Grade 4 Links

Suggested Websites for grade 4:

English & Math:
Sadlier Connect (ELA & Math)

Religion Book:
Sadlier Connect (Religion)

Science Book:
https://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/login/login.jsp

Social Studies:
http://sheppardsoftware.com/
http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/unitedstates.html


Moon phase websites:
http://www.shetline.com/java/moonphase/moonphase.html
http://aa.usno.navy.mil/idltemp/current_moon.php

Garden sundial video clip
http://www.rkm.com.au/ANIMATIONS/animation-garden-sundial.html

Explore day/night and earth’s revolution around sun http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/energy/earth_sun_relations_seasons.html

Explore day/night and earth’s revolution around sun, tilt on axis http://esminfo.prenhall.com/science/geoanimations/animations/01_EarthSun_E2.html

Seasons Applet
http://edtechleaders.org/html_cores/earthmoonsun/multimedia/seasonsapplet1.html

Divided page journal – Vocab: equinox, solstice, autumnal equinox, vernal equinox, summer solstice, winter solstice.

Sun-earth-moon movement

http://www.forgefx.com/casestudies/prenticehall/ph/eclipse/eclipses.htm
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/solar_system_level1/moon.html#

Use to gather moon facts for journal:  distance from earth, period of rotation, period of revolution, no atmosphere

http://www.forgefx.com/casestudies/prenticehall/ph/solar_system/solarsystem.htm

Explore solar system and gather Earth and Sun facts for journal:  distance from sun, period of rotation, period of revolution, degree of tilt

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/lps/animations/lps.swf

Explore and diagram Lunar Cycle

http://www.bigkidscience.com/MoonPhases/MoonPhases.html

Explore causes of moon phases, predict how moon will look from earth, when a phase will rise or set and where the moon is in its orbit based on observation

http://www.learningmedia.co.nz/staticactivities/online_activities/theshadow/ – Beach umbrella shadow “sundial” – Observe path of shadow and self test your understanding of how shadow produced by the Sun.

http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/moon/moon_challenge/moon_challenge.html – Thinkfinity – Lunar phases challenge – Students “drag” moons to their correct places in lunar cycles, filling it the phases that are missing in each moon phase calendar.

http://www.astronomy.org/programs/seasons/index.html review concepts

http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/faq.html – About the North Pole

Science Links:

http://www.pbs.org/kratts/world/content.html
Creature World – Animal Adaptations

On classification – From New Bedford Whaling Museum ECHO Resource Center:

http://www.biokids.umich.edu/

Huge glossary, Also click on “Critter Catalogue” to see how several animals are grouped.

http://science.pppst.com/sorting.html

http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html

http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/Science/Animals/Animals.htm

http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/life/classify/classify.html