Seventh Grade


MATH

The Art of Problem Solving
Math Levels: Pre-Algbera – Algebra (approximately 3rd – 11th grade)

Algebra Help 
For students just beginning Algebra to students already deeply immersed in it who need a little review on a topic or two, this site shows step-by-step how to attack all the important algebraic concepts.

Khan Academy
Khan Academy is full of helpful videos explaining all sorts of math topics and other school subjects, too. When you login you see a home screen and your child can even take a math pre-test to see where he/she is starting.

Patrick JMT
The "JMT" in Patrick JMT stands for "Just Math Tutorials." Similar to Khan Academy, this top 10 math website has clear math videos on many math topics. Math Levels: 3rd-12th+ (arithmetic through Calculus) 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Tween Tribune
TeenTribune, TweenTribune,TTEspañol and TTJunior – the daily news sites for kids, tweens and teens – where you'll find the most compelling, relevant and interesting news for 55 million kids in K-12 and their 3.5 million teachers.

Newsela
Newsela is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news.

Flashcard Stash
Flashcard Stash allows you to create and customize your own digital flashcards. You can create flashcards with anything, such as dates for History class, vocabulary for French class, or words for the SAT.

SOCIAL STUDIES

Maps 101
Maps101 is a services for K-12 schools with the purpose of supplementing and complimenting traditional history, social studies and geography curriculum materials. Maps101.com is a web-based interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps.

SCIENCE

The Why Files
The Why Files was created at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the auspices of National Institute for Science Education with support from the National Science Foundation. It is currently funded through the Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each week, we bring you a new story on the science behind the news.

Science for Kids
Learn more about the amazing world of science by enjoying our fun science experiments, cool facts, online games, free activities, ideas, lesson plans, photos, quizzes, videos & science fair projects.

Skoool.com
Get ready to Study and Learn with skoool.co.uk! Use the navigation above to access our exciting interactive learning content. 

TECHNOLOGY

Typing Pal
Typing Pal is the district resource for learning to type and keyboarding.

RESEARCH

World Book Online Encyclopedia
An online Encyclopedia offering general knowledge on a variety of subjects both in English and Spanish.

NebraskaAccess
The Library Commission is the host organization for the Nebraska Center for the Book (NCB), a state affiliate of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress.

ART

Paint by Idioms
Idioms add color to language. Help FunBrain.com's grand master, Salvabear Dali, finish his paintings by identifying the correct expression.

ADDITIONAL SITES

Sheppard's Software 
Hundreds of free, online, educational games for kids in many subjects - (geography, math, animals, science) with many levels and activities for learners of any age.

Turtle Diary 
Similar to ABCYA - a combination of wonderful learning activities for a variety of topics in math, language arts, science and puzzles created by well-qualified teachers and educators. A unique collection of interactive and fun educational games on which children learn important concepts that focus on specific skills that are challenging, and age appropriate for levels K-6.

 

Family Consumer Science- Health

Students will be informed in all areas of life and encouraged to make healthy choices.  The Grand Island District middle schools teach Sexual Health Information.  Please click on these links for more information:   Middle School Sex Ed and Birth Control Basics

The birth control lessons will be taught at RJ Barr Middle School in mid October, mid January, and late April.