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Great Book Of Questions 2008 9

Great Book Of Questions 2008 9



Compilation of elementary and middle school students' science, health and history questions over the course of the 2008-9 school year. Links to resources are provided where underlined phrases appear.

Compilation of elementary and middle school students' science, health and history questions over the course of the 2008-9 school year. Links to resources are provided where underlined phrases appear.



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    • Great Book of Questions 2008-9 “The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” - Thomas Berger
    • About This Book Welcome! We invite you to join us in a spirit of curiosity in celebrating a year’s worth of science and inquiry. The questions throughout this book were generated by Churchill students, ages 6-13, during the 2008-9 school year. Click on the underlined phrases to access links to websites and videos to learn more about the topics and themes discussed. Enjoy and thanks for reading! -Lisa Fischler & Churchill Students
    • Table of Contents Click on a title to jump to that section. Click on any title slide to return to the Table of Contents. Culture, History and Innovation Chemistry and Physics Earth Science Evolution and Prehistory Human Body and Health Plant and Animal Life Space Weather
    • Culture, History and Innovation “The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.” - Frank Herbert
    • A Science Odyssey: How Science Has Changed Over the Past 100 Years Secret Life of the Brain: 3D
    • World Religions Animated Creation Myths from Around the World
    • How Television Works How TV Works - Video Version 17 Ways To Beat Your Television Addiction
    • On Board the Titanic RMS Titanic: History Channel The Great Eraser Caper How Light Bulbs Work Video
    • About Building Structures History of Plumbing archKIDecture History of Toilets Fall of the Leaning Tower
    • How Adhesives Work
    • How Paper Is Gold - History for Kids Made (Video) History of the Interactive Gold Rush - PBS Kids Internet Diagram of How Documentary History of Gold (video) Paper is Made
    • A Walk Through Time Calendars Through the Ages History of Timekeeping
    • Exploration Through the Ages Shackleton Expedition: Surviving Antarctica The Endurance Race to the Pole On the Line: Life Along the Equator
    • Chemistry and Physics “To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.” - Benjamin Disraeli
    • Chemical Elements - Clickable Periodic Table (can sort by boiling point) Web Elements - Includes Audio Descriptions http://www.periodictable.com - BEST IMAGES
    • Geology of Salt
    • The Chemistry of Fire Light Quest (Video) See the Light Fire Safety for Kids How Light Travels (Video)
    • How Nuclear Bombs Work Animation of Nuclear Fission Animation #2 of Nuclear Fission The Peace Kids
    • Earth Science “The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions.” - Claude Levi-Strauss
    • Earth's Magnetic Field Interactive Aurora Maker Solar Wind Creating Aurora Animation (Video) Northern Lights (Video)
    • Journey to Deep Sea Vents Crittercam: Deep Sea Voyage to the Deep
    • Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker Earth Science - National Geographic
    • ology: Plates on the Move Seafloor Spreading Animation Breakup of Gondwana (How Antarctica Got Cold) Plate Tectonics: Breakup of Pangea
    • Evolution and Prehistory “Sometimes questions are more important than answers.” - Nancy Willard
    • History of Life Through Time Prehistoric Time Line Interactive
    • Zoom School Antarctica Two New Dinosaurs Discovered in Antarctica
    • Tour Through Time Walking with Dinosaurs Getting Into the Fossil Record Paleo Explorer Kids Layers of Time Game
    • Life Has A History - Introduction to Evolution Atlas of the Human Journey Human Evolution Interactive
    • Human Body and Health “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” -Leo Burnett
    • Nutrition Blast Off Game The Food Pyramid - Vegetables The Food Pyramid - Fruits
    • Colorblindness - Explanations and Interactives Exercise for Kids
    • Kids' Health: Your Hair
    • What Makes Me Me? What Makes You You? Introduction to Genetics
    • Clickable Brain Dealing with Feelings Why do you sweat? About Birthmarks
    • Plant and Animal Life “An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.” - David Attenborough
    • The Seedy Side of Plants Seeds Sprouting Timelapse (Video) Seed Germination (Video) How Seeds are Dispersed Grow An Avocado!
    • Cat Vision Big Cat Vision (video) Tail Talk: What Your Cat's Tail is Saying Big Cat Evolution (Video)
    • Discovery Magazine Q&A HighlightsKids
    • Living on Ice Penguins Around the World
    • Food Chain Game Life After People
    • Space “The important thing is not to stop questioning.” - Albert Einstein
    • Create Your Own Timeline of the Universe History of the Universe Timeline Our Universe
    • Formation of the Solar System (Video)
    • Space Station - Kids Clickable Spacesuit International Space Station (Video) Life Aboard ISS (Video) Sam, Cluster C Living in Space (Video) Fun Aboard ISS (Video)
    • Jet Propulsion Lab's Links for Kids Hubble Space Telescope Mars Rovers Exploration Homepage
    • Alien Safari
    • PlanetQuest: Search for Another Earth
    • Collection of Moon Games and Videos
    • Jupiter Interactive Jupiter, Europa and Io (Video)
    • 64 Scenes from Saturn Saturn Interactive Saturn's Rings Interactive
    • Celestia (Download): Free Planetarium Software Moons of the Solar System Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and its Moons
    • Solar System Interactive Virtual Journey Into the Universe Planet 10 - Explore the Planets & Make Your Own!
    • National Geographic - Pluto Why Isn't Pluto A Planet Anymore? (Video) Asteroids and Comets Interactive Amazing Space: Comets
    • Planetary Mysteries Cosmic Connections Matching Game
    • Life of a Star Animation Life Cycles of Stars Build Your Own Star Interactive
    • Collection of Resources About the Sun Size of Objects in the Universe (Video)
    • Black Holes: Gravity's Relentless Pull
    • Weather “You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.” - Oscar Wilde
    • Forces of Nature Interactive - Includes Tornadoes and Hurricanes
    • Lightning Interactive
    • Rivers and Coasts - Water Cycle Thirstin's Water Cycle Visualization of the Water Cycle Water Cycle - More Advanced The NYC Water Story
    • The End “Judge others by their questions rather than by their answers.” - Voltaire