The Kids Should See This

The Kid Should See This is an unprecedented collection of 4,300+ kid-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home. And thanks to our members, it’s free for everyone.

Explore the World!

Live Space Station Tracking Map

The tracker (top map) shows where the Space Station is right now and its path 90 minutes ago (-1.5 hr) and 90 minutes ahead (+1.5 hr). The dark overlay indicates where it is nighttime in the world. The map of Earth below the tracker shows where the Space Station is flying directly above.

APRIL SMITH’S TECHNOLOGY CLASS

This is my friend, April Smith’s amazing website! She has some wonderful resources. We taught together at Moody Middle School and I had the privilege of teaching all three of her children. She is a fabulous teacher, now teaching in Trussville, and you will find so many wonderful resources here!

Learn computer science. Change the world

FREE resource to teachers and parents. Parents, if your child is not associated with a school account, it gives you an option to sign in as a teacher (homeschool) and then you can add your children as student. Trust me-I used this for years and it is a wonderful resource!

10+ Social Emotional Activities for Home

Simple and fun non-screen activities that children can do at home

Short Story Exploration

To help those affected by school closure, Lisa Van Gemert is offering a free online secondary ELA class! It begins Monday, March 16th, and it will go for two weeks (through the 27th). She will be live streaming on my YouTube channel at 12pmC. This will be a short story unit appropriate for 7th – 12th graders. All are welcome. Get details & story list/links here: http://bit.ly/mrsvan-ela

JUST IN TIME: 20 Terrific FREE Content Resources

The Space Place

Geeky Yet Cool Animal Videos

Energy Skate Park

Famous Architects

http://architect.architecture.sk

Handout and Rubric- Famous Architects

Design

Design Squad

Design Squad

Design a Roller Coaster

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Design a Wig
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Flight Simulator

http://www.airspacemag.com/panoramas/lockheed-sr-71a-1-180952064/?no-ist

http://www.childrensmuseum.org/csi/flightadventures/

http://johnbenzies.com/flightsim/

http://howthingsfly.si.edu/media/how-wings-work

http://howthingsfly.si.edu/media/forces-flight?skipintro=true

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bring-science-home-paper-planes-drag/

http://www.education.gov.ab.ca/ltb/resource/

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/nature/can-dinosaur-glide.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/wright/airb-flash.html

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/how-orbits-work/en/

How paper airplanes fly:
http://gatelcusd.weebly.com/uploads/2/6/0/2/26020511/whatmakespaperairplanefly.pdf

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/what-makes-paper-airplanes-fly

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bring-science-home-paper-planes-drag/

https://www.brainpop.com/games/csiflightadventuresflightschool/