Rock Your Research Project

Click on a menu item below and you will jump down to internet links relating to that subject.

This page may contain links to outside sites which are educational or child-oriented, but not on a RRPS school server. The links here have been scrutinized for their grade and age appropriateness; however, contents of links on the World Wide Web change continuously. It is advisable that parents and teachers review all links before introducing to students.

Contents of this website are intended to be used for the enhancement of instruction only.           
            
MENU
  1. ANIMALS & WILDLIFE
  2. BIBLIOGRAPHY GENERATORS
  3. BIOGRAPHIES
  4. CULTURES OF THE WORLD
  5. DICTIONARIES
  6. DINOSAURS
  7. ENCYCLOPEDIAS
  8. GEOGRAPHY
  9. INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES FOR KIDS
  10. NEW MEXICO LINKS!
  11. RESEARCH TOOLS
  12. RIO RANCHO PUBLIC LIBRARY HOMEWORK RESOURCES
  13. RIO RANCHO PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S HOTLINKS
  14. SCIENCE
  15. UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
  16. WEATHER
 
ANIMALS & WILDLIFE
  1. Adventures of Herman: Autobiography of Squirmin’ Herman the Worm
  2. Animal Corner
  3. Animal Fact Guide
  4. ASPCA Kids
  5. Bat Conservation
  6. Build Your Wild Self
  7. Children’s Butterfly Site
  8. Exploring Nature
  9. Fact Sheets
  10. Kid’s Planet
  11. Kid's Corner - Animals
  12. Lincoln Park Zoo
  13. Magic Porthole
  14. Monterey Bay Aquarium
  15. National Aquarium in Baltimore
  16. National Geographic for Kids - Animal Jam
  17. National Geographic Kids – Animals & Nature in the News
  18. National Geographic for Kids – Animals and Pets
  19. National Geographic Kids - Creature Features
  20. San Diego Zoo
  21. SeaWorld
  22. Switcheroo Zoo
  23. Wildlife Conservation Society

 BIBLIOGRAPHY GENERATORS
  1. EasyBib
  2. KnightCite
  3. OttoBib - for books:  lets you enter the ISBN (international standard book number) of a book to create a full citation.
  4. Son of Citation Machine
BIOGRAPHIES
  1. Abraham Lincoln Research Site
  2. BBC Famous People
  3. Betsy Ross Homepage
  4. Distinguished Women
  5. Exploring Leonardo (da Vinci)
  6. First Ladies of the United States
  7. Happy Birthday
  8. I Was Wondering…..the adventures of real women in science
  9. Mathematicians
  10. Meet Amazing Americans
  11. Middle Ages
  12. National Inventors Hall of Fame
  13. Odyssey Online
  14. Presidents of the United States
  15. SweetSearch Biographies 
  16. Thomas Edison National Historic Site
  17. Women’s History Month
  18. Women of NASA
  19. World of Ben Franklin
CULTURES OF THE WORLD
  1. Amazon Interactive
  2. Foreign Languages for Kids
  3. Girls Incorporated
  4. Global Trek
  5. Latin America
  6. Population Clocks
  7. National Geographic Travel and Cultures
DICTIONARIES
  1. English and Foreign Language Picture Dictionary
  2. Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
  3. Rhyming Dictionary
  4. Word Central
DINOSAURS
  1. The Dinosauria: Truth is Stranger Than Fiction
  2. National Geographic Kids - Creature Features
  3. Download a Dinosaur
  4. The Dino Dictionary
  5. Walking with Dinosaurs
  6. World’s First Dinosaur Skeleton
ENCYCLOPEDIAS
  1. Fact Monster
GEOGRAPHY
  1. 50 States.com
  2. About.com Geography
  3. Altapedia Online
  4. American Memory Maps
  5. Capitals of the USA Game
  6. Census for Kids
  7. CIA The World Factbook
  8. Continents Game
  9. Countries of the World
  10. Country Reports
  11. Geographia
  12. GeoNet Game
  13. Global Trek
  14. Greatest Places
  15. InfoPlease
  16. Interactive Maps
  17. Kids Geo
  18. Library of Congress Country Studies
  19. Library of Congress Portals to the World
  20. Map Collections
  21. Map Library
  22. Map Games
  23. National Geographic
  24. National Geographic Kids
  25. National Geographic Kids - Countries
  26. National Geographic Kids – Geography Games
  27. National Geographic Kids – People & Places in the News
  28. National Geographic Maps
  29. National Park Service
  30. Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
  31. Place the State
  32. State Abbreviations Game
  33. States of the USA Game
  34. The Network Challenge
  35. U.S.A. Games
  36. United States Map Puzzle
  37. WebRangers
  38. What’s It Like Where You Live?
  39. Where Is That?
  40. World of Maps
INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES FOR KIDS
  1. Ask Kids
  2. Awesome Library for Kids
  3. encontrandoDulcinea - This web site for bilingual Spanish-speaking Internet users is a bridge for Spanish Speakers. Content from findingDulcinea has been translated into Spanish, providing Spanish language guidance to the best English and Spanish language Web links by topic.
  4. Fact Hound
  5. Fact Monster
  6. findingDulcinea
  7. Kids Click
  8. SafeSearch for Kids
  9. Sweet Search 4 Me

NEW MEXICO LINKS
  1. 19 Indian Pueblos of New Mexico
  2. Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
  3. Aztec Ruins National Monument
  4. Bandelier National Monument
  5. Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge
  6. Bradbury Science Museum
  7. Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  8. Department of Cultural Affairs
  9. Enchanted Learning: New Mexico
  10. Fort Union National Monument
  11. Ghost Towns and Mining Camps
  12. Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
  13. Great Seal of New Mexico Game
  14. Hispanic Culture
  15. Ice Cave and Bandera Volcano
  16. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  17. Kit Carson
  18. Kodak’s Balloon Fiesta Photo Gallery
  19. Los Alamos National Laboratory
  20. Mangus Coloradas
  21. Maria Martinez
  22. Museum of Natural History and Science
  23. Museum of New Mexico
  24. National Monuments Game
  25. Neighbors of New Mexico Game
  26. Popé
  27. Rattlesnake Museum
  28. Rio Rancho
  29. San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico
  30. Santa Fe History
  31. Smokey the Bear
  32. State of New Mexico
  33. State of New Mexico Index
  34. State Song (words) Listen to it in English and Español
  35. State Trivia Game
  36. Tourism Department
  37. Travel Guide New Mexico
  38. UFO Museum and Research Center
  39. White Sands National Monument
  40. Wildlife
  41. William "Billy the Kid" Bonney


RESEARCH TOOLS
  1. America's Story
  2. Fact Fragment Frenzy
  3. Fact Monster
  4. findingEducation a Community Tool for Educators, is a free tool that helps educators find the best online education resources, to manage, organize and share links with students and other educators, and to create Web-based assignments.
  5. Graphic Maps
  6. Graphic Organizers
  7. Hints About Print
  8. ipl (Internet Public Library)
  9. Kids.gov
  10. Kids InfoBits
  11. RRPS Free District Resources - Safe Search/Online Resource Portal plus resources for teachers.
  12. Research Starters
  13. Timeline
SCIENCE
  1. Discovery Kids
  2. Energy Kids
  3. How Stuff Works
  4. NASA Kids Club
  5. National Geographic Kids – Science & Space News
  6. Science Made Simple
 
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
Ben's Guide to U. S. Government for Kids
WEATHER
  1. Weather Channel Kids