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5th Grade Research Project

Optical Illusions

How does the eye work?

http://www.brainpop.com/health/bodysystems/eyes/

How do optical illusions work?

http://www.school.eb.com/all/elementary/article?articleId=477170&query=optical%20illusion&ct=null

http://www.howstuffworks.com/search.php?terms=optical+illusions

http://www.illusion-optical.com/

Try out optical illusions... how do you think they work?

http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/games/illusions/index.htm

http://www.weatherwizkids.com/experiments-bluesky.htm

http://slodive.com/inspiration/optical-illusions-for-kids/

World War 2

Why did Jewish people wear a six-pointed star (Star of David)?

http://www.school.eb.com/all/comptons/article-9313686?query=star%20of%20david&ct=null

http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/voices/info/yellowstar/theyellowstar.html

What caused World War 2?

http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/worldwariicauses/

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwii/index.htm

Learn about Anne Frank

http://teacher.scholastic.com/frank/diary.htm

Why did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?

http://www.brainpop.com//socialstudies/worldhistory/worldwariicauses/qanda_popup.weml?qanda_id=11096&category_safe_name=socialstudies (username: cunninghamelp, password: cunningham)

Solar System

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/solar_system_level1/solar_system.html - Here is lots of information about our solar system, the planets, Sun, and objects in space.

http://sse.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm - Search for information about each planet by clicking on the links at the left of this page.

http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/solarsys_kids.cfm - Learn the most important facts about each planet, learn memory tricks, quiz yourself to see how much you know about the solar system, and more.

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/menu/solar-system/ - There are fun activities, explorations, and games here!

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov//menu/explore//redirected/ - Find answers to specific questions about the solar system.

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/finditfast/index.html - Search NASA's site here.

http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm - Learn about each planet and compare the sizes of the planets.

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