Learning Links: Sixth Grade

Links For Learning
Sixth Grade

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Student portfolio - SSP

Occupational Outlook Handbook
For hundreds of different types of jobs the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

Art Links

Drawing in One-Point Perspective
Step-by-step instructions for basic one-point are presented on this site.

Literature Links 

My Rules for Life
Share a fable. Create rules for your own life. An activity for the book Bud, Not Buddy.

Social Studies - Museum Links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Works of Medieval Art
The Metropolitan Museum's collection of medieval art, one of the richest in the world, encompasses the art of this long and complex period in all of its many phases, from its pre-Christian antecedents in Western Europe through the early Christian, Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic periods.

The Higgins Armory Museum
This is the only institution in the Northeast dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of arms and armor.

Science - Ocean Animal Links

Enchanted Learning - Sharks and Rays
This web site gives you basic information on sharks. At the bottom of the page are a list of specific sharks that will give you individual information on each. For rays, look at the menu on the left of your screen.

Enchanted Learning - Fish
There are a variety of fish located on this site.

San Diego Zoo
Dolphin, sea lion, whale, and sea otter information can be found at this site.

The Denver Zoo
This has extensive lists of animals in each vertebrate group. Most do not have photos available at this time but this site is still worth visiting.

Seaworld Animal Data Base
Use animal bytes to locate information on whales, sea turtles, sea otters, sea lions, the walrus, manatees, sea stars, coral, clams, sharks, rays, penguins, puffins and other types of saltwater fish.

This web site has fact sheets on the beluga whael, blue whale, bottlenosed dolphin, gray whale, monk seal, orca (killer) whale, manatee, sea otter, sea turtle, sperm whale, humpback whale and the walrus.

National Wildlife Federation
This site offers the opportunity for students to learn about the humpback whale, sea turtles, and the orca (killer) whale.

National Wildlife Federation - eNature Fact Sheets
Type in your animal and click on go. When your animal comes up click on its name. You may also find your animal by clicking on the online field guides. There are many sea animals located on this site.

Social Studies - Egyptian Links

Make Your Own Cartouche
A cartouche is a kind of nameplate. Ancient Egyptians used cartouches for kings, queens, and other high-ranking people in the kingdom. A cartouche consists of a number of different hieroglyphic symbols enclosed in a loop.

Pyramids: The Inside Story
PBS and Nova bring this excellent site to the web as a resource for teachers on pyramids. Follow along on a tour of the great pyramid, view cross sections, maps, and follow an archaeological expedition.

At the Tomb of Tutankhamen - An interactive Journey
Travel along with this virtual journey from the National Geographic, and enter the tomb as an archaeologist, looking for the site and finding the treasures for the first time.

British Museum Ancient Egypt Web site
Discover how the Egyptions lived, the Gods and Goddesses they worshipped, the process of mummification, and their Pharaohs. Explore the pyramids and temples, along with various trades.

An Egyptian Scavenger Hunt  
Students will use the Internet to find answers to a crossword puzzle in this online hunt.

Ancient Egypt - Story of the Gods and Goddesses
Students will read a story about the Egyptian gods and have a chance to explore text and artifacts for each one. They will conclude their journey at this online British Museum exhibit by taking an interactive challenge.

Science - Ancient Greek Scientists and Mathematician Links

Scientists on the Web
Biographies of world scientists.

Greek Mathematics
Articles about Greek mathematics and mathematicians.

Ancient Greek Science
Brief biographies of ancient scientists.

Ancient Epoch
Ancient philosophers and scientists

A biography of Aristotle and his teachings

Science - Astronomy Links

Students are transported to the future where they role-play NASA occupations and use scientific inquiry, as they search for and build a planet with the necessary characteristics for human habitation.

Zoom Astronomy
Discover information on the sun, moon, comets,galaxies, and a host of other information on astronomy.

Kids Astronomy
Our solar neighborhood is an exciting place. The Solar System is full of planets, moons, asteroids, comets, minor planets, and many other exciting objects. Learn about Io, the explosive moon that orbits the planet Jupiter, or explore the gigantic canyons and deserts on Mars.


Math Activities for All Ages at funbrain.com
Please select activities appropriate for your age.