to get moldy? Can you tell time using the sun? What is your reaction time? There are so many things to measure in the world around you. The ideas introduced in this book will help you perform exciting and fun experiments. Some will even give you ideas for your science fair. All you need are some simple materials, most of which can be found around your home, school, or neighborhood. You will then be ready to discover the world of time!

Science Buddies  http://www.sciencebuddies.org/
Need to find a science experiment? Use the Topic Selection wizard to find one which matches your interest.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide  http://www.ipl.org/div/projectguide/
From the Internet Public Library, the untimate resource for Science Fair Help! Use their guide, to get the steps from beginning to end. See all the links, to get great ideas, and more help!


Science Fun

24/7 Science  http://www.lhs.berkeley.edu/kids/
A great site for games, activities, and other cool stuff about math and science!

Try Science  http://www.tryscience.org


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