NATURAL FLUID SYSTEMS - SCI. 8 ASSIGNMENT:
I. ASSIGNMENT:



II. GENERAL REFERENCE SITES:
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
EBSCO
WORLD BOOK ONLINE
KNOW BC Encyclopedia


III. WEATHER FLUID SYSTEMS:
A. HURRICANES:
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How Stuff Works: How Hurricanes Work
Weather Wiz Kids: Hurricanes
Web Weather For Kids: Hurricanes
Hurricanes: Online Meteorology Guide
National Geographic: Hurricanes: Engines of Destruction
What are Hurricanes?
Kidstorm: Facts about Hurricanes
Hurricane: Storm Science
Tropical Twisters: Hurricanes: How They Work and What They Do
National Geographic: Eye in the Sky - Hurricanes
Weather Watch: Severe Weather and Natural Disasters - Hurricanes

B. TORNADOES:
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Tornadoes....Nature's Most Violent Storms
Tornadoes in Canada
Tornadoes: Killer Wind Funnels
Weather Wiz Kids: Tornadoes
How Stuff Works: How Tornadoes Work
Tornadoes
Tornadoes are Earth's Most Violent Storms
Kidstorm: Facts about Tornadoes
Weather Watch: Severe Weather and Natural Disasters - Tornadoes
Tornadoes: Violently Rotatating Columns of Air
NCDC: US Tornado Climatology
Tornado: Tornado Alley in the Midwest
The Science Behind this Terrible Tornado Season

C. CYCLONES:
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Tropical Cyclones
Travelling and Living Abroad: Tropical Cyclones
Tropical Cyclones: Questions and Answers
Hurricanes, Typhoons, Cyclones
Get the Facts - Cyclones
FAQ: Hurricanes, Typoons, and Tropical Storms

D. BLIZZARDS:
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Blizzards
Web Weather For Kids: Blizzards and Winter Weather
Atmospheric Hazards - Prairie and Northern Region: Blizzards
Public Safety Canada: Blizzards
Weather Online: Blizzard
What is a Blizzard?
What are Different Types of Blizzards


IV. EARTH'S FLUID SYSTEMS:
A. TSUNAMIS:
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What are Tsunamis?
National Geographic Tsunamis: Killer Waves
Tsunamis and tsunami research
Information on Tsunamis
United States Search and Rescue Task Force: Tsunamis
How Tsunamis Work
The Physics of Tsunamis: The Harbour Wave
Q&A: Expert explains science behind earthquakes and tsunamis
Tsunami Animation
The Science Behind a Tsunami
The Why Files: Tsunamis

B. WEATHERING:
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University of Regina: Weathering
Geography4kids.com: Weaathering
Weathering and Erosion: Geology for Kids
BBC - KS3 Bitesize: The Rock Cycle - Weathering
How Stuff Works: Weathering and Erosion
Types of Weathering
4 Different Types of Weathering
Four Types of Physical Weathering

C. GLACIERS:
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All About Glaciers
Atlas of Canada: Glaciers and Icefields
Current State of Glaciers
Glossary of Glacier Terminology
Glaciers
Glaciers and Glaciation
Iceland: Glaciers in Iceland
Icefields and Glaciers
Icelandic Glaciers
Ten Interesting Facts About Glaciers
How Stuff Works: How Glaciers Work

D. VOLCANOES:
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Can We Predict Volcanic Eruptions
Enchanted Learning.com: Volcano
Volcano World
The Atlas of Canada: Volcanoes
How Volcanoes Work
How Stuff Works: How Volcanoes Work
Weather Wiz Kids: Volcanoes
FAQThe destructive power of volcanoes
BBC Newsround: Volcanoes
Science Daily: Volcano News
Principal Types of Volcanoes
Geography 4 Kids: Types of Volcanoes
Universe Today: Types of Volcanoes

E. TIDES:
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Ocean Link: Ocean Info - All About Tides
Enchanted Learning.com: All about Tides and Oceans
What Causes Tides?
How Stuff Works: What causes high tide and low tide? Why are there two tides each day?
Universe Today: What Causes Tides?
Tides and Water Levels
Nova: What Causes the Tides?
What causes high tide and low tide and why?
Ocean Tides
Ocean Motion: Types of Tides
Tides
The Four Different Types of Tides
Waves, Tides and Currents: How Do they Work?

F. OCEAN CURRENTS:
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Ocean Planet: Ocean Currents
Ocean Currents and Climate
Global Ocean Currents
How Stuff Works: How Ocean Currents Work
Surface Ocean Currents
Ocean Currents
The Canadian Encyclopedia: Ocean CurrentOcean Currents 2
Ocean Currents Drive The World's Climate
Surface and Subsurface Ocean Currents: Ocean Current Map
Ocean Currents 2
Ocean Circulation
Science Daily: Ocean Current
JHU/APL Ocean Currents Web Site

G. RIVERS:
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Environment Canada: Rivers
The Forest River: River Types
Young People's Trust: Rivers
Rivers, Major World
What Kinds of Rivers Are Found in River Ecosystems? Read more: What Kinds of Rivers Are Found in River Ecosystems? | eHow.com
Encyclopedia of Earth: Rivers
Rivers and Streams
Canadian Geographic Rivers of Canada

H. ESTUARY:
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Estuaries
Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Estuaries
The Importance of Estuaries
Estuary Where River Meets the Sea
World Biomes: Estuaries
Estuaries Why Are Estuaries Important? Ecosystem Services

I. WETLANDS:
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What are Wetlands?
Discover Canada's Wetlands
The Atlas of Canada: Wetlands
Environment Canada: Wetlands
CRD Wetlands
Ten Top Wetland Facts
Wetlands
Nova Scotia's Wetlands
Wetlands - Wetland Types
Classification of WetlandsWWF: Types of wetlands
How Does a Wetland Work
Wetland Types
Canadian Wetland Classification System
Discover Wetlands: Wetland Types
How Stuff Works: How Wetlands Work

J. WATER CYCLE:
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The Water Cycle
Zoom Astronomy The Water Cycle
Weather Watch: Science - Water Cycle
The Hydrologic Cycle
USGS: The Water Cycle
Earth's Water Cycle
Our Water: Water Cycle
The Hydrological Cycle
Description of the Hydrologic Cycle
The Hydrologic Cycle Water's journey through time

K. ATMOSPHERE:
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Layers of the Earth's Atmosphere
Enchanted Learning: The Earth's Atmosphere
National Geographic: Earth's Atmosphere
Layers of Earth's Atmosphere
Geography4Kids.com: Atmosphere
Atmosphere layers
Layers of the Atmosphere
The Layers of Earth's Atmosphere
Weather Online: Earth's Atmosphere
Universe Today: Atmosphere Layers
NOVA Online: The Atmosphere
Introduction to the Atmosphere


IV. HUMAN BODY FLUID SYSTEMS:
A. CIRCULATORY SYSTEM:
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Body Systems: Circulatory System
Your Heart and Circulatory System
Circulatory System
Cardiovascular System
Learning For Kids: Heart and Circulation
The Human Circulatory System: How It Works

B. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM:
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Inside the Human Body: The Respiratory System
The Human Respiratory System
Respiratory System: Oxygen Delivery System
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: The Respiratory System
How Stuff Works: How Your Lungs Work

V. CONSTRUCTED FLUID SYSTEMS INCLUDING TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS:
A. PUMPS:
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Pumps
How Sump Pumps Work - HowStuffWorks
Pump Technology
Fluid Transfer Pumps
History of pumps

B. PISTON SYSTEMS:
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Heat Engines
How Car Engines Work - How Stuff Works
Piston and Cylinder
Piston and Piston Rings
History of the Piston Engine

C.VEHICLE BRAKE SYSTEMS:
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Brake
How Brakes Work - HowStuffWorks
How Brake System and Components Work
Braking Systems History
History of Braking

D. PAINT BALL GUNS:
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How Paintball Works - HowStuffWorks
How Paintball Works 2 - HowStuffWorks
How To – How Do Paintball Guns Work?
How Paintball Guns Work
The History of Paintball
Paintball - History - Guns and Markers - About.com

E. JACKHAMMERS:
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Jackhammers (pneumatic drills)
Pneumatic Tools Pneumatic Devices Include Various Tools and Instruments.
How Does a Pneumatic Hammer Work?

F. AIRBAGS:
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How Airbags Work - HowStuffWorks
How does an air bag work - HowStuffWorks
How do air bags work? - Scientific American
Gas Laws Save Lives: The Chemistry Behind Airbags
How Airbags Work? - Midsouth Rescue Technologies
How Airbags Work - History of the Airbag
The Physics of Airbags - Car and Driver
The History of Airbags: The Inventors that Pioneered Airbags

G. JAWS OF LIFE:
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How the Jaws of Life Work - HowStuffWorks
How The "Jaws Of Life" Work - Essortment
How the Jaws of Life Work: How Car Stuff Works
First Jaws of Life in Texas - CFD History