Pathfinders

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Ancient China

Mythology

Careers

Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Rome

Country Research

1950’s

Biomes

Monologue Project

Glenn Miller

Science Trading Cards

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Sousa & the Big Bands

Test Taking Tips

State Research

Musicals

 

6th Grade Science Web Sites:

Astronomy

Light & Sound

Paper

Catapults

Magnets

Time

 

Ancient China

1.. http://www.mrdowling.com/613chinesehistory.html
   Chinese history including the dynasties and the Great Wall.

2. http://www.warriortours.com/intro/history
   Dynasties

Ancient Civilizations
 
1.
http://phoenicia.org
   Everything Phoenician 

2.
http://nefertiti.iwebland.com/timelines/topics

3. http://emuseum.mnsu.edu/prehistory/egypt/dailylife/dailylife.html

4. http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/building

5. http://i-cias.com/e.o/index.htm
    Search for Cush(Kush) or Nubia

6. http://www.infoplease.com
    Search for your civilization

Ancient Rome

1. http://members.aol.com/Donnclass/Romelife.html
    Daily life: Entertainment; Food; The Baths; Clothing & Hair Styles; The Home; Weddings; Family; School; The Forum; Country Life; Great Builders.

2. http://www.roman-emperors.org/indexxxx.htm
De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors

3. http://waltm.net/cleotony.htm
    Ceasar, Anthony, and Cleopatra   

4. http://waltm.net/cleopatc.htm
    Cleopatra and her children

5. http://www.roman-empire.net/army/army.html
From emperors to chariot races, this site probably provides information on your subject.

Biomes

1. http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Laboratory/Biome/
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.

2. http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/nceas-web/kids/biomes/list_biomes.htm
List of biomes: Freshwater, Marine, Coral reefs, Tundra, Rainforest, Savanna, Taiga, Temperate forest, Temperate grassland, Alpine, Chaparral, Desert and a World Map.

3. http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/biomes.html
Arctic Tundra, Mid-Latitude Deciduous Forest, Desert, Tropical Rainforest,
Tropical Savannah, and Taiga.

4. http://www.worldbiomes.com/default.htm
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.

5. http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org

1950's

1. http://www.wgeneration.com/
    Web Generation the online community about American culture.

2. http://www.fiftiesweb.com/fifties.htm
    A great resource for everything from the 1950’s

3. http://www.hardin.k12.ky.us/res_techn/themes/1950.htm
    Web sites of people and events important in the 1950’s.

4. http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade50.html#art
    Arts & Architecture. Kingwood College Library American Cultural History    1950-1959

Glenn Miller

1. http://www.glennmiller.org/
    The Glenn Miller Birthplace Society

2. http://www.revampvintage.com/1940.html
    Fashion in the 1940’s

3. http://dictionary.reference.com/
    Online Dictionary and thesaurus. Type in "wwii" and musical terms.

 

Sousa and The Big Bands

1. http://www.worldmilitarybands.com/toc.htm
    World Band Guide table of contents. Select your topic.

2.http://www.dws.org/sousa/
    All about John Phillip Sousa and his music

Mythology

1. http://www.mythweb.com/
    The Greek Olympian gods and goddesses.

2. http://www.theoi.com/
Guide to Greek Mythology.

3. http://www.wingedsandals.com
Take the tour with Hermes the messenger god,
through a magical place filled with awesome gods, daring heroes and fabulous monsters.”

4. http://www.livethemyth.com/glossary2.html
“Glossary of allusions to Ancient Greek and Roman Myth in word and phrase”

Careers

1. http://www.onlinemastersdegree.com/resources/career-test-guide/

2. http://www.bls.gov/oco

3. http://www.acinet.org/acinet

4. http://jobsmart.org/tools/career
 

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
   directory.
http://dir.yahoo.com/Entertainment/Music/Artists

Country Research

1. http://www.culturegrams.com - Click "Subscribers" 
Login userid:dublin  Password: cgrams
 
At home: Login userid: dublinhome Password: cgrams

2. http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine
   Find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, and much more.

3. http://www.tradeport.org/countries
   data on 175 countries

4. http://www.allcountryinfo.org
   detailed information on 200+ countries and territories spanning the entire world

5. http://popplanet.org/PopPlanet/countries.cfm
   Country Profiles on Population, Health & Environment

6.
http://www.theodora.com/wfb/abc_world_fact_book.html
   Statistical information about different countries in the world

7. http://encarta.msn.com
   Encarta Encyclopedia Search for your region

8. http://www.asiasource.org
   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.

Monologue Project

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

1. http://anthro.palomar.edu/animal/default.htm
"CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING THINGS: An Introduction to the Principles of Taxonomy
with a Focus on Human Classification Categories

2. http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/resource/people.shtml

3. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/dna

4. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/index.html
 "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."

5. http://www.janegoodall.org
 

6. http://www.150.si.edu/150trav/remember/amerinv.htm
American Inventors and Inventions

7. http://www.westegg.com/einstein

8. http://www.humboldt1.com/~gralsto/einstein/einstein.html
The Albert Einstein Home Page 

9. http://www.accessexcellence.org/RC/AB/BC

Pioneer Profiles

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

1. http://www.how-to-study.com
Study skills, study strategies, and study tips

2. http://www.testtakingtips.com
Proper note taking, studying and test taking strategies

3. http://www.studygs.net
Study Guides and Stratagies

4. http://byu.edu
Brigham Young University

5. http://www.mtsu.edu/~studskl/sucstu.html
"How successful students prepare for tests"

6. http://www.academictips.org
"...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."

7. http://www.westbloomfield.k12.mi.us/testing2/tips.html
"General Tips and Test Taking Stratagies"

8. http://www.xu.edu/lac/test_taking_skills.htm
Xavier University learning assistance center

9. http://www.education.com
Sylvan Learning Center

10. http://www.newbury.edu/academics
Newbury College

11. https://ccis.edu/departments/WritingCenter/studyskills/testtips.html
Includes tips on taking matching tests

State Research Web Sites

1. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd
   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" 
   In school Login userid:dublin   Password: cgrams
 

At home: Login userid: dublinhome Password: cgrams

3. http://www.infoplease.com/states.html
    Click on your state for current facts, history and additional links

4. http://lcweb.loc.gov/global/state/stategov.html
    Click on your State for links to state and local government information

Astronomy

1. http://www.kidsastronomy.com/
“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.”

2. http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets
“…A collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.”

3. http://www.planetary.org/explore/kids
The Planetary Society, the world's largest space-interest group, is dedicated to inspiring the public with the adventure and mystery of space exploration.”

4. http://space.jpl.nasa.gov
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.

5. http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/planetfact.html
Fact sheets on each of the planets

Catapults

1. http://www.medieval-castle-siege-weapons.com/build-a-catapult.html
Build A Catapult

2. http://science.howstuffworks.com/question127.htm
How does a catapult work?

3. http://www.xenophongroup.com/montjoie/ngp_arty.htm#catapult

Light & Sound

1. http://www.geom.uiuc.edu/education/calc-init/rainbow/
“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.”

 2. http://science.howstuffworks.com/light.htm
How light works

3. http://www.fi.edu/pieces/dukerich/studentonlineactivities.html
Informational material about Sound and Sound Waves with activities for students and links for teachers.
 
 
4.
http://asa.aip.org/sound.html
Interesting sounds from the Acoustical Society of America

Magnets

1. http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/magnetism.htm
The School for Champions is an educational website that shows you how to achieve your dreams.

2. http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/Education/Imagnet.html
"The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere". Learn about magnetic fields, electromagnetic waves, and all sorts of things dealing with magnetism at this site

3. http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/iconmagnetism.html
Cool projects that you can do to learn more about magnetism.

Musicals

1. http://www.allmusicals.com
    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.

2. http://www.broadwaymusicalhome.com/lyrics.htm
    Click on your musical title. You will get an alphabetical list of song titles. Page down
for a list of lyrics.

Paper

1. http://www.tappi.org/paperu/welcome.htm
Welcome to Paper U and the fascinating world of paper! TAPPI is the leading technical association for the worldwide pulp, paper, and converting industry.

Time

1. http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/time.html
A NIST Physics Laboratory Presentation. The Evolution of Time Measurement through the Ages. Ancient Calendars, Early Clocks, and more.

 

 

 

 


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