Yearly Events - what happened by year
On This Day in History
Discover important events from anyday's headlines from 1800 to 2004.
Librarians' Index to the Internet
So organized and easy to use!
World Almanac now has available a children's version which contains lots of info and also some fun activities
Old reliable Farmers' Almanac is available online with some great features and activities.
Old Farmers' Almanac
Has a great section on biographies with ample info with just enough details and further links
Supported by Biography television series features over 25,000 bios.
These sites offer many links to either inventors or inventions.
At these sites, students can learn about any one of dozens of inventors
and innovators and their contributions.
Written by a group of professional engineering societies, this website explores 20 of the 20th Century's engineering achievements
This site from the United States Patent and Trademark Office is filled with games and puzzles for younger students to explore while learning about inventors and inventions. This site also has an area for 6th - 12th grade students with stories, facts, games, and more.