- Click on Animals and Plants, or type in the name of an animal to get animal pictures, maps, and
information about animals of the world. (You will need your
Sonoma County Library card number to reach this from home.)
- Excellent, detailed information about cells, with photos.
Wildlife Federation/Ranger Rick Zone
- For younger children.
- From the University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology. Has a handy
search box to search for animals, and articles are rated with stars.
Uses the latin names of animals heavily.
Page from Multnomah Library
- Great homework site's animal links.
- The Children's Butterfly Site
- Learn about butterflies and moths.
Geographic's Animals and Nature
- Animal information from National Geographic. Some pictures,
citations to videos and articles in the magazine.
- Pet breeds and general information on animals. Lots of links
but not very well-organized; many commercial links to products
Threatened and Endangered Species
- The Red List of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
- Student Research Center (click on Biographies or type a name to search)
- You need your Sonoma County Library card number to reach this from
- You need your Sonoma County Library card number to reach this from home.
Americans in History
- Over twenty short biographies of important African
About Authors and Illustrators
- Connections to over 400 author information pages.
of the United States of America
- Very brief biographies of famous people past and present.
From The Biography Channel.
of Western Women
- Brief biographies or links to other sites with information
on western women.
Web Guides by the Library of Congress
- Includes photos and links for
and other notable people in US history, including:
of the Millennium
- Explorers' Hall of Fame, explorer quiz, links to other sites. From the ThinkQuest library of projects by students for students.
An Ongoing Voyage
- Exhibit raises the question "What was the effect of Columbus's
1492 voyage on the Americas throughout the Western Hemisphere?"
- Brief biographies of explorers from A to Z.
Public Library links for explorers
Women of Past and Present
- Biographies of important women indexed by name and by field of
Years of Women in Science
- Over 125 brief biographies of women scientists.
First Ladies of the United States
- Even the most obscure first ladies get the royal treatment here.
of Women Mathematicians
- College students organized this site of women mathematicians alphabetically
of Western Women
- Brief biographies or links to other sites with information on western
Missions Studies Association
- Great links to stories, school projects, web sites for each mission,
bibliographies and more. There is a page for
Projects by and for Young
Scholars which has links to school projects.
Spanish Missions of California
- Created by a couple of high school students, this site has good
links to both books and other web sites.
California Mission Internet
- Created by a fourth grade class in a California school, this
site was created for kids and teachers.
California Missions Interactive
- A bicycling tour of the missions with web pages for each site
and questions from California fourth graders.
Learn About Native
- Click on the map to find out more about the people of each region.
Native Americans - Internet Public Library
- Links to several top-quality web sites selected for the Internet Public Library.
Indians search on Internet Public Library
- Links to several top-quality web sites selected for the Librarians'
Internet Index and Internet Public Library.
of California Indians
- From the San Diego State University Library. Starts with A - C. Click the letter ranges on the left to see entries for the rest of the alphabet.
Gallery 1 - Photo Gallery 2 - Photo Gallery 3
- Photos of cultural and historical value of Northern California
Indian tribal groups, on the Northern California Indian Development
Council's website. They also have some great
sound files of traditional
Karuk songs. The main
NCIDC website has links to information
about tribal business, maps of related areas and tribal groups,
and links to other sites relevant to California Indians.
- Some nice photos of beautiful California Indian basketry.
of Northern and Central California Indians
- For upper grades. An excellent resource for finding books and
maps about specific tribal groups
Countries of the World
- Photo Gallery, Recipe Collection, database of Famous People, and Data Tables.
Read topics, explore maps and flags. (Sonoma County Library card required to use this from home.)
Page from Canton Library
- Facts, foods and flags from countries around the world.
- Countries and cultures from around the world.
at a Glance
- From the United Nations CyberSchoolBus - information on each
country you select. You can also play
Flag Tag at
this site - name the flag or the country.
States of the United States
- Reports include maps, flags, symbols, and timelines, plus sections on history, economy,
geography, population and more.
- From the Internet Public Library - state report information,
very basic facts, flags and maps.
50 States of the United States
- State information, free catalogs, songs, cartoonists, penpals,
lots of information arranged by state.
Landform Atlas of the United States
- Great maps of the states; satellite images and shaded relief
- This online site provides a way to request free maps, guides
and brochures be sent to you, covering travel sites within continental
North America (that includes Mexico, Alaska and Canada as well
as the United States). Might be useful for those school reports
on the states.
- From Multnomah Public Library.
A Sampler From Around the World
- From the Scholastic site.
Around the World
- The Yahooligans! list of Holiday sites from around the world.
Holidays from KidsClick!
Thanks to all the Sonoma County Children's Librarians
who contributed websites for the homework pages.