5th Grade Library
The KD Markley 5th grade library curriculum covers the following research and literature skills:
Try these links for your research projects!
Endangered Species Research
http://www.worldwildlife.org/species/specieslist.html World Wildlife Fund
http://www.fws.gov/endangered/kids/index.html. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Kid’s Corner.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/conservation/. BBC website: Conservation
http://www.nwf.org/kids/. World Wildlife Federation Kids
http://www.nwf.org/wildlife/. World Wildlife Federation website
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/ San Diego Zoo animal facts
http://www.defenders.org/index.php Defenders of Wildlife
http://www.fws.gov/endangered/kids/kids_help.html Ways kids can help endangered species
http://www.kidsplanet.org/defendit/ Ways kids can help defend wildlife
http://www.endangeredspecie.com/Ways_To_Help.htm Ways to help endangered species
PA POWER LIBRARY DATABASES
SIRS Discoverer – magazine & newspaper articles, photos, book information, and website links
ENDANGERED ANIMALS BOOKS
Grolier Student Encyclopedia of Endangered Species
Call Number: R 591.52 GRO (REFERENCE)
Inventors and Their Inventions
Always start with World Book, either online or print, using the inventor's last name or the invention name as your key word.
Then try some of these websites:
Zoom Inventors and Inventions
A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries: From Adrenaline to the Zippers
Inventors and Inventions
Invent Now: Hall of Fame
Kid Info: Inventors and Inventions
Making the Modern World: Stories about the lives we've made
Inventions that changed our lives
Includes: Stories timelines; Icons of invention; Everyday life; Guided tours; Learning modules
How Everyday Things Are Made
Videos showing how various items are made: from motorcycles to jelly beans to denim to glass bottles to denim.
Includes a careers section.
World War II Research