6th Grade Science Web Sites:
Chinese history including the dynasties and the Great Wall.
1. http://phoenicia.org Everything Phoenician
2. http://nefertiti.iwebland.com/timelines/topics3. http://emuseum.mnsu.edu/prehistory/egypt/dailylife/dailylife.html4. http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/building5. http://i-cias.com/e.o/index.htm Search for Cush(Kush) or Nubia
Search for your civilization
Daily life: Entertainment; Food; The Baths; Clothing & Hair Styles; The Home; Weddings; Family; School; The Forum; Country Life; Great Builders.
De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
Ceasar, Anthony, and Cleopatra
Cleopatra and her children
From emperors to chariot races, this site probably provides information on your subject.
Analyzes each of the seven biomes, including pictures, maps, charts, descriptions, and review games.Here you can explore coniferous forests, temperate deciduous forests, deserts, grasslands, rainforests, shrublands, and tundras.
List of biomes: Freshwater, Marine, Coral reefs, Tundra, Rainforest, Savanna, Taiga, Temperate forest, Temperate grassland, Alpine, Chaparral, Desert and a World Map.
Arctic Tundra, Mid-Latitude Deciduous Forest, Desert, Tropical Rainforest,
Tropical Savannah, and Taiga.
WorldBiomes.com is a site covering 5 of the major world biomes: aquatic, desert, forest, grassland, and tundra. It gives information on the various sub-divisions of the biomes and provides numerous images.
Web Generation the online community about American culture.
A great resource for everything from the 1950’s
Web sites of people and events important in the 1950’s.
Arts & Architecture. Kingwood College Library American Cultural History 1950-1959
The Glenn Miller Birthplace Society
Fashion in the 1940’s
Online Dictionary and thesaurus. Type in "wwii" and musical terms.
Sousa and The Big Bands
World Band Guide table of contents. Select your topic.
All about John Phillip Sousa and his music
The Greek Olympian gods and goddesses.
Guide to Greek Mythology.
“Take the tour with Hermes the messenger god,
through a magical place filled with awesome gods, daring heroes and fabulous monsters.”
“Glossary of allusions to Ancient Greek and Roman Myth in word and phrase”
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees- http://www.rockhall.com/hof
2. All Music Guide - http://www.allmusic.com
3. Oldies Music Artists - http://www.oldiesmusic.com/links.htm
4. Yahoo - Entertainment - Music – Artists - A Very comprehensive, easy to use
1. http://www.culturegrams.com - Click "Subscribers"
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Find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, and much more.
data on 175 countries
detailed information on 200+ countries and territories spanning the entire world
Country Profiles on Population, Health & Environment
Statistical information about different countries in the world
Encarta Encyclopedia Search for your region
A comprehensive storehouse of all types of information on Asia, both current and past:
maps and statistics, Asian food, travel guides, photographs, articles, timelines, and more.
1. http://www.shakespeare-monologues.org - Shakespeare's Monologues
2. http://www.quoteland.com - Quotes
3. http://www.bartleby.com/100 - Quotes
4. http://cybernation.com/victory/quotations/directory.html - Quotes
Science Trading Cards
"CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING THINGS: An Introduction to the Principles of Taxonomy
with a Focus on Human Classification Categories
"What's the story behind electroshock therapy? Who's responsible for increasing the size of the Universe? What laboratory mishap led to the saving of countless lives? The answers to these questions, plus many more, await you in 'People and Discoveries', a databank consisting of 120 entries about 20th century scientists and their stories."
American Inventors and Inventions
The Albert Einstein Home Page
Paul Berg Gregor Mendel
J. Michael Bishop Cesar Milstein
Herbert Boyer Kary B. Mullis
Rosalind Frankiln Louis Pasteur
Walter Gilbert Linius Pauling
William Harvey Robert Swanson
Arthur Kornberg Harold Elliot Varmus
Barbara McClintock James Dewey Watson
Test Taking Tips
Study skills, study strategies, and study tips
Proper note taking, studying and test taking strategies
Study Guides and Stratagies
Brigham Young University
"How successful students prepare for tests"
"...tips and tricks to help you manage your time, take better notes, study more effectively, improve memory, take tests, and handle the stresses of college life."
"General Tips and Test Taking Stratagies"
Xavier University learning assistance center
Sylvan Learning Center
Includes tips on taking matching tests
State Research Web Sites
U.S. Census bureau: State & County QuickFacts . Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography of each state.
2. http://www.culturegrams.com - Click "Subscribers"
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Click on your state for current facts, history and additional links
Click on your State for links to state and local government information
“Astronomy for children, students, and kids of all ages. KidsAstronomy.com, part of the KidsKnowIt Network, is the absolutely free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.”
“…A collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.”
“The Planetary Society, the world's largest space-interest group, is dedicated to inspiring the public with the adventure and mystery of space exploration.”
Includes a solar system simulator which allows the visitor to view any of the planets, their moons and the sun, from the location of their choice.
Fact sheets on each of the planets
Build A Catapult
How does a catapult work?
Light & Sound
“How are rainbows formed? Why do they only occur when the sun is behind the observer? If the sun is low on the horizon, at what angle in the sky should we expect to see a rainbow? This lab helps to answer these and other questions by examining a mathematical model of light passing through a water droplet.”
How light works
Informational material about Sound and Sound Waves with activities for students and links for teachers.
Interesting sounds from the Acoustical Society of America
The School for Champions is an educational website that shows you how to achieve your dreams.
"The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere". Learn about magnetic fields, electromagnetic waves, and all sorts of things dealing with magnetism at this site
Cool projects that you can do to learn more about magnetism.
a. Click on the alphabet for the first word of your musical title
Ex. “the Lion King”, click on T
b. Scan down the list and click on your song title. If your song isn’t underlined, the lyrics are not available on this site.
Click on your musical title. You will get an alphabetical list of song titles. Page down for a list of lyrics.
Welcome to Paper U and the fascinating world of paper! TAPPI is the leading technical association for the worldwide pulp, paper, and converting industry.
A NIST Physics Laboratory Presentation. The Evolution of Time Measurement through the Ages. Ancient Calendars, Early Clocks, and more.