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Resources for Students, Parents and Teachers from the University of Illinois Extension
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American Civil War (United States history)

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Four-year war (1861–65) between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America. Prelude to war The secession of the Southern states (in...
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Earth Science Educational Resources

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AGI Education offers an exciting array of cutting-edge products and services for K-12 educators — including NSF-funded curricula, high-definition videos, classroom activities, teacher professional development, and online resources.

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PBS KIDS

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PBS KIDS: Educational Games, Videos and Activities for Kids!

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National Geographic Kids: Kids' Games, Animals, Photos, Stories, and More

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Features different people, animals, and places with facts, games, activities, and related links.
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Teacher's Guide: Black History Month

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Check out the teachers' guide and information on African American History, History for Kids, Museums, Notable African Americans and community and culture from the University of Illinois Extension.

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Knowing Your World

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Knowing Your World was designed for 4th and 5th grade levels as a teacher/student supplement to textbook materials. It can also be helpful in using with Earth Day/Arbor Day celebrations or outdoor conservation events.

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University of Illinois Extension

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MrNussbaum: Free Math Games | Spelling Games | Teacher Tools | Printables and Much more!

MrNussbaum: Free Math Games | Spelling Games | Teacher Tools | Printables and Much more! | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
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Yesterday was Ben Franklin’s Birthday—Want to Rummage Through His Papers?

Yesterday was Ben Franklin’s Birthday—Want to Rummage Through His Papers? | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
4,522 documents, letters and notes that Franklin wrote or received
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ISTEM: Lesson Plans

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The goal of the Indiana STEM Network (ISTEM) is to help Indiana become a national leader in student academic achievement in STEM disciplines. This section of their well-thought out website provides a wealth of information on excellent lesson plans crafted by their team of experts.

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Biographies of and writings by Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries; works pertaining to slavery in the United States and to the American Civil War.

Biographies of and writings by Abraham Lincoln and his contemporaries; works pertaining to slavery in the United States and to the American Civil War. | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
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Illinois Harvest, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Education World: Best of 2013: 20 Favorite Lessons

Education World: Best of 2013: 20 Favorite Lessons | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Check out our picks for memorable new Education World lessons posted this year. Social studies, science, language arts and more!
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PlantingScience.org: Fostering student research through scientific inquiry and online mentorship

PlantingScience.org: Fostering student research through scientific inquiry and online mentorship | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it

PlantingScience is a learning community where scientists provide online mentorship to student teams as they design and think through their own inquiry projects. Engaging in the science process and becoming familiar with science practices enhances science learning.

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Welcome to the Planets

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This is a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.

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Museum of Science and Industry | Education

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We excite students, empower teachers and engage the community with innovative programs.


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National Gallery of Art Kids Zone

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NGAkids Art Zone interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history. Featuring a variety of art-making tools that encourage exploration and creativity.

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Welcome to Highlights Kids

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The magazine that you grew up reading in print is now an interactive website for kids. Get your kiddo's mental gears turning with Highlights' classic hidden picture games and puzzles.

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A+ Research & Writing for High School and College Students

A+ Research & Writing for High School and College Students | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
ipl2: Information You Can Trust features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask an ipl2 Librarian online reference service.
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Smithsonian Education Students

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Smithsonian Education Students is a treasure trove of resources for kids who are interested in all sorts of topics like history, science, and cultures, or for kids who are looking for information on a specific subject for a school report.

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Math Central: An Internet Service for Math Teachers and Students

Math Central: An Internet Service for Math Teachers and Students | Homework Helpers | Scoop.it
Teaching resources for mathematics teachers, a question and answer service for teachers and students, careers of mathematicians, a problem of the month and more.
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University of Regina

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Before and After the Fire: Chicago in the 1860s, 1870s, and 1880s

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University of Chicago Library

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Math Forum: Teacher Exchange: Lessons and Activities

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Math Forum Web units, lessons and activities organized by NCTM Standards and grade band level.
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