Hi! It’s Tuesday, October 22, 2013, and time for Science at ClickSchooling!
Age Range: 13-19 (middle and high school, with parental supervision)
ClickScholar Brett suggested this website developed by Twin Cities Public Television with the support of 3M. This brand new, free web and mobile service is designed to improve teens’ understanding of and interest in science through a collection of the very best the web has to offer in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (or STEM).
As explained at the website, “You and your students can get answers to science questions, browse cool images, watch great videos, play fun games, and discover great hands-on activities. All of the content has been curated and vetted by a team of experts. Each topic has a mix of easy, medium, and challenging articles, and multiple videos. Sparticl can be used in the classroom, after school, and at home.”
When you get to the site, you’ll see a welcome message and some featured science videos, games, and articles. Use the horizontal menu near the top of the page to access the science behind:
*Living Things – Includes Life Science Basics, Mammals, Aquatic Life, Bugs & Worms, Retiles & Amphibians, Plants, Birds, and Microbes & Fungi.
*Matter & Energy – Learn Physics Basics, Chemistry Basics, Materials Science, Energy, Forces & Motions, Sound & Waves, Light & Electricity, and Particle Physics.
*Tech & Invention – Get the scoop on Gadgets & Inventions, Biotech, Computers, Engineering, and Transportation.
*Body & Brain – Explore the latest in Health & Medicine, the Human Body, Food & Nutrition, Genetics & Heredity, and Mind & Behavior.
*Earth & Space – Discover the Solar System, Universe, Dynamic Earth, Ecology & Environment, Biomes & Ecosystems, Oceans & Water, Atmosphere & Weather, Landforms & Geology, and Rocks & Minerals.
*Explore – Access the latest science News, learn about Dinosaurs & Fossils, Natural Disasters, Everyday Science, and much more!
This is a remarkable resource. Bookmark it to return often!