Fifth Grade Links

Explorers

World Book Online Contains information about all explorers - just click in the box on the left hand side of the screen to find out who explored each continent. Encyclopedia Britannica Online Contains information about all explorers PBS: The West Contains information about Coronado and others Enchanted Learning Explorers The Mariner's Museum: Explorers Marco Polo Contains information about Marco Polo's travels Viking Network Contains information about Viking life Nova Vikings Contains information about the Vikings Explorers on the Web Just click on the name of your explorer

Solar System

NASA's Planetary Photojournal National Geographic Virtual Solar System University of Michigan Windows to the Universe Astronomy for Kids The Exploratorium Auroras Nine Planets Planet, Moons, and Stars Thinkquest Amazing Space

Natural Disasters

NOAA Photo Library Contains pictures of all natural disasters and their after-effects National Weather Service for Kids Contains information about tornadoes, floods, hurricanes and blizzards FEMA for Kids Contains information on preparing for floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and fires Volcanoes World Book Online "Volcanoes" The Franklin Institute Online's Earthforce How Volcanoes Work Volcanoes by Annenberg/CPB Hurricanes World Book Online "Hurricanes" AccuSchool's Hurricane Center weather.com's Storm Encyclopedia USA Today's Hurricane Information Tornadoes World Book Online "Tornadoes" weather.com's Storm Encyclopedia USA Today's Tornado Information Earthquakes World Book Online "Earthquakes" US Government Earthquake Hazards Program The Tech Museum of Innovation's Earthquakes PBS Savage Earth Floods World Book Online "Floods" weather.com's Storm Encyclopedia PBS Infocus Floods Blizzards World Book Online "Blizzards" Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness Winter Storms weather.com's Storm Encyclopedia Fires World Book Online "Preventing and Fighting Fires" Smokey the Bear site includes information about fire fighting and the prevention of forest fires

The Middle Ages

World Book Online Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Life During the Middle Ages Annenberg/CPB's The Middle Ages Middle Ages The Middle Ages Medieval History Timelines

Castle Contains information about the structure of a castle, castle defenses and life in a castle Encyclopedia Britannica Online "castle" Contains information about the structure of a castle and castle defenses Encyclopedia Britannica "Middle Ages" Contains information about life in a castle Medieval History Timelines Contains information about castles Castles of Britain Contains information about knights, life in a castle, the structure of a castle, castle defenses and medieval weapons Contains information about the structure of a castle, residents of a castle and a knight's clothing and armor Medieval Health Doctors Medieval Doctors Medieval Doctors Medieval Doctors Medieval Cures Encyclopedia Britannica "armor" Contains information about a knight's armor and medieval clothing Lord of the Manor World Book Online "knights and knighthood" Contains information about knights and their clothing and armor World Book Online "armor" Contains information about a knight's armor

Revolutionary War

World Book Online Encyclopedia Britannica Online The History Place

Biographies

Gale Resources for Biographies of Black Americans Gale Resources for Biographies of Distinguished Women Academy of Achievement, Biographies and Interviews Fact Monster People Citation Maker

Sports Images

Ken Mellott Sports Slideshow Sports Illustrated Kids Photos Olympic Sports

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