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Math


  • Ask Dr. Math : Find excellent explanations of old and new math and/or submit a question and a college math student will e-mail you the answer.
  • Discovery School's Webmath : Webmath helps students find answers to difficult math problems on the spot!
  • Math League : This site offers easy-to-follow explanations of math concepts, as well as contests where students have a chance to match wits with kids from around the country.
  • Math Manipulatives : This site, sponsored by USU offers hands on math help
  • Sheppard Software: This site is great for all subjects!  There are tutorials, interactive games, and quizzes to check your skills!
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Language Arts


  • BookBrowser : Looking for a good read? This site offers reading lists and more than 4,000 reviews.
  • Dictionary.com : If you are among the grammatically challenged, you might want to bookmark this site!
  • Game Goo: Different games to focus on specific language arts skills!  Very fun yet interactive and engaging!
  • Grade Reading: This site is wonderful you can click on your grade level and then it will direct you to games that are interactive or printable!
  • Starfall: This site is great for younger students learning to read!  Will read to students and easy to navigate.
  • Utah Write: This site is a direct link for students to use for studing for the Direct Writing Assessment given in fifth grade.  Will give instant feedback.
  • Write Stuff : Visit this site to explore career opportunities in writing, learn about basic research and writing techniques and try activities and strategies for developing writing style.
  • Wacky Tales: Create your own MadLib!
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Science


  • Academy of Natural Sciences : The oldest science museum in the country offers a wealth of resources and projects.
  • Animal Planet : from the Discovery Channel.
  • Ask an Astronomer : Get your questi
  • The Black Hole Gang : Created by teacher and author Stephen Kramer, this site introduces four kids and a dog named Newton, who are crazy about science, and points kids and their teachers to some of the best kid-friendly science on the web.
  • Cool Science for Curious Kids : This terrific site features five biology activities, each with easy-to-follow directions, engaging questions, and appealing graphics that will keep kids tuned in.
  • Discovery Channel / Discovery Kids
  • Endangered Species : Information on endangered species.
  • Enchanted Learning : Click over to this comprehensive site and zoom into an exploration of rain forests, dinosaurs, sharks, and more. Students can read about important discoveries in the Inventor and Inventions section, meet famous explorers from past and present, and dive into astronomy, where they can learn about planets and asteroids, and calculate their ages on another planet.
  • Exploring Nature: A great website for checking out the Animal Kingdom, including the human animal.
  • Hogle Zoo
  • Magic School Bus Activity Lab : Fun, interactive games help children learn about sounds, bugs, endangered species, and space.
  • Museum of Unnatural Mystery : Parents of inquisitive kids will love this virtual museum. It provides facts, illustrations, photos, and other information about topics such as archaeological explorations, dinosaurs, and UFOs.
  • NASA Home Page
  • National Geographic
  • National Park Service
  • NatureServe : Science and animals.
  • Nine Planets : Take a multimedia tour of the solar system!
  • Rose Center for Earth and Space : Excellent resources for space science from the American Museum of Natural History.
  • Sodaplay Billed as "the home of creative play," Sodaplay features the Sodazoo, virtual creatures created with springs and masses that you can adjust and play with, and Sodaconstructor, where you can create your own creatures.
  • Space Place : Activities for kids!
  • StarChild : You'll find everything (or almost everything) you ever wanted to know about the solar system, outer space, astronauts, and NASA.
  • Totally Tessellated : This site explores Escher's work and shows you how to make tessellations.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service : The Endangered Species Program
  • Your Science Fair Project Resource Guide : This information-rich site includes links to sample projects and dozens of science oriented Internet resources.
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Social Studies


  • British Museum : You'll find remarkable resources from this institution.
  • History Place Homework Help! : This site offers links to other search engines, an online encyclopedia, a dictionary, a biography site, The History Place and more!
  • Kids' Castle : Smithsonian Magazine offers fun and challenging games as well as interesting information about sports, history, arts, travel, and science for kids ages 8 to 16.
  • National Geographic
  • Pioneer.uen.org :The Pioneer Library includes home access to WorldBook Encyclopedia, CultureGrams, Wilson Biographies, and hund reds of full-text journals.
  • SIRS Discoverer┬« Deluxe on the Web is an award-winning database designed with the young researcher in mind. This interactive tool strengthens research, reading, writing and computer skills. Articles and graphics from more than 1,200 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents are carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability.
  • United States Geography Test : take the test and see if you can pass the 4th grade.
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All Subjects

  • Experience Music Project : Seattle's institution for appreciating and preserving all forms of popular music has a spectacular Web site packed with artifacts, interviews, and more.
  • FUNbrain.com : Activities for students to begin to use the Internet. Educational games by age or subject
  • Holiday Web sites
  • How stuff works : A fascinating how-it-works collection of articles explaining the inner workings of things.
  • Internet Public Library : Browse topnotch resources! Submit your question or problem and a volunteer librarian will respond
  • Kidscom : This site offers games, activities, and educational resources.
  • Kids Freeware : Get your freebies here: You'll find downloads and Web links for kids of various ages.
  • Little Explorers Picture Dictionary : From aardvark to zucchini, curious kids will delight in discovering the definitions of more than 1,500 words.
  • MaMaMedia : This site offers a mix of games, activities and educational resources.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art : View more than 3,500 digital images, learn about artists, cultures,and enjoy interactive activities in the Explore & Learn area.
  • My Virtual Reference Desk : Bookmark this site! An outstanding source for facts on the Net. Includes college guides, zip-code directories, currency converters, the Old Farmer's Almanac, Letterman's Top Ten lists, every newspaper imaginable ..... just about any reference source with a presence on the web.
  • PBS.org : Public television kids' shows
  • Pioneer.uen.org :The Pioneer Library includes home access to WorldBook Encyclopedia, CultureGrams, Wilson Biographies, and hund reds of full-text journals.
  • Salt Lake Tribune Archives
  • Sheppard Software:  This site is great for all subjects!  There are tutorials, interactive games, and quizzes to check your skills! 
  • Surfing the Net With Kids : A family friendly web site with educational and recreational Internet resources for kids.
  • SURWEB :allows people to create multimedia presentations in minutes using images, sounds & movies provided by SURWEB or other digital sources. Wow!
  • UEN.org : The Utah Education Network has information on Countries, Continents, Venues, Programs, Schools, Sports, News, SIRS, Wilson Biographies, WorldBook, newspaper archives, Curriculum K-12 and more on this web site.
  • UEN K-12 Educator's Page : Lesson plans and resources to support the Utah Core Curriculum.
  • UEN K-12 Student's Page : Homework help, educational TV, and Internet Safety links.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service : The Endangered Species Program
  • Utah State Office of Education
  • Yahooligans A safe search engine for kids.
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Extras
  • alfy.com :games and learning
  • American Ballet Theatre
  • Chess Mate : This exceptional site introduces young players to the brainy game. Chess develops concentration, logic, as well as problem-solving skills.

  • Clark Planetarium's Website
  • Core Curriculum for the State of Utah
  • Crayola.com : Coloring ideas, crafts, and games.
  • CTW Family Workshop : The official site of the Children's Television Workshop.
  • DC Comic Books
  • Experience Music Project : Seattle's institution for appreciating and preserving all forms of popular music has a spectacular Web site packed with artifacts, interviews, and more.
  • FUNbrain.com : Activities for students to begin to use the Internet. Educational games by age or subject
  • Headbone Zone : This site has games, activities, crafts, and educational resources.
  • Holiday Web sites
  • How stuff works : A fascinating how-it-works collection of articles explaining the inner workings of things.
  • Kids in the Kitchen : This site has fabulous ideas for food-related activities and crafts, as well as recipes for those who like to cook.
  • Kidscom : This site offers games, activities, and educational resources.
  • Kids Freeware : Get your freebies here: You'll find downloads and Web links for kids of various ages.
  • Lego.com : Fun games using your favorite toy.
  • MaMaMedia : This site offers a mix of games, activities and educational resources.
  • Math League : This site offers easy-to-follow explanations of math concepts, as well as contests where students have a chance to match wits with kids from around the country.
  • Museum of Unnatural Mystery : Parents of inquisitive kids will love this virtual museum. It provides facts, illustrations, photos, and other information about topics such as archaeological explorations, dinosaurs, and UFOs.
  • Ooo and Goo : Ooey Gooey Silly Putty, Goop, Flubber and Glop recipes at this site!
  • OrigamiUSA : A terrific site for projects and paper folding techniques.
  • PBS.org : Public television kids' shows
  • Pioneer.uen.org :The Pioneer Library includes home access to WorldBook Encyclopedia, CultureGrams, Wilson Biographies, and hund reds of full-text journals.
  • Sodaplay Billed as "the home of creative play," Sodaplay features the Sodazoo, virtual creatures created with springs and masses that you can adjust and play with, and Sodaconstructor, where you can create your own creatures.
  • Surfing the Net With Kids : A family friendly web site with educational and recreational Internet resources for kids.
  • SURWEB :allows people to create multimedia presentations in minutes using images, sounds & movies provided by SURWEB or other digital sources. Wow!
  • The Yuckiest Site on the Internet : A happy "Ew, gross!" will probably be your child's first reaction to this entertaining site, which lives up to its name in such sections as Roach World and Your Gross & Cool Body (where the mysteries of eye gunk and ear wax are solved). Older kids, supervised by parents, will especially go for the Icky Experiments in Yucky Fun & Games, with winners such as Eyeball-o-Rama.