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February 2004

National Mental Health Information Center
The Department of Health and Human Services site on mental health info.
Grades: Advanced, Professional
The National Mental Health Information Center provides information and resources for users of mental health services and their families, the general public, policy makers, providers, and the media. 02/27/04

The U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Education Page
Invaluable resources for a key historical topic.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
This section of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum offers resources for teaching and learning about the Holocaust for teachers, students, families and the general public. It includes a teaching guide, chronology, personal histories, lessons, and Online learning activities. 02/25/04

The Molecular Workbench
A simulation that teaches molecular structure.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12, Advanced
This project offers a molecular simulation engine for "generating model-based activities, and for annotating and sharing them among students". 02/23/04

A Tale to Be Told
A nice Web Quest on the way Into the Woods.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
A Tale to Be Told is a simple webquest, created by teacher Marcia Sullivan, for younger students that explores the folk tales of cultures throughout the world. 02/20/04

Count Us In
Basic number concepts made I-catching!
Grades: Pre-K-2
This interactive site for primary children includes math games and activities designed to help children understand basic number concepts. 02/18/04

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
A presidential library and museum, online!
Grades: 6-8, 9-12, Advanced, Professional
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum is located on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin and is part of the presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. This online collection contains research articles, video and audio clips, biographical information, personal papers and much more. 02/16/04

First Amendment Center
Comprehensive site on the Prime Amendment.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
The First Amendment Center features comprehensive research coverage of key First Amendment issues and topics as well as a library of related materials and guest analyses by respected legal specialists. 02/13/04

A cool place online for reading teens.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Teenreads.com gives teens a place to talk about their favorite books and find the hippest new titles. It includes info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. 02/11/04

Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
Internet safety on, that's right, the Internet.
Grades: Professional
The goal of this site is "to provide guidance to parents, educators, librarians, policy-makers, and others regarding effective, empowerment strategies to assist young people in gaining the knowledge, skills, motivation, and self-control to use the Internet and other information technologies in a safe and responsible manner." 02/09/04

RIF Reading Planet
Online world of books for kids.
Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
RIF Reading Planet was developed by Reading is Fundamental, Inc (RIF) a children's literacy nonprofit organization. It includes interactive reading games, writing activities, book reviews, author interviews, coloring pages, and more. 02/06/04

Teaching That Makes Sense
Free reading and writing resources.
Grades: Professional
Teaching That Makes Sense is a great resource for educators. It includes articles and downloads focused on reading and writing. 02/04/04

Technology integration ideas.
Grades: Professional
This site was created by Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Public Television to support educators in Maryland, but the lesson plans and project ideas would be useful to teachers anywhere. 02/02/04