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Educational Calendar & WWW Sites - Monthly calendar of well-annotated educational links


ELEMENTARY - Homework Help For Grades K-6

READING

  1. Children's Literature Web Guide - Massive and well-organized, with links to nearly every worthwhile children's reading site.
  2. Book Nook - Written by kids, for kids

WRITING

  1. Language Arts: Writing - For the young writer. Includes KidsPub, a showcase for writing
  2. Common Errors in English - A concise list of the most common errors in English usage

ARITHMETIC

  1. The Math Forum: Arithmetic - Class materials for teachers and students, along with Internet projects such as the Elementary Problem of the Week
  2. Flashcards for Kids - This is a real working flash card application on the net!

 

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JUNIOR HIGH - Homework Help For Grades 7-8

MATH

  1. Kids Web Mathematics - This list has FAQs, dictionaries, quotes, math, history, puzzles, and more.
  2. Ask Dr. Math: Middle School Level - Questions and Answers: Middle School Level

ENGLISH

  1. BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper: English
  2. Authors on the Web - A Collection of Biographical Sketches

SOCIAL STUDIES

  1. 4 Kids.com - Excellent government and history links.
  2. The 50 States of the United States - A quick resource for fun facts about each of the nation's 50 states, including when they achieved statehood

SCIENCE

  1. Amateur Science
  2. Mad Scientist Network - The mad scientists from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis will answer questions in 25 areas of science, from anatomy and chemistry to zoology.

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HIGH SCHOOL - Homework Help For Grades 9-12

MATH

  1. Cornell Theory Center Math and Science Gateway - Dozens of links to information about mathematical equations, definitions, and even math history
  2. Dave's Math Tables - source for all your math needs- geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and more.
  3. Internet Connections - Math
  4. Math Archives, The
  5. Math Forum, The - resources for K-12. college, and advanced
  6. Math Homework Help - pre-algebra, algebra I & II, college algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus

ENGLISH

  1. Busy Teacher's Website: English - American literature, electronic text archives, Shakespeare dictionaries, and something for anyone who frequents the local poetry café.
  2. On-Book: An Introduction to the Study of Literature - all the tools you need to write your own literary analysis.
  3. On-Line Books Page, The - 5000+ Listings
  4. Shakespearean Homework Helper, The

SOCIAL STUDIES

  1. 50 U.S, States - Capitals and Information Links
  2. Constitution of the United States, The
  3. Internet Connections - Social Studies
  4. Schoolhouse Library Social Science - links to information on everything from Supreme Court cases to the Dead Sea Scrolls
  5. From Revolution to Reconstruction and What Happened Afterwards - concise hypertext history of the United States from the colonial period to modern times
  6. THOMAS - U.S. Congress - Legislative Information

SCIENCE

  1. Discover magazine, Editors' Web Tour -list of essential science links, from a calendar of astronomical events to the periodic table of elements.
  2. Internet Connections - Science
  3. Scientific American: Ask the Experts - the experts at Scientific American are available to answer what you really want to know
  4. SciCentral - science and engineering resources
  5. WebElements - Periodic Table

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COLLEGE - Research From A - Z

  1. College Homework Resources From A to Z - the best places to start for topical research, from accounting to zoology
  2. World Lecture Hall - links to pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the Web to deliver class materials. For example, you will find course syllabi, assignments, lecture notes, exams, class calendars, multimedia textbooks, etc.

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TOOLS FOR RESEARCH

  1. A+ Research and Writing for High School and College Students
  2. Able Writer: A Rhetoric and Handbook - describes an English composition handbook that treats pre-writing, outlining, English grammar, usage, word choice, dictionaries, spelling, punctuation, and writing college research papers.
  3. Argus Clearinghouse, The - a selective collection of topical guides
  4. Ask An Experts
  5. Chemistry - the environment, biochemistry, and inorganic, organic, and medicinal chemistry
  6. Country Studies/Area Handbook - Library of Congress - online series presently contains studies of 85 countries
  7. Document Electronic Sources on the Internet
  8. Elements of Style - Strunk
  9. Finding Data on the Internet
  10. Five Tools for Writing Timed Essays - a place to go if your grades are suffering because of low scores on in-class essays. It's also invaluable for those of you facing Advancement Placement tests. The site, from Jeff Hook, a professor at St. Petersburg Junior College in Florida, includes short essays on strategies to improve your timed essay writing ability.
  11. Guide for Writing Research Papers
  12. Guide to Internet Research for High School and College Students
  13. Infonation - United Nations - the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations
  14. Internet Public Library Ready Reference
  15. MLA Format and Citation Guide
  16. My Facts Page - 21 Reference Categories
  17. OneLook Dictionaries - Search over 721,000 words in 156 dictionaries
  18. Online Writing Lab
  19. Research-It!
  20. ResearchPaper.com
  21. Research Paper and the World-Wide Web - companion site to the book. Features an online study guide with chapter-specific exercises.
  22. Social Sciences Data Center - demographic information including census figures, employment statistics, and election returns
  23. Web Compasses - WashingtonPost.com helps you get the most out of commercial searching sites on the Internet with this helpful guide. Learn the difference between Web Catalogs and Web Search Engines, improve your Internet research techniques and find the most widely-used search engines described. If you're hoping to make the Web your primary research tool on your next project, start here.
  24. Yahoo! - Grammar, Usage, and Style

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GENERAL REFERENCE - All Grades

  1. Argus Clearinghouse - "The Internet's Premier Research Library"
  2. AskERIC - searchable site for a variety of information and lesson plans
  3. Awesome Library - K-12 Education Directory
  4. B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
  5. Biology Project, The
  6. Biographical Dictionary - contains biographical information on over 18,000 people from ancient times to the present day
  7. Britannica Internet Guide 
  8. Calculators - Online Center - over 5,200 online calculators
  9. Citing Electronic Resources
  10. Classroom Connect - more than a thousand online links to high-quality educational sites as reviewed by the staff of Classroom Connect! Best of all, it's now completely searchable.
  11. Classroom Resources Activities for the Environment
  12. Connections+ - Internet resources--lesson plans, activities, curriculum resources--linked with corresponding subject-area content standards
  13. Convert It! - Excellent site to convert anything to anything
  14. Conversion Factors
  15. Dan's Wild Wild Weather Page - an interactive weather guide for kids
  16. Doctor's Guide to the Internet - Medical news, sites of the week, new drugs or indications, doctor's feedback, and an Internet-resource section. Extremely thorough.
  17. Educational Hotlists - from the Franklin Institute
  18. Elements of Style - William Strunk's classic on proper English usage
  19. Environmental Education
  20. Environmental Education Network - clearinghouse for all environmental education information, materials and ideas.
  21. Explore Science - This site is one of the best we've come across for explaining scientific concepts. Simple Shockwave demos help explain mechanics, life sciences, waves, and more. You'll need the Shockwave plug-in and Netscape 2.0 or better to view the site.
  22. Flashcards for Kids
  23. Great Books of Western Civilization, The - From Mercer University, modeled after the course of study at St John's College, with links to the text of the Great Books
  24. Historical Documents - The Avalon Project at Yale Law School
  25. Homework Help - Minneapolis Star Tribune
  26. Homework Hell - San Francisco Public Library
  27. How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life - ever wonder how something worked but didn't know whom to ask? Ask Louis A. Bloomfield, a physics professor at the University of Virginia.
  28. Human Anatomy Online - over one hundred illustrations of the human body with animations and thousands of descriptive links.
  29. Human-Languages Page - best language links on the Internet
  30. HumanSearch - Tired of sifting through the infoglut returned by all the popular search engines? Or perhaps you just don't know where to start? Let HumanSearch's team of expert searchers do the work for you...for free!
  31. Infomine - resources of relevance to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level
  32. Internet Classics Archive, The. - searchable collection of almost 400 classical Greek and Roman texts (in English translation) with user-provided commentary
  33. Internet Public Library
  34. Internet Sleuth, The - Choose from over 2,000 searchable databases
  35. Internet Scout - hundreds of announcements each week for the online resources most valuable to the education community
  36. InterNIC Academic Guide to the Internet
  37. Kidinfo - A great way to find both fun stuff and information for completing your homework assignments.
  38. Kids Did This - reports written by students
  39. Kids Did This - reports written by students
  40. Kids Identifying and Discovering Sites (KIDS) - kids help kids find sites that are fun and that help with homework.
  41. Librarian's Guide to Cyberspace - from the American Library Association
  42. Library of Congress Home Page
  43. Looney Bin - study help for taking and passing exams and tests and writing reports.
  44. MEGAlinks! for Students
  45. Mad Scientist Network - Answers on everything from Anatomy to Zoology.
  46. Measurement 4 Measure - A collection of sites that estimate, calculate, evaluate, translate,etc.
  47. Measurements Converter - friendly JavaScript interface converts length, weight, area, speed, temperature and more, into different units and unit systems.
  48. My Facts Page - 21 Reference Categories
  49. My Virtual Encyclopedia - 45 Subject Categories
  50. Multnomah County (Oregon)Homework Center
  51. Old Farmer's Almanac
  52. OneLook Dictionaries - over 640,000 words in 109 dictionaries
  53. Online Calculator
  54. Online English Grammar - hypertext guide to the parts of speech, words, and their usage
  55. Online Mathematics Dictionary
  56. Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection
  57. Periodic Table - WebElements
  58. Perseus Project, The - detailed searchable library of texts, translations, art and archaeology of Ancient Greece and Rome.
  59. Peterson's Guide to Colleges - information on undergraduate and graduate education in the US
  60. Project Gutenburg - 'Fine literature digitally re-published'
  61. Random House Dictionary
  62. Random Number Generator
  63. Ready Reference Using the Internet
  64. Reference.com - searchable directories of newsgroups and mailing lists
  65. Research-It! - collection of online research tools. Search dictionaries, translate words, find quotations and more.
  66. ResearchPaper.com
  67. Roget's Internet Thesaurus - find words relating in six main classes
  68. SAT Question of the Day
  69. Scholarly Journals Distributed Via the World Wide Web - University of Houston Libraries
  70. Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - a classified list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing curriculum and teacher professional growth
  71. Shakespeare - The Complete Works
  72. Simplifined Rules of Order - simplified version of Robert's Rules of Order, the standards for conducting meetings
  73. Statistical Abstract of the United States
  74. Study Web - comprehensive index that categorizes and reviews over 17,000 educational and reference Web sites
  75. Sunrise/Sunset Computation - Type in a city name and find out times for sunrise, sunset, and more
  76. ThinkQuest - ThinkQuest is an annual contest that challenges Students, ages 12 to 19, to use the Internet as a collaborative, interactive teaching and learning tool.
  77. Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet
  78. Three Rivers Free-Net Homework Help
  79. U.S. Census & Map Data
  80. Virtual Body
  81. Virtual Frog Dissection Kit
  82. Virtual Hospital, The - University of Iowa
  83. Virtual Reference Desk
  84. Visible Human Project, The - The US National Library of Medicine is creating complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the male and female human body.
  85. WWW Virtual Library - a staggeringly comprehensive compilation of informational Web sites, arranged by topic
  86. WWWebster Dictionary - the on-line version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition
  87. Weights & Measures
  88. Who Represents You in Congress? - Project Vote Smart
  89. Why Files: Science behind the news
  90. WonderKorner - a question and answer place for curious kids.
  91. WorldClimate: Weather rainfall and temperature data - over 85,000 records of world climate data
  92. World Data
  93. World Directories - over 230 directories representing over 100 countries
  94. World Flag Database
  95. World Holiday and Time Guide - tells you which holidays are taking place anywhere and everywhere around the world on any specific day.
  96. World's Greatest Speeches
  97. World Population Clock
  98. World Population Figures - country-by-country statistical data on population, cities and regions, land use, climate, and industrial output
  99. World Rulers
  100. World Wide Metric Calculators
  101. World Time Zones
  102. Writing Center - tips for writing a research paper
  103. Xerox World Map Viewer
  104. Yahooligans - Homework help, sports scores, "art soup" and games. Just like Yahoo only just for kids.
  105. Z39.50 Gateway - LOC

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