Elementary Projects and Resources
Links Verified on 4/19/2012
- 100th Day of School Additional Web sites Posting Activities for 100th Day - Suggested Activities
- @rt Junction - structured virtual environment within which teachers and students can pursue artistic and educational goals through the activities, projects, and resources offered through this site
- Check sheets from Project Based Learning - Creating guidelines can be time-consuming, so PBL has made a way for you to do it in no time! To make a project checklist for your students, first choose the grade level for the type of project you want your students to do.
- Chocolate Projects - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory lesson plans, chocolate tours and history information, and chocolate web games, including Name that Candybar.
- Creative Country Reports created by Rachel Murphy, 6th grade teacher. Some good ideas on putting together a report on a state or country.
- EduHound - Everything for K12 Education. They tracked it down so you would not have to.
- Eduweb Adventures - Art, Science, History and Geography- interactive site that lets children create their own art projects online, go undercover to expose illegal trade of tiger parts, time travel to the Renaissance, design space stations and many other exciting activities.
- How to Create a Virtual Tour - Welcome to this tour-within-a-tour! Here, you'll learn all the exciting ways to create, edit, enhance, and otherwise beautify and perfect your Virtual Tour. Dive in!
- Integrating Technology in your Curriculum - This resource page includes project-based units along with tutorials for applications, curriculum integration links and ideas, and teacher sites.
- Internet Field Trips are guided tours to the best of classroom-appropriate Web sites. Each field trip provides quick suggestions for using targeted Web sites to teach a specific topic. Within each area you'll find field trips in an alphabetical list of the following topics: Children's Literature, Language Arts, K-2, Math , Science, and Social Studies.
- Landmarks for Schools - This web site is dedicated to the idea that Information will be the raw material that drives the 21st century, and that today's students should be learning to BUILD with information.
- Photo Sources - collection of dozens of places to find free photos to incorporate into school projects
- Pics4Learning - a categorized list of photos found in the Pics4Learning photographic library collection.
- Pop-Ups - Create your own pop-up cards with these step-by-step directions from Joan Irvine.
- Scholastic provides an index of all of their on-line projects at this site.
- School Gardens - Gardens are being integrated into the educational curriculum to teach children not only about plants, nature, and the outdoors, but other subjects as well. If you are considering this excellent way to promote project based learning (K-12) go here to find information on what others are doing. Other ideas on school gardens from the University of California [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Science Learning Network - Join the educators in their ongoing collaborative projects.
- Weaving The Internet Through Your Elementary Literacy Curriculum
- West Elementary Internet Projects - These are Internet projects and activities developed by the staff and students at Loogootee Elementary West.
- Virtual Field Trips - an Internet4Classrooms collection of virtual field trips