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Kindergarten Science

[Animals Two by Two] [Wood and Paper] [Fabric] [Trees]

 

 

Animals Two by Two - Kindergarten

 

1. Foss web site on Animals

URL: http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/AnimalsTwobyTwo/index.html

2. All About Snails
URL: http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Snails/
Learn about the snail, coloring activities, worksheets, clip art, stories and Internet-based lesson.
Modules: Animals Two by Two, Structures of Life

3. Cool Science
URL: http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/critters/critters.html
This is a wonderful follow-up to the FOSS Animals Two by Two matching game. By matching animals by their similar structures, students play a game that teaches early classification of species.
Module: Animals Two by Two

4. ENature
URL: http://enature.com/
This site features complete field guides to animals and plants. The regional search feature allows you to find species in your region.
Modules: New Plants, Insects, Animals Two by Two, Trees, Environments, Structures of Life

5. Enchanted Learning
URL: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/
Enchanted Learning has information, activities, and printable outlines of the FOSS animals for students to color and label.
Module: Animals Two by Two

6. Journey North
URL: http://www.learner.org/jnorth
Join classroom teams around the world in entering data on the signs of spring, such as the first sightings of hummingbirds, earthworms, robins, or butterflies.
Modules: New Plants, Insects, Animals Two by Two, Air and Weather

7. Kiddy House
URL: http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Kids/
Stories, crafts, and information on frogs, farms, and snails are just a few of the offerings at this site for parents, kids, and teachers. The All About Snails site includes information about land and pond snails, activities, and worksheets.
Module: Animals Two by Two

8. United Poultry Concerns, Inc
URL: http://www.UPC-online.org
United Poultry Concerns encourages schools to use alternatives such as picture books, modles, videos, and classroom drawing activites to replace chick hatching projects. Their free guide booklet, "Hatching GOOd Lessons, " suggests classroom activities and resources for teachers.
Module: Animals Two by Two

9. Woodland Park Zoo
URL: http://www.zoo.org/educate/animalfacts1.htm
The Woodland Park Zoo has fact sheets on many animals, including sow bugs and pill bugs, and other animals from their Bug World exhibit.
Module: Animals Two by Two

 

 

 Wood and Paper - Kindergarten

 

1. Foss web site on Wood and Paper

URL: http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/WoodandPaper/index.html

2. Gilmer Wood Company
URL: http://www.gilmerwood.com/
Check out their astounding collection of unusual wood samples from around the world at Wood Sample Images.
Module: Wood and Paper

3. How Paper Is Made
URL: http://www.idahoforests.org/paprmake.htm
Find out how paper is made from wood pulp and recycled material. View a short video that shows how tissue paper is made.
Module: Wood and Paper

4. Oriland
URL: http://www.oriland.com/learning/practice/practice.asp
Choose from several origami projects, from very simple to elaborate.
Module: Wood and Paper

5. The Wisconsin Paper Council
URL: http://www.wipapercouncil.org/
Take a tour of the paper-making process from trees to paper, learn paper facts, play games. And learn how to make your own paper.
Module: Wood and Paper

6. Woodfinder's Wood Library
URL: http://www.woodfinder.com/woods/woodindex.html
View wood samples from over 60 tree species. A partner site, www.woodcentral.com, includes Shop Shots where you can see the shops, tools, and projects of fine woodworkers across the nation.
Module: Wood and Paper

 

 

 Fabric - Kindergarten

 

1. Foss web site on Fabric

URL: http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/Fabric/index.html

2. Cotton's Journey
URL: http://www.cottonsjourney.com/watchcotton
Students can choose two kinds of cotton fields, watch them grow, and compare. Photos of the cotton field and close-ups of the plants follow the progress for 22 weeks. Also available on this site are teacher materials, including a cotton growth poster, student booklets, and a video, "Cotton's Journey from Seed to You."
Module: Fabric

3. Felt Crafts
URL: http://www.feltcrafts.co.nz/children.html
Felt crafters from New Zealand have compiled instructions for several simple felt-making projects for children. An inspiring site for teachers, art teachers, and crafty parents.
Module: Fabric

4. Making Silk in Lam Dong
URL: http://www.thingsasian.com/goto_article/article.702.html
Find out how silk is made in Vietnam. This site includes pictures of the process.
Modules: Insects, Fabric

 

 

Trees - Kindergarten

 

1. Foss web site on Trees

URL: http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/Trees/index.html

2. Cool Science
URL: http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/vegquiz/veggie.htm
Match plants to the names of the plant parts in a salad that includes delicious stems, leaves, fruit, flowers, and roots.
Modules: New Plants, Trees, Structures of Life

3. ENature
URL: http://enature.com/
This site features complete field guides to animals and plants. The regional search feature allows you to find species in your region.
Modules: New Plants, Insects, Animals Two by Two, Trees, Environments, Structures of Life

4. Enchanted Learning
URL: http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/themes/plants.shtml
Make pinecone bird feeders, make twig picture frames, find tree-anatomy coloring pages, read the story of Johnny Appleseed, and discover many Arbor Day activities appropriate for K–3.
Module: Trees

5. Fall Colors
URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/news/fallcolors
The U.S. Forest Service site provides information on fall foliage hotspots, state color reports, and live web-cam sites from around the country. Also provided are many non–Forest Service website links for family activities, crafts, games, and science activities.
Module: Trees

6. Kidsgardening
URL: http://www.kidsgardening.com/
The National Gardening Association provides parents and educators with ideas, resources, and information. Check here for grants for school garden projects.
Modules: New Plants, Trees, Structures of Life

7. Seed Dispersal
URL: http://www.muohio.edu/Dragonfly/itb/index.htmlx
Examples of five trees and how they disperse their seeds. Includes student experiments.
Modules: Trees, Diversity of Life

8. What Tree Is That?
URL: http://www.arborday.org/trees/treeID.html
A very simple guide to common trees of eastern, central, and western United States, created by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
Module: Trees

 


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