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More on Simple Machines

Watch a the slideshow and take the quiz.

Scholastic StudyJams - Simple Machines

Help Twitch do his late-night work in the Museum workshop by creating simple machines

Game Up - Simple Machines

 

Explore the house or the tool shed.

EdHeads

Warning …. a very, very complicated contraption!

Goldburger to Go!


Simple Machines

Watch the video clip on gears and then take the quiz.

Gears

Complete the crossword on forces, motion and work.

Crossword

 

 

See if you can pick up the key by pulling back on the spring to the yellow, blue or red light.

Magnets and Springs

Visit the Museum of Science and play some cool games!

Simple Machine Games

Find the words related to the magnets

Word Search

Play the E-Word game on the magnets 

E-Word Game

Pick-up the correct amount of paper clips by creating an electromagnet with batteries and coils.

Electromagnet Game

Learn about simple and compound machines when you explore the house and tool shed.

Edhead- Simple Machines  

Learn about simple and compound machines when you explore the house and tool shed.

Wonderville – Medieval Levers  

How much do you know about magnets? Can you become a millionaire?

Rags to Riches




Civil War 

Watch the video clip on Underground Railroad.  Complete the quiz and submit the results..

BrainPop - Underground Railroad

You are a slave. Your body, your breath, your time belong to a farmer in Maryland. This is your chance to escape to freedom!

Underground Railroad

You are part of the Underground Railroad and writing a secret letter. Drag the words and phrases into the letter.

Write a Secret Letter 

Shop in Boston and see some very strange change.  Click on 1863 to travel back to the Civil War Era.

Time Machine

Match wits with Abraham Lincoln.

Abe Lincolns Crossroads

What if you had to pick a side to fight on during the Civil War?  What side would you choose?

Civil War Soldier

Jump back in time and identify what is wrong in each picture.

Super Sleuth

How much do you know about the Civil War?  Do you want to be a millionaire?

Rags to Riches



Scratch - The Pico Show: remix this project

Solar System

Watch a video clip in Brain Pop to learn more about the Solar System and each of the planets.

BrainPop

Explore the solar system and gather facts for your research project.

NASA

 

Try to find the perfect balance and create a solar system like no other!

Build a Solar System

You and your crew are about to blast off to Mars! Now you must decide what to take on the long journey in space.

Mars Adventure

 

Click on something in the solar system to visit. Planets, moons, asteroids and comets are all places you can explore!

Solar System Game

Test your reflexes and try to identify planets as they circle in their orbit - quick!

 

Planet Popup



Historical Figures

Search BrainPop to find information on your historical figure.

BrainPop

Use this link to research accomplishments by women in history.

National Women’s History Museum

Discover stories of America’s past

Meet Amazing Americans

 

Use eLibrary to research your historical figure.

eLibrary Biographies



Climate and Weather

Learn about the Earth's Atmosphere. Take the quiz!

Earth's Atmosphere

 

Edheads Weather Games

 

Wildest Weather Game

 

Blizzards

 

More on Blizzards

 

Dust Storm on the Loose

 

Dust Bowls

 

Surviving the Dust Bowl

 

 

More on Floods

 

 

More on Floods

 

Questions and Answers on Thunderstorms

 

Thunderstorms

 

Tornadoes

 

Tornadoes- Natures Most Violent Storms

 

Miami Science Museum - Hurricanes

 

Hurricanes

 




DNA

 Select Science, select Health, and then select Genetics, Growth and Development. Watch the movie on Genetics and take the quiz.

Genetics

Your goal is to breed a certain type of dog by selecting parents with the right traits.

Dog Breeding

Solve the crossword puzzles using words related to traits of living things

Crossword

Solve the word search using words related to traits of living things

Word Search

Who wants to be a millionaire?

Genetics Rags to Riches

How much do you know about genes?

Genetics Hangman

Tinker with genetics and breed exotic plants as a young botanist!

Crazy Plant Shop

Clone a mouse online!

Click and Clone




Thirteen Colonies

Watch the video clip on the Thirteen Colonies.   

Brain Pop - Thirteen Colonies

You are the captain of the Jamestown Colony and it’s up to you to make the decisions! Will your colony survive?

Jamestown Online Adventure

Go on an interactive journey with Captain John Smith to discover Jamestown.

On the Trail of Captain John Smith

Explore Plimoth Plantation

Plimoth Plantation

A colonial memory game!  Who can reach the highest level?

HotchPotch

Can you will the million dollars?

Rags to Riches - 13 Colonies


European Explorers

Click on the link below to research your explorer on Elibrary.  Find your explorers name in the list.

Elibrary - Explorer List

Research your explorer!

World Explorer Biographies - A to Z

Welcome to the British Museum exploration game. Travel back in time for the ultimate adventure

Time Explorer Game

The British Museum needs you to help dig up some treasures by the end of the day. You need to dig through the grass, sand and mud. Hurry ... darkness is falling!

The Great Dig

It's the end of the day and the museum is about to close.  The guards want everyone to leave, but you want to explore a few more rooms. Watch out for the guards!

Museum Run

From giant statues to little jewels, the items in the museum are impressive.  How big are they really?

Little or Large

 

Help put together some objects for display in the museum.

Piece by Piece

 

            Play a variety of games related to English explorers. 

Tudor Exploration

 

Can you name the explorer?

Explorer Hangman

 

Another fun game of hangman

Hangman - Exploration and Settlement




Abraham Lincoln

Watch the video clip on the Abe Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln

Discover facts about Abe growing up and facing the challenges of frontier life..

Young Abe Lincoln

Learn about the extraordinary life of Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln

 

Discover Lincoln’s early days and follow his path to the White House

Help Lincoln get to the White House

Trace Lincoln’s steps from his childhood to the presidency.

Path of a President

Travel through the Time Machine to the Civil War. Click on 1863!

Time Machine 






Solar System

Watch the video clip on the Solar System and complete the worksheet,

Brain Pop

In this game, players can build their own solar system, trying to find a perfect balance, or creating a system unlike any we’ve ever seen!!

Build a Solar System

This simulation will let you launch a spacecraft from Earth to Mars.

Fly to Mars

Are we alone? Could there be life beyond our solar system?.

Drake Equation



Simple Machines

 Watch the video clip on Simple Machines and then take the HARD quiz.

Brain Pop Jr - Simple Machines

Catapult yourself to victory in this medieval game!

Medieval Levers

Visit the Museum of Science and play some fun games.

Simple Machines - Games

Get ready for your test on simple machines! Take this quiz for review.

Simple Machines - Quiz

Learn about simple machines while you explore the house and the tool shed.

Edheads

How much do you know about simple machines?

Rags to Riches - Simple Machines



SHEL SILVERSTEIN iMOVIES!


Trampoline

 By Olivia, David, Jacey and Wes

How Hungry is Polly?

By Kate, Ava and Sophia

The Spoiled Brat

By Chloe, Emma and Madison

The Clam

By Carmelina, James and Tristan

Headless Town

By Sammy, Josh and Eddie

The Mehoo

By Tori, Alexa, Madison and Brock

No Difference

By Alexa and Ethan

No Difference

By Trey and Scott

Smart

By Grace and Juliana

Smart

By Meghan

The Rejection

By Sarah and Caitlyn

The Rejection

By Ex and Dylan

Kidnapped

By Kaitlyn

Kidnapped

By Luke and Zach

Needles and Pins

By Alayna, Olivia and Lauren

Needles and Pins

By Joey









 KingdomsBeta Test these games!

Watch the video clip on the Six Kingdoms!  Take the quiz.

Brain Pop

Learn about fungi

What Are Fungi?

Have a go at identifying how organisms are grouped in Kingdom ID

Kingdom ID

Classify the organisms into the correct kingdom.

Kingdom of Life Activity

Beat the 3 challenge levels!

Classify Critters

Sort living things into groups

A Touch of Class

Save the mayor whose body has been infected with germs!

Flight of the Kelvins

Games

Animal Classification Games

Cells - Plant and Animal

Build a plant or animal cell

Construct a cell

Learn about the difference between plant and animal cells.

Comparing Plant and Animal Cells

Learn all about the cell in this exciting game.

The Incredible Megacell Game

A cell and a city share a lot in common.  Click on the different parts of the cell to see the corresponding elements of a city. Complete the worksheet.

Cell City

Welcome to the cell nucleus. You are the new cell division supervisor! A nearby cell has died and we need your help!

Control of the Cell Cycle Game

How much do you know about cells?  Do you want to be a millionaire?

Rags to Riches




Research Project - Alternative Energy

Check out the video clips on Solar Energy, Biofuels, Wind Energy, and Fuel Cells.

BrainPop

 

Kids Korner - Alternative Energy

Explore Renewables

Energy Kids – Renewable Energy

 

Alliant Energy Kids - Renewable

Renewable Energy Sources

EcoKids

Kids Saving Energy – Renewable Energy

 More on alternative Energy

 
FUN AND GAMES - ALTERNATIVE ENERGY AND FOSSIL FUELS

Play this game to learn about the dangers of fossil fuels!

Earth's Fossil Fuels

The world's energy supplies are in crisis and it is up to you to save the world.

Save the World

Choose future energy options while building a virtual city.

Energyville

A strategy game where you design and build a wind farms!

Windfall

Your planet needs you!

Hog and Seek

Solar Energy Defender

Roofus' Solar Home

Climate Kids - Power Up

Save energy with Tinkerbell

Animal Research Project

Jamestown - Online Adventure

 

 The Solar System


Natural Disasters!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Go to the Spellchecker Poem Discovery Day - Native Americans of the East

Watch the video clip on the Iroquois,   and then take the quiz.

Iroquis

Build a Longhouse

Try moving the name of each Native American Tribe to the area of the map where they lived

Native American Map Game

 

You be the historian!  Your job is to figure out the story painted on the buffalo hide.

Buffalo Hide Paintings

 

Help Bob find artifacts from early native America for his museum.

Early Native America

Learn about the different types of items made by Native Americans. 

Beauty Surrounds Us

Discovery Day - Plains Native Americans

 

 

 

Watch the Brain Pop Trail of Tears video clip and complete the worksheet

Trail of Tears

Click on the link below to complete the research on Native Americans.

Plains Indians

Learn how to tan the hide of a buffalo! 

You Bet Your Hide

How much do you really know about building a tipi? 

Build A Tipi

You be the historian!  Your job is to figure out the story painted on the buffalo hide.

Buffalo Hide Paintings

Do you want to become a millionaire? Answer these questions about different groups of Native Americans.

Rags to Riches

Help Bob find artifacts from early native America for his museum.

 Early Native America

Learn about the different types of items made by Native Americans. 

 Beauty Surrounds Us

Discovery Day - Pacific Northwest Native Americans

 

Native Americans were the first people to live in North America. Learn about the varied cultures and history of the original Americans

National Geographic Video - Native Americans

 

 

 

Discovery Day - Light

 

Select Science and then select Energy.  Watch the movie about Color and then take the quiz.

BrainPop-Color

Select Science and then select Light.  Watch the movie about Light and complete the worksheet.

BrainPop-Light

How much do you know about how light creates a shadow?

Lights and Shadows

A kaleidoscope uses mirrors and colored glass to create patterns. Build an online version for yourself using toys from the museum.

Create a Kaleidoscope

 Optical illusions can use color, light and patterns to create images that can be deceptive or misleading to our brains.

Optical Illusions

Learn about light as you play this activity. 

Operation Light and Shadow

Which evil alien tried to blow up the world? Learn about the science of light!

Alien Attack

How much do you know about light and sound?

Rags to Riches

 

Discovery Day - Magnets

 

 

Select Science and then select Engineering and Technology.  Select Energy Technology.  Click on Electromagnets. Watch the movie and then take the quiz.

Electromagnets

From the Unity School Menu, select Multimedia Activities.  Click on I Love Science.  Go into Mo's Workshop.  Select the following activities: 1, 2, and 3.  

See if you can pick up the key by pulling back on the spring to the yellow, blue or red light.

Magnets and Springs

Complete the crossword on magnets

Crossword

Find the words related to the magnets

Word Search

Play the E-Word game on the magnets 

E-Word Game

Pick-up the correct amount of paper clips by creating an electromagnet with batteries and coils.

Electromagnet Game

Learn about simple and compound machines when you explore the house and tool shed.

Edhead- Simple Machines  

Learn about simple and compound machines when you explore the house and tool shed.

Wonderville – Medieval Levers  

How much do you know about magnets? Can you become a millionaire?

Rags to Riches

 

 

More than 10,000 years ago, people began  travel across Beringea, a land mass that connected Asia to North America. These early people left behind clues about their lives in the form drawings and carvings scratched into rock. Drag the symbols to the wall in the right order to tell this story with pictures.

Stories from the Past

Select Social Studies, select US History, then select  American Indians.  Watch the movie and then take the graded quiz.

American Indians

Help Bob find artifacts from early native America for his museum.

Early Native America

 Learn about the different types of items made by Native Americans. 

 

Beauty Surrounds Us