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Posts Tagged ‘ Earth Science ’

Oceans – Marine Science Unit Study for Kids

25 Things You Can Do To Save Coral Reefs Even if you live nowhere near a coral reef and are “only a kid,” there are still many things you can do to help save these life-filled habitats. Adopt an Ocean Drifter Students follow their adopted drifter and analyze the sea surface temperature data in...
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Hurricanes – A Weather Unit Study for Kids

Hurricanes – A Weather Unit Study for Kids

News and Guides for Hurricanes Hurricane News Hurricane News Google news on a search of “hurricane.” Hurricane Season Follow current news about hurricanes on CNN’s Special Report. View videos. About via GIPHY Canadian Hurricane Centre: Just For Kids Hurricanes are very large and powerful storms. They can bring heavy winds, rain and flooding to...
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Weather Experiments For Kids

About Weather Billy and Maria A series of coloring books in Adobe Acrobat format for children who want to learn about weather through art. Download and print out. Dan’s Wild, Wild Weather Page An interactive weather page for older students. Weather Doctor Great for your unit studies, as there are links not only to...
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World Geography For Kids

World Geography For Kids

Explore interesting and exciting places around the world. Learn facts about both the natural world and the man-made world.
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Earthquake Preparedness For Kids

Experiments, explanations and books to learn more about earthquakes. Earthquake Preparedness websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Volcanoes For Kids with Models & Diagrams

Volcanoes For Kids with Models & Diagrams

How kids can model working models of volcanoes from paper mâché that will erupt safely at home for an earth science demonstration. Diagrams of the inside of a volcanic mountain. About types of volcanoes and why they do occur. Where active volcanic eruptions occur on earth. Information about Hawaii's lava volcanos.
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Tornadoes – Weather Unit Study for Kids

Tornadoes – Weather Unit Study for Kids

tor·na·do Pronunciation Key   (Tor*na”do) n. pl. tor·na·does or tor·na·dos 1. A rotating column of air ranging in width from a few yards to more than a mile and whirling at destructively high speeds, usually accompanied by a funnel-shaped downward extension of a cumulonimbus cloud. 2. A violent thunderstorm in western Africa or nearby Atlantic waters. 3. A whirlwind...
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Habitats – Biomes, Geology, and Life. Lessons for Kids

Visit the earth's Biomes which are areas with very different geology and plant and animal life: deserts, rainforests, tundra, taigas, temperate and grasslands within theseWebsites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Tsunamis For Kids

Tsunamis For Kids

For kids: about the tsunamis on the Bay of Bengal in the India Ocean and how they are formed, the damage they do.
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Climate Change Experiments For Kids

Climate Change Experiments For Kids

Global Warming for Kids About Climate Global Climate Animations Get a feel for why we have seasonal weather changes or why other regions have different weather than you do. Climate Change For Kids Have you heard about how the world’s getting hotter? Some people say it is. Some say it isn’t. Who’s right? And...
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Earth Science Lessons and Experiments For Kids

Ask-A-Geologist Do you have a question about volcanoes, earthquakes, mountains, rocks, maps, ground water, lakes, or rivers? You can email earth science questions to: [email protected] Changes to the Earth and its atmosphere 7 pages from the BBC’s Bitesize series. The Earth has a layered structure, including the core, mantle and crust. The crust and upper...
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Rocks – Geology Experiments For Kids

Experiments Using Rocks The Absorbency of Rock Did you know that rock can actually absorb liquid like a sponge? This experiment shows you how to prove it. The Brazil Nut Effect – Experiment In Stratification And Segregation: Why Does Some Sandstone Have Stripes? Hernán Makse shows how sand grains of different sizes and shapes...
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Rivers, Ponds, and Lakes – Water Experiments For Kids

Rivers, Ponds, and Lakes – Water Experiments For Kids

Investigate our waterways and learn to keep our drinking water pure. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Rocks And Minerals For Kids

About Rocks Age of the Earth So far scientists have not found a way to determine the exact age of the Earth directly from Earth rocks because Earth’s oldest rocks have been recycled and destroyed by the process of plate tectonics. USGS. Bitesize Science: Rocks and Soils Rocks can be hard, soft, permeable or...
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Fossils For Kids

Relics of the past “Many dead animals of the past changed to fossils, others preferred to become oil. In some rocks you can find the fossil footprints of fishes.” From Kids Quotes Discovering Fossils An education resource dedicated to British fossils, fossil collecting locations and the geology of the UK. Has a nice section showing how...
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Rainforest Worksheets Experiments Facts

Rainforests are extremely important in the ecology of the Earth. The plants of the rainforest generate much of the Earth’s oxygen. Amazon Interactive Plan and manage a locally-controlled ecotourism project. Can you make ecotourism sustainable? Auckland Zoo: McDonald’s Rainforest Explore the zoo and its unusual collection of animals. Be sure to stop in “Fun...
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Identifying Types Of Rocks For Kids

Identifying Types Of Rocks For Kids

Basic Rock Identification Fossils, Rocks, and Time Earth is constantly changing–nothing on its surface is truly permanent. Rocks that are now on top of a mountain may once have been at the bottom of the sea. Thus, to understand the world we live on, we must add the dimension of time. We must study...
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