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WEB LINKS


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|Search Engines for Kids| |Dictionaries & Encyclopedias| |Educational Sites|

|Other Fun Sites to Explore| |Teacher Websites|


SEARCH ENGINES FOR KIDS


1. Yahooligans!

Designed for Web surfers ages 7 to 12. Sites selected by the YAHOO! Inc. staff.

 


2. Google

 

 

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3. Ask Jeeves for Kids  First searches a database of selected sites arranged as questions; then conducts a parallel search of Yahooligans and Education World.  

4. KidsClick!  

A database of over 5600 sites compiled by librarians.

  ALL fields
 Subjects
 Titles
DescriptionsLimit by:


5. CyberSleuth Kids

A comprehensive educational search engine, directory and homework helper for the K-12 student. Search from thousands of carefully selected subject specific internet sites. It is a virtual library and reference tool that provides easy access to safe sites.

 


6. OneKey Kid Safe Search Engine Currently contains over 60,000 links. All sites must meet the US Network TV standard practices for decency. Find listings that 


7. SearchpolisUses the Bess database to eliminate adult and other objectionable content; uses the Inktomi database of Web sites to provide comprehensive search results.  

8. Berit’s Best Sites

This is a directory of safe, recommended Web sites for children up to age 12. Each selected site has been carefully reviewed and given a rating out of 5.

 

9. Scholastic Web GuideThousands of Excellent web sites found by teachers in all subjects for grades K-8.
 

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DICTIONARIES & ENCYCLOPEDIAS


Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Look up any word in this dictionary or use the Thesaurus to find words that mean the same thing.

 


Go to Your Web of Dictionaries Online

and find:

• Multilingual Dictionaries in over 200 different languages

• Specialty English Dictionaries

• Thesauri and Other Vocabulary Aids

• An Index of Dictionary Indices

• A Web of On-Line Grammars

• A Web of Linguistic Fun


Encarta Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica

Worldbook Encyclopedia

Canadian Encyclopedia


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EDUCATIONAL SITES


EdView SmartZone A database of education-related sites    Elementary School
 Middle School
 High School

ThinkQuest Library  Nearly 1,000 student-created Web sites have become part of ThinkQuest’s master site, which is used by millions of educators, students, businesses, government agencies and citizens everywhere.    ThinkQuest
 ThinkQuest Junior

Awesome Library  Organizes the Web with 14,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.  

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OTHER FUN SITES TO EXPLORE


CBC4Kids

An educational and fun site for children. Science, news, music & more to entertain and challenge young minds!  CBC4Kids  is a powerhouse of fun and learning for kids of all ages. Hundreds of features, frequent updates to entertain and challenge!

PBS KidsPBS Kids Online

With thousands fo pages to explore, you’ll have loads of learning fun. Find over 50 games or send us a joke in “Fun & Games”, create an interactive story or write us a letter in “Babble On”, or uncover facts and backstage secrets in “Did You Know?”

Sports Illustrated Kids

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Bill Nye the Science Guy

ExploratoriumThe Exploratorium

The Exploratorium’s mission is to create a culture of learning through innovative environments, programs, and tools that help people to nurture their curiosity about the world around them.

FUN FOR FAMILIESat Disney.com

Activities  |  Family.com  |  Pets and Animals

INVENTORS

AND THEIR INVENTIONS

Canadian Association for Girls in ScienceCanadian Association

for GIRLS in SCIENCE

Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works

National Geographic

National Geographic Magazine

NASA Kids

Homework

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