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6th Grade

Mr. Finley’s Science Classes

Earth Science Resources
Awesome Library Earth Science Links

Ecosystem Resources
Endangered Marine Animals – information on protected marine animals

Into the Abyss – explore the depths of the Pacific Ocean
FossWeb – official site for the inquiry-based FOSS science curriculum: support, resources and fun activities (your teacher will give you the user name and password)
Sea and sky – a one-stop ocean ecosystem information source

Energy Machines and Motion

Populations and Ecosystems
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Cimarron National Grassland
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
El Yunque Caribbean National Forest
Everglades National Park
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Mono Lake
Monongahela National Forest
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Saguaro National Park
Yellowstone National Park

Rocks and Minerals
Rock Identification Challenge

Interactives—Rock Cycle

7th Grade

Catastrophic Events


Earth in Space

Astronomy for Kids 

At Home Astronomy – hands on science experiment

Awesome Library Earth Science Links

Cool Cosmos – explore the world of infrared astronomy

Exploratorium – amazing activities, online exhibits, videos and more

Sea and Sky – an information source for everything related to the sky and space

STC Science Program Kits for grades 6-8– resources from the publishers of Catastrophic Events,
Earth in Space and Light

Why Files – an archive of science related articles

8th Grade

Properties of Matter

Human Body Systems

Organisms Macro to Micro

General Science Resources
Exploratorium – amazing activities, online exhibits, videos and more

Science Buddies – ideas for science fair projects and experiments

Science Daily – your source for the latest research news

Science and Technology Concepts for Middle School – resources from the textbooks
Human Body, Macro to Micro and Properties of Matter

WebElements – interactive periodic table