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http://nobelprize.org              Nobel Prize                 Public      General
                                                                                                         4.0 4.4 4.9                                4
                                                                                                                                                                   There are education games based on Nobel Prize literature.
                                                                                         collection
                                                              Teachers,                   Content                                                                  Excellent repository of video-based resources (+ worksheets + lesson
www.evideo.edu.sg/                 Evideos                                 General
                                                                                                         4.7 4.5 3.9                                4 ideas) for a range of subjects including other languages.
                                                              Students                   collection
                                                                                          Teacher                                                                  Teachers can access information on technology used in teaching and
www.moe.gov.sg/edumall/            EduMall                    Teachers     General
                                                                                                         4.4 4.6 4.1                                4 learning. There are an online forum and free digital photographs.
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                                   Smithsonian Nat'l Museum                               Informal
www.mnh.si.edu                     of Nat. History
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                                                                                                                                                                   Lots of information available to the surfer.
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www.loc.gov                        Library of Congress         Public      General         RAND
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                                                                                                                                                                   Webcast available & "Ask a Librarian". Site map on the first page.

                                                                                          Learning                                                                 There are media clips, games, mock exams & chat room. Background &
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/             BBC Schools                 Public      General
                                                                                                         4.0 3.5 4.3                                4 colors can be changed. Accessible to disabled people.
                                                                                          activities
www.afrigeneas.com/links/#fp African-American                  Public
                                                                          Sociology,
                                                                                        List of links
                                                                                                                                                                   Links to other similar websites in other states in USA & other countries.
oc                           Genealogical Res.                             Culture                       4.0 3.0 3.3                                3 "Correct a URL" can be made on the website.
                             IROn-line                                                                                                                             Each resource has a different look & feel. Most of the resources can be
www.moe.gov.sg/edsoftware/ir                                  Teachers     General      Instructional
                                                                                                         4.0           3             3.1            3 downloaded. There is a feedback form.
                             (Interactive Res)
                             Schools Video                    Teachers,                Learning actv /                                                             Rich repository of video resources done by students and teachers. The
www.evideo.edu.sg/sva/                                                     General
                                                                                                         3.7 3.5 2.7                                3 website is done by students.
                             Awards                           Students                 Content Colltn
www.pz.harvard.edu/History/H Project Zero                     Educators   Education
                                                                                       Curriculum or                                                               Past and ongoing projects are highlighted on the website. Upcoming
istory.htm                   Research Projects                                         Research Proj     3.4 2.1 3.0                                3 workshops and symposia info are also given.



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