Google
(http://www.google.com/)

Provides an easy format and quick results from a large database.  Provides additional subject-related search indexes. Google’s aim: “to organize the world’s information.”

BUBL LINK
(http://bubl.ac.uk/link/)

A catalogue of selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas. All items are selected, evaluated, catalogued and described.

Yahoo!
(http://www.search.yahoo.com/)

Offers a simple keyword search format as well as collections of web sites organized by subject.

Vivisimo
(http://vivisimo.com/)

Automatically “clusters” results into organized folders.

Dogpile
(http://www.dogpile.com/)

Dogpile fetches the best results from the combined pool of search engines — including Google, Yahoo, AltaVista, Ask Jeeves, About, FAST, FindWhat, LookSmart, and many more.

Mamma
(http://www.mamma.com/)

This meta-search engine queries multiple search engines. A virtual database is then created to organize the results into a uniform format, eliminate duplicates, and present them to the user according to relevance and source.

AlltheWeb.com
(http://www.alltheweb.com/)

AlltheWeb’s index (provided by Yahoo!) includes billions of web pages. Yahoo! frequently scans the entire web to ensure that content is fresh and to eliminate broken links. AlltheWeb offers a variety of specialized search tools and advanced search features, and supports searching in 36 different languages. AlltheWeb’s News search (provided by Yahoo!) offers up to the minute news from thousands of news sources all across the globe, with hundreds of stories indexed every minute. Our image, audio, and video searches include hundreds of millions of multimedia files.
 


Especially for Kids:
 

Yahooligans!
(http://www.yahooligans.com/)

A browsable, searchable directory of Internet sites for kids. Each site has been reviewed and screened by a human to ensure the content and links are appropriate for kids aged 7-12.

Open Directory – Kids and Teens
(http://dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/)

“The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors.” The volunteers responsible for the Kids and Teens section have reviewed and organized 23,790 sites into fourteen subcategories. Each site is briefly annotated and includes a recommended audience: kids, teens, or mature teens.

[email protected]
(http://www.aolatschool.com)

AOL @ School divides their site recommendations into four grade levels: primary school (grades K-2), elementary (grades 3- 5), middle school (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 9 -12.)

KidsClick!
(http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/)


Features a database organized by subjects appropriate for kids grades K-7. Contributors add sites that they think kids will find entertaining or enlightening. The day-to-day operations of KidsClick! are currently maintained by the Colorado State Library.

Ithaki 4 KiDs
(http://www.ithaki.net/kids/)


 Finds results in search engines for kids simultaneously, then removes the duplicates, ranks the results and shows them in one page. Searches: Dmoz Kids, Yahooligans, FactMonster, ArtKidsRule, AolKids, AppuKids, Discovery School.

Awesome Library
(http://www.awesomelibrary.org/)

Reviewed resources, including the top five percent in education.

Ask Jeeves for Kids
(http://www.ajkids.com/)

Kid-friendly way for kids to find answers to their questions online. This “natural-language” technology combines human editorial judgment with filtering technology.

CyberSleuth Kids.com :Student Homework Helper
(http://cybersleuth-kids.com/)

An online search engine and guide for the K-12 student. “CyberSleuth-Kids is the creation of the hard work of a teacher and the volunteers that make this site possible. The goal of CyberSleuth-Kids is to provide a safe educational online database of links to help the student sift through the maze of information.”

Internet Search Engines for Kids
(http://www.ivyjoy.com/rayne/kidssearch.html)

The place to begin a search for a search engine for kids. This site contains links to search engines, web guides for kids, specialized search engines, and links to family friendly sites.

Educational Hotlists @ The Franklin Institute
(http://sln.fi.edu/tfi/hotlists/hotlists.html)

The Franklin Institute’s Educational Hotlists are organized lists of resources on the Internet that science educators, as well as science enthusiasts, may find useful. Resources have been screened for their educational appropriateness, helping take some of the guess work out of the web for you. Basically, to make the list, a resource needs to stimulate creative thinking and learning about science. Using the Hotlists should save you time and provide quality online resources for your classroom needs.

Dictionary.com
(http://dictionary.reference.com/)

a multi-source dictionary search service

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online
(http://www.m-w.com/)

Online dictionary which includes the main A-Z listing of the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, as well as the Abbreviations, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names sections of that book.