Mr. Crosby's links

Fun & Interesting Web Sites We Have Found
Kid Sites Space Links
Movie & Television Sites Local Internet Providers 
Parent and Teacher Sites  Polson Sites
Teacher Resources Schools and Organizations 
Searches  Colleges and Universities

Kids Sites:

Web Site Link


Beanie Babies Home Page Official home of the Beanie Babies. Collecting information, fun and games. 
 CIA for Kids A fun page for kids from the Central Intelligence Agency. Games, World Fact Book and more. 
Seussville Lots of information and links relayed to Dr. Seuss and his many wonderful books. 
Eric Carle Home Page The Official Eric Carle Web Site. Information about the author and his many books. 
Goosebumps Home of the popular book series, "Goosebumps". Information about the books, games etc. 
 Harry Potter  Scholastic's web site to Harry Potter information. Meet the author, about the book and trivia.
Homework Helper  Hundreds of web site links broken down by category to help in student's research. 
Jan Brett's Home Page Home page to popular children's author Jan Brett. Beautiful graphics from her book illustrations. 

Kids Planet

 Great animal fact sheets, teacher resources, colouring sheets and much more.

LEGO  Official site for LEGO. Information on building sets, games and puzzles. 
 Montana is for Kids All kinds of information about our home state. Written for kids, fun graphics. 
 National Wildlife Federation - Ranger Rick  Activities, tours, games from the National Wildlife Federation. Links to Ranger Rick, Your Big Backyard and Wild Animal Baby.
The Raptor Center  Wonderful information on raptors from the University of Minnesota. 
Seaworld  Home page of Seaworld. Park information, sea animal fact sheets and more. 
 The White House for Kids  Let Barney be your guide to the Whitehouse in Washington DC. 

Movie & Television Sites

 Web Site Link   Description
ABC Official home of ABC. Links to news, sports, show information and schedules.
Arthur Meet Arthur the Ardvark and all his friends online. Lots of information and games to play. 
Bill Nye the Science Guy Home of the crazy scientist Bill Nye. Lots of activities and show information. 
CBS Official home of CBS. Links to news, sports, show information and schedules. 
CNN Interactive Official home of Cable News Network. Latest in news, sports, weather and much more.
Dark Horizons - Trailers Page Download the latest movie trailers. Great alphabetical listing and new titles. 
Disney Gateway to a huge web site including Disney Parks, TV, videos and all your favorite Disney characters 
NBC Official home of NBC. Links to news, sports, show information and schedules.  
 PBS  Home page of the Public Broadcasting Service. Links to all their shows and much more.
TV Guide TV Guide online. Find out what's on in your local area and when. Handy guide. 
Sesame Workshop Meet all your favorite Sesame Street characters. Lots of games, activities and information. 
Star Wars For all the Jedi Knights out there! The Official Stars Wars web site. Movie information, clips etc.

Space Links

Web Site Link   Description
Challenger Space Center Home of the Challenger Learning Center. Educational programs on space, many resources for teachers.
Hubble Space Telescope Take a look at what the Hubble Space Telescope can see from far out in space. Great pictures! 
Kennedy Space Center Check out the latest in space shuttle launch information, history of space and lots more.
NASA Get the latest space information from NASA. Many resource links for space information on history and latest developments.
Windows to the Universe A fun and different Web site about the Earth and Space sciences. Great resources and Links.

Parent and Teacher Pages

Web Site Link   Description
The American School directory Find asic school information on K-12 schools in the US.
BookWire - Book sites on the internet An online book information source. Book reviews, author information and links. 
Children's Authors and Illustrators A great links page by The Children's Literature Web Guide. Links to many authors.
Children's Book Council The Children's Book Council Online. Information for parents and teachers on choosing books and links to book publishing web sites. 
Earth Day Project The Earth Day Groceries Project involves students in decorating grocery bags with Earth Day themes. Great project.
Glacier National Park Glacier National Park, situated north of Polson is a wonderful natural resource. Information on wildlife, trails and other recreation.
Milken Family Foundation The Milken Family Foundation is concerned about education, teacher quality and technology integration in schools. 
Montana Web MontanaWeb is a searchable Yahoo style directory exclusively for Montana web sites and information. 
Museum of America - Polson MT The museum of America has an extensive collection of historical artifacts. A great place to visit with the whole family. 
National Audubon Society Home of the National Audubon Society. Great information about birds and kids, many resource links and beautiful graphics.
National PTA Home page of the National Parent Teacher Association. Resource for local PTA organizations and schools in general. 
Scholastic Home of the Scholastic Book Company. Areas for kids, teachers and parents alike. Resources, links and fun things to do. 
Travel Montana Some great travel information for Montana. Places to visit and things to do. It's a fun state. 

Teacher Resources

Web Site Link Description
The Busy Teachers' WebSite. A handy indexed list of web sites in all curriculum areas. 
Educational Technology Funding A useful guide on how to fund the technology needs of your school.
Global Schoolhouse The Global Schoolhouse provides opportunities for teachers to collaborate, on projects using technology. Useful references. A fun collection of games and quizzes in many subject areas for teachers and kids. 
Iditarod Dog Sled Race A wonderful site to use to keep track of the Iditarod Dog Sled racers. Great teacher resources to use all year.
International Reading Association Home page of the International Reading Association. Links to the "Reading Teacher" and many online reading references. 
Kids Domain Craft Page Hundreds of craft ideas for kids to make. All rated and with easy step by step instructions.  
National Education Association Information about this organization with useful links and resources for teachers and parents.
National Geographic  Home of the National Geographic Society. Links to magazine features, videos and some fun activities for kids. 
PedagoNet A large database of teacher resources. Teachers have the ability to post requests and search.
Richard C Owen Richard C Owen publishers instructional reading materials for students and has developed a professional development program for teachers.
Teacher Webs - For teachers to create own web sites An online bulletin board where you can create your own classroom web page using templates. 
Teachers@work - Top 1000 Web Sites for Educators A large searchable database of useful educational resource links based in New Zealand. 
Teachers Net - All kinds of teacher resources TeachersNet provides chat rooms, lesson plans and numerous teacher resources. 
The Wright Group The Wright Group publishes books for instructional reading and instructional resources for teaches. 

Search the Internet

Web Site Link Description
Ask Jeeves Search by category or ask a question and Jeeves will give results from various search engines. 
Ask Jeeves for Kids The kid version of Ask Jeeves. Easy way for students to ask their questions. 
Altavista Search by keyword or category. Altavista is also great for searching for image files.
Ditto Use Ditto to search for images either by keyword or category. 
WhoWhere A search engine to find people. Find email addresses, phone numbers and web presence. 
Excite Search by keyword or category. Also latest in news and business reports.
Google A very large search engine. Search by keyword or click further to search by category.
Lycos Search by keyword or category. Also latest in news and places to shop.
Switchboard Search for people, find a business links to people's neighborhoods. Look up yourself!
Web Crawler Search by keyword or category. Also see the latest in news 
Yahoo One of the first and best known search engines.  Search by keyword or category. Also latest in news. 
Yahoo Maps A great way to find that place you are visiting. Driving directions also. Excellent details at the street level.
Yahooligans - Great for Kids A popular search engine for kids to use. Easily find good information at a kid level. 

Polson Sites

Web Site Link Description
Flathead Monster This web site explores the legend of the Flathead Monster. T shirts also available! 
Flathead Lakers The Flathead Lakers is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to protecting and improving water quality in Flathead Lake.
Glacier Bank Home page of Glacier Bank. 
The Leader Our Mission Valley local newspaper. Latest in local news, sports and classified ads. Published once a week, online all the time. 
Mission Valley Animal Shelter Come visit the animals at the shelter. See descriptions and photos of adoptable animals.
Museum of America The museum of America has an extensive collection of historical artifacts. A great place to visit with the whole family.  
Kwa Taq Nuk - Resort Hotel Located on the Shores of Flathead Lake. Kwa Taq Nuk is a Native American name meaning "Where the Water Leaves the Lake".
Polson Chamber of Commerce Valuable Polson information from our own Chamber of Commerce. History, business and vacation information. 

Some Schools in Montana

Web Site Link Description
Bigfork Schools On the eastern shores of Flathead Lake. Links to Bigfork schools. Beautiful artwork. 
Billings Public Schools Links to all the public schools in Billings, MT. Activities, departments, student pages, adult education and more.
Bozeman Public Schools Web site for the Bozeman Public Schools, MT. Links to schools, projects and calendars. 
Cut Bank High School Located in Cut Bank, MT. Links to departments amd events. "Home of the Wolves". 
Hellgate Elementary School Established in 1869, Hellgate Elementary is rich in history as one of the oldest school systems in Montana. Located in Missoula. 
Eureka Schools The small town of Eureka, is located in rural northwest Montana. Links to departments, alumni etc.
School District 5 Located in Kalispell, MT. Links to schools, calendars and email directory. 
Target Range Located in Missoula, MT. Links to school departments, and all aspects of school life. 

Colleges, Universities and Organizations

Web Site Link Description
Montana Office of Public Instruction Based in Helena, the Office of Public Instruction overseas school activities in Montana. Information on Teacher Certification, Standards and News.
Montana State University, Billings MT Information on academics, admissions, student services and all aspaects of university life.
Montana State University, Bozeman MT Home page of MSU, Bozeman. Very detailed information of all college activities. Easy category searching. 
Montana State University, Northern MT MSUN has educational centers in Havre, Great Falls and in Lewistown along with an extensive interactive distance network that serves over 57 sites.  
Montana Tech - The University of Montana Montana Tech is based in Butte, MT. Information on degree programs, student services and admissions. 
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory - Portland OR NWREL provides research and development assistance to education, government, community agencies, business, and labor. 
Salish Kootenai College-Pablo MT SKC is a tribal college located in the Mission Valley of Northwest Montana. SKC offers a diverse selection of programs. 
Western Montana College of The University of Montana-Dillan MT Located in Dillan, MT this site features links to academics, student life, athletics and much more. 
The University of Montana-Missoula MT This extensive web site offers information on all aspects of University life in Missoula. Updated everyday with daily events.