Student Resources

 


 
 
 
 
 
Activities and Games
 

123 Sesame Street Games, art, music, stories and more.
Alfy A plethora of games, activities, and more
Chateau Meddybemps Uncommon amusements for adults and children
Chess Kids Academy
Count Us In Games to help children learn basic number concepts. Grades: Pre-K-1
CyberChase Animated adventure television series and multimedia project for children ages 8-11 from PBS.
Fun Things to Do Dress a bunny. Build a robot. (Drag and create.) Coloring pages. K-2  
Fun with Spot Based on books by Eric Hill; activities, games
FunBrain.com Games, activities and more
Games and Activities From the Children's Museum of Indianapolis; Excellent site, broken down by grade levels
It's My Life From PBS
Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood Games, activities, more
Pauly's Playhouse Games, activities, more
Play Kids Games Educational games
Xpeditions Geographic games and activities from National Geographic

 http://pbskids.org/bigapplehistory/index-flash.html.  Big Apple History

 

 

 
Animals and Insects
 

Alaska SeaLife Center Satellite telemetry in rehabilitation and research
Animal Diversity Web
An online database of animal natural history, classification, and conservation biology
Animal Planet
Animals From A-Z A plethora of information in an encyclopedic format
Animaland Encyclopedia, games, humane education, and more
Bat Conservation International
BoomerWolf All about wolves; information; games; mystery
Care for Animals From The American Veterinary Medical Association
Cats: Plans for Perfection National Geographic
Children's Butterfly Site
CritterCam Chronicles An "animal's-eye-view" from National Geographic
Dragonfly: Project Dragonfly
eSkeletons Digitized versions of skeletons in 2-D and 3-D in full color, animations, and more
Frogs: A Chorus of Colors
The Gator Hole
Insectlopedia Database, resources, more
Katerpillars and Mystery Bugs Grades: All
Kid's Planet Fact sheets, games, more
Kids Go Wild Facts, news, games. From the Wildlife Conservation Society
National Wildlife Federation: Kid Zone Information, activities, Ranger Rick magazine tie-in
The Nutty Birdwatcher
Monarch Watch
PlanetArkive: Learn about living things and their enviornment. Grades: 3-6
Sounds of the World's Animals
5 Tigers: The Tiger Information Center
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Species
Virtual Frog Dissection
Wild Birds Unlimited
Zoboomafu

 
Arts and Crafts
 
American Treasures of the Library of Congress
The Art Zone
The Artist's Toolkit
Cartoonster Online tutorials on how to draw and animate
Crayola Crafts, coloring pages, more
The Imagination Factory Artistic activities using recycled materials
Oriland What origami can be
The Renaissance Connection
The World Wide Art Gallery
 
Astronomy and Space
 
Adventures of the Agronauts
Amazing Space
Astronomy: Our Place in Space An awesome site!
Astronomy for Kids
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Ask Dr. Universe Submit your science-related questions and Dr. Universe will search out the answer
Aurora Page
Basics of Space Flight
The Constellations and Their Stars
Earth and Moon Viewer
Galileo: Journey to Jupiter
HubbleSite
NASA for Kids
NASAKids
National Air and Space Museum
The Nine Planets
Space Sciences
Wright Again The Wright Brothers
 
Authors and Illustrators
 
Avi
Jan Brett Coloring pages, activities, more
Eric Carle
Beverly Cleary
Fun with Spot Based on books by Eric Hill; activities, games
Kristine O'Connell George
Jenny B. Harris
Will Hobbs
Deborah Hopkinson
Brian Jacques
Lemony Snicket
Little House Books Maps, recipes, trivia, more
Mary E. Lyons
Magic Tree House Activities, reader's and writer's club, more
Katherine Paterson
Dav Pilkey
Thomas the Tank Engine
David Wiesner
 
Biology
 
BAM! Body and Mind
Biology4Kids
Cells Alive!
Cool Science for Curious Kids
DNA Interactive Grades: 6 and up; Modules, resources, timeline, more
I Can Do That! A painless way to find fun facts about DNA, RNA, cells, protein and cloning
A Guided Tour of the Visible Human
The Heart: An Online Exploration
Human Anatomy Online
Human Genome Project
Microbes: The Microbiology Information Portal Grades: 9 and up
Putting DNA to Work from the Koshland Science Museum
Reconstructors Travel into the future (23rd century) and solve medical mysteries from the past!
 
Bullying
 
Bullying.org  Grades: All ages; A collection of bullying-related resources.
 
Careers
 
CareerVoyagers Grades: 9 and up
Changing the Face of Medicine: Women Physicians Grades: 6 and up; Resources, career information
Chemistry
 
Chem4Kids
Periodic Table of the Elements Grades: All; Interactive; From Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Collecting
 
Smithsonian Kids Collecting
 
Coloring Pages
 
Black Dog's Online Coloring Book
Jan Brett Coloring pages, activities, more
Print and Go Coloring Pages from National Geographic
 
Dictionaries
 
Dictionary.com
Merriam-Webster Word Central Dictionary and more!
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesarus
OneLook Dictionaries

A Basic Dictionary of American Sign Language Terms
RhymeZone
Your Dictionary Dictionary links/look Up
 
Dinosaurs
 
Digging Up Dinosaurs
DinoDictionary

Dino Directory A guide to 127 of the most well-described dinosaurs, including over 600 images
DinoData: Dino Kids
Dinosaur Treks A Webquest Mystery
The Dinosauria: Truth is Stranger than Fiction. Information, links, myths, more
The Dinosauricon Devoted to dinosaur information and illustration
Download a Dinosaur Designs for easy-to-make paper dinosaurs that you can download
Finding the World's First Dinosaur Skeleton
Walking with Dinosaurs Games, information, screensavers, more
Zooish Dinosaur Den
 
Earth Science
 
American Field Guide Video clips and information about ecosystems, earth and space, plants, and more.
Auroras: Paintings in the Sky
Grades: 6 and up
Cool Cosmos Cosmic fun and games.
Earth Science Explorer

Oceanography
Live Weather Images
Ocean Themed WebQuests
Volcano World
 
EcoSystems and Ecology
 
American Field Guide Video clips and information about ecosystems, earth and space, plants, and more.
Biomes and Ecosystems

Bryant Creek Watershed Atlas Grades: All
Desert Life in the American Southwest

The Everglades Ecosystem
Wonders of the Seas
 
Encyclopedias and Almanacs
 
Baseball Almanac
e-encyclopedia An extension of DK's e-encylopedia book. It guides the reader to helpful and appropriate sites on the internet.
 
General Sites
 

BrainPOP
Brain Teasers
Building Big Explore large structures and what it takes to build them; Companion to the PBS series
Consumer Reports for Kids
Dewey Browse Find sites based on the Dewey Decimal Classification System
Kidlink.org
Global, non-commercial, virtual, user-owned organization in Norway
Kids-Space Introduction to the internet; creative activities; communication activities
Nick Jr. From Nickelodian
Time for Kids

 
Geography
 
Geography4Kids
Greatest Places Explore places, try activities, ask questions and more!
NationalAtlas.gov Make interactive maps within your web browser!
National Geographic for Kids
 
Health
 
Bones: An Exhibit Inside You
It's My Life
kidsregen.org
Empowering children to make healthy choices for the environment, and for themselves
KidsHealth.org
Ddoctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence
Powerful Bones Powerful Girls Lots of information on how to take care of your bones
 
History and Social Studies
 
American Centuries: View from New England
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids
Learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers.
The Black Inventor Online Museum Grades: 5 and up
Digital History
Federal Court Concepts
The Fin, Fur and Feather Bureau of Investigation (FFFBI) A unique Web site, using humor, storytelling, and oddball characters to help kids ages 8-13 learn about places and cultures around the world.
Greatest Places
Hercules: Greece's Greatest Hero
Learning About the Holocaust
Ice Treasures of the Incas
Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
Map-Zone.net
Mughal India
The Ottomans.org
Slaves' Stories
Study of Place: Antarctic Exploration Grades: 6-8; online module
This Day in History From the History Channel
Titanic, Destination: Cyberspace
Virtual Renaissance: A Journey Through Time A Thinkquest Project
Web Rangers! Solve mysteries, play games and live the stories - tons of fun activities to enjoy!
XPeditions Activities from National Geographic
 
Holidays on the Net: Celebrate!
 
Holidays on the Net. Provides information about each holiday, links, and more.
 
Homework Help
 
Homework Spot Resources. Help.
 
Internet Surfing and Safety
 
Little Clickers Safe, fun internet explorations for children
 
 
Language Arts and Writing (See Reading below)
 
A Game A Day Educational word games; Grades 3 and up
A Guide to Writing a Basic Essay

djectives Game
"Read all about it!" is a game where you'll use adjectives to make more interesting sentences. Are you ready to play?
Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun Games to enjoy while increasing your vocabulary!
Literature Based WebQuests Award winning webquests
Merlyn's Pen Fiction, essays, and poems by America's teens. Submit your writing!
OWL
Online Writing Lab. Fabulous resource!
Poetry Express Guides you through 15 poems you can write
Spelling Test Take tests on the 50 most commonly misspelled words
Surviving Dickens' London (Flash game; Dare you take a tour of Dickensian London?)
Writing Den  Designed for students Grades 6 through 12 seeking to improve their English reading, comprehension, and writing skills
 
Math
 
AAA Math Hundreds of pages of basic math skills; interactive pages
A Creative Encounter of the Numerical Kind Grades: 6-8
A Plus Math Improve your math skills interactively
Abacus
Coolmath An amusement park of math designed for fun
Cyberchase Chock full of games, online stories, free stuff, and of course, MATH!
Figure This! Math Challenges for Families
FunBrain
Interactive Mathematics Grades 8 and up; interactive tutorials
Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles
Learning Math: Geometry Grades K-8; Interactive activites, more
Math Cats Games, activities, more
Math League Help Topics Grades: 4-8
The Mint
Mudd Math Fun Facts Grades: 10 and up
Math Playground Grades: K-6; Math games, puzzles, word games, more
Multiflyer Grades: 2-6; A game for anyone trying to learn multiplication
 
Media Literacy
 
Don't Buy It! (PBS)
 
Museums Online
 

The Grandeur of Viceregal Mexico
American Centuries: View from New England Memorial Hall Museum Online
National Gallery of Art for Kids

 
News
 
Kids News from National Geographic
Turner Learning
 
Reading
 
Between the Lions Stories, games, printables, songs, and more. Exceptional site.
Book Adventure Books lists and more.
Book Hive A guide to children's literature and books
Guy's Read Are you a guy? Looking for something to read? Go here.
Stories from the Web If you like books and stories, come on in!
 
Reference: General Sites
 
Bartleby.com A comprehensive, searchable reference
Consumer Reports for Kids
Don't Buy It! Get Media Smart
FactMonster
Games, quizzes, references, activities.
FirstGov for Kids
The Fin, Fur and Feather Bureau of Investigation (FFFBI) A unique Web site, using humor, storytelling, and oddball characters to help kids ages 8-13 learn about places and cultures around the world.
How Stuff Works The name says it all.
Kid's Click Web search for kids by librarians (using the Dewey Decimal System).
Kid's Corner Fact Finder from the U.S. Census Bureau. All ages.
Strange Matter Discover the secrets of everyday stuff!
World Almanac for Kids Online
 
Science: General Sites
 
American Field Guide Video clips and information about ecosystems, earth and space, plants, and more.
Atoms Family

Beakman and Jax
Interactive demos, quizzes, information, more
BrainPOP

Changing the Face of Medicine: Women Physicians Grades: 6 and up; Resources, games, more
ChemiCool Periodic Table
EIA's Kids Page: Energy
Energy Quest
Energy Quest: Super Scientists Brief biographies and resources
Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception
Forensics in the Classroom Grades: 9 and up
The Franklin Institute Online
Lawrence Hall of Science Play online games, download activities, and more
National Geographic for Kids
Playing with Time Movies which show things sped up (building being constructed) or slowed down (a blink of an eye); activities
Rockets Away! Exploring the science of rocketry
Rough Science Grades: 6 and up
Science Trek: Scientist Profiles Grades 3 and up
Simply Science Resources, information, "flash bits," and more.
Sodaconstructor Use digital soda straws to construct models
Study of Place Grades 6-8; Two online science modules made especially for middle-school students
The Why Files: Science Behind the News
The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
 
Search Engines
 
Yahooligans Searchable web guide for kids.
 
Sports: General Sites
 
Sports Illustrated for Kids
 
Television Tie-Ins
 
Between the Lions Stories, games, printables, songs, and more. Exceptional site.
bing and bongs tiny planets
Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

Playhouse Disney
Sesame Street
TeletubbyLand
 
WebQuests
 
A Creative Encounter of the Numerical Kind Grades: 6-8
 
Writing
 
Citing Internet Resouces How to
Kids-Space Introduction to the internet; encourages artistic expression
MidLink Magazine A digital magazine for children ages 8-18