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DSO Kids

DSO Kids

Fun, musical resource with games, instruments by sound and description, and learning activities. Over 30 instruments to hear in addition to famous composers, including notes on both.
Subject: Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers–Music Education; Art, Music & Museums–Music

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

Arabic Folk Medicine and Magic: 20th Century Amulets from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Arabic Folk Medicine and Magic: 20th Century Amulets from the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

“Discover the magic said to cure everything from colds and headaches to evil spells and omens.” Gallery of twenty-nine Arabic amulets acquired by the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.
Subject: Our World–Africa–Egypt; Art, Music & Museums–Museums; Our World–Africa–Sudan

A Stylistic Journey

A Stylistic Journey

Stop in at a virtual “gallery” created by middle school students and discover how technology is revolutionizing a visit to the museum.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art, Music & Museums Virtual Field Trips; Art, Music & Museums–Art

Lancaster Symphony Orchestra – Activities for the Classroom

Lancaster Symphony Orchestra – Activities for the Classroom

Activities for young musicians, including crossword and word find puzzles, connect the dots pictures, and coloring pages. Also a history of music timeline, worksheets on music notation, and resources on the responsibilities of an orchestral musician, including rehearsal etiquette and stand etiquette.
Subject: Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers–Music Education; Art, Music & Museums–Music

Picassohead

Picassohead

Want to paint like Pablo Picasso? Do it here! This website allows you to create portraits in the style Picasso used with just a few clicks of a mouse! You can also check out the Gallery to see what other people have come up with.
Subject: Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts; Art, Music & Museums–Art–Artists; Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History

TryScience

TryScience

Curious about science? Get ideas for experiments, take quizzes and discover new adventures and field trips on this website.
Subject: Math And Science–Science Museums; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects

KerPoof

KerPoof

Make a movie, make a card, make a drawing, make a picture, tell a story, but most of all, have fun at this website for kids from 3 to 93!
Subject: Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Coloring; Fun Stuff–Other Fun Stuff–Electronic Postcards; Fun Stuff–Fun Stuff Resources For Parents & Teachers; Teachers & Parents Corner–Lesson Planning; Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers–Art Education; Art, Music & Museums–Art; Computers And The Internet–Postcards & E-mail; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

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

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)

FirstGov for Kids!

FirstGov for Kids!

Come explore this site if you are looking for information on almost every topic you can think of… from art, music and animals, to homework help, history, how to fight crime, and computers!
Subject: Sports & Recreation; Reference; Health; Fun Stuff; Math And Science; Art, Music & Museums; Computers And The Internet; Our World–North America–USA

John Audubon: Birds of America

John Audubon: Birds of America

Did you know John Audubon painted birds before photographs existed? See his lovely work here. Click on “Catalog” for a list of 435 bird species you can click to see. Or, enjoy the multimedia presentations on the front page.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Artists; Math And Science–Animals–Birds & Bats

Jazz for Young People

Jazz for Young People

Listen to and find out about Jazz at this site composed just for kids. Topics include improvisation, the Blues, Louis Armstrong, and Thelonious Monk, among others.
Subject: Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers–Music Education; Art, Music & Museums–Music–Musicians & History

Questacon for Kids

Questacon for Kids

Questacon is Australia’s National Science & Technology Centre in Canberra, Australia. Their kids’ site has lots of interactive features, like the Fun Zone, which includes online science exhibits, puzzles, and experiments to try at home. The site also has sections for teachers and teens.
Subject: Math And Science–Earth Science; Math And Science; Math And Science–Science Museums; Art, Music & Museums–Museums

Show Me UK

Show Me UK

This site will show you the ???cool, crazy, fun, scary and wild stuff??? from museums in the United Kingdom. Visit online exhibits for everything from bones to Viking artifacts to famous paintings. There are games and fun activities. Definitely check this out!
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–History Museums; Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums; Math And Science–Science Museums; Art, Music & Museums–Museums

Playmusic

Playmusic

Learn all about orchestras and what it’s like to play in one. You can listen to music too if you install the plug-ins (you might need help from a grown-up).
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Music

Learn2 Read Music

Learn2 Read Music

“A lot of people think music is difficult to read–but it’s not. It’s actually the simplest written language there is. And once you get the basics down, the rewards will last a lifetime.”
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Music

Web Museum

Web Museum

Learn about famous artists and themes in Western art history, and see the art! Special exhibits on Cezanne and the Riches Heures medieval manuscripts are provided along some information on Japanese art and architecture.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History; Art, Music & Museums–Museums

Inside Art

Inside Art

“You got sucked into a painting at the art museum. But I’ll bet you weren’t paying attention so you have no idea which painting you’re trapped in.” You’ll have to learn some new things about art before you can escape!
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History

Leonardo’s Workshop

Leonardo’s Workshop

Go with Carmine Chameleon on an ArtEdventure. Someone has used Dr. N Ventor’s time machine to travel back to the Renaissance. They’ve meddled in time and its up to you to stop them!
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History

Exploratorium Science Snacks

Exploratorium Science Snacks

Contains 107 small experiements that can be performed at home. Material lists, instructions, science history and explanations included. Experiements range from Anti-Gravity to Tornados. Although designed for 6th-9th graders, all ages can participate.
Subject: Math And Science–Science Museums; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects

ArtsConnectEd

ArtsConnectEd

With an Art Gallery, Archive, and Playground, this is a way-cool art site. Teachers, you’ll find a section titled “For Your Classroom” that can be searched lots of different ways, including by grade level.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums

Levi Coffin House

Levi Coffin House

The Levi Coffin House has been called the “Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad.” There are photos of the house showing how the runaway slaves hid while at the Coffin House, while they gathered strength for the rest of the journey to freedom.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–History Museums

Restoration Online

Restoration Online

This site gives you an “up-close look at the delicate process of restoring a painting that is over 300 years old.” You can look at the daily log or read what was wrong with the painting.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art

Art Safari

Art Safari

This site lets you choose a famous painting, and then helps you write a story about it. You can even submit your story to a Childrens Art Display that will be seen by people all over the world!
Subject: Reading Zone–Creative Writing; Art, Music & Museums

The Tower of London

The Tower of London

Take a virtual journey to the Tower of London, one of England’s most famous landmarks. Includes a tour of the tower, ghost stories, and information about prisoners, the Crown Jewels, and the Yeoman Warders.
Subject: Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–Europe–United Kingdom (includes England And Scotland); Art, Music & Museums–Buildings & Cities (Architecture)

A. Pintura: Art Detective

A. Pintura: Art Detective

Learn about the paintings of Picasso, Van Gogh and Raphael as you play detective at this interactive site. This is a fun way to explore art history. Teachers can also find resources for the classroom.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art–Art History

National Inventors Hall of Fame

National Inventors Hall of Fame

Discover the inventor in you. This site offers cool exhibits and activities featuring stuff about inventions and inventors. It gives great links to other invention sites, such as the African-American Inventors site and other hands-on museums.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Science Museums; Math And Science–Science Museums

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

All about the South African musical group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, whose traditional music opened the the culture of their homeland to the world. Read the biographies of each musician. Learn the Zulu language!
Subject: Our World–Africa–South Africa; Art, Music & Museums–Music–Musicians & History

The Thinking Fountain

The Thinking Fountain

Perform cool science experiments! Learn how to make your own paper, build a spaghetti structure, grow mold on bread (yuck), create a *square* bubble–and lots more!
Subject: Math And Science–Science Museums; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

National Air and Space Musuem

National Air and Space Musuem

“The National Air and Space Museum houses the national collection of artifacts relating to the development of aviation and space flight.” This collection includes “exhibits on topics as varied as early flight, military aviation, exploring space, and terrestrial remote sensing.” Explore the history of aviation, visit online special exhibits such a …
Subject: Math And Science–Science Museums; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers

Barry Louis Polisar

Barry Louis Polisar

This site is all about the music and books of Barry Louis Polisar, an American author and musician. “Barry Louis Polisar is a one-man symphony of comic anarchy. At a time when vast numbers of our kids see school as endless drudgery, Polisar says otherwise. He says, isn’t the English language fun?” –Baltimore Sun.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Art, Music & Museums–Music–Musicians & History

National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art

Take a look at the paintings, sculpture, and other art exhibits in our country’s national art gallery. Learn about special programs and events the museum offers, or visit the gift shop!
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums

Art on the Net

Art on the Net

Visit an online art gallery! Artists from all over the world have put their work here for everyone to enjoy. You can also tour the artists’ studios and find links to many other art sites on the web.
Subject: Art, Music & Museums–Art

Smithsonian

Smithsonian

Have you ever wanted to visit the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, D.C.? This is the place where you can have a taste of each museum online! You’ll find cool stuff about science, art, animals, sports, the world, and more.
Subject: Arts & Humanities–Museum Studies; Social Sciences–Social Customs, Traditions, And Folklore; Art, Music & Museums–Magazines About Art, Music & Museums; Reading Zone–Magazines; Our World–Magazines About Our World