Interesting Links

Here you will find various links to external web sites that we have found to be useful. All the sites listed are related to science in some way. We have tried to select sites of interest to Middle School kids like us. We hope you find these as useful as we have found them to be.

Odyssey Magazine
Keep up with the fast-changing world of science. Find out late-breaking science news with ODYSSEY´┐Ż's Science Scoops. Want to know more about archaeology? Send your questions to Dr. Dig, who loves to talk to kids about her favorite subject.

Discover Magazine
Articles about science, technology, and the future. This magazine has plenty of information under each of many departments. Our favorite departments are: 20 Things You Didn't Know About, What Is This?, 5 Questions, and Think Tech.

dig
dig brings the excitement, mystery, wonder, and fun of archaeology, paleontology, and earth sciences to kids." You can read questions answered by Dr. Dig or send in your own question. Take the archeology quizzes to see how much you know. There is a glossary to help you with words you might not know and fun facts about earth science.

Discovery News Online
Science stories in the news.

Yes Mag
Canada's Science Magazine for Kids. Science and technical news, projects, puzzles, and more are offered by this magazine.

Belfair Weather

Are you wondering what the current weather conditions are outside the class? What will the weather be like after school? Will the weather be better or worse tomorrow? What about next week? Find out the answers to all these questions and more by clicking the Belfair Weather link.

 

Exploratorium

Online since 1993, the Exploratorium was one of the first science museums to build a site on the World Wide Web. This site now contains over 18 thousand award-winning Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics. They currently serve 20 million visitors a year. That makes the Exploratorium one of the most visited museum Web sites in the world.

 

Inquiry Activities


Investigate the world around you with hands-on, inquiry activities that help bring science alive. This web site was developed as an outreach to students around the world by the Science House at North Carolina State University.


Atomic Structure

The University of Toronto Environmental Health and Safety division created a website designed to educated and inform staff, students, and the community about radiation safety. They call this site the online Radiation Protection Manual. Module 1 of the manual is an excellent tutorial on the structure of the atom.

 

 

Online Conversion Tool

Metric Conversion Calculator

Convert just about anything to anything else. Over 5,000 units, and 50,000 conversions. These two conversion tools will come in very handy.

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