An artist's depiction of a longboat ( http://chromatism.net/current/images/northmen/longboat.jpg )
1. The Vikings - History for Kids! - A good site that focuses on warfare, economics, and geography for the Vikings.
2. KidsKonnect: The Vikings - A great site that provides links to websites for almost all topics - great for warfare, innovations, religion, and geography.
3. The Vikings - Shows the evolution from the Nordic calendar to our own - (ex: Odin's, or Wodin's, day to Wednesday).
4. Viking Raids: 800-900 - Describes the economic and geographic reasons for the war strategy of "bash and runs" the made the Vikings notorious in Europe.
5. Vinland Archaeology - A story of the discovery of the remains of a Viking village in Newfoundland, Canada in 1960 (good for geography & exploration).
6. The Vikings and Money in England - An economic look at how the Angles/Saxons of England and the Norse combined to create modern currency.
7. Vikings in Ireland - Irish? English? German? Your ancestors may well have been Vikings! This site is good for geography, exploration, and most others.
8. Food: Viking Style - A website on how the Vikings achieved a "stable food supply," minus the pillaging, of course.
9. BBC-Primary History-The Vikings - Cartoons and games that teach about the Vikings. Probably for grades 5-6, but provides necessary information.
10. Runic Alphabet- A good website for the Viking Runic alphabet.
Sites recommended by other students:
1. BBC-History: Viking Money - (thanks Andrew) - A great article by the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) on how Viking economics worked.
2. The Fate of Greenland's Vikings - (thanks Audra) - A good article on Greenland's Vikings - good for economics, food supply, geography, and exploration.