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Science
Science Live
http://www.livescience.com/

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
http://yucky.discovery.com/flash/

Science 360: The Knowledge Network
http://science360.gov/files/

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html

Dynamic Curriculum
http://jc-schools.net/dynamic/

TED Ed
http://ed.ted.com/lessons?category_id=461

Science Teaching Blog
http://biologicalexceptions.blogspot.com/

Earth Science
U.S. Geological Survey
http://www.usgs.gov/

Space Science
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/home.html

8th: Elements, Compounds, & Mixtures
Atoms
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/chemical_material_behaviour/atoms_elements/activity.shtml

Atoms
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/fundamentals/atomsrev1.shtml

Elements, Compounds, & Mixtures
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/chemical_material_behaviour/compounds_mixtures/revise1.shtml

8th: Physical/Chemical Changes
Law of Conservation of Mass
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/materials_from_earth/conservation_of_massrev1.shtml

8th: The Atmosphere
Earth's Atmosphere
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/earth_sea_atmosphere/

Chemical Makeup of the Atmosphere
http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_1_1.htm

8th: States of Matter
States of Matter
http://www.concord.org/activities/states-matter

Matter
http://education.jlab.org/indexpages/index.php

Matter, Atoms, & Elements
http://www.chem4kids.com/

States of Matter
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/chemical_material_behaviour/particle_model/activity.shtml

Solids, Liquids, & Gases
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/chemical_material_behaviour/particle_model/revise1.shtml

States of Matter
http://www.concord.org/activities/states-matter

Phase Change
http://www.concord.org/activities/phase-change

7th/8th: Mass, Volume, & Density
Density
http://www.ehow.com/how_6848987_do-solve-density-equation_.html

8th: Acids & Bases
Acids & Bases
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/chemical_material_behaviour/acids_bases_metals/activity.shtml

Alien Juice Bar
http://sv.berkeley.edu/showcase/flash/juicebar.html

8th: Electromagnet
Electricity Effects Magnetism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/energy_electricity_forces/magnets_electric_effects/activity.shtml

Electricity, Magnetism and Electromagnetism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/energy_electricity_forces/magnets_electric_effects/revise1.shtml

Electromagnet
http://education.jlab.org/qa/electromagnet.html

Make an Electromagnet
http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/electromagnet.php

8th: Earth's Magnetic Field
Earth's Magnetic Field
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/ocr_gateway_pre_2011/living_future/5_magnetic_field1.shtml

Earth's Magnetic Field
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/magnetic/magfie.html

8th: Gravitational Attraction
Planet and Comet Illustration
http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/resources/explorations/groundup/lesson/basics/g46/

8th: Fossils
Fossils, Rocks, and Time
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/rocks-layers.html

8th: Classification Key
Shark Dichotomous Key
http://www.marinebiodiversity.ca/shark/english/key.htm

Dichotomous Keying
http://biologyjunction.com/dichotomous_keying.htm

Taxonomy
http://biology.about.com/od/evolution/a/aa092304a.htm

Classification
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/classification_inheritance/classificationrev1.shtml

8th: Adaptations
DNA and Mutations
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/mutations_01

Plant Adaptations
http://www.mbgnet.net/bioplants/adapt.html

Adaptations
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/interdependence/adaptationsrev1.shtml

Natural Selection
http://www.concord.org/activities/natural-selection

Food Chains & Food Webs
http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains.htm

Variations and Adaptations
http://www.concord.org/activities/variations-and-adaptations

Variation and Evolution
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/classification_inheritance/evolutionrev1.shtml

Exploring Evolution
http://www2.edc.org/weblabs/ExploringEvolution/evolution.swf

Biodiversity
http://www.countdown2010.net/daversity/

Biodiversity
http://www.sustainabletable.org/issues/biodiversity/

Biodiversity
http://biodiversity.ca.gov/Biodiversity/biodiv_definition.html

Biodiversity
http://www.eoearth.org/topics/view/49480/

7th: Transverse and Longitudinal Waves
Waves
http://www.angelfire.com/scifi/dschlott/waves.html

Longitudinal and Transverse Waves
http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/waves/wavemotion.html

Wave Simulation
http://www.classzone.com/books/ml_science_share/vis_sim/wslm05_pg18_graph/wslm05_pg18_graph.html

Parts of a Wave
http://mathxscience.com/wave_parts.html

Waves
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/waves/

Formation of Waves
http://www.tutorvista.com/content/physics/physics-iii/waves/waves-formation.php

7th: Organ Systems
Human Organ Systems
http://web.jjay.cuny.edu/~acarpi/NSC/14-anatomy.htm

Human Organ Systems
http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

Human Organ Systems
http://www.the-human-body.net/systems.html

7th: Photosynthesis and Respiration
Photosynthesis
http://dendro.cnre.vt.edu/forestbiology/photosynthesis.swf

Respiration
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/organisms_behaviour_health/life_processes/revise3.shtml

How Plants Make Food
http://www.mbgnet.net/bioplants/food.html

7th: Flower Diagram
Parts of a Flower Game
http://www.bcb.uwc.ac.za/ecotree/flowers/flowerparts.htm

Pollination
http://www.pollinatorparadise.com/what_is_pollination.htm

7th: Layers of Earth
Earth's Layers
http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/plate1.htm

Interactive Earth
http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/

Earth's Layers
http://library.thinkquest.org/28327/html/universe/solar_system/planets/earth/interior/layers_of_earth.html

Earth is like a puzzle
http://www.sio.ucsd.edu/voyager/earth_puzzle/look_beneath.html

7th: Plate Tectonics
Plate Movement Activity
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/shockwave.html

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

Plate Tectonics
http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Glossary/PlateTectonics/description_plate_tectonics.html

7th: Minerals and The Rock Cycle
USGS: Rocks and Minerals
http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/rxmin/

Identification of Minerals
http://www.rocksforkids.com/RFK/identification.html

Interactive Rock Cycle
http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/

What is a Mineral
http://www.minerals.net/resource/What_Is_A_Mineral.aspx

7th: Simple Machines
Work, Energy, & Power
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/energy/

Simple Machines
http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm

Edheads Simple Machines
http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/

7th: Diffusion and Osmosis
Diffusion, Osmosis, & Active Transport
http://www.concord.org/activities/diffusion-osmosis-and-active-transport

Diffusion
http://concord.org/activities/diffusion

Diffusion and Osmosis
http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab1/intro.html

7th: Animals Obtain Oxygen
Why Living Things Breathe
http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/breathingframe.html

7th: Mitosis
Mitosis: Labeled Diagram
http://www.accessexcellence.org/RC/VL/GG/mitosis.php

Mitosis = Cell Division
http://www.johnkyrk.com/mitosis.html

Interactive Mitosis
http://www.cellsalive.com/mitosis.htm

7th: Newton's Laws of Motion
Newton's Three Laws of Motion
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/history/newton3laws.html

Isaac Newton's Laws of Motion
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/history/newton3laws.html

Newton's Laws
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/newtlaws/

Laws of Motion and Hockey
http://science360.gov/obj/tkn-video/5516a32a-4108-466c-8666-11e0ce1441c3

8th: The Periodic Table
It's Elemental: The Periodic Table
http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/index.html

The Comic Book Periodic Table
http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics/index.html

The Periodic Table on the Web
http://www.webelements.com

Periodic Table of Elements
http://periodic.lanl.gov/index.shtml

Periodic Table and the Elements
http://www.chem4kids.com/files/elem_intro.html

Interactive Periodic Table
http://www.learner.org/interactives/periodic/

Tennessee Science Standards
7th Grade
http://www.tn.gov/education/ci/sci/doc/SCI_Grade_7.pdf

8th Grade
http://www.tn.gov/education/ci/sci/doc/SCI_Grade_8.pdf

7th: Genetics, DNA, & Punnett Squares
Heredity & Traits
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/traits/

DNA, Gene, Chromosome, Heredity
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/tour/

Punnett Square Examples
http://www.athro.com/evo/gen/punexam.html

Interactive DNA
http://www.learner.org/interactives/dna/genetics.html

Genetics Practice Problems
http://biology.clc.uc.edu/Courses/Bio105/geneprob.htm

DNA and Mutations
http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/mutations_01

7th: Cells
Cell Camera
http://www.cellsalive.com/cam0.htm

Interactive Cell Structure
http://www.wiley.com/legacy/college/boyer/0470003790/animations/cell_structure/cell_structure.htm

Virtual Cell Tour
http://www.ibiblio.org/virtualcell/tour/cell/cell.htm

Cells to Systems
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/organisms_behaviour_health/cells_systems/revise1.shtml

Plant and Animal Cell Comparison
http://waynesword.palomar.edu/lmexer1a.htm

Genetic Science Learning Center: Amazing Cells
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/

Cells Alive!
http://www.cellsalive.com/

Cells and Organelles
http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/cells.htm

Biological Cell
http://www.biology-online.org/1/1_cell.htm

Cells are the Starting Point
http://www.biology4kids.com/files/cell_main.html

7th/8th: Environment
Humans Changing the Environment
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/environment_earth_universe/changes_in_environment/revise4.shtml

Human Activities & Earth
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/environment_earth_universe/changes_in_environment/activity.shtml

Environmental Change
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/interdependence/environmentalchangerev1.shtml

Changes in the Environment
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks3bitesize/science/environment_earth_universe/changes_in_environment/activity.shtml

Environmental & Earth Science
http://www.eoearth.org/topics/view/50013/

7th/8th: EDP and Scientific Method
The Scientific Method
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_scientific_method.shtml

The Scientific Method
http://sciencefairproject.virtualave.net/scientific_method.htm

Engineering Design Process
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/plantgrowth/reference/Eng_Design_5-12.html

Engineering Design Process
http://www.mos.org/eie/engineering_design.php

Engineering Design Process
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/engineering-design-process/engineering-design-process-steps.shtml

Independent and Dependent Variables
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/help/user_guide/graph/variables.asp

PRACTICE IN IDENTIFYING VARIABLES
http://web.sau.edu/AndersonRobinA/Intro/Intro%20Assignments/IVDV2Answers.htm

Practice Identifying Variables
http://www.quia.com/quiz/644193.html

8th: Mass & Gravity
Mass & Gravity
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel_pre_2011/space/gravityforceandweightrev1.shtml

Gravity, Force, & Weight
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel_pre_2011/space/gravityforceandweightrev1.shtml

Gravity Launch
http://sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/gravity.html

8th: Chemical Reactions & Equations
Balancing Chemical Equations
http://www.middleschoolscience.com/balance.html

Chemical Reactions
http://www.chem4kids.com/files/react_intro.html