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2008

Factophile

by knann
Factophile offers topical facts, trivia and statistics on a wide range of topics, along with a growing set of links to more in-depth resources. New facts and trivia are added on a regular basis.

2007

Astronomy For Kids

by knann (via)
Great site for kids researching the solar system, planets, and more. Easy to read and understand text. Looks like a teacher creation.

StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers

by knann (via)
Take the tour using Level 1 or Level 2 information. Teacher guide available.

CosmicQuest @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

by knann
Our solar system is our neighborhood in space. The Sun is the center of this neighborhood, which includes at least nine planets plus hundreds of moons and thousands of asteriods.

ARKive - Creating a lasting audio-visual record of life on Earth.

by knann & 8 others (via)
ARKive (www.arkive.org) is the world's centralised library of films and photographs of the world's endangered species - freely accessible to all online for private research and internal educational purposes. Hailed as the digital Noah's Ark, it has won numerous conservation, education and communication awards since its launch by Sir David Attenborough in 2003, and has now profiled over 2,500 of the world's endangered species, using over 3,000 movie clips and 18,000 photos as well as a full research page on each animal - all freely available for internal educational use at www.arkive.org. Register for free and create a scrapbook that can be shared with students

ZIPskinny - Get the Skinny on that ZIP

by knann (via)
ZIPskinny is an amazing research site. All you have to do is type in a zip code for anywhere in the United States, and you immediately get information from the 2000 Census, along with a map of the area. Not only that, but you can also compare the data with neighboring zip codes.

Complete Planet Search Engine

by knann & 3 others
A comprehensive listing of dynamic searchable databases. Find databases with highly relevant documents that cannot be crawled or indexed by surface web search engines.

Zotero - The Next-Generation Research Tool

by knann & 34 others
Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work — in the web browser itself.

BibMe - the fully automatic & free bibliography maker (MLA, APA & Chicago)

by knann & 2 others
Welcome to BibMe! The fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It's the quickest way to build a works cited page. And it's free.

Google Librarian Central - Tools

by knann
Tools for librarian-media specialists

Homework Help, Learning Games, Research for Kids & Teens - AOL@SCHOOL

by knann
Useful directory of resources for students . Search by grade level or subject area.

Lake Champlain Basin Atlas

by knann
The Lake Champlain Basin Atlas by the Lake Champlain Basin Program contains more than 40 full-color maps about the Lake Champlain Basin, articles about the maps, photographs, and a glossary. Extra resources, such as website links, manuals, and factsheets are also available. This 2004 version is loaded with lots of new information, many revised maps, and a new Students and Educators page!

2006

EDUCAUSE | Resources | Educating the Net Generation

by knann & 1 other (via)
The Net Generation has grown up with information technology. The aptitudes, attitudes, expectations, and learning styles of Net Gen students reflect the environment in which they were raised—one that is decidedly different from that which existed when faculty and administrators were growing up. This collection explores the Net Gen and the implications for institutions in areas such as teaching, service, learning space design, faculty development, and curriculum. Contributions by educators and students are included.

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