Sunday, September 2, 2018

September 2018 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

September 2018 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

Be sure to check out our Science recommendations on Kidtopia for Grades K-4. Don’t forget to send us your requests for science topics to be included. Here are just a few of the fourteen science resource pages. 

October is International Dinosaur Month

Here are some recommended websites with dinosaur names, images, information about when and where they lived, and more.

The National History Museum (UK)
(Images, diet, country, period in which it lived, who named it, etc.)

The Smithsonian:  Dinosaurs in our Backyard

(Current topics from UC Berkeley concerning dinosaurs)

The Dinosauria
(More about dinosaurs from UC Berkeley)

Science Kids:  Dinosaurs

Artists and Art History

Are your secondary students researching artists?  With links to over 100 artists, the Academic Index is your best resource for information about artists and their works. 
Art History
(by form, by movement, by region, and more)

Artists from A to Z

English Language Arts Teachers

     Infotopia has resources for all of the following, all on the same web page:
·      Literature in English (American and British Literature)
·      English/Language Arts
·      Grammar
·      Poetry
·      Folktales and Fairy Tales
     For literature in languages other than English, check out our web site:

     One of the best sites for all literature in languages other than English is Voice of the Shuttle from the University of California Santa Barbara.  Just scroll down and you’ll find African, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Eastern European, French, German, Greek, Guatemalan, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Scandinavian,
Spanish,  and more.

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