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Npin.org- (National Parent Information Network) This site provides a wealth of information for parents who are seeking educational links for children.
www.getnetwise.org- If you are attempting to protect your child from Internet scams, inappropriate chat rooms, and other problems they may encounter on the World Wide Web, this is an excellent resource.
Aol.com/netfind/kids/home.html- This search engine will allow your child to search the web safely. All inappropriate sites have been blocked.
www.exploratorium.edu- Find great lesson plans for science activities, hands on experiments, science fair ideas, and more. This is a great resource for explaining phenomenon to children.
www.gsfc.nasa.gov- Get the latest updates for current missions, and find out when new launches are scheduled. There are excellent space pictures and lesson plans here!
kidscience.miningco.com- Divided into two major areas, "In the Spotlight" and "Essentials," this site offers excellent online quick activities for children and great lesson plans and brief activities for parents to do with children.
www.pbs.org- The Public Broadcasting Station website provides scheduling and background information for educational programs which appear on the station. There is also a teacher source link on this page.
www.sciam.com- Scientific American is an excellent source for research on a variety of topics. Most articles are available online, and stories are well organized by issue date.
www.nationalgeographic.com- National Geographic is well known for great articles, and the website doesn't disappoint. A link on the first page leads to a great map-making program!
falcon.cc.ukans.edu/~jbrown/bugs.html- Topics prefaced with the phrase, "What the heck is�?" give information on everything from DNA to egg yolks. This is an excellent place to find background information on a variety of topics.
www.cellsalive.com- Find fascinating magnifications of microscopic organisms at Cells Alive! E-mail your favorite animation of a disease to a friend (or enemy) free of charge through this website.
www.madsci.org/~lynn/VH/annotated.html- Find digitized images of the human body at this site. These images would be very helpful for secondary or college students studying anatomy.
encarta.msn.com/- Look up words, phrases, and places at this online dictionary, encyclopedia, and atlas. The dictionary will even pronounce the word for you! Also, use the schoolhouse link to find homework hints and lesson plans.
www.mathleague.com- The Math League is a national testing and materials source. Materials are available for teachers or homeschool groups. See how your students rate against others in the nation.
www.fedstats.gov- Find information necessary for grant writing or planning for the needs of your community at this site. It is conveniently divided into states and counties.
web.mit.edu/invent- The Invention Dimension features the Inventor of the Week and related links to inventions and inventors. There are also student inventions, and contests to enter.
my.thetech.org- The Tech Museum of Innovation is a great resource for exploring the history of technology and for finding current changes due to the technology influx.
www.schoolnet.ca- Canada's Schoolnet is a wonderful resource of well-organized learning plans. Professional educators have developed and organized this site.
www.ipl.org/youth- The Internet Public Library Youth Division has exceptional sites for students and teachers. Reading, Mathematics, Reference, Computers, and Lesson Plans are just a few of the categories linked on this site.
volweb.utk.edu- Find a world of educational links on this page. From a drop down list, choose your academic area of interest, and a page of links appears before your eyes!
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