Interesting Internet Links

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Sites on this page are directly related to the Grade 6 Nova Scotia curriculum.  Some sites are actually used as resources for the class while others are useful for students to learn more about something that interests them.  Check out the links below.  Mr. Tutty is continuously building this list of resources and will add them as he finds them.  If you find a useful site, bring it to Mr. Tutty's attention and he may add it.

Science Websites

Space

    NASA Homepage

    Phases of the Moon Movie - A useful look at why the phases of the moon occur.

    Skywatch Magazine Homepage - The homepage for an amateur astronomers magazine.  Has information on stars and constellations and when         they are visible.

    Cassini-Huygens Spacecraft Homepage - The homepage for the NASA Spacecraft currently in orbit of Saturn.  Great images.

    Hubble Space Telescope - The website for the telescope in orbit of the earth.  Spectacular images.

    Earth and Sun Animation - This site shows an animation of how the earth revolves around the sun. 

    National Geographic Virtual Solar System - A colorful and informative site on our solar system.

    The Canada Space Agency - A site describing Canada's role in space.

    Satellites - A site with information on different types of satellites.

    The International Space Station Site - NASA's website for the ISS.  Includes information on everything about the ISS including a virtual tour.

 

Flight

Bernoulli's Principle Animation - An animation that explains Bernoulli's Principle and explains the flight patterns of 3 different birds.

Free Paper Airplanes - A website that has instructions for creating different types of paper airplanes.  There are even videos to show how to make them.

 

Electricity

Newfoundland Power - Electricity Safety Games (NEW) - A website with several interactive activities for learning about the dangers of electricity.

 

Social Studies Websites

 

    Cultural Profiles Project - A Canadian website with information on many different countries and their cultures.

    Tale of Three Cities - A look at 3 different cities in different eras and a comparison of their cultures.

    Ollie Saves the Planet - An easy to use website with information on our planet and how to care for it.

    Globalization 101 - A website with information on globalization and how it affects the world.

 

Health Websites

    Career Options - A Nova Scotian website that discusses career options.  It has quizzes that can direct students to a career field that may be interesting to them.

    Kids Health - A useful site with sections for teens, younger children, and even parents.

 

Math Websites

Mathematica Website - The website for the annual Pythogoras Math Competition for grade 6 students.  There are practice tests on the site as well as information on the competition.

 

Language Arts Websites

Oak Island Treasure (NEW) - A site dedicated to the treasure hunt on Oak Island.  See news on recent excavations as well as theories on the treasure.

 

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