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Databases Especially for Kids

America the Beautiful
Explore the history, geography, economy, culture, government, and cities of the United States, U.S. territories, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico using interactive maps, articles, games, and more. Aimed at elementary and middle school-aged children.
Lands & Peoples
Countries, cultures, and current events of the world are examined in this resource intended for middle school and high school students.

Websites for More Information

  • Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
    Whether you are in Kindergarten or Twelfth Grade, this web site will guide you through aspects of our federal government, from its structure to its lawmaking processes.
  • CIA World Factbook
    Find out geographical, cultural, governmental and historical information about the countries of the world through maps and extensive facts.
  • Eyewitness to History
    Look at important events and discoveries of the 20th century. Each event includes photographs and images of documents.
  • Social Studies for Kids
    Discover lots of links to useful information on a variety of social studies topics.
  • Time For Kids
    Read about current events in the nation and the world in this online magazine.
  • U.S. Census State Facts for Students
    Click on the map to get a state's capital, Date of Statehood, Flower, Tree, Bird, plus population figures.