6-8 Resources

Math

AAA MathAAA Math
The AAA Math website provides visual representations and easy-to-understand instructions. You can choose from a selection of math topics and grade levels. 
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Cool MathCool Math
Cool Math makes math enjoyable for people who thought it couldn’t be fun.  Just so you know, cool + math is an equation that makes sense.  It offers “math for ages 13-100″ — explanations that are easy to grasp on topics like algebra, pre-calculus and more.
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Cool Math 4 KidsCool Math 4 Kids 
Cool math 4 kids is an amusement park of math, games, and more – especially designed for fun, fun, fun!  Practice arithmetic skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fractions). 
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FunBrainFunBrain
Free educational games, online books, and comics. FunBrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy. 
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H.I.P Pocket ChangeH.I.P Pocket Change
It is all about fun and information, especially coin information.  The games, stories, and other activities bring coins to life.  You need FLASH Player to play these games.
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IXL – Math and Language ArtsIXL – Math and Language Arts
IXL provides comprehensive, standards-aligned math and language arts practice for K–12. IXL provides unlimited practice in more than 4000 math and language arts lessons.
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Math Game TimeMath Game Time
Math Game Time has interactive math games, videos and worksheets that are separated by grade level. Your students will be able to practice everything from counting to decimals.
sixth grade        seventh grade

 


Math is FunMath is Fun 
Math explained in easy language, plus puzzles, games, quizzes, worksheets and a forum. For K-12 kids, teachers and parents.
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Math PlayMath Play
Are you looking for free online math games? At Math Play you can find a wide variety of fun games that you can play online. Most games are suitable for elementary and middle grades. They are organized by grade level, content, and game type.
sixth grade        seventh grade        eighth grade

 


Math PlaygroundMath Playground
Play with numbers and give your brain a workout! Math Playground is filled with 100s of math games, logic puzzles, math word problems, and videos.
sixth grade

 


Mr. NussbaumMr. Nussbaum
MrNussbaum.com offers dozens of interactive games specifically designed to pinpoint one or several essential concepts within various subject areas.
sixth grade

 

 

Multiplication.comMultiplication.com
Games, activities, and resources to help kids learn the multiplication facts. Make teaching the times tables fun at Multiplication.com. 
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Smarty GamesSmarty Games
Free games for learning how to use money, tell time, count and read. Also, you’ll find mazes, memory games, puzzles, Sudoku and more!
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Social Studies

iCivicsiCivics
Free interactive games for learning civics. Some of the topics covered by materials at iCivics include citizenship and participation, separation of powers, branches of government and budgeting.
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Mission U.S.Mission U.S.
Mission U.S. is home to two free, interactive, immersive U.S. history games. One focuses on the American Revolution, the other focuses on a slave’s quest for freedom, and both bring history to life around the student, giving events of the past an immediate and highly personal appeal.
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Mr. NussbaumMr. Nussbaum
MrNussbaum.com offers dozens of interactive games specifically designed to pinpoint one or several essential concepts.
sixth grade        United States        Geography        history

Science

BagheeraBagheera 
Learn about endangered and already-extinct species from around the world at Bagheera. Classroom activities and resources are also available for additional learning opportunities.
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Discovery EducationDiscovery Education 
Discovery Education partners with districts to deliver a customized suite of tools like lesson plans, games, and videos to accelerate student achievement.
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Earthquakes for KidsEarthquakes for Kids
The U.S. Geological Survey website provides students with information about earthquakes. They can learn about the latest quakes, watch animations, get ideas for science fairs or play earthquake-related puzzles and games.
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ENatureENature 
Use eNature’s Endangered and Threatened Species search engine to enter your zip code and learn about highly-threatened animals near you. There are also animal-related games, quizzes and other freebies available.
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ExploratoriumExploratorium
The official website of the Exploratorium, the museum of science, art and human perception in San Francisco. It includes materials and activities for a variety of subjects,  from astronomy and space to the human body.
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Extreme ScienceExtreme Science 
What is the largest ocean carnivore? How big is the world’s largest tarantula? Just how cold does the Antarctic actually get? Learn all about the extreme animals and places around the world.
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HowtosmileHowtosmile
Howtosmile is a collection of the best educational materials on the web, in addition to learning tools and services – all designed especially for those who teach school-aged kids in non-classroom settings.
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Inner Body Anatomy ExplorerInner Body Anatomy Explorer
Inner Body is an interactive resource where you can learn all about the anatomy and physiology of the human body.  Detailed images and descriptions allow you to learn about the anatomy and physiology of the region or object in focus. Browse by general region of the body, or by specific anatomical structure.
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Language Arts

Free RiceFree Rice
This website allows your students to review English vocabulary and grammar at varying levels of difficulty. For each correct answer, the website will donate one grain of rice. Have your students play Free Rice when they finish early and keep track of how much rice your students have contributed to combat hunger. 
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Free Typing GamesFree Typing Games
Is the premiere site to play free typing games, lessons, and tests.  Our Typing Tutor is the best way to learn to type.  No downloads, installations or registration required.
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IXL – Math and Language ArtsIXL – Math and Language Arts
IXL provides comprehensive, standards-aligned math and language arts practice for K–12. IXL provides unlimited practice in more than 4000 math and language arts lessons.
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Librarians Internet Database   Librarians Internet Database   
Find websites you and your students can trust in this directory that has been compiled by librarians.
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Mel TeensMel Teens
Life moves fast! Between school, sports, work, and socializing there's not much time left for researching information. Luckily, we have done the research for you. Quickly locate homework help, good reads, college information, and other issues that impact your life.
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Newsela  Newsela   
Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that’s always relevant: daily news.  Connect to CCSS and leveled content for inclusion classrooms.
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TweenTribuneTweenTribune   
The daily news sites for kids, tweens and teens – where you’ll find the most compelling, relevant and interesting news.  Stories are selected by professional journalists working closely with teens, tweens and teachers.
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