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View Resource GeoGame

The online interactive GeoGame activity is provided by globalschoolnet.org. The game is intended to have students learn geography terms, learn how to read and interpret maps, and increase awareness of geographical and cultural diversity. After registering for free, users get to choose games that contain international, United States, Canadian, or seasonal questions. The games, which aren't easy,...

http://www.globalschoolnet.org/geogame/
View Resource Multiflyer

Multiflyer is an interactive game "for anyone who is trying to learn or 'brush up on' their multiplication." The user is in a virtual space ship and is faced with several missions on the moon, Mars, the asteroid belt, and more. To advance to each subsequent mission, the correct coordinates need to be calculated. This is where multiplication is necessary, and the user is provided with an excellent...

http://www.gdbdp.com/multiflyer/
View Resource Foodweb Kerplunk

This educational game produced by the Yale Center for Computational Ecology offers a highly interactive and engaging way to get a feel for the complex interrelationships of food webs. In Foodweb Kerplunk, the user plays the part of a town council member in suburban California, trying to protect native chaparral wildlife against the pressures of urban sprawl. Although Foodweb Kerplunk is designed...

http://gingerbooth.com/coursewareCBC/ms/
View Resource Space Sense

Another great resource from the University of Michigan's Windows to the Universe Web site is the new Space Science activity. This interactive space trivia game tests your knowledge of space trivia with the goal to boost your rocket ship out of the atmosphere with correct answers. As with other Windows to the Universe resources, users get to choose the difficulty level they'd like to play and even...

https://www.windows2universe.org?page=/games/space_sense_int...
View Resource SciZone

The online companion to the Ontario Science Center museum offers the SciZone Web site for kids that contains some interesting and unique learning materials. Visitors will find educational games such as mixing colors, a list of lab experiments that includes growing rock candy, a Where's the Science section that attempts to describe how science can be found in the weirdest places, and several other...

https://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/ScienceNow/
View Resource Element Hangman

The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, known as the Jefferson Lab, is funded by the Office of Science for the US Department of Energy. Its corresponding Web site and educational offerings include the interactive Element Hangman game. This simple exercise requires kids to enter the correct letters of an element before all ten pieces of the animated figure are gone. However, the...

https://education.jlab.org/elementhangman/index.html
View Resource Online Multi-User Environments

Online communities have existed since the inception of the World Wide Web, and before that, in the form of bulletin board systems. New technologies are making them much more advanced than the original text interfaces, creating virtual meeting places where users can congregate in a more personal atmosphere. These developments are popularizing online multi-user environments for business,...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0425
View Resource Fun Brain

FunBrain.com is provided by the Family Education Network, which is described as the Web's leading source of educational content; resources; and shopping for parents, teachers, and kids. Offering separate areas for kids, teachers, and parents, the Web site provides educational games, quizzes, homework help, and more. Science subjects covered include elements, colors of light, astronomy, chemistry,...

https://www.funbrain.com/
View Resource National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Lessons & Resources

This website is an excellent resource for math teachers teaching any age and level of students. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), "support[s] teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students through vision, leadership, professional development and research." Visitors interested in making math fun will certainly want to read the lead...

https://www.nctm.org/resources/
View Resource Creative Chemistry [last profiled in the Scout Report on January 23, 2004]

Persons with a penchant for benzene rings, organic chemistry, and other related matters will find the Creative Chemistry a welcome addition to their references. The site collects hundreds of worksheets, teaching notes, and interactive quizzes for educators to use as they see fit. The site is maintained by Nigel Saunders, who has a biochemistry doctorate from the University of York, and includes...

Screenshot for Creative Chemistry [last profiled in the Scout Report on January 23, 2004]
https://www.creative-chemistry.org.uk/
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