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Career Websites

Kids.Gov: searchable database from the federal government on different careers.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Tells skills, education needed and overview for a variety of careers.
US Dept of Labor: Gain a quick overview of over 900 careers


Outdoor Garden Classroom

Create Your Own Comics

Make Beliefs Comix - allows you to create your own comic strip.
Comic Creator - Choose your characters and plot from ReadWriteThink
Marvel Comics - Create your own marvel comic. You do not need to register with the site to make a comic
Comic Master - Create your own graphic novel.

Writing links

Story Starters from Scholastic: create your own adventure, fantasy or science fiction story
Storybird: create your own picturebook

Poetry Links

Word Mover - create your own poems by moving words around
Poetry Splatter - Fill-in-the blank poetry site
Giggle Poetry - Play a variety of poetry games and read a variety of poems
Haiku - Create your own haiku. A haiku has three lines; the first and last has 5 syllables and the middle has 7.
Instant Poetry Forms - Create a whole variety of different styles of poetry.
Acrostic Poetry- Create your own acrostic poem
Riddle Interactive - Create your own riddles

Animal Links

Use these links to find information about amazing creatures.

National Geographic for Kids: explore all types of animals. Includes videos.
Animal Corner:  a large and continually expanding encyclopedia featuring mammals, birds, insects, marine life and reptiles from around our planet.
Monteray Bay Aquarium: Learn about all different types of sea creatures.
Switch Zoo: Make your own zoo animals by combining different species.
Animal Fact Guide: Learn about interesting and endangered animals from around the world.  
ASPCA: Play games, watch videos, see photos of all our favorite types of pets.


Use these links to research major weather events:

National Geographic Nature's Fury: learn about volcanoes, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes
Scholastic's Weather Watch: focuses on tornadoes, volcanoes, earthquakes, winter storms, hurricanes
Fema for Kids: learn about tsunami, wildfires, floods, winter storms, tornadoes, earthquakes, volcanoes
Weather Whiz Kids: become an expert on various types of weather
The Franklin Institute: get the facts on tornadoes, hurricanes and snow storms
National Severe Storms Lab: prepare yourself for floods, tornadoes and winter weather
Nasa Tropical Twisters: information on hurricanes
Smokey the Bear: information on wildfires
Tsunami, the great wave: information on tsuanmis

Summer Reading Fun

Read Kiddo Read: recommendations from author James Patterson
Book Hive: Find books by genre
Kids Read: Book reviews, games and information on authors
Spaghetti Book Club: book reviews for kids written by kids
No Flying No Tights: reviews of graphic novels

Website Evaluation

All About Explorers: Everything you've ever wanted to know about every explorer and more!
Dog Island: For dogs looking for a break from hectic city living
Bring Fido: Provides information on the best destinations to bring your dog
Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus: A website geared to saving the endangered tree octopus
White House: A website that gives information about the federal government
Center for Consumer Freedom: A website that seeks to help the American consumer
The Ova Prima Foundation: A website devoted to answering the question: what came first the chicken or the egg?
Burmese Mountain Dog: Everything you wanted to know about these amazing creatures
Fire Safety: Information about how to prevent fires and offers tips on staying safe
Fema for Kids: Information about the Federal Emergency Management Association geared for students.

Black History Biographies - a multimedia resource about prominent African-Americans
African-American Inventors - biographies about prominent African-American Inventors
Meet Amazing Americans: Links to biographical information about George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglas, W.E.B. Du Bois, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, and Harriet Tubman
Encyclopedia Britannica: Use this mult-media resource to find information about African-Americans
Pebblego Biographies: Use this database to find information about the contributions of African-Americans
New Book of Knowledge: Use this encyclopedia from Scholastic Go to find biographical information

Auburn Enlarged City School District cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by external linked sites. Linking to a web site does not constitute an endorsement by Auburn Enlarged City School District, or any of its administration, faculty, or staff.