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Fifth Grade


Science


Windows to the Universe (link)

Windows to the Universe is a learning system covering the Earth and Space sciences for use by the general public.

FOSSWeb (link)

The official site for the inquiry based FOSS science curriculum. Support, resources and fun activities.

Geo-Mysteries @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis (link)

Rocks and minerals

National Geographic for Kids Rock Stars! (link)

Birth Stones, Crystals, and Gems--National Geographic Kids Magazine

Rock Doctor (link)

Basic mineral indentification

Rockology 101 (link)

This is a place for students of all ages to learn about Rogers Group operations and products or just have a little fun. Experts in Crushed Stone, Aggregates, Gravel, Asphalt Paving, Road Construction, Quarries for 90 Years.

Rocks and Minerals (link)

Earth Science information


Math


"Do We" Really Know Dewey? (link)

Test your math skills putting books in dewey decimal order.

Bowling for Fractions (link)

Go bowling by clicking on boxes and typing in the correct fraction.

Fractions Fun (link)

Learn, practice, play and explore with fractions.

Fun Brain: Math Football (link)

Score a touchdown by answering decimal questions. Choose level of difficulty and type of question.

Social Studies




Colonies


Early American Homes (link)

Use this site about restored Early American homes to view floor plans, layouts and learn about six different styles of Early American homes.

Colonial Historic Sites and Buildings (link)

Find a specific building.

Colonial House Interactive History (link)

Visit a colonial village, meet the colonists, online quizzes and interactive games

Colonial Kids (link)

Along with modern-day kids, explore colonial homes, clothing, chores, school, transportation, and more during colonial times in America.

Colonial Life (link)

This very comprehensive listing includes many websites on colonial lifestyles, daily life, farming, clothing and education.

Explore Mount Vernon (link)

Tour the grounds of George Washington's Mount Vernon by clicking on the rooms listed on the left side.

James River Plantations: A National Register of Historic Places (link)

Great site that lists all the plantations found along the James River. Click on the building and it will state the name of the plantation. Then click on list of sites and find additional photos and information on each plantation.

Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth MA (link)

Explore a virtual village that recreates life in 1627.

Sturbridge Village (link)

Tour the Village to learn about the village.

Tour the Town of Colonial Williamsburg (link)

Click on the button that says "Launch Tour the Town" and a city wide map opens. Then click on different building and parts of town to see Williamsburg. Or click on the link to find a Specific Building List of Williamsburg.

Virtual Jamestown (link)

Use your mouse to navigate the Jamestown Fort. Gives an insight into how the forts were built and laid out.


Immigration


Immigration: Stories of Yesterday & Today (link)

Find out what it means to come to the United States as an immigrant from the early 20th century through the early 21st century. Tour Ellis Island, read interviews of immigrants from the early 1900's to today.


American Revolutionary War


American Games (link)

Try these fun interactive games on the U.S. government, and geography. Includes 50 states and capital mix and match games, word searches and online puzzles.

Ben's Guide: Benjamin Franklin (link)

Find out about Benjamin Franklin's life. Click on the 3-5 kite at the top of the page to link to lots of interactive games, quizzes and information on the American government.

LIBERTY! - The American Revolution | PBS (link)

Test your knowledge of the American Revolution, get to know people and times of the American Revolution.

Our America (link)

Check out Scholastic's web page! Learn about the Revolutionary War, read diaries written by a patriot, make arts and crafts or design a period home.

Revolutionary War Scavenger Hunt (link)

Click on the highlighted word in each question to travel to the site on which you will find the answers.


Explorers


Voyage of Exploration: Discovering New Horizons (link)

This interactive site offers an in depth look into famous expeditions from all parts of the globe. Check out the early and modern navigation systems and equipment, and learn about individual explorers.


Native American Studies


Pottery Tutorial (link)

A beginners guide to the art of ceramics.


Language Arts


Diamante Poems (link)

Create your own diamante poem on this template web site.

North Dakota News and Newspapers Online (link)

Includes a list of newspapers of North Dakota available online (listed in alphabetical order.)


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