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- A Timeline of Art History
- World Art Treasures: Search through 6 different programs to see pictures and articles discussing art history from around the world.
Art Museums and Galleries
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- The Smithsonian
- The Virtual Smithsonian
- MoMA: The Museum of Modern Art
- Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
Development and Anatomy
- The Brain and Spinal Cord
- Visit the Brain Explorer
- A Big Look at Your Eyes
- KidsHealth: click on to "Kids" to find fun things about health
- Fruit and Vegetable Nutrition Center
- Nutrition Explorers from the Dairy Council
- The Kids Healthy Fridge Quiz
- Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport - all the history you'll ever need
- American Memory: Collections relating to American culture and history from the Library of Congress - either Search or go under List of all...Collections and Topics.
- Civil War
- Links to the Past - The National Park Service
- Today in History
- This Day in History - Developed by the History Channel.
Authors and Writing
- Notable Citizens of Planet Earth: biographical information on over 18,000 people from ancient times to the present; discover who did what on what day.
- Famous Birthdays - What famous person was born on your birthday?
- Say Hello to the World - learn to say Hello in all sorts of languages
- Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
- Elements of Style: Basic rules of grammar, word usage, form, spelling and expression
- Fairrosa's Library of Children's Literature
- Hotlist: Literature
- Ask Dr. Math
- Math in Daily Life - or "Why Do I Need to Know This Stuff?"
- Brain Teasers
- Mathematics Library
- Yahooligans! Math Page - (flash plug-in required)
- Essentials of Music - learn about composers and eras of classical music - includes a glossary of music terms
- Jazz Kids from PBS - learn about jazz
- How to Read Music
- Ask a Scientist from SCORE (Schools of California On-line Resources for Education)
- All Those Animals
- Sea World and Busch Garden's Animal Resources
- Yahoo's Animals, Insects, and Pets
- Fish: Fish FAQ ; Fish Information Service and the Fish Cam - view fish as they live and swim!
- Of the Sea: Penguins, Seals, Sharks, and Whales - find out how these animals survive in the sea
- Fossil Halls - on-line tours of the exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History in New York
- Dinosaur Hall - information galore on dinosaurs and their lives
Astronomy and Space
- The Nine Planets - A multi media tour of the Solar System
- Basics of Space Flight Learners' Workbook: A lot of data, sometimes complex, about space and space flight
- ScienceMaster is the place to learn about the universe, or space, find information on volcanos, and global warming, explore plants, animals or DNA, and study physics or chemistry.
- Overview of the Solar System
- NASA Space History
- EcoKids Clubhouse
- Sierra Club: links to other environmental and science education spots
- Children of the Earth United - learn ways you & kids around the world can help the environment
- Earth Day - something to celebrate every day - Mother Nature!
- Field Museum of Natural History
- The Franklin Institute Science Museum
- Chicago Museum of Science & Industry
Government and Politics
- White House: Where the President and First Lady live in Washington, DC
- White House for Kids
- The National Archives
- Hall of Presidents - picture gallery & short biography of each one
- Judicial Branch: The US Supreme Court
- Understanding the Federal Courts
- Learn about House of Representatives
- Learn about the Senate
- Take a Tour of the Capital