Originally created in 1997 by the first Children and Technology Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association. Currently maintained by the ALSC Great Web Sites Committee.
This is a great collection of website which are relevant and useful for children.
The selection criteria and classification of websites make this site very attractive and useful
The websites are classified and marked as
- Appropriate for PreK aged youth
- Appropriate for Elementary aged youth
- Appropriate for Middle School aged youth
- For Parents/Teachers/Caregivers
- Animal Corner!
This United Kingdom-based site includes information on all kinds of animals from elephants and wolves in the wild to hamsters and goldfish in your house.
- Animal Diversity Web
A collection of pictures and information about animals. Accounts of individual species include information on distributions, natural history, conservation, and economic importance, along with pictures and sounds if available. There are even short movies.
- Build Your Wild Self
Have fun building a wild self by selecting tails, mouths, bodies, hair and more. Find out about the animals in the New York Zoos and Aquarium.
- Care for Animals.
Learn about pets and the people who care for them at this site from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
- Exploring Nature Educational Resource
A natural science reference site for students and educators. Site includes resource databases in the areas of wildlife, biomes, adaptations, environment, trees and flowers, human anatomy, farm animals and space. Databases for younger children include fun mazes and habitats. This site helps educators with information on how to bring naturalists to your school for visits, as well as activities, nature trails and a science store from which to order materials.