Exploriments.Com is a web site where students can “explore” various science experiments.
|Exploriments are simulation-based interactive learning units for enhancing conceptual understanding in Science and Math in an experiential manner. Useful for students and teachers alike, Exploriments provide a highly interactive, exploratory, and engaging experience.
The Science Spot is a great teacher created site. Geared toward middle school, it could easily be adapted to upper elementary grades. Site includes lesson plans, Scienc Club activities, a nature center, daily science trivia, a reference desk, puzzle corner, idea factory, and technology section.
Promethean Planet Earth Day Resources has flip charts and lesson planning ideas for saving the planet.
Dawn Junior Wildlife Champions
From investigative research to hands-on experiments and at-home activities, the Junior Wildlife Champions curriculum offers FREE lesson plans and tools to explore the issues surrounding oil spills and engages students to get involved in wildlife education in their own ways.
The Road Ahead from Discovery Education has energy related lessons organized by grade levels. There is also a blog where teachers can share lesson ideas.
Web Tools for Elementary Teachers is a great site from the Edina School District.
Learn A Language is a free site where students or educators can practice common vocabulary or phrases of seven (eight if you count English) different languages: Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, German, or Russian.
Cell Games from Sheppard Software provides a good way to introduce a unit on cells or can be used as a review. There is a tutorial and game quiz for animal, plant, and bacterial cells.
Literacy Lava has several research based ideas for improving literacy instruction in the classroom. Download the free publication at this link.
45 Germ Fighting Tips for Teachers has practical ideas for helping keep our students well and in school each day.
Rocks and Weathering is a flash video with sound and text illustrating to students the process by which sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks are formed.
Draw That Habitat from PBS allows students to draw habitats for imaginary animals, post them to the site, and see what other students have created.
SnapHow.Com Snaphow.com focuses on publishing user friendly PC Guides and tutorials which appeals to the regular internet users and non-geeks.
Richard Byrne\’s Favorite Technology Resources Richard Byrne’s blog, Free Technology for Teachers, has always provided a wealth of resources for classroom teachers. Now, he has compiled all his favorites onto one site. Check it out!
Kids Bank.Com KidsBank.com™ is a tutorial website brought to you by Sovereign Bank that explains the fundamentals of money and banking to children.
BZKids.Org Early Childhood Resources is a collection of online activities sorted by subject area.
Literacy Zone has a nice collection of activities and games for students in the elementary grades.
Kids on the Net.Org has several online writing activities for elementary age students.
Collection of Early Childhood Activities – Orange County Schools has themed activities sorted by seasons for our youngest learners.
Games in a Flash – Math Resources for IWB has many resources and games by math topic and grade level.
Spelling Game with Charlotte\’s Web is a fun site for kids to practice spelling words from the classic novel.
TVO Kids.Com is from the Canadian Broadcast company and features games, videos, homework help, etc. Great site for home or school.
Mr. Nussbaum.Com has dozens of resources for classroom use – from state maps and printables, to learning games, to math interactives.