This search engine is not only safe but very easy for children to use. Usually the younger children find what they are looking for here but, the older children often need to go to more complex search engines to find the information they are looking for.
This is a place to find a wealth of information for students and teachers. It's a neat place to set up a live chat with a children's author. At one time we paid a yearly fee for this site. Presently the owner of Scholastic feels that it is valuable for all school districts to have access to this resource and is offering it free.
This is a great place to learn about all the programs developed by NASA. In addition, it's a great place to have a live chat with someone involved with the space program.
April Pokorny, our science teacher is the coordinator and advisor of the Jason Club in our school. Students use this site to communicate with other schools, organizations and scientists to develop science projects.
Take a virtual tour of the White House. Our first graders use this site as part of their Social Studies curriculum.
This wonderful site offers students the opportunity to explore dinosaurs in a very interactive way. This is one of the sites our second graders use to learn how to take notes . The site is located at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
This site gives students the opportunity to search for information on any topic. They can ask questions on almost any topic and receive answers from a character named Jeeves. This is a protected site that weeds out negative responses.
This is a great place to have some fun with math teasers and puzzles. It also enables you to create your own word search and crossword puzzles.