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Jenny Willmott

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Genius Hour- Research Websites

Here are some ideas that you can use for Genius Hour time: 1. Build a city https://www.instagram.com/p/3M_4HeG7bY/ 2. Find a mini-engeneering project to complete. 3. Explore the world by taking a virtual field trip. http://ditchthattextbook.com/2017/01/02/10-great-virtual-field-trips-to-check-out-in-2017/ 4. Find the answers to some of your biggest questions. 5. Learn a new skill. 6. Write a story, play, song, etc. https://www.song-lyrics-generator.org.uk 7. Research your future career ideas. 8. Conduct a survey about a topic of interest for you. 9. Make a website. http://www.wix.com 10. Get creative or artistic and make something. 11. Make your own video game: http://gamefroot.com 12. Make your own cartoon using: https://www.powtoon.com or download the FlipaClip app on your phone! 13. Find out how something is made. 14. Take something apart and then attempt to put it back together. 15. Learn a new language: sign language, French, German, Spanish, or create your own secret language. https://www.duolingo.com https://www.babbel.com 16. Create your own Rube Goldberg contraption. See: http://coolmaterial.com/roundup/rube-goldberg-machines/ 17. Imagine an event in history DIDN'T happen the way you learned it happened! Imagine you use time travel to change the course of history-- write or draw how everything would be different. Think about it... . 18. Find ways to help local animals that need adopted/cared for. 19. Create a new type of ice cream flavor, or a new food/drink. 20. Learn about animals-- maybe create an argument why all snakes/bees/spiders are not all bad. 24. Create a website for students to share book reviews (to use when choosing a boo

5th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, Social Studies
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