Student Resources

SCIENCE, ASTRONOMY, AND GEOLOGY LINKS

National geographic
www.nationalgeographic.com

San Diego Aerospace Museum
http://www.aerospacemuseum.org/

Science Guy
www.billnye.com

Nine Planets
http://www.nineplanets.org/

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/

The NASA Homepage
http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/Vision/index.html

The Orlando Science Center
http://www.osc.org/

The Franklin Institute Science Museum
http://sln.fi.edu/

Live from Antarctica
http://quest.arc...nasa.gov/antarctica/index.html

Space and Astronomy for kids
http://space.about.com/?once=true&

Deep Space 2
http://nmp.jpl.nasa.gov/ds2/

NASA Quest
http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/

Field Museum of Natural History
http://www.fieldmuseum.org/museum_info/default.htm

Dinosaurs
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/toc.shtml

Dinosaurs in Cyberspace
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/dinolinks.html

Year of the Ocean
http://www.yoto98.noaa.gov/kids.htm

Volcano World
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vw.html

Mount St. Helen
http://www.mountsthelens.com/

EnviroLink Library
http://www.envirolink.org/

Exploratorium Science Museum
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

Mineral and Gemstone Kingdom
http://www.minerals.net/

Rocks and Minerals
http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave.html

Us Geological Survey
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/collect1/collectgip.html

Hands on Children’s Museum
http://www.hocm.org/

Discovery Channel
http://www.discovery.com/

Sea and Sky
http://www.seasky.org/mainmenu.html

Imagine the Universe
http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/features/features.html

BrainPOP
http://www.brainpop.com/science/matter/

Energy and a whole lot more
http://www.kapili.com/e/energy.html

Periodic Table of Elements
http://pearl1.lanl.gov/periodic/default.htm


SCIENCE FAIR RESEARCH AND PREPARATION

Science Fair Center
http://www.libraryspot.com/sciencefair/

California Science Fair
http://www.usc.edu/CSSF/index.ssi

Science Fair Central
http://school.discovery.com/sciencefaircentral/

Cyber-Fair
http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/cf/welcome.html


BOTANY

Plants and Our Environment
http://library.thinkquest.org/3715/?tqskip1=1


WEATHER

USA Today Weather
http://asp.usatoday.com/weather/weatherfront.aspx

Weather Dude
http://www.wxdude.com/kidres.html

National Weather Service
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

Weather Channel
http://www.wxdude.com/kidres.html

Web Weather for Kids
http://www.ucar.edu/40th/webweather/

Wild Weather
http://www.wildweather.com/

ANIMALS

Really Wild Animals
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/rwa/index.html

Endangered Animals
http://eelink.net/EndSpp/

Biomes of the World
http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/main.htm

Wild Animal Park Exhibits
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/special/wap-featured/index.html?siteloc=3

National Wildlife Federation for Kids
http://www.nwf.org/kids/

Raptors in the City
http://www.raptorsinthecity.com/

Cleveland Falcon Cam
http://falconcam.apk.net/

SOCIAL STUDIES AND HISTORY

Presidents of the United States
http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/

State of California
http://www.ca.gov/state/portal/myca_homepage.jsp

Library of Congress Home Page
http://www.loc.gov/

“California, As I Saw It” First-Person Narratives 1849-1900
http://lcweb2.loc...gov/ammem/cbhtml/cbhome.html

California’s Untold Stories-Gold Rush
http://www.museumca.org/goldrush/

PBS Gold Rush
http://www.pbs.org/goldrush/

Oregon-Trail
http://www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html

Ellis Island-A Virtual Heritage Museum
http://wwwald.bham.wednet.edu/museum/museum.htm

American Colonies
http://www.jacksonesd.k12.or.us/k12projects/jimperry/colony.html

Declaration of Independence
http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/index.htm

This Day in History
http://www.historychannel.com/tdih/tdih.jsp?category=leadstory

Flags of the World
http://155.187.10.12/flags/nation-flags.html

Fifty States
http://www.50states.com/

America Immigration
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/features/immig/immigration_set1.html

NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE

Kumeyaay Indians
http://kumeyaay.sdcs.k12.ca.us/Kumeyaay.Indian.Infor/Kumeyaay.Indians.html

Navajo Indians
http://inkido.indiana.edu/w310work/romac/navajo.htm

Cheyenne Stories
http://home.mcn.net/~wleman/stories.htm

National Museum of American Indians
http://www.nmai.si.edu/


CALIFORNIA MISSIONS

California Missions
http://missions.bgmm.com/index.htm

More California Missions
http://www.californiamissions.com/morehistory/index.html

California Missions History and Photography
http://www.cmp.ucr.edu/exhibitions/missions/missions.html

California Mission Internet Trail
http://www.escusd.k12.ca.us/mission_trail/MissionTrail.html

Cyber Serra Virtual Mission
http://www.newhall.k12.ca.us/newhall/cyberserra/cyberserra.htm


MATH

Math Forum
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

Flash Cards for Kids
http://edu4kids.com/math/

Math Baseball
http://www.funbrain.com/math/

Mega Math
http://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math/index.html

Brain Teasers
http://eduplace.com/math/brain/index.html

A Plus Math
http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/

Math Magnet Meenie Minus
http://www.mathsyear2000.org/magnet/minus/index.html

Everyday Mathematics
http://www.kent.k12.wa.us//curriculum/math/edmath/index.html

Multiflyer Multiplication
http://www.gdbdp.com/multiflyer/

Quia Mathematics
http://www.quia.com/dir/math/

READING

General Resources for Parents
http://www.powayschools.com/PUSDMIES/resources.html

Children’s Literature Site
http://www.carolhurst.com/

Kids top 100 Books
http://www.nea.org/readacross/resources/kidsbooks.html

Early Reading Information for Prekindergarten-3rd Grade
http://www.earlyreading.info/cs/erw/view/pubdocs/1

Young Adult Library for 5th Grade and Up
http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/booklistsbook.htm  

Guided Reading
http://teacher.scholastic.com/reading/bestpractices/guidedreading.htm

Teachers Top 100 Books
http://www.nea.org/readacross/resources/catalist.html

Biographies
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/biohc.html

Recommended Reading by Grade Levels
http://www.lapl.org/kidspath/booklist/rr_grade.html

eBooks at Candlelight Stories
http://www.candlelightstories.com/eBooksMem100.asp

Jan Brett
http://www.janbrett.com/

Read –Write-Think
http://www.readwritethink.org/index.asp

Niehs Kids Sing Along
http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/music.htm

Dr. Seuss’s Seussville
http://www.seussville.com/

Scholastic Central
http://www.scholastic.com/  

FunBrain
http://www.funbrain.com/

International Kids Space
http://www.kids-space.org/

BBC Words and Pictures
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/index.shtml

Phonemic Awareness
http://members.tripod.com/~ESL4Kids/phonics.html

WRITING

Writing with Style Manual
http://www.powayusd.com/student_resources/writingwithstyle/

Scholastic’s Teaching Writing Page
http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/teachwriting/index.htm

Writers Workshop
http://www3.sk.sympatico.ca/fiss/default.htm

Shape Books
http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/hme/k_5/shapebook/toc.html

Inter Active Six Trait Writing Process
http://senior.billings.k12.mt.us/6traits/index.htm

GRAMMAR

Grammar Handbook
http://www.powayusd.com/student_resources/writingwithstyle/

Grammar and Punctuation
http://www.grammarbook.com/

Stufun
http://www.stufun.com/grammar/

Grammar and Writing Guide
http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/  

SPELLING

http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/hmsv/

Spelling Insight from PUSD
http://www.powayschools.com/projects/literacy/WordStudy/default.htm  

WORD ROOTS
Quia
http://www.quia.com/jg/65969.html

Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0907017.html  

REFERENCE TOOLS

Dictionary/Thesaurus
http://www.m-w.com/

Visual Thesaurus
http://www.visualthesaurus.com/online/index.html

Rhyming Dictionary
http://www.rhymezone.com/

One Look
http://www.onelook.com/  

HOMEWORK HELPERS

Homework Central
http://www.homeworkcentral.com/
Homework Spot
http://homeworkspot.com/
Tutor.com
http://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/
Kids connect FAQs
http://www.ala.org/ala/aasl/schlibrariesandyou/k12students/k12students.htm  

4th AND 5th GRADE VIRTUAL LIBRARY
http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/


HOMEWORK HELPERS

Homework Central
http://www.homeworkcentral.com/

Homework Spot
http://homeworkspot.com/

Tutor.com
http://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/

Kids connect FAQs
http://www.ala.org/ala/aasl/schlibrariesandyou/k12students/k12students.htm


4th AND 5th GRADE VIRTUAL LIBRARY
http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/




KINDERGARTEN
http://www.powayusd.com/projects/kinder/

Kids Hub is an interactive learning center for elementary school students.
http://kidshub.org/kids/kids.cfm



KIDS HUB

Kids Hub is an interactive learning center for elementary school students.

http://kidshub.org/kids/kids.cfm