Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!

Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.

Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!

Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!


Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.

List Content

Dear Mr. Henshaw

  • rejected -- turned down
  • submitted -- offered one's work to someone who might publish it
  • diary -- a daily record or journal
  • prose -- ordinary spoken language or written language
  • splendid -- excellent
  • experience -- something that happens to someone; personal involvement in an event
  • snoop -- someone tries to find out about other people's doings in a sneaky way
  • understanding -- knowledge of something
  • disappointed -- made unhappy by seeing one's hopes come to nothing

Earthquake terror

  • undulating -- moving in waves or wave motions
  • fault -- a break in rock mass caused by shifting of the earth's crust
  • susceptible -- likely to happen
  • devastation -- destruction or ruin
  • shuddered -- to suddenly shake, vibrate, or quiver
  • upheaval -- a lifting or upward movement of the earth's crust
  • debris -- the remains of something broken or destroyed
  • impact -- the striking of one object against another

Eye of The Storm

  • tornadoes -- rotating columns of air accompanied by whirling funnel shaped downspouts that can cause great destruction
  • sizzling -- crackling with intense heat
  • lightning -- the flash of light in the sky when electricity passes between clouds or between a cloud and the ground
  • prairies -- flat, open grasslands
  • funnel cloud -- tornado cloud that is wide at the top and narrow where it touches the ground
  • jagged -- having a sharp, pointed edge or outline
  • severe -- serious or extreme in nature
  • collide -- to bump into another mass with force
  • rotate -- to swirl in a circular motion

Katie's Trunk

  • rebels -- people who oppose or defy the government that exists
  • drilling -- doing exercises to become efficient soldiers
  • fierce -- ferocious or intense
  • peered -- looked at with concentration
  • skittish -- nervous or jumpy
  • arming -- providing weapons
  • kin -- family, people related by blood or marriage
  • skirmish -- a small, short fight between enemies
  • green -- a grassy area at the center of a town
  • just -- fair and honorable

La Bamba

  • duo -- two performers singing or playing together
  • pantomime -- theatrical acting that is done in silence
  • debut -- first public performance
  • limelight -- focus on public attention
  • talent -- a special natural or acquired ability
  • applause -- clapping hands to show approval
  • embarrassed -- self-conscience and ill at ease
  • rehearsal -- practice for a public performance

Mae Jamison

  • astronaut -- a person trained to participate in a flight of a spacecraft
  • orbit -- the path of a spacecraft around the earth
  • space shuttle -- a spacecraft launched like a rocket that can return to earth and land like a plane
  • mission -- operation assigned to achieve a certain goal
  • satellite -- a device made to orbit the earth while performing a task
  • weightlessness -- to condition of being without weight
  • launches -- puts into action by force
  • reusable -- able to be used again
  • specialist -- one who becomes an expert in a particular field

Michelle Kwan

  • pressure -- urgent or forceful demand
  • amateur -- someone who engages in an athletic activity for fun rather than pay
  • compete -- to take part in a contest
  • presentation -- performance or show
  • technical -- having to do with skill or technique
  • audience -- the people gathered to see or hear a performance
  • judges -- people who decide who wins a contest
  • required -- necessary or essential
  • artistic -- showing skill and good taste
  • elements -- the parts of which something is made up of

Paul Revere

  • sentries -- soldiers who stand guard and request people to present permission to pass
  • cargo -- freight carried by a vehicle
  • liberty -- to right to act as a person chooses; freedom from control
  • revolutionary -- tending to promote radical political or social change
  • express -- fast, direct, and often nonstop
  • Patriot -- a person who loves and defends his or her country
  • taxes -- fees for the support for government required to be paid by people and businesses
  • colonies -- territories governed by a parent country; name for the original thirteen colonies
  • oppose -- to act against something

The Fear Place

  • cautious -- careful
  • dismayed -- troubled, distressed
  • stamina -- the power to resist fatigue
  • concentrate -- to give one's full attention to
  • discomfort -- feeling of uneasiness or lack of comfort
  • immobile -- unable to move
  • unsure -- not certain
  • concentrate -- give one's full attention to
  • excitement -- a state of activity or agitation
  • terrified -- frightened


  • magma -- hot melted rock underneath the earth's surface
  • weathered -- changed because of being exposed to weather
  • crater -- a bowl-shaped depression
  • lava -- hot melted rock that flows from a volcano
  • summit -- the top of a mountain
  • cinders -- charred bits of rock; ash
  • eruption -- a volcanic explosion or large flow of lava
  • molten -- made liquid by heat
  • crust -- the solid outer layer of the earth
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