Buggin’ Out

For budding entomolgists and nature detectives, these free insect investigations help take the learning outside:  Field Guides: Essential for comparing illustrations with actual crawlies and flying beasties discovered, and for learning fast facts. Here are a couple you can download for free: Orkin Guide: Has color photos and basic information on common insects, like bees, …

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Electricity and Magnetism

These free resources for learning about electricity and magnetism combine visual lessons with hands-on activities:  Energy Kids: Provides information on how electricity is generated and measured, and how it relates to magnetism. Includes experiments and games. Science Matters: Here, you’ll find an entire fourth grade unit on electricity and magnetism, with 12 lessons and several …

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Body Systems and other Health Topics

At KidsHealth there are a number of health lessons, games, and worksheets for pre-school through high school, covering topics on the human body, personal health (fitness, nutrition, hygiene, etc.), and health problems. There are:  Other Sites: GetBodySmart: Organ Systems Interactive Energy Balance Pre-K: Downloadable lessons about nutrition and physical activity. Fit: Free health units for …

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