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this FUN list of websites for kids... See photographs through a high power microscope, see the world through the eyes of a bee, make animations on your own computer, or help save the rain forests, the possibilities are endless. If you have a favorite site for kids, use our suggestion form at the bottom of this page to tell us about it.

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THE ARTS

ArtCyclopedia - Guide to Museum-quality art on the web.
Art For Kids - Get some great ideas for rainy day projects.
The Age of Enlightenment - in the paintings of France's national museums.
Art Serve - An art history gallery from the Australian National University.
Kids Arts World - A fun place for kids (and parents) to learn about art from the The Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Cave Paintings - Discovery of a Palaeolithic painted cave at Vallon-Pont-d'Arc (Ardèche).
Chelyabinsk Art & Music Page - Art from the Southern region of Russia.
Crayola - The official site of the popular crayon.
Le WebLouvre - The WebMuseum network.
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
The Museum of Fine Arts - Boston
The Guggenheim Museum
Prints & Printmaking
Visual Arts - A list of on-line art galleries and photography exhibitions.
World Art Treasures
Microscapes - MicroScapes brings you photographs taken through high power microscopes. At this level of magnification the everyday objects of our lives take on an unrecognizable and sometimes artistic appearance.
Fine Arts Rapid Research - presented by TIME magazine for kids
Rivanna Music

COMPUTERS

TypingPal Online - the best course to learn typing...online!
Yahooligans!
Children Programming - This page has information on computer books and software to help children learn about computers, programming, and creating multimedia programs.
Dictionary of Computer Terms
How Microprocessors Work
How Computers Work
Kids Shareware Software - Here you'll find shareware and freeware for the Mac and PC, commercial demos, reviews of children's software, and other fun activities for kids.
Kids & Computers - Programming computers with Logo Microworlds.
Online Games - This is a great website for online games and puzzles.
KeyPals - This is a great website for starting a project with another class, or creating a new friendship with someone on the other side of the globe.
Surf Swell Island - Adventures in Internet Safety. This is a great site to teach kids and parents about internet safety including avoiding viruses and maintaining privacy.
Yahooligans - Get the latest on popular searches, check out the best of the Web, and find new ways to explore Yahooligans!
Intel


ENVIRONMENT


A Place to Grow
Danish Wind Industry
Eco World - Nature & Technology in Harmony
Banana-Pusher - learn about the Toucan in Tropical Rainforest.
Earth Day Groceries Project - decorate a grocery bag and join the project!
Eddy the Eco-Dog
Extinction or Survival? - A quiz on North American Ice Age Mammals.
Good Green Fun! - Music and forest ecology for children of all ages.
Rainforest Action Network - Help save the rainforest & learn about it!
Dr. Art's Guide to Planet Earth
Marsh Ecology Project
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - A fun activity you can do at home from the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Science and the Environment - A Electronic News Summary Magazine.
Energy Hog

GAMES


GEOGRAPHY


Altapedia™ Online - contains key information on every country of the world. Each country profile provides facts and data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history and economy.
Maps On Us - How would you like your very own, private map-maker? Simply fill in the short form, with street name and number, city and state, and Maps On Us will create your own personal map.
World Map Viewer
How far is it?
State Shaded Relief Maps
PCL Map Collection
U.S. Naval Observatory - This will give current time for the U.S. zones as determined by the Naval atomic clock.

HISTORY


Explore American History with American Girl
Official home of the US Senate
Abraham Lincoln Research Site
Alexander Graham Bell's Path to the Telephone
The American Civil War Homepage
American Studies Cultural Maps - The Age of Discovery: Maps of America to 1700 On-line.
Ancient History Sourcebook - This page is a compendium of human history and the stories of many ancient cultures.
Library of Congress
Women in World History
U.S. History Timeline
The Atomic Age - Biographies, Historical Documents, Timeline and more.
Arctic Dawn -- The Journeys of Samuel Hearne - is a new edition of a timeless classic (originally published in 1795) describing the first epic trek across the Canadian tundra by a European explorer.
Columbus and the Age of Discovery - from The Computerized Information Retrieval System (CIRS).
The Civil War, 1861-1865 Time Line - Great pages with many photographs.
The Constitution of the United States
Contacting Congress - Get in contact with your Cogressperson and exercise your freedoms!
Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit
Declaration of Independence
Gallery of the American West
Gateway to World History
The History Net
Frank Lloyd Wright - recognized as the 20th century's greatest architect.
Leonardo Internet - with a Leonardo da Vinci Museum on-line.
Notes and Photographs On the Invention of the Airplane
Oregon Trail Information Center
Papers of George Washington
The World of Benjamin Franklin - from the Franklin Science Museum.
U.S. Historical Documents - including the Federalist Papers & much more!
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Welcome to the White House for Kids
1492 Exhibit
History USA

LIFE SCIENCE

Daytona Beach Museum of Arts and Sciences
Science Museum of Virginia
Science News for Kids
The Sierra Club
The Virtual Body - learn about the body with an interactive, 3-D map!
The Heart: A Virtual Exploration
Funology - The Science of Having Fun!
Interactive Skeleton - Click The Bones You Wanna See.
Welcome to the Monarch Watch!
National Marine Fisheries Service
NYE LABS - From the Bill Nye TV show.
On-line Insect Database
Virtual Dissection Kit - This site is very cool! It allows you dissect many different animals on-line.
The Yuckiest Site on the Internet

MATH

Math.com
Great Math Shortcuts
Online Mathematics Dictionary - This site conatins useful mathematics terms and their definitions.
Cool Math for Kids
Ask Dr. Math!
E-Tutor - This site provides valuable resources for activity-based learning.
Eleven Times - This site has a quick quiz for multiplying numbers by eleven.
History of Mathematics Page
Electronic Sources for Mathematics
Gallery of interactive on-line geometry - Interactive puzzle games
The Geometry Center
MathWorld - the web's most extensive mathematics resource
7up Number Games

MUSEUMS

Dinosaur Exhibit - at Honolulu Community College
The Exploratorium
The Franklin Institute Science Museum
Le WebLouvre - in Paris
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Smithsonian Natural History Home Page
Smithsonian Institution - Washington D.C.
The Natural History Museum - London
The Field Museum - Chicago
Museums - The World Wide Web Virtual Library
Museum Hotlist - This is a great list with links to museums all over the world!
The Henry Ford Museum

PHYSICS

Learn all about Hurricanes!
The Physics of Bubbles
Chemistry For Kids
Particle Physics
Physics Department Museum The Physics Museum at The University of Queensland.
Space History
Web Elements This site has a great interactive Periodic Table.
MATHMOL K-12 Mathematics and Molecules Scientific Visualization Center for molecular modeling and 3-D visualization.

SPACE


The Art of Renaissance Science - Galileo and Perspective
The Official Homepage of NASA
Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Collision with Jupiter
Comets and Meteor Showers
Earth Viewer - View the earth from space as it is appears right now!
Hubble Space Telescope pictures
The Night Sky
Magellan Mission to Venus (JPL)
The Nine Planets
New Scientist Planet Science - an on-line magazine.
Space Flight History - The history of space flight and NASA missions.
Spacelab - from McDonald Douglas
Space Shuttle - The latest of all shuttles.
National Geographic - Star Journey - A guide to stars and galaxies.

SPORTS

The Official Website of USA Swimming
Intermat: The Ultimate Amateur Wrestling Resource
World Wrestling
Major League Soccer
GolfWeb
Golf Magazine Online
Welcome to the USGA
Welcome to MLB.COM
NFL Official Website
NHL Official Website
NBA Official Website
Olympics
Paintball Field List
Yahoo - Recreation: Sports

TOURS

Grand Canyon - National Park Home Page
The Jerusalem Mosaic
Fortress of Louisbourg - Interactive tour of the Canadian 18th. Century French Fortress
PARIS
China - See the sites of China from your computer
New Zealand - Choose an area of this unspoiled Pacific nation and see its sites!
the Tower of London
Welcome to the White House
Virtual Tours of the Vatican
The Panama Canal

TV 'N' TOONS

Barney the Dinosaur and Friends
Noggin - Preschool on TV and Online!
Big Idea! - Home of Veggie Tales
Cartoon Network
the Disney Channel
Disney's ToonTown Online
Nickelodeon Online
PBS Kids
FOX
NBC
ABC
CBS
WB
Nickelodeon
Nick Jr.
Disney Playhouse
Cartoon Network
The Discovery Channel
Animal Planet
The Dilbert Zone

WEATHER


Web Weather for Kids
Alaska Climate Research Center
The Daily Planet
Current Weather Conditions for U.S.
National Weather Service Alaska Region
Real-Time Weather - Meteorologists can access a host of temperature, moisture, wind and other surface data prior to its being interpreted by forecasters.
The Weather Channel® On The Web Resources from the Weather Channel On-line.
Weather Page from USA Today

WRITING

Information for Young Writers
The Word Detective is the free on-line version of an internationally-syndicated newspaper column answering readers' questions about words and language (primarily word and phrase origins) since 1953. More than 180 previously-posted columns are available in our fully-indexed archive, and reader questions are encouraged (with the exception of any question concerning "gry").
flatstanley.com
starfall.com
General
BookWire
Children's Literature Web Guide
Jane Austen Information Page
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Mark Twain on the Web
The Shakespeare Mystery - The argument over the authorship of Shakespeare continues.
Word Play
Children's Book Council
Starfall - A site for young readers to improve their skills through simple games.
Magazines by and/or for Kids
American Girl
Homeschool Gazette This site encourages Christian homeschooled youth (ages 5-14), in reading and creative writing skills.
MidLink Magazine
Scholastic
Splash
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Time for Kids
YES Mag - Canada's Science Magazine for kids.
Reference Helps
Bartlett, John. 1901. Familiar Quotations - Look up a famous quote with this great search feature.
Children's Literature Web Guide
Fluency Through Fables - This group of ESL lessons involve a fable.  The fables are used to increase fluency as well as critical thinking and increasing vocabulary.
Library of Congress
Myths and Legends of Indigenous Peoples
On-line Books
OneLook Dictionaries - 5,990,011 words in 963 dictionaries indexed.
Project Bartleby: The Public Library of the Internet
Roget's Thesaurus
Merriam-Webster Online
Shakespeare Homepage - The complete works of William Shakespeare on-line.
Travlang's Translating Dictionaries - This site offers on-line multilingual translation dictionaries free-of-charge. You'll find dictionaries covering French, German, English, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, and more. There's also a freeware windows multilingual translating dictionary available for your downloading.
Webster's Dictionary - On-line and searchable.
Stories and Books On-Line
A Little Princess - by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn - by Mark Twain
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Ballads of a Cheechako - by Robert W. Service
The Call of the Wild - by Jack London
Cinderella
The Internet Public Library KidSpace
The Sea Wolf - by Jack London
Selections of Klondike Short Stories - by Jack London
White Fang - by Jack London
Wacky Web Tales - Write your own interactive story on-line!
Writing Clubs
Young Writers' Clubhouse


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