Summer Brain Food

Summer is a great time to read and try new things – books, audio books, and internet sites. Here are some fun summer web links.

Games and more

Arts, crafts, games: IPL2–Kidspace Fun Stuff  

Pop music news, reviews, concert info, lyrics, videos, downloads, links, etc.: About.com’s Top 40 

Youth Culture Online: Spank!  

More than 50,000 lyrics by over 1,500 artists; search lyrics by artist, band name or artist/ album/song: A-Z Lyrics

Fun, games, cool links, news, and more: Cyberteens Fun & Games 

Games, satellite photos, art, stamps, ecology, and more, are featured at this official Kids Portal to the U.S. Government: Kids.gov Games

Did You Know?

From the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco: Better Hair Through Chemistry

Why do teens sleep so much? Inside the Teenage Brain 

News summaries for the day, crossword puzzles, a selective guide to the Internet, and more: New York Times Learning Network: Student Connections, Grades 6-12

A Word A Day

Everyday mysteries, portals to the world, and local cultural oddities are part of the Library of Congress site: Kids and Families

The main entry to the official kids portal to the U.S. Government: Kids.gov

Math Games

Math Playground

Resources

Student Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Rhyming Dictionary: Word Central

The main entry to Internet Public Library’s Kidspace