|Janice, who is the LUYSA webgoddess
in Canada, has put together an incredible list of educational resources. She's
researched each site and has very accurate descriptions of each one. Whew! Makes me want
to go back to school. Click here
to cruise her sources also.
The Electric Library Service
- Type in your questions
(How do birds fly? What is the capital of Brazil?) and in seconds this online library
searches thousands of articles and images for information.
Ask Dr. Math
- Here's a site where you
can submit your tough math questions to a panel of experts. There's also a searchable
archive of previously asked questions.
National Geographic OnLine
- Here you can test your
knowledge of the world with the GeoBee Quiz and read articles from the archives of National
Geographic magazine and National Geographic World Magazine for Kids.
kid-friendly information on breaking news and current events, organized by topic.
A great place to learn about
American and world history, this site lets you browse 150 articles, take daily quizzes, see what happened "on this day" in history and access 12 online
history magazines. This is a joint effort by the National Historical Society and Cowles
Enthusiast Media, the largest publisher of history magazines.
- A useful resource for
parents interested in becoming involved in their children's studies. Topics include School
Time (trends in education, curriculum, college prep), Family Learning (activities that
take education beyond the classroom) and News & Policy (updates on family-friendly
legislation), plus a Homework Help section.