Biographies and People
Biographies especially written for kids aged 8-12.
Search over 30,000 available biographies.
In addition to searching, you can also find people by their country and state.
African American Biographies
Hall of Black Achievement
Find famous African Americans, here. A great place to look if you don’t have any ideas.
Notable African Americans
From InfoPlease, this site lists many African Americans.
Latinos in History
These biographies are short but inspiring.
There are 50 in depth Latino biographies at this site.
The Great Idea Finder: Inventor Biographies
At this site you can find inventors by using their last name.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
You can search for inventors at this site or find them based on their inventions.
In depth information on our presidents that is best for larger school projects.
White House Presidents
This site is easy to use and will answer most of your questions.
Find current and former governors for any state.
Geography: Countries, States, and Flags
Find Latitude and Longitude for different locations.
Maps of countries and states.
The CIA’s World Factbook
Very detailed information about various countries.
Countries of the World
More information on different countries.
Visual Geography Series
Pictures, maps, flags, and links to different sites for each country.
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Explains how elections, citizenship, and laws work.
With easy-to-find information, this is the perfect site for state reports.
Quick facts about state birds, flags, and more.
Internet Public Library: Connecticut
New Britain's City Website
Epodunk: City-Data : New Britain
Difficult to use, but it has lots of data about New Britain.
NBPL: Community Links
Links to city services, our representatives, schools, agencies, and entertainment.
National Geographic Kids: Creature Features
Quick facts and pictures on lots of animals.
The Human Body
Bam!: Body and Mind
Information on fitness, nutrition, and staying healthy.
ESA Kids: Our Universe
NASA: Solar System Exploration
Science Fair Projects
IPL Science Fair Project Guide
Details how to plan and finish your own science project. Also has lots of project ideas from many other sites.
What Tree Is It?
This site is based on identifying trees mainly in Ohio, but still quite useful.
Arbor Day Foundation: Tree Identification Guide
This has specific trees for the Northeast, but is more difficult to use.
Eyewitness to History
Ancient cultures, the Middle Ages, and modern times.
Year by Year
Find information on any given year in history.
Amazing Americans, events in American history, the nation's states and capitals, and American sports, hobbies, pastimes, movies, and music.
Information on life, mummies, pyramids, writing and more from the British Museum.
Kidipede: History For Kids
The ancient cultures of many different countries.
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Information and pictures on Ancient Wonders.