Helpful Homework Links

Websites

American Folklore
This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, weather folklore and ghost stories from each and every one of the 50 United States.

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.

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

International Children's Digital Library
A library for the world's children

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

MysteryNet's - Kids Mysteries
Mysteries to solve, scary stories and magic tricks.

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Full text of 100 historical documents wiith translations.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
The University of Virginia offers a comprehensive look at the United States presidents. This resource includes transcripts of some of the most famous speeches.

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

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.

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.

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.

World History - The Modern Era

Student and teachers will find resources on key historical developments around the world from 1500 to present day.