SCIENCE OLYMPIAD RESOURCES

Helpful websites for practice
NCSO event resources


Bottle Rockets
http://www.tclauset.org/21_BtlRockets/BTL.html
http://www.scioly.org/wiki/Bottle_Rocket
http://exploration.grc.nasa.gov/education/rocket/BottleRocket/about.htm
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100526135112AAWVNmR
http://ethemes.missouri.edu/themes/1736
http://www.outsideconnection.com/rockets/
http://www.ehow.com/how_2305206_build-bottle-rocket-parachute.html
//www.carbonado.k12.wa.us/...07/presentation%20on%20building%20.ppt//
www.dogrocket.home.mindspring.com/WaterRockets/index.html
http://www.pack110.net/system/files/SodaBottleRockets.PDF

Backyard Biologist
plants
plants 2
biology plants
plants 3
trees
trees 2
trees 3
tree guide
plants and animals eguide
field guide
NC state symbols
reptiles and amphibians
reptiles and amphibians 2
life cycle birds
bird life cycles
birds
nc birds

All Charged Up
http://sqworl.com/scaiov
magnets
magnets
magnets and electricity
Describe It Build It
watch video



Trajeggtory
egg drop
egg drop
blog
lots of ideas
you tube
idea
questions


Ecology Expert
biomes of the world
biome stuff
cool games
biome ppt
biome powerpoints
biomes of the world
http://sqworl.com/sx8c5j
http://www.exploringnature.org/db/subcat_index.php?dbID=44
saltwater biomes
Saltwater
powerpoint saltwater
biomes ppt
aquatic biomes
buzzle
freshwater
fresh
freshwater climate
animals
plants
deserts
desert
biodiversity deserts
forests
forest biomes
forest biome
grasslands
grassland biomes
grassland biome

STEM Design Challenge

crane challenge


Period 2

Chew the Fat
digestive system
digestive movie
digestive system for kids
digestive diagram
digestive system
digestion
difference between chem and phys dig
live simulation
powerpoint
metabolism
vitamins and minerals

nutrition

food pyramid

vitamins and minerals

food labels

food labels

calories

caloric content

calories

exercise

exercise for kids

kids exercise

First in Flight

Super Sleuths
video
flashcards for powders
mystery powder lab
powder analysis[[http://www.cedarville.edu/personal/lee/project/labs/lab-white-powder.pdf|You will do this!!!]]
google - analysis of a white powder (document)
shoeprint and tiretrack evidence
shoeprints and tire tracks
powerpoint evidence
soil science
soil science

Rock Star
http://www.mineralogy4kids.org/
http://www.neok12.com/Types-of-Rocks.htm
http://www.rocksforkids.com/RFK/identification.html
http://www.rocksandminerals.org/
http://www.sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzethsci3.html
http://www.kidsloverocks.com/
http://www.google.com/search?q=rocks+and+minerals+for+kids&hl=en&safe=active&rls=com.microsoft:en-us&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=vid&sa=X&ei=RR0tUe_BJoOq8ATjpYCwBQ&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAg

Data Crunchers
http://sqworl.com/wgieeh
http://www.math-aids.com/Measurement/
WORKSHEETS
http://www.mytestbook.com/worksheet.aspx?test_id=362&topics=Measurement&subject=Math&grade=4
http://www.mathmammoth.com/preview/Measuring_Samples.pdf
http://www.saveyoursundays.com/data/uploaded/C1007%20Measuring%20and%20estimating%20length%20%28cm%20and%20mm%29.pdf
http://www.mrsoshouse.com/nat/measure.html
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Math/Math_Worksheets/Measurement/UOM_010.pdf
http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/math/measure/compare/small/3/
http://jmathworksheets.com/worksheets/worksheet%20pdfs/Liquid%20Measures.pdf
http://www.mathworksheetscenter.com/mathskills/measurement/liquidmeasuremetric/liquidmeasuremetricK2inpract2.pdf
http://www.pleasanton.k12.ca.us/lesweb/Second/enrich/e8-10.pdf
http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/math/measure/compare/sign/time/
http://www.augustatech.edu/math/molik/volume%20comparison.pdf

Weather Permitting
www.jason.org
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/
http://theweatherchannelkids.com/
http://eo.ucar.edu/webweather/
http://illiniweather.com/pages/kids_weather_links.htm
http://www.education.noaa.gov/sweather.html
http://www.wxdude.com/kidres.html
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/weather/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1-Khi9i3UU
http://www.edheads.org/activities/weather/

http://sqworl.com/5rk35x Chew The Fat
Period 3

Pasta Tower - Sky Quest What's the Matter?

Fast Facts



Planet Protectors

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose

3 R's

4Rs

info

recycle

recycle

recycle

reduce

reduce

video

jack j

waste

strip mining

strip mining

impact

deforestation

see it

global

pollution

pollute

all kinds

over consumption

over consumption

over consumption

over consumption.

nonrenewable vs renewable

nonrenewable vs renewable

nonrenewable vs renewable

nonrenewable vs renewable

endangered animals

endangered animals

endangered animals

endangered animals

endangered animals

endangered animals

energy sources

energy sources

energy sources

energy

energy sources
014 Institute Presentation
Human Impact on the Earth
ACS Climate Science Toolkit
EPA - Composting
HowStuffWorks.com - Recycling
AlternativeEnergy.org - an in depth source for all things alternative energy
Renewable and non-renewable Energy - US Energy Information Administration site about renewable and non-renewable energy
Google Earth Engine, showing time lapse pictures for various environmental changes
National Energy Education Development Project - Great lessons and resources for teaching everything related to energy
EPA - Interactive website where you get to explore different regions to discover how each section works to reuse, recycle, or educate on the environment.
Nature bridge - Interactive game where students can sort recyclables and learn how each effects the environment. The main website also as information on composting and studies conducted on environmental processes.
National Geographic - Features headlines from the National Geographic that have a focus in the environmental issues of today.
EPA for Students - General environmental information collected by the Environmental Protection Agency that is designed for student use. Includes resources, environmental studies, quizzes, and games.
US Energy Administration - Supplies sources that have links explaining all about energy and its conservation. Energy Timelines for specific energy sources is also found on the website.
Greenpeace - Website on bycatch. (Slightly biased but contains interesting facts and links)
EPA - Conservation of water interactive website
Strip mining pdf, effect on endangered forests
Deforestation website - Documents what deforestation is, statistics, and the effects
Fruitvale - great lab to learn about groundwater pollution



Whats the Matter
atoms
atoms
atom video
http://www.neok12.com/Atom.htm
atoms
volume of rect prism
rectangular prism
volume of a liquid
relative density
relative density
mixture/solution
quizzes
physical changes

Sky Quest
sun
sun
solar system
sun
our sun
seasons
seasons
seasons
videos
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSNs15sEINM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPJ_HUcg8L0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avwpi1IwVO8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNzDXXUiqRs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75BD_4Zq8Bg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efMk8vBenq4
http://www.google.com/moon/
moon
tideseclipses
www.stardate.org
http://www.nightskyinfo.com/
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/ataglance
http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/visible-planets-tonight-mars-jupiter-venus-saturn-mercury
http://www.pa.msu.edu/abrams/nightskynotes/
http://www.astroviewer.com/index.php
http://domeofthesky.com/clicks/constlist.html
http://hubblesite.org/explore_astronomy/tonights_sky/
http://www.seasky.org/constellations/constellations-intro.html
http://www.kidsastronomy.com/astroskymap/constellation_hunt.htm

Pasta Tower
http://www.scioly.org/wiki/Towers
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080415172746AAz90gx
http://www.ehow.com/how_12102554_make-building-out-spaghetti-sticks.html
http://www.rowett.ac.uk/edu_web/Spag_towers_instruct.pdf
http://www.allaboutspaghetti.com/spaghettitowers.html
http://www.ask.com/food/Pasta/How-to-Make-Spaghetti-Towers.html
http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/class-activity-leaning-tower-of-pasta/
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090522120833AA6Fhe7
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svxdDHuQY5A
http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=collection/cub_/activities/cub_mechanics/cub_mechanics_lesson10_activity1.xml
http://sqworl.com/jfsk8w

Bridge-A-Roni
bridges
bridge
bridge
building bridges
building bridges
building bridges
building bridg







Genes R Us


video for zygotes

homozygous

DNA

Genes

heredity

DNA for kids

brain pop

username and password for BrainPop is palmbeach/palmbeach

video

kids health

nano science

punnett squares

punnett squares

inherited traits

inherited trait activities

genetics

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/traits/

http://www.science-­‐class.net/PowerPoints/punnett_square_files/frame.htm

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/biomes.html

http://burch.excellence-­‐sa.org/ourpages/auto/2011/1/27/66972712/inherite%20traits.pdf

http://www.exploringnature.org/db/detail.php?dbID=22&detID=2290



Fossil Frenzy

http://sqworl.com/e31mmj
time periods
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/dinosaurflr/meet.html
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/dino_eras.htm
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/dinosaurs-when-dinosaurs-lived







Ramp and Roll
hints
cars
video
video
blog
ttp://www.edheads.org/
http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/index.shtml
http://www.neok12.com/Simple-Machines.htm
http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot/parkworldplotlink.htm
lots of websites inside
http://www.physics4kids.com/
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/physics.html
http://sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzphysics.html
http://pbskids.org/games/physics.html
http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/louviere/Newton/
http://science.pppst.com/newtonmotion.html
http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm
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Movers and Shakers
Plate Tectonics
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0043-plate-tectonics.php
http://platetectonicsforkids.com/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcPghqnnTVk
http://www.geography4kids.com/files/earth_tectonics.html
http://scienceforkids.kidipede.com/geology/platetectonics/
Earthquakes
earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-earthquake.htm
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/environment/environment-natural-disasters/earthquakes/earthquake-101/
http://scienceforkids.kidipede.com/geology/earthquakes/
http://kids.discovery.com/tell-me/curiosity-corner/earth/natural-disasters/how-earthquakes-work
kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0044B-earthquakes.php

Volcanoes
www.universetoday.com/38715/volcanoes-for-kids/
video.pbs.org/video/2182459039/
www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0054-volcanoes-landforms.php
kids.discovery.com/tell-me/curiosity.../why-do-volcanoes-erupt
volcano.oregonstate.edu/kids
http://www.chiddingstone.kent.sch.uk/homework/mountains/volcanoes.htm
Pump It Up
http://www.kidsbiology.com/human_biology/index.php
http://kidshealth.org/parent/general/body_basics/heart.html
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/multicellular-vs-unicellular.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEHQbjido9I
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_ocr_gateway/living_growing/celldivisionrev1.shtml




Catapult Glider
glider directions


A Bug's World

http://bugguide.net/node/view/15740

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/bugs/

http://www.whatsthatbug.com/

http://www.insects.org/

http://www.giantscreenbugs.com/

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bugs/

http://www.bugfacts.net/

http://www.orkin.com/learningcenter/kids_and_teachers.aspx

http://www.kidskonnect.com/subject-index/13-animals/22-bugs.html

http://www.kathimitchell.com/insects.html

http://yucky.discovery.com/flash/

http://www.bugs.com/kids_corner/kids_corner.asp

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/bug_club/bug-bytes/learn-about-insects.shtml

http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/explore/bugs.htm

http://sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzinsect.html
The Heat Is On
energy
energy star
transfer
enrgy transfer
E Transfer
video
matter
kinetic and potential
energy forms and changes
petes power point energy


video changes of states of matter
videos of heating and cooling







Landformers
http://geography.pppst.com/landforms.html

lots of resources inside
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsci/books/applications/imaps/maps/g2_u2/index.html
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/earth-features.htm
http://www.nisk.k12.ny.us/birchwood/links/grade3links/landforms.html
http://www.mrnussbaum.com/wlandforms.htm
http://www1.center.k12.mo.us/edtech/resources/kidfriendly.html
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0031-what-are-landforms.php
worksheets
worksheets
songs
webquest
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=46739
http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/surface-of-the-earth/
quiz
http://www2.needham.k12.ma.us/eliot/technology/lessons/landforms/landforms.html

Newton's Notions
http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot/parkworldplotlink.htm
lots of websites inside
http://www.physics4kids.com/
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/physics.html
http://sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzphysics.html
http://pbskids.org/games/physics.html
http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/louviere/Newton/
http://science.pppst.com/newtonmotion.html
http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm

http://www.edheads.org/
http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/index.shtml
http://www.neok12.com/Simple-Machines.htm
http://sqworl.com/scaiov All Charged Up
http://sqworl.com/5rk35x Chew The Fat

http://sqworl.com/5boiec



Junk Box
event resources
tallest tower
paper tower
tower
video
video
strong tower
strong tower
strong tower
bridges
bridge
bridge
building bridges
building bridges
building bridges
building bridges

Rubber Band Launcher
example
walmart
ideas
launcher??
good one!
simple!
catapult
rubber band ideas
Bone and Brawn
bone movie
all body parts
your bones
neo k12 *great
skeletal
abcya!
biology 4 kids
muscles
muscles
muscles good!
bio 4kids
your joints
joints/brainpop
joints
fun facts
types of muscles
types of muscle
quizlet
ligaments
tendons