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16 Great Research Websites for Kids

Posted by on February 8, 2011

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Quick, safe spots to send your students for research:

  1. All-around research site libraryspot.comLibrary Spot
  2. Dictionary www.dictionary.com
  3. Edutainment site—requires subscription www.brainpop.com/
  4. General info research www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html
  5. History Channel–great speeches at http://www.history.com/speeches
  6. Internet research sites for kids http://ivyjoy.com/rayne/kidssearch.html
  7. Kids search engine for the internet kids.yahoo.com
  8. Math, reading, arcade edutainment www.funbrain.com
  9. National Geographic for kids kids.nationalgeographic.com/
  10. Nova video programs www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova
  11. Research for kids www.factmonster.com/
  12. Research—chapters on subjects http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/
  13. Research—history http://www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html
  14. School Tube—learning videos from YouTube. Organized by topics http://sqooltube.com/
  15. Thesaurus—a great one www.thesaurus.com
  16. World Book Online (subscription required) www.worldbookonline.com/kids

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