Links

2017-18 

Unit 1:

1) Watch a wolf in pursuit of an elk: https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/minute_thechase.htm

2) 1st Intro to Yellowstone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1371pVKleVo 

3)   2nd Intro video: http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/travel-source/yellowstone-overview   (won't play on a chrome book)

4)   Use this link to watch the following videos: https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/qa-wolves.htm

         - “Why were wolves reintroduced to Yellowstone?”

         - “How does the greater ecosystem benefit from having wolves?”

         - "How have wolves affected the elk population?"

5)   Click on the link and scroll down to the video "Inside Yellowstone -           Beavers": https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/nature/beaver.htm

6)   Click on this link to learn more about beavers: http://video.cptv.org/video/3000779739/

7)   Watch this video clip about wolves, elk and aspen: https://www.amnh.org/explore/science-bulletins/(watch)/bio/news/wolves-help-aspen-trees-grow

8)  Learn more about Yellowstone's ecosystem and rivers: https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/wolves-yellowstone/

9) You will not watch a video on this site. Scroll down and read about  Yellowstone with and without wolves. Take notes on the relationships between most organisms and their connection to their environment.  https://www.livingwithwolves.org/about-wolves/why-wolves-matter/

10) If you need additional information about different mammals, go to this link:     https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/nature/mammals.htm

11)   Not essential viewing but these two sections may be helpful: 

        - Trophic cascade

        - Grazing and migration

   https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/nature/cyclesprocesses.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016-17

CELLS

cell station video 1: Make me genius

 

cellsalive.com:  Learn the parts of the cells, assemble cell puzzles, observe different types of cells and more  

Cell parts quizzes: 

    http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/health/anatomy/cell/cell_game.htm 

       -  click on "play"

       -  click on "game"

 
Learn about cell structure and function and differences between types of cells or take a quiz: Biology4kids

cell song

cell rap

cell/cell theory song

cell  video : Bill Nye

 CELL PROCESSES

lettuce: 

healthy plant with salt solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOxouJUtEhE&list=PL933F4D318515DDD0&index=8

red blood cells: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRQLRO3dIp8

   - focus on cell to the right 

 

cell processes song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Svbf40z5obE

 

 Eggsperiment video clips: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrON0nEEWmo

http://imaginationstationtoledo.org/content/2011/04/how-to-make-a-naked-egg/

 

PHOTOSYNTHESIS

video clips:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eo5XndJaz-Y

http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/photosynthesis/photosynthesis.html

 

CELLULAR RESPIRATION

video clips:

https://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/cellularrespiration/ 

         -  you need to log in

         - type "cellular respiration" into the search box and then "click here to start movie"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrrXD9hiQ0c

 

 

REPRODUCTION

Video 1:   go to unitedstreaming.com:  

     - in the search box enter: Biology: The Science of Life: Making New Life:  The Basics of Reproduction

           - select the "full video"             

           - watch the first segment: "an introduction to reproduction"

           - watch the second segment: "asexual and sexual reproduction" 

 

Video 2:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk2RJm5RBEk

 

Video 3:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY9DNWcqxI4

 

 

Video 4:

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqM6rgB_l_o

 

Video 5:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkBNEM2mD30&list=PLCijh-bmVPoiZrLsrucRXbzREvUEVl41Q

 

Video 6:

 

 

 Video 7:

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/reproduction/

 

Video 8: meiosis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toWK0fIyFlY

 

Video 9: meiosis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ba9LXKH2ztU

 

CELL CYCLE

 

Shows a cell going through the process:   

     http://phschool.com       enter web code:     cep 3023  

 a 3D trip into a cell and nucleus:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGV3fv-uZYI

 watch mitosis and the cell cycle (also choose "cell cycle" - which step is missing?):

     http://cellsalive.com/mitosis.htm

                      

 GENETICS

1. Find out how similar other organisms' DNA is to humans: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/07/125-explore/shared-genes
2. Learn about DNA, genes, chromosomes: http://www.neok12.com/video/Genetics/zX57774078797d7564675a0a.htm
3. brainpop: overview of genes & eye color example: https://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/genetics/

 

 

 
4. brainpop: DNA/genome/touches on cloning/genetic engineering: https://www.brainpop.com/science/cellularlifeandgenetics/dna/

 
5. Take a tour of a CSI forensics lab and then use your knowledge to help solve crimes: forensics.rice.edu

 

6. Use your family's phenotype to determine your offspring's eye color, learn about genetically modified foods, and ask a geneticist to answer a question you've been wondering about:

        http://genetics.thetech.org/online-exhibits/what-color-eyes-will-your-children-have

  7. article that talks about basics, mutations, disease: http://kidshealth.org/parent/system/medical/about_genetics.html

 

    Cloning

      8. cloning basics: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/tech/cloning/whatiscloning/

      9. pet cloning: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/01/animal-cloning-science_n_1914404.html

 

 

 

CIRCULATORY/CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

1. brainpop:
 - search "circulatory system"
 - select "circulatory system" 
 - watch any of these choices: circulatory system, heart, blood, blood pressure and cellular respiration

 
 - select "build a body: circulatory system" 

 

 
2. follow a blood cell through the circulatory system  

 

3. path of the blood

4. watch a video on the blood and circulatory system  

 

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

1. brainpop:

 

- search "respiratory system"

 

- select "respiratory system" 

 

 - watch any of these choices: respiratory system, asthma, cystic fibrosis

 


 

 

 - select "build a body: respiratory system" 

 2. respiratory system: kidshealth.org video

3. parts of the system:

4. gas exchange: 

5. go to google and type in "unitedstreaming.com" and enter in the search box: "smoking: crystal ball" and watch this clip

 

SKELETAL SYSTEM/JOINTS

muscles, tendons, ligaments working together

chicken wing dissection 


 

practice learning the names of bones 

  http://www.abcya.com/skeletal_system.htm

  anatomyarcade.com and  choose “whack-a-bone”

  http://www.klbict.co.uk/interactive/science/skeleton.htm

 

animation includes joint, ligament, tendon

http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/body_basics/bones_muscles_joints.html

 

more info on the skeletal system

   http://www.innerbody.com/image/skelfov.html

 

osteoporosis info:

   http://kidshealth.org/kid/grownup/conditions/osteoporosis.html  

   http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00263

 


 

MUSCULAR SYSTEM

see how muscles work in pairs
muscle pairs
3 types of muscles
types of muscles


 
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
1. go to google and type in "unitedstreaming.com" and watch these two videos:
 - first, type in the search box: "the process of digestion" and watch this 13 min. video
 - then, type in the search box: "follow your food" and do this interaction

 

 

 
2. This is not working on laptops or chrome books/We'll watch food move through the digestive system as a class: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzl6M1YlU3w

 

 

FOOD SPOILAGE AND PRESERVATION

Station 1 – How to safely prepare a meal for your friends

    Watch:    - Recipes for Disaster: Contaminated Carbohydrates

                  - Recipes for Disaster: Bacteria BBQ 

Station 2 – Would you make mistakes if you prepared food for your family?

Station 3 – How to keep your food safe/create food safety slogan

     Watch:

 

Station 4 – Use the data to create a graph

 

     Watch the video clip that explains the difference between water content and water activity.

 

 


EARTH SCIENCE

     Volcano sites

http://www.kids-earth-science.com/

http://geology.com/

http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/world.html            

http://earthquake-report.com/

nat geo site

http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/

http://www.learner.org/interactives/volcanoes/entry.html

http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/about/index.php

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/hazards.shtml

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo2/content/index/animations.htm

http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/12/2012-the-year-in-volcanic-activity/100423/

http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/volcanoes/before.asp

erupting volcanoes seen from space

     Earthquake sites

http://www.kids-earth-science.com/

http://geology.com/

http://www.iris.edu/seismon/

http://earthquake-report.com/

nat geo site

https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/

http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/earthquakes/index.asp

 

Weathering

 

http://www.geography4kids.com/files/land_weathering.htm

 

Erosion

http://www.geography4kids.com/files/land_erosion.html

 

    Tsunami sites

 

http://geology.com/

Australian government site: http://www.bom.gov.au/tsunami/info/ 

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tsunami-profile/

good visual of how tsunami occurs and shows area affected by 2004 Japan tsunami:
http://kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0146B-tsunamis.php

lists tsunami events from 1700s until now:
http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/20/world/tsunamis-fast-facts/

http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/tsunami.html

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/

nat geo site

good basic facts and visuals:
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/tsunami/

GLACIER SITES

good overall information about glaciers: 

views of glaciers from space

information about glaciers (includes videos and photos)

 

 

 

how to get to new Earth science book for glaciers, weathering, 
erosion
Go to “my.hrw.com”
  Enter login name of "jjane46" and password of "p5d2x"
  Choose “Earth’s changing surface”
  Go to "book pages"
  Choose chapter 2, section 1 (weathering)
  Choose chapter 3 for erosion 
    Chapter 3, section 3 for glaciers

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

earthquake locations, mapping, animation

  -Click on “current quake report” tab to view locations of recent earthquakes.

-Click on “quake mapping” tab. You can select certain criteria and view it around the world. http://tsunami.geo.ed.ac.uk/local-bin/quakes/mapscript/home.pl

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