Great Book Of Questions 2008 9

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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

  1. 1. Great Book of Questions 2008-9 “The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” - Thomas Berger
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. Culture, History and Innovation “The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand.” - Frank Herbert
  5. 5. A Science Odyssey: How Science Has Changed Over the Past 100 Years Secret Life of the Brain: 3D
  6. 6. World Religions Animated Creation Myths from Around the World
  7. 7. How Television Works How TV Works - Video Version 17 Ways To Beat Your Television Addiction
  8. 8. On Board the Titanic RMS Titanic: History Channel The Great Eraser Caper How Light Bulbs Work Video
  9. 9. About Building Structures History of Plumbing archKIDecture History of Toilets Fall of the Leaning Tower
  10. 10. How Adhesives Work
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. A Walk Through Time Calendars Through the Ages History of Timekeeping
  13. 13. Exploration Through the Ages Shackleton Expedition: Surviving Antarctica The Endurance Race to the Pole On the Line: Life Along the Equator
  14. 14. Chemistry and Physics “To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.” - Benjamin Disraeli
  15. 15. Chemical Elements - Clickable Periodic Table (can sort by boiling point) Web Elements - Includes Audio Descriptions http://www.periodictable.com - BEST IMAGES
  16. 16. Geology of Salt
  17. 17. The Chemistry of Fire Light Quest (Video) See the Light Fire Safety for Kids How Light Travels (Video)
  18. 18. How Nuclear Bombs Work Animation of Nuclear Fission Animation #2 of Nuclear Fission The Peace Kids
  19. 19. Earth Science “The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions.” - Claude Levi-Strauss
  20. 20. Earth's Magnetic Field Interactive Aurora Maker Solar Wind Creating Aurora Animation (Video) Northern Lights (Video)
  21. 21. Journey to Deep Sea Vents Crittercam: Deep Sea Voyage to the Deep
  22. 22. Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker Earth Science - National Geographic
  23. 23. ology: Plates on the Move Seafloor Spreading Animation Breakup of Gondwana (How Antarctica Got Cold) Plate Tectonics: Breakup of Pangea
  24. 24. Evolution and Prehistory “Sometimes questions are more important than answers.” - Nancy Willard
  25. 25. History of Life Through Time Prehistoric Time Line Interactive
  26. 26. Zoom School Antarctica Two New Dinosaurs Discovered in Antarctica
  27. 27. Tour Through Time Walking with Dinosaurs Getting Into the Fossil Record Paleo Explorer Kids Layers of Time Game
  28. 28. Life Has A History - Introduction to Evolution Atlas of the Human Journey Human Evolution Interactive
  29. 29. Human Body and Health “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” -Leo Burnett
  30. 30. Nutrition Blast Off Game The Food Pyramid - Vegetables The Food Pyramid - Fruits
  31. 31. Colorblindness - Explanations and Interactives Exercise for Kids
  32. 32. Kids' Health: Your Hair
  33. 33. What Makes Me Me? What Makes You You? Introduction to Genetics
  34. 34. Clickable Brain Dealing with Feelings Why do you sweat? About Birthmarks
  35. 35. 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
  36. 36. The Seedy Side of Plants Seeds Sprouting Timelapse (Video) Seed Germination (Video) How Seeds are Dispersed Grow An Avocado!
  37. 37. Cat Vision Big Cat Vision (video) Tail Talk: What Your Cat's Tail is Saying Big Cat Evolution (Video)
  38. 38. Discovery Magazine Q&A HighlightsKids
  39. 39. Living on Ice Penguins Around the World
  40. 40. Food Chain Game Life After People
  41. 41. Space “The important thing is not to stop questioning.” - Albert Einstein
  42. 42. Create Your Own Timeline of the Universe History of the Universe Timeline Our Universe
  43. 43. Formation of the Solar System (Video)
  44. 44. Space Station - Kids Clickable Spacesuit International Space Station (Video) Life Aboard ISS (Video) Sam, Cluster C Living in Space (Video) Fun Aboard ISS (Video)
  45. 45. Jet Propulsion Lab's Links for Kids Hubble Space Telescope Mars Rovers Exploration Homepage
  46. 46. Alien Safari
  47. 47. PlanetQuest: Search for Another Earth
  48. 48. Collection of Moon Games and Videos
  49. 49. Jupiter Interactive Jupiter, Europa and Io (Video)
  50. 50. 64 Scenes from Saturn Saturn Interactive Saturn's Rings Interactive
  51. 51. Celestia (Download): Free Planetarium Software Moons of the Solar System Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and its Moons
  52. 52. Solar System Interactive Virtual Journey Into the Universe Planet 10 - Explore the Planets & Make Your Own!
  53. 53. National Geographic - Pluto Why Isn't Pluto A Planet Anymore? (Video) Asteroids and Comets Interactive Amazing Space: Comets
  54. 54. Planetary Mysteries Cosmic Connections Matching Game
  55. 55. Life of a Star Animation Life Cycles of Stars Build Your Own Star Interactive
  56. 56. Collection of Resources About the Sun Size of Objects in the Universe (Video)
  57. 57. Black Holes: Gravity's Relentless Pull
  58. 58. Weather “You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.” - Oscar Wilde
  59. 59. Forces of Nature Interactive - Includes Tornadoes and Hurricanes
  60. 60. Lightning Interactive
  61. 61. Rivers and Coasts - Water Cycle Thirstin's Water Cycle Visualization of the Water Cycle Water Cycle - More Advanced The NYC Water Story
  62. 62. The End “Judge others by their questions rather than by their answers.” - Voltaire

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