Wonderful resource! Nice archive of poetry that can be explored by subject, theme, author, or form. Many of the poems have audio so kids can read along. Students can also learn about poets through biographies featured on the site.
IfItWereMyHome.com is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.
You can also use our visualization tool to help understand the impact of a disaster. The Pakistan Flood and BP Oil Spill are currently featured.
Excellent resource! Easy to use tool that lets you compare 2 countries of your choice. Results based on 10 key statistics are compared. Google maps are also used.
Play and learn online with the Strange Matter of Materials Science.
"What's materials science? You could call it the study of stuff! Just about everything you use every day - the shoes you wear, the dishes you eat from, the CDs you listen to, the bike or skateboard you ride - it's all made of different kinds of stuff."
This is a really interesting site geared for kids gr. 5-8. "Strange Matter" features online interactives as well as fun things to do in the classroom.
Climb aboard the Beagle and relive Charles Darwin's odyssey. Through this website, you will discover the voyage that enabled the famous naturalist to lay the groundwork for his theory of evolution through natural selection.