Science - Gr.6 Online Interactives

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Scholastic Study Jam: Scientific Theory & Evidence site description for Scholastic Study Jam: Scientific Theory & Evidence
Scientific theories (proposed descriptions or explanations) have to be testable so that scientists can use the scientific method to see if they are correct. Watch this video about scientific theories and then try the quiz. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-i
nquiry/scientific-theory-and-evid.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Scientific Methods site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Scientific Methods
Scientists use the scientific method to help them make observations, develop hypotheses, design experiments, collect data, and draw conclusions. Watch this video and then try the quiz.  
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-i
nquiry/scientific-methods.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Identify Outcomes and Make Predictions site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Identify Outcomes and Make Predictions
This video uses puppies to explain outcomes and predictions. See how you can make a chart to keep track. After you watch the video, you can take the quiz to test yourself.  
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-i
nquiry/sidentify-outcomes.htm

 
Scholastic Study Jams: Investigations to Collect Data site description for Scholastic Study Jams: Investigations to Collect Data
Check out this catchy song about measuring data and collecting accurate information. Then, test yourself with this quiz about collecting data. 
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/scientific-i
nquiry/collect-data.htm

 
Parts of a Microscope site description for Parts of a Microscope
Can you correctly identify each part of the microscope? 
http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/facilities/multimedia/uploads/albert
a/microscope.html

 
KidWings: Virtual Pellet Dissection site description for KidWings: Virtual Pellet Dissection
What is an owl pellet? What is inside a pellet? How do pellets form? There are several different virtual pellets on this page for you to dissect. 
http://kidwings.com/virtual-pellet/

 
University of Alberta Museums: KidZone site description for University of Alberta Museums: KidZone
Click on the treehouse to join Wendy and Iggy in three interactive adventures: journey to ancient Egypt, rescue the missing cat and discover the clue to the fossils. 
http://exhibitions.museums.ualberta.ca/kidzone/

 
NASA: Match Light Faces with Heat Faces site description for NASA: Match Light Faces with Heat Faces
See if you can recognize the faces when they are lit by infrared instead of standard light.  
https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/ir-matching/en/

 
Interactive Investigator Game site description for Interactive Investigator Game
Help Detective Wilson and Detective Marlow solve a murder. You will be introduced to the major disciplines of crime investigation as you try to solve a murder through the eyes of the detectives, from examining the crime scene to collecting evidence, wound and blood analysis, document analysis, toxicology... 
http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/virtual-exhibits/exhibit/interactive-in
vestigator/

 
Nature History Museum: Hair Detective site description for Nature History Museum: Hair Detective
Test your forensic skills. "Investigate who has stolen the rock bands hair products. Analyse the evidence to find out!" [site introduction]  
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/resources/kids-only/fun-games/hair-detective/h
air-detective.swf

 
Darwin's Footsteps site description for Darwin's Footsteps
Follow Darwin on his world voyage and learn what he discovered about animal and plant life along the way. This interactive has a variety of challenges included for you to test your understanding. 
http://html.investis.com/R/Rolls-Royce/corp/interactive-games/darwi
n/darwin.htm

 
Crime Scene Creatures: Determine the Time of Death site description for Crime Scene Creatures: Determine the Time of Death
A body has been discovered; it's up to you to determine the time of death. Scroll over each of the tools to learn more about them. Then, collect and analyze the evidence.  
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/files/2008/11/crimescene.swf

 
Virtual Exhibit on Forensic Science site description for Virtual Exhibit on Forensic Science
This virtual exhibit on forensic science contains a database of key components and a timeline of key developments in this field. After you look at the resources, you can head over and solve a murder. 
http://www.museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibi
tions/detective-investigator/en/index.html

 
CSI: The Experience site description for CSI: The Experience
Can you solve these three cases with the CSI department? Do you have what it takes to be a forensic scientist? This is an interactive experience, based on the hit TV show, that allows students to explore many different aspects of forensic investigation. 
http://forensics.rice.edu/

 
Fetch! CSI: Squeak Sneak site description for Fetch! CSI: Squeak Sneak
Use your canine sniffer intelligence (CSI) to solve the case. Gather clues, put them under the microscope and find the stolen squeaky toy. 
http://pbskids.org/fetch/games/csi_1/game.html

 
Copse and Robbers (ARKive Education) site description for Copse and Robbers (ARKive Education)
You're the first to appear at the scene of a crime in the woods. A body has been found and it's up to you to find the killer. Your task is to find as many clues as you can and bring them back to the police station. The more clues you find the easier your investigation with be! 
http://www.arkive.org/education/games/copse-and-robbers

 
Prehistoric Climate Change and Why it Matters Today site description for Prehistoric Climate Change and Why it Matters Today
By analyzing leaf fossils, you can examine how the earth's increased temperatures affected the planet. 
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/idealabs/prehistoric_climate_ch
ange/index.htm

 
LearnAlberta: Cretaceous Crime Scene site description for LearnAlberta: Cretaceous Crime Scene
Can you help with this crime scene investigation? There's been some suspicious dinosaur deaths and we need you to investigate all of the clues and decide who committed the crime. 
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/seccs/index.html?launch=true

 
CIA Aerial Analysis Challenge site description for CIA Aerial Analysis Challenge
Put your perceptual skills to the test. Study the image and then correctly answer the questions. 
https://www.cia.gov/kids-page/games/aerial-analysis-challenge/index
.html

 
CIA Photo Analysis Challenge site description for CIA Photo Analysis Challenge
How quickly can you spot the differences between the two images? There are two different scenes to test your skills. 
https://www.cia.gov/kids-page/games/photo-analysis-challenge/index.
html

 
Perp Walk site description for Perp Walk
Based on a range of evidence, game players must decide who committed the crime. There are variety of fun and engaging mysteries from which to choose. 
http://www.fffbi.com/games/perp/walk.html
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