Inforplease Homework Central
- BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper: English
- Authors on the Web - A Collection of Biographical Sketches
- 4 Kids.com - Excellent government and history links.
- The 50 States of the United States - A quick resource for fun facts about each of the nation's 50 states, including when they achieved statehood
- Amateur Science
- Mad Scientist Network - The mad scientists from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis will answer questions in 25 areas of science, from anatomy and chemistry to zoology.
- StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers - introduction to the solar system and space exploration for youngsters.
HIGH SCHOOL - Homework Help For Grades 9-12
- High School Hub - . . .
academic resources for high school students MATH
- Math2.org - source for
all your math needs- geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and
- Math Archives, The
- Math Homework
Help - pre-algebra, algebra I & II, college algebra, geometry,
trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus
- On-Line Books
Page, The - 5000+ Listings
Homework Helper, The
- 50 U.S, States - Capitals
and Information Links
of the United States, The
Revolution to Reconstruction and What Happened Afterwards - concise
hypertext history of the United States from the colonial period to
- THOMAS - U.S. Congress - Legislative
- PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math
American: Ask the Experts - the experts at Scientific American
are available to answer what you really want to know
- SciCentral - science and
- WebElements - Periodic Table
COLLEGE - Research From A - Z
- World Lecture Hall
- links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web
to deliver class materials. For example, you will find course syllabi,
assignments, lecture notes, exams, class calendars, multimedia textbooks,
Other Homework Links
Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
- High School Homework Assistance
Page, The - links organized by class subject areas such as math,
english composition and literature, social studies, foreign language,
- Homework Central
- Homework Help -
King County Library
- Homework Help
- Homework Now - Online
student assignment directory
- Information Please Homework
Center - "Specially designed for K-12 homework problems, our Homework
Center provides you with authoritative references to help you answer
- Jiskha Homework Help - "The
best homework help on the net" questions, and open the door to a virtual
encyclopedia of facts and figures."
- Math Homework Help
- MEGAlinks! for
- Melody's Homework Help
County (Oregon) Homework Center
- Schoolwork Ugh! - "Library
closed? Need information for your homework assignments?"
- Study Web - comprehensive
index that categorizes and reviews over 17,000 educational and reference
- Time to Dewey Your
Homework - Kanawha County (W.Va )Public Library suggests the
following resources as a good places to start.
- WWW Virtual Library
- a staggeringly comprehensive compilation of informational Web sites,
arranged by topic.
- Yahooligans - Homework
help, sports scores, "art soup" and games. Just like Yahoo only just
TOOLS FOR RESEARCH
- A+ Research and Writing
for High School and College Students
- Ask the Experts
- Chem4Kids - Easy to navigate
with site map or search engine and includes drop-down glossary for
terms. Also includes data on atoms, elements and matter as well as
biographies of famous chemists.
- Chemistry - the environment,
biochemistry, and inorganic, organic, and medicinal chemistry
Errors in English
- Country Studies/Area
Handbook - Library of Congress - online series presently contains
studies of 85 countries
- Elements of Style
- Fact Monster - from Information
- Finding Data on the Internet
- Guide for Writing
- Guide to Internet
Research for High School and College Students
- United Nations - the most up-to-date statistical data for the
Member States of the United Nations
- Internet Public Library Ready
- My Facts Page - 2,000+ Sites - 24 Topics
- OneLook Dictionaries - Search
over 721,000 words in 156 dictionaries
- Online Writing Lab
- Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
- Periodic Table of the Elements
- A Resource for Elementary, Middle School, and High School Students.
Symbols and Abbreviations
Paper and the World-Wide Web - companion site to the book. Features
an online study guide with chapter-specific exercises.
Steps of the Research Process, The
- Study Guides
and Strategies - Study Guides includes over 50 pages of summary
guides to assist students in succeeding in their studies. Topics include
time and stress management, test preparation, organizational strategies,
reading and writing, and more. Translated into Arabic, Russian, Chinese,
French, German, and Italian, the site should help students around
- Grammar, Usage, and Style
GENERAL REFERENCE - All Grades
- 4kids.org - designed for kids
(and their parents) to find fun, educational, and safe spots to visit
on the World Wide Web. - Use your math skills to navigate through
this bizarre world, dodging the thought police as you try to unravel
the secrets of problem solving. A pop-up "mathulator" (calculator)
helps you move from level to level.
- AskERIC - searchable site for
a variety of information and lesson plans
- Ask the Experts
- Awesome Library
- K-12 Education Directory
- Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government
for Kids - site introduces children to how the government works.
It covers the U.S. Constitution, how laws are made, the branches of
government, and citizenship. The site is divided into sections aimed
at age groups K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12, with a separate section for
parents and educators.
- BigChalk.com - Teachers, parents,
and students can find a wide range of online support at this site
including homework help, research tips, and study aids.
- Biology Project, The
- Biographical Dictionary
- contains biographical information on over 18,000 people from ancient
times to the present day
- Blackboard.com - "At Blackboard.comSM,
you can teach online for free, take distance-learning courses, utilize
239 discipline-specific resource centers and customize them to match
your own classes, share tips and information with other online teachers
and students, and much more."
Web'n Learning Center - "a library of Blue Ribbon learning sites
on the Web"
- Online Center - over 5,200 online calculators
Resources Activities for the Environment
Notes - Complete Series - from Amazon.com; each selection contains
a summary and a critical review.
- Convert It! - Convert
just about anything to anything else. Over 5,000 units, and 50,000
- Curious Math - tricks and
rules for quickly calculating certain types of math problems. There's
also some entertaining trivia and other math facts that are nice to
slip into casual conversation. Some of it's Useful and some of it's
- Doctor's Guide to
the Internet - Medical news, sites of the week, new drugs or indications,
doctor's feedback, and an Internet-resource section. Extremely thorough.
- ERIC: Internet
Resources for Children - This site by ERIC, Educational Resources
Information Center, a national education information system sponsored
by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement in the U.S.
Department of Education, describes more than fifty Internet sites
that will be of special interest to children in grades K-8, teachers,
parents and librarians.
- Education 4 Kids - "Once
upon a time there was a dream that there would be a set of resources
on the net that would exist solely for kids to use as an educational
"center". A place where they could come and play drill games to better
their skills and to learn. This is the place."
Hotlists - from the Franklin Institute
- Educational Index -
an annotated guide to the best education-related sites on the Web.
- Elements of Style
- William Strunk's classic on proper English usage
- EspanOle - "The On-line Resource
for Students and Teachers of Spanish!"
- Explore Science - This
site is one of the best we've come across for explaining scientific
concepts. Simple Shockwave demos help explain mechanics, life sciences,
waves, and more. You'll need the Shockwave plug-in and Netscape 2.0
or better to view the site.
- explorezone.com - animated
earth, space and weather science
- FactMonster.com - Site for
young students with info on everything from dragons and giants to
pets and proverbs.
- Facts Encyclopedia
- Refdesk - Over 70 Subject Categories.
- Facts Subject Index
- Refdesk - 24 Reference Categories
- Flashcards for Kids
- Franklin’s Forecast - Information
for students about various weather phenomenon and forecasting.There
is a simple experiment that demonstrates the causes of El Nino, instructions
for building a weather station, and has links to related science projects
to do either at home or online.
Stargazers to Starships - This high-school level tutorial focuses
on three topics: Astronomy of the Earth’s motion in space which includes
information, and some experiments and projects that teach concepts
about the calendar, seasons, Kepler’s laws, building a sundial, and
more; Newtonian mechanics has some projects for understanding Newton’s
laws and discussion of mass and motion; and Spaceflight and Spacecraft
demonstrates the principle of the rocket, covers Goddard and early
rockets, and moves on to discussions of future spacecraft propulsion
efforts such as nuclear power and space sails.
- FunBrain.com - "The Internet's
#1 Education Site for K-8."
- FunSchool - Funschool.com
has loads of Java-based educational games for kids from preschool
to sixth grade.
- General Chemistry
Online - An introductory, searchable guide to chemistry that includes
hyperlinked notes and guides for first semester chemistry, as well
as articles. There is also a searchable glossary of over 900 terms,
over 400 FAQs and a trivia quiz.
Books of Western Civilization, The - From Mercer University, modeled
after the course of study at St John's College, with links to the
text of the Great Books
- Guide to Geography - About.com
- resources include online world atlas, weekly articles about
geography, annotated links to hundreds of sites, weekly quizzes, chats,
and a free email newsletter.
Documents - The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life - ever wonder how something
worked but didn't know whom to ask? Ask Louis A. Bloomfield, a physics
professor at the University of Virginia.
- Human-Languages Page -
best language links on the Internet
- Infomine - resources of relevance
to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level
- Internet Classics
Archive, The. - searchable collection of almost 400 classical
Greek and Roman texts (in English translation) with user-provided
- Internet Public Library
- Internet Scout
- hundreds of announcements each week for the online resources most
valuable to the education community
- Kid's Alamnac
- Yahoo! has rendered a more kid user-friendly version of the popular
Information Please Kids' Almanac.
- Internet Dectectives
- A Middle School Social Studies & Library Media Project
- Kidinfo - A great way to find
both fun stuff and information for completing your homework assignments.
- "web guide and search tool for kids by librarians"
- Kids Did This
- reports written by students
- LearningPlanet.com -
Site for kids preschool through sixth grade to play free learning
- LibrarySpot - a virtual
library resource center for educators and students, librarians and
their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring
the Web for valuable research information
- Library of Congress Home Page
- Mad Scientist Network - Answers
on everything from Anatomy to Zoology.
- Math.com - Free math homework
help, math tutoring, math formulas and cool math stuff. Recommendations
on books, calculators and products for students, parents, and teachers.
- The Math Forum Internet Mathematics
- Math Help: Professor Freedman
- a mixture of sound, humor, color, animation and graphics with lots
of help for the "math anxious" student. Its aim is to give students
a self-directed and entertaining way to learn basic math and algebra.
- Math in Daily
Life - site shows how math helps us in our daily lives. It demonstrates
math concepts such as probability, compounding, growth, geometry,
and relationships in situations such as gambling, savings and investing,
population growth, home decorating, and cooking.
- Math Word Problems for Children
- over 2000 math word problems for children to learn from and
enjoy. The pages are sorted by topic and level of difficulty. Each
problem is designed to improve elementary and middle school students'
critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Metric Conversion
Card - Use this easy chart to convert inches to centimeters, pounds
to kilograms, Fahrenheit to Celsius, and more.
- Mint, The - An economics
and money management primer that addresses how to earn, budget, save,
and invest money in today's society. Issues covered include the stock
market, credit cards, inflation, income, expenses, interest rates,
the relationship between higher education and earning potential, and
more. Designed for middle school and high school students, with a
section for teachers and parents
- "Welcome to the Web's largest community of local education sites."
Geographic Homework Help - Need to know how much hippos eat, what
explorers Lewis and Clark packed in their first-aid kit, where Giza
is, or how fireworks work? You’ve come to the right place. Here are
our most fact-filled features, perfect for reports, presentations,
homework—or your curiosity.
for Kids - Explore the nervous system, using experiments, activities,
and games to learn about the brain, spinal cord, neurons, and senses.
The site, which includes links to other sites and current events in
the field, is appropriate to students of all ages.
Home Page, The - Links, puzzles, and other numeracy activities
for adults designed to encourage interest in math.
- Nye Labs Online - Bill Nye
the Science Guy's Web site is as lively and funny as his television
show. Select Demo of the Day for a different daily science experiment
you can do at home. In Home Demos are over 40 different demonstrations,
complete with explanations of how things work.
- Old Farmer's Almanac
- OneLook Dictionaries
- over 640,000 words in 109 dictionaries
Library Map Collection
- Periodic Table - WebElements
- Perseus Project, The
- detailed searchable library of texts, translations, art and archaeology
of Ancient Greece and Rome.
- Peterson's Guide to Colleges
- information on undergraduate and graduate education in the US
- Physics Classroom, The
- Learn basic physics concepts and review them in the Physics Tutorial.
Check Your Understanding quizzes let you know you got it.
- Pi Pages, The - Think
you know everything there is to know about pi? Try this trivia game
and test your knowledge.
- Project Gutenburg - 'Fine literature
- Quia Math - more than
thirty math activities which include flashcards and a Concentration-style
matching game. Topics range from basic addition to algebra terminology.
Don't miss the Math Journey, where students can travel around the
world as they practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
and rounding at four levels.
- QuickMath - QuickMath is an
automated service for answering common math problems over the internet.
Think of it as an online calculator that solves equations and does
all sorts of algebra and calculus problems - instantly and automatically!
- RHL School, The - subject
areas are reading comprehension, math problem solving and computation,
English basics, and reference skills. They are most appropriate for
elementary through middle school students.
- Reference.com - searchable
directories of newsgroups and mailing lists
- collection of online research tools. Search dictionaries, translate
words, find quotations and more.
- Roberts Rules of Order
- simplified version of Robert's Rules of Order, the standards for
- Roget's Internet Thesaurus
Question of the Day
- Science is Fun
- the fun of science through home science activities, demonstration
shows, videos, and books. Information about these and other science
fun stuff is available here.
- School Express - an
educational mall offering resources for schools, homeschools, teachers,
parents and children. Links are given to hundreds of educational web
sites. The Free Worksheets are especially popular for school and home
- Scholarly Journals
Distributed Via the World Wide Web - University of Houston Libraries
- Kathy Schrock's
Guide for Educators - a classified list of sites on the Internet
found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional
- Shakespeare - The Complete
- Space Place,
The - Space science can be more fun than your children ever imagined.
At The Space Place. Brought to us from the folks at NASA, kids can
learn how to make and do "spacey things." Or pick up some "amazing
facts" from Dr. Marc
- Statistical Abstract
of the United States
- How accurate is polling? Find out about statistics concepts through
the case study of a fictional election.
- Study Guides and
Strategies - A resource for students from the Learning Center
of University of St. Thomas. Information includes: Preparing to Learn,
Studying, Reading Skills, Classroom Participation, Preparing for Tests,
Taking Tests, Writing Basics, Researching on the Internet, and much
- Sumfun - A directory
of math sites. Includes sections on humorous math games and tricks,
teacher resources, math information, and tools and software.
Computation - Type in a city name and find out times for sunrise,
sunset, and more
Bob's Famous French Links - guide links to over 7000 French language
sites and French educational sites. Compiled by Bob Peckham, University
- This is MEGA Mathematics
- A project of the Los Alamos National Research Laboratory, this
site has puzzles, a glossary, and special topics on math concepts
such as infinity, graphs, and algorithms.
- Thomas: Legislative Information
on the Internet
- U.S. Census &
- U.S. and Puerto
Rico Population Figures
- Virtual Body
- Virtual Hospital, The
- University of Iowa
- Visual Elements
- featuring computer-generated images that interpret the 109 entries
of the periodic table
Human Project, The - The US National Library of Medicine is creating
complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations
of the male and female human body.
- Vocabulary University
- Webster Dictionary - the on-line
version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition
- the goal of this website is to provide you with an instant solution
to the particular math problem you're having trouble solving.
- Weights & Measures
- Who Represents You in Congress?
- Project Vote Smart
- Why Files: Science behind
- WorldClimate: Weather rainfall
and temperature data - over 85,000 records of world climate data
- World Holiday and Time
Guide - tells you which holidays are taking place anywhere and
everywhere around the world on any specific day.
- World Population
- World Rulers
- World Wide Metric
- World Time Zones
- Z39.50 Gateway
- Additional Websites:
- Homework Helper: http://www.bjpinchbeck.com/
- DiscoverySchool.com is dedicated to making teaching and learning an
exciting, rewarding adventure for students, teachers, and parents. To
that end we provide innovative teaching materials for teachers, useful
and enjoyable resources for students, and smart advice for parents about
how to help their kids enjoy learning and excel in school. The site is
constantly reviewed for educational relevance by practicing classroom
teachers in elementary school, middle school, and high school
Writing Research Papers: http://webster.commnet.edu/mla/index.shtml
- This resource was originally based on recommendations in the MLA Handbook's
fourth edition and is currently being updated to conform to the fifth
edition of the MLA Handbook (1999). We will remove this notice when revisions
Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org/
- The IPL features a collection of Native North America authors. An assortment
of interviews, biographical information, and links to tribal websites
will guide you through their writings.
Pitsco's Ask an Expert http://www.askanexpert.com/
- Here is a list of all the experts that we have featured since we started
this section in September 1999. Askanexpert.com connects you with hundreds
of real world experts, ranging from astronauts to zookeepers. These
experts have volunteered to answer your questions for free!
- Search Lessons - More Search Tools - Picture Search Tools - Sound Search
My Homework Helper http://www.refdesk.com/homework.html
Encyclopedia Smithsonian http://www.si.edu/resource/faq/
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/
The Federal Gateway: http://fedgate.org/
(Research government-related documents and information)
Britannica Internet Guide: http://www.britannica.com/
Electric Library Encyclopedia: http://www.encyclopedia.com/
Electric Library: http://www.elibrary.com/
Information Please http://www.infoplease.com/
(Ultimate Fact Finder)
CMU Off-Campus Library Services: http://www.lib.cmich.edu/ocls/er/
Philadelphia Online: http://www.philly.com/
(The Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News)
Maricopa Center http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/tl/
(881 examples of how the web is being used as a medium for learning)
Education Place http://www.eduplace.com/index.html
Homework Help Education Resources: http://www.startribune.com/homework_help/
Family Resource Center (Information for the entire family) http://www.shop-utopia.com/reference/
NewsDirectory.com (Guide to English-Language Media Online ) http://www.ecola.com/
Five Hot Learning Sites to Keep You Ahead of the Pack http://www.zdnet.com/anchordesk/story/story_3841.html
WebActive Directory (Alphabetical Listing of All Sites ) http://www.webactive.com/directory/wniaallsearch.html
Eserver.org (Collections in the Arts & Humaiities)
Trivia, Quotes, Quizzes and Useless Knowledge
Italian Language Course http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/modlang/carasi/site/pageone.html
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