Science Resources

Welcome to the Science Resource page. Below you will find many helpful, fun websites that are connected to our 5th grade curriculum. Take time to browse the websites and discuss the up to date information with your child. 

http://csc.noaa.gov/hurricanes/

Track the path of a hurricane in any region of the world. Plot latitude and longitude on student maps, learn about categories of hurricanes and collect additional data for student activities.

http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/

View alerts from closely watched volcanoes, learn about historic events, view volcano webcams, and use interactive mapping tools to make Earth Science connections between volcano locations and tectonic activity.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/

View real-time data for earthquake activity across the U.S. including magnitude. Obtain great images and diagrams to teach

earthquakes and make connections to Earth's dynamic structure.

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/

Zoom in to a specific buoy to obtain several data points: location, wind sped, atmospheric pressure, air and water temperature, etc. Compare current data to past data to look for trends.

http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/

Access tidal data for several coastal locations in the U.S.

http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/

Obtain data and images as well as scientific analysis on Arctic sea ice conditions.

 

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