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8th Grade

Internet Links for Computer Labs - 8


Crashes and Collisions

PHET Simulation


New Roller Coaster Lab

Amusement Park Physics

Roller Coaster

Action/Reaction Pairs

Build a RollerCoaster

Funderstanding Roller Coaster

Bumper Ducks

Projectile Motion


Noncontact Forces

Charges and Fields

Balloons and Static Electricity


Using Earth's Magnetic Field


Gravity Force Lab

Projectile Motion



Astronomy Computer Lab

Sizing Up the Universe

Lunar Lander


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

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


CAST: Science Practice Tests


Simple Machines

Simple Machines Project

Edhead Simple Machines Website #4

username: jmscienceL1 or jmscienceL2 or jmscienceL3 or jmscienceL4 or jmscienceL5

all with password: student123

Once logged in - go to Games -> Member Games -> Simple Machines

Rube Goldberg Web Site

Rube Goldberg Machine Examples

Birdhouse planning - first find a bird that lives in the Bay Area

Chicago Museum of Science and Industry (just for fun)