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Please see Homework Databases

General Homework Help
B. J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper - created by a kid and his Dad.
Fact Monster- homework help, reference info, fun and games from Information Please.
Homework Center - a must-see site created by Multnomah County Library.
HomeworkSpot - links to homework help, science fair projects, math, English....
Information Please - almanac site that is great for quick facts.
Internet Public Library - adult, teen, and youth collections.
Khan Academy - educational videos on many subjects
KidsClick! - designed for younger kids, but great for all ages!
Michigan Electronic Library - especially good for Michigan information.
Oxford Dictionaries - dictionaries, etymology, synonyms and more for word research.
Schoolwork.org - links to subject information on the World Wide Web. Excellent.

How-To Homework Help
A+ Research and Writing - a thorough guide to help you through the process. Use the table of contents if you just need help in one area. Also offers valuable links.
Write a Speech - speechwriting tips from Scholastic.

Audubon Society (bird profiles) - information about various birds.
Ornithology Website (birds)
Yahoo-Bird Sites

Books & Literature
AcronymFinder - over 145,000 acronyms, abbreviations, initialisms and definitions.
Bartleby.com: Great Books Online - search for quotations, biographies, verse, fiction and nonfiction references using numerous reputable sources.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations - need to find a quote? Find out about Mr. Bartlett and then search his book.
Book Nook
Children's Literature Web Guide
Cliff's Notes
Nobel Prize Information - the official website from the Nobel Foundation presents Nobel Lectures, biographies, interviews, photos, articles, video clips and more.
Online Books Page - searchable archive of over 11,000 books found on the Web.
Project Gutenberg - free downloadable classic fiction and reference books that are in the public domain.
Scholastic Book Wizard - Find books by grade, letter and Lexile level and more.
Shakespeare: his complete works
SparkNotes Online Study Guides - similar to Cliff's Notes.

50 States of the United States - facts about our 50 states.
Atlapedia-Online Country Information - great information.
Brief Guide to State Facts - more facts about our states.
State & County QuickFacts - statistical data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Stately Knowledge - facts about the 50 states.
World FactBook - country information

Government & History
Costume Site - great information on costumes from Milieux.
Discoverers Web - information about a long list of explorers.
Federal Statistics - need some data for your report or paper? Try this site!.
Government Links
On This Day - New York Times brings you historic events by date.
Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century
Social Studies Sites-Wars, History, Events
America's Historical Documents - access to famous and little-known records of the Federal Government from the National Archives website.
POTUS - Presidents of the United States
U.S. Presidents
This Day in History - historic events brought to you by the History Channel.
Best of History Web Sites - an award-winning portal that links to sites by subject or timeline, for research purposes, activities, lesson plans, even games.

Language & Music
Early Music Resources - a portal from U. of Iowa, providing links to instruments, ensembles, festivals, societies, dance and further study.
Language Guides - maintained by the Yamada Language Center at the University of Oregon, this site provides information on over 140 languages.
Medieval and Renaissance Instruments - from University of Iowa's ensemble Musica Antiqua.
Musical Instrument Encyclopedia
Spanish Resources - studying Spish? Check this out!

Biographical Dictionary - more than 28,000 notable people past and present.
Biography.com - short bios on over 25,000 personalities.
Women's Studies Resources - from the University of Maryland.

Religion & Myths
Adherents - religious statistics for over 4,000 religions, churches, denominations, etc.
Encyclopedia Mythica - mythology from around the world with an image gallery.
Saints and Angels - search for saints - by Catholic Online.

Science & Math
Ask Dr. Math: Middle School Level - math homework helper.
Calculator.com - easy to use online calculators.
Create a Graph - create and print a graph or chart.
Human Anatomy Online
Inventors - Forgotten - people who invented the frisbee, can opener, etc.
Inventors Hall of Fame - a cool, inventive web site about inventors and inventions.
Mad Scientist Network
Magic School Bus
Math Calculators: Webmath - great selection of math calculators.
Math Homework Help
Periodic Table of Elements
Science.gov - the place to go for science information with links to over 1800 web sites.
Solar System Exploration - from NASA
The Space Place - space science in action, from NASA..
The Space Place Teacher's Page - space images and activities.
Scientific American: Ask the Experts

Writing & Grammar
Electronic Style Guide - citing electronic information in bibliographies.
Guide to Grammar and Writing - from the Capital Community College.
Hot Paper Topics - stuck on what to write about? Explore some of these topics!
Word Central - easy to use student dictionary, daily buzzword, word games, etc.