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SAFE INTERNET SEARCH WEBSITES FOR STUDENTS COMPILED BY DEBORAH JONES-ALLEN
This site is created by librarians in the Ramapo Catskill Library System, in New York, and provides a single page search system that draws from multiple databases selected by library professionals.
Instead of searching with a single word, students are encouraged to use questions in their search. Additional search categories include a dictionary, thesaurus, almanac, biography, science, math and clip art. Ask for Kids
Features animals, music, jokes, games and advertisements.
Searches and categories about governmental and non-governmental services: A safe place where kids can create, share, and learn. bensguide.gpo.gov U.S. Government Web Site for Kids and Students, managed by the United States Government Printing Office
NASA Kids Club Current news and multimedia about NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
This search site scans several popular search engines with the question and then lists the results in their order of frequency. Clusty
The Smithsonian Museums collections for kids to visit online.
The Why Files: the Science behind the News Science news stories and a Google-supported new story search feature, updated weekly, from the Institute for Science Education and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Searches for news from around the world:
A visual search engine for students that features a group of keywords, called a tag cloud, in an engaging visual display. Quintera
U.S Patent & Trademark Office Kids Pages Features games, puzzles, information and more about the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
This single site searches a variety of 22 search engines for kids, then sorts the data and combines the results into one database. Search 22
Cyber Sleuth Kids Search the Internet An internet search guide for the K-12 student, including math worksheets and holiday resources and activities.
Kid-Friendly Search Powered by Google SafeSearch
The Awesome Library organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5% in education. The Awesome Library!
The American Library Association The first Children and Technology Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children created this website, and it is currently maintained by the ALSCs Great Web Sites Committee.
KidsKonnect... A safe Internet Gateway for kids of all ages, with 427 portal pages on KidsKonnect!
From: Information Please An online almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia and with Homework Help. Fact Monster and its Homework Center have received national recognition for their unbeatable reference materials, fun facts, and homework help. Winner of the Webby Award for Best Kids Site!
The American Museum of Natural History Presents Ology! Features archaeology, astronomy, biodiversity, earth, Einstein, genetics, marine biology, paleontology, water, and zoology. Each topic offers quizzes, games, puzzles, interviews, and activities that explore information in interesting ways. Ology!
The Online Visual Dictionary This site is very cool! It is an interactive reference tool suitable for students of all ages and grades (K-12). It defines words visually and interactively. All definitions are from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
REFERENCES American Association of School Librarians (AASL) a division of the American Library Association A compilation of superior, safe childrens websites. Maloy, Robert W. …. et al (2011) Transforming Learning with New Technologies. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Allyn & Bacon. School Library Journal. (2011, September) Washington Library Media Association (WLMA) Great Childrens Websites from the Anderson Library in South Carolina