Science Resources - 7th Grade

7th Grade Science Resources

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Genetic Disorders

Cri Du Chat

Down Syndrome

Edwards Syndrome (Trisomy 18)

Fragile X Syndrome

Klinefelter Syndrome

Patau Syndrome (Trisomy 13)

Turner Syndrome

Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome

Other Health Sources

  • Specific Genetic Disorders - a listing of genetic disorders from the National Human Genome Research Institute.
  • Genetic Conditions - on the Geneteics Home Reference web site maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  • Yahoo - Diseases and Conditions - a listing of 320+ diseases and conditions with links to helpful information about each.
  • Yahoo - Mental Health: Diseases and Conditions - a listing of mental diseases and conditions - such as: Eating Disorders (Bulimia, Anorexia Nervosa); Alzheimer's, Schizophrenia; Mood Disorders (Bipolar Manic Depressive); and others - with links to helpful information about each.

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Space shuttle takeoff clipart

NASA: Manned Space Exploration

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Planet with rings and moons in motion clipart

The Solar System

      • NASA Planetary Photojournal - pictures of the planets from NASA and JPL archives.
      • Solar System Simulator - Select which planet or moon you would like to see from anywhere in the solar system and have the simulator create a color image of that planet or moon!

    • Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan - NASA mission to explore Saturn & Titan. Read about the spacecraft, operation, latest picture and video images, position updates and news updates.
    • Eclipse Home Page - has detailed information on forthcoming solar and lunar eclipses and charts, maps, and other information about past eclipses.
    • Galileo Project: Journey to Jupiter - Learn about the journey and mission of the Galileo spacecraft and probe. Also learn about the planet Jupiter, its moons and rings, see current images, and review past exploration of the planet.
    • Hubble Space Telescope Images
    • Live from the Hubble Space Telescope - part of NASA's K-12 Internet Live program. A previous program in which three orbits of the best optical telescope available were dedicated to student observations of Neptune (for two orbits) and Pluto (for one).
    • Mars Missions - Official NASA web page of the Pathfinder and Global Surveyor Mars missions.
    • Space Weather Today - see the solar system's weather report, including the activity of the sun's outer layers, sunspot activity, near earth asteroids, etc.
    • Ulysses - Learn about the joint undertaking between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) mission to explore the sun's polar regions. Also learn about the spacecraft and other information.
    • Planet Quest - site tracks the search for new planets. Visitors to the site learn about the science of planetary discovery, possible habitable planets, instruments, and missions.

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