Author: valerie

Astro Adventure

http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/astroadventure.htm Here is a space adventure that sends students on a mission to learn about the solar system in a fun, interactive way!  This could be used to generate background knowledge or reinforce concepts from a solar system unit.  I would have…

Wild Weather Adventure!

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/wild-weather-adventure/en/ This is an interactive weather game for up to four players that tests students’ knowledge and understanding of weather and reading weather maps.  What fun!!  I would use the website to both reinforce key concepts during a unit on weather…

The Atmosphere

http://sunshine.chpc.utah.edu/labs/atmosphere/atmosphere_main.html This website contains a whole unit on the atmosphere, complete with popup diagrams, animations, photos,  and interactive labs.  It is very thorough!  This would be a great website for intermediate or junior high students!  It could be assigned as part of an independent…

Tides

http://www.montereyinstitute.org/noaa/lesson10.html This website of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) features an animated video that narrates the process and causes of tides, along with their impacts.  This would provide an excellent introduction to tides and could be used as…