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Scroll down the page to see lots of links to some great websites!

Websites for iPads

Tumblebooks for iPad  Seussville

 Safe Search Engines  

  Kindergarten Websites 
Starfall  PBS Math PBS Kids Earth Day

  Third Grade Websites 
  Branches of Government 


Student Search EnginesImage Search EnginesSchoolCenter Picture
Language Arts

Social Studies
Art and Technology General Reference DCSD Media Center Facts

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Internet Safety

Google Family Safety
Google Family Safety Resources

Student Search Engines
SchoolCenter Picture NetTrekker (Username and password required)

Kids Click
Jeeves Kids
World Book (Access at school only)
National Geographic
Ithaki Kids
Internet Public Library
Enchanted Learning
Ench. Learn. Member Login
United Streaming (Username and password required)
eLibrary (Username and password required)
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Image Search Engines
If images are used for school projects, make sure that you follow copyright guidelines and cite your sources
(Use NoodleBib for making citations. Click on NoodleBib Express under Free Software Tools)
United Streaming (Username and password required)
United Streaming/Discovery Education (Username and password required)
Discovery School's Clipart Gallery
Classroom Clipart
Geek Philosopher
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Language Arts
General Language Arts
SchoolCenter PictureAccelerated Reader/STAR
Rhyme Zone
Writing Tools
Bartlett's Quotations 10th Edition
Bartleby (Great Books Online)
Rhyme Zone
NoodleBib (Tool for making citations. Click on NoodleBib Express under Free Software Tools)
Webster Dictionary for Kids
QuizHub (spelling lessons)
Spelling City
Children's Book Authors and Illustrators
Yahoo's Children's Book Authors Index
Children's Authors Web Index
Ask Jeeves Kids (Type in the author's name)
BookPop (Steven Cosgrove) Authors
Into the Wardrobe (a C.S. Lewis Website)
Children's Encyclopedia of Women
I'm a Hero
Amelia Earhart Comes to Life 
Strunk-Elements of Style
Book Review Sites
The Spaghetti Book Club (Read book reviews by students, listen to story tellers, and more.)
SchoolCenter Picture Game Goo "Learning that Sticks" Reading readiness activities for primary students (requires Flash)
Kids Reads
BookAdventure (Very similar to Accelerated Reader)
Fun Language Arts Sites
SchoolCenter Picture Starfall
SchoolCenter Picture Scholastic I SPY
Weekly Reader-Kids
Primary Arts
Kids Domain Reading Games
SchoolCenter Picture Clifford's Website
SchoolCenter Picture Between the Lions-PBS Kids
NoodleBib (Tool for making citations. Click on NoodleBib MLA Starter under Free Tools)


Scholastic Poetry Brainstorming Resources 
Shadow Poetry
Types of Poetry
Types of Poetry: Surfing the Net with Kids
Acrostic Poems

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General Math Sites
SchoolCenter Picture Everyday Math Games
SchoolCenter Picture Virtual Manipulatives
A+ Math
Math Mastery
Education Place
Connect the Dots (Counting)
Cool Math 4 Kids
The Internet Mathematics Library
Math Cats
TVO Kids Math Games
That Quiz-Math Test Activities
Symmetry Quiz
Tangram Game
General Geometry
Subtraction Game
Division Game
Play Your Cards Right
Probability Manipulatives

Clock-Move the Hands
Hours and Minutes Activity
Time Concentration Activity
Time Matching Activity
Clock Talk
Beat the Clock
Computation and Basic Facts
SchoolCenter Picture Math Magician Games (Oswego City Schools)
Math Fact Cafe
Play Kids Games Math Fact Practice Games 
Fraction Information
Hungry for Math
Fraction Flag-Thirds
Fraction Flag-Halves and Quarters
Visual Fractions
Fun Brain Fractions
Decimal Numbers Workout
Introduction to Decimals Matching Game
SchoolCenter Picture  Coin Combo 
Cash Out

Buy It with the Little Farmer

Lemonade Stand
Lemonade Larry
Money Central Station
Funbrain: Change Maker
Money Central Station
Coordinate Plane
Coordinate Pairs Partner Game
Catch the Fly
Coordinate Plane Game
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General Sites
Discovery School
Building Big
Soda Constructor
Cool Science for Kids
How Stuff Works
Sandlot Science
I Know That-Science Lab Games
Women in
Amazing Picture Machine
Biomes of the World
Biomes - Enchanted Learning
The World's Biomes (Berkeley)
Biome Resource Page
World Wide Biome Project
Blue Planet Biomes
A Walk in the Forest
Simple Machines and Inventions
EdHeads (simple machines simulation & the Odd Machine)
Exploring Simple Machines Webquest
Solar System and Astronomy
Cosmic Quest
Nasa Kids
What is your weight on other planets?
What is your age on other planets?
Weather and Environment
Weather Room
Environment Explorers
EdHeads (weather simulation)
Recycle Facts and Games
Volcano Research
Current Volcano Activity
Questions About the Effects of Volcanoes
I Know That
US Geological Survey
(Go to "Natural Hazards, and Select a Hazard" to choose volcanoes)
Global Volcanism Program

Volcano Research
Current Volcano Activity
Questions About the Effects of Volcanoes
I Know That
US Geological Survey (Go to "Natural Hazards, and Select a Hazard" to choose volcanoes)
Global Volcanism Program
School Science Clips-Using Electricity (BBC)
Who can resist etc (Conductors and Insulators)
ReviseWise Science (BBC)
The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits
Animal and Biology
Online Animal Games-Sheppard Software
Animals-Enchanted Learning
Animal Search
San Diego Zoo (Kid Territory)
In Search of the Ways of Knowing
Something Froggy
Organism Menu
Owl Pellet Dissection
Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection
Kids Go Wild
Fish Facts for Students
Yahoo Fish Facts for Kids  
Chemistry and Matter
Geology and Earth Science
Volcano World
Rock Hound
MTU Volcanoes Page
Rocks and Minerals
Rocks and Minerals Slide Show
Sedimentary Rocks
Igneous Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Rocks and Soil
Virtual Mine
Health and Anatomy
Health Quizzes, Facts & Links
Web Anatomy (University of Minnesota) includes online quizzes and a Java game
Nova's Cut to the Heart
Virtual Body (MEDtropolis)
The Circle of Blood (Franklin Institute)
Life Science Connections - Bio Simulator
Hillendale Health
BBC's Human Body (requires Flash)
EdHeads (knee & hip surgery)
My Body Scavenger Hunt
How the Body Works

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Social Studies
3rd Grade Country Fair
Peace Corp Kids World
Time for Kids Go Places
World Almanac for Kids
Current Events
Time For Kids
Yahooligan! News
Yak's Corner
Native Americans
Southwest Tribes
Native Americans
The Iroquois Nations of the NE
Iroquois Oral Traditions
Mohawk Iroquis Village
The Ancient Aztecs
The Mexica/Aztecs
Aztec Culture
Facts for Kids: Algonquin Indians
Resources on the Algonquin
Glossary of Indian Nations
100 Inca Links
The Inca Civilization
Inca Civilization
Pueblo Indians
Anasazi and Pueblo Indians
Pueblo Arts
Geography Quiz (USA)
Perry Castañeda Map Collection
Geography Quiz (World)
Yahooligan's State's Game
National Geographic
World Geography Quizzes
USA State Map Game
Sheppard Software US
Sheppard Software World
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
5th Grade Government Webquest
Ask Jeeves Biography Search
Colorado History
World Book Colorado Page (Access at school only)
Colorado Virtual Library
Stately Knowledge
Ask Colorado
Colorado History in Photos
Colorado State Symbols
Bent's Fort Virtual Tour
American History
American Memory
Dates in History

American Revolution
Liberty! The American Revolution---PBS
The American Revolution CyberSleuth
Revolutionary War Web Sites for Kids
World Almanac for Kids
The 13 Colonies of America: Clickable Map
Colonial Life
All About the Colonial Period
Reference Resources: Middle Colonies
Congress for Kids
From Colonies to Revolution
IMC Colonies Theme
Explorers of North America
Explorers ThinkQuest
Exploring the Explorers
Enchanted Learning Explorers
Explorers The Explorers
QuizHub (US History Quiz)
States Web Games
Test Your Geography Knowledge-USA

Animated Atlas
ClassBrain's State Reports (Grades 4-12)
Stately Knowledge (All grades) (Grades 5-12)
U.S. Facts and Statistics (All grades)
Explore the States (Grades 4-12)
State Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau (All grades)
See the U.S.A. WebQuest
Printable State Maps
QuizHub (US Map Game & States & Capitals)
Postcards From America (A husband and wife team tour the United States. They send a daily postcard to classes or individuals.)
Geography Quiz (USA) (This site, by Lizardpoint, also includes quizzes for other parts of the world.)
State Master StateMaster allows students, teachers and researchers the ability to compare US States in some 3,000 different ways.
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Art and Technology
Leonardo's Perspective
World of Escher
SchoolCenter Picture Dance Mat Typing
Touch Typing

Learn 2 Type
Typing Test Online
Keyboarding Practice
Keyboarding Online
Sound Files (These files may or may not be copyrighted)
Which Wizzy Wig is Which? (Internet Safety)
Surf Swell Island (Internet Safety from Disney) 
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General Reference

Webster Dictionary for Kids
eLibrary (Username and password required)
World Book

InfoTrack Kids
Bartleby (Dictionaries and more)
Acronym Finder
National Geographic
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DCSD Media Center

DCSD Libraries Look-up (Only works at school)
Colorado Virtual Kids Page
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CIA World Factbook

Fact Monster
Medieval Siege
National Geographic
Guinness World Records
Farmer's Almanac
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Time Capsule Project for Sixth Grade
Infoplease- Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus
The People History- 75 years of History including Pop Culture, Music, Film & TV, Technology, World Events & Cost of Living.
1970s Flashback- A place to get re-connected with all the Great things from the 70s
Web Generation- An online community about American culture




The following website will answer questions 1-5 Click HERE to access the website.

1. Are Pumpkins a fruit or a vegetable?

2. What was the dollar value of pumpkin production in the major pumpkin growing states in 2008? 


3. The top pumpkin producing states in the U.S. are: 


4. What type of vitamin do pumpkins contain? 


5. Pumpkins are ____% water. 

6. The new world record for the world's largest pumpkin weighs __________ pounds. Click HERE to find out. 

Watch a video to answer the next few questions (CLICK HERE to access the video):

7. How long have pumpkins been grown in Central America?


8. Who do we have to thank for introducing us to pumpkins? 


9. Carving a Jack-o-lantern is actually an ________ tradition. Before they came to America they used to carve their Jack-o-Lanterns out of large ____________. 

10. Where is the 2010 "pumpkin chuckin" festival held?  Click HERE to find out.



11. Click HERE to watch a video about growing giant pumpkins. According to the video, "Every leaf represents ________ of the pumpkin". 

12. Name another interesting tidbit you learned about pumpkins: __________.

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Attention Second Graders!

Not only does the Denver Zoo need your help, BATS need your help from becoming extinct!

Your task will be to learn basic needs of bats, why they are important and why they are endangered.

Your mission will be to work with a group of 2-3 students to complete a worksheet on bats using the web-sites I will provide you below.

Next, you will create a group interview recording online, or in KidPix about what you learned from the worksheet, the websites and the video.

I know you will do a great job! Good Luck! 

Remember the most important thing is to learn and have fun!

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Below arequestions about bats. You will need to know this information for yourinterview. Write your answers on your answer sheet. withyour answers. Use the links below to help you find your answers.

1. Watch the following video at  National Geographic for kids by clicking HERE. What is one thing that the  Vampire bat eats for dinner? 

Click on the sound box to the LEFT of the video and listen to  what bats sound like.

2. What do different types of bats  eat? Click HERE to find out. Having trouble? You can also click on this LINK to  find more about the foods they eat.

3. What is the habitat of a bat (For  example, where do bats live?) Click HERE to find out.

4. Where do bats make their homes in  these habitats? Click HERE to read more.

5. Why does the bat make their home  in that habitat?

6. What is a unique (special)  characteristic of a bat? Click HERE for one of their most  uniquecharacteristics!

Some other unique characteristics  about bats can be found by clicking HERE.

7. Why do bats help humans? Click HERE to find out.

8.  If you were in charge of saving  all the bats in the world from becoming endangered, or extinct? What would you do?  Click HERE to find out.

9. BONUS! Please write one more interesting fact that you learned about bats today!

10. You and your partner(s) will now RECORD YOUR VOICES FOR YOUR JOB INTERVIEW FOR A CHANCE TO WORK AT THE BAT EXHIBIT AT THE ZOO! CLICK ON THE PICTURE BELOW TO INTERVIEW! Click to record and click to stop recording. Include at least 5 facts and 2 new words you and your partner learned about bats!

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Raise your hand when your done to submit your interview to Mrs. Hensley or Ms. Lisa!

Add text here.