Field Trip Take an animated field trip to the library and learn about what you are likely to see and experience on an actual visit. This is an excellent introduction to this important community resource for young children that also explains the difference between fiction and nonfiction.
Caribbean Reef Marine Life Based on the Shedd Aquarium's Caribbean reef exhibit, the site offers snippets of information about some fascinating underwater creatures, such as green sea turtles, cownose rays, Atlantic tarpon, bonnethead sharks, and green moray eels. It is a visually pretty
Breathing Earth This fascinating flash site attempts to portray the birth rate, death rate, and amount of Carbon Dioxide produced by every country on the planet. "Mousing over" a particular country brings up that country's name and its data. One fun use of the site would be to play Geography,
Sun-Earth Media Viewer Experts warn us to never ever look directly at the sun! So the next best thing is this NASA site offering various views of the sun, taken with a variety of filters and temperature sensing equipment. Images can also be enlarged and manipulated to suit your purposes.