Genius Club/ Club de Genios

**Advertencia: Este club es solo para estudiantes que desean volar más alto y aprender más sobre nuestro maravilloso mundo. Lo único que tienes que hacer es aprender el tema deseado y hacer una cita para decirme lo que has aprendido. Las citas las puedes hacer durante recreo u antes o después de clases. No se te olvide escribir el numero y las respuestas en tu libreta de genios. ** ¡Puedes convertirte en un miembro de una estrella o puedes dominar todas las preguntas y ser miembro de 84 estrellas! El aprendizaje nunca termina y tu viaje empieza aquí! El “Club de Genios”estará en la carpeta de genios hasta el día que me retire. Cada tema tiene el valor de una estrella. ¡Serás una estrella por siempre! Cuando te ganes una estrella tu nombre será puesto en el “Club de Bronce”.Entre más temas vayas aprendiendo vas ganando mas estrellas hasta llegar al “Club de Diamante”. Cuando llegues al puesto del “Club de Diamante”tendrás el privilegio de conducir investigaciones y agregarle preguntas al “Club de Genios”. ¡Buena Suerte! Gracias a Mrs. Renz por su gran idea!

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**Warning:This club is only for students who desire to soar higher and learn more about our wonderful world. The only thing you have to do is learn about the topic of your choice and make an appointment to tell me what you have learned.  Appointments can be made during recess and before or after school. Don't forget to write the number and the answers in your genius notebook. ** You can become a one star member or you can conquer all questions and become an 84 star member! Learning never ends and your trip begins here! The "Genius Club" will be in the genius binder until the day I retire. Each topic is worth one star. You will always be a star! When you win a star your name will be placed in the  “BronzeClub”. The more you learn the more stars you get until you reach the "Diamond Club". When you reach the "Diamond Club" you will have the priviledge to conduct investigations and add questions to the "Genius Club". Good Luck! Thanks to Mrs. Renz for her great idea!

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

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1.   

Name the 7 continents.

Enchanted Learning…The Seven Continents

More About the Continents

2.    

Name 15 world countries.  

Country Maps

3.

Name 15 major world cities.  

Major World Cities

4.

Name 15 types of dwellings.

10 types of dwellings

5.

Name 10 South American and Central American countries.  

South America Country Map

Central America Map

6.

Name 10 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean.  

Country Maps

7.

Name 10 countries in Europe.

European countries quiz game

Click on the correct European country game

8.

Name 10 countries in Africa.

Click on the correct African country game

9.

Name 10 major bodies of water and tell where they are located.

 Bodies of Water

10.

Name 10 major world rivers and the countries where they are found.

Fact Monster - Principal Rivers of the World

River Systems of the World

11.

Name 10 large deserts of the world and the countries where they are found.

FactMonster: Deserts of the World

Desert maps

12.

Name 10 large lakes in the North America and the state where they are found.  

U.S. Lakes.com 

Lakes of the world

13.

Name 10 major mountains or mountain ranges and tell the country where they are found.

World Mountain Maps - click a mountain

Highest Peaks

14.

Name the 50 states.  

 

15.

Write the names of the 50 states on a map.  

Explore the States

16.

Name the state capitals (with state name)

State Capitals - Homework Spot

States & Capitals Game

17.

Name the 13 Colonies. Try to put them in the order in which they were founded.  

13 Colonies Homepage

List of the 13 Colonies

13 Colonies Quiz & Map

18.

Name 10 Native American tribes.

Native American Nations

19

Name 10 Texas landmarks and where they are found.

Texas Landmarks

20.

List 10 Texas counties on the map.

Texas Quick Facts

21.

Name the state symbols of Texas.  

State Symbols of Texas

22.

Name 8 explorers.  

Zoom Explorers

23.

Name 8 Civil War battlefields.

Civil War Battlefields & information

Civil War battlefields A to Z

24.

Name the 1st - 10th presidents in order.  

POTUS

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

25.

Name the 11th   - 20th presidents in order.  

POTUS

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

26.

Name the 21st - 30th presidents in order.  

POTUS

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents.

27.

Name the 31st - current presidents.  

POTUS

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

 

SCIENCE Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
28.    

Name 15 kinds of fish.

Fish Facts

KidsKonnect.com - Fish

29.     Name 15 marine creatures.  

KidsKonnect.com - Aquariums

30. Name 15 mammals.  

All About Mammals

31. Name 15 vertebrate animals.

List of vertebrate animals

Vertebrate animals & photos

32. Name 15 desert animals or wildlife.

Loads of desert animal information

33. Name 10 amphibians.  

Amphibians

34. Name 10 reptiles.  

Reptile Database

35. Name 10 dinosaurs.  

Dinosaur Pictures

All About Dinosaurs

36. Name 10 types of birds.  

State Birds of the U.S.A.

A-Z of Birds

37. Name 10 rainforest birds or mammals.  

Rainforest Wildlife

Zoobooks - Rainforest Mammals Crossword Puzzle

KidsKonnect.com - Rainforest

38. Name 10 deciduous trees.  

What Tree Is It?

39. Name 10 rocks or minerals.  

Mineral Gallery - see photos

Rock Hounds - How Rocks are Formed

Rocks & Minerals

40.

Name 10 chemicals and their chemical symbols.  

The Periodic Table of Elements 

Another Periodic Table Website

Game to Play - Periodic Table

41. Name 10 constellations.

Choose a constellation then "constellation lines"

More constellation pictures

Another constellation site

42. Name 10 organs in the human body.  

Interesting Information About the Human Body

43. Name 8 types of clouds.

More about clouds

44. Name 5 inventors and their inventions.  

National Inventors Hall of Fame Timeline

45. Name 5 human body systems

Virtual Body

Body Systems     Body System Game

46. Name the stages of the water cycle.  

Water Cycle Animation

47. Name the order of the colors in the rainbow.  

About Rainbows

48. Label the major bones of the skeleton.

Human Skeleton - Enchanted Learning

Mr. Bones Assembly Activity

49. Name the order of the planets in the solar system.  

Introduction to the Nine Planets

 

LANGUAGE ARTS & LINGUISTICS

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50.

Name 20 verbs.  

What is a Verb?

Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game

51

Name 15 adjectives.

What is an adjective?

More adjective info.

52.

Name 15 adverbs.

Adverbs

More about Adverbs

53.

Name 15 prepositions.

Guide to Grammar & Writing

54.

Name 10 common nouns & 10 proper nouns.

Nouns

Noun activities to quiz yourself with

55.

Name 10 famous authors.

Children's Authors

KidsKonnect.com - Authors

56.

Give 2 examples each of alliteration, personification, simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia.

Simile, metaphor, personification

Onomatopoeia

57.

Count to 20 in Spanish.

Count to 20 & listen

58.

Count to 20 in French.

Click "Écoutons" to listen to the numbers & then click "Répétons" and finally, "Praticons" to play a game 

59.

Use sign language and "sign" the alphabet.

Animated sign language on the Net

Sign the word you'd like here

60.

Make a 100% on 5 spelling tests in a row

 

 

MATH

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61.

Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital alphabet.

Symmetry of Capital Letters

62.

Compute area of squares, rectangles, circles, and triangles.

Math.com - Area Formulas

63.

Name the perfect square numbers up to 225.  

Learn Your Square Numbers

64.

Write in Roman numerals up to 100.

Roman numerals

Know your Roman numerals

Take a Roman Numerals Interactive Quiz

65.

Name 5 famous mathematicians.

Four famous mathematicians

A long list of mathematicians

66.

Earn 100% on the area & perimeter of rectangles quiz.

Area of rectangles

Play "Shape Surveyor" to practice both

Area & perimeter - under "Free Activities", click "Area" to watch a cool slide show

67.

Earn 100% on the square roots test.

Learn about square roots

Square roots flashcard game

68.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the addition basic facts test. 

hoodamath 
-make sure you choose 100 questions

69.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the subtraction basic facts test.  

hoodamath

-make sure you choose 100 questions

70.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the multiplication basic facts test.  

hoodamath

-make sure you choose 100 questions

71.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the division basic facts test.  

hoodamath

-make sure you choose 100 questions

  

MISCELLANEOUS

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72.

Name one career for each letter of the alphabet.  

A HUGE list of careers

Jobs Kids Like

73.

Name the birthstones for each month.  

Birthstones

74.

Name 20 different modes of transportation.  

 

75.

Name 15 breeds of horses.  

Horse Breeds of the World

76.

Name 15 breeds of dogs.

Dog breeds from A.K.C.

77.

Name 12 winter or summer Olympic events.  

KidsKonnect.com - Olympics

78

Name 10 large U.S. corporations.  

Career Lab - Corporate Clients

79.

Name 10 instruments in a marching band.  

Instrument Encyclopedia

80.

Name 10 instruments in a symphony orchestra.  

Sounds from the Orchestra - neat site!

81.

Name 10 football teams and their cities.  

National Football League.com

82.

Name 10 basketball teams and their cities.  

National Basketball Association.com

83.

Name 10 baseball teams and their cities.  

Major League Baseball.com

84.

Name 10 hockey teams and their cities. 

National Hockey League.com