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America's Story - U.S. Library of Congress: The U.S. Library of Congress site focusing on "America's Story." Sections on biographies, timelines, exploring states, sports, and music of the USA.

American Museum of Photography:History of Photography Exhibits - Daguerreotypes to Modernism>

Association of California School Administrators (ACSA): The official website for seven organizations comprising California educational administrators. Legislative news, publications, links, etc.

Awesome Library: An internet library database. It organizes the web with over 15,000 reviewed resources including the top 5% in education.

Cyberkids-OnLine: Mission is to provide a safe place for kids to chat and to post creative ideas. Segments include Kids Connect, Fun and Games, Creative Works, Cyberviews, Learning Center, etc.

Cyberspace Museum: The purpose of this online museum is to provide access to the knowledge of the wonder of the universe and the human efforts to explore it.

Discovery School: Part of Discovery Education. Offers three sections: Student, Teacher, and Parent. Homework help, resources, tips,puzzlemaker, links, clip art, etc.

Electronic Text Center [now Scholars' Lab]: An on-line archive of thousands of SGML-encoded electronic texts and images with a library service that offers hardware and software suitable for the creation and analysis of text. Housed at the University of Virginia.

Encyclopedia Britanica: Encyclopedia Britanica website.

Exploratorium: The San Francisco-based Exploratorium has over 650 interactive science, art, and human perception exhits.

Fact Monster: Kids can troll this site for facts about sports, people, science, and more. It's an atlas, dictionary, almanac, encyclopedia, and homework-help center rolled into one.

Farmer's Almanac: The classic Farmer's Almanac updated on a daily basis. Lists five-day and long-range weather forecasts, seasonal tips, and short daily radio reports.

Inventor's Museum: This museum site was developed so that people could explore the world of invention and innovation.

KidsCom: Bills itself as a safe, educational, and entertaining electronic playgound for kids 4 to 15 years of age.

Louvre Museum: Online site of the Louvre in France. Interactive exhibits to view with resources, links, etc.

MERLOT: MERLOT is a free and open resource designed primarily for faculty and students in higher education. With a continually growing collection of online learning materials, assignments and reviews, MERLOT helps faculty enhance instruction.

Museum of Tolerance: A high tech, hands-on experiential museum that focuses on the dynamics of racism and predjudice in America as well as the history of the Holocaust (WWII).

National Aeronautical and Space Agency (NASA): NASA is committed to spreading the unique knowledge that flows from its aeronautics and space research. Online site accesses relevant infformation, links, etc.

National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS): The NBPTS site explains their mission to create national standards for teachers and to establish voluntary certification. Though a work in progress, many standards have been established and are available for viewing.

National Civil Rights Museum: This site offers an interactive tour of the United States Civil Rights historical exhibits.

National Gallery of Art: Online site of the National gallery of Art. Many interactive "exhibits" to visit with resources, links, etc.

National Museum of Women's History: Online site of the National Museum of Women. Interactive activities with resources, links, etc.

New York Times Learning Network: Lesson plans for current events.

PBS Online - Public Broadcasting System: PBS uses the power of the internet and other media to enrich the lives of all Americans through quality programs and education services.

Photo Library - National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration: The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) agency site shows photos that explores nature and its wonders. Includes sunsets, sunrises, moonbeams, coral reefs, dolphins, seals, and America's coastlines.

Safe Places to Play - HUD: Spnsored by HUD, a listing of "safe" online sites for kids to visit.

Smithsonian Institution: Online site of the Smithsonian Institution. Many interactive "rooms" to visit with resources, links, etc.

Today Date and Time: What "Today" is throughout the world.

Web Whacker for Educators: Also know as "Edufly," this is an educational resource hub. A browser for Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies, History, and/or Technology

World Atlas & Map Library: Part of InfoPlease. World news, atlas. history and government, biography, sports, etc. links and rsources.