Fourth Grade Resources

History
  • Ohio History Central - An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio's natural history, prehistory, and history. Each section contains written information, maps, timelines, and images. Many of these pages link with one another to form a complete and informative perspective. As installments are added each year, an accurate overview of Ohio's past will be revealed. Ohio History Centralis perfect for anyone wanting to learn more about Ohio!
    • You can access information in Ohio History Central by entering one or more words in the search box at the top of any page, or you can browse the encyclopedia. Browse objects are indexed by alphabet, subject matter categories, topics, time periods, geographic locations within Ohio, and by media types.
  • Ohio as America- a completely online, electronic textbook for Ohio fourth grade social studies, aligned with the new and current Ohio Academic Content Standards created by the Ohio Historical Society. For updates, information about training sessions, etc, follow us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/ohioasamerica1803
  • California Gold Rush Maps
Science
  • Ohio Resource Center -- 4th Grade Science - Lesson plans and resources aligned with Ohio's fourth grade academic content standards for science.
  • Exploratorium - A museum of science, art, and human perception located in San Francisco, California. We believe that following your curiosity and asking questions can lead to amazing moments of discovery, learning, and awareness, and can increase confidence in your ability to understand how the world works. We also believe that being playful and having fun is an important part of the process for people of all ages.
    • We create tools and experiences that help you to become an active explorer: hundreds of explore-for-yourself exhibits; a Web site with over 25,000 pages of content; film screenings; workshops for lifelong learners including day camps for kids and family investigations; evening art and science events for adults—plus much more. We also create professional development programs for educators, and are at the forefront of changing the way science is taught. We share our exhibits and expertise with museums worldwide.
    • An example of what this website offers: explo.tv Browse hundreds of webcasts, video clips, podcasts, and slideshows from the Exploratorium's collection of original programming, from remote scientific expeditions to fun hands-on activities. Use the search box to narrow topics.
  • Science Learning Network A collection of good online resources to supplement classroom materials.