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login link to AR
Accelerated Reader

You can find AR books here; see how many points, book level, 
number of pages, etc.
AR Book Finder

Colonial Williamsburg - electronic field trips 
login is tualatinvalley, you must enter the password I gave you 
(shh)

Colonial Williamsburg

Games and Puzzles for Kids
Colonial Williamsburg Kids Zone

Meet the people through comic book slide show
Visit Colonial Williamsburg

Username for TVA (we paid for this) - ANIFC7
password  (shh it's a secret - ask a 5th-grader)
Online Encyclolpedia Brittanica

Our 6th grade textbook chap 1
World Studies: Asia and the Pacific  (East Asia)

our 6th grade textbook chap 2
World Studies: Asia and the Pacific  (Southwest Asia)

National Geographic
Click on GeoBee link for today's quiz
You can also choose yesterday's quiz
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee/

National Geographic videos
cities and countries
news
http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/

How the Brain works
http://www.howstuffworks.com/brain.htm

Brain info
http://yucky.kids.discovery.com/noflash/body/pg000135.html

BBC's kids' info about brains
http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/kids/brain.shtml

Read letters from a Pilgrim girl or Wampanoag boy
Visit the Pilgrim village or the Wampanoag village
Thanksgiving virtual field trips

Sound - hearing frequencies of animals
Lots more choices than our science book
http://www.lsu.edu/deafness/HearingRange.html

Kids Bible Info
questions answered, stories, fun stuff
http://www.kidsbibleinfo.com/lessons

Make your own "Wanted" Poster
http://www.glassgiant.com/wanted/

Pirates NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/pirates/

National Science Foundation - Pirates
http://whyfiles.org/036pirates/

Capt. Dave's Treasure

A research-based game
http://dcls.org/pirate/

Thinkquest is full of pirate information
try the biographies
http://library.thinkquest.org/J0110360/history.htm

Nez Perce National Historical Park

Site for Nez Perce Trail used by Joseph and his band as they fled 
the soldiers.
http://nezpercetrail.net/

Try out the 10 questions on today's quiz.
Enter a name and choose the level of difficulty
Geo Bee Quiz

data base about historic bridges all over the U.S.
Look up by "category", then click on "facts" for all the info you 
need.
Thanks, Calvin, for finding this
Historic Bridges of the U.S.

Bridges listed alphabetically
You can scroll down to look for specific types
Bridge Mapper

This lists all the different types of bridges on the Willamette River 
and has
good descriptions and explanations of how they work.
Multnomah County's Bridges

Click on the 6 choices they looked at. They've decided against the 
last 3, but
the first 3 are still in the running. Which one do you think would 
be best for
a new Sellwood Bridge here in Portland? Extra credit if you write a 
letter
explaining your choice.
Sellwood Bridge Alternatives

Talk about TORSION!  Click on the "Play" button to see short 
video(maybe 4
minutes)
Video of Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Building Big Labs

Super Bridge

make puzzles, crosswords on discovery education's site
Discovery's Puzzlemaker

log in with your login and password


Discovery Education

Create a Character from a book; draw a portrait and write 10 
things about this
character
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/scrapbook/

Historical record of Amos Fortune
Historical Society of Cheshire County, NH

Answer the questions by clicking on web links and finding 
information about
Harriet Tubman. EXTRA CREDIT social studies or reading
Harriet Tubman web search

This is a short summary of the epidemic of 1793 in Philadelphia
Yellow Fever in Philadelphia

demonstration
Least Common Multiple

Wisconsin Technical College demonstration of LCM -
Best

You will need to write the problems and answers on paper because 
it doesn't
show you if you're right or wrong(you're not a student at their 
college!)
least common multiple

PBS "Don't Buy It"

"Honestly, Abe?"

pick a period and hear the music from that time
Classics for kids

Notice all the "firsts" 
Fort Vancouver - Fur Trade 

Short video
Checks and Balances

Study helps and quiz for vocab. practice
Pedro's Journal vocabulary practice

Link to easy CBM assessment
Easy CBM Math

click on an order of birds, then on a specific bird to hear it's 
call (better
get your cat out of the room first!)
Bird Songs

Photos from my favorite photographer.

Ariel, enjoy!
photos by synapped

Animation activities online
OMSI Animation website


Google

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