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A park ranger wearing a flat hat with a group of children around here.

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There are many fun, interactive, and educational government agency websites for kids. Just explore the links below.

Jr. Rangers

"As a Junior Ranger I will.." When kids are sworn in by a park ranger or volunteer, the smiles on their faces says it all. They have achieved something they are proud of and want to help protect their National Parks. To find out more about the Junior Ranger Program and other actives with children in parks visit the National Park Service's Kid's In Parks page.

Get a jump start on your visit to Great Basin by starting your Junior Ranger Book before you get here. Great Basin National Park Junior Ranger Booklet


Kids on the Web, U.S. Department of Interior Webpage for kids with links to other agencies such as the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.


Encyclopedia of Life:
This free, online encyclopedia (including photos and maps) will eventually document all of the 1.8 million species and other organisms that thrive around the planet.

Kids Planet, games and activities for kids and curriculum for teachers in Spanish and English.

Ranger Rick's Kid Zone, National Wildlife Federation's discovery Website for kids.


Lightning Safety, for kids
FEMA for Kids, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Climate Change

Climate Change Kids Site, by the Environmental Protection Agency
Kids Saving Energy, U.S Department of Energy
Earth Science Enterprise, NASA

Exploring the World of the Underground

Kid's Cave, American Cave Conservation Association.

Exploring the Universe

Space Science & Activities, NASA
Star Child Learning Center, NASA
Earth & Moon Viewer, Index Librorum by John Walker

Last updated: April 22, 2021

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