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DSO Kids

DSO Kids

Fun, musical resource with games, instruments by sound and description, and learning activities. Over 30 instruments to hear in addition to famous composers, including notes on both.
Subject: Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers–Music Education; Art, Music & Museums–Music

A Stylistic Journey

A Stylistic Journey

Stop in at a virtual “gallery” created by middle school students and discover how technology is revolutionizing a visit to the museum.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art, Music & Museums Virtual Field Trips; Art, Music & Museums–Art

Lancaster Symphony Orchestra – Activities for the Classroom

Lancaster Symphony Orchestra – Activities for the Classroom

Activities for young musicians, including crossword and word find puzzles, connect the dots pictures, and coloring pages. Also a history of music timeline, worksheets on music notation, and resources on the responsibilities of an orchestral musician, including rehearsal etiquette and stand etiquette.
Subject: Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers–Music Education; Art, Music & Museums–Music

Picassohead

Picassohead

Want to paint like Pablo Picasso? Do it here! This website allows you to create portraits in the style Picasso used with just a few clicks of a mouse! You can also check out the Gallery to see what other people have come up with.
Subject: Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts; Art, Music & Museums–Art–Artists; Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History

TryScience

TryScience

Curious about science? Get ideas for experiments, take quizzes and discover new adventures and field trips on this website.
Subject: Math And Science–Science Museums; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects

Jazz for Young People

Jazz for Young People

Listen to and find out about Jazz at this site composed just for kids. Topics include improvisation, the Blues, Louis Armstrong, and Thelonious Monk, among others.
Subject: Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers–Music Education; Art, Music & Museums–Music–Musicians & History

Show Me UK

Show Me UK

This site will show you the ???cool, crazy, fun, scary and wild stuff??? from museums in the United Kingdom. Visit online exhibits for everything from bones to Viking artifacts to famous paintings. There are games and fun activities. Definitely check this out!
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–History Museums; Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums; Math And Science–Science Museums; Art, Music & Museums–Museums

Playmusic

Playmusic

Learn all about orchestras and what it’s like to play in one. You can listen to music too if you install the plug-ins (you might need help from a grown-up).
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Music

Learn2 Read Music

Learn2 Read Music

“A lot of people think music is difficult to read–but it’s not. It’s actually the simplest written language there is. And once you get the basics down, the rewards will last a lifetime.”
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Music

Web Museum

Web Museum

Learn about famous artists and themes in Western art history, and see the art! Special exhibits on Cezanne and the Riches Heures medieval manuscripts are provided along some information on Japanese art and architecture.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History; Art, Music & Museums–Museums

Inside Art

Inside Art

“You got sucked into a painting at the art museum. But I’ll bet you weren’t paying attention so you have no idea which painting you’re trapped in.” You’ll have to learn some new things about art before you can escape!
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History

Leonardo’s Workshop

Leonardo’s Workshop

Go with Carmine Chameleon on an ArtEdventure. Someone has used Dr. N Ventor’s time machine to travel back to the Renaissance. They’ve meddled in time and its up to you to stop them!
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History

Exploratorium Science Snacks

Exploratorium Science Snacks

Contains 107 small experiements that can be performed at home. Material lists, instructions, science history and explanations included. Experiements range from Anti-Gravity to Tornados. Although designed for 6th-9th graders, all ages can participate.
Subject: Math And Science–Science Museums; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects

ArtsConnectEd

ArtsConnectEd

With an Art Gallery, Archive, and Playground, this is a way-cool art site. Teachers, you’ll find a section titled “For Your Classroom” that can be searched lots of different ways, including by grade level.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums

Levi Coffin House

Levi Coffin House

The Levi Coffin House has been called the “Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad.” There are photos of the house showing how the runaway slaves hid while at the Coffin House, while they gathered strength for the rest of the journey to freedom.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–History Museums

Restoration Online

Restoration Online

This site gives you an “up-close look at the delicate process of restoring a painting that is over 300 years old.” You can look at the daily log or read what was wrong with the painting.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art

Art Safari

Art Safari

This site lets you choose a famous painting, and then helps you write a story about it. You can even submit your story to a Childrens Art Display that will be seen by people all over the world!
Subject: Reading Zone–Creative Writing; Art, Music & Museums

A. Pintura: Art Detective

A. Pintura: Art Detective

Learn about the paintings of Picasso, Van Gogh and Raphael as you play detective at this interactive site. This is a fun way to explore art history. Teachers can also find resources for the classroom.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History

National Inventors Hall of Fame

National Inventors Hall of Fame

Discover the inventor in you. This site offers cool exhibits and activities featuring stuff about inventions and inventors. It gives great links to other invention sites, such as the African-American Inventors site and other hands-on museums.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Science Museums; Math And Science–Science Museums

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

All about the South African musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, whose traditional music opened the the culture of their homeland to the world. Read the biographies of each musician. Learn the Zulu language!
Subject: Our World–Africa–South Africa; Art, Music & Museums–Music–Musicians & History

The Thinking Fountain

The Thinking Fountain

Perform cool science experiments! Learn how to make your own paper, build a spaghetti structure, grow mold on bread (yuck), create a *square* bubble–and lots more!
Subject: Math And Science–Science Museums; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

Barry Louis Polisar

Barry Louis Polisar

This site is all about the music and books of Barry Louis Polisar, an American author and musician. “Barry Louis Polisar is a one-man symphony of comic anarchy. At a time when vast numbers of our kids see school as endless drudgery, Polisar says otherwise. He says, isn’t the English language fun?” –Baltimore Sun.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Art, Music & Museums–Music–Musicians & History

National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art

Take a look at the paintings, sculpture, and other art exhibits in our country’s national art gallery. Learn about special programs and events the museum offers, or visit the gift shop!
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums

Art on the Net

Art on the Net

Visit an online art gallery! Artists from all over the world have put their work here for everyone to enjoy. You can also tour the artists’ studios and find links to many other art sites on the web.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art

Smithsonian

Smithsonian

Have you ever wanted to visit the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, D.C.? This is the place where you can have a taste of each museum online! You’ll find cool stuff about science, art, animals, sports, the world, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museum Studies; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore; Art, Music & Museums–Magazines About Art, Music & Museums; Reading Zone–Magazines; Our World–Magazines About Our World