Student Resources

www.nationalgeographic.com/kids

Visit this terrific site to explore geographic, scientific, and historical concepts, issues and events. Extensive bibliographies an dlinks to countless web sites to explore a given topic in depth.

The kids' section of the web site of the National Wildlife Foundation. Loaded with information about animal conservation and animals in general. Click on Prowl the Past: Ranger Rick Index to find the titles and locate any past articles in the Ranger Rick archives.

The official site of the Library of Congress. Click on kids and families to discover the compelling story of America's past as presented by the Library of Congress. Or explore this site endlessly for anything you can imagine.

The New York Times kids' edition. A truly fantastic site with news summaries, science Q&A's, who's who and what's what features, as well as an opportunity to explore the NY Timeslearning network by subject.

www.whyfiles.org

Asite that gives us the science behind the news. Click on The Why Files in Education for an amazing array of infomration on scientific topics of all kinds.

www.nobelprize.org

This site offers Nobel speeches, history of winners and their prizes, simulations for kids, and more.

www.ocean.com

Check this out for great information, photographs, and stories about anything pertaining to the ocean and to marine conservation.

www.ecokidsonline.com

EcoKids is Earth Day Canada's environmental education programs for youth who card about the planet. This web site is their interactive environmental web site for children, families, and educators in Canada and around the world.


www.exploratorium.org

The site of the San-Francisco-baesd Exploratorium Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception. This is packed with scientific information and interactive possibilities on a wide range of topics.

www.learner.org

The site of the Anneberg Foundation to advance excellent teaching in America's schools. Information on school reform, professional development, teaching and learning curriculum suggetsions, and so on.

www.learner.org/students

The student section of Learner.org site with interactive exhbits that focus on extensions of a concept or theme that is explored on the site.

www.learner.org/biographyofamerica

The history of America from New World encounters to contemporary history with information, narratives, maps, and links to other relevant American history web sites.

www.classicsforkids.com

Aweb site dedicated to hooking kids on classical music. As they say on their home page, "Classics for kids is here to help you learn about classical muic and have fun too."

www.siforkids.com

Sports Illustrated's web site for kids. Full of sports information, articles, radio programs, survey questions, and more.

www.kidsdiscover.com

The web site of Kids Discover magazine. Click on Teach and the click on A Look Inside Every Title and you will discover an amazing list of resources that includes a list of web sites, children's books, adult books and community resources that support both social studies and science curriculum.

www.si.edu

The Kids button on this Smithsonian Institution's website leads you to a selection of arts, science and nature, history and culture, and people and places resources that support both social studies and science curriuclums.

www.mos.org

The Boston Musuem of Science website contains both student ("Explore and Learn") and teacher ("Educator Tools") resources. The Virtual Exhibits provide great content for a variety of topic studies.

In addition to local zoo events, the San Diego Zoo website offers a wealth of conservation and wildlife information, activities, and projects.
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