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HOMEWORK AND RESEARCH SITES

General/Civics/English/Geography/History/Math/Texas/Science

GENERAL

BJ Pinchbeck Homework Helper

Contains over 800 great links to sites that'll help with your homework.

 

High School Ace

Academic resources for high school students.

 

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 Kidspace

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

 

Internet Public Library TeenSpace

Links to topics and resources specifically of interest to teens.

 

Libarians' Internet Index

"Information you can trust" on lots of topics. All sites are selected by librarians.

 

TeenReads.com

Recommendations on books to read.

 

Who2

Gives you the hard facts you're most likely looking for: birth and death dates, famous works, notorious trivia. Provides links to the four best sites for additional detail.  Movie stars, authors, frauds, cartoon dogs -- anyone is fair game.

 

General Homework Helpers

 

CIVICS

 

Thomas.gov

Federal legislative information on the Internet

 

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

 

Department of Justice: United States Attorneys Kids Page

Federal Justice Department web sites for students of all ages.

 

ENGLISH

 

Merriam-Webster Online

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

 

SparkNotes

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.

 

USHistory

Hundreds of resources about American History.

 

The American Civil War Homepage

Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

 

Civil War Maps

Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

 

Gettysburg Address

See a copy of the original Gettysburg Address writing by Abraham Lincoln and read about how it was written.

 

POTUS Presidents of the United States

Find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest as well as links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites.

 

U.S.National Archives and Records

Get primary source documents for American history.

 

Mr.Dowling's Electronic Passport

Links to information on counties, culture and history.

 

MATH

 

Ask Dr. Math

A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

 

Math Reference Tables

Math tables, algebra formulas and more.

 

Math.com

The Worth of Math online.

 

Coolmath.com

An amusement park of math and more...designed for fun!

 

Figure This!

Math Challenges for Families.

 

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.

 

Science News For Kids

Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

 

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.

 

Cryptokids

National Security Agency's website for kids.

 

Cyberchase

Activities, games and puzzles for 8-11 year olds.

 

Student's Guide to Global Climate Change

 

TEXAS

 

The Handbook of Texas Online

The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin.

 

Texas Online

Texas at your fingertips.