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Corpus Christi, TX 78401

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Quick Facts

50 States

Get the basics from all 50 states such as climate, maps, economy, nicknames, populations and more.

Britannica Internet Guide

You can retrieve some basic information from Britannica, but an online subscription is necessary.

Encyclopedia Guide/Black History

The Encyclopedia Britannica includes a timeline of black history dating back to 1517 and contains major points in history.

Fact Monster

This site covers math, science, people, government and even has games and quizzes.

Homework Spot

This extensive site lists resources for elementary and middle school homework, plus online exhibits and field trips.

IPL Youth Division

IPL has various links on art, sports, health, and a reading zone.


A general web site created by librarian that contain several web sites on various subjects.

Old Farmer's Almanac

"The Old Farmer's Almanac has published useful information for people in all walks of life: tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise tables and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who don't like the question of weather left up in the air."

Texas Treasures

Learn about Texas history, flags, maps, constitution, and famous Texans.

World Factbook

Contains all the flags of the world, information on every country including background information, maps, people, government, and the economy.


Biography on A&E contains over 25,000 lives from actors to famous novelists and writers.

Biographical Dictionary

"This dictionary covers more than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day."

Presidents of the United States

Find information about past presidents of the U.S.

Your Health and Fitness


Body and Mind includes sections on illnesses, fueling up your body, and some survival skills for healthy living.

In the Mix

This site talks about the bad effects of smoking.

International Food Information Council

Here, get the top 10 tips for healthy living and physical activity.

Kids Health!

Lots of information on all health issues such as illnesses, recipes, dealing with feelings, some medical terms, and a "Girls Only" section.


Any Day in History

Find historic events in history by selecting specific dates.

BBC for Kids

The BBC covers World War I at a secondary level, the Vikings, the Romans, a walk through time, and historic figures.

Ben's Guide/Government

Benjamin Franklin teaches you about the government by grade level. Learn about our nation, the branches of government, citizenship and historical documents such as the Gettysburg Address and The Bill of Rights.

This Day in History

This site provided by the History Channel, gives you events that happened on a particular day.


Fact Monster includes historical events from 1900-present divided by the year. See what happened in history in a specific year.

The History Channel

Covers people in history, what's on TV, and also a great History of the World Timeline dating back to 401BC.

Ice Treasures of the Inca

Learn about the climb of Mount Ampato from archeologist Johan Reinhard.


PBS online covers history from the ancient world, U.S. history, and world history.

Math & Science

A+ Math

A variety of games here to develop your math skills. Use flashcards, games, or a math word find puzzle.

Constellations and Stars

Here you can view the distance of the stars, other names they have, constellations and their positions in the sky.

Cool Math

This site contains jigsaw puzzles, math games, geometry, fractions, and brain benders.

EE-Endangered Species

EE includes endangered species list, and extinct species, and facts, data and pictures.

Flash Cards!

No need to make flashcards, use this site to test yourself.

Math2 org

This site is a little more advanced. It includes algebra, geometry and trigonometry functions.

Math made Fun

Great math resource for kids.

Measurements Converter

You can convert time, temperature, area, speed, pressure and others with this site.

Science Projects

Edible/Inedible Experiments

Learn different experiments from several branches of science including chemistry, physics, and math.

IPL Kidspace Science

This is the first place to check when doing a science project. Here, you can get ideas, learn the steps, and find out what makes a successful project.

Science Explorer

Science projects from a periscope to a hoopster.

School for Champions

Here you can find a few physical science experiments with matter, fluids or static electricity.

Other Helpful Links

Anne Frank Center Online

This non-for-profit web site is dedicated to providing educational resources to students about the powerful memoirs of Anne Frank's diary.

Ask Jeeves

"Ask Jeeves for Kids is a fast, easy and kid-friendly way for kids to find answers to their questions online."

Children's Literature Web Guide

You can find information on various authors on this site such as Judy Blume, Eric Carle, and Betsy Byars.

Earth Cam

Find cameras all over the world. You can see what's happening on the busy streets of New York.

Kids' Search Tools

This is a great search tool for looking up words, finding information in an encyclopedia or searching for a web site.


Get the latest on earth, the moon, mars and beyond!

Poetry for Kids

Read all types of poems entered by various students, you can also enter your prize poem to contests, or publish your poem online.

Pratice Tests

Practice TAAS

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