Need a little help with your homework?
Check out some of these websites that can help you research topics and find answers for even the toughest assignments.
Yahooligans! (yahooligans.com) – A kid-friendly search engine. Based on the popular adult Yahoo! site, it’s a safe place to look for information and has a list of reference links.
Kids Click! (kidsclick.org) – Created by a group of librarians, it offers Web content on everything from science to health to popular entertainment.
How Stuff Works (howstuffworks.com) – Tells you how different things work – from the everyday (how automobile engines run) to the unusual (how Jell-O sets).
Fact Monster (factmonster.com) – This is a one-stop reference source of kid-friendly facts and articles. The site also has interactive tools that help kids improve their math, spelling and vocabulary. It also has facts about holiday traditions and how much allowance kids get today.
Kids Reads (kidsreads.com) – A great place to find information about your favorite books and authors, including excerpts from the hottest new releases.
CoolMath4Kids (coolmath4kids.com) – Games, brain twisters and coloring-book activities for a variety of age groups.
Funbrain.com (funbrain.com) – Interactive tools and games like Grammar Gorillas and MathCar Racing.
Government for kids (Kids.gov) – A place for kids to get answers and find understandable information about how our government works. There are a graphic that explains how to become president and a breakdown of different government offices.
United Nations Cyber School Bus (un.org/pubs/cyberschoolbus) – Translated into six languages, this United Nations-sponsored site lets children participate in a global community over the Web.
National Geographic Kids! (nationalgeographic.com/kids/index.html) – Written in easy-to-understand language. Kids can keep on top of new archaeological digs and historical discoveries.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/ ) – A perfect place to learn about the galaxy. Kids can receive up-to-the-minute bulletins about space programs or use the multimedia section to view current images in space.
America’s Story (americaslibrary.gov) – Discover America’s history by hearing stories from different Americans of the past and click on states to explore their history all from the Library of Congress files.
Funology.com (funology.com) – A great place for kids to find things to do – not just at the computer, but anywhere.