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St. Thomas Aquinas Regional School Technology Class







Keyboarding Skills:
https://mcs.typingagent.com/
https://mcs.typingagent.com/
http://play.bbc.co.uk/play/pen/g8s4pb547b
http://play.bbc.co.uk/play/pen/g8s4pb547b
http://www.typingweb.com
http://www.typingweb.com
http://www.abcya.com/keyboard_invasion.htm
http://www.abcya.com/keyboard_invasion.htm
http://www.abcya.com/kids_typing_game.htm
http://www.abcya.com/kids_typing_game.htm
https://sites.google.com/a/monet.k12.ca.us/fremont-yumi-s/second-grade/ghost_typing_mini_banner.png
https://sites.google.com/a/monet.k12.ca.us/fremont-yumi-s/second-grade/ghost_typing_mini_banner.png



http://www.abcya.com/typing_race_cars.htm
http://www.abcya.com/typing_race_cars.htm
http://www.abcya.com/typing_rocket_junior.htm
http://www.abcya.com/typing_rocket_junior.htm
http://www.abcya.com/keyboarding_practice.htm
http://www.abcya.com/keyboarding_practice.htm
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/video-index.php
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/video-index.php
Video:  Keyboarding Hand Position
Video: Keyboarding Hand Position
http://www.turtlediary.com/science-games/learn-keyboarding.html
http://www.turtlediary.com/science-games/learn-keyboarding.html







Power Typing Practice Identifying Keys Keyboarding Games 10 Key Pad
http://teachingtreasures.com.au/teaching-tools/englishk-3/instructions.htm
http://teachingtreasures.com.au/teaching-tools/englishk-3/instructions.htm
http://www.powertyping.com/baracuda/baracuda.htm
http://www.powertyping.com/baracuda/baracuda.htm
http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard/index.htm
http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard/index.htm
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding_games_arachnid_falls.html
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding_games_arachnid_falls.html
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding-games-numpad-kennys.html
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding-games-numpad-kennys.html



Internet Scavenger Hunt


1. What causes hiccupsexternal image questionmark3.gif Answer
Hint: KidsHealth
2. Where can these lyrics from a popular children's series be found external image questionmark3.gif Answer
It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood,

A beautiful day for a neighbor.
Hint: PBS
3. What do you need to make bubblesexternal image questionmark3.gif Answer
Hint: The Bubblesphere
4. Who wrote these famous linesexternal image questionmark3.gif Answer
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. " 'Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door; Only this, and nothing more."
Hint: House of Usher
5. Is there a hair-raising experience in store for youexternal image questionmark3.gif Answer
Hint: Franklin Institute
6. Are cockroaches active during the dayexternal image questionmark3.gif Answer
Hint: Trap Roach
7. Who were the Buffalo Soldiersexternal image questionmark3.gif Answer
Hint: Buffalo Soldiers
8. Where can I go to see the world through the eyes of a honeybeeexternal image questionmark3.gif Answer
Hint: B-Eye
9. Who is the wizard of Menlo Parkexternal image questionmark3.gif Answer
Hint: Menlo Park
10. What was daily life like during the time of Thomas Jeffersonexternal image questionmark3.gifAnswer
Hint: Monticello


Before you start, take a look around the Sun itself. Let’s answer some Sun questions.


1. How old is the Sun thought to be? _
2. What galaxy is the Sun a star in?
_
Now, let’s start our planet visits.
Traveling on to Mercury, we’d like to know...
3. What is the surface of Mercury covered with ?
4. How hot does it get on the side of Mercury closest to the sun?
And how cold can it be on the side away from the sun?
As we arrive at Venus, we wonder...
5. What does Venus do more slowly than any other planet? _
6. What is one reason a human might not survive on Venus?
A quick stop on our home planet of Earth...
7. How much of the Earth is covered by water?
8. What is Earth's atmosphere made of? (Hint:Click on the word More at this site.)
We’ve arrived on Mars!!
9. Does Mars have seasons?
10. Describe the surface of Mars?

As we fly past Jupiter, we can answer...
11. What is happening at Jupiter's big Red Spot? _
12. Which other planets could fit inside Jupiter if it was hollow? _
Arriving on Saturn, we learn...
13. What happens to Saturn's shape because it spins so fast? _
14. What would happen to Saturn if it were placed in water?
Blasting by Uranus, we ask ourselves....
15. When viewed from Earth, how does Uranus appear to rotate?
On Neptune, we find...
16. What weather might we find on Neptune?
At last, we’ve made it to Pluto.
17. Do all astonomers think Pluto is a planet?

Now, we promised that this would be a round-trip voyage. But, guess what? You get to choose which planet you would like to return to! Pick your favorite planet, and tell why you'd especially like to re-visit it.
18. Which planet would you like to return to? And why? _

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Third Grade

  1. Whole Class: Review Computer Lab Rules & Procedures
  2. Use TuxPaint to draw a self-portrait.
  • Whole Class: Review TuxPaint - How to open, Tools, How to Save
  • Use TuxPaint to draw a self-portrait.
  • If done, Jumpstart 3rd Grade

Typing Stage 1 Links:

  • Stage 1
    Stage 1
  • Stage 1
    Stage 1
  • Stage 1
    Stage 1



Typing Stage 2 Links:

  • Stage 2
    Stage 2
  • Stage 2
    Stage 2
  • Stage 2
    Stage 2



Typing Stage 3 Links:

  • Stage 3
    Stage 3
  • Stage 3
    Stage 3
  • Stage 3
    Stage 3



Typing Stage 4 Links:

  • Stage 4
    Stage 4
  • Stage 4
    Stage 4
  • Stage 4
    Stage 4



Typing Stage 5 Links:

  • Stage 5
    Stage 5
  • Stage 5
    Stage 5
  • Stage 5
    Stage 5



Typing Stage 6 Links:

  • Stage 6
    Stage 6
  • Stage 6
    Stage 6
  • Stage 6
    Stage 6



Typing Stage 7 Links:

  • Stage 7
    Stage 7
  • Stage 7
    Stage 7
  • Stage 7
    Stage 7



Typing Stage 8 Links:

  • Stage 8
    Stage 8
  • Typing Stage 8
    Typing Stage 8
  • Stage 8
    Stage 8



Typing Stage 9 Links:

  • Stage 9
    Stage 9
  • Stage 9
    Stage 9
  • Stage 9
    Stage 9



Typing Stage 10 Links:

  • Stage 10
    Stage 10
  • Stage 10
    Stage 10
  • Stage 10
    Stage 10



Typing Stage 11 Links:

  • Stage 11
    Stage 11
  • Stage 11
    Stage 11
  • Stage 11
    Stage 11



Typing Stage 12 Links:

  • Stage 12
    Stage 12
  • Stage 12
    Stage 12
  • Stage 12
    Stage 12



Typing and Spelling Practice:

  • Keyboard Climber
    Keyboard Climber
  • Type Rocket
    Type Rocket
  • Spelling Practice
    Spelling Practice


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First Quarter

First Day Lesson
Word Works A game to create and use words


Windows Basic Review
Baseball Math
Count Us In Games


Keyboarding
Key Seeker - Find the Letter Game
Bubble Burst - Find the letter
ABCya- fix the keyboard game

Dance Mat Typing - learn to type


Spreadsheets
Model Rockets
Halloween Candy Chart


The First Adventure of the Three CyberPigs
McGruff
CyberBully - advice
Get Your Web License


Kerpoof
Second Quarter

Kids Planet


Welcome to the Planets Information about each of the planets
Exploring the Planets Images and facts about the planets
The Planets Short list of facts about each planet
Star Child Planets NASA site with facts about the planets
Third Quarter

POTUS- Internet Public Library
Presidents- Whitehouse.gov
American Presidents- American Presidents.org
Fourth Quarter

The Moon, Word
Tornado


Internet Scavenger Hunt


Database Sea Animals

  • Whole Class: Review how to type A-Z
  • Whole Class: How to edit color words
  • If not done with typing assignments go to www.thisissand.com


If you finished early, you can go to the following sites:

Try some of these fun activities if you finish your work early!


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Lite Brite
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My Oats
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Drawminoes
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Flame Painter
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Crayola DigiColor
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Eye Candy
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This Is Sand
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Bomomo
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Flabby Physics
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Magnetic Poetry
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Solid Edge Garage
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San Diego Zoo
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Fraboom Online Museum
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Awesome Word Games
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Toon-Books Cartoon Maker
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Sporcle
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Youngzine
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Give the Dog A Bone
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Scrap Coloring
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Whizz Words
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Orisinal
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Stop Frame Animator
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Monster School Bus
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Line Rider
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Word Magic
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Tween Tribune
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Toy Theater
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Wordle
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Tagxedo
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Rotate & Roll
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Nick Jr. Spin Art
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EdHeads
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Sheppard Software
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Play Kids Games
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Auditorium
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Optical Illusions Challenge
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Isle of Tune
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Paint Like Pollock
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Must Pop Words
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Free Rice