Little Bit of Everything
Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
site is maintained by a real 13 year-old kid and his dad. It offers
links to over 600 sites that can help you with many common homework problems.
Best for assignments up to the junior high level.
Information on all sorts
of subjects, from A-Z. This is great for elementary students!
over 5000 links and a search feature for the site, KidsClick is great for
K-6 assignments. A variety of subjects are covered.
by school subject and then broken down into common unit studies, this site
is best for the middle grades to junior-high level. It also includes
links to online atlases, encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference works.
site is great for junior high and high school students. Many links
common subject areas and assignment topics, such as biographies, drugs,
Included at this one-stop
site are dictionaries, encyclopedias, and kid-centered
search tools, such as Ask
Jeeves for Kids and Yahooligans.
This is a great site to
learn about pyramids, temples, king & queens, hieroglyphs and more.
Would you like to see your name in hieroglyphs? Follow the links to the
hieroglyphs translator, even send a friend a hieroglyphic e-card. Be sure
to check out the site's links to other great web pages for more imformation.
This is a list of links
to sites on Ancient Egypt. Here you will find some great stuff about mummies
of ancient Egypt, more on hieroglyphics, an ancient Egyptian surgeon, and
some obscure aspects of Egyptology.
This site includes basic scientific
information about the constellations, as well as a review of the stories
behind the constellations' names.
Observatory Star Awards
Here's a list of astronomy
sites recommended by L.A.'s Griffith Observatory. These sites are
deemed among the best on the web!
and Tales Associated with the Constellations
Posted by a college professor
at St. Cloud University, here are the stories behind several famous constellations.
In addition to scientific
knowledge about the planets, this award winning site also explores the
history and mythology behind our solar system.
Need to build a volcano?
Here are a few sites to help. From play dough to plaster, you can build
them all, simple to explosive and lava flows too!
Models and how to build them
There are 13 different volcano
modles to chose from under this link.
More to chose from
to Make a Volcano
you can see an image of the real Constitution, The Bill of Rights and The
Declaration of Independence. Be sure to click on the "transcription
of " link to read each of the documents. For more information follow
the other interesting links available.
Bill of Rights
Constitution of the United States
Declaration of Independence
Just the thing! Learn
more about everyday colonial life, from the clothes people wore, to the
food they ate, to the things they did for fun.
This site offers a "History
Explorer" page where you can take a virtual tour, meet colonial people,
see colonial places, and experience colonial life. A dateline is
also included. Click on "History".
and Trades in Colonial America
Trying to figure out what
a archiator did for a living? This site includes a glossary of colonial-period
job titles, as well as more detailed information about certain trades.
Geography & Social Studies
We told you this is a good
site already, but in case you forgot, be sure to look here!
1930's | 1940's | 1950's
| 1960's | 1970's | 1980's
what was happing the day you born? Check out some of these sites.
Birthdays, Top Songs, TV Shows, Top Toys, and Top Books, all for the day
you where born.
Events & Birthdates that occurred on a SELECTED day of the year
Events, Famous Birth Dates & Other Trivia That Occurred On Any Day
Get the facts on the world's
endangered species here. This site has a special section all about
wolves. There's also a fun game, a list of other good web resources,
and a list of books to read, too!
Fish & Wildlife Service's KIDS' CORNER
This agency is in charge
of keeping track of endangered species. This site offers information
about the species, their habitats, and also tells kids how YOU can help.
There's some fun stuff, too!
This well-researched site
offers a variety of information about the world's endangered animals, insects,
plants, birds, and ocean life. Links to other web resources are also
This site offers a whole bunch
of information on a lot of explorers. There's also a timeline of
world history that helps you to learn about explorers from different time
periods and different parts of the world.
of the Millenium
From the year 1000 to the
year 2000, this timeline highlights the most well-known adventures and
explorers of the past 1000 years! This site also offers links to
other good web sites and a quiz to see just how much you've learned.
Just in case you forgot
to check out this great site when we mentioned it before, Enchanted Learning
has a good page on explorers.Health
this is the one: Kids and Teens: Health: Conditions and Diseases
Department of Health and Human Service's site provides easy access to a
selection of health resources. It is a reliable health source of information
for consumers. The links available include online publications, clearinghouses,
databases, web sites, support/self help groups, government agencies, and
balanced, and complete descriptions of hundreds of diseases, conditions,
and medical tests and procedures. The latest attention getting news
is red-labeled warning, and you can click for explanations of key terms
in news stories.
Health Resource Center
Community Health Resource
Center is a site affiliated with Fletcher Allen Health Care. As well as
its Web site, it provides an Automated Health Information Line which may
be accessed around the clock by phone. This site also provides links
to information on alternative health and specific diseases. The general
health sites include local links such as "Vermont-Related Health Care Sites,"
and links to sites like the Mayo Clinic, "NOAH – New York On-Line Access
to Health Information," and the World Health Organization. A few links
are available to some medical journals and books, including the current
issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
the Brain and Spinal Cord - Neuroscience
site has a nice list of links for women inventors, black inventors, famous
inventions in alphabetical order, and more! Also information for
the want-to-be inventor.
this includes information on all sorts of people, you may also find information
on your inventor here!
National Inventors Hall of Fame
site includes information on any inventor who's ever been inducted into
the Hall of Fame as well as an alphabetical index of inventions.
An encyclopedia on mythology,
folklore, and legend.
An introduction to Ancient
Greek Mythology, read about the various Greek gods, heroes and creatures
on this web site.
Mythology - Illustrated Encyclopedia
The Illustrated Encyclopedia
of Greek Mythology provides basic information on all things related to
Greek mythology, including people and places.
This web page is a basic
introduction to Greek mythology. It covers the origins of Greek
mythology, Greek vs. Roman
names and an alphabetical list of the Immortals.
"For thousands of years
people have associated objects in the sky, the Earth, and aspects of their
physical world with the gods and goddesses of their cultures. Through these
pages, find out about the gods and goddesses of different cultures around
the world, and the works of art people have created to give them expression."
Indians Page of the WWW Virtual Library
great collection of links offering information about culture, history,
arts & crafts, language, and health. This site also offers
links that review indigenous knowledge in a variety of areas, highlighting
such topics as astronomy, the Mayan calendar, etc.
site is interesting not only for its photos of a recently built long house
but also because it gives special focus to the Senecas, though links to
other tribes are also included. Great inspiration to take a
field trip to the real-life site near Rochester, NY.
more about traditional Iroquois culture and the differences between the
six tribes of the Haudenosaunee nation. Contemporary issues
and conflicts are covered as well.
of the Past: The Archaeology of an Iroquois Longhouse
by the Royal Ontario Museum, this site offers great background for students
work on a longhouse project. Give it a look!
TO MAKE A LONGHOUSE
Have to make a longhouse
for class? Try this site for some ideas.
Try this site for a more
complicated model, a little advanced for lower grades.
Need to make salt map? Here
are a few web sites to lend a helping hand.
Dough (like play-dough)
Be sure to check out the
"Craft index" link at the bottom of the page. There are links to
fun craft projects for home or school that everyone can enjoy (scouts,
teens, sports fans etc.)
a “salt dough map”
Science Projects: An Introductory Level Guide.
Ideas for science projects.
Kids' Guide to Science Projects.
This site provides everything
you need to develop a successful science project, including project ideas,
sample projects, online help, project steps and more
Science Fair Project Resource Guide.
An excellent resource
from Internet Public Library that links kids to all sorts of exceptional
resources for their projects.
Looking to make a terrarium?
Here is a simple soda bottle design that anyone can make.
Just click on the link to
for a site to learn about the weather? Check out these, and learn how a
tornado is formed, what causes a thunder storm, and much much more. Find
out how a to make your own tornado, make lightning, and a thunderstorm.
WEB'S BEST KIDS WEATHER LINKS
If your looking for information
on the weather this is the first place you should look.
Pages devoted to tornadoes,
lightning, hurricanes, and storm chasing. Focused toward older kids and
teenagers, but interesting for all ages. Great place for young people to
gather information for school reports!
Wild Wild Weather Page
An interactive weather page
for kids by Dan Satterfield, Chief meteorologist
for WHNT TV Atlanta.
Other great Weather web
Resources for Kids
kids only * Web
Weather for kids
The hottest place in the world:
El Azizia, Libya,
North Africa. 57.7ºC recorded on 13 September 1922
The coldest place in the world: Vostock, Antarctica. -89.2ºC recorded
on 21 July 1983
The wettest place in the world: Cherrapunji, India. Average rainfall each
year = 1270 cms
The driest place in the world: Atacama Desert, Chile. Average
rainfall each year = 0.01
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