Websites for Grades 5–8

Arts & Entertainment

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis: Just for Kids
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis recommends these games for middle schoolers.

DSO Kids (Dallas Symphony Orchestra)
Learn more about music theory and musicians at the website of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

Create your own cards, movies, and pictures in this electronic art and production studio.

Khan Academy
Watch instructional videos and participate in free educational activities.

Make Beliefs Comix
Create your own comic strips using this virtual studio.

Solve a series of brain teasers and chess puzzles.

Math & Science

99 Bricks
Use different shaped bricks to build the highest tower.

After School Mathematics
Search games by purpose and topic at this resource for independent or team learning.

Cool Math 4 Kids
The math-themed games on this site challenge all levels of learners.

Conservation Central from the National Zoo
Learn about the temperate forest through these online games and explorations.

Explore online interactives, hands-on activities, and videos from the Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco.

Fantastic Contraption
Try to solve this physics puzzler.

Math Apprentice
Test your real-life math skills as a math intern.

Math Arcade
Practice math skills through this interactive board game.

Math Moves U
Discover math concepts and uncover hidden facts while participating in these explorations.

Math Playground
Math Playground features multiplayer math games as well as online manipulatives and flashcards.

Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Monterey Bay Aquarium presents games and interactive activities.

Mr. Nussbaum’s Math Games
This website features links to dozens of math-themed games.

San Diego Zoo Kids
The San Diego Zoo website features animal-themed educational games.

Language Arts & Social Studies

FBI Kids
Learn about the Federal Bureau of Investigation through these games.

FunBrain Reading
Read popular books in electronic format and explore other language arts-themed games.

Learn about American Government as you experience these civics games.

Mr. Nussbaum’s Language Arts Games
This is a great collection of language arts games.

Mr. Nussbaum’s Social Studies Games
Browse through tons of social studies games involving geography, economics, and history.

National Geographic Kids
Explore these nature games, puzzles, and quizzes from National Geographic Kids.

Peace Corps
Solve challenges that involve helping others at this website from the Peace Corps.

Social Studies Land
Explore the Titanic, start your own coffee shop, experience historic Jamestown, and more.

Young Zine
This website features games and articles that help young adults learn about the world.

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