Helpful Links


Kids Farm

The site has information and resources about farms and farm animals. The site comes from the Kids Farm ranches in Colorado. This is an excellenet site for elementary educators looking afor a complet unit about farms.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3

China Unique

China Unique is a large website devoted to the subject of China's culture and history. The site also offers advice to people traveling to China. Topics covered on the site include geography, history, language, holidays, human rights, famous people, relgion and population.

Grade Level: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Peace Corps Kids World

The Peace Corps Kids World site is an excellent resource for world geography lessons and research projects. The site offers a unique perspective on social conditions in developing countries around the world and provides information not available on other sites. Peace Corps Kids World also does a good job of encouraging children to get involved in community service projects.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6,7

Arc Data Online

ArcData Online allows you to browse a world of geographic data to create live maps of specific areas of interest. Maps can include a variety of information, such as floodplains, earthquake zones, and demographics. This site is a great source of graphic representations of detailed data.

Grade Level: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

American Indians and the Natural World

This site is a wonderful resource for information about Native Americans, their beliefs, and their customs. Each main section takes an in-depth look at one of four tribes of American Indians: the Tlingit of the Northwest Coast, the Hopi of the Southwest, the Iroquois of the Northeast, and the Lakota of the Plains. A case study of each tribe discusses how the people developed and maintained their unique society in their particular geographical location. The link throughout the four sections is the connection that these Native Americans felt to nature.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Egypt Antiquities

This site is a gold mine of information about Egyptian history, places, rulers, culture, people, religions, and mythology. Teachers, students, or anyone who has an interest in Egypt will find plenty of information here.

Grade Level: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Peace Corps: World Wise Schools

World Wise Schools demonstrates the power of the Web by introducing current, authentic, real-world experiences into the classroom. Teachers will find a variety of instructional resources, cross-curricular lesson plans, guides, and more for teaching about culture and countries. Students will be able to use the maps, information, videos, and original content from Peace Corps volunteers for report writing.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Civics Online

Civics Online is a rich resource for K-12 teachers and students. It contains a collection of primary sources related to U.S. government and democracy.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

S e a e k

This photographic journey through Southeast Asia is a good introduction to an area study or a worthwhile visit for anyone interested in the area.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12