Search Engines

Ask.com!
Ask.com allows you to search by asking a question and receiving a list of related web sites. (Or explore web sites in a number of "areas of interest"). http://www.ask.com/

Ask Kids
The kids' version of the popular question/answer search engine. http://www.askforkids.com/

Awesome Library
Assess to resources that have been reviewed and found to be of high quality. Selected resources must meet the following standards: child-safe links, useful for teachers, students, parents or librarians, "real stuff" (actual documents, projects, pictures, and discussion groups), current, load quickly, small percentage of dead links and best version possible. http://www.awesomelibrary.org

Education Index Education Resources
"An annotated guide to the best education-related sites on the Web." Listings are arranged by subject, lifestage and information on schools, colleges and universities. http://www.educationindex.com/education_resources.html

Education World
A resource guide for educators where you can find lesson plans, education articles, and ideas on how to include technology in your classroom, all divided into easy to access subjects. http://www.educationworld.com

Frank Potter's Science Gems
Science resources for K-16 in the physical sciences, earth science, life science, and mathematics. http://www.sciencegems.com/

Great Websites for Kids
Websites are selected by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association. Categories are animals, the arts, history & biography, literature & languages, mathematics & computers, reference desk, sciences and social sciences. http://gws.ala.org/

ipl2 : Information You Can Trust
Librarians and students maintain the ipl2's collections which arranges resources by subject, newspapers & magazines, special collections created by ipl2 and sites for kids and teens. http://www.ipl.org/

iSEEK Education
The resources are editor-reviewed content from trusted resources from universities, government, and established noncommerical providers providing assess to lesson plans, activities, school subjects and grade levels. Register to bookmark url's for storage. http://education.iseek.com/iseek/home.page

Kids.gov
Provides links to U.S. government information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and education organizations geared tot he learning level and interest of kids. http://kids.usa.gov/

Refdesk
A website that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources. http://www.refdesk.com/

Teach the Children Well
Resources selected by a teacher for students, parents and other teachers. http://www.teachthechildrenwell.com/

The Teachers Corner
Provides worksheets, lesson plans, seasonal items, bulletin boards, collaboration projects, teacher resources, thematic units and message boards. http://www.theteacherscorner.net/

For more information, contact:
Martha Eberhart, Reference Librarian
Email: meberhar@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-8733
Fax: 218-726-7481
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Duluth, MN 55812

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