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Sixth Grade


Animal Kingdom

Animal Bytes (link)

Each byte is a one-page fact sheet specifically designed to help you quickly find information about some of the interesting creatures found in the animal kingdom.

Pictures for Animal Research Project

CSU Libraries (link)

Garst Wildlife Photos: Find Animals

Fotosearch (link)

Country stock photos and images

Picsearch (link)

Image Search for pictures and images

Smithsonian Images (link)

Digital Photography, Printed Pictures, Historic Images, and E-Cards

Ask for Kids (link)

Ask for Kids (formerly known as Ask Jeeves for Kids) is a fast, easy and kid-friendly way for kids to search online. Designed to be a fun destination site focused on learning and "edu-tainment," Ask for Kids uses natural-language technology that allows kids to ask questions and perform web searches, such as "When did Hawaii become a state?" or "What's it like to live in space?"or even "Convert 122 inches into feet" in the same way they would ask a parent, friend or teacher.

eNature (American Wildlife Resource) (link) is the web's premier destination for information about the wild animals and plants of the United States. (link)

Search Engine

eNature: America's Wildlife Resource (link)

The site's core content of wildlife information about almost 6,000 individual species is the same data set used to create the printed Audubon Field Guides.


CyberZoo Animal List (link)

Select an animal for more information.

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium (link)

General information about the zoo and aquarium.

San Diego Zoo Webcam (link)

Live Web Cams and Zoo Videos

The Oakland Zoo (link)

Welcome to! (link)

The Zoological Society of San Diego is a conservation, education, and recreation organization dedicated to the reproduction, protection, and exhibition of animals, plants, and their habitats.

Welcome to the National Zoo| FONZ website - National Zoo| FONZ (link)

The "virtual" National Zoo, where you can explore resources, learn about our programs, and celebrate, study, and protect wildlife and their habitats.


Skill Builders: Grade 6 (link)

Sixth Grade Skills - interactive sites to use for assessment practice


Astronomy For Kids (link)

Astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.

Astronomy For Kids: Mars Exploration (link)

This is a brief, one-page synopsis of past and future missions to Mars, but contains links to many other pages of interest regarding Mars. (link)

Online version of the magazine.

Enchanted Learning: All About Space (link)

Space resources and links.

Exploring The Planets (link)

Exploring The Planets highlights the history and achievements of planetary explorations, both Earth-based and by spacecraft.

Kids Konnect: Planets (link)

General information.

NASA for Kids (link)

Games, Art, Stories, Activities all about Space

NASA Kids' Club (link)

Games, art & stories, and activities, and more.

National Air and Space Musuem: Exploring the Planets (link)

Links to comparing planets, information on each planet and dwarf planets

National Geographic for Kids - Space Ace (link)

Blast off into outer space with this interactive quiz! For each correct answer, you'll receive part of your astronaut's uniform. Complete the ten questions to see your complete outfit!

Solar System (link)


Solarviews (link)


Space Shuttle Launches: 2005 to Present (link)

NASA Archives

StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers (link)

Official NASA website for kids, providing information on stars

The Nine (Eight) Planets (link)

Solar System Tour

The Planets and Dwarf Planets (link)

Links to information on the planets in our solar system

The Solar Space Station (link)

Facts, information and pictures about the Solar System, planets asteroids meteors comets etc

The Solar System in Pictures (link)

A pictorial overview of the solar system and to quiz you about these pictures.

NASA Space Place - Cool Subjects (link)

NASA's cool space subjects for kids, with links to games, projects, and amazing facts.

The Space Place: Blast off on a Mars Adventure! (link)

This site from the National Aeornautics and Space Administration provides a short, fun activity based on Mars exploration. "You and your crew are about to blast off to Mars! Now you must decide what to take on the long journey in space."

Think Space (link)

Space thinkquest

Welcome to the Planets (link)

This is a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.

Windows to the Universe (link)

Windows to the Universe is a learning system covering the Earth and Space sciences for use by the general public.

The Space Place by NASA (link)

Welcome to the Space Place!
Come on in and check out our games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.


Ancient Egypt (link)

MSN Encarta Encyclopedia Article

Ancient Egypt - The British Museum (link)

Several maps of ancient and modern Egypt.

Ancient Egypt: Clothing (link)

Ancient Egyptian garments including clothing materials, production, articles of dress, laundering, and footwear.

Ancient Egyptian Culture (link)

From the Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum.

Ancient Egyptian Government (link)

About Ancient Egyptian Government

Ancient History: Egypt (link)

Ancient Egypt Timeline

Ancient History: Egyptians (link)

The Story of the Nile

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (link)

From the Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum.

Egyptian Mummies (link)

Photos, Picture, Facts, Resources from National Geographic Kids.

Eternal Egypt (link)

A record of a land rich in art and history, people and places, myths and religions.

Gamequarium: Egypt Games (link)

Interactive games and learning activities.

Geography of Ancient Egypt (link)

From the Minnesota State University Mankato eMuseum.

Internet Resources: Egypt (link)

Links to resources on Egypt

WebQuest King Tutankhamun: Was It Murder? (link)

The Death of King Tutankhamun - a webquest

Ancient Egypt Thinkquest (link)

A study of ancient Egypt.

CyberHunt: Egypt's Pyramids (link)

Each pyramid in Egypt is a wonder of ancient engineering and construction. Take a cyber trek to find out more!

Guardians Egypt (link)

This index of sites includes tons of other links to information about Ancient Egypt. Panoramic virtual tours of pyramids, data about gods/goddesses and TONS of other links to numerous to mention!

National Geographic: Egypt (link)

Tour the pyramids and find out about the people for whom they were built.


Ancient Mesopotamia (link)

This page was designed by teachers to be used by fourth grade students when studying the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia.

Ancient Mesopotamia: Shrewsbury Public Schools, MA (link)

Information on the geography of the region and the important role that geographical location plays in the success of a civilization.

Ancient World History Resource: Mesopotamia (link)

An interpretation of the development of the first civilizations in the Fertile Crescent.

Mesopotamia (link)

MSN Encarta Encyclopedia Article

Mesopotamia - The British Museum (link)

Information on geography and beliefs from those who lived in Mesopotamia.

Mesopotamia: The Fertile Crescent (link)

Mr. Dowling's Mesopotamia Page

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport: Mesopotamia (link)

Browse the World at

Ancient Mesopotamia CyberHunt (link)

Take a cyber trek to find out more information on ancient Mesopotamia.

Greek Gods and Goddess

Greek Gods and Goddesses (link)

Listed below are a list of links to be used as a resource for your study on Greek gods and goddesses.

Greek Gods and Goddesses: (link)

Information about the Gods and Goddesses of Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology Today (link)

Welcome to Myth Mania, home of the Myth Man, where you'll have a blast as you learn about mythology!

Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant (link)

An on-line dictionary of all things dealing with Ancient Greece

Mythography (link)

Greek Gods and Goddesses in Myth and Art

The Myth Man's Olympians (link)

Click on any name on the chart to visit that Olympian's page!


Atlapedia Online (link)

Provides information on every country including geography, climate, people, religion, language, history and economy. Includes physical and political maps for each country as well.

Countries of the World (link)

From Infoplease.

Country Reference (link)

Flags; Foreign Governments; Government Officials; Statistics; World Maps

Country Research (link)

Expedited Visas, Visa Applications, Rush Passport, Passports, Travel

Country Studies (link)

Federal Research Division, Library of Congress

Country Traditions (link)

Offers short descriptions of the holiday traditions, foods and customs in United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico, America, Italy, Spain and Israel. (link)

Country Information

Exploring Pakistan (link)


Flags (link)

From ABCTeach.

Flags of all Countries (link)

Flags of the World (link)

Flags of the World (FOTW) is devoted to vexillology (the study of flags).

Flags of the world with Peace prayer in official language (link)

Click on a flag or name to see peace messages for the country.

National Anthems & Country Flags (link)

From Encarta

World Factbook (link)

Provides useful information about countries including geography, people, government and transportation.

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory (link)

Travel tips, currency rates, travel advisories, language dictionaries, weather, health advisories, toll-free numbers, road maps, and more.

Travel Guide Information | World Travel Guide (link)

All you need to know about traveling abroad. Information on accomodations, embassies, weather, places of interest, and much more. Listings for every country in the world, including the continent of Antarctica.

U.S. State Department: Country Information (link)

The publications listed include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.

World Quiz (link)

Test your geography knowledge.

World Rulers - Kings Presidents Prime Ministers of the World (link)

On this pages you will find all Heads of State and Chiefs of Government of the countries of the world.

World Time Zones (link)

See the current time in any of 1000 world places. (link)

World Atlas of Maps Flags and Geography Facts and Figures

World Atlas (link)

Explore the world with this interactive atlas.

Countries of the World (CIA World Fact Book+) (link)

19 YEARS OF WORLD FACTS from the USA CIA World Factbooks, the United Nations Statistical Office, The Library of Congress Country Studies and other sources.


American Cultural History (link)

The Twentieth Century Decades

American Culture Kingwood College Library (link)

19th Century Decades

Year by Year (link)

Decades, year in review and timelines.

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