Science & Social Studies Resources/Competitions
National Geographic, Xpeditions:
The lesson plans and curriculum on this site were written by educators and have been tested in the classroom.
LEGO Robotics Program:
Teaches robotics and programming, labs, and simple machines…PC/MAC compatible, and hands-on.
Odyssey of The Mind:
Teaches creative problem solving methods and students can participate in tournaments.
Code.org is the non-profit organization behind the Hour of Code events. Create an account on Code.org to save your progress, or visit one of several third-party opportunities linked at the site.
Design Squad Global
Hands-on engineering, science, and technology activities from PBS. Watch videos, play games, and enter the engineering challenge.
A visually stunning interactive dictionary. Budding lexicographers can delve the depths of word origins, meanings, and families to their heart’s content
Scholastics Story Generator
Myths and Legends:
This is a really cool site where kids can create myths and legends, cartoon style. Good graphics and easy to use. Click on “start story creator 2”
Video interviews with authors
A variety of interviews with children’s book authors, courtesy of Reading Rockets.
Book reviews for kids, by kids
Get your creative juices flowing with journal prompts, story starters, and other inspiration.
Writing Contests for Kids
A collection of writing contests for kids from Imagination Soup.
Wordmasters Challenge 2019
Readers Theater K-3
Gifted Math Resources
Math Hands-On Puzzles
Greg Tang Math
FUN Brain Teasers, Optical Illusions & Logic Puzzles
Science and math lesson plans.
A gathering place for math aficionados, Mathforum hosts daily puzzles, an archive of scavenger hunts, math problems by grade level, and more.
Cut The Knot
Dozens of challenging math puzzles and problems to stump even the most seasoned mathematician.
Challenges in algebra, geometry, measurement, numbers, and probability from the Nationcal Council of Teachers of Math.
Short biographical snippets of over two dozen famous mathematicians. A good place to find a mathematical role model.
Create a Math Scavenger Hunt
How to create and run your own math scavenger hunt. Broken down with age and level appropriate suggestions.
Wolfram Alpha’s Famous Math Problems – Solved and Unsolved
A clearinghouse of solved and unsolved mathematical problems.
Georgia Gifted Education
Forsyth County Gifted Education
Forsyth County Academic Competitions
Exquisite Minds Resources
Depth & Complexity
100 Website for Gifted Kids
National Association for Gifted Students
TPSP - Task Library