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 Page last updated on 28 March 2020

 


History of the Crusades: Origins, Politics, and Crusaders


Secondary level illustrated article discusses the Crusades in
detail, all 9 to 12 of them, and not all went to the Holy Land.
Good in-depth information. Going in History

 

US National Weather Service Rapid City South Dakota asks:
Did you know that the NWS has a whole host of fun online
resources about all-things weather? Now you can learn about
the weather from home! From COMET's MetEd video modules
to our online school JetStream, this site has it all.
Check it out at https://www.weather.gov/learning

Going in Weather

 

Ancestor of all animals identified in Australian fossils "It says here."
More accurately, the oldest animal showing bilateral symmetry.

Going in Dinos and Paleontology

 

Gulper eels have the ability to expand their mouths to freakish proportions,
and this showoff does not disappoint. Going in Animal Cams

 

Gulper Eel Printout- Enchanted Learning Software
Enchanted Learning has a good line-drawing of an eel as well
as four short, fact-filled paragraphs - all on one page!
Going in Animals

 

 

Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children
from The Atlantic article by Maxwell King
"The TV legend possessed an extraordinary understanding
of how kids make sense of language. "


Read the article to see how he did it.
Going in Early Learning/Early Childhood,
Homeschool, and Teachers & Parents

 


Track the progress of the virus worldwide,
Now the site has been visited by tens of millions, from every country on Earth.
It tracks deaths, numbers of cases locally and globally, and provides an
interactive map, information on the disease, and a Twitter feed.
The resource updates every minute or so, and pulls information from the
World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and elsewhere.

Going in Health

 

Teachers Share Their Favorite Free Learning Websites And Apps For Kids
from Huffpost "These free tools provide educational and entertaining activities for kids at home during the coronavirus pandemic." Lists of links submitted by teachers. Some we already have, many that we don't.
You want more resouces, we are happy to provide them! Credit = Ginne B.

These next three sites were collected and FB posted by Shelly Flack of YFS/Girls, Inc. Rapid City!


Free, easy science for remote learning
from Mystery Science. "To help educators during this time of coronavirus, we have pulled our most popular science lessons and are offering them for anyone to use for free. No account or login is needed. Copy and paste the links below into your documents and use them however they might be helpful!"

List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings from Kids Activities

 

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings
from Google


Free, easy science for remote learning from Mystery Science.
"To help educators during this time of coronavirus, we have pulled our most popular science lessons and are offering them for anyone to use for free. No account or login is needed. Copy and paste the links below into your documents and use them however they might be helpful!"

 

List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings
from Kids Activities

 

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings
from Google

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"Welcome! Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!"
-The Editors of Scholastic Classroom Magazines.

Pre-K and K 1st and 2nd

3rd/4th/5th 6th and up

 


Download Free Coloring Books from 113 Museums

 

Use Your Time in Isolation to Learn Everything You’ve Always Wanted To:
Free Online Courses, Audio Books, eBooks, Movies, Coloring Books & More

 

200 Free Kids Educational Resources: Video Lessons, Apps, Books, Websites & More

"This collection provides a list of free educational resources for K-12 students (kindergarten through high school students) and their parents and teachers. It features free video lessons/tutorials; free mobile apps; free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks; quality YouTube channels; free foreign language lessons; test prep materials; and free web resources in academic subjects like literature, history, science and computing. This newly-released list is a work in progress. Please tell us if we're missing something good."
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Here's a list of disinfectants you can use against coronavirus


Going in Health

 



How do plants convert sunlight into energy?
Check out this visual infographic explaining the process of Photosynthesis for kids.
Free to download and print out. Going in Earth Science and Living Things

 


Unit Converter!
For All Types of Online Calculator & Metric Conversions

The Mother Of All Conversion Sites (MOACS)
This pic conveys the feeling of scrolling through
this page, looking at all the hundreds of formulae.
Fortunately it's well organized!
Going in Secondary Math(s) and Technology

 

 


Going in Health

 

K-12 Resources for Music Educators This big list of links originates from a commercial site's blog. It's a go-to site for all things music ed. Links are listed by categories, as follows:

  • Sites for Band Teachers
  • Sites for Vocal/Choral Teachers
  • Sites for Orchestra Teachers
  • Sites for Classroom Music Teachers
  • Valuable Sites for all Music Educators
  • Music Research Resources
  • Biographies, History and Works of the Great Composers
  • Going in (duh!) Music


    Monterey Bay Aquarium Back and better than ever! Huge site with many educational activities for kids.
    It's all well organized. Kids learn while they browse! Live Web Cams, Animated GIFS from Giphy,
    classroom resources, habitat facts, so much more! Going in Animals, Animal Cams, and Biomes

    10 Must-See Aquariums in the United States A list from the people at Vivofish, a site with
    "Expert reviews and insights to keep your fish happy and healthy." The top 10 in diversity and in reviews,
    located all over the USA. Put these on your bucket list. For adults and kids alike.
    Going in Animals and Biomes

    Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus
    This can be printed out for kids as well. Good basic information
    about the virus with basic precautions kids can take such as
    coughing and sneezing into your elbow and WASH YOUR HANDS.
    Going in Health


    Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) video from the World Health Organization (WHO).
    A grown up explanation of this virus, good scientific explanation.
    Going in Health

     


    2:15 video
    At 1:35 one tries to eat the camera:


    Going in Animal Cams

     


    Going in Early Childhood

     


    ...after more than a half a century.

     

    It's finally done. Now you can make your own giant periodic table with these infographics!


    Compound Interest
    The International Year of the Periodic Table might be over, but you can still download
    all of the #IYPT2019 graphics, made with the Royal Society of Chemistry, on the site here:

    https://www.compoundchem.com/iypt2019elements/

    or from the RSC here.

    If you followed the series through 2019, I hope you enjoyed it and learned something new
    and interesting about some of the elements. I'd still love to see what you do with the graphics,
    so if you're making a display or using them in some other way, please do share!

    Robyn Harvey: "We made a wall of these in one of our high school science labs in Tamworth,
    Australia. It looks fantastic! Will post a photo when we go back to school when we print and
    laminate the last few elements as we started holidays before the last elements were sent out.
    The students from Years 7-12 really enjoyed seeing it take shape all year.
    It’s a permanent fixture now."
    (copied from CI's FB page) Good Idea!
    Going in Periodic Tables

     


    Two minute Edutopia video, going in Teachers & Parents

     


    Going in Life Skills



    There are several excellent sites about White Rose.
    Here is the Holocaust Encyclopedia page.



    And thou shalt act as if
    On thee and on thy deed
    Depended the fate of all Germany,
    And thou alone must answer for it.
    Johann Gottlieb Fichte 1762-1814

    Going in History

     

    The Tuskegee Airmen were not the only ones
    making history at Tuskegee Army Air Field (TAAF)
    in Tuskegee, Alabama, during the 1940s.
    The nurses who served on the base had to fight
    gender as well as racial discrimination.

    Thank you!! We salute and honor your contributions
    to the profession today and every day.

    #BlackHistoryMonth #NursingHistory #TBT

    Photo Credit: Historical African-American Images
    Going in Civil Rights

     



    Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 19 April – 16 May 1943

    Polish Home Army Uprising
    August - October 1944

    Going in History

     

    Intimate lives of wild honeybees Images show how
    bees cook invaders alive, stay warm or cool, and socialize.
    From NatGeo. Going in Animals

     

     

    reddit/r/superbowl "Superb Owl" For owl lovers everywhere
    Oodles of owls from all over the world! Going in Animal Cams
    Photo= Jim Zuckerman

     

     

    Also an estimated 12 to 14 million gentiles:
    - Soldiers, sailors*, and airmen (plus POWS)
    - Civilians, especially in the Soviet Union and Poland
    - People with disabilities, all ages
    - GLBT+, real or suspected
    - Resistance fighters everywhere in Europe
    - Anti-war and anti-facist clergy and students
    - Roma (Gypsies), Jehovah's Witnesses, and refugees
    - Politicians from anti-Nazi parties
    - Commissars from the Soviet Union
    - Czechs, Serbs, and other anti-Nazi peoples
    - Air-raid victims of the UK Blitz
    * includes both merchant and Navy sailors

    Going in History

     

    The next two sites are already in Intermediate Mathematics :


    spinning gold star AAA Math New and improved with even more topics! An oldie but still growing and going. Many teachers think this is one of the best math sites for online learning. Covers K-8 Common Core math content requirements, always has. Generally, a short tutorial is followed by practice activities - open or times at the teacher's choice. Available on CD, too! Now with sections for Geography (US States, Countries), Spelling, Vocabulary,(both at AAASpell) and Sudoku! Este sitio también está disponible en Espanol - Clique aqui.

     

    All About Measurement Part of AAA Math (see above.) The name says it all! Time, temperature, distance, more.

     

    spinning gold star Math Worksheets Land "We now have over 64,000 printable pages. 100% free as always! Funny thing, I'm no where near done." At least a page on each of 40 math topics - everything from Kindergarten Math to Logarithms, Linear Equations, Polynomials, Scientific Notation... Also indexed by grade level. Aligned to the Common Core standards. FREE pdf files to download/print! Thanks for the emails from "Julia, Retired Middle School Math Teacher, Mom of 3, Grandma of 4, and Tired." Already in Math and Telling Time

     

     

    The Wood Wide Web: How trees secretly talk
    and share with each other 1:47 BBC video explains
    how trees communicate via their roots! It's part of a
    series called "The Kid Should See This:
    Smart videos for curious minds of all ages". Plenty
    more where this one came from, including sequels.
    Going in Living Things


    Hi, kids! I'm Dakota! I am the newest Brittany here at
    Good Sites for Kids! I'm a retired hunter and a mama.
    My fur-sister Lily and I are American Bittanies and are
    both South Dakota natives. When we're not helping out
    on the site, we patrol the outdoors, chase rabbits and
    squirrels, woof at kids at the schoolyard, rack out on
    the beds, ask for treats, and hang out with our peeps!

     

     

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