Science - Gr.5 Online Interactives

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Energy and the Environment - How Do We Make Electricity? site description for Energy and the Environment -  How Do We Make Electricity?
Learn about the ways in which we can generate electrical energy. Test things along the way. You get to build a wind turbine in this interactive. 
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities
/science/energy-and-the-environment/how-do-we-make-electricity/

 
Science in Motion: Parallel Circuits site description for Science in Motion: Parallel Circuits
View the two videos on parallel circuits (don't forget to click "next") and then do the quiz show to test your understanding. 
https://www.macmillanmh.com/science/2010/student/na/scienceinmotion
/Common/SIM.html?Module=../Grade4/Chapter12a-ParallelCircuit/

 
Energy and the Environment - What is Energy? site description for Energy and the Environment - What is Energy?
Learn what energy is, the different kinds of energy, how it is stored, transferred and used in this interactive. 
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities
/science/energy-and-the-environment/what-is-energy/

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Properties of Matter site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Properties of Matter
Watch this video to learn about the different kinds of matter: conductors, insulators, and magnets. Try the quiz to test your understanding.  
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/matter/prope
rties-of-matter.htm

 
Balloons and Static Electricity site description for Balloons and Static Electricity
"Why does a balloon stick to your sweater? Rub a balloon on a sweater, then let go of the balloon and it flies over and sticks to the sweater. View the charges in the sweater, balloons, and the wall." [site] 
http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations/sims.php?sim=Balloons_and_Stat
ic_Electricity

 
Electric Circuits site description for Electric Circuits
Electric Circuits is an interactive e-learning website. It is designed to teach elementary students the basic concepts of electrical energy and electric circuits. Six different activities are included. 
http://www.hyperstaffs.info/work/physics/child/main.html

 
Who Can Resist? site description for Who Can Resist?
Build a circuit and test different materials to see if they conduct electricity. 
http://esmartkids.epcor.ca/websites/sse_ca/wires/game.html

 
Make the Safe Choice site description for Make the Safe Choice
Can you safely handle the electrical hazards in your home? Check out these six tricky situations. 
http://esmartkids.epcor.ca/websites/esw_ca/html/safechoice.html

 
Find the Hidden Dangers site description for Find the Hidden Dangers
Find the electrical hazards lurking in these three neighborhoods. Earn bonus points for knowing how to correct the dangers. 
http://esmartkids.epcor.ca/websites/esw_ca/html/hidden.html
Displaying 9 Great Resources