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Recommended Web Sites

  • Latin American Network Info. Center
    • LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America.
  • Ben’s Guide to Government for Kids
    • This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers that will teach how our government works. The site is created by the U.S. Government Printing Office.
  • Map Machine
    • Brought to you by National Geographic, on this site you can obtain satellite pictures of specific locations, zone into your address and view an overview of your neighborhood. Themed maps (weather, national disasters farming & natural disasters, congressional districts, population density and trip planning) are just some of the other maps that can be selected for viewing.

Complete list of Geography & Government web sites.

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Books

Time Run President

Time for Kids World Atlas
J 912 T48202 2011

See How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election schemes, and the Race to the White House
By Susan E Goodman
J 324 G624s 2008

The President, Vice President and Cabinet
By Elaine Landau

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Databases

Help Title Description Grade Level
Britannica Help Britannica Online School Edition PreK-8, a favorite with educators with content for both elementary and middle school students, also includes the Britannica Learning Zone, a PreK-2 interactive learning environment. K-12+
Funk & Wagnalls Help Provides access to over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering an array of topics along with various images and brief biographies. 1-12+
  Live online homework help, skills building, writing assistance, and a Study Suite contains powerful assessment and learning tools. Students can also form study groups to work on class projects. K-12
  This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12. K-12+

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