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  Germs and Microbes  
  Habitats and Ecosystems  
  Heredity and Genetics  
  Human Body  


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  Geologic History  
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  Rocks and Minerals  
  Solar System  
  Water Cycle  


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  Force and Motion  
  Matter and Elements  
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  Instruments and Measurement  
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     Internet Field Trips
Animals, A - Z  K-23-5
Take a virtual tour of the National Zoo or search for your favorite animal on the Web.

Creatures of the Sea  K-23-5, 6-8
Find online resources to use in teaching about ocean life.

Exploring Oceans on the Web  K-23-5, 6-8
Go to the depths of the ocean's floor with these great online sites.

Life in the Rainforest  K-23-5, 6-8
Join this virtual field trip to the heart of lush rainforests around the world.

Linking to Save the Earth  3-5, 6-8
Discover ways people are protecting the earth's environment and its creatures.

Zoos Online: Animal Encounters  K-23-5
Go on a virtual safari and visit zoos from around the world.

     Lesson Plans
All About Animals  Early ChildhoodK-2
Find fun animal-themed activities in every subject to add to your curriculum.

Fight Winter Blues With a January Beach Party  Early ChildhoodK-2
Take the chill out of January with a beach party.

Magic School Bus: Takes a Dive: Coral Reefs  K-2
Learn about the benefits of cooperation by running a race with partners.

Oceans: Online Theme Unit  3-5, 6-8
Use the Web to find information about oceans and marine life.

Something Fishy  K-2
Make observations about how goldfish are adapted to their life in the water.

Tadpole Transformation  K-2
Learn about metamorphosis by making a paper tadpole puppet that turns into a frog. (PDF) Source: Frogs

Unit Plan: Animals Are Everywhere!  Early ChildhoodK-2
Activities that inspire children to explore the animals that inhabit the earth.

Waddle and Hop, Slide and Glide  K-2
Find out how penguins move around on land by making models. (PDF)

Whales (Lesson)  K-23-5
Learn about whales and make a whale puppet in this literature-based lesson.

What Lives in the Water?  K-2
Find out about fish, whales, and other creatures that live in oceans, rivers, and ponds.

Wonderful World of Whales  3-5
Swim into super-sized learning with these giants of the deep.

     Online Activities Teacher Guides
Scholastic Explorers: Ocean Life: Teacher's Guide 
Lesson planning suggestions on using the "Ocean Life" online activity in the classroom.

Science Expedition: New Zealand: Teacher's Guide 
A teacher's guide to the online activity that focuses on New Zealand.

SciMan Says Super Science Game Teacher's Guide 
The teacher's guide to the online activity that has students uncover the mystery science subject.

Wild Animal Watch: Dolphins: Teacher's Guide 
The teacher's guide to the online activity that allows students to observe dolphins in their natural habitat with expert research biologists

A Penguin Grows Up  K-2
Find out about a penguin's life cycle using this reproducible.

At the Aquarium  Early ChildhoodK-2
Introduce kids to the aquarium and encourage them to draw and color fish.

Ocean Life  Early ChildhoodK-2
Find the things that don't belong in the ocean.

Playing It Safe  K-2
Learn how ocean animals protect themselves. (PDF) Source: Ocean Life

Swimmin' Sharks  3-5
Students learn to construct a paper shark while singing to a shark related song

The Busy Pond  K-2
Explore pond life with this mini-book. (PDF) Source: 25 Science Mini-Books

Whales Migrate in Autumn  K-2
Use this reproducible to discuss how humpback whales migrate south in the fall.

Who Lives in the Pond?  K-2
Explore pond life with this mini-book. (PDF) Source: 25 Science Mini-Books for Emergent Readers