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ALSC’s Great Web Sites for Kids

ALSC’s Great Web Sites for Kids

Looking for something fun or educational on the Web? You’re likely to find it here on this list of kids’ sites recommended by the Association for Library Service to Children, part of the American Library Association.
Subject: Reference; Reference–Homework Help; Computers And The Internet–Search Engines & Guides

Science Net: Toronto Reference Library

Science Net: Toronto Reference Library

Web directory. Search for excellent science sites by subject or by letter. You’ll find great sites about astronomy, botany, biology, chemistry, geology, paleontology, physics, and zoology.
Subject: Math And Science; Reference–Homework Help–Science; Computers And The Internet–Search Engines & Guides

Yahoo! Kids: Homework Help

Yahoo! Kids: Homework Help

Great place to look for homework help, with lots of pictures as well as facts and information.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Math And Science–Animals; Reference–Encyclopedias; Reference–Homework Help; Math And Science; Math And Science–Animals–Dinosaurs & Fossils

KCTools

KCTools

The KidsConnect Research Toolbox describes the 4 basic phases of the research process (“I Wonder”, “I Find”, “I Evaluate”, and “I Share”). It also provides links to additional websites in case you’re stuck in one of these phases.
Subject: Reading Zone–Creative Writing; Reference–Homework Help–Report Writing

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Research Guide

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Research Guide

A basic guide for starting a research project or paper. Gives basic steps, organizational tips, and the “big six” steps to completing a project. This site was created by Holly Samuels, a librarian at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, MA.
Subject: Reading Zone–Creative Writing; Reference–Homework Help–Report Writing

Surfing the Net with Kids

Surfing the Net with Kids

This is Barbara J. Feldman’s guide to “what’s wonderful on the web.” This site is a directory of links to high-quality websites on a wide-variety of topics, including Computers/Internet, Geography/Social Studies, Language Arts/Reference, and Math & Science.
Subject: Computers And The Internet–Computers And The Internet Resources For Parents & Teachers; Reference–Homework Help