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Biographies for Kids (link)

Famous Leaders for Young Readers

CultureGrams (link)


Build a Sodhouse (link)

Build a sod house on the prairie.

Build-A-Prairie (link)

Can you turn this barren plain into a healthy prairie? Use the field guide to help you choose the right plants and animals for your prairie. Then you can "see" what the prairie looked like when the homesteaders settled there 150 years ago!

Frontier House (link)

Frontier life and homestead history.

Westward Ho! (link)

Head west on the wagon trail to learn about the early pioneers who settled the frontier.


Dakota Dinosaur Museum (link)

The facility for preservation and display of geological and paleontological specimens for public review and education.

Fort Lincoln (Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation) (link)

Historical sites of old Fort Abraham Lincoln and the On-a-Slant Indian Village within Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, near Mandan, ND, across the Missouri River from Bismarck. Includes a virtual tour.

Fort Lincoln (ND State Parks) (link)

Website of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department.

Indian Uses of the Buffalo (link)

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

Knife River Indian Villages - NPS (link)

Explore the lives of the Northern Plains Indians on the Upper Missouri.

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

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

North Dakota Capitol Grounds (link)

Maps, pictures, and information on buildings, statues, trails and trees on the ND Capitol Grounds. Includes historical and current information.

Virtual Tour of the North Dakota Capitol (link)

North Dakota State Capitol Building & Grounds Virtual Tour Map - Bismarck, North Dakota

State Historical Society of North Dakota: Kids (link)

Stuff for Kids

Virtual Tours of North Dakota Locations (link)

This website promotes the state of North Dakota to the world and shows others what North Dakota is really like...the real North Dakota. The "Real North Dakota Project" will enable web viewers the opportunity to experience North Dakota via fully immersive and interactive 360° virtual tours.


Enchanted Learning: US States - Facts, Map and State Symbols (link)

Learn about states, or print out maps and information about each state.

A to Z Kids Stuff: States (link)

Fun educational activities about the 50 states. (link)

Learn the States and Capitals

50 States of the U.S.A. (link)

General state information

Color Landform Atlas of the United States (link)

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

The United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program (link)

Celebrate our 50 states with the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.


Know Your States (link)

The challenge is to drag and drop each state into its exact location on a blank map of the United States. Accuracy is measured in miles, so you have to be precise! Go for it!

State Quizzes (link)

USA Geography

Fun Brain: Where is that? (link)

Pick the maps and difficulty level you wish to play and click "Show Me the Maps" to begin.

GeoQuiz (link)

Answer each question by finding the correct location on the map. Questions can be on the USA, as well as other countries, the world oceans, and continents.


Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark Game (link)

Wild rivers. Rugged mountains. An unknown continent to explore. This great American expedition will face them all. And they need your help on this incredible adventure.

Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation (link)

The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center provides an overview of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, with special emphasis on the time spent at Fort Mandan during the winter of 1804- 1805.

Lewis & Clark Journey of Discovery (link)

Learn about the people and the journey through this interactive National Park Service site.

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail (link)

National Parks for Kids: Lewis and Clark in North Dakota

Lewis and Clark (link)

Experience westward expansion with explorers Lewis & Clark and start your own adventures!

Lewis and Clark: Inside the Corps (link)

Inside the Corps has three sections: Circa 1803, To Equip an Expedition and the Corps.

NPWRC: Birds and Mammals Observed by Lewis & Clark in North Dakota (link)

NPWRC: Lewis and Clark in North Dakota: Wildlife Then & Now (link)

A Brief Natural History of North Dakota 1804 to Present.

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