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2008 Election


Presidential Election for Kids (link)

Time for Kids- Election Connection (link)


Fairy Tales


AndersenFairyTales.com (link)

AndersenFairyTales: classic folk stories and fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen.

Grimm Fairy Tales (link)

Read and hear interactive, narrated, animated stories.

The Genre of Fairy Tales (link)

Learning About the Genre of Fairy Tales.


Native Americans


American Indians and the Natural World (link)

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

First Americans (link)

Native American Indian Studies for Grade Schoolers.

First People of North America (link)

History of North American Tribes

Index of "The North American Indian" (link)

This page is a gateway to information concerning approximately 80 western Native American tribes, visited and photographed by Edward Sheriff Curtis from 1890 to 1930, taken from "The North American Indian", Curtis' massive lifework.

Marilee's Native Americans Resource (link)

If you want to learn about Native Americans as they were before the Europeans arrived, it helps to divide the continent into ten culture groups.

MHA Nation (link)

The history area of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation Website

Native American Sites (link)

This site facilitates communication among Native peoples and between Indians and non-Indians by providing access to home pages of Native American Nations and organizations, and to other sites that provide solid information about American Indians.

Native Americans (link)

Research/Informational Sites

Native Americans.com (link)

The First People of America; History of Native American Tribes

ProTeacher! (link)

Native Americans lesson plans for elementary school teachers in grades K-6 of the great plains, Apache, literature activities, programs and thematic units, information on tribal history, classroom and teaching ideas (north america plains indians).

Plains Indians (link)

Intercurricular lessons for teaching about the Plains Indians.

The Wild West (link)

Learn more about the Apache, Blackfoot, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Lakota, and Pueblo tribes.

Native American Resources (link)

Search Term = Native Americans, for a large number of publications relative to Native Americans.

Eastern Woodland Indians (link)

Learn About Native Americans (link)

Native American Crafts (link)

Northwest Indians (link)

Southwest Native Americans (link)

Knife River Indian Villages: NHS Northern Plains Tribes page (link)

Experience the interior of a reconstruction earthlodge. Learn about the Knife River native people.

Native American Lore (link)

Read 150 different tales from different tribes of the Plains Indians.

Native American WebQuest (link)

Follow the steps of this Webquest to create a Native American museum in your school.

Plains Indians (link)

Learn about the artwork, clothing, housing and religion of the Plains Indians.

Indian Uses of the Buffalo (link)

From: Malls, Tom, THE MYSTIC WARRIORS OF THE PLAINS 1972, p 190.

Native American Indian Resources (link)

There are over 300 web pages here. MainMenu leads to menus of independent topical sections.

NativeTech: Wigwams (link)

Early Historic Descriptions of Wigwams, Basic Wigwam Construction, Photographic Tour of Contemporary Wigwams and other Internet Resources for Wigwams & House Construction.

North Dakota Indian Tribes (link)

Native American Tribes of North Dakota.


United States


50 United State Sites (link)

A to Z Kids Stuff: States (link)

Fun educational activities about the 50 states.

All 50 American States Web Sites (link)

Click on a state.

Connect the States (link)

Click on the pictures that match the cards.

CultureGrams States Edition (link)

United States of America

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.

Infoplease (link)

Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free online reference, research & homework help.

National Anthems & Country Flags (link)

From Encarta

NetState.com (link)

Learn About the 50 States.

Puzzled States (link)

Place each state into it's correct location on the United State Map.

Quick Facts: Learn About Your State (link)

Ben's Guide to the 50 States

State Facts (link)

Official Portal for North Dakota State Government

State Quizzes (link)

USA Geography

State Report Information (link)

http://www.multcolib.org/homework/stateshc.html

State Reports (link)

Choose your state from the map and start gathering all the information and images you need to make an A+ state report project for school.

50 States of the U.S.A. (link)

General state information

Wilton Library Children's Center School Projects: 50 States (link)

Infoplease  (link)

Search almanac, atlas, encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, features, quizzes, timeline, countries, campaign 2008.

infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus (link)

Free online reference, research & homework help.

The World Almanac for Kids Online (link)

Color Landform Atlas of the United States (link)

View 3-D maps and satellite images of each of the states.

Enchanted Learning: State Flags, Pictures and Quiz (link)

View or print each state's flag or take a flag quiz.

Ben's Guide (link)

U.S. Government Web Sites for Kids by subject.

Class Brain - North Dakota (link)

This website is designed to give facts that could be used in a state report. This link will take you to the North Dakota page.


Explorers


Enchanted Learning: Women Explorers (link)

Astronauts and Cosmonauts; Sally Ride, Bondar and others....

European Explorers Theme Page (link)

Organized By Country For Which They Explored

Female Explorer: Womes Exploring Their World (link)

List of individual links to women exploring our world

Infoplease (link)

Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free online reference, research & homework help.

Kids Konnect: Explorers (link)

The Biography Channel (link)

Biographies, videos and interviews.

Woodland Explorer (link)

This is a site from the UK that has some excellent pages on woodland habitats. Some of the areas are best for lower elementary grades but even high school students doing research on animals will find this useful.

You Go Girl: 7 Women Explorers - MSN Encarta (link)

Here's your chance to meet seven extraordinary adventurers.

Infoplease  (link)

Search almanac, atlas, encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, features, quizzes, timeline, countries, campaign 2008.

infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus (link)

Free online reference, research & homework help.

Enchanted Learning: Explorers (link)

Zoom Explorers

European Explorers: Vasco da Gama (link)

Explorers (link)

List of explorers with corresponding activities and quizes.

Explorers of the Millennium (link)

Searching for information about great explorers? Working on a report? This is the place to go!

The All-Star River Explorers (link)

Discover the basics of rivers and how they are formed.

Voyage of Exploration: Discovering New Horizons (link)

This interactive site offers an in depth look into famous expeditions from all parts of the globe. Check out the early and modern navigation systems and equipment, and learn about individual explorers.

Foss Science




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