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Extended list of websites for K-12 students, parents, teachers,

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K-5:

 
Make or break a code at National Security Agency: http://www.nsa.gov/kids/
 
Try a disguise at Central Intelligence Agency: https://www.cia.gov/cia/ciakids/games/index.shtml
 
Test your memory at Defense Intelligence Agency: http://www.dia.mil/kids/interfacemx.html
Discover cool, scary, and beautiful things at the Smithsonian: http://smithsonianeducation.org/students/index.html
 
Meet amazing Americans and make a cartoon? Hurry-up, get in into a back-time machine for America’s story: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi
 
How well do you know Kansas History? Check out Kansas State Historical Society http://www.kshs.org/kids/
 
Learn about the US government, constitution, and symbols. Lean about http://bensguide.gpo.gov/index.html
 
Make a medal, and draw a capitol at VA kids http://www.va.gov/kids/k-/index.asp?intSiteID=2
 
Thinking about inventing something? Explore Patents and Trademarks: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ahrpa/opa/kids/special/kidtwink.html
 
You can find anything to your liking in this list of coloring books organized by the Evergreen State College: http://www.evergreen.edu/library/govdocs/coloringbooks.html
 
Wondering about what is out there? Sing a space song while making a satellite at National Reconnaissance Office: http://www.nrojr.gov./NROjr/index.htm
 
 
 
Would you like to become an earthquake scientist, marine biologist, or park ranger? Choose what you like doing at the US Department of Interior: http://www.doi.gov/kids/
 
Prepare for any kinds of disasters: tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis at FEMA kid’s page: http://www.fema.gov/kids/ 
 
Join Environmental Kids Club at Environmental Protection Agency http://www.epa.gov/kids/
Brainteasers, games, songs, jokes, and many other resources at National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/home.htm
 
Explore the whole world of science at Agricultural Research Service http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/index.html
 
 

6-12 grades:

Fun & Cool
 
A great list of web sites on science, environment, health, jobs and many other areas of knowledge:
 
Looking for arts, history, science or fun stuff? You can find anything to your liking at the official kids’ portal for the U.S. Government: http://www.kids.gov/
 
Please follow Ben to guide you through the US government, constitution, and symbols http://bensguide.gpo.gov/index.html
 
Careers
 
Planning for college? www.students.gov
 
Explore possible careers at the Bureau of Labor statistics: http://www.bls.gov/k12/
 
Become an ambassador or a diplomat http://www.state.gov/youthandeducation/
 
How about a career as an intelligence officer at CIA https://www.cia.gov/cia/ciakids/index.shtml
 
 
 
Exploring business opportunities? Check US Small Business Administration http://www.sba.gov/teens/
 
 
Environment & Science
 
Everything you want to know about environment: http://epa.gov/highschool/
 
Everything you want to know about space: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/home/index.html 
 
Find fascinating images of Earth from space:
 
Discover alternative energy resources at the Department of Energy
 
Engage in several games, quizzes and skill building about math, probability, graphing, and mathematicians http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/index.asp
 
.eere.energy.gov/kids/http://www1.eere.energy.gov/kids/he U.S. government
History
 
Sing, hear, and see America’s past from the Library of Congress: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi
 
Meet the founding fathers and sign a declaration at the National Archives: http://www.archives.gov/education/
 
Everyday mysteries, the nations of the world, places in the news at the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/families/
 
 

Parents

 
Family reading time:http://www.rif.org/parents/
 
Choosing a school, financing your child’s education, learning about bullying and school lunches, looking for homework help and many other education issues at USA.gov:
 
Expecting parents, adoptive parents, parents of teens, grandparents, and all other parents can find helpful information in parenting resources www.parents.gov
 
For grandparents raising grandchildren:
 
Play with your child using resources organized by the Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/families
 
Tips, tool kit for Hispanic families, federal student aid, news, and helping your child series at the Department of Education http://www.ed.gov/parents/landing.jhtml?src=pn
 
Planning a trip to Washington, DC? Make the best of it with Smithsonian guide to parents and grandparents: http://smithsonianeducation.org/families/index.html
 
Helpful resources, tools and skills for parents of teens at http://www.4parents.gov/
 
Need some monitoring tips? Please check parents’ place at Federal Communications Commission http://www.fcc.gov/parents/
 
What parents need to know about drugs and youth http://www.nida.nih.gov/parent-teacher.html
 
Parent’s guide to Internet safety http://www.fbi.gov/publications/pguide/pguidee.htm
 
 

Teachers/Librarians

 
Find great resources aligned to your state educational standards:
 
Looking for teaching and learning resources from various federal agencies?
Check Federal Resources for Educational Excellence with links to large collections of government or government-supported sites with eclectic educational material, grouped by subject (math, science, history, language, arts) http://www.free.ed.gov/
 
Find valuable web sites at the US government’s official portal in English http://www.usa.gov/ or Spanish http://www.usa.gov/gobiernousa/index.shtml

10 million primary sources and lesson plans for teachers at the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/teachers  

 
Territorial Kansas lesson plans from Kansas Historical Society
 
Inspiring lesson plans from the National Gallery of Art http://www.nga.gov/education/classroom/
 
Engaging teaching tools from the National Park Service http://www.cr.nps.gov/teachers.htm 
 
Looking to incorporate primary historical documents into your classes? Please visit the National Archives http://www.archives.gov/education/ and The National Archives-Central Plains Region (Kansas City) education page http://www.archives.gov/central-plains/kansas-city/education/  
 
Teaching about weather? Invite your students to go to an Online School for Weather from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at:
 
Looking for maps? Discover maps and educational resources about mapping at the Department of the Interior http://nationalatlas.gov/ 
 
Agriculture-related hot links for teachers: http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/teachers/hot%26cool.html
 
Teaching about environment? Check Environment Protection Agency’s teaching
 
 
 
Resources on Science education from US Geological Survey http://education.usgs.gov/
 
 
 

 

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