Canku Ota


(Many Paths)


AN Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


March 24, 2001 - Issue 32



Favorite Sites


by Vicki Lockard from various sources


The Polar Bears Theme Page
You can study polar bears on-line through the Polar Bears Theme Page. It
includes two sections: one for primary and one for elementary and beyond.
Each section contains student worksheets designed to accompany specific web
pages. All resources are free!!


Columbia Encylopedia Online has relaunched its electronic version of the _Columbia
Encyclopedia_ with numerous updates, including improved search and
navigation features. The sixth edition contains close to 51,000
entries, including 17,000 biographies, with over 80,000 hypertext
cross-references, as well as links to other resources such as maps,
speeches, and additional full-text collections held by


Web Building 101
Have all those other HTML tutorials got you down? Starting to think you'll never understand the mumbo-jumbo of HTML tags? Convinced writing web pages is too technical? Think you have to be a programmer? Never fear, we're here to help! Just give us a few minutes, and we'll show you the step-by-step basics to get you started on writing Web pages and understanding the basics of the Internet.


Debate Central
Here is a comprehensive site that covers almost anything you need to know to
begin a debate team at your school and/or involve your team in all kinds of
competitions. There's everything here from Lincoln-Douglass style debates
through Policy debates, Parliamentary debates and even Internet debates!

NASA Student Involvement Program
This national competition is your opportunity to join in NASA's exploration of the universe, from the most distant stars to the earth beneath your feet. Join the adventure!


Odyssey of the Mind
The OM folks have really spruced up their website to reflect the quality of
their competition! OM promotes creative problem solving and team work
through assigned problems. Each team works the same problem and the
solutions are then evaluated for efficiency and effectiveness


Think Quest
You've seen some of the fabulous websites created for this competition
featured in this newsletter and on hotlists around the Net. Here's your
chance to participate in the thrill of international competition while
working with students to research and create their own original website on a
high interest topic!




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