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Third Grade


Let's Say Thanks (link)

Write a Soldier


Background Information on Simple Machines (link)

Below you will find some commonly asked questions about simple machines.

Dirtmeister: Simple Machines (link)

Hello, science reporters! I challenge you to learn about the six types of simple machines. Then find an example of one you've seen at school, home, or anywhere and write about it.

Simple Machines (link)

A machine is a tool used to make work easier. Simple machines are simple tools used to make work easier. Compound machines have two or more simple machines working together to make work easier.

Simple Machines (link)

Simple machines make work easier for us by allowing us to push or pull over increased distances.

Simple Machines (link)

Students will investigate and understand simple machines and their uses.


First Thanksgiving (link)

Exlore the Mayflower and discover what life was like on the Pilgrims ship. Also has links to the Pilgrims settlement village which allows students to interact find answers to questions of famous Pilgrims.

North Pole Fun & Games (link)

Pictures to print out and color, crafts, games and jokes.


Forces of Nature (link)

See the different kinds of volcanoes erupt with the volcano simulator.

Tramline Volcano Field Trip (link)

Tour many different volcanoes, learn how they erupt and what causes them.

Colonial America

Fifty State Facts

The World Almanac for Kids Online (link)

Enchanted Learning® (link)

Enchanted Learning® produces children's educational web sites which are designed to capture the imagination while maximizing creativity, learning, and enjoyment. (link)

Learn the States and Capitals

Color Landform Atlas of the United States (link)

View 3-D maps and satellite images of each of the states.

Fact Monster: U.S. (link)

Click on the state icon and find informaton on state mottos, songs, state parks, population and more.

State and Provincial Trees (link)

Click on the scientific name next to each state to view a picture of the state's tree.

Enchanted Learning: State Flags, Pictures and Quiz (link)

View or print each state's flag or take a flag quiz.

State Flowers (link)

Click on the scientific flower name next to each state and view a picture of the state's flower.

Presidential Information

American Presidents (link)

The American Presidents web site contains a complete video archive of all American Presidents: Life Portraits programming, plus biographical facts, key events of each presidency, presidential places and reference material. Pick a president and explore.

First Lady's Gallery (link)

Includes portraits, photos and biographical information about the First Ladies.

White House Pets:1953 to 2004 (link)

Index of Presidential pets arranged according to presidential terms.

Presidential Portraits: Time Line (link)

Each president and first lady is listed chronologically according to the president's term(s) in office. The list of first ladies comes from the book titled The First Ladies, by Margaret B. Klapthor (Washington, D.C.: White House Historical Association, 1994).

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