Great Sites

  • Screen shot: My HeroMy Hero 
    Who is your hero? Visit this site to read about famous heroes, everyday heroes, even animals who are heroes! You can also write your own story about your hero or create a video about your hero to upload. If you're working on a hero project or biography report, check here for a list of books about famous heroes.
  • Screen shot: Missouri Botanical GardensMissouri Botanical Gardens
    Everything you need to know about the different biomes of the world. Do you know how many inches of rainfall a rainforest gets in a year? Check out this site for the answer to this and many other questions about the weather, plants and animals around the world.
  • Screen shot: Discovery KidsDiscovery Kids
    Enter this website to play games, view video clips from around the world, and learn about the planet's most yucky, gross and cool stuff! This site is for kids of all ages but does have adverts in some sections.
  • Screen shot: Discovery KidsBBC Breathing Places
    Get your kids involved with nature with the BBC Breathing Places Schools project, which provides fun, FREE teaching resources and activity ideas to primary, middle and special schools in the UK. Bring the outside into the classroom, planting seeds, making homes for mini-beasts, enabling children to engage with and explore their surroundings. Schools simply register online at and they'll be sent everything they need to get started!