Friday, August 15, 2008

Schools Online

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/schoolsonline/index.html

Additional Websites
Secret Life of Trees
Learn all about the parts of a tree and why trees are important to us!

Claude's Got the Scoop on Soil
Students learn about how soil is made, who really needs soil, and what happens to soil if you don't take care of it.

Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
Dr. Arbor teaches all about trees!

Incubation & Embryology
Teacher's guide for the 4-H Incubation and Embryology project including lesson plans, activities, and background resources.

Healthy Hopping
Jumping rope is fun and good for you, too! Learn nine different single rope stunts along with jump rope rhymes and games.

Trees Are Terrific
Travel with Pierre as you learn all about how trees are important to us!

Business of Babysitting
Want to start your own babysitting business? Visit this site to learn what you need to know to become a great babysitter!

Animals Past and Present
Lessons for elementary students about what happened to dinosaurs, and what animals lived in Illinois 65 million years ago, 10 million years ago, and today.

My First Garden
Learn how to plan, nurture and enjoy the benefits of a beautiful flower or vegetable garden.

Helping Kids Succeed in School
Helping children enjoy learning and being successful in school is an important goal for parents, other family members, and schools.

Character Education
Cultivating knowledge for purposeful living, students learn through literature, art, humanities, and throughout the existing school curriculum the benefits and consequences of behavior.

Watch Your Garden Grow
Your guide to choosing, growing, preparing and storing common vegetables.

Knowing Your World
Lessons and activities designed for 4th & 5th graders to learn about acid rain, global warming, water resources and other environmental topics.

Weather One
Lessons for elementary students about clouds, seasons, air pressure, winds, global warming, and violent weather.

Working with Youth with Special Needs
Resources for working with youth with special needs.

Just for Kids
Lots of fun websites for kids to learn everything from how worms eat garbage to how to get along with others.

Walk in My Shoes
Learn what it feels like to be older and what happens to our bodies as we age.

Sports & Nutrition: The Winning Connection
Written and designed for today's young athlete, these easy-to-use nutrition guides work well in classrooms and after-school programs.

Who Wants To Be a Parliamentarian
A fun way to learn how to run a meeting and the basics of parliamentary procedure.

School enrichment programs are 4-H projects you can use in your classroom. Click here to see programs that are available in your county.

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