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Briarwood Elementary Science Resources

Natural Sciences resources for Briarwood's K-5 community.

General Science for Briarwood's Youngest Students

These links are great for learning a little more about science. All students should have access to information about the Natural Sciences. Our solar system and world are full of amazing things waiting for you to find them. The links and videos below lead to information that support the Next Generation Science Standards. 

Science online for Kindergarten - 1st Grade

American Museum of Natural HistoryOne of the largest collections of ancient materials, the American Museum of Natural History's Dinosaur videos and articles are available to read online.

 

Brain Pop JuniorBrainPop Jr. has videos and games for students to play. It's a subscription service, so use the free options and talk to a teacher or parent about logging in if more sounds like fun. This site is endorsed by Issaquah School District.

 

E-Learning for KidsA great resource used by children all over the world, E-Learning for Kids is a free site that shares games.

 

 

NASA KidsFind out more about space and scientists who study space with NASA Kids Club. Games, articles, and videos can be found here.

 

The Old Farmer's AlmanacLearn about the weather, space, holidays, pets, and history. Every Day's sunrise and sunset are posted at The Old Farmer's Almanac, too!

 

Kids Health from NemoursLearn about our bodies at Kids Health from Nemours. What is celiac disease? How do lungs work? The answers are here.

Listen and Watch

Whether you want to see a video or hear a podcast, these videos teach us more. 

Brains On!Brains On! is a science podcast produced by Minnesota Public Radio with a grant from the National Science Foundation. It talks about science mysteries with children and expert scientists.

If you write a report using the Solar System video, tell your teacher where you got the information by writing a citation like this:

National Geographic. (2017, August 30). Solar system 101. [Video file.] Retrieved from https://youtu.be/libKVRa01L8

If you use the video about hurricanes in a report, don't forget to tell your teacher you learned about it by writing:

National Geographic. (2018, September 10). Hurricanes 101. [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/LlXVikDkyTg

The information I learned in the video above can be shared by writing: 

National Geographic. (2018, June 29). Dinosaurs 101. [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/e5BFR-E-ae0

Books about science for early readers