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Catastrophe Information Center
Whether you live on the eastern seaboard, the west coast or in the heart of the U.S., you might be affected by a catastrophe someday. Information can help prepare you to take control and cope when disaster strikes. Here youll find valuable information on current catastrophic events and safety tips to help you prepare for and recover from a disaster.


Mathematics

Interactive Counting Lessons (All Ages)
Great interactive lessons for teaching Counting to your child! (All Ages Included)

Addition Funsheets (10-99) No Carrying
Add and subtract two numbers from 10 to 99. The best part is that you can hit refresh, and you get a whole new worksheet. Create an unlimited supply!

Magic Trick Of The Week - The Magic Rope
Holding a piece of rope, the magician places the ends of the rope into his hands and closes his fingers around the ends. The magician shakes the rope slightly, says a magic word, blows on his hands and drops one end of the rope. Magic! The end has a knot in it!

Subtraction Worksheets (0 to 10) (Ocean)
Subtract two numbers from 0 to 10. The best part is that you can hit refresh, and you get a whole new worksheet. Create an unlimited supply!


Science

How do I become an Astronaut?
Students will research NASA Spacelink web pages for information about astronauts and respond to a set of inquiries.

Free Model Kit For The Week - Zero Aerodynamics!
The Apollo Lunar Module. Absolutely no aerodynamic qualities whatsoever! Didn't need them, flew in space. No air. This is a more advanced model.

Wonders of the World Databank
Use this site to search the Wonders of the World Databank. If you have a local wonder, submit it and have it added to the databank! Play this interactive online game and have fun (be careful you don't learn something at the same time!)

Find out what's cool about being an engineer.
Meet 10 people who do and find out why they enjoy BUILDING BIG Print out this fun challenge and start building with stuff around the house!

Your own ocean wave!
Do you remember those ocean wave simulators in a bottle. When you shift the bottle, the a blue wave inside the bottle rolls to one side, then the other. Now you can make your own!

The Pressure! Can your dam hold?
How great is the water pressure? Can your dam hold? Print out this fun challenge and start building with stuff around the house!


Social Studies

Explore The States
Check out this greate multimedia presentation on the different states presented by the Library Of Congress! Music, stories and more!

Community Building Scavenger Hunt
This scavenger hunt was designed to help build awareness of community and citizenship. It can be a one-time competition, or an ongoing game you play with your child as you go about daily chores. Ie. If you go to the Post Office with your child, check the list before you go! See if there is anything you can pick up!

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
Let Ben Franklin introduce your child to the U.S. Government. There are different levels depending on your child's age. Plus you can learn a lot about Ben too!