Kids Info Bits-Sports offers a browse feature for sports that includes information for children of all ages. Users can also search for a specific athlete or sport by typing a subject or keyword into the search box. For K and above.
Student Resource Center in Context offers a wide variety of information on sports including biographical information on athletes, information on events, sports history, and coaches. Users can browse or type a keyword into the box to get a list of results. Results include book excerpts, encyclopedia entries, magazine and news articles, images, and videos. There are also links to related subjects and articles. Children in lower elementary grades may need assistance navigating the database.
Worldbook Encyclopedia for Kids is comprehensive encyclopedia that includes sports and sports related topics, this database allows the user to browse ‘Sports and Hobbies’ or to conduct a search by typing in a keyword. Related searches come up in the left column making browsing easy for young children. Each entry includes basic information and often includes an image, video, or links to other resources.
Team USA, The United States Olympic Committee is the homepage of the United States Olympic Committee and includes information on all of the Olympic sports, players, the Olympic Games, as well as links to individual sport pages such as USA Soccer, USA Swimming, and many more. Each page on an individual sport includes videos and pictures. Appropriate for 3rd grade and above
Ipl2 Kidspace aggregates a wide scope of informational websites recommended by librarians. The Kidspace page includes categories for users to browse including ‘sports and recreation.’ Users can also type in the name of a sport, player, or a keyword such as ‘Superbowl’ to retrieve a kid-friendly list of relevant websites. For 3rd grade and above. Children younger than 3rd grade may need assistance navigating the site.
PBS Kids World Sports includes a comprehensive list of sports along with basic information about each sport. Children can also find short commentaries from athletes their own age. The website includes online games related to sports, an e-card generator, and a section for parents and teachers. For 2nd grade and above. Children may need assistance with sport specific vocabulary.