New Sites to the VUSD Web Index
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 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.
Holidays Around the World - A list of major holidays with links to fact pages on each.
Guide to Writing 5-Paragraph Essay - High School level resources.
Learn Your Tables - a quick and easy way to review multiplication tables
TimeRime.com is an intereactive timeline creator that can include uploaded images and audio.
Spelling Rules Resource - A handy list of links to sites with spelling games, rules, guidelines and more.
Hub for Teachers - Discovery Education's new site to help teachers inspire budding writers.
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.
SoftSchools.com - free worksheets, games, and quizzes organized by grades and topics.
Online Education of World Holidays - list of major holidays with links to sites and activities.
Phil Tulga's Music and Curriculum: Activities and arts integration lessons connecting music to reading, math and science -
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.