Science - Gr.3 Online Interactives

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

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Minerals site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Minerals
You can use the orange arrows to move the slide show about minerals or let the images change on their own. Try out the test as well. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minera
ls-landforms/minerals.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Sedimentary Rocks site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Sedimentary Rocks
If you need to learn about sedimentary rocks, you should check out this slide show, try singing along with the karaoke and then test your understanding. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minera
ls-landforms/sedimentary-rocks.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Soil site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Soil
Check out this slide show with information about soil, the importance of healthy soil and what we can do. Then you can test yourself. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minera
ls-landforms/soil.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: The Rock Cycle site description for Scholastic Study Jams: The Rock Cycle
First, check out the short video about the rock cycle, then sing along with the karaoke. You should be ready to test yourself about the rock cycle. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minera
ls-landforms/rock-cycle.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Igneous Rocks site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Igneous Rocks
You can use the orange arrows to move the slide show or let the images change on their own. Try out the karaoke song and test about igneous rocks as well. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minera
ls-landforms/igneous-rocks.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Metamorphic Rocks site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Metamorphic Rocks
You can use the orange arrows to move the slide show or let it move on its own. Try out the karaoke song and test about metamorphic rocks as well. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minera
ls-landforms/metamorphic-rocks.htm

 
Discover! The Solid Earth site description for Discover! 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! Treasures from Earth site description for Discover! 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

 
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

 
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/

 
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

 
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
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