Rye Junior High School

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Websites by Topic:


Earth Day Webcast   


RJH's monitoring projects:
Acid rain, Ozone, Roadkill,
Dr. Splatt's Mystery

blue ballElements, Matter, Chemistry



 Chemistry Teaching Resources

 Elements Song

Web Elements

Chemical Elements

CHEMystery: An Interactive Guide to Chemistry


blue ballPhysics

Newton's Three Laws of Motion

Newton's Laws of Motion

Newton's Laws of Motion Table of Contents

 Newton's Laws of Motion (NASA)

blue ballRoadkill -  the Roadkill Project,Dr. Splatt's Mystery, RJH's roadkill web pages

World Health Organization's Health Topics

NH's Wildlife Profiles

Land Area


NH State Government

Geographic Nameserver (finding places in the world)


blue ballSpace websites:

NASA Sites

Planets, Solar System

Space Travel

Real time observing

Kennedy Space Center Video Feeds

Views of the Solar System .com

Rocket History

NASA Space Shuttle

Shuttle Flight STS-95 with J. Glenn

What are the current missions?

Robert Goddard

NASA Today

 Welcome to the Planets

European Space Agency (ESA)

Heavens Above (satellites)

History Office at NASA

Planet Images - Hubble Site

Astronaut Biographies

J-Tracking (satellites)

NASA Space Shuttle Launches

The Nine Planets

Encyclopedia Astronautica

International Space Station (ISS)

Sun and Moon for the day

Mission Patches

Live NASA TV (RealPlayer)

 Where is the International Space Station?

Astronomy Calculator - Unit Converter

KSC Fact Sheet "NASA's Orbiter Fleet"


NASA TV Launcher -
Go to this page and click on NASA TV Launcher on the right hand side.

NASA scientists help students tune in to Jupiter

Mercury, Gemini, Apollo missions 


Calculate your weight on the planets

Space Probes - StarChild

Sky & Telescope

Solar System Games

New Horizons (Pluto mission)

UNH Telescope Viewing

Windows to the Universe -
History and People


The Night Thief

Science of Light - Stellar Spectra

Physics links

Red shift

 NOAA POES Auroral Activity

Mars -Explorations

Phoenix (Polar)

Spirit and Opportunity - rovers

Where is the school's name?

Mars - Certificate

- Photos of DVD on Mars

- Mars Exploration Rover Mission

Saturn - DVD information - signature

- Cassini - Huygens Program

Pluto - Certificate

- New Horizons Program

*Space Experiment Module -student experiments in space


blue ballNatural Hazards, Tectonics

Natural Hazards Databases at NGDC

MTU Volcanoes Page - World Reference Map

Land Form Puzzle

Earthquake Information from the USGS

Volcano World -- The Premier Source of Volcano Info on the Web

 Tectonic Plates Map

Natural Disasters

Major Tectonic Plates of the World


blue ballRube Goldberg
A Rube Goldberg Site, Rube Goldberg Information 

Rocks and Minerals

Rock and Minerals Information Websites


The mineral and gemstone kingdom:

Ask A Geologist,


Mineralogy Database

Minerals by Name


Mineral Properties

Minerals in Our Lives

Minerals - Classzone.com resources

Rocks - Classzone.com resources



    Mr. Van Dorn's Notes



For Class:

RJH's Weather Station

The Weather Channel

Cloud Types

The Weather Notebook

Intellicast Weather

The Tornado Project Online

View on Mt. Washington

see above for tropical storms and hurricanes.

World Weather

New England Area Weather Roundup

Weather Junkie

Wild Weather

WBZ Weather

Weather Station

Weathernet Weathercam

Weather Infomation Superhighway

Weather Instrument Demonstrations

Weather Instruments - videos

AVisit to Mt. Washington

DataStreme Project

DataStreme Project - Map Symbols

RJH's Weather Station

  Johnstown Flood lesson  
Flash Flood -Weathereye    
NOAA - brochure    

Climate Change
    Secrets of the Ice - UNH's expedition to Antarctica
    Global Climate Change page
    Also, check out the weather links


     USS. Thresher, USS 0-9,  Great Shipwrecks, Shackleton's Adventure (IMAX movie)


Taxonomy - Classification , Plants/Animals
Follow the Giant Squid Expedition (with a former RJH student!)

Taxonomy Browser

The Plant Kingdom

The Beast Game

Discovery School's  A to Z Science World Book CD online

 Invisible Enemies

 Virtual Electron Microscope

Introduction to Archaea


 Understanding Viruses

Tree of life Project

Understanding: Bacteria

Understanding: Viruses

Cells Alive

The Five Kingdoms (table view)

Moneran Kingdom


Antarctica        Ms. Ellwood's Antarctica

   Warnings from the Ice - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/warnings/
   Shackleton's Adventure (IMAX movie)  http://main.wgbh.org/imax/shackleton/
    USGS TerraWeb: Satellite Image Map of Antarctica - http://terraweb.wr.usgs.gov/TRS/projects/Antarctica/AVHRR.html
    Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition - http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/shackleton/
    Sources on Sir Ernest Shackleton - http://indigo.ie/~jshack/ernest.html
    The Endurance - http://www.kodak.com/US/en/corp/features/endurance/
    Antarctica - http://www.optonline.com/comptons/ceo/00220_A.html
    Antarctic Time Line of Discovery - http://www.south-pole.com/p0000052.htm
    Shackleton Schools - http://www.shackleton.org/
    Antarctica: Research Stations and Territorial Claims - http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/islands_oceans_poles/
    Wired Antarctica



BBC Online - Walking with Dinosaurs


Dinosaurs: Facts and Fiction

Discovering Dinosaurs


Famous Scientists and Science History


Excite Education: Science & Nature: Reference Shelf: Famous Scientists: Guides & Directories

 History of Chemistry

 Famous Scientists

WWWVL History of Science, Technology and Medicine - Biographical Sources

 Famous Scientists


 Plymouth State College




 Energy Education from California Energy Commission


 Alliance to Save Energy -- Energy Efficiency for Educators

 Geothermal Education Office


 The Wind: Our Fierce Friend


2007-2008 Energy podcasts      


Simple Machines

 InventorsToolbox: The Elements of Machines

 Hands-On Technology Program

Machines Table Of Contents

  Motion Energy and Simple Machines

 Grade Three Science - Simple Machines

 "inQuiry Almanack" - Spotlighting... - March, 1997


Body Systems

 Cell Biology: cells, cell physiology, cell structure, cell replication.

 Chordate Digestive Systems

 Tour Of The Human Body

 Circulatory System

 Neuroscience for Kids - Explore the Nervous System

 Virtual Frog Dissection Kit Version 2.0

 The Soundry  (Ear)

 Netfrog--The Interactive Frog Dissection--Title Page


Endangered species

 Kids Corner, Endangered Species, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

 EndangeredSpecie.com - The Rarest Info Around


Scientific Method, Science Projects

Google Web Directory - Science > Methods and Techniques >    Scientific Method


General Science Sites to See

 Access Place Science - News, Exhibits, Animals, Space...

The GLOBE Program: Welcome

 MayaQuest - Classroom Connect



Other information
The Hollow Nickel Mystery


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