The Amazing Picture Machine. This web site is a filter search engine designed to make surfing safe for children, keeping out all inappropriate images. Images include topics from aircraft to architecture to animals.
The National Geographic site contains outstanding and constantly-changing interactive exhibits. Each section of the site includes educational components such as lesson plans and teacher resources.
National Library of Virtual Manipulative. This website contains a library of web-based virtual manipulative for mathematics instruction. The resources include the following: Number & Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Data Analysis & Probability from grades K to 12. This is a great resource for math teachers to integrate technology in their curriculum. This site was designed by the Utah State University with the supported of The National Science Foundation.
Illinois Learning Standards. This site covers all the Illinois Learning Standards for Mathematics
State Goal 6 – Number Sense State Goal 7 – Estimation and Measurement State Goal 8 – Algebra and Analytical Methods State Goal 9 – Geometry State Goal 10 – Data Analysis and Probability
The Computer History Museum focuses exclusively on the history of computing. It maintains a broad range of artifact, documentary and media-based source in computer history from 1939 to 1994. This website includes more than 2,000 published pages and thousands of images and documents. This site is managed and maintained by staff and volunteers at Computer History Museum. Sponsored by Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, and Macromedia.
This site covers the following learning standards for ISTE National Education Technology Standards for Students NET-S
Basic operations and concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.
Social, ethical, and human issues
Students understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.
Students practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.
Students develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity