Fourth Grade Resources
CSAP online practice for reading
Text of the Declaration of Independence
Interactive Revolutionary War Role Playing Game
Paul Revere's house
Revolutionary era music
Notable Women of the Revolutionary Period
Maps of Early America
Portraits of Famous Early Americans
Benjamin Franklin's "Join, or Die" flag
Old North Bridge and Minute Man Statue
"The World Turned Upside Down"
Virtual Tour of the United States Capitol
White House Virtual Tour
Quaker Oats Ad [image]
Great Seal of the United States
Burning of Capitol Seen as Divine Judgement for Slavery [image]
General Research Sites (Some require higher level reading)
Women and the American Revolution
Heroes of the Revolution
The Human Heart
Heart transplant procedure
The Virtual Body
Getting Into the Fossil RecordGeologic Time
Starts with an animation of how a dinosaur becomes a fossil. Continue into the site to learn more about fossils.
Puts the long history of the earth into perspective. Very readable.
Simple site with pictures of fossils from the various geologic periods.
Geologic Time Machine
Tons of information, with links to each of the geologic periods (more advanced reading).
Geologic Time Scale
Fun site. Scroll down for an animation showing continental drift. Continue down for easy to read summaries of each geologic period. Each summary contains a link to even more information (more advanced readings).
Geologic Time Line
Click on each period on the simple chart for an overview of plants and animals that lived during that time.
Geologic Time Scale
Tells what each of the names actually means. For example, the Holocene Epoch (8,000 years ago - Present) is an epoch of the Quaternary period. It is named after the Greek words "holos" (entire) and "ceno" (new).
Mountains of the World
Different Types of Mountains (scroll down)
Very "kid friendly" and easy to read. Has links to all of the geologic periods.
American Museum of Natural History
Fun, kid-oriented web site, all about paleontology.
China and the Great Wall
Great Wall of China
Basic straightforward information on the Great Wall with links to other China facts—maps, flags, history, first emperor, etc.
Great Wall Pictures
Click on the link half-way down the page to see six pictures of the Great Wall.
A list of paths to a variety of China topics from sources such as the Library of Congress and The World Factbook.
Condensed Chinese History for Beginners.
Great Wall of China - NASA
Nasa satellite images and data.