Student Resources

SCIENCE, ASTRONOMY, AND GEOLOGY LINKS

National geographic
www.nationalgeographic.com

San Diego Aerospace Museum
http://www.aerospacemuseum.org/

Science Guy
www.billnye.com

Nine Planets
http://www.nineplanets.org/

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/

The Orlando Science Center
http://www.osc.org/

The Franklin Institute Science Museum
http://sln.fi.edu/

Space and Astronomy for kids
http://space.about.com/?once=true&

Field Museum of Natural History
http://www.fieldmuseum.org/museum_info/default.htm

Dinosaurs
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/toc.shtml

Mount St. Helen
http://www.mountsthelens.com/

EnviroLink Library
http://www.envirolink.org/

Exploratorium Science Museum
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom
http://www.minerals.net/

Us Geological Survey
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/collect1/collectgip.html

Hands on Children’s Museum
http://www.hocm.org/

Discovery Channel
http://www.discovery.com/

Sea and Sky
http://www.seasky.org/mainmenu.html

Energy and a whole lot more
http://www.kapili.com/e/energy.html

Periodic Table of Elements
http://pearl1.lanl.gov/periodic/default.htm


SCIENCE FAIR RESEARCH AND PREPARATION

Science Fair Center
http://www.libraryspot.com/sciencefair/


BOTANY


WEATHER

USA Today Weather
http://asp.usatoday.com/weather/weatherfront.aspx

National Weather Service
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

Web Weather for Kids
http://www.ucar.edu/40th/webweather/

Wild Weather
http://www.wildweather.com/

ANIMALS

Really Wild Animals
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/rwa/index.html

Biomes of the World
http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/main.htm

National Wildlife Federation for Kids
http://www.nwf.org/kids/

Raptors in the City
http://www.raptorsinthecity.com/

SOCIAL STUDIES AND HISTORY

Presidents of the United States
http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/

Library of Congress Home Page
http://www.loc.gov/

California’s Untold Stories-Gold Rush
http://www.museumca.org/goldrush/

PBS Gold Rush
http://www.pbs.org/goldrush/

Declaration of Independence
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/index.htm

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

America Immigration
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/features/immig/immigration_set1.html

NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE

National Museum of American Indians
http://www.nmai.si.edu/


MATH

Math Forum
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

Math Baseball
http://www.funbrain.com/math/

Brain Teasers
http://eduplace.com/math/brain/index.html

A Plus Math
http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/

Multiflyer Multiplication
http://www.gdbdp.com/multiflyer/

Quia Mathematics
http://www.quia.com/dir/math/
READING

Children’s Literature Site
http://www.carolhurst.com/

Kids top 100 Books
http://www.nea.org/readacross/resources/kidsbooks.html

Guided Reading
http://teacher.scholastic.com/reading/bestpractices/guidedreading.htm

Teachers Top 100 Books
http://www.nea.org/readacross/resources/catalist.html

Biographies
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/biohc.html

Recommended Reading by Grade Levels
http://www.lapl.org/kidspath/booklist/rr_grade.html

Jan Brett
http://www.janbrett.com/

Read –Write-Think
http://www.readwritethink.org/index.asp

Dr. Seuss’s Seussville
http://www.seussville.com/

Scholastic Central
http://www.scholastic.com/  

FunBrain
http://www.funbrain.com/

International Kids Space
http://www.kids-space.org/

BBC Words and Pictures
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml

WRITING

Scholastic’s Teaching Writing Page
http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/teachwriting/index.htm

Shape Books
http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/hme/k_5/shapebook/toc.html


GRAMMAR

Grammar and Punctuation
http://www.grammarbook.com/

Grammar and Writing Guide
http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/  
SPELLING

http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/hmsv/


WORD ROOTS
Quia
http://www.quia.com/jg/65969.html


REFERENCE TOOLS

Dictionary/Thesaurus
http://www.m-w.com/

Visual Thesaurus
http://www.visualthesaurus.com/online/index.html

Rhyming Dictionary
http://www.rhymezone.com/

One Look
http://www.onelook.com/  

HOMEWORK HELPERS

Homework Central
http://www.homeworkcentral.com/
Homework Spot
http://homeworkspot.com/
Tutor.com
http://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/

4th AND 5th GRADE VIRTUAL LIBRARY
http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/


HOMEWORK HELPERS

Homework Central
http://www.homeworkcentral.com/

Homework Spot
http://homeworkspot.com/

Tutor.com
http://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/

4th AND 5th GRADE VIRTUAL LIBRARY
http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/



 
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