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l General Interest Science Sites
l A.P. Environmental Science
l Biology
            Simulated Lab - Relationships & Biodiversity - Ms. Graves
            Biomes
            Biotechnology Webquest  -  Ms. Graves
            Deforestation Webquest - Ms. Graves
            Disease Unit
            DNA Workshop  -  Ms. Rehbit
            Genetic Disorders
           
Human Impact Webquest - Ms. Selig
            Living Environment
            Genetics Webquest - Ms. Babic, Mrs. Rehbit,
            Human Body Systems Disorders Worksheet  - Mrs. Rehbit
l Chemistry
             General Chemistry Lab Activity - Ms. Spath
             WebElements - Periodic Table on the WWW
             Nuclear Energy Research

l Earth Science
             Exploring Earth Home Page   -   Ms.Engelson

             Cave Formation
             Cloud Types and Formation
            
Earthquakes & Volcanoes
             Earthquake Project  
             Stars Project
             Climate Change
             Tracking Hurricanes
             Solar System Exploration
l Ecology
l Human Physiology
l    Natural Disasters
            Plate Tectonics
            Volcanoes

l Our Physical Setting
            Weather Hazards Awareness Brochure

            Celestial Object Solar System Project  -  Mr. Evans
l Physics
              General Interest sites
l Science Excel 9
              Biomes
              Body System Project
              Ecological Issues

l Science Excel 10
              DNA Workshop

l General Interest Science Sites
                     
(3/14)
 
  EurekAlert  
(Sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science)
          http://www.eurekalert.org


 
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l A.P. Environmental Science
                       
Ecological Footprint  - 
Ms. Recchia
                    
                       (updated 3/14)

Footprints of Nations
          http://www.footprintnetwork.org/gfn_sub.php?content=national_footprints
Capital District Regional Planning Commission
          http://www.cdrpc.org/

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Biology

  Simulated Lab - Relationships & Biodiversity  - Ms. Graves.
                                  
(3/14)
     Powerpoint

  Biomes
        (Updated 3/14)
 

 Biomes
          http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/index1.html
 Biomes of the World   
         http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/index.htm
 Coral Reefs
          http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/marinebio/coralreef.html
 Coral Reefs - Ocean World
          http://oceanworld.tamu.edu/students/coral/index.html
 Earth Floor:  Biomes
          http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/biomes.html
 EO Laboratory: Mission: Biomes
          http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Laboratory/Biome/
Wild World Interactive Atlas  
           http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld
 World/biomes.com  -  Explore Five of the World's Main Biomes
          http://www.worldbiomes.com/
 The World's Biomes
          http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/

 
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Deforestation Webquest - Ms. Graves
                
(4/14)

   http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/12/05/AR2008120503325.html

 
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/ess05_int_bolivia/

  http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/10/081021-forest-video-ap.html?source=rss


  http://kids.mongabay.com/lesson_plans/lisa_algee/deforestation.html

 Disease Unit
       
(updated 4/14)

Cancer.gov
          http://www.cancer.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
          http://www.cdc.gov/
Familydoctor.org
          http://www.familydoctor.org
Healthfinder
          http://www.healthfinder.gov/
Medem
          http://www.medem.com
MEDLINEplus
          http://health.nih.gov/
Oncolink
          http://www.oncolink.upenn.edu

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 DNA Workshop  -  Ms. Rehbit
                   
(4/14)

         
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna

  
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 Genetic Disorders   -   Ms. Recchia
         
         (4/14)
  
   Yahoo - Genetic Disorders
          http://dir.yahoo.com/Health/Diseases_and_Conditions/Genetic_Disorders/
  Genetic & Rare Conditions Site
          http://www.kumc.edu/gec/support/
  Genetics Education Center
          http://www.kumc.edu/gec/
  The National Human Genome Research Institute
          http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/
  Department of Energy - Human Genome Project Information
          http://www.ornl.gov/hgmis/
  A Gene Map of the Human Genome
          http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/science96/
  Learning about the Human Genome Project and Genetics through the World Wide Web
           http://www.kumc.edu/gec/hgpwww.html


   
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 lChemistry

  General Chemistry Lab Activity - Ms. Spath
                  
(4/14)
  
Chemical Reactions of Metals in Solutions
          http://www.chem.iastate.edu/group/Greenbowe/sections/projectfolder/flashfiles/redox/home.html

 

 WebElements - The Periodic Table on the WWW
          http://www.webelements.com/


  Nuclear Energy Research Project
            
(4/14)
 Nuclear Energy Institute (try the Science Club)
          http://www.nei.org
 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
          http://www.nrc.gov/
 Occupational Outlook Handbook
          http://www.bls.gov/oco/
 Science Odyssey-People and Discoveries
          http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank
 
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lEarth Science

 Exploring Earth Home Page   -   Ms.Engelson
         
 
(4/14)

      
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/navigation/home.cfm

 
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 Cave Formation   -   Ms Engelson
                           
(4/14)

 Luray Caverns, Virginia
          http://www.luraycaverns.com/
 Mystic Caverns, Arkansas
          http://www.mysticcaverns.com/
 Howe Caverns, New York
          http://www.howecaverns.com/
 Secret Caverns, New York
          http://www.secretcaverns.com/
 Virtual Cave by US Cave Directory (click on solution cave)
          http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave/index.html

 
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Cloud Types and Formation - Ms Engelson
                          
(updated 4/14)
  

 Clouds and Precipitation
           http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/cld/home.rxml
 Foggy Bottom
           http://www.fi.edu/weather/events/fog.html
 Lifting by Convection
           http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/cld/dvlp/cnvct.rxml
 PSC Meteorology Program Cloud Boutique
           http://vortex.plymouth.edu/clouds.html
 Understanding Clouds and Fog
           http://www.usatoday.com/weather/wcloud0.htm
 Weather One
           http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/weather/2.html

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 Earthquakes & Volcanoes  -  Ms Engelson
                            
(4/14))
 
Discovery Volcano Explorer
          http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/pompeii/interactive/interactive.html
National Earthquake Information Center
          http://neic.usgs.gov/
Plate Tectonics
          http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/plates1.html
 US Geological Service Earthquake Hazards Program
          http://earthquake.usgs.gov/
 USGS Earthquake Hazards Program - Northern California
          http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/

  
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 Earthquake Project   - Mrs. Rowe
                
(4/14)

 Latest Information on the Manchester Earthquakes
          http://www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk/
 MultiDisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering
    
This contains a section on designing structures to perform well during an earthquake.
          http://mceer.buffalo.edu/education/default.asp
 
National Earthquake Information Center
          http://neic.usgs.gov/
 Plate Tectonics
          http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/plates1.html
 US Geological Service Earthquake Hazards Program
          http://earthquake.usgs.gov/
 USGS Earthquake Hazards Program - Northern California
          http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/
 
 
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Stars Project    -    Ms. Engelson
             
(4/14)

 McDougal Littell's education web site
          http://classzone.com/

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 Climate Change   -   Ms Engelson
                 
(updated 4/14)
 

 Global Warming: 
      EPA Global Warming Site:
          http://epa.gov/climatechange/basicinfo.html
     
 El Nino:
     NOAA El Nino Theme Page
          http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/tao/elnino/nino-home.html
     
NOVA Online Tracking El Nino
          http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/elnino/#  

         

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  Tracking Hurricanes   -   Ms Engelson
                  
(4/14)
  
 
  UNISYS Weather
           http://weather.unisys.com/hurricane/index.html
  USATODAY.com 
           http://www.usatoday.com/weather/hurricane/hurricane-basics.htm
 
 
For additional hurricane information:
 

 AccuSchool: Hurricane Center
          http://www.accuweather.com/wx/school/hurricane.htm
 Emergency Preparedness & Response: Health and Safety
          http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/
 National Hurricane Center
          http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
 
   
Solar System Exploration  -- Ms. Engelson
          
(4/14)

     
Solar System Exploration
          http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm

 
lLiving Environment Sites
           
(4/14)

       
 How Cancer Grows - PBS
           http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/cancer/grow_flash.html
     
Cells Alive Website
           http://cellsalive.com/
    
       

  
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lEcology
         
(4/14)  
  
Make Your Own Hydropower
          http://www.fwee.org/TG/assembly_inst_guide.pdf
  
Electric Motors "The Green Machine" Worksheet
          http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/nttidb/lessons/az/azbatteryw.html
  
Water Power
         http://www.re-energy.ca/t_waterpower.shtml

lHuman Physiology

Nutrition Analysis Tool 2.0: 
          
http://www.nat.uiuc.edu/mainnat.html


lNatural Disasters
             

  Plate Tectonics
           
(4/14)
  USGS online edition of This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics
          http://pubs.usgs.gov/publications/text/dynamic.html
  
 
Volcanoes
            
(4/14)
   USGS Volcano Hazards Program
          http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/
 
Global Volcanism Program
          http://www.volcano.si.edu/index.cfm
 
Volcano Live
          http://www.volcanolive.com
 
Volcano World
          http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/

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lOur Physical Setting
 
 
Weather Hazards Awareness Brochure  -  Mr. Evans, Mr. Fontanella 
                  
(4/14)
 
 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
            http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/brochures.shtml
 Weather.gov
           http://www.weather.gov
 New York City Office of Emergency Management
          http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/hazards/hazards.shtml
 

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Celestial Object Solar System Project  -  Mr. Evans
                           
 (4/14)

 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
          http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html?skipIntro=1
 NASA Planetary Photojournal
          http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html
 Google Images
          http://images.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi
 Hubble Collection of Solar System Images
          http://hubblesite.org/gallery/album/solar_system_collection/

 
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lPhysics

General Interest Physics Sites:
            
(updated 4/14)
 

 American Institute of Physics
          http://www.aip.org/
 American Physical Society
          http://www.aps.org/
 Physics Classroom
          http://www.physicsclassroom.com/
 PhysicsWeb: Physics news, jobs and resources
          http://www.physicsweb.org/

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lScience Excel 9

  Biomes  -   Ms. Kniffen
     
(Updated 4/14)

 Biomes
          http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/index1.html
 Biomes of the World   
         http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/index.htm
 Coral Reefs
          http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/marinebio/coralreef.html
 EPA: About Coral Reefs
          http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/oceans/coral/about.html
 Coral Reefs - Ocean World
          http://oceanworld.tamu.edu/students/coral/index.html
 
Deserts  
          
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/desert.html

 Earth Floor:  Biomes
          http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/biomes.html
 EO Laboratory: Mission: Biomes
          http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Laboratory/Biome/
  Habitats / Landforms  
          
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/habitats.html
 Introduction to Biomes
          http://www.radford.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/intro.html
 
Rain Forest      
         
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/rforest.html
 Taiga    
          
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/taiga.html

 Tundra  
         
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/tundra.html
  Wetlands 
          
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/wetlands.html
 Wild World Interactive Atlas  
           http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld
 World/biomes.com  -  Explore Five of the World's Main Biomes
          http://www.worldbiomes.com/
 The World's Biomes
          http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/

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Body System Project  -  Ms.Kniffen
                     
(4/14)

 
Inner Learning Online  -  Click on Human Anatomy Online
            http://www.innerbody.com/

 
McGraw Hill Online Learning Center
            
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0070272468/student_view0/
 MEDtropolis - Virtual Body
             
http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp
 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  -  Click on Diseases & Conditions
            http://www.cdc.gov/
 
Familydoctor.org
            http://www.familydoctor.org
 
Healthfinder
            http://www.healthfinder.gov/
 Google Image Search
            http://www.google.com 
Click on Images and then enter search term

 
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  Ecological Issues   -   Ms. Kniffen, Mr.Fontanella,
              
(
4/14)

  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
(Look for topics under Quick Finder and More...)
            http://www.epa.gov/

  Planet Earth
            http://powayschools.com/projects/mt&r

 
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lScience Excel 10
    
  DNA Workshop  -  Ms.Ennis, Ms.Rehbit
                   
(4/14)

           http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna

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