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Go WYLD Databases

Geography ZONE Game

America's Story from the Library of Congress

The History Place

TekMom's Research Page

DON'T JUST GOOGLE

Try these search engines for students.

Noodle Quest Search

Science U

 

HOW TO CITE YOUR SOURCES

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Classroom research

First Grade & Second Grade

Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade

Bears

Websites

State of Wyoming Home Page

Scientist Scrapbook

Robotics

Nocturnal Animals

Bats

More Bats

Read myths, fables, and comics

Wyoming Explorers

Wyoming Geography

Wyoming History

Wyoming Wildlife

Biomes

Latin American Countries and the Carribbean

All Animals

Simple Machines

Wyoming Report.org

Colonial America

Colonial America 2

Maya Adventure

Antarctica

Penguin Slideshow

KIDZPAGE

Fort Laramie Folks

Underground Railroad

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Food and Nutrition

Math Games

Wyoming Counties

StateReports .org

OnlineCulture Grams.com

Butterflies

Casper History

More Casper History

Wyoming 4 Kids.org Report Helper

Economics Resources for Kids

Simple Machines

Oceans

Electricity

Native American Culture

Country Reports . org

Solar System

Lunar Phases

U.S. Government

  

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Wide listing of Social Studies Resources for students and teachers

Education World.com Resources activities all subjects

 

 

 

 

 

Scientist Scrapbook Sites

 

Just Beginning... good list to choose from

Women Scientists

List of Scientist's Biographies

More scientists from who2.com

 

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EXPLORERS
WEATHER
ANIMALS
FAQS
SILLY JOKES

FAQS

Antarctica is the fifth largest continent on Earth.

When you are standing on the South Pole you can step any direction and you will be going north.

The population of Antarctica is 1000 people but none of them are permanent.

Countries that claim Antarctica are Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, New Zealand, Norway and United Kingdom.

Antarctica is located in the Southern Hemisphere.

In winter the ocean freezes around Antarctica causing the size of Antarctica to grow forty thousand square miles.

In 1969, scientists discovered a meteor from Mars at the South Pole.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANIMALS
PENGUINS

Adelie Penguin

Chinstrap Penguin

Emperor Penguin

Gentoo Penguin

King Penguin

Macaroni Penguin

Rockhopper Penguin

SEALS

Crabeater Seal

Antarctic Fur Seal

Leopard Seal

Ross Seal

Southern Elephant Seal

Weddell Seal

WHALES

Blue Whale

Bottlenose Whale

Fin Whale

Humpback Whale

Killer Whale (Orca)

Minke Whale

Sei Whale

Sperm Whale

Southern Right Whale

OTHER BIRDS

Albatrosses

Cormorants

Fulmars

Gulls

Petrels

Sheathbills

Skuas

Terns

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WEATHER

•The South Pole is the coldest, windiest, and driest place on Earth.

•The coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth was at the South Pole; it reached -128.6°F

•On average, most of Antarctica gets less than 2 inches of snow fall each year.

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EXPLORERS

AMUNDSEN

Roald Amundsen (1872-1928) was from Norway. He was the first person to fly over the North Pole in a dirigible.

WEDDELL

James Weddell (1787 -1834) was an English explorer. On one of his trips Weddell discovered the Weddell Sea and the Weddell Seal in 1823.

BYRD

Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957) was fron the United States. He explored the Arctic and Antarctic.

SHACKLETON

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1872-1922) was born in Ireland in 1874.

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Silly Jokes

Q: What did the sea say to the iceberg ?

A: Nothing, it just waved.

 

Q: Where do penguins go to dance?

A: At the snow ball.

 

Q: Why did the penguin cross the road ?

A: To go with the floe .

 

Q: What do penguins eat for lunch?

A: Ice burg-ers.

 

Q: How do penguins drink?

A: Out of beak-ers.

 

Q: What's a penguin's favorite salad?

A: Iceberg lettuce.

 

Q: Who's the penguin's favorite Aunt?

A: Aunt-arctica .

 

Q: Who's the head of the penguin navy?

A: Admiral Byrd.

 

Q: How does a penguin make pancakes?

A: With its flippers.

 

Q: What do you get when you cross a penguin and an alligator ?

A: I don't know, but don't try to fix its bow tie .

 

Q: Why are penguins good race drivers?

A: Because they're always in the pole position.

 

Q: What do little penguins sing when their father brings fish home for dinner?

A: Freeze a Jolly Good Fellow.

 

This one's a North Pole Joke!

Q: What do you call a gigantic polar bear?

A: Nothing, you just run away! 

 

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 Poetry

 I never saw a purple cow

I hope I never see one

But I can tell you this right now

I'd rather see than be one....

~Ogden Nash

How to write a Cinquain

Memorable Poems to Memorize

Who is Ogden Nash?

How to write a Diamante Poem

Giggle Poetry - Poems to write

More poems by Ogden Nash

How to write a Limerick

Giggle Poetry- Poems to read

Poems you can write right now!

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What is Colonial America?

What are the 13 original Colonies?

 

Can you explain how each picture above connects to Colonial America?

Colonial America Links

Colonial America 1600-1775

Plimoth Plantation Online

Revolutionary ThinkQuest

Jamestown 1605

Living and Working in the Colonies -The Economics

http://www.mce.k12tn.net/colonial_america/colonial_america.htm

Early America.com

First Thanksgiving 1621

What did George Washington learn in school?

http://teacher.scholastic.com/thanksgiving/

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/thanksgiving/#aboutthanksgiving

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• Why was the turkey sent to the principal's office?  Because he used fowl language!

• What did the little turkey say to the big turkey?  "Peck" on someone your own size!

• What do you call a crazy turkey?  A cuckoo bird!

• What's the key to a great Thanksgiving dinner?   The tur-KEY!

• Why do turkeys go gobble, gobble?  Because they never learned good table manners!

• What do turkeys like to eat on Thanksgiving?   Nothing, they're already stuffed!

• Why did the turkey eat his meal so quickly?   Because he was a gobbler!

• How do you make a turkey float?   Get two scoops of ice cream, add some root beer and a turkey!

 

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Christmas customs
Christmas around the World
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Links for Research

Links For Fun

Kids Cosmos

Astronomy Dictionary/Glossary

Starchild

Space Chase Game

Sun sites at NASA

Space Puzzlers

Nine Planets.org

Enchanted Learning: The Sun

Casper Planetarium Favorite Links

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EXPLRERS

Mountain Men & Fur Trappers

Military & Geological Expeditions

Jim Bridger

David Folsom 1869 Yellowstone Expedition

Kit Carson

Charles Cook

John Colter

William Peterson

William Sublette

John C. Fremont

Jim Baker

Ferdinand V. Hayden

Jacques La Ramie

Captain William F. Raynolds

Expedition of 1860

Sakajawea or Sacagawea

Gen. Henry D. Washburn 1870 Yellowstone Expedition

Jedediah Smith

Hugh Glass

James Beckwourth

Father De Smet- Missionary

Tom Fitzpatrick

 

 

 

 

Explore these WebsitesT

Fun Brain.com

Primary Games.com

Your Gross and Cool Body

MiKids.com

Zoo Books Online

Edheads.org

Magic Tricks

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Quick Grammar Guide   

 

 

 

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