Desktop games are a great way to stimulate interest and motivate kids. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games from the Internet for use in your classroom. They cover all of this season's topics and can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual computer systems. There are a variety of skill levels in these activities.
Flash, Java, Shockwave, Quicktime or other interactive plug-ins may be required. Each individual site will advise you as to the needs, as necessary.
If you currently use Notebook 10 by Smart Technologies or another interactive whiteboard you will be able to download the games marked with a to your system. If you do not have this software in your classroom, then you will not be able to access those specific activities. Due to the large size of these files, it is recommended that you select "Save" when prompted and then save the file to your personal computer or local network drive for future use.
Guide a starship on a fantasy flight through the stars.
NASA Kids Club games. You can’t get any closer to space than this!!
Galaxy Games– several to choose from.
Astro-Venture– an adventure in space.
Infection Detection Protection game– One of the reasons why we have body waste. Enjoy.
This is the game site of all game sites. Gross body stuff!!
Body Waste Interactive Whiteboard activity NOTE: When using the Body Waste Interactive Whiteboard activity, you will need to begin the game by clicking on the "Edit" button and then immediately return to the game page by clicking "OK" before starting. You will find these commands in the top left corner of the game.
Do you know your solids and your liquids? Play this game to change states of matter.
Investigate matter to know its properties.
This site has several games for you to investigate on chemistry. Hangman, puzzles and others.
Put a food chain together. Also includes instructional information and some vocabulary words.
Fill in the missing item in the food chain.
Think you know the rock cycle? Try your hand at placing the labels in the correct location. You can even get a score.
Identify types of rocks in a game format. You really need to be able to identify a number of rocks by description and by visual clues.
Volcano Explorer from Discovery Kids allows you to build your own volcano online.
Learn about migration– up to four players at a time. Or play in teams.
The migration of the humpback whale.
Mission: Migration Help your flock navigate their way safely.
Lots of nutrition games for you to choose from on this site.
Be a Nutrition Sleuth. This is a twist on hangman. You will love it!
Learn about rivers in this interactive site.
Take a drop of water through the water cycle. Good luck!!