Mandala Art Research
http://www.mandalaproject.org/What/Index.html - Description of Mandala art
http://www.rubinmuseum.org/nav/exhibitions/view/444 - Examples from the Rubin Museum
http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/mandalawhat/index.html - Purpose of Mandala art
http://www.wikihow.com/Draw-a-Mandala - How to draw your own Mandala design
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887324328204578569991999762434 - Article about Tibetan Monks created sand Mandala in California and New York
http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/LeoHomePage.html Explore the world of Leonardo Da Vinci
http://www.msstate.edu/Fineart_Online/art-resources/museums.html An Alphabetical listing of Art Museums
http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/ Online art exhibits
Alice in Wonderland
Beauty and the Beast - discussion and annotation of the story
Chupacabra - goat eating beast in South America
Emperor's New Clothes, The
Flying Dutchman, The gives a summary and this link as well http://www.flyingdutchman.com/
Gingerbread Man, The
Goose that Laid the Golden Egg, The
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Hansel and Gretel
Hare and the Tortoise, The
Jack and the Beanstalk
Kachi Kachi-Yama - Japanese folk tale means "Fire-Crackle Mountain"
La Illrona (weeping woman) Mexican myth/legend
Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The
Little Engine that Could, The - synopsis and analysis of the story
Little Mermaid, The
Peter and the Wolf
Princess and the Pea
Puss in Boots
Three Billy Goats Gruff
Three Brothers, The
Three Little Pigs
http://www.poetry4kids.com/ - A site by poet Kenn Nesbitt. Contains funny poems, advice on writing poetry and games
http://www.gigglepoetry.com/ - Poet Bruce Lansky's site with more poems and poetry writing help.
http://www.favoritepoem.org/ Americans from ages 5 to 97, from every state, of diverse occupations, kinds of education and backgrounds. share their favorite poems online.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/karla_home.htm - An online poetry workshop for grades 4-8 with Karla Kuskin.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/listenandwrite/home.htm - More poetry writing tips, including rap, from the BBC.
http://www.poetryexpress.org/ - Poetry writing techniques and how to get published.
http://www3.shropshire-cc.gov.uk/etexts/E000365.htm - Samples of elegies
http://www.uni.edu/~gotera/CraftOfPoetry/sonnet.html - Descriptions and examples of sonnets
http://englishhistory.net/keats/poetry.html - Examples of Odes by John Keats
http://www.poetry-portal.com/styles2.html - Description of Free Verse poetry
http://www.sing365.com/ - Lyrics to songs as poetry
Websites with lists and links on many disabilities:
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/disabilities/ - Provides a list of disabilities with links to articles with more info
http://kidshealth.org/Search01.jsp - Articles on disabilities from Kids Health
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/special_ed/disabilities/ - Info regarding most common disabilities that students have
http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities - Info from the National Center of Learning Disabilities
AIDS - http://kidshealth.org/teen/infections/stds/std_hiv.html
ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) - http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html
Autism - http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/autism/detail_autism.htm
Blindness - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003040.htm
Colorblindness - http://www.color-blindness.com/
Deafness - http://www.scripps.edu/discover/deafness.html
Diabetes - http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/basics/definition/con-20033091
Down Syndrome - http://www.ndss.org/Down-Syndrome/What-Is-Down-Syndrome/
Dwarfism - http://www.webmd.com/children/dwarfism-causes-treatments
Multiple Schlerosis - http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS
OCE - http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/index.shtml
Parkinson's Disease - http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/parkinsons-disease/basics/definition/con-20028488
Polio - http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polio/basics/definition/con-20030957
Tourette Syndrome - http://kidshealth.org/teen/diseases_conditions/brain_nervous/tourette.html#
http://www.eschoolonline.com/company/examples/eye/eyedissect.html - Virtual eye dissection
http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/games/illusions/index.htm - Optical illusions
http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/puzzles/optical-illusions/ - More optical illusions
http://psychology.about.com/od/sensationandperception/ig/Optical-Illusions/ Even more illusions
For descriptions to assist in completing the worksheet:
http://sps.k12.ar.us/massengale/earthworm_dissection.htm - If asked for a password, hit cancel and continue
For a writable copy of the template for the CD cover click below:
1. http://ed.ted.com/periodic-videos - video clips of the elements
2. http://www.chemicool.com/ - The Periodic Table with links - shows prices of elements.
3. http://www.webelements.com - Great page for pictures of your elements.
4. http://periodic.lanl.gov/index.shtml - The periodic table with information on each element
5. http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics/ - The Periodic Table of Comic Books. Click on the links to see where an element is referenced in a comic book.
6 . http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ - The Periodic Table from Jefferson Labs
7 . http://www.chemicalelements.com - Click on an element symbol for more information.
8. http://www.lenntech.com/periodic-chart.htm - Good description of uses of elements.
9. http://www.starpulse.com/Music/ - Search for your artist's photo here after you've done the scientific research
Elements Games: Get your teacher's approval to play these during class time!!!
10. http://www.mansfieldct.org/schools/mms/staff/hand/chemgames.htm - Chemistry games including two-player "Jeopardy."
11. http://education.jlab.org/elementflashcards/index.html - Flashcard game. Be certain that you select "yes" in the blue box to the question "1st 36 elements only" to avoid getting the entire table.
Owls, Endangered Species
http://rainforests.mongabay.com/endangered/charts/birds-owls.html - List of endangered owls. Select one with these initials to the right of their name: EN = endangered or CR = critically endangered
http://naturalhistory.si.edu/earth/text/4_0_0.html - Plate tectonics and volcanoes web quest