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Government 101: Introduction — Project Vote Smart

Government 101: Introduction — Project Vote Smart

This site gives the basics on how the U.S. government works. Features include how a bill becomes a law, state government, Congress, the President & the election process. It’s produced by a non-profit, non-partisan organization.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Writing Services – University of Guelph Library

Writing Services – University of Guelph Library

If you are trying to improve your writing style, try this site from the University of Guelph. They offer advice on passive and active tense, precise styles, and common issues of usage. You can link to their pages on grammar and punctuation or download them in .pdf format!
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Writing Tips; School And Homework Help–English As A Second Language (ESL)

WebRangers

WebRangers

Learn through various activities about people, history, animals, nature and more that can be found in or have to do with U.S. National parks.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–History & People; Math And Science–Earth Science–Environment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology); School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Debatabase: the Online Debate Topic Database

Debatabase: the Online Debate Topic Database

Looking for topics or information to debate? This site has, ???arguments for and against hundreds of debating topics, written by expert debaters, judges and coaches. Also included are background summaries, links to websites of interest and recommended books, example motions and user comments.???
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

The Educational Theatre Association / International Thespian Society

The Educational Theatre Association / International Thespian Society

ETA/ITS is a non-profit arts education service organization, devoted to promoting and supporting educational theatre programs, primarily but not exclusively at the middle and high school levels. ETA/ITS is comprised of two “wings.” The International Thespian Society (ITS) is a student honor society, organized into member troupes at middle and high …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

Researching and Organizing Your Paper: The Note Card System

Researching and Organizing Your Paper: The Note Card System

This site is helpful when you start organizing your research to work on your paper. The method described is particularly helpful if you don’t like making formal outlines and is extremely flexible and easy to change, update, and rework as you go along with your research. The site has helpful graphics and provides links to related resources from the …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Report Writing

Process of Doing a Research Paper

Process of Doing a Research Paper

This page provides a good overview of the report-writing process. Text and simple, helpful graphics, as well as links to other parts of the site, guide you through. This site is especially good for students who know the basics and are looking to refresh their knowledge.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Report Writing

deYoung Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco – Search the Collection

deYoung Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco – Search the Collection

A searchable image and text database of over 82,000 objects from the collections of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (the de Young Museum and the Legion of Honor).
Subject: Art; History; Art, Music & Museums–Museums–Art Museums; Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Betsy Ross Homepage – ushistory.org

Betsy Ross Homepage – ushistory.org

Read the history of the American flag or the story of Betsy Ross and the first flag. You can also take a virtual tour through Betsy Ross’ home.
Subject: Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–North America–USA–History & People; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Science & Arts Gateway for Education (SAGE)

Science & Arts Gateway for Education (SAGE)

“Welcome to Cornell University???s award-winning K-12 Science & Arts Gateway for Education (SAGE). Developed by the Cornell Center for Advanced Computing, this gateway provides educators and students with links to lesson planning and learning resources in science, mathematics, and the arts.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help

Ben’s Guide to US Government for Kids

Ben’s Guide to US Government for Kids

“Virtual Ben Franklin explains branches of U.S. Government and how they started. Learn about citizenship, elections, symbols, and more. Play some games while you’re at it!”
Subject: Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–North America–USA–Government; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Federal Bureau of Investigation Kids’ Page

Federal Bureau of Investigation Kids’ Page

FBI’s just for kids page, two sections grades K-5 and grades 6-12. Grades K-5 includes an FBI field trip, safety tips, and information on working dogs. Grades 6-12 includes history of FBI, a day in the life, how we investigate, and FBI stories.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Law; Our World–North America–USA–USA Resources For Parents & Teachers; School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Infoplease: All the Knowledge You Need

Infoplease: All the Knowledge You Need

All-in-one encyclopedia, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and biography reference! Contains brief information on the people, places, things and events in our world, from sports to science, countries to holidays, and just about everything in between.
Subject: Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reference–Encyclopedias; Reference–Biography; Reference–Dictionaries; Reference–Almanacs; School And Homework Help–Homework Help—-Reference

Boulder Public Library Teens

Boulder Public Library Teens

There’s a little bit of all kinds of things here: from creative writing to book reviews to commentary to links to other sites of interest. Go here to meet a bunch of interesting people who happen to belong to the Young Adult Advisory Board of the Boulder Public Library.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

This non-profit organization provides an excellent fact sheet and explanation about this condition. A variety of articles offer guidance on organization, time management, work and homework skills. A resource section can help you find treatment opportunities in your own area.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Learning Disabilities

Engineering: Go For It (eGFI) by the American Society of Engineering Education

Engineering: Go For It (eGFI) by the American Society of Engineering Education

Whether you are creative and imaginative or you excel in math and science, the field of engineering may be for you. Check this site to learn more about engineering, famous engineers, engineering colleges and more. You can take a self-assessment test or just get some help with homework.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance

ChemTeam: A Tutorial For High School Chemistry

ChemTeam: A Tutorial For High School Chemistry

The ChemTeam offers several resources suitable for the Regular Chemistry students. ChemTeam was developed by a group of high school chemistry teachers and delivers its content in an understandable and well-organized format. Just some of the topics covered include: Acid Base, Bonding & Isomerism, Equilibrium, The Mole, Radioactivity, Reduction Oxid …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Chemistry

ipl: Dinosaur Floor of the Exhibit Museum at the University of Michigan

ipl2: Dinosaur Floor of the Exhibit Museum at the University of Michigan

Take a virtual tour of the Dinosaur Floor of the University of Michigan Exhibit Museum using QuickTime VR technology.
Subject: Natural History And Natural Science; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology); School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

A. Phillip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum

A. Phillip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum

An introduction to the history of African American labor, paying tribute to one of its leaders, A. Philip Randolph. The site includes online exhibits and references related to Randolph, African Americans working for railroad companies, and labor issues in general.
Subject: Economics; War; History; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

California African American Museum

California African American Museum

This website gives users a chance to experience many aspects of African-American history. Its hosts a visual arts and history collection, a permanent exhibit featuring materials documenting the African American contribution to the settlement of the West, and a variety of other fine art displays and resources.
Subject: Art; History; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

A national research library devoted to collecting, preserving and providing access to resources documenting the history and experiences of peoples of African descent throughout the world.
Subject: Literature; Persons; History; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

The HistoryMakers.com

The HistoryMakers.com

HistoryMakers.com is a non-profit educational institution committed to preserving, developing and providing easy access to an internationally recognized, archival collection of thousands of African American video oral histories.
Subject: General; History; Art, Music & Museums; Art, Music And Museum Resources For Parents & Teachers; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Biographies; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Deutsches Museum

Deutsches Museum

Companion website to the Munich museum in Germany shows exhibits and educational resources, including lots of science and art programs for teen groups. Exhibits include transportation, art, science, musical instruments and energy.
Subject: Natural History And Natural Science; Science And Technology; Our World–Our World Resources For Parents & Teachers; Math And Science; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

The Field Museum

The Field Museum

This site is a companion to Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History and has resources, exhibits and interactive resources for every age and interest.
Subject: Natural History And Natural Science; Education; Math And Science–Math And Science Virtual Field Trips; Art, Music & Museums–Art, Music & Museums Virtual Field Trips; Math And Science–Science Museums; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Exploring Nature Educational Resource

Exploring Nature Educational Resource

Provides encyclopedic information on the natural sciences, with thousands of illustrations. Resources for school-age youth, kindergarten through high school, as well as teachers and parents.
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Math And Science–Animals; Math And Science–Plants; Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy; Math And Science–Earth Science–Oceans, Lakes & Rivers; Math And Science–Earth Science–Weather; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers; Math And Science–Earth Science–Environment; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Space; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology); School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Helen Keller National Center For Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults

Helen Keller National Center For Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults

What are healthy eye care techniques? What kinds of eye problems develop? This center offers educational resources for deaf-blind students across the nation. Includes a listserv, resource links, description of services provided by the Helen Keller Center, publications, videos, and more.
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Organizations; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing DeafBlind; School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Blindness

Channel One Network

Channel One Network

Since 1990, Channel One has shown “12-minute news broadcasts… daily to more than 6 million teens in middle schools and high schools.” Site offers a wide range of information useful to teens such as homework help, college information, quizzes, and entertainment information.
Subject: Sports, Entertainment, And Arts; School And Homework Help–Homework Help

Jefferson Lab: Student Zone

Jefferson Lab: Student Zone

If you need information about, or just want to explore math and the physical sciences, this is the place for you! At this site from the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, you can learn ???All About Atoms,??? take the Jefferson Lab virtual tour, find a glossary of science terms, and much more. You can also test your math and science s …
Subject: Math And Science–Math And Science Virtual Field Trips; Math And Science–Physics & Chemistry; Math And Science–Math; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Chemistry; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Edinformatics Math and Science Activities

Edinformatics Math and Science Activities

This site contains a variety of information and exercises in science and math for middle and high school students. Includes information and exercises on topics such as biology, chemistry, physics, earth science and mathematics. This site also contains animated information in the form of Java Applets.
Subject: Math And Science–Physics & Chemistry; Math And Science–Math–Geometry; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science

42Explore: Thematic Pathfinders for All Ages

42Explore: Thematic Pathfinders for All Ages

Stop by this eye-catching website to discover pathfinders and links on everything from sled-dog racing to chocolate to calligraphy. Pick a subject, read the pathfinder, and follow the links!
Subject: Health; Math And Science; Teachers & Parents Corner; Art, Music & Museums; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help

ABLEDATA

ABLEDATA

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, ABLEDATA can put you in touch with assistive technology vendors and offers a wide variety of resources for people with disabilities including the blind and the deaf. This is not a commercial service, but provides information about products.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Blindness; School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Deafness

The UVic Writers Guide

The UVic Writers Guide

This site may be simple and old by the web’s standards, but it still provides excellent detailed information on all kinds of paper writing issues. Want more info on a kind of essay you have to write? Need tips on developing a thesis? Want pointers on constructing good sentences and paragraphs? Need to remember what “allegory” means? This easy-to-na …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Report Writing

National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness

National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness

At this “national technical assistance and dissemination center,” locate people, services, programs, educational resources, and more relating to deaf-blind children and youth.
Website can be viewed in Spanish.
Subject: Deaf & Hard Of Hearing Organizations; Deaf & Hard Of Hearing DeafBlind; School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Blindness; School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Deafness

Job Profiles

Job Profiles

This unusual site features the profiles of individuals who have been successful in their field. This might help you to decide whether a particular career is right for you. There are many, many, careers described here, from bookkeeper to plumbing contractor to handmade wooden boat builder.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance

Sources from Dartmouth College

Sources from Dartmouth College

Have your teachers warned you about plagiarism? These resources from Dartmouth College give examples for citation in APA and MLA styles. A very information introductory section will help you avoid common mistakes that can be interpreted as plagiarism in your research papers.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Citations And Copyright–Style Guides And Citations

Careers in Music

Careers in Music

The Berklee College of Music offers descriptions of careers in music, from jazz, to classical, to business aspects, to music therapy. Come here to see the range of choices, then explore their course listings to see what kinds of classes a music school offers.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance

Ld Pride

Ld Pride

Do you ever feel that no one understands you because your disability is invisible? This website is run as a forum for teens and adults with disabilites. Find support, strategies and guidance here. You can even take a test an discover your ‘multiple intelligence’ type!
Subject: School And Homework Help–Disabilities

A Parent’s Guide to Helping Kids With Learning Difficulties

A Parent’s Guide to Helping Kids With Learning Difficulties

Do your parents have trouble understanding your learning difficulties? Refer them to this website. They can learn about ways to support you, to advocate for you, and to help you manage your busy life. They can join a message board and get advice from other parents. Teach your parents well! Send them here!
Subject: School And Homework Help–Disabilities

Living with L.D.

Living with L.D.

This is the teen section of a very helpful site about learning disabilities. In this section, you discover ways to assess your interests and abilities and to understand your strengths and challenges. There is help for planning your life after high school. The resource pages offer the names and contact information for reliable organizations which …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Disabilities

ADDinSchool.com

ADDinSchool.com

Do you wish that your teachers had a better idea what school is really like for you? This website offers clear and helpful advice to teachers and teens with ADHD which could make your school day happier and more successful. Pass it on . . .they’ll probably appreciate the help, too! You can pick up some study skills pointers, as well. There are s …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Learning Disabilities

O*NET Online

O*NET Online

Are you wondering which occupations best match your skills? Are you interested in a particular field and curious which knowledge, skills, or abilities are needed to succeed? The U.S. Bureau of Labor created this easily searched site to answer some of your questions.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance

Grammar and Punctuation: How to Avoid Common Mistakes

Grammar and Punctuation: How to Avoid Common Mistakes

Are you confused about apostrophes? Do semi-colons and commas sometimes baffle you? The University of Wisconsin Writing Center can help you with these rules as well as provide overall advice on how to turn in a paper which reflects your very best work.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Writing Tips; School And Homework Help–English As A Second Language (ESL)

Study Skills Self-Help Information

Study Skills Self-Help Information

Are you spinning your wheels with school work? Do you wonder where the time goes when you are studying? You can actually calculate the time you spend studying and devise a better plan here. This site is hosted by Virginia Tech University and offers guidance on study skills and test taking as well as time management. The sooner you’ve got it, th …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Study Skills And Time Management

Copyright Kids!

Copyright Kids!

This is a great website which explains copyright law and how you can register your own work! This site is provided by the Copyright Society of America and is one of the clearest explanations of the rules that you will find anywhere.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Citations And Copyright–Copyright And Fair Use

Copyright and Fair Use

Copyright and Fair Use

This information is provided by the University of Maryland University College and is laid out in a very accessible format. It notes specifics and also gives an overview of the rules.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Citations And Copyright–Copyright And Fair Use

HistoryCentral.com

HistoryCentral.com

This site contains numerous pages about the history of the United States including elections, wars, statistics and much more! It also has some information on other coutries.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Marian Koshland Science Museum

Marian Koshland Science Museum

This museum is sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and explores current scientific issues driving today’s headlines and affecting our daily lives. The complexities of science are discussed in an engaging and accessible way for the general public, recommended for ages 13 and up. Three virtual and interactive exhibits from the collection …
Subject: Science And Technology; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science

Women’s College Coalition

Women’s College Coalition

If you are interested in attending an all-women’s college, this site will give you all the information you need. There is a list of member institutions broken down by state, myths and facts about women’s colleges, sections and notable graduates of women’s colleges, and more.
Subject: School And Homework Help–College–Guides To Colleges And Universities

Sheppard Software – Online Games and More

Sheppard Software – Online Games and More

Learn about world continents, countries and oceans at this fun website. Free web games also include vocabulary, United States geography, chemistry and trivia. Fun, educational games for all levels!
Subject: Our World–Geography & World Culture; Our World–History & People; Computers And The Internet–Online Games; Math And Science–Physics & Chemistry; Math And Science–Math; Math And Science–Math And Science Resources For Parents & Teachers; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Geography; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Chemistry; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature; School And Homework Help–College–Test Preparation; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–History

Teen Safety on the Information Highway

Teen Safety on the Information Highway

This is a place for you to learn more about safety and privacy on the Internet. Find out how innocent activities on the web could be used to exploit you or your privacy. This is written just for teens and applies to teen interests.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Internet Search Skills; Technology

Hanging Ten

Hanging Ten

Find out how rain, wind, and tides affect surfing. Learn about the physics of surfing.
Subject: Math And Science–Physics & Chemistry; Sports & Recreation–Surfing; Math And Science–Earth Science–Oceans, Lakes & Rivers; Math And Science–Earth Science–Weather; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports–Water Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics

The Integrator

The Integrator

If you???re looking for ???the power to do integrals as the world has never seen before??? then you want to visit The Integrator. Type in your integral with respect to x and The Integrator will give the answer faster than you can say, ???Mathematica is my hero.???
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math

QuickMath

QuickMath

If you’re faced with an Algebra or Calculus problem you just can’t solve, you may want to check out Quickmath.
“QuickMath will automatically answer the most common problems in algebra, equations and calculus faced by high-school and college students.” Though you’ll have the answer, you’ll still have to show the work yourself.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math

Exploratorium: Faultline, Seismic Science at the Epicenter

Exploratorium: Faultline, Seismic Science at the Epicenter

“How motions of the earth’s crust are involved in earthquakes. Continental drift, different types of faults, P waves, S waves, love waves and more. Measuring, Monitoring, and Predicting. Make your own highway seismograph and compare the energy released in earthquakes with an Energy Equivalence chart.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences

Understanding the Immune System

Understanding the Immune System

“Illustrates the immune system, complex network of specialized cells and organs that distinguishes between self and foreign molecules inside the body. Explains that a malfunctioning immune system can cause allergies or arthritis and can fail to stop the growth of cancer cells.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology

United Nations CyberSchoolBus

United Nations CyberSchoolBus

This site, designed for both teachers and students, provides much useful information about the United Nations. You can read about the history of the UN, view flags from all the member states, see photographs of all the Secretaries General, and see photographs from the UN archives by photographers from around the world, among other resources.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer – National Cancer Institute

Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer – National Cancer Institute

“Discusses and illustrates what cancer is, explains the link between genes and cancer, and discusses what is known about the causes, detection and diagnosis of the disease.” Includes numerous visual aids in an easy-to-understand presentation format.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology

Surfing with the Bard

Surfing with the Bard

Are you reading Shakespeare? Do you need some help understanding the language and the plays? This site calls itself “the Shaksepeare classroom on the Internet.” It covers everything you would want to know about the Bard, his plays, and his poetry.
Subject: Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Pop Culture–Theater–Plays; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

Study Skills and Learning Assistance

Study Skills and Learning Assistance

This is the Online Study Skills and Learning Assistance page of Richland Community College. It has been designed to provide you with information to assist you in pursuit of your educational goals. This page contains Mathematics Assistance, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Public Speaking Skills, Study Skills, Test Taking, Time Management, Note Takin …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Study Skills And Time Management

Science Made Stupid

Science Made Stupid

This whimsical look at science redefines words and concepts in ways which will definitely not help you study for your next exam, but may help you laugh and better appreciate learning more ‘traditional’ interpretaions of science. The site is based on an award-winning book of the same title.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science

Science Net: Toronto Reference Library

Science Net: Toronto Reference Library

Here are lots of web sites, neatly organized into easy-to-search categories by the Dewey Decimal system, about all different aspects of science: physics, chemistry, biology, zoology, geology, paleontology, astronomy and botany. Sites are categorized for younger kids (grade K-6) or older teens (grade 7-12). If you need specific science information, …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science

Quintessential Careers: A Career and Job-Hunting Resources Guide

Quintessential Careers: A Career and Job-Hunting Resources Guide

“This site is designed to provide as much information and resources as possible about jobs and careers for every kind of job seeker — all for free! The goal of this site is providing job-seekers with the best resources on the Web.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance; Money And Work–Job Hunting

One ADD Place

One ADD Place

One ADD Place is a “virtual neighborhood” of ADD information which includes information provided by C.H.A.D.D. and the Attention Deficit Disorder Association, articles, and information about products and services for persons with ADD.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Disabilities–Learning Disabilities

Oceans Alive!

Oceans Alive!

This site featues loads of information and images of the ocean, including a picture of features of the ocean floor. Do you know what a guyot or an abyssal plane are? How big is the ocean? What lives in the ocean and what do they eat? How do scientists explore what is under all that water? Discover the secrets of the ocean in this “in-depth” site …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences

New York State High School Regents Exam Prep Center

New York State High School Regents Exam Prep Center

“A team of Oswego County teachers are developing this online learning resource center to help high school students meet the New York State Regents requirements in mathematics, science, and social studies.” This site contains “Global History, U.S. History & Government, Math, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Reference Library, Study Strategies, Old …
Subject: School And Homework Help–College–Test Preparation

Navigator for Students

Navigator for Students

“A SELECTIVE GUIDE TO THE INTERNET – If you are new to the Web, this list of links will provide you with a solid starting point for exploration, and may also show you that there’s a lot of fun and useful stuff going on out there.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Internet Search Skills

Multimedia Physics Studios

Multimedia Physics Studios

“The Multimedia Physics Studios consists of a collection of GIF animations and accompanying explanations of major physics concepts. The animations cover common physics principles discussed in a first-year high school physics course. The animation and discussion have been written specifically for high school physics students.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics

Mapping Your Future

Mapping Your Future

This nicely designed, easy to navigate site provides helpful information about college and career planning, and has sections for middle to high school students, college students, parents, and loan borrowers. It’s sponsored by a number of different student loan corporations, so it’s in the best interests of the sponsors to make you understand as muc …
Subject: School And Homework Help–College

Kids Did This!

Kids Did This!

The Franklin Institute Science Museum maintains this collection of links to projects in all kinds of subject areas (math, science, social studies, language arts, et cetera) done by kids and teens. Find ideas for school projects of your own, or just see what other folks out there have been doing.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help

The Invisible Disabilities Page

The Invisible Disabilities Page

The Invisible Disabilities page is a great resource written by a hearing-impaired, vision-impaired person with ADD. He has links for pages about hearing loss, vision, depression, epilepsy, and chronic fatigue syndrome, as well as many other disabilities. Provides a valuable, personal perspective on the disabilities which are not obvious at first g …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Disabilities

Imagine the Universe

Imagine the Universe

“This site is dedicated to a discussion about our Universe… what we know about it, how it is evolving, and the kinds of objects and phenomena it contains. Just as importantly, we also discuss how scientists know what they know, what mysteries remain, and how they might one day find the answers to these questions.” Various sections include “Ask a …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Space

Health Careers

Health Careers

“This guide will assist you in exploring the various health careers and provide links to information so that you can make a more informed decision about your future. This guide is divided into 15 career areas which include 60 specific health occupations. You’ll find information about the career, educational programs, professional organizations plu …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance

Four-H Council (National)

Four-H Council (National)

This site, the main page of the National 4-H Council, contains a wealth of information about 4-H, from what it is to conference facilities to internships and career opportunities to programs such as the Environmental Stewardship program. From the site: The Community Youth Development team is initiating new projects to involve youth in the issues th …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance

Future Farmers of America

Future Farmers of America

“FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.” The website includes information about the mission and goals of FFA, a bulletin board for agriculture students, a “teacher workroom”, and even an FFA store with clothing …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance

Exploratorium Observatory

Exploratorium Observatory

Find out about sun spots and solar eclipses. Make a model of the solar system. Use RealPlayer to view Webcasts of solar eclipses. Find out how much you would weigh on other planets. Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence. An excellent site for anyone interested in these topics or other astronomy issues.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Space

Einstein Revealed

Einstein Revealed

Discover more about the genius of Einstein. In addition to getting biographical information about this famous scientist and mathematician, you can learn about the theory of relativity . Test your knowledge of the speed of light by visiting Joe’s Room or play the Time Traveler game.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics

Debate Central

Debate Central

??DEBATE CENTRAL is an educational internet resource for all those involved in competitive educational debating in all of its formats throughout the world.?? It is provided by the Lawrence Debate Union and the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Vermont. Includes the Debate Library, debate theory articles, archives of debate publicati …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help—-English And Literature

Crocodilian Biology Database

Crocodilian Biology Database

A great source for “all things crocodile,” this site offers an impressive species list with maps showing habitat; information on appearance, diet, breeding; and lists of related reference works. Other features include a frequently asked croc questions page, information on crocodile lore (with poems on our scaled friends), and a discussion on evolut …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology

Colleges, Universities and Scholarships

Colleges, Universities and Scholarships

This page lists the email addresses of many colleges’ Admissions Offices so that you can “request college and university catalogues, college and university videos, college and university applications, and information on scholarships and financial aid from colleges and universities throughout the United States.” It also links to college web pages a …
Subject: School And Homework Help–College–Guides To Colleges And Universities

ChemTutor

ChemTutor

“Basic chemistry help is available here for high school or college students. Chemtutor begins with the fundamentals and gives expert help with the most difficult phases of understanding your first course in chemistry. Chemtutor is not necessarily a complete text for your course or a complete outline, but we are proud to offer some insightful help i …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Chemistry

Careers in Ecology

Careers in Ecology

The Ecological Society of America posts job announcements that are submitted for advertisement on-line, as well as funding opportunities. These pages provide specific listings for individuals looking for internships, employment or additional funding to further their careers and research in ecology.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Vocational Guidance

BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper

BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper

BJ Pinchbeck says: “‘I’m BJ. My friends call me Beege. I just turned 15 on March 16th. My site contains over 700 links to sites that will help you with your homework. ” Basically, this is a gigantic list of links, organized by subject, with brief annotations.
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help

Animal Diversity Web

Animal Diversity Web

“The Animal Diversity Web is a collection of pictures and information about animals. Accounts of individual species include information on distributions, natural history, conservation, and economic importance, along with pictures and sounds if available. Synopses of some higher taxonomic groups are also provided.”
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology

American Model United Nations

American Model United Nations

“American Model United Nations Inc. (AMUN) is a non-profit, educational organization founded in 1989 to provide students with the highest quality, most professionally run simulation of the United Nations available. AMUN strives to combine educational quality with highly realistic simulations of the United Nations to give students an unparalleled Mo …
Subject: School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–U.S. Government & Civics

ACT, Inc.

ACT, Inc.

“The ACT website provides valuable information about the ACT Assessment, including sample questions and test-taking strategies. Students can also register online for the ACT. Our “Information for Parents” section offers informed advice about the process of choosing a college and applying for financial aid. A new feature on the site is our free onli …
Subject: School And Homework Help–College–Test Preparation

The Time of the Lincolns

The Time of the Lincolns

This is a companion site to the PBS television special “Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided.” Among its many resources: a description of the politics of Lincoln’s time, an interactive map which explores the state of the nation on the eve of the war, and a virtual tour of a slave cabin. The site also includes a teacher’s guide with activitie …
Subject: Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–History & People; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Web Cameras

Virtual Web Cameras

“Access Over 1,000 Live Cam images throughout the world within 40 subject areas at this site! “
Subject: Our World–Our World Virtual Field Trips; Our World–Geography & World Culture; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Stromboli Online: Volcanoes of the World

Stromboli Online: Volcanoes of the World

Follow along on a climb of Stromboli (a volcano, not a pasta dish!), Etna, and other volcanoes as well. Great virtual trips with facts, maps, photography and aerial views.
Subject: Math And Science–Earth Science–Volcanos; Math And Science–Math And Science Virtual Field Trips; School And Homework Help–Virtual Field Trips

Kid Info

Kid Info

This site gives students, young children, parents and teachers lots of links for information about many different topics. Students can get help with homework and research projects about American History, Science, Health and much more. There are also general reference links to atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc.
Subject: Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reference–Homework Help; School And Homework Help–Homework Help

Women of NASA

Women of NASA

Do you want to know more about the women who work for NASA? This site has interviews and profiles, with NASA’s female scientists and astronauts. Some documents and interviews are also available in Spanish.
Subject: Math And Science–Air & Space–Astronomy; Math And Science–History & People; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Space