http://wordcentral.com/ Merriam-Webster Word Central. A Merriam-Webster dictionary for students. Also provides a rhyming dictionary, thesaurus, games and a word of the day. Merriam-Webster.
http://www.yourdictionary.com/ YourDictionary is owned by LoveToKnow Corporation. Includes word games and audio pronunciation for most entries. Though it is a privately held company, the content is drawn from the American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, –Ologies & Isms, and Webster’s New World College Dictionary, Rogets II: The New Thesaurus and Webster’s New World Roget’s A-Z Thesaurus.
http://www.scholastic.com/bookwizard/ Find books and their reading levels using this site. The BookAlike function can help you find books similar to a title entered. The database of 50,000 books list is not exhaustive; books seem to be limited to those published under the Scholastic umbrella. Scholastic Inc.
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/ Ben’s Guide. Explanation of many of the functions of government, such as how laws are made and the election process. Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office.
http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/ POTUS: Presidents of the United States. Contains information including members of cabinet, presidential highlights and links to other biographical sites. Internet Public Library.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/ The Presidents of the United States. Biographies and inaugural addresses. This is a good site to visit if you need information on the presidents’ wives. United States Government.
http://www.memphis.edu/govpub/whos.php/ Who’s Who in the Federal Government. Biographical information on the president and his/her cabinet, members of the House and Senate, judges, and other important people in the national government. University of Memphis.
http://www.fbi.gov/fun-games/kids/kids/ About the FBI. Information on the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including how they conduct investigations, and what a sample day of an agent is like. Includes games and puzzles. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
http://www.pestworld.org/Pest World for Kids. Find out about roaches, mice, termites, and other living things that you do not want living near you. There are games and science fair activities at this site. National Pest Management Association.
http://www.fema.gov/kids/zine.htm/FEMA Zine. Online magazine published by FEMA, which is in charge of helping people both during and after natural disasters like hurricanes, tornados and floods. Federal Emergency Management Agency.
http://www.amnh.org/ology/Ology. An introduction to many branches of science such as geology, astronomy, genetics, marine biology, and paleontology. Click on the Stuff to Do links to find activities. The American Museum of Natural History.
http://www.kerpoof.com/ The Kerpoof website is owned and operated by the Walt Disney Company. Kerpoof’s multimedia software is used by kids worldwide to create original artwork, animated movies, stories, greeting cards and more.
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