Tag: Research Projects

Labor Day Resources

Fun Activity Ideas Talk about some of the things your kids what to be and do when they grow up. Adults, talk about the jobs you’ve had and what you liked or disliked about them. Talk about some of the things you wanted to do, but haven’t had the […]

Frog Research Project

“Greenfrog life stages” by LadyofHats – Own work. Licensed under CC0 via Wikimedia Commons. Use the follow frog information as an independent study, family learning project or as a jumping off point for a longer frog study. If you like this project page, please share the link with others. Thank you! Fun Frog Facts… […]

Aesop’s Fables

Photo from Wikipedia Aesop Fables -This site offers over 655 fables, alphabetically arranged. Many of the stories can be listened to. Morals and lessons are also provided.Wikipedia: Aesop’s Fables – Find out the history of Aesopica, a story teller from ancient times.Tales With Morals – Offers a list of fables and a […]

Snowflake Activities and Resources

Snowflake Activities by Fran W SNOWFLAKE SCIENCEHow a snowflake forms, why it forms the way it does, photos of snowflakes, snowflake physics, experiments, read an article about snow crystals, and watch a video about snowflakes. SNOWFLAKE MATHSnowflake math naturally includes geometry, symmetry, patterns, angles, basic shapes, and fractals. Learn […]

Snowflake Language, Social Studies, History and Geography Skills

SNOWFLAKE LANGUAGE SKILLS Activity Village: Snowflake Word Search The Holiday Zone: Printable word search puzzle with words that begin with ‘snow’. There is a crossword puzzle on the same site with snow related clues. Purple Kitty Yarns: Printable cross-word puzzle shaped like a snowflake. Classroom Jr.: Printable Snowstorm Mad-lib Words within Words: Word suggestions to play with: Snowflake, […]

Snowflake Math

Snowflake math naturally includes geometry, symmetry, patterns, angles, basic shapes, and fractals. SYMMETRY Scientific America: Why are snowflakes symmetrical? – This is where science and math come together! Read about the science behind the symmetry of snowflakes. Symmetry of Snowflakes offers another explanation of how a snowflake is formed.Bridges in Mathematics: Snowflake Symmetry – This site […]

Snowflake Science

Borax Snowflake by Fran W Snow Crystals: – This site has a lot of information about snowflakes and snow crystals including how they are formed, photos, physics and other interesting information. Read an interview about “Snowflake Science” with Kenneth Libbrecht, the creator of site, ‘Snow Crystals’, on RadioLab. Home Science Tools: Snowflake Activities – […]

Dolphins – Research Resource

Dolphin Photo by Fran W. Dolphin Resources Across the Curriculum Animal Planet: DolphinsThis site offers The Ultimate Guide to Dolphins a series of 9 videos that talk about echolocation, strandings, cousins and more.Facts about DolphinsAnimals: About offers a series of facts about dolphin anatomy and family info.National Geographic: […]

Castle Research Project

Leeds Castle, Kent, England Did you know… One of the largest and oldest castles was built in the 9th century and someone still lives there today! Dragsholm Castle, in Denmark, is now a famous hotel. The castle was built in the late 12th century! Windsor Castle, built in […]

Edgar Allan Poe Research Project

Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts, January 19, 1809, and became Edgar Allan Poe after the Allan family took him in at the age of two.  During his lifetime, Poe was a self-taught author, poet, literary critic, and editor. Although his life was filled with […]