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animals birds cats dinosaurs dolphins ducks fish frogs horses insects mammals predators reptile tracks turtles whales wildlife thearts drama music french german hebrew japanese spanish africa antarctica appalachia asia australia canada china continents co
abrahamlincoln andrewjackson andrewjohnson barackobama benjaminharrison calvincoolidge chesteraarthur president dwightdeisenhower franklindroosevelt franklinpierce georgehwbush georgewbush georgewashington geraldford grovercleveland harrystruman herbertho

Chere is Testing This  (Y, M, O, T)
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animals birds cats dinosaurs dolphins ducks fish frogs horses insects mammals predators reptile tracks turtles whales wildlife thearts drama music french german hebrew japanese spanish africa antarctica appalachia asia australia canada china continents co
abrahamlincoln andrewjackson andrewjohnson barackobama benjaminharrison calvincoolidge chesteraarthur president dwightdeisenhower franklindroosevelt franklinpierce georgehwbush georgewbush georgewashington geraldford grovercleveland harrystruman herbertho

Chere is Testing This  (Y, M, O, T)
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animals birds cats dinosaurs dolphins ducks fish frogs horses insects mammals predators reptile tracks turtles whales wildlife thearts drama music french german hebrew japanese spanish africa antarctica appalachia asia australia canada china continents co
abrahamlincoln andrewjackson andrewjohnson barackobama benjaminharrison calvincoolidge chesteraarthur president dwightdeisenhower franklindroosevelt franklinpierce georgehwbush georgewbush georgewashington geraldford grovercleveland harrystruman herbertho

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animals birds cats dinosaurs dolphins ducks fish frogs horses insects mammals predators reptile tracks turtles whales wildlife thearts drama music french german hebrew japanese spanish africa antarctica appalachia asia australia canada china continents co
abrahamlincoln andrewjackson andrewjohnson barackobama benjaminharrison calvincoolidge chesteraarthur president dwightdeisenhower franklindroosevelt franklinpierce georgehwbush georgewbush georgewashington geraldford grovercleveland harrystruman herbertho

HipHughes History and Government YouTube Channel  (M, O)
HipHughes History is a YouTube channel with videos that cover both current events (presenting both sides of political issues) and historical events. Popular playlists include The Bill of Rights for Dummies, The Constitution for Dummies, and World History. Videos are geared toward high school students and occasionally use mild language, so preview for suitability for your family.
government historyus historyworld

Science Notebooking  (Y, T)
Science Notebooking shows how teachers are using notebooking to enhance their science curriculum at the elementary school level. Although the contributors are classroom teachers, homeschoolers will find many useful ideas and resources, including a free Interactive Science Notebook download. The site has many images and videos to show how the notebooking resources are being used in the classroom. Use categories on the right side of the page to find topics.
science

The Writing Center at UNC  (O, T)
The Writing Center at UNC has put together a large collection of writing resources for college writing that are excellent tools for upper level homeschoolers. The center’s downloads and videos offer detailed explanations about research, sourcing, organization, editing and proofreading, voice, fallacies, thesis statements, and dozens of other writing topics.
writing

G’Day Math  (M, O, T)
James Tanton believes that the ultimate goal of the mathematics curriculum is to teach self-reliant thinking, critical questioning, and the confidence to synthesize ideas and to re-evaluate them. To that end, G’Day Math offers mathematics courses to engage students and produce inquiring minds. Tanton also writes an ongoing series of mathematics essays available on his Thinking Mathematics website. If you have or want to encourage a math-lover in your home, check out Dr. Tanton’s resources.
math

You Be The Chemist  (Y, M, T)
You Be The Chemist Activity Guides: Lesson Plans for Making Chemistry Fun are first-rate science resources available for free from the Chemical Education Foundation. YBTC offers 2 Activity Guides that contain “a variety of exciting science lesson plans, enabling educators to bring hands-on learning to students, inside and outside of the classroom. The Activity Guides are divided according to grade level, one for grades K-4 and the other for grades 5-8.
chemistry science

Teaching Critical Thinking by Asking “Could Lincoln Be Elected Today?”  (M, O, T)
“Could Lincoln Be Elected Today?” is a resource for teaching critical thinking from FlackCheck.org, the political literacy companion site to FactCheck.org. “The site provides resources designed to help viewers recognize flaws in arguments in general and political ads in particular. Video resources point out deception and incivility in political rhetoric.” Most of the content is video and a 4 page lesson plan PDF file is available for the Lincoln lesson.
elections thinking

Science Experiments: Smarter Every Day YouTube  (Y, M, O)
Smarter Every Day is a YouTube channel created by a missile engineer in Huntsville, Alabama. His YouTube channel has dozens of cool experiments involving lasers, glass, macaws, hummingbirds, cats and space, honey, and a lot more. This is science the way it should be experienced!
science

Nature Trading Card Games  (Y, M, O, T)
A trading card game with gorgeous artwork and a focus on biodiversity, the Phylo Project aims to correct the inability of kids to identify the nature life around them. Getting started is easy – just download the instructions and the starter pack of cards and print them on cardstock. You can browse and print additional cards or even upload your own photographs/artwork to the project (great for budding artists).
animals insects wildlife biology plants science

Journal Ideas for Kids: This Is Me Challenge  (Y, M, T)
This Is Me Challenge is a website with writing challenges published on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. Journaling can range from photos to collages/scrapbooks to index cards to traditional written journals, and there are ideas for every personality type.
writing

Metropolitan Museum of Art  (Y, M, O, T)
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has a vast online collection of high-resolution digital images of public domain works that may be downloaded from the Museum’s website for non-commercial use. The museum also offers a large collection of educator resources, including coloring pages, art history lessons, and curriculum for location- and culture-specific artwork. See the "Learn with Us" tab for more.
thearts

DocsTeach  (Y, M, O, T)
DocsTeach includes ready to use activities as well as selected primary sources for teachers. Document Analysis Worksheet downloads will help students evaluate sources based on specific criteria. Lesson plans like Teaching Six Big Ideas in the Constitution (grades 8-12) are available in the Center for Legislative Archives section. Getting Started with Primary Sources in the Classroom is a good place to look if you are not sure where to start.
government historyus

National Archives  (O, T)
The National Archives is home to thousands of primary sources, including text, video, photos, artwork, legislation, public records, and more. Use the online search tool to find documents related to almost any topic.
government historyus

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