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School Catalog
Destiny Catalog - Quest View
https://mcpss.follettdestiny.com/quest/servlet/presentquestform.do?site=119&context=saas03_0139762&alreadyValidated=true

Dauphin Island Destiny - Traditional View
https://mcpss.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?site=119&context=saas03_0139762

District and State Resources
AVL
http://www.avl.lib.al.us/

Renaissance Learning
https://hosted240.renlearn.com/79853/

AR Home Connect

Check your child's AR progress here.

https://hosted240.renlearn.com/79853/HomeConnect/Login.aspx

Discovery Education
https://mcpss.discoveryeducation.com/public:session/login?next=http%3A%2F%2Fmcpss%2Ediscoveryeducation%2Ecom

Big Universe

Login here for access to hundreds of free ebooks.

https://www.biguniverse.com/signin

Mobile Public Library
http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/

Book It
BOOK-IT

Program dates are from October 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. By establishing a daily reading routine at home and fueling the desire to read through great books, you can read your hearts out and earn a coupon for 1 free Pizza Hut personal pan pizza. Each month Mrs. Allgood will be checking AR goals to see who has meet their goal up to that point. We will be rewarding coupons monthly.

http://www.bookitprogram.com/

Web Sites for Fun and Education

Science
CoolFood Kidz
Learn about the importance of healthy nutrition, exercise, and hygiene at this interactive, colorful site.
http://www.coolfoodplanet.org/gb/kidz/index.htm

Ology
From the American Museum of Natural History for grades 4-7: The basic concepts in the areas of astronomy, biodiversity, physical science, genetics, and paleontology are presented in an entertaining way.
http://www.ology.amnh.org

Sun Clock and World Time Zone Maps
Interactive site demonstrating periods of sunlight on Earth
http://www.worldtimezone.com/datetime.htm

USDA for Kids
Multiple sites related to agriculture, nutrition,and conservation
http://www.usda.gov/news/usdakids/index.html

Kids Do Ecology
Learn about biomes, marine animals, conservation projects, and various environmental links
http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/nceas-web/kids/index.html

National Biological Information Infrastructure
A website containing numerous links to environmental information for every state in the nation
http://www.nbii.gov/geographic/us/al-nbii.html

Environmental Kids Club
Learn about plants, animals, forests, oceans, prairies, endangered species, air, water, garbage, and recycling through various activities and links.
http://www.epa.gov/kids/index.htm

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Kid's Corner
Endangered Means There is Still Time This site from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Program demonstrates how loss of habitat and ecosystems can lead to a decline in biodiversity, and how the Endangered Species Act helps prevent extinction. View slide programs, spotlight on endangered species, recovery programs, endangered species coloring book, Jr. Duck Stamp program.
http://endangered.fws.gov/kids/#top

EcoWorld: Nature and Technology in Harmony
News articles and links to environmental topics
http://www.ecoworld.com/default.cfm

National Audubon Society
Learn about birds and much more.
http://www.audubon.org/

Seasons
A website with illustrations to explain seasons
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/time/seasons.html

NASA Kids
Learn about space, astronauts, planets, and seasons. Educational games can be found here as well.
http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/

Social Studies
First Americans
Information on the following tribes: Dine, Muscogee, Tlingit, Lakota, and Iroquois. Choose icons leading to descriptions of housing, clothes, food, leaders, land, and history.
http://www.u.arizona.edu/ic/kmartin/School

America's Story
For 4th grade and up: The Library of Congress offers information on the 50 states, period music, archival pictures, and fascinating trivia.
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

You Are the Historian
This site provides an online source for early colonial and Native American history. Investigate 17th century life in America including the first Thanksgiving.
http://www.plimoth.org/olc

History Channel
A description of the first Thanksgiving is provided, including the actual menu.
http://www.historychannel.com/exhibits/thanksgiving/

Hymns and Carols of Christmas
What is the story behind "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", and other Christmas favorites?
http://www.hymnsandcarolsofchristmas.com/santa/rudolph.htm

Virtual Marching Tour of the Revolutionary War
A summary of major battles of the Revolutionary War
http://ushistory.org/march/index.html

Alabama Unforgettable
Links to Alabama symbols, facts, cities, historical information, etc.
http://www.50states.com/alabama.htm

Battle of Breed's Hill/Bunker Hill
A summary of the Revolutionary War battle plus links to additional information
http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/MilSci/BTSI/Hill/

National Archives Experience
View, read, and download the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Bill of Rights, and access links to other documents important to our nation as well as information concerning the founding fathers.
http://www.archives.gov/national_archives_experience/charters/charters.html

Color Landform Atlas of the United States
Maps of every state including relief maps, county maps, and satellite imagery
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html

Plimoth Plantation
Learn about the lives of the Pilgrims and the Native Americans, the Wampanaog, through various topics: stories, homework help, coloring pages, riddles, recipes, and object of the month. Don't miss this site!
http://www.plimoth.org/learn/education/kids/

Alabama Department of Archives and History
Learn about famous Alabamians and much more at this Alabama history website.
http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html

Early America
Learn about famous early Americans and their contributions to the United States.
http://www.earlyamerica.com/lives/index.html

Presidents of the United States
Learn about the U.S.presidents as well as the White House.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/

Presidents of the United States
Information concerning the U.S. presidents as well as the first ladies, pets, political parties, portraits, pictures, etc.
http://www.presidentsusa.net/

University of Alabama Map Library
Over 6,000 current and historical maps representing Alabama, the United States and the world can be found at this site.
http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/

Alabama Historical Maps- Alabama Genealogy
Early maps of Alabama plus an animated immigration map of the United States
http://www.alabamagenealogy.org/maps.htm

Alabama Census and County Formation Maps
This site uses census and county formation maps to demonstrate settlement patterns and population changes from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries.
http://www.segenealogy.com/alabama/al_maps.htm

Math
BasketMath Interactive
A fun site for learning math skills. Answer a question correctly and make a basketball shot.
http://www.scienceacademy.com/BI/index.html

Math Cats
Explore math concepts with lots of activities. Visit Polygon Playground and Tessellation Town. Create math art and animations.
http://www.mathcats.com

Language Arts
American Library Association
American Library Association listing of Newbery award winning "chapter" books for young people.
http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/newberymedal/newberywinners/medalwinners.htm

Games
Familiar characters such as Sesame Street's "The Count", Clifford the Big Red Dog, and Jay Jay the Jet Plane provide lots of interactive fun.
http://pbskids.org

Classic Fairy Tales
Animation is used to retell Grimm, Andersen and other classic fairytales. This site includes games and print-out coloring pages.
http://www.classicfairytales.com/en/main

International Children's Digital Library
Access hundreds of children's books from around the world.
http://www.icdlbooks.org

Kids Poetry Page
Magnetic Poetry: Click and drag words on to a refrigerator and create your own poetry.
http://www.magneticpoetry.com/kidspoetry/playonline.cfm

Marilee's List Of Picture Book Links
Links to hundreds of picture books on line as well as author sites
http://marilee.us/authors.html#Online

Starfall
This site provides all types of reading fun for K-1 students!!!!!!
http://www.starfall.com/

Reference
Internet Public Library
A wide array of resources and opportunities are available at this site. Add this one to your favorites list.
http://www.ipl.org

Kids Search Tools
This site contains search boxes to children's search engines and reference sources.
http://www.rcls.org/ksearch.htm

KidsClick!
Created by librarians, this site lists over 5,000 websites for children under different categories.
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/

FirstGov for Kids
Developed by the Federal Consumer Information Center, this site contains an abundance of sites from a variety of sources.
http://www.kids.gov/

Kids Search Engines
Targeting younger students, this site lists search engines, directories, and guides and includes all the favorites.
http://searchenginewatch.com/links/Kids_Search_Engines/

World Almanac for Kids
A website filled with all kinds of information including such topics as: animals, environment, inventions, nations, population, U. S. presidents, religion, space, sports, states, and U. S. history timeline. Check out the fun and games center as well.
http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/index.html

 




Book Wizard
Scholastic Book Wizard
http://www.scholastic.com/tbwwidget/

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