Links to other sites with information or educational resources of interest to parents and families can be found on this page.

Connect for Kids
www.connectforkids.org
Connect for Kids is a virtual encyclopedia of information for adults who want to make their communities better places for kids.

Early Childhood Educators and Family Web Corner
www.nauticom.net/www/cokids/
Provides parents and early childhood educators with activities for children, resources, mailing lists, and discussion groups.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
www.epa.gov/safewater/kids/
The EPAís Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water has compiled resources especially for kids to learn more about drinking water through activities, games, experiments, and art.

Explorations
www.explorations.org
A site that supports the magazine entitled Explorations, and provides online activities for the entire family.

Family Education Network
www.familyeducation.com
Provides parents with the information and resources they need to actively participate in their children's learning process.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
www.ed.gov/free
Provides links to Financial Aid and The White House for Kids sites. Also includes EnviroMapper, which lets kids create their own maps. More than 30 Federal agencies formed a working group to make hundreds of federally supported education resources available at this web site.

The Math Forum
www.forum.swarthmore.edu/
The Math Forum provides model interactive projects, math-related web resources, and online discussion opportunities for parents, students, and teachers.

The National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education (NCPIE)
www.ncpie.org/
The National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education (NCPIE) is dedicated to developing effective family/school partnerships in schools throughout America.

National Network for Science and Technology
www.ets.uidaho.edu/4-H/nnst/
Offers hands-on learning science/technology activities and resources, including an interactive cyber camp for kids where you can participate in campfire activities, building an aquarium, and more.

National Parent Information Network (NPIN)
www.npin.org
Provides parents and those who work with parents literature, on-line resources, state networks, and parenting discussion groups.

National PTA
www.pta.org
A brief "one-stop" resource for information on the National PTA. The National PTA is the oldest and
largest volunteer association in the United States working exclusively on behalf of children and youth.

Parenting of K-6 Children
http://childparenting.miningco.com
Includes math, science, and reading enrichment links as well as online games. Provides parents with many useful links and discussion forums.

Parents as Teachers National Center
www.patnc.org/main.htm
Parents as Teachers is an internationally respected family education and support program that suggests activities to encourage language development, intellectual growth, social and motor skills; and strengthens the parent-child relationship.

The Particle Adventure
www.ParticleAdventure.org/
The Particle Adventure is an award-winning site that introduces the theory of fundamental particles and forces, called the Standard Model.

Rus, the Surfin' Squirrel
www.usda.gov/rus/educate/ruskids.htm
Explore how utilities work today or go back in time to find out how rural Americans brought electricity, telecommunications and running water to their farms and towns.

Teaching Science With the Yo-Yo
www.ctucson2.com/ch/yoscz.html
This site is designed to teach students about science using yo-yos. It provides a five day lesson plan that goes well beyond teaching your students the basic physics found in the yo-yo. It actually teaches them the Scientific Method.

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