Talking Calendar Resources

Talking Calendar ~ Helpful Sites for Information

Google Safe Search for Kids
A child friendly safe search engine powered by Google to protect your kids from potentially harmful material online. The safe browsing feature allows your kids to safely surf the web with a much lower risk of accidentally seeing illicit material. 
"OneKey partnered with provides the largest database of kid safe sites. With a resource library that has the best that the Net has to offer, OneKey is the best starting point for users that are tired of looking for information on their own. Information is power and OneKey unlocks the power of the Net."
Quintura for Kids
The Quintura 'cloud' shows you keywords that help you narrow your search. Use the cloud keywords, the rotating icons, or type in your subject to find the information you need.
History Channel: The Day in History
Enter any date and check what happened on that date in history.
Academy of Achievement
The Academy of Achievement brings students face-to-face with the extraordinary leaders, thinkers and pioneers who have shaped our world.

Fact Monster
Your one stop site for an atlas, almanac, dictionary, or encyclopedia.  You can go to any main subject instantly by clicking on the buttons at the left side of the screen.

Today in History Archive
"Use one of these three options to view the 365 pages in the Today in History archive."

Those Were The Days
Click on the calendar to search your date.
Tekmom's Search Tools for Students
This is the place to go to search the Internet if you are a student.  There are search engines and references sites to help you find the answers to your questions.
Read, Write, Think Calendar
Month by month with important events.
Find information about famous people.
An Internet Search Guide for the K-12 student.
Internet Public Library Kidspace
Here is a resource developed by the University of Michigan.  Of particular interest is Stately Knowledge to help you learn some facts about any of the 50 states and Washington D.C.
Kidport is an Internet-based educational service designed to help K-8 students excel in school. It provides a unique, multi-step program to create empowered learners, not simply good students.  Select your grade, then select the subject area of interest.
You can also go to the Reference Library Index.
"Clusty is the only site to apply the power of clustering to information sources such as the Web. Clusty organizes the top 250 search results into subject folders based upon the main themes in the text of the result summaries."
Know Play?
A reference site for definitions, thesaurus, rhymes, encyclopedia, quotations, world atlas, CIA fact book, fine artists, and acronyms.
How Stuff Works
If you have a question about how something works, check here to look for the answer.  From fireworks to snowmakers to CD's to hypnosis to televisions and so much more; there are explanations here about how things work.

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