MEGA Links for High School Students!

****IF ANY LINKS ARE NOT OPENING UP WHEN YOU CLICK ON THEM, LOOK AT THE LINK AND TYPE THE ADDRESS INTO YOUR WEB BROWSER.  I HAVE CHANGED A FEW LINKS TO OPEN IN A NEW WINDOW BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT OPENING UP FROM MY WEBSITE DIRECTLY.

 

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*If you need to search this page for links very quickly, I suggest if you use the Firefox browser, select Edit and Find and if you use Internet Explorer, select Edit and Find on this Page. 

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Search many links for all grades and subjects using Internet4Classrooms

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/k12links.htm

http://educatorlabs.org/resources/  Educator Labs

Please Note: If you find any broken links, please don't hesitate to email me and tell me exactly the link(s) and location of the link(s).

 

Sites with various computer related tutorials etc.

OpenOffice.org (download the free software package that is similar to Microsoft Office)

Tutorials for Open Office (Free software package similar to Microsoft Office)

Open Office Tutorials from openoffice.org

 Microsoft Word 2003, 2007, PowerPoint 2003, 2007, Excel 2003, 2007, and Scratch Quick Audio and Video Tutorials

http://www.excel-easy.com/ Excel #1 Excel Tutorial on the Net

How to use Excel The Top Formulas and Functions You Need to Know

Word Video Tutorials

Microsoft Word 2007 Starters Guide

Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Powerpoint 2010

Microsoft Excel 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Preview

Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts Without Using a Mouse

Apple Mac Tutorials

Mac Life

Learning different software applications

Microsoft Word and links to other software tutorials

Computer Help Sheets (must have Adobe Acrobat to download several pdf files on this site)

Macintosh Trouble Shoot (if you have a Apple Macintosh Computer this site will help you out)

Intel: The Journey Inside (Introduction to Computers, Circuits and Switches, Digital Information, Microprocessors, The Internet, and Technology and Society)

Yahoo Technology

Cnet.com

Pcmag.com

Computershopper.com

How To Geek (want information on various operating systems and much more this is the site)

International Society for Technology in Education

Lee's Summit, MO R-7 School District

What's Inside a Computer

Various Computer Related Links (some work and others don't)

Free Patents

BASIC Programming Resources and Chipmunk Basic Home Page

BASIC (an acronym for "Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code") is the name of a family of related high-level programming languages, developed, circa 1963 at Dartmouth College, to provide an accessible and easy-to-learn environment for non-science students to understand and use computers. In the early 1980's, the Basic programming language was built-in to the majority of personal computers sold.

Guide to Learning Java: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/java/

Guide to Learning C Sharp: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/c-sharp/

Guide to Learning: Ruby on Rails: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/ruby-on-rails/

Guide to Learning Python: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/python/

Top Programming Degrees: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/degree-programs/programming/

Computer Science Programs Before Going to College: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cs-programs-before-college/

 

Sites with local and national news!

http://www.newsnet5.com

http://www.fox8cleveland.com

http://www.cleveland.com

http://www.msnbc.com

http://www.espn.com

http://www.cnn.com

http://www.yahoo.com

http://www.abcnews.com

http://news.google.com/nwshp?hl=en&tab=wn 

BBC News for Kids

 Kids News from National Geographic

Los Angeles Times

The New York Times Learning Network   News summaries, daily quizzes, word of the day, more.

The New York Times

Scholastic News Online

 Time for Kids News

 The Washington Post: KidsPost

The Economist

Guardian

Independent

National Geographic  News, audio and video.

Observer  Sunday paper

Online Newspapers  Thousands of world newspapers at your fingertips.

The Onion Satirical magazine

Time.com

Times Online

http://www.channelone.com/ Channel 1 News

 

 

Searching the Web

(when searching the World Wide Web, try using these popular search engines and research sites)

http://www.discovery.com

http://www.yahooligans.com

http://www.ajkids.com

http://www.britannica.com

http://www.worldbook.com

http://www.si.edu

http://lycoszone.lycos.com

http://www.factmonster.com

http://www.thesaurus.com

http://www.infoplease.com

http://www.google.com

http://www.altavista.com

http://www.yahoo.com

http://www.excite.com

http://www.webcrawler.com

Meriam-Webster Dictionary

Reference Desk

Ask.com

Wikipedia

Visit http://www.google.com/language_tools to type in my web address to translate my site to many different languages including español.  ¡MrShamblin.com en español! ¿Qué podía ser mejor?

Spanish Search Engines:

Yahoo! en espanol: the Spanish version of a favorite American search engine.

Ozu: one of the most popular Spanish search engines.

Terra: major Spanish search engine.

 

 

Dictionaries and Thesauri:

Cambridge Dictionaries Online Dictionary.com
The Free Dictionary Dictionary and more.
Medical Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Word Central   Dictionary and more.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesarus
MSN Encarta Dictionary
OneLook Dictionaries

A Basic Dictionary of American Sign Language Terms
RhymeZone
Thesaurus.com
WordReference   Online language dictionaries. English to Spanish, etc.
Your Dictionary  Dictionary links/look up.

http://espanol.babelfish.yahoo.com/?fr=404  Translation of short texts, max. 150 words.

Google Translator  Google translator

http://www.ldoceonline.com/  online version of the CD-ROM of the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

 

http://www.koreandictionary.net/ #1 ranked site on Google!
http://www.chinesedictionary.net/
http://www.germandictionary.org/
http://www.spanishdictionary.net/
http://www.russiandictionary.org/
http://www.dictionarylatin.net/
http://www.italiandictionary.org/
http://www.greek-dictionary.org/
http://www.portuguese-dictionary.org/
http://www.dictionaryjapanese.net/
http://www.vietnamesedictionary.net/
http://www.thai-dictionary.net/

http://www.kanjidictionary.com/

http://www.chinesedictionary.org/

 

 

Encyclopedias and Almanacs:

Baseball Almanac

Encyclopedia.com

Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Smithsonian   Art to zoology.

MSN Encarta

 Infoplease Encyclopedia

 Performing Arts Encyclopedia   Library of Congress.

Reference.com

Yahoo Kids Encyclopedia

 

Multi-Subject

http://www.hilliardschools.org/sec/index.cfm eSchool Links for Learning Secondary

 

 

 

Reference Sites

Copyright Issues & Plagiarism

  1. Creative Commons - a simple to understand explanation of this concept.
  2. Copyright Kids - Founded to advance the study of copyright law and the rights in literature, music, art, the theater, motion pictures, and other forms of intellectual property
  3. Copyright from CyberBee - interactive resource for learning about copyright issues
  4. Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States - detailed chart
  5. Fair Use Policies - copying work and giving credit for it is still Infringement!
  6. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/copyright-guide/ The Ultimate Guide to Copyright
  7. The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use - Rights are strongest and longest at the place where educators need them most: in the classroom.
  8. 10 Big Myths about copyright explained - An essay about copyright myths. It assumes you know at least what copyright is -- basically the legal exclusive right of the author of a creative work to control the copying of that work
  9. IP Tile Teaser - Answer the questions true or false and complete the picture. Interactive game on copyright issues.
  10. Plagiarism Checker - free plagiarism detection on the Internet
  11. Teaching Copyright - "This curriculum is designed to give teachers a comprehensive set of tools to educate students about copyright while incorporating activities that exercise a variety of learning skills"
  12. U.S. Copyright Office - Copyright basics
  13. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/student-copyright/ Ultimate Guide to Copyright for Students
  14. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/student-dmca/ The Ultimate DMCA Guide for Students
  15. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/student-plagiarism/ A Plagiarism Guide for Students

General reference locations

  1. AllRefer.com - Browse articles in eleven major areas of topics to find brief articles about a large number of thing. While you are there, take a look at their Gazetteer.
  2. Ask for Kids allows you to type in an entire question and then gives you possibilities to refine the question. Many of the resources you find are on pages posted on their server rather than links to other locations on the web. However, there are some excellent resources here. You can also type "What does --- mean?" and get a dictionary listing.
  3. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: Passages, Phrases and Proverbs Traced to their Sources.
  4. Calculators On-Line provides links to almost 7000 calculators
  5. Computer File Types by Extension - Need to know the difference between .mpp and .mpg, you will find almost every extension here.
  6. Conversion - an online conversions calculator for a variety of unit measurements featuring natural language queries.
  7. Easy Calculation offers several types of calculators
  8. Emoticons - Also known as "Smileys", these symbols are used in emails and chat rooms to convey the body language, facial expressions, and vocal inflections we lack in electronic communication.
  9. Explore the Exploratorium - The museum of science, art, and human perception
  10. FedStats: A to Z Topical List - the window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government.n
  11. Homework help sites from Multnomah County Library
  12. Homework Center from InfoPlease
  13. HTML Color Table - Color swatches and their Hexadecimal Red Green Blue(RGB) values.
  14. Internet Resources for Librarians: Includes a neat set of links on ideas about how to write a web page for your library.
  15. InternetTools (iTools) - This site promises quick access to the best Internet tools. (Search Tools, Language Tools, Research Tools, Financial Tools, Map Tools, and Internet Tools)
  16. The Librarian's Bookmarks: Resources for Teachers Menu lists General Education Web Sites and Subject Area Sites.
  17. The Library of Congress - resources for every age group
  18. Martindale's Reference Desk has links to many traditional reference sites as well as links to other web resources. This site belongs on the List of Links page also.
  19. Metric Conversion - includes; length, area, volume, mass, force, pressure, work, power, temperature, and fuel mileage
  20. My Virtual Reference Desk
  21. Newspapers - links to several Australian and UK newspaper sites
  22. Phrase Finder - Search the whole database of 5,000 phrases. The search works like a phrases thesaurus. Give it a single word and it will return a list of phrases and sayings that are related to the word in some way.
  23. Primary Resources and Real-World Data - The Internet provides access to a wide range of primary resources such as letters, diaries, journals, logs, data, documents, speeches, and videos.
  24. Prime Numbers - This site has a prime number generator and a prime number checker.
  25. Reference Desk - pull down menus allow you to locate references for a large number of areas.
  26. References - Browse the Web's Best References
  27. Research Paper - A guide for writing research papers based on American Psychological Association (APA) Documentation.
  28. Research Paper - A guide for writing research papers based on Modern Language Association (MLA) Documentation.
  29. Roget's Thesaurus Search Form
  30. Units Converter - [this site opens as a new page] Interactive calculator for the following measurements:Weight and Mass, Distance and Length, Capacity and Volume, Area, Speed, Temperature, Time, Pressure and Circular Measure.
  31. A Web of On-Line Grammars - This page maintains links with on-line grammars of as many languages as can be found on the Web.
  32. WWW Virtual Library - Fourteen directories from Agriculture to Society
  33. YourDictionary.com - This site says that it is the web's most authoritative and comprehensive language portal
  34. Zipcodes - Search for zipcodes
  35. Cliffnotes.com
  36. A. Education Resources Information Center (which is the world’s largest digital library of education literature): http://www.eric.ed.gov/
    B. Facts Encyclopedia (the Education and Teaching section): http://www.refdesk.com/educate.html
  37. Term Papers Online 99+ Sites for Your Free Paper by Ruth Kinloch https://smart.study/blog/term-papers-online-99-sites-for-your-free-paper/

Almanacs & Calendars

  1. The American Secular Holidays Calendar - "Let's see ... hmmmm, when is Veterans day?" If you ever ask questions like that, go to this page enter the year and see important dates for that year. This calendar covers years later than 1776. If you are interested, in the year 2195 Earth Day will be Wednesday, 22 April.
  2. Calendar - can be reset to any year
  3. Daily Almanacs and Holidays - Brought to you by the Nebraska Library Commission
  4. Federal Holidays - from the Office of Personnel Management
  5. Historic Events & Birth dates that occurred on a selected day of the year. This is the most comprehensive index that I have seen on the Internet. Sponsored by Scope Systems Worldwide Industrial Electronics Repair & Services.
  6. Holiday List from Kid's Domain - in alphabetical order
  7. The Old Farmer's Almanac
  8. This Day: calendar and almanac links
  9. This Day in History - presented by The History Channel. Other categories offered are this day: in Wall street history, in automotive history and in Civil War History. Click on the links on the left to go to various This Day in History content.
  10. Time related sites
  11. Today's Calendar and Clock Page
  12. Yahoo Directory - Holidays and Observances

Dictionaries

  1. Acronym Finder
  2. Ask Dr. Dictionary - Look up a word, or look at the Doctor's links to other dictionary sites on the web.
  3. FreeDictionary - Has word of the day, quote of the day, article of the day, word game of the day and more.
  4. Rhyming Dictionary - You can use it to help write poetry, song lyrics, greeting cards, witticisms, and more.
  5. Specialized On-Line Dictionaries in one of 60 areas, from Advertising to Travel.
  6. Travlang's Translating Dictionaries featuring 18 languages.
  7. Visual Dictionary Online - from Merriam Webster
  8. Word Central from Merriam Webster - a customizable dictionary and a daily buzz word
  9. WWWebster's Online Dictionary look up a word or a phrase
  10. YourDictionary.com - This site says that it is the web's most authoritative and comprehensive language portal

Encyclopedias

  1. Columbia Encyclopedia (Sixth Edition) - Containing nearly 51,000 entries
  2. Encyclopedia.com - Because knowledge is cool.
  3. Encyclopedia Smithsonian - helps answer frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian with links to resources on subjects from Art to Zoology
  4. Historica - the Canadian encyclopedia
  5. Info Please - encyclopedia
  6. The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  7. TechEncyclopedia - over 20,000 IT terms

Regional Educational Labs

  1. Index of Regional Educational Labs
  2. Appalachian Region Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Inc (AEL) - Specialty Area Rural Education (now known as Edvantia)
  3. Central Region - McRel - Mid-continent regional Educational Laboratory - Specialty Area Curriculum, Learning and Instruction
  4. Midwestern Region - NCREL - North Central Regional Educational Laboratory - Specialty Area Technology
  5. Northwestern Region - NWREL - Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory - Specialty Area School Change Processes
  6. Pacific Region - PREL - Pacific Resources for Education & Learning - Specialty Area Language and Cultural Diversity
  7. Mid-Atlantic Region - LSS - Laboratory for Student Success - Specialty Area Urban Education
  8. Southeastern Region - SERVE - SouthEastern Regional Vision for Education - Specialty Area Early Childhood Education
  9. Southwestern Region - SEDL Southwest Educational Development Laboratory - Specialty Area Language and Cultural Diversity
 
 Magazines & TV Online
You won't find Seinfeld, Cheers, or Letterman here. The focus is instruction; web sites for Television channels or shows which support instruction in the classroom, or On-line magazines which would be useful for project-based research.  
 
  1. Earth & Sky: Visit the Teacher's Lounge posted by this radio show's home page. Find out how to integrate Earth & Sky into your classroom. Browse their Virtual Textbook then check out their Teacher's Resource Hot List.
  2. Discovery Channel Online - TV online
  3. Discovery Online presents The Skinny On... a large number of topics. Do you ever wonder "Why There's No Channel 1 on a TV", or "Why You Never See Baby Pigeons?" Find the answers to those and more at this site.
  4. Discover Magazine - Science, Technology and the Future
  5. Exploratorium Science Snacks - This site is full of Snacks...but they're not the kind you eat. They're the kind you can learn from and have fun with. Exploratorium Science Snacks are miniature versions of some of the most popular exhibits at the Exploratorium.
    1. Tools for Teaching - from the Exploratorium
  6. Find it in the WHY files -Science touches our lives in countless ways. Yet people often think science is relevant only to a white-coated, lab-dwelling elite. The Why Files portrays science as a critical human endeavor conducted by ordinary people. We use news and current events as springboards to explore science, health, environment and technology. Divided into grades 5-8 and grades 9-12.
  7. The History Channel: where the past comes alive...online
  8. Instructor - the professional journal that teachers of grade levels K through 8 have relied on for more than a century. Some of the features here include sample articles, grant sources, and a sample cyber hunt.
  9. The Lab - Australian Broadcasting Corporation's gateway to online science
  10. New Scientist - magazine.
  11. Welcome to the laboratory that never sleeps! The MAD Scientist Network is a collective cranium of scientists providing answers to your questions.
  12. National Geographic
  13. National Geographic Kids (formerly named World)
  14. NOVA Online
  15. Odyssey Magazine - the science magazine for young adventurers, ages 10-16
  16. Popular Science
  17. Science
  18. Science and Technology Resources from the Internet Public Library site
  19. Science News Online
  20. Scientific American - Read article summaries, complete articles, or news items. You can also see previous issues back to 1996.
  21. Sky and Telescope Magazine - see the current issue, or look through their archive
  22. T.H.E. Journal - Technology Horizons in Education
  23. USA Today
  24. The Weather Channel
  25. Wired [this site opens in a new page]

 


Teacher / Education Tools:

http://www.lessonplanet.com/

Lesson Plans and Worksheets

Lesson Planet helps teachers quickly search teacher-reviewed online lesson plans and worksheets.

http://www.englishsoftware.org/

SATproblems.com is a dedicated online portal, which offers different SAT Practice tests, preparation materials and video tutorials. You can find test analytics, which shows you the topics to study. Get comprehensive study lessons, which gives you an edge to get into the college you want.

http://www.entertainmentcenterspot.com/guide-to-the-mozart-effect theory of the Mozart Effect and the differing views behind it

Education Resources Information Center (which is the world’s largest digital library of education literature): http://www.eric.ed.gov/


Facts Encyclopedia (the Education and Teaching section): http://www.refdesk.com/educate.html

 

Educator Labs http://educatorlabs.org/resources/


http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/lessons/

304 Lesson Plans for Teachers
http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/lesson-plans/

History & Social Studies | EDSITEment
http://edsitement.neh.gov/subject/history-social-studies

101 Online Collaborative Learning Tools for Teachers & Educators
http://www.docurated.com/101-free-free-try-online-collaborative-learning-tools-teachers-educators/

History Lesson Plans for Teachers
https://kids.usa.gov/grown-ups/lesson-plans/history/index.shtml

How To Become A Teacher
http://certificationmap.com/how-to-become-a-teacher/

http://www.quizburst.com/ Easily create fun learning games, quizzes and printables, for free

http://quizlet.com/ Simple tools that let you study anything, for free.

http://www.classtools.net/ Create free games, quizzes, activities and diagrams in seconds!

http://www.toolsforteachers.com/

https://www.superteachertools.net/

https://learnzillion.com/

http://www.discoverbusiness.us/learning/#3 'How to Learn and Study Effectively' 5 Note Taking and Learning Methods, Different Types of Note Taking Software, How to Improve Reading Comprehension, and 6 Memorization Techniques!

 

LearnEnglish Kids http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/

TalkEnglish.com http://www.talkenglish.com/listening/listenbasic.aspx

The Effortless English Blog and Video Podcast by A.J. Hoge http://effortlessenglishclub.com/blog-and-video-podcast

http://smart.study/blog/how-to-write-a-5-paragraph-essay-that-will-amaze-everyone/ How to Write a 5 Paragraph Essay That Will Amaze Everyone!

http://essayroo.com/math-resources Math Resources

http://australianhelp.com/online-tools

http://australianhelp.com/math Math Resources

http://www.beelitebasketball.com/ Be Elite Basketball

http://www.helpteaching.com/create.htm

http://www.helpteaching.com/free-printable-worksheets.htm

https://thesishelp.net/blog/math-tools-and-soft/

https://www.ukwebhostreview.com/web-hosting-guide/

http://academized.com/do-my-homework Math Tools

Teach Tomorrow: http://www.teachtomorrow.org/

Scholarships for Students Becoming Teachers: http://www.teachtomorrow.org/scholarships/

Apps, Tools, and Resources for Teachers: http://www.teachtomorrow.org/education-technology-tools/

Guide to Continuing Education for Teachers: http://www.teachtomorrow.org/continuing-education-for-teachers/

Term Papers Online 99+ Sites for Your Free Paper by Ruth Kinloch https://smart.study/blog/term-papers-online-99-sites-for-your-free-paper/

Guide to writing an argumentative essay https://papersowl.com/blog/write-an-argumentative-essay

Student-Athlete Education:

http://www.beelitebasketball.com/ Be Elite Basketball

 

Student-Teen Drivers

http://www.sr22insurance.net/students-and-teens/

 

OnlineTutoring

http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/

http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/#what_you_should_know_before

http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/#tips

http://www.reviews.com/online-tutoring/#tutoring_disabilities

 

Adult Education:

http://adulteducation.answers.com/

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/english-and-humanities-programs/

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/best-colleges-online/

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-colleges/

http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/california/

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/california/#scholarships

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/debt-payoff-calculator/ Debt Payoff Calculator

~Stock Trading Resources~

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/best-online-stock-trading-brokers/ Best Online Stock Trading Brokers for 2016

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/best-online-stock-trading-brokers/#investment-calculator Investment Calculator

http://internet.frontier.com/budget-calculator.html Calculate Your Budget

https://findyourcontext.education/ Find Your Context

THE BEST ONLINE COLLEGES OF 2016, ASSOCIATE, BACHELORS, FINANCING ETC.

http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/
http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#accredited-online-associate-degree-programs
http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#accredited-online-bachelors-degree-programs
http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#online-colleges-by-state
http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#why-online-education
http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#financing-your-online-degree
http://www.bestcolleges.com/features/top-online-schools/#resources-to-help-you-succeed
http://www.onlinecollegeplan.com/best-online-colleges/ The Best Online Colleges: The Top 100

All about Student Internships

http://www.reviews.com/student-internship-platforms/
http://www.reviews.com/student-internship-platforms/#What_Students_Should_Know_Before_Choosing_an_Internship_Platform
http://www.reviews.com/student-internship-platforms/#The_Best_Student_Internship_Platforms_of_2017
http://www.reviews.com/student-internship-platforms/#How_to_Avoid_Scams

 

 


High School Subjects

 

Art

Standards
  1. Art Standards - state and national standards
  2. The National Standards for Arts Education - Developed by the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations (under the guidance of the
    National Committee for Standards in the Arts)

Multi links

  1. ArtJunction - choose something to see, learn or do in their activity centers. Brief descriptions are provided to give you some idea of what to expect in each area: a gallery section of children's art work, art project ideas, links and more.
  2. ArtBot - art video and lessons - The lessons are extremely varied and teach children step-by-step how to draw and even create a very realistic sculpture.
  3. ArtsEdge from the Kennedy Center - helps educators to teach in, through and about the arts. A MarcoPolo partner site.
  4. Art Games - from The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Many activities on this site! 
  5. Art Hotlist - one of the Franklin Institute Educational Hotlists
  6. Art Resources - numerous links for art
  7. Art Safari -Museum of Modern Art’s web site - investigate and create different animals.
  8. Artist's Toolkit - Artists use visual elements and principles like line, color and shape as tools to build works of art. Learn about these concepts in a variety of ways. 
  9. ArtsConnectEd - posted by the Minneapolis Institute of Art (the Playground is interactive)
  10. Crayola Art Education - lesson plans, creative experiences, art techniques, and teacher resources
  11. Imagination Factory - The Imagination Factory integrates art with science and social studies to teach solid waste management concepts in a fun and entertaining way.
  12. The Incredible Art Department - guess whose enigmatic smile greets you to the Art Department
  13. Internet School Library Media Center - This index of a variety of links is from the Internet Archive Wayback Machine. Some school districts block access to the archive. If yours does, plan to look through the links at home.
  14. Invention at Play - from the Lemelson Center
  15. Leonardo's Perspective - linear perspective
  16. Lifetime of Color - Art Education and ArtEdventures from Sanford features four main areas; Create Art, Study Art, Play Art Games, and Teach Art.
  17. Lifetime of Color - Technique Demos - Discover how great artists made their famous works while learning tips and techniques for creating your own art!
  18. Media Center Internet Index - a research tool for librarians, teachers of all levels, for parents and students
  19. My Window to Art - lessons on painting, drawing, mixed media, 3D and more
  20. Schoolhouse: The Arts - many topics and links to choose from
  21. SmartHistory - a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook
  22. Visual Arts Resources - interactive web sites on various topics
  23. Virtual Museum of El Pais - 3D exhibit of South America paintings

Lesson Plans

  1. A Mask For All Seasons - create a plaster craft mask to depict the four seasons
  2. A. Pintura - Art Detective - an online game about art history and art composition
  3. Art History Resources on the Web - from prehistoric to 20th century, there are also links to non-European art and museums
  4. The Art Kids - lesson plans for K-6 and 7-12 (Caution: this is a free site hosted by GeoCities and occasionally you will find that it has exceeded its allocated data transfer. Go early in the hour.) A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. Art Webquest - Visual arts; 5th grade but can be adapted - major art movement research; select the paintings which best represent this period in art.
  6. Artful Installations: 3D Constructions - 8th grade major art talent class, but it is easily adaptable to all age groups: students use problem-solving skills, communication, and a diversity of tasks to create a three-dimensional version of a two-dimensional painting
  7. Blick Art Materials Lesson Plans - search by grade level or by discipline
  8. Chasing Vermeer: A DaVinci Code for Children - observe and explore famous paintings by Vermeer. They will do online research about the history of this artist and his paintings, noting the particular use of his light, shadow and interior settings
  9. China Culture Quest - Lesson plan - learn about Chinese brush painting, calligraphy, and names then practice using the brush with tempera paint, as they draw and write Chinese words they find in their online research
  10. Claude Monet - students explore and appreciate the life and work of Impressionist artist Claude Monet. They gather information to write a biography on him and sketch an original landscape in his style.
  11. Claude Monet and his friends and followers - Meet some of the most famous artists
  12. Compare and Contrast - Select two works of art from a list of 26. Then click the "Begin Essay" button in the selection box that displays your selections to write your own short essay comparing the works of art. This is a display from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
  13. Drawing In One-Point Perspective - Step-by-step instructions for basic one-point
  14. How to Draw a Head - multimedia directions on how to draw a head  
  15. How to Draw tutorials
    1. How to Draw a Dog - progressing from circles to the dog drawing
    2. How to Draw Ears - human ears as well as manga (Japanese cartoon style) ears
    3. How to Draw Eyes - human eyes as well as manga (Japanese cartoon style) eyes
    4. How to Draw Faces - basic methods to draw general anime faces
    5. How to Draw Hands - human hands as well as manga (Japanese cartoon style) hands
    6. How to Draw a Hamster - progressing from circles to the hamster drawing
    7. How to Draw a Jumping Man - progressing from circles to the jumping man drawing
    8. How to Draw a Stretching Woman - progressing from circles to the stretching woman drawing
    9. How to Draw It - how to make stylized cartoon type drawings of lots of animals [47 on the day we found this page]
    10. How to Draw (for Kids) - these step-by-step drawing exercises are designed for children [35 currently listed - mostly animals
  16. Favorite Art Lessons from the incredible Art Department - This site lists lessons from Early Childhood to Undergraduate. Wow! They even have lesson suggestions for days when you will have a substitute.
  17. Inside Art - an adventure in art history by Educational Web Adventures
  18. KinderArt - art education for kids of all ages
  19. Leonardo - Exploring Leonardo; his perspectives, his shorthand and more.
  20. Lesson Finder at ArtsEdge - including lesson plans, units, and other ideas
  21. Lesson Plan Central - art lesson plans, worksheets, clipart and activities
  22. Light Walk - a "light hearted" look at light, shadow, and images. Also, read how to make your own pinhole camera.
  23. Light and Color - activities designed to give ideas about light and color
  24. Make a Town - a learning project to create a model town using free software (PC/Windows only)
  25. Music, Art, and PE Lesson Plans and Resources - from a homeschool site
  26. National Gallery of Art presents Adventures with Art Links
    1. James Jacques Tissot
    2. George Catlin
    3. Martin Johnson Heade
    4. Jacques-Louis David
    5. Wassily Kandinsky
    6. John Singleton Copley
    7. Rogier van der Weyden
    8. Frank Stella
  27. The National Standards for Arts Education - Developed by the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations (under the guidance of the National Committee for Standards in the Arts)
  28. Perspective - lesson; learn how to use perspective in your drawings and paintings to create the illusion of depth
  29. Picasso - The works of Pablo Picasso are presented at the OnLine Picasso Project (7,044 catalogued works)
  30. Teach Art - lesson plans from Sanford
  31. Think Art - many lesson plans
  32. Visual Art Lesson Plans - from Teachnology

Museums

  1. The Art Institute of Chicago
  2. http://www.metmuseum.org/ Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  3. Museum Network - 33,000 museums worldwide, links to museum learning adventures on the Web.
  4. Webmuseum - exhibits, paintings, and resources.
  5. Metropolitan Museum of Art - View exhibitions and installations at the museum. On their Education page you can find an excellent variety of educational experiences with images of works of art and detailed descriptions of educational opportunities at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  6. Minneapolis Institute of Arts - Many of their collections and online programs
  7. The National Gallery of Art - one of the finest collections in the world illustrating major achievements in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present - Go there to browse their collection. While there, stop and explore Watson and the Shark, John Singleton Copley's famous painting of "Watson and the Shark" which was inspired by an event that took place in Havana, Cuba, in 1749.
  8. http://www.kanetix.ca/top-toronto-museums Toronto's Top Museums

Resources

  1. 4096 Color Wheel - Hover over the wheel to view colors. Click to choose a web-smart color
  2. The Alphabet of Art - This site explains, in simple terms, the elements of visual design.
  3. ArtKidsRule - Fun Activities, Resources & Tutorials for Kids, Grown-ups & Teachers
  4. Art Standards - State and National Standards
  5. Color: Design’s Most Exciting Element - a 22 slide ppt show
  6. Color Theory - a 22 slide ppt show
  7. Color Wheel - a 22 slide show which includes a student assignment
  8. Interactive Color Wheel - experiment with saturation, intensity, hue, and luma
  9. Physics of Color - a 41 slide ppt show with several great examples
  10. Real Color Wheel - Use this Real Color Wheel to match and find pigments that are the correct color oppositions for mixing neutral dark shadow colors without using black pigment. Designed for a natural artist painting on location.
  11. The Science of Color - a 19 slide ppt show
  12. World Artists Directory - accomplished artists worldwide
  13. World Wide Arts Resources provides the definitive gateway to arts information and culture since 1995. Simply select any of the categories or premiere links to begin your exciting adventure. 
  14. Resources for Art Students: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/resources/

    Career Paths in Art: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/careers/

    Scholarships for Art Students: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/scholarships/

    Top Art Schools: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/

    Art History Programs and Degrees: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/art-history/

    Fashion Merchandising Degrees: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/art-schools/fashion-merchandising/

    Photography Schools: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/art-schools/photography/

    Complete Guide to Art Schools: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/art-schools/

Just for Fun

  1. The Art Zone - create art online; from the National Gallery of Art.
  2. Collage Machine - interactive site that allows students to create their own collages; from the National Gallery of Art
  3. Coloring.com - allows students to choose a line drawing and color it on the screen. This site is fairly slow unless you have a very fast connection. Do you have an account yet? Go ahead and register, it's free!
  4. Children's Haiku Garden - This garden is for the haiku verses with illustrations from Japanese children and other children from the USA or other countries. 
  5. First Palette - fun,educational art activities, very visual, easy-to-follow, and includes supporting resources
  6. Mix and Paint with Curious George - select a picture, mix colors of paint and color the picture  
  7. Mobile - Create your own mobile with this site, from the National Gallery of Art
  8. Mondrian Machine - Mondrian called this highly abstract and geometric style neoplasticism. Create your own!
  9. My Imaginary City - create your own city
  10. On-Line Coloring Pages - drag colors from the palette to the outline drawing, kids can try to match a small thumbnail drawing or use their own creativity 
  11. Paint Box - create characters, make greeting cards, or just have fun doodling, from the National Gallery of Art
  12. PixelFace - interactive portrait maker, from the National Gallery of Art
  13. RiverRun - encourages young children to orchestrate a flowing array of colorful shapes and patterns online
  14. SwatchBox - a tool for mixing and drawing with millions of colors, from the National Gallery of Art

 

 

Anne of Green Gables Full Text

Artefacts Canada  

Atlapedia Online - Canada  

Bluenose

Canadian Virtual Museums  

Celebration of Women Writers

Dave's Truly Canadian Dictionary of Canadian Spelling

Early Canadiana Online Searchable Database  

Google Street View 

Government of Canada  

Governor General of Canada Blog 

History Television

Maze Master youth employment Ontario

Memorable Canadians

Montreal Matters 2006 CBC Radio 

Statistics Canada  

Terry Fox

Underground Railroad The Journey  National Geographic 

Women in Canadian History

Wright Brothers

Wright Brothers Flights of Inspiration

 

AntArctica : Virtual AntArctica

Atlas of Canada

Canadian Geographic On-Line  

CIA WORLD FACT BOOK

Curricular Resources in Canadian Geography

Earth from Above  photos

Expeditions Atlas  map printouts

Geo-Globe   Explore the World Interactively

Geography Awareness Week

Interactive Museum from National Geographic

Map Machine From National Geographic

Maps and Satellite Images   enter address for a map  

Maps  Outline  Continents and the World

Maps From Expeditions Atlas

Maps of North America  

Maps Online

Maps of the Middle East

Maps  3g on w3

Millennium Maps - National Geographic  

Mount St. Helen, VolcanoCam

National Geographic Searchable Site

Pictures of Quebec  click on English at the site for English version

Printable Maps from the WebQuest Atlas  

Quick Maps of the World

Rare Maps Collections  

West Island Project  McGill project

World Heritage Tour Online 

World Map from National Geographic

 

Dance

  1. Dance Style Locator - a growing Online Encyclopedia of World Dance - Use this section to find out background and features of the dance styles represented in performances by People Like Me.
  2. Dance Styles - a more general list of styles
  3. How to do the Macarena motions which go with each beat
  4. Performance Skills - Video on how to perform on stage, facial, spatial awareness and technique
  5. Resources For Teaching and Learning Dance - on the DanceArt.com web sites.
  6. Turning Techniques in Dance - Video shows technique of turning and how to turn without getting dizzy.

Theatre

  1. Arts and Entertainment - Over 7,000 web sites created by students around the world who have participated in a ThinkQuest Competition
  2. A brief guide to Internet resources in Theatre and Performance Studies - multiple links
  3. Childdrama - packed with resources for drama teachers in elementary and secondary schools, and for producers of theatre for young audiences
  4. Curricular Resources in Drama and Theatre - links to numerous resources [Caution! This page has not been updated recently and you will find dead links]
  5. Drama 1 - notes and exercises
  6. Drama Curriculum - ideas and lessons
  7. Drama Techniques - a summary of 10 top drama techniques to use in your lessons
  8. Drama, Theatre Lesson Plans - many to select from
  9. Improvisational Theatre - exercises, activities and plans
  10. Lesson Plans - Geocities site - could be blocked by school filters
  11. Lesson Plans - Childdrama.com
  12. Performing Arts Education Resources - links to resources on the Internet
  13. Performing Zone - lesson plans in MS Word format
  14. Plays to Download - large selection
  15. School & Youth Theatre Index - a whole host of features, articles, guides... everything you need (well, almost!) to get started with or develop school or youth theatre, from British Theater Guide
  16. Scribbling Women - "a project of The Public Media Foundation, dramatizes stories by American women writers for national radio broadcast"
  17. Selected Theatre Resources on the Web - numerous links
  18. Theatre Resources - links to performing arts links
  19. Theatre Lesson Plan Exchange - many lessons and ideas. (Geocities site: could be blocked by some school filters)
  20. Theatre and Drama Resources - by Jimmy Brunelle
  21. Understanding Stage Design - lesson plan
  22. Upstage Review Theatre Company - This web site is a comprehensive resource for anyone in the drama classroom, in production for a play or musical, or simply in love with theatre.

Music - (the This resource includes voice instructions for students icon indicates sound is available at that site, the  icon indicates that the site is interactive )

      1. A Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments -
      2. American Popular Music before 1900 - "music gives us a more accurate picture of people and events than any other method available."
      3. Backstage - (from The American Symphony Orchestra League) - Learn about the different instruments and play a musical game with the four different types of instruments. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data This resource includes voice instructions for students
      4. Blank Grand Staff Paper - for music teachers  
      5. Blank Music Worksheet - provided by lesson tutor
      6. Brass Instruments - a brief history of brass instruments
      7. Build your own instruments - (from WannaLearn) - directions on how to build numerous instruments
      8. Children's Music Web - resources for Kids, Parents, and Teachers, and they also have a list of performers who may be available.
      9. Children's Music Portal - teacher Resources Classical songs, Early Childhood collections.
      10. Classics for Kids - many activities for students  
      11. Classics - At Kunst der Fuge you may listen to 5 files/day for free. resource of Classical music in Midi/Zip
      12. Contrapunctus Variations - move your cursor and create you own music  
      13. Counting Music - enter the notes and it counts the music with you
      14. Creating Music - many activities to choose from  
      15. Dallas Symphony Orchestra - excellent resource  
      16. Digital Composer - Making digital music can be a matter of putting to use some basic programming skills (knowing the computer's "language") and then writing a series of commands for the computer to follow.  
      17. Dismuke's Virtual Talking Machine - This site is devoted to vintage music from the early decades of the 20th Century. All recordings have been transcribed into streaming Real Audio from the original 78 rpm discs.
      18. Do-a-rein-deer - Make your own music by using the mouse to squeeze the reindeer nose!
      19. Drums and Percussion - drum lessons database online
      20. Drum Machine - make your own rhythm or drum patterns with popular Unifix cubes.
      21. DrumPad - a downloadable program using Excel; Play the drums on your computer
      22. Encounter - From Silence to Symphony - Fantastic interactive site that shares information about the creation of a symphony from the instruments, to the conductor to the symphony! Listen to what each instrument sounds like. (This site is designed for broadband users.In order to experience parts of this site you will need both Quicktime and Shockwave plugins)
      23. Enjoyment of Music - "selection of more than 250 musical excerpts as you take the quizzes, review transitions between eras, or learn more about 80 composers" 
      24. Essentials Of Music - Whether you're a casual listener or a serious music student, here's a site for basic information about classical music.
      25. Finale NotePad® 2006 - free music notation software - other software to download, some are free and some are fee-based.
      26. Finding your Singing Voice - lesson plan online
      27. Fortissimo - a ThinkQuest site with a music dictionary, composer pictures and biographies, instrument pictures, and instrument sounds
      28. Fraction Pie Rhythms - connects your knowledge of fractions to musical notes and rhythms
      29. Glossary of Musical Terms
      30. Good Ear - free ear training on the net
      31. Grand Staff Note Speller worksheets
      32. Historic American Sheet Music: 1850-1920 - from the American Memory section of the Library of Congress
      33. Kididdle's Musical Mouseum - a place where you can find the lyrics to your favorite kids' songs, send out a request for a long lost song, or maybe help somebody else find the one they're looking for. If you know the title of the song you're looking for, the Alpha Index is the place to go.
      34. Indiana University School of Music Worldwide Internet Music Resources
      35. Interactive Applet Skill Tests - Three categories of interactives are available at this site; Theory quizzes, Listening quizzes (Aural), and tutorials.
      36. Instrument Encyclopedia - resources for teachers and more - The purpose of this site is to allow you to explore the diversity and creativity of musical traditions as you browse our gallery or search for a favorite instrument.
      37. Instruments - large list of links from the William and Gayle Cook Music Library at Indiana University School of Music
      38. Instructional Materials in Music - web sites to enhance your lessons
      39. Jazz Age - Welcome to the Jazz Age Page. Listen to sound clips from the past together with people and historical events in the Jazz Age!
      40. Keyboard to print  
      41. Learn about instruments - click on each instrument and hear what it sounds like
      42. Make Your Own Instruments - ten presented
      43. Marian Anderson: A Life in Song - This exhibition celebrates the artistic development and musical career of Marian Anderson. Renowned throughout the world for her extraordinary contralto voice, she is also remembered for her dignity and grace under pressure.
      44. Meter - make rhythmic meters by combining two and three syllables words  
      45. Metronimo has educational musical games such as identifying composers, instruments and musical notes.
      46. Minuetmixer - create your own minuet.  
      47. Mozart's Musikalisches Würfelspiel - A musical dice game for composing a minuet. This is cool! Give it a try.
      48. Music4Education - list of classroom resources
      49. Music Chamber - This site was created so that people could gain an understanding and appreciation for chamber music. (a ThinkQuest site)
      50. Music Education Online: Music Education Resource Links Page
      51. Music Education: Worksheets for Children - bass clef and trebel clef, progressive worksheets, #1 is easiest in each group
      52. Music Hotlist posted by the Franklin Institute
      53. Music Education Center - multi links; music appreciation to folk instrument instructions to choral and more
      54. Music Education - lesson plans, from the Berklee School in Boston
      55. Music Education at DataDragon - "explore some parts of music with the DataDragon online tutorials and guides"
      56. Music Education Online - main links directory page
      57. Music Forms - short explanations of classical music forms, from anthem to variations [no Z's]
      58. Music in Connexions: - A K-12 Teacher's Guide - wide variety of offerings, including multi-disciplinary lessons, lesson plans that can be presented by teachers who are not music specialists
      59. Music Lesson Plans - Pre K to High School  
      60. Music Lesson Plans and Webquests
      61. Music K-8 Magazine - online magazine
      62. Music Notes - an interactive online musical experience - (a ThinkQuest site)
      63. Music Maker - Click on the Start button or select a song. Ignore the registration screen that pops up, select Maybe Later to go directly to the activity. You can change instruments and add notes to the score by selecting keys on the piano keyboard.
      64. Music Review Worksheet This is an Adobe Acrobat document
      65. Music Sheet Templates - Print these and create your own music! Bass Clef ; Bass Clef Staff ; Drum Sheet Music ; Generic Music Staff ; Large bass clef staff for young musicians ; Large generic staff for young musicians ; Large treble clef staff for young musicians
      66. Music Staves for the SmartBoard - Bass, Treble, Plain
      67. Music Teacher Resources - one of the many resources available from the Educational CyberPlayground - look at their index on the left of the page
      68. Music: The Unspoken Word - a ThinkQuest site
      69. MusicTheory - great site for learning theory; resources for instruction, trainers, and music utilities.
      70. Music Theory - tutorials, exercises, questions, references, and many other wonderful selections to choose from
      71. Music Theory and Educational Resources - a multi link site with many resources
      72. Music Theory Web site - Teoria
      73. Music Teachers Chatboard - share your ideas and learn new ones
      74. Musical Fraction Bars - your fractions will transform into a musical composition you can see and hear
      75. New York Philharmonic Kidzone features several interesting areas; Instrument Storage Room , Composition Workshop, Composers Gallery, and the Instrument Lab
      76. Orchestra Song - Learn about instruments, activity sheet and words to song included on site.
      77. Orff Music Instruments to Make - instruments which can be easily made and used to enhance the Orff music classroom - Some are suitable for student projects, and some are more advanced.
      78. Opera Plots - one hundred opera plots, listed by title
      79. Pattern Block Rock - In this activity, you can compose and play your own rhythmic songs using geometric shapes.  
      80. Performing Arts Digital Library - experience the diversity of American performing arts through the Library of Congress's unsurpassed collections of scores, sheet music, audio recordings, films, photographs, maps, and other materials
      81. PianoMouse - Can your young students recognize the sound of specific piano notes or read music? Here is a site to try with your young students on auditory recognition along with note reading.
      82. PlayMusic
      83. Printable Songs for Teachers - scroll past the Teachnology information to find the list
      84. Reading Music - introduction to the most important topics in reading music in an easy to understand way
      85. Renaissance Instruments - Elizabethan instruments
      86. Renaissance Music - a collection of links from the About network
      87. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - list of lesson plans created by educators during past Summer Teacher Institutes
      88. Romantic Music - Romanticism is a more radical kind of expression, it seeks out the new, the curious, and the adventurous.
      89. San Francisco Symphony KidSite - Go to Instruments of the Orchestra to hear what any of the instruments sound like. Then stop by their Music Lab to see what you can learn.
      90. Sibelius Academy Music - The Sibelius Academy, a conservatory in Helsinki, provides a list of music sites that would rival a Vienna guidebook. It not only links you to jazz, blues, rock, and pop pages but covers famous composers, gospel, instruments, research, theory, and opera as well.
      91. Sing-Along Songs - presented by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
      92. NIEHS Quizzes
        1. Name that Children's Tune
        2. Name that Patriotic Tune
        3. Name that Oldies' Tune
      93. Songs for Teaching - stick with the links to Lyrics, that's free but everything else is for sale
      94. Music to Play and Sing Worksheets - songs with .pdf worksheets
      95. Sounds from the Vault - learn about instruments and their beginning - sound files included
      96. Sphinx Kids - music, videos, and games [requires Shockwave]
      97. Stearns Collection - one of the largest accumulations of such artifacts housed in a North American university.
      98. The Stearns Collection of Keyboards - [this link opens on a new page] a virtual tour through the Collection to see a sampling of keyboards
      99. Strings - learn about the stringed instruments.
      100. The Symphony - a Thinkquest site - an interactive guide  
      101. Stylistic Timeline Of Music History - from the music of ancient times to 21st Century music
      102. Take a Seat in the Orchestra - find out about the instruments used in an orchestra
      103. Teaching with Songs - from Isabel's ESL site
      104. Texas School Music Project - "This site is intended to help you make music with children by providing ideas and information about specific problems common to all specialists in your discipline. Within these pages you will find teaching tips and "tricks of the trade" for music educators of all levels."  
      105. Virtual Keyboard - several drum beats available to accompany the selected instrument; piano, organ, saxophone, flute, pan pipes, strings, guitar, steel drums, or double bass
      106. Western Music History - Romantic Era music
      107. Worldwide Internet Music Resources from the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana University
      108. http://www.entertainmentcenterspot.com/guide-to-the-mozart-effect theory of the Mozart Effect and the differing views behind it

 

English as a Second Language

 

  1. Activities for newcomers - When brand new English language learners first enter your school, it can be overwhelming especially if it's the middle of the year. It's hard to know what to do first. Here are some activity-based tips to get you started.
  2. Activities for ESL Students - multiple links with activities and exercises.
  3. BookBox - audio-visual stories, ages 2 to Pre-Teen; web-based jukebox of digital books. Hear the books read in a multitude of languages. Individual words can be followed in a number of languages also. You do have to register but it is free registration. The site offers downloads of the stories for a fee, but the online books are free. 
  4. Business English - Each week learn a new business jargon phrase. From Open English World
  5. Casa de Joanna - Language Learning Resources - French and Spanish language thematically organized authentic links
  6. Dave's ESL Cafe Idea Cookbook - There are currently 806 recipes (ideas) in 25 categories in this cookbook.
  7. English@Home has quite a few resources for learning English. I found the ESL games great fun. Give them a try!
  8. English Daily - free exercises, idioms, common abbreviations, slang, proverbs and much more
  9. English-Forum by Aardvark presents interactive English language exercises for use in ESL or EFL classes.
  10. English Grammar Quizzes Using JavaScript - Over 1,000 activities for ESL Students; project of The Internet TESL Journal
  11. English Grammar The Easy Way - very comprehensive collection of brief grammar explanations for students. A great site for concise support.
  12. English Listening Language Lab - Listen to the stories or phrases and select the correct answer. Many activities. Great for listening skills! 
  13. Englishpage.com - Free online English lessons & ESL / EFL resources; some intrusive banner ads, but they have good resources.
  14. English Study Materials and Worksheets - scroll down to find free resources
  15. English Worksheets - worksheets to help improve your vocabulary and understanding of English
  16. ESL Activity Zone - get lesson plan ideas here! 
  17. ESL Cafe has a large list of Online English Courses. You might also look through the list of the other 75 topics on the ESL Cafe index page.
  18. ESL Cafe Help Center - receive help from ESL/EFL teachers from around the world 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Don't be shy - ask a question! Afterwards, an ESL/EFL Teacher will try to quickly post an answer onto this page.
  19. ESL Flashcards - many to choose from
  20. ESL Galaxy - Free teaching materials for ESL, EFL teachers and students, lesson plans on PowerPoint, kids’ worksheets, flash cards, phonetics videos, self-study videos, crosswords, word search, games, etc.
  21. ESL go - Help students learn English with lessons, activities and quizzes.
  22. ESL Lab - Listening exercises and quizzes. Listen to the conversation and answer the corresponding questions. Your score is immediately tabulated. Note : An Audio Player is needed for this site. 
  23. ESL Teacher Resources - Links to ESL sites. At the top of the page, get tips for working with ESL students.
  24. ESL Tower - video lessons to develop vocabulary and practice listening and pronunciation  
  25. Everything ESL - Content based ESL lesson plans for beginning through intermediate students. 
  26. Family Involvement Storybook - Tomasito's Mother Comes to School. " This bilingual storybook about family involvement at school is designed to engage children and their families. For educators, the printable online storybook is an easy-to-use family involvement tool that supports literacy"
  27. Foreign Languages for Travelers - Choose the language you speak and the language you want to know, then select from the following menus: Basic Words, Numbers, Shopping/Dining, Travel, Directions, Places, Time and Dates. You will also find a dictionary for translating specific words. The strength of this site is that you can hear the words pronounced.
  28. General Listening Quizzes from Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
  29. Help! They Don 't Speak English - A resource guide for educators of limited English proficient students, grades Pre-K - 6
  30. Idioms - English Idiom of the Week - From Open English World - Learn a new idiom each week. Conversation done orally to listen to idiom. 
  31. Idioms and collocations - exercises practice collocations - words that 'sound good together' (rush hour/catch a cold/soft drinks), phrasal verbs - two-or-three word combinations (consisting of a verb and particle) and idioms 
  32. Interactive Games for ESL - Have fun and improve your English by playing our matching games online; opposites, synonyms, general phrases and more.
  33.  Interactive Sites for Learning English - Activities to use in Computer Lab to help Spanish-speaking students learn English.
  34. Lab Activity to Practice Proper Usage - 20 multiple choice questions
  35. Larry Ferlazzo - "All these sections are specifically designed to assist adults and children who are learning English as their second language" 
  36. Learn English Feel Good - ESL site with free English grammar exercises and vocabulary quizzes, downloadable grammar handouts, videos, lists of American idioms and phrasal verbs, and more
  37. Magnet Boards for ESL Students - move the "word magnets" around to make your own sentences
  38. Marie Nuzzi's List of Valuable ESL Resources - Here are many sites with an abundance of ESL information for teachers and students.
  39. My Picture Dictionary - Pictures to help students recognize names of objects around them. 
  40. My Spanish Picture Dictionary - a new online resource to learn Spanish (or English) - Each word in the dictionary has an English-Spanish translation and a photograph of the item.
  41. Parlo is a language and culture site that wants to sell language courses to you. Wait! Don't go away. They offer some fantastic free resources. Give the free Diagnostic Test found in the index on the left side. They suggest which course you might want to buy, but use this test to evaluate your students. Select Teacher's Corner Materials in the Teachers portion and then select the English archive to find beginner, intermediate and advanced lesson plans. Not enough for you? OK, visit Spanish World , French World , Italian World or German World .
  42. Pequenet - Spanish language site for little ones - stories, activities and more
  43. PIZZAZ! - People Interested in Zippy and Zany Zcribbling - An Online Resource for Scribblers and Teachers of English as a Second Language
  44. Primary Themes in Spanish - From Enchanted Learning.
  45. Reading Proficiency Tests in English -
    1. Grade 3 [56 questions] - take the test online and then select Score Test at the bottom of the page to see your score  
    2. Grades 4-5 [56 questions] - take the test online and then select Score Test at the bottom of the page to see your score  
    3. Grades 6-8 [57questions] - take the test online and then select Score Test at the bottom of the page to see your score  
    4. Grades 9-12 [60 questions] - take the test online and then select Score Test at the bottom of the page to see your score  
  46. Real English - Free Online ESL lessons - This site requires a username and password. Both are available free.
  47. Real English Mistakes - Two ESL Quizzes based on actual mistakes (read the directions carefully)
  48. Self-Study Quizzes for ESL Students - A Very Large Collection of Quizzes for Students of English as a Second Language
  49. Spanish to English -Basic Vocabulary - Spanish to English Translation Games
  50. Teaching with the Web - This is a compilation of ideas for using WWW resources as a language teaching tool. Some of the areas offered are: web activities, language specific activities and teaching resources.
  51. Vocabulary Exercises - Clothes, Appliances, School, Office and more.
  52. Vocabulary - Interactive English vocabulary practice with audio
  53. https://custom-writing.org/blog/phonetics  Guide to English Phonetic System: Learn IPA Sounds in Phonetics

 

Foreign Language

 

General Foreign Language Resource

  1. Children's Books Online in a variety of languages - posted by artist and designer, Asbjørn Lønvig in Denmark
  2. CyberGuides - lesson plans to accompany several foreign language books [some elementary, most middle/high school] 
  3. DicionÃrios-Online.com - offers links for dictionaries, glossaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and other workmanships of reference in Portuguese in the InterNet.
  4. Foreign Language Education Sites - many sites helpful to learning more about teaching Foreign Languages
  5. Foreign Language Lesson Plans and Resources by Marty Levine, Professor Emeritus:Department of Secondary Education at California State University
  6. Foreign Language Resources on the Net - Compiled by the National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawaii.
  7. I Love Languages - Comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources.
  8. Interactive Games for Language Teachers - many to select, in numerous languages.
  9. http://www.languagesoftware.net/ most popular online courses and programs to learn
    languages, and compared them
  10. Language Web sites - A huge collection of web sites for a variety of languages.
  11. Listen to the News - Pick from 43 languages to read and hear World News 
  12. National K-12 Foreign Language Resource Center
  13. Parlo is a language and culture site that wants to sell language courses to you. But! They offer some fantastic free resources. In the index on the left you will find a free Diagnostic Test. At the end they suggest which course to buy, but use this test to evaluate your students. In the Teachers portion of Parlo's index, select Teacher's Corner Materials and then select the English archive to find beginner, intermediate and advanced lesson plans. Not enough for you? OK, visit Spanish World , French World , Italian World or German World .
  14. Quick translations from AltaVista in eight languages - to or from English
  15. Say Hello to the World! - "If you wanted to say hello to everybody in the world, how many languages would you have to learn? " 
  16. Super Language Sites - Language links for a variety of languages including Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Russian and Chinese along with Spanish, French and Latin.
  17. Teacher Tools for Language Teachers - Worksheet generators, fill in the blank, picture match and many more for numerous languages! You must be logged in as a user, but registration is free.
  18. World Wide Web Workshop I: Internet Tools for Language Teachers
  19. Your Language Exchange Online Community - Find a partner at the online community and practice your second language (any language) with a native speaker who is learning your language.
  20. http://www.antosch-and-lin.com/ Learn a Language Online


 

Translation Help

 

  1. AltaVista - Any page on the Internet can be translated from English to one of eight languages:
    Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, or Spanish - or from any of those languages to English.
  2. Free Translation - FreeTranslation.com is an easy-to-use site for rapid translations where you can get the "gist" of foreign language text and web pages.
  3. Google Translation - Translate your phrase on iGoogle!
  4. PROMT Online - Many languages to choose.
  5. Translation Tool from Google - Type in the URL to get a translation of a web site, or type in text to be translated.

 

Chinese

  1. Chinese - Free Mandarin Chinese Flash cards - available both online and as printable PDF files
  2. Chinese- English Dictionary - An easy-to-use dictionary with over 34,000 entries. Search by Chinese, pinyin, or English; audio pronunciation 
  3. Chinese - English Dictionary - Handwriting Recognition, Vocab Lists - Words automatically saved for you in your page or take them with you by turning them into mp3 files to download, Memorization Tests ; Pinyin with Sound - See and hear pronunciation for all examples and conversations; Conversations - Study, edit and save real-life phrases.
  4. Chinese Grammar and Lessons
  5. Chinese resources - many sites that can be helpful in learning Chinese and about the culture
  6. Chinese - Get your own Chinese Name! - tool that creates names based on your English name
  7. Chinese - Mandarin Learning Tools - Flashcards, listening practice, dictionary. 
  8. Chinese - Mandarin Tone Drill - test your knowledge of Mandarin tones 
  9. Chinese - Numbers - Learn how to pronounce numbers in Chinese! Audio provided 
  10. Chinese - Pinyin Practice
  11. Chinese - Things you should know about Chinese - information on grammar, dialect, characters, tone and more.
  12. Chinese Writing - stages in its evolution
  13. Clear Chinese - Chinese language course designed by Dr Xie Tianwei. Free Mandarin Chinese lessons. Each of the 15 units contain easy to understand dialogues, usage notes and a practice page. 
  14. Chinese Savvy - Dictionary of phrases.  (works only in IE)
  15. Foreign Languages for Travelers - Choose the language you speak and the language you want to know, then select from the following menus: Basic Words, Numbers, Shopping/Dining, Travel, Directions, Places, Time and Dates. You will also find a dictionary for translating specific words. The strength of this site is that you can hear the words pronounced. 
  16. Learn to Speak Chinese - Language Exchange via Email, Text Chat and Voice Chat
  17. Online Chinese Tools - tools to assist people in learning and using the beautiful Chinese language
  18. Your Language Exchange Online Community - Find a partner and practice your second language (any language) with a native speaker who is learning your language.
  19. Language Software Reviews http://www.languagesoftware.net/

 

French

  1. About French - lessons on grammar, vocabulary, verb usage. Archive easy to navigate
  2. BBC French Resources
  3. Jim Becker's French Resources - many useful sites to help you learn French and about French culture
  4. Dégustons la nutrition! - Webquest in French on nutrition.
  5. French Assistant - online lessons - you must register but registration is free. Audio is provided after you register.
  6. The French Connection - collection of Internet links to places and items of interest with a French theme
  7. French Links - many links to site with French resources
  8. French - English Translation Activities - Basic nouns and verbs vocabulary interactive activities. ( Caution : If you use this site with students, warn them about the banner and pop-up ads )
  9. French Language Guide - free tests, vocabulary, resources, pronounciation keys and more.
  10. French Language Resource Center - many links to select from
  11. French MP3 File of the Week - for learning new French words from your portable music player - a new set of words from various subject areas is posted each week
  12. French Vocabulary - tricks for English speakers
  13. French World - Listen to music from French-speaking world or read interesting articles in the French Language.
  14. Great French Grammar Sites - multilink page.
  15. Health - Bonjour, toi et moi, on va se promener à l'intérieur du corps humain
  16. Interactive Games in French  
  17. Languages on the Web - French Links
  18. La grotte Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc - A description of a French cave with prehistoric paintings.
  19. Le Petit Journal - The free monthly e-magazine of Concorde French Language Publications.
  20. Little Explorers Picture Dictionary - English-French version
  21. Mango - Learn a New Language Online, registration free 
  22. Mon sport favori - Vous êtes un journaliste qui doit faire la promotion d'un SPORT qui vous emballe dans les pages d'un journal connu.
  23. Open School - French Review
  24. Paris Pages - a collection of everything regarding the City of Light
  25. Profs de français forum - This forum is especially for French teachers and tutors to find information and support from our virtual colleagues
  26. Radio France - a French radio station with transmissions and series documentaries approaching various aspects of the contemporary world
  27. Subway Information - in French
  28. Super French Web sites - Many links to select from.
  29. Tennessee Bob's Famous French Links
  30. Your Language Exchange Online Community - Find a partner and practice your second language (any language) with a native speaker who is learning your language.
  31. Vocabulary Training Exercises - in German, French, or Spanish
  32. Language Software Reviews http://www.languagesoftware.net/
  33. http://french.answers.com/ French.Answers.com is a comprehensive, informative guide all about French - language, culture, food, and anything in between.

 

German

  1. American Association of Teachers of German (teaching resources)
  2. BBC German resources - teacher and student resources
  3. Jim Becker's German Resources - Siites to enhance your knowledge of the German language and German culture
  4. Colors - Move your mouse over a colour to see spelling in German. Click on a colour to hear pronunciation.
  5. Days of the Month - Short quiz on using numbers as part of the date.
  6. German Language Guide - free tests, vocabulary, resources, pronounciation keys and more.
  7. German World - 30 German phrases with audio
  8. Goethe Institute - games, practice, quizzes, and more
  9. Interactive Games in German
  10. Interactive Vocabulary Game - vocabulary for characteristics
  11. Interactive Vocabulary Game - common classroom vocabulary
  12. Interactive Vocabulary Game - common classroom objects
  13. Interactive Vocabulary Game - ways to meet and greet people in German
  14. Interactive German Conversation Game - Drag and Drop activity to test understanding of beginning conversational German.
  15. Mango - Learn a New Language Online, registration free
  16. Months of the Year quiz - months of the year in German quiz.
  17. Online German Course - registration is free; quizzes; many topics to choose.
  18. Resources for German - German Grammar help.
  19. Little Explorers Picture Dictionary - English-German version
  20. Your Language Exchange Online Community - Find a partner and practice your second language (any language) with a native speaker who is learning your language.
  21. Vocabulary Training Exercises - in German , French, or Spanish
  22. Language Software Reviews http://www.languagesoftware.net/
  23. http://www.fodors.com/language/german/
  24. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/germany

 

Hebrew

  1. Hebrew - Interactive game recognizing alphabet letters
  2. HebrewForMe - online vocabulary quizzes
  3. Hebrew Dictionary - free online English Hebrew English dictionary
  4. Hebrew Games - online games
  5. Hebrew - Learn Hebrew - click on the word for the pronunciation
  6. Hebrew - Learn Hebrew Videos - Hear Hebrew pronunciation for shopping, animals, computers, body, and reading and writing.
  7. Hebrew Videos on Microsoft Excel - Practice your language skills and computer skills at the same time! No audio; written directions to read
  8. Hebrew - Learn Hebrew with Pictures and Audio; a Hebrew audio track provides you with the correct pronunciation of each word
  9. Foreign Languages for Travelers - Choose the language you speak and the language you want to know, then select from the following menus: Basic Words, Numbers, Shopping/Dining, Travel, Directions, Places, Time and Dates. You will also find a dictionary for translating specific words. The strength of this site is that you can hear the words pronounced.
  10. Your Language Exchange Online Community - Find a partner and practice your second language (any language) with a native speaker who is learning your language.
  11. Language Software Reviews http://www.languagesoftware.net/

 

Spanish

  1. LINGUASORB
  2. Basic Vocabulary - Practice reading and saying common words in Spanish ; Audio pronunciation and text . Free vocab sheets to go along with this.
  3. Count to Twenty - click on the dots one at a time to hear the numbers pronounced 
  4. Count Backwards from Twenty - click on the dots one at a time to hear the numbers pronounced 
  5. Dia de los Muertos - articles, original art, and interactive projects.
  6. DicionÃrios-Online.com - Links for dictionaries, glossaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and other references in Portuguese in the InterNet.
  7. El Cuentacuentos - Read stories in Spanish.
  8. E-Spanyol - online language resource; interactive word practice tool for several vocabulary topics; online vocabulary and grammar tests and more.
  9. Centro Virtual Cervantes - This site is entirely in Spanish
  10. Interactive Games in Spanish
  11. Larry Ferlazzo - Resources designed to assist adults and children who are learning English as their second language
  12. Learn Spanish - Authentic pronunciation tutorials along with grammar drills, verb drills and idioms.
  13. Learn Spanish - Vocabulary Practice; Help with vocabulary practice. No sound
  14. LearnSpanishFeelGood - Grammar and vocabulary practice quizzes for beginners and intermediate level students
  15. Little Explorers Picture Dictionary - English-Spanish version
  16. Mango - Learn a New Language Online, registration free
  17. My Spanish Picture Dictionary - Online resource to learn Spanish (or English) - an English-Spanish translation and a photograph of item.
  18. Music - Spanish songs - some animated 
  19. Music - Songs in Spanish 
  20. Music - Lyrics to songs in Spanish - no audio, just the words to the songs.
  21. Music - Lyrics to songs in Spanish
  22. Mundo Latino - Tu comunidad en Internet - stories, news, idioms, and more
  23. National Food Safety Information in Spanish
  24. Paso a Paso - Extend your Prentice Hall textbook with sites for online activities, games, and puzzles, and take self-tests.
  25. Spanish - 100 Tests - English to Spanish - online interactive.
  26. Spanish - Conjugation Trainer - Perfect, Imperfect, Future Tense, Conditional and more!
  27. Spanish Games for Beginners - Four basic games; counting, facial parts, Spanish alphabet, counting backwards.
  28. Spanish Language Guide - free tests, vocabulary, resources, pronounciation keys and more.
  29. Spanish Lessons - don Quijote - Spanish Language School
  30. Spanish to English Translation Activities - Basic nouns and verbs vocabulary interactive activities. ( Caution : banners and pop-up ads )
  31. Spanish Vocabulary Practice for Beginners - Vocabulary drills and interactive games; Oklahoma State Dept. of Education.
  32. Spanish World
  33. Step Star Primary - for beginning Spanish Students
  34. Super Links To TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Web site - Many sites with interactive activities,resources and testing.
  35. Super Spanish Web sites - Many sites to select from
  36. Your Language Exchange Online Community - Find a partner at the online community and practice your second language (any language) with a native speaker who is learning your language.
  37. Visual Link Spanish - Twenty-two (veintidós) short, free lessons and one longer 15-minute segment. Each corresponds to a section on their CD that they want to sell to you. However, you can learn over 500 words of the program free online!
  38. Vocabulary Training Exercises - in German, French, or Spanish
  39. Web Spanish Lessons - Spanish lessons to teach basic knowledge, grammar, and vocabulary for Mexican Spanish
  40. Spanish Educators Resource - Many wonderful links
  41. Language Software Reviews http://www.languagesoftware.net/

 


Children's Literature in Spanish or Portuguese

 

  1. Cuentos de mi Tia Panchita Carmen Lyra
  2. Literature infantil i juvenil
  3. Olha o Olho da menina Marisa Prado  

 

 

Other Foreign Language

  1. Foreign Languages for Travelers - Choose the language you speak and the language you want to know, then select from the following menus: Basic Words, Numbers, Shopping/Dining, Travel, Directions, Places, Time and Dates; also a dictionary translating specific words. The strength of this site is that you can hear the words pronounced. . 
  2. Greek Alphabet - Tutorial
  3. Hindi - English to Hindi words 
  4. Hindi resources - many sites that can be helpful in learning
  5. Italian World - Experience Italian language and culture firsthand
  6. Italian Resources - Multilink site with many resources
  7. Japanese Language -Dictation Quizzes for Japanese Speech 
  8. Japanese Lessons - Namiko Abe's weekly Japanese lessons from the About network; also a question of the week archive.
  9. Japanese Resources - many sites that can be helpful in learning
  10. Latin positive/comparative/superlative forms - "review cards provide one form of an adjective and spaces for you to fill in the other positive/comparative/superlative forms"
  11. Latin Resources from VRoma - A virtual community for teaching and learning classics
  12. Latin Resources - Multilink site with many resources
  13. Latin Tutorials - The tutorial covers the period between 1086 and 1733, when Latin was the official language of documents written in England
  14. Little Explorers Picture Dictionary: English-Portuguese version
  15. Mango - Learn a New Language Online, registration free; Japanese , Italian, Russian, Greek, Mandarin Chinese , Brazilian Portuguese
  16. Russian - Practice Russian - learning activities and quizzes
  17. Russian Resources - many sites that can be helpful in learning
  18. Russian Sign Language - Russian Manual Alphabet used for finger spelling in Russian Sign Language
  19. Your Language Exchange Online Community - Find a partner and practice your second language (any language) with a native speaker who is learning your language.
  20. Carmenta Online Latin Classroom - register for latin classes
  21. http://www.antosch-and-lin.com/ Learn a Language Online
  22. Language Software Reviews http://www.languagesoftware.net/
  23. http://french.answers.com/ French.Answers.com is a comprehensive, informative guide all about French - language, culture, food, and anything in between.

 

ESL RESOURCES

 

General ESL Resources

  1. Activities for newcomers - When brand new English language learners first enter your school, it can be overwhelming especially if it's the middle of the year. It's hard to know what to do first. Here are some activity-based tips to get you started.
  2. Activities for ESL Students - multiple links with activities and exercises.
  3. BookBox - audio-visual stories, ages 2 to Pre-Teen; web-based jukebox of digital books. Hear the books read in a multitude of languages. Individual words can be followed in a number of languages also. You do have to register but it is free registration. The site offers downloads of the stories for a fee, but the online books are free. 
  4. Business English - Each week learn a new business jargon phrase. From Open English World
  5. Casa de Joanna - Language Learning Resources - French and Spanish language thematically organized authentic links
  6. Dave's ESL Cafe Idea Cookbook - There are currently 806 recipes (ideas) in 25 categories in this cookbook.
  7. English@Home has quite a few resources for learning English. I found the ESL games great fun. Give them a try!
  8. English Daily - free exercises, idioms, common abbreviations, slang, proverbs and much more
  9. English-Forum by Aardvark presents interactive English language exercises for use in ESL or EFL classes.
  10. English Grammar Quizzes Using JavaScript - Over 1,000 activities for ESL Students; project of The Internet TESL Journal
  11. English Grammar The Easy Way - very comprehensive collection of brief grammar explanations for students. A great site for concise support.
  12. English Listening Language Lab - Listen to the stories or phrases and select the correct answer. Many activities. Great for listening skills! 
  13. Englishpage.com - Free online English lessons & ESL / EFL resources; some intrusive banner ads, but they have good resources.
  14. English Study Materials and Worksheets - scroll down to find free resources
  15. English Worksheets - worksheets to help improve your vocabulary and understanding of English
  16. ESL Activity Zone - get lesson plan ideas here! 
  17. ESL Cafe has a large list of Online English Courses. You might also look through the list of the other 75 topics on the ESL Cafe index page.
  18. ESL Cafe Help Center - receive help from ESL/EFL teachers from around the world 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Don't be shy - ask a question! Afterwards, an ESL/EFL Teacher will try to quickly post an answer onto this page.
  19. ESL Flashcards - many to choose from
  20. ESL Galaxy - Free teaching materials for ESL, EFL teachers and students, lesson plans on PowerPoint, kids’ worksheets, flash cards, phonetics videos, self-study videos, crosswords, word search, games, etc.
  21. ESL go - Help students learn English with lessons, activities and quizzes.
  22. ESL Lab - Listening exercises and quizzes. Listen to the conversation and answer the corresponding questions. Your score is immediately tabulated. Note : An Audio Player is needed for this site. 
  23. ESL Teacher Resources - Links to ESL sites. At the top of the page, get tips for working with ESL students.
  24. ESL Tower - video lessons to develop vocabulary and practice listening and pronunciation  
  25. Everything ESL - Content based ESL lesson plans for beginning through intermediate students. 
  26. Family Involvement Storybook - Tomasito's Mother Comes to School. " This bilingual storybook about family involvement at school is designed to engage children and their families. For educators, the printable online storybook is an easy-to-use family involvement tool that supports literacy"
  27. Foreign Languages for Travelers - Choose the language you speak and the language you want to know, then select from the following menus: Basic Words, Numbers, Shopping/Dining, Travel, Directions, Places, Time and Dates. You will also find a dictionary for translating specific words. The strength of this site is that you can hear the words pronounced.
  28. General Listening Quizzes from Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab 
  29. Help! They Don 't Speak English - A resource guide for educators of limited English proficient students, grades Pre-K - 6
  30. Idioms - English Idiom of the Week - From Open English World - Learn a new idiom each week. Conversation done orally to listen to idiom. 
  31. Idioms and collocations - exercises practice collocations - words that 'sound good together' (rush hour/catch a cold/soft drinks), phrasal verbs - two-or-three word combinations (consisting of a verb and particle) and idioms
  32. Interactive Games for ESL - Have fun and improve your English by playing our matching games online; opposites, synonyms, general phrases and more.
  33.  Interactive Sites for Learning English - Activities to use in Computer Lab to help Spanish-speaking students learn English.
  34. Lab Activity to Practice Proper Usage - 20 multiple choice questions  
  35. Larry Ferlazzo - "All these sections are specifically designed to assist adults and children who are learning English as their second language" 
  36. Learn English Feel Good - ESL site with free English grammar exercises and vocabulary quizzes, downloadable grammar handouts, videos, lists of American idioms and phrasal verbs, and more
  37. Magnet Boards for ESL Students - move the "word magnets" around to make your own sentences
  38. Marie Nuzzi's List of Valuable ESL Resources - Here are many sites with an abundance of ESL information for teachers and students.
  39. My Picture Dictionary - Pictures to help students recognize names of objects around them. 
  40. My Spanish Picture Dictionary - a new online resource to learn Spanish (or English) - Each word in the dictionary has an English-Spanish translation and a photograph of the item.
  41. Parlo is a language and culture site that wants to sell language courses to you. Wait! Don't go away. They offer some fantastic free resources. Give the free Diagnostic Test found in the index on the left side. They suggest which course you might want to buy, but use this test to evaluate your students. Select Teacher's Corner Materials in the Teachers portion and then select the English archive to find beginner, intermediate and advanced lesson plans. Not enough for you? OK, visit Spanish World , French World , Italian World or German World .
  42. Pequenet - Spanish language site for little ones - stories, activities and more
  43. PIZZAZ! - People Interested in Zippy and Zany Zcribbling - An Online Resource for Scribblers and Teachers of English as a Second Language
  44. Primary Themes in Spanish - From Enchanted Learning.
  45. Reading Proficiency Tests in English -
    1. Grade 3 [56 questions] - take the test online and then select Score Test at the bottom of the page to see your score  
    2. Grades 4-5 [56 questions] - take the test online and then select Score Test at the bottom of the page to see your score  
    3. Grades 6-8 [57questions] - take the test online and then select Score Test at the bottom of the page to see your score  
    4. Grades 9-12 [60 questions] - take the test online and then select Score Test at the bottom of the page to see your score  
  46. Real English - Free Online ESL lessons - This site requires a username and password. Both are available free.
  47. Real English Mistakes - Two ESL Quizzes based on actual mistakes (read the directions carefully)
  48. Self-Study Quizzes for ESL Students - A Very Large Collection of Quizzes for Students of English as a Second Language
  49. Spanish to English -Basic Vocabulary - Spanish to English Translation Games
  50. Teaching with the Web - This is a compilation of ideas for using WWW resources as a language teaching tool. Some of the areas offered are: web activities, language specific activities and teaching resources.
  51. Vocabulary Exercises - Clothes, Appliances, School, Office and more.
  52. Vocabulary - Interactive English vocabulary practice with audio
  53. https://custom-writing.org/blog/writing-tips/28708.html English as a Second Language Learning Materials: Free and Handy!
  54. ESL/ELL Resources for Students: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/esl-ell-resources-for-teachers-parents-and-students/

    ESL/ELL Resources Guide in Spanish: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/esl-ell-recursos-para-profesores-padres-y-estudiantes/

 

Learn English

  1. 108 Vocabulary words -Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  2. Adjectives to Describe People and Things - Match game
  3. Animals - 46 questions asking the English name of various animals.
  4. Asking for Directions - Match game
  5. Basic Vocabulary - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  6. Basic Vocabulary - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  7. Body Parts - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  8. Body Parts - Match English words to Spanish words
  9. Classroom Objects - Match the English word with the Spanish word.
  10. Classroom Vocabulary - Match game translating Spanish into English
  11. Daily Routines - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  12. Daily Routine-2 -Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  13. Easy Vocabulary Quizzes with Pictures - nouns, adjectives, and verbs
  14. Emotions -Match the English word to the Spanish word
  15. English-Spanish Vocabulary Quizzes - English word is presented with a choice of 4 Spanish words
  16. English Vocabulary Quizzes - Most quizzes are multiple choice with an image of the word.
  17. ESL for Spanish Speakers - many quizzes to select from. ( Make sure you choose the ones that say all )
  18. ESL videos - introduce vocabulary through the use of acting out the words. 
  19. Going Shopping - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  20. Grammatical Structure - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  21. Greetings - Match the English greeting with the Spanish greeting.
  22. Hungry Frog - Match Spanish word with English Word
  23. Instruments and Living Vocabulary - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  24. Jobs - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  25. Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun - Interactive games - Match games, quizzes and learning activities. Grades 1-10
  26. Learn Vocabulary - no visuals, but audio of words presented. Could make flash cards to go along with computer activity.
  27. My Spanish Picture Dictionary - a new online resource to learn Spanish (or English) - Each word in the dictionary has an English-Spanish translation and a photograph of the item.
  28. Numbers to 100 - Match the English number with the Spanish number.
  29. Ordinal Numbers - Put the ordinal numbers in the correct order: cuarto, décimo, noveno, octavo, primero, quinto, segundo, séptimo, sexto, tercero
  30. People - Match English words to Spanish words
  31. Shopping -Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  32. Things to do on Vacation - Match the English word to the Spanish word.
  33. Vacuum Tube - Click on a tube to make it "vacuum". Hit the space bar to change tubes. Move the tube end around to suck up bugs
  34. Verb Vocabulary - Match game
  35. Vocabulary Matching Exercises - Common words with picture clues; pull-down menu to find correct English word.
  36. http://www.englishgrammar.org/ English Grammar lessons, exercises, and rules.
  37. Weather Vocabulary - Match game

     

 

HEALTH AND PE

Health

  1. Adolescent Health On-Line - posted by the American Medical Association.
  2. A Puff Doesn't Make You Cool Stuff - project-based lesson using Excel
  3. A Brush Chart which can be printed and colored. A reminder to brush your teeth at least twice a day.
  4. BAM - Body and Mind - BAM! Body and Mind is a resource for you to incorporate CDC health, safety, and science topics into your classroom.
    The site also offers your students interactive content to investigate topics for school or for a personal interest.
  5. Your Body - From growing up to getting braces, popping pimples to catching some ZZZs, this section gives you the basics on your
    changing body - from head to toe. For teens.
  6. Bio Medical Lab - The Walker - See how one walks when variables are moved. Interactive site.
  7. Breakfast Basics - K-3 lesson plan This is an Adobe Acrobat document
  8. "Bright Smiles, Bright Futures." Tooth care from Colgate" (Caution: You must register to use this site)
  9. Build a Healthy Lunch Tray - 2nd -4th grade lesson plan; How to make good food choices in the cafeteria
  10. Calories - How many calories am I burning when I exercise?
  11. Clean Hands and Good Manners - Manners and hand-washing go “hand in hand” when it comes to a safe and
    pleasant cafeteria environment. This is an Adobe Acrobat document
  12. CoolSpot - Teen place for information on Alcohol and resisting peer pressure
  13. Drugs and Alcohol - A 13-issue soap opera comic book about young people dealing with substance abuse and addiction.
  14. Drug Database - Prescription, Nonprescription and Herbal medicine database collections from Web MD
  15. Drug Information - Find information about more than 7,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications, including common uses of a drug, the proper ways to use the medicine, possible side effects, and other helpful information.
  16. Drug Testing - Withstanding the test of time -NCAA drug-testing program has been more than an effective deterrent for substance abuse
  17. Drug Use in Sports - links to articles about drug usage in sports.
  18. Emerging and Infectious Diseases - Lesson plans and interactive material for students. 
  19. Environmental Change and Our Health - Lessons, activities, news resource.
  20. Fighting Disease: Health At The End Of The Millennium - Another Wired Curriculum from The United Nations CyberSchoolBus
  21. First Aid Action - Packed with practical, up-to-the-minute advice, the course lets you learn at your own pace
  22. Health Information explained by Health Touch On-Line
  23. Health Lesson Plans for Block Scheduling - integrate health with other subject areas
  24. Health News daily from the New York Time
  25. Health Resource Directory from Health Touch On-Line
  26. The Heart - Online Exploration
  27. HeartPoint - site to help in the understanding of the heart and heart disease
  28. How High will it Fly? - incorporate science into your P. E. program
  29. Human Anatomy Online - Learn about the body systems
  30. InteliHealth - Interactive Tools, Quizzes, and Illustrations
  31. KidsHealth.org - trainloads of information on infections, behavior & emotions, food & fitness, and growing up healthy, as well as cool games and animation
  32. Live Healthier, Live Longer - the relationship between cholesterol and coronary disease
  33. Looking Good, Feeling Good - Grades 6-8 - interactive site with lesson plans.
  34. Martindale's Health Science Guide containing over 52,000 teaching files
  35. Mind over Matter - Help adolescents learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain.
  36. Obesity - Video Discussion by teens on their fights with obesity. Quizzes, body image and eating disorders included.
  37. Obesity - Healthy and Active Kids - interactive site for students in grades 4-8
  38. OnHealth: Your Personal Guide to Health - Special reports and news items related to health are the focus of this site. The conditions database offers a wealth of information. Acne, AIDS, and Alzheimer's are just a few I found in the A category of their conditions database.
  39. PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs - Look up any prescription drug.
  40. Pedometer - Gmaps pedometer - Find out how many miles you run. Track your distance with gmaps.
  41. Quackwatch - Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions
  42. Sleep Disorders - Lesson plan and interactive material for students.
  43. Smart Mouth - Learn about foods
  44. The Sneezer Pleaser - Learn the correct way to fight germs when you have to sneeze!  Coloring Picture that goes along with the story K-2
  45. A Tour of the Kitchen - K-3 lesson plan
  46. Walk in My Shoes - an activity project that reaches across generations and teaches young people about growing older and the physical changes that occur with age.
  47. What's your Real Age? - Your Real Age is the biological age of your body, based on how well you've maintained it. Take this online quiz
    51.  http://www.buymorecontacts.com/eye-injury-infographic.htm Eye injury facts, myths, and prevention tips
    52.  Title: Treatments of Depression URL: http://depressionandtreatment.org
    53.  http://www.rehabs.com/about/what-can-be-treated/#drug-abuse-and-addiction

           http://www.drugabuse.net/treatment/luxury-drug-abuse-treatment/

           http://www.riablahgs.com/2012/10/rehabilitation-center-for-drug-abuse.html

    54.  Parents sites to keep kids safe!

    KidsHealth.org: Parents Home Page
    http://kidshealth.org/parent/

    Locate a Neighborhood Pediatrician
    http://www.zocdoc.com/pediatricians

    HealthyChildren.org: Ages & Stages
    http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/Pages/default.aspx

    Baby-Proofing Your Home - the Definitive Guide
    http://www.improvenet.com/a/baby-proofing-your-home

    Keep Kids Safe from Preventable Injuries
    http://www.safekids.org/safetytips

    Kids' Guide to Home Safety
    http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/home-safety-for-kids.php

    Keep Your Family Safe From Fire in 2016 http://householdquotes.co.uk/keep-safe-from-fire/

    Fire Safety and Prevention for Kids
    http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Fire-Prevention-Preparedness-and-Recovery.17335.html#kids

    Parents Central: From Car Seats to Car Keys - Keeping Kids Safe
    http://www.safercar.gov/parents/index.htm

    Distracted Driving Prevention Toolkit - for Parents
    https://www.kanetix.ca/distracted-driving-toolkit#parents

    Complete Road Safety Overview: Global Issues, Safety Laws, New Road Safety Measures, Car Safety Technology, Car Safety For Kids, Teenage Drivers

    http://www.utires.com/blog/road-safety-overview/

    http://www.utires.com/blog/road-safety-overview/#CARSAFETYFORKIDS

    http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/car_safety.html 

    Healthy Diet & Lifestyle, Food Groups, Nutrition Before & During Pregnancy, Child Nutrition, Physical Activity

    http://krilloil.com/blog/nutrition-pyramid/ 

    Preschool child nutrition:

    http://krilloil.com/blog/nutrition-pyramid/#NutritionPreschoolYears

    Serve Up Good Nutrition for Preschool Children

    http://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/serve-up-good-nutrition-for-preschool-children

    Choose My Plate

    http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids/

    Safety Rules at Home

    https://www.linkinteractive.com/safety-tips/safety-rules-home/

    55.  http://drugabuse.com/guides/substance-abuse-and-weight-change/ Effects of Drugs and Alcohol Use On Weight Change by Dr. Karen Vieira, PhD MSM

     

    56. Resources on some of the many ways we can help ensure our own safety and that of individuals in neighboring cars

    Find the Right Vehicle for You

    This tool from the American Automobile Association (AAA) helps seniors pinpoint their safety and comfort needs, so as to assist in making the most prudent choice when purchasing a vehicle.

     

    The Pregnant Woman’s Guide to Buckling Up

    Women who are expecting also have special needs when driving, which are identified in this handy printable guide.

     

    Child Safety Seats for Children with Special Needs

    There are a variety of seats and other assistive devices for children with mental and physical disabilities. This resource provides detailed information on the many options to choose from.

     

    Safe Driving Tips for Teenage Drivers

    The Department of Motor Vehicles has a website devoted to how teens can stay safe behind the wheel.

     

    How to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Car (Hint: Buckle Up!)

    We certainly don’t want to forget about the wellbeing of our furry friends in the car! This article will help keep your four-legged companion secure.

     

    57. Resources for parents who want to help their kids expand their horizons by broadening their social circles

    New Baby Sibling: Helping Your Older Child (or Children) Adjust

    Even if your little one is already an older brother or sister, the addition of a new family member is a big change. This article has helpful tips on how to help your child adjust to your new bundle of joy.

     

    Helping Your Child Make New Friends

    Friendships during early childhood are an important part of your child’s development, and this PBS article will help you encourage your youngster to cultivate these relationships.

     

    How to – Safely! – Introduce a Dog to Your Children

    Even the coyest of kiddos can be animal lovers. This guide will assist you in helping foster the bond between your child and four-legged friend.

     

    10 Tips for Transition to Child Care

    The journey of going to daycare or school after being cared for at home by mom or dad can be an exciting experience, even if your child is initially hesitant. This article offers suggestions on how to overcome obstacles during this transition.

     

    How to Introduce Your Children to a New Partner After Divorce

    Introducing your child to a new significant other may feel a bit intimidating at first, both for single parents and their children. This article offers valuable insight on how to support your child through this process.

     

    58.  https://quitday.org/ Quit Smoking, keep children away from tobacco and http://www.cancer.org/ American Cancer Society promotes smoke-gree lifestyles

    59.  https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/ Quit Smoking Community, includes section on Effects of Smoking: The Ultimate Guide

    60.  http://safestars.org/babyproofing-your-home/  Complete Guide to Babyproofing Your Home!

     

    61.  http://www.drugdangers.com/ Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications.

    62.  https://tobaccofreelife.org/ Guide to Quit Smoking

    63.  https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/alcohol-abuse/ Alcohol Abuse and Addiction

    64.  https://www.eliterehabplacement.com/substance-abuse/treatment/dual-diagnosis/ Find out how dual diagnosis treatment can help with beating addiction

    65.  https://www.eliterehabplacement.com/substance-abuse/teen/ Get help with finding the best rehabs for teenage substance abuse

    66.  https://www.eliterehabplacement.com/ Beat your addiction with the right rehab center

     

P. E.

  1. 5StarHoops - for coaches
  2. Archery - Videos and lecture hand outs from MIT
  3. Badminton - Play the game virtually and then take a quiz on the rules.
  4. Body Conditioning - article about conditioning the body
  5. Awesome Library: Physical Education - lesson plans, papers and projects
  6. Coach's Clipboard - Basketball coaching
  7. Coaches' Training Bulletin - Sports Coach - Inside: the complete guide to successful coaching
  8. Why Am I Dehydrated? - Get yourself a glass of water and keep reading to find out!
  9. Elementary Objects - Standards based information, printable materials, interactive activities, work sheets, videos, or other educational resources. Grades K-8 Select a grade, then click on Physical Education.
  10. The Exercise and Physical Fitness Page - posted by Georgia State University
  11. ElectriKids - lesson plans, games and quizzes
  12. Energizers - Classroom-based physical activities ( K-2, 3-5, K-5)
  13. Ethics -Is the Use of Advanced Materials in Sports Equipment Unethical? - have students debate pros and cons
  14. Exercise Targeted Areas of the Body - interactive site that gives suggestions for activities for various body part fitness
  15. Exercise training programs - wide range of FREE exercises and exercise training prgrams
  16. ExRx - "ExRx.net (Exercise Prescription on the Net) is a free resource for the exercise professional, coach, or fitness enthusiast." ExRx.net consists of over 2000 pages"
  17. First Grade Fitness Lesson Plan - student-centered fitness activities that can be integrated into classroom subjects such as physical education, math, science, and health education.
  18. Sports and Physical Education Resources - Posted by McNeese State University
  19. Fit4Fun- Kids' Fitness - game instructions in text format
  20. Fitness Tests - 100 individual fitness tests
  21. Game Coaching Tool - A "Must See" site! Interactive virtual whiteboard tool for sports coaches. This is a British site and the names of the games will be different from the ones used in America.
  22. Games
    1. Basketball Golf - Make shooting fun and competitive - high school
    2. Castle Ball -practice working together as a team while playing both offense and defense - high school
    3. Games and more - worksheets, lesson plans, and ideas (scroll down to see the list)
    4. Games Kids Play - All those games you played as kid out in the backyard
    5. Gametime Enterprises - Skill Games
    6. Great Game List - Children's Games
    7. Javascript Database of Games
    8. Jump into a Healthy Life - Jump rope Thinkquest
    9. Outdoor Games for kids - Many ideas
    10. Parachute Games - ideas on how to use this in class
    11. PE Activities - many game ideas (Caution: This site may be blocked by some school filters)
    12. P. E. Ideas - ideas to use in your PE program
    13. Playground Games around the World - Ideas and games for outdoors
    14. Plus One Volleyball - move towards the ball while maintaining a body position that permits them to pass the ball to their team mates - high school
    15. Ultimate Frisbee -try to advance the Frisbee past the end line of the basketball court by throwing it to their teammates
  23. Girl Power - Sports and Fitness
  24. Injuries - How to deal with sports injuries - MDAdvice.com is an award winning internet-based medical site providing highest-quality health information
  25. List servs related to health and PE with instructions on how to subscribe.
  26. Line Dancing - Step by Step directions (Caution: This site may be blocked by some school filters)
    1. How to Dance the Macarena - instructions and a great animation at the top of the page
    2. Another How-to do the Macarena page
    3. Macarena - music only
  27. Making Bodyweight Exercises More Challenging - Information on how to do bodyweight exercises; discusses form
  28. Muscles - What is a muscle and how does it work?
  29. Muscles - Strength Training - How many reps?
  30. PE Central - The Ultimate Web Site for Health and Physical Education Teachers. Weekly activities, lesson plans and lots of links.
  31. Pedometer - Gmaps pedometer - Find out how many miles you run. Track your distance with gmaps.
  32. Physical Activity Cards - Learn what muscle groups and parts of the body are involved in each sport along with instructions on how to play.
  33. Physical Education Interval Workout - Lesson Plan
  34. Physical Education Lesson Plans - Jr High and High School
  35. Physical Education Lesson Ideas
  36. Physical Education Lesson Plans -
  37. Physical Education Lesson Plan Page - The page is stored on a free server and if it is over-viewed, Tripod (the free server people), will turn the page off for about two hours.
  38. Physical Education Online - Teacher Resources, Activity Ideas, Lessons and more!
  39. Racing Crouch - crouch technique to start a race.
  40. Run For Your Life: A Twist on Aerobic Exercise - all about aerobic exercise
  41. Sports
    1. Free Sports Instruction - free video instruction and tips for many sports
    2. Baseball - The History of Baseball
    3. Basketball - The History of Basketball
    4. Cross Country Running - history of the sport
    5. Field Hockey - rules of the game
    6. Football - The rules of the game.
    7. Hockey Facts Quiz - A fun way to help you students understand more about hockey
    8. Soccer Skills Quiz - educational and fun quiz about the history and techniques of soccer.
    9. Sports Info - Information on over 30 sports.
    10. Swimming Tips and Advice - site is presented in German and English, side-by-side
    11. Volleyball - Mastering the skills
    12. Volleyball - Plus One Volleyball - Lesson plan.
    13. Volleyball Drills -74 drills with instruction
    14. Volleyball Quiz - [this link opens on a new page] 12 question quiz
  42. Sports for Lifetime Wellness - site is presented in German and English, side-by-side
  43. Sportsmanship - Learn the ways to be a good sport from this NBA Jr. site.
  44. Sportsmanship Education - guide to promoting Sportsmanship in your school
  45. Sports Muscles and their Functions - Sports Anatomy, Muscular Contraction & Speed Training
  46. Strength Training for Women - Exercises with examples on how to perform them.
  47. Strength Training - The benefits of a periodized strength training plan; many articles and information
  48. National Sportsmanship Day - Sign up for this year's event!
  49. Teaching Good Sportsmanship - from the Family Education Network
  50. TripleJump Technique - video showing and explaning technique.
  51. Using Technology to Support Physical Education in High School - report on ways to use technology with P. E.
  52. Walk to school month - Oct 4th
  53. Warm-up and Cool-down Ideas -P.E. ideas and resources
  54. Weight Training and Strength Training Exercises -
  55. Weight Training - Lesson Plan  
  56. Weight Training Programs - See examples of training programs
  57. Weight Training Videos - See correct techniques on video. Get the lecture handouts also!

Nutrition

  1. 5 a Day from Dole - Nutrition education and fun activities for kids. In the virtual classroom students have daily assignments for a week. One example, "If you were in charge of your school cafeteria, what fruits and vegetables would serve?"
  2. Apple Juice on the Internet - Welcome from AJ and the Jammin' Juicers!
  3. Calorie Calculator - enter a food item and get information on calories
  4. FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
  5. Fruit and Veggie Tracker - Keep your healthy routine on track with this chart.
  6. Dietary Guidelines for Americans from the USDA
  7. Eating Disorders - index to information about aq variety of eating disorders
  8. Food Fit - a really nice food pyramid, and a good explanation of each group.
  9. Food Allergy - science behind the most common food allergies and intolerances
  10. Healthy Eating - (Elementary grades) interactive whiteboard screens with basic nutritional information
  11. The Healthy Refrigerator - Open the door to a healthy heart. [This page opens in a new window. When you are finished at the Healthy Refrigerator, close the window to return to this list]
  12. Index of Food and Nutrition Internet Resources - Compiled by the Food and Nutrition Information Center of the USDA.
  13. Learn to be Healthy - for teens; have to register, but it is free, journal food choices, activities to select to help make healthy choices.
  14. Milk - Where's your mustache?
  15. MyPyramid - Posters, tips for healthy eating, activities and more
  16. Nutrition Explorations - Kid-friendly site. The fun and easy way to learn about nutrition.

 

LANGUAGE ARTS MIDDLE / HIGH SCHOOL

 

  1. Aesop's Fables - Short reading passages with a moral to analyze.
  2. American English Pronunciation - Fantastic site! Lessons are available on quite a few topics. Each lesson provides the pattern, gives examples, provided practice (a lot of practice), and ends with a quiz. Each word in the quiz can be pronounced for the student by clicking on the speaker icon. This site would be good for Language Arts or ESL classes.
  3. A Word A Day archive - archives of words that have been used since 1994
  4. Bibliographic Style
    1. Bibme - fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It's the easiest way to build a works cited page.
    2. Citation Machine - an interactive Web tool designed to assist teachers in modeling the proper use of information property (Students are welcome to use this as well)
    3. Citing Sources- Guide to Library Research - Documentation Guidelines: Citing Sources Within Your Paper
    4. MLA-Style Bibliography Builder - Choose a form, fill it out, and push the button... you will get an individual entry for a "Works Cited" page, which you may then copy and paste into your word processor.
    5. MLA, APA, AAA, Chicago (Turabian) Citation Guide - from North Seattle Community College Library
    6. Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format from the Online Writing Laboratory (OWL) at Purdue.
    7. Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format from the Online Writing Laboratory (OWL) at Purdue.
  5. Bibliomania - Bibliomania has more than 2000 free texts, study guides and reference resources
  6. The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
    1. Rules
    2. online quizzes
  7. Catalogue of Electronic texts, a collection of digital documents collected in the subject areas of English literature, American literature, and Western philosophy. Searchable by author or title.
  8. Character Cards - helpful cards to collect data while researching
  9. Character Descriptions - write the opposite of the characteristics given.
  10. Challenge test - Prepare for national tests using this English Challenge Test
  11. A Chapter a Day - Books online divided up into chapters with vocabulary words for the chapter and quotes. Many classical novels here.
  12. Chapter Books On-line - Many classic novels online with tools to help students read on line.
  13. Class Anatomy - online "class anatomy"- a documentation and analysis of one instructional period.
  14. Classic Short Stories - online text of some of the short story classics.
  15. Comic Strips - Make up your own comics, using characters, emotions, and more
  16. Comic Strips - How to use them in your classroom.
  17. Comic Strips - Create your own comics and your own characters also!
  18. Common Errors in English Usage - Do you "shutter to think" of horrible misusage of the language? Find that and more at this site.
  19. Diagramming Sentences - "Understanding the functions of parts of the speech in a sentence and their relationship to one another can be very helpful in learning to construct good sentences"
  20. Drama - The Mercury Theatre on the Air, Audio Radio Shows - "The finest radio drama of the 1930’s was The Mercury Theatre on the Air, a show featuring the acclaimed New York drama company founded by Orson Welles and John Houseman. In its brief run, it featured an impressive array of talents, including Agnes Moorehead, Bernard Herrmann, and George Coulouris. The show is famous for its notorious War of the Worlds broadcast, but the other shows in the series are relatively unknown. This site has many of the surviving shows, and will eventually have all of them."
  21. Every-Day-Edit - provides daily practice in a wide variety of basic language skills with a daily paragraph having ten built-in errors of basic spelling, grammar, punctuation, or capitalization
  22. The Electronic Text Center - The Modern English Collection contains fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, letters, newspapers, manuscripts and illustrations from 1500 to the present, arranged for browsing by author's last name or by category of interest.
  23. English 11 - Reading and Writing - practice tests from Virginia Department of Education released SOL tests  
  24. The English Teacher's Companion - Lessons, tools, publications, and much more can be found at this site.
  25. English Teacher Resources - Many links for strategies in writing, poetry, literature, reading and more
  26. English-Forum by Aardvark presents interactive English language exercises for use in ESL or EFL classes.
  27. English Grammar Online - Explanations and examples of English grammar topics, listed by alphabetically order.
  28. English Grammar Quizzes - self checking quizzes
  29. English Grammar The Easy Way - This site has a very comprehensive collection of brief grammar explanations for students. A great site if you want some concise support.
  30. Etymologic: The Toughest Word Game on the Web - In this game you'll be presented with 10 randomly selected word origin or word definition puzzles to solve; in each case the word or phrase is highlighted in bold, and a number of possible answers will be presented. You need to choose the correct answer to score a point for that question.
  31. Fake-Out - A definition guessing game for 3 levels of students; K-2, 3-5, and 6-8. Students guess the definition of a chosen word. Tthe real fun comes from submitting their own fake definition for the next quiz. 
  32. Fluency through Fables - These Fables will help you to improve your reading comprehension of English. Various sets of questions follow each fable.
  33. Folktale of the Month
  34. Free Rice - a vocabulary site that donates 10 grains of rice through the United Nations with each word you define correctly.
  35. Grammar Activities - posted by Ohio University
  36. The Grammar Aquarium - many online quizzes
  37. Grammar Exercises - many online quizzes
  38. Grammar Games - Many different grammar games to select; articles, common errors, parts of speech, adverbs, participles and more.
  39. Grammar and Style notes from Jack Lynch at the University of Pennsylvania. Example entry on the subject of Boldface; "There's no reason to use boldface in an academic paper; spend your time writing, not fiddling with the word processor."
  40. Grammar and Writing - interactive quizzes
  41. Grammar Rules - The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
  42. Grammar Worksheets and Printables - Free English grammar and vocabulary worksheets and printable handouts
  43. Guide to Grammar and Writing - Maintained in memory of Professor of English Charles Darling for English courses at Capital Community College in Connecticut. (for use by the college's students and staff and for the general online community)
  44. Homonyms and Homophones
    1. A Feast of Homonyms - a Quia quiz
    2. Homonym Practice - a Quia quiz
    3. Homophone Quiz - three levels are available in this BBC quiz
    4. Self-Study Homonym Quizzes - 52 quizzes listed
    5. Word Confusion - choose the Hard level in this FunBrain quiz
    6. Word Pairs - This quiz checks your understanding of homophones. Listen to the sentence and select the correct word from the pair.
  45. Idioms - Set one ; Set two
  46. Idioms and collocations - exercises practice collocations - words that 'sound good together' (rush hour/catch a cold/soft drinks), phrasal verbs - two-or-three word combinations (consisting of a verb and particle) that make sense only if looked at together as one single unit (take off/drop out/get over) and idioms - expressions consisting of words that can’t be understood literally. from EnglishGateway site  
  47. Inference Notes - a way to graph the concept of inference
  48. Inference - Inference for Middle School Students - Includes lessons, activities, and graphic organizers
  49. Interactive Grammar Quizzes - Grammar and punctuation.
  50. Interactive lessons
    1. Middle School [lessons open on a new page]
      1. Bibliographic Blunders (6 - 8) Students use notecards to collect information. (Author - Carolyn Garner)
      2. Information Elimination (6 - 8) Students model, instruct, and practice narrowing a topic for expository writing. (Author - Julie Thompson)
      3. One Source (6 - 8) Students compare primary and secondary sources. (Author - Julie Thompson)
      4. Paraphrase Craze (6 - 8) Students practice paraphrasing for expository writing. (Author - Carol Rine)
      5. Prewriting Tactics (6 - 8) Students organize and group related ideas. (Author - Laurie Ayers)
      6. Trailblazing Conclusions (6 - 8) Students develop a sense of ending by using closure and thought-provoking statements. (Author - Laurie Ayers)
      7. Trailblazing Introductions (6 - 8) Students develop a sense of beginning by using strong leads. (Author - Laurie Ayers)
      8. Which Writing? (6 - 8) Students choose an appropriate format for writing. (Author - Carol Rine)
    2. High School [lesson opens on a new page]
      1. Setting (9 - 12) Travel back in time with Shakespeare's Romeo as he teaches about setting through great works of literature. (Author - Carol Rine)
  51. The Internet Classics Archive - bringing the wisdom of the classics to the Internet since 1994
  52. Jog Lab - create your own mnemonic by entering target words then choosing jog words from the pull down lists
  53. Journalism: Student writing for the real world - Journalism is not just for the newspaper staff! All students can improve their writing as a result of instruction in journalism.
  54. KeyNews Paper - "The objectives of The Key New Readers Newspaper Project are two-fold: to provide people with limited reading skills access to the main flow of information in the community and to provide teachers in adult basic education programs with quality materials which are relevant to the adult learner."
  55. LawBuzz - stories online about famous trials from the past. No questions for the stories are given, just reading material for reluctant readers.
  56. Learn Out Loud - podcasts of novels 
  57. Literary Elements - Interactive game (from Glencoe)
  58. Nursery Rhyme Expansion - practice with the aspects of purpose, voice, and audience in their writing. New ideas for old material. Here is a site with stories inspired by nursery rhymes that students can see to help them write their own versions.14 Funny Stories based on Mother Goose Rhymes
  59. Literature Quizzes - online quizzes in poetry, essays, comprehension, and story elements
  60. Middle and Secondary English - Language Arts - Resources to support the curriculum in English and Language Arts for K-12 educators.)
  61. Mindomo - interactive graphic organizer (free registration)
  62. Navigating the Newspaper - Learn how newspapers package words and pictures. Learn correct terminology for the different parts of the newspaper.
  63. Novels On-Line found at the Carnegie Mellon University English server.
  64. Novel Guides - from Classzone; activities and suggestions for novels.
  65. Novel Guide-Novel Analysis - literary analysis on the web; an educational supplement for better understanding of classic and contemporary Literature Profiles, Metaphor Analysis, Theme Analyses, and Author Biographies.
  66. Novels - Teaching Guides - from Harperchildren; " include general discussion questions and suggestions for reaching across the curriculum: math, science, language arts, music, and social studies."
  67. Novel Units Online - Novel Guides and Units
  68. The On-line Books Page - You may search by author, title, or subject.
  69. Parlo is a language and culture site that wants to sell language courses to you. Wait! Don't go away. They offer some fantastic free resources. In their index along the left side you will find a free Diagnostic Test. At the end they suggest which course you might want to buy, but use this test to evaluate where your students are. In the Teachers portion of Parlo's index, select Teacher's Corner Materials and then select the English archive. There you will find beginner, intermediate and advanced lesson plans. Not enough for you? OK, visit Spanish World, French World, Italian World or German World.
  70. Prefixes
    1. Prefix Mix - working with "Pre" and "Post," prefixes with opposite meanings
    2. Prefixes Make New Words - drag and drop the prefixes to complete the words correctly
    3. Prefixes Say Plenty - choose the word that best completes the sentence
  71. Poe, Edgar Allen, Quote the Raven - Welcome to TeachersFirst's "Interactive Raven," a look at the vocabulary and literary devices in Edgar Allen Poe's famous poem, The Raven. This unit lets users view each stanza of the poem, pointing out Poe's use of some common literary devices.
  72. Poetry 180 - Welcome to Poetry 180. A Poem a day for American High School students. Poetry can and should be an important part of our daily lives. Poems can inspire and make us think about what it means to be a member of the human race. By just spending a few minutes reading a poem each day, new worlds can be revealed.
  73. Poetry Index of Canonical verse at the Carnegie Mellon University English server. Poets from Angelou to Wordsworth.
  74. Poetry Interpretation - High School Level - Interpret poems online with an online quiz about each poem.
  75. 30 days of Poetry - Each lesson gives you a format to follow and student examples. In many cases your teacher will direct you to write more than one poem in a lesson. This gives you an opportunity to use the form and, most often, create an even better poem in doing so. Enjoy your lessons!
  76. Poet's Pantry Tour - Virtual fieldtrip of the many types of poetry. Within the tour there is a list of at least 40 types of poetry and examples of each form!
  77. Power Proofreading from Houghton Mifflin - Help! The power has gone out at HME-TV, and proofreaders are needed to fix TV scripts, memos and other writing at the station. HM has provided a special power screen so your students can help them.
  78. Pre-Reading notes - help students prepare for information obtained in reading
  79. Proofreading Exercises - online with answers
  80. Reading Placement Assessments - tests to download (answer key given)
  81. Reading Comprehension - free Reading Comprehension worksheets for Middle and High School students to reinforce skills such as context clues and word meanings
  82. Reading Comprehension - for High school students
  83. Reading for Results - Online practice, many concepts
  84. Reading for Thinking - online passages and questions for many concepts- middle and high school
  85. Reading Keys - online passages and questions for many concepts - middle/high school
  86. Reading Passages - vocab, word selection, sequencing and conclusion activities.
  87. Reading Passages - vocab, word selection, what did you learn, spelling and more.
  88. ReadPrint - free online library, thousands of free books.
  89. Reading Skill Stories - written for adult ESL learners, these stories can be a timed reading; there is audio for each story so it can be used for a read-along, and there are questions at the end of the stories. 
  90. Root Words
    1. Putting Down Roots - Drag and drop the roots into the blanks to complete the words.
    2. Putting Down Roots (2) - Drag and drop the roots into the blanks to complete the words.
    3. Putting Your Roots into Action - Now that you know five new roots, start looking for them in unfamiliar words.
    4. Putting Your Roots into Action (2) - Now that you know five more new roots, start looking for them in unfamiliar words.
    5. What's a Root? - In this lesson, you'll work with five roots. Once you know a few roots, you'll see them everywhere.
    6. What's a Root? (2) - In this lesson, you'll work with five more roots.
  91. Schoolhouse: English and Language Arts - Lesson plans and Internet resources in the areas of Poetry, Reading, and Writing. The site also includes Internet resources in the areas of Literature, Philosophy, and Plays. Schoolhouse also includes links to Standards sites.
  92. Sentence-combining exercises - a lesson followed by quizzes
  93. Short Fiction on the Carnegie Mellon University English server.
  94. Short Story Elements - online interactive quiz from Quia
  95. Short Story Elements - online quiz
  96. Skimming and Scanning - links that contain lessons and activities to practice these skills.
  97. SparkNotes - Study Guides, Message Boards, Complete Texts of an enormous amount of various types of literature taught in High Schools. You must register to get to the guides, but registration is free.
  98. Speak Up - Speak Up is an opportunity for students to create a cartoon dialogue featuring two or more characters in a range of settings on a variety of topics. Exploring these topics allows students to consider problems and issues that they might encounter in their own lives. Students can also create their own topics.
  99. Spelling Test - Take this online spelling test; TCAP format
  100. Story Elements Questioning Cards - Great for independent work after reading a book.
  101. Story Modules - modules designed to test comprehension of a news story (Click on Story Archives on the left to find the stories)
  102. Style Manual by William Strunk Jr. - Reference site to find verse, authors, fiction, nonfiction links.
  103. Subject Area Reading Passages - passages dealing with language arts that contain questions based on the format of FCAT
  104. Suffixes
    1. Suffixes Make New Words - drag and drop the suffix to the correct root word to make a new word
    2. Suffixes Say a Lot - pick the best definition of the capitalized word
    3. Success with Suffixes - fill in the blanks with words ending in "er"
  105. Summarizing and Paraphrasing - online exercises and lessons.
  106. Teaching Literature andWriting with Technology -incorporate technology effectively into your courses. The Center provides a multitude of free online resources
  107. The Teacher's Desk - A literacy resource designed for teachers of grades five and six. This site is a collection of lesson plan ideas and classroom activities.
  108. Think About it cards - excellent task cards to place beside students while reading for information
  109. Timed Reading - Read this passage and time yourself!
  110. Tools for Reading -"These tools should be used to help students engage in rigorous thinking, organize complex ideas, and scaffold their interactions with texts." 
  111. Visual Thesaurus - Really cool way to look up synonyms. It is just a trial version but you can look up a few words at a time without paying.
  112. Vocabulary Enrichment
    1. Analogy Quiz1 - Determine which choice has a relationship similar to the original words or phrases. (HS Level)
    2. Analogy Quiz2 - Determine which choice has a relationship similar to the original words or phrases. (HS Level)
    3. Sentence Completion - Fill in the missing vocabulary words. (Middle/High School level)
    4. Sentence Completion Quiz - Fill in the missing vocabulary words. (Middle/High School level)
    5. Vocabulary Enrichment - Each Quiz picks 10 questions from a fifty word list and you can hear the word spoken, allowing you to not only learn its definition, but how its pronounced.  
    6. Vocabulary University - Vocabulary puzzles to enhance vocabulary mastery. These exercises help prepare for SSAT, PSAT, GED, SAT and ACT tests, they supplement personal vocabulary acquisition, and are being used in home-schooling and ESL programs
    7. Vocaboly - Vocabulary test - Multiple choice, different formats
  113. The Word Detective on the Web is the online version of The Word Detective, a newspaper column answering readers' questions about words and language.
  114. World Wide Words - Each week you will find at least one short article or extended definition of a word which is too new to appear in most dictionaries
  115. Words Count - Vocabulary exercises - self checking
  116. Writing Tests - ( Scroll down to the bottom of the page to get to this section )These tests cover vocabulary, writing style, mechanics, focus, and understanding of the topic. Answer key given.
  117. http://www.spellchecker.org/ Check your spelling
  118. http://www.discoverbusiness.us/learning/#3 'How to Learn and Study Effectively' 5 Note Taking and Learning Methods, Different Types of Note Taking Software, How to Improve Reading Comprehension, and 6 Memorization Techniques!

 

Writing and Research

10 Steps to Citizen Journalism Online uses blogs which may be blocked by boards 

20 Common Errors in Writing

30 Days of Poetry 

50 Tools That Can Help You in Writing 

Acronym Finder 

As You Like It Study Guide

Assisted Reading Novels free downloads 

Audio Books free downloads 

Bartleby Literary Resources

Bartlett's Famous Quotations   searchable  

Basic Guide to Essay Writing

Be a TV Critic

Be a TV Critic: TV Watcher

Biographies

Biographies Survey

Bitesize BINGO choose subject for review

Bitesize Games (choose English) random questions review

Bookfinder   online help in finding a book Elementary and High School 

British Library Online Gallery   turning the pages  

Business Writing Help

Character Card Bookmarks   pdf   

Checklist of Common Writing Errors

Choose the Best Search Engine for Your Information Need

Citation Machine

Citation Maker Online 

Citation Style for Research Papers

Citing Internet Resources 

Classic Bookshelf read books online

Classic Reader 

Classic Short Stories Online

Columbia Encyclopedia Online

Comedy of Errors Study Guide

Common Errors in English

Common Types of Writing Assignments   explained  

Content Tutorials

Creative Writing for Teens  

Create an Imaginary Business Unit 

Critical Thinking 

Dictionary.com 

Dictionary, Rhyming, Crossword Puzzle, Scrabble, & Much More

Dictionary Onelook   accesses over 950 dictionaries per search 

Dictionaries Online

Doing Research

Drama Study Guides download and print from Sparknotes 

E Book Library   free downloads   

E Books Classics Online Free   search by author  

E Books Online   search by author or title  

E Books Online Shakespeare

E Books Online  War of the Worlds

English Grammar Quizzes Online

English Units   7-8  

English Units   9-10  

English Units   11  

English Units   11 more  

English Units   11 still more  

Essay: How to Read to Analyze

Essay: Write a Better Essay

Essay: Writing Process

Eighteenth-Century Resources

Encarta Encyclopedia Online

English Companion.com    excellent writing resources and support 

Evaluating Web Sites

Everest from Nova

Five Paragraph Essay

Free Audio Theatre script Template  download 

Free Foto

Front Page News Daily

Get Writing   support for story writing 

Getting an A on an English Paper

Gliffy   free mind mapping tool online

Google Lit Trips 

Grammar Online

Grammar Slammer  reference 

Grammar Tutorials

Graphic Novels 

Great Source iWrite  resources

Guide to Grammar and Style

Guide to Grammar and Writing

Guide to Writing a Basic Essay

Hamlet Study Guide

Hamlet Works

Henry IV Part 1 Study Guide

Henry IV Part 2 Study Guide

Henry V Study Guide

High School Hub

How to Cite Electronic Sources

How to Create Your Own eBook

How to Write Essays    explains the steps and different types 

How We Became Writers 

iCue from NBC News, free sign up required 

Imagination Prompt Generator

I Love Languages Page

Instant Poetry Form

Island of the Blue Dolphins   assignment 

Journaling Templates

Journalism Resources

Julius Caesar Study Guide

King Lear Study Guide

Learn Spanish: An On-Line Tutorial

Learning Skills Services   various support topics 

Library Spot    links to libraries, newspapers, encyclopedias 

Lit2Go download stories and poems in mp3 format 

Literature Outlines  

Literature Study Guides sort by title/author, download and print from Sparknotes

Lord of the Rings and Beyond

Macbeth Study Guide

Merchant of Venice Study Guide

Midsummer Night's Dream Study Guide

Much Ado About Nothing Study Guide

My Virtual Reference Disk    books & literature 

Mythecia Encyclopedia

Newspaper Poems   lesson plan 

Novel Analysis

Novel Guides    chapter analysis and summaries of many classics   

Old Farmer’s Almanac

Online Books

Online Books from Bartleby   Fiction, Non-Fiction, Verse, Reference 

Order In The Court   become a "justice", hear cases and decide online simulation  

Othello Study Guide

Outline of the 5 Paragraph Essay

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant 

Paragraphing Tutorials

Paragraph Writing A Simple Lesson for Success

Paragraph Writing Form   printout  

Paragraph Writing Form   some suggestions filled in  

Parts of Speech school sport logo will disappear when you click on your topic

Phrase Finder

Play Script Treasure Island for round table reading

Play Script Treasure Island download just the 8 page script from here

Play Scripts by Category This link goes to free samples, this site also sells scripts 

Play Scripts by Free Drama many free downloadable scripts 

Play Scripts Plays of Eugene O'Neil 

Play Scripts Readers Theatre Edition free scripts 

Play Scripts Sherlock Holmes On Stage 

Play Scripts Skits Plays and Scripts site offers many links to resources, some links are inactive

Poets - League of Canadian Poets    

Poetry 180 a poem a day for high schools

Poetry 180 How to Read a Poem Outloud

Poetry Glossary of Poetic Terms

Poetry Links to Modern and Contemporary Poetry Resources

Poetry Resource from Patrick Martin

Poetry Resources Links and Fun from Everypoet.com

Poetry Study Guides download and print from Sparknotes 

Principals of Writing Radio Drama 

Printing - A Chronological History

Prepositions: The Writer's Guide

Project Gutenberg   complete books online pre-1924 

Proverbs from Bartleby

Punctuation and Capitalization 

Punctuation Tutorials

Quotes and Quotations  

Radio Drama Plays Scripts and Readings free to download 

Radio Drama Resources 

Radio Drama Scripts to Download resources

Radio Drama Starting a Radio Theatre Troupe

Radio Drama Techniques

Read Print Free Online Library 

Reading Resources at EServer

Recipe for a Research Paper 

Renaissance English Literature   1485-1603 

Research Guide for Students

Research Paper Organizer

Resources for Writers

Resources for Writers and Writing Instructors

Rhetoric Devices Handbook 

Richard III Study Guide

Road to Grammar 365 activities, quizzes and more 

Robert Frost Outloud

Romeo and Julie Study Guide

Rules of Writing from Sparknotes 

Salem Witchcraft Hysteria from National Geographic

Seeing Reason Tool 

Semantic Rhyming Dictionary

Sentence Clarity   improving sentence clarity 

Sentence Tutorials

Shakespeare - Absolute Shakespeare 

Shakespeare on the Internet

Shakespeare Study Guides download and print from Sparknotes 

Shakespeare The Complete Works

SharpWriter 

Shmoop literature site like Cole's Notes

Showing Evidence Tool 

Sonnets Study Guide

Spelling Tutorials

SpellWeb 

Sports Article Template   pdf 

Stomping and Romping with Shakespeare 

Structure/Organization Tutorials

Student Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism

Style Guide 

Taming of the Shrew Study Guide

Telling the Secrets of Mountains

Tempest Study Guide

Ten by Ten   interactive exploration of words and pictures 

Test Vocabulary Level Online

Theatre Terms Glossary 

Twelfth Night Study Guide

Thought Starters for Writers

View from a Window   poetry lesson 

Vintage Television Commercials from the 50s, 60s, 70s

Visual Dictionary from Merriam Webster 

Voice: How to Put Your Voice into Writing

Vocabulary Practice Online definition game donating free rice as you go 

Voycabulary   use to link any word on any web page for definition 

Web English Teacher

Who's On First?   complete skit  

Word Use Tutorials

Writing a Research Paper

Writing Assignments   common types 

Writing Handouts   writing guides   

Writing Prompts   more 

Writing Prompts   pick a grade 

Writing Process Timeline

Writing Research Papers   a step-by-step checklist 

Writing Resources downloadable 

Writing Tutorials

http://smart.study/blog/how-to-write-a-5-paragraph-essay-that-will-amaze-everyone/ How to Write a 5 Paragraph Essay That Will Amaze Everyone!

Teacher Resources

Cliffnotes.com

A Wrinkle in Time Activities   pdf  

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Censorship Issue Cyber Guide    student activities 

Alex: A Catalogue of Electronic Texts on the Internet

Alliteration In Headline Poems

Animal Farm Cyber Guide    student activities 

Animal Farm The Complete Project   10 assignments 

Anne Frank In the World    teacher workbook 

Balanced Literacy for High School

Bartlett's Quotations

Book Talks Quick and Simple HS to Young Adult

Books Digital Books Online 30,000 free books

Canadian Press News Service 

Classic Short Stories Online

CyberGuides Lessons and Activities Based on Stories & Novels

Dictionary Game

Drama Across the Curriculum

Edgar Allan Poe: An Author's Unit Cyber Guide    student activities 

Encouraging Class Discussion

English and Literature Lesson Plans for High School

Fooling with Words    Poetry   

Found Poems Parallel Poems

From Raw Materials to Dreams

Graph Life Map

Great Expectations Cyber Guide    student activities 

Guide for Writing a Basic Essay   handout 

Hamlet Cyber Guide    student activities 

Hatchet Cyber Guide    student activities 

Hatchet: A Series of Lesson Plans

Hatchet: Assignment Website

How to Write Essays   explains the steps and different types   

I-Search Unit

Island of the Blue Dolphins Cyber Guide    Cycle 3 Student Activities   

Island of the Blue Dolphins Project Assignment   printout  

Island of the Blue Dolphins   activity 1  

Island of the Blue Dolphins   answer assignment online and print 

Island of the Blue Dolphins   teacher guide and activities 

Island of the Blue Dolphins   thematic unit  

Island of the Blue Dolphins   unit 

Island of the Blue Dolphins   22 page assignment package in pdf 

Island of the Blue Dolphins   project assignment printout 

Island of the Blue Dolphins   resource 

Island of the Blue Dolphins   teacher's guide and activities 

Island of the Blue Dolphins   Word .doc 5 tests  

Island of the Blue Dolphins Chapter Assignments

Island of the Blue Dolphins Thematic Unit

Island of the Blue Dolphins Unit

Island of the Blue Dolphins Unit  

Library in the Sky

Literature Circles Resource Center   downloadable materials 

Lord of the Flies Cyber Guide     student activities 

Magazine Ads and You

Merriam Webster Search

Mini Lessons for High School

National Adult Literacy Database 

Of Mice and Men Cyber Guide    student activities 

Old Man and the Sea Cyber Guide    student activities 

Online Activities Promoting Information Literacy

Online Books Page

Paragraph a Week Yearly Writing Program

Pearl  The  Cyber Guide     student activities 

Poets  resources and poems online 

Poetry: The Essence of Life   18 page lesson plan in pdf format  

Power of Fiction

Power Of Words   14 week unit printout  

Reading Process Analysis

Reading Strategies

Reading Teaching Learning Strategies

Roget's Thesaurus Search Form

Romeo and Juliet Cyber Guide    student activities 

Shakespeare in Education   

Shakespeare MacBeth and Much Ado About Nothing Activities, and more 

Smoking Aerobics Lesson Plan

Smoking: The Price of Cigarettes Worksheet

Smoking: Worksheet   pdf 

Teachers Helping Teachers - Language Arts

Teachers.Net News & Communications Center  

Teaching Creative Writing

Teaching Shakespeare   resources  

Teaching With Movies

To Kill a Mockingbird Cyber Guide    student activities 

Trial: The Trial of Standing Bear

Truth in Advertising

Word Detective

Writing Topic Ideas   by level   

Writing: Instructional Philosophy and Teaching Strategies

Writing: Teaching Learning Strategies

http://www.discoverbusiness.us/learning/#3 How to Learn and Study Effectively 5 Note Taking and Learning Methods, Different Types of Note Taking Software, How to Improve Reading Comprehension, and 6 Memorization Techniques!

 

 

 

 

MATH

 

Algebra for Secondary Math

  1. Algebra - Topics in Mathematics
  2. Algebra I: Graphing Linear Equations - an internet project with many activities
  3. Algebra Help - in-depth algebra help through algebra history, an online textbook, and various articles covering everything from basic algebra fundamentals to the latest-and-greatest algebra software help available
  4. Algebra Pinball - a pinball machine reports the top scores - compete with others for the top Algebra Pinball scores [40 topics]
  5. Algebra I - online math course
  6. Algebra II at Miss Hall's School - a variety of help topics are available
  7. Algebra: More Equations and Inequalities - This 129 slide show presents seven lessons; Simplifying Algebraic Expressions, Solving Two-Step Equations, Writing Two-Step Equations, Solving Equations with Variables on Each Side, Inequalities, Solving Inequalities by Adding or Subtracting, and Solving Inequalities by Multiplying or Dividing. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  8. Algebra Word Problem Solvers - (a collection of word problem solvers that solve your problems and help you understand the solutions) All problems are customizable (meaning that you can change all parameters). 
  9. Cool Math: Algebra Help Lesson Topics - index of available activities and lessons
  10. Cool Math: Pre Algebra Help Lesson Topics - index of available activities and lessons
  11. Math Mistakes - real mistakes from real student work and math facts students should know - flashcards are provided - (algebra, trigonometry, and calculus)
  12. Probability and Statistics: Algebra II - This 137 slide show presents nine lessons; The Counting Principle, Permutations and Combinations, Probability, Multiplying Probabilities, Adding Probabilities, Statistical Measures, Normal Distribution, Binomial Experiments, and Sampling and Error. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  13. Web Math: Algebra Help - Quick help on a variety of topics

Calculus and Trigonometry for Secondary Math

  1. Calculus - major areas covered include: Logarithms and Exponential, Sequences, Series, Techniques of Integration, Local Behavior of Functions, Power Series, Fourier Series and Mathematical Tables
  2. Calculus; It's Hot, It's Fun, and It's a Challenge - A list of Calculus resources from Cynthia Lanius
  3. Calculus Tutorials for those afraid of Calculus
  4. Connected Curriculum Project provides Interactive Learning Materials for Mathematics and Its Applications
  5. Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus Resource Page posted by the Mathematics Department of Hofstra University.
  6. Graphics for the Calculus Classroom - excerpts from a collection of graphical demonstrations developed for first year calculus.
  7. Java Script math applets This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data || Trigonometry || Calculus || Complex number || Conics || Miscellaneous |
  8. Math Mistakes - real mistakes from real student work and math facts students should know - flashcards are provided - (algebra, trigonometry, and calculus)
  9. Trigonometry - help topics from SOS Math
  10. Trigonometry - a short course - These notes are more of an introduction and guide than a full course. There are a few exercises for you to work on. Dave uses Java to teach the concepts.
  11. Trigonometric Functions and Calculus for Liberal Arts and Business Majors: A Complete Text Resource on the World Wide Web.
  12. Web Math: Calculus and Trig Help - quick help with several topics

Collections of Interactive Sites for Secondary Math

  1. Activities at Illuminations - Illuminations has many activities available. Select grades 9-12, and click Search.
  2. Calculators On-Line - links to almost 7000 calculators
  3. Coolmath.com - Math for ages 13 - 100. Not much for lower level classes, but check it out for the fun stuff. Make sure that you take Karen's Genius Test. If you have taken her genius test, check out one of her other tests. If you enjoyed the Genius test, try some of Karen's other puzzles on the same page as her genius tests. (Caution: this site has gone overboard on advertising. The material there is still good, just be advised.)
  4. Create a Graph - Sometimes, complicated information is difficult to understand and needs an illustration. At this National Center for Education Statistics site you will find four different graphs and charts for you to consider.
  5. Easy Calculation - offers several types of calculators
  6. Electronic Examples from NCTM - index of manipulatives
  7. Interactive Mathematic Miscellany and Puzzles - Arithmetic and Algebra - There are currently 359 interactive activities that relate to algebra and arithmetic skills.
  8. Java Script math applets | Geometry || Trigonometry || Calculus || Vector || Complex number || Conics || Miscellaneous |
  9. Mastermind - I know it's just a game! But, this game really makes you, or your students, use logical reasoning. Give it a try.
  10. Mathematics Discovery Applets - Numbers, Pattern/Relations, Shape/Space, Statistics/Probability
  11. Math Goals - Resources for many math and science concepts
  12. Math Links and On-Line Tools - List of useful links to online tools and mathematical subjects
  13. Math On-line Tools - List of useful links to online tools and mathematical subjects
  14. Measure 4 Measure A collection of interactive sites on the web that estimate, calculate, evaluate, or translate. In other words, they do the work for you.
  15. Measurements Converter - Conversions available for the following: Weight, Capacity and volume, Length, Area, Speed, Pressure, Temperature, Circular measure and Time.
  16. Metric and English conversion utility: distance, weight, and liquid volume conversions. They also have a new applet based conversion utility.
  17. Metric Conversion - Imperial Conversion (courtesy FPSI French Property) includes; length, area, volume, mass, force, pressure, work, power, temperature, and fuel mileage
  18. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - Virtual manipulatives related to the NCTM standards for grades 9 - 12.
  19. Wolfram Demonstrations Project - This is an open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate concepts in mathematics and a range of other fields
  20. http://www.AmortizationCalculator.info This site shows an amortization schedule as well as payment and interest information for loans.

 

General Resources for Secondary Math

  1. Ask Dr. Math: Questions and Answers - You can also submit your own questions.
  2. A Common Book of π - a brief history of extended precision approximations of pi, including Archimedes' method for estimating pi, a page full of "oh, wow!" formulas used to estimate pi over the centuries, and a brief look at a modern algorithm used to compute pi
  3. Exercises in Math Readiness - A very thorough site with all levels of higher mathematics. Site includes tutorials along with exercise practices for subjects that include algebra, trigonometry, geometry, logarithmic functions, complex numbers, truth tables and direct and indirect proofs.
  4. High School Ace - math resources for Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus
  5. Interactive Mathematics - Use Flash, Scientific Notebook and LiveMath to explore mathematics and get a better understanding of what it all means. Play and learn! Check out the extensive math lessons. [categorized by concept]
  6. Math Continuum - Numbers, Pattern/Relations, Shape/Space, Statistics/Probability - This site has an excellent glossary, be sure you take a look at it.
  7. The Math Forum: Internet Resource Collection - this is a condensed table of contents of the resources available
  8. Math League Help Topics - This is a help resource for 4th through 8th grades. You will find help tutorials for the following topics: Whole numbers and their basic properties; Decimals, whole numbers, and exponents; Using data and statistics; Fractions; Geometry; Ratio and proportion; Percent and probability; Integers; Metric units and measurement; Introduction to algebra; and Positive and negative numbers.
  9. MathVids - a web site providing high quality, instructional, free math videos to middle school, high school, and college students who need math help A video is available through this link
  10. Mathematical Tables and Formulas - This is designed for students and educators to quickly access mathematical formulas. The tables are organized by topics
  11. Mega Mathematics - Math activities posted by Los Alamos National Laboratory.
  12. Middle & High School Math Topics - from the Awesome Library 
  13. Multiplication: An Adventure in Number Sense - Multiplication tips; click on any underlined fact on the table to learn about a reason why you do not have to memorize it. Use the Next arrow to see what else you can discover.
  14. Number Gossip - Enter a number and the site will tell you everything you wanted to know about it but were afraid to ask. [For example, I found out that unreasoned fear of the number 13 is termed triskaidekaphobia]
  15. Number Theory - a list of links from Math Archives
  16. On Line Math Applications - multi-link site
  17. Pi through the Ages includes an interesting mnemonic for the decimal expansion of pi. Each successive digit is the number of letters in the corresponding word. With this mnemonic you can remember pi to 3.14159265358979323846264... If you are interested in a bit of whimsy, check out a couple of pi carols to sing on pi day, March 14.
  18. Standard Measurements in Sports from InfoPlease
  19. Tips & Tricks to use in solving K-12 Math Problems, Puzzles. Check out the tips on how to beat the calculator.
  20. Webmath! - over 100 instant-answer, self-help, math solvers, ready to help you get your math problem solved
  21. http://www.khanacademy.org/
  22. https://mc2.bid4papers.com/blog/math-resources/ The Extensive List of Math Resources
  23. http://essayroo.com/math-resources Math Resources
  24. http://australianhelp.com/math Math Resources  http://australianhelp.com/online-tools

    25.  https://thesishelp.net/blog/math-tools-and-soft/

     

     

 

Geometry for Secondary Math

  1. Cool Math: Geometry Information and Art - Get some good geometry and trigonometry information and see all the very cool art that can be made with math and geometry.
  2. Conjectures in Geometry: An educational web site created for high school geometry students. Their list of 20 conjectures in Geometry is supported by demonstrations using the Geometers Sketchpad.
  3. Davitily Math Problem Generator - add a title then select Create Document, select add problems to select from four areas (Basic math, Algebra, Geometry, or SAT math), select from more specific menus, add the number of problems you want then select the gray Back to button to see a printable document. [online test not available in this free version].
  4. The Fractal Microscope - Zoom in on the visually fascinating world of Mandelbrot and Julia sets, explore the algorithms used to create them, and learn about the mathematics behind the cool graphics. This is a Java version of the Fractal Microscope. You can also find a Java version of The Snowflake Fractal Generator -- Create your own fractals with this tool that allows you to specify a "drawing rule" that the computer uses to make curves like the famous Koch Snowflake. The same site offers the Sierpinski Gasket -- A tool for modeling the "Chaos Game', a simple, apparently random process with a not-so-random result. Allows you to change the rules and make your own fractals.
  5. Fractals - a list of links from Math Archives
  6. Geometry - this 125 slide PowerPoint show presents nine lessons: Angles, Making Circle Graphs, Angle Relationships, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Similar Figures, Polygons and Tessellations, Translations, and Reflections. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  7. The Geometry Center offers activities in the following areas: Triangle Tilings and Polyhedra, Symmetry and Tiling and Tetrahedral Puzzles.
  8. Geometry from the Land of the Incas - Problems, theorems, proofs, quizzes and more
  9. Geometry Help - a variety of help topics are available
  10. Geometry Junkyard has links to what must be every single geometry page on the entire web.
  11. Geometry Through Art: a Lesson on Teaching Measurement by Norman Shapiro. Egyptian knotted string - Use plain kite string and bring geometry into your math program. You might also check out the lesson on Exploring Geometry by Making Drawings and the sample lesson about The Square. Each of the activities referred to here came from Shapiro's What Children Can Learn about Art and Geometry.
  12. Java Script math applets This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data | Geometry || Vector || Conics || Miscellaneous |
  13. Learning Math - Geometry - a course designed to teach mathematics content to teachers
  14. Math Art - A WebQuest combining the fields of art and geometry
  15. Mathematics for Morons Life Us (Geometry) - After each section, there is an optional quiz that you can take to see if you've fully mastered the concepts
  16. Number Patterns Fun with Curves & Topology
  17. Paperfolding.com has a page regarding Origami and Mathematics. Along the same lines you might want to check Joseph Wu's Origami Page.
  18. Patterns in Math - Jill Britton, mathematics instructor at Camosun College, Victoria, BC in Canada has a fantastic set of links related to Investigating Patterns. If you find these useful in your classroom you might also check out Escher in the Classroom or Tessellated Polyhedra.
  19. Polyhedra Pastimes - activity links [25 pages if printed]
  20. Symmetry and Tessellations - activity links [34 pages if printed]
  21. Virtual Manipulatives: Geometry - [grades 9-12] from the National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
  22. Web Math: Plots and Geometry Help - Quick help on a variety of topics

 

Interactive Secondary Math Sites

  1. Abacus - Step by step instructions including images and an interactive abacus
  2. Chinese Abacus - Type a number, select "Add" or "Subtract", and then click on "Show Steps". The abacus will then show you step by step the movements necessary to perform the addition or subtraction.
  3. Coin Flipping page - flip up to 100 coins and see the total number of heads and tails.
  4. Discovering the Value of Pi - Use a Java Applet to discover the fact that the ratio of the circumference to the diameter is a constant that applies to all circles. This applet teaches the concept of pi and how it is derived. The lesson also includes a sheet with interesting facts about pi.
  5. Equation Match - Find matching pairs of equations by working out the value of X in each equation.
  6. Factorial Calculator - enter the number you wish to find the factorial of
  7. How Old Are You? - use this calculator to see how many years, months, days, minutes or seconds you are old.
  8. Interactive Abacus Simulator - This clickable abacus includes instructions on using
  9. Learn the Abacus - interactive module designed to help you learn how to use an abacus
  10. Prime Numbers - This site has a prime number generator and a prime number checker.
  11. Roman Numeral Calculator - Whether yov're bvilding a road, designing an aqvadvct, or covnting yovr gladiators, Compvter Romanvs will make the job easier.
  12. Russian Abacus - This version was designed for counting Russian money.
  13. Sloane's On-line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences - To look up a number sequence in the database, enter it at this site and click "Submit":
  14. Standard Abacus - several versions and sizes are available for this interactive abacus
  15. http://www.AmortizationCalculator.info This site shows an amortization schedule as well as payment and interest information for loans.

 

Lesson Plans for Secondary Math

  1. Accessing and Investigating Data Using the World Wide Web - students use census data available on the Web to examine questions about population
  2. Applications of Culture in Mathematics - seven complete lesson plans and materials in .pdf format
  3. Check Writing Skills - a template to print blank checks for practice
  4. Fun and Sun Rent-a-Car - students use tables, graphs, linear functions to solve a real-world problem
  5. How much water does your family use? - During this lesson, students will examine the amount of water their family uses on a typical Saturday, record the information in a Microsoft Office Excel template, and analyze and compare their water usage to that of others in the class
  6. Lemonade Stand - This is the WWW version of that classic game, with a few differences. For one, you have the option to advertise to try to attract more customers to your stand. You also have $.75 per day rent, which means every day you're not selling, you're losing money - just like real life.
  7. Making Money from Lemons - In this lesson, students set up a virtual lemonade stand. The game simulates customer behavior, and students record their decisions and outcomes in a Microsoft Office Excel spreadsheet
  8. Math In Daily Life: How do numbers affect everyday decisions - A complete math unit from Annenberg CPB
  9. Mathematics Lessons - from Schools of California Online Resources for Educators (SCORE) - the K-7 list is organized by Standard and the 8-12 list is organized by subject
  10. Microsoft Lesson Plans - a variety of math based lesson plans are available here
  11. Million Dollar Mission - a mathematics fantasy
  12. High School Math Webquests - caution, some quests have "gone missing"
  13. Taming Word Problems - A WebQuest about learning how to solve word problems.
  14. Word Problems For Kids - Hosted by St. Francis Xavier University, this site features about 4 dozen word problems, and solutions, for each grave level from 5 - 12

 

Mathematicians and History of Mathematics

  1. 100 Most Popular Biographies - posted by the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland.
  2. Biographies of Mathematicians - Full Chronological Index covering over 30 centuries.
  3. History of Math - The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive
  4. History of Mathematics - from the Math Archive
  5. History of Mathematics Timeline - The author of this timeline promoses that it is a work in progress. Entries are somewhat limited at this time (8/23/2009) but the timeline is visually interesting. Click and drag to move along the timeline.
  6. Math History - Their index covers math in various cultures as well as verious topics in mathematics
  7. Math Mistakes - real mistakes from real student work and math facts students should know (algebra, trigonometry, and calculus)
  8. Mathematician of the Day - This page provides a poster to print for mathematicians who were born, or who died, on this day. Check back here on a regular basis.
  9. Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries - here are accounts of the lives and works of seventeenth and eighteenth century mathematicians (and some other scientists).
  10. Pi through the Ages includes an interesting mnemonic for the decimal expansion of pi. Each successive digit is the number of letters in the corresponding word. With this mnemonic you can remember pi to 3.14159265358979323846264... If you are interested in a bit of whimsy, check out a couple of pi carols to sing on pi day, March 14.
  11. A Time Line for the History of Mathematics - Roll your cursor over anything with a gray background to see a brief description.
  12. Timeline of Mathematics - this timeline is posted by Wikipedia and has a large number of links

 

Unit Length PowerPoint Shows for Secondary Math

  1. Algebra: More Equations and Inequalities - This 129 slide show presents seven lessons; Simplifying Algebraic Expressions, Solving Two-Step Equations, Writing Two-Step Equations, Solving Equations with Variables on Each Side, Inequalities, Solving Inequalities by Adding or Subtracting, and Solving Inequalities by Multiplying or Dividing. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  2. Geometry - this 125 slide show presents nine lessons: Angles, Making Circle Graphs, Angle Relationships, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Similar Figures, Polygons and Tessellations, Translations, and Reflections. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  3. Linear Relations and Functions - This eighteen slide show presents four topics; Constant Function, Absolute Value Function, Step (Greatest Integer) Function, and Piece-wise Function. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  4. Matrices - This thirteen slide show provides three examples; Organize Data in a Matrix, Dimensions of a Matrix, and Solve an Equation Involving Matrices. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  5. Points, Lines, Planes, and Angles - This forty-seven slide show presents two lessons; Points, Lines, and Planes, Linear Measure and Precision. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  6. Probability and Statistics: Algebra II - This 137 slide show presents nine lessons; The Counting Principle, Permutations and Combinations, Probability, Multiplying Probabilities, Adding Probabilities, Statistical Measures, Normal Distribution, Binomial Experiments, and Sampling and Error. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard from Glencoe Math
  7. Rational Expressions and Equations - This twenty-three slide show presents six lessons; Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions, Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions, Graphing Rational Functions, Direct, Joint, and Inverse Variation, Classes of Functions, and Solving Rational Equations and Inequalities. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard show
  8. Solving Quadratic Equations - This fifteen slide show presents how to solve quadratic equations by factoring. Explanation is presented and student response opportunities are given. - an Interactive Chalkboard show

 

Tests and Quizzes for Secondary Math

  1. Davitily Math Problem Generator - add a title then select Create Document, select add problems to select from four areas (Basic math, Algebra, Geometry, or SAT math), select from more specific menus, add the number of problems you want then select the gray Back to button to see a printable document. [online test not available in this free version].
  2. MathCounts Preparation Drills - Select the type of questions to generate
  3. On-line Math Learning Center - interactive quizzes on a variety of concepts
  4. This is an Internet4Classrooms step-by-step moduleReleased Tests to Print or Take Online - This is a collection of tests released by various states; grade level math, Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry tests are available from this list.
  5. Sample Exams - quizzes in each of the following areas: Intermediate Algebra, Mathematics for Social Sciences I, Mathematics for Social Sciences II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus and Differential Equations.
  6. ThatQuiz - a math testing web site developed by Andrew Lyczak, a graduate student at the University of New Hampshire. The site offers free testing, grading and record keeping for teachers, with practice tests for students. This is a completely free, non-profit educational site.
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Review Lessons for Secondary Math

  1. Calculus - major areas covered include: Logarithms and Exponential, Sequences, Series, Techniques of Integration, Local Behavior of Functions, Power Series, Fourier Series and Mathematical Tables
  2. Differential Equations - help topics from SOS Math
  3. Factorization and Roots of Polynomials - A dozen lessons starting with Polynomial Long Division
  4. Fractions - This math review is targeted toward those individuals who have forgotten what they once knew about fractions. You may need the entire review or just portions of the review. Subjects covered are: Simple Fractions, Complex Fractions, Compound Fractions, Decimals, Percentage and Rules.
  5. Inequalities - Basic Rules, The Real Number Line, Interval Notation and Set Notation, Absolute Value Inequalities, Solving Polynomial Inequalities by Graphing, Solving Polynomial Inequalities Analytically, Solving Rational Inequalities Analytically
  6. Inverse Functions - four lessons
  7. Logarithms and Exponential Functions - thirteen lessons
  8. Solving Equations - lessons on Linear Equations, Equations Containing Radicals, Equations Containing Absolute Value(s), Quadratic Equations, Equations Involving Fractions, Polynomial Equations of Degree Higher than 2, Exponential Equations, Logarithmic Equations and Trigonometric Equations.
  9. Trigonometry - help topics from SOS Math
  10. Units of Conversion - Basic to the understanding of unit conversion is the understanding of equivalence, the understanding of the multiplicative identity of 1, and how the two are related.

Scatter Plots for Secondary Math

  1. Creating an Excel XY (Scatter) Plot - simple explanation
  2. Creating a Scatter Plot in Excel - two elaborate examples of scatter plots; Beer's law scatter plot and linear regression, and creating a scatter plot of titration data
  3. Explanation of Scatter Plots from the Engineering Statistics Handbook
  4. Scatter Plot Applet - This applet draws a scatter plot of points (a,b), where the data is taken from an input table. The table is on the left side of the applet and can be edited by the user.
  5. Using Excel to create a Scatter Plot - an Internet4Classrooms module

 

Spreadsheets and Graphing Calculators

  1. CBL Made Easy - from Vernier
  2. Graphing Calculator Tutorials from Texas Instruments
  3. Spreadsheets in the Classroom - including sample activities to introduce spreadsheets to students.
  4. Spreadsheet Resources
  5. T1-83 and 84 - Free online courses using these in your classroom
  6. Weather and Spreadsheets - Java applet which allows you to enter data and display a scatter plot or a column chart of the data entered

 

Math Worksheets

  1. Basic Math Worksheets - add, subtract, multiply and divide. Can customize the sheet.
  2. Blank Math Printables - decimal squares, number lines, and place value tables
  3. Davitily Math Problem Generator - add a title then select Create Document, select add problems to select from four areas (Basic math, Algebra, Geometry, or SAT math), select from more specific menus, add the number of problems you want then select the gray Back to button to see a printable document. [online test not available in this free version].
  4. Drawing Hands on Clocks -Select time intervals and print out worksheet.
  5. Fraction Worksheet Generator - you can select the operation and style of the fractions; answer key
  6. Fraction Worksheet Generator -produces a variety of worksheets for the four basic operations with fractions and mixed numbers. answer key
  7. Fraction Worksheet - Add, subtract, mixed numbers, decimals, division, simplifying, equivalent worksheets.
  8. Free Math Worksheets - from HomeSchoolMath.net organized by grades (1-4) and concepts (basic operations to square roots)
  9. Kid Zone Math Worksheets - [preK-5th] organized by grade, theme or type
  10. Lesson Corner's Math Worksheets - many math categories to select from, such as time, fractions, polynomials and more
  11. Math Drills - Free Worksheets to print for your students; K-12
  12. Math - Numeracy World - numeracy resources, worksheets in PDF format
  13. Math Worksheets - Time, grids, fractions and more.
  14. Math Worksheets - online/off-line Math Worksheet Generator; addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions.
  15. Math Worksheets - Time, Money, Algebra, Pythagorean Theorem Radius, Area, Diameter, Circumference,Rectangle Area and Side Length, along with adding, subtracting,multiplying and division, plus Polynomials and more.
  16. Math Worksheets - three styles to select from, online, print, missing addend. Grades 1-4
  17. Math - Algebra Worksheet generator - from Math.com
  18. Math Test Worksheets - create multi-operation problems (using parentheses), problems with exponents and roots, and non-parenthetical order-of-operation problems as well as randomly ordered math tests that are of varying levels of difficulty
  19. Money Worksheets - from Teach-nology (scroll down)
  20. Math Worksheet Wizard - A simple-to-use math worksheet generator. Teachers and parents can create custom math worksheets for the classroom or as homework.
  21. Math Printables - from Edhelper
  22. Math Worksheets - Missing Links - number skip worksheets that you can personalize.
  23. Super Teacher Math Worksheets
  24. Time worksheets - select options to create your own worksheets.
  25. Winter Themed Math Worksheets - [grades 1-5] after printing a worksheet generate a new worksheet on the same topic
  26. Don't Miss These Three!
    1. Printable Resources For SEN (Special Educational Needs) - Here you will find many, many tools for helping all of your students succeed!
    2. Personal Educational Press - Create free educational worksheets such as flashcards, game boards, and quizzes to print directly from your browser. Make tracing sheets, quizzes, study sheets, word lists, bingo cards, word scrambles, word searches and more!
    3. SparkleBox - a UK site with Early Years teaching resources too numerous to name. Literacy, Math, Stories and more to print for your class.
 

Additional Math Links

General

AAA Math  help in many areas of math

Absurd Math

Algebra Calculators Online

Bank of Canada Inflation Calculator 

Beat the Calculator various activities 

Bitesize BINGO choose subject for review

Bitesize Games (choose math) random questions review

Calculators Online

Calculators Online More 

Calculator Games 

Data Analysis and Probability   various games and activities online  

Discrete Reasoning Puzzles

Dr. Calculator various calculators for various applications 

Economics

Economics  over 60 lesson plans listed 

Economics Picking Responsible Stocks High School

Economic Resources  printable resources/lesson  for Cycle 2 to middle High School 

Economics Study Guides download and print from Sparknotes 

Egyptian Mathematics

Equations   tutorials and examples 

Financial Goals Calculator

Fractions  Simple  Review Format

Fun Mathematics Lessons

Functions Made Easy

Grade 8 Word Problems   with hints and answers 

Graph Paper Printout Downloads pdf format 

In the Red   High School monthly budget exercise  

Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles  

Interactive Mathematics Online   Algebra, Geometry, & Trig. tutorials 

Internet Mathematics Library

Investing for Kids   stock market activities  

KidPort   grades 7 & 8 

Laws of Arithmetic

Logi-Number Puzzles   6 by 6 grids 

Logi-Number Puzzles   7 by 7 grids 

Logi-Number Puzzles   8 by 8 grids 

Math 436/536 sample BIM Exams from Lauren Hill

Math Central   K-12   

Math.Com 

Math Clipart

Math Curriculum  grade 7  Support

Math Curriculum  grade 8  Support

Math Drills   online drills of various math problems 

Math for Morons Like Us    Review Online 

Math Files Game Show 

Math Forum Home Page   U.S. 

Math Homework Help 

Math in Daily Life

Math League Help   

Math Problems, Puzzles and Tips

Math Project Ideas   

Math Support for Algebra, Geometry, and Trig from Whyslopes.com

Math Support Links a wide selection of topics for high school 

Math to Build On: Degrees: Circles, Triangles, Rectangles, and Squares

Math to Build On: Degrees in a Circle

Math Tutorials Online   with quizzes 

Maths Online   learning units online  

Mathematics Dictionary 

Mathematics Discovery Applets

Mathematics Glossary by grade

Mathematical Reasoning Puzzles

Mathematics Teaching Resource Center   MAPCO 

Measurement   various games and activities online  

Measurement Units Translation  

Mega-Mathematics

Nelson Login site for Teacher Resources login and password needed

Nelson Math 7 "Surf for More Math"   support games by chapter 

Numbers and Operations   various games and activities online  

Pi Day 

Pi Page 

Practical Reasoning Puzzles

Prime Pages

Problem Solving activities online 

Problem Solving various links

Problem Solving various puzzles 

Problem Solving From Brainers   61-120 word problems with answers 

Problem Solving From Brainers   121-180 word problems with answers 

Quick Division   online game  

Quick Math Algebra Support

Quick Math Calculus Support

Quick Math Equations Support

Quick Math Inequalities Support

Quick Math Matrices Support

Ratio and Proportion

S.O.S. Mathematics    basic to advanced review of Math concepts 

Samurai Sudoku 

Solving Word Problems

Sports Club Stats stats with current hockey teams

Sudoku Online 

Sudoku Shack

Sudoku Web

Temperature Conversion Calculator

Tessellations

Tessellation Tutorials 

Test Yourself Math Generator   Online 

WebMath    solving your Math problems 

Word Problem Archive Online 

Word Problem At the Beach online 

Word Problem Who Owns the Zebra? online 

Word Problem Brain Teaser of The Week   for grades 7 & 8 

Word Problems 

Word Problems Classics 

Word Problems for Kids 

Word Problems Percentage with correcting online 

Career Guide for Numbers People: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/careers-for-numbers-people/

Careers in Mathematics Guide: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/careers-in-mathematics/

Degrees and Programs for Mathematics: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/math/

Discover Open Math Courses: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-courses/math-class/

Online Master’s in Mathematics: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/masters-programs/best-online-masters-in-mathematics/

Top Master Degrees in Mathematics: http://www.gograd.org/online-masters-programs/mathematics-degree/

 

Accounting

Accounting  Excel Tutorials  

Accounting Intuit Quickbooks Tutorials  

Consumer Price Index Comparison

Explore Accounting Programs: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/accounting-programs/

MBA VS a Master’s in Accounting Guide: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/mba-in-accounting-vs-masters-in-accounting/

Best Degrees in Accounting List: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/masters-programs/best-online-masters-in-accounting/

How to Become an Accountant: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/accountant/

Online Courses for Accounting Students: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-courses/accounting-classes/

Guide to Getting a Certificate in Accounting: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/certificate/accounting-programs/

Best Associate Degrees in Accounting: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/best-online-associates-in-accounting/

Best Bachelor Programs in Accounting: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/best-online-bachelors-in-accounting/

Master Programs in Accounting: http://www.gograd.org/online-masters-programs/accounting-degree/

 

 

Algebra

Algebasics Tutorials

Algebra Basic Word Problems

Algebra Help

Algebra Problem of the Week

Algebra Solutions

Algebra   various games and activities online  

Algebra Worksheets

Basic Algebra Lesson 1

Basic Algebra Lesson 2

Basic Algebra Lesson 3 Solving for x

Basic Algebra Lesson 4

Basic Algebra Lesson 5 Expressions from Sentences

Basic Algebra Lesson 6 Balancing Equations to solve Variables

Basic Algebra Lesson 7 Equations to solve Puzzles

Basic Algebra Lesson 8 The Equation Behind an old Trick!

Basic Algebra Lesson 9 Positive and Negatives on a Number Line

Basic Algebra Lesson 10 Absolute Values

Basic Algebra Lesson 11 Additive Inverses

Basic Algebra Lesson 12 Multiplying Positives and Negatives

Basics of Word Problems

Common Algebra Mistakes 

Complex Numbers

Equation Calculator

Factorization and Roots of Polynomials

Flashy Algebra   tutorials/lessons online  

Fractions

Inequalities

 

Interactive Algebra Review: Factoring Algebraic Expressions

Interactive Algebra Review: Equations

Interactive Algebra Review :Integer Exponents

Interactive Algebra Review: Multiplying Algebraic Expressions

Interactive Algebra Review: Radicals and Rational Exponents

Interactive Algebra Review: Rational Algebraic Expressions

Interactive Algebra Review: Real Numbers

Interactive Algebra Review: Solving Polynomial Equations

Interactive Graph It Java needed

Interactive Recursive Functions Java needed

Interactive Graph Sketcher Java needed

Interactive Ordered Simple Plot Java needed

Interactive Positive Linear Function Machine Java needed

Introduction to Algebra

Inverse Functions

Logarithms and Exponential Functions

Math Goodies: Interactive Lessons in Pre-Algebra

Order of Operations, Simplifying

Practical Algebra Lessons

Problem Solving, A Short Course 

Problem Solving, Intro to 

Proof Sorter Quadratic Equations 

Quadratic Equations

Solving an Equation   online practice 

Solving Equations

Systems of Equations

Topics in Pre Algebra 

Why Complex Numbers?

Word Problems basics 

Calculus

Calculus   Visual Tutorials 

Functions from the Numerical and Algebraic Viewpoints

Functions from the Graphical Viewpoint

Graphics for the Calculus Classroom 

Linear Functions

Linear Models

Linear Regression

Average Rate of Change

The Derivative as Rate of Change: A Numerical Approach

The Derivative as Slope: A Geometric Approach

The Derivative as a Function: An Algebraic Approach

Limits and Continuity: Numerical Approach

Limits and Continuity: Graphical Approach

Limits and Continuity: Algebraic Approach

The Product and Quotient Rule

The Chain Rule

Derivatives of Logarithmic and Exponential Functions

Maxima and Minima

Applications of Maxima and Minima

Related Rates

The Indefinite Integral

Substitution in the Indefinite Integral

 

Cyber Exams

 

Finite

Functions from the Numerical and Algebraic Viewpoints

Functions from the Graphical Viewpoint

Linear Functions

Linear Models

Linear Regression

Systems of Two Equations in Two Unknowns

Using Matrices to Solve Systems of Equations

Applications of Systems of Equations

Matrix Addition and Scalar Multiplication

Matrix Multiplication

Matrix Inversion

Input-Output Models

The Simplex Method for Standard Linear Programming Problems

The Simplex Method for Non-Standard Linear Programming Problems

Sample Spaces and Events

Estimated Probability

Empirical Probability

Abstract Probability

Conditional Probability and Independence

Review Exercises for Finite Math interactive with answers online

Geometry

Note: See Software and Demos page for software supporting 3D Geometry.

Angles Activity Online

Art and Geometry of Folding Circles

Build Your Own Polyhedra

Circle Geometry 

Circle Geometry 2 

Elementary Geometry Tutorials

Explore the Properties of a Straight Line Graph 

Flexagon   activity 

Geometric Eagle Intro to Geometry 

Geometry   various games and activities online  

Geometry Homework Help  

Geometry Junkyard Topics List

Geometry Junkyard   software and animations 

Geometry Online

Geometry Step by Step

Gradient Calculation: Slope

Knotology   working with paper to form shapes 

Nets: 3D models printables 

Poly   demo software for constructing polyhedra 

Paper Models of Polyhedra

Patterns Online

Perimeter 

Secret of the Right Triangle 

Simultaneous Equations 

 

Tables

 

Trigonometry

Angle Measures

 

Table of Trigonometric Identities

Trigonometric Functions

Trigonometric Equations

Trigonometry 1

Trigonometry 2

Trigonometry 3 

Trigonometry 4 

Trigonometry 5 online quiz 

Trigonometry 6 

Solving Trigonometric Equations

 

Teacher Resources

Algebra Worksheets and Activities

Cereal Box Problem   probability activity  

Explore Math 

Fractions    tour of... lessons, materials etc.   

Garden Shed Project    cross-curricular math based unit  

Hot Math teaching ideas

Interactive Excel Workbook Pages 

It All Adds Up   finance game 

Math Comics - Bamdad's

Math Various Lessons and Resources on Various Topics 

Order of Operations Worksheets

Polynomials Worksheets and Activities

Probability an d Statistics   various lesson plans  

Probability Spreadsheets 

Problem Solving various links to websites 

Secondary Math Support from Jeff Lux at LBPSB

TI-83 Graphing Calculator Activities

TI-85 Curve Fitting and the TI-85 Calculator

Trigonometry Worksheets and Activities

http://academized.com/do-my-homework Math Tools

 

 

Science

General Astronomy Resources

  1. Amazing Space is a set of web-based activities primarily designed for classroom use, but made available for all to enjoy. Shockwave is required
  2. The Animated Virtual Planetarium - simulations designed to be used in the classroom, or in the lab by students, as demonstrations of various aspects of planetary motions This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Astronomy Magazine - Bookmark the online version of this popular astronomy publication and come back to it regularly. While you are there, go to Astro for Kids even if you are not a kid, and look at their imaginative "family portrait" of the solar system.
  4. Astronomy Net - Astronomy articles, forums, listings, and other resources about Astronomy
  5. The Astronomy Picture of the Day - great photos and an explanation each day. Their search feature returns thumbnail images of matches and their archive extends back to June 16, 1995.
  6. Atlas of the Universe - nine main maps, each one approximately ten times the scale of the previous one
  7. Bad Astronomy - the main Bad Pages; Bad Movies, Bad TV, Bad News, and Popular misconceptions
  8. Big Bang Time Machine - go back in time to explore what the universe was like at various times
  9. Canadian Astronomy Data Center - links to a large number of image archives.
  10. Classroom-Ready Astronomy Lesson Plans - scroll one-third of the way down the page to Sky Paths 
  11. Constellation Quiz - see how well you know the night sky
  12. Earth & Sky - a clear voice for science
  13. Field Guide to the Universe - Astronomers
  14. History of Astronomy - hosted by the University of Bonn
  15. Hubble Space Telescope's greatest hits - some of the best images from 1990-1995, plus links to other Hubble images.
  16. Life Beyond Earth: Are We Alone - excerpts from the PBS show
  17. Mount Wilson Observatory - a virtual tour designed to give a visitor a feel for the observatory grounds and to present some of the history and heritage of Mount Wilson Observatory
  18. Mount Wilson Observatory Association - The Mount Wilson Observatory Association (MWOA) is a volunteer organization supporting the Mount Wilson Observatory
  19. Mysteries of Deep Space - from PBS Online
  20. NASA - home page
  21. National Science Foundation Division of Astronomical Sciences provides some useful links to astronomical on-line resources.
  22. NOVA - an archive of past NOVA shows on the subject of space
  23. Photo Gallery of the National Space Science Data Center
  24. Plans for Building a Dobsonian Telescope - "If there were a million amateur astronomers with telescopes, and they were willing to let a few thousand people each look through their telescopes, there would be a chance for the people in the world who wanted to see to see." John Dobson
  25. Plans for Building a Dobsonian Telescope - a 52 page document from San Francisco Sidewalk Astronomers association
  26. Sky & Telescope magazine - near the bottom of the page is a list of twelve interactive observing tools [free regsitration is required to use the tools]
  27. Space Exploration History - There are things that are known and things that are unknown; in between is exploration. -Anonymous
  28. Space Science Education Resource - from NASA
  29. Space Telescope Science Institute - Astronomy resources, data archives and HST
  30. StarChild - A Learning Center for Young Astronomers from NASA
  31. Stargazing Guide - a handbook for night sky tour guides - four tours available; summer, autumn, winter and spring
  32. Star Journey - based on National Geographic's popular map, "The Heavens"
  33. Telescope Reviews - reviews of over 100 telescopes, eyepiece reviews, a beginner's advice column, feature articles, and lots more
  34. Understanding the Universe - an exploration with the American Museum of Natural History at DiscoverySchool.com
  35. Windows to the Universe - the site is written in three reading levels approximating elementary, middle school and high school reading levels - levels may be chosen by using the upper button bar of each page of the main site
  36. Yahoo Astronomy Directory - Over three dozen sub directories are listed
  37. Your Sky - the interactive planetarium of the Web - maps for any time and date, viewpoint, and observing location

Near Earth Astronomy

  1. Analemma
    1. Analemma - Have you ever seen this figure-8 on a globe and wondered what it is? This set of pages will clear that up for you.
    1. Analemma Project - description of a year long project to capture the analemma
    2. Analemma Sundial Java Applet - interactive site
    3. Earth Analemma from APOD
    4. Figure Eight in the Sky - a new perspective on an old fascination
    5. Martian Analemma from APOD
    6. Paper Plate Education - description of how to conduct an analemma project
    7. Sunrise Analemma from APOD
    8. Viewing and Understanding the Analemma - from Stanford Solar Center
  2. Asteroids: Deadly Impact - from National Geographic
  3. Aurora
    1. The Aurora Page - Information, links and images about the "Northern Lights".
    2. Aurora Pictures - indexed by aurora seasons from 2000 to 2008
    3. Aurora: Shooting the Aurora Borealis - photography tips and some great pictures
    4. Auroral Activity Extrapolated from NOAA POES - The plots on this page show the current extent and position of the auroral oval at each pole
    5. Auroras: Paintings in the Sky - This site will show you what auroras look like from space and on Earth, explain how they are created, and show you where they can be found. Teach yourself using the "Self-Guided Lesson" button.
    6. Oklahoma aurora from APOD
    7. YouTube Videos -
  4. Basics of Space Flight - This starts with the basics of the solar system and quickly moves on to physics. A recap feature is provided at the end of each section of this project.
  5. Earth from Space - selected images from the NASA Space Shuttle Earth Observations Photography database of images
  6. Earth's Seasons: Equinoxes and Solstices - four sun dial animations
  7. Field Guide to the Universe - Spacecraft
  8. Hours of Daylight - use this java applet to determine the number of hours of daylight for any location and date.
  9. How long does each phase of the moon last? - from Dr. Marc at The Space Place from NASA
  10. The Inconstant Moon - With Inconstant Moon as your nightly guide you can explore Earth's ever-changing companion, and discover some of its strange phenomena.
  11. Leonid Meteor Shower estimator - enter your location and see an estimate of the peak time for your location.
  12. Living in Space - design a space station
  13. Meteor Showers - a listing of meteor showers
  14. Meteorite Fragments - an exhibit from the Natural History Museum of London
    1. Virtual Wonders Exhibit - click and drag the image to rotate the meteorites Krasnojarsk meteorite | Stannern meteorite | Plainview meteorite | Henbury meteorite | Nakhla meteorite | Parnallee meteorite
  15. Papercraft - from Canon's Bubble Jet Printer Creative Park
    1. Sundial
    2. Globe
  16. Phases of the Moon - Shockwave simulation which clearly shows the reason for phases [relative distances are not to scale]
  17. Phases of the Moon - This is one of the best animations for explaining moon phases. (from the Science Alberta Foundation)
  18. Rise and Set Times for the Sun and Moon - To find today's Rise and Set Times for the Sun and Moon anywhere in the continental US, click on the map at the desired location.
  19. Satellite Tracking and Prediction - find out when the space station, the space shuttle and many other satellites will be visible from your back yard
  20. Seasons - find exactly when the seasons start for any year from 1902 to 2102 with this java applet
  21. Six Millennium Catalog of Phases of the Moon - moon Phases from -1999 to +3000 (2000 BCE to 4000 CE) by Fred Espenak
  22. Space Exploration History - There are things that are known and things that are unknown; in between is exploration. - Anonymous
  23. Space Station - a rare inside view of the next frontier in space exploration (from PBS)

Solar System Resources

  1. Amazing Space is a set of web-based activities primarily designed for classroom use, but made available for all to enjoy. Shockwave is required
  2. The Astronomy Picture of the Day - great photos and an explanation each day. Their search feature returns thumbnail images of matches and their archive extends back to June 16, 1995.
  3. Classroom-Ready Astronomy Lesson Plans - scroll one-third of the way down the page to Sky Paths 
  4. Eclipse sites
    1. Calgary Centre Solar Eclipse Photo Gallery
    2. Eclipse Home Page at the NASA/GSFC Sun-Earth Connection Education Forum. This web site is continually expanding and strives to be the ultimate resource for online information about eclipses.
    3. Eclipse Chasers - Picture Gallery, Information, Photography, Stories, and more about Solar and Lunar Eclipses
    4. Eclipse Chaser home page - another site devoted to chasing the elusive eclipse
    5. Eclipse Shades™ - Safe Solar Glasses, Viewers & Filters. This is a commercial page where eclipse glasses can be purchased. However, there is quite a bit of free information provided by this site.
    6. Eclipses - students can manipulate the Sun, the Earth, and the moon into all of their phases as well as view the phases from a variety of different perspectives
    7. Hermit.org - eclipse page.
    8. Lunar Eclipse Finder - This site contains some very detailed eclipse graphics. Select a specific year to see them.
    9. Annular eclipse recorded with a foreground of palm trees during a 1992 annular eclipse (from APOD)
    10. Excellent animation of a lunar eclipse from APOD
    11. Photo Gallery - solar eclipse 1999
    12. Solar Eclipse: Stories from the path of totality - an Exploratorium site
    13. Solar Eclipses through Space and Time - this 41 slide show is filled with information, images and movies
  5. Field Guide to the Universe - Solar System
  6. NASA - home page
  7. Photo Gallery of the National Space Science Data Center
  8. Planets
    1. Daily Martian Weather Report - The Mars Global Surveyor Radio Science Team conducted a detailed study of the Martian atmosphere, and results from their study were presented on this site in the form of a daily weather report for the planet Mars. The site is not being updated any longer, but a large amount of Martian atmosphere/weather data is available.
    2. Exploring Planets in the Classroom - Hands-on Activities for Science Classes. More than 25 hands-on science activities are provided in classroom-ready pages for both teachers and students for exploring Earth, the planets, geology, and space sciences.
    3. Mars Exploration Rover Mission - Latest News From Spirit and Opportunity
    4. Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera Image Gallery - Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) Image Gallery! This site contains the pictures of Mars acquired by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) orbiter through 31 January 2001. MOC is operated daily at Malin Space Science Systems. The company is responsible for archiving the camera data once they are received on Earth.
    5. Mars Today - current conditions on Mars and its relationship to Earth
    6. MSSS Viking Image Archive - This page provides access to a large fraction of the set of images taken by the Viking orbiters from 1976 to 1980.
    7. The Nine Eight Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System
    8. Planets of the solar system - Click on a planet to get a short bit of information about each one. [ relative sizes are not accurate]
    9. Planetary Orbits - Shockwave simulation showing planetary orbits
    10. Pluto demoted to dwarf planet - CNN report from 1:12 p.m. EDT, August 27, 2006
    11. Solar System - This real-time 3D simulation allows the student to inspect our solar system from any angle or vantage point as well as gain detailed information about each element.
    12. Solar System Live - Where are the planets right now. Go to this site to find. You can also reset the date for times in the past or future to see where the plants were, or will be. A view of the Inner planets is also available.
    13. Solar System Scale Model Page - Making scale models of the solar system is a useful way to learn about it. This page lists various related pages.
    14. Solar System: True to Scale - scroll forever to find the planets, and don't try to print this site (1487 pages almost all black!)
    15. Surface of Mars colored by height - click and drag the image to rotate the planet
    16. Views of the Solar System - This site presents a vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more. Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions, spacecraft through a vast archive of photographs, scientific facts, text, graphics and videos. Views of the Solar System offers enhanced exploration and educational enjoyment of the solar system and beyond.
    17. Virtual Solar System by National Geographic - your chance to discover the wonders of our solar system in a spectacular 3-D environment. Take a fly-by tour of the sun and each planet in its orbit, observe close-up views of the planets, extraterrestrial weather patterns, and more.
    18. Welcome to Mars from the American Museum of Natural History
    19. Welcome to the Planets - This is a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.
    20. What would you weigh on other planets? Enter your weight, select calculate and see what you would weigh on each of the other planets.
      1. See an Excel workbook that does the same thing. What would I weigh on...? - an interactive workbook which uses hyperlinks and protected cells. Calculate your weight on another planet.
    21. World's largest scale model of the Solar System - Welcome to the home of Jupiter, part of the world's largest scale model of the solar system
    22. World's largest scale model of the Solar System: Location Details - Peoria scale model - Roadside America article about the model
  9. Retrograde Motion - Use this java applet to see retrograde motion involving Earth and Venus or Earth and Mars.
  10. Solar Image - get the latest image of the sun in one of several formats.
  11. Solar Images - from Mt. Wilson's 150-Foot Solar Tower
  12. Solar Image - from the Big Bear Solar Observatory
  13. Solar and Solar-Related links from the Mt Wilson Observatory
  14. Space Environment Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration providing space weather alerts and warnings to the nation and the world for disturbances that can affect people and equipment working in space and on Earth
  15. Space Weather - A complex series of events that begin deep inside the Sun, and extend throughout the solar system, carried by the solar wind.
  16. Space Weather Today - current views of the sun and the aurora
  17. Stanford SOLAR Center - Providing Solar On-Line Activity Resources for the joy of solar science exploration
  18. The Sunspot Cycle - from the Science Directorate at Marshall Space Flight Center
  19. Sunspot Numbers - raw data of the daily number of sunspots from 1818 to the present. Is there a project here? (You might also want to see how the numbers are determined) See also, How to get Solar data from NGDC

Stars, Nebulae, and Galaxies

  1. 47.2 Light-Years Radius - Nearby Star Map - java applet that lets you rotate the nearby stars around Sol
  2. Amazing Space - a set of web-based activities primarily designed for classroom use, but made available for all to enjoy. Shockwave is required.
  3. The Animated Virtual Planetarium - simulations designed to be used in the classroom, or in the lab by students, as demonstrations of various aspects of planetary motions
  4. The Astronomy Picture of the Day: great photos and an explanation each day. Their search feature returns thumbnail images of matches and their archive extends back to June 16, 1995.
    1. Excellent examples from the APOD archive : Orion's Horsehead Nebula || Andromeda Island Universe || Cone Nebula Close-Up || Saturn At Night || The Newly Expanded International Space Station || The Cat's Eye Nebula || Watch the Sky Rotate || 2001: A Total Lunar Eclipse || A Mercury Transit Sequence || What our Moon looks like during a complete lunar cycle || The View from Everest || Three views of Saturn from HST || Earth at Night || Moonrise Over Seattle || November's Lunar Eclipse (excellent animation) || Satellites that Surround Earth - Zoom in from geosynchronus satellites to the International Space Station || Sunrise by Season - three pictures showing the sunrise at the equinox and each solstice || NASA TV - use this link to access NASA TV || Identify the constellations - roll your mouse over the picture to see constellations named
  5. Astronomy Resources - posted by the Space Telescope Science Institute
  6. Atlas of the Universe - what our universe looks like - nine main maps on this page, each is approximately ten times the scale of the previous
  7. Big Bang Time Machine - go back in time to explore what the universe was like at various times
  8. Canadian Astronomy Data Center - links to a large number of image archives
  9. Classroom-Ready Astronomy Lesson Plans - scroll one-third of the way down the page to Sky Paths 
  10. Common Names for Deep Sky Objects - This list only covers non-stellar deep sky objects (nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies)
  11. Constellation Quiz - see how well you know the night sky
  12. The Cosmic Distance Scale - This feature will give an impression of how immense our Universe is by employing a method used many times in "Power of 10" films - that is, starting with an image of the Earth and then zooming out to the furthest visible reaches of our Universe.
  13. The Cosmic Distance Scale - a series of web-based exercises designed to take students on an interactive tour measuring cosmic distances
  14. The Cosmic Distance Scale - a lecture with illustrations and images
  15. Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) Images of IC Objects
  16. Field Guide to the Universe - Astronomers
  17. Galaxies
    1. Galaxy Index - photo index which leads to pages with more complete information
    2. Spiral Galaxy pictures - Alwyn Botha has posted this excellent set of galaxy pictures to assist those who want to take their own astro photographs, or those who simply want to see the beautiful pinwheel shapes of spiral galaxies. Thanks for all of the hard work Alwyn.
  18. History of Astronomy - hosted by the University of Bonn
  19. How many stars are there in the Universe? - an interesting article on how to make an estimate of the number of stars
  20. Hubble Heritage Project - index to images from the Hubble Space Telescope
  21. Hubble Space Telescope's greatest hits - some of the best images from 1990-1995, plus links to other Hubble images.
  22. Interactive Sky Maps
    1. The Interactive NGC Catalog Online
    2. Interactive Sky Map - from Sky Map.org
    3. Interactive Star Chart - Weather Underground has a great star map - Click on a star, planet, sun or moon for more information.
    4. Interactive Star Chart - small java applet that allows you to quickly scroll through the entire sky
    5. Interactive Star Map - provided by the Hong Kong Space Museum - select location and features and then click the Submit button to see a star map for your location
    6. Mini-Astro Viewer - click on the Mini-Astro viewer button and use the Calendar button to select any date you want to see a star map for
    7. Your Sky - the interactive planetarium of the Web - You can produce maps in the forms described below for any time and date, viewpoint, and observing location.
    8. Interactive Sky Map - select an object to see a short video of the object
  23. The Messier Catalog - links to images of the objects and information about the man and his catalog. There is also an index of Messier objects by object type: nebulae, clusters, galaxies, and other kinds of objects not under any major category.
  24. Mount Wilson Observatory - a virtual tour designed to give a visitor a feel for the observatory grounds and to present some of the history and heritage of Mount Wilson Observatory
  25. Mount Wilson Observatory Association - The Mount Wilson Observatory Association (MWOA) is a volunteer organization supporting the Mount Wilson Observatory
  26. Mysteries of Deep Space - from PBS Online
  27. National Science Foundation Division of Astronomical Sciences - useful links to astronomical on-line resources
  28. NOVA - an archive of past NOVA shows on the subject of space
  29. Papercraft: Rotating Star Chart (Planisphere) - from Canon's Bubble Jet Printer Creative Park
  30. Photo Gallery of the National Space Science Data Center
  31. Plans for Building a Dobsonian Telescope - "If there were a million amateur astronomers with telescopes, and they were willing to let a few thousand people each look through their telescopes, there would be a chance for the people in the world who wanted to see to see." John Dobson
  32. Plans for Building a Dobsonian Telescope - a 52 page document from San Francisco Sidewalk Astronomers association
  33. Sky & Telescope magazine - near the bottom of the page is a list of twelve interactive observing tools [free regsitration is required to use the tools]
  34. Space Telescope Science Institute - astronomy resources, data archives and HST
  35. StarChild - A Learning Center for Young Astronomers from NASA
  36. Stargazing Guide - a handbook for night sky tour guides - four tours available; summer, autumn, winter and spring
  37. Star Journey - based on National Geographic's popular map, "The Heavens"
  38. Stephen Hawking's Universe - from PBS
  39. Telescope Reviews - reviews of over 100 telescopes, eyepiece reviews, a beginner's advice column, feature articles, and lots more
  40. Understanding the Universe - an exploration with the American Museum of Natural History at DiscoverySchool.com
  41. Windows to the Universe - the site is written in three reading levels approximating elementary, middle school and high school reading levels - levels may be chosen by using the upper button bar of each page of the main site
  42. Yahoo Astronomy Directory - Over three dozen sub directories are listed
  43. Your Sky - [the interactive planetarium of the Web] - produce maps for any time and date, viewpoint, and observing location from this site

 

Biology

  1. 3-D Brain Anatomy: The Secret Life of the Brain - take a three dimensional tour of the brain  
  2. American Museum of Natural History (site map)
  3. Anatomy of the Eye - click on the name of the parts in the animation to learn more about the eye
  4. Animal Diversity Web maintained by The University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology. A rich source of information about Mammals, Birds, Amphibians and Reptiles, Sharks, Bony Fishes, Mollusks, Arthropods, and Echinoderms. Be sure to check out their page of frog calls.
  5. Animal Links from the National Aquarium in Baltimore provides links to six separate areas. Be sure to check out the Species section and the Venom Striking Beauties. There is a lot of good information here.
  6. Animal Skull Collection - organized into six categories; mammal, bird, reptile, amphibian, fish/shark, & crustacean - presented by DeLoy Roberts, biology teacher at Skyline High School in Idaho Falls, Idaho
  7. Animations from Virtual Cell - By working through the still images and movies included for each topic, viewers can easily choose between either studying a specific step from one of the processes or taking a more immersive look at the process in it's entirety. 
  8. Autumn Leaf Color - An answer to the question ‘why do leaves change color in the fall?’
  9. Biology - overview from Wikipedia
  10. Biology Lessons for Prospective and Practicing Teachers from San Diego State University.
  11. Biosciences - a rich source of resources related to the biological sciences.
  12. Botany online - The Internet Hypertextbook
  13. Brain Exploration - Explore the Brain and Spinal Cord. Many interesting links for middle, high school students.
  14. Brain Images of normal and diseased brains can be found at the Whole Brain Atlas.
  15. Build a Fish - Build a Fish by choosing a body, mouth, and color/pattern, and then release it into the reef! In the process you will learn about adaptations that help the fish survive in their environment. 
  16. Cells Alive offers some interesting microscopic views of cells and some great teaching on a wide range of topics; from how HIV viruses travel to the anatomy of a splinter.
  17. Changing World Lessons from USGS
    1. Exploring Caves - K-3
    2. Mud Fossils - K-3
    3. Global Change - 4-6 
    4. Land and People: Finding a Balance - 7-12 
  18. ChickScope -Embryology: The 21-day Chick Lifecycle. How does an egg develop from the time it is laid to the time it hatches? Come explore with us the fascinating 21-day life cycle of the embryological chick
  19. Conservation Investigation: Seahorses - You are a reporter for an international newspaper assigned to investigate the sea horse situation. You can travel to the Philippines and see seahorses and their habitat, interview local people, scientists, fishermen, traders, medicine users, and do library research for documents and statistics. Then write a balanced editorial that takes a point of view, respectfully and accurately represents the opposing or alternative attitudes. 
  20. Cool Microbiology - a selection of pictures and interesting web links related to microbiology
  21. Cool Science for Curious Kids - The Howard Hughes Medical Institute picked some of the best museum activities and adapted them for the Web. The result is this simple site for kids in kindergarten through second or third grade. Kids explore animals, dust, butterflies, and more.
  22. Disease Outbreak News - from the World Health Organization
  23. Dissection
    1. Anatomically Correct: On-line Cat Dissection - dissect a cat, learn about multiple features of its anatomy, and then test your skills on the material you learned
    2. Cockroach Dissection - step-by-step videos 
    3. The Cow's Eye Dissection is one of the most popular demonstrations at the Exploratorium. Go to their Hands-On Activities index see other Exploratorium exhibits.
    4. Crayfish Review - Participate in the virtual dissection of a crayfish. includes labeled close-up photographs
    5. Earthworm Review - includes labeled close-up photographs
    6. Fetal Pig Dissection - designed to provide an alternative exercise for students
    7. Frog Dissection Demo - only a demo, but wow is it good!
    8. Net Frog - learn about human anatomy through an online frog dissection
    9. Owl Pellet Dissection - several versions are available
    10. Sheep Brain Dissection - the anatomy of memory
    11. Virtual Frog Dissection Kit - You can interactively dissect a (digitized) frog named Fluffy, make movies, and play the Virtual Frog Builder Game.
  24. Dragon Genetics - This activity explores the relationship between genotype and phenotype, using both sex-linked and autosomal dominant and recessive traits. By manipulating alleles (genotype), you create corresponding changes in the dragon's physical appearance (phenotype).
  25. Earth’s Biomes - This 3D simulation lets you take part in an around-the-world scientific expedition researching Earth's biome 
  26. Ecology Games - Quia game - ecology vocabulary
  27. Ecology Games - Quia quiz; Review introductory Ecology vocabulary
  28. Ecology Games - games about the Ecology that provide learning through the fun of game play
  29. Ecology and Pests - games about insects; especially for those in third through fifth grade
  30. The Electronic Zoo offers links to Internet Resources for most animals.
  31. Extract Your Own DNA - You can see your own DNA with the unaided eye. Using this simple PowerPoint, your students will learn how to extract and view their own DNA. (easy-to-follow instructions for a great, hands-on learning experience)
  32. Evolution: Theory and History - including journey into the world of phylogenetic systematics.
  33. The Four Lobes of the Brain - Make a brain by clicking, dragging and dropping each of the four lobes of the brain. Click on the arrow when you are finished to see if you put the brain together correctly.
  34. Genetic Science Learning Center - Classroom Activities Index several great interactives
  35. Genetics - This web site is a subject catalog covering genetics in the biosciences
  36. Genetics Education Center - for educators interested in human genetics and the human genome project
  37. Genetics Web Lab Directory - fourteen interactive labs - let your cursor hover over a topic to see a preview 
  38. Guide to Animal Sounds on the Net. The Guide presents a large list of links and even a suggestion on how to search for animal sounds.
  39. The Heart: an Online Exploration - Explore the heart. Discover the complexities of its development and structure. Follow the blood through the blood vessels. Wander through the web-like body systems. Learn how to have a healthy heart and how to monitor your heart's health. Look back at the history of heart science.
  40. Heart and Circulation - 6 sections (and a quiz)
  41. Heart Transplant from NOVA - How to transplant a heart in nineteen easy steps.
  42. Heart Videos - Habits of the Heart has several short videos from three categories; coronary bypass, heart replacement, and angiocardiography 
  43. How Big is a ... - This is a great animation from Cells Alive. Click on the magnification arrow to gradually zoom in on items that are on the head of a pin.
  44. Human Anatomy On-Line: fun, interactive and educational views of the human body. You may also find useful information at The Visible Human Project
  45. Human eye - the organization of the retina and visual system
  46. Human Genome Project Information - Explore this site for information about the U.S. and worldwide Human Genome Project.
  47. In The Wild spotlights some of the world's vanishing and extinct species.
  48. Interactive Exercises -
  49. Interactive Games - several activities from the National Institute of General Medical Science allow you to test your Science IQ 
  50. Kimball's Biology Pages - the pages represent an online biology textbook
  51. Leaf and tree identification fact sheets - over 300 different tree species
  52. Leaves - Why they change color (another discussion of leaf color)
  53. Living in Space - design a space station
  54. Living Things - Exploring individuals, families, neighborhoods and the circle of life.
  55. Microbes.info offers information, links, and news related to microbes - Check out this good starting point for finding information concerning Microbiology.
  56. Mitosis
    1. Animal Cell Mitosis - animation which demonstrates the stages of mitosis in an animal cell
    2. Interactive Mitosis Tutorial
    3. Mitosis - the dance of the chromosomes
    4. Mitosis movie - in cartoon format
  57. Natural History Reference Sources - lists of links to plans and animal sources on the web. When you have time look through this list to find some jewels.
  58. Neuroscience for Kids - The smell of a flower - The memory of a walk in the park - The pain of stepping on a nail. These experiences are made possible by the 3 pounds of tissue in our heads...the BRAIN!! Explore their activities to learn more about this part of you.
  59. The Nocturnal Eye - What appears as pitch black to a human may be dim light to a nocturnal animal. The reason lies in the structure of the eye itself.
  60. NOVA - an index to previous NOVA exhibits on the subject Nature
  61. On-Line Biology Book - Caution! This site has outdated links, however there are excellent illustrations here. [almost two dozen of the chapters have been revised recently - perhaps the trend will continue]
  62. Pheromone Trails - This is a real-time 3D simulation that demonstrates how ants use pheromones to communicate. The student is able to interact with the simulation's artificial intelligence and environment to see how the ants will react to changes in their environment. 
  63. The Phylogeny of Life - The ancestor/descendant relationships which connect all organisms that have ever lived.
  64. Plant and Animal Cells - This real-time 3D model allows the user to inspect the structures of both plant and animal cells. The student is able to explore the entire cell from any angle as well as drill down to individual organelles of the cell for more information and a better view. 
  65. Plants of Hawaii - A collection of 6000+ copyright-free high-resolution images for 900+ plant taxa.
  66. Pond Life - a collection of digital movies to allow students to observe the activities of microscopic organisms taken from a typical North Florida pond 
  67. Scanning Electron Microscope - How it works, an image library, and Internet links.
  68. Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World is an excellent set of short in-depth discussions about how these three senses function. The site is a report from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
  69. Shuttle/Mir Seed Germination Activity - from NASA Quest (Grade Levels: K-8)
  70. Squish the Fish - [K-2] Help Squish travel out across the reef to find his lunch. He needs to find friends who will help him hide from his nemesis, Big Tooth Blob. Learn about shape, color, and behavioral adaptations for survival. 
  71. Tech Topics: Cardiovascular System - interactive Flash movie about the cardiovascular system divided into five topics  
  72. Tech Topics: Genetics - interactive Flash movie about the genetics divided into five topics (including cloning)  
  73. Then and Now - A Science Odyssey takes you on a journey through the most spectacular 100 years in the history of science and technology.
    1. Matters of Life and Death; Medicine and Health
    2. In Search of Ourselves; Human Behavior
    3. Origins; Earth and Life Sciences
  74. This View of Life - a beginner's guide to the science of evolution
  75. Virtual Autopsy on a preserved 500-year old Inca sacrifice
  76. Virus Information can be found at Bugs in the News.
  77. The Visible Human Project - Start with this page for a guided tour of the Visible Human project.
  78. Wildflower Identification Guide - organized by color
  79. Whose Eye is it Anyway? - click on an eye to discover the owner
  80. Wild Flower Identification Tools - an easier way to identify wildflowers
  81. Wildflower Key - Select one item from every list, then click "GO" to jump to the Category Index and see the plants that match the Characteristics you entered.
  82. Wildflowers
  83. The World of Trees: A Canadian site, available in English or French, with everything you want to know about trees. Using icons at the bottom of the screen you can find a Teacher's Room listing objectives and suggested activities. You can also find a Student's Corner which will help students organize their work in one of four units.
  84. Zoo Matchmaker - The Minnesota Zoo asks you to oversee a captive breeding program to either build genetic diversity or provide disease protection in a tiger population.
  85. http://www.buymorecontacts.com/eye-injury-infographic.htm Eye injury facts, myths, and prevention tips
  86. http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/biology-programs/ guidebook to Biology Degree Options

  87. http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/learning-strategies/ Your Brain Map Strategies for Accelerated Learning

    88. 

    Careers and Jobs in Biology: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/science-technology-careers/biology/

    Best Biology Programs: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/biology-programs/

    Online Courses in Biology for Students: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-courses/biology-classes/

    Top Biology Degrees: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/biology/

     

Animals

  1. African Primates at Home - Five monkeys, a gorilla and a chimp are featured here. Brief information is given, and a sound file is available for most.
  2. Animal Information database is a site developed by Sea World and Busch Gardens. You can get quick facts about many different animals or you can follow links to give more detailed information.
  3. Animal Resources compiled by edHelper.com
  4. Animals - Elementary Science page at Internet4Classrooms
  5. Arctic Animals from Enchanted Learning
  6. Arctic Wildlife Portfolio
  7. Antelopes to Zebras - Fact sheets about the animals found at the Washington Park Zoo in Portland, Oregon.
  8. Bats - Take a Quiz or follow links to find out more about these mammals. This site is posted by the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkley. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. Bats a Thematic Resource - find information about bats
  10. Bear - The mission of the North American Bear Center is to enhance the understanding of the general public of the habits, needs and environment of bears in North America.
  11. Bird Links posted by the National Audubon Society
  12. Birds - The Life of Birds from PBS
  13. Birds: Online Bird Guide from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. A dynamic online guide for bird species identifications and in-depth information, including sounds, video, and distribution maps.
  14. Bird Sounds - free backyard bird sounds to download and use
  15. Butterflies
    1. Butterflies - from Enchanted Learning
    2. Butterflies of Hawaii
    3. Butterflies of Japan
    4. Butterflies of North America - a searchable database of butterfly and moth records in the United States and Mexico
    5. Butterfly Garden - A butterfly garden, large or small, can attract butterflies to your back yard. Here are some tips for creating your own garden
    6. The Butterfly Web Site - Learn more about the fascinating world of butterflies.
  16. Cats: Plans for Perfection - A National Geographic location
  17. Critter Guide - search for fun facts about animals (from PBS)
  18. Dog Breeds - Information on 100 breeds, ranging from the world's smallest breed (the Chihuahua) to the tallest (the Irish Wolfhound).
  19. Fish Features - An interactive unit for second and third grade sheltered students.
  20. Frogs
    1. Alien Caribbean Frogs in Hawaii - this site also has frog calls online (several recordings of E. coqui calls)
    2. Animal Diversity Web page of frog calls.
    3. Calls of the Frogs and Toads of Texas  
    4. Frogs: The Amazing, Adaptable Frog from the Exploratorium
    5. Frogs: A Chorus of Colors - from the American Museum of Natural History
    6. Frogs and Toads in Color and Sound
    7. Frogs for Kids - Here's lots of stuff about frogs! You can see pictures of frogs, find out what kinds of frogs live in Minnesota, hear what their calls sound like, print out pages to color and learn lots about frogs!
    8. Manitoba Frog and Toad Calls
  21. Gremlins: Faces in the Forest - Go to the forests of the Amazon to see marmosets and tamarins, the world's smallest monkeys.
  22. Grizzlies of Siberia: Walking with Giants - A PBS site
  23. Horse - The Museum of the Horse:
  24. Insectclopedia - An encyclopedia of insects.
  25. Night Creatures of the Kalahari - Nova online
  26. Organisms of Hawaii - Links to images of organisms of Hawaii on the internet
  27. Punxsutawney Phil - Exactly how did a groundhog start predicting the weather?
  28. Raccoons on the World Wide Web
  29. Sea Dwellers from the Secrets of the Ocean Realm (from PBS) - your chance to get up close and personal with some of the most fearsome and fascinating creatures that roam the ocean's depths
  30. Tiger Information Center - all about tigers
  31. Wildlife Fact Sheets posted by Texas Parks and Wildlife
  32. How Wolves Communicate

Rain forest links

  1. Amazon Interactive allows you to explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon through online games and activities. Learn about the rain forest and the Quichua people who call it home. Discover the ways in which the Quichua live off the land. Then try your hand at running a community-based ecotourism project along the Río Napo.
  2. Amazon Life - learning ecology through Amazon Rain forest
  3. BRAIN: Brisbane Rain forest Action & Information Network was established in 1995 as a bush care group sponsored by the Brisbane City Council in Queensland, Australia. The focus of the group is active rain forest regeneration and rehabilitation at a number of sites around Brisbane.
  4. Reader's Digest presents Manu: Peru's Hidden Rain forest. After you take the tour be sure to take the quiz to see how much you know about the rain forest.
  5. Nature's Crumbling Cathedral: The Tropical Rain forest
  6. Rain forest Action Network includes some very helpful links such as Kids' Corner, What you can do, and Rain forest Information
  7. Rainforest Biome: Almost anything you want to know about plants in rainforests.
  8. Rain forests: Diversity and Destruction
  9. Rain forest Resources posted by the Rain forest Alliance.

Zoos & Museums

  1. American Museum of Natural History (site map)
  2. Dallas Zoo - the largest zoological experience in Texas
  3. Electronic Zoo - Links to many species
  4. Pittsburgh Zoo - Find out where penguins live, what a Komodo dragon likes to eat, or how the spectacled bear got its name among other things.
  5. ZooNet for Kids
 

Chemistry

  1. 3-D Molecules - over 100 3-D interactive molecules This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data  
  2. American Chemical Society homepage [this page opens on a new page]
  3. Animated Molecules - Click on a picture to link to a page with the GIF file and a short discussion of the molecule.
  4. Bioluminescence - Bioluminescence is simply light produced by a chemical reaction which originates in an organism.
  5. The Catalyst - This site has been developed specifically for the secondary education/high school level teacher, as a resource for finding relevant information for use in the teaching of chemistry.
  6. Chembalancer is a little online game to teach balancing equations. You type numbers in front of each molecule until there are the same number of atoms on both sides of the equation, then click the 'Balanced' button.
  7. The Chemical of the Week - In his General Chemistry courses, Professor Shakhashiri distributes a weekly fact sheet about a chemical or type of chemical to increase students' knowledge about chemicals, their production, cost, and uses. He has separate lists for First Semester General Chemistry and Second Semester General Chemistry. An example of what you will find is the Chemistry of Autumn Colors.
  8. Chemistry4Kids has sections on Matter, Elements, Atoms, Math, and Reactions.
  9. Chemistry 11 and Chemistry 12 - Powerpoints, study notes, labs, worksheets, and assignments created by Jeremy Schneider; All text references refer to Fundamentals of Chemistry, 3rd Edition, by Brady & Holum  
  10. Chemistry Drill and Practice Tutorials - These problems were developed by Professor George Wiger (gwiger@chemistry.csudh.edu) at California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA.
  11. A Chemical Equation Balancing Mystery - Designed for grades 10 - 12. A monkey has been killed and you must use your chemical equation balancing skills to solve the mystery.
  12. Chemistry Lesson Plans - A collection of almost 200 single concept lessons. 
  13. Chemistry Links by Topic - use with caution, last updated on 4/4/05
  14. Chemistry Quiz Index
  15. Chemistry Tutor - Web pages designed to help you get through your chemistry homework
  16. ChemTeam - High School Chemistry tutorials
  17. Chem Time - a clock using chemical element symbols instead of numbers
  18. Concentration - a set of lectures from ChemBuddy
  19. Directory of Chemistry sites on the Internet organized by Yahoo
  20. Element Flash Cards - a student is given an element and they must then supply the element's chemical name, symbol or atomic number
  21. Element hangman
  22. Element math game
  23. Eric Weisstein's World of Chemistry
  24. Fire and Spice - the chemistry of hot peppers
  25. General Chemistry Online includes companion notes, tutorials, and lists of chemistry resources on the Internet
  26. General Chemistry Virtual Textbook - This work-in-progress consists of two classes of documents: Chem1 Reference Text chapters and Tutorial units.
  27. The Mad Scientists Network has an archive of previous Chemistry questions and answers. Have you wondered why Coca-Cola is corrosive? That and much more can be found in the archive.
  28. Marvelous Molecules - The Secret of Life is the first ever hands-on exhibition exploring the shared chemistry of all living things.
  29. NIST Chemistry WebBook provides users with access to chemical and physical property data for chemical species through the Internet
  30. Nobel Prizes in Chemistry from 1901 to 1998. Most of these entries are simply text, but some provide links to other pages.
  31. Nobel Prizes in Chemistry - includes the Nobel lecture given by winners
  32. Organic and Biochemical Animations including molecular rotations and other chemical concepts. The 65 animations range in size from 66K to a funny animation on Conversion of potential to kinetic energy which is 1023K.
  33. Periodic Tables:
    1. American Elements - an interactive periodic table
    2. Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev - We will never be able to attribute to a single individual the development of the basic building blocks of writing. Yet we do know the name of the man who devised the method of classifying the basic building blocks of matter. Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev!
    3. Flash version of the table - Move your cursor over an elements for information.
    4. Periodic Table of the Elements
    5. Periodic Table from ChemiCool
    6. Periodic Table - This common chemistry tool is presented as a PowerPoint show with web links to pages about each element. Invisible buttons are used on slide 2. (There are 109 invisible buttons on one slide.) Download the show and take a look!
    7. Proton Don - [this link opens in a new window] a FunBrain game using a periodic table that contains the elements' symbols and their periodic numbers.
    8. Quiz on "The Structure and Groups of the Periodic Table"  
      1. Index of multiple choice Chemistry quizzes  
    9. Visual Elements offers two versions. One requires the Shockwave plug-in Flash, and the other is an HTML document
  34. The pH Factor is posted by the Miami Museum of Science
  35. pH Calculation - a set of lectures from ChemBuddy
  36. QandA Encyclopedia - Browse questions and answers about Chemistry at Smart QandA.
  37. Regents Chemistry Exam Prep Center
  38. Science is Fun in the Lab of Shakhashiri. A master of chemical demonstrations, University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, shares the fun of science through home science activities, demonstration shows, videos, and books. Information about these and other science fun stuff is available there.
  39. Scientific Notation - a lesson on why and how to use scientific notation. There is also a worksheet to allow practice of the concept.
  40. Significant Digits - an interactive site to allow practice on identifying the number of significant digits in a displayed number. A student gets immediate feedback regarding the correctness of their answer, however there are no clues given if a student is wrong.
  41. Significant Figures - Scientific notation is the most reliable way of expressing a number to a given number of significant figures. In scientific notation, the power of ten is insignificant.
  42. Simulations
    1. Acid Base pH Titration
    2. Animation of Salt going into Solution - no variables to manipulate
    3. Balance an Equation | Balance an Equation
    4. Boyle's Law
    5. Boyles Law - graph
    6. Catylists
    7. Charles' Law
    8. Chemical Kinetics
    9. Concentration Cells Electrochemical Cell
    10. Conductivity of Solutions
    11. Crush the Can
    12. Determination of the Formula of a Hydrate
    13. Determination of the Molarity of an Acid or Base solution
    14. Diffusion
    15. Effusion
    16. Electrochemical Cell
    17. Electrolysis
    18. Energy Exchanges Associated with Dissolving Salts in the Water
    19. Gas Phase
    20. Heat of Neutralization
    21. Heat Transfer between Metal and Water
    22. Heat Transfer between two types of metals
    23. Iodine Clock
    24. Metals in AqueousSolutions
    25. Periodic Table - ion view or atom view
    26. Reactions of Metals and Metal Ions
    27. Solid Atoms
    28. Solutions of Acids, Bases, and Salts (pH meter)
    29. Solvents and Solutes
    30. Vapor Pressure
    31. An index of other Chemistry Experiment Simulations, Tutorials and Conceptual Computer Animations
  43. Tutorials to help you understand various chemical concepts and problems including: How to Determine the Polarity of a Molecule, Balancing Chemical Equations, Empirical Formulas, The Solubility Rules, The Periodic Table, and more.
  44. Other Tutorials:
    1. Balancing Chemical Equations
    2. Gas Laws - 13 lessons using the Shockwave plug-in.
    3. Quantum Mechanics - 16 lessons
  45. Virtual Chembook - excellent resources for a Chemistry teacher, posted by Elmhurst College

 

Earth Science

  1. American Museum of Natural History (site map)
  2. Analemma - Have you ever seen this figure-8 on a globe and wondered what it is? This set of pages will clear that up for you.
  3. Antarctica Web links
  4. Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears - an online professional development magazine for elementary teachers which focuses on preparing teachers to teach polar science
  5. Clocks in the Rocks you may also find useful information on the subject by looking at Clocks in Rocks: Isotopes and Age of Earth
  6. Digital Library for Earth System Education - select resource type and begin finding some great earth science resources
  7. http://www.pmenv.com/Environmental-Quiz Environmental Quiz
  8. Environmental Change and Our Health - Lessons, activities, news resource.
  9. Dinosaurs
    1. 3-D eye-popping photos from the Smithsonian Multi-Media Dinosaur Museum (3-D glasses are needed at this site. Don't have 'em? No problem! This site includes instructions for making your own.)
    2. Curse of T. Rex - a NOVA program
    3. Cretaceous Dinosaurs || Jurassic Dinosaurs
    4. Dinosaur Hall - at the Academy of Natural Sciences
    5. DinoBase - a dinosaur Web Site at University of Bristol, UK
    6. Dinosaurs - Build a Dinosaur - Walking with Prehistoric beasts. Put together the skeleton of the dinosaur and watch it walk away.
    7. Dino Buzz - current topics concerning dinosaurs
    8. Dinosaur Data Files -These dinosaur data files have been designed so that they can be printed and photocopied for educational use in the classroom, at home or in the Museum itself. Also there are some suggestions for activities you may like to try, and a spreadsheet file in Excel format containing much of the data in these data files for further classroom work.
    9. Dinosaur Eggs Museum - an online egg hunt from National Geographic
    10. Dinosaurs: Facts and Fiction from USGS
    11. Dinosaur Illustrations - An Index of Links to Great Dinosaur and other Prehistoric Art
    12. Dinosaur Information Sheets - from ZoomDinosaurs.com
    13. Dinosaur pages on a more elementary level can be found at ZoomDinosaur.com
    14. Dinosauria
    15. Dinosauria: Truth is Stranger than Fiction - Berkeley Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California.
    16. Dinosaurium - links from the Hooper Virtual Natural History Museum in Canada
    17. Dinosaur Guide - from the Discovery Channel
    18. Discovering Dinosaurs - explore our evolving conceptions of these extraordinary creatures
    19. Haddonfield, N. J. - Site of Historic 1858 Dinosaur Find
    20. Land O' Dinosaurs - Learn a bit about the dinosaur from BillyBear4Kids
    21. Science & Nature - Dinosaurs (from BBC)
    22. Top 10 Misconceptions about Dinosaurs
    23. Walking with Dinosaurs from the BBC
    24. What Killed the Dinosaurs? - from PBS
  10. Earth Bulletin - [scroll down to find the Earth section] stories which explain the science behind current environmental and atmospheric events on our planet
  11. Earth from Space: presented by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Scientific Visualization Studio - Be sure to visit the "Great Zooms," or "Great Zooms for 17 U.S. Cities."
  12. Earth Sciences Internet Resources from U C Berkeley
  13. Earthshots - satellite images of environmental change
  14. Earth Revealed - (registration required, it is free) a video instructional series from Annenberg Media on geology for college and high school classrooms and adult learners - 26 half-hour video programs - Segments: Down to Earth, The Restless Planet, Earth's Interior, The Sea Floor, The Birth of a Theory, Plate Dynamics, Mountain Building, Earth's Structures, Earthquakes, Geologic Time, Evolution Through Time, Minerals: The Materials of Earth, Volcanism, Intrusive Igneous Rocks, Weathering and Soils, Mass Wasting, Sedimentary Rocks: The Key to Past Environments, Metamorphic Rocks, Running Water I: Rivers, Erosion and Deposition, Running Water II: Landscape Evolution, Groundwater, Wind, Dust and Deserts, Glaciers, Waves, Beaches and Coasts, and Living With Earth, Parts I & II
  15. Earth Systems on the Middle School Earth Science Explorer page. Two excellent examples of what you will find there are; plate tectonics, and geologic time.
  16. Earthquakes and Volcanoes
    1. 10 Largest Earthquakes in the World: 1900 to 1994 from the National Earthquake Information Center.
    2. Big Trouble in Earthquake Country - Designed for grades 9 -12, this interactive lesson should take about 4 hours. Real-time data collection is emphasized, and teachers should be prepared to provide maps of the area. A hypothetical earthquake will occur and local consequences must be anticipated.
    3. Current World Seismicity - The National Earthquake Information Center presents the most current world earthquakes.
    4. During and After an Earthquake - Take this quiz to see how smart you will act during and after an earthquake.
    5. Earthforce is all about volcanoes, earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, and avalanches
    6. Earth's Active Volcanoes by Geographic Region
    7. Earthquake Information Pages from the British Geological Survey
    8. Earthquakes: Nature's Fury - from National Geographic
    9. Finding Earthquake Epicenters - a java applet
    10. Killer Wave: Tsunami - from National Geographic Kids
    11. The Mighty Volcano is an Internet Field Trip put together by Scholastic.
    12. Pillow Lava - Look below the two pictures of pillow lava. Make sure you visit the related video clips and the related virtual sites.
    13. Recent Central U.S. Earthquakes - Center for Earthquake Research and Information,.a Tennessee Board of Regents Center of Excellence at the University of Memphis devoted to understanding the causes and consequences of earthquakes and the structure and evolution of the continental lithosphere.
    14. Savage Earth from PBS
    15. Savage Earth animations - Animations include hot zones, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis
    16. Seismic Waves - This real-time 3D application allows users to create seismic waves of any magnitude and pass them through a variety of terrains. The student can view the seismic activity in the terrain through both a textured and wire frame view.
    17. Seismology - Surfing the Internet for Earthquake Data: Internet connections where original seismic data or seismic research information is available
    18. TCAP links at Internet4Classrooms
    19. TechTopics: Earthquakes - interactive Flash movie about earthquakes divided into six topics  
    20. Tsunamis
    21. Tsunamis - How the Asian Tsunami happened
    22. Tsunami: The Big Wave - from NASA's Observatorium
    23. Virginia Tech Seismological Observatory - VTSO compiles a Southeastern US Earthquake Catalog which can be browsed or downloaded.
    24. Volcano World - The Web's Premier Source of Volcano Info. This site is hosted by the University of North Dakota.
    25. Volcanoes: Can We Predict Volcanic Eruptions? - A complete volcano unit from Annenberg/CPB
    26. Volcanoes: Nature's Fury - from National Geographic
    27. Volcano Hazards Program - from the USGS.
    28. Volcanoes Page from the Michigan Technological University
  17. The Edwards Aquifer is a unique groundwater system and one of the most prolific artesian aquifers in the world.
  18. Exploring Earth: Explore the World of Earth Science - An online textbook from McDougal Littell
  19. Flood: The Mississippi Flood of '93 from NASA's Observatorium
  20. Fossils and Geologic History
    1. The Age of the Earth
    2. Amber: Window to the Past - Click on different pieces of amber to find out what is captured inside and what clues the fossilized remains provide about ancient ecosystems.
    3. Evolution from PBS
    4. Evolution: Theory and History - including journey into the world of phylogenic systematics.
    5. Extinctions from PBS
    6. Fantastic Fossil Finds - Burgess Shale, LaBrea tar pits, Solnhofen Quarry, and Subtropical Eocene Fossil Forests of the North
    7. Fossil Database - from the Natural History Museum of London
    8. Fossil News - from Science Daily
    9. Geologic Time and the age of the earth.
    10. Geology and Geologic Time - General history of the science, links to each of the eras and the life in them.
    11. History of Flight - Pterosaurs, Bird Evolution, Insect Flight and Archaeopteryx
    12. Hooper Virtual Natural History Museum - posted by The Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    13. Horse Evolution
    14. Human Fossil Database - browse or search the database, or use their timeline
    15. Invertebrates - Gastropoda & Cephalopoda
    16. Life Has a History - an educational module sponsored by the National Science Foundation (select level 3 for 9-12)
    17. Microscopic fossils - Foraminifera & Arcellaceans
    18. Museum of Paleontology - posted by University of California, Berkley
    19. Paleogeography Through Geologic Time
    20. Paleontological Collection Catalogs and related resources
    21. Paleontology Without Walls - Introduction to the UCMP Virtual Exhibits
    22. The Pleistocene - 1.8 million to 11,000 years ago
    23. Pleistocene Animals of the Midwestern U.S.
    24. Timelines - Travel back to different time periods in the history of the earth. Vivid, fleshed-out reproductions of the extinct creatures appear in scenes depicting their environments as they might have been millions of years ago.
    25. Trilobite: A guide to the order of Trilobites
  21. Gems and Minerals
    1. Crystallography and Mineral Crystal Systems - a nine part explanation that's very complete.
    2. Gem and Mineral collection from the Smithsonian. Almost four dozen of the most beautiful naturally occurring minerals or polished gemstones from the collection.
    3. Gemstone Gallery offers good information about the mineral to accompany excellent pictures.
    4. Gemstone Index - an alphabetical listing, you can also search by color or by birthstone
    5. Mindat.org is the largest mineral database on the internet. Currently there are 11,185 different minerals, varieties and synonyms listed, and information on 159,326 mineral occurrences worldwide, from 29,868 different sites.
    6. The Mineral Gallery - A service of Amethyst Galleries,Inc., "The First Internet Rock Shop"
    7. TheImage.com offers their own Mineral Gallery with good information about the mineral to accompany the picture.
    8. Mineralogy Database in HTML Format. This mineral database contains more than 5,000 pages of mineral data. There are 3,968 individual mineral species descriptions with links
    9. Minerals - See a photograph and get a description of physical characteristics of the mineral.
    10. The Physical Characteristics of Minerals - an explanation of the physical properties most useful for mineral identification
    11. Rock and Mineral Database - from the Natural History Museum of London
    12. Rocks - from the Earthlab Datasite at the Natural History Museum of London
  22. Geography4Kids - a mixture of Earth Science and Social Studies topics
  23. Geologic Information from the Unites States Geological Survey (USGS)
  24. Geysers and Earth's Plumbing System
  25. Glaciers
    1. All About Glaciers - a glacier site with something for everyone from glaciologists to grade school students
    2. Gateway to the Glaciers of Mount Rainier
    3. Glaciers and Glaciations - Ice Sheets, Glacial Lakes, Tuyas (from the USGS)
    4. Glaciers and Ice Sheets
    5. Glaciers and the Glacial Ages – the story of Charlotte , the Vermont Whale
    6. Glaciers in the News - from the USGS
    7. Glaciers: Rivers of Ice
    8. Illustrated Glossary of Alpine Glacial Landforms - Click on a feature to see an illustrated example of that feature
    9. Multimedia History of Glacier Bay
    10. Online Glacier Photograph Database - The National Snow and Ice Data Center
    11. The Retreat of Glaciers in the Midwestern U.S. (18,000 to 8,000 Years Ago) - five maps trace the retreat of the glaciers of the last Ice Age
    12. Tour of Park Geology - Glaciers and Glacial Landforms (from the National Park Service)
    13. World Glacier Inventory - interactive map [ This page opens in a new window. Close the window to return to the list of earth science resources.]
    14. World View of Global Warming - Glaciers, Glacial Warming, and Receding Glaciers
  26. Globes
    1. A Simple Globe - from Canon's Bubble Jet Printer Creative Park
  27. Here Comes the Sun: A Solar/Terrestrial Tutorial from the Plymouth State College Meteorology Program.
  28. Hours of Daylight - use this java applet to determine the number of hours of daylight for any location and date.
    1. Rise and Set Times for the Sun and Moon - To find today's Rise and Set Times for the Sun and Moon anywhere in the continental US, click on the map at the desired location.
  29. Hydrologic Cycle from NASA's Observatorium
  30. Impact Craters from NASA's Observatorium
  31. Lesson Plans
    1. Teacher developed earth and space science lessons and classroom activities posted by the University of California
  32. NASA Educational Resources
  33. NASA Observatorium
  34. Natural Hazards Support System - from USGS
  35. NOVA - an index of previous NOVA exhibits on the subject Earth
  36. Oceanography
    1. Cleaner Oceans - A Secondary School Kit on the United Nations: International Maritime Organization (IMO)
    2. Geological Oceanography - pictures posted for a college course
    3. Global Sea floor Topography from Satellite Altimetry from NOAA
    4. Killer Wave: Tsunami - from National Geographic Kids
    5. El Niño sites -
      1. El Niño from NASA's Observatorium
      2. El Niño - Hot Air over Hot Water
      3. El Niño Theme Page: Accessing Distributed Information Related to El Niño
      4. Tropical Atmosphere Ocean - a place where your students can gather real time data
      5. NOAA El Niño
      6. Nova On-Line Adventure featuring El Niño.
    6. Ocean Floor Topography - This image is just over 500 Kb but it is worth the download time.
    7. Ocean Related Links presented by the Year of the Ocean web site
    8. Ocean Waves - This is a real-time 3D wave simulator which demonstrates the connection between wind speed and ocean particle motion depth. The student can modify the properties of an ocean wave and see the effect from any perspective.
    9. Oceans Alive - a series of pages from the Museum of Science
    10. Savage Seas from PBS
    11. Sea Surface Temperature Analysis from NOAA's National Oceanographic Center
    12. Sea Surface Temperature - current data
    13. Sea Surface Temperature Imagery - Ocean Remote Sensing from Johns Hopkins University
    14. Unisys offers a detailed map of current sea surface temperature
  37. Ozone from NASA's Observatorium
  38. Planet Earth - several topics at NASA's Observatorium
  39. Plate Tectonics
    1. Animations Plate Tectonics animation
    2. Animations in the form of PowerPoint shows are available from the PLATES project at the University of Texas.
    3. Earth's Interior & Plate Tectonics - covers the following: The Earth's Interior, The Lithosphere & Plate Tectonics, Oceanic Lithosphere, Continental Lithosphere and Plate Tectonics.
    4. History - Plate Tectonics: The Rocky History of an Idea
    5. Plate Tectonics - lessons from Volcano World
    6. Plate tectonics animations - produced for the US Geological Survey video Secrets in Stone. They have been converted to animated gifs for web display
    7. Mechanisms
    8. Paleomap Earth History maps
    9. Paleomap VR animations
    10. Pangea to the Present - a study of the history of the Earth's tectonic plates.
    11. Plate Tectonics presented by NASA's Observatorium
    12. Plate Tectonics map and a description of the three types of boundaries.
    13. Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes
    14. Plate Tectonic Reconstruction Service. In this section you can calculate plate tectonic reconstructions of any age back to 150 My. This is a cool interactive site.
    15. Savage Earth animations - Animations include hot zones, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis
    16. Science Odyssey: You Try It: Plate Tectonics - A hands-on exercise about plate tectonics and earthquakes from PBS. Requires Shockwave plug-in
    17. Small Animation - single small graphic showing plate movement through time
    18. TCAP links at Internet4Classrooms
    19. This Dynamic Earth - The story of Plate Tectonics from the USGS
  40. Rapid Climate Change - The Younger Dryas Cold Episode
  41. Saving tomorrow's world - An Intermediate School Kit on the United Nations: United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED)
  42. Science Education Gateway posted by the Lawrence Hall of Science has a stated goal of providing science teachers in grades 4-12 with Earth and Space Science resources and classroom activities that use the Internet.
  43. Scientific Visualization Studio from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. This is their image wall page.
  44. Sea & Sky: a site dedicated to the last two great frontiers
  45. Search for Ice and Snow - Designed for grades 4 - 12, students will use Earth images to try to find places on Earth where there is ice and snow. Many links are provided to guide students to places where Space Shuttle images can be found. Teachers will need to provide a world map for students to mark on.
  46. Seasons - find exactly when the seasons start for any year from 1902 to 2102 with this java applet
  47. Seasons Equinoxes, Solstices, Perihelion, and Aphelion from 1992 to 2020
  48. Seasons and Solstices - an Internet field trip from Scholastic
  49. SETI Information posted by the SETI Institute - information on the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
  50. Solar Cookers
    1. Build a Solar Cooker - plans for several cookers
    2. The "Minimum" Solar Box Cooker - A great solar oven you can build quickly from two cardboard boxes
    3. How to build a solar hot dog cooker -
    4. Solar Box Cooker - A great solar oven you can build quickly from two cardboard boxes
    5. Solar Cooking Archive
    6. Sun activities for Kids - make a hot dog cooker from an oatmeal box
  51. Sundials - Make your own sundial (if you live in South Africa). Even if you can not print a template for your location, you can find some good sundial information there.
  52. Sundial - from Canon's Bubble Jet Printer Creative Park
  53. Then and Now - A Science Odyssey takes you on a journey through the most spectacular 100 years in the history of science and technology.
    1. Mysteries of the Universe; Physics and Astronomy
    2. Origins; Earth and Life Sciences
  54. The Water Cycle - US Geological Survey's Water Cycle - one of the most complete explanation of the cycle
  55. Water Cycle - Excellent resource.
  56. Water Science - US Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science for Schools web site! They offer information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.
  57. WaterWatch - Current water resources conditions - Map of real-time stream flow compared to historical stream flow for the day of the year (United States)
  58. Weather & Climate sites
    1. Ask the Weather Dude has several quizzes for you to test your weather knowledge.
    2. Atmospheric Pressure - the force exerted by the weight of air
    3. Centre for Atmospheric Sciences of the University of Cambridge
    4. Classroom Activities which introduce a variety of fundamental topics in meteorology
    5. Climate and Weather Unit - In this lesson, students become familiar with weather terminology and different representations of data as they explore various on-line weather sites. They will be given an opportunity to practice using and interpreting data, while determining the effects of the time of day, time of year, as well as on temperature.
    6. Climographs
      1. How to Read a Climograph - Every place on Earth has weather. However, different places on Earth have different types of "typical" weather. A quick way to get an idea of the climate of a particular place is to look at a "climate-graph," or "climograph."
      2. Climographs of Selected U.S. Cities - A climograph plots monthly average temperature and precipitation for some location. It provides a quick way of characterizing the climate of a particular place. To view a climograph for one of the U.S. cities listed, click on the city name or the corresponding dot on the map.
      3. Climate Information - a source of raw data that your students might use to make their own climograph
      4. Interactive Climate Map - Move your cursor over a rectangle to see a climograph. Click on the rectangle to view information about the climate at that location
      5. Koppen's Climate Classification - Click on a blue "x" to see the climograph for that location
      6. U.S. Climate at a Glance - from the National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, North Carolina
      7. United States Climate Page - (Click on state of interest, then select a city to see a climograph)
      8. World Climate - What the weather is normally like for tens of thousands of places worldwide! WorldClimate.com contains over 85,000 records of world climate data (historical weather averages)
    7. Current Temperature Contour Plot
    8. Current Weather Data - available from Texas A & M University's Weather Interface yields real-time weather data from a weather station or state.
    9. Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    10. The Earth-Atmosphere-Sun System and Surface Temperature - using a global energy balance model to calculate mean global surface temperature.
    11. Earth Temperature Up or Down? - How could the globe be warming and not warming at the same time?
    12. Franklin's Forecast, an online exploration of weather technologies.
    13. Global Cloud Cover - near real-time data, data is also available for global water vapor
    14. Hottest Temperature on Earth see also the Coldest Temperature on Earth
    15. Hurricanes
      1. Hurricane Archive - Detailed tracking charts and info for all Atlantic tropical cyclones since 1886 at Weather Underground
      2. Hurricane Center - lets you keep track of current tropical storms or get information about past storms.
      3. Hurricanes: Nature's Fury - from National Geographic
      4. Hurricanes: A Fierce Force of Nature from NASA's Observatorium
    16. Interactive Weather Information Network - By the National Weather Service. The others are just playing at weather, this site has a tremendous amount of weather information about any site selected. See current weather conditions for Memphis, including hourly readings for the past 24 hours.
    17. Lightning: The Shocking Story - from National Geographic
    18. Locating climate and weather data and information from the NOAA Climate Diagnostics Center
    19. The National Weather Service National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) - Graphical Forecasts - This map shows forecast temperatures for the US, normally updated every hour. This is an experimental product of the National Digital Forecast Database, produced by the National Weather Service. Play around with this site for a while, you will find a wealth of real time data here.
    20. Online Climate Data and Weather Observations from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). You will find access to raw data which your students could use to complete a project. Links to satellite and radar are also provided from the page.
    21. Online Meteorology Guide - a collection of web-based instructional modules
    22. Rainbows - find out more on this page that any textbook you can think of!
    23. Reading Weather Maps - features to look for on weather maps to make a forecasts
    24. Storm Spotter's Guide is an illustrated guide to what types of features are often seen before and during severe weather events.
    25. Temperature World - temperature news, resources, and links
    26. Tilt of the Earth in relation to the Sun - A QuickTime movie (imagine that you are the sun)
    27. Tornado Project Online gathers, compiles, and makes tornado information available to tornado and severe weather enthusiasts, the meteorological community
    28. Tornadoes, a close up view from USA Today's weather page.
    29. Tornadoes: Nature's Fury - from National Geographic
    30. USA Today Weather
    31. U S Radar Loop of the last 2 hours covering the contiguous United States. This Doppler radar site indicates clouds, rain and snow with different colors, and refreshes 4 times per hour. Intellicast now offers a 12 hour java loop. More importantly, this loop allows you to step forward, or backward, one image at a time.
    32. The Weather Channel
    33. The Weather Dude provides many weather links and discussion of topics. You can even find weather songs (you will need Real Audio).
    34. WeatherEye - Good resource for all grade levels. Lessons, activities, printouts and more.
    35. Weather Online's hundreds of weather tools on the web.
    36. WeatherNet, a source of weather information, providing access to thousands of forecasts, images, and the Web's largest collection of weather links [site unavailable on 8/12/06]
    37. What Forces Affect Out Weather? - A complete weather unit from Annenberg/CPB
    38. What's Up With the Weather? - from PBS
    39. Wind Chill Factor from NASA's Observatorium
    40. WW2010 - the World Weather 2010 Project features online guides
  59. Environmental Science Programs Guide: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/environmental-science/

    Best Environmental Science Degrees: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/environmental-science-degrees/

 

Physics

Physics java applets | Java Applets on Physics | Virtual Labs and Simulations | Physlets | More Physlets | Fear of Physics | Shockwave Physics | Virtual Laboratory | Physics Education Technology

  1. The Physics Classroom! hosted by Glenbrook High School District 225 in Glenview and Northbrook, Illinois
    1. Multimedia Physics Studio - Is physics difficult for you to visualize? Do you need to see it to understand it? Then visit the Multimedia Physics Studio.
    2. Shockwave Physics Studios
  2. Aeronautics - An Internet Textbook on the topic covering: Mythology, History, Fundamentals, Atmosphere, Propulsion, Structures and Controls, Vehicles, Animals and Sports & Recreation
  3. Albert Einstein Online - Before you quote Einstein on relativity, read Einstein on relativity. You can do that and much more from this site.
  4. Amusement Park Physics - How do physics laws affect amusement park ride design? In this exhibit, you'll have a chance to find out by designing your own roller coaster. Plan it carefully--it has to pass a safety inspection. You can also experiment with bumper car collisions.
  5. Applet Thumbnails from Physics 2000 - Examples; demonstration of an X-ray machine called a fluoroscope, put marshmallows into the microwave oven, a color laptop screen, how a television creates color.
  6. The Atoms Family - general physics topics related to energy presented at the middle school level.
  7. Basics of Space Flight - This starts with the basics of the solar system and quickly moves on to physics. A recap feature is provided at the end of each section of this project.
  8. Beat Frequencies in Sound - A beat frequency or beat wave is a sound of fluctuating volume caused when you add two sound waves of slightly different frequencies.
  9. Circles of Light: The Mathematics of Rainbows - This lab includes a good explanation of reflection and refraction.
  10. Diffraction of Light by a Single Slit - an applet to investigate diffraction
  11. Doppler Effect Example - java applet
  12. Electromagnetic Spectrum - In this applet, you can click on the wavelength/frequency scale and change the wavelength and frequency by dragging the mouse or by using the arrow keys on the keyboard. Holding the shift key down while pressing the left or right arrow keys changes the wavelength by a factor of 10.
  13. Electromagnetic Wave - This animation (java applet) shows an electromagnetic wave, namely a plane polarized wave, which propagates in positive x direction.
  14. Fear of Physics - Save your money, don't buy the simulation software. You can do a lot of simulations from this site.
  15. Funderstanding Roller Coaster! - Your mission is to design a coaster so that you can achieve maximum thrills and chills without crashing or flying off the track. You must decide on a number of factors; the height of hill #1, hill #2, the size of the loop, the initial speed of the coaster, its mass, the gravity at work and the amount of friction on the track
  16. General Tables of Units of Measurement from the National Institute of Standards and Technology
  17. Great Bridge - the viaduct that broke all records, at Viaduc de Millau, France
  18. H2O - The Mystery, Art, and Science of Water: The Physics of Water in the Universe
  19. How Stuff Works - Explanations about all sorts of things that you might want to know. There is a lot of physics here, but don't limit this just to physics classes.
  20. How Things Work - The author of How Things Work: the Physics of Everyday Life offers to answer your questions. If you ask how something works he will try to provide an explanation. The site includes an exhaustive list of questions and answers. Caution, there is no topical index here.
  21. Interference of Light at a Double Slit - an applet to investigate interference
  22. Kepler's laws by Bill Drennon (Well, the laws are by Johannes Kepler!) Though originally stated to describe the motion of planets around the sun, Kepler's Laws also apply to comets.
  23. Light - a ThinkQuest site
  24. Mass, Force and Acceleration - Watch as you fill out the chart to see how mass, force, and acceleration are related. When you are done, see if you can write a rule.
  25. Nobel Prize in Physics - from 1901 to 2007
  26. NOVA - index to previous NOVA exhibits on the subject of physics and math
  27. On-Line Physics Tutorials Written for High School Physics Students - This could be used in place of your physics textbook!
  28. Photoelectric Effect - a Java applet which simulates an experiment for the determination of the Planck constant and the work function
  29. Physics 24/7
    1. Physics terminology - Not sure you know Ohm's Law (or some other physics term)? Check this list of definitions, examples and links.
    2. Physics tutorials - explanations of physics concepts, laws, and principles
    3. Practice quizzes - Prepare for tests by practicing the kinds of problems that physics teachers like to ask. Complete solutions are available for all practice problems.
  30. Physics in Pictures from Physics Central - Check out their Picture of the Week for exciting illustrations of nature's infinite variety and humankind's unlimited ingenuity.
  31. Physics Links from Physics Central
  32. Physics Question of the Week from The University of Maryland Department of Physics - Each week a new question will be posted and the answer for the previous Question of the Week will be shown. The questions involve real experimental physics, so part of the answers will be photographs and even short videos of the experiments carried out in determining the answers.
  33. Physics Today
  34. PhysLink - physics and astronomy online education and reference.
  35. Radioactive Decay Series - use this java applet to investigate radioactive decay
  36. Reflection and Refraction of Light Waves [Huygens' Principle] - This applet is a tutorial which explains the reflection and the refraction of waves by the principle of Huygens.
  37. Refraction of Light - The applet shows the reflected and the refracted ray and calculates the corresponding angles. Students can change the incident angle and the media.
  38. Resultant Vector - explore the effects of combining different vector quantities
  39. Resultant of Forces - This applet deals with forces exerted on a body.You can vary the number of single forces by using the choice box at the right side. It is possible to change the sizes and directions of these forces by dragging the arrowheads to the intended positions with pressed mouse button.
  40. Resolution of a Force into Components - java applet
  41. Roller Coaster Physics for Middle School Students - Thrills and Chills Without the Spills
  42. Science Museum - this London museum has lots of "online stuff"
  43. Science Toys - Make toys at home with common household materials, often in only a few minutes, that demonstrate fascinating scientific principles. In addition, Best Buy offers tech toys for every child and subject.  Check out the article titled: STEM Toys: Education Meets Fun
  44. Scientific Notation - a lesson on why and how to use scientific notation.
  45. Significant Digits - an interactive site to allow practice on identifying the number of significant digits in a displayed number. A student gets immediate feedback regarding the correctness of their answer, however there are no clues given if a student is wrong.
  46. Significant Figures - Scientific notation is the most reliable way of expressing a number to a given number of significant figures. In scientific notation, the power of ten is insignificant.
  47. Simple Machines
    1. Design and Test - This project simulates the Design and Test process through the development of a virtual paintball catapult. The student must build catapults capable of performing a variety of tasks, stay within the allotted budget, and interpret test results to fine tune their design.
    2. Inclined Plane - This Java applet demonstrates a motion on an inclined plane with constant velocity and the corresponding forces.
    3. Lever - attach a new mass piece or put it to another place with pressed mouse button
    4. Lever an Obelisk - this NOVA site provides a shockwave animation for students to investigate a lever
    5. Machines Make Life Easier - a set of lessons and activities about simple machines
    6. Pulley - Investigate mechanical advantage of a pulley with this interactive java applet
    7. Pulley System - (raise or lower the load with the mouse) If you click on the mouse button, a spring balance will appear showing the tension in the string.
    8. Rube Goldberg Machines - a simple machines PowerPoint show by Matt Aufman and Steve Case, University of Mississippi [23 slides]
    9. Simple Machines Activities: Learn about simple and compound machines while you explore the House and Tool Shed at E-Heads!
    10. Simple Machines game from Harcourt School
    11. Simple Machines - An excellent overview from the Franklin Institute On-Line
    12. Move Our Principal - [this link opens on a new page] Students learn about the six simple machines then use their knowledge to assist their principal. (middle school level) (Author - Sandi King)
    13. Simple Machines Made Simple - [this link opens on a new page] an introduction to the six simple machines (Author - Sandi King)
    14. Sunken Millions - a Simple Machines review game
    15. Work and Simple Machines - this show includes questions and practice problems, and provides answers
  48. Simulations
    1. Fear of Physics - index page - physics explained using computer graphics and animations
    2. Interactive Physlets - index page of physics applets
      1. More Physlets
    3. Interactive Shockwave Physics - index of four pages of topics
      1. Boil Water with Shockwave - Run this experiment, changing the water amount, the starting water temperature, and the heating power. Enter how long you think it will take to boil the water. The accuracy of your guess, as a percentage of the actual time, will be displayed.
      2. Matter - learn about the structures and properties of the four states of matter, including plasma
      3. Electricity & Magnetism - static charge, moving charge, voltage, resistance, current, and the properties of magnets
      4. Energy - see how energy flows through different states as it affects our world
      5. Fusion - discover the forces that are needed for fusion
    4. Java Applets on Physics - index page
    5. Multimedia Physics Studios - animations, not simulations
    6. Physics Education Technology - large number of simulations, look through the index on the left
    7. Physics Java Applets - index page
    8. Shockwave Physics Studio - guest access is provided
    9. Stretching a Spring - select masses and springs
    10. Virtual Laboratory - index of physics applets
    11. Virtual Physics Simulations - index page
    12. Work and Energy in Projectile Motion - a very detailed java applet - let your students use this to collect data.
  49. Solar Cookers
    1. The "Minimum" Solar Box Cooker - A great solar oven you can build quickly from two cardboard boxes
    2. Cook hot dogs with the Sun in minutes - how to make a powerful solar concentrator that can cook four or five hot dogs in minutes. (scroll down, you did arrive at the right page)
    3. Plans for over two dozen solar cookers
    4. Make a pizza box solar oven
    5. Make a solar powered marshmallow roaster (scroll down, you did arrive at the right page)
    6. Solar Box Cooker - a great solar oven you can build quickly from two cardboard boxes
  50. Special Processes of an Ideal Gas - an applet to investigate ideal gases
  51. Sports sites
    1. Baseball Science from the Exploratorium - The latest in the Exploratorium's Sport Science series includes features on hitting a fastball, throwing a curve, putting something on the ball and more.
    2. Physics of Baseball - includes lots of links related to the subject
    3. Physics of Basketball - it can be very useful to understand the physics behind some of the skills in basketball
    4. The physics of sports - links to several sports physics pages
    5. The Science Behind Baseball - Ira Flatow of NPR's Science Friday gives a 35 minute report  
    6. The Science of Ballooning with topics like density, atmosphere, and jet stream covered by this PBS special
    7. The Science of Baseball - from the Why files
    8. The Science of Cycling - From aerodynamics to the wheel, bicycles make for interesting science. Check out an interview with top mountain biker, Ruthie Matthes. Learn about frames and materials from a custom bike maker. Try interactive javascripts that calculate braking distances and energy consumption and lots more!
    9. The Science of Hockey - mechanics, energy, motion and other physics concepts are covered. There is an excellent section on how to calculate reaction time (remember the dropping meter stick or dollar?)
    10. The Science of Skateboarding - Skaters use laws of physics to perform cool skateboard tricks
    11. The Science of the Slam - how high a player jumps depends on how much force he uses to push off the floor when he jumps
    12. Tennis sport science
  52. Tacoma Narrows Bridge Failure - a set of 8 b&w photos with short captions. You can also go to page with a download link for a short film clip of the twisting of the bridge.
  53. Then and Now - A Science Odyssey takes you on a journey through the most spectacular 100 years in the history of science and technology.
    1. Mysteries of the Universe; Physics and Astronomy
    2. Bigger, Better, Faster; Technology
  54. Time Dilation Model - The applet demonstrates that the clock in the spaceship goes more slowly than the two clocks of the system in which Earth and Pluto are motionless.
  55. Tutorials by Bill Byles
    1. Fahrenheit to Celsius conversion
    2. Sound - Calculating decibel levels
  56. U.C. Berkeley Physics Lecture Demonstrations
  57. Understanding Sound Intensity - a good decibel scale is included
  58. The Universal Law of Gravitation as stated by Sir Isaac Newton - An excellent explanation from the Astronomy department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  59. A Virtual Laboratory of Physics/Astronomy Applets
  60. Waves - an index of information about a variety of topics
  61. Work and Energy in Projectile Motion - a very detailed java applet - let your students use this to collect data.

 

Science Fair and Projects

  1. Agricultural Ideas for Science Fair Projects - Agriculture doesn't have its own category in science fairs, but it is a part of many of the "official" categories.
  2. Building a simple spectroscope - step by step instructions using common materials
  3. California State Science Fair: Having trouble getting started with your project? Here's a collection of web sites which address just your problem
  4. Elmer's Science Fair Resources - Choosing your project | Planning your project
  5. Energy Fair: Scientific Method - A guide to teaching students the scientific method using the experimental design model with an emphasis on energy science fair projects 
  6. EnergyQuest - a number of science projects and energy activities for students
  7. Experimental Science Projects - from Science Buddies
  8. How to do your science fair project - a 28 page .pdf document with some really good ideas
  9. Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
  10. Internet Science and Technology Fair
  11. IPL - science fair project resource guide from the Internet Public Library
  12. Lakewood Public Library student guide to Science Fair projects
  13. Math Ideas for Science Fair Projects
  14. Math Projects for Science Fairs - from the Canadian Mathematical Society
  15. NEED Science Fair Projects for Kids - from the National Energy Education Development Project (files are in .pdf format) 
  16. Solar Cookers
    1. The "Minimum" Solar Box Cooker - A great solar oven you can build quickly from two cardboard boxes
    2. Cook hotdogs with the Sun in minutes - how to make a powerful solar concentrator that can cook four or five hotdogs in minutes.
    3. Make a solar powered marshmallow roaster
  17. Professor Ron Robertson of Austin Peay State University has compiled materials on suggested topics for fair projects, sources of information and ideas
  18. Science Buddies - a non-profit organization focused on developing science enrichment tools for students in grades K-12 - be sure to take a look at their topic selection wizard
  19. Science Experiments - grades 6-8; many experiments to explore!
  20. Science Fair Center - Start hypothesizing.
  21. Science Fair Central from DiscoverySchool.com - creative investigations into the real world
  22. Science Fair Handbook
  23. Science Fair Internet Resources from the LSU Library
  24. Science Fair Primer
  25. Science Fair Idea Exchange - [this link opens on a new page] Got an old and unused (but cool) idea for a science fair project? Why not add it to the exchange? Let someone else go wild with it! Are you looking for a science fair idea? Check out their archive!
    1. Biology ideas
    2. Chemistry ideas
    3. Physics ideas
    4. Psychology ideas
  26. Science Fair Project Index - The Science and Technology Division of the Akron-Summit County Public Library presents the Science Fair Project Index
  27. Science Fair Projects and Experiments - Topics, Ideas, Resources and Sample Projects.
  28. Science Projects for Kids - from Crystal Clear Science Fair Projects
  29. Seismology at the Science Fair produced by the USGS
  30. Selah Science Projects - links to 6th and 7th grade projects from 2006
  31. Step-by-Step Science Fair Success!
  32. Successful Science Fair Projects - from Neuroscience for Kids
  33. Super Science Fair Projects
  34. Try Science
     

    Science Other:
    1. Home Solar Panels: Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs
    2.  Green Building Programs and Resources
    3. https://solaractionalliance.org/ 
    4.  http://www.homecity.com/going-green-a-guide-to-eco-friendly-home-modifications
    5.  https://www.yourstoragefinder.com/eco-friendly-storage-tips
    6.  http://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/green/the-ultimate-guide-to-green-parenting/
    7.  https://www.retailmenot.com/blog/shopping-green-for-your-pet.html
    8.  http://www.sustainablebabysteps.com/definition-of-green-living.html
     

Additional Science Links

General

All About Electricity Hydro Quebec

Amphibian Embryology  advanced  

Animal Cell Mitosis  step-by-step animation 

Animal Cell Organelles Interactive

Animations, Movies, and Interactive Tutorial Links

Ant Wars

Ask A Geologist 

Ask Dr. Science

Asteroid Watch  a Riverdeep report 

Atom Structure

Becoming Human  evolution video

BioInteractive 

Biological Sciences  animations online 

Biology Book Online

Biology in Motion

Biology Labs index to various labs 

Biology Study Guides download and print from Sparknotes 

Biology Tutorials Online

BioTech biology and chemistry information 

Bitesize BINGO choose subject for review

Bitesize Games (choose science) random questions review

Blast from the Past Dinosaur Extension

Blood and the Circulatory System PBS 

Blood Components

Blood Types Tutorial

Blood Type Tutorial with narration

Brain Whole Brain Atlas

Breathing Earth

Cell Biology

Cell Biology 2

Cell Biology Animation

Cell Cycle and Mitosis Tutorial

Cell Structure

Cell Virtual Cell Tour

Cells Alive  

Cells Bacteria - The Inside Story  

Cells Introducing Cells

Cells Virtual Cell Page

Chemical and Biochemical Databases

Climate Protection 

Clock of Life   aging 

Comets and Meteor Showers

Cow's Eye Dissection Online

Cloning Controversy  

Create a DNA Fingerprint   online 

Crime Science links to many forensic science sites 

Dissection Sheep Brain The Anatomy of Memory

DNA From the Beginning 

DNA Model Tutorial with narration

DNA Tube video demos online 

During and After an Earthquake online quiz 

Earthquake Explorer

Earth Hour Sign Up 

Earth Live Interactive from Discovery 

Earth Science I, II   Frank Potter's Gems 

Earth Science Interactive Curriculum

Earth Science World

Eat Less, Live Longer

Eclipses for 2003  

Ecosystems: Fundamentals of Population and Population Growth

Electric Current Activity Sheet pdf

Electricity Fundamentals

Energy Changes Make Things Happen

Energy Information all cycles

Energy Quest

Environment

Evidence: The True Witness - Forensic Science

Evolution and the Environment various topics 

Extreme Science

Experimental Science Projects  

Exploratorium's Online Exhibits  

FBI Adventures   forensic science 

FBI Investigates   follow the FBI on 2 cases 

Five Kingdoms of Life 

Food Chain

Franklin Institute Science Museum  

Frog Dissection 2 with narration

Genetic Science Center

Geology Explorer

Get Body Smart online examination of human anatomy and physiology

Global Warming from Wikipedia

Global Warming photos

Global Warming at the Extremes of the Earth

Global Warming Early Warning Signs Map

Global Warming Early Warning Signs photos

Global Warming from NRDC

Glossary of Biological Terms 

Grade Seven and Eight Resource links

Gray's Anatomy   illustrated  

Great Science Discoveries of the 1900s

Green Building Programs and Resources

Hearing Loss

Heart An Online Exploration

Heart Transplant online activity 

Home Solar Panels: Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs

How Stuff Works  

How Things Work 

How to Extract DNA from Anything Living

How to Make a Nose   cells DNA   

Human Anatomy Online

Human Biology Topics

Human Blood an introduction to the components and types 

Human Body and Mind

Human Brain

Human Genome Project resources 

Human Heart from National Geographic

Hydro Quebec and the Environment  

Hydro Québec Sustainable Development

Inner Life of a Cell online video 

Intelligence 

Interactive 3D Simulations 

Interactive Animal Cell Organelles

Interactive Energy Calculator 

Interactive Plant Cell Organelles

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Java Applets on Physics

Journal of Visualized Experiments  video demos online 

Kites: Franklin's Kite Information

Kites: How to Measure Wind

Kites: See basic kite building and flying information on the Just For Fun page.

Lab Action video demos online 

Lauren Hill Physical Science 416/436 Support 

Lauren Hill Science Website

Levitation

Life Processes and Cells tutorial and online quiz

Life Science I, II   Frank Potter's Gems 

Life Systems Cells Tissues, Organs and Systems

Life, The Universe, and the Electron

Lightning

Living Things 

Louis Pasteur   Life and Times of..  

MadSciNet - The 24-Hour Exploding Laboratory  

Magnetic Field Viewing Jar  building instructions 

Magnetism

Magnetism another site

Magnetism: Cool Experiments with Magnetism

Make a Model Cell

Make a Pinhole Camera

Make a Pinhole Camera using an Oatmeal Box  

Mammoth Site

Maps of Canada from Canada Info download and print 

Maps of the World

Maps Quick Maps

Maps That Teach outline maps and more

Math and Science Technology from QESN RECIT

Matter

Microscope: Learn how to use a compound light microscope tutorial 

Microscopy: An Introduction

Microscopy: Usage

Mitosis Create a Mitosis Flip Book   pdf printout 

Mitosis Create a Mitosis Flip Book from Exploratorium

Molecular Modeling

Molecules to Go   information search engine  

Ozone in the Atmosphere 

Parts Wanted: Cells

Perfect Storm: What is it?

Photosynthesis

Physical Science I, II, III   Frank Potter's Gems 

Plant Cell Organelles Interactive

Plant Cell Virtual   online observation and experimentation  

Popular Science Online   various topics  

Puzzles of the Earth  Plate Tectonics

Real Science  

Robotics from The Tech Museum  

Robotics Institute

Sable 3 Balloon camera experiment 

School Science

SciCentral: Gateway to the Best Science and Online Resources  

Science 10 Addison Wesley Unit 1 Energy and Matter in Chemical Change support links per chapter

Science 10 Addison Wesley Unit 2 Energy Flow in Technological Systems support links per chapter

Science 10 Addison Wesley Unit 3 Cycling of Matter in Living Systems support links per chapter

Science 10 Addison Wesley Unit 4 Energy Flow in Global Systems support links per chapter

Science à GoGo  

Science Amateur

Science of Light  

Science Online

Science Hobbyist   lots of information about various topics  

Science Master  

Science Project and Science Fair Resources 

Science Videos various topics, uses RealPlayer

Sciences Physique 416-436 Liens intéressants

Scientific American Search Engine

Scientific Method interactive lab

SciVee science video demos 

Secrets of the Ice - An Antarctic Expedition  

Sheep Brain Dissection 

Simple Electrostatic Motor   plans to build one 

Simply Science

Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body

Solar Energy Educational Resources 

Solar Photovoltaic Systems 

Sport Science

Static Electricity: What Causes Static Shocks?

Timelines and Scales of Measurement

Universcale 

Use It or Lose It

Virtual Biology Labs 

Virtual Body

Virtual Cell: Cell Biology

Virtual Electron Microscope

Virtual Embryo

Virtual Hip Surgery from EdHeads 

Virtual Knee Surgery from EdHeads

Virtual Labs and Simulations electricity

Virtual Labs from Bio Interactive 

Visible Human A Guided Tour

Water Cycle 

Water The Properties of Water 

Web Anatomy

What Forces Affect our Weather   

Why Files  

Who Wants to Win a Million Dollars? The Science Game  

Wisdom of Worms

Women In Science at I was Wondering

Careers in Biotechnology: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/science-technology-careers/biotechnology/

Finding Your Dream Science Career: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/science-technology-careers/

Forensic Psychology Graduate Degrees: http://www.gograd.org/online-masters-programs/forensic-psychology-degree/

Forensic Science Career Paths: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/forensic-science-careers/

Learn Psychology: http://www.learnpsychology.org/

Women in STEM Guidebook: http://www.gograd.org/resources/women-in-stem/

 

 

Chemistry

Atomic Structure Timeline

ChemCollective Virtual Lab Java needed

ChemLab Techniques 

ChemTutor Online

CHEMystery: An Interactive Guide to Chemistry

Chemistry Coach  excellent resources, tutorials, and much more

Chemistry Experiments Dictionary  instructions for hundreds of experiments 

Chemistry for Life

Chemistry Quizzes  for all levels 

Chemistry Resources

Chemistry Resources for the Secondary Teacher

Chemistry Study Guides download and print from Sparknotes 

Chemistry Topics

Chemistry Topics more

Chemistry Topics tutorial and online quiz

Chemistry Tutor

ChemTutor

Daylight Chemical Information Systems 3D Molecules with SMILES 

Direct Link to Depict Smiles page 

Element Matching Game  

Gas Laws 

General Chemistry Online 

Periodic Table

Periodic Table interactive and animated

Periodic Table of Elements

Periodic Table of Videos 

Periodic Table Quiz Questions

Periodic Tables Online

Products from Rocks various topics tutorials and online quiz

The Element Song  Flash needed to play

Virtual Chemistry Center

 

Physics

Amusement Park Physics

Energy and Electricity various topics tutorials and online quiz

Fear of Physics Physics explained

Fizzics Fizzle  interactive guide to physics

Fundamental Physical Constants 

Graphing Calculator Online

Lab Reporter video clips (Please note some boards may block this site as it uses the YouTube Player.)

earn Physics Today

Physics

Physics 101 Facts You Should Know 

Physics 2000  explanations through text and activities of various theoretical topics 

Physics Classroom

Physics Classroom tutorials and demos

Physics Lessons

Physics of Ice Skating

Physics Study Guides download and print from Sparknotes 

Physics Textbooks Online 

Physics Topics tutorials and quiz

Physics Tutorial Online

Radiation and the Universe various topics tutorials and online quiz

Regents Exam Prep Centre 

Units Conversion Calculators

 

Science Fair Links

Be Inventive Design Challenges

Build an Ultra-Simple Hovercraft   plans    

Cyber Fair   an online science fair for cycle 3  

Ideas

Project Ideas

Project Resource Guide  

Science Fair Project Resource Guide 

Science Fair Projects   how to do one  

Science Fair Projects Database from NSRC 

Science Fair Projects steps to prepare one 

Successful Science Fair Projects

Ultimate Science Fair Resource

 

The Planet and Beyond

7 Wonders of the World the new 7

Amazing Space

Amazing Space teaching tools 

Arkive A Record of Life on Earth 

Astronomy Picture of the Day NASA 

Atmospheric Research Links

Biomes - North American

Biomes of the World

Changes to the Earth and its Atmosphere various topics tutorials and online quiz

Climate Change

Climate Change 2 

Cosmology 

Earth Impact - Meteorites and Comets

Earth Pulse 

Earth Windows to the Universe

Earth's Atmosphere

EnviroLinks

Environment Canada - The Green Lane 

Flash Earth 

Geography4kids   various topics  

Geology Labs Online 

Global Warming

Global Warming 2 

Global Climate Change

Google Maps and Satellite Views of Earth   find your area from space! 

J-Pass Satellite Passes

Life Beyond Earth - Are We Alone?  

Maps in the News 

Meteorological Services of Canada 

Milky Way To Quarks  Powers of Ten video 

Mystery of Space: Stars

Mt. Everest 360 Degree Panorama View From The Top

Mt. Everest Almanac

Mt. Everest Alpine Assents International 2007 Expedition pdf

Mt. Everest Database Part 1 a large list of links

Mt. Everest Database Part 2 a large list of links

Mt. Everest Fifty  from National Geographic

Mt. Everest Fifty Years and Counting from National Geographic

Mt. Everest Google Satellite Image

Mt. Everest History

Mt. Everest How We Climbed Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest Information

Mt. Everest Information from NOVA

Mt. Everest Information from the Royal Geographical Society

Mt. Everest Information from Wikipedia

Mt. Everest Meet Sir Edmund Hillary relive the climb

Mt. Everest October 1963 National Geographic Classic

Mt. Everest Online Adventure PBS

Mt. Everest Online Extra May 22, 1963 National Geographic

Mt. Everest Slideshow

Mt. Everest Surviving Everest from National Geographic video clips

Mt. Everest Trivia

NOAA's Virtual World registration required 

Our Solar System

Pale Blue Dot words by Carl Sagan 

Science from the Poles from Exploratorium global warming

Space various topics

Space Videos From NASA   full length programs 25-30 minutes  

Star Journey @ National Geographic

Stephen Hawking's Universe - Strange Stuff Explained  

Sun A Virtual Tour   20 minutes  

Tides and Gravity Labs 

Underwater Archaeology Resources on the Internet

Views of the Solar System

Virtual Journey Into The Solar System

Water Systems

Weather Calculators

Woophy pictures from around the world 

World Climate Data 

World Geography talking quiz 

World of Astronomy

World Wide Telescope from Microsoft   NOTE: Review computer minimum requirements

Teacher Resources

1001 Periodic Table Quiz Questions   

Access Excellence - Biology Teaching and Learning

AIT In The Classroom register to download free lesson plans for An Inconvenient Truth

Cells: The Giant Cell

DNA Secrets of the Sequence free video and lesson plan downloads 

Edison: a Thematic Unit

Energy  free teaching materials from the NEED project

Genetic Science Learning Center   Biology  

Great Canadian Scientists 

Green Building Programs and Resources

Home Solar Panels: Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs

Lab Generator   printout when generated  

Mitosis: Chromosome Replication and Division   Biology  

Physical Science Activity Manual 34 experiments in pdf 

Physical Science Activity Manual by Chapter

Plant Cell Virtual   online observation and experimentation 

Science Friday a wide variety of teaching lessons and ideas

Science Various Lessons and Resources

Social Studies various links 

Study Canada various topics K-12 

Surfing for Earthquakes and Volcanoes    unit with printouts 

 

Social Studies

General Resources

Multi links

  1. Chicago Public Schools had instituted a structured social studies curriculum with daily lesson plans for every grade K - 12. Look at your grade level to see if there are suggested activities you wish to adapt for your own classroom. Adobe Acrobat is needed to view these lesson plans.
  2. The Age of Exploration Curriculum Guide -Teachers can use the curriculum guide in a variety of ways. It is especially appropriate for grades 5, 8, and high school world history and geography. The curriculum weaves together visual images, video, and text, as well as materials that can be downloaded or printed for transparencies, presentations, or reports. It includes lesson plans, vocabulary, links to related web sites, and guides to other reference materials.
  3. Best of History Web Sites - award-winning portal created for students, history educators, and general history enthusiasts
  4. EDSITEment is a joint project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Council of the Great City Schools, MCI WorldCom, and the National Trust for the Humanities. Edsitement brings together the best of the humanities on the web. Check here for lesson plans and links to other humanities web sites. This is one of the MarcoPolo partner pages.
  5. Fast Facts - from the Census Bureau
  6. Government sites for kids - from the Justice Dept, to the Treasury Dept, to the CIA, look here for government departments
  7. History of Advertisement - presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955.
  8. How Everyday Things Are Made -"If you've ever wondered how things are made - products like candy, cars, airplanes, or bottles - or if you've been interested in manufacturing processes, like forging, casting, or injection molding, then you've come to the right place"
  9. Online Activities for social studies
  10. Schoolhouse: Social Studies - Hundreds of links to all major social studies topics
  11. Social Studies Lessons & Helps - a long list of links
  12. K-12 Social Science Sites by Gina Otto- many resources
  13. Teaching with Historic Places - more than ninety classroom-ready lesson plans that together reach across the United States. Most of them are now available on the Web; these lessons have been marked by underlining their titles
  14. http://www.beyondtheofficedoor.com/desks-of-power-government-guide-for-kids.html United States Government Links
  15. From Cotton to T-Shirts: The Role of Cotton in the Civil War and other links!

Lesson Plans

  1. Going Solo Independent living- Economic interactive unit of study
  2. History Lesson Plans and Resources
  3. Social Studies Lesson Plans - Lesson plans and teaching strategies
  4. U S History Lesson Plans

General Social Studies Sites

  1. 10 x 10 - One hundred words and pictures that define the time. This site is updated hourly with pictures from news sources around the world. The pictures provide links to the news sources related to them. Duplicate images are from the same wire service, but will be on to a different news source. This site has a history archive which goes back to 3:00 AM on November 4, 2004. Pictures at this site are in Flash and can not be copied, but photos associated with the news stories can be copied.
  2. Adventures of a Penny- discover the different types of money and how money is made
  3. Analyzing Editorial Cartoons - A worksheet to help students understand editorial cartoons.
  4. Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids - Kid-size information on America's Symbols, Nation, Government and many others. This site is aligned with TCAP curriculum.
  5. The Bill of Rights - A Web Quest
  6. Braille Bug - A wonderfully fun site provided by the American Foundation for the Blind that provides information, games, riddles and insight into a world without sight. Games make learning Braille fun and you can order your own Braille alphabet card for free!
  7. Collapse - Why do civilizations fall? What does this mean for modern civilizations? What can we learn from the past?
  8. C-Span Classroom - Free resources for teaching Civics and U.S Government (registration required to see all video clips, but it is free)
  9. Environmental Change and Our Health - Lessons, activities, news resource.
  10. http://www.pmenv.com/Environmental-Quiz Environmental Quiz
  11. Exploring the Earth - a free download, works on Mac and PC - This program uses space images, vocabulary words and geography trivia to teach students about our Earth
  12. Flag sites
    1. Early US Flags
    2. Flags of the World - A large flag database
    3. Flags of the World (Flagspot.net) claims to be the Internet's largest site devoted to vexillology (the study of flags). Read more than 14,500 pages about flags and view more than 25,700 images of flags.
    4. Flag of the United States - table of contents site
    5. Flags of the United States - Flags of the US, current state flags, and flags of territories.
    6. Flag of the US - Facts About the United States Flag
  13. Food Force - People are starving all over the world. How can you help? Help students become aware of the problem by playing this virtual game, helping feed people and share supplies with the world. Play the Food Force game, learn about food aid, and help WFP work towards a world without hunger. Learning resources and the lesson plans are provided for teachers.
  14. The Great Escape - Through this interactive map, drawn after the war by one of the POWs, Ley Kenyon, explore the remarkable story of Harry, the 300-foot tunnel that 76 men snuck through during their infamous getaway on the night of March 24-25, 1944.
  15. Harcourt Brace Social Studies Resources -Learning resources for social studies programs from Harcourt Brace School Publishers
  16. Hyper History Online -Over 2000 files, covering 3000 years of history.
  17. International Hand Alphabet - Learn the Hand Alphabet. Learn to sign your name and other words. Can you translate this? -
  18. Lesson Plans For A Variety Of Social Studies Topics
  19. Kids in the House - Take your students here to learn about our government. Explore the role the Office of the Clerk plays in the U.S. House of Representatives. Learn about the legislative process and its effect on you. Experience the exciting world of government like you never have before
  20. Learning Adventures in Citizenship: From New York to Your Town - (from PBS)
  21. Memory- Several related topics are built around this theme, on a fascinating site posted by the Exploratorium. One fascinating exhibit is named Droodles. If you have Shockwave on your computer, give it a try.
  22. Millennium - 1000 years of History - Experience the people, events and achievements that have shaped the world.
  23. Multicultural Diversity
    1. Elementary Diversity Activities - links to ideas, activities, lesson plans and other resources.
    2. High School Diversity Activities - links to ideas, activities, lesson plans and other resources.
    3. Middle School Diversity Activiites - links to ideas, activities, lesson plans and other resources.
    4. Multicultural Homework sites - many to select from
    5. The Newspaper Diversity Game - High school; interactive game.
    6. Understanding other cultures - traditions and values in communities, pictures and teacher's guide.
    7. Social Studies Activities - learn about cultures around the world
  24. Office of the Clerk welcomes you to the On-line Information Center. At this site, you can obtain copies of House documents, including public disclosure forms, made available by the Clerk as part of his official duties. You can also find historical information about the House of Representatives and information about its Members and Committees.
  25. Propaganda - Learning about forms of propaganda
  26. The Salem Project - Connecting History and Literature
  27. Sign Language at the American Sign Language browser. Quick time movies of words, and single images for single letters.
  28. Social Studies Curriculum Resources Poster Sets - Grade K-3; Posters that facilitate the teaching of social studies standards.
  29. Then and Now - A Science Odyssey takes you on a journey through the most spectacular 100 years in the history of science and technology. Here's an overview of how our understanding has grown from 1900 to today. Click each topic for greater detail and links that trace our journey from then to now!
    1. Matters of Life and Death; Medicine and Health
    2. Mysteries of the Universe; Physics and Astronomy
    3. In Search of Ourselves; Human Behavior
    4. Bigger, Better, Faster; Technology
    5. Origins; Earth and Life Sciences
  30. This Day in History - presented by The History Channel. Other categories offered are this day: in Wall street history, in automotive history and in Civil War History. Video clips are now included.
  31. Time related sites
  32. US Counties - Capitol Impact provides an index of state pages. At each state page you will see a map linking to information about the counties of that state.
  33. Consider using the United States Historical Census Data Browser to find raw data for projects. You may search census data by decade from 1790 to 1970. There is a wealth of information here.
  34. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Home Page - "The tie that binds the lives of our people in one indissoluble union are perpetuated in the archives of our government."
  35. Write Your Representative - This service is provided to assist you in finding and contacting Members of the United States House of Representatives. Enter your zip code and find out who your representative is, or find contact information. In some cases you will need to know your 9 digit zip code. That information can be found at the Zip+4 service provided by the United States Postal Service.
  36. www.knowtheromans.co.uk The Romans

 

Geography Sites

Maps

  1. Aerial shots of places on Earth from The World's Largest Online Database! Microsoft's TerraServer
  2. Africa Map Quiz
  3. Color Landform Atlas of the United States - Relief maps, satellite images, black and white maps, and much more.
  4. Create your Own Map - Cut the continents and oceans out of clay or dough, then add the details - Lesson Plan
  5. Do It Yourself - Color Coded State Maps - Create your own map with features - Excellent resource for Middle school and High school
  6. Flags and Maps of the World - Click on a flag and see a map and information about the country.
  7. A Gallery of Map Projections - Graphics Optimized for Printing from the Browser
  8. Google Maps - This map search contains a fantastic resource for geography teachers. Convert the view to Satellite or Hybrid and click and drag on the map to "fly" to another country. Zoom in to explore the geography of the selected country. Wow!
  9. Historic Aerials - aerial photography images covering most of the country with shots from 2003 to 2008, a smaller percentage of the country has coverage ranging from 1930 to 2008
  10. Interactive maps - roll your cursor over the country to see the country name and capitol.
    1. Africa
    2. Asia
    3. Canada
    4. Central America
    5. Europe
    6. Mexico
    7. Middle East
    8. South America
    9. United States
  11. Latitude, Longitude, and Mapmaking - This lesson requires students to review the concepts of latitude and longitude and to use these concepts to create maps of different countries on the computer
  12. Map Collections - from 1500-2004 - From the Library of Congress - Excellent resource! ; cities, towns,military battles, cultural landscapes, communication, transportation, general maps, conservation and many others.
  13. Maps and Map Skills - Outline forms, Political Maps, Map Skills
  14. Maps that Teach from Owl & Mouse software - Learn the countries of different continents and their capitals with these fun and educational map puzzle games. Interactive maps to learn continents, countries, states, capitals, borders, physical features and cultural monuments. Download maps from all over the world to use in class.
  15. The Map Machine from National Geographic - interactive maps, or go to their Xpeditions section to find maps to print.
  16. Map Services
    1. Expedia Maps and Driving Directions
    2. Maps on Us - free street maps
    3. MapNation
    4. MapQuest - a great source for U S street maps
    5. OnLine Maps from Rand McNally
    6. Yahoo maps and driving directions
    7. Windows Live Local
  17. Map Stats - Find out the latest census information for a state, city, or town. State & County QuickFacts; quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography
  18. Maps - Enhance curriculum with printable maps and statistical charts.
  19. Maps - posted by the University of Texas at Austin
  20. Maps and Cartography from the U C Berkeley Library
  21. Outline Maps to Print or Copy
    1. Continents and the World - from abc teach
    2. Countries - from abc teach
    3. States - from abc teach
    4. Free outline and blank maps for non profit use - world maps
    5. USA Maps - States, Landforms, Capitals, Rivers and more
    6. USA Maps - Regions of the United States, Physical, and Climate (PDF format)
    7. USA outline map (the 48 contiguous states)
    8. Maps of the World - Outlines of every continent, latitudes, longitudes, oceans, lakes and more.
    9. Outline maps of the world - Enchanted Learning; individual countries around the world maps.
    10. Outline Maps - Blank Outline Maps of the Countries and Continents of the World
    11. Outline Maps of the US - Blank Outline Maps of the Fifty States of the United States
    12. Outline Maps - Countries and States; Site with many links. States and Countries in alphabetical order making it very easy to find exactly what you need.
  22. Puzzle Maps Geography Game - Kids put together map puzzles in this animated geography game. The game includes 23 topics in areas such as landforms, continents and oceans, the United States , North America , South America , Europe , Asia , Africa , and Australia and Oceania . These interactive geography puzzles also include facts and interesting information about history.
    1. You can find similar activities at Label Maps or Clue Maps
  23. UN Cartographic Section - General Maps, Peace-keeping Maps, Map Library
  24. Working With Maps Lessons from USGS
    1. Map Adventures K-3
    2. What do Maps Show? 5-8
    3. Exploring Maps 7-12
  25. World Maps - Discover the continent maps and information about each.

Countries of the world

  1. CIA World Factbook - links to information about every country in the world
  2. Continents - Scroll over a continent to learn more, click on a continent to visit its interactive map.
  3. Country at a Glance - presented by the United Nations
  4. Country Studies - an index of country information on the web posted by the Library of Congress
  5. InfoNation - An easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations. (This page opens in a new window. Close the window to return to this list)
  6. Interactive Quizzes about a variety of countries
  7. Travelocity offers information about countries around the world. You may select a country, region, or city from a pull down menu, or click on a map for a list of countries is a continent.
  8. U. S. Department of State: Background Notes - These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty. 

Specific countries or continents

  1. Africa Information Center - links to the 51 countries on this continent.
  2. Africa - Teaching about Africa for K - 12
  3. Africa Hotlist - from the Franklin Institute
  4. African and South African Links Page
  5. Ask Asia - a K-12 resource of the Asia Society
  6. Asia Geographica
  7. China hotlist - from the Franklin Institute
  8. East Africa Living Encyclopedia from the African Studies Institute of the University of Pennsylvania
  9. India
    1. Gateway to Government of India Sites - single window access to all Indian government web sites
    2. History of India
    3. An Introduction to India
    4. The Times of India - online news source somewhat like the U.S. CNN site
    5. Weather and Climate of India - posted by the High Commission of India, London
  10. Japan - A page of Internet sites to use when teaching (and learning) about Japan
  11. Japan - site provides an overview and detailed history of the country, articles on Japan's popular culture, interestings facts, and a photo gallery of Japanese artifacts - posted by an American citizen who has been living abroad in Japan for over seven years
  12. South America - from Enchanted Learning

States of the United States

  1. Coast to Coast - students try to complete a cross-country road trip by answering questions about the states. The questions are hard, but students quickly learn interesting facts about the states. When they make it to Hawaii, there is a surprise.
  2. Fifty States index gives links of interest for each state. You can find out what a state bird or flower is, for example, but a link will also show you the bird or flower. This looks good for projects on any of the states.
  3. Fifty States Guide - Website consists of concise and meaningful information about each state. Take a trip around the country without ever leaving home! Includes history, geography, outdoors, tourism, State links and State Info.
  4. Interactive U. S. Geography Activities -
    1. How well do you know the states of the United States?
    2. Do you know the names of the state capitals?
    3. Can you locate these major cities? (this one is very hard)
    4. Can you find the major rivers and lakes?
    5. How well do you know the major land features in the United States?
  5. NetState - an excellent site will all kinds of data about each state!
  6. U.S. Capitols (as seen from space) - images taken from LANDSAT satellites
  7. U.S. Counties - Capitol Impact provides an index of state pages. At each state page you will see a map linking to information about the counties of that state.
  8. United States of America - geography and history
  9. U.S. States - States web games; locate states, name states and more
  10. U.S. State Images from 30 Second Topographic Data
  11. U.S. Puzzle for younger students - place the states where they belong. The name of each state is given to help place them.
  12. Where in the USA - students choose from three categories (u.s. capitals, cities, or landmarks) and have two minutes to answer as many as they can.

General

  1. "Are We There Yet?" - report of a problem based lesson plan, use her idea to design your own lesson 
  2. Earth and Moon viewer - You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe.
  3. Earth's LandGames, Puzzles, Quizzes, Trivia - games, puzzles, quizzes, trivia
  4. Geography4Kids - a mixture of Earth Science and Social Studies topics
  5. Geography Dictionary and Glossary for Students - " primarily aimed at supporting secondary/senior/high school and early tertiary students who are studying Geography or related subjects such as Earth Sciences."
  6. Geography Lesson Plans and Resources
  7. Geography Games - Numerous games and quizzes about all areas of geography!
  8. Geography Hotlist
  9. Geo Net Geography games - Select US or World and then select a specific region. For each region there are six games
  10. GIS from Environmental Systems Research Institute
  11. Helping your child learn Geography - Ideas for activities that will use your children's play to help them learn more geography--the study of the Earth; ages 5-10
  12. Landforms - pictures to help identify landforms.
  13. Landforms - students activities and lessons on landforms
  14. Land Formation Activities - Identify the major land forms.
  15. Land types - learn about various land types.
  16. National Geographic Homework Help -
  17. National Geographic Xpeditions - This huge and growing site for geography educators and students contains more than a hundred original lesson plans and after-school activities for grades K-12, an outline map atlas with more than 1,800 free maps designed for printing or building Web sites, forums where teachers and students can discuss geography, and a 3-D virtual museum of geography built in the spirit of the game Myst.
  18. VolcanoWorld - The Web's Premier Source of Volcano Info
  19. World Explorers
  20. World Geography Games - Many sites that test your knowledge on Geography.
  21. World Pizza - In this project, students embrace the best of both worlds by first imagining a global pizza with ingredients from all over, and then developing a savvy, sensitive plan to market the product in a very particular place. (Microsoft lesson plan using Excel
  22. World Time: watch the night shadow move across a globe centered on your location. You can also see what the shadow looks like with any chosen country centered in the view.
  23. World Travel - Learn about the continents and countries and their climates; listen to music from various countries, maps to print and more.
  24. Zoom into Maps - migration, pictoral, transporation, historical and many more.

History

African-American History

 

  1. AFRICA: One Continent. Many Worlds - designed to provide an educator with the knowledge and tools to bring a rich experience to the classroom.
  2. African Flags - posted by the university of Pennsylvania African Studies department
  3. Africans In America presented by PBS - America's journey through slavery is presented in four parts. For each era, you'll find a historical Narrative, a Resource Bank of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries, and a Teacher's Guide for using the content of the Web site and television series in US history courses.
  4. Black History Hotlist -many links on various topics of Black History
  5. Black History Hunt - Learn about Black History while incorporating math skills.
  6. Black History Links - This page was written as a time saver for history teachers who need information for their students on slavery in pre-civil war America as well as Reconstruction, Jim Crow Laws, the Civil Rights Movement and issues of the present period.
  7. Cross-Curricular Music Project - The project looks at one genre of music and the diversity within it; also the history behind the Blues.
  8. Gale Company - A good Black History Month source! Choose from Biographies, Activities, Quizzes and Timelines. Gale,a business unit of The Thomson Corporation, is a world leader in e-information publishing for libraries, schools and businesses.
  9. Marian Anderson: A Life in Song - This exhibition celebrates the artistic development and musical career of Marian Anderson. Renowned throughout the world for her extraordinary contralto voice, she is also remembered for her dignity and grace under pressure.
  10. Martin Luther King Resources - Lessons, units, worksheets, clip art and more.

 

Additional African American History Links:

African American Odyssey - This Special Presentation of the Library of Congress exhibition, The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, showcases the Library's incomparable African American collections. The presentation is not only a highlight of what is on view in this major black history exhibition, but also a glimpse into the Library's vast African American collection. This display is divided into nine sections:
 

Follow the North Star with National Geographic's interactive journey along The Underground Railroad. You make the decision to stay or go based on information available. Your ultimate goal is to see the phrase "Free at Last."

 

Culture and Change, Black History in America - from Scholastic.Meet famous African Americans, listen to jazz music, publish your own writing, and explore history with our interactive timeline

 

African American Perspectives from the Library of Congress - The Daniel A. P. Murray Pamphlet Collection presents a panoramic and eclectic review of African-American history and culture, spanning almost one hundred years from the early nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries, with the bulk of the material published between 1875 and 1900. Among the authors represented are Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Benjamin W. Arnett, Alexander Crummel, and Emanuel Love.

 

"I Have A Dream" - The text of Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. After reading the text of his speech you may want to watch a video of the speech posted on You Tube.
 

 

Harriet Tubman & The Underground Railroad - Don't look at this site as a source of primary documents, but rather as an example of what students can accomplish through their black history studies. The students in Mrs. Taverna's second grade class at Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, New York have been learning about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. See what they did to report what they learned.

 

Black History Links -This page was written By Rich Levine as a time saver for history teachers who need information for your students on slavery in pre-civil war America as well as Reconstruction, Jim Crow Laws, the Civil Rights Movement and issues of the present period

 

Exploring Amistad - The Amistad Revolt was a shipboard uprising off the coast of Cuba that carried itself, inadvertently but fatefully, to the United States--where the Amistad Captives set off an intense legal, political, and popular debate over the slave trade, slavery,race, Africa, and ultimately America itself.

 

75 Years of Glory - the Negro League Baseball Online

 

The Internet African American History Challenge is an interactive quiz that helps you sharpen your knowledge of African American History. It's an "open book" test. So if you're not sure of an answer, you can check the reference material for help. Level I is the easiest and has 7 questions while levels II & III have 10 questions each and are a bit more challenging. Teachers, it looks like you are able to set up an online grade book for your class. Check it out.

 

Black History Hot list - If you don't find what you are looking for on the page you are looking through now, try this index posted by Tom March.

 

Africans in America by PBS - America's journey through slavery is presented in four parts. For each era, you'll find a historical Narrative, a Resource Bank of images, documents, stories, biographies, and commentaries, and a Teacher's Guide for using the content of the Web site and television series in U.S. history courses.

 

Timeline of African American History

 

Dear Dr. Math "I am trying to compile a list of African American mathematicians. Do you have any suggestions or Internet URL's where I can find some info?" And Dr. Math answered with a long list of mathematicians including links to places on the Internet where more information can be found regarding each person.

 

African American Warriors - A history of African Americans in military service from the revolutionary War to Gen. Colin Powell. In between you will find out about the Buffalo Soldiers, The Tuskegee Airmen, Congressional Medal of Honor winners and much more. Additional information on this topic can be found at the African Military History site.

 

Timeline of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King - 2nd Graders created a timeline of King's life in KidPix.

 

American Slave Narratives - From 1936 to 1938, over 2,300 former slaves from across the American South were interviewed by writers and journalists under the aegis of the Works Progress Administration. These former slaves, most born in the last years of the slave regime or during the Civil War, provided first-hand accounts of their experiences on plantations, in cities, and on small farms.

 

Harlem 1900 - 1940 - An African American Community - An exhibition portfolio from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. They offer an excellent timeline to accompany the exhibition.

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project - This site contains secondary documents written about Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as primary documents written during King's life. The folks at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project at Stanford University continuously update and improve this site. You have probably read his "I Have A Dream" speech, but have you also read his "I See The Promised Land" sermon (aka "I've Been To The Mountaintop") King's last sermon delivered on April 3, 1968? Come to this site to read that and more written by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself - Harriet Jacobs - You can find the entire text of the book online. In addition you can find links to images related to her book itself, and images related to slave life during her time.

 

AFRICA: One Continent. Many Worlds - designed to provide an educator with the knowledge and tools to bring a rich experience to the classroom.

 

The Dred Scott Case - Arguments about slavery in the print and in public debate had a direct impact on the Scott's and the people who surrounded them. The records contained in this exhibit document the Scott's' early struggle to gain their freedom through litigation and are the only extant record of this significant case as it was heard in the St. Louis Circuit Court.

 

Celebrating Black History on the Web - An extensive list of African American web resources posted by the University of Colorado.

 

Aboard the Underground Railroad - At the most dramatic level, the Underground Railroad provided stories of guided escapes from the South, rescues of arrested fugitives in the North, complex acts of bravery and suffering in the quest for freedom for all. This site gives a good introduction of the Underground Railroad, information on the slave trade, early antislavery, and details on the operation of the UGRR.

 

 

The Role of Music in Black History

African Heritage in Classical Music - "Here you will meet 52 composers, conductors and instrumental performers - Africans, African Americans and Afro-Europeans.Over 100 sound samples can be heard at the Audio page and at the biographical pages. The links at left lead to a Black History Quiz covering everyone profiled at the site" (this is a Homestead site that may be blocked by some school filters)

 

Marian Anderson: A Life in Song - This exhibition celebrates the artistic development and musical career of Marian Anderson. Renowned throughout the world for her extraordinary contralto voice, she is also remembered for her dignity and grace under pressure.

 

Harlem.org presents A Great Day in Harlem - Explore jazz history through one photograph. Use this group photo taken in August of 1958 showing 57 jazz artists in Harlem to explore the roots of Jazz.

 
 

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Kid's Corner has featured many musicians

 

American History  

End of course assessments in American History released by Texas; Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002

  1. 20th & 21st Century America - multiple links on this topic
  2. Audio History - from NPR , treasures from our archives that you can listen to whenever you wish.
  3. 17th Century New England - with special emphasis on the Salem Witchcraft Trials
  4. 100 milestone documents of American history - These documents help us think, talk and teach about the rights and responsibilities of citizens in our democracy, and reflect our diversity and our unity, our past and our future.
  5. America's Story - from the Library of Congress; many areas to select from.
  6. American History & Government Hotlist -numerous links of resources
  7. American History Resources from Spartacus Educational - Activities, photos, lessons and more.
  8. American History Through Architectural Masterpieces - American history and culture learned through the study of selected American architectural works of art.
  9. American History Topics - from the HistoryPlace
  10. The American Revolution - from MrNussbaum.com
  11. American Revolutionary War Timeline - A chronicle of the Revolution.
  12. Awesome Stories - History, Famous Trials, Disasters, Biographies, Religion and more.
  13. Battle of the Battlefields - a WebQuest on the War of Independence, the Revolutionary War.
  14. Best History Sites - Portal created for history teachers.
  15. Boundaries of the contiguous United States - Watch an animation of the changing boundaries of the United States from 1650 to 1907. See also an animation from 1650 to 1983 showing individual county boundaries in the states
  16. Civil War - from MrNussbaum.com
  17. The Civil War for Kids - Created by the students in Mrs. Huber's class at Pocantico Hills School in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  18. The Cold War - many links on this topic
  19. Colonial America 1600-1775
  20. Colonial America - By clicking on the Hotlinks, you will be taken directly to the exact  location where the Topic is located on the page.
  21. Colonial Times - Discovery, Exploration, Colonies, & Revolution - multiple links on this topic
  22. Course-Notes - outlines, vocabulary terms, practice tests, biographies, timelines, political parties, study guides and historical documents
  23. The Decades - Presents a series of web guides on the decades of the twentieth century.
  24. Digital History - using new technologies to enhance teaching and research
  25. Digital Media - "125,000 items from every stage of producing, promoting, and exhibiting motion pictures, television, and digital media. This historically significant body of artifacts, one of the most important collections of its kind in the world, includes, but is not limited to, technical apparatus, still photographs, licensed merchandise, exhibition and marketing materials of all kinds, costumes, design materials, and video and computer games"
  26. Early American Maps
  27. Editorial Cartoons - Use this outline to analyze editorial cartoons.
  28. The Gold Rush
    1. Gold Rush Quiz - online quiz about the Gold Rush.
    2. Gold Rush Scenes - drawings depicting the life of a gold miner
    3. Natives and Immigrants - natives and Immigrants view of the Gold Rush
  29. Economics of the Great Depression - Where did all the money go? As detectives, you will gather clues using the Internet to investigate the mystery through a series of clue sheets. An interactive lesson with an interactive group project as culmination.
  30. Eyewitness to History - Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it.
  31. Famous Moments In Early American History ( Short Films of Noteworthy Events) - films highlighting a true story of historical significance, providing 'students' of early America with a better understanding of the people, places and events of this important era.
  32. Folk Songs of War - Songs from French and Indian, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War,
  33. The Great Chicago Fire - a commemorative exhibition created by the Chicago Historical Society and Northwestern University
  34. Google - Google has digitized 50 historic films from the National Archives and made them available, at no charge, on the Web
  35. History Interactive - from National Heritage Academies presents an index of world history topics. Scroll down to find the American History section. Apparently this site is just beginning, so bookmark it and check back.
  36. The History Channel - Speeches; Video; beware of ads.
  37. A History Teacher's Choice - John Raymond, has collected over 500 sites for History Teachers. Hasn't been updated recently, but good sites.
  38. The History Net - where history lives on the web
  39. History and Politics Out Loud - Searchable archives of audio clips of speeches and other politically significant events. 
  40. History Teacher - Links and curriculum resources for AP history, US European History, Government, Global Studies and more. Quizzes and news links included.
  41. Homeland Security and Emergencies - Be prepared! Lessons, activities, games
  42. The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson - from Harper's weekly. There are several interesting links here, even an impeachment simulation game.
  43. Jamestown - Virtual Jamestown - Interactive Maps, Primary Sources, Public Records, Personal letters, Runaway Slave Ads and more.
  44. Korean War Project - includes a searchable database of casualties
  45. The Lewis and Clark Adventure - from MrNussbaum.com
  46. Liberty: The American Revolution - from PBS
  47. Medicine in the Civil War - some graphic pictures
  48. Medicine in the Civil War - Caring for the Men; The History of Civil War Medicine
  49. Memory Gallery - Permanent exhibition of the rarest, most interesting or significant items relating to America's past, drawn from every corner of the world's largest library.
  50. National Museum of the American Indian - posted by the Smithsonian Institution.
  51. Native American Star Knowledge - Information about the Bighorn Medicine Wheel and much more
  52. Online Historical Media Clips - from Thinkport
  53. Our Documents - Explore 100 milestone documents of American history. These documents reflect our diversity and our unity, our past and our future, and mostly our commitment as a nation to continue to strive to "form a more perfect union."
  54. Presidential timeline - Interactive timeline of the 20th century presidents. "an ever-growing selection of digitized assets from the collections of the twelve Presidential Libraries of the National Archives. Among these assets you’ll find documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video relating to the events of the presidents’ lives. The goal of the project is to make these resources readily and freely available to students, educators, and adult learners throughout the world."  
  55. Presidents of the United States:
    1. An Internet Public Library database.
    2. The Living Room Candidate - This online exhibition presents 284 historical presidential campaign commercials from every election year, beginning with 1952, when the first campaign ads aired.
    3. Presidents of the United States
    4. President's Hall presented by Whitehouse.gov
    5. Presidents: The American Experience from PBS
    6. Presidents Puzzle - Drag the Presidents into the proper order and press the Check button. This site requires Flash, but it is well worth the download time if you don't yet have it installed. This would be an excellent review.
    7. Vice President information from VicePresidents.com
  56. Presidential Libraries
    1. Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress
    2. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
    3. The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
    4. McKinley Memorial Library & Museum
    5. Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum
    6. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
    7. Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
    8. Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library
    9. Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum
    10. John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
    11. Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
    12. Nixon Presidential Materials
    13. Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum
    14. Jimmy Carter Library and Museum
    15. George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
    16. Clinton Presidential Materials Project
  57. Primary Source Documents
    1. 100 milestone documents of American history - These documents help us think, talk and teach about the rights and responsibilities of citizens in our democracy, and reflect our diversity and our unity, our past and our future.
    2. American Memory Timeline - This resource was developed to help teachers and students use the vast online collections of the Library of Congress. The links will lead you to sets of selected primary sources on a variety of topics in United States History. The sets are arranged by chronological period.
    3. American Treasures of the Library of Congress - Thomas Jefferson, whose personal library became the core of the Library of Congress, arranged his books into three types of knowledge, corresponding to three faculties of the mind: Memory (History), Reason (Philosophy), and Imagination (Fine Arts).
    4. Behind the Picket Fence: The Fifties Family Exposed Through Primary Sources- a product of Doing History
    5. Calisphere: A World of Primary Source Documents - explore thousands of primary source images and documents
    6. A Chronology of US Historical Documents - From Pre-Colonial to the present
    7. The Civil War - The Valley of the Shadow - The Valley of the Shadow Project takes two communities, one Northern and one Southern, through the experience of the American Civil War. The project is a hypermedia archive of thousands of sources for the period before, during, and after the Civil War.
    8. Core Documents of US Democracy
    9. Declaration of Independence - from the National Archives Experience
    10. Guides to Historical Thinking - guides to help students think historically while examining primary sources
    11. EASE History (created by a group at Michigan State University) - Through the prism of US presidential campaign ads, users can better understand the complexities of campaign issues and their historical context by looking at historical events, and explore the meanings of core values by examining how these values have been applied in both historical events and campaign ads.
    12. Eyewitness to History - aranged by date
    13. Finding World History - reviews describe online primary source archives, evaluate resources, and provide classroom suggestions
    14. Hammurabi’s Code - this Babylonian document is an extremely useful source for discussions of Mesopotamian government and society - One of the most influential codifications of law in ancient history
    15. Historical Documents of the United States - from the Mayflower Compact to Viet Nam era documents
    16. History and Historiography - documents on the English Server at Carnegie Mellon University
    17. Inaugural Addresses - from George Washington's first on April 30, 1789 to George Bush's on January 20, 1989.
    18. Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States - George Washington to George W. Bush
    19. Integrated History - Online Archive of Primary Sources on the History of East-Central Europe
    20. Major Document Collections - from the Avalon Project at the Yale Law School - Look through The Federalist papers, check out the Nuremberg War Crimes Trial, or many other collections of documents.
    21. Primary Source Materials and Document Based Questions - Useful links to help students learn to analyze primary sources and write DBQs. Also check out The History Lab . Enter the data you are searching for and a Lab teaching format is already laid out for the students. Teaches by inquiry, reflection, interpretation and constructing a hypothesis. A framework to help teachers teach history through primary sources.
    22. Primary Sources - List of links for many sites with primary sources.
    23. Primary Sources on the web - includes American History and World History
    24. Revolutionary War - Many links from the pre- war years to the war; primary sources and more
    25. Revolutionary War - Captain Thomas Preston - primary source; The following is a transcript of the trial of Captain Thomas Preston, who was in charge of the British troops involved in the Boston Massacre
    26. Teaching with Documents - reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teaching activities correlated to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government, and cross-curricular connections
      1. Document Analysis Worksheets - designed and developed by the Education Staff of the National Archives and Records Administration to help your students evaluate a variety of types of primary documents
    27. Timeline and Chronicles of the American Revolution - Interactive site with primary resources.
    28. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Home Page - "The tie that binds the lives of our people in one indissoluble union are perpetuated in the archives of our government."
    29. Women in World History - primary sources by region
  58. Propaganda
    1. Propaganda postcards from the Great War
    2. Propaganda Posters - First World War
    3. Propaganda Techniques -
    4. World War II Propaganda - cartoon, film, music and art
  59. Revolutionary War
    1. From Revolution to Reconstruction - A Hypertext on American History from the colonial period until Modern Time. Don't miss the biography section!
    2. Revolutionary War - Prelude to Revolution 1763 to 1775
    3. Revolutionary War - Timeline of the Revolution; PBS
    4. Revolutionary War - Definitions of the Revolutionary War
    5. Revolutionary War - Many links from the pre- war years to the war; primary sources and more
    6. Revolutionary War - The Boston Massacre - A Behind-the-Scenes Look At Paul Revere's Most Famous Engraving
    7. The Road to Revolution - An interactive game about events leading up to the Revolutionary War.
    8. Women in the Revolution - scroll past the ads at the top to the bottom of the page for a list of women
    9. Women in the Revolution - Learn how women helped in the war
  60. Space Race - An Exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum. The Space Race grew out of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, the most powerful nations after World War II.
  61. State and Local Government information on the Internet.
  62. Talking History - Talking History, based at the University at Albany, State University of New York, is a radio and aural history production, distribution, and instructional center. An outstanding collection of audio documentaries, speeches, debates, oral histories, conference sessions, commentaries, archival audio sources, and other aural history resources.
  63. Tennessee History
    1. Tennessee Blue Book - graphs and charts on State Government ; contains information on the makeup of Tennessee state government. It also contains an expansive history section, the constitutions of the United States and Tennessee, the state’s symbols and honors, the most recent election returns, and census information.
    2. Tennessee History - lots of links (12 pages if printed)
    3. Tennessee History Classroom - three pages of links to Tennessee history resources
    4. Tennessee History for Kids - Learn about Tennessee; people, virtual field trips, history, cultures, economics and more.
    5. Tennessee History by grade - second | third | fourth | fifth | sixth | seventh | eighth | high school
    6. Women in Tennessee History - a bibliography posted by the Middle Tennessee State University Library
  64. Then and Now - A Science Odyssey takes you on a journey through the most spectacular 100 years in the history of science and technology. Here's an overview of how our understanding has grown from 1900 to today. Click each topic for greater detail and links that trace our journey from then to now!
    1. Matters of Life and Death; Medicine and Health
    2. Mysteries of the Universe; Physics and Astronomy
    3. In Search of Ourselves; Human Behavior
    4. Bigger, Better, Faster; Technology
    5. Origins; Earth and Life Sciences
  65. This Day in History - presented by The History Channel.
  66. The Thirties in Print - Ads, documents, people, news, comics and more!
  67. The Twentieth Century - See what happened many years ago.
    1. Do You Remember? - the 70's, 80's and 90's
  68. United States of America - geography and history from MrNussbaum.com
  69. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Page is dedicated to providing the most up to date and accurate information regarding the Names on The Wall in Washington DC.
  70. The Valley of the Shadow Project takes two communities, one Northern and one Southern, through the experience of the American Civil War. The project is a hypermedia archive of thousands of sources for the period before, during, and after the Civil War for Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania
  71. Yesterday Toys - See what American children played with throughout the decades.
  72. You Be the Historian - See if you can figure out what life was like 200 years ago for Thomas and Elizabeth Springer's family in New Castle, Delaware. At the same time discover what historians in the next century could learn about you if they found your house exactly the way it is today.
  73. We Didn't Start the Fire - an excellent education tool for teachers and students!
  74. Women's History Hotlist - many links on topics of Women's History.
  75. World War I - multiple links on this topic.
  76. World War II - multiple links on this topic
  77. Information about the Mayflower!  Read the article titled Moving Across the Atlantic on the Mayflower by Becky Harris and you will also find many wonderful links! http://www.upack.com/moving-across-the-atlantic-on-the-mayflower

Jewish History

  1. Anne Frank and children of the Holocaust - Webquest
  2. Children of the Holocaust - Webquest
  3. Holocaust Children - webquest
  4. The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority -Israel’s national Holocaust memorial
  5. Israeli History - posted by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This site contains a large number of links to sites related to Jewish history and links to source documents that would provide material for project-based activities in the classroom.
  6. Jews in the Civil War - Jewish-American History on the Web [This page opens in a new window. When you are ready to return to this list, close the window.]
  7. The Jewish Nature Quiz will test your knowledge of Judaism and awareness of nature. Every month, you can find another nature riddle, mystery or Torah question.
  8. Jewish Pioneers of the west - Jewish Pioneer Women 1850–1910
  9. The Jewish Calendar
  10. The Jewish Year
  11. Project Genesis: "The best site for serious Jewish education on the Internet "
  12. Jewish Virtual Library - educational materials on Jewish history and culture
  13. Survivors of the Shoah - established in 1994 to collect and preserve the testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses
  14. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - List of topics related to the Holocaust. Strong Caution: Before using this with any age class, preview thoroughly. Be sure you know what educational objectives you plan to accomplish. There is some really rough stuff here.
  15. Voices of the Holocaust - Interviews with survivors communicate more clearly than accounts in textbooks.

World & Ancient History 

  1. Age of Exploration - an online curriculum posted by the Mariner's Museum
  2. Akbar's Dilemma - a lesson plan helping students to identify the role religion played in the everyday lives of ordinary Mesopotamians 
  3. Ancient China - almost two dozen links from Mr. Donn
  4. Ancient History -Games to Play
  5. General Ancient History & Archaeology - multiple links on this topic
  6. Ancient Mesopotamia - a seventh grade World History/World Geography unit designed to be used by both students and teachers [Caution: This page has several dead links]
  7. Ancient Mesopotamia - to be used by fourth grade students when studying the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia
  8. Ancient Rome - multiple links on this topic
  9. Collapse: Why Do Civilizations Fall - A complete history unit from Annenberg CPB
    1. Collapse: Why do civilizations fall? - a section on Mesopotamia
  10. Counting in Babylon
  11. Course-Notes - outlines, vocabulary terms, practice tests, biographies, timelines, political parties, study guides and historical documents
  12. Development of Cuneiform -
  13. Egypt - Color Me Egypt - "Learn about Egypt's ancient past, as well as some of the most important rulers and other people that made Egypt one of the world's most powerful countries thousands of years ago."
  14. Egypt - Links to many resources
  15. Egyptian Art: The Case of the Missing Mummy - explore the art of Ancient Egypt and creatively design an Egyptian Mummy Case, using the art medium, papier-mâché.
  16. European History - Review Quizzes
  17. Eyewitness to History - Your ringside seat to history - from the Ancient World to the present. History through the eyes of those who lived it.
  18. Free Stock Photos - Photos to use in your classroom on Rome, Eygypt, Israel, Near East.
  19. Battle of Hastings 1066 - 300 graphics and photographs, also many maps
  20. General Ancient History & Archaeology
  21. Greece - Ancient Greece Resources - Links to many resources
  22. Greece - Online activities
  23. Hard Times - Students interact with the different effects of the Industrial Revolution while classifying them as to the historical theme for which they are best suited. They are also asked to make a judgment as to whether the effects are positive or negative. (Author - Richard Johnson)
  24. The History and Religion of Ancient Mesopotamia - from 3000 BC until the time of Abraham (~2000 BC)
  25. History Journals On-Line - a compilation of links posted by Tennessee Tech
  26. History of Babylonia - from the Quartz Hill School of Theology
  27. History of Nations - a history of every nation in the world as well as many non-sovereign territories
  28. HyperHistory Online provides an interactive timeline of the last 3000 years of human history.
  29. Medieval Times
    1. The Middle Ages - A part of the Annenberg/CPB Projects Exhibits Collection. Categories include; Feudal Life, Religion, Homes, Clothing, Health, Arts&Entertainment, and Town Life
    2. The Middle Ages - Choose from 4 different "guides" (Knight, Merchant, Peasant or Nun) who will help you explore life in the Middle Ages (from the Minnesota State University EMuseum) The reading level may be challenging for grade 4.
    3. The Middle Ages, Chivalry and Knighthood - multiple links on this subject
    4. Heraldry Game - Learn about Shields, Knights and Heraldry. Role-play as a young aristocrat, recognizing friends and enemies. Challenging reading for grade 4s.
    5. Medieval Siege - In the Middle Ages, those who attacked castles used trebuchets, military engines capable of firing missiles with frightening force. At this NOVA web site, view an actual trebuchet and construct and fire one of your own online. Also, find out what other weapons were used and what daily life was like in a medieval castle.
    6. Castle Learning Center - Some of the text has quite complex sentence structure and may be challenging for grade 4 students but the number of topics and the details provided are very good.
    7. Ghosts in the Castle - Poke around a British castle from the 14th Century in the company of some extraordinary guides: the ghosts of the original inhabitants. ( National Geographic)
    8. Castle Constructor - from TVO Kids - construct a castle on-line and then print out the parts and make it yourself!
    9. Feudal, Medieval and Castle Terms - a glossary
    10. Medieval Music - midi music files from the Internet Renaissance Band
  30. Mesopotamia
  31. Mesopotamia - Discover Babylon - Interactive 3D game to download - "sophisticated video gaming strategies and realistic digital environments to engage the learner in challenges and mysteries that can only be solved through developing an understanding of Mesopotamian society, business practices, and trade."
  32. Mesopotamia - presented by the British Museum
  33. Mesopotamia - many links on this topic; from KidsKonnect
  34. Mesopotamia: Economy, Technology, Society, and Culture - from the Encyclopedia of World History
  35. Odyssey Online - "an interactive journey through ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East; the ancient Americas; and sub-Saharan Africa of the 19th and 20th centuries"
  36. The Face of Russia traces the general chronology of Russian culture. This remarkable journey through ten centuries of art, architecture, music, dance and cinema reveals the major events that shaped Russian culture. An excellent time line is provided.
  37. The History of Plumbing - Babylonia - from the plumber.com
  38. Images from History - Images from the history of world art and archeology for use in the classroom. If you can not get the folder based menu to work, look in the text below the folders and click on "old menu."
  39. Life in Ancient Egypt - an introduction to The Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
  40. Life in the Middle Ages - A Look at European Life in Medieval Times
  41. Magna Carta - read a Translation
  42. Medieval Sites - many links to learn from
  43. Middle Ages Feudal Life - What was it really like to life in the Middle Ages?
  44. Middle Ages and Knighthood - a long list of links
  45. Middle Ages - Medieval Times - many links
  46. Military History Encyclopedia on the Web - At the moment, their main strengths are the middle ages, the First World War, the Seven Years War and the Thirty Years War, but they are expanding their coverage every week, especially in the Napoleonic Wars and the Crimean War.
  47. Modern World History - Textbook resources from the Class Zone are provided by the McDougal Littel division of the Houghton Mifflin Company. Each chapter provides links related to the chapter content, a chapter assessment Internet activity, and a short online quiz.
  48. The Odyssey of Alexander the Great - animation from birth to death (also see the Odyssey in the form of a large map)
  49. Renaissance: What Inspired This Age of Balance and Order? - This Annenberg/CPB Projects online exhibit transforms you back to a time of great discovery. Find out what inspired this age of rebirth in Europe and see how life changed for those who lived during this period.
  50. The Renaissance - multiple links on this subject.
  51. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  52. Western Civilization - multiple links on this subject
  53. World Explorers
  54. World History Archives - documents to support the study of world history from a working-class and non-Eurocentric perspective
  55. World History & Lesson Plan Links
  56. World History
    1. The Ancient World
    2. 6th - 15th Centuries
    3. 16th - 19th Centuries
    4. 1901 - World War II
    5. 1945 - 21st Century
    6. Map
  57. World History International - collection of world history related essays, documents, maps and music from world history including the neolithic era to current world history
  58. World History Sources - classroom teachers discuss teaching with primary sources
  59. You Wouldn't Want to be...
    1. an Egyptian Mummy! - You are a wealthy ancient Egyptian on the point of death and you want to make yourself immortal. To achieve this, you will have to go through the expensive and complicated process of becoming a mummy. Get ready, as you are about to...drop dead.
    2. a Polar Explorer! - Get ready...as a brave young sailor looking for adventure, you are about to join Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to icy Antarctica as a polar explorer.
    3. a Roman Gladiator! - Will you live or die after your first fight as a Roman gladiator? Find out what fate awaits you on your journey to the arena
    4. on the Whaling Ship Essex - As a 14-year old cabin boy, you are about to begin your first voyage aboard the whaling ship Essex. What you don't know is that the ship is heading for a disastrous encounter with a giant sperm whale.
  60. www.knowtheromans.co.uk The Romans

World War II

  1. American Aircraft of World War II - This is a reference site with photos, data, and info on all American aircraft designed or used in World War II.
  2. Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War - The history of World War 2 as reported in Canadian newspapers. This free newspaper archives offers wonderful opportunities for research into every aspect of the Second World War.
  3. Course-Notes - outlines, vocabulary terms, practice tests, biographies, timelines, political parties, study guides and historical documents
  4. Hall of World War II has a long list of links to WW II information.
  5. The History Place has a timeline with photos and text of World War II in Europe
  6. U S Troops in Action - selected battle photos, 1942-1945
  7. World War II Commemoration from Grolier Online - World War II ended on September 2, 1945 with the formal surrender of Japan aboard the US battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the war, Grolier has put together what they believe to be the definitive collection of World War II historical materials on the Web.
  8. World War II Poster Collection - The Government Publications Department at Northwestern University Library has a comprehensive collection of over 300 posters issued by US Federal agencies from the onset of war through 1945.
  9. World War II Resources - Primary source materials on the Web, original documents regarding all aspects of the war
  10. World War II History Links - links to the major web sites devoted to World War II.
  11. World War II Remembered - investigate World War II by learning about events through the stories of people who experienced them firsthand. Eyewitness accounts unfold around four significant wartime events: the story of Nazi Germany and Anne Frank, the attack on Pearl Harbor, life in America during wartime, and the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan

Economics

  1. Adventures of a Penny- discover the different types of money and how money is made
  2. Business Math and Economics - Tonya Skinner's site; lesson plans and activities
  3. Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary - the largest financial glossary on the Internet
  4. Compound Interest Calculator - select the link near the bottom of the Interactive page - there is an accompanying Teacher's Guide
  5. Currency Converter: Use the money conversion tool to convert your money into another currency.
  6. Economics Education Web - based on Nebraska Standards
  7. EconEdLink - Internet-based economic and personal finance lessons for K-12 teachers and their students
  8. Economic Lessons K-12 - online interactive lessons. Browse EconEdlink online lessons by Title, Grade, Standard, or Lesson Plan Type
  9. Economic Lessons - EcEdWeb, the Economic Education Web is your portal to economic education resources in all forms and at all levels
  10. Economic Quiz - online interactive - works in IE, not Firefox
  11. Economic System Quiz - online interactive, Quia quiz
  12. Economic Resources - from Bartley Business Information Center
  13. ECONnections - standards-based lesson plans adapted from NCEE printed materials for the Internet with interactive activities for students
  14. EduStock - (a ThinkQuest site) Edustock is an educational web page designed to teach students what the stock market is, and how it can work for them.
  15. Explorations in Economic Supply - Lesson Plan with interactive sections
  16. Federal Reserve Education - links to instructional materials and tools that can increase your understanding of the Federal Reserve, economics and financial education
  17. Financial Data Finder - maintained by Denis Shibiko Department of Finance, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
  18. Financial Glossary - a Yahoo Finance site
  19. Gross Domestic Product or Expenditure - (1930-2005)
  20. History of Advertisement - presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955.
  21. Holt Stock Report
  22. It All Adds Up - personal finance for teens who want to get a head start on their financial future by using online games and simulations
  23. Jumpstart's Reality Check - Imagine the possibilities...then take their simple test. Fill in your choices and then get ready for a reality check! Chances are you'll be surprised by how much your so called "Dream Life" is going to cost you.
  24. Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators: Economics - a collection of web links
  25. Mathematics and Economics - designed as support materials for a commercial product, this site has free links to lessons, web sites, and interactives
  26. Moneyopolis - A challenging math game, which requires you to demonstrate your math skills in the context of some real life money matters. Created by the national accounting firm Ernst & Young (free registration required) [not available 3/6/09 - down for maintenance]
  27. MyStocks – (a one-stop place where you can trade stocks with virtual money). The Global Stock Game is a realistic stock market simulation, where you can have fun and learn the stock market at no cost. Registration is required, but it is free.
  28. NASDAC
  29. National Council on Economic Education - interactive activities
  30. National Economics Standards - includes links to related lessons
  31. NCEE Online Lessons - use pull-down menus to search for online lessons from all of NCEE's programs (502 currently available)
  32. NYSE
  33. Practical Money Skills - Teacher Resources
  34. Products - Find out the principal products in the U.S.
  35. Receipts and Outlays of the Federal Government - (1789-2007)
  36. SEC - official site of the US Securities and Exchange Commission
  37. Secrets of Making Money - a PBS program which follows the U.S. Treasury and the Secret Service on a joint mission to stay ahead of counterfeiters and make a better, more hi-tech buck
  38. The Shrinking Value of the Dollar - This data represents changes in prices of all goods and services purchased for consumption by urban households.
  39. State Stock Market Simulations- check to see if your state has a Stock Market Simulation that your students can participate in
  40. TheMint - packed with all kinds of tips about what to do with your money (from Northwestern Mutual)
  41. Twelve Principles Calendar - a cool calendar with twelve personal finance principles for young people
    1. Lessons to go with the calendar
  42. Using the Internet to Teach Economics: An Idea Page - from Economic Education Web
  43. Virtual Economics Lessons - lesson plans with visuals
  44. Virtual Finance Library - a resource that Ohio State's Department of Finance provides to academia and investors alike
  45. Web Links from the National Council on Economic Education
  46. Where Does Your Money Go? - Can you estimate the percentage of the Federal Budget spent on the items listed?
  47. World Paper Money Homepage posted Ron Wise - over 10,000 notes, with individual front and back scans

 
History Review Quizzes
Brief Review in United States History and Government - Pearson Education
Compromises/ Treaties Quiz - SOL review
Forest Hills High School - U.S. History and Civics Links with EOC tests and quizzes - some are interactive and some are to print.
Fun Trivia - Study your history with fun quizzes!
History Teacher - Multiple choice quizzes on various U.S. History topics for EOC test
Preparing for the TN EOC U. S History Course - compiled by students at Ridgeway High School in Memphis, TN - page on web.archive.org site.
McCoy's U.S. History EOC Test Review Materials - Fill in the blank printables
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Sample U.S. History Questions -
Texas EOC History Practice - interactive online graded test 2001; Test for 2002 ; Test for 2000 ;
Review exercise for the NC EOC test - Quia quiz
Mrs. Michelle Edwards Social Studies Instructor - her Quia site with many many resources!
American History Flash Card Review - from FlashCard Exchange
VA and U.S. History Released test 2005 - PDF format
U.S. History Practice SOL Quiz - Quia quiz
US History Item Sampler - from Indiana
US Foreign Policy Since World War II - PPT show
Regents Prep U.S. History and Gov't - multiple choice questions
N.C U.S History Sample Items - PDF format
Regents Interactive Quiz - U.S. History and Gov't
Regents Exam Prep Center - U.S. History and Gov't- Review by theme, plus quizzes and study material
Regents Exam In U S History - PDF format
Study Guide for U.S. History EOC test - from Georgia - PDF format; - Section B Study Guide - PDF format
Old Regents Tests - PDF format with answer keys!
World History I and II - SOL review online quizzes
William Fleming High School Testing Resources - online test review
National Center for Educational Statistics - online quizzes on various topics

 

Additional History Links

100 Great Events in Canadian History

100 Milestone Documents  US History

1492: An Ongoing Voyage

1759  English and French versions

20th Century Events choice of any century at site

All Hands on Deck "Old Ironsides" 

Ancient History In The Movies 

American History links and resources 

American History links and resources 

American History Resources 

Annenberg/CPB Project Exhibits Collection   Various Topics

Aerial Reconnaissance Archives Western Europe

Bitesize BINGO choose subject for review

Black History upper elementary

Black History African-American History upper elementary

Black History Afro-American Almanac - History Resources  

Black History Age of Exploration Curriculum Guide

Black History America's Journey Through Slavery  from PBS

Black History Biographies

Black History Black Community in the History of Québec & Canada 

Black History Black Facts Online

Black History Black History  

Black History Black History A-Z

Black History Black History Pages

Black History Black Quest  African American and Black History Resource

Black History Canada

Black History Canadian Black History on the Web

Black History Encyclopedia Britannica  

Black History from Education World 

Black History Harriet Tubman

Black History Hotlist  AT & T Education

Black History Internet African American History Challenge

Black History Internet Scavenger Hunts Elementary and High School levels

Black History in America Culture and Change

Black History links from A to Z

Black History Martin Luther King Jr.   from Golden Legacy 

Black History Month  

Black History Month

Black History Month from Biography

Black History Month from History.com

Black History Month from Teacher Vision

Black History Month from Time for Kids

Black History Museum 

Black History Patchwork of African-American Life 

Black History Past to Present   WebQuest   

Black History Remembering Black Loyalists

Black History Resource Bank

Black History Stamp on Black History Tour 

Black History The Black Experience

Black History The Underground Railroad from National Geographic

Black History Time Magazine Reading Room

Black History Underground Railroad  National Geographic

Biographical Dictionary

Byzantine and Medieval Studies

Calendars From The Sky 

Calendars and their Histories

Canada: History of Canada

Canada in the Making

Canada's History Society

Canadian Encyclopedia

Canadian History: By The Minute

Canadian History: Teaching and Learning  

Canadian History: World Wide Web Virtual Library

Canadian Illustrated News 1869-1883

CBC Archives

CBC Archives Topic Index  

Centre for History: Projects 

Champlain Society  historical digital collection

Collapse Why do Civilizations Fall?

Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 

Development of Western Canada   history unit   

Digital History USA content 

Digital History various links 

Digital Timeline from 1590 USA based 

Discoverers Web   links to sites on explorers    

Discovers by Alphabet   find explorers quickly

Distinguished Women of Past & Present – by Fields of Activity

Empires

Encountering Native Americans  

European Explorations of America 

Evolution

Explore the Pyramids  National Geographic

Explorers 1534-1739

Famous Speeches Video Gallery

Famous Trials 

First Nations Histories   Native Tribes of U.S. & Canada

First Nations of New France Era 

First People The Legends

Fur Trade A Brief History Timeline

Fur Trade and the Hudson's Bay Company

Fur Trade French 1634-1763

Fur Trade from Canadian Encyclopedia

Fur Trade in Canada

Fur Trade in New France

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century

Hispanic Heritage resources

Historic Maps with lesson plans

Historica Canadian History

Historica Minutes  

Historica Minutes Jacques Cartier

Histoire 414  

Histoire 414 

Historical Map Collection  David Rumsey

History and Politics Outloud  various sound files, speeches and more 

History Central Catalogue

History General History Resources

History Matters US History Resources 

History Net   Where History Lives on the Web  

History of Canada

History  Canadian  By The Minute

History of Quebec and Canada  LBPSB

History Study Guides European and American from Sparknotes 

History Teacher

History Wizard

HyperHistory Online

Histoire - Québec 

Holocaust - Survivors of the Shoah 

Holocaust - Cybrary of the Holocaust

Holocaust - Books & Websites for Young Adults  

I B C Today News videos of current worldwide news reports

Images: From Canadian Science and Technology Gallery

Internet History Sourcebook Project 

Inventor Searchable Database

Jean Talon, First Intendant of New France

John A. Macdonald Portal 

Keys to History McCord Museum 

Lake Peigneur Salt Mine Disaster  Download wmv movie file to play in Windows XP.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Website 

Life A Journey Through Time

Life Magazine complete issues from 1935 to Dec. 1972 free use of photos

Lives, the Biography Resource

Maps Historical Map Collection

Maps of War History of Religion 90 second animation

MayFlower: Who were the people on the Mayflower?

McCord Museum

Medieval Ages Links 

Medieval History In The Movies 

Memory Project

Middle Ages

Middle Ages Links 

Middle Ages Research Links

Mind of Leonardo 

Modern History In The Movies 

Mohawk Iroquois Village New France

National Archives Historical Video Clips   USA  

New France is..... 

New France 1608 to 1759

New France ABC

New France from 1524 to 1763   links to French information 

New France from Wikipedia

New France Fur Trade Les Coureurs des Bois 

New France Fur Trade Voyageurs and Hired Men 

New France Les Filles du Roy 

New France The Habitant in New France 

New France The Seigneurs 

New France The Soldiers 

New France Tracing the History

New France Virtual Museum

On This Day...

Oneida Indian Nation - Virtual Tour  

Passageways True Tales of Adventure for Young Explorers  

Pearl Harbour Remembering 

Playing With Time

Pyramids Explore the Pyramids Online

Pyramids Houses of Eternity

Quebec History

Remembrance Day Section on Bob's Place  click here for all links

Renaissance  information 

Renaissance - Exhibits Collections  

Renaissance - The Elizabethan World  

Roman History Links 

Secrets of  a Master Builder: James Eads  

Shmoop History Notes 

Study Guides Online various historical topics

The War PBS resources, seven part series starting September 23, 2007 

Time Clock of The Earth  4.6 billion years in one hour

Time Warp Archive of Technology  

Today in History

U.S. History from 1900 to present day  "EASE" has 600+ video & stills

Vintage Television Commercials from the 50s, 60s, 70s

Walk Through Time  evolution of time measurement 

World History

Women in History

World War I 

World War I - Atlas 

World War I - Trenches on the Web 

World War II - Database 

Accredited History Degrees: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/history/

Affordable History Programs: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/history-programs/

Best Online Master’s in History: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/masters-programs/best-online-masters-in-history/

Courses Online for History: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-courses/history-classes/

Graduate History Degrees: http://www.gograd.org/online-masters-programs/history-degree/

History Careers and Job Growth: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/arts-humanities-careers/history/

Top Online PhD in History: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/best-online-phd-in-history/

 

 

Time Sites

Time related sites - Caution! Some time sites, especially those that show comparisons of times in other parts of the world, pull time information from your own computer, not from an official time database.

  1. Official U. S. Time - Select a time zone to see the correct time there and also a very nice Mercator projection map of the earth showing day and night
  2. 3D Clock applet - be patient, it takes several seconds to load
  3. Calendar for any year
  4. Clockworks: From Sundials to the Atomic Second - A presentation by Britannica on the history of time keeping.
  5. Current Local Times for North America
  6. Current Time in 1000 places
  7. Date and Time calculators
  8. Earth and Moon viewer. You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe. Earth - Moon
  9. Handwritten Clock - This Industrious Clock features handwritten numbers for each digit in the time and date. Caution: This site pulls time information from your own computer, not from an official time database. [close the clock page to get back to this list]
  10. Local Times Around the World - This guide attempts to list all of the world's countries, and many of its islands. Times consider Daylight Savings Time.
  11. Printable Calendar - create a calendar for any month of the current year, or print a twelve month calendar for any of the next ten years 
  12. Stop Watch - an online stopwatch [use preferences to change the appearance]
  13. Sunclock from World Time Zone
  14. Sundial - from Canon's Bubble Jet Printer Creative Park
  15. Sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times around the World
  16. Time Dilation Model (relativity) - The applet demonstrates that the clock in the spaceship goes more slowly than the two clocks of the system in which Earth and Pluto are motionless.
  17. Timeticker - The exact time on the world. See times by city or time zone. A really neat multimedia site created with Flash by Martin Zwernemann. You need Shockwave to see this.
  18. Time Zones of the World - a printable map in color
  19. Timer - an on-line countdown (or up) timer
  20. U S Naval Observatory Time Service Department - The Official Source of Time for the Department of Defense and the Standard of Time for the United States
  21. A Walk Through Time - The Evolution of Time Measurement through the Ages (A NIST Physics Laboratory Presentation)
  22. What Time is it Around the World? - (interactive time zone map) click on cities for time or highlight an entire time zone
  23. World Clock - Current time is not all that you can keep up with at this site. Watch changes in the world population, temperature of the earth, barrels of oil pumped and much, much more.
  24. WorldTime is a service featuring an interactive world atlas, information on local time as well as sunrise and sunset times in several hundred cities, and a database of public holidays worldwide. This site provides an interactive globe which shows current day and night on the Earth.
  25. World Time Server provides the most accurate current local times of any world clock on the Internet. The server makes real time adjustments for Daylight Saving Time. No matter what time zone a country or city is located in, this site is an excellent resource for determining any time, anywhere.
  26. World Time Zone map with current times - an interactive site
  27. World Time Zone Maps from Koala.net
  28. World Time Zones - Time Check Page (30 clocks from around the world)

 

Webquest Etc.

18th Century French Painters 

Accounting and Your Future 

All Roads Lead to Rome 

Amistad Case, A Mock Trial 

Ancient Civilization Challenge 

Ancient Greece 

Ancient Egypt 

And Now a Word From Our Sponsor propaganda 

Art Exhibit   

As Mt. Olympus Turns create a soap opera based on Greek mythology 

Atomic Structure

Award Winning Novel Study 

Baseball Prediction 

Bengal Tigers

Between Two Worlds 

Biome Basics

Biotech, Inc biology 

Black History  

Bones and the Badge forensic 

Bridging Cultures Through Stories 

Building Bridges 

Building Monuments in Ancient Egypt 

Burn Baby Burn medieval literature

Business: So you want to own a business

Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker, What will My Next Career Be? 

Buying Your First Car 

By Way of the Moon space program study in regard to social, political and economic effects 

Call of the Wild evaluating 

Can You be a Millionaire?

Can You Hear Me Now? cell phone plans 

Can You Make "Cents" Out of Economics? 

Can you Predict the Next Earthquake?

Canada and its Trading Partners  high school economics 

Careers Past and Present 

Carnaval de Quebec 

Charged Up electricity 

Choices in Action 

City in Space 

Crack the Magic Code

Cracking Dams 

Create a Habitat 

Creative Problem Solving 

Cash Flow  buying a house  

Castle Builder

Chemistry Links from ThinkQuest

Chemistry Tutor

Cloning WebQuest 

Clothes/La Ropa   Spanish Activity

CSI: Lord of the Flies 

Cyber-Anatomy

Decision to Drop the Bomb 

Democracy and Iraq: Creating a Constitution 

Design a Greenhouse 

Development of Western Canada history 

Did Rome Fall or was it Pushed 

Dinosaur Killers 

Discovering Charlemagne's World 

DNA Profiling 

Do Aliens Have Ethics?

Does the Punishment Fit The Crime? 

Don't Burn, Build  bridge design

Don't Drink the Water

Dust Bowl 

Earth on Fire

Edgar Allen Poe Father of Horror 

Element AD-venture 

Endangered Species

Energy: What Source Will We Use in the 21st Century

Evaluating The Call of the Wild 

Ever Changing Earth Where Will We Be In One Million Years? 

Every Job is Important 

Everyone's a Storyteller 

Exploring Biography 

Exploring Careers in Technology

Extra Extra Read All About It The Great Gatsby 

Fashion Quest 

Fast Food Choices - You Are What You Eat!

Fast Food Fact Finder

Fate of the Rainforests

Finding Eden global warming

Finding Forgotten Folktales 

Franchise

French Revolution

Functional Housing Market  US based, easily adapted 

Future Quest career planning 

Gallery of Art-I-Facts 

Genes: The Building Blocks of Life 

Global Warming 

Global Warming 2

Global Warming 3

Global Warming

Global Warming and the Coral Reef

Global Warming Earth Alert

Goal Reaching Process 

Global Warming Investigation

Good and Evil in Lord of the Flies 

Great Expectations for a Creative Textbook

Great Pyramid geometry

Hatchet The Rescue 

Have We Got a Career For You 

Heavens! My Ship!  17th century exploration game

Homer's Odyssey 

How Far Does Light Go? Debate 

HyperFiction WebQuest  from Writer's Window

Impacts of the 20th Century 

Impressionism

Industrial Revolution 

Industrial Revolution 2 

Into Thin Air 

Invasion Island 

Island of the Blue Dolphins

It's Elemental My Dear 

My Life career investigation 

Journey Through Time 

Knight's Tour  Medieval art theme 

Lagoon Lament 

Last of the Great Whales 

Let's Break the Code 

Life in New France

Light in The Forest The

Lord of the Flies 

Macbeth is a Bad, Bad Man

Marketing

Masks for Professor Who 

Mass Hysteria

Math Models and Economics  4 activities PowerPoint use suggested

Middle East, Struggle for Peace   resource

Mission Critical: Critical Thinking Skills

Motion "Take 2" science 

Nonprofit Prophets   brainstorm world problems and create solutions  

Northern Spotted Owl Debate

Personal Budget WebQuest Canadian and USA versions

Personal Finance  managing your money 

Poetry of War 

Polar Ice Caps  

Preparing for the Road Ahead careers 

Protest Songs of the Sixties 

Put Words in my Mouth based on first woman USA president

Putting George On Trial Of Mice and Men 

Quest for Peace in the Middle East 

Radio Days create a radio drama 

Renaissance

Restoring The Nike art theme 

Rewriting Romeo and Juliet

Robert Frost 

Romeo and Juliet Revisited 

School Spreadsheet Safari    Excel

Searching for Lost Horizon

Seeing the Invisible 

Shakespeare Land 

Shakespeare's World Then and Now 

Should I Buy or Lease My New Car? 

Sinking of the Andrea Doria

Stand and Be Heard

Stock in Literacy algebra 

Stop the Presses June 16th, 1972 

Student Yukon Quest 

The Crucible Miller v. McCarthy

The Real Johnny Tremain 

They Went West 

Titanic: What Can Numbers Tell Us about Her Fatal Voyage?

To Kill a Mocking Bird

To Kill a Mocking Bird: Growing Up in the 1930s 

Tobacco Free Teen 

Tragic Heroes in Literature and Life 

Travel Money  budget for a trip

Understanding Anne Frank  

Using the Internet for Career Guidance 

Using the Periodic Table

Voices of the Holocaust 

Virtual Ecosystems 

War of the Worlds WWII study

Water Reclamation 

Water World global warming 

Web Quests for Adult Learners

What do You Want To Buy Today? economics 

What Happened to my Wooly Mammoth? 

What is the Invention of the Millennium?

Where Will You Go From Here?  a career exploration 

Whoooo's There?  Snowy Owl

Women in Science

Wright Brothers from Dayton to Kittyhawk

Wuthering Heights 

Vincent Van Gogh 

You be the Travel Agent  Canadian province study

You Teach the Decades

Your First Paycheque Has Finally Arrived - Decisions Decisions Decisions

 

Various Websites

 

 

Homework Helper

Archive Canadian Libraries Online 

Archive Open Source Books Online 

Archive Universal Library Online 

Benjamin Franklin

Canadian English

Career Accounting

Career Career Articles and Advice USA based

Career Career OneStop

Career Career Voyages USA based

Career Categories

Career Choices Career Explorer from Edmonton Public Library

Career Construct My Future 

Career Cruising 

Career Games

Career Grammy in the Schools

Career Heading For Success

Career Kids My First Resume 

Career Life Works 

Career Mapping Your Future

Career My Career Links What Are You Cut Out For?

Career Navigator and Quizzes

Career On The Road The Great Career Journey

Career Pay Scale Salary Comparison 

Career Planning

Career Quintessential Careers

Career Television Production

Career The Trained Actor

Career Tout pour réussir

Career Try Engineering

Career U.S. Department of Labour Construction Trades and Related Workers

Career U.S. Department of Labour definitions

Career U.S. Department of Labour Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Career U.S. Department of Labour Production Occupations

Career U.S. Department of Labour Professional and Technical occupations

Career U.S. Department of Labour Service Occupations

Career Welcome to My Future military USA

Career What can you do with a major in....? US based

Careers in Botany

Careers in Cereal Chemistry

Careers in Statistics

Careers in the Genetics Field

Careers Online Choosing a Career

Classic Short Stories Online

Cool Spot alcohol information

Current Events Media Links 

CVs and Resumes templates for Microsoft Word free downloads 

Depression The Big Questions

Dictionary One Look Online

Dictionary Link 

Effective Study Skills

Effective Study Discover The Most Effective Way to Study

Einstein Revealed  from Nova Online

Electronic Flashcards for Spanish

Encyclopedia.Com   searchable database  

English Language and Literature Resources

English Study Guides

Exploring Leonardo da Vinci

Free Dictionary   word of the day and daily articles 

High School Ace   literature, writing, reading guides online  

Homework Center   Multnomah County Library 

Homework Help http://classof1.com/

Homework Online   you will need to sign up for this free service 

Homework Spot online reference links 

How to Cite a Web Resource

How to Knot a Bowtie   with drawings  

How to Tie a Four In Hand Knot   with drawings  

How to Tie a Necktie   with drawings  

How to Tie a Half Windsor Knot   with drawings  

How to Tie a Windsor   with drawings  

iCue from NBC News, free sign up required 

Island of the Blue Dolphins   resource 

Kids' News Canada

Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid

Learn Your Learning Style Questionnaire 

Learning Styles Inventory

Library Spot

Map Machine Online   National Geographic  

Maplandia 

Maps Blank Maps of Canada

Maps in the News 

Maps of Canada various 

Maze Master youth employment Ontario

Memory Booster

Merriam Webster Search

Music Room

Nation Master   compare two nations 

Newsmap news by headline and by country 

News Buzz Tracker mapped world news 

News Hour Online 

News of the Century 

Nine Quick Learning Strategies for Success

Read Print Free Online Library 

Researchpaper.Com

Resumes: Templates for Office

Roget's Thesaurus Search Form

Schedule Management

School Advice Study Skills  self tests and more 

Seven Steps to Effective Library Research  tutorial

Spanish: Learn Spanish Online

Stress

Stress Busters

Stress School Advice  various topics 

Student Success Tips

Study Guides  large list, varied subjects 

Study Guides and Strategies

Study Guides Online  classic notes 

Study Guides Prepared by HS Students for HS Students

Study Skills

Study Skills - Check List

Study Skills - How To Study  

Talking Brain

Ten by Ten  current events by the hour, worldwide

Time Management Tips

Tips For Better Test Taking

Typing Tutor Online from Mr. Kent

Unit Conversion  many types of free conversion calculators

Visual Ranking Tool Online 

World Clock from Peter Russell 

World Clock and Time Zones

World Gazetteer   population figures  

World Meters

World News  investigate where news is happening, map driven

World Population Count

 


Mr. Shamblin's Note:  I have tried to include a large number of "safe" links for students, teachers, and parents, but remember that these are links to other sites that I do not have control over their content as it changes.  If you see anything that is not appropriate, please send an email to mikesmarbles@yahoo.com right away with the URL, Name of the Website and the exact location on this page.  Thanks for your help in keeping this website safe for all students, teachers, and parents.

 

 

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