Remember - when "connecting" with others, BE SAFE ! If you want your students to email with their own account - contact me about using Gaggle or ePals(which allows you to monitor all emails and includes a filter as well)
ePALS.com Classroom Exchange - join the largest online classroom community - also includes teacher resources. Nautilus Live - follow deep-sea exploration in real time
Nasa Quests - webcasts, forums, chats, etc.
EnergyNet - let your students learn about saving energy
Bird Sleuth - this site can give you ideas about creating your own "watch" (without paying to join their watch!)
Don't forget to use www.wbu.com - Wildbirds Unlimited feeder cam in your project
Scholastic Explorers join in on discussions and activities around the world
The Bancroft Arnesen Expedition - Although Ann & Liv's journey is complete, there are other expeditions listed here
Iditarod Official Website - Check out the Teacher on the Trail
FrogWatch USA - collect info on frog & toad populations and help the US Geological Survey team monitor them.
Whalenet - track marine life using satellite
Virtual Explorers- great for grades 5-12, part of the Virtual Explorers research. Topics change and you can communicate with the research team
Journey North - have your class participate in Spring & Fall migrations and interact with other students
Dive and Discover - Expeditions to the seafloor
Okeanos Explorer by NOAA - explore the global ocean
www.gaggle.net - Filtered - email, blogs, youtube and more
ePALS.com Classroom Exchange - join the largest online classroom community - also includes teacher resources.
Nautilus Live - follow deep-sea exploration in real time
International Education & Resource Network-IEARN