Global Change Interdisciplinary Unit Essays
Finding Credible NewsThe case for allowing 16-year-olds to vote
Top Ten Reasons to Lower the Voting Age
Voting Age Lower to 12 in Handful of States
Free Rice - Learn new vocabulary and earn donate rice to the UN World Food Program.
NoodleTools - use this to cite your resources, with your user name (first initial last name) and the password given to you by your teacher.
Citation Machine - Use this web tool to cite your resources.
Sixth Grade Math Skills - This site provides links to practice topics such as Numbers & Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Data Analysis.
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
Krulwich Wonders... : NPR - (NPR Science Correspondent Robert Krulwich demystifies dense and difficult science.)
Climate ChangeTED Talk: The Science Behind a Climate Headline by Rachel Pikeby James Hansen
PBS: The American Experience includes Ansel Adams
CIA: The World Factbook - Country entries include sections on Land, Water, People, Government, Economy, Communications, and Defense Forces.
Digital Passport - login with your user name given by Ms. Sicard
Learn to Code - Learn the basics of computer scienceCopyright Friendly Images
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)Google Images -To find images that can be reused and remixed use Google's Advanced Image search options. To use the usage rights filter option, select "advanced image search" on the main Google Images page. Once in the "advanced image search" page, you will find the usage rights options at the bottom of the page. In the usage rights menu you can select one of four options; "labeled for reuse," "labeled for commercial reuse," "labeled for reuse with modification," or "labeled for commercial reuse with modification."
InstaGROK - Visual search engine that can help generate keywords
SweetSearch - All results have been evaluated and approved by librarians and teachers
NoodleTools - Create your Works Cited page here. User name is same as psbma login.