Links to sites for almost every type of animal
Environmental Sites for Kids
Many links to environmental sites for kids. One of the most important things a kid can do for the earth is to learn about it.
Lots to do for kids and their parents with all the fun characters from Nick Jr’s line-up of shows.
San Diego Zoological Society
For kids who love animals! Send an electronic postcard!
Virtual Frog Dissection Kit
For kids who like to take things apart.
Wacky Web Tales
Supply the words and you get back a wacky story. Lots of fun!
A site designed for children.
A great math practice site.
School District No. 42 has a website called “ERAC.” This website is a collection of resources for students and adults online. Some of the titles are Encyclopedia of British Columbia, World Book Encyclopedia, EBSCO Host, and Novelist K-8. Below is a link to the website.
Login and Passwords are required. For Highland Park:
SD42 now has free access to both the TumbleBook Library and TumbleReadables! These fabulous sites have many great on-line books for students. Even better: an audio option is available for most books. Check them out at http://schools.sd42.ca/erac/
TumbleBooks Library features several hundred on-line picture books. The wide range of authors include Robert Munsch and Doreen Cronin; the themes include numbers and letters, friends and family, sports, holidays, nature, and culture. In the Language Learning section, there are also titles in French and Spanish!
TumbleReadables starts where picture books leave off. The sections range from Early Reader through to Chapter Books, Middle School Readers, YA/Teen, Children’s Classics, Classics, and end with Shakespeare! These are full text versions of about 300 books and plays. Strongly featured series include Orca Young Readers, Orca Currents, Orca Soundings, and Zibby Payne.
Access is easy through our district-based page of on-line resources! That web page can be reached two ways:
1. Click on the “On-line resources” links on the SD42 website under the tabs for Teachers, Parents, and Students
2. Go directly to the page using the URL