Useful Websites

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Listed are some wonderful websites for parents and students:


Websites

 
 
 
Geography- These sites include many great websites for teachers and students.

 

Math

Hungry for Math
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002328F/ 
Practice using fractions by following a variety of recipes, or play games and take quizzes to reinforce and test your fraction knowledge.
K-5

A+ Math
http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/ 
Practices basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
K-5

Careers 

What do they do?
http://www.whatdotheydo.com/ 
This site answers the question 'What do they do?" for many different careers. Great for an introduction on careers.
1-5


Kindergarten and 1st Grade 

http://www.northpole.com/Clubhouse/Games/ North Pole games

http://www.northpole.com/Overview/Kid.html Santa's Secret Village

http://www.seussville.com/games/concentration/ Dr. Seuss Concentration game

http://teacher.scholastic.com/clifford1/flash/concentration/ Clifford Concentration (Finding words with the same middle sound)

http://tcastle.com/games/conc/concentration.html Match the fruit Concentration Game

http://www.starfall.com/ Starfall (reading)



2nd GRADE

Colonial Life

Colonial Kids: A Celebration of Life in the 1700's

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Clothing

Colonial House: Interactive History/PBS

Colonial Life

Fish
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/fish/printouts/index.shtml http://www.ncfisheries.net/kids/fishparts.htm

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/browse_topics/wildlife.cfm#amphibians

Insects/Animals

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/index.htm

Soil

http://42explore.com/dirt.htm

http://www.biodiversity911.org/FunsandGames/funandgames.html

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geology/soil/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/rocks_soils.shtml

Recycling

http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/kidspage/ 

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/sustainable/slidesets/kidscompost/cover.html 

Worms 

http://yucky.kids.discovery.com/

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/worms/

EPA Student Center

http://www.epa.gov/students/

Link below to composting (in the fun activities section) 
http://www.kab.org/kids/compost_intro.htm

Communities

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/cities/ cities

http://teacher.scholastic.com/commclub/index.htm community workers

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/neighborhood/index.html neighborhoods

http://www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/- Oshkosh

http://pbskids.org/bigapplehistory/index-flash.html Cities- Brooklyn

http://www.planning.org/kidsandcommunity/ 

Economics

Lemonade Stand http://www.primarygames.com/socstudies/lemonade/start.htm

Wants/needs pets http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em468/popupActivity.html

Producer/goods http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em564/popupActivity.html

Where to Keep money (with sound-just reads the page to you-no real activity)http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em455/popupActivity3.html

Health v. Fun Wants http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em517/popupActivity.html

Consumers http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em457/popupActivity.htm

Producers http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em457/popupActivity2.htm

Good or Service? http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em310/em310_popupActivity_2.html

Mystery workers http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em540/popupActivity_2.html

Drag worker to job they do http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em310/em310_popupActivity.html

Fake Yellow Pages http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em509/popupActivity.html

Index of sites that have lessons from Econ Ed. http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.cfm 

Clipping Coupons- Bargain Quest "Money flash cards" -Type how much money there is on the screen

What are incentives? -Drag sad/happy smiles to a good incentive and a bad incentive Build Your Community-

Game 1 -Drag items of goods and services that the business offers to the people

Game 2 Identifying natural resources and services -Drag items that are natural resource, services, or neither, and place under the correct heading.

Piggy Bank -Students will perform small jobs and get paid for their work. (Put money into piggy bank).

Matching -Match the picture of the person performing a service to the service he or she provides

City Hall -Who pays for City Hall?

What is a good/service? Good or Service? -Drag items to service or goods column.

Venn Diagram -Drag job duties to correct profession (services)

Choice and incentives Opportunity Cost Matching goods and services

Simple Machines

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/pushes_pulls.shtml Push and Pull

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/forces_movement.shtml Forces Push/Pull

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/forces_action.shtml Forces Push/Pull

http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/ Interactive simple machine game

http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm Match pictures of simple machines to their name

http://www.coe.uh.edu/archive/science/science_lessons/scienceles1/finalhome.htm Simple machine learning site and quiz

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/physics/machines/Levers.shtml Lever

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise/science/physical/13_act.shtml Spring

http://library.thinkquest.org/J002079F/sub3.htm Simple Machines Info - check out animations, photos, and ideas for an wheel and axle, inclined plane, screw, lever, pulley, and wedge.

Magnets

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/revisewise/science/physical/12_act.shtml Magnets (Interactive)

http://home.interserv.com/~skyblade/magindex.htm Magnet Madness

http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/kallen/webquest.htm - Magnet Webquest

http://my.execpc.com/~rhoadley/magindex.htm

http://www.kidskonnect.com/Magnets/MagnetsHome.html 

3rd Grade  

Continents and Oceans 

http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/findContinent/# Continent matching game

http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/worldquiz.html Continent and Ocean matching quiz

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geospy/ Continents, Countries, and States matching games

Maps  

My World Game

http://games.funschool.com/game_my_world.html?g=1125&category=61&level=4

Where is that U.S. State? Game

http://games.funschool.com/game_wheres_that_us_state.html?g=1187&category=61&level=4  

Map Adventure Webquest

http://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/webquests/mapadventure/map.htm


Animal Habitats

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/  

Enchanted Learning All habitats
http://t3.preservice.org/T0110505/ has desert and ocean habitats

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/ontheline/explore/nature/deserts/animals.htm Desert animals

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/e-desert.html Desert animals

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/desert.html Desert animals

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/e-ocean.html Ocean animals

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/e-savanna.html Savanna grassland animals

http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/savannah4/savannah4.html Savannah grassland animals

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/savannahA.html Savannah grassland animals

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/savanna.htm Savanna animals

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/e-tropical_rainforest.html Rainforest animals

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rforest.html Rainforest animals

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm Rainforest animals


Continents and Oceans

http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/findContinent/# Continent matching game

http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/worldquiz.html Continent and Ocean matching quiz

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geospy/ Continents, Countries, and States matching games



Government

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/ 

http://clerkkids.house.gov/ 

http://www.kids.gov/ 

http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/

http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/tour/ Spotty's White House Tour

http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/whtour/ Pictures of rooms in the White House

www.madison.k12.ky.us/district/projects/WebQuest/Govern/branches.htm

www.constitutioncenter.org/explore


Sun, Earth, and Moon

http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/content/science/space/index.html

http://observe.arc.nasa.gov/nasa/fun/wordsearch/rice_search/rice_search.html

http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/content/science/space/index.html

http://bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/earth_sun_moon.shtml

http://observe.arc.nasa.gov/nasa/fun/fun_index.shtml.html

http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/

http://www.gamequarium.com/math

Space Websites

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/midspac.html Kids Click

http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/content/science/space/index.html Yahooligans

http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/ NASA Kids

http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/astronomy.html Astronomy for Kids

Sun

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/solar_system_level1/sun.html

http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/space/sun.html

Moon

http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/space/moon.html

Asteroids

http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/content/science/space/asteroid.html 

http://www.solarviews.com/eng/asteroid.htm 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asteroid

Planets

http://www.solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm 

http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/Puzzles/Weight.asp How much would you weigh on another planet

http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/Puzzles/Age.asp How old would you be on another planet


4th Grade



Animals

http://www.nwf.org/kidzone/kzPage.cfm?siteId=3&departmentId=77 Animal games

http://www.barrow.k12.ga.us/hes/html/landforms.html

http://www.greatsitesforkids.com/gsfk/animals.asp - Many animal sites for different animals

http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/interactive.htm - Animal quizzes

http://www.kidsplanet.org/games/js/matchem.html - Animal concentration

http://school.discovery.com/schooladventures/animalcams/index.html - Animal Cams

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/amaze.html - Animal Senses

http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info/animal-bytes/index.htm - Animal Facts

http://www.kidsgowild.com/ - Kids go Wild animal site

http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/eek/ - DNR site for kids - Eek!

http://www.co.brown.wi.us/zoo/ - N.E.W. Zoo, Green Bay (Includes a web cam)

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/default.cfm - National Zoo - animal information and pictures

http://www.mnh2.si.edu/education/mna/main.cfm - Search site for North American animals - search by location, name, family tree, or conservation status

http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html - Information, pictures, and sounds of different animal kingdoms

http://animal.discovery.com/guides/atoz/atoz.html - Animal Planet



5th Grade

Writing a Bibliography  

Bibliography 


Landforms 
Landform Pictures

http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/landforms.htm

Landform Webquest

http://www.council-bluffs.k12.ia.us/schools/wash/Webquest/home.html

Another Landform Webquest

Illustrated Glossary (Enchanted Learning)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/landforms/glossary.shtml


Regions

Map of Northeast Region

http://www.eduplace.com/ss/maps/pdf/ne_us.pdf

State Landform maps and other information 
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html 

Animated Boundary Change Map of USA 
http://www.ac.wwu.edu/~stephan/48states.html 

Find Your Longitude Game 
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/longitude/find.html 

Economics for Kids 
http://eft.merit.edu/efk.html 

Peanuts and Crackerjacks Economy Game 
http://www.bos.frb.org/peanuts/leadpgs/intro.htm 

Consumer Decisions- Interactive Online Ecomony Lesson 
http://www.e-connections.org/lesson9/ 

State Symbols and Information 
http://www.netstate.com/states/index.html 

50 States.com 
http://www.50states.com/ 

Discovering Regions Webquest 
http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/king/places5th/index.htm 

Discovering Regions Teacher Page 
http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/king/places5th/teacher.htm 

U.S. Regions Pathfinder 
http://www.edina.k12.mn.us/cornelia/classrooms/4th/links/usregions.htm 

50 States Lessons and Websites
http://www.geocities.com/gsuedcp/jbanks2.htm 

Government Sites for each State for Kids 
http://www.kids.gov/k_states.htm 

U.S. State Detective Game 
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/games_popup.php?g=ges_usquiz 

U.S. Geography Games 
http://www.gamequarium.com/usgeography.html 

Economics Games 
http://www.gamequarium.com/economics.html 

American History Games 
http://www.gamequarium.com/americanhistory.html