Science - Gr.3 Online Interactives

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Rock Cycle site description for Rock Cycle
In these activities, you will learn about rocks, start a virtual rock collection and then be quizzed about what you know. Good luck! 
http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/

 
Sedimentary, My Dear Watson site description for Sedimentary, My Dear Watson
Play this true and false game to find out how much you really know about minerals. 
http://www.sdnhm.org/archive/kids/minerals/games/true-false/games-t
f1ans.html

 
Minerals in Your House site description for Minerals in Your House
This activity helps you understand where different types of minerals are found in your house, from your bedroom to the bathrooom to the living room to the kitchen. 
http://www.mineralogy4kids.org/house.html

 
National Geographic: Crystal Palace site description for National Geographic: Crystal Palace
This is a photo gallery filled with images taken inside Mexico's Cave of Crystals, where some of the largest crystals in the world have been found. 
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/11/crystal-giants/crystals-p
hotography

 
Discover! Simulations - The Solid Earth site description for Discover! Simulations - The Solid Earth
How fast does a stalactite grow? In part 2, spend time examining the different formations and features of the cave. You can learn about the formations by moving the cursor over each one. Click on the stalactite to see how a stalactite grows and forms a column with a stalagmite. 
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmsc/activities/simulations/gr4/unitc.
html

 
Discover! Simulations - Treasures from Earth site description for Discover! Simulations - Treasures from Earth
Find out how to change rocks into glass. In part 2, click on the buttons to learn more about the materials and the furnace, choose a mold, and move the materials into the mixer. Then choose a colour and click START. 
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmsc/activities/simulations/gr2/unitc.
html

 
Science in Motion: Igneous Rock Formation site description for Science in Motion: Igneous Rock Formation
View the two videos on igneous rock formation and then do the activity. Use the "NEXT" button to move through the videos to the activity. 
http://activities.macmillanmh.com/science/ca/scienceinmotion/Common
/SIM.html?Module=../Grade4/Chapter3-IgneousRockFormation/

 
Science in Motion: Soil Horizons site description for Science in Motion: Soil Horizons
View the video on soil, click "NEXT" and do the activity. 
http://activities.macmillanmh.com/science/ca/scienceinmotion/Common
/SIM.html?Module=../Grade4/Chapter4-SoilHorizons/

 
Science in Motion: Beach Rocks site description for Science in Motion: Beach Rocks
Watch the video on beach rocks, click "next" to watch a video on cliff formations and then do the "Fish Tales" drag and drop activity. 
http://activities.macmillanmh.com/science/ca/scienceinmotion/Common
/SIM.html?Module=../Grade2/Chapter3-BeachRocks/

 
BBC: Rocks and Soils site description for BBC: Rocks and Soils
Investigate the difference between rocks and soils.  
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/rocks_soils_fs.s
html

 
The Rock Cycle site description for The Rock Cycle
Move your magnifying glass over each rock to examine its properties, then move your mouse over each part of the rock cycle to find out how different types of rocks are formed. 
http://www.mcgrawhill.ca/school/applets/bcscience7/rock//index.htm

 
The Learning Zone: Mineral Mix and Match site description for The Learning Zone: Mineral Mix and Match
How well do you know the properties of minerals? Try this interactive game to test your knowledge. 
http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/minerals/usage/games/set01.htm

 
Rockin' Rock Grower site description for Rockin' Rock Grower
In this interactive activity, you get to grow different types of virtual crystals. 
http://www.scholastic.com/play/grower.htm

 
The Learning Zone: How We Use Minerals site description for The Learning Zone: How We Use Minerals
In this interactive game, match the object to the mineral. 
http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/minerals/usage/games/display1.htm

 
Strange Matter: A Rock is Not Boring site description for Strange Matter: A Rock is Not Boring
A scientist explains in a video why rocks rock!  
http://www.strangematterexhibit.com/popup.html?asset=processing_pan
el&page=boring
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