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Alabama Association for Gifted Children 2017 Fall Conference

Want to learn more about your gifted child?  The Alabama Association for Gifted Children have a conference right there in Birmingham, Alabama where you can learn and connect with other parents of gifted kids.  Go to this site for more information:

http://alabamagifted.org/aagc_conference.html

AAGC Logo Contest

If your child is interested in the AAGG logo contest, please see the following link:
http://alabamagifted.org/aagc_logocontest.html

Here is a template for the 2 X 2 square if needed.

Square_Templates

IF YOU WANT YOUR CHILD TO ENTER, PLEASE HAVE THEIR ENTRY TO ME BY APRIL 15. I will ask Ms. Nicki to select our school winner and then send it on for the judging of the statewide contest. This is only open to gifted students.

Energy Skate Park

Famous Architects

http://architect.architecture.sk

Handout and Rubric- Famous Architects

Design

 

Design a Room

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Design a Roller Coaster

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Design a Wig
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Build Yourself Wild

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Flight Simulator

http://www.airspacemag.com/panoramas/lockheed-sr-71a-1-180952064/?no-ist

http://www.childrensmuseum.org/csi/flightadventures/

http://johnbenzies.com/flightsim/

http://howthingsfly.si.edu/media/how-wings-work

http://howthingsfly.si.edu/media/forces-flight?skipintro=true

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bring-science-home-paper-planes-drag/

http://www.education.gov.ab.ca/ltb/resource/

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/nature/can-dinosaur-glide.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/wright/airb-flash.html

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/how-orbits-work/en/

How paper airplanes fly:
http://gatelcusd.weebly.com/uploads/2/6/0/2/26020511/whatmakespaperairplanefly.pdf

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/what-makes-paper-airplanes-fly

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bring-science-home-paper-planes-drag/

https://www.brainpop.com/games/csiflightadventuresflightschool/

Space Missions

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Video on Space Shuttle History.

 

Class of 2021 Fineskids Gifted Class

Design a Treehouse

https://www.highlightskids.com/flash/design-your-own-tree-house

http://discoverykids.com/games/room-maker/

Adopt a Constellation

southern-constellations-skyUse the following links to help with your research:

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0004505.html
http://www.constellation-guide.com

http://www.dustbunny.com/afk/constellations/

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/astroskymap/constellation_hunt.htm

http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0004504.html

http://www.ducksters.com/science/physics/constellations.php

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/startypes.shtml

http://www.windows2universe.org/mythology/stars.html

http://www.astronomy.com/observing/astro-for-kids/2008/03/learn-the-constellations

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/stars/constellations.shtml

Planets

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/fun/make-a-planet.htm

https://www.brainpop.com/games/buildasolarsystem/

http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/menu/solar-system/

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/cosmos-a-spacetime-odyssey/interactives/solar-system-builder/

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/media/services/thechildrensuniversityofmanchester/flash/earthandbeyond_c.swf

How Airplanes Fly

http://paperplane.org/Aerodynamics/paero.htm

http://paperplane.org/Aerodynamics/paero.htm

https://howthingsfly.si.edu/forces-flight

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/what-makes-paper-airplanes-fly

http://www.funpaperairplanes.com/learn_about_flight.html

http://gatelcusd.weebly.com/uploads/2/6/0/2/26020511/whatmakespaperairplanefly.pdf

Geeky Yet Cool Animal Videos

Ordered Pair

5th grade students are being introduced to ordered pair this week in Mrs. Jackson’s math class.

http://www.virtualnerd.com/tutorials/?id=Alg1_9_2_1

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra-basics/core-algebra-graphing-lines-slope/core-algebra-graphing-coordinate-plan/v/plot-ordered-pairs

How to Make an Origami Boomerang