|The next time you get a school project on the United States, dont panic, and you wont need to embarrass your parents by asking them for their help. Just hook in to www.50states.com/ and you will find virtually everything you need to know to get top marks. Topics covered include history, geography, geology, climate, economy and politics. There is even a homework help section.|
|Why does a black eye swell up? No idea? Well, take a look at www.madsci.org/ and youll be able to amaze your friends with your new knowledge. The MadSci network is a collective cranium of scientists providing answers to your questions. And for good measure it provides a variety of oddities and other ends. There is an Info Desk that will help point you in the right direction.|
|Need to buy a present for someone? Or better still, if you are not sure what you would like for your next birthday then take a look at the shop on http://PlayStation.com. The site has a country/language facility so it is not a problem for Spanish speakers. A merchandising section offers accessories and clothing. The new PlayStation 2, which will include games, music and movies, will be available soon.|
|If we dont learn from history we run the risk of repeating the same mistakes. It is not just a bunch of dates that|
most kids have trouble remembering, and it can be fun. For instance, what was the soccer match of the
Century? It is part of the package offered on www.thehistorychannel.co.uk and you can take part in choosing the greatest wonder of the Ancient world.
|The next time there is a birthday in the family you wont need to pop down to the local shop. Now you can design and personalise your own card with www.barbie.com/, an online activities and games site for girls. You can even make your own posters. There is a calendar for each month which can help you keep a record of upcoming events. You can use your imagination to jazz up the calendar with graphics from the site. There is a catalogue with all the latest offerings from the world of Barbie. And you can vote for your favourite band. The site may be a bit slow to download.|