Shrek the Musical / Study Guide (New)
The Online Study guide for Shrek the Musical with lessons in history, language arts, science, mathematics, behavior, life skills, the arts, media studies, and gender studies.
An interactive website that includes, slideshows, artifacts, audio clips, documents and other primary sources connected to stories.
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An online dictionary that will pronounce the word, offer definitions, translations along with games and activities.
This site is sponsored by PBS and has instructional videos, lesson plans for educators, students and parents and covers the entire curriculum. This is a very well organized and content rich site for students of all ages.
George Lucas Educational Foundation’s interactive resource, Edutopia.org offers practical, hands-on advice, real-world examples, lively contributions from practitioners, and invaluable tips and tools.
A special web site about reading for boys.
Kids Discovery website
Learn 50 Latin and Greek Roots
Library of Literature
PBS It’s My Life
It’s My Life is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to create safe educational online media activities for children aged 9 to 12. Parents and children can read informative articles, share stories, play games, and get advice from experts. http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/parents/resources/middleschool.html
This site has hundreds of educational games, activities, quizzes, articles for students of all ages and includes activities in math, science, social studies, art, language arts, etc. The games are provided in a range of difficulty levels so that players will continue to be challenged no matter how far they progress.
Smithsonian Institute Student Pages
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Time for Kids
Provides an amazing way to view word definitions, synonyms and antonyms.
Vocabulary Games and Tips
Cyberchase Based on a PBS television show, this website offers math activities to do at home, book suggestions, and web-based math games.
The website allows students to submit questions online and receive answers via e-mail.
Famous problems in the history of math
Mathematical challenges for families provide interesting math challenges that middle-school students can do at home with their families in English and Spanish.
Helping Your Child Learn Math
This link offers tips for parents and fun math activities for grades K-16
HomeworkNYC is a resource provided by Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library and Queens Library. The Ask-a-Librarian feature provides quick answers by phone, instant message or e-mail. Students in grades 4 through 12 with a valid library card can access Live Homework Help from home for a one-on-one session with a tutor. Live Homework Help is also provided in many library branches. Other resources are also available.
Impact Mathematics (Glencoe/McGraw-Hill) **
o Grade 6: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0328887038/student_view0/
o Grade 7: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0328887046/student_view0/
o Grade 8: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0328887054/student_view0/
Including number/operation, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data analysis & probability in English, Spanish and French
Math League Help Topics
This website provides useful information, examples, and problem-solving tips for various math topics, 4th through 8th grade. http://www.mathleague.com/help/help.htm
The Joy of Pi
Animal Planet website
FOSS (Delta Education)
New York City’s user name is: fossnyc
New York City’s password is: fossnyc
Glencoe Science (McGraw-Hill)
New York City’s username is: NYCTEACH
New York City’s password is: GlencoeSci
Holt (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Humanoid Robotics Group
National Geographic Games
Periodic Tables of Videos for Chemistry
Short videos about each of the elements in the periodic table
New York City’s password is: SEPUP (all caps)
Science Education Gateway
Learn about the latest space science research from the projects & NASA missions with which SEGway is involved. In the resources portal, try a self-guided science tour to learn more about space and astronomy, and choose an interview to hear what solar scientists have to say about the Sun.
San Diego Zoo website
Learn about animals of the world.
Want to Learn America’s Story?
This website is from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., the largest library in the world and the nation’s library. You can discover what Abraham Lincoln had in his pockets on the night he was assassinated. (You will be surprised.) You can read about other “Amazing Americans” such as Buffalo Bill Cody and his “Wild West” show; the heroism of Harriet Tubman, who helped many slaves escape bondage; the music of jazz great Duke Ellington; or the inventions of Thomas Edison (you will even be able to see his first motion picture!) http://www.americaslibrary.gov/about/welcome.html
International Digital Children’s Library
Online Books from Many Cultures and In Many Languages
Smithsonian Institute Student Pages
Find out about any artist here.
Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
Learn About Islamic Art
Examine the principles of geometric design that are the basis for the beautiful and intricate patterns in the art of the Islamic world. http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/publications/islamic_geometric.asp
Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art
National Gallery of Art for Kids
Health and Fitness
BAM! Body and Mind
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); games, quizzes, a comics creator, and other interactive features to teach you about stress, physical fitness, nutrition, and more.
Disease prevention for all ages
Health websites for kids and teens
Go Girl Go!
NASPE Physical Activity Calendar
This site includes age-appropriate physical activity suggestions for each day of the month (Secondary grades).
Videos to get the whole family up and moving
Recommended health-related websites in a variety of topic areas