- California Missions Fact Cards
- California Mission Life
- Official Websites of Individual Missions
La Purisima Concepción
San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo
San Diego de Alcala
San Gabriel Arcangel
San Juan Bautista
San Juan Capistrano
San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
San Luis Rey de Francia
San Miguel Arcangel
Mission San Rafael
- 50States.com: 50 States and Capitals
Very useful site for information on US states. Find the text of state songs, pictures of many of state flowers and birds, famous people, maps, parks, political representatives, and more.
- National Geographic Kids U.S. States
Get facts and photos of the U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
- Background Notes
Countries around the world, from the U.S. Department of State. Great for country reports.
- Fact Monster
- Maps of the World
Reference Maps by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) World Factbook
- National Geographic for Kids
- Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection (University of Texas)
Political, relief, and historical world and country maps. Extensive links to other map sites.
- World Factbook
Information for the countries of the world, put together by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Includes nice pictures of each country’s flag.
- Animal Diversity Web
Great website with pictures and facts on just about every animal there is, from the University of Michigan.
Consists of more than 250 original films and 30,000 photographs from around the world.
- National Geographic for Kids (animals)
- Endangered Species