Earth Science

Practical Experiments:
The Crayon Rock Cycle - http://science-class.net/Lessons/Geology/Rocks_Minerals/crayon_rock_cycle.pdf
The Sugar Cube Rock Cycle - http://science-class.net/Lessons/Geology/Rocks_Minerals/sugar_rock_cycle.pdf
Modelling the Rock Cycle - http://science-class.net/Lessons/Geology/Rocks_Minerals/modeling_the_rock_cycle_adv.pdf
Different minerals - http://science-class.net/Lessons/Geology/Rocks_Minerals/different_minerals.pdf

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Local links (No internet access required when at school):
Shaping the Land: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c353333/sc_02_csiro_230/index.html
Shaping the land: geological forces: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c353334/index.html
Shaping the land: model land forms: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c353335/index.html
Shaping the land: real landscapes: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c353336/index.html
Tectonic boundaries: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c35383330/index.html
Tectonic boundaries: Challenge: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c35383334/index.html
Tectonic boundaries: Convergent : https://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlr/_layouts/dlr/Details.aspx?ID=5175
Tectonics Investigator: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c35383236/index.html
Down to earth: Rock back in time: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c35383236/index.html
Exploring earth’s structure: Earth probe: http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c33303637/index.html

Internet Access required:
Take our Rock Cycle Quiz at: http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_5/k8iUw.htm
Game Zone (Geology games and quizzes) - http://reviewgamezone.com/site/subjects/geology-games.php
Interactive Timeline of the Histroay of the earth at: http://classtools.net/widgets/timeline/timeline92639evolution_of_the_earth_.htm/
Forces of Nature (Tornadoes, volcanoes, earthquakes and hurricanes) interactive site to build your own volcano.
Volcano Explorer - Explore a virtual volcano.
Geology videos (including volcanoes, earthquakes and mapping the sea floor)
National Geographic - http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth.html
Our Dynamic Earth - http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/photos/plate-tectonics-gallery/virunga-mountains.html
Weathering and Erosion - http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/photos/weathering-erosion-gallery.html
Prehistoric timeline - http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/prehistoric-world/prehistoric-time-line.html
Earth Quiz from National Geographic - http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/earth-quiz.html
Geography 4 Kids - http://www.geography4kids.com/
Ever wondered what wiped out the Dinosaurs? http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2009/04/what_wiped_out_the_dinosaurs.php
Blog about Volcanoes - weekly updates about volcanoes around the world from a geologist - http://scienceblogs.com/eruptions/
Earth Science from the Full Option Science System (Inquiry-based learning) - http://www.fossweb.com/modulesMS/EarthHistory/index.html
Visualise the geological time scale using a toilet roll - http://www.worsleyschool.net/science/files/toiletpaper/history.html
Our ancient megafauna - http://www.education.theage.com.au/pagedetail.asp?intpageid=2309&strsection=students&intsectionid=11

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Everything you wanted to know about the Moon! Dynamic Earth Interactives.
**Structure of the Earth** **How Volcanoes Work** **National Geographic - Forces of nature.**

Space

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Copyright Image by Shaun McGowan

Cosmos for Kids - http://www.cosmos4kids.com/
Space from the Full Option Science System - http://www.fossweb.com/modulesMS/PlanetaryScience/index.html
Exploring the planets from NASA - http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/