Recommended Websites, A-D



Animal Diversity Web

National Aquarium in Baltimore

World Wildlife Fund

Fort Worth Zoo

National Zoo

PBS – Life of Birds

National Geographic – Animals

Oakland Zoo – Animals A to Z

Desert Animals

Sea World Animal Information Database

Animals A to Zoo – from Discovery Channels Animal Planet

ZOOM School – Enchanted Learning

Defenders of Wildlife



Art History – Resources on the Web


World Wide Art Resources – Artist Index

State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, Russia 
English Version and Russian; virtual tours

Victoria and Albert Museum 
London – extensive digital collection – searchable – use the exploring tab

search by artist, work, movement, museum

Library of Congress

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Art Museum Network 
Info about the world’s art museums – collections, exhibitions, etc.

Museum of Modern Art – MoMA 
museum and exhibit info, as well online exhibits

Louvre Museum
Paris – in English

National Gallery of Art 



A & E’s
Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present

NASA’s Astronaut Biographies

InfoPlease Biography by Category
Search more than 30,000 biographies in almanacs, dictionary, and encyclopedia

TIME – 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century

PBS Biographies
Information about the people that were the basis for PBS programs.  Can include film transcript, footage, teacher’s guide and additional resources.  Arranged Alphabetically

Women Mathematians
From Agnes Scott College, in Atlanda, Georgia.  Locate Alphabetically or chronologically

US – First Ladies
Biographies of all the First Ladies.  Arranged by Date. White House Site.

American Presidents
Biographical facts, key events of each presidency, presidential places, reference materials, links.  From C-SPAN

Biographies of Mathematicians
From University of St. Andrews, Scotland.  Select by time period, geographically or alphabetically.

Internet Public Library – Biography Resources
Links to biographical sites – with descriptions.  Can look by profession.

Women’s International Center – Biography Index

Library Spot – Biography Links
To other sites – general, by subject and ethnicity

US Congress – Biographical Directory
From 1774 to the present.  Use name, state and/or position.

US – Presidents
Biographies of all the Presidents.  Arranged by date.  White House site.

Nobel Prize Laureate – Nobel e-Museum
Biographies, speeches and other sources

Invent Now – National Inventors Hall of Fame
Biographies of inventors and inventions.  Linked to the Hall of Fame.



Biomes and Habitats – Enchanted Learning

World’s Biomes – Unversity of California Museum of Paleontology

Habitats – National Geographic



Careers and Occupations

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Annual government resource – provides training info, projections and links

Medline Plus – Health Occupations
Service of the National Library of Medicine

Military Career Guide Online
Site to information on careers in the US military

Occupational Information Network
Developed for US Department of Labor – can search by skills or job.

ASVAB Information Center
The ASVAB was developed by the Department of Defense to aide students in planning for future careers.

Career One Stop


Chemical Elements

Chemical Elements

Web Elements