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Doing Science at Home

Kitchen Scientists

Science Simulations

PhET

Physics
mechanics

Eureka
lectures at MIT
animations
physics-animations.com
Physlets
hammer and feather drop
roller coaster simulation
roller coaster design
roller coaster game
roller coaster discussion
roller coaster animation
the physics of winter Olympic sports
simple machines
simple machines in elevators
how elevators work

heat

Eureka
physics-animations.com
engine animations
phase change diagram
Boltzmann distribution more
refrigeration animation

fluids

Archimedes’ principle
Pascal’s principle
Bernoulli’s principle

waves/sound/light

wave animations
more wave animations
Doppler effect
acoustics and vibrations animations
animations
physics-animations.com
Physlets
Phychoacoustics
collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge
virtual keyboard
Fourier synthesis
equalization
RGB model
retinal cones
CMYK model
BYR model
holography
blackbody radiation
colorblindness test
color picker 1
color picker 2
color picker 3

electricity/magnetism

animations
physics-animations.com
Physlets
circuit design   more,     and more

atomic/nuclear

The Elegant Universe
whizzy periodic chart
periodic chart (simple)
chart of the nuclides
chart of the nuclides
nuclear animations
nuclear radiation (how stuff works)
decay animations
nuclear tests video
animations
fundamental forces
atomic spectra

Astronomy
cosmology

The Elegant Universe
Cosmos
black hole animation
Hubblesite
powers of 10 (Applet)
Scale of the Universe 2
astronomy animations
more astronomy animations 
the local universe
Fabric of the Cosmos
Dark Matter

telescopes

large telescopes
first telescope

sun

SOHO
very latest image
neutrinos

stars

star name pronunciations
clear sky chart
the 50 brightest stars
stellar evolution on the HR-diagram (Java animation)
single star evolution on the HR-diagram (Flash animation)
stellar evolution simulation

asteroids

Impact Earth
impact craters

Chemistry
theory

alchemy
historical models
oxidation numbers

charts

whizzy periodic chart
periodic chart (simple)
periodic chart
periodic chart (orbitals)
periodic chart (technical)
periodic videos (YouTube)
relative abundance of elements
oxidation numbers of elements
organic structures
foods
glucose
biochemistry

processes

gas laws animations
gas laws animations (NASA)
chemical bonding
rapid crystallization
reactions worksheets
virtual labs (titration)
various animations
Gay-Lussac’s Law

Geology

Animations
Earth Revealed Video

earthquakes

Virtual Earthquake lab
USGS Earthquake data
Make a quake

oceans

NOAA ocean floor data
NOAA tides map

rivers & streams

USGS NC Watershed

plate tectonics

animations
more animations
plate tectonics.com
PBS on plate motions
USGS
video

soil

Henderson County GIS
Soils Online

volcanoes

Volcano World
volcano resource page
How Volcanoes Work
USGS volcanoes

minerals

mineral keying
mineral keying (alternative)
Mohs hardness scale
common rock-forming minerals

mountain building

animations more
mountain ranges

water

water resources in the US

environmental concerns

e-waste
various world maps

Meteorology and Climate Science

pressure forecast
national weather service
drawing isobars more
atmospheric opacity vs. wavelength for various gasses
atmospheric saturation
mean surface temperatures over time

Computer Science

The Machine that Changed the World (Part 1)
The Machine that Changed the World (Part 2)
The Machine that Changed the World (Part 3)
The Machine that Changed the World (Part 4)
The Machine that Changed the World (Part 5) 

Practice Quizzes
physical science

Glenco practice quizzes
N.C. DPI sample EOC test questions
N.C DPI released test questions
Caldwell County practice tests
EOC Review Sites

Earth/environmental science

Prentice Hall practice quizzes