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Homework Sites

General Homework Sites  

(Thanks to W.T. Sampson ES/HS for this information)
ClassBrain.com
Provides students, teachers, and parents with quick, manageable access to information and educational tools.
 
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/students/index.cfm
Tools to help you study, games to challenge your mind, and tons of great clip art to use. In addition, there are nearly a dozen learning adventures that let you explore everything from Ancient Egypt to the Space Station.
 
 
http://www2.ed.gov/free/index.html
More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies. New sites are added regularly.
 
Homework Spot
Elementary, Middle and High School resources in various subjects as well as activities, tips and articles.
 
Jiskha Homework Help
Homework help for Pre-K college in subjects ranging from art and music to math and physical education.
 
MidLink Magazine: How to Cite Your Sources
Links to information about evaluating and citing resources.
 
Note Taking Help
The articles on this website are designed to teach you note taking strategies and to help you determine if a particular note taking strategy makes sense in a particular situation, to help you choose the note taking strategy that works best for you, and to help you determine whether a particular piece of information is important to note.
 
Smithsonian
Explore the exhibitions, take part in activities and more!
 

Language Arts


Bartleby Books
A huge collection of free online books. Offers a brief biography for each author and a number of other services including lists of quotes and a thesaurus. Books are viewable online and are also downloadable.
 
Guide to Grammar & Writing
An online guide to grammar from word and sentence level to essay and research papers. Quiz yourself and watch presentations.
 
 
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Writing resources and instructional material.

 


Science


ActionBioscience.org
A non-commercial, educational website created to promote bioscience literacy by providing peer reviewed articles by scientists, science educators, and science students on issues related to six bioscience content areas: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, and science policy.
 
Genetic Science Learning Center
Information and resources from the University of Utah.
 
NASA
NASA is taking bold steps at the K-12 grade levels to prepare the next generation of explorers. Building on previous accomplishments, NASA has established a series of innovative programs designed to stimulate student interest in order to motivate higher levels of study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, subjects. These activities provide unique learning experiences for students, teachers, administrators and families.
 
NOAA Education Resources
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website designed to help students, teachers, librarians and the general public access the many educational activities, publications, and booklets that have been produced.
 
NOVA
Articles, interviews, and personal essays as well as slide shows, 360° panoramas, and regular interactive features—all of which strive to enhance or delve deeper into subjects covered in the television program.
 
Ocean Explorer
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Explorer is an educational Internet offering for all who wish to learn about, discover, and virtually explore the ocean realm. It provides public access to current information on a series of NOAA scientific and educational explorations and activities in the marine environment. The site provides a platform to follow explorations in near real-time, learn about exploration technologies, observe remote marine flora and fauna in the colorful multimedia gallery, read about NOAA’s 200-year history of ocean exploration, and discover additional NOAA resources in a virtual library.
 
Science News for Students
From the Society for Science & the Public (SSP)
 
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Online habitat education, fact sheets, web cams, homework helper and more.
 
The Franklin Institute
Online learning resources from the Franklin Institute Science Museum.
 
WISE
WISE is a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real world evidence and analyze current scientific controversies. Curriculum projects are designed to meet standards and complement your current science curriculum, and your grade 5-12 students will find them exciting and engaging.

Math


AplusMath
This web site was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively.
 
Ask Dr. Math
A question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions
 
Cool Math
Math lessons, practice, games and reference.
 
Federal Reserve Education
Financial Literacy resources and lesson plans for K - 12.
 
Hippo Campus
HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge.
 
HomeworkSpot: Trigonometry
Trigonometry resources.
 
Math Forum @ Drexel
Internet resources for math K-College.
 
StudyGeek.org
Offers study guides for learning advanced mathematical  concepts and getting to grips with the most challenging mathematical  ideas. You can also brush up on your vocabulary and revise important  concepts with the math vocabulary tool, and learn lots of other  interesting things about topics related to mathematics and science.
 
WebMATH
Webmath is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment. The math answers are generated and displayed real-time, at the moment a web user types in their math problem and clicks "solve." In addition to the answers, Webmath also shows the student how to arrive at the answer.

 


Social Studies


50states.com
Links to state home pages and information.
 
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben's Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.
 
CultureGrams
CultureGrams links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 190+ countries and all 50 United States.
 
EDSITEment
Humanities on the Web from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities, and the Verizon Foundation.
 
Hippo Campus
HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge.
 
National Archives
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has billions of pieces of paper and millions of photographs that document the working of the Federal Government and U.S. history.
 
National Constitution Center - Students
Need resources for your government or American history class? Want to catch up on current events? The National Constitution Center provides many different ways to engage in the American experience.
 
National History Day
National History Day makes history come alive for America's youth by engaging them in the discovery of the historic, cultural and social experiences of the past.
 
The British Museum
Learning activities from the British Museum.
 
The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Over 15,800 maps online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.
 
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
A nonprofit organization supporting the study and love of American history through a wide range of programs and resources for students, teachers, scholars, and history enthusiasts throughout the nation.
 
U.S. House of Representatives
Official United States House of Representatives website.
 
U.S. Senate
Official site of the U.S. Senate
 
White House 101
Learn about White House art and architecture, the Presidents and First Ladies, and how you can take a tour.

Research Links


Dictionary.com
Reliable, free online access to millions of English definitions, synonyms, spelling, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and translations
 
Encyclopedia.com
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses, biographies and more.
 
Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
 
InfoPlease
A comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records. A single search engine allows you to search all these sources at once.
 
Internet Public Library
A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology.
 
Library Spot
A free 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.
 
MidLink Magazine: How to Cite Your Sources
Links to information about evaluating and citing resources.
 
National Archives
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has billions of pieces of paper and millions of photographs that document the working of the Federal Government and U.S. history.
 
ProQuest Professional Education
ProQuest Professional Education is a comprehensive reference collection for K-12 professional development and continuing education.  See your school Information Specialist for passwords.
 
RefDesk.com
Indexes and reviews of quality, credible, and timely reference resources that are free and family-friendly.
 
Thesaurus.com
Sister site of Dictionary.com - a free reliable synonym search tool.
 
U.S. Copyright Office
Information about online copyright registration; key publications including informational circulars, application forms for copyright registration, links to the copyright law and to the homepages of other copyright-related organizations; and more.
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