Urban Programs Resource Network

Links and Reviews for Schools Online

The following 65 sites have linked to our Schools Online website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.


Education World Best of 2000
http://www.educationworld.com/awards/past/2000/r0600-07.shtml
"Let Squirmin' Herman guide your students through his underground world or Detective LePlant lead them on an exploration of the mysteries of plant science. Walk in My Shoes will give students an appreciation of what it means to grow old. Other themes include Character Education ; Incubation and Embryology; Natural Resources, the Environment, and Ecosystems; Sports and Nutrition; and Apples & More, a collection of cross-curricular activities about apples. Teachers will find lesson plans and a variety of educational activities for each theme. Also included is Helping Children Succeed in School, a section for parents and caregivers on just that."


Pacific Bell Knowledge Network Hot Sites 2001
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/hotsites01.html
"One of our past Blue Web'n winners, The Great Plant Escape, came from this source. Now, there are units targeting different grades and disciplines. Need to know about Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Walk in My Shoes, as they participate in a variety of activities that increase awareness of aging, the human body, and the role of senior citizens in society. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection."

42 Explore 2
http://www.42explore2.com/character.htm

Adult Learning Center (Williston, ND)
http://www.adultlearningcenter.com/Links.htm

AFS
http://afsweb.afs.org/links.nsf/dd5cab6801f1723585256474005327c8/5e44b76d41682f6385256659005141ec

AResearchGuide.com
http://www.aresearchguide.com/webquests.html

Arizona Department of Education
http://www.ade.az.gov/students/science.asp

AT&T Education
http://www.kn.att.com/wired/bluewebn/contentarea.cfm?cid=7
"One of our past Blue Web'n winners, "The Great Plant Escape" came from this source. Now, there are units targeting different grades and disciplines. Need to know about Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Walk in My Shoes, as they participate in a variety of activities that increase awareness of aging, the human body, and the role of senior citizens in society. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection."

AT&T Education
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/contentarea.cfm?cid=7&atid=2
"One of our past Blue Web'n winners, "The Great Plant Escape" came from this source. Now, there are units targeting different grades and disciplines. Need to know about Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Walk in My Shoes, as they participate in a variety of activities that increase awareness of aging, the human body, and the role of senior citizens in society. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection."

AT&T Education
http://www.kn.sbc.com/wired/bluewebn/contentarea.cfm?cid=11&atid=2
"One of our past Blue Web'n winners, "The Great Plant Escape" came from this source. Now, there are units targeting different grades and disciplines. Need to know about Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Walk in My Shoes, as they participate in a variety of activities that increase awareness of aging, the human body, and the role of senior citizens in society. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection."

AT&T Education
http://www.filamentality.org/wired/bluewebn/updates_list.cfm?year=2001&month=3
"One of our past Blue Web'n winners, "The Great Plant Escape" came from this source. Now, there are units targeting different grades and disciplines. Need to know about Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Walk in My Shoes, as they participate in a variety of activities that increase awareness of aging, the human body, and the role of senior citizens in society. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection."

BRINT Institute
http://portal.brint.com/cgi-bin/getit/web.pl/Reference/Education/K_through_12/School_Improvement/Character_Education/
"Cultivating knowledge for purposeful living, students learn through literature, art, humanities, and throughout the existing school curriculum the benefits and consequences of behavior."

California Regional Environmental Education Community
http://www.creec.org/region1/stories/storyReader$48
"A website for K–12 educators that features brief text or animated presentations on such topics as planting and tending gardens; incorporating 4–H projects in the classroom; and helping students become more aware of how plants, animals, and humans interact with ecosystems. Some activities are available on CD-ROM and in Spanish."

Chicago Public Library
http://cpl.lib.uic.edu/008subject/003cya/teacher.html
"University of Illinois Extension offers activities/lesson plans loosely based on their services: horticulture (apples, worms), the environment, aging, and character building (4-H and character education.)"

Chicago Public Library
http://www.chipublib.org/008subject/003cya/teacher.html
"University of Illinois Extension offers activities/lesson plans loosely based on their services: horticulture (apples, worms), the environment, aging, and character building (4-H and character education.)"

Cloverdale Junior High School
http://www.lcschools.org/cloverdale/_private/Teachers/PLATO/labfavorites.htm

Colman-Egan High School
http://vl001.k12.sd.us/Colman-Egan%20School%20Kids%20and%20Careers.htm

Colman-Egan High School (Colman, SD)
http://vl001.k12.sd.us/Colman-Egan School Kids and Careers.htm

eBasedPrevention
http://www.ebasedprevention.org/modules.asp?id=715&module=40

Education Index
http://www.educationindex.com/educator/
"Produced by the University of Illinois Extension Service, this site offers teacher and student resources in several interesting areas: an interactive plant science curriculum for 4th and 5th graders, a sports and nutrition unit, character education activities, a newsletter, links, and more."

Education World (lesson planning article)
http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson309.shtml

EELink
http://eelink.net/eeactivities-downloadable.html
"Website for K–12 educators that features brief text or animated presentations on such topics as planting & tending gardens; incorporating 4–H projects in the classroom; & helping students become more aware of how plants, animals, & humans interact with ecosystems. Some activities are available on CD-ROM & in Spanish. Rating: (3/5)"

EELink
http://eelink.net/studentenvironmentaleducationsites.html
"Website for K–12 educators that features brief text or animated presentations on such topics as planting & tending gardens; incorporating 4–H projects in the classroom; & helping students become more aware of how plants, animals, & humans interact with ecosystems. Some activities are available on CD-ROM & in Spanish. Visits: 909 (~22.9/month) Rating:3 stars (3.00/1 reviews) Date Added: 7-29-2003"

EELink
http://eelink.net/eeactivities-schoolyardecology.html
"Website for K–12 educators that features brief text or animated presentations on such topics as planting & tending gardens; incorporating 4–H projects in the classroom; & helping students become more aware of how plants, animals, & humans interact with ecosystems. Some activities are available on CD-ROM & in Spanish."

Elmhurst Public Library
http://www.elmhurst.lib.il.us/teachers/websites.html?printvers=yes
"A colorful, user friendly site that will appeal to children as well as educators. The University of Illinois Extension offers activities and lesson plans based on horticulture (apples, worms), the environment, aging, and character building."

e-Tutor
http://www.e-tutor.com/eNews/issue0305/

i Keep Bookmarks
http://www.ikeepbookmarks.com/showall.asp?folder=42188

Illinois Community College Board
http://www.iccb.state.il.us/mentor/resources/links.html
"site provided by the University of Illinois Extension."

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/browse/mas8800/
"Use these online activities from the University of Illinois to explore science concepts such as weather, plant life, natural resources, insects and animals past and present. The activities are also available in Spanish."

James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School (Arlington Heights, IL)
http://www.riley.d21.k12.il.us/online_classrooms/classrooms_1.html

Kansas Public Library
http://www.kckpl.lib.ks.us/schlagle/lessons/LESSONS.HTM
"a variety of lessons and activities in different disciplines."

KN
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/hot.cfm?year=2001
"One of our past Blue Web'n winners, "The Great Plant Escape" came from this source. Now, there are units targeting different grades and disciplines. Need to know about Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Walk in My Shoes, as they participate in a variety of activities that increase awareness of aging, the human body, and the role of senior citizens in society. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection."

Knowledge Network Explorer
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/contentarea.cfm?cid=7
"http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/SchoolsOnline/index.html One of our past Blue Web'n winners, "The Great Plant Escape" came from this source. Now, there are units targeting different grades and disciplines. Need to know about Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Walk in My Shoes, as they participate in a variety of activities that increase awareness of aging, the human body, and the role of senior citizens in society. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection. (added 3/2/01)"

Knowledge Network Explorer
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/updates_list.cfm?year=2001
"One of our past Blue Web'n winners, "The Great Plant Escape" came from this source. Now, there are units targeting different grades and disciplines. Need to know about Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Walk in My Shoes, as they participate in a variety of activities that increase awareness of aging, the human body, and the role of senior citizens in society. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection."

Knowledge.com
http://directory.knowledge.com/reference/education/k_through_12/school_improvement/character_education
"Cultivating knowledge for purposeful living, students learn through literature, art, humanities, and throughout the existing school curriculum the benefits and consequences of behavior."

Librarians' Internet Index
http://www.lii.org/pub/subtopic/4983
"A searchable collection of study units for both students and teachers. Areas include plant science, incubation and embryology, worm anatomy, natural resources and the environment, apples, aging, sports and nutrition, and social development. From the University of Illinois Extension."

Librarians' Internet Index
http://www.lii.org/pub/subtopic/122
"A searchable collection of study units for both students and teachers. Areas include plant science, incubation and embryology, worm anatomy, natural resources and the environment, apples, aging, sports and nutrition, and social development. From the University of Illinois Extension."

LookSmart's Furl
http://www.furl.net/members/scorpio28/Education

Los Angeles County Office of Education
http://teams.lacoe.edu/DOCUMENTATION/support/carole/cyberscoop/june2002.html
"The University of Illinois Extension provides lots of helpful links to assist teachers integrating technology and Illinois state standards in classrooms. Some of the featured links include weather, environment, character education, embryology, trees, gardening, sports and nutrition."

Maryland Center for Character Education
http://www.mdctrcharacter.org/links.shtml

McGraw Hill
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/007249199x/student_view0/chapter12/taking_it_to_the_net.html

Ms. Stackhouse's Online Classroom
http://www.sctboces.org/toolbox/template.cfm?ID=641&P=LP&L=1736&T=Crossroads

National Education Telecommunications Network
http://www.netn.net/20113.htm

National Education Telecommunications Network
http://www.netn.net/14.htm

National Education Telecommunications Network
http://www.netn.net/14113.htm

National Science Teachers Association
http://science.nsta.org/enewsletter/2003-07/news_stories_elementary.htm
"Schools Online, website for K–12 educators that features brief text or animated presentations on such topics as planting and tending gardens; incorporating 4–H projects in the classroom; and helping students become more aware of how plants, animals, and humans interact with ecosystems. The site also contains presentations on character education, parental involvement, and sports and nutrition."

National Science Teachers' Association
http://science.nsta.org/enewsletter/2003-07/news_stories_middle.htm
"Schools Online, website for K–12 educators that features brief text or animated presentations on such topics as planting and tending gardens; incorporating 4–H projects in the classroom; and helping students become more aware of how plants, animals, and humans interact with ecosystems. The site also contains presentations on character education, parental involvement, and sports and nutrition. It is located at: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/SchoolsOnline/index.html."

North American Association for Environmental Education
http://eelink.net/classroomresources-directories.html
"Website for K–12 educators that features brief text or animated presentations on such topics as planting & tending gardens; incorporating 4–H projects in the classroom; & helping students become more aware of how plants, animals, & humans interact with ecosystems. Some activities are available on CD-ROM & in Spanish."

Northside Independent School District
http://www.nisd.net/bilingualesl/resources/links.htm

Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution & Conflict Management
http://www.state.oh.us/cdr/schools/resourcescm.htm

Poway Unified School District (Poway, CA)
http://powayusd.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/projects/EdTechCentral/onlineTour.htm
"Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout guide students through the mysteries of plant science in this interactive curriculum for 4th and 5th grade students."

Precious Heart
http://www.preciousheart.net/Main_Archives/Links_Folder/SUPER_List_Character.htm

Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District
http://www.pwswcd.org/Teachers/Envir%20Ed%20on%20the%20Web.htm
"A website for K-12 educators that features brief text or animated presentations on topics dealing with ecosystems"

PsychLinks
http://www.psychlinks.ca/pages/education.htm

Richmond Public Schools - Onslow Minnis
http://www.richmond.k12.va.us/schools/minnis/Onslow%20Minnis/Osnlow%20Minnis%20Revised/Student%20Resources.htm

School Sat
http://www.schoolsat.net/teachers/useful_sites.htm
"American site with a lot of information about projects and activities. For students, teachers and parents."

Sherman (TX) Intermedia School District
http://www.shermanisd.net/Instruction/online_lessons_sites.htm
"There are a variety of units targeting different grades and disciplines at this site. Some of the unit titles are Incubation and Embryology, The Adventures of Herman (the worm), and Apples and More. Let students Go Out on a Limb with Maria as she and her friends show how to resolve problems in getting along with others. High school athletes will like the information found in Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection."

Spring Hill School
http://usd230.k12.ks.us/usd230/es/COLT/science.html

Stanford University - SULAIR
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/swain/nsflibnews/2001/stan010313.html

Suny Cortland
http://www.cortland.edu/character/websites.html

Teacher Quality Collaborative (University of South Carolina)
http://tqc.ed.sc.edu/resources.html

Teacher Web
http://teacherweb.com/TX/Cadwallader/CChavez/wqr3.stm

Trenton Public Schools
http://www.trenton.k12.nj.us/stokes/computer_class.htm

Tripod Personal page
http://members.tripod.com/exworthy/science.htm

US Department of Education
http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/cfapps/free/displaydate.cfm?yr=1999
"Schools Online offers K-12 science, environmental, and character education activities. Join Squirmin' Herman the Worm in his underground world, or assist Detective LePlant as he explores the mysteries of plant science. There are lesson plans and activities for teachers on incubation and embryology. (University of Illinois Extension, supported by Department of Agriculture)"

 

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