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4th Grade Connections

Kids Friendly Search Engines

Don't depend on Google - it is not a source it is a search engine! Try any of these kid friendly search engines!

www.kidsclick.org    - designed by librarians for kids

http://www.kidrex.org/   - powered by Google Custom Search

www.askkids.com/   designed exclusively for young people ages 6 to 12.

www.ipl.org/   resources from the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII) websites

http://www.kigose.com/   Kigose is a multiple search engine specifically designed for students (kids and teenagers) in primary and secondary schools. It can search the web, images, videos, dictionary, games, and many other categories from other websites.

Food Chains & Decomposers

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/foodchain/foodchain.htm      Learn about Food Chains, Decomposers and more.

Click here to play the Producers, Consumers, Decomposers Game

http://www.geography4kids.com/files/land_foodchain.html    Geography 4 Kids site all about food chain - check it out!

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/frogs/chain_reaction/index.cfm    EcoKids presents Chain Reaction - build a food chain!

Websites about rocks, minerals & gems

Mineralogy for kids

MINERALS MATTER - How to identify minerals

ALIEN JUICE BAR - Learn the properties of acids & bases by testing the properties of different juices on various aliens at your Alien Juice Bar. Try to Try  keep your customers happy, not sick. Try mixing drinks to see what works well and what doesn't.                          

INTRODUCTION TO THE ROCK CYCLE - Brought to you by the BBC