Science and Social Studies
Information, Methods, and Strategies
Cyberchase ~ http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/ ~ a great site for science games from PBS kids
Gamequarium Science Games ~ http://www.gamequarium.com/science.htm ~ assorted science games to play online
Astronomy and Space for Kids ~ http://www.kidsastronomy.com/ ~ A space website for kids, with information and resources.
Kennedy Space Center Home Page ~ http://www.ksc.nasa.gov/ ~ official NASA website
Science NetLinks ~ http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/ ~ lessons, tools and other resources from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Wooden Periodic Table ~ http://theodoregray.com/PeriodicTable/ ~ have fun with the periodic table of the elements.
Xpeditions ~ http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/ ~ lesson plans, activities, and maps from National Geographic.
Gamequarium Social Studies Games ~ http://www.gamequarium.com/socialstudies.htm ~ assorted science games to play online
Wikipedia ~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page ~ an online encyclopedia for everyone!
Historical Fiction for Children ~ http://bookgirl3.tripod.com/historicalfiction.html ~ has lists of non-fiction books by subject
1492 ~ http://www.sisterschoice.com/1492.html ~ words and real audio to a song about Columbus
Thanksgiving Information ~ http://www.2020tech.com/thanks/temp.html ~ information from the Fourth World Documentation Project
Plimoth Plantation ~ http://www.plimoth.org/ ~ Take a virtual tour! Tons of pictures and information to enhance Thanksgiving lessons.
Wampanoag information ~ http://www.bostonkids.org/teachers/TC/ ~ From the Boston Children's Museum
Welcome to Colonial Williamsburg ~ http://www.history.org ~ Colonial Williamsburg online
The U.S. Presidents ~ http://www.uspresidents.com/ ~ A "character in time" history project featuring one-act plays with U.S. presidents as protagonist.
The History Channel ~ http://www.historychannel.com/ ~ features "This Day In History" and a search engine for any topic in history.
Calisphere's Collections for Educators ~ http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/ ~ free University of California site with access to more than 170,000 primary source materials designed around the needs of K-12 educators, including photographs, documents, newspapers, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other cultural artifacts that reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history.
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