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Grade 2

Grade 3 - Connecticut

Net States

Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame

Other Webites for The United States

More information about some Famous Nutmeggers

(always scroll down the webpage)

Ethan Allen

http://famousamericans.net/ethanallen/

http://www.ethanallenhomestead.org/a-short-biography-of-ethan-allen.html

Adriaen Block

http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0807919.html

http://www.s9.com/Biography/Block-Adriaen

http://www.colonialwarsct.org/1614.htm

George W. Bush

http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/kids/president/

Samuel Colt

http://www.biography.com/people/samuel-colt-9254072

http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/samuelcolt.html

http://www.netstate.com/states/peop/people/ct_sc.htm

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Samuel_Colt.aspx

Prudence Crandall

http://www.ct.gov/ctportal/cwp/view.asp?a=885&q=246502

http://www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/cwp/view.asp?a=2127&q=302260

Ella Grasso

http://www.cwhf.org/inductees/politics-government-law/ella-tambussi-grasso

Nathan Hale

http://www.connecticutsar.org/patriots/hale_nathan.htm

Dorothy Hamill

http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/ham1pro-1

Thomas Hooker

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0824121.html

http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h544.html

http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Hooker-T.html

Elias Howe

http://famousamericans.net/eliashowe/

Isaac Hull

http://www.history.navy.mil/bios/hull_isaac.htm

http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/pers-us/uspers-h/i-hull.htm

Charles Ives

http://www.answers.com/topic/charles-ives

Frederick Law Olmstead

http://fredericklawolmsted.com/

http://www.olmsted.org/index.php?tg=articles&idx=Print&topics=46&article=56

Rebecca Lobo

http://www.wnba.com/playerfile/rebecca_lobo/

http://rebeccalobo.com/bio.html

Amelia Simmons

http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/cookbooks/html/authors/author_simmons.html

http://www.foodhistory.com/classics/simmons/ac.htm

Judge Reeve Tapping

http://etcweb.princeton.edu/CampusWWW/Companion/reeve_tapping.html

http://www.jud.state.ct.us/LawLib/History/tappingreeve.htm

http://www.answers.com/topic/reeve-tapping

Mark Twain

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/twain/aa_twain_subj.html

Chief Uncas

http://www.mohegan.nsn.us/heritage/SachemUncas.aspx

http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/u1/uncas-iv.htm

Joseph Wadsworth

http://www.colonialwarsct.org/1687.htm

Noah Webster

http://www.netstate.com/states/peop/people/ct_nw.htm

http://www.lexrex.com/bios/nwebster.htm

https://www.noahwebsterhouse.org/discover/noah-webster-history.htm

http://www.notablebiographies.com/Tu-We/Webster-Noah.html#b

Eli Whitney

http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/eliwhitney.html

http://www.biography.com/people/eli-whitney-9530201

http://www.answers.com/topic/eli-whitney

http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/cotton_gin.htm

Elihu Yale

http://www.famousamericans.net/elihuyale/

Grade 4 - Economy Activities

Let's start at the beginning by checking out this website to read about bartering.

Bartering

That was short! Have you ever bartered? What was that "economic decision" that you made?

An activity about bartering. Escape from Bartering Island.

Let's read a little more. Click on this link and followall the links to read about bartering and currency.History of Money


Follow the link to go to the page for Econopolis.


Here is a fun activity about money. Practice earning, saving and spending money.

Money Metropolis

There are other activities under the Games tab on the Money Metropolis page.
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How would it be if we had to make our own money that we use? Let's try it!

Weave a Virtual Wampum Belt.

What was your design? This link shows you some examples of how a wampum belt might look. Wampum Chronicles

What would your money look like if you created your own currency?

Try it with You Look Like a Million Bucks.

Grade 5 - Revolutionary War

Animal Research

http://www.aboutfollettebooks.com/downloadfiles/shelflogo-250px.jpg

Click on this link above to look for an ebook.
Remember: username: the school so nice we named it twice!
password: the school so nice we named it twice!

PebbleGo www.pebblego.com information about many different animals.
Rememder: username-our school password: what we like to do


Survey

Website Evaluations

Grade 3 - Rocks and Minerals

Grade 4 - States

Grade 5 - Science Projects

Popcorn

http://www.popcorn.org/Learn/For-Kids/Science-Fair...

Diapers

http://chemistry.about.com/od/howthingsworkfaqs/f/diapers.htm

Science Activities

http://www.imaginationstationtoledo.org/content/2011/03/how-do-diapers-work/

Plants

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/gpe.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/victorygarden/grow/primers_projects/gardening_kids.html

Glossary of plant terms

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/glossary/index.html

Soil

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/gpe/case2/index.html

http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0002-the-earths-soil.php

http://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/soil/


Photosynthesis

http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/gardening_with_children/didyouknow_photosynthesis.shtml

http://www.biology4kids.com/files/plants_photosynthesis.html

http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=62625

http://www.whatisphotosynthesis.net/photosynthesis-for-kids.php

Crystals

http://www.sciencekidsathome.com/science_topics/what_are_crystals.html#more

http://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/crystals/

Mealworms

http://www.leapingfromthebox.com/art/rlg/mealworms.html

http://members.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/insects/beetles/mealworm/mealwormlifecycle.shtml

http://www.sialis.org/raisingmealworms.htm

http://www.nyworms.com/mealworms.htm

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/livestock/poultry/lesser_mealworm.htm

Inclined Planes

http://teacher.scholastic.com/dirtrep/simple/plane.htm

http://www.brainpop.com/science/motionsforcesandtime/inclinedplane/

sdes bpop

http://www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/LeversandPulleys/activities/rubegoldbergmachine.html

http://www.neok12.com/Simple-Machines.htm

Airplanes

http://www.sciencekidsathome.com/science_topics/flight.html

http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/UEET/StudentSite/airplanes.html

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/howplaneswork.html

http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blairplanedynamics.htm

http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/airflylvl3.htm

Parachutes

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/experiments/freefall.html

http://www.wikihow.com/Build-a-Plastic-Parachute

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/how-does-a-parachute-work.html

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Aero_p017.shtml

Baseball

http://www.madehow.com/Volume-1/Baseball.html

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