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The following sites have been selected because they are fun and exciting. They can teach you all about Dinosaurs or even just how stuff works. Make sure you check out all the sites. Have fun and share this site with other students.

Certain Game sites are available after 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

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A Game A Day
Interactive learning site that posts a new educational game or puzzle every day. Has information for Educators and Parents as well.

The Adventures of Herman
The Autobiography of Squirmin' Herman the Worm

All About Dinosaurs
A site for young kids with dinosaur facts, myths, printouts, and much more.

America's Library - From the Library of Congress

Amusement Park Physics
Design your own amusement park rides and learn some basic applied physics in the process.

Animaland from the ASPCA
All about Animals and their care

Archaeology's Dig -- A magazine for Kids
Find out how Archeologists work

Try your hand at Hangman, or figure out how "Think a Number" works. Brainiacs can also select from number puzzles, brain teasers, word searches, and paradoxes.

Book Adventure
Book Adventure is a FREE, reading incentive program dedicated to encouraging kids in grades K-8 to read. With the help of Rex Reader and Bailey Bookmark, kids have more than 4,000 of the most popular and acclaimed titles from which to choose. Book Adventure wascreated by the Sylvan Learning Foundation and is a non-profit organization.

TheCase.com for Kids
Mysteries to solve, scary stories, magic tricks, and contests.

Activities for students, parents and teachers.

Dinosauria On-line

Dinosauricon by T. Michael Keensey
Outstanding Dinosaur site recognized by the Smithsonian Institute.

EEK-Environmental Education for kids.
Welcome to "EEK!" - brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This electronic magazine is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors.

The Exploritorium
The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception

Visit more of the Exploritorium - On-Line!
Fun Activities to keep your mind busy this summer. (Some activities require Shockwave)

FEMA -For Kids
You can help your family prepare for a disaster. With this site, you can also learn about what causes disasters, play games and read stories from children who have been through a disaster. You can also become a Disaster Action Kid!

Flag Trivia
Test your knowledge of the history of the various flags of the states.

Educational On-line games for kids of all ages.

George C. Page Museum: The La Brea Tar Pits
Saber-toothed cats, Colombian Mammoth, and the La Brea Tar Pits, the world famous repository of Ice Age fossils in the heart of Los Angeles.

Have you ever wondered "How Stuff Works?"
How Stuff Works is a great place for students, teachers and parents to come and learn how things work around us.

Interactive News for Kids
Explore news items.

InfoNation is an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.

Junior Scholastic Online

KinderArt-Art Education
Free Art Lessons for Teachers, parents and kids of all ages.

Kinetosaurs - The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Putting some teeth into art and science.

List of Kid's Websites.

LHS Kids Corner
Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley.

Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific

Los Angeles Zoo

Microbe Zoo
Discover the world of hidden Microbes.

Middle Ages - The Annenberg / CPB Multimedia Collection
What was it like to live in the Middle Ages.

Museum of Paleontology, U.C. Berkeley
Learn from fossils-great lesson plans and activities

NASA-For Kids only!
Lots of activities to do and explore while you learn about the Earth and our solar system.

National Air and Space Museum

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
For those who can't make it to Cooperstown, N.Y. the online Hall of Fame is an easy way to cover the bases of baseball.

National Geographic for Kids

National Parks Service

Nick Jr.
Blue's Clues and other fun pages for our younger Internet Users.

Nova On-Line
View the PBS website NOVA - Learn about the Moon, Ice Mummies, T-Rex and much much more.

Nutrition Cafe
Where nutrition information is FUN!!
Out on a Limb
A Guide to Getting Along

Poetry 4 Kids
Guaranteed to make you laugh!

Power Lab -Edison Kids
A website for kids from Edison International

San Diego Zoo
Visit the World Famous San Diego Zoo

Science 4 Kids
Visit this site from the Agricultural Resource Service (ARS) for cool links to bacteria, bugs, and plants that like heavy metal.

SEDS- Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
Interested in finding out more about rocketry and space exploration? Check out this site developed by students.

Seeing, Hearing and Smelling the World
Explore how you senses work.

Sesame Street for Kids
Coloring, Storytime, and Activities
Sesame Workshop Coloring Pages

Snuigly's Playhouse for Kids
Includes word search puzzles, writing contests, jokes, riddles, and much more.

Sports Illustrated for Kids

The Space Place
Visit JPL's website for kids.

Smithsonian Institute
Visit this National Museum on-line

Smokey the Bear
Remember only you can prevent forest fires- learn how.

SUE - the LARGEST T-Rex ever found
"Sue" at Chicago's Field Museum is now on display. She is the largest T-Rex ever found. Her teeth are almost a foot long. TEACHERS: With the release of this site and the Disney movie Dinosaur you might want to check out this wonderful lesson plan site from Education World -QuickQuest.

Summer Fun-Kids Domain
Pictures to color, word search, things to make, on-line games and more.

Time Magazine for Kids

Understanding Earthquakes
The Understanding Earthquakes Web site has all kinds of information on these natural disasters waiting to happen.

Virtual Frog
Save the frogs - with virtual frog dissection kit you can take a frog apart and put it back together again without spilling a drop of blood.

Volcano World
The premier source of information on Volcanoes around the world.

Weekly Reader

www.4Kids.org is a weekly feature published in newspapers all over North America. It is designed for kids (and their parents) to find fun, educational, and safe spots to visit on the World Wide Web.

The Why Files
Science behind the news.

Word Play
An incredible list of Word games and Word sites to assist you with your homework. Help make the world's longest run on sentence, what are anacronyms, common errors in English and much, much more. A must see!

World Flags Database
There are over 260 pages on countries and international organizations. Each page contains basic information on the country including its formal name, etc.

Words and Deeds in American History
Included are the papers of presidents, cabinet ministers, members of Congress, Supreme Court justices, military officers and diplomats, reformers and political activists, artists and writers, scientists and inventors, and other prominent Americans whose lives reflect our country's evolution.

Yak's Corner
Internet magazine for kids.

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
Learn all about bugs, slime and other really cool yucky stuff - includes resources for parents and teachers.

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Page Updated: Wednesday, April 1, 2009

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