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Inventions

Biographies of inventors. Search by inventor or invention.


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Inventions

A comprehensive resource on many different inventors and inventions.  Well organized. 


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Inventions

Great lists of inventions and who invented them. Lists also include dates of the discoveries or creations. From the Christchurch City LIbraries (New Zealand)


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Math

A website for families, teachers, and kids to work on math challenges in a fun learning environment.  The website is supported by the National Science Foundation and the US Department of Education. 


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Math

A lively site with information and activities on many different areas of math. 


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Outer Space

Learn and do research at NASA for Students.


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Outer Space

Play astronomy games for all levels of learners at NASA Kids Club.


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Outer Space

Information for beginners, intermediate, and advanced astronomy lovers.  Good astronomy facts presented in a fun and appealing way.


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People (Biographies)

Learn about 300 women who changed the world—review their accomplishments, locate their birthplaces, and discover the eras in which they lived. 


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People (Biographies)

Biography.com is particularly strong with conteporary figures - people who are famous right now - especially entertainers.


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People (Biographies)

This has biographies just about authors. But, it's still fun to check out where your favorite authors are from, what they did before they were authors, and their books listed in order.


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People (Biographies)

Excellent Biographical information about figures in Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Music, LIteracture, Film/Television and more!


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Reference

Fact Monster is searchable by keyword or subject and provides instructions for citing the site and has a Homework Center section.


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Reference

This is the online version of the Old Farmer's Almanac, "North America's oldest continuously published periodical" lists interesting information about the weather, sunrise and sunset times, phases of the moon, gardening information, seasonal recipes and crafts, and many other items. Can you find out what the weather was like on the day you were born?


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Reference

This online version of the World Facbook provides information about the people, geography and government for every country in the world from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.


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Reference

National Geographic for Kids website provides an atlas with over 1800 navigable and printable atlases, and visit Xpedition Hall to tour and learn about the world.


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Science

There are many categories just for you!  Click on Earthquakes for Kids, For Students, or Earthquake Facts for information and activities. Created by USGS (U.S. Geological Survey, part of the Dept. of Interior).


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Science

Need to find a specific volcano that you are assigned?  Use this website's Find Volcano button to find out facts, like when your volcano last erupted.  Have your volcano questions answered by clicking on the Questions button. Links to some National Parks are also available.  Created by Oregon State University.