Mineralogy 4 Kids
Learn about the minerals in your house, play games, learn about the rock cycle and more!
The Rock Cycle
While reviewing the three types of rocks, (igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic) you will learn: how rocks change over time, and what causes rocks to change.
This website provides you with simple instructions to make an ear guitar. It also explains how the ear guitar works.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
This site has so much to do! You can watch three different QuickTime videos including: What Is Sound? How Loud is Too Loud? Travel Inside the Ear You can also 'Ask the Scientist', see QuickTime videos about harmful sounds and try an interactive sound ruler.
Suspension Bridge - Tacoma Narrows
Near the end of the page there are links to view the Tacoma Narrows Bridge Oscillation and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse. These videos are something you must see!
Bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, tunnels - this site has pictures and information about them all. How were they built? What keeps them up? How much did they cost? You can gather all this information from an online database. Although this site was designed for junior high and high school students, it has some great information that you can use. You can also ask for help if there are sections you don't understand.
Super Bridge: Build a Bridge
Look at four different sites for bridges. Then use the links to learn about arch, beam, suspension and cable-stayed bridges. Once you have done these things you are ready to play the online game.
Capilano Suspension Bridge
The Capilano Suspension Foot Bridge is in Vancouver, British Columbia. This page has information and facts about the bridge.
Bridges Over Niagra Falls
This site has the history of the bridges that have crossed the Niagra River Gorge since 1848. It also has drawings and photos of the bridges.
Butterflies and Bugs
Butterflies and Bugs is a wonderful site created for students. It is fun busy site filled with information and things to do.