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Tree House Weather Kids
Helps young people understand such things as why the weather changes, how we predict the weather, and how weather causes great destruction.

Riding the Winds with Kalani: A Weather Adventure
This website is for K-2 students and teaches the concepts of temperature, clouds, precipitation and basic earth movements.

Secret Life of Trees
Learn all about the parts of a tree and why trees are important to us!

All-Star River Explorers
Join famous North American river explorers as you learn about what rivers are, how they form, and why they are so important to us.

Great Corn Adventure
Zea Mays explains the importance of corn, how it grows, and its thousands of different uses.

Out on a Limb
It's not easy to get along. Help Maria and her friends solve their problems peacefully.

Dr. Arbor Talks Trees
Dr. Arbor teaches all about trees!

Business of Babysitting
Want to start your own babysitting business? Visit this site to learn what you need to know to become a great babysitter!

Animals Past and Present
Lessons for elementary students about what happened to dinosaurs, and what animals lived in Illinois 65 million years ago, 10 million years ago, and today.

My First Garden
Learn how to plan, nurture and enjoy the benefits of a beautiful flower or vegetable garden.

Healthy Hopping
Jumping rope is fun and good for you, too! Learn nine different single rope stunts along with jump rope rhymes and games.

Schools Online
Wonderful interactive curricula for students about a variety of science and social studies topics.

Walk in My Shoes
Learn what it feels like to be older and what happens to our bodies as we age.

Sports & Nutrition: The Winning Connection
Written and designed for today's young athlete, these easy-to-use nutrition guides work well in classrooms and after-school programs.