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Thursday, August 31, 2006

FirstGov for Kids

The U.S. government interagency Kids' Portal is a great place for your children or students to explore the great websites the internet has to offer.

The site was developed and is maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center. It provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.

The site is divided into educational subjects that you might have in your school. Within each subject, we have also divided the sites into these categories:

  • Government
  • Organizations
  • Education
  • Commercial

The Government sites could be Federal, State, or Military sites. Government sites generally do not sell anything. They are simply sharing information with visitors. Organization sites are developed by groups that have an interest in a special topic and they want to share their information. Sometimes these sites do sell products. Education sites are developed by schools. They can be developed by colleges/universities or high, middle, or elementary schools. These sites usually do not have products to sell. Commercial sites are developed by businesses. Commercial sites share information, but they also have products to sell.

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