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Student friendly websites for common research topics

Social Studies for Kids

  • links to kid friendly sites for the study of historic events, cultural or ethnic groups.
  • links are annotated to help a student zero in a topic

National Geographic for Kids

Post card like summaries for many countries

  • intermediate reading level
  • pictures and videos available

Time for Kids

  • publishes country profiles geared for intermediate students
  • profiles include "lingo" and a "day in the life"
  • sightseeing guides

Altapedia

  • provides world maps and individual countries
  • high reading level
  • good maps for topography and regions

ESpecies Fact Sheets

  • ¬†endangered Animal research
  • species sorted by continent and type