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National Museums Scotland — Kids

National Museums Scotland — Kids

“Journey into the heart of Ancient Egypt, build a plane and explore the mysteries of the Lewis Chessmen.”
Subject: Our World–History & People; Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Italy (Rome); Math And Science–Air & Space–Airplanes & Aircraft; Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Egypt; Our World–The Ancient World–Ancient Europe; Art, Music & Museums–Music; Our World–Europe–United Kingdom (includes England And Scotland); Math And Science–Animals–Insects, Arachnids & Worms

America by Air

America by Air

Learn about flying in the United States from “the early years” to “The Heydey of Propeller Airlines” to “The Jet Age.”
Subject: Math And Science–Transportation; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Women Pioneers in American Memory

Women Pioneers in American Memory

Learn about the pioneering women who helped make American history by settling the Western frontier, fighting for equal rights for all, and working at non-traditional jobs.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–History & People–Women In History

WVtravel4kids.com

WVtravel4kids.com

Learn about great places to go and things to do in West Virginia. Also learn a little about the state and play some games.
Subject: Fun Stuff–Puzzles; Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–R-W–West Virgina; Fun Stuff–Games & Activities

A Journey to a New Land

A Journey to a New Land

How did people first travel to the Americas 12,000 years ago? Did they cross the Bering Land Bridge or come in boats down the Pacific Coast? Ponder this and learn about the ice age and some animals that are now extinct.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Native Americans; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

NSF Scrub Club

NSF Scrub Club

Join the Scrub Club as they fight Influenza Enzo, Bac(teria) and other dirty, germy villains. The site features webisodes, games, downloads and more.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Math And Science–History & People; Health–Hygiene

Go West Across America With Lewis & Clark

Go West Across America With Lewis & Clark

“Wild rivers. Rugged mountains. An unknown continent to explore. This legendary American expedition will face them all. And they need your help on this incredible adventure.”
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–R-W–Utah; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–N-P–Oklahoma

Exploring Maryland’s Roots

Exploring Maryland’s Roots

Explore Maryland???s roots at this engaging site: investigate the buildings of a Woodland Indian village; travel as an indentured servant from London to the new colony; hear passages from a colonist???s diary; and solve the mystery of the three coffins.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–50 States–L-M–Maryland; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

U-505 Submarine at the Museum of Science and Industry

U-505 Submarine at the Museum of Science and Industry

Explore a German U-505 submarine that was captured during World War II. Play the interactive games and take a virtual tour to learn about submarine technology and history of the war.
Subject: Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Math And Science–Math And Science Virtual Field Trips; Art, Music & Museums–Art, Music & Museums Virtual Field Trips; Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Math And Science–Technology & Industry–Military

The World of Benjamin Franklin

The World of Benjamin Franklin

Check out this great website from the Franklin Institute with lots of fun facts and a Quick Time movie. Be sure to click on the Franklin FAQ! (Frequently Asked Questions)
Subject: Our World–History & People–Inventions And Inventors; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

Learn about the history behind one of America’s greatest expeditions. Lead the expedition through an interactive story, read about the Native American tribes who inhabited the area before the arrival of Lewis and Clark, and read journals written by the Corps of Discovery as they made their way into the wild west!
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Native Americans; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Vietnam Online

Vietnam Online

“The Vietnam War was the longest and most unpopular war in which Americans ever fought.” Learn about the events of the war, who was who, and read reflections written by people who were there.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Math And Science–Technology & Industry–Military

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd President of the United States. Learn about his life and deeds in this exhibit from the Library of Congress.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Technology in 1900

Technology in 1900

What was technology like 100 years ago? Find out on this site, where you can read about the first telephone operators, early race cars, and music video 1900s style.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Math And Science–History & People

Pomp: The True Story of the Baby on the Sacagawea Dollar

Pomp: The True Story of the Baby on the Sacagawea Dollar

“He’s cute, he’s sleepy, and he’s in your pocket. He’s Pomp, the napping little baby on the new Sacagawea dollar coin.” Read about Pomp’s amazing life in six chapters.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–Native Americans; Reading Zone–Advanced Reading

The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

Enjoy the adventure of the Oregon Trail, the historical pathway to the state of Oregon and the entire western United States. Created by the authors of “The Oregon Trail,” a television documentary that appeared on PBS.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–50 States–N-P–Oregon; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

National Park Service: The Great American Landmarks Adventure

National Park Service: The Great American Landmarks Adventure

Print out and color drawings of 43 U.S. National Historic Landmarks while learning about their history.
Subject: Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Coloring; Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–United States; Art, Music & Museums–Buildings & Cities (Architecture)

Salem: Witchcraft Hysteria

Salem: Witchcraft Hysteria

Learn about the famous witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts in this interactive history story from National Geographic.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–USA–50 States–L-M–Massachusetts

Abraham Lincoln Research Site

Abraham Lincoln Research Site

Did you know that Lincoln had a dog named Fido and that Lincoln’s sons kept goats in the White House? Learn dozens of facts about Lincoln at this site, including information about his childhood, his famous speeches, his favorite poems and more. There are also many links to other sites about Lincoln.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Presidents & The White House; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Africans in America

Africans in America

Learn all about the history of Africans in America at this educational site. It is a great resource for any type of report on American history from the 1400s to the mid-1800s.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–USA–USA Resources For Parents & Teachers

Celebrating America’s Freedoms

Celebrating America’s Freedoms

Learn about the origins of such American holidays as Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day. You can find out about how the words of the Pledge of Allegiance have changed over the years or learn about the national cemeteries. This site looks at some of the U.S.’s most important symbols and observances. Suggestions for teaching activities are also includ …
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Our World–North America–USA–USA Resources For Parents & Teachers

Learning Page of the Library of Congress

Learning Page of the Library of Congress

Pathfinders guide you through American Memories. Lots of photos of Americans and even some games where they turn photos into puzzles you can play with.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Government; Our World–North America–USA–History & People

Lemelson-MIT: Invention Dimension

Lemelson-MIT: Invention Dimension

Look up inventors by their name or look up inventions by subject area (Medicine & Healthcare, Consumer Products, Transportation, Energy & Environment, and Computing & Telecommunications). This site also has games and quizzes and an Inventor’s Handbook.
Subject: Our World–History & People–Inventions And Inventors

Zoom Inventors and Inventions

Zoom Inventors and Inventions

Learn all about inventors and inventions throughout history. A wide variety of topics are covered here, including clothing, communication, food, medicine, science and industry, transportation, and the underseas. There are also lists of women inventors, African-American inventors, and inventors and inventions from several different countries.
Subject: Our World–History & People–Inventions And Inventors; Math And Science–History & People

Kids’ Castles

Kids’ Castles

“The home page has an aerial view of the castle. Clicking on a part of the view takes you to that part of the castle. You will find out about the people that lived there and what they did. Sometimes there will also be more information about an aspect of castle life, a game to play or puzzle to solve, or something YOU can do to add to the fun of Kid …
Subject: Our World–History & People; Computers And The Internet–Online Games

PeaceKids.net

PeaceKids.net

Are you a kid who cares about our world? Are you concerned about the environment or the homeless? Do you want to do something about it? Kids can make a difference. Thanks to the People for Peace organization, you can find out how.
Subject: Our World–History & People; Reading Zone–Short Stories