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 PowerKids Library
Use your school building link while in your building.
If connecting from home, use the PowerLibrary  link below and have your Library Card ready.
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Power Library (available off site via Altoona Area Public Library). Library Card is needed to access information from this site.
 
 
 
 
Educational Activities 
 
 
Language Arts
 
 
 
 Dr. Seuss Sites
 
        Seussville
        Beyond the Cat
 
Mathematics
 
Science
 
  Brain Pop - Student login will not work after 5PM.     
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Rainforest
 
  Animals
    Guide Dogs
    Barn Animals
        -Thank You Ava!
 
Social Studies
 
 
  PowerLibrary - Can be accessed through the Altoona Public Library website with a public library card.  At the Altoona Area Public Library home page, click the Digital Library tab at the top. In the next window, click the Power Library box. Have your Altoona Area Public Library bar code number ready!
 
 
      Please report broken links to: Mrs. Gloria Sprankle.
 
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Teacher Resources
   Teachers Guide to Money Around the World  (Thank you Katie @ Colorado Springs Tutors!)
 
Science Lessons Created by AASD Teachers - Grade 3
States of Matter The Basic Needs of Plants and Animals
-Brain Pop -Flip Book
  -Animal Habitats
Inquiry and Design (1) -Zooish.com
-What Does a Scientist Look Like?  
  Solar System
Inquiry and Design (2) -Astronomy for Kids
-Observation Games -SEDS
  -NASA
Inquiry and Design (3)  
-Doing Science  
 
Science Lesson Plan Sites - Grade 3 Science Lesson Plan Sites - Grade 4
Uses of Water Weather
-Drippy the Raindrop -Wild Wild Weather
-Aquifer in a Cup -Additional Teaching Ideas
   
Water Cycle (Changing State of Water) Storms
-Activity Sheet -Winter Storms
  -Precipitation and Lightning
Changing States of Water -Experiment with Storms
-Drip Drop: Water's Journey  
-Water Cycle Quiz Severe Weather
-The Density of Salt Water Experiment -Wild Wild Weather
  -National Weather Service
Animal Life Cycle -Make a Tornado
-Butterflies -Hurricane Scavenger Hunt
-Frog Life Cycle Quiz  
-Fruit Fly Observation Cause and Effect of Wildfires
  -Smokey the Bear
Moon -Wildfire Crossword Puzzle
-Moon Walk  
-Moon Pictures Simple Machines
-Moon Observation -Simple Machine Learning Site
-Moon Tools  
-Moon Quiz Where Animals Live
  -Animals Instruction
Sounds -Pandas
-SFS Kids -Gorillas
-Sounds -Animal Scavenger Hunt
-Ear Guitar Experiment  
  Food Chain
Working with Heat -Food Chain
-Heat Lesson Plans -Web of Life
-Solar Box Cooker -Order a Food Chain
-Heat Transfer Experiment -Food Web
-Solar Heat Experiment -Food Chain Cards Game
  -Lesson Plan on Food Chains
Plants With Seeds -The Wildlife Web II
-Growth of a Bean Seed -The Bug Buffet
-The Great Plant Escape  
-Life Cycles of Plants Animal Defenses
-Flower Power Lesson Plan -Animal Adaptation
-Traveling Seeds Lesson Plan -Lesson Plan on Reptiles
-Herbs in the Classroom -Lesson Plan on Reptiles and Amphibian Defense Strategies
-Soil Types Experiment -Lesson Plan on Animal Camouflage
-Plant Tutor -Rainforest Adaptation Chart
-Lima Bean Seed Experiment  
-Class Garden Stars
  -Images from the Hubble Telescope
  -Zoom Astronomy
  -Alphabetical Constellation List
  -The Constellations
  -Operation Night Sky Watch
  -Sun and Stars Lesson Plan
   
  Sun
  -Zoom Astronomy
  -Alpha Image of the Sun
  -Eclipse Quiz
  -The Sun and It's Neighbors
   
  Planets
  -Explore the Solar System
  -Nine Planets
  -Zoom Astronomy
  -An Inquirer's Guide to the Universe
   
  Matter and How it Changes
  -Matter Information
  -States of Matter
   
  Growth and Behavior of Plants
  -The Great Plant Escape
  -The Potato - Then and Now
  -Plant Resources for Teachers
   
  Sounds
  -New York Philharmonic
  -Playmusic.org
  -Can Sound Travel Thought Things?
  -Physics of Sound
 
 
Environment Lesson Plan Sites - Grade 3 Environment Lesson Plan Sites - Grade 4
Watersheds and Wetlands Conserving Water
-What's it Like Where You Live? -Conserving Water Site
   
Preventing and Reducing Waste Pollution What's Buggin' You? Insect Exploration
-Edugreen -Bug World
   
Agriculture and Society Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
-Camp Silos -Resources
   
Energy Conservation Common Household Chemicals and Their Impact on the Environment
-Natural Resources Defense Council -Chemicals Around Your House
   
  Compost, Landfills and Incinerators
  -Making a Mini-Landfill
   
  Recycled Items / Non-Recycled Items
  -Waste, Where Does it Come From?
   
  Pollution (1)
  -EPA Kids
   
  Pollution (2)
  -Litter Detectives
   
  Acid Rain
  -Acid Rain Kids Webpage
   
  Soil and Plant Growth
  -The Great Plant Escape
   
  Animal Habitats
  -The Wild Habitat
   
 
Save Our Species!
 
   
  Pollution Solution
  -When Greenville Turned Brown