Websites for Students and Parents

Brains On Website/Podcast that answers cool questions people have.  http://www.brainson.org/


Science 360   Tons of cool science videos that show and teach concepts. Great for use in projects and for demonstrating learning....or just to watch for fun!

Know it All

Know It All - K-12 web portal on learning about everything. Smart is Fun!

DIY - do it yourself

Learn anything and be anyone.

Geoguessr

Challenge your geographic knowledge in this fun, addictive game which uses Google Maps.

Code.org

Learn to code

Khan Academy

Learn almost anything.

Scratch

Create stories, games, and animations.

Tynker

Fun site to teach kids about computer programming. (My 3rd grade students use this in our programming unit)

ISTE - Net Standards for Students

ISTE's NETS for Students (NETS•S) are the standards for evaluating the skills and knowledge students need to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly global and digital world.

Simply being able to use technology is no longer enough. Today's students need to be able to use technology to analyze, learn, and explore. Digital age skills are vital for preparing students to work, live, and contribute to the social and civic fabric of their communities.

SENG - Supporting the Emotional Needs of Gifted Kids

NC Association for the Gifted and Talented

Site dedicated to information for parents, teachers, and students related to Gifted Ed. in NC.

Particle Adventure - physics

The Particle Adventure is an award-winning site which allows you to explore the world of particle physics through interactive tours of quarks, antimatter, and other intriguing particles. Use this site even if your knowledge of science and physics is limited. It is user-friendly!

Science News for Kids

Library of Congress

Information on countless topics related to America. Pictures, songs, history, art, etc.

North Carolina Museum of History

Historical topics from NC.

American Museum of Natural History

This exciting, interactive website for students includes areas in paleontology, earth science, plate tectonics, Einstein's theory of relativity, and much more. The site is also an excellent resource for teachers.

National Gallery of Art for kids (ipad)

Kids can explore concepts in art and the works of the National Gallery in Washington, DC.

BBC Ancient Greeks

Ancient Greek Mythology

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