Conover Road Elementary School

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Check out these staff suggestions for great day trips and web experiences.
 
Day Trips 
Adventure Aquarium
(formerly the NJ State Aquarium)
Touch a shark or pet a stingray and then watch a seal or penguin show.  This huge aquarium will keep everyone in the family interested.
Battleship New Jersey
 
Not only can you visit this WWII 887 foot-long ship turned museum, but families can spend the night aboard this piece of history.
Duke Farms
At this 2,700 acre estate in northern NJ you can see the flaura and fauna by taking a nature walk, bike ride, or bus tour.
Franklin Mineral Museum
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Sterling Hill Mining Museum
If you love rock and minerals, these are the day trips for you!  You can see thousands of samples and do some collecting of your own, even find some of the famed fluorescent minerals of NJ.
Grounds for Sculpture
This 125 acre park contains family friendly sculptures set on beautifully landscaped grounds.
Liberty Science Center
 
LSC has had a huge face-left and is bigger and better than ever!  See an IMAX film or roll up our sleeves and do some science.
Northlandz
This amazing place features over 8 miles of toy train tracks in one building.  On any given day, you can watch nearly 100 trains wind their way through well executed displays.  Also at northlandz is a doll museum, art museum, 94-room dollhouse, and much more.
Popcorn Park Zoo
 
Lions and tigers and bears...oh my!  This 7-acre, low-tech zoo caters to abandoned and injured animals including elephants, monkeys, and tigers.  You can read about the stories of each animal at their enclosure.
Wheaton Village
 
Watch glassblowers and other artisans at work in this small town that was at the heart of New Jersey's glass industry.
Wild West City
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Cowtown Rodeo
The old west comes alive in our state in these two places for old-fashioned family fun.  Stroll down a western frontier main street or watch some barrel racing.  Yee ha!
 
 
Websites 
The Art Zone
Run by the Smithsonian Institute, you can make your own art on this interactive website.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids
Enter the Music Room to compose a song, learn about instruments, listen to a song, and many more musical activities.
Family Education Kids
When arriving at this website you can head to School Help or Goof-Off Time.
FunBrain
This website calls itself "the #1 site for online educational games for kids of all ages."
Go Kids NJ
A website chock full of suggestions for NJ Families which is updated daily.  This site features a calendar of events.
Kids Games
Games and activities for children from 6 to 10 years of age.
Kids Health for Kids
Learn how to keep your body healthy and strong with this physician-reviewed website which has been providing information for kids since 1995.
Mystery Net's Kids Mysteries
Mysteries to solve, games, magic tricks, and book ideas for mystery lovers.
NASA for Students
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NASA Kids Club
These two parts of the NASA website feature either 1. information students will find facinating about space-realted topics or 2. games/activities.
National Geographic Kids
 
Facts, games, activities, and links to the kinds of topics National Geographich is famous for.
Neuroscience for Kids
If you are interested in learning about how the brain and nervous system work, check out this website filled with information and activities.










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