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  • Appropriate for PreK aged youth
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  • Appropriate for Middle School aged youth
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  • 50 Statesxxx.com.
    http://www.50states.com
    Check here for links to web sites for all fifty states.
  • Atlapedia Online.
    http://www.atlapedia.com/
    Atlapedia Online contains key information on every country of the world. Each country profile provides facts and data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, and economy, making it ideal for personal or family education and for students of all ages.
  • Census in Schools
    http://www.census.gov/schools/census_for_kids/
    Information on the census report for elementary students. Includes counting exercises, word searches, coloring pages, memory games, and interesting state facts based on data gathered by the census.
  • CIA World Factbook.
    http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
    Extensive data, maps, and flags of all the countries in the world.
  • Global Trek
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltrek/
    This site is a way for students to travel the world without having to leave their classroom. The travel itinerary provides links to background information and a chance to read about a country's people and culture. There is even the opportunity to correspond and talk with people in their native language with the help of instant translation.
  • LIbrary of Congress Map Collections Home Page
    http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdhome.html
    Take a look at many maps from the large collection at the Library of Congress.
  • National Geographic My Wonderful World: Maps - Tools for Adventure
    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/toolsforadventure
    Maps are a part of every great adventure. They help you find your way, share information, look at patterns, and solve problems. This website offers lots of cool map activities from exploring a pyramid to collecting rocks on Mars.
  • National Geographic.
    http://www.nationalgeographic.com/main.html
    Maps, cultures, and facts from around the world. Includes a special section for kids.
  • National Park Service ParkNet.
    http://www.nps.gov/
    This site provides information on the National Parks and their history.
  • StateAnimals.com
    http://www.stateanimals.com/
    Do you know your state’s insect, reptile, or bird? It’s all here. Make this your first stop when you have a state report due.
  • Webrangers
    http://www.nps.gov/webrangers
    The National Park Service provides activities for children. This site lets them experience activities similar to those found in the organization is onsite Park Rangers program. Participants can choose to complete activities as a visitor or can enter a user name and password to design their own ranger station and earn online patches for their work. The activities are rated as easy, medium, and hard and include topics such as learning about trees, animals, historical events, and the effects of nature on the park.
  • What's it like where you live?
    http://www.mbgnet.net/
    This site provides information about biomes (or habitats) and aquatic ecosystems as well as the plants and animals that live in them. These include the rainforest, grassland, taiga, tundra, desert, and temperate biomes; and the rivers & streams, ponds & lakes, wetlands, shorelines, temperate oceas, and tropical oceans ecosystems.
  • Appropriate for PreK aged youth.
  • Appropriate for Elementary aged youth.
  • Appropriate for Middle School aged youth.
  • For Parents/Teachers/Caregivers