Online Resources

Math | Reading | Science | Spanish


Math

  • Harcourt Math Website
    This website is designed to go along with the math series we are currently using at Kemp Mill.
  • A+ Math Website
    This website contains games and flash cards.
  • Houghton Mifflin Education Place
    This website has some math brainteasers and games.
  • MegaMath's Multiplication
    This interactive Web site helps you learn and practice times tables. You can play a variety of Shockwave games, solve mazes, and use animated tables. For children ages 7-10. Based on the BBC show called Megamaths.
  • Strong Museum- Tangrams
    Here, you can print out shapes and make your own tangram puzzles. Solutions are provided. From the Strong Museum in Rochester, New York.
  • Maths Year 2000
    This is a special site from the United Kingdom set up for the International Year of Maths to help get kids interested in math. Here, you can play lots of games, solve puzzles, learn about many careers which use math, read fascinating facts about numbers, and more. Games use Java.
  • Coolmath
    This colorful and fun site has lots of math games, lessons, cool things, counting coloring pages, online calculators, and more. There are areas for children ages 3-12 and 13 and up. Uses Java.
  • AAA Math
    This site offers interactive math exercises and problems, as well as basic math lessons, for elementary school students. By J. Banfill. Uses Javascript.
  • TechnTeach
    This site offers a comprehensive list of links to math resources on the Internet.
  • Project Interactive
    This site offers interactive math activities that are well organized for easy finding
  • Teaching with Technology
    This site offers a variety of activities and lesson plans. They are organized by subject and grade level. It also features worksheets- on level, accelerated. Every time you click on a worksheet, it makes a new one.
  • Saxon Publishers
    Here is a great website for having your students practice mad minutes online. You have to program (or show the kids how to do this), the number of problems, number of minutes, and the largest number you'd like in a problem. After the student finishes, they select "grade" and the answers are revealed telling them if they were correct or not.
  • MCPS Elementary Math Links
  • Virtual math Manipulatives
    This site has a bunch of manipulatives such as base 10 blocks and number lines that students can use to help with math!
  • Graph Challenge
    Try your hand at answering questions using information from graphs. You can even create your very own bar graph and take a tutorial on how to make a line graph here too.
  • Figure This!
    Mathematical challenges for families provide interesting math challenges that middle-school students can do at home with their families.
  • Bang on Time
    You will see a time written in words. You must stop the hands on the clock when it hits that time to score points!
  • Funbrain
    This site has a lot of math games for student to play. You can choose the level of difficulty for most of the games.
  • Fact Monster
    Play a variety of math games here!
  • NCTM Illuminations
    Internet resources to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students
  • Digi-Blocks

Reading

  • PBS- Lions
    Read stories online and play games after reading!
  • PBS- Clifford
    Read stories about your favorite red dog- Clifford
  • Starfall
    Read stories and then play games at this website.
  • Primary Games
    Play primary reading games such as Hangaroo and See and Spell!
  • Young Writer's Workshop
    "Children love to have stories read to them. They often ask to have the same one read over and over. Next time your child asks you to read a story, tell them you want them to tell you a story. Use one of these Writing Workshop pages to help them get started. "

Science

  • 4000 Years of Women in Science
    Read biographies of women who were active in science, mainly before the Twentieth Century. Created by Dr. Deborah Crocker and Dr. Sethanne Howard of the University of Alabama.
  • Life Science Safari
    Join Sally on an adventure in search of living things and what they're made of. Learn about bacteria, protists, fungus, plants and animals. Created by a 7th grade life sciences teacher.
  • Discovery School's A-Z Science
    Offers thousands of articles that cover a wide range of science topics, such as plants, animals, space, and inventions, plus special indepth features. Note that some links within articles lead to ads for the World Book Online fee-based product. From DiscoverySchool.com and World Book Encyclopedia Online.
  • The Why Files
    This interesting site explains the science underlying current news stories. Each article features large print, lots of pictures and illustrations. Why Files are archived so you can browse or search through past articles dealing with biology, environmental science, health, social science, sports, technology, and so on. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School. Intended for kids in grades 5 and up. Teachers will also find related lesson plans.
  • Yuckiest Site on the Internet
    This site bills itself as the best place for science entertainment. Have fun learning about Your Cool and Gross Body, visit Worm World and Roach World, plus make Creepy Crafts, Revolting Recipes and try Icky Experiments. From Discovery.com. Available in Flash and non-Flash versions.
  • Exploratorium
    This San Francisco museum of science, art and perception presents really neat interactive exhibits on astronomy, biology, the science behind sports, and much more.
  • Discovery Kids
    This whole site is about adventure: find ideas for real adventures, play Java games, look through live online cameras, and join interactive teams with other kids. Bulletin board messages are screened before they are added to the Web site. At the Discovery Channel School you can use the online World Book encyclopedia for homework help and do experiments in the Science Fair Studio.
  • Online Museum Exhibits
    This Museum presents a great collection of online exhibits about Antarctica, archaeology, electron microscopes, electricity, fractals, Leonardo Da Vinci, and more. Exhibits combine, images, text, activities, audio and slide shows to make learning fun. Uses Shockwave and Quicktime.
  • The Franklin Institute
    Explore multimedia learning resources about Ben Franklin, the brain, the heart, oceans, the universe, and more.
  • Invention Dimension
    This site offers brief biographies of inventors. Each page includes a drawing of the inventor and links to related Web sites. You can search by inventors' names and inventions. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • http://www.astronomy.com/content/static/AstroForKids/default.asp
  • http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/planets.html
  • http://www.dustbunny.com/afk/planets/planets.htm
  • http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/Sites/ExternSite.asp?url=%2FSolarSystem%2FPlanets%2F
  • http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm
  • http://www.spacekids.com/solarsystem/index.html
  • http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/Puzzles/SolarSystem.asp
  • http://www.artyastro.com/artyastro.htm

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