Sharpen up your skills, do some research for a project, or learn something brand new in a fun way at these subject-specific websites.
The Best Children's Books: Find a quality children's book to help you in any subject, on any topic. This website was created by teachers and includes many booklists, complete with the book's cover, summary, and interest and difficulty level.
- AAA Math - Interactive math exercises sorted by grade level.
- Cool Math 4 Kids – Learn math skills such as fractions and geometry by playing fun games.
- Math Baseball - Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
- Climate Change Kids Site - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency web site with great facts about climate and weather for kids.
- Energy Kids - Kid-friendly games and activities to learn about energy, created by U.S. Energy Information Administration.
- How Products are Made - Discover how things are made with extensive background and interesting drawings.
- NASA Space Place – Earth, space, and technology information via games and animations.
- National Geographic for Kids - Animals, people, and places are taught through games, activities, and photos.
- Science News for Kids - Variety of scientific topics with articles, programs, and games, including a Science Fair Zone.
- Animal Diversity Web - Complete facts on animals, including pictures and classification.
- ARKive: Images of Life on Earth - Plenty of Information on endangered species featured.
- Dino Directory - Natural History Museum guide to dinosaurs, includes timeline and countries where dinosaurs lived.
Social Studies and Government
- American Presidents - Valuable information from the History Channel about every American president.
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids - Web site created by the U.S. Government on how government works. Info divided by grade level.
- Biographies - Biographies via Information Please are searchable by name or subject.
- Native American Tribes - Web site created by Multnomah County Library in Oregon, sharing numerous web sites about American Indian tribes.
History and Current Events
- America's Story - Library of Congress web site that makes American history fun.
- The Charters of Freedom - See the Bill of Rights, Constitution of the U.S., and Declaration of Independence in detail.
- Kids Post - The news from the Washington Post, just for kids.
- Scholastic News - More news written specifically for kids!
- This Day in History - The History Channel tells you what happened in history on any particular day of the month.
- Time for Kids - Time magazine online edition, just for kids.
- World History - Find out the history of the world by year or decade.
- World History Encyclopedia - A free online history encyclopedia with fact-checked articles, images, videos, maps, timelines and more.
States and Countries
- National Geographic Maps - This National Geographic web site has physical and political maps, flags, and profiles of countries.
- National Atlas - United States maps featuring state capitals, weather, history, and geology.
- Stately knowledge - Everything you want to know about each state in the U.S. from fun facts to famous people.
- The World Factbook - All countries are featured in this CIA web site covering extensive details and information.