Want an education? Open up a browser. With the information available online, you could probably get a complete education without ever leaving your house.
But for more traditional students, as well as their parents and teachers, it can be tricky to find online information that is safe, relevant and age-appropriate. You don’t want your kids to jump knee-deep into DNA sequences if they haven’t even reached their third grade Mesozoic-era workshop.
Here is Wired News’ selection of the best educational resources on the net. Sure, the sites on this list aren’t going to replace Wikipedia or Google, or even a trip to the local public library. But if it’s education you want, and you’re at a computer, these sites are great places to start.