Student Portal: Grades 6-8

Click the subject below to access the resources in each educational category.
 

Reading

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Funbrain
Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics and videos.

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iCivics
Learn how laws are passed and how government works.

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Smithsonian Tween Tribute
Articles and information from around the world.

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NY Times Learning Network
Keep up with current news articles online.

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Huff Post Teen
View news articles of the day.

 

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Scholastic Kids
Learn about new books, play games, and more.

Math

 
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Virtual Nerd
Get the help you need for math work at home.

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Learn Zillion
Instructional math videos, organized by topic.

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Math Playground
Math Playground provides a safe place for children to learn.

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Coolmath Games
Math is cool at this site!

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IXL Math
Practice quizzes review math skills.

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Khan Academy
Learn about math for free!

Writing

 
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Visuwords
Not sure what a word means? Start exploring!

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Nanowrimo
Write your own novel.

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Turtle Diary
Play typing games.

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iCivics Persuasive Writing
Are you good at winning arguments?

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Portland Proof
Test your grammar skills.

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Khan Academy
Grammar can be a challenge!

 

Science

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Nova
Experience science like a scientist.

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Curiosity Machine
Participate in awesome science challenges!

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Science Friday
Science is so interesting!

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PHET Interactives
Test out your own hypothesis.

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Project Noah
Explore and document wildlife.

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Khan Academy
Pixar in a box - what is a color scientist?

 

Social Studies / History

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Google Earth
Want to travel the globe?

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PBS Learning
History is not boring!

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Smithsonian Learning Lab
Explore the learning lab.

 
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Discovery
Take virtual field trips.

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Google Arts & Culture
Tour famous sites and landmarks.

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Mission US
Educational media that immerses young people in U.S. history.

 

STEM

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Exploratorium
Get started exploring!

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How Stuff Works
Have you ever wondered how stuff works?

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Tynker
Code with all different platforms.

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Rubik's
Can you complete the Rubik's Cube Challenge?

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Hour of Code
Learn to code!

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Young Scientist Lab
Are you America's Top Young Scientist?