Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

Autumnal Equinox

September 18, 2017

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Seasons in the Northern Hemisphere

September 23 officially welcomes Fall 2011.  Say good bye to summer.   😦

It’s one of two times a year when the sun crosses the equator, and the day and night are of approximately equal length.

The sun is above the equator and night and day are of approximately equal length; the word equinox is often used to refer to either of these dates.

The Autumn equinox signals the beginning of Fall. It is the point where there is exactly 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness at the equator. If you live anywhere else, however, you will see a little bit more or a little bit less than 12 hours of daylight. The daylight hours are dwindling and will continue to do so until we reach the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year and the start of winter.

Autumnal Equinox

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Class X05 Explores Rainforests

July 10, 2017

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Rainforests…

People of the Rainforests…

What’s The Weather for Tomorrow?

April 24, 2017

http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/edu/

Planets of our Solar System sans Pluto :(

April 20, 2017

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Planets of the Solar System – AOL Research & Learn

Scientific Minds Want to Know…

April 15, 2017

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Science Standards – 3rd grade student performance skills

Science Standards – 4th grade student performance skills

Science Standards – 5th grade student performance skills

Cool Science for Curious Kids

The Rock’n Science Club

Science Standards – 2nd grade student accomplishments

 AAAS – Kids & Parents

 Grade Level Skills Help – Index Page

 Free interactive educational elementary science activities for kids online – interactive science games – facts on the solar s…

Our Earth

April 7, 2017

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Vernal Equinox

March 9, 2017

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Vernal Equinox

http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/march-equinox.html

May 4, 2011

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New Planet

April 25, 2007

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http://news.aol.com/topnews/articles/_a/potentially-habitable-planet-found/20070424191309990001?ncid=NWS00010000000001