COMPOUND INSECT EYE:
For upper elementary and middle school students, try this wonderful
project where they will create a compound insect eye
with egg cartons, metallic acrylic paints, small round mirrors, and
paper mache materials
Do you have a few minutes to fill up after a class exercise, or before
the bell rings to dismiss students? Then try these
sponge activities, such as Find-a-Word, or Finish the Sentence, or The
Answer is Four.
EXPLORING THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM:
Using models and demonstrations, students will learn the workings of the
respiratory system. They will be able to understand
the concept of lung capacity, how the diaphragm works, & how we take in
oxygen and release carbon dioxide, all with
readily-available materials. Test questions are also included
Many periodicals are
available for review on the Internet. These are link to some of the
more common/useful ones for high
Legal, Financial, and Computer Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms
Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine all in
This site contains many
different calculators for business, math, science, and practical living
This site will also
translate in many other different languages.
The free automatic
bibliography composer, as well as specific help on APA and MLA formats.
Study Guide Zone
This site represents a
series of free study guides on a variety of standardized tests commonly
utilized for admissions,
licensing, and educational assessment. In many cases, disadvantaged
students do not have the resources to prepare for
This site contains,
lessons, pictures, movies, simulations, and many other resources for
math and science
This is a site with a
large number of interactive lessons. After registering, you can
interact with lessons from many different
areas and even create your own. These are really cool, however, they
are a bit difficult if you are unfamiliar with technology.
The Internet Public
This site is awesome.
It contains many different resources in a large number of different
areas. These resources are
located in categories which are easy to navigate and explore.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
This site is extremely
useful. It contains archives, transcripts and many other free resources
in Arts, Educational technology,
Foreign languages, Health and safety, Language arts, Mathematics,
Physical education, Science, Social studies,and
Schrock's Guide for Educators
Kathy Schrock's Guide
for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing
curriculum and professional growth. It
is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.