Kids Do Ecology!

January 31st, 2012 by admin Leave a reply »

Hi!  It’s Tuesday, January 31, 2012 and time for Science at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:
Kids Do Ecology

Age Range: 8-12 (approximately with parental supervision)

The National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis in Santa Barbara, California offers this multi-media website for kids to teach them the science of ecology.

When you get to the site, you’ll see a menu of choices that includes:

*Learn About Ecology – Get an introduction to the study of ecology, learn about endangered species, find out about careers in ecology, and enjoy interviews with ecologists.

*Data Science – Discover the scientific method! Learn to analyze data and present results. Design your own ecology experiment.

*World Biomes – Learn about the 5 major biomes including aquatic, desert, forest, grassland, and tundra. Discover the flora and fauna that thrive in each.

*Marine Mammals – Meet Blue, Grey, and Humpback whales, a variety of dolphins, and sea otters!

Each section contains clickable links to information, videos, sound, and fun facts.  You can also check out some classroom science projects and an assortment of links to other science websites.

 

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