Websites to enjoy!

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Reading
Ø Battle of the Books - "creating literacy and the enjoyment of reading". Battle of the Books encourages students in grades 3-12 to read good literature and then show off their knowledge and skills by competing in a full day tournament. http://www.battleofthebooks.org/
Ø Hoagies’ Hot Reading Lists - Find you interesting books to read from all genres. http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/hot_topics.htm
Ø Beaver and Steve – Cartoon that discusses science and math topics. http://www.beaverandsteve.com/



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Math


Ø Cool Math - Interactive math site featuring games and activities that build mathematical concepts. http://www.coolmath.com/
Ø Absurd Math – Game series centered on mathematical problem solving. http://www.learningwave.com/abmath/
Ø Girls Go Tech – Website for girls to explore careers in science and mathematics as well as play mathematical games. http://www.girlsgotech.org/




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Science

Ø First Lego League - Jr. Robotic Competitions for children ages 9 -14. http://www.firstlegoleague.org/
Ø New Periodic Table – Learn about the elements of the periodic table through interactive games. http://www.abpischools.org.uk/page/modules/interactiveperiodictable.cfm?coSiteNavigation_allTopic=1
Ø The Periodic Table of Videos – Videos to explain all 118 elements of the periodic table.http://www.periodicvideos.com/



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Puzzles
Ø Free Puzzles - This site contains puzzles on a variety of topics such as geometry, logic, math, etc. Difficulty level ratings allow you to choose the level that is appropriate for you. http://www.freepuzzles.com/
Ø Hoagies’ Brain Teasers, Optical Illusions, & Logic Links –Variety of puzzles and brain teasers to stretch your brain. http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/brain_teasers.htm
Ø Chess Variants – Play chess by different rules. http://www.chessvariants.com/

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Games

Ø Strategy games for the whole family! www.thinkfun.com

Ø Wonderful websites for grades 3-6 http://www.gamequarium.com/index2.htm