Links for Students

Math

Fractions - On this page of manipulative activities from Utah State University, scrool down to Fractions and choose the following activities.

  • Parts of a Whole – Relates parts of a whole unit to written description and fraction.
  • Naming – Click in the numerator and denominator boxes to type the fraction corresponding to the highlighted portion of a shape.
  • Visualizing – Illustrate a fraction by dividing a shape and highlighting the appropriate parts.

 

Science

Want to Be a Scientist? - This page from Sci4Kids, will help you learn the names of many different types of scientists and what they each study. There is also a quiz available to print out and complete to hand-in to your teacher.

 

Social Studies

Declaration of Independence

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government (for Kids) - The Declaration of Independence - This page has a brief introduction to the document, and a transcription of the Declaration of Independence. Scroll to the bottom of the page for an About the Declaration of Independence link.

Congress for Kids: Declaration of Independence, Part 1 - Learn about the writing of the Declaration of Independence. The "Show What You Know" link will take you to a printable word search.

Congress for Kids: Declaration of Independence, Part 2 - This page talks about the five parts of the document and its purpose. The "Show What You Know" link will take you to a printable scrambled word puzzle.

The Declaration of Independence - This is ushistory.org's Declaration of Independence website. This site provides a wealth of information about the signers of the Declaration, the history of the Declaration, and an online version of the Declaration for you to read.

Schoolhouse Rock - America Rocks - Fireworks - lyrics, and sound sample of this SchoolHouse Rock cartoon which talks about the writing of the Declaration of Independence.

Declaration of Independence Road Trip - This is a QuickTime movie. It begins with Morgan Freeman telling about the Declaration of Independence followed by the reading of the document by well-know celeberties (Mel Gibson, Michael Douglas, Renee Zellweger, Winona Ryder, etc.)

Word Search Puzzle - This is an interactive puzzle of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence. There is also a printable version.

Constitution of the US

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government (for Kids) - The Constitution of the United States - This page has a brief history explaining why the Constitution was written and how it was voted on. There are links at the bottom of the page to take you to more About the Constitution and to different links to allow you to read the Text of the Constutution.

U.S. Constitution Word Search

Save the Bill of Rights - This is an interactive game that will help students learn the contents of the Bill of Rights.When you have successfully completed the game, you can print the Bill of Rights, sign it, and hand it in to your teacher.

Trivia: The U.S. Constitution - This is an interactive quiz of 10 questions that test your basic knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.

Bill of Rights - The Ten Original Amendments - read the ten original amendments to the Constitution.

Congress for Kids: Constitution - learn about the history of the U.S. Constitution, including info about the writing of it, the Great Compromise, its signers, the Bill of Rights, and the Amendments. As you work through the tutorial, each section has an interactive activity. At the end of that activity there is often a link to more interactive sites.

The Compromise of the Century - This page provides a brief overview of The Great Compromise, a brief bio of Roger Sherman, and a editorial cartoon, "America's Great Compromise." Two quizzes to test your political skills are also included.

Quiz - This is a 15 question quiz to see how much you know about the U.S. Constitution. When you are finished, click submit and your results will appear.

Last updated September 23, 2005