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TEXAS  (top)
Enchanted Learning's site about Texas-Texas: Facts, Map,and State Symbols
Internet Public Library- Texas
Interesting Facts about Texas
Texas Trivia for Kids
Texas History Time Line
The Handbook of Texas Online-- primary source documents
Texas Beyond History- - Need help teaching the Texas history TEKS? Lessons on prehistoric Texas.
Texas State Symbols-learn the symbols of Texas
Texas Fun Facts
The Alamo - Take a walking tour of the Alamo or read about its defenders
Texas Historic Sites Atlas-find info about your state's historic places
Lone Star Junction- Best Texas Site as rated by the conductors of E-TRIP
The Six Flag of Texas - Lone Star Junction
Six Flags of Texas - Sam Houston State University
Regions of Texas-Facts about the regions from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Elevations of Major Cities in Texas
Explorers of Texas-Hotlist
Missions Hotlist
Texas Cities Research
TEXAS INDIANS (top)
Texas Indians
Texas Beyond History
Orrin's Website
Orrin's Pueblo Indian Fact Sheet
Texas Indian Handbook
Texas Indian Tribes and Languages
Caddo Indians
Native American Tribes - scroll down page to see links to tribes
Handbook of Texas- click on first letter of tribe in Title section
American Indian Tribes & Cultures - scroll down to Sites for Individual Tribes and Cultures
Native Americans of Texas PowerPoint
Texas Indian Tribes
Texas Indians Hot List
GOVERNMENT  (top)
Congress for Kids -- interactive, fun-filled experiences designed to help you learn about the foundation of our federal government and how its actions affect you. Although designed for students in grades fourth through high school, other students, teachers, parents, and interested citizens will find helpful, engaging activities, too.
First Gov for Kids
Kid's House-- Texas House of Representative Web Site
American Presidents-Life Portraits
How Our Laws Are Made Factual government brochure
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids- simple explanation of common American symbols 
Kids in the House-new site from the U.S. House of Representatives
The White House for Kids - visit President Bush's web site for young Americans
Build the White House Game
The New Color of Money
U.S. Treasury for Kids
The US Mint-Learn about the US Mint, play games and more.
U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing
President for a Day: PBS Kids Democracy Project 
ECONOMICS  (top)
An Introduction to the National Debt
Avatar Mall  --Learn about Economics
EconEdLink - Not Your Grandma's Lemonade Stand
Don't Buy It  - Get Media Smart
STATES  (top)
States and Capitals - A Capital Quiz and more...
Maps.com Learn and Play- online U.S. map puzzle
Ben's Interactive Games-Place the State, Connect the Dots, and more
The Fifty States-lots of information
Where is That?-learn the states
Postcards From- an informative site about all 50 states
50 US States and Capitals- great reference for fact finding
Explore the States-select a state to learn more about it
INVENTIONS  (top)
National Inventors Hall of Fame- alphabetized list of inventors
Discover Famous Inventors-Famous Inventors from around the world
Inventors and Inventions- categorized, alphabetized list of inventions
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Kids Pages- games, puzzles, and activities about patents, trademarks and copyrights, as well as stories about inventors and inventions
HISTORICAL DATA  (top)
History for Kids
America's 400th Anniversary - Jamestown 1607-2007
Dress the Colonists - Interactive website
Create Your Own Timeline - 6 events
Create Your Own Timeline - 8 events
Would You Sign the Declaration of Independence?
ReadWriteThink! Timeline Creator -
Timeline- The 20th Century  - Year by Year
Celebration Freedom-ETRIP link loaded with lots of sites and activities about our nation's beginning
Castles Hotlist
The Jamestown Online Adventure--make your own decisions
American Memory- original documents, photos, video and sound clips, maps, etc.
This Day in History-The History Channel takes you back in time
The History Place-The Civil War
The Civil War-checkout the timeline
Just Curious: The Civil War
The Civil War for Kids
Ellis Island Tour- a scavenger hunt for students
Today in History- daily listing of historical facts from the American Memory Collections (Library of Congress)
On This Day-today's highlights in history
A.Lincoln-find out all about Abe
Time for Kids  
GEOGRAPHY   (top)
U.S Landmarks
National Geographic for Kids
Library of Congress Maps
GeoSpy
Thinkfinity Continent Assembler
University of Texas Online Maps of Texas
Test Your Geography Knowledge
Mid-East Map Game
Wonder Club Maps of Texas
Online Map Game
Atlapedia Online-full color maps and facts
Find Your Longitude Game 
Maps on the Web-draw your own maps online
Geography IQ-Maps, facts, and more...
My Wonderful World - Global IQ, online games, outline maps and much more!
BIOGRAPHIES  (top)
Spectrum Biographies-with portraits
First Grade TEKS Biographies
Second Grade TEKS Biographies
Third Grade TEKS Biographies
Fourth Grade TEKS Biographies
REQUIRED STUDIES  (top)
Celebrate Freedom Week
Constitution Week
OTHER INFORMATION  (top)
World Almanac for Kids
Multicultural Websites- variety of sites to use for Multicultural studies 
Flags of the World-interested in vexillology?
Journey North- a global study of wildlife migration & seasonal change
4 2 Explore - Thematic Pathfinders for All Ages
 
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09/10/09