William E Cottle School - Science

Click on each topic's hotlink to get where you need to go.

Animals | Properties of Matter | Simple Machines | Electricity
Plants | Weather | Magnetism | Food Chain & Web | Astronomy


Animal Research

National Wildlife Federation

» Amphibians, Reptiles & Fish Facts

» Bird Facts

» Mammal Facts

Perth Zoo Australia
Animal Groups: Fur, Feathers, Skin or Scales

American Museum of Natural History
Choose Unit A: Living Things Chapter 2 The Animal Kingdom

» Kids Biology.com (click on animals and follow the steps!)

Animal Diversity Web
» Animal Diversity Web Homepage

Internet For Classrooms
» Amazing Animal Senses

 Howard Hughes Medical
» Learn finch facts. Sort finch species.



American Museum of Natl History Ology Website
» Matter, Light, & Energy

» NYU Learning Links on MATTER:
» What is Matter
» States of Matter
» Matter Review

» Chem4Kids.com MATTER

Gases, liquids, solids animation (molecular make-up) & description

  HMH School Publishers
» Watch particles become solid, liquid, or gas
» Melting & Boiling Temperatures


NatGeo and BrainPop

» Video on Food Web

» Teacher Tube: Food Chains, Webs and Biomes

» Teacher Tube: Food Chain & Food Web featuring Wetland Habitat

» The Webs of Life Story

» Build a Food Web

» Explanation of the Food Chain and Web

» KidsKonnect fact list with links to other resources


Back Yard Nature
» Conifers

  Real Trees 4 Kids
» Real Trees 4 Kids: Conifers

Biology of plants: growth, parts, pollination, etc.
(diagrams & photos)

  Biology of Plants
» Biology of Plants

  Great Plant Escape
» The Great Plant Escape - an online journey of plant discovery

    HMH School Publishers

» Root Factory Game
» General Overview of Different Type Plants(build background knowledge)

  Kidport Science Reference Site
» Kidport Science reference library


» Intellicast Weather Website w/ interactive map

    Kids Online Reference

» Meteorology


  Cloud Appreciation Society
» View slideshow of clouds...
(Cloud Appreciation Society Gallery)

  USA Today
USA Today Weather Map
» USA Today weather map
(View nationwide temperatures, radar images, precipitation,
fronts, & satellite imagery)


Teachers' Domain Digital Media for the Classroom
  Simple Machines Digital Media for the classroom

» Scholastic's: Investigate simple machines






FPL for Kids
» Explore energy

  Learning Circuits
» Learn about circuits

  BBC Bitesize
» Bitesize: Circuits & Conductors

  Bangor Hydro's Kids Outlet
» Electricity (creation, deliver, and its future)

  » Electricity Quiz

  Miami Science Atoms Family
» Frankenstein's Electrical Saftey Tips
(click on characters to learn what NOT to do)



» BBC - Magnets & Springs

  Windows to the Universe
» Explanation of Magnetism

  » Just what is magnetism?
(simple explanation)


» NASA for kids (Grades K-4)

» Solar System Profile
(Links to every planet & great pictures)

  Neo K12 Solar System
» Science Screen Report for Kids
(scan for short descriptions & preview videos -
a hint of information to get your curious for research)

  Neo K12 Solar System
» The Solar System (scroll down for videos)

  Astronomy for Kids
» Cosmos for Kids!

  Astronomy for Kids
» What's in tonight's sky?