This selection links is geared towards a younger audience. You'll find links which may be used to help with homework and many other school projects. Please contact us with any suggested links.

Money

U.S. Treasury Department Kids’ Page
See how money is made, learn about different money from all over the world, and find out how to tell the difference between real and counterfeit money.
http://www.ustreas.gov/kids

Kids Bank
Learn the basics of saving, borrowing, interest, and checks.
http://www.kidsbank.com

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Animal Kingdom

Sea World and Busch Garden’s Animal Resources
Learn about the ecosystem, download coloring pages and hear a whole library of the sounds different animals make.
http://www.seaworld.org

Yahoo’s Animals, Insects, and Pets
Learn about every group of animals from farm animals to endangered species, send animal greeting cards, and see animal videos.
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/science_and_oddities/living_things/animals

The Fishy FAQ
A bouillabaisse of fascinating facts about fish!
http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/faq/index.html

Fish Information Service
A ton of fish information from FINS (The Fish Information Service).
http://fins.actwin.com

Butterflies
The essential butterfly guide.
http://www.butterflies.com/guide.html

Penguins, Seals, Sharks, and Whales
Learn how all of these very different animals survive together in the sea.
http://www.whaletimes.org

Fossil Halls
On line tours of the exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History
in New York .
http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/Fossil_Halls

Dinosaur Hall
Information galore on dinosaurs of every species.
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/archosy.html


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Art


A Timeline of Art History
An active timeline of art from all over the world, dating from 30,000 B.C. to the present.
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/splash.htm

A. Pintura - Art Detective
Learn about great painters to solve the mystery and win the game!
http://www.eduweb.com/pintura

Inside Art
An interactive game about great works of art.
http://www.eduweb.com/insideart

Life & Times of Eleven Art Masters
A collection of poetry and research about eleven art masters, created by a third grade class.
http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/art/arthome.htm

World Art Treasures
A collection of slides, history, and commentaries about art masterpieces.
http://www.bergerfoundation.ch

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Art Mueums and Galleries


Metropolitan Museum of Art
http://www.metmuseum.org

The Smithsonian
http://www.si.edu

The Virtual Smithsonian
http://2k.si.edu

MoMA: The Museum of Modern Art
http://www.moma.org

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
http://www.nmafa.si.edu

Heard Museum of Native American Art
http://www.heard.org

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Crafts


Yahooligans! Hobbies and Crafts
Learn everything from gardening to model rockets to puppetry.
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/sports_and_recreation/hobbies

A List of Crafty Ideas
Great craft ideas for each month of the year.
http://www.kidsandcrafts.com/crafts.shtml

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Astronomy and Space


Astronomy for Kids
View sky maps, send postcards, and learn all the basics of astronomy.
http://www.dustbunny.com/afk

Basics of Space Flight Learners’ Workbook
Learn about how to navigate through the solar system.
http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/basics

ScienceMaster
Tons of information about our own planet and how it relates to the rest of the universe.
http://www.sciencemaster.com

Overview of the Solar System
Great photos and profiles of each plant.
http://pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets

NASA Space History
A tour through the history of space exploration.
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/history/index.html

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Development and Anatomy


The Brain and Spinal Cord
Explore the parts of the nervous system.
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/introb.html

Visit the Brain Explorer
View a brain atlas and learn about how your brain works.
http://www.brainexplorer.org

A Big Look at Your Eyes
Find out why you blink, make tears, and have eyelashes.
http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/body/eye_SW.html

Kids Health
Play games, get healthy recipes, and read journals written by kids with asthma, diabetes, or broken bones.
http://kidshealth.org

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Environment


EcoKids Clubhouse
Find activities, play games, and create an interactive storybook to learn more about the environment.
http://www.ecokidsonline.com/pub

Sierra Club
Read great articles and learn how to keep a nature journal.
http://www.sierraclub.org/education

Children of the Earth United
Learn amazing things about plants and animals from a Native American perspective, and get a chance to show off your knowledge, too!
http://www.childrenoftheearth.org

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Fun Stuff


Ask Jeeves for Kids
An answer for virtually any question you will ever have.
http://www.ajkids.com

The Comic Strip A place to read all of your favorite comic strips each day.
http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics

The MagicSchool Bus
Take a ride on everyone’s favorite school bus.
http://place.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/home.htm

Crayola
Make your own greeting cards, learn about how Crayola Crayons are made, and find out which famous people share your favorite color.
http://www.crayola.com

Neopets
A special request from Zoe! Adopt your own virtual pet, give it a name, and take care of it online.
http://www.neopets.com

Nye Lab
Home of Bill Nye, The Science Guy.
http://www.nyelabs.com

Say Hello to the World
Learn to say hello and other simple phrases in all sorts of languages.
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/hello

Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
A special request from Max! Hang out with Thomas, Percy, Gordon, and all the other engines on the Island of Sodor.
http://www.hitentertainment.com/thomasthetankengine/us/home/homepage.html

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Good Nutrition


Fruit and VegetableNutritionCenter
Find out about the five color groups of fruits and veggies, download a comic book, and create your own recipes.
http://www.dole5aday.com

Nutrition Explorers from the Dairy Council
Enter contests, take polls, and feed Mungo the Monster. http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids/main.asp

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Government and Politics


White House
The official website of the White House and the President.
http://www.whitehouse.gov

White House for Kids
A special kid-friendly version of the official White House website with games, quizzes, and information about the President’s pets.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids

The Constitution of the United States
A complete database of information about the Constitution and the Amendments from the National Archives.
http://www.archives.gov/national_archives_experience/constitution.html

The U.S. Supreme Court
The official website of the Judicial Branch of our government.
http://www.supremecourtus.gov

Learn about the House of Representatives
Find out what’s being debated on the House floor, get information about bills or laws, or send mail to your representative.
http://www.house.gov/Welcome.html

Learn about the Senate
Learn about different Senate committees, view historic art in the archives, or contact one of the Senators from your state.
http://www.senate.gov

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History


4000 Years of Women in Science
Biographies, photographs, and references.
http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS

Mr. Dowling’s Electronic Passport
Search for interesting historical facts by era, subject, or geographical region, all while listening to Mr. Dowling doing his nutty voices!
http://www.mrdowling.com

American Memory
Historical collections from the National Digital Library at the Library of Congress.
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ammemhome.html

Civil War
A catalog of resources and information about the American Civil War Era.
http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war

Links to the Past
The virtual museum of the National Park Service.
http://www.cr.nps.gov

This Day in History
The History Channel’s compilation of what happened in history on this day, your birthday, or any other day of the year.
http://www.historychannel.com/today

United StatesHolocaustMemorialMuseum
Personal stories, maps, and online exhibits about the Holocaust and related current events.
http://www.ushmm.org

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Authors and Writing


Harry Potter Books
Learn about the books, browse the glossary of magic spells, and find out how to pronounce those hard words with the audio dictionary. http://www.scholastic.com/harrypotter/home.asp

Tips for Young Writers
Find out everything you need to know about writing your own book, from how much you will get paid to what other kid authors are doing.
http://www.realkids.com/club.shtml

International Kid’s Space
A gallery of art, stories, and music created by kids just like you.
http://www.kids-space.org

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Biographies


Notable Citizens of Planet Earth
Biographical information on over 28,000 people from ancient times to the present.
http://s9.com/biography

Famous Birthdays
Which famous people were born on your birthday?
http://www.famousbirthdays.com

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References


Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
Look up famous lines by author, keyword, or era.
http://www.bartleby.com/100

Elements of Style
Basic rules of grammar, form, word usage, spelling, and expression. http://www.bartleby.com/141

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Library


Internet Public Library
Look through tons of books and magazines on your own, or enjoy the story hour.
http://ipl.sils.umich.edu/div/kidspace

Fairrosa’s Library of Children’s Literature
Links to information and online versions of classic children’s stories. http://www.fairrosa.info

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Mathematics


Ask Dr. Math
Everything you will ever need to know about formulas, measurements, and numbers for math students from kindergarten to college and beyond.
http://mathforum.org/dr.math

Math in Daily Life
Why do I need to know this stuff?
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/dailymath

Brain Teasers
Weekly math stumpers for children of different ages. http://www.eduplace.com/math/brain/index.html

Clever Games for Clever People
A list of games with pictures and instructions that help you learn how numbers work and make you look really smart at the same time.
http://www.cs.uidaho.edu/%7Ecasey931/conway/games.html

Yahooligans Math Page
A collection of resources for math questions and answers.
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/school_bell/math

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Music


Essentials of Music
Learn about composers and eras of classical music - includes a glossary of musical terms. http://www.essentialsofmusic.com

Jazz Kids from PBS
A history of jazz and the great musicians who made it an American art form.
http://www.essentialsofmusic.com

Heart and Soul
A celebration of African-American music from spirituals to rap.
http://www2.worldbook.com/features/aamusic/html/intro.htm

How to Read Music
Learn all of the basics of reading music; notes, clefs, symbols, and counting.
http://datadragon.com/education/reading

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Physical Education


Olympics Past and Future
Read about the history of the Olympics, little-known Olympic events, and the champion athletes who have won medals.
http://www.olympic.org/uk/index_uk.asp

Sports Illustrated for Kids
Play fantasy sports, send e-cards, and read about current news events about sports.
http://www.sikids.com/index.html

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Safety Issues


State Farm Fire Safety Checklist
A quiz to take with your parents to see if your family is prepared for a fire emergency.
http://www.statefarm.com/server-java/firesafe?

Fire Safety: The Smoke Detectives
Play games to learn important information about smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, emergency exit plans, and fire safety. http://www.statefarm.com/kidstuf/smoke/indexyes.html

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Science


Ask a Scientist from SCORE
(Schools of California On-line Resources for
Online Resources for Education)
This site will link you to an actual scientist who can answer your questions or give you research hints about science topics.
http://scorescience.humboldt.k12.ca.us/fast/ask.htm

FieldMuseum of Natural History
http://www.fieldmuseum.org

Chicago Museum of Science & Industry
http://www.msichicago.org

The Center for Science & Industry
http://cosi.org
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