Search Engines

A to Z Teacher Stuff

Search for lesson plans on a variety of topics.

 

A+ Math

Includes math games, handouts, and puzzles.

 

ABC Teach

Use the search function to find handouts on a variety of topics.

 

American Memory: Library of Congress

Find primary source material.  Site has more than 7 million digital items from historical collections.

 

America's Library

This Library of Congress site lacks a search engine but has some valuable links. 

 

Ask Eric

This federally funded site includes 2,000 lesson plans.

 

Ask Jeeves Kids

Ask a question and get links to child-safe Web pages selected by the Ask Jeeves staff.

 

Awesome Library

All sites included are reviewed and organized by topic.

 

BBC Online

The official site for a TV station in England. Contains many topics related to education.

 

Berit's Best Sites for Children

Use the search tool or click on the themes links for child-safe sites.

 

Blue Web'n

Search by subject, content area, or grade level.

 

CyberSleuth Kids

Search for child-friendly sites, lesson plans, or clip art.

 

Discovery

Discovery Channel's site contains educational information for kids.

 

Education Place

Houghlin Mifflin's site doesn't have a search function but offers resources for educators, including a database of book activities.

 

Education Planet

All sites are reviewed by educators. Has a keyword search and subject listings.

 

Enchanted Learning

Scroll to the bottom to use the search function.

 

Exploratorium

This site has links to fun activities.

 

Fact Monster

Find encyclopedia articles on your topic.

 

FunBrain

Search for online educational games.

 

How Stuff Works

Sites provides clear, concise descriptions on how stuff works.

 

Kids Click!

A search engine created with input from librarians. Click on links at the top of the page to search for sound or image files.

 

Kids Space

Stories and other works created by children.

 

Librarians' Index to the Internet

These resources have been reviewed and recommended by librarians.

 

MarcoPolo

Search the site for educational resources provided by the company's partner institutions.

 

NASA

Explore NASA's site for video and images relating to space.

 

Open Directory Project

Kids and Teens section of Open Directory Project's site. These sites are compiled by people concerned with child-safe resources.

 

PBS Online

PBS's site with sections for teachers and children.

 

Pics4Learning

Has copyright-free images on various topics.

 

Pro Teacher

Sites organized by a subject directory.

 

Quia

Search for educational games, activities and interactive quizzes.

 

Scholastic Teachers

Search by grade level or keyword. Includes information on books and authors.

 

SuccessLink

Search for lesson plans aligned to the Show-Me Standards.

 

Surfing the Net with Kids

This site has safe links for students.

 

The Gateway to Education Materials

Search for curriculum units and lesson plans on this government-sponsored site.

 

Thinkquest

Lessons submitted by students on a variety of topics. All submissions are reviewed.

  

Wired Kids

Search site by age group and/or category

 

Yahooligans

Child-safe search engine covering a variety of topics.