Pitman Middle School    Pitman, NJ

Websites/flashcards

8th grade Motion and Forces
Ch 1 flashcards
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/1524375/2z8a

ch 2 Newton's laws flashcards
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/2600507/e95j

soda bottle rockets
http://tclauset.org/21_BtlRockets/BTL.html

more soda bottle rocket info

Great summary of how Newton's laws work on the rocket on page 10!

http://www.tryengineering.org/lessons/waterrocket.pdf

6th grade water
Water final quizlet
http://quizlet.com/40289852/water-final-exam-flash-cards/

Ch 2 Freshwater flashcards
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/machine/?read_only=1011733&p=a23l

Ch 1 Water sec 1 and 2 flashcards
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/2877951/9cy5

quizlet for sec 1 and 2 ch 1
http://quizlet.com/36088936/water-section-1-and-2-quiz-everett-flash-cards/

Ch 1 Water flashcards
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/2891386/7ex3

ch 4 water Ocean Motion
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/2312627/9m2x

CH 4 quizlet

Audio, quizzes and games using the vocab words.

http://quizlet.com/_mum3a

trash smash
http://games.noaa.gov/trash_smash/

water sense game
http://www.epa.gov/WaterSense/kids/index.html

water conservation game
http://wateruseitwisely.com/tip-tank-game/

8th grade Astronomy
ch 1 Earth and Sun flashcard
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/2743894/4d1f

Season Internet Activity

Name_________________________ and partner ________________________

http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/nof/sun/san1.html

Season Internet Activity

  1. The      Earth bulges just a bit at what point?

 

Click More Earth facts

 

  1. What      is the distance around Earth at it’s widest point?        

 

  1. How      old is the Earth?                                    

Now continue

 

  1. What      is the closest star to Earth?                   

 

  1. How      far away is it?                                        

 

  1. What      is the shape of the planet’s orbits around this star?     

 

  1. The answer      to the Orbit question is:  

Now hit ”More info about planet tilt”      

 

  1. Which      planet is tilted at almost a right angle?           

 

  1. Which      planet is   tilted so much that it      rotates “backwards”?           

 

  1. What      is the answer to “A Question about the Seasons?”      

 

  1. What      is different about the sun’s position in the sky in summer and winter

 

  1. Draw      the Earth’s tilt when it is summer inBritain/

 

 

Skip the Torch Experiment

 

  1. What      is the answer to “ What have you learnt?”    

 

  1. Choose      Seasons in other countries.

What is the answer to the quiz question?

 

Try out the Sun tracker. Choose Pitman first on the map.

  1. What      is our approximate location?
  2. See      the difference in the sun’s path for the months of the equinoxes and the      solstices. Try another place in a      different hemisphere and a different latitude. Write what you notice here.

http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/kids/games-quizzes/sun/index.html

Up to date sky information
http://earthsky.org/

another link to keep up with the sky
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/ataglance

planet images
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/

nasa info about planets
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=SolarSys

planet info
http://nineplanets.org/

nasa missions to planets
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/planets.html

Ch 2 flashcards
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/2252974/x42h

ch 3 flashcards
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/2319568/r76h

planet distances in A.U.
http://idahoptv.org/ntti/nttilessons/lessons2000/lau1.html

Astrobiology project
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/projects/astrobiology/astroventure/avhome.html

measuring
blue measuring practice
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/measurement/measurement_mania_metric.htm

measuring with cm practice
http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/meas.cgi?A1=s&A2=1&A3=2

build a metric shed

practice your conversion skills.  Remember:  1000mm = 1m;  100 cm = 1m

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/ma22leng-game-build-a-shed

8th grade misc
Water Jelly Crystals and more
http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/

General Science
Links to links

Lots of links for different science topics

http://www.homeworkelephant.co.uk/science.shtml

Robotics
Mindstorm robot ideas
http://nxtprograms.com/index1.html

6th grade Weather
hurricane tracking activity
http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/andrew5.html

ch 3 and 4 flashcards
http://www.flashcardmachine.com/1237902/7da6

Cloud matchup game
http://www.eo.ucar.edu/webweather/cloudmatch.html

interactive weather
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/weather/

Wild Weather game

You may play with up to 4 people.

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/wild-weather-adventure/#