Check out the Q?rius- an educational interactive website for users of all ages. Q?rius is a first-of-its-kind interactive and experimental learning space that brings the unique assets of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History – the science, researchers, and collections – out from behind the scenes. Visitors are invited to be an active and contributing part of this dynamic and engaging community.There are resources and pages specifically direct toward families, teens, and teachers.
A 1997 Presidential Memorandum directed federal agencies to expand "access to Internet-based Educational Resources for Children, Teachers, and Parents.” Since then the offerings available on government as well as public and private organization websites has expanded. This library guide provides samples of resource available and options for discovery more. Many of these resources were developed in cooperation with teachers and are designed to meet educations standards.
These sample educational resources for K-12 are arranged in the following themes.
We would love to hear about your favorite government resources that you use in your classes, libraries, and homes. If they fit with the Kansas State Standards, we will consider adding them to this guide for everyone's benefit. Please submit your suggestions for the Educational Resources for K12 library guide to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Kids.gov the official kids' portal for the U.S. government.
The Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) makes it easier to find digital teaching and learning resources created and maintained by the federal government and public and private organizations.