Emerson Elementary School

4th Grade Links

State Research

Subscription Databases

Grolier Online Encyclopedia http://go.grolier.com 

Select America the Beautiful

Culturegrams http://online.culturegrams.com

Select States Edition

Encyclopedia Britannica http://www.school.eb.com/elementary

Select World Atlas - United States

Free Online Resources

America’s Story from America’s Library http://www.americaslibrary.gov/es/

Enchanted Learning http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/

FactMonster http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0108209.html

Includes advertising. Ignore ads that pop up on the sides of the page. 

KidRex http://www.kidrex.org/

Wilson and Ditch Digging America http://pbskids.org/wilsonandditch/cities/

Includes a video and “blog” entry for 20 cities from across the United States. 


State ResearchState Landmark QR Code Project

National Park Service - Plan Your Adventure http://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm#CP_JUMP_4896958

Use the link above to identify landmarks in your state and choose one you will "visit" for your QR code quiz. 

Britannica Image Quest http://quest.eb.com/

Use the link above to access Britannica ImageQuest where you can search for a photo of your state's landmark. 


Prezi: Plagiarism and Citing Sources 



Biome Research

Kids Do Ecology http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/index.html

Click on the name of the biome you are studying in the box halfway down the page. The link will take you to a full article on your biome.

Missouri Botanical Garden http://www.mbgnet.net/index.html

Click on the image for the biome you are studying. Once, on the page, click on the links at the left to learn more! 


Biome Research


Pics4Learning.com http://www.pics4learning.com/

Search for images of your biome and/or animals living in your biome by keyword. 


Biome Extras


Click here to complete a survey about this project. 

Build a Biome http://switchzoo.com/games/buildabiome.htm

Click on this link to play a the Build a Biome game and test your biome knowledge! 


Internet Safety Comic Strip

Create a digital version of your internet safety comic strip. Click on the link below to begin!