On this page, you will find the links for each grade level. The links are designed to further the knowledge of curious minded Rapid Learner Engineers. They extend the ideas learned in class and provide thoughts that may assist the student engineers in accomplishing the challenge put forth to them in their STEM sessions. The links are sorted by grade level, and some overlap, so feel free to investigate each grade's resources.

Let's all start here:

What is an engineer?

Flash Cards for Matter and its Properties

Materials and Their Properties-YouTube Video

States of Matter Video and Quiz

States of Matter-from Turtle Diary

States of Matter Online Quiz Game

States of Matter for Kids-YouTube video

What is Oobleck? From Science Explorers

Oobleck and Non-Newtonian Fluids-YouTube Video

Make a Strong Paper Bridge

What Makes Bridges So Strong? YouTube Video

Building Strong Bridges-YouTube Video- a bit technical

Introduction to Biomes-YouTube Video

Earth's Five Types of Natural Environments

The Five Major Biomes, from National Geographic

Biomes and Ecoysystems with Links to Many Biomes-good resource!

The Environment: Global Warming

Climate for Kids: Climate Change from NASA

Climate Change: A Crash Course for Kids-YouTube Video

Animal Group Behavior-YouTube Video

Why Do Animals Team Up?-YouTube Video

Why Do Animals Form Groups?-YouTube Video

Surviving While Living in Animal Groups-YouTube Video

Why are Some Carnivores Solitary?

Why Do Tigers Live Alone?-YouTube Video

Animals That are Independent-good information, lots of ads though


Animal Adaptations-Great Site!

Adaptations-Video and Text Information

Living Things That Change-YouTube Video

Animal Adaptations for Kids-YouTube Video

Nine Bizarre Animal Adaptations-YouTube Video

Animal Adaptation Facts-This Site Covers Everything!

Twelve Coolest Camouflage Animals and Insects-YouTube Video

Insect Basics

Insect's Body parts

All About Insects-Great Site!

The Anatomy of Insects-YouTube Video

Characteristics of Insects-YouTube Video

Explore Main Insect Body Parts-Great Information


What's Inside an Anthill?-YouTube Video


Animals for Kids-Bees-YouTube Video


10 Things You Didn't Know About Flies-YouTube Video


Why Fleas Are So Hard to Kill-YouTube Video


Animals for Kids-Butterflies-YouTube Video

YellowJacket Wasp

Wasp Facts: they're actually pretty important-YouTube Video

The Senses-very thorough site!

Animal Senses-YouTube Video

Super Senses of Animals-YouTube Video

10 Most Dangerous Insects in the World-YouTube Video

NEW NEW NEW Just because we can, should we? NEW NEW NEW

Inside Biosphere2- The World's Largest Earth Science Experiment-YouTube Video

What is a Biodome? - from Wonderopolis

Biome Basics-good links on this page

Introduction to Biomes-YouTube Video

World Biomes and Ecosystems-good links on this page

Ecosystem Facts for Kids

Ecosystems-Games, photos, activities and videos

Understanding Ecosystems for Kids: Producers, Consumers, Decomposers

Bitoic and Abiotic Factors in an Ecosystem-YouTube Video

Photosynthesis from Ducksters

Photosynthesis-YouTube Video

Photosynthesis Video-The Dr. Binocs Show

Energy Flow in an Ecosystem-Food Webs

Energy Flow within an Ecosystem-YouTube Video

Dead Stuff-The Secret Ingredient in our Food Chain-YouTube Video

Energy Flow-Decomposers as Part of the Food Chain-YouTube Video

Interactions in an Ecosystem-Khan Academy

Interdependence in an Ecosystem-YouTube Video

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