Homeschool.com’s Top 100 Web Sites

The websites listed below represent some of the best educational sites on the Internet today. Homeschool.com based the selection on the following criteria:

– Is the site educational?
– Is the site well organized and easy to use?
– Does the site make good use of the latest Internet technology?
– Is the site interesting and informative?

After reviewing thousands of websites, the following sites have been selected as Homeschool.com’s Top 100 Web Sites for 2002. These websites contain some of the best educational content on the Internet today. Almost all of these sites are free or have free sections.

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ART AND MUSIC

A.Pintura, Art Detective
http://www.eduweb.com/pintura

Art Lessons With Talent Teacher
http://www.talentteacher.com

The @rt-room
http://www.arts.ufl.edu/art/rt_room/

Art Tales: Telling Stories with Wildlife Art
http://www.wildlifeart.org/ArtTales

Arts Workshop
http://www.childrensmuseum.org/artsworkshop/index2a.html

Children’s Music Web
http://www.childrensmusic.org

Inside Art
http://www.eduweb.com/insideart/index.html

Kinder Art
http://www.kinderart.com

LouvreW3
http://mistral.culture.fr/louvre/louvrea.htm

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
http://mfah.org/

Webmuseum, Paris
http://www.oir.ucf.edu/wm/

FUN

The Art and Craft of Movie Making
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/lzone/movie/index.htm

Coloring.com
http://www.coloring.com

Cyberkids
http://www.cyberkids.com

Fun Brain
http://www.funbrain.com

It’s Your Turn Online Games
http://www.itsyourturn.com

Kids Space
http://www.kids-space.org/

Riff Interactive – Live Online Guitar Lessons
http://www.riffinteractive.com/Software.htm#

World Kids Network
http://www.worldkids.net

GEOGRAPHY AND VIRTUAL TRAVEL


Amazon Interactive
http://www.eduweb.com/amazon.html

Auto Factory Tour
http://www.ipl.org/autou

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
http://www.clemetzoo.com

Colonial Williamsburg: Electronic Field Trips
http://www.history.org/trips

Foreign Language For Travelers
http://www.travlang.com/languages

National Geographic Society
http://www.nationalgeographic.com

World Safari
http://www.supersurf.com

HISTORY

America’s Homepage: Plymouth, MA
http://www.media3.net/plymouth

The American Civil War Homepage
http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war

Ancient Egypt on the Web
http://guardians.net/egypt

Biography.com
http://www.biography.com

The Canada War Museum
http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/kidsection/cwmindexeng.html

Castles on the Web
http://www.castlesontheweb.com

The Civil War Homepage
http://www.civil-war.net

The European Middle Ages
http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/MA/MA.HTM

Family Search
http://www.familysearch.org

History/Social Studies for K-12 Teachers
http://www.execpc.com/~dboals/

Justice for Kids and Youth
http://www.criminal-justice-careers.com/crime/justice-for-kids/

K-12 Africa Guide
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Home_Page/AFR_GIDE.html

Lewis and Clark
http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark

New Perspectives on the West
http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest

The Oregon Trail
http://www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html

States and Capitals
http://www.50states.com

WestWeb
http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/westweb

White House for Kids
http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids

The World of the Vikings
http://www.pastforward.co.uk/vikings/index.html

HOMESCHOOLING

About Homeschooling
http://www.homeschooling.about.com

Autodidactic Press
http://www.autodidactic.com

Unit Study Adventures
http://www.unitstudy.com

MATH

Ask Dr. Math
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

Basket Math Interactive
http://www.scienceacademy.com/BI/index.html

Exercises in Math Readiness
http://math.usask.ca/readin/menu.html

Math Goodies.com
http://www.mathgoodies.com

Mega-Mathematics
http://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math

Web Math
http://www.webmath.com

MISCELLANEOUS

All Experts.com
http://www.allexperts.com

Babel Fish – Language Translator
http://world.altavista.com

Britannica
http://www.britannica.com

Educational Resources Information Center: ERIC
http://www.eric.ed.gov

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org

KidsBank
http://www.kidsbank.com

Merit Badge.com
http://www.meritbadge.com

Parent Soup
http://www.parentsoup.com

The Smart Guide to Financial Aid
http://www.finaid.com

Teach With Movies
http://www.teachwithmovies.org

Think Quest
http://www.thinkquest.com

Unconventional Ideas
http://www.unconventionalideas.com

READING

Audrey Wood Club House
http://www.audreywood.com

Bartleby.com
http://www.bartleby.com

I know That.com
http://www.iknowthat.com

National Scrabble Association
http://www.scrabble-assoc.com

Pink Monkey
http://www.pinkmonkey.com

SCIENCE

Brookfield Zoo: Go Wild
http://www.brookfieldzoo.org

Chem4Kids
http://www.chem4kids.com

Dennis Kunkel’s Microscopy
http://www.DennisKunkel.com

Discovery Channel: Learning Adventures
http://school.discovery.com/schooladventures

Exploratorium
http://www.exploratorium.edu

Explore Science: Interactive Science Education
http://www.explorescience.com

The Franklin Institute: Learning Resources
http://sln.fi.edu/

HowStuffWorks
http://www.howstuffworks.com

Imagine the Universe!
http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov

InnerBody
http://www.InnerBody.com

Internet Plasma Physics Education Experience
http://ippex.pppl.gov

Jason Project
http://www.jasonproject.org

Kids Dig Reed
http://www.kidsdigreed.com

Life Beyond Earth
http://www.pbs.org/lifebeyondearth

The MAD Scientist Network
http://www.madsci.org

Museum of Science, Boston: Online Exhibits
http://www.mos.org

NASA
http://www.nasa.gov

NASA Jet Propulsion Labratory
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov

Neuroscience for Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html

Ocean Planet Home Page
http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/ocean_planet.html

Resource Center for Environmental Education
http://www.edu-source.com

Searching for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
http://www.seti.org/game/index.html

StarChild
http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild

St.Louis Science Center
http://www.slsc.org

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
http://www.yucky.kids.discovery.com

WRITING

Crayon
http://crayon.net/

MidLink Magazine
http://www.cs.ucf.edu/~MidLink/

Researchpaper.com
http://www.researchpaper.com

Take Our Word.com
http://www.takeourword.com

Word Central
http://www.wordcentral.com

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