Student Resources

You can always go to your local or school library for books on New Jersey’s popular people, places, destinations, and inventions.  In addition to that, here are some great sites that could help you out!

General Information Sites:

About New Jersey NJ County Information
NJ Historic Commission Almanac for Kids
NJ State Website Hangout NJ


New Jersey Scenic Fun New Jersey

Arts and Entertainment:

NJ Arts Links Count Basie Theatre State Theatre
Wheaton Arts Center NJ Symphony Orchestra Brook Art Center
The Arts in New Jersey NJ Theatre Alliance George Street Playhouse
Printmaking Council of NJ Carolyn Dorfman Dance Co. NJ Youth Symphony
NJ PAC NJ Ballet Paper Mill Playhouse
American Reperatory Ballet NJ Tap Ensemble Visual Arts Center of NJ
Montclair Art Museum Watchung Arts Center Newark Museum
The Bergen Museum Perkins Center for the Arts Mayo Arts
Noyes Museum of Art Appel Farm Arts & Music Center Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center
Algonquin Arts Garden State Opera
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Hunterdon Museum of Art


Johnson and Johnson Paterson NJ Industrial History Campbell Soup
M & M Mars Welchs Smarties Candy Company
Prudential NJ Telecommunications Industry History PSEG
David Sarnoff & RCA Verizon NJ Glass Works History
NJ Businesses NJ Film Industry Edison Labs
NJ Food Industry History NJ Textile Industry History University Hospital, Newark
Cake Boss                             Atlantic County Chamber of Commerce                          Camden County Chamber of Commerce                              Essex County Chamber of Commerce                        Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce                           Monmouth County Chamber of Commerce                          Paterson County Chamber of Commerce                            Sussex County Chamber of Commerce  Newark Liberty International Airport                                    Bergen County Chamber of Commerce                               Cape May County Chamber of Commerce                        Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce                               Mercer County Chamber of Commerce                              Morris County Chamber of Commerce                              Salem County Chamber of Commerce                              Union County Chamber of Commerce    Burlington County Chamber of Commerce                     Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce                           Hudson County Chamber of Commerce                         Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce                              Ocean County Chamber of Commerce                         Somerset County Chamber of Commerc

Health and Wellness:

NJ State Fruits and Veggies Facts and Figures Kid’s Health: Exercise
New Jersey Introduction CDC: Data for Childhood Obesity Body & Mind
New Jersey Economy CDC: What causes childhood obesity Let’s Move!
Rutgers: New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station State of NJ Statistics Kid’s Health
YMCA State of NJ: How to beat childhood obesity Kid’s Health: Sleeping Essential
The Girl Scouts Facts for Families Learn to Be Healthy
The Boy Scouts Fresh Foods Disney Healthy Living
The Boys and Girls Club of NJ Wikipedia: Health Care Providers Women & Children’s Health Network
Guide to NJ Parks and Playgrounds Health Science Encyclopedia Rutgers Health
Kid’s Health: Being Overweight Kid’s Health: Stay Healthy
Kid’s Health: Am I fit? Kid’s Health: Nutrition

History Sites:

NJ History Kids Government Links for Kids Yogi Berra Museum
Washington Crossing State Park (NJ) The Passaic County Historical Society More History Resources
Morristown National Historical Park Monmouth Battlefield Park Princeton Battlefield State Park
Old Barracks Museum Morven Museum and Garden Crossroads of the American Revolution Association
Thomas Edison Papers Rutgers Cartography New Jersey State Historic Sites
National Archives and Records Administration National Museum of American History New Jersey Women’s History
Historic Preservation History Links The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American
Jersey Naval Museum Historic Places Historic Sites
Revolutionary NJ New Jersey History
Historical Society of Princeton New Sweden Heritage Monument Liberty State Park

People: (you’ll also find people in the other categories)

SHG Resources Wikipedia Famous People
NJ Bio Famous New Jersey Women
NJ Hall of Fame

Science, Technology, Environment:

Liberty Science Center NJ Science Environmental Protection
Science, Technology and NJ Edison Muckers: Thomas Edison Northwest Skylands Region
Canal Society of NJ Association of NJ Environment Pinelands Preserve
Agricultural Museum Clean Ocean Action Great Swamp
NJ Audubon Society NJ Conservation Foundation The Watershed
NJ Sierra Club Riverkeeper Group Adventure Aquarium
Planetarium at Newark Museum The Tenafly Nature Center


ANJEE Environment Resources.  Click on the photo or link to access more information and activities.

Travel and Tourism:

NJ Points of Interest Map We Go Places NJ Attractions
NJ Skylands Go Kids NJ State Tourism
Visit South Jersey Morris County Historic Sites Sussex County Tourism Guide
Warren County Activities Visit Somerset County Go Newark
Go Central Jersey Visit Hudson County Visit Princeton
Destination Trenton Visit the Jersey Shore Visit the Southern Shore of NJ
Visit Atlantic City Cape May Area