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Kristine O'Connell George's Children's Poetry Corner
Children's writer Kristine George presents useful activities for teachers and librarians to engage children in poetry. 6/20/2002

9-12, Advanced
This content-rich Web site offers timely educational materials for students and teachers, along with evolution-related features. It is a companion site to the seven-part PBS series Evolution but is comprehensive enough to easily stand alone. 6/19/2002

Bill of Rights Institute Free Lesson Ideas
The Bill of Rights Institute offers a wealth of free lesson plans for teachers of history and government. 6/18/2002

Graphic Comm Central
9-12, Advanced
This site was created by Mark Sanders, associate professor in the Technology Education Program at Virginia Tech, and provides resources for teachers, students, industry trainers, and others interested in graphic communications education. 6/17/2002

Willo: The Dinosaur With a Heart
This site is a joint project of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and North Carolina State University. It explores the fossilized heart of a 66-million-year-old Thescelosaurus. 6/14/2002

KidsHub is a portal to free "interactive learning games, puzzles, and quizzes for elementary and middle school students." 6/13/2002

A Brush With Wildlife: Create a Composition With Carl Rungius
6-8, 9-12, Advanced
This site offers visitors lessons in composition and an opportunity to create an artistic composition of their own. 6/12/2002

Build the Virtual Frog
This site, presented by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been around for a while but is still useful for learning about the organs of the frog and their 3-D spatial relationships. 6/11/2002

Students, Parents, Professional
MyTeam.com is an online source for amateur sports information that includes news, tips, interactive games, message boards, and free team and league Web sites. 6/10/2002

Butterfly Cam
Third-grade teacher Karen Vitak and students of Nassau School in Poughkeepsie, New York, created this site. It is a great example of how the Internet can be used to share learning experiences with a broad audience. 6/7/2002

The Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM)
PreK-12, Professional
The Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and "provides educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites." 6/6/2002

Care for Animals
Grades: K-5, Parents
Care for Animals, presented by the American Veterinary Medical Association, teaches children about the responsibilities associated with caring for their pets in a fun, entertaining way. 6/5/2002

Grades: 9-12
Anatomia, developed collaboratively over the Internet by 15 European teachers, presents interactive lessons about anatomy and is available in nine languages. 6/4/2002

Classical Archives
Grades: K-12, Advanced
Classical Archives is a comprehensive collection of classical music that features more than 18,800 digital files and represents more than 1,300 composers. 6/3/2002