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6th Grade
Science Websites

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Harcourt Web Pages for Science Book

Harcourt Science Up Close

Harcourt Science Glossary

Harcourt Science Webliography

Harcourt Scilinks

Weekly Reader Spin In

 Science Powerpoints

 Science Spot 

Scholastic Science Computer Games

 

Harcourt Science Edition Web Pages

Unit A: Understanding Living Things

Unit B: Interactions in Ecosystems

Unit C: Exploring Earth

Unit D: Cycles on Earth and in Space

Unit E: Matter and Energy

Unit F: Forces and Machines

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Life Science

UNIT A: Understanding Living Things

Introduction:
Preparing for Science

Chapter 1:
Cells, Reproduction, and Heredity

Chapter 2:
Classifying Living Things

Chapter 3:
Plants and Plant Growth

Science Prep

 Heredity-Family Level

Form and Function

Helping plants grow well 

Steps of the Scientific Method 

 Mitosis

What are Vertebrates and Invertebrates? Videos

Interactive matching plant parts

 Harcourt Science Webpage

 Genetics With a Smile

Living/Nonliving Quiz 

Plant parts we eat

 Scientific Method Powerpoint

 How the Body Works

Circle of life-metamorphosis 

Interactive matching plant parts

 

 Animal and Plant Cells

Frog life cycle image 

Plant Explorer

 

 

Endangered Animal Facts

Great Plant Escape

 

 

Mammals of the World - Quiz

Secret life of trees

 

 

 Animal Quiz

 Seed Germination Experiment

 

 

 Animal groups

Meet the Plant Parts

printable critter cards

Invertebrate/Vertebrate Powerpoint

Animal Life Cycles

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UNIT B: Interactions in Ecosystems

Chapter 4:
Ecosystems

Chapter 5:
Resources in Ecosystems

 Ecosystems and Habitats

 Owl Pellet Dissection

Ecosystems and Habitats

Biomes More Sites on Biomes

 Owl Pellet Dissection

Biome Reports More Biome Reports

 Owl Pellet Dissection Directions

Biome Information

Owl Pellet Dissection Photos

 Ecosystems

 Owl Pellet and Owl History

 Ecosystems

 Owl Pellet History

Living Things

Habitat Match-up

 

*Fun with Food Webs

Animals' homes game

 

Food Chains

Animal habitat scramble

 

Climograph Average Monthly Weather -

Parker Average Monthly Weather Graphs

Drop and drag habitat game

Types of Biome Powerpoints

Biome Powerpoints

Biome Interactive Powerpoint

Food Chains and Webs

Food Chain Game

Building a Food Web

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Earth Science

UNIT C: Exploring Earth

Chapter 6:
Changes to Earth's Surface

Chapter 7:
Earth's Rocks

Chapter 8:
Fossils

Earth's Layers Earth's Structure

 Mineral Properties

 

Layers of the Earth Inside the Earth

 Mineral Properties

 

Pictures of Weathering

 Really Good Mineral Information Page

 

Weathering Weathering & Climate

 Grow Your Own Crystals

 

Erosion

 Mineral Matters

 

Glaciers

 Mineral Information

 

Glaciers and Global Warming

 Minerals

 

 Meteorite Photos

 How Are Igneous Rocks Formed

 

Earth's Plates

 Igneous Rocks

Plate Tectonics

More Igneous Rocks

Earthquake Information for Kids

How Are Sedimentary Rocks Formed

 

Recent US Earthquakes Recent World Earthquakes

Sedimentary Rocks

How Volcanoes Work Earthquake/Volcano Diagrams

Facts on Sedimentary Rocks

Volcano Information for Kids

How Metamorphic Rocks are Formed

Volcanoes Online

Metamorphic Rocks

Metamorphic Rock Facts

Weathering

Weathering & Climate

Pictures of Weathering

 

Erosion

 

 

The Rock Cycle

 

 

More on The Rock Cycle

 

 

Animated Rock Cycle

 

 

Rockn' the Rock Cycle

 

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UNIT D: Cycles on Earth and in Space

Chapter 9:
The Water Planet

Chapter 10:
Earth's Weather Patterns

Chapter 11:
The Universe-Near and Far

 Water Cycle

  Weather Quiz

Planets

Water Cycle - visual map 

 

 Earth's Orbits

Water PowerPoint 

 

Virtual Tour of the Universe

 Water Cycle - Diagram

 

*Space Games

 

*Planets Adventure

 

 

*Alfy's Space Games

 

 

*Kid's Astronomy Games

 

 

*Space Hopper Game - Constellations

 

 

*Weight on other planets

 

 

*Age on other planets in Earth-years

 

 

Earth in space demonstration

 

 

Great space games

 

 

NASA for kids

 

 

Amazing facts

 

 

Constellations

 

 

Universe: Objects in Space PowerPoint

 

 

Phases of the Moon

 

 

Solar System Tutorial - AWESOME

 

 

Virtual Tour of the Universe

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Physical Science

UNIT E: Matter and Energy

Chapter 12:
Atoms

Chapter 13:
Matter and How It Changes

Chapter 14:
Energy

Chapter 15:
Heat and Electricity

 

 Matter 

Energy Efficiency 

Science and Electrical Safety 

Matter 

Magnets and springs online activity

Thermal Conductors

*Matter Jeopardy

Electrical Conductors

Light

Soilds, Liquids, Gases

Electricity and Magnetism

Sound

Grouping and Classifying Materials

Forces: Magnetism

Electrical Conductors

Changing Materials

Magnets Millionaire Game

Electricity and Magnetism

Separating Materials

Electricity Safety

States of Matter

Circuits

 

 

 

 

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UNIT F: Forces and Machines

Chapter 16:
Forces and Motion

Chapter 17:
Work and Simple Machines

Properties of Forces and Motion PPT

 Simple Machines Activity 

Forces in Action

 

 Forces

 

 Friction

 

 Magnetic Forces

 

 Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

 

 

 Friction

 

 

 

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