Colorado

Databases

  1. Biographies of contemporary and historical figures.

  2. Gale In Context: Elementary, formerly Kids InfoBits, gradually lets elementary school children gain comfort with research by delivering age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of subjects taught in the classroom like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more.

  3. PPLD's Digital Collections features historic photographs, pamphlets, manuscripts, maps, oral histories, films and more that highlight the rich history of the Pikes Peak area. The materials come from the Special Collections of the Pikes Peak Library District, housed in the 1905 Carnegie Library in downtown Colorado Springs.

Recommended Websites

  1. This is a great source for Colorado biographical information.

  2. Search people, places, events, and things in Colorado history. This site provides maps, timelines and more.

  3. There are 75 Colorado biographies here!

  4. Good information about fourteen major tree species in Colorado.

  5. Take a journey into Colorado's history in the company of people who made that history.

  6. Here's a bit of history about Garden of the Gods. You'll have to visit the visitor center, though, to find out more.

  7. History Colorado's online exhibits include videos and photos about important Colorado history subjects: Japanese Internment in Colorado, Bent's Fort, La Gente, African American History in Colorado and Ute Tribal Paths. This is excellent information and sources for school reports.

  8. Games, puzzles and activities for kids interested in wildlife.