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Links

Student Resources
Classics for Kids

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra recommends this site!

http://www.classicsforkids.com/music/orchestra.asp

The Energy Story

Energy is one of the most fundamental parts of our universe.  Discover how it works!

http://energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter01.html

Moodle

Moodle is a closed communication site for gifted students in grades 3-8.  Only students enrolled in the class may have access.

http://elearn.greenek12.org/

FreeRice

FreeRice is a non-profit website run by the United Nations World Food Programme.  Students may practice vocabulary (in several languages) and earn rice to donate to hungry people throughout the world.  This site is a win-win!

http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1531

United Nations for Kids

Explore the world!

http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/

Fantastic Contraption 2

This is one of the best games we have found!

http://fantasticcontraption2.net/

Hoagies Gifted

This site contains an amazing array of links.

http://hoagiesgifted.org/hoagies_kids.htm

Parent Resources
Hoagies

Parents will find this site very informative and helpful in meeting the needs of a gifted child.

http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/parents.htm

Duke University's Talent Indentification Program (TIP)

Every fall Duke University identifies students in 7th grade who show great academic promise.  Springtime has Duke searching out high achieving 4th and 5th graders.  Find out more about their program at this site.

http://www.tip.duke.edu/

Student Work - Creative Writing
The Oceans

Students in grades 1 - 3 collaborated to write this non-fiction book about the world's oceans

http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/education/the-oceans-5132856

Student Work - Videos Tell the Story
Roller Coaster Physics

Students hit the road to gather motion data and learn about roller coaster design.  Our amazing trip to Dollywood was sponsored by the Niswonger Foundation, and this video was our way of saying, "thanks!".

http://animoto.com/play/DdIswRmeMo49ZZfreVg6lg

CSI: Greene County

Students explored crime scene investigation and used their skills to solve a mock crime at the Center for Technology.

http://animoto.com/play/0o1VZCjPifkzV3fDvrxqsQ

Math Workshop

Every fall, Greene County's sixth grade gifted students are treated to a day of math, problem solving with Dr. Kay Moneyhun at Walters State Community College.

http://animoto.com/play/iqRCU6rYEzdf9sutLUov7A?utm_content=main_link

Dissecting a Sheep's Brain

Every spring, Greene County's sixth grade gifted students are invited to dissect a sheep's brain at Walters State Community College with Dr. Jerry Wilhoit.

http://animoto.com/play/1Dd12Ww1Ni218U2st7YI4w