This is an opportunity for students to go "above and beyond" the normal classroom expectations. 

It is simple! 

Just learn all about one of the topics listed below on your own.

Then tell Mrs. Reeser the answers during a free time in the classroom, at lunch, or recess.

You earn one star for each task you successfully complete!  

Once you have become a 20 star member, you will become a member of the Young Einsteins Club you will receive a special certificate and your name will remain on the wall of fame for the rest of Mrs. Reeser's teaching career!


Click here to see who has made it into The Young Einsteins Club.




Index of Topics










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

Name the four regions of Texas and their natural resources.


2.    Name the states which share a border with Texas  


3. Name the 7 continents.

The 7 Continents & 4 Oceans

More About the Continents


Name 15 world countries.


Country Maps

5. Name 15 major world cities.   

Capital Cities of the World

6. Name 10 South American and Central American countries.

South America Country Map

Central America Map

7. Name 10 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean.  

Country Maps

8. Name 10 counties in Texas.

Yahoo! Directory

9. Name 10 countries in Africa.  Click on the correct African country game
10. Name 10 countries in Europe.  

European countries quiz game

Click on the correct European country game

11. Name 10 countries in Asia.

Asia Map Game

12. Name 10 major bodies of water.

Oceans and Seas

13. Name 10 major world rivers.

Fact Monster - Principal Rivers of the World

River Systems of the World

14. Name the 50 states and their capitals.   50 States Quiz

State Capitals - Homework Spot

States & Capitals Game

15. Label the 50 states on a map.   Map of the US
16. List the postal abbreviations for each of the 50 states.  USPS Page
17. Name the state symbols of Texas.

State Symbols & Emblems

18. Name 5 early explorers in Texas. Early Explorers
19 Name 5 Texas Missions, and place them on a map. Texas Missions
20. Name the 1st - 10th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

21. Name the 11th  - 20th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

22. Name the 21st - 30th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents.

23. Name the 31st - current presidents.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

24. Name the 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights. America's Library
25.    Name the 13 Colonies and label them on a map.  

13 Colonies Homepage

List of the 13 Colonies

13 Colonies Quiz & Map

26. Name 6 things that are always found on a map.  
27. Name at least four reasons colonists came to the "New World."  
28.    Name the different regions of the USA from two different sources.  


29. Name 10 different landforms and draw a sketch of them.  
30. Name 5 different kinds of maps and their purposes. Map Maker, Map Maker, Make Me A Map!
31. Name 10 large lakes in the North America.  


Lakes of the world

32. Explain how to use the latitude and longitude system. Latitude and Longitude
33. Name 10 major mountains or mountain ranges.

World Mountain Maps - click a mountain

Highest Peaks

34. Name 10 large deserts of the world.

FactMonster deserts of the world

Desert maps

35. Name 8 Civil War battlefields.

Civil War Battlefields & information

Civil War battlefields A to Z

36. Name 10 Native American tribes. Native American Nations
37. Name 3 "acts" the British imposed upon the Colonists and explain them. Revolution
38. Name 8 Revolutionary War battlefields. Liberty!
39. Name 5 Colonial and 5 British leaders in the Revolutionary War. The Revolution for Kids
40. Say the Preamble to the Constitution from Memory. Preamble
41. Name the wars American soldiers have fought in and who they fought against and why. American War Fact Sheet
42. Name 2 causes for the Civil War.  
43. Name 5 Union and 5 Confederate states.  
44. Name 8 different kinds of world money.  
45. Name 4 reasons people became pioneers.  
46. Name all of the constitutional amendments beyond the Bill of Rights.  
47. Name the three branches of government and their "jobs."  
48. Draw a flow map showing the process of making a law.  
49. Name 5 ways the Industrial Revolution changed the world.  
50. Name the leaders of six different countries.  

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

Name 15 kinds of fish.

Northeast Fisheries Science Center - Fish

2.     Name 15 marine creatures. - Aquariums

3. Name 15 types of birds.  

State Birds of the U.S.A. - Birds

4. Name 10 reptiles.  

Reptile Database

5. Name 10 dinosaurs.  

Dinosaur Pictures - Dinosaurs

6. Name 10 amphibians.  

Yahooligans: Amphibians

7.  Name 10 things magnets attract.


8. Name 10 rocks or minerals.  

Mineral Gallery - see photos

Rock Hounds - How Rocks are Formed - Rocks & Minerals

9. Name 10 organs in the human body.  

Tour of Human Body - Think Quest

10. Name 5 human body systems

Virtual Body

11. Name the colors of the rainbow in order. BrainPop: Watch a movie!
12. Name 15 mammals. All About Mammals
13. Name the order of the planets in the solar system.   Introduction to the Nine Planets
14. Draw a picture naming the stages of the water cycle. Enchanted Learning: Water Cycle
15. List 10 omnivores. Omnivores

What is an Omnivore?

16. List 10 herbivores. What is a Herbivore?
17. List 10 carnivores Carnivores

All about Carnivores


Say the steps of the scientific process from memory.

Also say a mnemonic device to help you remember.

19.     Name the parts of a plant and their jobs.   
20. Name 5 cycles that touch your life.  
21. Name 5 plant adaptations.  
22. Name 5 animal adaptations.  
23. Name 5 famous scientists.  
24. Name 5 different scientific fields of study.  
25. Explain why we see the phases of the moon on Earth.   
26. Explain the rock cycle for all three of the main types of rock.   
27. Name three types of legumes.  
28. Explain how to test rocks for hardness.  
29. Name the first ten elements on the periodic table and their symbols.  

Explain what atoms, neutrons, and electrons are.


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Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
1. Name 10 common nouns & 10 proper nouns.


Noun activities to quiz yourself with

2. Name 15 adjectives.

What is an adjective?

More adjective info.

3. Name 15 adverbs.


More about Adverbs

4. Name 15 prepositions.

Guide to Grammar & Writing

5. Name 20 verbs.  

What is a Verb?

Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game

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

Simile, metaphor, personification


7. Name 10 famous authors.

Children's Authors - Authors

8. Count to 20 in Spanish.

Count to 20 & listen

9. Use sign language to sign the alphabet.

Animated sign language on the Net

Sign the word you'd like here

10. Score 100% on the grade-level 100-word spelling test.  
11. Explain how to reference pronouns and9 why it is important.  Give three examples of sentences with referenced pronouns used correctly.  


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Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
1. Write in Roman numerals up to 100.

Roman numerals

Know your Roman numerals

Take a Roman Numerals Interactive Quiz

2. Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital alphabet. Symmetry of Capital Letters
3. Compute area of squares, rectangles, circles, and triangles. - Area Formulas
4. Name 5 famous mathematicians.

Four famous mathematicians

A long list of mathematicians

5. Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the addition basic facts test.  Math Practice Online

A+ Math Flashcards

6. Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the subtraction basic facts test.   Math Practice Online

A+ Math Flashcards

7. Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the multiplication basic facts test.   Math Practice Online

A+ Math Flashcards

8. Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the division basic facts test.   Math Practice Online

A+ Math Flashcards

9. Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the area of squares, and rectangles quiz. Area of Rectangles
10. Name the perfect square numbers up to 225.   Learn Your Square Numbers
13. 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

14. Earn 100% on the square roots test.

Learn about square roots

Square roots flashcard game

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


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


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


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

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Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
1. Name the birthstones for each month.   Birthstones
2. Name 15 breeds of cats. CFA Breeds
3. Name 12 winter or summer Olympic events. - Olympics

4. Name 10 major US corporations.   Career Lab
5. Name 10 instruments in a marching band.   Instrument Encyclopedia
6. Name 10 instruments in a symphony orchestra.   Sounds from the Orchestra - neat site!
7. Name 10 football teams and their cities.   National Football
8. Name 10 basketball teams and their cities.   National Basketball
9. Name 10 hockey teams and their cities.  National Hockey
10. Name 10 baseball teams and their cities.   Major League
11. Name 10 inventors and their inventions Invent Now!
12. Name 15 breeds of dogs. Dog breeds from A.K.C.
13. Name the Greek Gods and what they were the God of.  Ancient Greece

The Greek Gods

14. Name 5 classical music composers and what country they were from. Composer Biographies
15. Name one career for each letter of the alphabet.  

A HUGE list of careers

Jobs Kids Like

16. Name 20 different modes of transportation.    




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The concept for the Young Einsteins Club was borrowed with permission from Mrs. Renz in Redmond, Oregon.

 Visit her website to check out the original!