Find information about places around the world and close to home. CultureGrams: Kids Edition includes information about countries and territories and the people that live there. States Edition includes information about the 50 states. Provinces Edition covers the 13 Canadian provinces and territories.
World Book for Kids »
Where's Guam? Get the answer to this and other questions about cities, states, countries, oceans, etc. in this online encyclopedia for students in grades two through five. You'll also find maps, including printable outline maps of U.S. states and Canadian provinces and territories.
World Book for Students »
This online encyclopedia is a great source for information on countries, states, cities, rivers, etc. Recommended for students in grades three and up.
American Fact Finder »
The U.S. Census Bureau built this site that has information about population figures, congressional districts, maps and more.
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids »
This is educational component of the Government Printing Office providing information about all three branches of the U.S. Government. Find out about how the government works, the election process, how laws are made and use the puzzles and games to enhance your experience.
CIA World Fact Book »
This is a great place to find basic information on countries of the world. Includes geography, people, communications, transportation and more!
50 States & Capitals »
Click on the state that you are interested in and immediately see an overview of basic information in hyperlinked form to more detailed stories such as area codes, biographies, border states, city guides, mottos and nicknames.
Arranged alphabetically, this site includes flags in full color and a link to country facts (click on "World Fact Book", upper left corner.)
Foreign Language Learning for Kids »
This free site offers simple games, activities, and resources for learning vocabulary in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Kids in the House »
Take an animated tour of the House Chamber, of Statuary Hall and the Capitol. Become a time traveler and find out more about historical figures and events that took place in the House of Representatives.
Map Machine »
Brought to you by National Geographic, on this site you can obtain satellite pictures of specific locations, zone into your address and view an overview of your neighborhood. Themed maps (weather, national disasters farming & natural disasters, congressional districts, population density and trip planning) are just some of the other maps that can be selected for viewing.
National Geographic Society »
The ultimate source of all things geographic which includes information on cultures, governments, beautiful photos information of people and places, world music and the latest news.
Outline Maps »
This is the perfect site to view or print outline maps of the world, hemispheres, continents, climates, the Americas and even some historical maps of the United States.
State and Local Governments »
Find information about each state’s government and major cities’ governments. Has links to other major government resources.
United Nations Cyberschoolbus »
Find out about UN member nations, explore human rights issues or play games to help you learn about the countries of the world.