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ArtsAlive.ca: Music
A fun look at orchestral music, for teachers, parents, and kids.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
Arts Alive.ca was developed by the National Arts Centre of Canada and is a wonderful site for teachers, students, and parents. It introduces students to composers and the instruments of the orchestra in a way that is fun. 11/24/03

LD Online
Site about learning disabilities for teachers, parents, and paraprofessionals.
Grades: Professional
LD Online provides information and resources on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals. 11/21/03

The Mystery Master Logic Puzzles
Handy site with puzzles and logic software for free.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12, Advanced
This site offers free Mystery Master software, for Windows 95 or above, and logic puzzles that can be printed out and used in the classroom or at home just for fun. 11/19/03

Milkweed Mania
A close look at a specific habitat.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
This informative and educational site examines milkweed plants in a backyard habitat garden to learn about the diversity of life that the plants support. Included are activities and teaching suggestions. 11/17/03

Rebuilding Iraq
A Scholastic News magazine special online report on Iraq.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
This site, part of the larger Scholastic.com, explores the issues that U. S. troops and the people of Iraq are facing as they begin to rebuild post war Iraq. 11/14/03

The Dynamic Earth
Smithsonian site for budding geologists.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
This interactive earth science site from The National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution tells the story of the earth's history through rocks. 11/12/03

Einstein Archives Online
Get inside Einstein -- an extensive library including pictures and sound.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12, Advanced
Einstein Archives Online holds an extensive digital archive of manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and film footage of one of the world's most renowned scientist. 11/10/03

Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America
The online version of the Library of Congress display.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
This site is the online version of the exhibition that is currently on display at the Library of Congress. It features the "Library's rich collections of exploration material documenting the quest to connect the East and the West by means of a waterway passage." 11/07/03

The Official Robert Munsch Website
Prolific Canadian children's author's own site.
Grades: Pre-K-2
This site includes information about children's author Robert Munsch and his books. 11/05/03

Explore Mars Now
Step right into this interactive Mars habitat.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
This site offers visitors the opportunity to learn about space sciences and technology as they interactively explore the Mars base station and rover. 11/03/03