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Arts & Crafts

Unlike the other websites on this resource page these websites are intended more for parents to find creative projects than for children.

TinkerLab (http://tinkerlab.com/): Tinkerlab is a hub for celebrating child-directed projects that value process over product.
The Chocolate Muffin Tree (http://www.thechocolatemuffintree.blogspot.com/): Growing a Creative Life with kids of all ages...

English

BiblioNasium (http://biblionasium.com/): Kids connect with friends, parents and teachers to share and recommend their favorite books. They can setup virtual bookshelves, catalogue books, and track their progress.
Rutgers’ Riot (http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/lib_instruct/riot/): Take this interactive tutorial created by Rutgers University to learn about various aspects of the research process.You can select specific modules to help with your individual needs. The five modules are: (1) Selecting a Topic, (2) Finding Sources, (3) Selecting Keywords, (4) Identifying Citations, and (5) Evaluating Sources. These tutorials were designed for Rutgers’ students and therefore some of the resources discussed, such as RefWorks, are not available through North Shelby Library.
EasyBib (http://www.easybib.com/): Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles.

Fun Stuff

Dav Pilkey's Extra Crunchy Website-O-Fun (www.pilkey.com): Meet Dave Pilkey in comic book form! Explore his books, videos, games and book app! Be sure to check out "Fun Stuff" for more activities and silly facts.

History

Google Cultural Institute (http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/) The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions of artifacts from multiple partners, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual museum. Please be advised this website contains mature content and parents may wish to view the material before their children.
Smithsonian Education (http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/): Explore, Discover, Learn: Art and culture, history and travel, science and nature. Explore all the Smithsonian has to offer at Smithsonian Students.
Digital History (http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/): Enhances American history teaching and research through primary sources, an online textbook, extensive reference resources, and interactive materials.

Miscellaneous

DIY (https://diy.org/): Become a Maker. DIY is a club for Makers to earn Skills. DIY Makers do challenges, share their work with the community, and earn patches for the Skills they accomplish.

Kids Guide to Electrical Safety 
https://www.saveonenergy.com/kids-electrical-safety-guide/

North Shelby Kids Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/northshelbykids/): Start following North Shelby Kids for book lists, literacy ideas, arts & crafts we love, updates on new books we’ve added to the department and more.

Sheppard Software (http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/): Hundreds of fun educational games and activities for kids to play online. Topics include math, geography, animals, and more.

Postcrossings (http://www.postcrossing.com/ ):A postcards exchange project that invites everyone to send and receive postcards from random places in the world.

School Related

B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper (www.bjpinchbeck.com): One of the oldest and broadest directories of carefully chosen web sites for students, this father-son collaboration is a "go-to" destination for anyone with homework to do, a research or science project, or any other informational need.
Common Core (http://www.corestandards.org): Devoted to the task of defining Common Core State standards, this site provides detailed detailed definitions of what students are exptected to learn. It serves as a resource to teachers and parents embarking on the education of young people, especially in the context of relevance to real-world knowledge and skills that are necessary for success in college and careers.
Fact Monster (http://www.factmonster.com/): Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homwork help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health.
Study Blue (http://www.studyblue.com/online-flashcards/): StudyBlue is your online home to store lecture notes and make flashcards. Study online and on your phone for effective, productive learning.

Science

Project Noah (www.projectnoah.org):Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.
NASA Kids’ Club (http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html): The NASA Kids' Club is a games-based Web site that stimulates children's interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by incorporating five skill levels, national education standards and NASA content.
NASA (http://www.nasa.gov/): NASA.gov brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions.
Nanospace (http://nanospace.molecularium.com/):An interactive theme park that explores the nanoscale universe of atoms and molecules through games and animations.
National Geographic Kids (http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/): Features different people, animals, and places with facts, games, activities, and related links.
Discovery Kids (http://kids.discovery.com/): Discovery Kids inspires kids to explore the awesome world around them and satisfy their curiosity with innovative games, activities, quizzes and articles.
Howtosmile.org (www.howtosmile.org): A collection of hands-on science and math activities, created by staff from science museums around the country, this website is a resource for educators, homeschoolers, parents, and anyone looking to teach school-aged children about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) using interactive, non-classroom methods.
Smithsonian Education (http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/): Explore, Discover, Learn: Art and culture, history and travel, science and nature. Explore all the Smithsonian has to offer at Smithsonian Students.
Engineer Girl (http://www.engineergirl.org/): The Engineer Girl website is designed to bring national attention to the exciting opportunies that engineering represents for girls and women. 

Social Studies

Time for Kids (http://www.timeforkids.com/): Time for Kids is a news magazine geared toward students in grades K-6.Timeforkids.com offers age-appropriate news stories.
iCivics (http://www.icivics.org/): Web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in U.S. democracy.
Seterra (http://www.seterra.net/): Seterra is a challenging educational geography game with more than 100 different exercises. Learn about countries, capitals, oceans, flags and cities in Africa, Europe, South America, North America, Asia and Australia, using outline map exercises!