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Thank you for visiting Budget Homeschool. This section of our site provides free resources for homeschooling parents and students on a variety of topics and subject matter. I hope you find these links useful.

While I do my best to keep this list as up-to-date as possible, some websites do fall by the wayside. If you find a bad link, or a link that should be included here, please let me know.

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    • Exploring Nature Educational Resourceby Sheri Amsel Ages: 4+Exploring Nature is an award-winning website with natural science content and materials for educators, students, and parents. Students can use the animal databases to research animal reports, complete homework assignments.Subjects: resource, natural science, identification, free and subscription, animal database

    • What's That Bugby Lisa Anne and Daniel Ages: 8 - 18Lisa Anne and Daniel both have Master of Fine Arts degrees from Art Center College of Design. Daniel is the Chairman .of Media Arts at Los Angeles City College. Lisa Anne teaches Photography at USC. This site is an art project.Subjects: art project, insects, images, bugs, pests, identification

    • Rainforest Animalsby The Animal Spot Ages: 5+Rainforests are located across the world, generally around the equator, between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. There are many species of plants and animals in the rainforest. Subjects: reference, resource, rainforest, animals, plants, activities

    • Penguin Scienceby National Science Foundation Ages: 5 - 18Like animals everywhere, Antarctic penguins are adjusting, or not, to changes in their habitat brought by warming temperatures. With extensive field research on their existing colonies, and a 45,000 year-old record contained in deposits of their bones...Subjects: penguins, science, video, webcam, images, climate, species

    • Electronic Zoo: Animal Image Collectionby Ken Boschert Ages: 5 - 15Among this server's Web Pages are numerous views of Veterinary Medical and Animal resources available on the Internet and beyond. See What's New and be sure to visit this week's best animal-related Web site, the Pick of the Litter.Subjects: links, wildlife, videos, art, learning, fun, activities

    • Animals On Our Web Site by Saint Louis Zoo Ages: 6+ The goal is to describe the Zoo, its animals, and its programs in a way that makes your visit more enjoyable and your learning experience more complete. Through words, maps and photos, the site represents a commitment to provide information...Subjects: animals, links, kids, learning, fun, events

    • Moo Milkby Margo Souza Ages: 8 - 19In many cultures of the world, especially the Western world, humans continue to consume milk beyond infancy, using the milk of other animals (especially cattle, goats and sheep) as a food product. For millennia, cow's milk has been processed into dairy...Subjects: milk, tours, recipes, teachers, fun, learning, facts, games

    • Animal Photo Galleryby Smithsonian National Zoological Park Ages: 6 - 15Take a virtual visit to the National Zoo by exploring the photo galleries. You can also learn about many of the species from all over the world found here at the Zoo.Subjects: photos, zoo, animals, science, learning, fun, observations

    • For Kids: Be A Junior Rangerby Yellowstone National Park Ages: 4+This page is not just for kids (there's a little Teacher Stuff at the bottom)! Ever seen a Mooselope? How about a Bighorn Bison? Play the Antler/Horn Match Game and see what kinds of strange creatures you can make. It's good fun for everyone.Subjects: games, interactive, activities, fun, learning, adventure, teachers

    • The Squirrel Placeby Dennis Owca Ages: 5 - 10The tree squirrel is a very special animal. It is one of very few wild animals that have adapted to humans and learned to coexist with man. It can live on both natural foods and hand outs. The squirrel is an acrobatic wonder to young and old.Subjects: squirrels, history, games, movies, photos, activities, interactive

    • Resource Library -- Polar Bearsby National Geographic Education Network Ages: 5 - 17Global warming has shortened the ice season in the Arctic, and the white bears of Canada's Wapusk National Park are feeling the heat. The online feature for this article includes an excerpt, photo gallery, multimedia, and more.Subjects: polar bears, learning, articles, maps, photos, fun

    • Movies of Jumping Spider Courtshipby Wayne Maddison Ages: 5+Jumping spiders have excellent vision, and their intraspecific communication therefore has a heavy visual component. One of the most diverse and elaborately-ornamented genera of jumping spiders is the genus Habronattus...Subjects: spiders, learning, articles, movies, pictures, species

    • The Chipmunk Placeby Dennis Owca Ages: 6 - 12There are two genera of Chipmunks among the many kinds of ground squirrels. The Eastern Chipmunk is the larger of the two, with the body measuring five to seven inches. The Siberian chipmunk has a smaller body, about four inches long with a tail...Subjects: chipmunks, facts, control, diet, nesting, fun, learning

    • Adventure Learning Programby Polar Bears International Ages: 12 - 18Every year, we select a group of bright, motivated students who are eager to learn about the bears. While there, they communicate with their peers through online journals. After they return, they share what they've learned through talks...Subjects: leadship, camp, center, observations, learning, awards

    • Animal Inn There's life in dead trees!by T. Wheeler Ages: 6+Animal Inn is an environmental education program designed to inform children and adults about the importance of dead and dying trees located in the forests, parks, and even in their own yards! Dead and dying trees support a wide variety of animals...Subjects: trees, games, learning, coloring, activities, parents

    • Hummer Nest '05 - Birth of a Hummingbirdby MSN TV Ages: 5 - 12The Birth of a Hummingbird. This is truly amazing. A tiny bird on a tiny nest. She is holding her head high -- as well she should! At a chance moment, while she goes for a snack -- we can take a peek at what she has there.Subjects: humming birds, pictures, fun, learning, experience, observation

    • Cat Tips and Tricksby Pam Johnson-Bennett Ages: 10+Unlike dogs and children, cats are unlikely to come to you just because you want them to obey. However, a cat who knows he will be warmly petted, brushed, will receive a treat, or an extended period of lap-napping, is more likely to get up, stretch...Subjects: pet care, cats, train, behavior

    • General Cat Careby Cindy Tittle Moore Ages: 9+All cats should be vaccinated, even strictly indoor ones. Cats may escape. Some diseases use mice, fleas, or other insects as vectors and do not require the presence of other cats. Natural disasters: consider earthquakes, hurricanes, etc...Subjects: cats, vaccinations, worming, vet, food, litter