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National Geographic Kids Available Through Public Library

12/17/2013
Massanutten Regional Library is pleased to announce the availability of National Geographic Kids through www.FindItVA.org and through www.mrlib.org, Massanutten Regional Library’s website.

 National Geographic Kids provides reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children the world in a way they have never seen it before.  National Geographic Kids features educational games, videos, and other activities, centered mostly on animals and the natural world.

Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take children on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.   The website is geared for children ages 6-14 and is free with ownership of a MRL library card and internet access.

“It is so nice that we can re-enforce the public schools’ Standards of Learning in the field of science through this free website,” says Claire Covington, Massanutten Regional Library’s Youth Services Coordinator.
   
National Geographic Kids includes
  • National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (three month embargo)
  • 200 National Geographic Kids books that entertain and teach, featuring National Geographic’s award-winning photos and maps
  • 500 child-friendly, downloadable images for educational purposes, perfect for classroom use and student assignments.  Examples include: 
  1. Mammals, fish, reptiles, and insects
  2. Physical features such as icebergs, deserts, mountains, and forests
  3. Peoples and cultures, especially children, from a variety of countries
  4. History and science and technology subjects
 
National Geographic Kids is made possible by the Library of Virginia through funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 
 
                                                                     

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