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Curricula: Science

The Science area presents relevant links and documents pertaining to science vocabulary and resources.

The vocabulary lists located for each of these curricular areas were compiled to assist teachers, students and parents with the identification of fundamental terms relating to the Sunshine State Standards. Resources are subject area and grade-level area specific. Instructional strategies are also included for further assistance. 

To use any of the vocabulary word lists, just click on the Adobe Acrobat PDF format or the Document (.doc) format. You may also control-click (Mac) or right-click (Windows) and choose “Save file to disk” from the pop-up menu.

 Curricula: Science Documents

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Grades 3 - 5: Vocabulary List. DOC File
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Grades 3 - 5: Vocabulary List PDF File.
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Grades 6 – 8: Vocabulary List DOC File
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Grades 6 – 8: Vocabulary List PDF File
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Grades 9 – 12: Vocabulary List DOC File
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Grades 9 – 12: Vocabulary List PDF File

 Science Resources

Expand/Collapse Science : General ‎(8)
Science General
Description
This site is a series of programs and events throughout the year that culminates with a celebration of the spring equinox. "Eclipse: In a Different Light," this year's theme, shows how eclipses have inspired people to study the sun-earth-moon system. Join this journey of exploration and discovery in preparation for a total solar eclipse.
 
Science General
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National Environmental Education (EE) Week will involve thousands of educators and millions of students. It will enhance the educational impact of Earth Day and create a full week of educational preparation, learning, and activities in K-12 classrooms, nature centers, zoos, museums, and aquariums.

Science General
Description
This site examines the natural phenomena that create a total eclipse. NASA scientists and engineers introduce a satellite used to make artificial eclipses in order to learn about the sun's corona. Students measure the angular size and predict the angular distance of objects in the sky.
 
Science General
Description
This site takes us into the world of "structural biology" -- a branch of molecular biology that focuses on the shape of nucleic acids and proteins (the molecules that do most of the work in our bodies). Learn about the structures and roles of proteins, tools used to study protein shapes, how proteins are used in designing new medications (for AIDS and arthritis), and what structural biology reveals about all life processes. Find out about careers in biomedical research.

Science General
Description
The ExplOration is a scientific museum of science, art and human perception.  Providing online access to science, nature, art and technology, this site is produced by the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.  "Tools for Teaching" provides the educator with a plethora of activities and resources.
 
Science General
Description
Science Fair Idea Exchange is a portal for elementary, middle and high school students to jumpstart their Science Fair project.  Included are resources and references to not only assist the learner, but also help them develop their own query.

Science General
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This site features the "Science Fair Project Resource Guide."  As part of The Internet Public Library, Kidspace, features references, tools and research to assist with the scientific method and project.
 
Science General
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The National Science Teachers Association provides K-16 science teachers with a clearinghouse of resources for the classroom and professional development.


Expand/Collapse Science : Glossaries ‎(2)
Science Glossaries
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View the United States Fish and Wildlife Service's list of endangered species.
 
Science Glossaries
Description
View the United States Fish and Wildlife Service's list of endangered species.


Expand/Collapse Science : Grades 5 -12 ‎(1)
Science Grades 5 -12
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This site offers access to the USGS Biological Resources page entitled "The Fragile Fringe: A Guide for Teaching About Coastal Wetlands".
 
  

Expand/Collapse Science : Grades 9 – 12 ‎(3)
Science Grades 9 – 12
Description
This site offers access to the United States Environmental Protection Agency which contains a comprehensive list of terms, abbreviations, and acronyms. Use the menu bar on the left side of the screen to navigate through the terms.
 
Science Grades 9 – 12
Description
Vocabulary.

Science Grades 9 – 12
Description
Vocabulary