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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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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

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


    Animals A to Z (
    Wonderful information about many zoo animals from the Oakland Zoo.

    Animal Planet (
    Includes Animal Guides and Animal cams. Also provides sound and video clips.

    BBC Animals Page (
    A searchable site with an index, and some fun features like postcards and quizzes.

    CyberZoomobile (
    Scroll down and click on the picture of your animal to read more information. Includes mostly info on large wildcats.

    The Electronic Zoo (
    Select a species from the pick list, and then explore the links for your animal! (
    Wow! Includes information on over 4800 plant

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

  • (
    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 (!/midanim.html)
    A great directory of animal sites just for kids.

    The National Marine Mammal Laboratory's Education Site (
    A great site with information on dolphins, whales, manatees, and more.

    Sounds of the World's Animals (
    Look up your animal, and read what sound it makes it many different languages.

    Virtual Zoo (
    A great thinkquest project that has lots of information on different animals, pictures, and sounds.


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

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