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Resources

I’ve been putting together an online Learning Resources for Students guide for primary students. Check back often as I will continue to add to this list.

Wonderful Websites for Reading

Dr. Jean

Smartie Zone

Hubbard’s Cupboard

Gayle’s Preschool Rainbow

Enchanted Learning 

A to Z Teacher Stuff

Story It

Mother Goose

Free Printable Flashcards:

Literacy Resources

Alphabet Printable Activities

123 Homeschool 4 Me

Home School Creations

Educational Videos

Socratic Kids is a Youtube station that is dedicated to providing exciting educational videos that make learning fun and engaging!

Science Websites for Ideas and Information

Steve Spangler Science     Your kids will love this website!  They have a huge selection of science experiments that will challenge your child and keep them engaged.

The Academy of Natural Sciences  

The American Museum of Natural History

The Scientific Method: Data and Science for Kids by SecureData Recovery.com

The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania                            

This website explores science and education for kids and much more! It is a great place to do some research for a project.

Science Kids, Fun Science & Technology for Kids 

This website provides a large variety of experiments with topics like Biology, Physics, Space, Weather, and Animals.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Exploratorium     

Exploratorium is another highly interactive and informative website that provides a wealth of learning opportunities your child will never forget.                                                                                                                                                        

National Science Foundation, (see education community for links for sites that are suggested for and by educators.)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA        

Amusement Park Physics                                                                       

Teaches how the laws of physics help determine how the amusement park rides are designed.  It is an interactive website where you can design a roller coaster, determine the outcome of bumper car collisions, and more!

Ask Dr. Universe                                                                                           

Children have an abundance of questions!  Like why is salt white?   Why do leaves change colors?  Dr. Universe is a very curious cat that answers all those questions.

Bill Nye the Science Guy 

Bill Nye the Science Guy has a science show.  You choose from 40 ‘Home Demos’ to experiment.  There are videos and clips to help learn. 

                                                                                 

Color Matters

This website teaches how color affects our mind and body. They discuss why certain colors are used in design and art. 

Science Bob
Investigate interesting and unusual scientific topics. 

Exploring Leonardo
Learn about Leonardo da Vinci, his futuristic inventions.  You can also create your own innovative artistic inventions. 

Extreme Science
How deep is the ocean? Which living thing is the strongest?  What animal is the fastest?  Use this site to learn the answers!  

FT Exploring
A super fun and interactive science site that explores energy cell metabolism, marine science, and more.  

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
Our world has changed significantly since the early 1900s. This website teaches about the engineers’ scientists who helped to make our world a better place. 

How Stuff Works
Is your child constantly asking how things work?  Now you can help them find the answers.  How Stuff Works has hundreds of articles that explain a variety of topics like 3-D graphics, animals, video games, engines, roller coasters, toys, electricity, and computers. 

Infrared Zoo
The Infrared Zoo shows what birds, reptiles, and mammals look like in the infrared, and learn how animals use fur, blubber, and feathers to insulate themselves.

Inner Body
Take a tour of the human body and learn everything you need to know. This website is fun and interactive way to learn about the complex human body. 

Planetpals.com
You talk about FUN!  Team up with Earthman, Sunnyray, Fluffy, and the rest of the Planetpals to learn about our planet, weather, and ways you can recycle and conserve the earth’s resources. There are also sections with crafts you can make, games,  and coloring pages.

Popular Science
A great place to find some interesting things to read about.  It is excellent for staying up to date with the latest advances in technology. It is more of an information website and could be used for research. 

The Rudiments of Wisdom Encyclopedia
This website uses cartoons to teach just about anything you want to know.  You’ll find information on animals, art, entertainment, music, science, sports and 16 other subjects.

The Science Explorer
A perfect website for science fair projects.  You can make projects by using common household items. 

Science Made Simple
This is a very simple site that provides answers to frequently asked science questions.   You can also find fun science projects, experiments, and science news.

The Science of Hockey
If your kid is a fan of hockey this is a place to be!   Exploratorium and San Jose Sharks explain the science behind the equipment used in the game, how to slap a puck 100 miles per hour, and how players stay in shape.  Very interesting especially if you are a hockey fan. 

Science Monster
Learn about our solar system, by taking a star tour, see how gravity and inertia work,  and play a fun lunar lander game.  

Sea and Sky
Here you can explore the sea or the universe. Sea and Sky is resource, providing detailed information about the sky and the sea that are a mystery to us. 

Skateboard Science
We all know skateboards are fun, but do we know the science behind them?  Learn how skateboards are made and about the science behind how tricks like ‘the ollie’ are done. 

Strange Science
One of the reasons why science is so much fun is you get to experiment. Well, experimenting does not mean it will be right.  Discover how scientists didn’t always get things right.  This site shows some of the mistakes they made as they were making their inventions. 

Triumph of the Nerds
Computers have come a long way since the early days. Use this website to explore the history of computers and the individuals who contributed to their existence. 

Volcanoes
Volcanoes are a favorite with Kids. Here they will learn how volcanoes form, see what happens when a volcano erupts, and find out what scientists are doing to better understand and predict when a volcano will erupt.

Your Weight On Other Worlds
Our weight on earth is different than what we would weigh on a different planet. Use this site to learn what you would weight.  Just enter your weight at this site and you’ll be able to see how much you would weigh on 16 other planets, moons, and even stars.