ESP, at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, provides a hands-on, interdisciplinary curriculum that converts the classroom into a science laboratory. We hope these website resources help students and teachers alike in their explorations and adventures in the world of science.
COLOR MATTERS This website provides information about the science, history, and symbolism of color.
KET THINK GARDEN VIDEO FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
This engaging KET-produced video collection helps teach elementary students about the art and science of growing food, with an emphasis on biological and environmental concepts. It also addresses topics related to nutrition and economics.
This video shows how gardening can be a way of life. Follow students visiting Oxmoor Farm as they learn about the business of agriculture, see how school gardens can teach about economics, and learn about the business of organic gardening.
This video illustrates why all living things need food and explains how organisms provide energy to each other. Colorful graphics show the difference between a food chain and a food web, and an animation and poem make food chains easy to understand.
This video explores the possibilities of gardening in the spring and fall. Learn about which vegetables like cool weather, and techniques to help plants grow in these conditions. Also find out why cool crops are ideal for school gardens.
This video shows how location is important to the health of a garden. Learn about the factors that go into choosing a location. See alternatives to a traditional garden plot like raised beds, container gardens, hoop houses, and kitchen gardens.
This video demonstrates how to make a pizza from spring and summer gardens. Follow students from Cane Run Elementary as they make spring pizzas. Then head back to school as they make pizzas with traditional toppings from their own school garden.
This video explores why plants need water to survive, and how they tell us they’re thirsty. Learn about the part water plays in photosynthesis, and find out how to conserve and improve water quality. An animation explains the water cycle.
Educational games are a great tool for building foundation math and language skills that today’s elementary school curriculum requires. These online learning games and songs for kids are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids and they’re free. Want educational games that help build skills in math, language, science, social studies, and more?
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.: Age Range: 8-12
This ad-supported website was developed by a group of high school students in collaboration with teachers to offer free animated videos that explain science concepts in a way that is engaging and fun for students.: Age Range: 6-13
At this NASA-sponsored website, scientists provide an easy-to-understand explanation of the solstice complete with illustrations and photographs. This presentation includes information about: Age Range: 8-13
The National Science Foundation sponsors this AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) website to promote science education in the classroom and at home.
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