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SB County Education Portal – username: foothill, password: falcons
Wolfram|Alpha – Search Engine
KidRex – Safe Search for Kids
Ducksters – Research site for Kids
Kids Wordsmyth – Online Dictionary
Learner’s Dictionary – Merriam-Webster
Dewey Browse
DK Clip Art – great resource!
Pics4Learning – Copyright-friendly images
Create a Graph
Free Rice – Play and Feed Hungry People
Ology – American Museum of Natural History
Exploring Nature Educational Resource – Username: foothill, Password: foothill
Fact Monster
Biographies – Mr. Nussbaum
Welcome to WebRangers!
Endangered Animals
Egypt WebQuest
Kidspace – Internet Public Library
CS-First (Computer Science First)

Educational Games

Arcademic Skill Builders
Pattern Memory
Math Facts Game
Mr. Nussbaum
Dosity – Math & Language Arts Games
Just for Fun
Chess for Kids
Make Your Own Monster

Language Arts

Words Their Way:  Syllables and Affixes Sorts
Spelling City
Spelling Wizard
Literactive – Username: foothill Password: falcons
Storyline Online
Starfall – Learn to Read
Acrostic Poems
Diamante Poems
Race to Ramses
GrammarBlast – Grades 2-5
GrammarBlast – Grades 6-8
Kid’s Place – Houghton Mifflin English
BBC Skillswise – Spelling
BBC Skillswise – Grammar
Harcourt Grammar Glossary
FunBrain Grammar Gorillas
Maggie’s Grammar Adventures
MakeBelieveComix – Create your own comic
Word Mosaic – Word Clouds
AR Book Finder

Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, & Myths

Fractured Fairy Tales
Story Mapping
Plot Mapping


Common Core Math Games
MathPlayground – Games, Word Problems, How-to Videos
That’s a Fact – Harcourt Math Facts
Thinking Blocks – MathPlayground
Math Doodles
Grouping & Grazing – Count by 5s, 10s, Add, Subtract
Math Games – Sheppard Software
Drag-N-Drop Math
Factorization Forest
Prime Factorization Trees – MathPlayground
Factor Tree Game
Factors & Multiples Jeopardy Game
Math Jeopardy Games
Least Common Multiple – Snowball Game
Least Common Denominator
Fractions – Adding & Subtracting
Decimal Games
Decimals of the Caribbean
Decimals – Railroad Repair
Decimal Squares
Decimals – Least to Greatest
Place Value Pirates
Place Value Games
Computation CastleCool Math for Kids
Math Word Problems
Math Games – Mr. Nussbaum – Math Games, Online Quizzes, Flash cards, etc.
Fun4theBrain Math Games
Math for Kids
Math Journey
Snork’s Long Division Game
Math Quiz
Geometry – Science U
Math Magician
BBC Skillswise Numbers – Times Table
BBC Skillswise Math
Brain Teasers
Dude’s Dilemma Math Game
Around the World in 80 Seconds – Math Game
Math Arcade
AAA Math
Woodlands Measure Skills
BugSplat – A Fraction Game
Around the World in 80 Seconds – Math Game
Math Arcade
AAA Math
Math Games – BBC
Brain TeasersBrain Teasers
FunBrain – Area and Perimeter
FunBrain – Fresh Baked Fractions
Tony Fraction Pizza Game
AAA Math – Fractions
Create a Graph
Ask Dr. Math
Stock the Shelves – Co-ordinate Game
Co-ordinate Games
Billy Bug Co-ordinate Game
Homer’s Donut Co-ordinate Game
Co-ordinate Graph Game
IXL Math – Subscribe for unlimited practice

Mayan Math


Type Rocket
Cup Stacking Typing Game
Alpha Munchies Typing Game
Keyboarding Sky Chase
Dance Mat Typing
Typing Ghosts

Interesting Places

Santa Barbara Food Bank
Santa Barbara Humane Society
Alpha Thrift

Channel Islands Park Information
Channel Islands Restoration
Island Packers
Channel Islands National Park – Ecological Restoration
Channel Islands Live
Santa Cruz Island Map
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
Los Padres National Forest – Nature & Science
Santa Barbara Hikes
San Rafael Wilderness Activities



Box Turtles
Box Turtle Care
How to Care for Your Box Turtle
Box Turtle Care
North American Box Turtle

Environmentality/Weather/Climate Change

National Weather Service
Weather History
Historical Weather
Almanac Weather History

Climate Kids – NASA
Exploring Weather
Weather Wiz Kids
Severe Weather
Disney’s Planet Challenge
Clouds – Wonders in Weather
Weather Underground – Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Tide Information
EPA – Student Center
EPA – Climate Change – Kids Site
EPA – Climate Change
Sierra Club – Global Warming
Seasons – EnchantedLearning
Seasons – NASA
Seasons of the Year– NASA
Rivers – Freshwater – National Geographic

Human Body
How the Body Works
Amazing Heart Facts – National Geographic for Kids
Body Systems –
Your Amazing Brain – National Geographic for Kids
Human Body Systems – Thinkquset
Human Body – Links by
Body Systems – FactMonster
Blood Types – FactMonster

Rock Cycle
Rock Cycle -The Learning Zone
The Rock Cycle Interactive
The Rock Cycle Diagram
Rock Groups – Science Trek
How Rocks are Formed – RockHound
If Rocks Could Talk – American Museum of Natural History
Rock Cycle – BBC
Rock Cycle Quiz – BBC

GFS Astronomy Site
Our Solar System
Planetary Mysteries – American Museum of Natural History
The Nine Planets
Zoom Astronomy
ScienceU Observatory -A Solar System Simulator, a planet finder, and more.
Welcome to the Planets
NASA Human SpaceFlight
Nasa Hot Topics
Windows to the Universe
Astronomy Myths
Google Moon
The Moon
Lunar Landing Videos of Apollo 11
Lunar Eclipses for Beginners
BBC Travel Guide to the Moon

Moon Links
Phases of the Moon
Moon Landing Video
Moon Facts
Moon Facts – Dialogue for Kids
Phases of the Moon – Enchanted Learning
Label the Phases of the Moon
What the Moon Looks Like Now
10 Fun Facts About the Moon for Kids
The Moon – Planets for Kids
Fun Moon Facts for Kids
Facts About the Moon for Kids
The Universe – Phases of the Moon Video

Kings Canyon – Science Camp
Black Bears – Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
Cave Systems
Global Climate Change
Conifers for Kids
Conifer History
Redwood Ecology for Kids
Conifers – Kids Research Express


Walking Tour of Santa Barbara

Social Studies

Black Ice Dog Sledding
Alpine Outfitters
Mountain Ridge
Adanac Sleds
Day 2 Supplies – Cabela’s Outfitters
Day 3 Supplies – RedPaw Dog Food
More Day 3 Supplies – YouTube – Iditarod Drop Bags
Relax to the Northern Lights

US/World Geography
Interactive Continents – Mr. Nussbaum
U.S.A. Geography Games
World Geography Games
All 50 States – Links to Official Sites
NetState – Information, symbols, etc…
Yahoo U.S. State Links
Explore the States
Stately Knowledge
50 States
50 States – State Songs
State Maps/Quiz

The Constitution – Rules for Running the Country
The Constitution – Congress for Kids
Constitution – Fascinating Facts
The Constitution for Kids
Ben’s Guide to the Constitution – Grades 3-5
Ben’s Guide to the Constitution – Grades 6-8
Introduction to Independence

13 Colonies

The 13 American Colonies – Social Studies for Kids
Life in the 13 American Colonies – Social Studies for Kids
New England Colonies Daily Life
Daily Life in Colonial New England
Building a Colonial or Wampanoag Home
Colonial House – Interactive History – PBS
Liberty! – Colonial Daily Life – PBS
Puritan Life
Puritan Family of Early New England – Have Fun With History
Liberty! – The American Revolution – PBS
13 Colonies – Mr. Nussbaum
Colonial History
The 13 Colonies – Wikipedia Encyclopedia
American Revolution
The Library of Congress
Immigration: Stories of Yesterday & Today

Lewis and Clark
Lewis & Clark Cyberquest
Lewis & Clark – PBS
Lewis & Clark – Go Across America – National Geographic
Lewis & Clark – Mapping the West
Discovering Lewis & Clark
Lewis & Clark’s Historic Trail
Lewis & Clark National Historic Park
In the Footsteps of Lewis & Clark – Sierra

Chumash Indian Life – Santa Barbara Natural History Museum
Chumash Indians – Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians
Chumash Indians

Underground Railroad
Underground Railroad – National Geographic – History of Slavery, Pictures, Information
Underground Railroad – PBS
Underground Railroad – Escape from Slavery – Scholastic

U.S. Military
Career Fields
Skill Training
Armed Forces Careers
Job Opportunities in the Armed Forces
Air Force Careers
Women in the Navy
Careers – FAQs

Countries of the World
Culture Quest World Tour
World Factbook
ClassBrain – Country Reports
Country Studies – Library of Congress
Atlapedia Online
Countries of the World

A Fact About the Nile
Sacred Animals of Ancient Egypt – BBC
Animals & Gods of Ancient Egypt
Animals in Ancient Egypt for Kids!
Animals of Ancient Egypt
Camels – History for Kids
Camel – Creature of the Desert
Ancient Egypt Plants & Animals
Ancient Egyptian Plants for Kids
Ancient Egyptian Plants
Important Plants Grown in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt Palm Trees Faces Extinction
Ancient Egypt Coconut Trees
Ancient Egypt Geography
Maps of the Nile
Egyptian Environment

Egypt – The People
History of the Ancient Egyptian People
Egypt’s Golden Empire: A Day in the Life – PBS
Life in Ancient Egypt – Work and Occupations
Leisure Time in Ancient Egypt
Life of the People
Work and Play in Ancient Egypt.pdf
Ancient Egypt Games & Hobbies
Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Clothing
Ancient Egypt: Clothing
Artisans of Ancient Egypt
Role of Women Artisans in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt for Kids: Food, Jobs, Daily Life
Daily Life in Egypt – Roles of the People
Ancient Egyptian Medicine
Ancient Egyptian Medicine
Ancient Egypt: Medicine


Mr. Picassohead
Carmine’s Introduction to Color
BBC Color Wheel
Color Symbolism


How to Make a Leprechaun Trap
Trap Directions
Slinky Trap Photo
High-Tech Trap
Oatmeal Box Trap
Elaborate Trap
Several Trap Examples
Crate Trap


Stockmarket Game
Yahoo Finance