Fifth-grade resources

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Fifth-grade resources 2016-10-27T16:04:45+00:00

Career

Career Test

 

Survey

Survey for Mrs. Patrick’s class

 

Real or fake website: Which is which?

Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide!

Pacific Tree Octopus

Rough Skinned Newt

Ova Prima

Which came first: the chicken or the egg?

The Danger of Bread

Three Reasons to Go Gluten Free

All About Explorers: Christopher Columbus

Who was Christopher Columbus?

 

Resources

Cloze Reading Site

Make Beliefs Comics

Chesapeake Water Issues

Columbia – Tribal Rights

Big business on the Columbia – Coal 

Columbia water rights – farmers

Columbia – First People Rights – Celilo Falls

Columbia River – recreational use vs. commercial

Columbia River – Bonneville Dam vs. Native fishing rights and recreational use

Columbia River – pollution

 

Colonial America

Colonial Williamsburg
Historical information on people, places. Multimedia links for electronic field trips, videos.

Colonial history
Lots of links, history, important people, the wars, slavery, etc.

Virtual Jamestown

Jamestown Gazette
Created by kids. Features interactive fort.

American Colonies Clip Art

 

Important documents of the United States of America

United States documents
Declaration of Independence, Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address, Patrick Henry: Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death, The Louisiana Purchase, Mayflower Compact (1620), Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, The Star-Spangled Banner , U.S. Constitution, U.S. Constitution Primer, etc.

US Constitution activities

Jump Back in Time
Colonial America, Revolutionary Period, The New Nation, Western Expansion & Reform, Civil War, Reconstruction, Gilded Age, Progressive Era, Great War & Jazz Age, Depression & WWII, Modern Era

 

Solar system

Windows to the Universe
Click on the name of your planet to find facts!

National Geographic
Click on the planet to watch it rotate, to compare it to other planets and learn more about its moons.

 

Watershed resources

Mrs. Patrick’s 2014-15 Wiki

Encyclopedias and reference resources

Fact Monster
Look for links to major reference materials for research towards the bottom. Fun stuff for kids to do.

Wikipedia

Encyclopedia & dictionary

Wild Animals Online

Zoo Books Animal Directory
Lots of factual info as well as pictures

Ecosystems

Ecosystems/Biomes

Citation Maker

Primary Sources

 

American Revolution

Jump Back in Time: American Revolution
Battles, documents, biographies, timelines

Kidipede Revolutionary War

Liberty! PBS Examines the American Revolution

From Revolution to Reconstruction
A list of articles related to the American Revolutionary War.

 

Endangered species

Earth’s Endangered Creatures

Defenders of Wildlife
A site by a US nonprofit group that hopes to protect endangered animals.

Museum of Natural History

National Wildlife Federation