This page is for fourth grade teachers to use with students. I am gathering curriculum related websites to add to the page. Please send me a message to let me know if there is a content area you would like to see developed.

Energy and Motion ~Full collection of databases ~ Grand Canyon ~

~ MCAS Practice ~Tools ~ Waves and Communication

~ Weathering and Erosion ~

Coming Soon: Fast Changes on Earth, Plant & Animal Structures and Functions, Scientific Method

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=ITKE&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Kids InfoBits database for information on weather, landforms, erosion, animal adaptations, and more.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_es&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a good all purpose encyclopedia with articles written for elementary students.

Follet Destiny Library Catalog

Use the library catalog to find books in the school’s collection or to browse kid-friendly and grade appropriate websites.

Type to Learn

Students in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade have Type to Learn accounts. Students should make time to practice at home everyday.

Tools

KidzSearch http://www.kidzsearch.com/

http://www.kidzsearch.com/
Tagul Word Cloud Art https://tagul.com/

Tagul
Source for safe image searches.
http://www.pics4learning.com/

 

Google Drive 

drive.google.com   

http://drive.google.com

 

Weathering & Erosion Websites and Activities

 National Geographic Society: Weather and Erosion http://nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/weathering/

http://nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/weathering/

 

One Geology Kids: Weathering & Erosion http://www.onegeology.org/extra/kids/earthprocesses/weathering.html

http://www.onegeology.org/extra/kids/earthprocesses/weathering.html

 

National Geographic Kids Weathering https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/the-dynamic-earth/weathering-erosion/

National Geographic Weathering

Power Knowledge Earth Space Science Weathering and Erosion http://www.pkearthandspace.com/article/601/weathering-and-erosion-and-the-rock-cyclelogin?username=thealberta&password=library

Power Knowledge Earth Space Science

 

 

Scholastic Study Jams Weathering and Erosion http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/rocks-minerals-landforms/weathering-and-erosion.htm

Study James Weathering and Erosion

Grand Canyon Websites and Activities

 National Park Service Grand Canyon for Kids https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/kidsyouth/index.htm

https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/kidsyouth/index.htm

 

Grand Canyon-One of the Seven Wonders of the World http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-the-grand-canyon/

http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-the-grand-canyon/
 Grand Canyon Facts for Kids http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/grandcanyon.html

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/grandcanyon.html

Energy and Motion

Physics4Kids http://www.physics4kids.com/files/motion_energy.html
Physics for Kids Website
BBC BiteSize Forces, Motion, and Energy https://www.bbc.com/education/guides/z78nb9q/revision

BBC Bitesize Forces Motion and Energy

Waves and Communication

Ted Ed The Coolest Things Sound Waves Do https://ed.ted.com/on/zySQQ1yo

The Coolest Things Sound Waves Do

Science News What are Lidar, Radar, and Sonar? https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/explainer-what-are-lidar-radar-and-sonar

What are Lidar, Radar, and Sonar

Databases

 
Science Databases
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=ITKE&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Kids InfoBits database for information on weather, landforms, erosion, animal adaptations, and more.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_es&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a good all purpose encyclopedia with articles written for elementary students.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=SCIC&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Science in Context has articles on all science topics. The articles have been written for more advanced readers and elementary students may need help reading some articles.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=HWRC-1&locid=mlin_n_staesl
Use the Health & Wellness Resource Center to find articles from magazines and newspapers, as well as reports, encyclopedia entries, and book chapters for a wide range of health topics.
Social Studies Databases 

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=ITKE&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Kids InfoBits database for information on weather, landforms, erosion, animal adaptations, and more.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_es&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a good all purpose encyclopedia with articles written for elementary students.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=SP23&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The database has lots of information about Massachusetts. This is written for more advanced readers and students may need help reading some articles.

Language Arts Databases

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=BIC1&locid=mlin_n_staesl
Use the Biography in Context database to find articles about people. The articles have been written for more advanced readers and elementary students may need help reading some articles.
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=BNA&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Books & Authors database to find information for a book report. You can search by book title, author, or genre. You can also search by geographic region, time period or character. The articles have been written for more advanced readers and elementary students may need help reading some articles.

Spanish Language Database

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_escolar&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Spanish edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica has articles written for Spanish speaking elementary students.

Mia Morgan, MLS, Ed.D.

School Library Media Specialist

mmorgan@swampscott.k12.ma.us

Remember to practice typing five minutes every day.