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Websites

American Civil War Homepage
Information on music, images, biographical, histories, documents and more.

American Presidents Life Portraits
Sponsored by C-Span, site features biographies, facts, video and sound clips, along with text of speeches and addresses.

Background Notes
U. S. State Department site contains information on the countries of the world with which the U. S. has relations. They include facts on the country's land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and its relations with other countries and the U. S.

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids
Sponsored by the U.S. Printing Office, site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers on how our government works.

Dino Directory
Natural History Museum of London site with information on dinosaurs.

Earthquake Hazard Program for Kids
U.S. Geological Survey site provides information on earthquakes for kids.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Sponsored by the University of Evansville this is an on-line course of the ancient and medieval worlds.

Kids Online Resources
For kids from kindergarten through college, parents and teachers. Covers all subjects from art to science.

KidsClick!
Megasite for over 600 subject areas for kids.

Math Reference Tables
Site sponsored by Math2.org has tables for general math, algebra, geometry, trig, calculus, statistics, etc. along with hints for remembering the tables.

Mathcats
Using the world of cats, math is taught using games, crafts and more.

Me and My Math
Interactive math site that covers everything from numbers, place values, adding, multiplication, and fractions to the laws of arithmetic.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary for Kids

NASA Kids
Fun site sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with information on projects and games, rockets and planes, stories, space and more.

National Geographic Kids
Homework help in areas of animals, history, art, science, geography, along with maps. Also has fun activities.

100 Milestone Documents
Full text of 100 historical documents wiith translations. Compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Portal to the presidential libraries and their digitized collections from Hoover to Clinton. Information also available for educators.

White House for Kids
The White House site for kids. Information on presidents, photos, guides for teachers and parents and more.

World Factbook
Database produced by the CIA provides basic information on each country of the world. Covers resources, water, people, government, economy and more.

Databases

American History
Covers American history from 1350 to the present with primary and secondary sources, biographies, e-books and teacher resources.

Biographies Plus Illustrated
Includes world authors, composers, songwriters, musicians, film directors, plus more than 65,000 profiles. Also, contains links to full text articles, book reviews plus more.

Britannica Online
Include separate sources including Encyclopedia Britannica, World Data Analyst and Webster's Third International Dictionary Unabridged.

Gale's Discovering
Electronic versions of Gale reference sources covering authors, biography, science, history, novels, experiments, literature, countries, short stories, math, cultures and more. In the Toolbox, find help for writing a report.

Kids Search (up to 5th grade)- Ebsco
Interactive site for students up to 5th grade. Provides easy searching through several of the Ebsco databases including the Encyclopedia of Animals, a general encyclopedia, a dictionary and pictures, including maps, flags, places and people plus many magazine articles.

Learning Express Library
Provides online practice tests and tutorials for academic and licensing tests. Includes ACT, ASVAB, EMT, ESL, GED, GRE, LSAT, citizenship plus more. Sign up for your own account using your library card number as your user name.

Mango Languages
This online resource provides courses in several foreign languages as well as English as a second language. The following languages are available: Portuguese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Spanish, ESL Spanish, ESL Polish, ESL Portuguese.

MUZZY Online
MUZZY Online is a fun and effective foreign language tool for children. It uses multisensory techniques to stimulate the learning process for children of all ages.

State Geography
Provides students and teachers with resources on individual states and the country as a whole. Information on people, events and places plus e-books on the topics.

Student Research Center (5th grade and up)- Ebsco
Interactive site for students in 5th grade and up. Provides easy searching through several of the Ebsco databases including the Encyclopedia of Animals, a general encyclopedia, newspapers and many magazine and journal articles. A wide variety of topics are covered.

World History - The Modern Era
Student and teachers will find resources on key historical developments around the world from 1500 to present day.