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Some Interesting Web Sites

"Special Places", Science Supplies, Web Content, Other Science Centres, Misc.

Special Places

Bert Edwards Science and Technology School (BEST)


Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia - ASTTBC


Tourism Kamloops


Kamloops Parents .com


Science World


KamloopsCity.com


In Kamloops .ca

Web Content

Microbes.info - The Microbiology Information Portal. Lots of info and Microbiology Resources.


A Home Guide to Kitchen Science Experiments - a page of links to "...science experiment resources online that are designed especially for kids. Most of them involve basic household materials or ingredients. Suggested by Sam's' Granddaughter Jamie.


http://www.polymer-search.com/covalent/kid-safe-experiments.html - info about polymers (link suggested by Mrs. Thompson's 3rd graders)


Site with Science Experiments you can do around the home > Here - Suggested by Sara and Liam Barnes


Some fun science experiments related to cars and motion here - Suggested by Dakota Lowe


http://www.open2.net/roughscience/index.html - The BBC's Rough Science program


http://scifun.chem.wisc.edu/ - The master of chemical demonstrations, University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, shares the fun of science through home science activities, demonstration shows, videos, and books. Information about these and other science fun stuff is available here.


http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/atlas/ - Canadian Geographic Atlas online, Geographic information on Canada


http://evolution.berkeley.edu/ - Understanding Evolution. Your one-stop source of information on evolution


http://oposite.stsci.edu/ - The Hubble Space telescope web site, containing tons of information and images of space


https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/index.html - Libraries of space images. This web site has many “awesome pictures”!

http://www.waynesthisandthat.com/crystals.htm - Information on how to grow crystals.


http://discoverychannel.ca/- Discovery Channel Canada.


http://www.bocklabs.wisc.edu/ - A web site rich in information about the latest advances in Molecular Virology, Molecular Biology and Microscopy


http://iop.org/ - This is the web site for the Institute of Physics. Clicking on “Education” leads to a vast amount of physics-related information and resources for students, parents and teachers


http://southport.jpl.nasa.gov/ - Gives many images of the earth using imaging radar


http://mocomi.com/learn/science/ - Lots of online science content, plus free content downloads with registration.


https://educationonline.ku.edu/articles/online-learning-resources-for-science-classes.html - Resources for Science Classes


A link to some interesting teaching resources The Ultimate Teacher Resource Guide


A link to some interesting information on telelscopes Telescopes for Kids Resource Guide Suggested by The Brenham Community Center, Texas


Other Science Centres

www.canadiansciencecentres.ca
- Canadian Association of Science Centres member information and science related links from across Canada


www.theexplorationplace.com - The Exploration Place – Prince George, British Columbia


www.scienceworld.ca - Science World – Vancouver, British Columbia


www.odyssium.com - The Odyssium – Edmonton, Alberta


www.teachersfirst.com - A teacher resource, including science related curriculum


www.funology.com - This site lists "brainteasers, home science experiments, magic tricks, and jokes, all designed for fun with a scientific twist" and is appropriate for kids up to about grade 7


http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html - Astronomy Picture of the Day


http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index.html - Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You...


https://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/activities - Exploratorium: Hands-on Activities

Science Supplies

http://www.arborsci.com/ - Arbor Scientific Home


http://www.teachersource.com/ - Educational Innovations


http://www.boreal.com/  - Boreal Laboratories: On-line Catalog:

misc.

http://www.abilityonline.org/ Ability Online is a free, monitored & secure online community that welcomes kids, teens & young adults of all abilities. Find a friend or be a friend to someone just like you! Separate sections for different age groups and specialized tools help address transitional needs and challenges. Parents and professionals welcome.

http://tru.ca/index.html - Thompson Rivers University. Located at Kamloops in central BC – we have the program for you whether it is technical, vocational and degree in nature – visit our website for more


www.nserc.ca - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada


http://www.nsf.gov/start.htm - The official web site of the U.S. based National science Foundation


http://www.sciam.com/ - American Scientific website.


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