Vacaville Unified

New Sites to the VUSD Web Index

MobyMax - Adaptive curriculum. This link is for Vaca Pena students.

Cockroach Math - Wipe out pesky cockroaches using slope-intercept formula.

Graphite - a free search tool from Common Sense Media for finding the best apps and websites. Filters are available for type, grade, subject, and more.

DragonBox2 - from Games.WeWantToKnow.com. Requires login.

XtraMath - A free, personalized math site for for kids. Teachers and parents can create logins for students, and then run reports.

Multiplication.com - Games and more for practicing multiplication

Temperature Guide for Kids - Information and links to sites about measuring temperature.

Math Games: Creature Capture and Treefrog Treasure being tested by Vaca Pena students.

Math Worksheets Land - Tons of printable math worksheets for all grade levels, organized by topic and grade level. Created by a 30-year veteran teacher.

About the Human Body System - Many links for students, grouped by the body systems.

Online Schools Directory - A list of universities across the county that offer online courses.

Holidays around the World - Links to sites showing how other nations celebrate, from GiftCard.com

The Scale of the Universe - Interactive web site showing relative sizes - from entire galaxies to the tiniest particles.

Web Index Volcano links - new sites have been added to our page of volcano links under the Science heading

FlashFace - Web-based program for building police-style face sketch (men only.)

Fossil Fuels and Oil - Fossil fuels come from a lot more than just dead dinosaurs. This site has plenty of links to sites about coal, oil, and formation of other fossil fuels.

Math Open References - a free online reference for geometry featuring animated and interactive drawings to demonstrate geometry terms and concepts.

IXL.com - on-screen math drill and practice for Pre-K through grade 8 and algebra. Problems can be selected based on state standards.

GraphWords - a visual thesaurus that creates a word web that is interactive. Word webs can be saved as graphics.

JetPunk Quizzes - Timed on-screen quizzes in various categories - many just for fun and many related to school topics such as world geography.

SLIMEkids - features a collection of book trailers (videos) and language-arts related activities. SLIMEkids is an acronym for School LIbrary MEdia KIDS.

WWW link Holidays Around the World - A list of major holidays with links to fact pages on each.

WWW link Guide to Writing 5-Paragraph Essay - High School level resources.

Learn Your Tables - a quick and easy way to review multiplication tables

WWW link TimeRime.com is an intereactive timeline creator that can include uploaded images and audio.

WWW link Spelling Rules Resource - A handy list of links to sites with spelling games, rules, guidelines and more.

WWW link Hub for Teachers - Discovery Education's new site to help teachers inspire budding writers.

WWW link TWurdy - Since many web sites are "Too-Wordy" here's a new search engine from Google that ranks sites based on readability, from simplest to most difficult. Three options for searching are offered depending on speed and accuraccy needed.

WWW link SoftSchools.com - free worksheets, games, and quizzes organized by grades and topics.

WWW link Online Education of World Holidays - list of major holidays with links to sites and activities.

WWW link Phil Tulga's Music and Curriculum: Activities and arts integration lessons connecting music to reading, math and science -

WWW link Time Maps - Interactive timelines dating back 5,000+ years, tied to cultures and maps of the world. The result is combined with encyclopedia entries to present a unique view of civiliations.