Open Culture: Resources for K-12. Explore the whole Website for learning tools for all ages!
AudioBookCloud.com (Formerly Tumble Talking Books) Listen to audiobooks at any Internet enabled computer.
Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature The purpose of this database is to create a tailored reading list of quality children's literature or to find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards. (Courtesy dawcl.com)
What's Next?- Not sure what title comes next in the series you are reading? Click this link to find out.
Taste Kids- What's your taste? Type in a book, movie, game or musical artist you like and Taste Kids will make suggestions for what else you might like.
Quizlet is a free flash cards and study games website. It was created by high school sophomore Andrew Sutherland in 2005 and now contains over 200 million flashcards. All of the material is user-generated. (From Quizlet)
BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. (From BrainPOP)
YALE RUDD CENTER FOR FOOD POLICY & OBESITY "A nonprofit research and policy
organization devoted to improving the world's diet, preventing obesity and reducing weight stigma," as noted in the Library Journal under best free references in 2010.
sciencebuddies.org A wonderful tool for science fair projects and more.
IPL KIDSPACE Internet Public Library, virtual reference and more, for kids.
AMERICA'S STORY Games, stories and songs help you learn little known facts about American history-from the Library of Congress.
BIOGRAPHIES More than 30,000 biographies on US Presidents, famous African Americans, influential women, entertainers, sports personalities. Also contains helpful information on how to write a biography.
NEW YORK STATE History of New York State, facts, figures, state symbols, games.
50 STATES Information on all 50 states of the U.S.
THE WORLD FACTBOOK The geography, governments, cultures of countries around the world. Information is from the Central Intelligence Agency and is updated regularly.
COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD Facts about the land, people, history, government, economy of independent states, dependencies and areas of special sovereignty. Information is from the US Department of State.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Features interactive maps, adventure videos, environmental news, animal watch and photography from around the world.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD Travel the Underground Railroad as a slave and research the people who made it possible for slaves to travel north to freedom.
SCIENCE - WINDOWS TO THE UNIVERSE Information on the sun, Earth, Solar System. Other Sciences-includes games and puzzles too.
SCIENCE - INNER BODY Learn about the human body. Interactive tours of the body include the skeletal, digestive, muscular, nervous and cardiovascular systems. Also includes brain training games.
SCIENCE - EARTH Learn facts about our Earth-habitats, climate change, animals and species. Information is by the World Wildlife Federation.
GOVERNMENT KIDS' PAGES Information on arts, government,math, science, social studies, health, fitness, technology and fun stuff.
MORE GREAT WEBSITES FOR KIDS Created by the American Library Association this site connects you to fabulous sites on animals, literature, the arts, history, math, science, social studies.
THE HOMEWORK SPOT This site will connect you to anywhere in the world. Take an African Safari, visit the Louvre, travel to Stone Henge. You can get tips on how to write a bibliography, create a science experiment and play a game of hangman.
ALL SAFE SITES Contains links to safe sites for kids in the areas of educational, technology, games, entertainment.
VIRTUAL MUSEUMS Links to 300 Museums, Exhibits, Points of Special Interest and Real-Time journeys which offer online multimedia guided tours on the Web.
SLIME KIDS School library media Kids is designed to provide an interactive learning experience to get students motivated to learn on their own. It is packed with book trailers and language arts-related games.
READKIDDOREAD.COM James Patterson's website with advice for families on how to get their kids to read. Age-appropriate recomendations, reviews and more.