Summer Fun & Learning

 

Learning Beyond the Classroom

http://www.readwritethink.org/beyondtheclassroom/summer/

Lots of ideas for all ages.

 

Your Summer Learning Ideas

http://content.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3745704

End of the year ideas for teachers.


MapMachine

http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine

Satellite, street maps, and more on this online atlas.

 

Outdoor Learning Fun

http://homeschooling.about.com/library/blsumout.htm

 

Scholastic:  Story Starters

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/storystarters/storystarter1.htm


Online Roller Coaster

http://www.funderstanding.com/coaster

Understanding physics through roller coasters.

 

Enchanted Mind

http://www.enchantedmind.com/html/puzzles/interactive_puzzles/creative_java_puzzles.html

 

Your Sky

http://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/

Interactive planetarium that produces maps for any time and date, viewpoint, and observing location.

 

Skateboard Science

http://www.exploratorium.edu/skateboarding

 

eCampusTours

http://www.ecampustours.com

http://www.campustours.com

 

FamilyFun: Summer Jobs for Kids

http://familyfun.go.com/holidays/summer-jobs-for-kids-701786/

 

Education World: 25 Summer Activities

http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/profdev073.shtml

 

KidsSource:  Summertime Funtime Activities  http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content2/summertime.fun.html

25 activities to keep kid's brains active

 

Summer Kids Calendar

http://www.activitiesforkids.com/summer/calendar.htm

 

Reading Rockets

http://www.readingrockets.org/articles/391

10 weeks of summer reading adventure.

 

National Geographic Kids

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

 

Stop the Summer Brain Drain

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8146912/

Dr. Ruth Peters tells how to block the seasonal brain-drain.

 

Summer Reading

http://www.education-world.com/summer_reading/

 

http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/publishing/booklinks/resources/summer.cfm

 

http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm

 

http://www.cbcbooks.org/readinglists/

 

http://www.summerreading.org/

 

Summer Safety

http://life.familyeducation.com/summer/safety/33585.html

 

http://pediatrics.about.com/od/summersafety/Summer_Safety_and_Health_Tips.htm

 

http://www.weather.gov/om/heat/index.shtml

 

http://www.safekids.org/safety-basics/

 

http://kidshealth.org/teen/safety/safebasics/water_safety.html