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Animals

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Animal Diversity Web
http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html

National Geographic Animals
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/ (Animal facts)

 

Dinosaurs

The Dino Directory presented by the National History Museum’s Online Guide to Dinosaurs
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/life/dinosaurs-other-extinct-creatures/dino-directory/index.html

 

General Resources

Fact Monster from Information Please
http://www.factmonster.com/

Online calculator
http://www.eeweb.com/toolbox/basic-calculator

The Franklin Institute – resources for Science Learning
http://www.fi.edu/

Infoplease
http://www.infoplease.com/

Smithsonian Education
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/

Kid’s.Gov
http://kids.usa.gov/

Chemical Elements: an Online Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements
http://chemicalelements.com/

NASA Kid’s Club
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html

Association for Library Service to Children – Great Websites for kids
http://gws.ala.org

Buffalo and Erie County Library’s databases
http://www.buffalolib.org/content/research

National Wildlife Federation
http://www.nwf.org/kids.aspx

 

Black History

Teaching History.org
http://teachinghistory.org/history-content/website-reviews/22856

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
https://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/faces.html

Harlem Renaissance: Multimedia Resource
http://www.jcu.edu/harlem/Education/page_1.htm

Juneteenth: a Worldwide Celebration
http://www.juneteenth.com/

Our Shared History: Celebrating African American History and Culture
http://www.cr.nps.gov/aahistory/bhm-sites.htm

Underground Railroad
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/

http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/multimedia/interactive/the-underground-railroad/?ar_a=1

 

American History

Library of Congress
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about

 

Ancient History

Ancient History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/Halsall/ancient/asbook.asp

The British Museum – Ancient Egypt
http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html

Greek Gods
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002356F/godlibrary.htm

Romans
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/