Fact Monster from Information Please presents facts about the world that might be intriguing to children. A fun site to explore.
50States.com learn about each of the individual 50 states. Lots of maps, pictorials, and even a link to buying a 4 by 5 state flag.
The Library of Congress has a selection of social studies and science information. They include “Collection Highlights” and “Featured Webcams.” .
The Library of Congress’ America’s Story introduces students to to inventors, politicians, activists, performers, and facts about places and landmarks in history.
National Geographic videos, photography, animals, environment, travel, adventure, television, along with the daily news, maps, games, blogs and much more.
National Geographic Kids games, animals, facts and stories about nature.
Peace Corps allows children to explore the world and different cultures in countries where real Peace Corps volunteers serve.
Travel for Kids learn about other countries or prepare for a trip! Includes a list of children’s books associated with each country.
American Battlefield Trust provides Civil War websites for kids.