Learn the basic principles
number from basic notation to scientific notation. Ideal for gifted and talented
middle school students. Now includes multiplication and division using scientific
it With Molecules Why does ice float?-- How does soap work? -- Why is
diamond so hard?-- Why do carcinogens like nicotine cause cancer? -- Why is a
salt crystal cubic in shape? -- This is an interactive activity using the JMol
applet which allows students to interact with molecules. No plug-in is needed..
Measure the mass of an object using a triple beam balance. Start early
with this one -- gifted and talented grade 4.
vs. Weight- Mass
and weight are often confused by many students. Learn the difference and try some
- Measure volume
using a graduated cylinder. Start early with volume -- gifted and talented grade
of a Solid - Learn
to calculate the density of an unknown solid from knowing its mass and volume.
of a Liquid - Learn
to calculate the density of an unknown liquid from knowing its mass and volume
using a graduated cylinder and triple beam balance. Learn what a hydrometer is,
and what it can do.
Challenge - Great page for gifted and talented students! Some excellent
challenging problems. Volume of a cylinder problem ...
-Volume -Density Acitivty using the GATES PROJECT-- CENTRAL PARK
is Nanotechnology? You have probably already heard the term. But,
what exactly is Nanotechnology, and will it contribute to the next big technology
wave? More on Nanotechnology
of Molecules- Information on antioxidant, fuel, solvent, molecules
of color, drug molecules and more. View molecules in 3-D.
2000- Physics 2000,
is an interactive journey through modern physics! Have fun learning visually and
conceptually about 20th Century science and high-tech devices.
of Ten - View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth.
Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude. After
that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that
reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the
subatomic universe of electrons and protons. This is a great site for all gifted
and talented ages.
- go where
no microscope has gone before -- - one of the Web's largest collections of color
photographs taken through an optical microscope (commonly referred to as "photo-micro-graphs)
. Something for everyone here.
Whole Frog Dissection - Computers can't teach everything in anatomy,
but they can teach some things better, either by themselves or through synergy
with conventional methods. Try out this award-winning virtual frog- as a case
in point. Gifted and Talented - grade 6 - Life Science.
Anatomy Online Skeletal, Muscular, Digestive, Lymphatic, Endocrine,
Nervous, Cardiovascular, Reproductive and Urinary Systems... Includes extensive
images and descriptions.
Biology Animations -- Amino Acids and Proteins, Cell Structure, Diffusion,
DNA, Glycolysis, Krebs Cylce, Meiosis, Mitosis, pH, Photosynthesis and Water.
Pig Dissection - Although a great alternative to the actual dissection,
be prepared for the actual graphics. Contains study guides and quizzes. Good for
Gifted and Talented High School Students.