Bud Not Buddy Background Information
Chinese New Year
Math Magician - Practice multiplication and division facts. Can be timed for 2 1/2 minutes or 5 minutes.
Math Magician Games - can choose facts to practice.
Tessellations - make your own tessellation editing a triangle, rectangle, or hexagon
Product Game - a fun, interactive game that exercises your skill with factors and multiples.
Concentration - Match numbers, shapes, fractions, or multiplication facts to equivalent representations.
Lemonade Stand - create a virtual lemonade stand by choosing recipe, price and supplies. Can you make a profit?
Coffee Shop - see how much cash you can make on a street-side coffee shop.
Deep Sea Duel - Strategy game that requires you to select multiple cards that add to the target number. Can you reach the goal before Okta?
Cube Nets - Identify which nets can fold to make a cube
Cubes - Figure out the volume of a box by filling it with cubes, rows of cubes, or layers of cubes
Isometric Drawing Tool - Create designs by drawing 3-D shapes with cubes
Banana Hunt - Estimating number of degrees in an angle
Equivalent Fractions - Triplets game
Multiply Fractions - by a whole number (video)
Multiply Fractions - by a whole number - visual fraction models
Rectangle Multiplication - Click Fractions - Rectangle Multiplication
Thinking Blocks - model and solve word problems
Multiplying Fractions - Millionaire Game
Subtracting Fractions - from a whole
Equivalent Fractions - Practice creating equivalent fractions
Fraction Game - Work with relationships among fractions and ways of combining fractions. Can be played by one or two people.
Fraction Model - Manipulate fractions with adjustable numerators and denominators. You can then see decimal and percent equivalents. (The numerator and denominator can take values up to 100.)
Equivalent Fractions - Manipulative pieces to create equivalent fractions
Adding Fractions - Find common denominators to add fractions
Comparing Fractions - Compare fractions with different denominators by finding a common denominator
At this site you can go to:
Fractions-Parts of a Whole
All About Birds: Your online guide to birds and bird watching
Birds - Celebrate urban birds
Birds - basic fact sheets for common birds (including cool food chain info) - Scroll down past trees, fish, reptiles, and amphibians to find birds
Bird Sounds - The Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Can search sounds by species
Bird Videos - Watch bird videos of your favorite backyard birds
Facts About Birds - National Zoo
Journey North: Robins
National Aviary - Nation's premier bird zoo
San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Birds
Skull Site: Bird Skull CollectionEnvironment
AirNow - Air quality index for kids
Down the Drain: How Much Water Do You Use?
EPA Student Center - has information about water conservation, waste and recycling and environmental basics
EPA Environmental Kids Club: Home Page - contains information about air, water, garbage and recycling, and you and your environment.
EPA Student Center - Air
EPA - Recycle City
Sun trek - Take a journey into space and find out more about the Sun and its effect on the Earth
StarChild - Solar system information by NASA for kids
Amazing Space - uses images from the Hubble Space Telescope's images to educate
Seasons Web Sites
Seasons Interactive at SEPUP - change the month and see how temperature, length of day, and hours of daylight change in various cities
Seasons Interactive - explore the factors that affect temperature: the position of the Earth in its orbit around the sun, the tilt of the Earth's axis of rotation, and the path of the Sun in the sky over the course of a day.
Optics for Kids
Jamestown Online Adventure
Salem Witch Trials
The American Revolution (Battles) - information about the battles in chronological order
Battles of the American Revolution - overview of major battles
American Revolution - includes the battles of Lexington, Bunker Hill, Long Island, Ticonderoga, Saratoga and Yorktown
History Central: Major Battles of the Revolutionary War
The Patriot Resource: Battles of the American Revolution
The American Revolutionary War: A Timeline of Major Events
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Photos for Class - Age appropriate images, with automatic citation within Creative Commons
Pics 4 Learning - This collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. (Grades 1-8)