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Helpful & Interesting Science Websites

Here are a few websites that you may find entertaining and informational. Enjoy!

www.etymonline.com

This site has word origins and definitions that may be useful for science vocabulary.

 

www.usgs.gov

This is the site for the United States Geological Survey. Lots of maps and fun facts about geology and earth science in general.

 

www.geography4kids.com

This site has plenty of interesting physical geography and earth science info.

Links to Science Textbook Resources

Here are links to the websites for your Biology or Earth Science textbooks:

www.ca.bdol.glencoe.com

Biology textbook (2005 edition) & extras

 

www.glencoe.com

Earth Science textbook (2005 edition) & extras

Links to the California Content Standards for the Sciences

http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/documents/sciencestnd.pdf

 

If you are interested in the type of questions that you will be asked on the California State Tests (CST) in science, you can use the links below to find information on the specific tests:

Grade 8 Science

http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/documents/cstrtqscience8.pdf

 

Grade 10 Science

http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/documents/cstrtqscience10.pdf

 

Earth Science

http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/documents/cstrtqearthsci.pdf

 

Biology

http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/documents/cstrtqbiology.pdf