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Elementary Curriculum Resources

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 Shared Time Teacher Pages

 

Jeff's site full of links by grade level used in Catholic Schools

 

Carol's Links     I Keep Bookmarks: Ms. Brundage

 

Kelley's Wiki  http://computerkiddoswiki.pbwiki.com/FrontPage a work in progress

 

 

 

Teacher Support Sites

 

Jackie's Scholastic's Homepage - http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/home.jsp - Various lesson plan ideas.

             Kathy Schrock Lesson ideas http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/ - Excellent source for ideas.

 

4-6 grades  Simple machines and other fun things - Edheads.org

 

 Portals to Intergrated Sites

 

  K-8 http://www.internet4classrooms.com/ Links to on-line resources seperated by grade level, and subject

 

Sites by Grade Level

1st Grade

 

 

K-2 Starfall www.starfall.com  an on line phonic/early reading site

 

 

http://www.tampareads.com/books-ol/index-ol.htm Books Online

 

 

http://activities.macmillanmh.com/reading/treasures/stories/storylist/12.html MacMillan McGraw

 

 

http://www.smartcrossword.com/home.php Smart Crosswords

 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories/ Fairy Tales

 

 

http://pbskids.org/clifford/index-puppy-flash.html Clifford the Big Red Dog

 

 

http://www.cogcon.com/gamegoo/games/monkey/monkey.html Monkey Business Reading and Language Arts

 

 

http://www.getreadytoread.org/games/game2/index.html Rhyme Time

 

 

http://www.dositey.com/language/spelling/Mislet3.htm Missing Letter Game

 

 

2nd Grade
 
http://www.bemboszoo.com/ Alphabet Zoo
 
 
 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger/index.shtml Digger and the Gang (5-7 yrs., 7-9 yrs., 11-9 yrs.)2nd Grade
 
http://www.bemboszoo.com/ Alphabet Zoo
 
 
 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger/index.shtml Digger and the Gang (5-7 yrs., 7-9 yrs., 11-9 yrs.)Elementary Curriculum Resources

 

3rd and 4th

 

 

3-8 Fact Monster  www.factmonster.com online research

 Simple Machines

http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/- interactive video

http://www.coe.uh.edu/archive/science/science_lessons/scienceles1/finalhome.htm- overview and identification

http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm examples of simple machines

http://www.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/ elements of simple machines

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsWorkshop.html inventors workshop

http://www.rube-goldberg.com/ simple machine to do impossible tasks

http://home.earthlink.net/~kandyhig/sm/ simple machines construction site

 

4th

http://www.michiganepic.org/historythemes/overview_mi.html- Michigan Historical timeline

http://www.michigan.gov/mikids/0,1607,7-163-15941---,00.html Way Back when in Michigan

 

5th and 6th

 

Science

General 

 

www.brainpop.com- science intro, topics,  video

http://www.studystack.com/ study stack data flash cards

http://www.howstuffworks.com/- expanations of how things work

http://www.billnye.com/ Bill Nye the Science Guy

http://www.hhmi.org/coolscience/- Cool Science for curious Kids

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LeoHomePage.html Exploring Leonardo Divanci

http://www.extremescience.com/index.html- Extreme Science-older students

http://www.funology.com/- Cool science experiemnts-Totally fun

http://yucky.discovery.com/flash/- yuckest site on the net.

http://www.lego.com/eng/create/activities/worldbuilder/default.asp- Lego world builder- virtual legos ; problem solving in a gmae building format 

 

 Cells

 

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/units/basics/cell/

Nice diagram of a cell

 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/biology/cells/

 

Nice diagrams and print out on cells

 

http://www.wiley.com/legacy/college/boyer/0470003790/animations/cell_structure/cell_structure.htm

 

interactive cells

http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/cell_model.htm 

 

Reproduction

 http://www.genomenewsnetwork.org/resources/whats_a_genome/Chp1_3_1.shtml Genes/traits

 http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/talk/qa/what_is_gene.html kids health site on genes

http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/A/AsexualReproduction.html asexual reproduction in plants and animals

http://health.howstuffworks.com/human-reproduction.htm Parents should preview content first--good info with movies-parential guidance

highly suggested becuase of sensitive subject matter.

 

Body Systems

 http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/body/mybody_SW.html shockwave movie on body systems

http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/bodyblood.htm heart and blood

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/9_10/keeping_healthy.shtml  Interactive circulatory system

 

 Plants

 

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/index.html- plants

http://www.kathimitchell.com/plants.html-web links on plant info

http://library.thinkquest.org/3715/ thinkquest plant page

http://www.bellmuseum.org/distancelearning/prairie/build/- praire ecosystems plants and animals

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/ The great Plant escape- webquest. Everything on plants 

 

Biomes

 

http://www.kidskonnect.com/content/view/62/27/-lists of sites with information on Biomes

http://www.rainforestlive.org.uk/- The Rainforest

http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/nceas-web/kids/biomes/biomes_home.htm-intro to what biomes are

http://www.mbgnet.net/biomes and ecosystems

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season4/ecology/biomes.html-biomes form NASA

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/world_biomes.htm- World Biomes Map

http://www.tramline.com/tours/sci/desert/_tourlaunch1.htm Virtual desert field trip

http://www.tramline.com/tours/sci/forest/_tourlaunch1.htm Temperate forest virtual field trip

http://www.mbgnet.net/ biomes of the world

http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/index1.html nice classification of biomes

 

Ecosystems

 http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0164-ecosystems.php The plants and animals that are found in a particular location are referred to as an ecosystem.

http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/nceas-web/kids/- Kids di ecology

http://www.epa.state.il.us/kids/index.html- environmental fun

http://www.epatrol.org/- epatrole-learn about the environment

http://www.bellmuseum.org/distancelearning/watershed/watershed2.html The water shed game

http://www.epa.gov/owow/NPS/kids/splash/webpage2/ water quality on-line game

http://www.headbone.com/derby/eco/ With this Derby, students will learn the fundamentals of Internet research and discover challenging ideas about ecosystems and important environmental issues. 

http://www.quia.com/jg/279041.html ecosystem matching games and word searches

 

 

Plate Teconics

 http://www.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/plate-tectonics.html great pictures of plate teconics and descriptions

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/planets/earth/Continents.shtml All About Plate Tectonics:

Earth's Plates and Continental Drift

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/plates1.html The earth's floor plate teconics

 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/shockwave.html- cool simulation on how the plates move-needs shockwave player

 

 

Rocks and Minerals

 

 http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/rocks/rocks.html rocks and minerals

http://www.ivyhall.district96.k12.il.us/4th/KKhp/RocksandMinerals/rocks.html rocks and minerals

http://www.childrensmuseum.org/geomysteries/index2.html geo mysteries- fun site as Dino dective  solves the mysteries of rocks

 

Earths Surace Features

 http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/earth/Interior_Structure/surface_features.html explanation of earth's surface features

http://www.solarviews.com/eng/earth.htm features from space

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/Geography/location.html maps and surface fetures

http://classroom.jc-schools.net/sci-units/earth-features.htm

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/classroom/quiz/landforms.shtml land form quiz

 

Earth Resources

 http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/gameintro.htm dump town game-practice recycling

http://www.recycleroom.org/ recycking room game

 

Climate and Weather

 

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/-Weather Wiz Kids,learn about wind, clouds, storms

http://dsc.discovery.com/guides/planetearth/planetearth.html planet earth and weather

http://www.eo.ucar.edu/webweather/- webweather-

Learn what makes weather wet and wild, do cool activities, and become

hot at forecasting the weather on Web Weather for Kids!

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwatch/winter_storms/index.htm- weather

http://www.tramline.com/tours/sci/hurricane/_tourlaunch1.htm hurricanes virtual field trip 7th and 8th grade

 

Matter

 

http://www.chem4kids.com/files/matter_intro.html chem for kids

http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/textbook/statesofmatter.html states of matter

http://www.strangematterexhibit.com/ fun games working with the states of matter

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/states_of_matter/ cool movie explaining the states of matter

 

 

Forces and Motion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/physics/forces/index.shtml forces and motions quiz

http://www.funderstanding.com/k12/coaster/ understanding a roller coaster

http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/bitesize/standard/physics/forces_and_motion/index.shtml forces and motion practice quizes

http://www.learner.org/interactives/parkphysics/coaster/ design your own roller coaster

 

 

 

 

Machines

http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/- interactive video

http://www.coe.uh.edu/archive/science/science_lessons/scienceles1/finalhome.htm- overview and identification

http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm examples of simple machines

http://www.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/ elements of simple machines

http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsWorkshop.html inventors workshop

http://www.rube-goldberg.com/ simple machine to do impossible tasks

http://home.earthlink.net/~kandyhig/sm/ simple machines construction site 

 

 

Energy Forms

 

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/index.html Energy sources

http://www.usoe.k12.ut.us/curr/Science/core/5th/sciber/5/left/default.htm What is electricity

 http://www.rp-l.com/lightning.htm What is lighting.

http://ippex.pppl.gov/interactive/electricity/intro.html Electricity and Magnetism interactive with a flash movie

http://www.riverdeep.net/free_demos/ScienceSims/SS1/ScienceSims1.html online demo Electricity

 http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/sparker.html Science experiment

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energy_fungames/quiz/index.html on line practice energy quiz

 

Thermal and Light Energy

 http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu//cosmic_classroom/light_lessons/thermal/heat.html thermal energy explanation

http://www.eia.doe.gov/kids/energyfacts/sources/renewable/solar.html#fromthesun energy facts

http://www.solarenergy.org/resources/youngkids.html solar energy

http://www.novec.com/kids/energyfacts.html energy facts

http://science.pppst.com/thermo.html thermal energy

 

 

Earth Sun and Moon

 http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/- Earth and Moon viewer

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/- Astronomy for Kids NASA

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/-amazing Space

http://space.kids.us/solarsystem.html-The Solar System

http://www.abc.net.au/children/space/planets/default.htm -Interactive Planet Facts

 

The Universe

 http://www.history.com/minisite.do?content_type=mini_home&mini_id=54036  just one theory

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/ deep space

http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/games/space_sense_intro.html space sense game

http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/games/order_planets_intro.html play order it up solar system edition

http://www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/OurUniverse.html story of our universe

 

 

Technological Impacts

http://www.robotics.com/ robotics

http://www.roboticsforkids.com/ robotics for kids

http://www.thetech.org/hyper/robots/teaser/ robots and their uses

http://www.the-robotman.com/rm_fs.html robot museum

 

Keyboarding
 
 
 
http://www.miniclip.com/games/fowl-words-2/en/ Fowl Words 2
 
 
 
 
http://www.freetypinggame.net/play3.asp The Frogs are Off Their Diet
 
 
 
http://www.nimblefingers.com/ Nimble Fingers Typing
 
 
 
http://www.freetypinggame.net/play2.asp Outerspace Fleet Commander
 
 
 
 
http://freeonlinetypinggames.com/ A Group of Typing Web Sites
 
 
Keyboarding
 
 
 
http://www.miniclip.com/games/fowl-words-2/en/ Fowl Words 2
 
 
 
 
http://www.freetypinggame.net/play3.asp The Frogs are Off Their Diet
 
 
 
http://www.nimblefingers.com/ Nimble Fingers Typing
 
 
 
http://www.freetypinggame.net/play2.asp Outerspace Fleet Commander
 
 
 
 
http://freeonlinetypinggames.com/ A Group of Typing Web Sites
 
 
 
 
By Subject Area

 

Math Sites

 

Language Arts

 

Science:

 

Simple Machines http://www.coe.uh.edu/archive/science/science_lessons/scienceles1/finalhome.htm

Simple Machines http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm

Simple Machines http://www.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/

 

Solar System http://www.solarviews.com/eng/homepage.htm

Solar System http://www.nineplanets.org/

Solar System http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm

 

Plants http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/gpe.html the great plant escape

Plants http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/plants/ diagrams ideas at enchanted learning

Plants http://www.biology4kids.com/files/plants_main.html nice slide show for younget students quizz more infoo for older ones

Plants http://www.mbgnet.net/bioplants/ Biology of plants

Plants http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/plants/plantae.html  The Green Kingdom

Plants  http://library.thinkquest.org/3715/ Plant parts

 

Rocks and Mineral http://library.thinkquest.org/3715/ Slide show describing rocks and minerals

Rocks and Mineral Sites http://library.thinkquest.org/3715/ a nice little list of sites

Rocks and Minerals http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/rocks/rocks.html

 

Landforms http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/landforms.htm  mountains, hills plateaus

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

Landforms http://www.mcwdn.org/MAPS&GLOBES/LandForms.html 

 

Bugs: http://www.insects.org/ upper elementary

Bugs http://bugguide.net/node/view/15740 bug guide

Bugs http://www.ivyhall.district96.k12.il.us/4TH/KKHP/1insects/bugmenu.html amazing insects lists many inseocrts with mini bio's and pictures

Bugs http://www.kathimitchell.com/insects.html lists of sites that deal with insecs

 

 

Social Studies/Geography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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