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PowerKnowledge Life Science
Everything you need to know about plants, animals, the food chain, the human body. life cycles and more. Includes text-to-speech, videos, interactive games, hands-on science projects and activities, resource lists, lesson plans and more to support budding researchers in the sciences
Britannica K-12 Science Launch Pack
Science lesson plan curriculum based support packs, for teachers and students
Britannica Elementary School Edition
General encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary and thesaurus covering a wide range of topics. Information is presented using text, audio, videos and images. Each article also contains links to explore more on the topic
Research support for students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Jam-packed with eye popping graphs, charts, maps and more than 3,000 searchable images, InfoBits features a visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, magazine and reference content
DK Find Out!
This is a free visual encyclopaedia with videos, quizzes, activities, and teacher lesson planning tools. Subjects include: animals, nature, computer coding, Earth, English/Language, world history, the human body, math, art, music, art, literature, science, space, sports, transportation and more!
Gizmos are interactive science simulations for grades 3-12. Over 400 Gizmos aligned to the latest standards help educators bring powerful new learning experiences to the classroom. (REGISTRATION NUMBER REQUIRED FOR HOME DOWNLOAD)
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Geography 4 Kids
Read about The Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers in food chains.
Learn about Amazon rainforest plants and animals with this great video.
Watch how plants and birds such as the hummingbird work together to survive in the jungle while bears have to be skilled climbers to find their food.
Have fun making habitats with animals.
Welcome to "EEK!" - brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors.
Ladybug Garden by
Call Number: 574.5 GOD
Publication Date: 1995
Life in the Rain Forests by
Publication Date: 1997-04-01
A topical and practical introduction to life in a variety of environments around the world.
The World Book Ecology series looks at the interaction of animals, plants, and people through beautiful photography and illustrations matched to concise text.
A Tundra Food Chain by
Publication Date: 2009-03-01
Explains what food webs are and follows various tundra inhabitants as they weave food webs in the arctic.
The Food Cycle by
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Looks at the food cycle, including the relationship between low level food producers, plant eaters, carnivores, and top predators.
A Forest Habitat by
Publication Date: 2006-10-31
Young readers will be delighted to learn all about temperate mixed forests. Full-color pictures and illustrations help explore finding food in forests, forest homes, and hibernation and migration.
River Explorer by
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
'River Explorer' will give you the answers to these and many other questions: How does a river begin? Do river plants and animals depend on each other to survive? How does pollution affect a river?
K-Gr. 6: Ask Us/Demande Moi
K-Gr. 6: How do I find out about my topic?
With the free app Popplet, you can add pictures, texts and ideas to organize your thoughts in a visual way.
Idea Sketch is a free app that lets you easily draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa. You can use Idea Sketch for anything, such as brainstorming new ideas, illustrating concepts, making lists and outlines, planning presentations, creating organizational charts, and more!
K-Gr. 6: How do I create & cite my work?