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Curiosity Club

This is a club for students who are interested in achieving "above and beyond" the normal classroom expectations. All you have to do is learn all about the topic, and then sign up on Fridays to tell Ms.Rafuse all you know!  During morning work time she'll call you up to share.  You can become a 1 star member, all the way up to an 78 star member! Learning never ends - thank goodness

 
 
 
Topics:

SOCIAL STUDIES

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

1.   

Name the 7 continents.

More About the Continents

2.   

Name 15 world countries.  

Country Maps

3.

Name 15 major world cities.  

World Cities

4.

Name 15 types of dwellings.

10 types of dwellings

5.

Name 10 South American and Central American countries.  

South America Country Map

Central America Map

6.

Name 10 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean.  

Country Maps

7.

Name 10 countries in Europe.

European countries quiz game

Click on the correct European country game

8.

Name 10 countries in Africa.

Click on the correct African country game

9.

Name 10 major bodies of water.  

Oceans and Seas

10.

Name 10 major world rivers.  

Fact Monster - Principal Rivers of the World

River Systems of the World

11.

Name 10 large deserts of the world.

FactMonster deserts of the world

Desert maps

12.

Name 10 large lakes in North America.  

U.S. Lakes.com 

Lakes of the world

13.

Name 10 major mountains or mountain ranges.

Highest Peaks

14.

Name the 50 states.  

50 States Quiz

15.

Write the names of the 50 states on a map.  

Explore the States

16.

Name the state capitals.  

State Capitals - Homework Spot

17.

Name the 13 Colonies.  

13 Colonies Homepage

List of the 13 Colonies

13 Colonies Quiz & Map

18.

Name 10 Native American tribes.

Native American Nations

19

Name 10 Oregon Trail landmarks.  

Historic Sites Along the Trail

20.

Label 10 of Missouri’s counties on the map.  

Oregon Blue Book Counties Home Page

21.

Name 10 state symbols of Missouri.  

State Symbols of Oregon

22.

Name 8 explorers.  

Zoom Explorers

23.

Name 8 Civil War battlefields.

Civil War Battlefields & information

Civil War battlefields A to Z

24.

Name the 1st - 10th presidents in order.  

Info Please Almanac Presidents

25.

Name the 11th  - 20th presidents in order.  

Info Please Almanac Presidents

26.

Name the 21st - 30th presidents in order.  

Info Please Almanac Presidents

27.

Name the 31st - current presidents.  

Info Please Almanac Presidents

   

SCIENCE

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

28.    

Name 15 kinds of fish.

Fish Facts

KidsKonnect.com - Fish

29.    

Name 15 marine creatures.  

KidsKonnect.com - Aquariums

30.

Name 15 mammals.  

All About Mammals

31.

Name 15 vertebrate animals.

List of vertebrate animals

Vertebrate animals & photos

32.

Name 15 desert animals or wildlife.

Loads of desert animal information

33.

Name 10 amphibians.  

Amphibians

34.

Name 10 reptiles.  

Reptile Database

35.

Name 10 dinosaurs.  

Dinosaur Pictures

All About Dinosaurs

36.

Name 10 types of birds.  

State Birds of the U.S.A.

A-Z of Birds

37.

Name 10 rainforest birds or mammals.  

Rainforest Wildlife

Zoobooks - Rainforest Mammals Crossword Puzzle

KidsKonnect.com - Rainforest

38.

Name 10 deciduous trees.  

What Tree Is It?

39.

Name 10 rocks or minerals.  

Mineral Gallery - see photos

Rock Hounds - How Rocks are Formed

Rocks & Minerals

40.

Name 10 chemicals and their chemical symbols.  

The Periodic Table of Elements 

Another Periodic Table Website

41.

Name 10 constellations.

Choose a constellation then "constellation lines"

More constellation pictures

Another constellation site

42.

Name 10 organs in the human body.  

Interesting Information About the Human Body

43.

Name 8 types of clouds.

More about clouds

44.

Name 5 inventors and their inventions.  

National Inventors Hall of Fame Timeline

45.

Name 5 human body systems

Virtual Body

Body Systems

46.

Name the stages of the water cycle.  

Water Cycle Animation

47.

Name the order of the colors in the rainbow.  

About Rainbows

48.

Label a diagram of the planets 


49.

Name the order of the planets in the solar system.  

Introduction to the Nine Planets

     

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

50.

Name 20 verbs.  

What is a Verb?

Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game

51

Name 15 adjectives.

 

More adjective info.

52.

Name 15 adverbs.

Adverbs

More about Adverbs

53.

Name 15 prepositions.

Guide to Grammar & Writing

54.

Name 10 common nouns & 10 proper nouns.

Nouns

Noun activities to quiz yourself with

55.

Name 10 famous authors.

Children's Authors

KidsKonnect.com - Authors

56.

Give 2 examples each of alliteration, personification, simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia.

Simile, metaphor, personification

Onomatopoeia

57.

Count to 20 in Spanish.

Count to 20 & listen

58.

Count to 20 in French.

Click "Ecoutons" to listen to the numbers & then click "Repetons" and finally, "Praticons" to play a game - neat site!

59.

Use sign language and "sign" the alphabet.

Sign Language Game

 

 

 

MATH

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

61.

Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital alphabet.

Symmetry of Capital Letters

62.

Compute area of squares, rectangles, circles, and triangles.

Math.com - Area Formulas

63.

Name the perfect square numbers up to 225.  

Learn Your Square Numbers

64.

Write in Roman numerals up to 100.

Roman numerals

Know your Roman numerals

Take a Roman Numerals Interactive Quiz

65.

Name 5 famous mathematicians.

Four famous mathematicians

A long list of mathematicians

 

 

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
66.
Name one career for each letter of the alphabet.  
67.
Name the birthstones for each month.  
68.
Name 20 different modes of transportation.  
 
69.
Name 15 breeds of horses.  
70.
Name 15 breeds of dogs.
71.
Name 12 winter or summer Olympic events.  
72.
Name 10 large U.S. corporations.  
73.
Name 10 instruments in a marching band.  
74.
Name 10 instruments in a symphony orchestra.  
75.
Name 10 football teams and their cities.  
76.
Name 10 basketball teams and their cities.  
77.
Name 10 baseball teams and their cities.  
78.
Name 10 hockey teams and their cities. 

 

 

**Thanks to Mrs. Renz for this idea.  Visit her site at http://www2.redmond.k12.or.us/mccall/renz/

 

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