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Any kidsafe internet search engines for school projects?

My daughter is 8 and her school is starting to have them use the computer for an animal report. Does anyone know of kid friendly sites that kids can use?

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SportMama

Asked by SportMama at 8:03 PM on Apr. 8, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • safe eyes is a good thing to download on your comp you can block users from any sites w/innaprpriate content
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 8:16 PM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/

    Animals A to Z (http://www.oaklandzoo.org/atoz/atoz.html)
    Wonderful information about many zoo animals from the Oakland Zoo.

    Animal Planet (http://animal.discovery.com/)
    Includes Animal Guides and Animal cams. Also provides sound and video clips.

    BBC Animals Page (http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/)
    A searchable site with an index, and some fun features like postcards and quizzes.

    CyberZoomobile (http://home.globalcrossing.net/~brendel/)
    Scroll down and click on the picture of your animal to read more information. Includes mostly info on large wildcats.

    The Electronic Zoo (http://netvet.wustl.edu/ssi.htm)
    Select a species from the pick list, and then explore the links for your animal!

    E-Nature.com (http://www.enature.com/)
    Wow! Includes information on over 4800 plant
    muzikgrl477

    Answer by muzikgrl477 at 9:43 PM on Apr. 8, 2009

  • E-Nature.com (http://www.enature.com/)
    Wow! Includes information on over 4800 plants and animals of North America, with great features like Ask an Expert, Bird Audio, and Habitat Guides. Excellent for grades 4 and up.

    Kidsclick Animal Sites (http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/midanim.html)
    A great directory of animal sites just for kids.

    The National Marine Mammal Laboratory's Education Site (http://nmml.afsc.noaa.gov/education/)
    A great site with information on dolphins, whales, manatees, and more.

    Sounds of the World's Animals (http://www.georgetown.edu/cball/animals/animals.html)
    Look up your animal, and read what sound it makes it many different languages.

    Virtual Zoo (http://library.thinkquest.org/11922/index.htm)
    A great thinkquest project that has lots of information on different animals, pictures, and sounds.

    muzikgrl477

    Answer by muzikgrl477 at 9:44 PM on Apr. 8, 2009

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