Websites of Interest

Here are some great websites for students for research and fun

» Discovery Channel 
Great info for lots of topics including science and social studies. There is a section on the left entitled "Homework Helpers" and has lots of good stuff.
» The Internet Public Library 
This is a wonderful resource for any type of research for students, teachers and parents. Check out the Kidspace, Teenspace and Ready Reference sections.
» American Memory 
Library of Congress site of primary documents and historical materials.
» Bill Nye, the Science Guy 
Bill Nye's entertaining approach to science on the web. Includes a "Demo of the Day", highlights from the day's television episode and a chance to email your own query (question).
» The Exploratorium 
The Science Museum in San Francisco mounts electronic versions of hands-on exhibits like the science of hockey, tracking severe storms and how to dissect a cow's eye.
» Franklin Institute Science Museum 
A wealth of fun, educational and exciting information from the famed Philadelphia museum. Check out "Today's Braindrop" and "Science Headlines" for some interesting information!
» Today in History 
From the Library of Congress, a day by day listing of historical events.
» Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City 
Includes family guides, museum hunts, and art games.
» National Aeronautics and Space Administration 
News from NASA, check out the shuttle info.
» Voices of Youth 
At this site sponsored by UNICEF children across the world have their say on current events.
» Neal Shusterman 
The website of author, Neal Shusterman, who has visited our school several times in the past. Try some of his short stories or The Eyes of Kid Midas, or The Shadow Club or many others.
» T. A. Barron's Homepage 
Meet author T. A. Barron and his Merlin series and more.
» Rick Riordan 
Visit the author's website. Read some of his books in the Percy Jackson mythology series that starts with The Lightning Thief.
» Ridley Pearson 
Author's website. Try some of his books such as Science Fair, Peter and the Starcatchers series, Steel Trapp, or Kingdom Keepers series.

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