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ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Animals, Zoo, & Museums

Animal Pictures
Polar Bears
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
Born Free Foundation (Look for Education or Contents)
Canada's Aquatic Environments (Habitats, Animals, Plants, Human Interaction,
Research in Canada) (Middle School - College)
Care For Animals (Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle) (From The American Veterinary Medical Association)
Denver Museum of Natural History
eNature.com (National Audubon Society) (Online Field Guides - Amphibians,
Birds, Butterflies, Fishes, Insects, Mammels, Reptiles, Seashells, Seashore Creatures,
Spiders, Trees, Wildflowers) (Elementary, Middle, H.S., College, Adult/Professional)
Exploratorium (San Francisco Museum)
Museums Hotlist
San Diego Zoo
Smithsonian - Encyclopedia (K-12)  (Also know as Encyclopedia Smithsonian)
Smithsonian Institute
The Electronic Zoo
The Field Museum
WhoZoo  (Images & Information about Animals at the Fort Worth Zoo)

Dictionary/Thesaurus

Dictionary/Thesaurus (1)
Dictionary/Thesaurus (2)
Know Play (K-12, College, Adult/Professional) (Definition, Thesaurus, Rhyming, Encyclopedia,
Quotation, World Atlas, CIA World Fact Book, Fine Artist Search)
Little Explorers

Kindergarten/Early Education

ABCTeach (Ideas & Activities for Kids, Parents, Student Teachers, & Teachers)
Activities & Worksheets (Free)
Alphabet (Yellowstone National Park)

Book Adventure (K-8) (Reading, Quizzes, etc.)
Boowa & Kwala (Ages 2-8) (Coloring, Mazes, Guessing Games)
Butterfly Website
Computer Ergonomics for Elementary School (All Computer Users) ("Ergonomics and human factors
use knowledge of human abilities and limitations to design systems, organizations, jobs, machines, tools, and consumer
products for safe, efficient, and comfortable human use."
Diamond Ranch (Early Childhood, Elementary) (From the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum)
(Colorful Characters; Songs, Games, Reading, & Coloring) (Teaches Honesty, Integrity, & Plain Hard Work through
Cowboy Jack & Dusty Visual Ride & Interaction with Cowboys from the Diamond R Ranch)
FirstGov for Kids (K-12) (Arts, Careers, Computers, Environment, Fighting Crime, Fun Stuff,
Geography, Global Village, Government, Health, History, Homework, Money, Music, Plants & Animals,
Recreation, Safety, Science & Math, Space, Transportation)
Funbrain.Com (K-8 Games focused to learning Math, Grammar, Spelling, Science, History, Logic, Other)
Funschool.Com(Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3-6 Grades)
Handwriting for Kids
Insects - "Using Live Insects in Elementary Classrooms" (Early Education & Elementary) (From the
University of Arizona, Center for Insect Science, Education Outreach) (Contains 20 Integrated Lessons with Science
& Math Activities that use Live Insects) (Lessons are Available in Spanish and are Aligned with National Science
Education Standards - NSES)
KidzPage (Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle)
KinderArt
Kinder Site (English as a Second language and as a First Language "EFL/ESL" (Preschool, Kindergarten,
Early Grades, Special Needs "Autism/Deaf," Homeschool, Parents, & Libraries) (100s of Graded Items of Games,
Stories & Songs in 2 Directories Suitable for Adult Usage & Children) (Currently Used by 11,540 Schools in 136 Countries)
Kindergarten Connection
Learning Planet (Kindergarten/Early Education - Elementary)
Lesson Plans FREE (K-12, College, Adult Professional)
Little Explorers
Math & Reading Help for Kids (K-12, College) (Help for Kids is a Growing Directory of Original
Articles & Resources Centered on the Topic of Children's Education)
Michigan 4-H Children's Garden Kids Tour (Elementary, Middle) (Michigan State Univ) (ASL - American Sign Language included) (More for Teachers)
Ms. Lee's Kindergarten Experiments with Science
Music Education (Go to Fine Arts)
My First Garden (Directed toward to Kindergarten/Early Education but Subject Could be for Older Persons Also)
Online Educational Activities at Syvum (Math & English) (Preschool, Elementary, Middle)
Peter Rabbit from The World of Beatrix Potter (Kindergarten & Elementary - English/Reading)
Practical Money Skills for Life  (K-12, College, Adult/Professional)
Recipes4Learning(For the Younger Set - K-12) (Recipes for Crafts, Holidays, Learning, Songs)
Sesame Street
Shape Books (Shape Books allow kids, parents and teachers to make shape books, skill  books, poems,
notes and more.  Pick a shape, type in your words and print) (Early Childhood, Elementary)
Teaching Time (Kindergarten/Early Education, Elementary)  (The Whole Class Clock allows
teachers to set any time and transfer between analogue and digital displays. The teacher also has complete
control of the movement of the hands and can therefore pose questions such as 'What will the time be in....?' )
University of Illinois Extension: Schools Online (K-12) (Incubation & Embryology, Adventures of
Herman - the Worm, Character Education, Apples & More)
Ventures to Primary Games

Elementary Activities & Materials (More)

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ABCTeach (Ideas & Activities for Kids, Parents, Student Teachers, & Teachers)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass
Alphabet (Yellowstone National Park)
America's Story (From America's Library, Library of Congress)
Art
AV & News
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
Book Adventure (K-8) (Reading, Quizzes, etc.)
Boowa & Kwala (Ages 2-8) (Coloring, Mazes, Guessing Games)
Butterfly Website
Character Education (Free Teaching Materials) (K-12, Middle, H.S., College, Adult/Professional)
(Supplementary Materials, Discussion Questions, Writing Assignments, Learning Activities, Character in Sports,
Opportunities for Action, Resources for Teachers, "How to Lead a Great Classroom Discussion," & Links to Key Character Education Orgns.)
Computer Ergonomics for Elementary School (All Computer Users) ("Ergonomics and human factors
use knowledge of human abilities and limitations to design systems, organizations, jobs, machines, tools, and consumer
products for safe, efficient, and comfortable human use."
Constructor - Robotics (See Science - Physics) (Animates & Edits Two Dimensional
Models Made out of Masses & Springs; Springs can be controlled to make Pulsing Muscles;
Bounce, Roll, Walk; or Make your Own) (Elementary, Middle, H.S., College)
Crayola Art Education
Cyberkids
Diamond Ranch (Early Childhood, Elementary) (From the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum)
(Colorful Characters; Songs, Games, Reading, & Coloring) (Teaches Honesty, Integrity, & Plain H
Disney's Internet Guide
Economics Resources
Education Virtual Library (Charles Sturt University) (Education
Alphabetically by Site; By Education Level; By Resources Provided; By Type of Site;
By Country; Top 50 Education Sites; Related Virtual Sites; Related Newsgroups)
Educational Worksheets   (From ed Helper.com) (Many Areas)
Fact Monster (Used to be "Information Please - Kids Almanac") (Life, People, Science, Social, Sports, World;
Homework, Word of Day, Today in History, Today's Birthday)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) (K-12, College, Adult/Professional)
(Kindergarten - 5th Grades; 6th - 12th Grades; Parents & Teachers -- Scroll Down Toward Bottom Left of Home Page)
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

Field Trips - The Virtual Field Trips Site (Field Trips involving Deserts, Deserts K-8,
Fierce Creatures, Hurricanes, Natural Wonders of the World, Oceans, Salt Marshes, Sharks, Tornadoes,
Volcanoes) (The "Virtual Blackboard includes Resources in Flight, Photography, U.S. Presidency,
World Culture, Creative Writing, Dinosaurs, & Insects)  (Many more trips planned for the future)
FirstGov for Kids (K-12) (Arts, Careers, Computers, Environment, Fighting Crime, Fun Stuff,
Geography, Global Village, Government, Health, History, Homework, Money, Music, Plants & Animals,
Recreation, Safety, Science & Math, Space, Transportation)
FOSSWEB(Elementary & Middle) (Science Program Developed at the Lawrence Hall of Science with Support
from the National Science Foundation) (Educator Section) (Contains Interactive Modules on Topics such as
Magnetism & Electricity, Models & Designs, Human body, Levers & Pulleys, Food & Nutrition, Earth Materials,
Water, Mixtures & Solutions, Measurement, Physics of Sound, Solar Energy, Landforms, Structures of Life, Variables,
Ideas & Inventions, Invironments)
Funbrain.Com (K-8 Games focused to learning Math, Grammar, Spelling, Science, History, Logic, Other)
Funschool.Com(Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3-6 Grades)
Gander Academy
Gateway to Educational Materials (Lesson Plans, Curriculum Units,
Other Education Resources) (K-12, Voc Ed, Adult/Continuing, Higher Ed)
Handwriting for Kids
How Stuff Works
Insects - "Using Live Insects in Elementary Classrooms" (Early Education & Elementary) (From the
University of Arizona, Center for Insect Science, Education Outreach) (Contains 20 Integrated Lessons with Science
& Math Activities that use Live Insects) (Lessons are Available in Spanish and are Aligned with National Science
Education Standards - NSES)
Jamestown Online Adventure (The) (K-12, College) (A Simulation)
Kids On The Web
KidzPage (Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle)
Kids' Space
Kinder Site (English as a Second language and as a First Language "EFL/ESL" (Preschool, Kindergarten,
Early Grades, Special Needs "Autism/Deaf," Homeschool, Parents, & Libraries) (100s of Graded Items of Games,
Stories & Songs in 2 Directories Suitable for Adult Usage & Children) (Currently Used by 11,540 Schools in 136 Countries)
King's Math Activities(K-12) (College things too) (Links to a Host of Other Math Sites)  (Lots of Math Games & Activities)
Learning for Life(K-12)(Program for Character, Core Values, Citizenship, & School-to-Work Transition)
Learning Planet (Kindergarten/Early Education - Elementary)
Lesson Plans FREE (K-12, College, Adult Professional)
Little Explorers
Math Flashcards for Kids
Math (i.e. "Math Search(s) " for Jr.High/Middle School can be found within Math - "Miscellaneous Resources")
Michigan 4-H Children's Garden Kids Tour (Elementary, Middle) (Michigan State Univ) (ASL - American Sign Language included) (More for Teachers)
Money(Integrates History of Currency with Math, Saving, & Real World Issues)
(Prof. Michael Pietrzak, Northeastern Illinois University)
Mrs.  Proctor's Schoolpage (Science, History/Social Studies) ( Elementary, Middle School)
Music Education (Go to Fine Arts)
My First Garden (Directed toward to Kindergarten/Early Education but Subject Could be for Older Persons Also)
National Snow and Ice Data Center (No two snowflakes are identical and
everything you might want to know about snow, glaciers, avalanche, icebergs, etc.)
Online Educational Activities at Syvum (Math & English) (Preschool, Elementary, Middle)
On-Line Jeopardy
Parents Guide to the Internet
Parent Teachers Association (PTA)
Peter Rabbit from The World of Beatrix Potter (Kindergarten & Elementary - English/Reading)
Practical Money Skills for Life  (K-12, College, Adult/Professional)
QuizStar
Roman Numeral Conversion(Elementary, Middle, H.S., College, Adult/Professional)
Roman Numeral Conversion & Lessons from Dr. Math  (Elementary, Middle, H.S., College, Adult/Professional)
Room 108
Science Learning Network (Funded by Unisys & The National Science Foundation)
Seussville
Shape Books (Shape Books allow kids, parents and teachers to make shape books, skill  books, poems,
notes and more.  Pick a shape, type in your words and print) (Early Childhood, Elementary)
Silly Billy's World School of Computer Art
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Teachers First (Web Links & Lesson Plans for Elementary, Middle, & H.S.)
Teaching Ideas
Teaching Time (Kindergarten/Early Education, Elementary)  (The Whole Class Clock allows
teachers to set any time and transfer between analogue and digital displays. The teacher also has complete
control of the movement of the hands and can therefore pose questions such as 'What will the time be in....?' )
The Internet Public Library Story Hour
Time for Kids
University of Illinois Extension: Schools Online (K-12) (Incubation & Embryology, Adventures of
Herman - the Worm, Character Education, Apples & More)
Ventures to Primary Games
Web Weather for Kids(National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO)
Your Mission: The Last Mission (4th Grade) (Students study the existing missions to find characteristics
of a successful mission. Led by their discoveries, students search for the perfect location for the final California mission)

Organizations & Clubs

Boy Scouts of the USA
Girl Scouts of the USA
Junior Achievement  (K-12, Parents, Educators; Business/Industry)
 
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