Kids

Mount Fuji

ARTICLES
Japan
Japan flag
2011 earthquake and tsunami
Japanese language
Japanese literature
Kabuki
Tokyo
Kyoto
Osaka
Mount Fuji
Shinto
Samurai

IMPORTANT PEOPLE
• Select Japan under the tab
Choose country or cultural heritage

LESSON PLAN
Origami doll

ACTIVITIES
Origami doll

eBOOKS (subscribers only)
Become a Ninja

QUESTIONS
1. What is the capital of Japan?
2. What are the names of the four main islands of Japan?
3. How does Japan earn most of its money?

Red-eyed tree frog

ARTICLES
Life Cycle
Metamorphosis
Frog
Caterpillar

ACTIVITIES
Life of a frog

GAMES
Name That Baby Animal

SCIENCE PROJECTS
Watch a metamorphosis!

WORKSHEETS
Life Cycle

eBOOK WORKSHEETS
Building Blocks of Plants & Animals:
Animal Life Cycles
Plant Life Cycles
Nature's Patterns:
Animal Life Cycles
World of Insects:
Ant
Beetle
Butterfly
Dragonfly
Grasshopper
Honey Bee
Praying Mantis
Water Insects
What is an Insect?

PICTURES
Life cycle of ants
Life of a frog
Tadpole

VIDEOS
Frog life cycle
What's a tadpole?

eBOOKS (subscribers only)
Animals Caring for Their Young
Animal Life Cycles
Plant Life Cycles
Nature's Patterns
World of Insects

QUESTIONS -
Frogs
1. How do tadpoles breathe?
2. How do adult frogs breathe?
3. What specialised body part help frogs jump?
4. What are some of the changes a tadpole undergoes during its metamorphosis into a frog?
5. Where on Earth are frogs found?
6. What kind of environment do frogs live in?
7. What do frogs eat?
8. What animals eat frogs?

Vegetables have minerals

ARTICLES
Nutrition
Food
Health
Digestive system
Fat
Minerals
Obesity
Protein
Sugar
Vegetarianism
Vitamins

FOOD FUN LESSON PLANS
Freeze cream
Get to know your food
Herb mobile
Cookie ornaments
Purifying water

ACTIVITIES
Food fun

GAMES
Mealtime matter

VIDEOS
What is organic gardening?
Is food radiation safe?

TABLE
Vitamins and their benefits

PICTURES
Food made from wheat
Food stand in China
Dairy products
Eggs are high in protein
Farmer's market
Harvesting organic vegetables
Variety of foods at grocery stores
Vegetarian foods

QUESTIONS
1. What is nutrition?
2. Why should people eat a variety of foods?
3. What are the six main groups of nutrients?
4. By what process does the body break food down into nutrients?

eBOOKS (subscribers only)
Building Blocks of Life Science:
Digestive & Uninary System
Taste the World:
Chocolate
Corn
Garlic
Potato
Rice
Salt & Pepper
Sugar
Tomato
Other:
Good Food for You
My Body
The Foods You Eat
Weird Food

WORKSHEETS
Nutrition
Food
Health
Human Body

eBOOK WORKSHEETS
Good Food for You:
Eating Healthy
Fats
Food Groups
Grains
Living Healthy
Meat and Beans
Milk
Vegetables
My Body:
Staying Well
What Living Things Need
Food
Cook@home with Taste the World:
Chocolate
Corn
Garlic
Potato
Rice
Salt & Pepper
Sugar
Tomato

The Solar System

PICTURES
Earth in the Solar System
Solar System
Earth
Jupiter
Mars
Mercury
Moon
Neptune
Pluto
Saturn
Sun
Uranus
Venus

WEBQUESTS
Solar System
Moon Landing

WORKSHEETS
Earth
Jupiter
Mars
Mercury
Moon
Neptune
Saturn
Solar System
Sun
Uranus
Venus
Nicolaus Copernicus
Neil Alden Armstrong

eBOOK WORKSHEETS
A Place in Space:
Earth
Jupiter
Mars
Mercury
Saturn
The Solar System
The Sun
Uranus
Venus
Learning Playground:
The Sun, Moon, Planets & Stars

WEBSITES
The Solar System in Action

QUESTIONS
1. Name three planets that have rings
2. What are meteoroids?
3. What is the Kuiper belt?
4. What two planets do not have moons orbiting them?

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.

PICTURES
The first telephone 1876
Alexander Graham Bell spilling liquid on himself
Alexander Graham Bell
Early cellular telephone

eBOOK WORKSHEETS
Inventions:
Telephone

QUESTIONS
1. Who invented the telephone?
2. When was the telephone invented?
3. What type of machine sends written words and pictures over telephone lines?
4. What part of the telephone does a person pick up to make a phone call?

Supercell

ARTICLES
Weather
Barometer
Climate
Cloud
Cyclone
Fog
Frost
Hail
Hurricane
Lightning
Monsoon
Rain
Season
Snow
Storm
Tornado
Wind

SCIENCE PROJECTS:
Charting temperature data
Watch how clouds form
How much rain fell?

ACTIVITIES
Lightning Strikes

QUIZ
Weather

PICTURES
A blizzard
Cyclone storm
Cumulus clouds
Fog
Hailstone
How cloud form
Lightning
Rainbow
Tornado

VIDEOS
Dew
Lightning during a thunderstorm

EBOOKS
Learning about Weather
Learning Ladders - Weather
Natural Disasters
True or False? Weather
Weather and Climate Change

eBOOK WORKSHEETS
Weather:
Changing Seasons
Clouds and Rain
Cold Winter
Cool Autumn
Hot Summer
Snow and Ice
Thunder and Lightning
Warm Spring
Wind

QUESTIONS
1. What is weather?
2. What is the name of scientists who study the atmosphere and the weather?
3. What is climate?
4. What are the three main things that affect the weather in the troposphere?