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Privacy and Internet Safety
Teaches students online personal safety skills. From CommonSenseMedia.org
Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (FCSM)
The FedStats homepage is a wealth of information for anyone needing statistics for research papers, math practice, debate material, or geographical comparisons.
Student News Net
Child friendly versions of the national and world news, news briefs, sports, events and more.
From InfoPlease.com, Fact Monster is a one stop center for information. In addition to an atlas, dictionary, encyclopedia, and almanac, Fact Monster includes over 30,000 short biographies, math helps, geography and history resources, games and more.
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
The Great Globe Gallery
Hundreds of photos, maps, and reference resources of earth.
National Geographic Maps Online
Dynamic maps, atlas maps, and flags and facts.
Quick Maps of the World
Small GIF maps of the countries of the world are added to this site, one at a time, in order of demand.
Color Landform Atlas of the US
Each state link brings up a menu of links to maps and other online information about the state.