Websites for Grade Six Students
Make a motivating or inspirational poster. This can be saved and then printed. You can even use it as your wallpaper.
Fashion Design: Market Research
This interactive resource from The Learning Federation challenges students to analyze information gathered from market research. Students review market surveys and listen to consumer interviews to determine information that will be valuable for successfully marketing a clothing line. In the process, they learn about market research techniques from the perspective of the fashion industry.
Celebrity Garbage: Cal Calvino
Using this interactive resource from The Learning Federation, students learn how to write a factual recount of events by helping a detective determine what happened to a missing celebrity. To do so, they examine the dates and times found on evidence in the celebrity’s garbage. Students then compose a factual recount of events and make a conclusion about the case.
Pop Star Puzzle
Using this interactive resource from The Learning Federation, students learn how to compose a newspaper article including the headline, introduction, and summary of events. Students are asked to investigate the disappearance of a music celebrity and examine the dates and times of evidence. Based on the evidence, they then can compose an article that is factual, brief, and clear.
Create a wordle or word cloud.
Use this link and your library card number adn pin to access Tyumble Books
The Art of Crime Detection
Learn the difference between your right brain and left brain and how police sketch artists use this information. Then....be ready to use your right and left brain to produce art and solve the cases.
Cretaceous Crime Scene
This interactive resource presents the scenario of a crime scene investigation involving the mass death of a herd of duck-billed dinosaurs. Students investigate clues, analyze evidence, pose questions related to a series of suspects, and record their findings in order to solve the mystery. The resource includes a geological timeline, and information about various prehistoric animals and paleontological methods.
An interactive site where you will learn about the forces that allow planes to fly.
The Thrill of Flight
This site is dynamic and interactive. It has lessons, interactive activities, games and worksheets. You will learn about the Alberta's aviation history, air, airplanes, helicopters and gliders.
What Makes an Airplane Fly?
This page (part of a much larger site) explains how airplanes fly. Learn about the four forces acting on an airplane.
The webpage uses some animated diagrams to help you understand
The Best Paper Airplane in the World
This website will teach you how to make a great paper airplane. It teaches you how to fly it and how to create a designer plane. There is also a page with links to other paper airplane sites and a game to play.
Science Fun With Airplanes
Learn about air and the power it has. As you learn you will be asked to answer multiple choice questions to test what you know.
This site also provides you with instructions to build an experimental glider. Once you have your glider built it will explain how to balance it and control it.
Wonderville - Phases of the Moon
To find the activity: Click on the satellite. (Behind the word 'Wonderville'). Choose 'Interactive Activities'. choose 'Phases of the Moon'.
Check out the phases of the moon, and learn what 'waxing' and 'waning' mean.
Online calculator that lets you see which phase the moon is in for any date in any year.
The Nine Planets
This site has an overview of the history, mythology and current scientific knowledge about the planets and moons in our solar system. There is information and pictures on each page. Some pages also have sound and movies.
Enchanted Learning has lots of information on the planets. Click on the picture of each planet near the top of the page for even more detailed information.
Viewing the Milky Way- Powers of Ten
You can view the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then the picture will move closer towards earth 'in successive orders of magnitude'.
SpaceWander Round Trip First Class
Take a journey to Mars and beyond! The images you will see are courtesy of NASA. When you try this you need to watch the 'temperature', 'speedometer' and 'distance from earth' at the top of the screen. (Unfortunately this is an American website so the units are Fahrenheit and miles.)
Kidspace has information and things to do. At this site you will find:
questions and answers
games (some of which use Macromedia Flash)
links to more Canadian websites. This site is for students age 6 to 8.
Like KidSpace - but for students ages 9 t 12.
You will lots of time to explore this website! There is so much to do and see. You can:
ask an expert,
watch the night sky,
take a virtual tour of our solar system,
take a quiz,
see movie clips,
scope out the sun, and
listen to a meteor.
Wonderville: The Tree Game
To find the activity: Click on the satellite. (Behind the word 'Wonderville'). Choose 'Interactive Activities'. Choose 'The Tree Game'.
Trees of Canada
This is a reference site to help you identify different types of trees.
Learn about 'a year in the life of a tree', uses for trees, and facts. Try the activities and play the games.
Many different math activities and concepts for different levels and grades.
This is an interactive website with many different activities and lessons for grade six math.
Virtual manipulatives for all grades: Number and Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, Data Analysis, & Probability.
The Mathematics Glossary is a glossary of terms selected to support the learning outcomes identified in the Alberta Mathematics Program of Studies. The glossary is designed for teachers to use with their students.
This link has OVER 4000 online activities to help you learn French.
French as a Second Language
Great Canadian website - for students, parents and teachers! Click on the links - Beginner, Easy, Intermediate or Board Games.
Parents and teachers - click on the coloured menu for more tips and information.
Quinze Minutes Plus - Episode 1: Salut!
For Grade 4. This French language video shows people from Dijon, France and Guadeloupe saying hello (bonjour, salut) and answering the following questions: Où habitez-vous? ; Où habites-tu? ; De quelle nationalité es-tu? ; D’où venez-vous? ; D’où viens-tu? The dialogue in the video focuses on French language phrases and vocabulary related to greetings, leave-takings and the expression avoir… ans.
Quinze Minutes Plus - Episode 4: Ma famille
For Grade 4. This French language video features young people from Guadeloupe and France talking about their families. They introduce themselves and their families, and are shown participating in daily activities. They also answer the following questions: Tu as des frères et des sœurs? ; Ton frère, il a quel âge? ; Ta sœur, elle a quel âge? ; Qu’est-ce que tu fais avec tes parents? The dialogue in the video focuses on French language phrases and vocabulary related to the names of family members, ages, and family activities.
Bonjour les amis! (Hello Friends!)
For Grade 4 and 5. This interactive digital resource supports elements of the Grade 4 and Grade 5 French as a Second Language Nine-Year Program of Studies. The Bonjour les amis! resource provides presentation, practice and production activities. Each scenario starts with an animation that presents new linguistic and cultural content. Follow-up activities involve listening and reading as well as pronunciation, writing, and speaking. Some activities include additional explanations and each scenario presents one or two production activities. Students may follow a suggested sequence or access activities in any order. This resource exposes students to a variety of French speakers and cultural content from different areas of Canada and from other French-speaking countries.
Quinze Minutes Plus - Episode 3: Chez moi
For Grade 5. This French language video shows young people from Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe and Dijon, France talking about where they live, the possessions that can be found in their homes, and their daily activities. They are also shown answering the following questions: Tu habites en ville ou à la campagne? ; Tu habites dans un appartement ou dans une maison? ; Qu’est-ce que tu fais dans ta chambre? ; Tu partages ta chambre? ; Qu’est-ce qu’il y a dans ta chambre? The dialogue in the video focuses on French language phrases and vocabulary related to rooms in a house, activities done in these rooms, and morning routines. The video also shows a typical French breakfast.
Quinze Minutes Plus - Episode 2: En ville
For Grade 5 and 6. This French language video features people from Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe and Dijon, France describing various places in their respective cities. They also respond to the following questions: Dijon, c’est quoi pour toi? ; A quelle heure tu rentres à la maison? ; À quelle heure vous rentrez à la maison? ; A quelle heure vos enfants rentrent à la maison? The dialogue in the video focuses on French language phrases and vocabulary that describes places where people can go in Dijon and in Pointe- à-Pitre.