Links

Local Sites of Interest

Davidson County Schools

K-14 Initiative

NC Department of Public Instruction

North Davidson Middle School

North Davidson High School

Davidson County Public Library

Explore North Carolina

The Lexington Dispatch

NC Zoo Animal Pictures

 

Educational Sites
Released Test

ABC Ya
Variety of educational activities for all grade levels.

Dental Health
Educational games with information on dental health and nutrition.

PBS Kids
Focus on healthy habits and eating.

Buster Baxter Lung Defender
Online game that identifies asthma triggers.

Sequencing
Read a series of sentences and number in order according to what happens from start to finish.

Science

Computer Science
A variety of activities involving computer science education.

Apples
Facts about apples and the different varieties.

Sound
A decibel (loudness) comparison chart

Rock Identification
Lists different types of rocks and gives descriptions.


The Science Spot
Kid zone website full of information and facts on rocks and minerals.

Monarch Watch

Ideas, projects, and graphics about butterflies

Seaworld
Lots of information and pictures of animals -- huge animal database

NASA
Huge site with video, audio, biographies on astronauts and reports on NASA projects.

Starchild
Put together by NASA, covers information about the universe in fantastic detail!

Minerals and Gemstones
Information and photographs about minerals and gemstones

Simple Machines
Interactive site with definitions of the different types of simple machines.

Soil
This interactive site explores the properties of soil and other aspects of this valuable resource.

Weather

Web Weather for Kids
Weather information for kids that explores clouds, hurricanes, weather instruments, and other various aspects of weather.

The Weather Doctor
Articles, stories, and more on weather.

Scijinks
Facts, photos, games related to weather.

NOAA Educational Resources
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Water Cycle
Easy to read facts about each part of the water cycle

Weather Wiz Kids
Great resource for elementary students learning about weather.

The Weather Channel Kids Page
Weather information for younger students through The Weather Channel.

Animals

National Zoo
A look at the animals at the National Zoo.

NC Zoo
Explore the North Carolina zoo.

National Geographic Animals
Facts and photos about wild animals.

Nat Geo for Kids, Animal Facts
Animal facts for the younger set.

Animal Planet
Facts and animal pictures categorized by animal groups.

Animals A-Z
Online animal encyclopedia.

Science Kids - Animal Photos
Animal photos and fun facts for kids.


Animal Games/Trivia Sheppard Software
Animal games, animal groups, and more.

Build Your Wild Self


The Great Plant Escape
Informative site for younger children about the different parts of plants.

Forces and Motion

Language Arts

Raz-Kids
Online reading program for all grade levels.

Alphabet
Auburn City Schools Kindergarten Sites: 
 

Jan Brett's Home Page
Information and activites from the beloved author.

Seussville
Information and activies inspired by the beloved author.

Jack Prelutsky

Shel Silverstein

Bruce Lansky

Joyce Kilmer

Joyce Kilmer

Arts

Crayola Art Education
Art activities for students from preschool through primary grades. Art techniques, craft and project ideas, on-line stories, a "Poetry Place", "Artists Corner", and multi-media games.

General


IsPOD
PE Survey

Weather Channel

National Geographic for Kids
Just like the regular magazine, wonderful pictures and articles!

Billy Bear's Playground
Games, books, holidays, clip art, and even a way to make your own picture book!

Copyright Free/Public Domain Images

http://www.pdclipart.org

http://images.fws.gov

http://pics4learning.com

http://www.photolib.noaa.gov

http://www.phillipmartin.info/clipart/homepage.htm

Math

First in Math
Math practice for all grade levels.

Create a Graph
Takes students through the process of creating a graph step by step.

A+ Math
Flashcards, games, and a Homework Helper.

IXL
Math site for all grade levels.

The Math Forum
Good links to every area of mathematics.

Clifford Sorting
Sort objects with the characters of Clifford, the Big Red Dog.


Just For Fun

Funbrain
Spelling and math games.

Funschool
K-6 educational games

St. Patrick's
Interactive primary games

Scrambled Christmas Words
See if you can unscramble these words relating to Christmas.

Christmas Concentration
See how fast you can get through this memory matching game.

A Kid's Heart-Christmas
A variety of online Christmas games.

Discovery Ed. Puzzlemaker
A site for creating crossword puzzles.




 

Easter Online Games

More Easter Games

 

Online Research Resources

These resources include age-appropriate sites that help students answer questions, finish homework assignments, and research any topic online. (These sites CLAIM to screen out inappropriate content).

Ask Jeeves for Kids
User friendly website for children to ask school related questions.

Social Studies/History
50 States and Capitals

The White House for Kids
Virtual Tour, news, and even a link to e-mail the President.

NCCA 2011 Voting