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Tips for the wave height data table
  • You will need to rotate the globe using the hand tool to continue to be able to see the leading edge of the wave.
  • You will need to estimate the wave height based on the color scale.
  • The crest of the leading wave is positive in height and colored yellow-orange-red. The trough between the waves is negative, because the trough of the waves is lower than the average sea level.
  • Note that the wave height will not change dramatically over time, but it does change! Watch carefully!
  • Your estimate will be based on the color scale bar, which does not have a lot of differentiation. Do your best to estimate the wave height.
  • Notice how the tsunami moves in the open ocean compared to how it moves near islands and continents.


Internet Links for 7th Grade Science Computer Labs

Cow's Eye Dissection 

Light and Color Computer Lab

Addition of Color

Color Mixing

Concave Mirrors

Convex Mirrors

Fun House Mirrors


Color Vision

Infrared Zoo

Sizzling Hot Skyscraper

Light Mixer

Optical Illusions

Refraction Game

Diffusion Computer Lab

Diffusion and Osmosis


Molecules move across the cell membrane

Active Transport

Cells Processes and DNA Computer Lab

Photosynthesis, bio4kids

Photosynthesis for kids

Mitosis, CellsAlive

Cell Cycle, The Bio Project

DNA Basics, The Bio Project

Protein Synthesis, PHSchool

Protein Synthesis, Learners TV

DNA -> RNA -> Protein Challenge Game

Cell Cycle Challenge Game

Genetics Computer Lab

How Characteristics are Inherited

Tasting PTC

Make a Karyotype



Evolution Computer Lab

Explorations Through Time 

Darwin's Evolution Game

Which Finch?

Geologic Time

Plant and Pathogen Computer Lab

Plant Cells

Moss Biology

Great Plant Escape - Plantenstein 

Great Plant Escape - Dust, Dirt, Dandruff, or Seed?

Seed Dispersal By Wind


Virus Animation

Virus Animation Big

Microbe Kombat

Drugs and Eating Disorders Computer Lab

Drugs and Your Body

Adolescent Brain

IQ Challenge

French Model Ban

Teens and E-cigs

Eating Disorder Quiz

Human Body Computer Lab #1

  1. Body Bones
  2. Nervous System
  3. Sense of Sight
  4. Muscular System
  5. Skin
  6. Optical Illusions

Human Body Computer Lab #2

  1. Circulation Station
  2. Respiratory System
  3. Circulatory/ Respiratory Diseases
  4. Digestive System
  5. Excretory System
  6. Kidneys
  7. Heart Nat Geo


Blood Types

  1. Blood Type Reading
  2. Blood Typing Game

Pathogen Research Sites (Bacteria and Virus Wanted Poster)

  1. CDC (Center for Disease Control)
  2. NIAID (National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases)
  3. WHO (World Health Organization)
  4. Mayo Clinic

Mouse Genetics

7th Grade

Synthetic Product Resources

Plastic Bags

Plastic Bottles

Disposable Diapers

Synthetic Fiber and Cloth (Polyester, Nylon, Rayon)



Artificial Sweetener

Synthetic Rubber

Synthetic Fuel

Taxol (Cancer drug)

Physostigmine (Glaucoma drug)

Chloroquine (Malaria drug)

Cortisone (Arthritis drug)



Chewing Gum 

Genetic Disorder Report

*Focus your research on the  Basic Facts*

If you are doing a disorder report, be sure to include the following information:

  1. The name of your disorder and origin of name.
  2. What the symptoms are? Symptoms are the things that are “wrong”.
  3. The long-term effects, if there are any. 
  4. What causes the genetic disorder, if it is known. (which chromosome?) 
  5.  What are the possible treatments or cures? Is genetic engineering or gene therapy a possible cure? What about stem cell research?

If you are doing a report on one of the other genetic topics, be sure to include the following information:

  1. A complete description (what is it)?
  2. History – when, where and who were involved in major advancements?
  3. Examples of how it is being used today
  4. Problems and opportunities for society in the future.  Any legal issues?

* Don't Forget to get the Bibliography information (Name of website and address)


General Website: (Search for your Disorder by name alphabetically)

National Institute of Health

Specific Disorders: (Scroll down - organized by #)

1: Down Syndrome

Trisomy 21: The story of Down Syndrome

Your Genes Your Health

2: Klinefelter's syndrome

Genetics Home Reference

Klinefelter's Syndrome

3: Turner's Syndrome

Kid's Health: Turner's Syndrome

Turner's Syndrome

4: Marfan Syndrome

Your Genes Your Health

The Marfan Foundation

5: Phenylketonuria (PKU)

PKU Definition

Your Genes Your Health

6: Tay Sachs Disease

Your Genes Your Health

Genetics Home Reference

7: Hemophilia

Your Genes Your Health

National Institute of Health

8: Sickle Cell Anemia

Your Genes Your Health

Teen Health

National Institute of Health

9: Achondroplasia / Dwarfism


Mayo Clinic  (see topic tabs on the left side)

10: Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Your Genes Your Health

Mayo Clinic (see topic tabs on the left side)

11: Cystic fibrosis

Your Genes Your Health

Mayo Clinic (see topic tabs on the left side)

12: Huntington's disease

Your Genes Your Health

Genetics of Huntington's Disease

13: Stem Cell Research

National Institute of Health

California's Stem Cell Agency

14: Cloning

Human Genome Project

Genetic Science Learning Center

15: Genome Mapping

National Institute of Health 

Genome News Network

16: Genetically Modified Organisms

Non-GMO Project

World Health Organization


Genetic Counseling

World Health Organization

Human Genome Project

Kids Health

Gene Therapy

Genetics Home Reference

Medical news

Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering - Advantages and Disadvantages

Genetic Engineering and it's Dangers