Science Interactives

6/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
TCEA has listed these Amazing Science Interactives

If there's any subject area that can benefit from powerful Web 2.0 tools and interactives, it's science. These hands-on resources can help your students better understand a complex topic or extend their learning.
 
If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel shows students the true size of our solar system. Scrolling (forever) gives us a taste of the vastness of space in this accurate portrait.
 
The Compound Machine from EdHeads teaches how forces and simple machines can work together.
 
Learn the parts of animal, plant, and bacterial cells with Cell Games (for middle school students). 
 
The BBC offers several different interactives on the human body at this website for high school students.
 
Are you really in danger when you are taking those hairpin turns and death-defying loops on a roller coaster? Discover how amusement park rides use the laws of physics to simulate danger, while keeping the rides safe. 
 
In this interactive, trace the effects of the best-understood mass seeding of all, that of oak-tree acorns. 
 
Learn about hearing in this series of interactives called How Your Brain Understands What Your Ears Hear.
 
Build your own interactive models of almost anything with theMolecular Workbench. These interactive simulations for high school students can be downloaded for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
 
Wonderville is a fun, interactive destination for elementary kids to discover the exciting world of science. 
 
Additional science interactives can be found at here and here.

cross-posted at msedtechie.blogspot.com

Patricia Brown is the Technology Integration Coach at Old Bonhomme Elementary School in Saint Louis, MO, where she implemented the first annual OB Family Tech week and Digital Learning Day. As a classroom teacher, she was awarded a $25,000 Innovative Technology grant for her school. Read her blog at msedtechie.blogspot.com.

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