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Endangered Animals
Endangered Animals List
http://www.konicaminolta.com/kids/endangered_animals/library/index.html

Especies Animal Fact Sheets
http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html


Illinois Landmark Research

Abraham Lincoln Home
http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/America/United_States/Illinois/_Texts/DRUOIH/Central_Illinois/29*.html
http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/sites/home.htm

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
http://www.lincolnlibraryandmuseum.com/lincoln-museum.htm
http://www.illinois.gov/alplm/museum/About/Pages/Museum-History.aspx

Adler Planetarium
http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/faq/
http://www.adlerplanetarium.org/adler-history/

 

Art Institute of Chicago
http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/artinstitute.htm
http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/9663

Brookfield Zoo
http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/16632
http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/172.html

Buckingham Fountain
http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=6268123
http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/clarence-f-buckingham-memorial-fountain/

Cahokia Mounds
http://www.cahokiamounds.org/learn/
http://www.cahokiamounds.org/learn/video
http://www.illinoishistory.gov/hs/cahokia_mounds.htm

Chicago Board of Trade
http://webapps.cityofchicago.org/landmarksweb/web/landmarkdetails.htm?lanId=1269
http://www.emporis.com/building/chicagoboardoftrade-chicago-il-usa

Chicago Water Tower
http://webapps.cityofchicago.org/landmarksweb/web/districtdetails.htm?disId=23
http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/watertower.htm

Field Museum
http://fieldmuseum.org/about/timeline
http://fieldmuseum.org/about/architecture

Flamingo Sculpture
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_s_publicartcaldersflamingo.html
http://www.chicagohistoryfair.org/images/stories/pdfs/alexander%20calder%20in%20federal%20plaza.pdf (go to page 4)


Frank Lloyd Wright House & Studio
http://gowright.org/research/home-studio.html

Hull House
http://webapps.cityofchicago.org/landmarksweb/web/landmarkdetails.htm?lanId=1329&counter=171
http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/hull/_learn/_abouthullhouse/abouthullhouse.html
http://clickaroundchicago.com/janeaddamshullhousemuseum.html

 

I & M Canal
http://webapps.cityofchicago.org/landmarksweb/web/landmarkdetails.htm?lanId=1332
http://www.csu.edu/cerc/researchreports/documents/IMCanalShapesHistory2004.pdf (read the first paragarph and then skip to the right-hand column on page 2)

John Hancock Building
http://www.johnhancockcenterchicago.com/building.html
http://www.johnhancockcenterchicago.com/facts.html
http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/johnhancockcenter.htm


Lincoln Park Zoo
http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/lincolnparkzoo.htm
http://www.lpzoo.org/interactives/int_timeline.html
http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/745.html


Lincoln’s Tomb
http://www.illinoishistory.gov/hs/lincoln_tomb.htm
http://www.lincolntomb.org/tomb_about.php

Little Red Schoolhouse
http://fpdcc.com/nature-centers/little-red-schoolhouse-nature-center/a-history-of-the-little-red-school-house/
http://fpdcc.com/nature-centers/little-red-schoolhouse-nature-center/

Michael Jordan Statue
http://www.unitedcenter.com/venue/statues/
http://www.nba.com/bulls/history/jordan_statue.html

Midway Airport
http://www.flychicago.com/midway/en/AboutUs/History/History.aspx
http://galleries.apps.chicagotribune.com/chi-130523-history-midway-international-airport-pictures/

Museum of Science & Industry
http://webapps.cityofchicago.org/landmarksweb/web/landmarkdetails.htm?lanId=1376
http://www.msichicago.org/about-the-museum/museum-history/
http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/museumofscienceandindustry.htm

Navy Pier
http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/navypier.htm
http://webapps.cityofchicago.org/landmarksweb/web/landmarkdetails.htm?lanId=1377

New Salem
http://www.visit-springfieldillinois.com/Things-To-Do/Attractions/Details.aspx?id=11
http://www.illinoishistory.gov/hs/new_salem.htm
http://www.lincolnsnewsalem.com/
http://www.lincolnsnewsalem.com/

O’Hare Airport
http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ato/atct/ord/history/
http://www.flychicago.com/OHare/EN/AboutUs/History/History.aspx

Old Kaskaskia Village
http://www.illinoishistory.gov/hs/grand_village.htm
http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/fauna2/sitec16.htm

Picasso Statue
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_s_publicartthepicassountitledsculpture.html
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/chi-chicagodays-picasso-story,0,1344585.story
http://www.wttw.com/main.taf?p=1,7,1,1,39

Shedd Aquarium
http://www.sheddaquarium.org/history.html
http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/sheddaquarium.htm

Soldier Field
http://www.soldierfield.net/content/stadium-history
http://www.chicagobears.com/tradition/soldier-field-history.html


State Capitol Building
http://www.ilstatehouse.com/construction.htm
http://www.ilstatehouse.com/kid_zone.htm
http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/com18.pdf

Tribune Tower
http://www.chicagoarchitecture.info/Building/376/Tribune-Tower.php
http://www.aviewoncities.com/chicago/tribunetower.htm

U.S. Cellular Field
http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/cws/ballpark/cws_ballpark_history.jsp
http://www.ballparks.com/baseball/american/comis2.htm

United Center
http://www.unitedcenter.com/venue/introduction-history/
http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/1285.html

Willis Tower
http://school.eb.com/levels/high/article/66488
http://www.willistower.com/building-information/history-and-facts
http://www.theskydeck.com/for-kids/fun-facts

Wrigley Building
http://www.thewrigleybuilding.com/history/
http://www.thewrigleybuilding.com/about/
http://www.thewrigleybuilding.com/features/
http://www.thewrigleybuilding.com/fun-facts/
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/ct-biz-wrigley-building-history,0,1956320.photogallery

Wrigley Field
http://webapps.cityofchicago.org/landmarksweb/web/landmarkdetails.htm?lanId=1520
http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/chc/ballpark/information/index.jsp?content=history



Country Research
  • CIA World Factbook: The factbook has information on all countries of the world. It can also be a good source for maps and pictures.
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica: Start with the elementary edition of this online encyclopedia. Click on the speaker, and it will read the paragraph to you!
  • National Anthems: This site allows you to listen and download the national anthem.  Lyrics can also be found here.
  • National Geographic for Kids:  This site has articles, maps, and videos about many countries.  The articles include information on geography, nature, history, people & culture, government, and fast facts.

Illinois & Chicago Symbols

Planet Research
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica: Start with the elementary edition of this online encyclopedia. Click on the speaker, and it will read the paragraph to you!
  • Nine Planets: This is a great website for information about planets and their moons, but it can be a bit difficult to understand. 
  • Nine Planets...Just for Kids: This takes information from the Nine Planets website and makes it easier for kids to understand.
  • Solar System Exploration: This is a website from NASA. Use the menu on the left to select your planet, then use the tabs on the top of the big picture. Make sure to check out the Kid's Eye View tab to find lots of interesting facts.
 
Chicago History Resources