December 7, 2009

Content Area Resources

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  • The Space Place: Wild Weather Adventure (
    NASA has created a fun place to learn about space and technology. You will find online games, exciting projects, animations you can use in class to demonstrate concepts, and amazing facts about the earth, space, and technology.
  • Kidport (
    Kidport is designed to help students in grades K-8 excel in math, science, social studies, language arts, and creative arts. Curriculum based content is provided in a variety of ways to fit every learning style. There is a parent, teacher, and student section so visit the site to get started!
  • abcteach (
    This site contains more than 5,000 free printable worksheets for grades pre-K to grade 8. There are a wide variety of subjects to choose from including: language arts, science, math, history, spelling, theme units, and more!
  • ( is an online resource for parents with kids in preschool through grade 12. You can use the activities for math, science and more, search reference articles, and browse the online magazine for ideas that take learning beyond the classroom and into your familys everyday life.
  • SchoolTube (
    SchoolTube provides students and educators with a safe, world class, and FREE media sharing website nationally endorsed by premier education associations. All student created materials must be approved by registered teachers, follow local school guidelines, and adhere to SchoolTube’s high standards.
  • Phonetics: The Sounds of Spanish (
    Phonetics: The Sounds of Spanish contains animated libraries of the sounds of Spanish and English. For each sound there is an animated articulatory diagram, a step-by-step description, and video-voice audio of the sound in context.
  • Arctic Theme Page (
    Arctic Theme Page allows you to learn more about life in the Arctic, including organisms living in the ice, fish and marine mammals, birds, land animals and human societies. Check out the Arctic Change Indicators for a present state of the ecosystems and climate!
  • The Big 6 (
    The Big 6 is an information and technology literacy model and curriculum, implemented in thousands of schools – K through higher education. With the Big6, students are able to handle any problem, assignment, decision or task based on a six-stage model. Check out the Lesson ideas!
  • ArtsConnectEd (
    ArtsConnectEd includes access to digital images, audio, video, and textual information for the art collections, libraries, and archives of the Walker Art Center and The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. In addition, there are more than 80 online lesson plans, curriculum units and activities for K-12 teachers.
  • Interactive (
    Interactive aims at the creation, collection, evaluation, and dissemination of interactive Java-based courseware for the exploration of mathematics and science. This project includes tools, activities and a dictionary for learners, and lesson plans, discussions and standards for instructors.
  • Kids Nutrition (
    Kids Nutrition provides nutrition information to educators, physicians, dietitians, nurses, parents and others concerned about a healthier society. There is a great variety of educational materials designed to teach children about food, nutrition, diet and health.
  • Cyberchase (
    Cyberchase teaches kids that math is everywhere and it is fun. Each episode takes the heroes of the story on a thrilling adventure driven by a different math concept. Each episode is also centered on a core math standard.

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