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Useful Links for Student Exploration

Student Search Engines 
Yahooligans 
Google for Kids and Teens 
Kids Click 
Jeeves Kids 
National Geographic 
eLibrary (Username and password required)
Ithaki Kids 
Internet Public Library 
QuizHub 
Enchanted Learning 
Ench. Learn. Member Login 
United Streaming (Username and password required) 
Baseball-World Almanac
 
Image Search Engines 

Morguefile 
United Streaming (Username and password required)
Pics4Learning 
Discovery School's Clipart Gallery 
Classroom Clipart 
Geek Philosopher 
Microsoft Office Clipart

 
Language Arts 

General Language Arts 
Storyline Online! 
QuizHub 
Rhyme Zone 

Writing Tools 

Dictionary.com 
Bartlett's Quotations 10th Edition 
Bartleby (Great Books Online) 
RefDesk 
Rhyme Zone 
NoodleBib (Tools for making citations)
Webster Dictionary for Kids 
Hyperdictionary 
QuizHub (spelling lessons)

Children's Book Authors andIllustrators 

Yahoo's Children's Book Authors Index 
Children's Authors Web Index 
Ask Jeeves Kids (Type in the author's name) 
BookPop (Steven Cosgrove)
Kidsread.com Authors 
Into the Wardrobe (a C.S. Lewis Website)

Biographies 

Children's Encyclopedia of Women 
I'm a Hero
Explorers (Enchanted Learning)
Biography.com 

Mysteries 

Kids.Mystery.Net 

Grammar 

Funbrain.com 
Strunk-Elements of Style

 

Accelerated Reader 
Accelerated Reader Website

Book Review Sites 

The Spaghetti Book Club (Read book reviews by students, listen to story tellers, and more.)
Game Goo "Learning that Sticks" Reading readiness activities for primary students (requires Flash) 
Bookhive 
Kids Reads 
BookAdventure (Very similar to Accelerated Reader) 

Fun Language Arts Sites 

Starfall 
Scholastic I SPY 
Weekly Reader-Kids 
Primary Games.com -Language Arts 
Kids Domain Reading Games 
SchoolCenter PictureClifford's Website 
SchoolCenter PictureBetween the Lions-PBS Kids 

Bibliographies 

NoodleBib (Tool for making citations. Click on NoodleBib Express)
APA

Poetry 

Scholastic Poetry Brainstorming R 
Shadow Poetry  
Types of Poetry  
Types of Poetry: Surfing the Net with Kids 
Acrostic Poems

Wordle 

All About Me Poem

Reading Plus Login

 

Douglas County Libraries

RAZkids Login

 

 
Math 

General Math Sites

Virtual Manipulatives 
A+ Math 
Math Mastery 
QuizHub 
Education Place 
Connect the Dots (Counting) 
Funbrain.com 
Cool Math 4 Kids 
The Internet Mathematics Library 
CoolMath.com 
Math Cats 
Rainforest Maths  

Geometry 

Symmetry Quiz 
Tangram Game 
General Geometry 

Probability 

Play Your Cards Right 
Probability Manipulative

Computation and Basic Facts

Math Magician Games (Oswego City Schools) 
CoolMath.com 
QuizHub 
Math Fact Cafe 

Fractions 

Hungry for Math 

Decimals 

Decimal Numbers Workout 
Introduction to Decimals Matching Game 

Money 

Buy It with the Little Farmer  
Lemonade Larry 
Money Central Station 
Funbrain: Change Maker 
Money Central Station
Coupons by Answers 

Coordinate Plane 

Coordinate Pairs Partner Game 
Catch the Fly 
Coordinate Plane Game

Factors

Factor Game 

 
 Science 

General Sites 

Discovery School 
Building Big 
SciNet 
BrainPop 
Cool Science for Kids 
How Stuff Works 
Sandlot Science 
QuizHub 
E dHeads 
I Know That-Science Lab Games 
Bill Nye 

Biomes 

Amazing Picture Machine 
Biomes of the World 
Biomes - Enchanted Learning 
The World's Biomes (Berkeley) 
Biome Resource Page 
World Wide Biome Project 
Blue Planet Biomes 
A Walk in the Forest 

Simple Machines and Inventions 

EdHeads (simple machines simulation & the Odd Machine)
Leonardo 
Exploring Simple Machines Webquest 

Solar System and Astronomy 

Astronomy in Enchanted Learning 
ArtyAstro 
Cosmic Quest 
Nasa Kids 
Starchild 
Astro-venture 
What is your weight on other planets? 
What is your age on other planets? 
Windows to the Universe 

Weather and Environment 

Weather Room 
Environment Explorers 
EdHeads (weather simulation)
Windows to the Universe

Volcano Research

National Geographic.com 
Geotopics 
Current Volcano Activity 
Questions About the Effects of Volcanoes 
I Know That 
US Geological Survey (Go to "Natural Hazards, and Select a Hazard" to choose volcanoes)
Global Volcanism Program
Volcano World Kids Door
Volcano World Main Page 
  
Travel Guides

Fodors 
Lonely Planet

Science Experiments

Science Experiments for All Around Your Home

Electricity 

School Science Clips-Using Electricity (BBC) 
Who can resist etc (Conductors and Insulators)
ReviseWise Science (BBC) 
The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits

Natural Disasters

National Geographic
Library Thinkquest 
Natural Disaster Reference Database - NASA 
Wikipedia - the Disaster Area 

Animal and Biology 

Online Animal Games-Sheppard Software 
Animals-Enchanted Learning 
Animal Search 
San Diego Zoo (animal bytes) 
San Diego Zoo (Kid Territory) 
In Search of the Ways of Knowing 
Something Froggy 
Organism Menu 
Owl Pellet Dissection 
Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection 
Kids Go Wild 

Chemistry and Matter 

Chem4Kids 
Bayer 
WebElements 

Geology and Earth Science 

Volcano World 
Rock Hound 
MTU Volcanoes Page 
Rocks and Minerals 
Rocks and Minerals Slide Show 
Sedimentary Rocks 
Igneous Rocks 
Metamorphic Rocks 

Health and Anatomy 

Health Quizzes, Facts & Links   
Nova's Cut to the Heart 
Virtual Body (MEDtropolis)
The Circle of Blood (Franklin Institute) 
Life Science Connections - Bio Simulator 
Hillendale Health 
BBC's Human Body (requires Flash) 
Innerbody.com 
EdHeads (knee & hip surgery)
My Body Scavenger Hunt 
Yucky.com 
KidsHealth 
How the Body Works  

 
Social Studies 

Countries 

Peace Corp Kids World 
Country Reports.org 
Atlapedia 
Time for Kids Go Places 
Wikipedia 

Current Events 

Time For Kids 
Yahooligan! News 
Yak's Corner

 

Native Americans 

Glossary of Indian Nations 
Indian Legend.com 

Iroquois

Iroquois.net 
The Iroquois Nations of the NE 
Iroquois Oral Traditions 
Mohawk Iroquis Village 

Aztec 

The Ancient Aztecs 
The Mexica/Aztecs 
Aztec Culture 

Algonquin 

Facts for Kids: Algonquin Indians 
Algonkin 
Resources on the Algonquin 
Glossary of Indian Nations 

Inca 

100 Inca Links 
The Inca Civilization 
Inca 
Inca Civilization 

Pueblo 

Pueblo Indians 
Anasazi and Pueblo Indians 
Pueblo Arts 
Pueblo 

Geography 

Atlapedia 
Geography Quiz (USA) 
Perry Castañeda Map Collection 
Geography Quiz (World) 
National Geographic 
World Geography Quizzes

Government 

KIDS.gov 
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government 
 
Biography 
Ask Jeeves Biography Search
 

Colorado History 

Colorado Virtual Library 
Colorado.gov 
Stately Knowledge 
Ask Colorado 
Colorado History in Photos 
Colorado State Symbols 
Bent's Fort Virtual Tour 

Secretary of State Kid's Page

American History

American Memory 
Dates in History 

American Revolution 

Liberty! The American Revolution---PBS 
The American Revolution CyberSleuth 
Revolutionary War Web Sites for Kids 
World Almanac for Kids 

Colonies 

The 13 Colonies of America: Clickable Map 
Colonial Life 
All About the Colonial Period 
Reference Resources: Middle Colonies 
Congress for Kids 
From Colonies to Revolution 
IMC Colonies Theme 
Colonial Williamsburg 
Colonial Williamsburg - Kids Section

Explorers 

Explorers of North America 
Explorers ThinkQuest 
Exploring the Explorers 
Enchanted Learning Explorers 
Explorers 
Civilization.ca The Explorers 
QuizHub (US History Quiz)

States 

States Web Games 
Test Your Geography Knowledge-USA 
Animated Atlas 
ClassBrain's State Reports (Grades 4-12)
Stately Knowledge (All grades)
50States.com (Grades 5-12)
U.S. Facts and Statistics (All grades)
Explore the States (Grades 4-12)
State Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau (All grades)
See the U.S.A. WebQuest 
Printable State Maps 
QuizHub (US Map Game & States & Capitals)
Postcards From America (A husband and wife team tour the United States. They send a daily postcard to classes or individuals.)
Geography Quiz (USA) (This site, by Lizardpoint, also includes quizzes for other parts of the world.) 
State Master allows students, teachers and researchers the ability to compare US States in some 3,000 different ways.

 
 Art and Technology 

Keyboarding

Typing Pal

 Art 

Leonardo's Perspective 
World of Escher

Technology 
ThinkQuest 
Dance Mat Typing 
Touch Typing 
Learn 2 Type 
Typing Test Online 
Keyboarding Practice 
Keyboarding 
Keyboarding Online

Free Royalty Free Music from SmartSound!

DCSD Student Google log in

10 Fun Facts About Bikes

Food That Fools You

 
  General Reference 
Webster Dictionary for Kids 
eLibrary (Username and password required)
World Book 
New York Times Article Archives

InfoTrack Kids 
Bartleby (Dictionaries and more)
Acronym Finder 
National Geographic

 

 

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