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Digital Books

Flip through real Scholastic ebooks online! Picture book and easy reader book topics include people, places, history, science, nature, as well as plain old great readl-aloud stories. You will need your Darien library card to log on.


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Digital Books

Flip through real Scholastic ebooks online! Picture books and easy reader book topics include people, places, history, science, nature as well as great read-aloud stories.


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Digital Books

Read non-fiction Scholastic books and watch related videos online! Topics include people, places, history, science, and nature. (You will need your Darien library card to log on.)


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Digital Books

Read non-fiction Scholastic books and watch related videos online! Topics include people, places, history, science, and nature.


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Health & Nutrition

Kid friendly content on everything from brushing your teeth, healthy snacks, diabetes to heredity.  Created by the Centers for Disease Control.


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Health & Nutrition

The new food and dietary guidelines!  Also included are related links such as: farmer's markets, nutrition labels and food safety.  Created by the USDA.


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Health & Nutrition

Parent, kids, and teens have their own categories.  Information about how the body works, diseases, growing up, staying healthy!  Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media. 


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History & Government

Thanks to the Annenberg Foundation, we have this website chock full of American history, presented as a narrative, with different sections for different periods of history.  Timelines, maps, images, and story.  


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History & Government

Learn what it was like to live in the middle ages.  Categories for clothing, health, government, and more.


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History & Government

Explore the different parts of a castle!


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History & Government

When researching our government, why not go straight to the source? This site has a list of books and websites to help discover more about our system of government. Look on the left adn you'll see more areas of the site to explore like Senate Organization and you can even read the whole Constitution!


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Inventions

Want to know about how everyday items do what they do?  This website takes you inside the hidden workings of lightbulbs, CD players, and other mechanical mysteries.


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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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Inventions

The Smithsonian preserves thousands of the models that inventors were required to submit with patent applications before 1880.


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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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Math

SmartyGames is a free educational website for kids. It features fun math games, mazes, puzzles, coloring pages, animated flashcards and online children's books.


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Outer Space

Learn and do research at NASA for Students.