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An extensive collection of Web sites that can help you with a wide range of subjects you may be researching for school assignments.

Books for Fun
Fun Stuff
Quizzes
U.S. State Capital Quiz
A simple but fun game where you match the states with their capitols. See if you can get a perfect score.

Daily News Quiz
See if you're up-to-date with the latest news events around the world. Read the New York Times, and then test your knowledge.

Name that Bug
The clock is ticking, hurry up and name that bug in this fun interactive game.

Money
U.S. Treasury Department 
Check out the new look in store for nickels next year. 

H.I.P Pocket Change
This is a great site about learning the history of coins and more. There are great facts about interesting people, places, and events that are honored on our coins; you can now experience these people, places and events first hand.

Money Factory 
Learn about the new colorful $20 bills and how its not just for looks. 

Kids Making Money 
Learn how you can make money so you can buy that video game, or those new pair of Nikes. 

Young Investor Web Site
Kids call the shots at Liberty Financial's Young Investor site.

Big Money Adventure
Choose your guide to lead on a money adventure.

Investing for Kids
This Web site is designed by kids for kids. It examines stocks, bonds, mutual funds and the like. It teaches the principles of saving and investing. It also includes a stock game.

Games & Activities
Kids’ Think Link
Hear what kids like you are saying all over the world about music, sports, and the latest trends and fashions--articles in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

Wacky Web Tales
Create your own hilarious story by simply filling in the blanks. Lots of stories to choose from and will help you learn the parts of speech.

Pen Pals Box
Search for pen pals all across the country. This is a great way for schools and kids to connect with one another.

Learn to Yo-Yo
Finally learn to yo-yo the easy way. Impress your friends with cool tricks like "walk the Dog" and "the Creeper"

Guinness Book of World Records
This site is a favorite. There are tons of amazing and mind boggling records. You can even make a record attempt of your own.

TVO Kids.com
A fun colorful interactive site filled with cartoons, lots of games, and contests.

Name That Candy Bar
So you think you're an expert on chocolate? Then see how you do by matching these inside pictures of candy bars with their names.

Kids Fun Page
Tons of arcade-style games as well as educational games like "Grammar Gorillas" and "What's the Word?" There are also links to other fun sites for kids.

Candy USA
Everything you ever wanted to know about candy. Find out what makes chocolate so addicting and learn some recipes for some incredible fudge.

It’s My Life
A great site for kids who want help with managing their time, and have difficult questions about things like divorce, drugs, and depression.

Reading
Books
Book Adventure 
Search for books you want to read based on interests and your reading level. Other fun games and book quizzes make this site a must for all readers. 

Book Hive: Your Guide to Children’s Literature & Books 
Listen to books read by your favorite authors, create your own reading list, and test your knowledge of Harry Potter. 

PBS Between the Lion Stories 
read a story with your favorite lions. There are over 60 stories to choose from with colorful pictures and interactive games. 

Children’s Literature Web Guide 
Lists of children's book awards, bestsellers, online stories, and resources for teachers and parents. 

PBS Berenstain Bears 
Watch TV clips, see their vacation pix, and dress brother bear as a dragon. 

Clifford the Big Red Dog 
create your own fun interactive story with Clifford and friends. Many other games and activities abound on this site. 

Book Reviews 
read reviews of your favorite books. Get some tips that can help you read. And read about Mr. Man and all his friends.

Magazines
National Geographic for Kids 
search for mysterious monsters such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. Read about man-eating lions and fly into the middle of a hurricane. 

ZUZU – Online Newspaper for Kids 
Online Newspaper for Kids - poetry, fiction, and artwork by kids for kids. Has everything from sci-fi and mystery to cats and dogs. 

Crunch 
An online magazine for kids stories, artwork, reviews, and articles. Read kids' opinions on school violence and uniforms.

Sign Language and Braille
Sign Language 
Learn sign and finger spelling from Arthur.

Braille Bug
Play games and learn to send secret messages to your friends.

Global Village
Cultural Diversity
Native American Planet Youth 
Listen to the sounds of the Comanche Flute, and learn about the customs and culture of Native Americans. 

African-American World 
Learn about African-American culture through an interactive game, e-cards that include African-American history, and hearing about African-American heroes who have made a powerful difference in the world. 

Africa for Kids 
Make your own music on a thumb piano, create your own African mask and listen to a Swahili folktales. 

Wonders of the African World 
Prepare for an interactive journey across the globe as you begin your Quest for the Magic Calabash. Before going, create your own Adinkra cloth to wear, decorated with the traditional Ashanti Symbols. 

Make-A-Hero 
Choose the skin color and background of your hero, From Vador helmet to Egyptian loin cloth, there are plenty of costumes to decorate your hero with. 

My Hero 
Who are your heroes? Explorers, Writers, scientists, and … dogs? Check out these people who have had a powerful impact on those around them and have helped shaped our world into what it is today. 

Military Kids 
Are you a military kid on the move? It can be hard leaving behind your house and friends. This site has advice on saying goodbye, planning to move, and making new friends after you've moved. 

Indian Health Services Kids Page 
Hear about old Native American tales and myths. Explore their ancient culture and customs. And learn about how to stay safe and healthy.

Our World 
Traveling Around the World 
(The Greatest Places?) Spend the night in a space hut on the world's largest island. And listen to the call of a lemur or the hiss of a giant cockroach on Madagascar. 

Peace Corps Kids World 
What is the Peace Corps? How can I make a difference? Read about how kids like you are making a difference across the globe. 

Kids Volunteer 
- Help build homes, volunteer with 4-H, and donate your used clothes to children in Sri Lanka. 

Kids Recycle 
Learn what others are doing to reduce waste. Make a poster, or create your own logo to promote recycling in your area.


Museums
The Exploratorium, San Francisco 
Learn candy recipes, discover life on other planets, and explore the inner workings of
the human eye. 

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Take an interactive tour around many of the exhibits offered at this museum such as the Unicorn tapestries, George Washington crossing the Delaware, and The Kitano Tenjin Engi Emaki. 

The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum 
Discover the Story of Texas! 

The Smithsonian Institution 
Make your own buffalo hide painting, experience the incredible Apollo 11 mission, learn about the World War II bombers and fighter planes, and discover how Lewis and Clark mapped the West.


Reference
Find Your School or Library 
Search for your school and library. Learn the number of books your library has and the number of people who visit it. 

Little Explorers Picture Dictionary 
A fun, colorful picture dictionary of hundreds of words. Also offered in Spanish, French, German, and Japanese.

WordCentral

Science and Stuff
Try Science 
Use DNA to solve a crime. Design a house to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter. This site puts science in action. 

ReviseWise Science 
Activities and games involving electricity, magnetism, light, sound, and gravity. 

National Weather Service 
A series of coloring pages on thunderstorms, tornado safety, and winter weather.

Space
The Exploratorium 
Create an apparatus for viewing sunspots, Search for extraterrestrial life, and see a live web cam of Mars. 

The Space Place 
Be able to name trees from space, find out why the sky is blue and discover how to shrink a building three different ways. Lots of online space Games, activities, and fun facts. 

NASA Kids 
Exactly how hot is the sun? Can astronauts sleep standing up? And is it possible to escape the Event Horizon of a black hole? 

Live Watch
Watch live astronomy cameras and resources. 
When you look up at the sky at night, you'll probably see the moon and some stars, and you might wonder where they came from. There is a special word for learning about the stars and planets: astronomy. By studying astronomy, you can learn more about our universe and the Earth.

Young Astronomers' Learning Center 
What is a Brown Dwarf? What's the difference between a meteor and a falling star? What are solar winds? The Learning Center provides all the answers you need. 

NASA – Be a Spacecraft Engineer 
Your mission: Help scientists plan a mission to a comet. Design your own spacecraft. And protect the international Space Station from space debris.

Transportation
By Land
Federal Highway Transportation 
Describes how technology and computers are used to help keep the roads safe. Also learn about the invention of the traffic signal. 

Transportation Technologies 
Learn about the exciting new technologies being used to improve air quality through electric cars, power cells, and other future fuels to replace oil and gas. 

By Air
Amelia Earhart 
An in-depth history of this world-famous aviator's amazing life. It depicts her early years in aviation, her fame, and her fateful last flight. 

The Beginner's Guide to Aeronautics 
Everything you need to know about aerodynamics, propulsion, rocketry, and even kites. There are lots of useful knowledge for both beginner's and novices. 

The Wright Brothers 
Learn about these two brothers and their amazing invention which changed the world of transportation forever.


Government
Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids 
For kids K-12 - Sing the ABC's of national government. Put the United States back together and learn the history of the bald eagle and statue of liberty. 

The White House 
Learn about Flat Stanley's visit with George Bush, Why tee-ball is being played on the lawn, and what really goes on in the White House. 

The Department of Justice 
Help the Justice Department by knowing Cyber ethics, the tools for crime prevention, and get an inside scoop on the inner workings of the courtroom. 

Politics for Kids 
find out how government affects your life every day, how voting has changed in the last 130 years and see if you have what it takes to be the next President. 

FBI Kids 
What is it exactly that the FBI does? Click here to get the Inside Story. 

First Ladies of America 
From Martha Washington to Laura Bush, the First Ladies have been the women behind the scenes who have supported our Nation's Leader. 

U.S. Presidents 
contains a list of all the presidents, from the nation's birth to present day. Find out what they liked to eat and what they liked to do. 

Take Your Kids to Vote 
You can be involved in the voting process. Lists ways kids can be involved with their parents in discussing relevant issues related to voting.

Health
Staying Healthy
FDA Kids Page 
Find out all about animals, vaccines, and food safety. Also help FDA investigators inspect a warehouse. 

CDC Body & Mind 
Get tips on staying physically fit, strengthening your mind, and staying clear of diseases. Also get help with relieving stress in your life. 

Dealing with Feelings 
Feeling depressed? Thinking of running away? Get help with dealing with your feelings in this helpful site with tons of relevant topics for your life. 

Kids’ Medical Dictionary 
Have you ever had an Otitis Media or visited an Otolaryngologist? Find out what these and other strange medical words mean. 

4 Girls Health 
Contains relevant topics for girls as they are growing up and maturing into adults. Site has articles on puberty, hygiene, nutrition, and fitness. 

Health Finder 
How to stay safe on the net; how to stay physically fit and free from alcohol and drugs; and how to have fun while staying healthy. 

Food Safety Kids 
Do you know how to properly handle food around the kitchen? Take this quiz and find out. 

Living with a Chronic Illness 
Tons of stories, poems, and artwork by and for children with chronic illnesses. 

Health Kidnetic 
A colorful interactive site with games, forums, and recipes dealing with the human body.

Being Safe
Street-Safe Kids 
A colorful guide to being safe at the bus stop, around weapons, and at school. 

FBI Kids Safety 
Join Darrell, as he helps you learn to stay away from strangers, being safe on the Internet and being safe around guns.

Nature
National Parks
National Park Ranger Zone
Become a junior ranger and talk to a forest ranger about what he does on the park. Find the Junior Ranger program closest to you.

Yellowstone National Park
Puzzles, word games, coloring books, and scavenger hunts on the wildlife in Yellowstone. Above all, learn about the exotic Mooselope, native to this site.

National Wildlife Federation
Celebrate wildlife by exploring careers, doing fun crafts, making yummy treats, and viewing pictures of some of the coolest animals on the web.

Earthquakes
Earthquakes
Are you ready for the big one? Learn everything you need to know about studying earthquakes, locations of recent activity, and materials and procedures you need to prepare for earthquakes.

FEMA Earthquakes
Earthquake legends, stories, and games and treats. Learn about earthquakes in fun and tasty ways.

Gardening
Kids Gardening
See what students are doing with plants and find out everything you ever wanted to know about worms.

Geology
BBC Education – The Essential Guide to Rocks 
The Essential Guide to Rocks - Take a virtual trip around Great Britain to see their rocky past and watch a presentation on the formation of the Earth. 

Rocks for Kids
This is a site for all kids who love rocks -- if you collect rocks, then this is the site for you!

Sports
Kids Running 
When should you run? What should you eat? What are some secrets to running faster? 

Sports Illustrated for Kids 
Draft your own baseball team with Fantasy sports or watch Andy Macdonald do some extreme skateboarding tricks. 

Sport Science at the Exploratorium 
Find out how to do an Ollie, learn the physics of surfing, and discover what those dimples on a golf ball are for. 

Street Play 
(Kids Games & Rules for activities such as jacks and jump rope 

Negro League 
Learn the history of the league, read the Hall of Fame, and Jackie Robinson's transition to the Major Leagues 

Young Masters Golf 
Learn how you can get started playing golf today. Having the right grip, making the best swing, and pitching the perfect... tent?

State Facts
State Facts 
Find facts such as the State motto, nickname, and origin of name, state bird, population, sports teams, and flag. 

State Capitols Quiz 
A simple but fun site matching states with their capitols. See if you can get a perfect score. 

U.S. Census Bureau 
Statistics on population, gender, income, and race by state and county. This is a great resource for reports on states.