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Intermediate Student Links
Search Engines
 
Yahooligans - lots to do here besides search!
Ask Jeeves for Kids - search, get homework help, play games and view new resources.
KidsClick! - lots of ways to search using this page.
ThinkQuest - a site created by students, and lots of categories to search.

Homework Help
 
Awesome Library - has lots of information about lots of different subjects. Help with spelling, math, social studies, science and more. There are games, projects, authors sites and much more. A fabulous site!
Factmonster - easily accessible reference desk complete with atlas, dictionary, encyclopedia, almanac and homework centre. There are links to special features, gams and quizzes, and cool stuff. Another terrrific site!
Research Quest - A pdf page with instructions on how to do research.

Book Bin
 
Online Book Club - this site is offered through the Calgary Board of Education. Find the books for your age group or interest. Read about your favourite authors. Read reviews by kids like you!
Author Sites - This site is loaded with author page links! The alphabetical listing makes it easy to find the author you are looking for. There are links to author interviews plus a dictionary about how to pronounce an author's name!
Scholastic Canada - Look for books, play games and meet your favourite authors!
Kids on the Net - a site filled with things to do. Make your own submissions or explore the Kids' Castle.
Owl Kids - There's a calendar, e-cards, World Watch and loads of fun stuff!
Giggle Poetry - This site has lots of poetry to read and activities to do. Have fun!
Poetry 4 Kids - A new poem every day, vote for your favourite! Lots to read and do!
Random House Kids - Look for Star Wars, the Five Ancestors, Edge Chronicles activities, author websites and more!
Dav Pilkey - Dav Pilkey's page has games, author information and news about upcoming books!
Harry Potter - The official Harry Potter Site
Kenneth Oppel - The official Kenneth Oppel site with links, book info, and more.
Cornelia Funk - The official Cornelia Funk site with games, and author information.
Gordon Korman - The official Gordon Korman site with book and author information as well as upcoming books.
Judy Moody - The official Judy Moody site with fun stuff to do and information about the books and creators of Judy Moody.
Lemony Snicket - The official Unfortunate Events site with book information, videos and games!
Roald Dahl - Roald Dahl's crazy site with author information and games.

Sports Fans
 
Hockey Fans - This is the official site of the Vancouver Canucks. Read about your favourite players, check out their schedule, read the latest team news! There are also links to all the other NHL teams, plus links to some NHL players' pages.
Football Fans - This is the official site of the BC Lions. Read player profiles, find out when they play, check out the history of the team and enter the Fanzone which features a kids' zone. There is also a link to the CFL where you can access stats and all the other teams!
Baseball Fans - The is the official site of the Toronto Bluejays. Watch video highlight clips, find the schedule, team roster, stats and more. There is a Kids' Club area and links to all the MLB teams.
Basketball Fans - The official site of the Toronto Raptors. Read the latest news, history and player bios. Check out the stats and season schedule.
Olympics - The official site of the Canadian Olympic committee. Team bios, links to Olympic history and other Olympic sites through the Youth link. A place to view the medal count.

Interesting Stuff aka Non-Fiction
 
National Geographic Kids - This site is loaded with things to do. Read stories, watch videos, play games, activities to do or just browse through and learn about some amazing animals.
Guinness World Records - Look for all your favourite online!
Owen and Mzee - Check out the amazing friendship of this unlikely duo!
Dino Dictionary - A site filled with information about these extinct creatures.
Insectclopedia - Scan the alphabetical list to find the insect you want to see and know more about.
Kids' Planet - A site devoted to endangered animals around the world.
Sea World - The Fun Zone has safari games, colouring pages, lots of information about wild animals and Shamu TV.
The Adventures of Herman - Learn all about worms with this animated, but true fact site.
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