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March 2009

Have Fun with Living History - Free streaming history videos & activities

by knann
American history is best served hot and there are lots of ways to warm up to it. At HFwH, we bring free streaming video, interactive presentations, and links to many other resources to bring history alive. Go a step beyond the social studies or history classroom and use all your senses to connect with American History through audio, video, and living history.

March 2008

BAM! Body and Mind |

by knann, 1 comment (via)
From the CDC, a great interactive site for health topics: diseases, food and nutrition, physical activity, your safety, your life, your body. Resources for teachers here as well.

October 2007

Life Science Connections - Human Body Adventure

by knann (via)
Engaging site designed by a middle school teacher for grade 7 life science, but content can be used for 5th grade unit because of the way the information is presented in bulleted format with graphics. If students have trouble using the naviagation menu, use the site map:http://vilenski.org/science/humanbody/hb_html/map.html

February 2007

Time for Kids

by knann & 1 other
Current news articles for grades k-1, 2-3, 4-7. Use with Clicker 5 or WordTalk for text to spech. Find the article, click the Print button. A new, plain web page will appear. Copy and paste directly into Word or a new Clicker document.

May 2006

Countdown

by knann
Math resource of video clips devoted to mathematics learning! Students call in to the tv host with a math problem. Together the problem is solved step-by-step.

December 2005

The Broken Calculator

by knann (via)
Use the broken calculator to solve your math problems in a creative way. Can you add 2+2 if the addition key is broken? Sure can..how about (3*2)-2 . The answer is the same! Create some challenges for you, your friends, and teachers!

CountOn - The Rules of Sudoku

by knann
The rules of the game are simple: each of the nine blocks has to contain all the numbers 1-9 within its squares. Each number can only appear once in a row, column or box. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.

Problem Solving with Pentominos

by knann
Pentominos are the names of shapes created by 5 squares connected together. The objective of the puzzle is to place all pentominos inside the square after marking 4 boxes to remain empty.

NCTM : Illuminations Lessons

by knann
Interactive Math tools for grades for K-12. Accompanied by lesson plans and NCTM standards

November 2005

Strange Dead Bird - Science Mystery

by knann
"Strange Dead Bird" is an interactive mystery. Can you figure out what this strange dead bird has to do with our disappearing wetlands?

Up to One

by knann (via)
Type the fraction which when added to the other two fractions brings the total to one whole. Paper and pencil may be needed. Click the refresh button to get a new problem.

Tessellate!

by knann
This activity can be used to:recognize and explore the properties of tessellations, identify and examine symmetry in geometric figures,describe, and classify polygons, examine the role of mathematics in society and nature

October 2005

Fraction Track

by knann
The first player starts by moving one or more blue markers along the tracks, either forward or backward, so that the positive and negative distances moved by all markers add to the amount shown in the fraction box.

Logic: Cannibals and Missionaries

by knann
Try this...not as easy as it looks! What's your strategy??

A Maths Dictionary for Kids

by knann & 1 other (via)
An animated, interactive dictionary for students which explains 500 common mathematical terms in simple language.

September 2005

Secrets at Sea

by knann
Ace on the Case: Secrets @ Sea is an online curriculum-based adventure story for grade 4-7 students covering topics in Ocean Science.

Cynthia Lanius' Lessons: All About Ratios

by knann
The "All About Ratios" activities are designed to introduce ratios in a concept-building way. The activities can be done on computers with Internet access or printed.

August 2005

The Seven Wonders: Natural Wonders

by knann
Information on all the Wonders of the World with images

July 2005

Amazing Space!

by knann & 1 other
Excellent collection of online explorations for space/astronomy topics. Plenty of teacher_resources.

The Tudors

by knann
Interactive activities from Great Britain's National Archives. Learn about the Court of Henry VIII, tudor life, and jousting. Well done and informative. Includes teacher resources.

Blueberry Farm

by knann
Blueberry Farm is a computer program that models a simple ecosystem. It was designed to be used as part of a sequence of science lessons aiming to help Yr7 pupils understand more about the use of chemical agents in farming and how these can affect ecosystems.

Survivor

by knann
A thinking for learning activity to encourage group discussion and justification of decision making. 6 people are left on a liferaft, for the raft to stay afloat 2 people must be thrown off.Who will it be? Why? Is it fair? Who should go first? Are some lives less valuable than others?

City Creator

by knann & 14 others
Build towns and cities. It is similar to some of the old MyWorld screens and SIM City. This is a building tool only. Could be used to support other curriculum areas.

Animal Diversity Web

by knann & 2 others
Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan

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