Grade Three

 Interactive games for when the research is finished!

Media | Order in the Library | Shelving Game | Alphabetizing Practice | Guide Word Practice | 
Literacy
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e-Learning for Kids is a great site with some wonderful interactive learning games that are engaging and fun. Students click on their grade and then a list of games divided into subjects comes up. 


SCIENCE

Circuits & Pathways
Electricity | How Electricity is Made How Do You Live Without Electricity? | How to Conserve Electricity | Saving Electricity | What is Electricity? | Electricity & Magnetism | What is Electricity? |PowerUp the Game | 
Energy Hotlists
  | Energy Kids | Sites 
Fossil Fuels Burning Issues | Coal Power  | Natural Gas | Strategic Petroleum Reserve | Classroom Energy Lab 
Hydroelectric Power | Hydropower | Hydroelectric Power 
Nuclear Power Atoms | Nuclear Power | The Atoms Family | 
Solar Energy | Solar Energy | Hydroelectric Power | Sunergy | Solar Now | The Solar Planet Thinkquest |Solar Energy | 
Wind Power Wind Power 
Energy | Energy Effeciency World | Energy Quest | Energy | Energy.gov | Energy Hog | Energy & Matter | Energy Patrol | Florida Power and Light Kids' Korner |  Kids Saving Energy | Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy | Kid's Energy Information Page | Energy & Matter | Energy Information Administration | Energy Treasure Hunt | Woodheat | Info on Renewable Energy | Virtual Power Plant Tour | Virtual Power Plant Tour | Virtual Plant Tour

FOSSILS 
1. What can we learn about the earth's past through the study of dinosaurs and their fossils?
 
2. What may have caused the dinosaurs to become extinct?
 
National Geographic Pre-historic Timeline

Dinosaurs | Fact & Fiction | Pre-historic Timeline
Albertosaurus | Big Dinos Return | Chinese Dinosaurs | Curriculum Page | Curse of T-rex | Dinobuzz | DinoDictionary | Dino Directory | Dinosauria | Discovering Dinosaurs | Dinosaur Egg Museum | Dinosaur Train-PBS KidsDinosaur Facts from Science Kids   Enter your zip code & see which dinos roamed your yard | Dinosaurs and other extinct creatures | Dinosaurs | Dinosphere | Smithsonian | Age of Dinosaurs | Quiz | Dinosaurs | Dinosaur Omnipedia | The Age of the Dinosaurs | Jurassic Park Institute | New Sternberg Museum of Natural History | San Diego Natural History Museum | Oceans of Kansas | Dino Russ's Lair | Dinosaur Encyberpedia | Dinosaur Fun | Download-a-Dinosaur | Academy of Natural Sciences Dinos | Hadrosaurus | Dilophosaurus | Dino Russ's Lair | Jurassic Park Institute | Tracksite Photos | Dinosaur Tracks in Holyoke | Fact & Fiction |Hadrosaurus | Geologic Time Machine | Bone Yard | Dinosaur Extinction | Zoom Dinosaurs | Glen Kuban's Links | Miss Frizzle Adventure | Dinosaur Treks Thinkquest | Geomystery | Walking with Dinosaurs | Dinosaur Exhibit | Dinosaurs | Dinosaur Interplanetary Gazette | Sue at the Field Museum |Scholastic Dinosaurs | Willo, the Dinosaur with a Heart | Dinosaur Egg Hunt | Archaeopteryx | Project Exploration | Supercroc | Links | Walking with Dinosaurs | 
Fossils | Fossil Facts and FindsJurassic Coast Fossil Finder | Zoom & Rotate 3D FossilsFossil DatabaseFossils | eFossilseLucy | Cretaceous Fossils | Everything Fossils | Finding Fossils | Fossil Horse Cybermuseum | Fossils, Rocks, and Time | Geologic Time Scale | Geologic Time Scale | Geologic Time ScaleGetting into the Fossil Record | The Life of a Vertebrate Fossil | Coffee Ground Fossils | National Geographic Prehistoric TimelineVirtual Fossil Museum | World's first Dinosaur Skeleton-Hadrosaurus | Hadrosaurus | Mary Anning Story | Photos & 3D Images of Fossils
Paleontology  | Field Adventures in Paleontology | The Big Dig | Mary Anning | The Paleontology PortalPaleontology Resources | Paleontology Dictionary | Paleontology Portal
Webquests | 
What Happened to the Gorgosaur? | Dino Research 
For Fun | Dinosaur Game | Bone Game | Puzzle | Geo-Mystery |

SOCIAL STUDIES

CONTINENTS 
1. How do the locations of continents on Earth affect the way people live?
 
2. How are the continents always changing? (climactically, technologically, geographically, politically)
 

Africa Africa | African Art & Culture Lessons | Map | Map | Map | Map Games | Quizzes | Countries Quiz | Flags | Animals | Jungle Animal Photos | Animals in Africa map 
Antarctica 
Australian Antarctic Division | Beyond Penguins & Polar Bears | Cool Antarctica |Discovering Antarctica | Antarctica | Antarctica | Antarctica | Antarctica-PBS | People in Antarctica |Educapoles | U.S. South Pole Station
Asia | Nations Online | Continent of Contrasts | Google Earth Virtual Tour of Asia 
Australia 
Australia | Australia
Europe
North America | Nearctica | Enchanted Learning
South America 
| South America Electronic Passport | SA Enchanted Learning
Continents
  | Knowledge BearsTime for Kids | Continents  | Continents & Oceans Quiz | Label the Continents Enchanted Learning | Maps that Teach | Who Lives Here? | Maps & Geography of the World | Map Machine|World Stats & Facts | Geonet Game | Continents and Oceans | Pangaea | World Oceans and Major Seas |Continents & Countries | Printable Maps | Animal Bytes-to see which animals live on which continents |Test Your Geography Knowledge | Virtual Field Trip of the Continents | Virtual World Tours | World Atlas | World Atlas by List 
WebQuests | Exploring the Continents Around the World Webquest 
Literacy Tie-In 
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg Activity

Core Knowledge Lesson Plans & Units | Historical Treasure Chest Primary Sources Lesson | Wacky Web Tales

Internet Safety | Web License

REGIONS OF THE UNITED STATES 
1. How and why do we group states into regions? 
2. How do the locations of a region within the United States affect the way people live? 

Regions of the United States A-Z USA States | State Reports | Statemaster-State Comparisons |Authors by State | Read Across America Lists | States in Children's Books | Books in 50 States | Fun State Facts | Netstate.com | States | Stately Knowledge | 50 States | Top50States | Explore the States  |Tourstates | The 50 States | USA Atlas | State Reports | US50  | Flag Quiz & Printouts | US KidInfo |Postcards From America | Infoplease States | Factfinder | State Map Quizzes | US States-Enchanted Learning | US Links | US Facts & Statistics from Teachervision | State Facts | State Report Info | State Unit Study | ClassBrain State Report Info | State Regions | State Report Brochure Template | State Songs | US Tourism Offices | see also United States page 
Clip Art Animated State Flags | 
Games
 | Geospy | Name That State! | Place the State | States & Capitals Game | USA MAP, Geography, Flags, etc. | States & Capitals Game | US Capitols Match | USA Quiz | State Games | Test Your Geography Knowledge | US Jeopardy | Where is that? | Mystery State Activity 
Maps | Blank State Outline Maps | Blank Outline Maps | Printable Maps | ShowUsa | 
Photos State Photo Gallery 
Webquests  | 50 State

NEEDHAM COMMUNITY AND BOSTON 17TH CENTURY ON 
1. What is a community?
 
2. What factors contributed to the settlement of Needham?
 
3. How has Needham changed since its incorporation in 1711?
 
4. How are Needham and Boston interdependent?

Needham Community & Boston 1711 to present The Geography of Massachusetts
Boston History | Back Bay Land fill-Original Shawmut Peninsula | History of Back Bay Landfill | Image of Landfill areas | Filling in the Back Bay | The Naming of Boston | Architectural Periods | The Boston Common Boston Streets | Boston History & Architecture | Black History in Boston Virtual Field Trip |Boston 1711 | Boston Street Scenes 1850-1980 | African-American Museum | Transportation History |The Freedom Trail | Old North Church | Bunker Hill Monument | State House | Old State House | Faneuil Hall | Paul Revere House | Within these Walls | You be the Historian | This Day in Boston History |Memorial Hall Museum-American Centuries Views from New England | Scavenger Hunt CityViews Walks | This Day in Boston History | Modern Day Boston Buildings | Greater Boston History Project |Boston Common
Boston Now | Facts & Figures | Boston Links | Interactive State House fun Facts | Mass Facts
Needham History | Thumbnail Sketch of Needham History | Thumbnail Sketch of Needham History |1900 Police & Fire Reports | 1900 Vital Statistics | Needham Historical Society | The Naming of Needham | Needham 1800's | Needham 1900's | Needham Times | Needham and Boston Matching GameOld Houses of Needham | Public Health Reform | Old Slideshow | Scavenger Hunt | Games | How Needham Grew 
Needham Now | Needham Community Profile | Needham Profile | Profile | Needham Online | Town Info |
Boston & Needham Sites | Games



NUTRITION, DIGESTION, AND TEETH
 - no longer to be taught
1. How does my body use food and benefit from good nutrition?
 
2. How does good nutrition affect our teeth and body?
 
3. How does our digestive system work?
 

Digestion | Amazing Human Body Activity | Anatomia | From Cells to System | Digestive System Lesson | Enchanted Learning | InnerBody | The Real Deal on the Digestive System ThinkQuest | A Ride Through the Human Body | The Visible Human | The Food Factory | Digestion Movie | Digestive System Links | Links 
Nutrition | New Food Pyramid | New Pyramid Animation | My Pyramid for 6-11 yr olds | My Pyramid Blast Off Game | Kidnetic | Nutrition Explorations: Kids | Anatomy of New Pyramid (pdf) My Pyramid Mini-Poster | SuperTracker | Nutrition Explorations* | Nutrition Explorations-lessons | Fast Food Facts | Food Safety | Nutrition | Food & Nutrition Info Center | Food Timeline | The Healthy Fridge |History of Eating Utensils | Kidnetic | Kids Health Kids World | Nutrition for Kids ThinkQuest Food Safety Quiz | Virtual Body | Nutrition Explorations | Cook's Thesaurus | Kids Food | MooMilk | The Science of Cooking | Cooking w/ Kids | Nutrition | Nutrition.gov | Nutrition Explorations | Build a Meal Rummy | Foods & Nutrition | Eat Right Food Activity | Healthy Choices for Kids |  Nutrition in the Garden | Fact Sheets | Smart Mouth | What's in the Foods you Eat Database | Test your Food Label Knowledge | Native American Food Pyramid | Healthy Eating Pyramids for Asian, Latin, Mediterranean and Vegetarian | World Hunger | 
Webquests | Fast Food | Fast Food Fast Facts | Nutrition for Kids
Teeth Colgate Bright Smiles | Delta Dental Kids Club | Magic School Bus Teeth | Teeth Movie |Smiling Bright | InteliHealth Dental  | ADA | About Smiles | Animated Teeth | Dr. Rabbit's Bright Smiles Forest | ADA Kids Corner | Healthy Teeth | Mouth Power | No Cavities Clubhouse | Open Wide & Trek Inside | Simple Steps to Better Dental Health | Tooth Activity | Teeth Activities | Teeth Activities|  Tooth Anatomy | Zoothland 

ROCKS AND MINERALS - no longer to be taught
1. How are rocks and minerals formed?
 
2. How are rocks and minerals useful to me?
 

Rocks & Minerals | Rock Cycles-Interactive
Mineral Images | Mineralogy Database | Mineralogy Database | Geomysteries |  Rock Differences | Bob's Rock Shop | GeoMysteries | Junior Rockhound | Sedimentary Rocks on Mars | Mineral & Gemstone Kingdom | Mineral Identification Key | Name that Rock! | Pebble Pups | Discover How Rocks are Formed | Rocks & Minerals Links | Rock Cycle Movie | Rock Cycle Song | Growing Crystals Activity |Sedimentary Rock Snacks | Clausthal Mineral Collection | Geomysteries | Rock Activities | Rock Jokes |Rock Model Activity |  Rock & Mineral Sites | This Planet Really Rocks Thinkquest |  FI Rocks & Minerals | Rocks & Minerals Links | Rocks Webquest | Rocks and Minerals | Rocks for Kids | Rocky the Rockhound | Plate Tectonics | USGS Sites

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