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Additional Science Sites

Great Plant Escape- Roots and Stems
Standard 4-Living Environment
This web page covers parts of a plant- Roots and stems.

Great Plant Escape- Functions of Leaf and Photosynthesis 
Standard 4-Living Environment This web page covers parts of a plant- functions of the leaf and photosynthesis.

Great Plant Escape- Function of a Flower 
Standard 4-Living Environment
This web page covers parts of a plant- function of a flower.

Great Plant Escape- Function of Fruit  
Standard 4-Living Environment
This web page covers parts of a plant-function of fruit.

Cell Structure
Grade 6- Cell Structure Activity

Ecosystems
Standard 4 Living
Environment
This site covers: Roles of organisms in an ecosystem
Energy flow through ecosystems Food Webs and Chains -How can we create a food web for a particular ecosystem?  This site includes an example.

About the Solar System
Standard 4 PS
This web page covers the history, nature and design of the solar system.

NASA Solar System
This page from NASA has information on all the planets and a Solar System Simulator that allows students to view the  planets from different spacecrafts or from other planets.

The Universe
This very complete site tells the story of the history, nature and design of the universe.  Facts have been simplified to make them easy to understand.

Pollution Resources

Acid Rain
This Web site is designed to introduce younger children to the subject of acid rain through a variety of fun, interactive activities.

Acid Rain Effects
Students learn about the effects felt through the Food Chain

Clean Air Kids
Here you will find a series of information sheets for ages 5 to 11, to help learn about our planet's air and mankind's impact upon it. There are also a series of games and puzzles to help you learn and have some fun...

ACID TEST
This documentary explores the phenomenon of ocean acidification.

Road Salt

Effects Of Road Deicing On Environment
Tackle the complex problem of maintaining safe roads for winter travelers and reducing the harmful effects of deicing on the surrounding soils and lakes.