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Educational / Fun Websites for AAJHS Students

The following websites are teacher recommended and many align to the Common Core Standards and curriculum taught at the AAJHS.

Cool Math - An amusement park of math and more! Lessons and games designed for math fun.
Math is Fun - Math games geared toward junior high skills including algebra and geometry.

Math Playground - A teacher-created site that features math games, interactive word problems, and logic puzzles for elementary to middle-school students (but fun for all ages).

Math Cats - Funny cartoon cats explore statistics and more.

Periodic Table
BrainOrmous - As the pilot of a space ship far in the future, you must save the solar system from gravitational anomalies while learning and memorizing the multiplication table. You will need Flash Player to play.

Science UTM - Science UTM is filled with interactive exhibits, animated explanations and science graphics.

Poptropica - Poptropica, a virtual world for kids to travel, play games, compete in head-to-head competition, and communicate safely.

ABC.Net - Count Us In - Games designed to help you understand basic number concepts. Practices sorting and grouping.

Edheads - Activate Your Mind! - Edheads is an online educational resource that provides free science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking.

BookRags - Get the scoop on hundreds of books with summaries and reviews.
http://www.bookrags.com/browse/notes /A/?page=1 

Encyclopedia Mythica - A complete guide to mythology.

Aesop's Fables - A list of Aesop’s Fables to read and enjoy.

Primary Games

Discovery Student Adventures - Choose a destination and enjoy a virtual trip to learn about animals, cultures, and more.

NASA Kids' Club - Go Explore!
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub /flash/index.html#.Un0M4Pmsi-1

CELLS alive! - Learn about cells in an interactive way.

Kids Health - Learn about your body, watch movies that focus on certain senses, and much more.

The Periodic Table of Comic Books - The periodic table… in comic book form!
http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics /index.html 

Math Play - Are you looking for free online math games? At Math Play you can find a wide variety of fun games that you can play online. Most games are suitable for elementary and middle grades. They are organized by grade level, content, and game type.

GEFS Online - Fly! - Geography to the MAX! GEFS is a free, online flight simulator based on Google Earth. Whether you are a licensed pilot practicing VFR, an aviation enthusiast or just looking for some fun flying a plane in beautiful sceneries, you can enjoy GEFS quickly, directly from your web browser. You need Google Earth for this game.

FRIV4School - A safe place to play the very best free games! Free online games, puzzle games, girls games, car games, dress up games and more.
National Geographic Kids - We teach kids about the world and how it works, empowering them to succeed and to make it a better place.
National Geographic Kids - Animal Jam - Animal Jam is an online playground for kids where they can learn about the natural world while playing with friends.