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Plants and Animals

  1. Animal Bytes From Sea World w/ information about animal classification, habitats and ecosystems
  2. CELLS Animal Information about Animal cell anatomy
  3. CELLS Plant Information about Plant and Animal cell anatomy
  4. Cells Cell structure: The Cell, Membrane, Cell Wall, Nucleus
  5. Design a habitat A black-footed ferret family needs a safe new home. Can you design the perfect habitat for these endangered mammals? 
  6. Draw a habitat- Draw a home for an imaginary animal from PBS!
  7. e-Learning for kids habitat interactive
  8. The Great Habitat Match with the Magic School Bus Gang 
  9. I Can Do That Find fun facts about DNA, RNA, cells, protein and cloning.
  10. Net Frog The Interactive Frog Dissection Page 
  11. Switch Zoo Build an online habitat
  12. What's it Like Where You Live? Learn about the rainforesttundrataigadeserttemperate deciduous forest, and grassland habitats, freshwater and marine Ecosystems
  13. WWF Wildfinder is an interactive map through which you can see the distribution of more than 26,000 animals around the world. 

Body Systems

  1. Circulatory System: Circulation Check Steve’s heart is fit and healthy before he goes filming – he needs to be able to keep up with the deadly tarantula hawk wasp. BBC BiteSize (IWB friendly)
  2. Interactive Ear Students can learn about how the human ear works. Neat website!
  3. Nervous System: Explore the Brain The brain and nervous system from Enchanted Learning. You'll find brain structure and function, a glossary, animal brain comparisons, a section on neurons (w/ a print-out), and more
  4. Nervous System: Neuroscience for Kids Learn more about the nervous system. Enjoy the activities and experiments on your way to learning more about the brain and spinal cord.
  5. Nervous System: Neuron Anatomy Label the Neuron Label the axon, dendrites, cell body, nucleus, Schwann's cells, and nodes of Ranvier.

Physical Systems

  1. Forces and Movement An interactive track on which children can explore the effect of the slope of the track, the weights of the vehicles and the strengths of push. 
  2. Changing Circuits Information Read all about circuits
  3. Electrical Circuits from BBC (IWB Friendly)
  4. Electrical Conductors - Activity Find the best conductor, and try not to blow anything up!
  5. Electrical Conductors - Information Read all about conductors
  6. Electricity and Circuits A wonderful website to learn about circuits! You can play up to 3 people or play as an entire class on an Interactive WhiteBoard.
  7. NEUROSCIENCE FOR KIDS~The Ear Hearing and sound waves
  8. Play Your Sounds Right A fun activity to help children at KS1 learn about sounds and pitch. (IWB Friendly) New!
  9. Simple Machines Activities from Edhead
  10. Sound Online science experiment to help students understand the properties of sound.


  1. Astronomy for Kids Information about the solar system, planets, moon and more.
  2. CCSD Planetarium The Campbell County School District Planetarium is one of Gillette's most unique features. Come and see what's up in the night sky!
  3. Earth's Moon The moon, its rotation, and its phases
  4. Moon Phases Diagram Label Me! Label the phases of the waxing and waning moon.
  5. NASA Kids' Club Brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America's space agency (1-6)
  6. The Nine (8) Planets History, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system. Each page has text and images, some have sounds and movies. (3-6)
  7. The Nine (8) Planets Just for Kids With permission from Bill Arnett, this is the revamped web site, The Nine Planets , for younger audience suitability (upper elementary grades).
  8. Planets A fantastic resource for the Interactive WhiteBoard. Allow time to download. (2-6)
  9. Smartoon: The Planets Adventure
  10. Starchild: The Solar System Level OneThe Solar System Level Two Information and online movies related to the solar system and space exploration. A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (K-6)
  11. Windows to the Universe Explore the wealth of information available here to learn about the Earth and Space sciences (5-6)


  1. Ask the Answer Worm! S.K. Worm answers your questions about soil and stuff!
  2. Earth' Continental Plates All About Plate Tectonics: Earth's Plates and Continental Drift
  3. Earthquakes for Kids Includes games, puzzles, science fair project ideas, facts, images, and more
  4. Fantastic Journeys: Yellowstone Explore Yellowstone National Park, a place unlike any other on earth. (4-6)
  5. Pangaea Features two animations: one showing the break-up of Pangaea, and the other showing continental drift from 800 million years ago up to today. (Enchanted Learning) (3-6)
  6. Plate Tectonics This activity lets you manipulate tectonic plates. Pull the plates apart and push them together and watch what happens to the Earth. (Requires Shockwave) 
  7.  Plate Tectonics Quiz Zoom Astronomy Activities: Plate Tectonics Puzzle - An interactive quiz about plate tectonics (3-6)
  8. Rocks and Soils Sarah Jane Adventure Online science experiment to learn about rocks and soils. BBC Schools Science Clips
  9. Volcanoes of the World USGS/Cascades Volcano Observatory gives information on all the volcanoes
  10. Volcano World Brings modern and near real-time volcano information to school kids


  1. Clouds Cloud types with pictures and information on precipitation, temperature and weather prediction.
  2. Clouds/Precipitation Online meteorology guide Cloud Types: High, middle and low-level clouds, vertically developed clouds, plus some less common cloud types. Precipitation: Rain, snow, hail, sleet and freezing rain Teacher recommended!
  3. Dan's Wild, Wild Weather Page Weather-related resources, classroom units, and activities
  4. EDHEADS-Activate your Mind Weather: Learn how to report and predict the weather.
  5. Freshwater Ecosystems The water cycle and its results on various landforms-ponds, lakes
  6. Gases Around Us Online science experiment to learn about air. BBC Schools Science Clips
  7. How NASA studies Air NASA missions collect data that tells us more about the composition, behavior, and quality of our air. Find out how air pressure affects you and why it's important.

IT Administration

Donna Klimitchek​
D.I.S.D. Instructional
Technology Coordinator

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