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Links

Research Links
Reliable Online Resources

Contains a list of links to credible online sources for students to use for research.

http://www.fpctx.edu/Students/Documents/Reliable%20online%20resources.pdf

Citation Machine

Reference generator to help students cite sources of information for research.

http://www.citationmachine.net

Brain Pop

Source of informational links and educational games.

http://www.brainpop.com/

The Library of Congress American Memory Project

Great source for American History articles.

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

PBS

PBS Resources

http://www.pbs.org/

Was slavery the basis of freedom in colonial America?
Emancipation Proclamation

National Archives

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/

Slavery Population Distrubution Maps

Library of Congress - Distribution Maps of Slavery Populations

http://www.loc.gov/collection/civil-war-maps/?q=slavery

Civil War Resources

Library of Congress - Resources related to the Civil War

http://www.loc.gov/search/?q=civil+war

Smithsonian Civil War Collection

Smithsonian Institution - Collection of Civil War Resources and Artifacts

http://www.civilwar.si.edu/resources.html

Slavery and the Making of America

PBS - Timeline of Events pertaining to slavery in America

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/timeline/

The Declaration of Independence
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html

Blacks and The American Revolution
http://www2.coloradocollege.edu/Dept/HY/HY243Ruiz/Research/revolution.html

Africans in America - The Revolutionary War

PBS - Africans in America - The Revolutionary War

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2narr4.html

"Billy and James: Choices Facing African Americans during the Revolutionary War"

Video:  "Billy and James: Choices Facing African Americans during the Revolutionary War"

The video outlines "Dunmore's Proclamation" - 1775, "Mann Page's Petition on behalf of Billy" - 1781, and the "Petition on behalf of James Lafayette" - 1786.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUlWfgsJzM0

Slavery and the American Revolution

Video by Dr. Katherine Bankole-Medina

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpCTMmpJxNs

Slavery and the American Revolution: Part 1 & 2

Video by: Karen Hockemeyer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xGywBEqZMM

Rough Draft of The Declaration of Independence

PBS - Rough Draft of The Declaration of Independence

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2h33t.html

Math Links
Khan Academy

Learn any math concept easily following step-by-step videos.

https://www.khanacademy.org/

Multiplication with Fingers

Multiply 6's - 10's using your fingers.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieX9UlD087c

Fast Multiplication - Trick 5

Multiply large numbers quickly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7EOSApApw4

Chinese Method of Multiplication

Another way to lay out multiplication problems.  The "Lattice" or "Lettuce" Method.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n97nmGGlBf4

Solving Linear Absolute Value Equations & Inequalities
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC4bRSQetvQ

Classify Polygons
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeUIb41IHj4&feature=youtu.be

Compound Interest Calculator
http://math.about.com/library/blcompoundinterest.htm

Compound Interest Formula: THE EASY WAY!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSIBoQlJ6AA

Scientific Calculator
https://air.tds.airast.org/student/Scripts/Calculator/TDSCalculator.html?mode=ScientificInv

Graphing Calculator
https://air.tds.airast.org/student/Scripts/Calculator/TDSCalculator.html?mode=ScientificInv,GraphingInv,Regression

Slope and Rate of Change

Khan Academy Lesson

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/linear-equations-and-inequalitie/slope-and-intercepts/v/slope-of-a-line

Perimeter & Area: The Basics

Khan Academy Lesson - Begins with the basics and carrie into circumference.

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/geometry/basic-geometry/perimeter_area_tutorial/v/perimeter-and-area-basics

Circumference

Khan Academy Video Lesson

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/basic-geo/basic-geo-area-perimeter/basic-geo-area-circumference/v/circumference-from-area

Classifying Triangles

Khan Academy Video Lesson

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-fourth-grade-math/cc-4th-geometry-topic/cc-4th-classifying-shapes/v/scalene-isosceles-equilateral-acute-right-obtuse

Finding Rational Zeros
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJIgO0T5Wi8

The Magic of Fibonacci Numbers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjSHVDfXHQ4

Desmos Graphing Calculator
https://www.desmos.com/calculator

Foreign Language
Babelfish

Free Online Translator

http://www.babelfish.com/

ALT Keyboard Codes

ALT + Codes to type special characters.

http://www.tedmontgomery.com/tutorial/altchrc.html

Science
Biogeochemical Cycles Parody

Biogeochemical Cycles - Parody of "You And I" by Lady Gaga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSYOM47STHA

Velocity & Momentum

YouTube Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeghIiIj8yk

Newton's Laws of Motion & Forces

YouTube Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYVMlmL0BPQ

Ecosystems and Biomes

YouTube Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTaWsFct32g

Conduction, Convection, & Radiation

YouTube Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y3mfAGVn1c

Literacy Links
Literary Devices

Definition and Examples of Literary Terms

http://literarydevices.net/

Biodiversity & Conservation WebQuest
The Green Belt Movement
http://www.greenbeltmovement.org/

NobelPrize.org
http://www.nobelprize.org/

United Nations
http://www.un.org/en/

The World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/

U.S. History
Reconstruction

Crash Course U.S. History - "Reconstruction"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nowsS7pMApI

Civics
The Cold War

Crash Course History - "The Cold War"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C72ISMF_D0

The End of The Cold War

Crash Course History - "The End of The Cold War"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-K19rVDxoM

 
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