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SOL Practice Tests

Jefferson Lab - Virginia SOLs On-line practice tests in math, science and technology: Math 2 - Geometry; Science 3 - Chemistry and Earth Science; Technology 8

Science:
Matter
Space
Weather

Virginia Studies:
Early history to 1861

Early history to 1861 part 2
Post Civil War


Multi-Disciplinary

I Know That - online activities and games: math, language arts, science, social studies, the arts, and more. Grades K - 6
Mr. Nussbaum - excellent site with online activities and quizzes. Written by a teacher. Covers: math, language arts, science and social studies. Many activities are similar to those found on SOL tests. Many activities are interdisciplinary. Grades K - 8
Sheppard Software - online activities and games: math, social studies, health, science, geography, and more. Also includes free program downloads, examples: SAT/GRE prep, World Geography, College Admissions Predictor, Brain Builder - Math, Algebra One-on-One, Math Function (Algebra) and many more. Grades K - 12
Professor Garfield - Home of Comics Lab Extreme and many other educational activities: music, art, reading, writing, Brain Buster word games and many more. Also includes a Teacher's Lounge with free, standards-based learning materials.


Language Arts

Grammar and Punctuation - interactive site with activities on parts of speech and punctuation
Reading (Mighty Book) - learn to read through on-line stories, songs, jokes, and more
Reading (Beginning) - match words with their pictures, coloring pages to print
Spelling -interactive site with activities on homophones, synonyms, prefixes, suffixes, and much more
Classic Fun Brain - on-line activities covering many language arts skills. Students receive a score after completing each activity and instant feedback throughout.

Math

Regents Algebra Instructional materials, study guides, quizzes, tests and games.
Regents Geometry Study guides, practice exams, quizzes and interactive practice.
Regents Algebra II & Trig Study guides, practice exams, quizzes and interactive practice.
Algebra - free software to download from Sheppard Software. Algebra One-on-One and Math Function Mania (one variable).
Regents Math Mathematical reasoning, numbers and numeration, operations, modeling/multiple representations, measurement, uncertainty, patterns and functions: instructions, study guides, practice tests, etc.
Fractions - halves and quarters, on-line activity
Fractions 2 - on-line fraction lesson with instant student feedback
Fractions 3 - on-line activities and games from PBS Kids
Fractions 4 - on-line activities and games
Math Playground - elementary and middle school on-line math activities and games
Measurement - on-line activity, 2 students compete placing animals on a scale by weight. Careful, too much weight and the scale tips!
Multiplication
- activities, games, teacher resources
Number Nut - activities, games, lessons
Prime Time Math - free software to download from Sheppard Software--primes, composites, odd, even, etc.
Problem Solving - Brain Builder -- free software to download from Sheppard Software. Ages 4 - 12.
Classic Fun Brain - on-line activities covering many math skills. Students receive a score after completing each activity and instant feedback throughout.


Science

Biology 4 Kids - cells, microorganisms, plants, invertebrates, vertebrates, animals systems in kid-friendly language
Regents Chemistry Online exams, study materials, practice questions.
Chemistry - matter, atoms, elements, reactions, biochemistry and more in kid-friendly language
Regents Earth Science Instructional materials, study guides, practice tests,
Earth Science - earth structure, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, BGC cycles, climates in kid-friendly language
Force and Gravity - EdHeads on-line interactive site teaches children about compound machines, force and gravity. Includes lesson plans and worksheets.
Physics - motion, heat, electricity, light, and more in kid-friendly language
Physics - Bridge the Gap -- use physics to build a bridge. Download this game from NOVA.
Physics - Destroy the Castle -- use physics to demolish a medieval castle. Download this game from NOVA.
Simple and Compound Machines - EdHeads on-line interactive site teaches children all about simple machines. Includes lesson plans and worksheets.
Space - universe, galaxies, stars, systems, solar system and exploration in kid-friendly language
Water Cycle - animated explanation of the water cycle
Weather - EdHeads on-line interactive site teaches children all about weather symbols and maps and has them predicting the weather for three day periods. Includes lesson plans and worksheets.


Social Studies

Regents US History
Econopolis - All about economics written for kids by kids. Includes interactive quizzes.
Egypt - Pharaoh's Obelisk --virtual tour of all things ancient Egypt from PBS and NOVA.
Geography for Kids - interactive, on-line text in kid-friendly language.
Geography-Oceans and Continents -- online, interactive games locating continents and oceans.
Jamestown Adventure - students act as leader of the colony and make decisions impacting colony's outcome. See Social Studies page for a coordinating lesson plan and worksheet.
Lewis and Clark online adventure from National Geographic.
Mali - Interactive on-line quiz.
Maps - Geonet -- online game teaching maps skills for grades 4 and up.
Pyramids - PBS/NOVA, all about pyramids. Includes videos and virtual tours.
Rome - Roman Baths --virtual tours, information and online activities from NOVA.
United States Government - Ben's Guide for Kids is organized by grade levels so text and content are appropriate and accessible. Grades K - 12
Kids Past - World History for kids
The Story of Virginia Produced by the Virginia Historical Society and organized by major time periods.
Virginia and the Civil War Produced by a Virginia School district - child friendly site.

Electives



Other Stuff

Teaching Tolerance
Animoto