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There are some units/lesson plans that are good for gifted and high ability students that are not self directed lessons for students to complete on computer. You will need to print these units for children or use them for your class in the computer lab.
The web also contains thousands of excellent lesson plans
that can be used all students including high ability and gifted students. Think
about using these lessons with your class. You can find those resources here.
Virtual Polyhedra and the World (7-12) "Using Web resources, students will study the complex geometric structures that are called polyhedra. Students will examine online models, create three-dimensional paper models, and view photographic, graphic, and animated examples of polyhedra."
More Math Activities from wNetSchool
MathStories.com (K-8) For $12.00 a year you can have access to 5,000 story problems.
Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (K-12) The electronic resources on this site are marvelous. You can teach many math principles from describing and analyzing patterns (Pre K-2) to learning the properties of vectors (9-12) by using these online tools.
English Language Arts Activities from wNetSchool
How Big? How Small? (7-12) "Using a variety of Web resources relating to the solar system and microworlds, students will explore the Internet and note occurrences of objects and measurements that are very, very small and very, very large."
Ah Choo! (5-8) "Students use the Internet to find and compare illnesses that they have had or that they have heard about in the media."
Other Science Activities from wNetSchool
Living on Your Own--Let's Estimate the Cost! (7-8) "This lesson is a fun way to review basic math skills, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, finding averages, and working with percentages. More importantly, it shows how these skills are applied to real-life situations that are of particular interest to this age group."
Stonehenge: Solving Ancient Mysteries (7-12) "Students learn about archeologists and anthropologists and the tools and methods they use to gather and interpret scientific evidence."
This Just In! Niles Network News Update (4-6) "Students will conduct research on the large number of engineering, scientific, architectural and artistic contributions of the ancient Egyptians. They will share their findings by producing a TV news broadcast presentation."
More Social Studies Activities from wNetSchool
Technology Education Activities from wNetSchool
National Geographic Xpeditions You can find great activities here meeting all social studies standards. Some of the self directed ones will be found in the students section of a different place.
I Spy Students
can use I Spy online to improve their attention to detail.
Puzzlemaker With Puzzlemaker teachers and students can make all kinds of puzzles.
Cool Math 4 Kids Fun games and activities!
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