If you like to learn about all the fascinating creatures that inhabit our planet or research about one for school, this is the site for you. The best part is that each animal or insect is categorized by their habitat or the region of the world they live in, making your search quite easy.
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While learning about US geography can be fun, it can also be a little intimidating - So many States, Capitals, Rivers and the list goes on and on. This site will help you cruise though it all, in a fun easy way. And that's not all - Click on the sister sites and you can learn all about US presidents, the US government and various other Social Studies topics.
StoryNory is a great site for young kids that are just starting to read or ESL learners. That's because all their stories, which include a mix of originals and classics, have a downloadable audio option. A great resource for when you are going on that long road trip with a younger sibling in tow. Also, since a new story is posted every month, there is always something new to read or download.
At first glance, this may appear to be a rather strange site, largely because it has three disparate components - Geography, math and money. However, each one of them is incredible. Click on the first one and you will be able to test your map knowledge either on a macro level, i.e. the entire world or on a country by country level. The math area, which is geared for younger students can be used to practice all facets of the subject either online or using printable worksheets. Lastly, there is the practical component - where you can learn all about money, with Farmer John by choosing one of the three different levels.
While Astronomy is a fascinating subject it can be a little confusing. There are so many different areas to learn about ranging from Galaxies to the Solar System, not to mention things like dark matter and protosuns. This site will help you navigate through them with ease and with quizzes at the end of each section, you can re-enforce your knowledge before moving on to the next topic.
Wouldn't it be fun to visit some of the places or see the some of the insects and animals you study about at school? Now you can, without leaving the comfort of your home. This fun site takes you on all kinds of virtual field trips ranging from visiting Tarantulas in Colorado to the Humane Society in New York. Bon Voyage!
Primary Perspectives is an Australian radio station that is for kids and broadcast by kids. While most of you will not be able to listen to the radio live, all the content is available in the form of podcasts, which are fun to listen to. Be sure to check out the 'Diffuse the News' column, to hear some fun news broadcasts - Some new, others very familiar from your very own DOGONews!