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A Timeline of Art History

An active timeline of art from all over the world, dating from 30,000 B.C. to the present.

A. Pintura  Art Detective

Learn about great painters to solve the mystery and win the game!

Inside Art

An interactive game about great works of art.

Art Museums and Galleries

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Smithsonian

The Virtual Smithsonian

MoMA: The Museum of Modern Art

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

Heard Museum of Native American Art


International Kid's Space

A gallery of art, stories, and music created by kids just like you.


Astronomy for Kids

View sky maps, send postcards, and learn all the basics of astronomy.

Basics of Space Flight Learners' Workbook

Learn about how to navigate through the solar system.

Science Master

Tons of information about our own planet and how it relates to the rest of the universe.

Overview of the Solar System

Great photos and profiles of each plant.

NASA Space History

A tour through the history of space exploration.


Play games, get healthy recipes, and read journals written by kids with asthma, diabetes, or broken bones.


Children of the Earth United

Learn amazing things about plants and animals from a Native American perspective, and get a chance to show off your knowledge, too!


The Comic Strip

A place to read all of your favorite comic strips each day.


Make your own greeting cards, learn about how Crayola Crayons are made, and find out which famous people share your favorite color.

Nye Lab

Home of Bill Nye, The Science Guy.


Fruit and Vegetable Nutrition Center

Find out about the five color groups of fruits and veggies, download a comic book, and create your own recipes.


The U.S. Supreme Court

The official website of the Judicial Branch of our government.

Learn about the House of Representatives

Find out what's being debated on the House floor, get information about bills or laws, or send mail to your representative.

Learn About the Senate

Learn about different Senate committees, view historic art in the archives, or contact one of the Senators from your state.


4000 Years of Women in Science

Biographies, photographs, and references.

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport

Search for interesting historical facts by era, subject, or geographical region, all while listening to Mr. Dowling doing his nutty voices!

American Memory

Historical collections from the National Digital Library at the Library of Congress.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Personal stories, maps, and online exhibits about the Holocaust and related current events.


Internet Public Library

Look through tons of books and magazines on your own, or enjoy the story hour.


Ask Dr. Math

Everything you will ever need to know about formulas, measurements, and numbers for math students from kindergarten to college and beyond.

A Kid's Guide to Accounting

Accounting games and activities can also help you explore the world of debits, credits, revenue, and expenses.

Math in Daily Life

Why do I need to know this stuff?


U.S. Treasury Department Kids Page

See how money is made, learn about different money from all over the world, and find out how to tell the difference between real and counterfeit money.

Animal Kingdom

Sea World and Busch Garden's Animal Resources

Learn about the ecosystem, download coloring pages and hear a whole library of the sounds different animals make.

The Fishy FAQ

A bouillabaisse of fascinating facts about fish!

Fish Information Service

A ton of fish information from the Fish Information Service.

Penguins, Seals, Sharks, and Whales

Learn how all of these very different animals survive together in the sea.


How to Read Music

Learn all of the basics of reading music; notes, clefs, symbols, and counting.


Olympics Past and Future

Read about the history of the Olympics, little-known Olympic events, and the champion athletes who have won medals.

Sports Illustrated for Kids

Play fantasy sports, send e-cards, and read about current news events about sports.


World Book

Elements of Style

Basic rules of grammar, form, word usage, spelling, and expression.


Field Museum of Natural History

Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

The Center for Science and Industry