The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0123829/Index2.html

Can you name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?  Read about them, their history and where they are today.  It doesn't have a good map, but you can use the clickable map on this site - The Seven Forgotten Wonders.

 

Amazing Space

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/capture/

Capture the cosmos - check out black holes, comets, asteroids and more on this site. It uses NASA's Hubble Telescope images and discoveries to help you uncover the mysteries of outer space.

 

Letterboxing

http://www.letterboxing.org/kids/

Go on a real-life treasure hunt with your family! This site will teach you what you need to know to do your own Letterboxing adventure. Read more about it on National Geographic Kids People and Places and try Virtual Letterboxing on AtlasQuest.

 

Virtual Field Trips

http://www.field-guides.com/

Field trips offer excitement, adventure, and learning about the world. "Now you can avoid those long, bumpy bus rides and cold lunches. The Virtual Field Trips Web site is devoted to providing on-line field trips that take you to places that until now you could only dream about, and teach you things you might not otherwise learn." This site offers guided tours to select subject on the Internet.

 

Snopes

http://www.snopes.com/

Some of the best urban legends and creepy tales are on the Internet.but are they true? Did a woman actually cook her poodle in a microwave oven? Did the Titanic sink because of a mummy? Can Twinkies last forever?