Wonderful Weather Sites
sites on weather, one for each age level.
K-2 Let It Snow! http://www.teelfamily.com/activities/snow/
Lots of information about snow, including the science of snow.
3-5 Webquest: Wonderful Web Weather http://www.memphis-schools.k12.tn.us/admin/tlapages/Weather.htm
Internet-based project for tracking the weather to compare the
actual weather with online weather forecasts.
6-8 Savage Seas: The Weather Factory http://www.thirteen.org/savageseas/weather-main.html
Weather information on cyclones, icebergs, El Nino, and global
9-12 Hubble Finds Cloudy, Cold Weather for Mars-bound Spacecraft
Weather conditions on Mars.
|Submitted by Paula
Letters to Santa
SchoolNet is responsible for this simple interactive concept, where K-2
students write letters to Santa, and 7-12 students write back as Santa! A
good way to encourage writing skills, while promoting collaboration
|Submitted by Jeffrey
Shop of Physics
A service of Colorado State University, The Little Shop
of Physics provides on-site workshops at a variety of grade levels for
their home state. Their most popular service, however, is a large
collection of experiments available directly through their website.
|Submitted by Greg Owens, TRT,
McCreary Co. Schools
of the White House
White House, in celebration of the West Wing's 100th anniversary, is now
open for visits! Available through this new initiative of the President's
web presence are static pictures with text, RealMedia videos narrated by
President Bush and members of his staff (as well as First Lady Laura
Bush), and a great iPix-driven room-by-room panoramic tour.
|Submitted by Mike
Truth...and Nothing but the Truth!
A site maintained by Western Kentucky University
literacy professor Pam Petty, this middle school webquest focuses on
evaluating persuasive writing.
|Submitted by Rosemary
These videos (including a music video which placed on
MTV) are animations, constructed completely from Legos. Quite creative!
There's even a video animation kit available from Lego!
|Submitted by Dick