EPHS SCIENCE

Interactive Websites & Other Resources

Science Vocabulary

Spelling City - vocabulary and games

High School Science Topics

  1. Interactive Sites for Education - demonstrations of different science topics (easy)
  2. Starchitecht - create your own galaxy
  3. Cells Alive! - animations, games and puzzles
  4. Intel Education - simulations
  5. Eskeletons - site to view skeletons of certain animals
  6. NOVA/PBS - descriptions and animation of any high school science topic
  7. Nobel Prize Winners - famous experiments of winners and games to play
  8. The Interactive Library - java run interactive websites
  9. Medtropolis - definitions and simulations of the body (in spanish too)
  10. Outbreak at WatersEdge - science mystery
  11. Strange Dead Bird - science mystery
  12. Evolution - virtual age dating, etc
  13. Learn Genetics - interactive with tutorials
  14. Particle Adventure - interactive tour of the atom
  15. Woodlands Science Zone - more interactive games
  16. The Physics Classroom

Teacher Resources

  1. Woods Hole - good videos on different science topics
  2. NASA - science topics with lessons
  3. Breathing Earth - cool site about CO2 emissions, birth/death rates in the world
  4. DNA Learning Center
  5. Biology Topics
  6. Differentiating with Technology - article

Video Creation & Interactive Video

Video Creation

To start with, here's a good overview of Video Creation Tools on the Chromebooks: Five Options for Creating Videos on Chromebooks


Options (most have apps in the Chrome Web Store):


  1. Wideo - create animated & Common Craft-style videos
  2. WeVideo - Reminiscent of iMovie and Windows Movie Maker; create using templates or full editor
  3. Magistro - automatic creation of videos from uploaded content after selecting a theme
  4. PowToon - another optioon for animated videos; how-to video on site listed above
  5. Screencastify - record your desktop with voice over
  6. TechSmith SnagIt - grab images / screenshots or video from your screen; add effects; share.
  7. Stupeflix Video Maker - combine photos, clips and music to create video


Interactive Videos


  1. EDpuzzle - try this example
  2. Playposit / Educanon
  3. Zaption

Other Resources

Non-interactives

  1. Georgia Standards
  2. Engage New York
  3. PDE SAS - assessment creator