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Reference Sites

reference sites

Almanac, Atlas, Dictionary


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Magazines, Newspapers and Current Events

Almanac, Atlas, Dictionary

American Sign Language Browser  Click on a word to see its sign.
Dictionary of Spanish  Translate words from Spanish to English and from English to Spanish.

Illustrated Scientific Dictionaries  Many different dictionaries includine astronomy, botany and landforms.

Information Please: Kids' Almanac
  Lots of facts about people, places, and more.

Know Play? Reference Lookup
  Links to online dictionaries, thesauruses, rhyming dictionary, fact books, and encyclopedias.

Merriam-Webster Online-Dictionary-Thesaurus Type in a word to get a definition or synonym. Uses the Franklin Speller.

National Geographic Maps
Search for places and print customized maps.

The Old Farmer's Almanac
Tide tables, sunrise tables, a farm, recipes , kitchen, and weather forecasts

Click on the thesaurus or the dictionary.

The World Factbook 2008 Find information about the countries of the world.

An educational dictionary-thesaurus.


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Ask Dr. Math  E-mail a question or search other kids' questions and answers.

Sea World/Busch Gardens Animal Resources  Get facts about sea animals and habitats.


Magazines, Newspapers Current Events


        National Geographic Explorer  Read articles, play games and enter contests.    

        National Geographic Kids   Read stories and play games.

        Scholastic News for Kids News, sports, games and movies

        Time For Kids. Time Magazine for kids.        

        Weekly Reader News for kids plus games, puzzles and quizzes.