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PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tags research & esvt

October 2008

Factophile

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.

October 2007

Astronomy For Kids

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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

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Take the tour using Level 1 or Level 2 information. Teacher guide available.

CosmicQuest @ The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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.

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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

May 2007

Google Librarian Central - Tools

Tools for librarian-media specialists

February 2007

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

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

Lake Champlain Basin Atlas

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!