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Friday, September 30

  1. page Online Resources edited ... 6. A website called Science Kids which combines Science and technology has a page of links to …
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    6. A website called Science Kids which combines Science and technology has a page of links to fascinating hands-on experiments that are a great way to enjoy the world of science. Learn interesting science and technology facts as you experiment with different materials that react in all sorts of weird and crazy ways. http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments.html
    7. To clarify what is meant by variables used in experiments go to Science Buddies website page at **http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_variables.shtml** . This gives you information and examples and helps you ensure that your experiment is done properly. A link to Fair Test helps further understanding and supports you in determining that your work is relevant to your purpose.
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    carefully prepare for your oral presentation atfor the Science
    
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  2. page home edited Welcome Year 6 to the Science Expo Pathfinder ... Science Expo. Using the index on the left, …

    Welcome Year 6 to the Science Expo Pathfinder
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    Science Expo. Using the index on the left, make sure you read all the pages of this pathfinder.
    Purpose
    Your project involves:
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  3. page Online Resources edited ... Online Resources 1.Search Engine: Kidtopia is described as a Google alternative student safe …
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    Online Resources
    1.Search Engine: Kidtopia is described as a Google alternative student safe search engine suitable for Primary school students with websites approved by teachers. Very easy to navigate, it opens the door to lots of Science experiments suited to the Expo. Go to http://kidtopia.info/ , click on ‘Science’. On the next page click on ‘Science Projects.’ Click on Penn State to get an idea of experiments using foodstuffs. Click on the headings for instructions.
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    3. CSIRO is a reputable Science organisation which has a page on its website called DIY Science where there are links to a variety of suitable science experiments and other activities. Go to http://www.csiro.au/resources/DIYScience.html and click on Chemistry and you will find a treasure of fun experiments to search through. Skim and scan this resource until you find something that meets your purpose.
    4.The Edible/Inedible Experiment Archive found at http://www.madsci.org/experiments/ is especially designed for students. Each experiment has an appropriate age level and helpful safety precautions. Equipment for the experiments can largely be found in your home! Go to the Chemistry section and see what you can find.
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  4. page Online Resources edited ... 7. To clarify what is meant by variables used in experiments go to Science Buddies website pag…
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    7. To clarify what is meant by variables used in experiments go to Science Buddies website page at **http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_variables.shtml** . This gives you information and examples and helps you ensure that your experiment is done properly. A link to Fair Test helps further understanding and supports you in determining that your work is relevant to your purpose.
    8. When your project is complete you will need to carefully prepare for your oral presentation at the Science Expo. To help you with this go to Science Fair Central: How to deliver a good presentation at http://school.discoveryeducation.com/sciencefaircentral/Science-Fair-Presentations/How-to-Deliver-a-Good-Oral-Presentation.html . Scroll down the page until you find ‘Tips for the student’. This is the section that will give you some good advice. Science Fair also has a sample of a good quality project for you to examine. It uses graphs, tables and photos effectively. Remember to prepare your poster in your own words and add a bibliography. Do not copy and paste.
    
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Thursday, September 29

  1. page Reference and Audio Visual Resources edited Reference sources: Science 1. Science Fair Project This online resource is a source of inf…

    Reference sources:
    Science1. Science Fair Project
    This online resource is a source of information on any area of Science that may interest you. You can choose from categories on the Homepage or, better still, enter a keyword such as ‘variables’ to find out exactly what it means. This is a great website for students who want to delve deeper into Science and can be found at:
    http://www.all-science-fair-projects.com/science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/
    Merriam2. Merriam Webster Word
    Use this online Dictionary and Thesaurus to look up any words you don’t understand and increase your word knowledge and comprehension of your topic. The thesaurus is very handy when you are writing out your project in your own words. Make notes of any words you look up and write them in your Science journal.
    http://www.wordcentral.com/
    Audio-visual resource
    Looking for some inspiration? The Experimentals Science for Kids DVD, produced by ABC television and obtainable in the school library (Call Number: DVD 507 EXP), shows a fun way of conducting science experiments you can try yourself. Instructions are available. Click the text under each heading to find instructions to guide you. Do not copy and paste – make your own notes.

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Wednesday, September 28

  1. page Printed Non-Fiction Resources edited ... 4. The Usborne Internet-Linked Library of Science: Mixtures and Compounds by Alastair Smith, P…
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    4. The Usborne Internet-Linked Library of Science: Mixtures and Compounds by Alastair Smith, Phillip Clark and Corinne Henderson is a book that will provide a good challenge for students who see themselves as ‘budding scientists’. Published in 2001, this book has Internet links for each topic and most topics have a practical everyday experimental section called ‘See for yourself.’ There is a lot of interesting factual information. Found in the school library, the Call Number is 500 SMI.
    Please note: There are many other suitable books under the Call Numbers 500 – 510. Also there are many SCIENTRIFFIC and HELIX MAGAZINES in the school library. Browse through these to find some great ideas for the expo. Ask the library staff to help you locate them.

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