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Kids & Teens

For Kids and Teens
  • Kids and Teens: Books, Websites, and more

    Homework Help

    Start here for your online research and homework help!

    An extensive collection of Web sites that can help you with a wide range of subjects you may be researching for school assignments.

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  • Homework and Research Sites


      General | Civics | English | Geography | History | Math | Science 


    General

    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.

    Games
    Find a game to play while you wait.

    TeenReads
    Recommendations on books to read.

    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.

    Justice for Kids & Youth
    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? 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.

    USHistory.org
    Hundreds of resources about American History

    The American Civil War Home Page
    Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

    Civil War
    http://www.bartleby.com/65/ci/CivilWarUS.html
    Columbia encyclopedia summary of the Civil War including causes, battles and links to detailed information.

    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.

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

    Mr. Dowling's History 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 World of Math online.

    Graph Paper!
    Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.

    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.

  • High Schoolers

    Content for this section originally developed by the Oregon Department of Education.
  • A to Z World

    An exciting website with articles about all parts of the world. Pictures and information can be printed. There is also a teachers guide available.

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  • A to Z the USA

    A database full of information about the USA and each individual state. Fun facts and printable pictures and information.

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