Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, animals, history, sports and more.
Universe of Free Resources for Grades K-5
the Internet Public Library
With links and activities related to a wide variety of subjects, the Internet Public Library’s area for kids is a place worth visiting to search or browse for information.
Find information about a variety of subjects ranging from weather facts to homework help to quizzes and games.
Kids Know It Network
This website is completely free and provides fun and interactive ways for children to learn about math, history, astronomy, dinosaurs, geography, spelling, geology, animals, chemistry, and memory. (Elementary ages)
This site is fully interactive and allows the user to sharpen basic math skills, play math-related games and explore new math concepts.
Math Playground is an educational site for elementary and middle school students where you can practice your math skills, play a logic game, and have some fun!
Go on a savings quest. Pick a character, pick a job, set up a budget, and then try to reach your savings goal. It’s a fun way to learn about budgeting and savings.
National Geographic’s site for young readers is one of the best resources for information on the Net about the world, its people, and its wildlife.
Sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History, the Ology website is a playground for children interested in all areas of science. Some of the subjects covered include dinosaurs, marine biology, genetics, and astronomy.
Almanac for Kids
A children’s version of the Old Farmer’s Almanac. Contains facts about weather, stargazing, history and more.
Visit this website to learn how to do a science experiment and to find many ideas for science experiments. All of the science experiments are rated on a scale of 1-10 according to difficulty.
Science Fair Central
Although there's lots of fun science stuff to peruse here, you'll find the meat of the matter in the Soup to Nuts Handbook written by Janice Van Cleve, author of more than forty books on science and science fairs.
of Congress presents America's Story from America's Library
The Library of Congress puts the story back in history through images of primary source documents, prints, photographs, maps, recordings and other materials from the past.
Guide to Government
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers.
Mint for Kids
H.I.P. Pocket Change is a fun, dynamic, and educational Web site developed by the U.S. Mint. Students can learn about U.S. history, coins, and the U.S. Mint.
A to Z the USA
Includes State, County and City Information; Maps, Flags, Photos and Facts; 50 States and 5 territories. This site will even provide the proper format for citing the source for a bibliography.