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Fifth Grade


Inventions and Inventors


American Women: From Adventure to Invention (link)

NIEHS interactive quiz on accomplishments of American Women

Invention At Play (link)

The premise here is that childhood play and toys and games helped inventors invent.

Invention Time Line (link)

The history of invention.

Inventor of the Week: Archive (link)

Search by invention or inventor. Gives information on the invention and a brief biography of the inventor. Includes games too.

ThinkQuest Junior: Greatest Inventors and Inventions (link)

Learn about some of the most famous inventors in the Hall Of Fame,test your knowledge and take the quiz, and share your great invention ideas. It includes games and links to other inventor sites.

Black Inventors A-Z (link)

Enchanted Learning: Inventors and Inventions (link)

Zoom Inventors and Inventions

The World Almanac for Kids Online (link)

Invention Time Line (link)

The history of invention.


Special Effects


NOVA Online Special Effects: Titanic and Beyond (link)

The companion Web site for the NOVA program, "Special Effects Titanic and Beyond," originally broadcast on November 3, 1998.

PBS Kids: Sound of Kids Marching (link)

PBS site explores sound effects and the science behind them. Come along with Coco and Annie as they try to figure out how to make the sound of 100 people marching.

Scope: Special Effects (link)

Dr. Rob explores the different special effects and how they might be used in the media. Included are short video clips and activities.

ThinkQuest Junior: Greatest Inventors and Inventions (link)

Learn about some of the most famous inventors in the Hall Of Fame,test your knowledge and take the quiz, and share your great invention ideas. It includes games and links to other inventor sites.


13 American Colonies


Hangman - The Order of the 13 Original States (link)

Name the original states by knowing the order in which they ratified the constitution.

Matching - The Thirteen Colonies (link)

The Thirteen English Colonies - You will be asked to match the English Colony with its origin. Find the matching squares.

Multiple Choice Test on the Oiginal Thirteen Colonies (link)

Choose the correct answer for each question.

The English Colonies (link)

The Thirteen English Colonies - You will be asked to match the English colony with its origin. Try to uncover matching pairs of cards.

Thirteen Colonies (link)

More multiple choice on the original 13 colonies.

Which colony is which? (link)

Matching quiz on the founding of the original colonies.

Wordsearch - The English Colonies (link)

The Thirteen English Colonies - You will be asked to match the English colony with its origin. Find the terms. Words can appear horizontally, vertically or diagonall; forwards or backwards. Press Answers to see where all the terms are hidden.

A Colonial Family and Community (link)

Become a historical detective. Uncover information about the life and community of the Daggetts of northeastern Connecticut in the 1700s.

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.

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.


First People of North America


First People of North America (link)

History of North American Tribes

Marilee's Native Americans Resource (link)

If you want to learn about Native Americans as they were before the Europeans arrived, it helps to divide the continent into ten culture groups.

Native American Sites (link)

This site facilitates communication among Native peoples and between Indians and non-Indians by providing access to home pages of Native American Nations and organizations, and to other sites that provide solid information about American Indians.

Native Americans (link)

Research/Informational Sites

Native Americans.com (link)

The First People of America; History of Native American Tribes


Dewey Decimal System


Dewey and the Alien (link)

Learn how to remember what each of the Dewey hundreds groups represents.

Dewey Tour (link)

Online tour of the Dewey Decimal Classification system

"Do We" Really Know Dewey? (link)

Test your math skills putting books in dewey decimal order.


Social Studies


Military Award Histories and Order (link)

U.S. Military Medals By Order of Precedence

National Parks A-Z Internet Scavenger Hunt (link)

An A to Z National Park internet scavenger hunt.

National Park Service: Find a Park (link)

Official US Dept. of the Interior National Park Service website

North Dakota National Parks (link)

Find a park in ND.

Pyramid of Military Honor (link)

Learn all about military medals and ways of honoring our veteran heroes

Theodore Roosevelt National Park (link)

U.S. National Park Service

National Park Service - Experience Your America (link)

National Parks Conservation Association (link)

Protecting Our National Parks for Future Generations.

US National Parks (link)


Chemical Elements


Chemical Elements.com (link)

An Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements

WebElements periodic table of the elements (link)

Interactive "WebElements" Periodic Table of Elements

Chemical Elements.com (link)

An Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements

WebElements Periodic Table (link)

WebElements was the first periodic table on the WWW (launched September 1993).

Chemical Elements (link)

An interactive Periodic Table of the Elements

ChemiCool-Periodic Table (link)

An interactive Periodic Table

Web Elements Periodic Table (link)

WebElements is the periodic table on the WWW


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