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Westfield Middle School
Science

6th grade

  1. Double Rocket design
    This site asks you to use two bottles, but you can get some ideas to use for our rocket launch.
  2. Rocket design
    This one is a little more technical. Once again you can get some really good ideas here also.

6th grade Biome project

  1. Biomes of the World, Aquatic Ecosystems
  2. Blue Planet Biomes
  3. National Geographic Education
  4. The Wild Classroom
  5. The World's Biomes
  6. Untamed Science
  7. X-Jeopardy Game
    copy any of the following links:
    1) http://www.superteachertools.com/jeopardy/editgame.php
    At the bottom of this link, enter your teacher's email address. Also share your password with your teacher.
    2) http://www.jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/
    Use the "Jeopardy.ppt" link, follow directions
    3) https://jeopardylabs.com/build/
  8. x-Website creator
    see your teacher for user name and password

8th Grade - Electromagnetic Spectrum

  1. Electromagnetic Song
  2. Electromagnetic Spectrum Information
  3. Electromagnetic Spectrum Rap
  4. Electromagnetic Spectrum Video
  5. The Electromagnetic Spectrum Information
  6. Touring the Electromagnetic Wave Spectrum

8th grade - Global Warming/Earth Day

  1. Carbon Footprint: Low Impact Living
    Input your household data to see what is your impact on the environment.
  2. Energy
    nonrenewable and renewable energy information

8th Grade - Human Body

  1. Interactive Human Anatomy
    includes all systems of the body (that we learn!)
  2. Skeleton
    Use your knowledge of the human skeleton to put the bones back in the correct place!
  3. Virtual Owl Pellet disection

8th grade - Motion, Forces, and Energy

  1. Energy Forms & Changes Simulation
    Click on "Energy Systems" tab - simulations of KE, PE, TE, EE, CE, and LE
  2. Energy Skate Park - Potential and Kinetic Energy
    Interacitve website that allows students to discover Potential and Kinetic Energy
  3. GL 1.3 Interpolation - Acela Time Table
    Acela Time Table Activity MS PS3.1
  4. Roller Coaster
    Use your knowledge of momentum, gravity, speed, mass, friction, and height to construct a successful roller coaster. Give it a try!
  5. Simple Machines WebQuest
  6. Solar House Lab Video Clip # 4
    Building Orientation
  7. Solar House Lab Video Clip #1
    Passive Solar Simplified
  8. Website Creator

8th grade - Webquests

  1. Research on the Brain
    Neuroscience For Kids
  2. Scientific Method - website #1
  3. Scientific Method - website #2
  4. Scientific Method - website #3

8th grade Energy Project

  1. Energy Kids/Energy Sources
  2. National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  3. Renewable Resource Data Center
  4. Technology and the Environment
  5. U.S. Energy Information Administration

8th grade Solar System / Earth Science

  1. My Solar System
    Solar System Simulation

xxMrs. Gruzynskixx

  1. Adaptations for Aquatic Life
  2. Conservation and Regulations in Place for Reefs
  3. http://library.thinkquest.org/04oct/01590/pollution/eutrophication.html
  4. http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Eutrophication
  5. Longevity and Threats of Reefs
  6. Reef Ecosystem
  7. Reef Physiology