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General

Ebsco Student Research Center

Research thousands of topics with resources for students of all ages.

Britannica

Explore the updated online encyclopedia from with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.

The Homework Spot

You need it? They have it. A huge directory of homework resources by subject as well as project ideas and help with writing.

Internet Public Library Kids’ Space

Search for your subject and get a list of resources chosen by librarians around the country.

Internet Public Library Teen Space

Links to topics and resources specifically of interest to teens.

TeenReads

Recommendations on books to read.

James Patterson’s Readkiddoread

Making kids readers for life.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Find information about authors and suggestions of what to read next.

Civics

Thomas.gov

Federal legislative information on the Internet.

 

English

Merriam-Webster Online

How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Resources for Writers – the OWL Handouts

Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.

Sparknotes.com

Study guides for English literature.

Geography

United Nations

Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

CIA World Factbook

Facts and maps about countries of the world.

Flags of the World

Thousands of flags from around the world.

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology

Huge resource for Greek Mythology.

History

American Memory

Historic photograph collections of United State’s history.

Civil War Maps
Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

U. S. National Archives and Records
Get primary source documents for American history.

Science

The Exploratorium Science Museum
The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Find out how to do a science fair project and get ideas of different projects you can do.

The Why Files
Find out the science behind the headlines.

NASA
Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.