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Mrs. Linehan's Science Links

Mrs. Linehan’s email address:
    rlinehan@mansd.org

Helpful Things in General

Multnomah Library Science homework links: http://www.multcolib.org/homework/scihc.html
Science Fair Project Resource Guide  http://www.ipl.org/div/projectguide/

Science Links
(topic are in ABC order--keep scrolling down!!)

Chemistry

    acids and bases http://www.chem4kids.com/files/react_acidbase.html

    solutions (dissolving, precipitating) http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_solution.html

    atoms and molecules
http://www.explainthatstuff.com/atoms.html


Heat energy

    thermodynamics http://www.chem4kids.com/files/react_thermo.html

    insulators/conductors http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/gamesactivities/keepingwarm.html

    shrinking/expanding with temperature http://www.daviddarling.info/childrens_encyclopedia/heat_Chapter2.html

    evaporation http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_evap.html

    freezing/boiling point http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmxs/g6/weatherwater/cricket/sect2cc.shtml



Human Body

    lungs  http://kidshealth.org/kid/cancer_center/HTBW/lungs.html
   
    asthma
  http://kidshealth.org/kid/centers/asthma_center.html

    how eyes work
                               http://kidshealth.org/kid/cancer_center/HTBW/eyes.html

                              how ears work  http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/ears.html


Light and Optics

  
 light
        http://www.globio.org/glossopedia/article.aspx?art_id=50

                                          http://www.physics4kids.com/files/light_visible.html
   
    shadows http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/alienattack/flash/concepts/shadows.htm

    spectrum (rainbow)
         http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/ems/visible.html
        
    colors http://www.ducksters.com/science/light_spectrum.php

    vision/how eyes work http://kidshealth.org/PageManager.jsp?lic=1&article_set=54032&cat_id=20607

    lenses http://www.physics4kids.com/files/light_lens.html
   
    mirrors     http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/alienattack/flash/concepts/reflectionmirrors.htm

   

Magnets and Electricity


    magnets
        http://www.factmonster.com/dk/science/encyclopedia/magnetism.html

         http://www.physics4kids.com/files/elec_magnets.html

    magnetic fields http://www.physics4kids.com/files/elec_magneticfield.html

    electromagnets http://education.jlab.org/qa/electromagnet_is.html

    static http://www.physics4kids.com/files/elec_charge.html

    motors http://www.explainthatstuff.com/electricmotors.html

    circuits http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/siliconspies/flash/concepts/simplecircuits.htm

  

Plants

    photosynthesis (how plants make food)
    - http://www.biology4kids.com/files/plants_photosynthesis.html
    - http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0775714.html

   
seeds
 
  http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5017304_plants-produce-many-seeds.html

        pollination (also how seeds travel)  http://www.mbgnet.net/bioplants/pollination.html
       
   stems--capillary action (how water moves through)
http://dwb.unl.edu/teacher/nsf/c01/c01links/ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/capillaryaction.html


Physical Science


    gravity/balance
         http://www.explainthatstuff.com/center-of-gravity.html
      
 
http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot/flash/concepts/gravity.htm

    forces http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot/flash/concepts/allaboutforces.htm
   
friction
         http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot/flash/concepts/friction.htm

         http://www.physics4kids.com/files/motion_friction.html

    simple machines http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html


Sound

    sound waves http://scifiles.larc.nasa.gov/text/kids/Problem_Board/problems/sound/sound_waves2.html

    pitch/frequency
         http://www.sciencekidsathome.com/science_topics/what_is_sound.html


        http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/oceanodyssey/flash/concepts/pitch.htm

 
Water science

        bouyancy  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lasalle/buoybasics.html
        cartesian diver  http://fatlion.com/science/cartesian.html
       
        siphons (also look at gravity and air pressurehttp://science.howstuffworks.com/siphon-info.htm


Weather, Earth science

    air pressure http://www.geography4kids.com/files/atm_pressure.html

    wind http://www.geography4kids.com/files/atm_circ.html

    sun/shadows
                                      http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/nof/sun/san5.html

    water cycle http://www.kidzone.ws/water/








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