Content Review Materials

If you are interested in reviewing the material we covered this year, please click on the unit you would like to review. I have attached the link to the district review, as well as links to our unit study guides. If you would like to check your answers, send me an email and I can share the answer key with you! 

General Science Resources

Google Classroom: Here you will find updated assignments, resources, and information! Each of you should have already been added to a class. If you need help with this, please let me know. 

Clever
Here you will have access to various PWCS Links & Resources.

BrainPOPBrainPOP can be accessed through Clever, or for free on the BrainPOP website.  Here you will find many great videos, quizzes, and ideas for activities that can be done from home. 

Gizmos:
This will take you to Gizmos, you can log in like we normally do in class.  If you need help with your password, email me. Here you will find lab simulations on a wide range of topics. 

Other Science Resources to Explore

Generation GeniusThink Bill Nye, but updated! These are 10 minute videos on almost every science topic you can think of! Usually, Generation Genius is $120 a year, but considering the state of the world right now they have opened it up for teachers, students and parents. These videos are informative, engaging, and also include an “at home” piece so you can do a mini lab at home! 

Mystery DougThis is a website that encourages you to ask questions! Doug answers a question a week that is submitted by a student. Throughout the video, Doug will help your students find the answer the the question. The videos range from 1-5 minutes. This is a great video series that encourages you to to become scientists and ask questions!

NASA Science Space Place
: This website is a great way for students to explore Earth and Space through games, crafts, activities, videos, and other resources. 

NASA Space
: Get coding with this International Space Station docking simulation and learn some coding.

Astronaut in Space: Chris Hadfield's YouTube offers a GREAT look at what it is like to live on the International Space Station. He goes over everything from brushing his teeth, to eating, to the science on board. He's very informative and funny.


NASA Explorer Activities: This is a downloadable booklet that includes puzzles, space facts, learning about space ship parts, engineering, and much more! 

HowStuffWorks
This website provides charts, graphs, illustrations to explain how everything & anything works. Great for curious minds & kids who always ask why!

Bill Nye the Science GuyThis website has all the old Bill Nye the Science Guy videos. Students can watch informational & entertaining videos on any topic.

Science News for Students: This website educates students on science-related topics in the news. Great for middle-schoolers!   

Environmental Education for Kids
This is an online magazine containing articles and activities about animals, plants and environmental issues.   

Activities 

National Geographic KidsNatGeoKids has science labs that students, parents, and families can do at home! 

Cincinnati ZooEvery weekday at 3pm EST the Cincinnati Zoo has a Home Safari where they highlight a different animal! After, they provide at home activities on their website. This is SO COOL!

Mystery ScienceMystery Science is another paid for subscription for K-5 science lessons. They have opened up their most popular lessons and posted them for free for teachers, students, and parents to use! There are full lessons with videos, hands on activities, and lesson outlines with materials needed. This is a GREAT tool to utilize during this time!

PHET SimulationsPhet Colorado Simulations are for Elementary, Middle School, High School students. These simulations are great for showing that science that is not always easy to see. My favorites are: Build a Molecule, Energy Skate Park, Force and Motion Basics.

YouTube Channels

These are a few of my favorite science YouTube channels Some of these channels are quick, informational videos whereas others are videos of labs that can be done at home!

AsapScience
Amoeba Sisters
Crash Course
Crash Course Kids
Sick Science!
SiShow Kids

Podcasts

Podcasts are HUGE right now!  can access them through the websites linked, as well as the Apple Podcast app.

Brains On!
Tumble Science