COOL SITES!

Check out the sites from each program!

Program One

Program Two

Program Three

Program Four

Program Five

INTERNET LINKS:

Program One

TUTORIALS:

Surfing Lessons

URL: www.svusd.k12.ca.us/surfinglessons

This site is an online tutorial on how to use Netscape. You can walk through all of the features at your own pace.

An Introduction to the Internet by PBS

URL: www.pbs.org/uti/begin.html

Learn the terminology and facts about the Internet on this site.

FUN SITES:

Groundhog Day

URL: http://www.groundhog.org/

Punxsutawney Phil, famous weather prognosticator, makes his prediction on Groundhog Day. Features Quicktime VR movies.

Zip2

URL: www.zip2.com

Find door to door directions as well as map.

ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY:

Saddleback Valley's AUP

URL: www.svusd.k12.ca.us/aup

This is SVUSD's Electronic Network Agreement Form. All of the SVUSD staff and students are required to sign this form in order to use the Internet.

SEARCH ENGINES:

Yahoo

URL: www.yahoo.com

A great directory. One of the most popular ways to search.

Yahooligans

URL: www.yahooligans.com

This is an excellent search engine for students because the sites it searches have been reviewed and have relevance to education.

Alta Vista

URL: www.altavista.com

Excite

URL: www.excite.com

SEARCH.COM

URL: www.search.com

Uses Infoseek. Search the whole Web, or use the pull-down menu at the top of their home page to limit your query within specific categories.

Hotbot

URL: www.hotbot.com

Wired magazine's search engine. Searches 50 million sites.

META SEARCH ENGINES:

Metafind

URL: www.metafind.com

This is a multi-engine search tool. It will search:

Dog Pile

URL: www.dogpile.com

This is a multi-engine search tool. It will search:

Yahoo!, Lycos' A2Z, Excite Guide, Go2.com, PlanetSearch, Thunderstone, What U Seek, Magellan, Lycos, WebCrawler, InfoSeek, AltaVista, Excite & HotBot. Usenet: Hotbot, Reference, Dejanews, AltaVista and Dejanews' old Database. FTP: Filez and FTP Search. (Only the first word will be passed on to FTP Search.) News Wires: Yahoo News Headlines, Excite News and Infoseek NewsWires.

LISTS OF LINKS:

Frank Potters Science Gems

URL: http://www-sci.lib.uci.edu/SEP/SEP.html

Look at this fantastic list of Science sites developed by UCI Professor Frank Potter and consultant Jim Martindale.

Saddleback Valley Unified School District's Curricular Links

URL:http://svusd.k12.ca.us/resources/InternetLinks.stm

This shows links organized by curricular area.

LA Times Launch Point

URL: http://www.latimes.com/launchpoint/

Launch Point is a joint project of The Times Orange County and the UC Irvine Department of Education. Great project sites and direct link to educational sites.

Saddleback Valley Unified School District's Grade Level Links

URL: http://svusd.k12.ca.us/resources/Curriculum/default.stm

Find a specific link that fits with your curriculum at your grade level and subject area.

 

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INTERNET LINKS:

Program Two

TEACHERS FAVORITES

PacBell's Blue Webn Site

URL: http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/

Excellent links on this site. Full of great lesson plans and curriculum centered links.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

URL: http://www.usw.nps.navy.mil/~millercw/aq/

Find out the latest events and research at one of America's largest aquariums.

Cornell Law

URL: www.law.cornell.edu

The Cornell Law site.

Chico High School Library

URL: http://www.chs.chico.k12.ca.us/libr/webres/helpful.html

An excellent one page list of links. Great for research and study.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

URL: http://www.whoi.edu/

Marine research at its best. A great K-12 resource section giving schools resources about ocean topics.

FEATURED EDUCATIONAL SITES:

SCORE SITES

SCORE - Schools of California - Online Resource for Education. This is s California California Technology Assistance Program project provided free to our district.

SCORE - Mathematics

SCORE - Language Arts

SCORE - Science

SCORE - History/Social Science

Frank Potters Science Gems

URL: http://www-sci.lib.uci.edu/SEP/SEP.html

Look at this fantastic list of Science sites developed by UCI Professor Frank Potter and consultant Jim Martindale.

Nanoworld

URL: http://www.uq.oz.au/nanoworld/nanohome.html

The Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis is an interdisciplinary research and service facility dedicated to an understanding of the structure and composition of all materials at atomic, molecular, cellular and macromolecular scales.

Caltrans

URL: http://www.scubed.com/caltrans/

Real-time traffic and weather reports for Southern California.

Frog and Toad CyberGuide

URL: http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/frog/frogtg.html

Find student activities, rubrics and links to the net.

Of Mice and Men CyberGuide

URL: http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/mice/micetg.html

Find student activities, rubrics and links to the net.

AltaVista Search and Translation Services.

URL: http://www.altavista.digital.com

Translate a page into French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish and back again.

KV5

URL: www.kv5.com

Join archaeologists in Egypt's Valley of the Kings as they post their discoveries on the web as soon as they are made. This find of the century is KV5 thought to be the mausoleum of as many as 50 sons of Ramses II, one of Egypt's most important pharaohs. Leader of the expedition, Kent Weeks of American University in Cairo, says that more than 110 rooms have already been found, and thousands of artifacts. This website is growing by the week with postings of new discoveries,discussions by archaeologists, pictures of tomb painting and much more.

Scholastic Online

URL: http://www.scholastic.com

Scholastic is full of resources for teachers. Projects and experts add a new dimension to traditional lessons.

FUN SITES:

MovieLink

URL: http://www.movielink.com

Check your local theater to see what's playing. Find out more information about movies including reviews.

Dancing Baby

URL: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/rlussier/animpage.htm

See the baby that was on Ally McBeal. Whatch him dance.

Twinkie Experiments

URL: http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~gouge/twinkies.html

Two college students use the scientific method on a twinkie. Find out all of the strange but true facts about twinkies.

Plug-ins and Add-ons

Adobe

URL: http://www.adobe.com

Download the Acrobat reader from this site. Acrobat reads and prints documents that are on the web in the PDF format.

Apple's QuickTime Plug-in

URL: http://www.apple.com/quicktime/sw/index.html

Allows you to view QuickTime Movies through your browser. Read all of the instructions to determine what version you need.

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INTERNET LINKS:

Program Three

TEACHERS FAVORITES

PacBell's Blue Webn Site

URL: http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/

Excellent links on this site. Full of great lesson plans and curriculum centered links.

Scholastic Online

URL: http://www.scholastic.com

Scholastic is full of resources for teachers. Projects and experts add a new dimension to traditional lessons.

FEATURED EDUCATIONAL SITES:

The Global School Network

URL: http://www.gsn.org

This is site is a FANTASTIC place to find an online project.

GSN's News Day Project

URL: http://www.gsn.org/project/newsday/index.html

Newsday is a multi-curricular project in which your students produce their own newspaper based on the news articles submitted to the Newsday news wire by cooperating student correspondents. Your students become news gatherers and reporters, editors, layout and graphics artists, and publishers. Participation on an international scale leads to understanding of broad issues which transcend local concerns. This project can involve your students in weeks of cross-curricular activity.

GSN's Geogame Project

URL: http://www.gsn.org/project/gg/index.html

The object of this game is to try to learn where the TEACHER PAL classrooms are located; and, learn a little United States geography at the same time.

GSN's Woodsy the Woodchuck Buddy

URL: http://www.gsn.org/project/woodsy/index.html

Follow this little stuffed animal in his adventures around the world or start your own travel buddy project.

PacBell's Blue Webn Site

URL: http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/

Excellent links on this site. Full of great lesson plans and curriculum centered links.

Hewlett Packard Telementoring Project

URL: http://mentor.external.hp.com/

The HP E-Mail Mentor program creates one-to-one mentor relationships between HP employees and 5-12th grade students and teachers. HP employees motivate students to excel in math and science and improve communication and problem solving skills. In addition, HP employees help students develop the skills they need to pursue professional interests in a successful way.

Hello Dolly "the cloning project"

URL: http://204.102.137.135/PUSDRBHS/science/clone/dolly.htm

An Inquiry-Oriented Activity Where Learners Interact With The Internet, Evaluate Information, And Formulate A Solution To A Complex Problem.

FUN SITES:

Four11

URL: http://www.four11.com

Find a person online! This has sections to find businesses and persons. You can even find E-Mail addresses.

FTD online

URL: http://www.ftd.com/

Send your loved one some flowers for Valentine's Day.

Phonetic

URL: http://www.phonetic.com

Find out what your phone number spells!

Magic Trick Online

URL: http://pw2.netcom.com/~sleight/index.html

Try this online magic trick.

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INTERNET LINKS:

Program Four

COPYRIGHT

The "Barbie" Site

URL: http://www.erols.com/browndk

This site previously depicted Barbie throughout art history. Now Barbie is cutout from the pages.

FAIR USE GUIDELINES FOR EDUCATIONAL MULTIMEDIA

URL: http://www.libraries.psu.edu/avs/fairuse/guidelinedoc.html

A resource for determining exactly what you can use legally in your classroom.

FEATURED EDUCATIONAL SITES:

ThinkQuest

URL: http://www.advanced.org/thinkquest

A web creation competition that emphasizes collaborative work.

California Missions ThinkQuest Project

URL: http://tqd.advanced.org/3615

One of the top ten ThinkQuest sites. Takes you on a virtual tour of a California Mission.

Himalayan Site - Best of the Contest 1997

URL: http://library.advanced.org/10131

The 1997 ThinkQuest winner. Excellent design and collaboration.

FUN SITES:

Magic Trick Online

URL: http://pw2.netcom.com/~sleight/index.html

Try this online magic trick.

The Debt Clock

URL: http://www.brillig.com/debt_clock

Watch our National Debt increase. OHHH NOOOOO!

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INTERNET LINKS:

Program Five

FEATURED EDUCATIONAL SITES:

In-line Plug-ins

URL: http://home.netscape.com/comprod/products/navigator/version_2.0/plugins/index.html

Site that shows most of the current plug-ins available.

Adobe

URL: http://www.adobe.com

Download Acrobat Reader from this site.

Chico High School Library

URL: http://www.chs.chico.k12.ca.us/libr/webres/helpful.html

An excellent one page list of links. Great for research and study.Go to this site and look in the writing and research section to find out how to site online and electronic references.

Sarah DiRuscio's Great Sites

URL: http://www.4forefront.com/

One of the top ten ThinkQuest sites. Takes you on a virtual tour of a California Mission.

Classroom Connect

URL: http://www.classroomconnect.com

Great resources for teachers. They have a monthly news publication that lists fantastic current sites to use in the classroom.

LaunchPoint

URL: http://www.latimes.com/launchpoint

Groups online resources by difficulty and topic.

FUN SITES:

Amazon.com

URL: http://www.amazon.com

2.5 million books available for purchase online.

Virtual Cameras

URL: http://www.dreamscape.com/frankvad/cams.html

Live updates to online cameras.

Hotmail.com

URL: http://www.hotmail.com

Free E-Mail service to anyone on the Internet.

WEB CACHE Programs

Web Whacker

URL: http://www.ffg.com

Popular Web Cache program.

Web Buddy

URL: http://www.dataviz.com

Web Cache program.

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Wired to the Web - Now What? What is it? - Homework - Quiz - Schedule - Credit - Sites
Saddleback Valley Unified School District - KOCE Television - January 1998.
E-Mail Questions to: morrisonm@svusd.k12.ca.us
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    Michael Morrison - Technology Specialist - Saddleback Valley Unified School District