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Life Processes and Living Things

  • TheGreatPlantEscape         Help Detective LePlant and his partners   Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plant life! They will need your   help to find clues, do experiments, and solve problems as you journey into the   world of plants.
  • Scholastic’sMagicSchoolBus:TheGreatHabitatMatch-up         To find   out more about a few endangered species and their habitats, try playing The   Great Habitat Match-Up game.
  • Scholastic’sMagicSchoolBus:MonsteBugs          Help! There are   drawers full of bug parts in the Friz’s lab! Put the parts back together to   create bugs found in nature OR create new bugs of your own! You’ve never seen   Monster Bugs like these!
  • SirRobertHitchamSchool’sHabitatPage         Click on a habitat to   learn more about the creatures which live there. The page also has links to   other sites about habitats.
  • LivingThings         The world we live in is populated by   millions of plants and animals. Yet, each one is an individual. Individual   plants and animals are grouped together in families, according to their physical   structure and their behavior. Families of living things interact with each other   and with their neighborhood. All living things have a circle of life. Birth,   growth, reproduction, and death are natural parts of the natural world.
  • NatureExploreratCanterburyEnvironmentalEducationCentre         This   is the Nature Explorer site at Canterbury Environmental Education Centre, where   you can follow the Kingfisher or Sunrise Trails, and explore the pond, woodland   or grassland habitats.
  • SirRobertHitcham’sLivingWorldKeyingpages         These pages will   help you to identify any group of plants or animals by answering a set of   questions.
  • WildKids         The WildKid team at the Nottinghamshire Wildlife   Trust are working hard to bring you fun things to do and lots of facts about   nature and wildlife .

Life Processes and Living Things: Ourselves

  • TheHumanBodyCyberhunt         A series of questions about the human   body. Click on the links below each question to find the answers.
  • TheHeart:AnOnlineExploration         Explore the heart by following   the blood through the blood vessels. Learn how to keep your heart healthy.
  • HealthyKids         Pages about keeping healthy, with materials   written for especially for each age group.
  • Scholastic’sMagicSchoolBus:MazeCraze          Use the arrow keys on   your keyboard to chomp your way around the maze! Eat healthy foods and avoid   sugary snacks. Don’t forget to visit the “Brushing Station” and power up!
  • Scholastic’s Magic School Bus: Arnold’s Great Tooth   Expedition
  • Scholastic’sMagicSchoolBus:GetsanEarful!         Do you think that   you have a good “ear” for matching up sounds with the things that make them?   Find out by playing Scholastic’s The Magic School Bus Gets an Earful sound game!
  • TheHauntedHouse:Howdoesyourbodymove?         An interactive journey   identifying the bones that make up the human skeleton andhow they work together.   Targeted towards 7-9 year olds studying the topic ‘Moving and Growing’, unit 4A,   Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum.

Physical Processes: General

  • Engineering   Interact Resources on this site from Cambridge University cover Key Stage 2   of the National Curriculum for England, Physical Processes (Sc4). There are five   games covering the five sub-topics: light, sound, forces & motion, earth   & beyond and electricity. Each game contains a number of interactive   modules, split into three sections: learning, testing and engineering   applications.

Physical Processes: Forces

Physical Processes: The Earth in Space

  • SolarSystemon-linegame         How much do you really know about   the solar system?
  • SpaceKids         Visit our   solar system, watch the night sky, homework help, games, ask an expert and lots   more at this site especially for children.
  • Scholastic’sMagicSchoolBus:BlowsItsTop         The object of the   game is to help the volcano erupt, while learning a few fun-tastic facts along   the way.
  • ArtythePart-TimeAstronaut          Travel on a learning quest through our solar system. Learn about all   nine planets.         A kid’s astronomy site with animations, activities, and games   for the future 

Physical Processes: Electricity

  • TheBlobzGuidetoElectricCircuits         An interactive learning   tool for Key Stage 2 Science (Units 4F and 6G). This is a super site which   teaches the topic “Electric Circuits”. All the vocabulary you will meet at   school is clearly explained and the activities are great fun.

Materials

  • MaterialsCyberhunt         A series of questions about Materials.   Click on the links below each question to find the answers.

Maths Sites for Children (ages 7 to 11)

  • CountOn! – There are lots of fun,   interactive games to play here, including Shape Invaders, Maths Circus, Math   Fighter, Who wants to be a Mathonaire? and many more.
  • MathBaseball – FUNBRAIN will give you a maths problem. Enter   the answer to the problem and hit the “Swing” button. If your answer is correct,   you will get a hit. FUNBRAIN will decide if the hit is a single, double, triple,   or home run based on the difficulty of the problem. If your answer is wrong, you   will get an out. The game is over after three outs. Choose from Addition,   Subtraction, Multiplication, or all four operations and four levels of   difficulty.
  • What’sthePoint? – Using co-ordinates.
  • SoccerShoot-out – Score and Save by correctly answering math   problems. First you shoot, then try to save the shot by FunBrain. Remember to   reduce your answers (fractions only).
  • FreshBakedFractions – You are shown four fractions. Three of   the fractions are equivalent. They can all be simplified to to the same   fraction. Click on the fraction that is not equal to the others. Choose from   four levels of difficulty.
  • ShapeSurveyor – Choose what you would like to play –   perimeters and/or areas – and hit “Start Digging” to begin the game.
  • PrimaryGames – Maths games for 1 or 2 players, mostly for   number bonds practice and mental maths including fractions and decimals.
  • BBC-Starship-Maths-Calamity’s Quest  – Help Captain Calamity   free Princess Amber from the Evil Ruler’s castle.
  • Function Machine – From the Ambleside Web Site
  • MeasuringAngles  – Learn how to use a protractor and measure   angles.
  • A+Maths  – A whole   room full of interactive maths games, plus homework help.
  • www.multiplication.com  – Interactive Internet Games
  • UnfoldingPolyhedra  – See the net fold up into a 3D shape.
  • LearningPlanet  – A fun collection of free games and learning   activities just for you! Choose your grade level, and then choose from fun games   like Mr. Elephant’s Matching Game and Math Mayhem!
  • TheFrogPuzzle –  Click on the lily pads to make the frogs   move across the pond by hopping or sliding. Can you work out how many moves you   would need to shift any number of frogs?
  • AmazingAgeCards  – How does the computer know which number   you’ve picked?
  • MathMagician – Practice the basic skills of +, -, x and ÷

Literacy Sites for Children (ages 7 to 11)

BBCEducation-DiggerandtheGang       Adventures in English, Maths   and Science with Nash (ages 5 to 7), Flick (ages 7 to 9) and Sprat (ages 9 to   11).
StarTower       The dragon has been making a file of notes about   the Star Tower.       His (or is it ‘her’?) thoughts are guaranteed to get your   imagination working. There are also some story ideas here that you might find   useful. Word Drop contains lots of pieces of text which have had certain words   removed. You have to put the words back in the correct places. Star Punc   contains lots of pieces of text from which the punctuation marks are missing.
Squigly’sWritingCorner       Have fun making your own stories   using Squigly’s story builder. Squigly and his friends have written some stories   that you can personalize with your own words.
Children’sStorybooksOnline       Original stories with colour   illustrations for young children as well as older children and young adults.   Children’s Storybooks Online combines education and entertainment to amuse and   engage children’s imaginations. There are riddles, mazes, coloring book pages   and a page with children’s links that have won Children’s Storybooks Online   Award for excellence. AmazingAdventureSeries        The Amazing Adventure   Series features fun read along stories, movies, and activities for   children of all ages. Arthur|PBSKids        Developed with the help and advice of   Arthur creator Marc Brown, the ARTHUR site is organized into pages hosted by the   series’ characters, each with features that encourage kids to read and   write.
Storiesfromtheweb       If you like books and stories then come   on in. You can read stories, e-mail authors, write reviews and even write your   own stories.
ReviseWise – help with your English SATs
GrammarGorillas       Our friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need   help identifying parts of speech. If you click on the right word in the   sentence, our friends get a banana.
Compound and complex sentences PenguinBooksforChildren        Penguin sites are based on   children’s literature and contain resources for parents and teachers, as well as   online stories and games, as well as biographical information on the authors.    Sites within the Penguin main site of particular interest to younger visitors   will be:

Discover the magical world of Peter Rabbit and his friends, with stories,   film shows, puzzles and everything you need to know about your favourite Beatrix   Potter characters.

Visit the Spot website for lots of online fun with the world’s most loveable   puppy – there’s games to play, competitions, books, videos and much, much more   …

  • Flower Fairies:   Full of fairy fun and facts, including the Fairy Finder, Fairy Scope and Fairy   Letters, as well as an online gift shop and lots of information about the   creator, Cicely Mary Barker.
  • PuffinBooks         Fun   stuff, free stuff, cool links, how a book is made, book of the month and   parents’ and education zones.

History Sites for Children (ages 7 to 11)

Sites about Ancient Egypt

  • Egypt Fun   Guide
  • Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Egypt Cyberhunt
  • Ancient Egypt Webquest – Elementary and middle students can   now enjoy locating information on Ancient Egypt! Learn about Ancient Egyptian   daily life, Egyptian mummies, Egyptian Hieroglyphics, King Tut (Tutankhamen),   Egyptian games, and Archeology.
  • Ancient Egypt Website gives you the opportunity to x-ray a mummy, explore the underworld and read   about Egyptian life through simple stories.
  • The Great Pyramid of Giza
  • Akhet         Find out about   the people of this amazing culture, and learn about the gods they worshiped, the Pharaohs they followed and the tombs and statues they left behind.
  • Ancient Egypt online at   the Royal Ontario Museum
  • MysteriesinStone         A website with lots of information, aimed   at children and beginners in Egyptology. The site also features a downloadable   program to enable the web pages to be spoken.
  • King   Tut Webquest – Was It Murder? The Death of King Tutankhamun: The Boy King.   Your team must gain as much knowledge about King Tut and the circumstances   surrounding his death as possible. Your team consists of a medical examiner, a   reporter, an archaeologist, a history professor, and a historian (optional).   Each member of the team will visit a site and respond to the set questions.   Together, the team will need to write a persuasive essay stating and defending   their position on their conclusion – Was King Tutankhamun murdered?
  • TheWondersofEgypt         You will learn about the most spectacular   wonders of the Egyptians in this website. Mummies, culture, religion, royalty,   pyramids, houses, climate, and foods are revealed. You’ll find information from   the most recognized, such as King Tut, to the most unknown, such as gods and   godesses.
  • HistoryEssentials-LifeinAncientEgypt         The Egyptians   believed in life after death and spent much time and effort in preparing the   dead for their journey to the afterworld. Bodies were mummified and tombs were   inscribed with spells, written in hieroglyphics. The Egyptians buried everyday   objects in the tombs for use in the afterlife. A lot of what they left behind   them comes from their tombs.

Sites about Ancient Rome

Sites about the Anglo-Saxons

Sites about the Vikings

Sites about the Normans

  • The Bayeux   Tapestry – Here you can read the tale told by the Bayeux Tapestry – The   story of William the Conqueror and Harold, Earl of Wessex, the men who led the   Norman and Saxon armies in 1066. William’s defeat of Harold at the Battle of   Hastings ensured the success of the Norman invasion of England..

Sites about Tudors and Stuarts

The Victorians

General History Sites

Sites about Famous People

Geography Sites for Children (ages 7 to 11)

Maps

Rivers, Coasts and the Water Cycle

Miscellaneous Sites

World Study Sites

Music Websites

    • HopPopTown            Aimed at children aged 3 to 10 this site aims to encourage children to   improvise musical sequences. Children can choose from 6 activities like ‘Sounds   of the Street’, where they can improvise and record musical sequences.
    • BuildYourOwnDrumkit           Build your own dream drumkit by adding   the components, taking your pick from the part numbers, and dragging them to   position.
    • Room108RecordingStudioMixer           Operate a recording studio.   Turn up a drum. Add a new bass track or change a special  effect. Make your own   song.
    • Room108MusicComposer           Press load to choose songs.   Click and drag notes to change sounds. Press Make to set changes then play to hear.
    • More Room 108 Music Activities
    • Radio3′sMakingTracks           Click on a game to make a tune, play   some strange instruments, take a test or watch some cartoons