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Tuesday, 08 November 2016 00:00

Scholastic News Election 2016

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Scholastic's interactive site supports the robust election coverage that's delivered in the Scholastic News magazines, as well as the activities in the Election Skills workbooks. Students visiting this site will learn about the election process, get up-to-date news, see the latest results on interactive maps, vote in polls, and read news from the campaign trail from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 00:00

iRadeo

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iRadeo is a free online radio streaming service. Just create a station, upload your audio files, add the embed code to your site, and iRadeo will stream your tracks. Set up a schedule in advance, or let users skip through songs. This could be used for classroom podcasting, or sharing students' oral projects.

Monday, 07 November 2016 00:00

Code Studio

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Code Studio is a site for teaching programming fundamentals using an engaging and hands-on Scratch-based interface. Students progress through the lessons and apply prior knowledge to new coding problems. Different types of lessons are available for all ages of students 4 and up.

Sunday, 06 November 2016 00:00

Government for Kids

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This site from the U.S. Government contains great information on topics for elementary students about how our government is organized, how bills are passed, and how elections work.

Saturday, 05 November 2016 00:00

Space Engine

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Space Engine is a free space simulation program that lets you explore the universe in three dimensions, from planet Earth to the most distant galaxies. Areas of the known universe are represented using actual astronomical data, while regions uncharted by astronomy are generated procedurally. Millions of galaxies, trillions of stars, countless planets -- all available for exploration. You can land any planet, moon or asteroid and watch alien landscapes and celestial phenomena. You can even pilot starships and atmospheric shuttles.

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:00

The Great War

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A YouTube channel dedicated to week-by-week video narrations of World War I. Learn about World War I history through these informative sessions hosted by Indiana Neidell.

Friday, 04 November 2016 00:00

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

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How far would you have to travel to reach the Earth's core? And what would you see along the way? Discover what lies beneath with this interactive site from the BBC.

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Stuff in Space

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A real-time 3d diagram of all the stuff in space around our planet. Click different objects to see the current positions of satellites, debris, etc., which shuttle launch they came from, their orbital velocities, and other interesting facts.

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:00

U.S. Presidential Audio Recordings

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The Voices of American Presidents have been captured by audio pioneers since the early days of sound recording. The invention of Edison's phonograph ushered in a new era of "recorded" history, beginning with President Benjamin Harrison in the late nineteenth century to the present day administration. The MSU Vincent Voice Library is working to preserve over 100 years of historical spoken word recordings like those of the U.S. Presidents, and is pleased to share these sound samples from its collection.

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