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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.

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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