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Earth Day Web Quest Research


Research different ways you can help the environment using the links below. Take notes on the information you find interesting. Find an interesting idea you want to share and create an Earth Day poster about the idea. 
Poster: Design a poster to be displayed at our Earth Day party.  Include
  1. Two tips for saving the Earth
  2. Two facts about the environment
  3. Draw pictures
  4. Make your poster colorful, creative, and easy to read
  5. Write your name

General Links

Library Book Search Search the school media center catalogue

Alabama Virtual Library Great for research. You no longer need a password if you are in the state of Alabama.

Fact Monster Good for research

Good Search Search the Internet and earn money for the school

BrainPop Videos on many topics

Language Arts

Accelerated Reader (AR)You need your ID and Password

AR Book Finder Find AR books that are "Just Right" for you or see if a book is an AR book.

AR Home Connect See what books you have taken tests on and your scores.

Wacky Web Tales Create Wacky Stories

Starfall Reading Fun

Storyline Online Watch Actors Read Stories

Giggle Poetry Poetry games and theatre

PearsonSuccessNet Online testing

Online Dictionary Meriam-Webster's Online Dictionary

Comics  Make your own comic strip

Social Studies

Kids.gov Government websites for kids

Congress for Kids A non-government website about Congress

President's of the United States Biographical information

Encyclopedia of Alabama Information about Alabama


Cool Math 4 Kids Math Games

Play Kids Games Math Games

AAA Math practice your math skills with these online lessons

Kids' Zone Create a graph

Time Line Generator Create a short vertical timeline

Hands On Banking Learn how to budget, save, and bank

Figure This!  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Families with middle school students are encouraged to use mathematics to solve several challenges. Challenges are listed, students could solve on paper, and then check answer online.

Glencoe Online Manipulatives. McGraw Hill. Select a grade from Kindergarten – 8, a workmat, and manipulatives to explore online.

Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Mathematics. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Online activities for grades preschool – Grade 12 and lesson plans for teachers.

Daily Life Math. Annenberg Foundation.Use mathematics with activities such as cooking, saving & credit, and home decorating.

Math Playground. Interactive, online games, word problems, and videos for grades K – 8 for addition, multiplication, algebra, and logic.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives. Utah State University. Online, interactive manipulatives for Grades preschool – 12 under topics of Number & Operations; Geometry; Algebra; Data Analysis & Probability; Measurement.

Math-kitecture. Students apply measurement, ratio, and other mathematic skills by creating a floor plan of their classroom to scale.

http://www.fractions4kids.com/ Fraction games

Billy Bug and His Quest for Grub.  Use the coordinate system to feed Billy the Bug.


National Geographic National Geographic for Kids

NASA for Kids NASA’s Kids’ Club

The Space Place  NASA Space Place


Sparky Learn more about fire safety and play games

Art and Music

Art Safari Look at MOMA art and write about what you see. Create art too.


Keyboarding Games and practice.

NetSmartz Learn about Internet Safety