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AnimalsBack to top
Features information, photo galleries, videos, and more on your favorite animals. (Discovery Communications)
Listen to the sounds of various animals, from the giant anteater to the gray wolf. (Sea World)
Learn cool animal facts, find out the most popular pet names, and get the latest on animal conservation efforts around the world. (Family Education Network)
Several fun activities related to animals to do online or at home. (National Wildlife Federation)
Experience the sounds of nature around the world. (Wild Ambience)
Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife. Upload your photographs of the plants and animals you see around you! (National Geographic, New York University)
Children's Books and AuthorsBack to top
Search for Accelerated Reader books by title, author, subject, and more. (Renaissance Learning)
Find out more information about a favorite author or illustrator. (American Library Association)
A free website that allows you to track the books you read, take quizzes on them, and earn points for prizes! (Sylvan Learning Center)
Find out which books have won and those that are nominated for the Beehive Book Award, Utah's annual child's choice award for children and young adult fiction and nonfiction.
A literacy program created by children's author Jon Sciezka that offers lists of popular titles, along with resources for parents and teachers, to help boys and young men enjoy reading.
Young book lovers will enjoy searching this website to find more information about their favorite books, series, and authors. (The Book Report Network)
Search lexile measures or grade levels to match children with books at their reading level. (MetaMetrics)
Join the club and write book reviews, discover new reads, listen to stories and songs, play games, and more on this fun website. (Reading Is Fundamental)
Search Engines for KidsBack to top
Ask your question and get an answer.
A search engine designed by librarians, with websites that list the suggested reading level. (School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University)
Homework HelpBack to top
An award-winning site that teaches all about the United States system of government. (U.S. Government Printing Office)
Free homework help sites gathered into one great place for children, teens, teachers, and parents.
This website provides homework help for all kinds of subjects, interactive learning games, virtual labs, and other learning opportunities for home and in the classroom. (Discovery Communications)
Play science-related games and learn science trivia. (Discovery Communications)
Find out what happened on a specific date in time, as well as the price of bread, what people were reading, and more.
A selection of high-quality websites for children. (American Library Association)
Help and tips on grammar and spelling, information on literature and authors, and more. (Family Education Network)
Whether you are in kindergarten or high school, this site offers the best homework help sites on the web, all in one convenient place. (StartSpot Mediaworks)
Preschoolers through 8th graders can get free practice in core curriculum skills in math and language arts. (IXL Learning)
Learn math concepts or get more help.
A popular learning site for kids of all ages filled with math and thinking games, step-by-step instructional videos, math practice, and problem solving activities.
Play word games, create your own words, find words in the thesaurus, or just look up definitions. (Merriam-Webster)
Pioneer is a virtual library created by the Utah State Library Division in cooperation with Utah's public libraries. On this section of the site, Public Pioneer offers an array of homework help resources for students in elementary through high school, all in one place.
Learning is fun with this website that features flashcards, quizzes, and games. Choose any subject!
Use this website to find great science fair project ideas. (Science Buddies)
Find ideas for your science project here. (Discovery Communications)
A resource for teachers and homeschooling families, with video lessons, lesson plans, current science news, and a variety of tools to aid learning. (American Association for the Advancement of Science/Thinkfinity)
Find out what happened on a particular day in history. (A&E Television)
Stuck on a math problem? This website can help students of all ages understand math concepts. (Discovery Communications)
People & PlacesBack to top
Search for over 30,000 biographies. (Infoplease)
Join Parsifal Penguin and Ophelia Owl on a virtual world tour and learn about the food, games, arts, and history of many cultures of the world. (University of Michigan's School of Information)
Celebrate the best of humanity with these heroes from around the world. (MY HERO Project)
Explore world cultures, entertainment, current events, animals, science, and technology through exciting graphics and informative articles.
Explore the concept of race with this award-winning website. (American Anthropological Association)
This website uses humor and storytelling to teach children about places and cultures around the world.
Clear, up-to-date information on countries around the world, with statistics and maps. (CIA)
Just for FunBack to top
A variety of fun games and stories.
Who knew math could be so much fun? Try out these games. (Coolmath)
Organized by age and grade level, these games teach and entertain at the same time. (Family Education Network)
You finished the book, now keep the fun going by playing the game! Fight the Battle of Ga'Hoole or play Underpants vs. Blunderpants, and more! (Scholastic)
From spooky Escape from Fraction Manor to Alien Angles, your brain will get a math workout and have fun at the same time.
Have more fun with your favorite Nick Jr. characters. (Nickelodeon)
Create a cool character and join this online world where you can explore the islands, solve mysteries, and compete in quests. (Family Education Network)
Find some of your favorite characters, games, and printables on this website for parents and children aged 3-7. (Scholastic)
Science games and learning all in one. (Coolmath)
Have fun with everything Seuss on this colorful website.
Health, Safety, and the EnvironmentBack to top
The U.S. government's dietary guidelines. (United States Department of Agriculture)
Learn about the environment we live in and how to take care of it. (United States Environmental Protection Agency)
Explore how you can reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink in terms of waste, water, energy, air, and biodiversity with online games, puzzles, and other information and projects. (Sustain Ability International)
Learn how your family can prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies. (The Federal Emergency Management Agency)
UtahBack to top
Learn all about Utah and its history, including each county, American Indian tribes, local geology, and key events. (Utah Department of Heritage and Arts)
Find information about Utah's government and how it works. (State of Utah)
Learn about Utah artists, their works, and exhibit information.
Information about Utah's many children's and young adult authors and illustrators.
An online encyclopedia about the people, places, history, and culture of Utah. (Utah Education Network)
Learn about the official Utah state symbols. (Pioneer)
Encyclopedias and MagazinesBack to top
Find pictures, encyclopedia information, a dictionary, and more. (EbscoHost)
Search the dictionary, encyclopedia, pictures and more on this easy-to-use site. (EbscoHost)