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K-12 Teacher's Resources

Lesson Plans
Web Guides for Kids
General Web Guides
Fun Science Sites for Kids


Virginia SOLs (Commonwealth of Knowledge site)

Virginia SOLS (VA Dept. of Education site)

K-12 National Education Standards

NEA's Curriculum Standards links


Lesson Plans

EDSITEment (National Endowment for the Humanities)

Educator's Reference Desk

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)

Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM)

Global Schoolhouse

Lesson Plans Library - Discovery Channel

MCREL (Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning

Microsoft's Education site - Lesson Plans using Microsoft Products

NEA's (National Education Association) in the classroom

Newton's Apple

PBS TeacherSource

Scholastic Central - from the publisher


Yale-New Haven Teacher's Institute Curricular Resources (1978+)

TIP: Many web sites from museums, science centers, television networks or programs, associations and societies, and government agencies have educational sites for kids or resources for teachers, so check these out using the web guide links below.

Web Guides for Kids

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

FirstGov for Kids

Google's Directory for Kids and Teens


General Web Guides

Internet Public Library

Librarian's Index to the Internet

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature

Fun Sciences Sites for Kids

NASA's Education page - space stuff!

EPA's Environmental Kids Club

How Stuff Works - explanations of how common everyday things work

A.L.I.C.E. Artificial Intelligence Foundation - have a chat with ALICE, a sassy robot.

The WHY Files - answers scientific "Why?" questions

Extreme Science - the biggest, the deepest, the fastest, the -est! of

TryScience - a collaborative effort from many science and nature centers - lots of experiements, interactive exercises, webcams, etc.

National Wildlife Federation's E-Nature - animals!

EurakAlert! for Kids - AAAS science news updates for kids

Virtual Science Center - space and astronomy

Exploratorium - San Francisco's hands-on museum has a site

Virtual Field Trips -

Fear of Physics - watch a quarter fall from a building

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