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History

BBC's History for Kids
www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/
HyperHistory Timeline
www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out
www.ourwhitehouse.org/
This site is a companion guide to the book, Our White House: Looking in, Looking Out. It includes expanded book content as well as ideas, activities, and discussion questions related to book topics. Also included is an American history resource and literacy center, a guide to presidential field trip destinations, and an extensive young people’s bibliography.
WayBack: US History for Kids
pbskids.org/wayback/summer/index.html
Take a road trip back in time and see what vacations were like before Disneyland.
What Happened This Day in History
www.historychannel.com/thisday

Geography

Climate Zone
www.climate-zone.com
Infoplease Atlas
www.factmonster.com/atlas
National Geographic.com Kids
www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/index.html
National Geographic's Maps and Geography
www.nationalgeographic.com/maps
United States Geological Survey (USGS) Map Database
ngmdb.usgs.gov

World Geography

CIA World Fact Book
www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
InfoPlease Countries
www.infoplease.com/countries.html
Library of Congress: Country Studies
lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/csquery.html
United Nations Cyberschoolbus
cyberschoolbus.un.org
Virtualtourist.com
www.virtualtourist.com

United States Geography

50 States and Capitals
50 States and Capitals
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
bensguide.gpo.gov
Fact Finder, U.S. Census Bureau
factfinder.census.gov/home/en/kids/kids.html
Kids.gov
www.kids.gov/
Library of Congress: America's Story
www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi
National Park Service Webrangers
www.nps.gov/webrangers
Roadside America - Guide to Uniquely Odd Tourist Attractions
www.roadsideamerica.com
Smithsonian for Kids
www.smithsonian.org/kids
The White House for Kids
www.whitehouse.gov/kids

Florida

Exploring Florida - Early Native Americans
fcit.usf.edu/florida/websites/links001.htm
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
www.dep.state.fl.us/secretary/kids/default.htm
Florida Kids
dhr.dos.state.fl.us/kids
Florida Symbols
dhr.dos.state.fl.us/kids/symbols.cfm
Meet the Governor
dhr.dos.state.fl.us/kids
Online Sunshine- State Legislature for Kids
www.leg.state.fl.us/kids
State of Florida.com for Kids
www.stateofflorida.com/Portal/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=44

Jacksonville - Local History & Culture

Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art (JMOCA)
www.mocajacksonville.org
Jacksonville Suns Kid's Events
www.sunsbaseball.com/gameday/southpaw/events.shtml
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
www.jaxzoo.org
Museum of Science and History (MOSH)
www.themosh.org
The Official Playbook of the Jacksonville Jaguars
www.playbooks.org
Timicuan Ecological & Historical Preserve
www.nps.gov/timu
Tree Hill Nature Center
www.treehill.org

Women in History

History Channel's Women's History Month
www.historychannel.com/exhibits/womenhist
Time for Kids- Women's History Month
www.timeforkids.com/TFK/specials/whm/0,8805,101044,00.html
Timeline of Women's History
www.gale.com/free_resources/whm/timeline/index.htm
Women Who Changed History
teacher.scholastic.com/activities/women/index.htm
Women's History Month (Library of Congress)
womenshistorymonth.gov/
Learn about the generations of women who have made an impact in history.