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Ask Dr. Universe

Ask Dr. Universe is a science-education project from Washington State University. Kids can send Dr. Universe any question they may have about history, geography, plants, animals, technology, engineering, math, culture, and more. Dr. Universe also has several videos that explain things like why the ocean is salty and why feet smell.

 

Cool Math 4 Kids

Say goodbye to boring math worksheets. On Cool Math 4 Kids, your child can practice their addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions. Lessons and quizzes give them the math skills they need to play fun and interactive games.

 

Classics for kids

Music enthusiasts will love all that Classics for Kids has to offer. This kid-friendly website will teach your child about the orchestra, introduce them to famous composers, and even help them compose their own music.

 

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

This interactive website, hosted by the U.S. Government Publishing Office, allows your child to see the ins and outs of the U.S. government by taking a series of learning adventures with none other than Benjamin Franklin. It even has a glossary of all the terms that kids need to understand how our government works.

 

Climate Kids

This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals. It also explains how connected different aspects of the earth’s climate are by showing the impact that one has on all the others. In addition to games, activities, and videos, your child can learn more about green careers, too.

 

Cool Kid Facts

Despite what its name suggests, this site offers a lot more than just fun facts. Cool Kid Facts gives your child access to educational videos, pictures, quizzes, downloadable worksheets, and infographics. They can use these to learn about geography, history, science, animals, and even the human body.

 

Scratch

While most adults didn’t use digital technologies until they were older, computer skills have become an important part of the curriculum for kids. That’s why the MIT Media Lab created Scratch. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively. Kids can use these essential skills to program stories, games, and animations, and they can share their amazing creations with the whole online community.

 

Animal Fact Guide

  • Learn interesting facts about animals around the world. The site includes animal videos such as a rare pygmy hippopotamus at an Australian zoo and a wildlife blog.
 

National Geographic Kids

  • National Geographic’s site for young readers is one of the best resources for information on the Net about the world, its people, and its wildlife. Not only can you read the newest edition of this magazine on-line, you can check out the contests, polls, games and even virtual adventures.
 

Build your wild self

  • Have fun building a wild self by selecting tails, mouths, bodies, hair and find out about the animals in the New York Zoos and Aquarium!
 

International Digital Children's Library

  • Read books from around the world when you visit this website. Hundreds of books in twenty-nine different languages are available.
 

Story Place

  • The Children's Digital Library, with a Pre-School Library, an Elementary Library, and Book Hive. Online activities, booklists, coloring sheets, all in one great site!
 

Starfall

  • Short stories that concentrate on a vowel or blend sound. By clicking on a word, help is given. Primarily designed for first grade, also useful for pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten and second grade.
 

Seussville

  • Enjoy games and activities with favorite Dr. Seuss characters.
 

Destiny Discover

Destiny Discover provides one discovery interface for students and educators to search and access all your print and digital resources, including eBooks, audiobooks, and interactive books, as well as free and paid subscription databases.

 

Clever

With Clever, everyone has a personalized portal with a single login for all of their online programs and resources.