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Grade 3

Guiness World Records
This site has lots of interesting facts to read and learn about!

KidZone Free Printable Worksheets - Grade 3
This site has lots of printable Math worksheets. It also contains links to worksheets for other subject areas, including Language Arts.

Teacher Link from Utah State University
This site has very large downloadable workbooks that let you add, subtract, multiply and divide. You will have to print these on your printer to do the worksheets. There are some printing and handwriting worksheets as well, but they only have capital letters.

Math

A+ Math
Here you can do flashcards with adding, subtracting, rounding, multiplying and dividing on the computer! The game will tell you if the answer is correct, and if you get it wrong, it tells you the right one. (There are two forms of cards; one requires Java, and one does not)

AAAMath.com
This site lets you review concepts and practice them online. It scores you and tells you the correct answers. The concepts include most taught in Grade 3.

Pattern Creator
You can practice making a pattern by completing the pattern started for you.

Print and Learn Math Sheets
Here you can print out lots of worksheets to practice Math skills at home.

Teacher Link from Utah State University
This site has very large downloadable workbooks that let you add and subtract. You will have to print these on your printer to do the worksheets.

Test the Toad
This site has a fun interactive game that lets you test how well you can add and subtract! There is also a link to printable worksheets. (Requires Shockwave)

Science

Build a Bridge
This site allows you to build your own bridge and see if you chose the right type of bridge for the span!

Bridge Building Resources
This site has some great information on types of bridges, including video of two bridge collapses.

Bridge Pictures by Peter Reath
Alyth Railway bridge by Ogden Yards, Louise Bridge, Stoney Trail Bridge, 14 Street Bridge, Louise Bridge and LRT bridge, Railway bridge below the Bow River Weir, Centre Street Bridge, Centre Street Bridge Opening, Maintenance on Old Centre Street Bridge, Hextall Bridge, MacDonald Bridge, Montgomery - John Hextall Bridge, SAIT-LRT bridge, 10 Street Bridge, Plus 15 Pedestrian Bridge, Memorial Drive Pedestrian Bridge, 85 Street Bridge, Bowmont Bridge.

Bridge Types
What is a bridge? What are the types and when are they used?

Bridges - Arch Bridges
What is an arch bridge? How is it made and what does it look like?

Bridges - Cable-stayed Bridges
What is an cable-stayed bridge? How is it made and what does it look like?

Bridges - Girder Bridges
What is an girder bridge? How is it made and what does it look like?

Bridges - Rigid Frame Bridges
What is an rigid frame bridge? How is it made and what does it look like?

Bridges - Suspension Bridges
What is a suspension bridge? How is it made and what does it look like?

Bridges - Truss Bridges
What is a truss bridge? How is it made and what does it look like?

Bridges 101
This site has information on types of bridges, their history, and types of materials used to build them.

Cool Science for Curious Kids
This site has lots of interesting activities and answers to questions about Science stuff.

Crystals
This site has lots of information about Crystals and movies and games, too! You can do two Brainpop activities online each day without subscribing.

Junior Rockhound Magazine
This is an online magazine written for children with lots of cool information about rocks and minerals.

Rock Cycle
Watch a movie, play a game, do an activity or read about the Rock Cycle. You can do two Brainpop activities online each day without subscribing.

Rocks for Kids
This site has lots of good information about rocks and minerals, how they are made, uses, photos and natural disasters.

Volcano World Rocks
This site has photos and descriptions of all kinds of rocks and minerals.

Social Studies

Alberta Railway Museum
Want to learn about trains? This is a great place to begin.

Frank Slide
Information about the Frank Slide in the Crowsnest Pass.

Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump
Information about Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump just outside of Fort Macleod.

Oil Sands Discovery Center
This site will answer lots of questions about the Oil sands in Fort McMurray.

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