Student Resources

GENERAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

YahooKids
Ask Kids
How Stuff Works
The White House for Kids
Ramapo Catskill Library KidSearch
Dictionary.com
Free Library of Philadelphia
Internet Public Library amazing and interesting facts
National Geographic
Discovery.com
The History Channel.com
Friends Free Library's online catalog suggested reading lists and resources

MATH AND SCIENCE

Math Forum (includes Ask Dr. Math, problem of the week and more
The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry (very cool museum)
Discovery School's Webmath (includes advice for teachers and parents)
A Plus Math (interactive flash cards, homework helper, worksheets)
Aunty Math (challenges for K - 5 students)
Math Playground (logic puzzles, word problems)
MathCats (enrichment, trivia, classroom activities, explorations)
AAA Math (illustrated exercises, basic math lessons)
CoolMath4Kids (an amusement park of math exploration)
Karen's Bird Study

SOCIAL STUDIES
Continents and Maps

Maps.com Online Map Games and all kinds of maps)

50 State Information

50 States.com
All 50 American States Web Sites 

Colonial America

Colonial Williamsburg clothing site
Colonial Williamsburg main site

The African Continent

My World: Africa, (photos taken by students from four African schools)

Ancient Greece

Odyssey Online: Greece
Ancient Greek & Roman Gods for Kids- Hercules (Herakles)
The Hercules/Herakles Page

Ancient Egypt

Odyssey Online: Egypt
Explore the Great Pyramid/ NOVA/PBS requires QuickTimeVR

Japan

Kids Web Japan
Origami

Internet Safety, Digital Media, Ethics & Responsibility
What Is a Toxic Web Site? (by Ann Brachwitz Perrone)
SafeSurf

Common Sense Media -- Advice for Parents

OTHER COOL LINKS

Sports Illustrated for Kids
Teaching Tolerance (a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center)

 

Address questions and comments:
Ann B. Perrone
LS Computer Coordinator
annp@gfsnet.org