KidsClick!: Web Guide and Search Tool for Kids by Librarians
- KidsClick! gives access to almost 1,800 web sites of interest to kids that have been picked by a team of librarians. It’s a flexible way of getting fast access to the best that the Internet has to offer kids of all ages. You can look for things by category (for example - Weird & Mysterious) or by specific subject (comic books, dinosaurs, holidays…). Each record contains a description of the site, usually taken directly from the web site itself.
ART AND MUSIC
The Smithsonian Institution
- A comprehensive web site on the 18 incredible museums in Washington. This online version is known as "America’s treasure house for learning." Two of the museums available for online viewing are the National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum.
Aunt Annie’s Craft Page
- Want to learn how to make fake blood for Halloween or how to grow a Hairy Potato Head? Check out Aunt Annie's Craft Page. Each project includes a variety of designs and patterns to print and easy to follow instructions.
Children's Television Workshop
- Home of Sesame Street, Ghostwriter Mysteries and Big Bag. Print out pages to color, meet the actors, play games with the Muppets and find out about upcoming programs. A great site for preschoolers and anyone who enjoys Ghostwriter Mysteries!
The Official Calvin and Hobbes Page
- Meet Bill Watterson or check out the daily comic strip or select one from the past. You can also read articles about this wild boy and his furry friend.
The American Presidency
- Looking for the President who appointed the first woman to the Supreme Court, need to find the President who was known as "Red Fox", or want the full text of the inaugural address of John F. Kennedy? The American Presidency is a web site on the history of the presidents, politics, and government.
The Constitution of the United States
- Whether you are looking for the words to the preamble, need to know about Article III, or need a list of the signers of the Constitution, the U.S. Constitution is the site for you. At this site you will find the full text of the Constitution of the United States.
The Declaration of Independence
- The National Archives site offers the full text of the Declaration of Independence.
- Covers 3,000 years of world history by providing information with graphics, maps, timelines and lifelines. You will have access to history information from 1000 B.C. to the present, maps that cover seven periods of world history, and a timeline covering events from 1841-1995.
The White House for Kids
- Take a tour of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue at the White House for Kids web site. Your host for this V.I.P. tour is Socks, the Clinton family cat. This web site provides information on the history and location of our nation's Capitol, biographical information on the President, and a history of White House kids and pets.
B.J. Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper
- Need some help with your homework and research? Maybe you should visit 10-year old B.J. Pinchbeck and his father. They have found close to 400 sites on the Internet that can help you find the information you need.
- Whether you want to learn more about Star Wars, President Clinton, The Wallflowers, or The Dallas Cowboys, Kids Web is a great place to start. You will find information on the arts, sciences, and social studies as well as fun and games.
- If you are having trouble finding information for your research paper or homework, Study Web is the site for you. It has over 15,000 links to subjects such as animals and pets, history, music, and science. Each link has a brief description of the site and provides the grade level the site is intended for and the name of the contributor.
Surfing the Net with Kids
- Interested in paper airplanes or chocolate factories? Want to know the best sites on endangered animals or Ben Franklin? Check out this archive of Barbara Feldman's nationally syndicated newspaper column. Her weekly column reviews and rates five web sites of interest to kids by topic. This archive of articles can be navigated by the Directory of Topics or in chronological order.
- Topics, ideas, and assistance for school-related research projects. Researchpaper.com provides you with an Idea Directory containing over 4,000 research paper topics on art & literature, history, science, business, and society. Find the best information available, eliminate frustration, and get better grades… with Researchpaper.com!
Dave’s Math Tables
- Looking for a math table or formula? This site is a great place to start. Math tables, graphs and formulas ranging from your basic multiplication table to the more advanced table of integrals can be found at this site. Browse by type of math such as general math, algebra, statistics, or calculus or do a keyword search. Also includes an online math dictionary.
Mac Tutor History of Mathematics Archive
- This web site contains biographies of more than 1,100 mathematicians that you can search for either alphabetically or chronologically. Biographical entries include birth and death information, an overview of the mathematician’s work, and references. Find out which mathematician was born or died on a specific day in the Mathematicians of the Day category.
Animal Tracks Kid's Page
- This National Wildlife Federation page has games and riddles as well as information on water, public lands, and endangered species. You can also read articles from Ranger Rick, a monthly magazine for kids aged 6 and up, in English and Spanish. Each issue contains animal photos, funny drawings, and exciting stories.
Bill Nye the Science Guy
- Looking for a cool science project? Check out this wild scientist's home page. Episode guides, science experiment demos, Nye's favorite science sites and the Demo of the Day. Fun and wacky.
Dan’s Wild Wild Weather Page
- Meet meteorologist Dan Satterfield. He will teach you all about clouds, tornadoes, hurricanes, and much much more. Designed for ages 6-16.
- The interactive web page of the San Francisco Exploratorium. At this web site you can do your own cow's eye dissection, learn the science behind a home run, and tour electronic exhibits.
History of Science, Technology and Medicine Biographical Dictionary
- Find biographical information on prominent scientists both living and deceased. Links to other relevant information about the scientist’s work are provided in the profiles. Some entries include a portrait, photograph or illustration.
MAD Scientist Network
- This is one of the best "Ask A Scientist" sites on the Web. Search the online archive of questions and answers by keyword, topic area, grade level, or date. Find science projects in the Edible/Inedible section. Each experiment lists an expected age level, equipment required, safety guidelines, instructions for performing the experiment, and an explanation of the results. The MAD Scientist Library contains information on science careers, science fair hints and tips, and other science project sites.
StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers
- Visit this site to learn about comets, asteroids, and meteors. While playing fun games you will be learning tons of information on the planets and the solar system.
The 50 States of The United States
- Looking for interesting and unusual facts a state? For each state, you get a listing and links to web sites, when available, to the capital city, state bird, U.S. representatives, state song, population, newspapers, maps, mottos and much, much more. You can even find the Presidential birthplaces and famous people’s graves from each state.
The Electronic Embassy
- Are you looking for interesting facts and figures for a country report? Do you want to learn more about the countries of the world? The Electronic Embassy provides information on each of the embassies in Washington D.C. with links to related web sites and home pages where available. If an embassy does not have a home page the information you will receive includes the address, telephone and fax numbers.
The Perry Castaneda Map Collection
- Brought to you by the University of Texas at Austin, the Perry Castaneda Map Collection offers over 1,500 maps online covering every area of the world. Maps of special interest include historical U.S. city maps, and maps of U.S. National Parks, National Monuments, and other historic sites.
- Would you like to travel to a different country every day and learn more about its culture and art? Then let Zoom School, an online classroom, lead you to information about a region's geography, history, politics, and wildlife. Each month Zoom School features a different country as its theme. You can choose from art, animals, folktales, games, and much more.
Sports Illustrated For Kids
- Read about the latest news in the sports world, test your sports knowledge at the Trivia challenge, and play cool online sports games.