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Almanac


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fast facts
lists of information
information about last year

fastest, tallest, coldest...
World Almanac for Kids Online
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids

Fact Monster Almanac Search Page

Atlas

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maps
locations
latitude & longitude

information about people,
, countries,
land around the world
Yahoo! Kids' World Factbook

National Geographic Kids **World Atlas**

National Geographic Kids **USA Atlas**

Fact Monster World Atlas

Download GOOGLE EARTH on your computer

Dictionary

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word definitions
pronunciation
spelling
example sentences
Merriam Webster's **Word Central** Online Dictionary

Yahoo! Kids' Online Dictionary

Fact Monster Dictionary Search Page

Encyclopedia

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general information
photos, diagrams
Kids Britannica Encyclopedia
(before you search, choose
"Student Encyclopedia (ages 11+)"
or "Children's Encyclopedia (ages 8-11)"

Simple English Wikipedia
(a version of Wikipedia for kids and ESL learners)

Yahoo! Kids' Encyclopedia
(Columbia Encyclopedia)

Fact Monster Encyclopedia Search Page

Thesaurus

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synonyms=words with similar
meanings

antonyms=words with opposite meanings
Merriam-Webster Online Search
(Select "Thesaurus" when you search)

Thesaurus.com