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Simple Steps to Better Dental Health
Comprehensive site on dental health.
Grades: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Professional
Simple Steps To Better Dental Health offers a wealth of information about dental health to users of all ages. The Aetna Company developed the site in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in an effort to better educate the public on oral health. 01/30/04

American Journeys
American history firsthand, for middle and high school and up.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12, Advanced
American Journeys is a collaborative project of the Wisconsin Historical Society and National History Day. It provides eyewitness accounts of North American Exploration and is a great resource for students and educators or anyone who loves American history. 01/28/04

At Home With Math
Elementary, my dear math major, elementary!
Grades: Pre-K-2, 3-5
This site from TERC, a not-for-profit education research and development organization, offers free math activities for parents and their children ages 5-11. 01/26/04

Poetry 180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools
Super poetry resource from the Library of Congress.
Grades: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced, Professional
This site from the Library of Congress offers a poem to be read for every day of the school year in hopes that high schools will incorporate the readings into the school day. 01/23/04

Santa's Secret Village at northpole.com
Primary grades goodies from the North Pole (online).
Grades: Pre-K-2, Parents
Santa's Secret Village is filled with interactive learning activities as well as games, puzzles, recipes, and much more that is just plain fun for the pre-K to grade-3 child. 01/21/04

The LOC.gov Wise Guide
The online guide to the Library of Congress.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced
The loc.gov Wise Guide is a portal that makes access to the vast resources of the Nation's library a little easier to navigate. Each month some of the best resources are featured. 01/19/04

Maggie's Earth Adventures
Appealing cartoon character leads kids on educational virtual treks.
Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Maggie's Earth Adventures features animated lessons on environmental issues and interdisciplinary lesson plans for elementary and middle school. 01/16/04

FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence)
More than 35 federal agencies pooling education resources in one place.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Professional
FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence) is the result of more than thirty Federal agencies working together to make hundreds of Federally supported teaching and learning resources easier to find. 01/14/04

The hottest education site-builder around.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
The word here is not content, but rather CONCEPT! This is the ultimate education site promotion tool. This semi-annual competition is open to students and their teacher-coaches from anywhere in the world. 01/12/04

Teachers' Domain
Boston's WGBH produces a site for science teaching.
Grades: Professional
Teachers' Domain, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, provides a free multimedia digital library of k-12 resources for science teachers and students. It includes a collection of classroom ready resources, multimedia lesson plans, and professional development resources. 01/09/04

Wyland Ocean Challenge: "Clean Water for the 21st Century"
Art & science meet in K-6 ocean project.
Grades: Pre-K-2, 3-5
This site developed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD) and marine life artist Wyland offers an interdisciplinary K-6 art and science program that explores adaptations, water cycles, and environmental stewardship and conservation. 01/07/04

Book Discussion Guides
Discussion guides to popular young readers' titles, plus good links.
Grades: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
This site, from the Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon, features a large collection of book discussion guides for all grade levels. 01/05/04