Science - Gr.4 Online Interactives

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The Earth and Beyond - Shadows site description for The Earth and Beyond - Shadows
Learn all about shadows as you change the time, measure the angle of the shadows and go through a full day - sunrise to sunset. Don't forget to graph the shadows and also do the quiz. 
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities
/science/the-earth-and-beyond/shadows/

 
The Brain and the Senses - How do we see? site description for The Brain and the Senses - How do we see?
This is a great interactive with diagrams to show the different parts of the eye and explanations of how the eye works, letting us see. 
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities
/science/the-brain-and-senses/how-the-eye-works/

 
BBC: Shadows site description for BBC: Shadows
This interactive game allows you to see how shadows change throughout the course of the day. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/light_shadows_fs
.shtml

 
Sources of Light site description for Sources of Light
There are 5 activities on this site. In the first two, you will need to sort the objects that give light and those that don't. In the last three, you can circle the objects that give light. 
http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/light/eng/Introduction/pop.ht
m

 
Anatomy of the Eye site description for Anatomy of the Eye
With this interactive, students can click on the different parts of the eye to learn more about each, through a description and illustration. 
http://www.lensshopper.com/flash/eye-anatomy/index.swf

 
The Why Files: Rainbow Interactive site description for The Why Files: Rainbow Interactive
Operate your own rainbow, then find out how it really works. Choose your rainbow and mode (rain curtain, multi-drop or single-drop) and then drag the sun and person to see what happens.  
http://whyfiles.org/2013/make-rainbows-2/

 
Science in Motion: Seeing Colours site description for Science in Motion: Seeing Colours
View the video on light and colour and then click "Next" to see the next video on light, and then do the activity. 
http://activities.macmillanmh.com/science/ca/scienceinmotion/Common
/SIM.html?Module=../Grade3/Chapter8-SeeingColors/

 
BBC: How We See Things site description for BBC: How We See Things
Experiment with mirrors to see the characteristics of light.  
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/see_things_fs.
shtml

 
Colored Shadows site description for Colored Shadows
From the Annenberg site on light, move the box and change the shadows. Change the colours and the direction of the light and see what happens to the shadows as well. 
http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/science/light/color/shadows/inde
x.html
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