Monday, February 18th 2019
1 A The Last Straw Student Quotes
"The Last Straw" Student Quotes
1 Cite Your Sources
How to cite your sources!
1 Credible Hulk Research Challenge!
Don't make the Credible Hulk angry! Please answer the questions in this form carefully.
Please write in complete sentences and use proper capitalization and punctuation.
1 D Thinglink
Click here to access your Gmail.
1 GSMUN Nation Research
CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation,
Colombia International Affairs Online
This site has compiled resolutions, working papers, policy briefs and other relevant information. Free trial subscription neede
English Online International Newspapers
English only online newspapers
This website has all the statistics you could possibly want! Create your own graphs comparing developed and developing nations.
Links to online newspapers from nations around the world.
UN Headquarters in NY
This will take you directly to the home pages of the UN missions for your nation. If you invest some time looking through this
United Nations official site
United States Diplomacy Center
The United States Department of State created their own Model UN website.
Yale University Library Government Documents - United Nations Collection
The Yale Collection of UN documents
1.) The 13 Colonies - History.com
2) Colonial House - Interactive Website by PBS about
3) Christmas in Colonial America
2 GSMUN - DISEC
DISEC's Main UN Webpage
NPT - Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
History of Nuclear Proliferation
Obama - challenges at NPT conference
Reaching Critical Will
Reaching Critical Will is a nongovernmental organization
Tehran Times article
This article is about Israel being encouraged to join the NPT and NAM's nuclear weapons positions
UN News Centr - Kazakh Foreign Minister
Kazakh Foreign Minister's speech about nuclear weapons to the UN in September 2012
United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs
Basic summary of the history of nuclear disarmament
US Dept. of Health & Human Services
Biological Warfare - Diseases
US Dept. of State
Letter to DISEC
World Nuclear Association
Ways to prevent nuclear proliferation.
3 GSMUN - ARAB LEAGUE
Ad Hoc Committee on Measures to Eliminate International Terrorism's website
Arab Social Media Report
A journal about revolutionary trends
The World Factbook
Detailed information about the countries of the world.
Time Magazine Article about Middle East Revolts
UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia
This is a good model for cooperating with other nations with counter-terrorism.
UN International Legal Instruments to Counter Terrorism
This is the full list of the UN International Legal Instruments to Counter Terrorism with past conventions and amendments to cou
UN Security Council Meeting Record
Meeting record from May 2012 with the main topic of adapting to continually evolving threats in the War on Terror. It is a grea
UNSC Counter-Terrorism Commitee website
5th Grade History
18th Century Events
American Rev Video
American Revolution PBS
Biographies of Famous People
Biographies/Events -Country's Beginnings
Boston Tea Party
Colonial Williamsburg Official Site
Events of the American Revolution
More on the Revolution
Revolutionary War - Smithsonian
Social Studies/History Info
War of 1812
6th Grade History: Native Americans
Pacific North West Indians
South West Indians
6th History - Biographies
Colonial Williamsburg's Website
King George III Biography
King George III from BBC
King George III RBH Biography
Lord Cornwallis - Large Bio
More Lord Cornwallis
Phillis Wheatley - AEA Bio
Phillis Wheatley - BIO.com
Phillis Wheatley - VCU - Bio
Thomas Paine Bio - biography.com
Thomas Paine Bio - historyguide.org
Thomas Paine Bio - ushistory.org
7th Grade History - Baggett & Szymanski
1) 7th Grade History
10) The Capital Century - 1900-1999
2) 7th Grade History Review
3) Biography.com - People
4) Biography.com - Captains of Industry
5) Biography.com - Groups
6) History.com - This Day in History
7) History.com - History by Topic
9) The Henry Ford - museum
7th Grade History - Industrial Revolution - Primary Sources
1) Library of Congress - Industrial Revolution Primary Sources Set
2) Industrial Revolution in the United States - Library of Congress iBook
8th Grade Reading Activities
8th Grade Superlatives
8th Grade Superlatives!
Choose 8th grade student superlatives here.
Alien Life / Titan Videos
1. A Titan Discovery
2. Titan Touchdown: 2005 Landing on Titan
3. Cassini Timeline! Cool Images!
5. Cassini Timeline Poster
6. Mysterious Activity On Saturn's Moon Titan Baffles Scientists 3/6/16
Cosmic Front : 4. Saturns Moon Titan - Another Earth (New Science & Space Documentary )
1. Where in the Solar System Are We Most Likely to Find Life?
The Smithsonian descirbes the 5 locations within our solar system were life has the greatest possibility to exist.
10. Cassini's Current Data about Titan
10. Titan: Saturn's Largest Moon
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory | California Institute of Technology
11. Diving into ocean worlds: Could there be life on moons in our solar system?
2. Stephen Hawking - The Possiblity of Non-Carbon-Based Alien Life
"Prominent scientists have warned that we humans may be blinded by our familiarity with carbon and Earth-like conditions."
3. Alien Cells on Titan (one of Saturn's icy moons)
4. Life 'not as we know it' possible on Saturn's moon Titan!
Check this website out to see an azotosome, the theorized cell membrane on Titan.
5. Different sort of life possible on Saturn's moon, Titan
6. Learn about Titan!
7. More about Titan from NASA
8. Saturnâs Largest Moon Would Host Really, Really Weird Life
9. Cassini's Goodbye Kiss to Titan
Amazing BIOMES website - Missouri Botanical Garden
Animal classifictions - genus and species
Search for your animal by common name to find its genus and species
Animal life in the biomes!
Bird Guide - eNature.com
Direct link the the bird guide from eNature.com
Site your sources correctly!
EcoKids Field Guides Index
Has field guides to plants and animals - gives the genus and species
Find out about the animals & plants in your biome!
NASA site on biomes!
Plant classifications - genus and species
Enter the plant's name to get its complete classifcation including genus and species
Plant life in the biomes!
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Great site to find information about birds!
World Biomes - UCAL
University of California Museum of Paleontology
Black History Month, February :)
1) Time for Kids: Black History Month Minisite
Explore this website and choose an interesting article to read. What did you find interesting?
SEARCH for a BOOK in the GTMS Library Collection
1. Cell Organelle Table
"Cell Organelle Table." Cell Organelle Table. Utah State Office of Education, 15 June 2000. Web. 07 Oct. 2016.
10. ThinkLink Plan Sheet Sample
See this partially complete Thinglink plan sheet for guidance.
10. Work Cited for All Cell Organelle Information
Copy and paste this citation as your first Earthly Cell Thinglink Tag.
11. THINGLINK SAMPLE - Mya Orie
Awesome work Mya! Meet Mya's Titan alien - Titanater (top left tag)!
2. Plant Cell vs. Animal Cell
"Plant Cell vs Animal Cell." Difference and Comparison. Diffen LLC, 2 Feb. 2016. Web. 07 Oct. 2016.
3. Comparison of Plant and Animal Cells (Wayne's Word)
Armstrong, W. P. "Comparison Of Plant & Animal Cells." Wayne's Word. W. P. Armstrong, n.d. Web. 07 Oct. 2016.
4. Cell organelles - Biology4Kids
5. Cells Alive!
6. Cell Activities from SOL PASS
7. Plant Cell Anatomy - Enchanted Learning
8. Animal Cell Anatomy - Enchanted Learning
9. THINGLINK EXAMPLE JTRAVIS
This is Mrs. Travis' sample ThingLink. Please notice the top left tag that is to the Titan Alien Titanicus & its cell!
Chinese Zodiac - what is your animal?
Chinese Zodiac - Travel China
Civics and Economics Resources
Federal & State Courts Quiz
Federal Courts Cloze
Gardens of Praise Biographies
HoopShoot (SOL 13)
Miller Center - UVA
Mr. D's Civics and Economics Game Site
National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian
POTUS - Presidents of the United States
State Courts Cloze
Taxes and Penalty Shootout (SOL 13)
The Cabinet (White House Official Website)
The Presidents - White House Official Website
U. S. Presidential Historic Sites
Constitution Day / Civics
Bill of Rights Institute
Constitution Day - Bill of Rights Institute
U. S. Dept. of Ed. Constitution Day
U. S. Dept. of Eduction Home
Databases for Research
World Book Online
Declaration of Independence
DMV Practice Driver's Test
Practice Driver's Test
Edgar Allan Poe
E. A. P. SOCIETY
Edgar Allan Poe Society has a full range of information about Poe!
Edgar Allan Poe MUSEUM
Poe Museum in Richmond, VA
FULL TEXT of Poe literary works
Periodic Table in Pictures
2.) Periodic Table by Wolfram
3.) Periodic Table by Chemicool
4.) Periodic Table by WebElements
5.) Chemical Elements
6.) It's Elemental - Periodic Table by J Lab
7.) Periodic Videos
8.) Create a YAKiT iMovie about an Element!
This is a step by step pathfinder showing how to make a YAKiT iMovie!
Kids' Planet Fact Sheets
World Wildlife Fund
This part of the global issues web site attempts to highlight some of the environmental issues and concerns that have an effect
National Resources Defense Council
NRDC works on a broad range of issues as we pursue our mission to safeguard the Earth; its people, its plants and animals, and t
Science News - Environmental
Science research news â focus on environmental issues
Explorer Amerigo Vespucci
Chronicles of America
Encyclopedia of World Biography - Vespucci
Explorer Christopher Columbus
Mariners' Museum - Columbus
Explorer Ferdinand Megellan
Mariners' Museum - Magellan
World of Biography - Magellan
Explorer Francis Drake
Francis Drake - Britannia bio
Explorer Francisco Coronado
Enchanted Learning Coronado
Explorer Henry Hudson
Henry Hudson - US History Biography
Explorer John Smith
John Smith - history.org
John Smith game
John Smith Trail
Explorer John Cabot
John Cabot 2
John Cabot Biography 1
Explorer Robert La Salle
Biography - La Salle from Famous Americans
Sons of the South - Robert La Salle
Explorer Samuel de Champlain
2 Champlain Biography
Explorers - Enchanted Learning
Explorers - Enchanted Learning
Exploring Lewis & Clark
American Indian Opposition to Lewis & Clark
Library of Congress Lewis & Clark Exhibition
National Geographic - Lewis & Clark
PBS Lewis & Clark
Faculty and Staff Superlatives
Faculty & Staff Superlatives
Fake News: How to Recognize & Avoid Fake News
10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article
First Five Presidents
1. The First Five Presidents
Awesome website with links to great biographies of each of the first five presidents!
2. Electronic Crossword Puzzle - the First Five Presidents - Cyber Hunt
3. Paintings of the First Five Presidents
4. InterActive Quiz - First Five Presidents
5. Matching Quiz Game - The First Five Presidents
6. Colonial Williamsburg People
1) The First Thanksgiving - Scholastic Website
Learn about Plimoth Plantation and the Wampanoag Native Americans Homesite.
2) First Thanksgiving Primary Documents - Library of Congress
See actual documents from 1620!
For Parents & Students
Dr. Math for Math Help
SOL PASS - Excellent SOL help!
The 50 States
Watch a Video! Login name & password: jmtravis
Animal Fun - National Geographic Kids
Brain Boosters - Exercise Your Brain!
Genetic Engineering - Science 7
biotechnology and genetic engineering
bacteria that produce human insulin (medicine and health) and plants
designer babies pros and cons
Gene Altered Foods: A Case Against Panic
Genetic Engineering and Healthy Food Choices
Genetic Engineering in Medicine: Vaccines, Blood Albumin from Rice
genetic engineering in medicines (vaccines)
Genetic Engineering of Livestock
Human's Playground: Genetic Engineering
genetic engineering in medicine and health
Is Genetically Modified Salmon Safe?
gene therapy to improve human health - against this subject
Pros and Cons of Genetic Engineering in Humans
definition of genetic engineering, pros for it and will also lead to links on cons against genetic engineering, gene therapy, GE
The Age of Genetic Medicine Begins
gene therapy to improve human health - for this subject
Tiki's Guide to Genetic Engineering
What are the benefits of human genetic engineering?
- benefits of genetic engineering in health
What is Genetic Engineering?
UVA Enrichment Programs
William & Mary Center for Gifted Education
Health & Exercise
Girl Power Ã¢â¬â Eating Right and Exercise
Health Lesson 1 - Nutrition and the Digestive System
Hemo the Magnificent
Kids' Health and Exercise
Lesson 2 - Good Food, Good Health
Lesson 3 - Got Broccoli? Nutrients and the Digestive System
Health - Physical Education
Human Anatomy - Body Systems
Health 7 - Shaul
1) Anatomy Arcade
2) Kids Health
3) Human Body - BBC
Health 8 - Shaul
1) Human Body - BBC
2) Anatomy Arcade
3) Edheads - Surgery
American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness and Poverty
Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco
End Homelessness Now
Institute for the Study of Homelessness & Poverty
Interagency Council on Homelessness
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Human Impact - K. Lewis, Science 7
1) National Geographic - Human Impact
Negative human impact
10) EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
Game about recycling
11) Thomas Recycling
12) EPA - Environmental Protection Agency - Water Pollution
How to avoid polluting water
13) EPA - Water Sense
Game about water efficiency
14) EPA - Matching Fun Facts Game
Find out how much water you use
2) Sustainable Baby Steps - Human Impact on the Environment
Negative human impact
3) Buzzle.com - How do humans affect the environment?
Negative human impact
4) New Scientist - Top 10 Conservation Successes and Failures
Conservation successes & failures
5) World Wildlife Federation WWF - Successes
Conservation success stories
6) Cornell Lab of Ornithology - All About Birds, Conservation Success Stories
Conservation success stories
7) N.C. Department of Environment & Natural Resources
Preservation success stories in North Carolina
8) Pew Environment Group
See how President Obama contributed to preservation in the USA
9) Waste Management - Think Green
Ways to improve the environment
1. Explore Immigration Data
2. Push & Pull Factors of Immigration
3. Immigration Explorer Interactive Map
by NY Times
4. Food & Culture of Immigrant Groups
by Immigration to the United States.org
5. Immigration by Region During 50-Year Periods
Internet Safety Guidance for Parents
Internet Safety Resources
List of helpful websites from the Virginia Department of Education
MEDIA Common Sense
Tips for New Inventors
See if your idea is already patented by someone else!
United Inventors Association
inventor education & support
Jacques Cartier - Son of the South
Discovering Jamestown WHRO
Video podcast segments about Jamestown from WHRO
Jamestown Live Webcast
Jamestown Live Webcast Cite
Lesson Plans & Resources for Jamestown Live
Student Survey Jamestown Live
Library Media Center Policy Guidelines
Acquisitions, Collection Maintenance and Electronic Access
ALA Library Resource Guides
ALA Resource Guides
Collection Development Resources
Copyright Basics and the Internet
Library Media Center Job Descriptions
Library Resources / Library Management
School Libraries Policies and Procedures
Weed of the Month Club
Library Media Center Resources
Booktalks, Author Videos, Blogs
1.) Bridge Tutorial Video - emphasis arch bridge near end of video
2) Bridge Tutorial Video - suspension bridge
Samples of storyboards
1. American Museum of Natural History
Explore the main setting from the book Wonder Struck, the American Museum of Natural History!
2. What are Curiosity Cabinets (Cabinets of Wonder)?
11 examples of Curiosity Cabinets!
3. PEM: the Peabody Essex Museum
An awesome museum in Salem Massachusetts!
4. PEM: Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese Home
The PEM contains an actual 200 year old Chinese house!
American Indian History Resources
American Indian Tribal Directory
First Nation's History
More Native Links
Native American Art - Native Tech
The Pequot War
Village of First Nations
Blue Frontier: Oceans for Life
Blue Frontier chronicles the Sustainable Seas Expeditions, an unprecedented exploration of the U.S. National Marine Sanctuaries
Gulf Stream Voyage
Naval Research: Oceanography
This site is packed with exciting ocean facts and information. We've even included some cool naval discoveries.
The Smithsonian Institution created the exhibition Ocean Planet to share with the public what recent research has revealed about
OCEANS ALIVE: Physical features of the ocean
RIDGE: Marine Education Resources
Surface Ocean Current Map
Surface and Subsurface Ocean Currents: Ocean Current Map
World Wildlife Fund - Marine Systems
World Wildlife Organization - Oceans
Complete Works of Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
1. 24 Must Share Poems for Middle & High School
Read as many of these 24 poems as you can! Please choose one poem and explain what you thought or felt about the poem.
Worldbook Online - Login name at school: surry Password: student / Login name at home: worldbooksurry Password: student
1 The Peppered Moth Interactive
2 Mass Extinction
3 The Mating Game
1 Romeo & Juliet
2 Romeo & Juliet
How to build a replica
1. Spanish Games
10. Top 25 Verbs in Spanish
11. Top 25 Spanish Nouns Video
12. Top 25 Spanish Adjecives Video
2. More Spanish Games
3. Spanish Bingo
4. Spanish Word Toss
5. Learn Spanish Phrases - Videos
6. Rick Steves' AndalucÃa: The Best of Southern Spain Video
7. The Majesty of Madrid, Rick Steves Europe Video
8. Highlights of Castile: Toledo and Salamanca (Spain) Rick Steves Europe
9. 25 Spanish Phrases Video
St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day - the History Channel
STEM Investigation - Rinehart
Black Scientists & Inventors
A list of African American scientists and inventors with information about each.
Discover Engineering - DiscoverE
Engineering, Science and Math Careers - Vocational Information Center
Explore careers in Engineering, Science and Math with the following links to job descriptions, which include information such as
How Stuff Works
Unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world actually works.
Inventions by ThoughtCo.
Inventions - by Thought Co.: Get inspired with profiles and biographies of famous inventors and their inventions. Then, become a
Stock Maket Game
American Stock Exchange
Boston Stock Exchange
Chicago Stock Exchange
Hoovers Online Research Site
NYSE New York Stock Exchange
Pacific Stock Exchange
Path to Investing - helpful website
Philadelphia Stock Exchange
Stock Market Game Vocabulary
Stock Market Game Website
U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission
U. S. Treasury
Great information from National Geographic!
The Last Plastic Straw
Awesome website about how straws contribute badly to the plastic pollution on Earth and especially in the ocean.
Classification of Living Things
Naming and Classification of Fungi
Taxonomy - Classification of Humans
Taxonomy Explanation of Kingdoms
Amazing Teacher Resource Links to Trackstar, Rubistar & More (4Teachers.org)
Create Review Games
Create review games: Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire
Discovery Education Streaming - See J. Travis for New User Passcode
Educational Videos - Khan Acadamy
Excellent lesson plan search site! (Thinkfinity - Marco Polo)
Great Websites Voted for by Teachers
Cool websites xtranormal
MIT - STEM videos
PBS Lesson Plans - Excellent!
SOL Pass - Amazing site to help teach SOLs!
World Book Online: the log-in ID: surry / the password: student
Tech Recommended Sites
Commonwealth of Knowledge
Lesson Plans Page
Technology & Politics
Communicating the Presidency
Effects of Twitter on Politics
Obama's social media campaign
Presidential Camaign Commercials
VOTE: the Machinery of Democracy
how we vote - how the voting system works
The Elements - Science 8
Interactive Periodic Table of Elements 2
Periodic Table of Elements - Interactive Site
The Power of Meditation: Love Your Brain Meditation Challenge
GTMS Staff Pre-Meditation Challenge Questions
Travel Brochure Resources
Appalachian Attractions (Asheville, NC)
Appalachian Accomodations Brochure
Appalachian Mountain Club
Appalachian Trail National Park Service
Coastal Plain Travel Guide - Gulf of Mexico
Coastal Plain Travel Guide for the Alabama Gulf Coast
Great Pictures of the Appalachian Highlands
More About the Rocky Mountain National Park
North American Physiographic Provinces: Coastal Plains, Appalachian Highlands, Rocky Mountains, Interior Lowlands
Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain Travel Guide for Alberta, Canada
Worldbook Online - Login: surry Password: student
U. S. History II
Discovering Jamestown WHRO
United States Geographic Features
National Geophysical Data Center
Shows topographic data for the United States as a whole and for each individual state
The National Map
Great site for topographical and geographical data
United States Geography Games
Fun games to learn about United States Geography
World Atlas Online
US History II Child Labor Project
1) Background Info.: Do you know who made your t-shirt?
Do you know who made your t-shirt?
2) Background Info.: Child Labor Is Making A Disturbing Resurgence Around The World
Child Labor Is Making A Disturbing Resurgence Around The World
3) Video 1: Child labor in Afghanistan
Child labor in Afghanistan
4) Video 2: Hidden slaves: children like Tania (9) from Bangladesh
Hidden slaves: children like Tania (9) from Bangladesh
5) Video 3: Child Labor Brazil - part 1
Child Labor Brazil - part 1
6) Video 4: Celebrating World Day Against Child Labor | UNICEF
Celebrating World Day Against Child Labor | UNICEF
7) Video 5: World Vision Child Labour
World Vision Child Labour
VA Air & Space Center Field Trip Lunch Selection
Please make your VA Air & Space Center Field Trip Lunch Selection
1.) Veterans Day - History.com
2.) Veterans Day - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Library of Virginia
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Virginia Historical Society
1. Record MP3 Online
Cite your sources to avoid plagiarism!
Conestoga Image History Channel
Google Slides Themes
Westward Expansion - The History Channel
YouTube Videos - The History Channel
1.) Zombie Parasites
Cool article about actual zombies in nature - zombie parasites! National Geographic
2) Brain Facts!
3) Brain Facts - Neurotransmitters
4) Cool Chart of Common Neurotransmitters
5) Neurosicence Rocks!
6) Gallery of Neurons
7) The Zombie Autopsies!