Biology of Plants

Biology of Plants provides students with a clear, accurate introduction to plants as living things, plant growth, plant parts, making food, pollination, seed dispersal and adaptations.

Marco Polo is now Thinkfinity.org – excellent educational resources

Thinkfinity.org, formerly Marco Polo, is home to an amazing consortium of web resources for education: ArtsEdge – for arts integration, from the Kennedy Center EconEdLink – economics EdSiteMent – humanities, from the National Endowment for Humanities Illuminations – math, from NCTM Read-Write-Think – literacy from NCTE Science NetLinks – science …

Smithsonian Images

Smithsonian Images offers an online catalog of its amazing photo collection, organized by topic, for personal and educational use. Browse or search through selected images from the Collections of the Office of Imaging and Photographic Services. Included are images from current exhibits, Smithsonian events and historic collections. Select and download …

PlaneMath

Years ago, I had the privilege of working on a grant from NASA with a great team of educators and programmers from The Center for Accessible Technology and InfoUse. This set of aeronautics and math activities, called PlaneMath, is the result. The intended audience is students in grades 3-5, including …

FossWeb Science for K-2 Students

Interactive science activities from FossWeb.  Topics include insects, animals 2 by 2, wood and paper, fabric, trees, balance and motion, pebbles and sand, new plants, air and weather, and solids and liquids.  Choices are presented in a graphical menu. powered by performancing firefox

Animal Diversity Web

From the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, the Animal Diversity Web is an easy-to-search, in-depth resource where you can browse animals by kingdom, phylum, subphlylum and class, and learn about scientific naming of animals.  Extensive pictures also help, and students can click on pictures to reach more information about …