Student Resources

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Web Sites and Resources for Students

  • Academy of Natural Sciences The oldest science museum in the country offers a wealth of resources and projects.
  • Alfy games and learning
  • American Ballet Theatre
  • Ask Dr. Math Find excellent explanations of old and new math and/or submit a question and a college math student will e-mail you the answer.
  • Ask Jeeves for Kids kid-safe search engine
  • Biographical Dictionary find the biography of that famous person
  • The Black Hole Gang Created by teacher and author Stephen Kramer, this site introduces four kids and a dog named Newton, who are crazy about science, and points kids and their teachers to some of the best kid-friendly science on the web.
  • British Museum You'll find remarkable resources from this institution.
  • Chess Kids This exceptional site introduces young players to the brainy game. Chess develops concentration, logic, as well as problem-solving skills.
  • Clark Planetarium
  • Crayola coloring ideas, crafts, and games
  • CTW Family Workshop official site of the Children's Television Workshop
  • DC Comic Books
  • Dictionary If you are among the grammatically challenged, you might want to bookmark this site!
  • Discovery Channel / Discovery Kids
  • Discovery School's Webmath helps students find answers to difficult math problems on the spot
  • Endangered Species information on endangered species
  • Enchanted Learning Click over to this comprehensive site and zoom into an exploration of rain forests, dinosaurs, sharks, and more. Students can read about important discoveries in the Inventor and Inventions section, meet famous explorers from past and present, and dive into astronomy, where they can learn about planets and asteroids, and calculate their ages on another planet.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Exploring Nature A great website for checking out the Animal Kingdom, including the human animal.
  • FUNbrain activities and educational games for students to begin to use the Internet
  • Headbone Zone games, activities, crafts, and educational resources
  • History Place Homework Help! This site offers links to other search engines, an online encyclopedia, a dictionary, a biography site, and more!
  • Hogle Zoo
  • Homework Center when you need fast facts
  • How Stuff Works fascinating articles explaining the inner workings of things
  • Internet Public Library Browse top-notch resources! Submit your question or problem and a volunteer librarian will respond.
  • Kids' Castle Smithsonian Magazine offers fun and challenging games as well as interesting information about sports, history, arts, travel, and science for kids ages 8 to 16.
  • Kids in the Kitchen fabulous ideas for food-related activities and crafts, as well as recipes for those who like to cook
  • Kidscom games, activities, and educational resources
  • Kids Freeware Get your freebies here: you'll find downloads and web links for kids of various ages.
  • Lego fun games using this favorite toy
  • Little Explorers Picture Dictionary From aardvark to zucchini, curious kids will delight in discovering the definitions of more than 1,500 words.
  • Magic School Bus Activity Lab Fun, interactive games help children learn about sounds, bugs, endangered species, and space.
  • Math League easy-to-follow explanations of math concepts
  • Math Manipulatives sponsored by USU, offering hands on math help
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art view more than 3,500 digital images, learn about artists, cultures, and enjoy interactive activities
  • My Virtual Reference Desk Bookmark this site! An outstanding source for facts on the Internet. Includes college guides, zip-code directories, currency converters, the Old Farmer's Almanac, Letterman's Top Ten lists, every newspaper imaginable . . . just about any reference source with a presence on the web.
  • NASA Home Page
  • NASA Science
  • National Geographic
  • National Park Service
  • NatureServe science and animals
  • Ooo and Goo ooey gooey silly putty, goop, flubber and glop recipes
  • OrigamiUSA projects and paper folding techniques
  • PBS public television kids' shows
  • Pioneer Library includes home access to WorldBook Encyclopedia, CultureGrams, Wilson Biographies, and hundreds of full-text journals
  • QRCode Analytics Ultimate Online Research Resource! Includes online library and article databases, encyclopedias, thesaurus and much more.
  • Rose Center for Earth and Space from the American Museum of Natural History
  • SIRS Discoverer® Deluxe on the Web This is an award-winning database designed with the young researcher in mind. Articles and graphics from more than 1,200 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents are carefully selected for their educational content, interest, and level of readability.
  • Sodaplay Billed as "the home of creative play," Sodaplay features the Sodazoo, virtual creatures created with springs and masses that you can adjust and play with, and Sodaconstructor, where you can create your own creatures.
  • Space Place activities for kids
  • StarChild You'll find everything (or almost everything) you ever wanted to know about the solar system, outer space, astronauts, and NASA.
  • Surfing the Net With Kids family-friendly website with educational and recreational Internet resources for kids
  • Totally Tessellated explores Escher's work and shows you how to make tessellations
  • UEN The Utah Education Network has information on countries, continents, venues, programs, schools, sports, news, SIRS, Wilson Biographies, WorldBook, newspaper archives, curriculum K-12 and more.
  • UEN K-12 Educator's Page lesson plans and resources to support the Utah Core Curriculum
  • UEN K-12 Student's Page homework help, educational TV, and Internet safety links
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service the endangered species program
  • World Encyclopedia and Country Information
  • Write Stuff Visit this site to explore career opportunities in writing, learn about basic research and writing techniques, and try activities and strategies for developing writing style.
  • Your Science Fair Project Resource Guide This information-rich website includes links to sample projects and dozens of science-oriented Internet resources.