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Links and Reviews for Adventures of Herman

The following 400 sites have linked to our Adventures of Herman website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.

Vermilion Parish Schools (Louisiana)
http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/3rd/homework/science/un5/science3un5.htm

4 2 Explore
http://42explore.com/worms.htm

4 2 Explore - Worms
http://42explore.com/worms.htm

42eXplore - thematic pathfinders for all ages
http://42explore.com/worms.htm
"Squirmin' Herman the earthworm is here to teach you about the history of worms, their anatomy, and other fun facts."

A 2 Z Home's Cool-Home Education
http://a2zhomeschooling.com/explore/biology_kids/animals-biology_kids/cool_earthworm_facts_kids/

A Service of School Library Journal
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA328198.html
"A delightful way to learn all about worms, guided by 'Squirmin' Herman.' This colorful site allows children to read about this creature's anatomy, diet, taxonomy, habitat, and role in nature."

About.com - Education - Homeschooling - Online Science Games - Worm Words
http://homeschooling.about.com/od/gamesscience/Online_Science_Games.htm

About.com - Education - Homeschooling - Science - Wiggly Worms - Lessons
http://homeschooling.about.com/od/learning/qt/cssciworms.htm

About.com - Homeschooing - Social Studies - Worksheets
http://homeschooling.about.com/cs/learning/qt/cshisfam.htm

Agriculture in the Classroom - National Resource Directory - Adventures of Herman the Worm
http://www.agclassroom.org/directory/search_result_details.cfm?PID=2819
"A solid, easy-to-navigate website for K-6 students."

Alberta - Agriculture and Rural Development
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agic4511

Alberta Canada - Agriculture and Food
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agic4511

Alberta Canada - Agriculture and Food
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/ba3468a2a8681f69872569d60073fde1/c21baa5ec1c4ad8687256be4006e6734!OpenDocument

AOL Hometown
http://hometown.aol.com/masterslyceum/myhomepage/garden.html
"This is a great site. It has a few errors concerning the worm cocoon but is still very interesting -especially for the younger students."

Apartment Therapy - Good Question: Best Product for Composting Under the Kitchen Sink? - Comments
http://www.re-nest.com/re-nest/gardening/good-question-best-product-for-composting-under-the-kitchen-sink-046929
"Here is a good overview and tutorial for making your own bin."

AppleSPICE Newsletter
http://homepage.mac.com/applespicemug/html/newsletters/0601news.htm
"everything you ever wanted to know about waste composting with vermiculture... real nifty for kids ( and us big kids too)"

Aprendemos na Natureza
http://www.edu.aytolacoruna.es/centros/sfxabier/veran.htm

Arkansas State University - Kindergarten Life Science Activities & Resources
http://cp.astate.edu/neapartnership/Framework%20Lessons/gradeklife.htm

Ask Yahoo Kids - Ask Earl - Science and Nature - Worms
http://kids.yahoo.com/ask_earl/11
"In the Worms category, we found a great site call the Adventures of Herman."

Auburn Public Library - General Reference - Math & Science
http://www.auburn.lib.me.us/kidslinks.html

Avon Maitland School District - Grade 3 - Science
http://www.gsc.amdsb.ca/grade3/grade3_science.htm

Back Flip
http://www.backflip.com/members/claytonlibrary/13077889/sort=0/

Back Flip
http://www.backflip.com/members/ecreagh/13162083

Back to the Basics Learning Academy - Mrs. Valencia's Favorite Science Sites
http://www.back2basicsacademy.com/sitesforscience.htm

backflip
http://www.backflip.com/members/ecreagh/13162083/page=1/sort=1

Baltic Elementary Library - Primary Activities - Awesome Animals
http://sh012.k12.sd.us/2005/primaryactivities.htm

Batavia City Schools - Elementary Science
http://www.bataviacsd.org/teaching_learning.cfm?subpage=10464

Beck's Blog - I've Got Worms!
http://beckbeck.wordpress.com/2008/06/19/

Behram House-worms
http://behrmanhouse.com/RL/worms

Bent Tree Elementary (Miami, FL)
http://benttree.dadeschools.net/librarypage/informative_web_sites.htm

Bernardston Elementary School (Bernardston, MA)
http://bernardston.pioneervalley.k12.ma.us/grade2%20links.html

Bibliotheca Alexandrina - The Library - Children's Library - Insects
http://www.bibalex.org/Libraries/Presentation/Static/13570.aspx
"Herman the worm will take you in a trip and teaches you all about worms including their history, their anatomy, what they like to eat."

Billy Bear 4 Kids
http://www.billybear4kids.com/graduation/summer/time.html

Bio-Links
http://members.lycos.nl/SparwerL/id66.htm

Bob's Place of Educational Links
http://www.bobsedulinks.com/insects.htm

BOCES 2
http://www.monroe2boces.org/programs.cfm?subpage=502
"You might also want to visit the Adventures of Herman, the redworm."

Bogue Sound Elementary:Third Grade
http://bse-ccs-nc.schoolloop.com/third

Bower Elementary School (Warrenville, IL)
http://bower.cusd200.org/resource_center/student/ThirdGrade.htm

BrainBoxx - Recommended Links - Science
http://www.brainboxx.co.uk/a4_resource/pages/Sci-box/X_LINKS.htm

BranchenDino.de
http://www.branchendino.de/dino_page_5fa7a2700467b47940e6fa19d15f6a83.html

Breton Downs Elementary-First Grade
http://breton.egrps.org/Learning-Commons/First-Grade/index.html

Brooks Elementary School - Technology - Links to Great Websites - Science/Health - 31
http://brooks.lce.schoolinsites.com/?PageName='OrganizationPage'&OrganizationID='4535'

Budget Home$chool - Links - Fun Stuff: Just for Kids
http://budgethomeschool.com/fun_stuff/
"Hey kids! I said head to toe, but I don't really have a head like yours. But I do have a head end, the fancy word is anterior. Please remember that it is really different from the tail end, called the posterior. Just imagine how you would feel if someone said they could not tell the difference between your head and rear end (it's so embarrassing, and I get a little sensitive about that)."

Burch Learning
http://burchlearning.com/Burch_Learning/1stExplorations.html

ByteCenter Network - CGI Scripts
http://computers.bytecenter-network.com/scripts-bin/directory.php?cid=79140&username=jameno123
"Information about earth worms."

Caesar Rodney's Elementary Kids' Site - 2nd Grade Science Links
http://www.teachers.cr.k12.de.us/~galgano/2science.htm

Canku Ota
http://www.turtletrack.org/Issues02/Co05042002/CO_05042002_Favorites.htm
"Herman is a red worm that lives in a bin and eats his weight in garbage every day. Of course not just any garbage, but specifically fruit, vegetables, tea bags, egg shells, newspapers and coffee grounds. And as he eats, he leaves behind valuable castings that can be used as fertilizer in your garden. Learn all about him and his cousin the earthworm, and how to build a worm bin at home or your in your classroom."

Canku Ota Newsletter
http://www.turtletrack.org/Links/Learn/CO_LearnNatureGeneralLinks.htm
"Herman is a red worm that lives in a bin and eats his weight in garbage every day. Of course not just any garbage, but specifically fruit, vegetables, tea bags, egg shells, newspapers and coffee grounds. And as he eats, he leaves behind valuable castings that can be used as fertilizer in your garden. Learn all about him and his cousin the earthworm, and how to build a worm bin at home or your in your classroom."

Canton Public Library
http://www.cantonpl.org/site_of_the_day_archive.html
"Designed for children, the adventures of Squirmin Herman provides you with all the facts you may possibly want to know about... worms! Find out about their history, family tree, anatomy, home, favorite foods and why we couldn't live without them."

Canton Public Library (Canton, MI)
http://www.cantonpl.org/kids/scibug.html

Care2 Environment Supersite
http://www.care2.com/channels/ecoinfo/organic
"Really cute and amusing site follows the adventures of Squirmin' Herman the Worm. Learn the facts about worm biology, behavior, and history."

Carroll County Public Schools - Freedom Elementary School - Grade Five Student Resources
http://www.carrollk12.org/fes/student/five/default.asp

Carver Elementary-Neosho, MO
http://www.neosho.k12.mo.us/teacher_pages/mailescarol/carols_web/reading.htm

Catholic Education Office of Western Australia
http://www.ceo.wa.edu.au/home/carey.peter/Integration2.html

Chalkface - The Education Net
http://www.chalkface.net/pagecopy/subjectitems/sciencebio01.htm
"Key Stage 2 & 3 students can use this site to learn about worms and soil using pictures and games."

Chancellor Elementary
http://www.alief.isd.tenet.edu/chancellor/kids_links.htm

Chicago Public Schools | University of Chicago - 2nd Grade: Worms
http://cuip.uchicago.edu/schools/nkocs/nko/2ndgrade/worms/index.html
"Herman the worm tells about the parts of worms"

Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University - Content Links for Worm
http://www.lib.muohio.edu/pictbks/search/links.php?keyword=worm
"Here are links to sites on the World Wide Web which provide content information on Worm. http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/worms/"

Childs Elementary School (Bloomington, IN)
http://www.childs.mccsc.edu/first/1paws.html

Chipeta Elementary-worms
http://chipeta.mesa.k12.co.us/students/Worms.htm

Churchill Road Elementary School - 1st Grade Web Resources - Other Links
http://www.fcps.edu/ChurchillRoadES/1stweb_resources.htm

Cindy's Webliographer
http://webliographer.com/MizWards/search.php3?topic=+teacher+information%3A+For+Teacher's+info
"Want a poster for your classroom? If you would like to have a poster featuring Herman as well as the Great Plant Escape please click here. Herman T-shirts available! Click here for more details. Herman's Statewide Goals Students will be able to: Know the basic vocabulary of biology: biological composition, digestion and reproduction told through a guided study of the worm. Gain knowledge of the principles of basic scientific research and application through the creation, observation and maintenance of a worm bin. Read critically and analytically by first viewing the biological life of the worm and creating an environment to support life. Perform the computations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division by manipulating figures to create a worm bin. Make and use measurements, including area and volume, to create an optimal environment to maintain and reproduce worms and create castings. Explain the interdependence within a closed system by creating a worm bin and apply that knowledge to human systems."

City of Elkhart, Indiana - Directory - Eco-Links
http://www.elkhartindiana.org/egov/apps/directory/list.egov?path=divs&action=315

Clarendon School - Technology in the Garden
http://www.osbornnet.org/cla/garden/technology_in_the_garden.htm

Community Resources for Science - Bilingual Websties
http://www.crscience.org/pdf/bilingual_websites.pdf
"Has audio in both English and Spanish that allows the site to be used by younger students. Squirmin' Herman the Worm teaches students all about worms and how to make their own worm bin in this new interactive curiculum. The Teacher guide section of the website has good ideas about activities with insects for the classroom Subjects: animals, animal behavior, internal processes-animal. Bilingual: Spanish"

Compost Club.org - Curriculum on Worms and Vermiculture
http://compostclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Curriculum-Worms.pdf

CPL Kids Page
http://www.cantonpl.org/kids/scibug.html

Creepy Crawlies
http://blps.groupfusion.net/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/14571/File/Creepy%20Crawly%20Revised/Creepy%20Crawlies%20Webquest2.htm?sessionid=a7ac6c86743ce23c1786e2366b9ba20e
"Earthworm Facts"

Cumberland County
http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/swcd/docs/livingsoil.pdf

Cumberland County - Soil & Water Conservation District
http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/soil_water/docs/livingsoil.pdf

Cybersleuth Kids
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Education/index1.htm

Dade Schools - Mrs. Garcia's Second Grade Class - Informative Web Sites for Students and Parents
http://teachers.dadeschools.net/lgarcia2/informative_web_sites.htm

Dave Raftery Wiki - Garden Notes
https://aiki.pbworks.com/garden%20notes

Dave's Garden - Communities - Forums - Vermicomposting
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/809373/

Davidson School Division (Canada)
http://www.dsd.ca/genresource.html

Davis Middle School-Earthworm
http://dav.sbo.hampton.k12.va.us/pages/science7thearthworm.html

Deer Park Elementary - First Grade- Science
http://www.fcps.edu/DeerParkES/Resourcesubpages/grade1.html

Deer Park Elementary School
http://fcps.edu/DeerParkES/students/grades/grade1.html

Denim Jumpers.com Directory
http://www.denimjumpers.com/Go_Learn_/Science___Nature/Biology/Zoology/Invertebrates/Worms/index.html
"Learn about worm history, anatomy and how to build a worm bin. Besides some evolutionary material, this site has some good information."

Denton Elementary School - Favorite Websites - General Sites - 4th Grade
http://www.davidson.k12.nc.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=38378&pagecat=2030&PHPSESSID=609494aef263a644a86018e59d50ef27

Denver Public Schools, Department of Technology Services, Denver, CO
http://dots.dpsk12.org/stories/storyReader$228

Discovery Works
http://eduplace.com/science/dw/5/ift/a/index.html

dmoz.org
http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/Sports_and_Hobbies/Gardening/Composting/
"Learn about worm history, anatomy, feeding, and care from Squirmin' Herman. University of Illinois Extension."

Donn's Home Page
http://members.aol.com/DonnThemes/K-2.html

Early Childhood Curriculum Content
http://home.sprintmail.com/~peggyriehl/prcurrcont.htm

Earth Easy-Gardening with children
http://eartheasy.com/grow_gardening_children.htm

EarthEasy.com
http://eartheasy.com/grow_gardening_children.htm
"Activities, games, and lots of fun information."

EcoIQ.com
http://www.ecoiq.com/onlineresources/center/recycling/academic.html
"The Eco Gateway"

Edina Public Schools - Worms
http://www.edina.k12.mn.us/concord/studentlinks/worms.html

Education Technology Training Center
http://ettc.lrhsd.org/archives/child.html

Education World
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson167.shtml
"The Adventures of Herman and Yucky Worm World teach students about the benefits of worms without the mess! These online explorations contain details about the bodies of worms and many other worm facts. Invite your explorers to write an original interview with an earthworm."

Education World - Curriculum Article - Schoolyard Soil Dwellers: What's Living In Your Schoolyard?
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr209.shtml

Education World - Lesson Plans - Composting with Worms - Fun Earthworm Resources to Share!
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/03/lp308-03.shtml

Education World-Composting With Worms
http://educationworld.com/a_lesson/03/lp308-03.shtml

Educational Technology Resource - Physical Science
http://interconnect.tamucc.edu/elementaryscience/objective_3.html
"The Adventures of Herman - Learn how a worm grows and develops (metamorphosis)."

EducationGuardian.co.uk
http://education.guardian.co.uk/netclass/schools/biology/0,5607,101591,00.html
"A delightfully (or appallingly, depending on your viewpoint) anthropomorphic website dedicated to the anatomy, habitat and behaviour of worms. Notes for teachers explain how to set up a worm bin and organise a project at KS2 level."

EduJourney.net - Webquests - Soil - Teacher's Links - Teacher's Bin
http://edujourney.net/Webquests/Soil/Teacher.htm

Eduscapes
http://eduscapes.com/sessions/experience/third.html

eduscapes.com
http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/tapscience.html
"Learn about worms"

eduscapes.com
http://eduscapes.com/sessions/butter/intermediate.htm

eduScapes: A Site for Life-long Learners
http://eduscapes.com/42explore/worms.htm
"Squirmin' Herman the earthworm is here to teach you about the history of worms, their anatomy, and other fun facts."

eHow - How to Make a Mini Habitat - Resources
http://www.ehow.com/how_2308285_make-mini-habitat.html

Electrice Egg Plant - Parents - Essays
http://terra.electriceggplant.com/parents/parents_12-07.html

Elk Hart, Indiana - Eco-Links - Just for Kids!
http://www.elkhartindiana.org/egov/apps/services/index.egov?path=divs&action=315

Escapa Direct - Worm-A-Way Vermicomposting - Educational Websites
http://www.escapadedirect.com/wormaway1.html
"This website is an excellent resource for children to learn more about worms."

Escapade Direct - Worms - How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System
http://www.escapadedirect.com/worms.html

Escapde Direct - Shop for Books - Science and Nature - Worms Eat Out Garbage
http://www.escapadedirect.com/worms1.html
"This website for children explains the history of worms, worm anatomy, what worms eat, why worms are so important, and much more. There is also an area for teacher resources and lesson plans."

Escapde Direct - Worm-A-Way Vermicomposting Kit - Product Details
http://www.escapadedirect.com/wormaway2.html
"This website is an excellent resource for children to learn more about worms. Includes pictures, worm facts, and lesson plan ideas."

Fayette County Public Schools
http://teach.fcps.net/trt2/links/websofweek03-04.htm

Fayette County Public Schools - TechKnowledgy Spot - Science Resources
http://teach.fcps.net/trt2/links/science.htm

Free Lists
http://www.freelists.org/archives/donspatch/09-2004/msg00000.html
"The adventures of Herman the Worm."

Friske Fingers Homeschool
http://members.tripod.com/friske2/page14.html

FunandEducation.org - Fun Creative - Animals - Photos
http://www.funandeducation.org/funcreative/funcreative/animal/animal.htm

Garden Forever
http://www.gardenforever.com/pages/linkschildren.htm

gardendigest.com
http://www.gardendigest.com/insect.htm

Gardener's Supply Company
http://www.gardeners.com/gardening/content.asp?copy_id=5528

Gardening Launch Pad
http://gardeninglaunchpad.com/Org.html
"Learn about worm history, anatomy, feeding, and care from Squirmin' Herman."

gh-siteoftheday.com
http://www.gh-siteoftheday.com/

Ginaotto.com
http://ginaotto.com/sciencesites.html
"Herman is a red worm that lives in a bin and eats his weight in garbage every day.  Of course not just any garbage, but specifically fruit, vegetables, tea bags, egg shells, newspapers, and coffee grounds.  As he eats, he leaves behind valuable castings that can be used as fertilizer in the garden.  Learn all about him and his cousin the earthworm, and how to build a worm bin at home or in your classroom."

Gisborne District Council - Environment - Waste Education
http://www.gdc.govt.nz/waste-education/

Gisborne District Council - Waste Education
http://www.gdc.govt.nz/waste-education

Glenwood Elementary - Science Links
http://glenwood.ortn.edu/default.cfm?TargetSchoolMenuID=1102

Global Wit & Worldly Wisdom
http://www.globalprovince.com/witandwisdom.htm
"Squirmin’ Herman is a reasonably witty site for kids to educate one and all about worms"

Golden Earthworm Organic Farm
http://www.goldenearthworm.com/kids-page/

Grant Wood Area Education Agency - Library - Educational Internet Links
http://www.aea10.k12.ia.us/media/iace/InternetLinks.htm

Great Sites For Kids
http://www.greatsitesforkids.com/gsfk/animals.asp
"The autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the worm. Have lots of fun with Herman while he teaches you all about worms - their history, their anatomy, what they like to eat and other fun facts. Be sure to join Herman in his fun place to play games, color pictures and more!"

Green Acres Blog - Composting
http://greenacresblog.wordpress.com/

Halifax Regional School Board - Mrs. Higgins' Grade Five/Six Class
http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/jhiggins/Forest%20Friends/internetres.htm
"Neat website that looks at and talks about worms. How they came to be here and how they help us"

Heartland Area Education Agency
http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/imc/stc/grk1.html

Heartland Resource List
http://www.aea11.k12.ia.us/imc/foss/stlife.html
"The Adventures of Herman the Worm"

Henniker Community School Library - Fourth Grade
http://hcs2.sau24.org:16080/~swenyc/fourth.htm

Highland Council Education - Primary Curriculum - Mini-beasts
http://www.highlandschools-virtualib.org.uk/primary_curriculum/minibeasts.htm

Hopewell Valley Regional School District (Pennington, NJ)
http://www.hvrsd.k12.nj.us/tollgate/home/one/insects.html

Houghton Mifflin Science Discovery Works
http://www.eduplace.com/science/dw/5/ift/a/index.html
"Learn about the life cycle of Herman the Earthworm."

Houghton Mifflin Science Discovery Works
http://www.eduplace.com/science/dw/5/ca/ift/a/index.html
"Learn about the life cycle of Herman the Earthworm."

Houston Independent School District - Condites - 3rd Grade Links
http://es.houstonisd.org/condites/3rdGrade_links.htm

How to Eat Fried Worms - For Students
http://howtoeatfriedworms.wikispaces.com/

How to Eat Fried Worms - Wiki Space - For Students
https://howtoeatfriedworms.wikispaces.com/Websites

How to Eat Fried Worms - Wiki Space - Printables
https://howtoeatfriedworms.wikispaces.com/Printables

Huneycutt - Virginia's K-6 Curriculum - Science - Animals - Insects and other Invertebrates
http://huneycutt.biz/science/animals.html

Hurffville Enrichment
http://guest.portaportal.com/terryboyajian

I Keep Bookmarks
http://www.ikeepbookmarks.com/showall.asp?folder=1320410

I Keep Bookmarks
http://www.ikeepbookmarks.com/showall.asp?folder=308661
"very cheesy but still informational"

IKEA Fans - Forum - What Do You Use for Compost? Would this Work?
http://www.ikeafans.com/forums/green-living-building/21134-what-do-you-use-compost-would-work-2.html
"Here is the best site I have seen for the specifics and your kids will like it: The Adventures of Herman the Worm Instructions are under “Come Live With Me”"

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.state.il.us/kids/fun-stuff/wormbin.html
"To learn more about worms and play fun vermi games"

In the Garden Forum - Vermicomposting
http://www.aujardin.org/lombricompostage-t11670-105.html

Insects
http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b382/favorites/insects.htm

IVKO - School Central
http://www.xs4all.nl/~msaivko/id66.htm

Jane Ryan Elementary School
http://www.trumbullps.org/jane-ryan/1sites.htm
"The adventures of Herman the worm."

Jennnings School District
http://www.jenningsk12.net/GE/cindyk/webpage/primary%20sites/primary_files/primarysites.html
"Learn about Worms from Herman the Worm"

Jim Fitch's K-9 Cop Home Page
http://users.stargate.net/~jhfitch/index1.html

John M Tobin School
http://www.cpsd.us/Tobin/sciencelinks/grade2.html
"For little kids. Herman’s a worm. Includes my history, my anatomy from a worm’s perspective."

John M. Tobin Elementary School (Cambridge, MA)
http://www.cpsd.us/element/tobin/sciencelinks/grade2.html
"For little kids. Hermans a worm. Includes my history, my anatomy from a worms perspective."

Journey to Forever
http://journeytoforever.org/edu_compost.html
"On-line interactive plant science curriculum for grades 4 and 5, from Chicago Urban Gardening, University of Illinois. Teaches students the basic vocabulary of biology: biological composition, digestion and reproduction told through a guided study of the worm; principles of basic scientific research and application through the creation, observation and maintenance of a worm bin ..."

K-12 Science Sites
http://ginaotto.com/sciencesites.html
"Herman is a red worm that lives in a bin and eats his weight in garbage every day. Of course not just any garbage, but specifically fruit, vegetables, tea bags, egg shells, newspapers, and coffee grounds. As he eats, he leaves behind valuable castings that can be used as fertilizer in the garden. Learn all about him and his cousin the earthworm, and how to build a worm bin at home or in your classroom."

Kanas State University - Department of Agronomy - Kindergarten through Fifth Grade
http://www.agronomy.ksu.edu/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=764

Keystone Community Network Newsletter
http://www.seniorcenter.net/netlearnernews/archives04/srspg3_07_254.html
"This is a site about worms—hose helpful little critters that are in our soil. Now you can learn all about them with the Adventures of Herman the Worm. This site is divided into sections, can be read in Spanish, and there is even a Teacher's Bin. My History — Learn where worms came from and how they got to North America. My Family Tree — Learn all about the phylum Annelid family and the Kingdom they live in. My Anatomy — Learn about the body of the worm. Did you know they have five hearts? Come Live with Me — Learn how to make a worm bin, care for it, and use the worm castings. Worm Deli — What do worms eat? Can't Live Without Me — Learn about the earth worm's job as a soil scientist and why we can't live with out them! Worm Facts — The place where you get the dish on worms. Here are a few: There are approximately 2,700 different kinds of earthworms; Worms live where there is food, moisture, oxygen and a favorable temperature; In one acre of land, there can be more than a million earthworms. My Fun Place — The activity section of the site where you can read jokes, color, and play games. Wasn't that a wormy adventure? Check out this really cool site today and share it with a friend."

Kids' First Government
http://www.kids.gov/k_plants.htm
"This is the autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the Worm. Learn about the history and anatomy of worms and even find out what's in the Worm Deli."

Kids Gardening
http://www.kidsgardening.com/resources/browse.taf?SubCat=22&_Type=list
"The Adventures of Herman cronicles the history, anatomy, environment, and adventures of worms. The Web site uses fun facts and family trees to educate kids about the importance of worms."

Kids Online Resources
http://www.kidsolr.com/science/page18.html

Kids Science Link-Entomology
http://www.kidsciencelink.com/entomology/index.html

Kids.gov - Science - Living Things - (Grades K-5)
http://www.kids.gov/k_5/k_5_science_life.shtml
"This is the autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the Worm. Learn about the history and anatomy of worms and even find out what's in the Worm Deli."

Kids.gov - Science (Educators)
http://www.kids.gov/educators/ed_science.shtml
"Help students learn the basic vocabulary of biology: biological composition, digestion and reproduction told through a guided study of the worm."

Kids.net.au - Web Sites - Sports and Hobbies - Gardening - Composting
http://sites.kids.net.au/categories/Kids_and_Teens/Sports_and_Hobbies/Gardening/Composting

kinderstart.com
http://www.kinderstart.com/learningactivitiesandcrafts/

Knowledge.com
http://directory.knowledge.com/kids_and_teens/sports_and_hobbies/gardening/composting
"Learn about worm history, anatomy, feeding, and care from Squirmin' Herman. University of Illinois Extension."

Kualakuddle Bear Blog - Links
http://kualakuddlebear.multiply.com/links
"This is a very cool site"

Lake Munmorah Public School
http://www.lakemunmorah.ps.education.nsw.gov.au/themes/miniworlds.htm
"Herman the earthworm takes you through the history of worms, their anatomy, and other fun facts."

Lake Munmorah Public School - Mini Worlds - Worms
http://www.lakemunmorah.ps.education.nsw.gov.au/themes/miniworlds.htm

LAUSD net - Los Angeles Unified School District
http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/homepage/news/update/kids.html
"The Autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the Worm"

Learning for kids
http://netsmartkids.org/plants-animals.htm

Lee's Summit School District,, Lee's Summit, MO
http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/science.htm

Librarians' Internet Desk
http://www.lii.org/pub/subtopic/243
"The story of the evolution of Eisenia fetida and how it came to North America, aimed at elementary school children. Also included is anatomy and the family tree for annelids, tracing their lineage from kingdom through genus and species. Information is also provided for making a bin for them to live in, the food they require, and other facts about this invertebrate. There are games, puzzles, and additional activities. The user is able to ask questions about worms as well as read past answers or join a chat room about them."

Librarians' Internet Desk
http://www.lii.org/pub/subtopic/4148
"The story of the evolution of Eisenia fetida and how it came to North America, aimed at elementary school children. Also included is anatomy and the family tree for annelids, tracing their lineage from kingdom through genus and species. Information is also provided for making a bin for them to live in, the food they require, and other facts about this invertebrate. There are games, puzzles, and additional activities. The user is able to ask questions about worms as well as read past answers or join a chat room about them."

Ligazons
http://centros.edu.aytolacoruna.es/sfxabier/ligazons.htm

Lillburn Elementary School - Students - Science - Animals
http://www.lilburnes.org/Students/Science.htm

Little River Canyon Field School
http://epic.jsu.edu/fieldschool/tw2004/pages/nativeplants.htm
"A FAQ page on classroom worm bins – good elementary resources with Herman the Worm"

Loretto 4Kids
http://www.student.loretto.org/4kids/Nature%201.htm
"Once here, you'll get the inside scoop on a worm's eating habits its anatomy, and its place on the food chain. Pass the veggie platter, will ya? At Worm Facts, you'll find out how there can be more than a million earthworms in one acre of land, and other cool tidbits. Or slither out to Herman's Fun Place, where you can write your own worms story, explore the underground in Herman's Tunnel or get crayon crazy at Color Me Herman. Got a wormy question that hasn't been answered? You can always send it to Herman himself. Or follow on of the site's worm links to a wealth of information about this splendid creature. Dive into Herman's Web wormhole now!"

Los Angeles County Office of Education - Cyber Scoop
http://teams.lacoe.edu/DOCUMENTATION/support/carole/cyberscoop/april2001.html
"Learn all about worms from your friendly host, Squirmin' Herman, the worm. Find out about a worm's history, anatomy, life habits, etc. along with lots of links for more info."

Los Angeles Unified School District
http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/homepage/news/update/kids.html

Louisiana Sea Grant College Program
http://lamer.lsu.edu/projects/nativefish/pdfs/AppendixII.pdf
"Site designed to introduce students to worms."

M.S.D. of Mt. Vernon (Mt. Vernon, IN)
http://www.msdmv.k12.in.us/farmersville/msdmv/webquest_index.htm
""

Madison County Recycling - Vermicomposting
http://www.madisoncountyrecycles.com/index.aspx?page=76

Maine School Administrative District #55 - Miss Russell’s Grade Five - Web Pages
http://www.sad55.org/~mrussell/Site/site%20web%20page

Maine State Planning Office
http://www.state.me.us/spo/recycle/education/student.php

Manchester College - Worms R' Us
http://users.manchester.edu/student/cjwisher/diary%20of%20a%20worm/WORMSRUS.htm
"Squirm your way to this link and take an online quiz and get your Wormologist Certification!!!"

Manitoba Education and Training - Elementary Science Sites
http://library.sjsd.net/scelm.html

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
http://www.mass.gov/dep/service/others02.htm
"The University of Illinois Extension Program site describes how to make a home composting bin, featuring "Squirmin' Herman" who teaches kids all about worms and how to make your own worm bin"

McKinley Elementary School - Classroom Links
http://ck053.k12.sd.us/classroomlinks.htm

McKinley Elementray School, Watertown, SD
http://ck053.k12.sd.us/classroomlinks.htm

MiamiLINK
http://www.lib.muohio.edu/pictbks/search/links.php?keyword=worm

Milk And Cookies
http://www.milkandcookies.com/archive/2005/05/06/
"How to make and take care of your own neighborhood of worms...or you can just wait until you die and do it that way..."

Milk And Cookies
http://www.milkandcookies.com/links.php?op=viewlink&cid=24&orderby=hitsA

Million Jokes
http://www.millionjokes.com/links/?path=Top/Home/Gardening/Soil_and_Additives/Compost/

Milpitas California
http://www.gomilpitas.com/homeschooling/explore/worms.htm
"Did you know that earthworms are not native to the Americas? Do you know what worms like to eat best?"

Minnesota Sustainable Communities Network- Vermicomposting
http://www.nextstep.state.mn.us/res_detail.cfm?id=623

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
http://www.deq.state.ms.us/MDEQ.nsf/page/Recycling_Vermicomposting?OpenDocument&ExpandSection=-6

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
http://deq.state.ms.us/MDEQ.nsf/page/Recycling_Vermicomposting?OpenDocument&ExpandSection=-2%2C-7%2C-4%2C-1%2C-6%2C-3

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality - Vermi-composting - More Information
http://www.deq.state.ms.us/MDEQ.nsf/page/Recycling_Vermicomposting?OpenDocument&ExpandSection=-2

Mize Elementary - Specials - Fifth Grade - Other
http://www.usd232.org/education/projects/default.php?sectiondetailid=12138&PHPSESSID=c238e7f74...

Mize Elementary - Specials - Third Grade - Others
http://www.usd232.org/education/projects/default.php?sectiondetailid=12124&PHPSESSID=c238e7f74...

More About Worms and Worm Farming - To Bury or Not to Bury?
http://vidalocura.wordpress.com/2007/10/31/more-about-worms-and-worm-farming/

Morehead City Primary School - Third Grade - Composting
http://www.carteretcountyschools.org/mcp/Students/3rd_grade.htm

Morton School District - First Grade - Unit Themes - Garden
http://webs.morton709.org/elementary/1st/cc/theme-units%20files/Garden.htm

Mother City Living - 6 Good Reasons to Start a Worm Farm (and how to do it)
http://www.mothercityliving.co.za/20080618/6-good-reasons-to-start-a-worm-farm-and-how-to-do-it/

mothering dot commune - The Natural Family Living Community
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=303088

Mouth Kisco Library - Kids' Page - Cool Sites for Kids - Science and Nature
http://mtkiscolibrarykids.wikidot.com/cool-sites-for-kids

Mrs. Macadam.com - Science Links Page
http://mrsmacadam.com/ScienceUnits/ScienceLinksPage.htm

Mrs. Oliver's Classroom - Awesome Animals
http://mrs-oliver.tripod.com/animals.html

Multiply - Kuala Kuddle Bear's Site - Links
http://kualakuddlebear.multiply.com/links/item/5/The_Adventures_of_Herman_the_Worm
"This is a very cool site."

Muslim Homeschool Resouces - Science By Grades - Grade 3 - Other Useful Links Are As Following
http://www.freewebs.com/ikhlashomeschool/sciencebiologyanimalsa.htm

My A2Z URLS - Expo - Worms
http://www.mya2zurls.com/expo/

MyBookmarks.com
http://www.mybookmarks.com/public/Bandera/exo_folders/

Naked Science Forum - Life Sciences - Cells, Microbes & Viruses - How do Earthworms Reproduce?
http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=1838.0

NASAExplores.com
http://www.nasaexplores.com/show_k4_teacher_st.php?id=030306145838

Nature Net - News - Worm Wriggle
http://www.naturenet.com/NatureNetNews/apr_07.htm

Nature Net - The Environmental Learning Network
http://www.naturenet.com/kids/insect.htm

NC Cooperative Extension - Cleveland County - Vermiculture
http://cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC Cooperative Extension - Davidson County - Vermiculture
http://davidson.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC Cooperative Extension - Lincoln County Center - Vermiculture (Worms)
http://lincoln.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC Cooperative Extension - Madison County Center - Vermiculture - Information and Links
http://madison.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC Cooperative Extension - Transylvania County - Vermiculture
http://transylvania.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC Cooperative Extension Alexander County
http://alexander.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks

NC State - NC Cooperative Extension Links for Kids
http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/content/kidsindex

NC State Cooperative Extension - Chatham County - 4-H Youth Development - Links of Interest
http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/content/4HLinks

NC State Cooperative Extension - Clay County - Vermiculture
http://clay.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State Cooperative Extension - Forsyth County - Vermiculture
http://forsyth.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State Cooperative Extension - Surry County - Vermiculture
http://surry.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State Cooperative Extension - Yadkin County - Vermiculture - Non-NCSU Resources
http://yadkin.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State Cooperative Extension - Yancey County - Vermiculture
http://yancey.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State University
http://ces.ncsu.edu/4-h-vermicomposting/

NC State University - Vermiculture (Worm Production) Information and Links - Non-NCSU Resources
http://henderson.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State University - Vermiculture (Worm Production) Information and Links - Non-NCSU Resources
http://cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State University Cooperative Extension - Burke County - Vermiculture
http://burke.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State University Cooperative Extension - Madison County - Vermiculture
http://madison.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State University Cooperative Extension - Mitchell County - Vermiculture
http://mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State University Cooperative Extension - Vermiculture - Non-NCSU Resources
http://swain.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State University Cooperative Extension - Vermiculture - Non-NCSU Resources
http://iredell.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NC State University Extension - 4H Links Page - For Youth
http://chatham.ces.ncsu.edu/content/4HLinksPage

NC State University Extension - Stanely County - Vermiculture - NON-NCSU Resources
http://stanly.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

NCSU Forsyth County
http://forsyth.ces.ncsu.edu/copubs/ag/special/worm/001/

NCSU Stanley County
http://stanly.ces.ncsu.edu/copubs/ag/special/worm/001/

Nettling Newsline - Science - Earth and Space Science - Sand and Soils
http://www.leslienettling.com/nettlingscience.html

Nexxus Bio Science Network, Scotland
http://www.nexxusscotland.com/school_resources/general.html
"A delightfully (or appallingly, depending on your viewpoint)anthropomorphic website dedicated to the anatomy, habitat andbehaviour of worms. Notes for teachers explain how to set up aworm bin and organise a project at KS2 level. There are no photos , but plenty of links to them."

North Carolina Cooperative Extension: Buncombe County Center
http://buncombe.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander
"The autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the Worm - University of Illinois Extension"

North Carolina Cooperative Extension: Caldwell County Center
http://caldwell.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander
"The autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the Worm - University of Illinois Extension"

North Carolina Cooperative Extension: Catawba County Center
http://catawba.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander
"The autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the Worm - University of Illinois Extension"

North Carolina Cooperative Extenstion - Wilkes County - Vermiculture - Resources
http://wilkes.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension - Vermiculture Information and Links
http://macon.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension - Vermiculture Information and Links
http://mcdowell.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension - Vermiculture Information and Links
http://graham.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension - Vermiculture Information and Links
http://watauga.ces.ncsu.edu/content/VermicultureWormProductionInformationandLinks&source=alexander

North Kenwood/Oakland Charter School - Ms. Rietschel - 2nd Grade - Worms are Part of our World
http://cuip.uchicago.edu/schools/nkocs/nko/2ndgrade/worms/index.html

Novato Live Well Network - School Gardens - Worm Facts
http://www.novatolivewell.org/gardens.html

Oak View Elementary School (Woodbury, NJ)
http://www.wdeptford.k12.nj.us/Oak_View/OakviewLab Folder/Links.htm

Oakenwald Library - For Teacher-Librarian
http://oaklibrary.pbwiki.com/FrontPage.2007-11-19-23-58-25

Omaha Public Schools - Middle School - Gardening with Mrs. Madsen
http://www.ops.org/middle/marrs/LIBRARYMEDIA/ClassroomLinks/tabid/101/Default.aspx

Open Wide, Look Inside Blog - Nonfiction Monday – The Dirt on Dirt
http://blog.richmond.edu/openwidelookinside/archives/108
"For those of you interested in digging around for some more info on dirt (soil!), here are some terrific sites to get you started."

Oregon Department of Education
http://www.ode.state.or.us/teachlearn/specialty/tag/docs/sectionix.doc
"The Adventures of Herman The Autobiography of Squirmin’ Herman The Worm"

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION TALENTED AND GIFTED
http://www.ode.state.or.us/teachlearn/specialty/tag/docs/sectionix.doc

Organic Farming Links - Composting
http://www.organicfarmingjobs.com/compostingorganicfarming.html

Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District
http://www.obenschools.org/departments/science/roosevelt_school/first_grade.htm
"answer questions and read interesting facts about worms"

Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District - Roosevelt First Grade Science
http://obenschools.org/departments/science/roosevelt_school/first_grade.htm
"Students can use the website http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/worms to answer questions and read interesting facts about worms."

Paete.org Forums
http://www.paete.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1314
"Where do earthworms fit in the earth's family tree?"

PamPetty.com
http://www.pampetty.com/science.htm
"Learn all about worms on this interactive site with games, stories and much more."

PB Works - Computer Kiddos Wiki - Mini-Beasts - More Mini-Beast Games
http://computerkiddoswiki.pbworks.com/Mini-Bests

PB Works - Elementary Interactive Websites
http://tceainteractivewebsitepresentation.pbworks.com/Elementary-interactive-websites

Pembina Trails School Division - Interactive Websites
https://oaklibrary.pbworks.com/

Perez Elementary-Kinder
http://bisd.us/perez/pz_lib_web/kidsconnect.htm

Pioneer Valley Regional School District - Fifth Grade Links
http://bernardston.pioneervalley.k12.ma.us/grade5 links.html

Plumn Elementary School - TEC Lesson Plan - Proteching the Earth - Part 2: All About Trash
http://schools.pinellas.k12.fl.us/educators/tec/Whissel/index.htm

Portaportal.com - Science
http://guest.portaportal.com/kittrell2ndgrade

Pottsbury Farm New Zealand
http://www.pottsburyfarm.co.nz/id23.htm

Pratt's Bookmarks (Arizona Mac Users Group)
http://www.amug.org/~jbpratt/education/theme/animals/insectsbugs.html
"Including teaching activities and a free poster. (In English and Spanish.)"

Quia Web
http://www.quia.com/pages/shluger.html

Read Write Think
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=917
"Information about worms written in a colorful and student-friendly way. The site is also available in Spanish."

ReadWriteThink - Fact or Fiction: Learning About Worms Using Diary of a Worm - Resources
http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=778

Ready-Ed Publications
http://www.readyed.com.au/urls/kto3/links_4.htm
"Information is American but still worth a look. Great pictures."

Richland Parish School Board - Student Online Resources
http://richland.k12.la.us/students/students.html

Richland Parish School Board - Teachers' Online Resources
http://richland.k12.la.us/teachers/teachers.html

Richland Parish Schools - Students - Animals
http://richland.k12.la.us/students/animals.htm

Riverside Elementary School
http://riverside.nn.k12.va.us/science.htm

Rochester for Kids - Science Links
http://www.rochesterforkids.com/

Rogers-Herr Middle School - Educational Websites - Language Arts
http://www.rogersherr.dpsnc.net/links/language_arts.shtml

Roosevelt Elementary School Media Center
http://rooseveltmedia.blogspot.com/

Roosevelt Elementary School Media Center Blog - Websites - Second Grade
http://rooseveltmedia.blogspot.com/

Ruth Pawson Elementary School - Mrs. Simon's Grade 4 Class - Science Links
http://ruthpawson.rbe.sk.ca/?q=node/25

S.L.E.U.Th Academy Blog - Some Virtual Science Activities - Life and Environment
http://sleuth.edublogs.org/2009/01/28/some-virtual-science-activities/

Saint Louis Public Library
http://www.slpl.lib.mo.us/kidzone/links/nature.htm
"Learn about worm history, anatomy, feeding, and care from Squirmin' Herman."

Saskatoon Public Schools
http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/DE/meewasinmeanderings/animals.html
"(the worm that is!)."

Saskatoon Public Schools
http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/DE/meewasinmeanderings/animals.html

Savey Gardener
http://www.savvygardener.com/issues/2000/savvy112900.html
"If you want to get some children interested take time to visit The Adventures of Herman an educational website devoted to worm facts and fun."

SchoolNotes - Severna Park Elementary
http://www.schoolnotes.com/21146/jtyler.html

Scott O. Bradner - Security, Privacy, and Usability - Worms, Viruses & Spyware
http://www.sobco.com/e.170/reading/04-worms.html

Sector 39 sustainable design
http://www.sector39.co.uk/resources/CompostingPackKS1.pdf
"An American site all about Squirmin' Herman the Worm!"

Sector 39 sustainable design
http://www.sector39.co.uk/resources/CompostingPackKS2.pdf
"An American site all about Squirmin’ Herman the worm!"

SERC Home School - Earthworm Biology Lab Prep Materials
http://serchomeschool.wordpress.com/2011/08/31/
"The adventures of Herman the Worm is great for all ages, but especially as an introduction for younger kids. There is also a quiz about the anatomy that will be good to take too!"

Shawnee Mission School District (Shawnee Mission, KS)
http://www1.smsd.org/staffdev/elementary/ScienceandHealth.htm

Sioux Falls Education Department - Dr. Peterson - K-8 Science Sites - Great Science Sites
http://faculty.usiouxfalls.edu/arpeterson/science_methods.htm

SkewlSites.com
http://www.skewlsites.com/lifesci.htm

SkewlSites.com
http://www.skewlsites.com/language.htm

skewlsites.com
http://www.skewlsites.com/science.htm
"Let Squirmin' Herman the Worm teach you all about worms and how to make your own worm bin."

SLEUTh Academy Blog - Amazing Sites - Life and Environment
http://sleuth.edublogs.org/2009/01/04/happy-2009/

Sleuth EduBlogs - Category - Force and Motion - Life and Enviroment
http://sleuth.edublogs.org/category/force-and-motion/

Solid Waste District
http://www.solidwastedistrict.com/education/resources.html
"Information about earth worms."

Solon Schools - SolonNet - Links - Science (cells)
http://www.solonschools.org/SolonNet/FIS/Links.aspx?ID=1193

South Australia Department of Education
http://www.schools.sa.gov.au/schlstudents/a8_publish/modules/publish/content.asp?id=3649
"Visit and learn more about worms and how they are good for plants and the earth. Let Herman the Worm will take you on an adventure to find out more."

Springfield Public Schools - Teachers - Pleasant Hill Elementary School - Jenni Baldin
http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/teachers/jbaldin/info/?type=8&b=22

Stevens Point Area Public School District - Mrs. Bancker - Children's Links - Rocks and Soil Links
http://www.mrsbancker.com/ChildrensLinks/soillinks.html

StudyPlans.com
http://www.studyplans.com/science1.htm
"Herman is a worm and you find out about worms in English or Spanish at this site."

Super Science & Technology Sites
http://www.expage.com/xcurriculumandtechnology

Surfing the Net with Kids
http://www.surfnetkids.com/composting.htm
"Herman is a red worm that lives in a bin and eats his weight in garbage every day. Of course not just any garbage, but specifically fruit, vegetables, tea bags, egg shells, newspapers and coffee grounds. And as he eats, he leaves behind valuable castings that can be used as fertilizer in your garden. Learn all about him and his cousin the earthworm, and how to build a worm bin at home or your in your classroom."

SurfNetKids.com
http://www.surfnetkids.com/garden.htm

Swissfot - Swiss fotogallery and education directory
http://www.swissfot.ch/HTM_public_d/adressen/adressdand_faechersciences.htm

Syracuse Grows - Resources - Vermicomposting
http://syracusegrows.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21&Itemid=22

teacher.scholastic.com
http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/profbooks/technology/easyinternet/minihunts.htm

Teaching pre K-8
http://www.teachingk-8.com/archives/your_green_pages/your_green_pages_april_2006_by_elizabeth_swartz.html

Teaching Pre K-8: Professional Development and Classroom Activities for Teachers
http://www.teachingk-8.com/archives/your_green_pages/your_green_pages_april_2006_by_elizabeth_swartz.html
"Take your students to www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/worms/index.html to see The Adventures of Herman, a worm, as they study the anatomy and facts of a real worm."

Teams Distance Learning
http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/judi/ecosystems/activities/kidspages.html
"Learn all about worms from your friendly host, Squirmin' Herman, the worm. Find out about a worm's history, anatomy, and life habits along with lots of links for more information."

Technology in Education Research Portal
http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/students/scooper/Network/CurriculumWebsite.htm
"Name of Site: The Great Plant Escape URL: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu//gpe/index.html Browser Used: Netscape Navigator Connection: 56K modem Total Possible Points = 100 Score = 99 Comments: The Great Plant Escape, is an elementary program for 4th and 5th grade students, who solve mystery cases by developing an understanding of all the information presented in the unit. The cases cover the basics of plants, for instance, Case #1 introduces the parts of the plant and what plants need to grow. Each of the lessons in this program is interdisciplinary, designed to introduce students to plant science and increase their understanding of how foods grow. An added feature, students have the opportunity to ask Detective LePlant a question. Activities enhance student's math, science, language arts, social studies, music and art. The teacher has many options in this program. Any or all of the suggested activities may be used for the class. Many activities are for students to work independently and some are for group work. Each case begins with a "Before You Begin" section for the teacher. The "Background" section provides the teacher with all the information shared in the lesson. Also included are diagrams and illustrations. Particularly helpful in the "Glossary" which is "consulted" if a student does not know the meaning of a linked term. The "Green Links" section not only provides websites and books but also grants and gardening supplies. While the site is aimed at fourth and fifth grade, I feel the site could be adapted for a lower grade, third, which is where plants are taught in my school district. If nothing else, while utilizing a large screen projection device, the teacher could read the information from the screen and assist the students in understanding the material. I plan to share this with my third grade team who has been searching for up-to-date materials for their plant unit! This excellent site is sponsored by the Urban Programs Resource network, University of Illinois Extension. Also sponsored by this network is the Adventures of Herman, an earthworm site, and Walk in My Shoes, a lesson what happens to our bodies as we age, and last, A Guide to the Babysitting Business."

Texas A&M - Cylinder Gardening - Links - Especially for Kids
http://cylindergardening.tamu.edu/links.htm

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi - Elementary Science Resources - Objective 3 Physical Science
http://interconnect.tamucc.edu/elementaryscience/objective_3.html
"Learn how a worm grows and develops (metamorphosis)"

The Adventures of Herman
http://biologycorner.com/worksheets/earthworm_herman.html

The Chicago Gardener - A Chicago Tribune Blog - The Worm's Turn
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/chicago_gardener/composting/page/2/

The Dirt on Soil - Wonderful Worms
http://cheryljohnson47.googlepages.com/thedirtonsoil

The Eco Gateway
http://www.ecoiq.com/onlineresources/center/listoflinks/recycling/

The Express Page
http://www.expage.com/xcurriculumandtechnology

The GLRPPR Blog - There is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch–Waste Free, That Is
http://wp.istc.illinois.edu/glrppr/2010/08/31/there-is-such-a-thing-as-a-free-lunch-waste-free-that-is/
"Even if the entire school is not involved in a composting program, individual classrooms can do composting projects with vermicomposting."

The Good Web Guide Website Review
http://www.thegoodwebguide.co.uk/index.php?rid=2569
"This is a fantastic site from the University of Illinois which teaches kids all about soil science from the worm's eye view of Squirmin' Herman. It covers many aspects of worms and soil including worm anatomy in My Anatomy and classification in My Family Tree. It's a fun, bright, easy-to-use site that includes animated graphics, interactive games, quizzes and extension links to other pages and sites. There is lots of information on starting a worm bin and email support if you decide to take the plunge."

The Good Web Guide Website Review
http://www.thegoodwebguide.co.uk/index.php?rid=2786
"Learn all about Gardening with the help of Herman the Worm, on this site for kids from the University of Illinois. Follow Herman's instructions to learn all about soil, and the animals that live in it. This site manages to squeeze in loads of information without being overwhelming and difficult subjects like fossils and taxonomy are also covered with great ease. There are also great things to do such as making your own family tree, and building a worm bin. Click on the Funplace link to gain access to games, an art gallery, and much more."

The Good Web Guide.co.uk - Gardening - Website Reviews Adventures of Herman the Worm
http://www.thegoodwebguide.co.uk/?PAGEID=002569
"This is a fantastic site from the University of Illinois which teaches kids all about soil science from the worm's eye view of Squirmin' Herman. It covers many aspects of worms and soil including worm anatomy in My Anatomy and classification in My Family Tree. It's a fun, bright, easy-to-use site that includes animated graphics, interactive games, quizzes and extension links to other pages and sites. There is lots of information on starting a worm bin and email support if you decide to take the plunge."

The Honors College & Department of Biological Sciences Texas Tech University
http://www.faculty.biol.ttu.edu/mcginley/stuff_to_know_for_the_second_mid.htm

The Magellan Charter School
http://www.magellancharter.org/academics/3rd-grade

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
http://www.mass.gov/dep/service/others02.htm
"The University of Illinois Extension Program site describes how to make a home composting bin, featuring "Squirmin' Herman" who teaches kids all about worms and how to make your own worm bin."

The National Science Digital Library - The Adventures of Herman
http://nsdl.org/search/?q=Life%20sciences%20Study%20teaching%20(Elementary)%20worm&verb=Search&s=0&n=10&item_num=2&identifier=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.urbanext.uiuc.edu%2Fworms%2Findex.html
"From the University of Illinois Extension Schools Online Program, this kid-friendly website introduces third- through fifth-grade students to the world of worms (first mentioned in the September 9, 2002 NSDL Scout Report for the Life Sciences). The site addresses a nice blend of worm topics including history, taxonomy, and anatomy. Student visitors will enjoy a number of interactive, online worm activities as well. The website also contains a section about making and managing a worm bin. For teachers, the site provides Illinois Statewide Goals and Objectives, additional tips for keeping a worm bin in the classroom, and several suggested links. This site is available in both Spanish and English. Squirmin' Herman tells his story about the history of worms in America, worm anatomy, worm homes, worm food, and other worm facts. Use the Teacher's Bin to connect this science topic to other areas of the curriculum. Other worm links are included as well."

The Richmond Review
http://www.yourlibrary.ca/community/richmondreview/archive/RR20010614/librarycol.html
"find out about the worm’s place in the ecosystem and how worms contribute to plant growth."

The Science Spot - Kid Zone - Biology - Classification of Life
http://sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzbioclass.html

The Spirit of Gardening
http://www.gardendigest.com/family.htm

The Teacher Tap
http://eduscapes.com/tap/tapscience.html
"Learn about worms from Herman"

Theosophia Books and More - Children's Book Online
http://www.theosophiabooks.org/bookson/childbook.htm

Theosophia Books and More - Children's Book Online
http://www.theosophiabooks.org/bookson/childbook.htm

ThinkQuest.org - Earthworms - Earthworm Information
http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312800/earthworm.htm

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (Yorktown Heights, NY)
http://www.lakelandschools.us/tj/bgriffin/science.htm

Tiny Choices - Worms Live in My Kitchen - Related Reading
http://tinychoices.com/2007/08/13/worms-live-in-my-kitchen/

TKI School Journal
http://www.tki.org.nz/r/literacy_numeracy/professional/teachers_notes/school_journal/tchr_notes/worm_wise_e.php
"The Adventures of Squirmin' Herman the Worm"

Topica
http://lists.topica.com/lists/TheKidzKingdom/read/message.html?sort=&mid=1705458475

Topica
http://lists.topica.com/lists/TheKidzKingdom/read/message.html?sort=&mid=1707736291

Toronto Public Library - Kids Space - Explore & Learn - Invertebrates - Websites
http://kidsspace92.torontopubliclibrary.ca/genCategory5433.html

Troubleshooting and Resource Guide for Windows
http://www.toejumper.net/links10/edu10.htm
"Herman the Worm (great site for learning about earthworms and the ways they interact with our environment)"

Troy Howard Middle School - Compost Division - Resources
http://www.schoolgardenproject.com/compost.html

Trumansburb Elementary School - Elementary Internet Resources - Poetry
http://www.tburg.k12.ny.us/mcdonald/internet.htm

UCI Summer Science Institute
http://www.can-do.com/uci/ssi2001/soilandworms.html

UCI Summer Science Institute 2001
http://can-do.com/uci/ssi2001/soilandworms.html

United States Department of Agriculture - Just for Kids!
http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=13919

University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension - Lancaster County
http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/fun/

University of Richmond - Blog - Open Wide, Look Inside
http://blog.richmond.edu/openwidelookinside/archives/date/2008/03
"For those of you interested in digging around for some more info on dirt (soil!), here are some terrific sites to get you started."

University of Sioux Falls - Education Department - K- 5 Computer Lab Activities
http://faculty.usiouxfalls.edu/arpeterson/computer_lab.htm

University of Sioux Falls - K-8 Science Sites - Student Sites - Life Science
http://faculty.usiouxfalls.edu/arpeterson/science%20standards.htm

University of Toledo - Teachers' Info-Port to Technology
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/science.html
"Learn about worms from Herman"

Univesrsity of Sioux Falls - Education Department - Dr. Peterson - Smart Technology Sites
http://faculty.usiouxfalls.edu/arpeterson/smartboard.htm

USDA - Agricultural Research Service - Just for Kids - Fun Websites
http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=13919&pf=1&cg_id=0

USDA - Sidney Montana
http://www.ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=13919

Utah Education Network - What's Different About These Worms?
http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=18883

Vallecito Union School District - Just for Kids
http://www.vsd.k12.ca.us/just_for_kids.html

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/wastediv/compost/vermicompost.htm
"This is a great kids site."

Wabash County Solid Waste Management (Wabash County, IN)
http://www.slashthetrash.com/kids.htm

Wagners World - Student and Teacher Resources
http://wagnersworld.htmlplanet.com/
"Here are my Favorite Educational Links for Children"

Wanner Gardens - Garden Center - Projects for Kids
http://www.wannergardens.com/

Washington State Department of Ecology - Great Web Sites for Students and Teachers
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/kidsPage.html
"A favorite children’s site for worm composting. Interactive, great graphics, educational value."

Washington State Department of Ecology - Great Websites for Students and Teachers
http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/kidsPage.html
"A favorite children’s site for worm composting. Interactive, great graphics, educational value."

WAUU
http://www.wauu.de/Home/Gardens/Soil_and_Additives/Compost/more2.htm
"All about earth worms."

WAUU.de
http://www.wauu.de/Cool1/more1069.htm
"Learn about worm history, anatomy, feeding, and care from Squirmin' Herman. University of Illinois Extension."

wcusd15.org
http://www.wcusd15.org/wms/links/

Web Links to Support Curricula
http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$Department/deptdocs.nsf/ba3468a2a8681f69872569d60073fde1/c21baa5ec1c4ad8687256be4006e6734!OpenDocument&Click=
"The adventures and story of Squirmin' Herman the Worm"

Web Portal by Gail Winter
http://gw004.k12.sd.us/links.htm
"This site covers a wide area using creative and fun activities centered around worms and how they benefit our planet. The site is divided in to worm history, worm geneology, (students can make their own family trees), worm anatomy, making a worm bin, what worms eat, a fun page and a page of links for more information. There is a Teacher's Bin for information including educational standards being met in the site, and almost every section of the site has ways for students to assess themselves or for teachers to set up a center."

Webclip CCRTV Interactiva
http://www.tvcatalunya.com/webclip/fitxes/f_187196248_69503136.htm

WebInstituteForTeachers.org
http://webinstituteforteachers.org/2002/homerooms/beta/siteofday.htm
"Topics in this site include anatomy, environment, ecology, behavior, and changes in heart rate over time. History of the earthworm has many components of a good web site, and is one that I find useful."

Webliographer
http://webliographer.com/MizWards/search.php3?topic=Science%3A+Blinded+by
"Want a poster for your classroom? If you would like to have a poster featuring Herman as well as the Great Plant Escape please click here. Herman T-shirts available! Click here for more details. Herman's Statewide Goals Students will be able to: Know the basic vocabulary of biology: biological composition, digestion and reproduction told through a guided study of the worm. Gain knowledge of the principles of basic scientific research and application through the creation, observation and maintenance of a worm bin. Read critically and analytically by first viewing the biological life of the worm and creating an environment to support life. Perform the computations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division by manipulating figures to create a worm bin. Make and use measurements, including area and volume, to create an optimal environment to maintain and reproduce worms and create castings. Explain the interdependence within a closed system by creating a worm bin and apply that knowledge to human systems."

Welcome to Northland Library's Summer Reading Program Home Page.
http://host8.evanced.info/northland/sr/homepage.asp

West Deptford Public Schools, NJ
http://www.wdeptford.k12.nj.us/Oak_View/OakviewLab Folder/Links.htm

Western Hills Magnet School - Staff - Facilitators - Math/Science - Animals
http://www.ops.org/elementary/westernhillsmagnet/STAFF/Facilitators/MathScience/MrsHastings/ScienceWebsites/tabid/158/Default.aspx

Williamstown Primary School - Wiggle Worm Webquest - Part One: Finding out about Worms
http://www.williamstownps.vic.edu.au/students/webquests/worm_webquest/enterthewebquest.htm

Winter Park Public Library - Kids & Teens - Homework Resources - Animals
http://www.wppl.org/kidsteens/homework.html

Wirtualna Polska - Katalog
http://wirtualna-polska.pl/index.pl?base=%2FHome%2FGardening%2FSoil_and_Additives%2FCompost%2F
"Information about earth worms."

Wonder Worman - Hot To - Red Worm Tips & Tricks
http://wonderworman.com/wonderworman-how-to.htm

World Start - Computer Tips - Adventures of Herman the Worm
http://www.worldstart.com/tips/tips.php/176
"Check out this really cool site today and share it with a friend."

Worm Guys Blog - What to Feed Your Worms
http://wormguys.blogspot.com/2007/12/what-to-feed-your-worms.html
"This list I found online from the University of Illinois. They have lots of information about worms and also have information in Spanish. This is a great kid's Web Site as everything is made easy and simple. Click here to go to their Site. http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/worms/neighborhood/20-buryfood.html Thanks."

Worm Masters - Wotm Related Websites -
http://www.wormmasters.com/Worm_Related_Web_Sites.html
"An exceptional website to educate & entertain every age:Just how many hearts does a worm have? How do you tell which end of the worm is the head when it's not moving? With no legs, how do worms move so fast? Is it really so that if you cut a worm in half it will grow a new head & a new tail?"

Wormpost Northeast
http://www.wormpost.com/worms/biology.html

Wyman Elementary - Online Student Resources - Science
http://rolla.k12.mo.us/schools/wyman_elementary/online_student_resources/subject_links/science/

Yahoo Answers
http://answers.yahoo.ca/question/index?qid=20070207143130AA4Js9T
"Can a worm drown? Certainly. Just not as fast as you and I. Worms breathe through their skin, and have lots of capillaries circulating blood near the surface to do this. Being small, they don't usually have immense air requirements either. So usually in the top parts of the soil where they live there's enough air for them to get by. Depending on the content of the water, there may also be plenty of oxygen for them to get by as well. The interface in a worm's skin can extract oxygen from fluid about as well as the air. So if there's enough oxygen in the water (as there usually is in rain water) it's no obstacle at all. In fact, worms have been observed to survive in water-saturated soil for MONTHS. Worms do not, in fact, come to the surface when it rains because they are at risk of drowning. That (as mentioned in the previous paragraph) is not a risk at all. On the other hand, they may come to the surface during rain because they need to stay moist and don't like sunlight, and a rainstorm is the only time the surface fits those conditions. There may very well be other reasons too. Source(s): http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/worms/anato..."

Yahoo Answers Australia
http://answers.yahoo.com.au/question/index?qid=20070101103425AAGUjX9

Yahoo Kids - Directory - Science and Nature - Animals - Invertebrates - Worms
http://kids.yahoo.com/directory/Science-and-Nature/Living-Things/Animals/Invertebrates/Worms

Yahoo! Answer Canada - Science & MAthematics - Zoology - Can a Worm Drown?
http://ca.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070207143130AA4Js9T

Yahoo! Groups
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Sciencehelper/links/Biology_001107351378/
"This is a wonderful site for children to learn about earthworms and their relatives. Have Fun!"

Yahooligans
http://www.tricountyschools.org/Technology_old/Teacher_Resources/K-2%20Links.htm

Yankee Worm - More Worm Info
http://www.yankeeworm.org/

Yankee Worm - Setting up the Worm Bin - More Worm Info
http://www.yankeeworm.org/ym_bin.html

Yankee Worm - What to Feed the Worms
http://www.yankeeworm.org/ym_feed.html

 

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