“The Current Population Survey (CPS), sponsored jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is the primary source of labor force statistics for the population of the United States.”
Subject: Reference–Census Data & Demographics
NIEHS Kids Page–Getting Your Own Lab Coat
Would you like to learn what it’s like to be a wetland ecologist or a lung doctor? Find out about science careers and get some help with science projects, too.
Subject: Reference–Career Information; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects
Time Zone Converter – Time Zone Tools and Utilities
Handy utilities to find out the time anywhere in the world with the timezone converter, the world time page that shows the time in major cities around the world, a utility to find time zones, a listing of time zones by country, and a page showing “the market open and close times for the foreign exchange currency markets around the world.”
Subject: Reference–Time & Weather; Reference–Calculation & Conversion Tools
Animal Jobs | Zoo Jobs | Jobs With Animals | San Diego Zoo – Kids
Learn here about the jobs that people perform at the San Diego Zoo.
Subject: Reference–Career Information
Chawton House Library: Library and early women’s writing – Women writers – Biography list
Contains biographies published by the Chawton House Library focusing on women writing in English between 1600 and 1830.
This is the kids’ version of the Ask.com search engine.
Subject: Reference–Homework Help; Computers And The Internet–Search Engines & Guides
Offers current world news from several international Internet publications in multiple languages.
Subject: Reference–News & Current Events
Ranger Rick – National Wildlife Federation
At the online version of this popular kids’ science magazine, you can read learn about animals, people, places, as well as play games and try riddles and other activities.
Subject: Reference–Magazines & Newspapers; Math And Science; Math And Science–Magazines About Science
Sito che permette di trovare l’itinerario fra due punti geografici in Italia (e in Europa), oltre a visualizzare la mappa di una data localit??. Permette di calcolare, inoltre, le spese di viaggio, e di trovare informazioni utili come uffici del turismo, bancomat e uffici postali nelle vicinanze della localit?? richiesta. In Italiano e inglese.
Subject: Reference–Italian Ready Reference–Geografia / Geography
Flags of the World
“FOTW (Flags of the World) is a site originally established by Giuseppe Bottasini and others devoted to the study of vexillology in 1994.”
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Developed primarily for the field of art history, the TGN is a structured vocabulary of nearly 1 million place names representing approximately 900,000 places. Users can browse the world hierarchically, or use the search function.
Federation of Genelogical Societies: Society Hall
The Society Hall is a directory of genealogical and historical societies. It allows you to search for geneological associations by name and geographical location.
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
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
U.S. Geological Survey–Earth Explorer
I can see my house from up here! USGS’s satellite photos and maps show tons of information for anywhere in the United States. See topographic maps for your back yard, or find your latitude and longitude. It might be a little tricky to use, but most images are free to download or can be viewed online.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases
“A hero can be anyone you admire.” This website has heroes who do all kinds of good work: Poets, sports stars, scientists, teachers, writers, earthkeepers, and those who fought for freedom. It even has animal heroes! You can submit your favorite hero, too.
Show My Map
A web tool to generate Google maps from latitude and longitude coordinates. The easiest way to visualize your GPS data on Google maps with multiple data format support.
Subject: Reference–Geography–Maps & Atlases
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
Infoplease: All the Knowledge You Need
Online version of the popular almanac. Provides a wealth of facts, resources, and activities on a variety of subjects. An encyclopedia, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus, and atlas, all in one! Includes the Random House Websters College Dictionary and the Columbia Encyclopedia.
Subject: Reference–Thesauruses Or Thesauri; Reference–Encyclopedias; Reference–Dictionaries–English; Reference–Almanacs
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
The official site for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada will give you everything you need to know about the organization. Find the local club in your area and read about news and programs. The site is also available in French.