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Air and Weather
Links to useful information for the Air and Weather Science Kit click on title
Clouds
The students will understand what a cloud is, how it is formed and the various types of clouds.
FOSS Web Air and Weather
Welcome to the Air and Weather Module! Cold, hot, warm, cool, what does the temperature mean to you? Come help our bear decide what to wear!
Rainbow Science
Tlw learn the colors of the rainbow, and observe a rainbow.
The Weather Dude
Welcome to the weather education site especially forstudents, parents, kids and teachers from national TV
meteorologist Nick Walker.
The Weather Forecast
Instead of just graphing daily temperatures, try this activity. They soon see that weather forecasting is not exact.

Animals 2 X 2
Links to useful information for the Animals 2 x 2 Science Kit
Live Animal Order Status:
Please give us a 3 week lead time when you order live animals. This lead time will be reduced to two weeks in the near future.
FOSS Web Animals 2 by 2
Welcome to the Animals Two by Two Module! Find out how baby animals look when they are all grown up!

Balance and Motion
Links to useful information for the Balance and Motion Science Kit
FOSS Web Balance and Motion
Welcome to the Balance and Motion Module! Come build your own roller coaster! Find out lots more about how things balance and how things move!
Simple Machines
A machine is a tool used to make work easier. Simple machines are simple tools used to make work easier. Compound machines have two or more simple machines working together to make work easier.
Diversity of Life
Links to useful information for the Diversity of Life Science Kit
* FOSS Web Diversity of Life
Live animal orders will be grouped into three packages for this kit:
Note: A package contains enough animals for two classes
Package 1: Elodea (12 pieces)
*Amoeba (2 oz. jar)
* Paramecium (2 oz. jar)
*Euglena (2 oz. jar)
*Mixed Flagelletes (2 oz. jar)
Package 2:
* Land Snails (12)
Package 3:
* Madagascar Hissing Roaches (Up to 16)
FOSS Web Diversity of Life
Welcome to the Diversity of Life Course! What is life? We usually know it when we see it, but what is it? Explore organisms and their environments as you look for evidence to answer this question.

Environments
Links to useful information for the Environments Science Kit
Live Animals used in this kit:

(Be sure to order at least two weeks in advance)
1. Isopods (50)
2. Darkling Beetles(50)
3. Goldfish (20)
4. Elodea (12)
5. Gammarus, also known as "Scuds" (50)
6. Duckweed (2 oz. jar)
FOSS Web Environments
Welcome to the Environments Module! Learn which factors are important for the survival of living organisms and conduct experiments to determine what these factors are. Set up a virtual aquarium (Aquarium activity) and try to create a good environment for three different fish.

Fabric
Links to useful information for the Fabric Science Kit
Fabric Facts, how it is made, identification, etc.
Welcome to the new Fabrics.net web site! We've moved some things around so if you see this page, just enter what you're looking for in the Search box below and we'll find it for you!
* FOSS Web Fabric
Welcome to the Fabric Module! Choose your colors, choose your pattern, and watch your loom weave it!
FOSS Web Insects
Welcome to the Insects Module! Insects are flying, crawling, and digging everywhere! Can you find them all?

Insects
Links to useful information for the Insect Science Kit
Information on Painted Lady Butterflies
The Painted Lady (2.0-2.3") is widely distributed across the North American continent from southern New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Ontario to Florida and westward to the Pacific Ocean. There are populations in Mexico.

Pebbles, Sand, and Silt
Links to useful information for the Pebbles, Sand, and Silt Science Kit
FOSS Web Pebbles, Sand, and Silt
Welcome to the Pebbles, Sand, and Silt Module! Find out how earth materials are used all around us!
Soil Science and Worm Composting
* Students will explore and investigate worms and their role in composting by using internet resources.
* Students can take information from various sources to create their own composting bins using worms at home.
The Dirt on Soil or WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON UNDER THE GROUND
Soil...the final frontier
We know less about life in the earth under our feet than we do about the far side of the moon. Yet every plant and animal you can think of depends on this vast hidden ecosystem.

Plants and Animals
Links to useful information for the Plants and Animals Science Kit
FOSS Web Plants and Animals
Welcome to the Plants and Animals Module! Decide what beans to plant in your garden, and then watch them grow!

Live Animal Order Status:
Please give us a 3 week lead time when you order live animals. This lead time will be reduced to two weeks in the near future.

Here is a list of things to consider that will make animal ordering smooth and easy.

1. Plan ahead! I am taking orders now.
2. Delivery days are Thursday and Friday. Let me know if you need a different day and I will try to make arrangements.
3. Email me the following information for each order.
a. Animal you want to order.
b. Date you want them delivered to your classroom.
FOSS Populations and Ecosystems
Welcome to the Populations and Ecosystems Course! Discover the roles every organism has a role to play in its ecosystem and the structures and behaviors that allow it to survive.

Experiment Ideas by Science Topics
This site is student oriented and can give them many ideas for their own projects. Some of the experiments have an interactive-on-line piece.
Science Fair Project Ideas, Answers, & Tools
click on Topic Selection Wizard to take a quiz to see what your interests are. They will then give you a list of interesting science topics.

FOSS Web Solids and Liquids
Welcome to the Solids and Liquids Module! How can you change a liquid into a solid or a solid into a liquid? Come find out!

Structures of Life
Live Animal Order Status:
Please give us a 3 week lead time when you order live animals. This lead time will be reduced to two weeks in the near future.
FOSS Web Trees
Welcome to the Trees Module! Find out who lives around the trees on a mountain, in a swamp, and in the desert!
Weather That Changed the Civil War