We've Made Science EASY!!

Well, OK…Science class is never easy, but these songs will help make it easier. Whether you’re studying to improve your science grade, preparing for science fair, or just after some fun new science ideas, this page is your dream come true!! ...we hope ;-)

But before you read any more,CLICK HERE to hear quick a mashup of some short clips, & see what we're talking about.

Not what you expected, right?!? The tunes are all free too - just download, put ‘em on your iPod, & start accidentally learning while you listen! 5th, 6th , 7th & 8th grade science material from approved text books will magically start seeping into your brain, waiting there to surprise you (pleasantly) when your next science test comes around.

 

EARTH SCIENCE SONGS

CHAPTER 1 "Planet Earth"
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Earth is big. To make it easier to study, scientists break it down onto 3 or 4 smaller parts: Geology, Oceanography, Meteorology, (and Astronomy).

CHAPTER 2 "Dude Longitude"
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Latitude and longitude – horizontal and vertical - which is which? Listen to this rap about maps and you’ll never forget it again.
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CHAPTER 3 "My Answers"
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This one covers a lot of important, basic stuff – atoms, elements, compounds and minerals. Silicate minerals (which contain oxygen and silicone) make up 90% of the earth’s crust.

CHAPTER 4 "iRock!"
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The rock cycle. Liquid hot mmm-magma cools to form igneous rock. Sedimentary rock is made from… well, sediment. Metamorphic rock is formed through great pressure and/or heat. I ROCK!!
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CHAPTER 5 "The Source"
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Our main energy source is the sun. A natural resource can be renewable or non-renewable. Renewable resources replace themselves quickly. Non-renewable take many years to replace.

CHAPTER 6 "Fossil Eyes"
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Evidence of life is preserved in fossils, and fossils are formed in various ways. “Fossil Eyes” will help you remember these ways, as well as some other important big words and related info.
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CHAPTER 7 "Pangaea"
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Jamaican party song!! The Earth is divided into 3 layers – crust, mantle and core. The surface of the crust is made up of large tectonic plates which slowly move and cause eathquakes.

CHAPTER 8 "Seismology Matters"
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Picking up where Pangaea left off, this song is about earthquakes, seismic waves and faults at the edges of tectonic plates. What is the Richter Scale anyway? Does seismology really matter?
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CHAPTER 9 "Explosive Pyroclastic"
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Shield, cinder cone and composite are the 3 types of volcanoes. Learn about how these are formed, and more explosively exciting stuff, in this little techno number by Miss Zacharee.

CHAPTER 10 "The Breakdown Of Rock"
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Weathering is the breakdown of rock! Mechanical weathering = physical. Chemical weathering = chemical. Go figure!
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CHAPTER 11 "H2O Flow"
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The water cycle is the movement of water from the air onto land into the ground and back to water sources. Jay Zed raps and retro-funks his way through the details for ya – “ooohh yeeeah…”
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Physical Science songs

CHAPTER 3 "Speed"
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Speed = distance divided by time  Velocity, acceleration, force, friction – it’s all in here. One or two listens to this garage punk song & you’ll never forget this stuff – even if you want to!

[...more Physical Science songs to come.]
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life science songs

CHAPTER 1 "Life Science"
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This song covers some basic terms to get you started: hypothesis,experiment, data collection and analysis, etc… Take a listen and I promise, you won’t even know you’re learning.

CHAPTER 2 "It's Alive!"
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How do you know if something is alive? OMG - how do you know if you’re alive??? Wooooooo!!!… This song, about cells, senses, reproduction & growth, will help you make sure that you still are.
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CHAPTER 3a "All The Pieces"
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Cells are tiny, but somehow contain all the chemical pieces necessary for life. This crazy tune is about those pieces: Proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, ATP, nucleic acids and DNA.

CHAPTER 3b "Back At The Start"
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In Part Two of this epic chapter, cells work with each other to make tissues, which work together to make organs, organ systems, & finally organisms. And me? I’m a multicellular organism!
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CHAPTER 4 "A Cell's Energy"
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A song about cells' energy sources, and how plants and animals live so well together. Except for the poinsonous ones. Oh, and when we chop down all those rainforrests and stuff... but that's another song.

CHAPTER 4b "Duplicate And Divide"
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A cell divides in two to make new cells, but first in needs to make a copy of its DNA. In fact, since you started reading this, your body has already made thousands of new cells. Go ahead - check and see!
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CHAPTER 5 "Sex Cells"
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Heredity is the passing of traits from parents to kids. Chromosomes, genes, alleles, etc – these are all terms that’ll become much clearer if you can sit through this country song!

CHAPTER 6 "AND DNA"
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Tons of stuff about DNA and genetics in this upbeat song: nucleotides, sugar, phosphate, & the four bases - amino acids, protiens... etc... Take a listen and you'll pass any test on this stuff.
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CHAPTER 7 "Evolution"
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Populations accumulate inherited changes over time through evolution. Adaptations, vestigial structures, common ancestors, it's all here! Evolution - have you evolved lately?

CHAPTER 8 "Where Life Began"
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Kinda the same topic as the previous song, sometimes controversial, sometimes not. This is a song about finding your own answers & making up your own mind. Prokaryotescyanobacteriaeukaryotes (us!).
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CHAPTER 9 "Six Kingdoms"
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Life can be classified into six kingdoms, identified by taxonomists as protists, plants, fungi, animals, archaea & bacteria. Or, identified by me, as P P F A A B... Now isn't my way much easier?


CHAPTER 10 "Bacteria Frontiers"
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Bacteria are useful stuff - really, they are! Makes insulin, decomposes dead plants & provides nitrogen for living ones. See - awesome! Now, viruses, on the other hand...
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CHAPTER 11 "Notice The Protist"
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Protists can be plant-like, animal-like, or fungus-like. Yea, I know what you're thinking - "Wow, what a diverse group of eukaryotic micro-organisms!" Indeed they are, my friend, indeed they are.

CHAPTER 12 "Fact Tree Plant"
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This is an uplifting little pop-rock tune about our old friend, the plant. Did you know about things like cell walls & cuticles, organelles called chloroplasts, and glucose from photosynthesis? Yay plants!!
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