websiteGENERAL INFORMATION

Great Web Sites for Kids created by the American Library Association, features links of interest to children ages 1-14.
Sites are organized into headings such as Animals, Games, History and Science. Each site has a grade-level rating.

Factmonster - Provides a comprehensive set of facts, definitions and statistics for a variety of categories,
including sports, science, math, government and the world for ages 6 to 14.

Awesome Library - Organizes 16,000 education resources, including the top 5 percent for teachers,
students, parents, and librarians. Includes a search engine.

Kids.gov - “The Official Kids Portal to the U.S. Government” – Provides a gateway to hundreds of
Federal and other websites for use by kids. Each homework category is divided into Government,
Organizations, Education, and Commercial sub-categories.

Education 4 Kids - Practice drills in math, language, social studies, and science.

Think Quest - Provides tutorials on all areas of math, arts, science, technology and more.

FUN AND GAMES

legoLittle Director - Children create animated movies from their drawings online

PBSKids - Offers games and activities based on popular PBS television series

Funbrain - Offers a collection of online math and grammar-based activites and games

 

 

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“Ask Dr. Math” - Provides math help for all levels of study, including elementary, middle, high school and college.
Topics range from arithmetic to algebra to geometry and more.

WebMATH - Provides more than 100 instant-answer, self-help, math solvers, that provide with instant help
on math problems from addition to calculus.

SCIENCE

IMG_1732NASA for students - Provides information on space-related topics, as well as games, Web quests,
and even chats with NASA experts.

Astronaut Information - Facts about living and working in space, human spaceflight program resources,
and biographies of current astronauts.

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Each day a different image or photograph is featured.

Big Bear Solar Observatory - Images of the sun from a telescope in California. Big Bear is operated b
y the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

NASA Human Space Flight - This is the place to find details on Space Shuttle missions and the International Space Station.

MadSci Network - A collection of science questions, answers and tutorials for grades 4 through college,
including zoology, earth science and physics.

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet - Features information and games on a variety of “gross” science topics,
including roaches, worms and mad science.

United States Patents Office Page for Kids - Provides information on inventions through
an interactive site filled with games, lessons, and contests.

Why Files? - “The science behind the news.”

Chemical Elements.com - An online interactive Periodic Table of the Elements.

CHEM4KIDS! - Gives an overview of many chemistry related topics. Also has links to physics, biology, and geography.

cookingHEALTH

Healthy Teeth - Details the various aspects of oral health, including
cavity prevention, braces, and teeth and gums.

Kids Health - Explores all genres of health issues that affect children, including everyday illnesses
and injuries, growing up, and staying healthy.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABOOKS AND AUTHORS

100 Best Children’s Books from 2013 - From NYPL

Scholastic - Provides games, contests and books, homework help and more.

100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know - A list of 100 top picture books with
special thanks to the New York Public Library!

KidReads - Features Booker T. Worm and great books for kids 6-12 plus author bios,
interviews, games, and cool stuff.

World of Reading - Enables kids to submit and read book reviews written by kids -
special thanks to the Ann Arbor District Library for bringing us all this service!