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To Start the Day
General
Libraries
Arts & Cultural Resources
Social Science
Language Arts
Science & Math
Online Projects

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---To Start the Day
Nasa http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

Pathfinder - new pictures daily from the Life Magazine archives http://www.pathfinder.com/@@l6IrrQYA6uXi@JuK/Life/pictday/pictday.html

This month in history http://www.scopesys.com/today/

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---General
Web66 http://web66.coled.umn.edu/
Select Mustang: A Web Cruising Vehicle with links for Social Sciences, Language Arts, and other subject areas.

Jerome & Deborah's BIG PAGE of Teacher Research Sites
http://www.mts.net/~jgreenco/teacher.html

Berit's Best Sites for Children http://db.cochran.com/db_HTML:theopage.db

Franklin Institute Educational Hotlists http://sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/hotlists.html

EdWeb by Andy Carvin http://edweb.gsn.org/resource.cntnts.html

WWW Virtual Library http://www.w3.org/pub/DataSources/bySubject/Overview.html

Global School Network http://www.gsn.org

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---Libraries
Librarians Index to the Internet http://www.lii.org/

Refdesk.com http://www.refdesk.com/

New York Public Library http://www.nypl.org/

Berkeley Public Library http://www.infopeople.org/bpl/

Seattle Public Library http://www.spl.lib.wa.us/

Internet Public Library http://ipl.sils.umich.edu/

Public libraries throughout California http://www.infopeople.org/

Listings of libraries online http://www.ipl.org/svcs/online.html

Librarian Without Walls http://www.marylaine.com/

Part of the American Library Association http://www.ala.org/ website includes some excellent links including: KidsConnect is a question-answering, help and referral service to K–12 students on the Internet. Curriculum Connections provides links to websites that have been reviewed by the ICONnect Curriculum Connection Team of library media specialists. Kids Connect favorite websites by subject heading http://www.ala.org/ICONN/kcfavorites.html

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Librarian's Guide to the Best Information on the Net http://www.sau.edu/CWIS/Internet/Wild/index.htm

Berkeley Virtual Information Center http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Collections/

Glossary of Internet terms http://www0.delphi.com/navnet/faq/glossary.html

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---Arts & Cultural Resources
The National Online Arts & Cultural Resources has a website with links to access information about Theatre, Dance, Music & Opera, Film & Media, Visual Arts, Arts Education, Service Organizations, Science, and Writing Resources. http://www.artstozoo.org/artslynx/nlinks.htm

World Wide arts resources http://wwar.com/

The Kennedy Center's ArtsEdge http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/artsedge.html

Arts to Zoo Colorado http://www.artstozoo.org/

ArtsEdge http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/

ArtsEdge student research pages (excellent links) http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/srp.html

ArtsEdNet Getty Museum http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/

Dia Center for the Arts - check out artists' projects for the web http://www.diacenter.org/

Berkeley list of art, history, culture, science & children museums http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/subway/art.html

Yahoo listing of museums and galleries http://www.yahoo.com/Arts/Museums_and_Galleries/

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---Social Science
National Council for Social Studies http://www.ncss.org/

History/Social Studies Web Site http://www.execpc.com/~dboals/

Computers in the Social Studies http://www.cssjournal.com/journal/welcome2.html

Social Science Resources http://www.nde.state.ne.us/SS/ss.html

Greg's African American Page http://homepage.interaccess.com/~tamsgaf/aapage.htm

Horus' Web Links to History Resources http://www.ucr.edu/h-gig/horuslinks.html

The Great Globe Gallery http://hum.amu.edu.pl/~zbzw/glob/glob1.htm

Mapquest for maps http://www.mapquest.com

Citysearch for city guides www.citysearch.com

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----Language Arts
Children's Authors and Illustrators
The Children's Literature Web Guide http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/index.html

Children's Authors, Illustrators, and Series - library listing http://www.mont.lib.md.us/kidsite/authors.html

Links for Book Lovers listing of Childrens Authors and Illustrators http://home.sprynet.com/~balgassi/links3.htm

Cynthia Leitich Smith's list of authors and illustrators on the web
http://www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/auth-illA-I.htm

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Vocabulary
Internet Public Library list of English dictionaries online. Great list with descriptions. http://www.ipl.org/ref/RR/static/ref28.05.00.html

Internet Public Library list of Non-English dictionaries and translation dictionaries online. http://www.ipl.org/ref/RR/static/ref28.00.00.html

Harold's Acronym, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Online Books & Library Links http://www.harrold.org/rfhextra/library.html

Listing of online Dictionaries and Thesauri http://www.online-dictionary.net/english/

Thesaurus.com http://www.thesaurus.com/

American Sign Language Dictionary http://www.masterstech-home.com/ASLDict.html

Online translator with various language to language options http://www.dictionary.com/translate/

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Idioms
The Idiom Connection - English idioms and quizzes http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Aegean/6720/

Cambridge Dictionaries Online - type in a word from an idiom to find the idiom http://dictionary.cambridge.org

English online Idiom of the Day http://www.englishonline.net/idiom.html

Crazy English - etymology & idioms http://www.clta.on.ca/ce.htm

List of 50 often used conversational idioms http://www.aci.on.ca/lighthouse/free.html

Glossary about idioms and links to idioms on the web http://www.mcn.net/~wleman/glossi.htm

Peter's idiom collection http://home.t-online.de/home/toni.goeller/idioms/

Pictorial Idioms - idoms through pictures http://vlc.polyu.edu.hk/idioms/

English-Zone.com idioms page http://members.home.net/kayem/idioms/idioms.html

Wayne Magnuson's website on English Idioms http://home.t-online.de/home/toni.goeller/idiom_wm/

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Slang
Bay Area Hip Hop Dictionary http://www.riceplate.com/rap/rap.html

Dictionary of English slang and colloquialisms of the UK http://www.peevish.co.uk/slang/

Larry's Aussie Slang and Phrase Dictionary http://members.tripod.com/~thisthat/slang.html

The YZ's Unofficial Rap Dictionary http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/Alley/3763/rap_dictionary.html

The Dictionary of Informal, Colloquial, Slang and Idiomatic Phrases in Spoken English By Hakan Senturk http://www.geocities.com/informalenglish/dictindex.html

IPRC: Dictionary of Street Drug Slang Terms http://www.drugs.indiana.edu/slang/home.html

The College Slang Page: Da Bomb http://www.intranet.csupomona.edu/~jasanders/slang/

Slang Dictionary http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/slang/

South African Slang http://www.fortunecity.com/marina/cyprus/125/cyberbraai/index.htm

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Writing
Bookwire - book information on the web http://www.bookwire.com/

Inkspot - resource for writers http://www.inkspot.com/

Chapter Books
Monroe Public Library list of chapter books http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/childrens/chapter.html

Baker's Books list of chapter books http://www.bakerbooks.net/pick/chapter.html

Spokane Public Library list of chapter books http://www.spokpl.lib.wa.us/kids/kids-chapter.html

Boulder Public Library list of chapter books http://www.boulder.lib.co.us/youth/booklists/booklists_firstchap.html

Lodi Public Library list of chapter books http://www.lodi.gov/library/chapter.htm

Predictable Books
List of predictable books.

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---Science & Math
Links to many math Lessons

Links to many math Ideas

Links to many math Applications

Links to many math Puzzles

NASA Educational Resources http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/nasa_online_education.html

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC). ENC contains a variety of educational resources for the teaching of math and science in grades 4-12. The site includes lessons, online publications, and services. http://www.enc.org/

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). NCTM is the largest professional organization for improving the teaching of mathematics at all grade levels (K-12). http://www.nctm.org/

Math Ideas and Resources http://www.csun.edu/~vceed009/math.html

UC-Irvine's Great Science and Math K-16 Resources http://www-sci.lib.uci.edu/SEP/SEP.html

21st Century Problem Solving Word Problems across the curriculum. http://www2.hawaii.edu/suremath/home.html

Educational Space Simulations Project http://chico.rice.edu/armadillo/Simulations/simserver.html

The Math Forum at Swarthmore http://forum.swarthmore.edu/

El Niño http://www.mcrel.org/connect/plus/elnino.html

Bill Nye the science guy http://nyelabs.kcts.org/

A selection of Hurricane Tracking Web Sites. These are the "best of the best" with active hurricanes on the East and West coasts and the Gulf. These are excellent web resource training tools.

NOAA has a spiffy new tropical cyclone site - excellent super graphics, in depth graphic analysis
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphicsatl.html

The University of Hawaii - excellent site
http://www.solar.ifa.hawaii.edu/Tropical/tropical.html

Terrapin has a wonderful hurricane site great graphics - light on analysis but simple animated storm tracking
http://hurricane.terrapin.com/

NOAA National Warnings site - for all storm.
http://iwin.nws.noaa.gov/iwin/nationalwarnings.html

The Weather Underground (& University of Michigan) is a nifty site that lets you choose your favorite cities and gives you up to the minute weather data and storm warning data - With travel and family and friends - this is a neat site
http://www.wunderground.com/

For hurricanes and tropical storms (also link from University of Michigan)
http://www.wunderground.com:80/tropical/

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---OnLine Projects
Globalearn http://www.globalearn.org

Jason Project http://www.jasonproject.org/

Maya Quest http://www.mecc.com/mayaquest.html

Cityspace http://www.cityspace.org/

Tidal Passages http://www.tidalpassages.com

World Weather Watch http://youth.net/weather/

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---Technology
Tammy's technology tips for teachers http://www.essdack.org/tips/index.html

---General
Ask an Expert http://www.askanexpert.com

---Statistics
National Center for Education Statistics http://www.ed.gov/NCES/

FEDSTATS http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/stats.html

---Communities
Critical Connections: Teacher to Teacher - New York State Satellite Distance Learning Network http://connections.csnet.net

SeniorNet http://www.seniornet.org

---Departments of Education
Department of Education http://www.ed.gov/

New York State Department of Education http://www.nysed.gov/

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