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Elementary School-Oriented Educational Sites

Hi there! Welcome to the NC 4-H Greenlight homepage for student resources. This site contains lots of useful links for students like you. The sites below are to let you explore your interests in school and help you with your homework. Just click on the categories on the left to begin.

Have a fun time!


The IPL Youth Reading Corner – Novels and stories suitable for most ages
Children’s Storybooks Online– fun illustrated stories, suitable for most elementary grades
IPL Reference Center– If you can’t find what you need here, try this link
Yahoo!ligans Almanac– Almanac sponsored by Information Please
Little Explorers Picture Dictionaries-Spanish, French, German, and Portuguese
Word Central-Online Dictionary sponsored by Webster
On-line English Grammar– all grammatical rules outlined


Harcourt Illustrated Math Glossary– A math glossary for grades 1 through 8.
Science U! Geometry center– fun geometry projects to help learn concepts about shapes and fractals
Mathematics flashcards– addition, subtraction, multiplication, division & others
A+ Math Homework Help– Check your answers on your homework here
Ask Dr. Math– Either look through their hints or send in a question


Online Periodic Table- An interactive chart to help you learn the elements
Periodic Table Drill– Learn your elements by practicing them by symbol, atomic number and position on the chart
IPL Science Fair Project guide– A guide to presentations, processes and projects
Experiments You Can Do Right Now– quick, require little or no preparation
Nye Labs Onlinelots of fun experiments for school or home
Science U! Observatory– learn about the solar system and the constellations
Yucky!– Making science fun.
How Stuff Works– Describes how most machines and other things function.
Brain – Neuroscience for Kids– Functions of the nervous system explained
Frog Dissection Kit– Dissect a frog on your computer
Yellowstone National Park
Air/Bubbles/Balloon Links – Theme-related sites at Pulaski Elementary, Somerset, KY

Social Studies

U.N Country-at-a-Glance
The National Civil Rights Museum
Historical Maps of the United States
Hyperhistory Online – An interactive timeline of people, things and eventsquick information about any country – maps and information about different countries -beautiful pictures and hard-to-find information – Learn the history of the civil rights movement – includes maps of early inhabitants, exploration and settlement, state and territorial growth, historic cities and sites.

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