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8th Grade

Internet Links for Computer Labs - 8

Physics

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

 

Practice CAASPP site

Practice site

ADI - Water Policy Project

Phoenix Water Sim Site

 

GMO Project

AquAdvantage Salmon

     NYTimes.com

     Scientific American.com

     Nature.com

Bt Corn

     bt.ucsd.edu

     Nature.com

Frost-Resistant Strawberries (agmrc site didn't lead to clear info)

     Research council of Norway

     Nature.com     

Golden Rice

      Goldenrice.org 

      Nature.com 

Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin (rBST)

      Cornell.edu

      Cancer.org 

      Nature.com     

Roundup Ready Soybeans

      Beyondpesticides.org 

      Nature.com

      Sourcewatch.org 

The Flavr SavrTM Tomato

      Calag.ucanr.edu 

      Nature.com

      NYtimes.com

Virus-Resistant Squash

      Accessexcellence.org 

      ncbi.nlm.nih.gov 

      ucbiotech.org 

GFP mice

      ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

      sciencedirect.com 

 

Natural Selection

Explorations Through Time 

Which Finch?

Darwin's Evolution Game 

 

Constellation Project

Space.com - search for your Star

Star Date - Constellations

Space.com - Constellations

IAU Constellations - images

 

Space Systems

Lunar Lander

 

Seasons

Seasons

 

Noncontact Forces

Charges and Fields

Balloons and Static Electricity

Magnet

Using Earth's Magnetic Field

Gravity

Gravity Force Lab

Projectile Motion

 

Waves

Wave Motion

Wave on a String

Light and Color

Analog vs. Digital

 

Space Probe Project

Solar System Exploration (NASA)

NASA Missions A-Z

Solar System Missions (NASA)

Solar System Probes

Planet Information

Asteroids and Comets

Moons

Sun

 

Astronomy

Sun Facts

Hubble Site - Black Holes

Sizing Up the Universe

 

Light and Color Computer Lab

Addition of Color

Color Mixing

Concave Mirrors

Convex Mirrors

Fun House Mirrors

Lenses

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

Geniverse

Pigeonetics

 

 

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)