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### Intel Education Units - Intel

K to 12

Find engaging, challenging units to begin your Common Core journey. Intel Education Units are complete and include assessment tools. Search by grade level or subject. Find the basics...more
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Find engaging, challenging units to begin your Common Core journey. Intel Education Units are complete and include assessment tools. Search by grade level or subject. Find the basics for planning units. Also find sequencing maps, sequencing activities, classification charts, and prioritizing listings. Instructional Strategies include activating prior knowledge, graphic organizers, cooperative learning, and questioning strategies.

tag(s): literacy (103)

#### In the Classroom

Begin your curriculum planning here. After reviewing exemplary units, use as they are, or modify to fit the needs of your students, content, or even resources adding your own personal touch. They will inspire you to dig deeper and go further with Common Core! Be sure to bookmark this site (or save in your favorites) as your go to resource for Common Core.

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### Mathster Vakkas Math Videos and Lessons - Mathster Vakkas Productions

K to 6

Find fun and engaging resources for teaching elementary math with real-life objects. Resources include skits, tutorials, interactive read alouds, and worksheets on Common Core topics....more
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tag(s): addition (224), charts and graphs (197), division (157), fractions (229), geometric shapes (167), money (184), multiplication (209), patterns (87), probability (135), subtraction (186), time (139)

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Use the videos and tutorials from this site throughout the year to engage students in math learning. View videos on your interactive whiteboard or projector. Watch videos in the classroom then provide students with handouts to complete at home using objects they see every day. If your school is BYOD, have students view the video on their own devices (at home or school) and discuss what they learned in class the next day. Encourage parents to watch the videos, too!

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### Science vs Magic - Nico Disseldorp

8 to 12
Science vs Magic offers four tools for exploring math concepts. Tools include Let's Play: Ancient Greek Geometry, Fractal Machine, Logic Grid, and Elementary Cellular Automata. Choose...more
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Science vs Magic offers four tools for exploring math concepts. Tools include Let's Play: Ancient Greek Geometry, Fractal Machine, Logic Grid, and Elementary Cellular Automata. Choose the "About" link with each activity to view the author's blog describing the different components and suggested uses. This is a neat mind-stretcher activity. Explore the site a bit before sharing with students.

tag(s): angles (87), fractions (229), geometric shapes (167), greeks (33), logic (246)

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Share this site with students for exploration of geometric concepts. Have students take screen shots of different outcomes then share their explorations with classmates. (Screenshots on a Mac: Shift+ Command+4; on Windows, press the Prtscrn key then PASTE into a document.) Have cooperative learning groups create podcasts demonstrating their understanding of one of the concepts. Use a site such as PodOmatic (reviewed here).

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### Documentary Storm - 2013 DocumentaryStorm

4 to 12

Dive into Documentary Storm to discover 100% free documentary films. The goal of the website is to share knowledge spread ideas, and have fun. Search the different channels to find...more
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Dive into Documentary Storm to discover 100% free documentary films. The goal of the website is to share knowledge spread ideas, and have fun. Search the different channels to find exactly what you are seeking. Topics included are art, biography, conspiracy, culture, drugs, environment, health, indie films, lifestyle, mockumentaries, money, nature, politics, psychology, religion, science, society, sports, technology, war, and many more. Search in the top 100 documentaries, or click use"surprise me." Connect with Facebook, RSS, Twitter, or email.

tag(s): video (269)

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With documentaries challenge your students' understanding of food, history, politics, or people. Use to provide another point of view which might not be available in traditional text books. Use to explain primary and secondary sources, as well as an example of a way to extend thinking. Provide a documentary as an example for your students to do an in depth research project. Use documentaries to challenge knowledge, create new knowledge, and learn.

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### Creativity Games - Ryan Chadwick

5 to 12
Creativity Games offers challenges, games, and puzzles to encourage creative thinking. Find new activities each week such as random word identification, code breakers, or creative challenges....more
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Creativity Games offers challenges, games, and puzzles to encourage creative thinking. Find new activities each week such as random word identification, code breakers, or creative challenges. Choose the Random Word Generator link to generate a set of random words to use in creative writing, or choose a preset creativity game from the drop-down box provided. Read several great creative writing tips in the creative writing prompts section of the site. This site also features blog entries on a variety of topics related to creativity and education.

tag(s): creative writing (169), creativity (120), logic (246), poetry (222), puzzles (205), substitutes (17), writing prompts (91)

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### Isle of Tune - isleoftune.com

K to 5

Create musical journeys by building streets, houses, trees, and islands with Isle of Tune. Skip the "now make this" block screen and click the green PLAY button to begin. Then...more
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Create musical journeys by building streets, houses, trees, and islands with Isle of Tune. Skip the "now make this" block screen and click the green PLAY button to begin. Then view Help for a quick overview of what each of the buttons does. Objects generate sounds as cars go by. Choose the sounds to associate with each object. Build and rebuild the musical journey as desired. When finished, share using links provided to Twitter, Facebook, or email. An iOS app is available, but, unlike the web version, it is not free.

tag(s): coordinates (30), musical instruments (51), patterns (87), rhythm (21)

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Connect music with math and logic using this engaging tool! Isle of Tune is an excellent site for exploring and playing with patterns, coordinate directions, and more. Teacher rhythm or pitch visually in music class. After creating a musical journey, use it as a creative writing prompt. Have students share created journeys with each other and identify similarities and differences in their creations. Share this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector.

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### Math Trail - HeyMath!

6 to 12

Explore virtual trails while putting math and geography skills to the test with Math Trail (powered by Google Maps). An introductory video on the site's home page explains the concept...more
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tag(s): equations (153), geometric shapes (167), map skills (80), numbers (191)

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Math Trail would make an excellent game for use during math centers or as a computer lab/laptop activity. Read tips for safely managing email registrations here. After playing, have students create their own math trail using Animaps, reviewed here

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### Drawminos - Host

K to 8
Design your own domino path or view paths created by others using Drawminos. This is the virtual version of the game played at home for years. This site could be ...more
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Design your own domino path or view paths created by others using Drawminos. This is the virtual version of the game played at home for years. This site could be used with any age! Create an intricate set-up then watch the dominos fall. Drag and drop dominos and balls using the link on the toolbar. Copy and rotate dominos as desired to complete your path. Save when finished and share using the link. Not quite ready to create? Click on Favourites to view examples made by others.

tag(s): logic (246), manipulatives (25), motion (70), problem solving (292)

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This site is perfect for your interactive whiteboard (or projector) as a problem solving activity, to teach cause and effect, or as a cooperative learning project during a unit on motion. Demonstrate how to use this site; then allow students to explore on their own. Create a link on classroom computers for students to use during recess or computer time. After creating a domino path with Drawminos, challenge students to replicate using real dominos. Be sure to video tape and share on you class website!

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### Kids Math Games Online - kidsmathgamesonline.com

K to 4

Have fun learning math at Kids Math Games Online! Choose from categories including money, problem solving, and logic. In addition to many interactive games, find interesting number...more
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Have fun learning math at Kids Math Games Online! Choose from categories including money, problem solving, and logic. In addition to many interactive games, find interesting number facts, math tutorial videos, math pictures, and printable quizzes. Click on any topic to begin then choose from offerings. Activities include simple instructions for play and offer immediate feedback on content. This website is pretty heavy on the advertisements, but worth the "annoyance." Note: The videos embedded on this site are NOT created by kidsmathgames and are hosted on YouTube. They come from various sources. If your district blocks YouTube, then they may not be viewable. You could always view the videos at home and bring them to class "on a stick" to share. Use a tool such as Tube Offline, reviewed here, to download the videos from YouTube.

tag(s): addition (224), angles (87), coordinates (30), counting (110), division (157), geometric shapes (167), images (279), logic (246), money (184), multiplication (209), preK (284), problem solving (292), subtraction (186), time (139)

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Create links on classroom computers to games that correlate to current math content or use previous activities for ongoing review. Parents are always looking for sites to practice skills at home, share this one through your class website or newsletter as a fun way to practice math skills. Use the math pictures library as a resource for finding many different math images for use in interactive whiteboard lessons, on handouts, or many other classroom uses.

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### Documentary Wire - DocumentaryWire

4 to 12

Documentary Wire.com features an incredible collection of documentary films for free. Browse through the collection or find the latest documentaries sent to your email. Join free and...more
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tag(s): primary sources (91), video (269)

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Documentary Wire provides documentaries for all your classes. Not sure what topics are available? Search the documentary list. Use a documentary to help students understand primary (such as interviews) and secondary sources. Consider examining point of view through many different choices of films. Study industry and government regulations. Research to discover if any documentary caused a change in the law. Look at the persuasive techniques used to convey a strong message. Study the formatting of the documentary to use as a framework for your own student research projects. Look at documentaries in your study of ethics. Challenge gifted learners in the search for new information.

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### How Do You Play - howdoyouplay.net

K to 12
Don't remember how to play certain games or need to find some new ideas? This is the site for you! How Do You Play contains instructions for many classroom-friendly games ...more
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Don't remember how to play certain games or need to find some new ideas? This is the site for you! How Do You Play contains instructions for many classroom-friendly games and activities. Choose from categories of active games, board games, classroom games, icebreakers, sports, and many more. Find instructions and information for great icebreaker questions/games, how to build the tallest tower, playing spoons, how to play a photo scavenger hunt, egg drop with teambuilding, life timelines, and much more. Each game or activity includes a list of materials needed, number of players, time required, and directions for play. Some directions for strategy games also include strategy options. Although many of the games seem juvenile, the team building and icebreaker options are even good for adults.

tag(s): back to school (60), firstday (25), sports (97)

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Use this site to find games and activities for classroom centers or review activities. Icebreaker activities include options for the first week of school community building. Bookmark this tool for the first week of school or anytime that you want to experience some "team-building" in your class. This is a great site to use if you have weekly classroom meetings to build relationships among students. Share this site with students and have them create their own games based on research projects or as review for major tests. Challenge students to describe their "creations" using the models shown on this site. Share this site with parent helpers to find ideas for classroom parties.

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### The Secret Door - Safe Style UK

2 to 12
Open a door to tour worldwide locations with this intriguing site. Clicking on the door transports you to indoor spaces from all over the world using a Google StreetMap mashup. ...more
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Open a door to tour worldwide locations with this intriguing site. Clicking on the door transports you to indoor spaces from all over the world using a Google StreetMap mashup. Click on the door again (or click "take me somewhere else") to be transported to another place. Visit famous landmarks, museums, and more. What a treat! The entire Secret Door interaction can be embedded in your blog or wiki using the embed code provided by clicking "embed this." Secret Door is random, so going to the same place again could be tricky. To return later to the same location, make a note of the location in top left (or copy it). Use Google Maps (reviewed here), search for the location that was named in the top left corner, and use Streetview (drag the little orange man on top of the landmark to look inside).

tag(s): cross cultural understanding (128), landmarks (26)

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Teacher-librarians can use this to inspire research or non-fiction reading by embedding it in their website or displaying it on a computer in the media center! Use this site to learn drawing inferences about each of the places visited. Use the images as a class or in groups to determine where in the world it is located using clues from the picture. You will want to "hide" the location that shows in the top left corner. This is a great introduction into culture, building, design, etc. Project an image on an Interactive Whiteboard as a prompt for a short story, poem, or essay inspired by the image. Share an image as your students enter the classroom as the daily "travel mystery." Give your students 2-3 minutes of time to investigate WHERE the image is from. Brainstorm how the image is related to a story being discussed in class, a unit of study, or parallels to our culture. What creatures and cultures would be seen in this place? Ask and answer interesting questions related to the images. Teachers of gifted can use these images to inspire creation of text-based games to take place in these settings using descriptive writing and a tool such as Quest, reviewed here, or Playfic, reviewed here.

Very cool, easy to use site for when you have a few minutes. I think the age range could be k-12 as my 4 year old loved seeing where the door would take us. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because it is really hard to get back to a place that you previously visited. Diane, PA, Grades: 0 - 4

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### OutWit.Me Twitter Tweet Games - outwit.me

8 to 12

Find creative ideas for using Twitter to study and in class using OutWit.Me. View directions for many games to play with friends on Twitter. The games on this site were ...more
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Find creative ideas for using Twitter to study and in class using OutWit.Me. View directions for many games to play with friends on Twitter. The games on this site were created by Twitter users. Suggested games include TweetQuiz, Word Connections, Crack the Code, and others.

tag(s): social networking (106), twitter (42)

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Use OutWit.Me to review information before tests or exams. Invite students to become experts at a certain game and to explain it to the class. Use the ideas on the site to create your own Twitter handle and create directions for your own class game. Better yet, challenge cooperative learning groups to create their own games. Create a TweetQuiz for important characters or events in history, play Crack the Code as an anticipation guide for a new unit, or play TweetWords providing clues to vocabulary words. Looking for more ways to use Twitter in the classroom? Read more about Twitter at TeachersFirst's Twitter for Teachers page.

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### 4 Numbers - Luminosity

4 to 12
This is a great maths puzzle site where you must add, subtract, multiply, or divide with a set of four numbers to equal 24. The two rules include do not ...more
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This is a great maths puzzle site where you must add, subtract, multiply, or divide with a set of four numbers to equal 24. The two rules include do not cheat and click done when you want to quit! Choose from many modes including an easier version, timed games, and battle mode.

tag(s): mental math (27), operations (119)

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Put this link on your blog, wiki, or class page for free play by students. Be sure to bookmark on a classroom computer. This engaging game is challenging and provides many opportunities to stretch thinking. Play on an Interactive Whiteboard (or projector) in class with individual students or as teams. Create a Math Olympics by making this site a station on a computer or Interactive Whiteboard that student must rotate through to other stations. Other stations can include computer or paper and pencil activities to round out the Math Olympics.

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### CommonCore Sheets - Common Core Sheets

2 to 8
Find downloadable worksheets correlated to Common Core curriculum. Visit the math link for practice with all operations and many topic areas (balancing equations, many forms of graphs,...more
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Find downloadable worksheets correlated to Common Core curriculum. Visit the math link for practice with all operations and many topic areas (balancing equations, many forms of graphs, fractions, grids, lines, line plots, geometry, measurement, money, negative numbers, time, and SO much more)! In social studies find worksheets on geography, primary and secondary sources, and timelines. Language arts includes parts of speech and sentence types. Under each subject choose easy, medium, or hard worksheets. In Create a Review, choose your topic area and create your own worksheet. Also included are brain teasers, bingo games, and multiplication mazes.

tag(s): charts and graphs (197), decimals (125), fractions (229), measurement (179), money (184), negative numbers (20), operations (119), order of operations (40), parts of speech (67), primary sources (91), probability (135), sentences (49), time (139), timelines (55), variables (19)

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Find worksheets for every subject to better prepare your students for Common Core standards and testing. Use the sheets to make a formative or even summative assessment for many different topics in math. Use as a review or even practice. Provide this link on your class website for students (and parents) to find extra practice. Printable answer keys come with the worksheets. Allow students to create their own quizzes. Easy to use, grade, and share. Use for gifted students needing some acceleration. Use for extra practice with students struggling with new concepts.

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### Quandary - Learning Games Network

3 to 9

Quandary is an online simulation in ethical decision-making while building a new colony on the planet Braxos. Face decisions without right or wrong answers but that have implications...more
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Quandary is an online simulation in ethical decision-making while building a new colony on the planet Braxos. Face decisions without right or wrong answers but that have implications on you and others in the colony. This activity was created for students ages 8-14. Login is optional to save scores or play as a guest. The game includes three different episodes with each containing different scenarios for decision-making. View information on the game, extension questions and more within the teachers and parents portions of the site. Find lesson plans, standards mapping (matched to Common Core ELA standards), and printable materials within the teachers section for classroom use. Don't miss the introduction videos explaining the site!

tag(s): creativity (120), critical thinking (116), ethics (20), game based learning (139)

#### In the Classroom

Try this activity on your interactive whiteboard (or projector). Create a quick poll (with no membership required) using Updwn, reviewed here, to view students' choices of actions to take throughout the game. Challenge cooperative learning groups to create videos and share them on a site such as TeacherTube reviewed here to explain the decision-making process for different scenarios.

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### Smarty Games - smartygames.com

K to 4

Smarty Games offers educational games for pre-kindergarten and elementary students on a variety of topics. Topics include math, reading, coloring, dress-up, and puzzles. Some specific...more
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Smarty Games offers educational games for pre-kindergarten and elementary students on a variety of topics. Topics include math, reading, coloring, dress-up, and puzzles. Some specific topics include counting, time, money, mazes, sudoku, and several others. Choose a topic to begin. Choose your specific activity within that topic (most have varied levels for differentiation). Each option includes a short description of the game and content included. Some options-- such as the dot to dot games --offer the option of printing.

tag(s): addition (224), alphabet (84), colors (77), counting (110), digital storytelling (150), division (157), fractions (229), money (184), multiplication (209), parts of speech (67), preK (284), puzzles (205), subtraction (186), sudoku (16), time (139)

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Smarty Games is an excellent resource for classroom computers or your interactive whiteboard/projector as a center. Create a link on classroom computers for students to explore and play games to reinforce skills. Display games or interactives on your whiteboard. Use the interactive clock located under the time section on your interactive whiteboard to demonstrate telling time. Be sure to share this site with parents via your class website or newsletter as an excellent site for educational games at home. Kids will have so much fun, they won't realize they are learning!

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### Whyville - Mundeon

4 to 10

Enter the engaging virtual world of Whyville filled with math, science, art, and literature activities. Create an avatar and join in constructive educational activities that...more
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Enter the engaging virtual world of Whyville filled with math, science, art, and literature activities. Create an avatar and join in constructive educational activities that promote socially responsible behavior. There are many activities to explore, and you can chat with other users. The Zero Gravity Chamber features angles and the principle of Newton's 3rd Law. In the Rocket Design Lab simulate rockets to test parameters such as nozzle size and pay load. The Engine Lab has 3 games that teach about electric charges and ion engines. Citizens must be aware of infectious illnesses and plagues that infect the citizens of Whyville. Join in the hot air balloon race to analyze vector fields to navigate hot air balloons. Go on an art treasure hunt around the world. At the dance studio design and choreograph your own dances. Visit the beach, the climate center, take a swim, or meet your friends at the playground or waterfall. Simulations change every time you enter Whyville. Earn clams, a salary, manage a bank account, get a pet, and read the daily news. Log-in (with email) is required to fully participate in this site. However, most of the site is accessible without registration. Don't miss this award winning website!

tag(s): aircraft (25), animals (319), dance (27), diseases (71), logic (246), money (184), motion (70), puzzles (205), recycling (59), social skills (22), vectors (23)

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In the classroom, join as a teacher and manage each students account. Reinforce safe online behavior as your students explore opportunities for learning.The chat feature is a perfect opportunity practice safe interactions. Demonstrate this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector. Use as a reward in your classroom or as a way to extend and enrich concepts learned in math and science. Offer Whyville as a safe enrichment tool for students to use at home. Encourage all students to join in the educational activities. Design a simplified version of this site for younger children with your class. Use one of the many animation tools available at the TeachersFirst Edge.

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### Vocabulary Web Games - Sheppard Software

2 to 12

Enjoy language arts interactives suited for elementary students through adult learners at Vocabulary Web Games. Elementary activities offer review of grammar and punctuation...more
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Enjoy language arts interactives suited for elementary students through adult learners at Vocabulary Web Games. Elementary activities offer review of grammar and punctuation concepts. Activities include Magical Capitals, Comma Chameleon, Adjective Adventure, and more. More advanced (secondary+) activities include practice SAT and GRE prep vocabulary, medical vocabulary, and computer vocabulary using a flash card format. Play word games such as word scramble and hangman by using the other interactive games on this site.

tag(s): capitalization (18), grammar (208), parts of speech (67), puzzles (205), test prep (94), verbs (38), vocabulary (315), vocabulary development (120)

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Create links to games and practice vocabulary on classroom computers for students to practice language arts skills. Have students preparing for the SAT/ACT or GRE take vocabulary quizzes to find unknown words. Complement this site by creating your own vocabulary flash cards using an online flashcard maker, like Flashcard Stash, reviewed here.

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### Energy Kids - US Energy Information Administration

K to 8

Find a great source for all your energy information at Energy Kids! Discover energy sources, forms of energy (renewable and non-renewable), electricity, hydrogen, and recent statistics...more
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Find a great source for all your energy information at Energy Kids! Discover energy sources, forms of energy (renewable and non-renewable), electricity, hydrogen, and recent statistics on energy use. There are games and activities to help reinforce the concepts presented. Detailed lesson plans, science fair experiments, field trip information, and more help you provide a more comprehensive unit. Don't miss the history of energy timeline with all the famous people. There is even a link "For Teachers" where you can find lesson plans from K to secondary.

tag(s): conservation (122), energy (208), natural resources (57)

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Share the resources found here on your projector or interactive whiteboard. Use this site as part of your wiki on energy, renewable resources, and conservation. Add to a center to improve reading skills as well as new literacies in technology. Find excellent information to include for your Prezi, Powerpoint, or Live Binders on energy. Enhance your ESL/ELL students understanding of your energy unit using the visuals and reinforcement of basic concepts.