Resources for Students

  

Reading 

Free children's reading books!  Many classic children's books available in iTunes (podcast) or mp3 format.. (Make sure to skip past the audible.com ads down to the free downloads)

 

Social Studies

 

 

A new way to look at the world; the user picks a subject (such as population, migrants, literacy, mortality, religion...) and all world countries are resized to their % of the world total for that subject. A very visual graphic for students.

 

Beauty of Math 

Plus is an internet magazine which aims to introduce readers to the beauty and the practical applications of mathematics.


Mathtrain.TV: http://mathtrain.tv/

"Kids teaching kids" videos created at a middle school in California. You can subscribe within iTunes, as well.

Have a math question or need some extra help with your math homework? You can also e-mail Dr. Math for help!

http://mathforum.org/dr.math

 

Career Development

  

Learn about fantastic careers in science. Detailed information about careers including job profiles, the amount of college/training, salaries and more. http://science.education.nih.gov/LifeWorks

  

Find a picture of your home taken from space if it was built before 1999 at: http://www.mapquest.com Click on the blue button labeled aerial image. Then click on the map.

  

Have a science question? Feel like doing an experiment? Want to ask a scientist a specific question?  

www.madsci.org

   

The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art, and human perception in San Francisco. Check out the museum at:

www.exploratorium.edu

  

Go to www.nasa.gov  for a great site and too many wonderful links to list!

 

10 Sources for Free Textbooks Online:
http://blog.curriki.org/2010/08/31/10-sources-for-free-textbooks-online/

Just as it says... 10 sources for free online textbooks, lots of curriculum areas.

 

English/Language Arts

Purdue Writing OWL: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a free service of writing resources & instructional material

 

Animation Gallary: http://www.sumanasinc.com/webcontent/animation.html

Animated tutorials for a variety of scientific disciplines.

 

Art -

Art Cyclopedia: http://www.artcyclopedia.com/

Site has information about artists, art movements, art museums, artworks, art news... basically anything related to art and art history!

 

  

 

  

 

 

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