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Science

http://macmillanmh.com/science/2005/student/

From Computer Skills Checklist:
2.13 Use Search Strategies and at least two criteria to find information on the Internet.
 
Search Tools for Students
http://www.tekmom.com/search Kaleidoscope - TechKnow Park - Weeks 8-12
 
Searching Strategies
http://www.ncwiseowl.org/kscope/techknowpark/index.html

CyberSmart-click on grade 4-5 "Choosing a
Search Site" or "Using Categories with Keywords"

http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/lesson_plans

Guilford County Schools- "Timeline of Events Leading
Up to the American Revolution" lesson (handout can
be printed in Microsoft word or redone by teacher)

http://its.gcsnc.com/act/grade5/act5.asp?ID=462

Using the Web - Searching the Web
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/usingweb/g3-5.html

Other Resources:
How can you search the Internet?
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome/searching/page2.htm

Four NETS for Better Searching
http://webquest.sdsu.edu/searching/fournets.htm

*focuses around Google - Goggles' Safe search engine for kids is Onekey
http://www.onekey.com/
 
KidsClick! Worlds of Web Searching
http://www.kidsclick.org/wows

Learning More About Search Engines and Subject Directories: FAQs
http://www.cln.org/searching_faqs.html  

SearchQuest: A WebQuest About Search Tools
http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/sqteach.html

The Spider's Apprentice
A Helpful Guide To  Web Search Engines
http://www.monash.com/spidap.html

Ecosystems
Xpeditions Elementary Lesson- Ecosystems
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/08/gk2/ecosystem.html  

Scholastic- Endangered Ecosystem Missions
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorer/ecosystems/index.htm

Windows to the Universe-Ecosystems
http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/earth/ecosystems.html&edu=elem  

Brainpop-Ecosystems (video & Quiz)
http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0078695104/167348/00076707.swf

Landforms
Land formation pictures & definitions
http://www.earthkam.ucsd.edu/public/students/activities/landformations
 
States
Geospy
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Games/GeographyGames/Geospy

U.S.A. Games
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm  

infoPlease- the Fifty States
http://www.infoplease.com/states.html

theUS50
http://www.theus50.com  
 

Elections
Electing a President
http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/election/election.htm

PBS Kids
http://pbskids.org/democracy  

National Mock Election Website
http://www.nationalmockelection.org/curriculum.html  

United States Citizenship
http://games.toast.net/independence/

http://usgovinfo.about.com/blinstst.htm

http://cltr.co.douglas.nv.us/Elections/100QuestionTest.htm 

Technology 
http://www.growing.course.com/level_5/index.html


Study Island
http://www.studyisland.com/ 

Abraham Lincoln
The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission has created a Web site that includes lesson plans, classroom resources, reading lists, and a free poster:
http://www.lincolnbicentennial.gov/learning-about-lincoln/default.aspx