Cyberspace for Children and Young Adults

A visit to cyberspace is like a visit to the collective consciousness of the world. Alice's journey seems tame by comparison. Our hopes, our dreams, our monumental accomplishments, our frailties, and the everyday business of life is all there is to be shared. --Vinton Cerf

 

Click on the links to find an array of websites within these categories.

 


 

Pre School – 2nd Grade

Adrianne Mark who runs a Youth Department at the library shared a great guide filled with homework helpers…Check it out

Intuit QuickBase

 


Coloring pages and Project

Reading Activities

Games

Search Engines & Resource Sites

Internet Libraries

 

1.     Jan Brett, author of children’s books

2.    Educational Worksheets

3.    Create an Award

4.    Crayola Creativity Center

1.     Learn to Read at Starfall

2.    Free Educational Comics

3.    Electronic Books and Online Reading

4.    Kidpoint has good reads for all ages

5.    Invitation Literacy

6.    Literature Learning Ladders

7.    Literature Based Web Quests

8.    Story Place

1.     Fun Time Activities

2.    Personal Educational Press (Create flashcards, game boards, quizzes and worksheets)

3.    Free games

4.    Many Tests

5.    Life's Purpose Test

6.    Personality Online

7.    Online Puzzles & Games

8.    Learn to Type

9.    FunBrain.com

1.     Subject Research

2.    Information Rich Website

3.    Internet Library

4.    Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

5.    Yahooligans the web guide for kids

6.    Elementary Weblists

7.    Education Index

8.    Web Treasure Hunt

  1. International Children’s Digital Library
  2. The Library of Congress
  3. Colorado Virtual Library
  4. University of Washington Digital Library
  5. Digital Library Program
  6. Smithsonian Institution Libraries
  7. National Library of Medicine
  8. Digital Library of Health Information

Math for All Ages

 

Science

 

History and Social Studies

 

Museums

 

Videos and Software

 

  1. San Carlos Math Page
  2. Math Videos
  3. Adapted Mind
  4. Khan Academy
  5. Math Flash Cards
  6. Mathematics from UofA
  7. Thematic Units
  8. Ask Dr. Math
  9. Cool Math
  10. Math Videos
  11. Math Den
  12. Graphing Linear Equations
  13. Complex Numbers
  14. T1 82 Calculator Tutorial
  15. Math2.org
  16. Conic Sections Mathlet 
  17. E-Math
  18. Math World
  19. Manipula Math
  20. Math in Daily Life
  21. Class Zone - Algebra 1
  22. Class Zone - Algebra 2
  23. HOT Math!
  24. Math Games
  25. XP Math Games
  26. Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles

 

  1. Create your own Flash Cards
  2. Science News for Children of ages 9 to 13
  3. Science Experiments
  4. Public Broadcasting System (PBS) Science
  5. Amateur Astronomer
  6. Careers in Science, Technology, and Engineering
  7. Amazing Animal Footage (order free video)
  8. American Museum of Natural History
  9. Become an Astro Ranger
  10. Naturescapes on living things
  11. NASA Quest
  12. Passport to Knowledge
  13. Brain Games

 

  1. American Experience/Seabiscuit
  2. Ellis Island Passenger Arrivals
  3. Tour Ellis Island
  4. Angel Island: Immigrant Journeys
  5. History Channel
  6. First World War
  7. United Nations
  8. Educational Resource
  9. www.usconstitution.net
  10. www.constitutioncenter.org
  11. www.civilwar.com
  12. Owl and Mouse Educational Software
  13. Hands on Plastics
  14. Center for Media and Learning
  15. Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia
  16. The United States Trek
  17. Geology Link
  18. Map Puzzles
  19.  

 

 

  1. American Museum of Natural History
  2. National Geographic for kids
  3. Rijksmuseum
  4. The Louvre
  5. Uffizi Gallery
  6. The Hermitage
  7. Tokagawa Museum
  8. San Francisco Museum
  9. Art Institute of Chicago
  10. Guggenheim

 

  1. Free Educational Videos
  2. Fire Safety Videos and Publications
  3. 130 Free Software Programs
  4. Class Brain
  5. Library Video (Registration is free)
  6. Marjorie Mitchell Multimedia Center
  7. The Greatest Films
  8. What’s on TV Worldwide
  9. PBS Library Media
  10. Yahooligans TV
  11. Online Publishing Opportunities

 

Virtual Field Trips

 

 

Pre School – 2nd Grade

7-9 years old

 

Ages 11-16+

 

  1. Estuary Live
  2. National Geographic Expeditions
  3. The Tallest, Biggest and Oldest Trees
  4. Internet Field Trips from Scholastic Homework Spot Field Trips
  5. Tours by Educators
  6. Virtual Tours
  7. Virtual Field Trips from Utah
  8. Federal Resources for Educational Excellence  
  9. Five Points Site of New York

 

 

 

Lots of good fun while learning basic reading, math, science, and reasoning skills.

  1. Seussville University
  2. Sesame Street Workshop
  3. PreK – K ClassBrain
  4. Clubpenguin
  5. Disney OnlineThis page requires a paid membership, however, they do offer a free trial
  6. Preschool Playground
  7. ABC ya
  8. Internet for Schools
  9. Map Puzzles
  10. Cyber Playground
  11. Digger and the Gang
  12. BBC Schools
  13. Enchanted LearningThey ask for membership, however, many free sites available
  14. Story time and Coloring books
  15. Public Broadcasting System (PBS) Kids
  16. Preschool – 6th grade typing games
  17. ABC Teach

 

  1. Digger and the Gang
  2. BBC Schools
  3. 1st – 3rd Grade ClassBrain
  4. Preschool – 6th grade typing games
  5. Keyboarding

 

9-11 years old

 

  1. Digger and the Gang
  2. BBC Schools
  3. School Spreadsheet
  4. Preschool – 6th grade typing games
  5. Keyboarding

 

  1. BBC Schools
  2. Environmental Protection Agency
  3. ClassBrain
  4. ThinkQuest create and compete a website
  5. Create a Graph
  6. Practical spreadsheet lesson
  7. Spreadsheet Templates
  8. Computer Literacy
  9. Timed Typing Tests
  10. FAFSA Online
  11. Senior Website
  12. Foreign Language Dictionary
  13. Dictionary
  14. Research Paper step by step list
  15. How to Cite Sources
  16. Web English Teacher
  17. Homework Spot
  18. High School Hub
  19. Quiz Hub

 

 

On this page I have collected some excellent sites for "Children" defined as persons of K-12 and Web sites for this entire age range are considered.  My goal is to provide the best educational material, emphasizing creativity and the pure enjoyment of learning.  If you know any websites that should be included on this page please email a link. 

 

 

 

Updated 1/2012

Email Address: cindy.barnes@eac.edu
Phone Number: (928) 475-5981
Postal Address: Gila Community College