Access Subject
WebsiteWebsite
Outer Space

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


WebsiteWebsite
Outer Space

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


WebsiteWebsite
People (Biographies)

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


WebsiteWebsite
People (Biographies)

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


Library Card RequiredLibrary Card Required
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.


WebsiteWebsite
People (Biographies)

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


WebsiteWebsite
Reference

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


WebsiteWebsite
Reference

InfoPlease is an all-in-one almanac, dictionary, atlas and biography reference and contains information about people, places, things and events in our world.


WebsiteWebsite
Reference

Type in a word and find out what it means.  Then find out where is comes from, other words that have similar meanings, how to pronounce it and how to use it properly.


WebsiteWebsite
Reference

This site is designed especially for kids! It offers all the traditional resources; dictionary & thesaurus, but adds "Rhyming" and "Build Your Own Dictionary" where kids can interact and play with words.


WebsiteWebsite
Reference

NetLingo has thousands of definitions that explain the online world of words including the largest collection of Internet acronyms.


WebsiteWebsite
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?


WebsiteWebsite
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.


WebsiteWebsite
Reference

Words and pictures go together and are available in multiple languages like French, German, Italian and Spanish. This site also has activities like flashcards, word scrambles and Online Typing Lessons.


WebsiteWebsite
Reference

This site contains facts and info on U.S. presidents, states, the environment, world religions, inventors, historical birthdays, population, space, animals, and sports.


WebsiteWebsite
Reference

WorldTime is an interactive online atlas that you can zoom in and out. It also has an alphabetical list of countries around the world, provides you with the sunrise and set times and has a database of public holidays from other countries.


WebsiteWebsite
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.


WebsiteWebsite
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).


WebsiteWebsite
Science

Starting from scratch?  Then use their Soup to Nuts Handbook!  Can't think of a cool experiement?  Try their Ideas section.  A guide for parents section is also available. Created by Discovery Channel's website Discovery Education.


WebsiteWebsite
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.