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Subject Websites

MATH

General

Encyclopedic resource for all math subjects
http://mathworld.wolfram.com

Academic Info Mathematics - List of links for all areas of Mathematics.
http://www.academicinfo.net/math.html

Ask Doctor Math Forum - High school math
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/drmath.high.html

SOS MATHematics
http://www.sosmath.com

PBS - General high school math
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/math.htm

The Math Forum - Excellent resource for math students and teachers of all levels.
http://www.mathforum.com

Webmath - General school math, financial math, physics.
http://www.webmath.com

A good site for numerous formulas.
http://www.gomath.com/formulatogo.html

Algebra

Intermediate Algebra
http://www.wtamu.edu/academic/anns/mps/math/mathlab/int_algebra

Purple Math – Algebra resource
http://www.purplemath.com

A collection of lessons, worksheets, and links
http://www.algebrahelp.com

Geometry

Basic concepts in geometry
http://www.mathleague.com/help/geometry/geometry.htm

Trigonometry

Dave's Short Trig Course - Trigonometry course online.
http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/java/trig

Calculus

Calculus stuff - Calculus
http://archives.math.utk.edu/visual.calculus

Precalculus categories - Links to informative pre-calculus.
http://www.calculus.net/ci2/search/?request=category&code=11&off=0&tag=9200438920658

Logic

Factasia Logic - This Web site is dedicated to the study of Logic.
http://www.rbjones.com/rbjpub/logic

Mathematical Logic and Foundations - This resource on logic teaches techniques using truth tables, symbolic logic, first-order logic, and second-order logic.
http://www.math.niu.edu/~rusin/known-math/index/03-XX.html

Statistics

StatPages.net - This is a great site that takes you to Web pages that perform statistical operations.
http://members.aol.com/johnp71/javastat.html

Online Quizzes

Numerous quizzes dealing with multiple concepts (for younger students)
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/grade_g_2.html

Number quizzes dealing with multiple concepts (multiple subjects as well)
http://www.studystack.com/category-8

Interactive Multiplication Games
http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm

SCIENCE

Mega Science Resources - Web sites that cover a variety of science disciplines.
http://www.ncsu.edu/sciencejunction/terminal/imse/lowres/1/megascience.htm

Rader's Kapili - Covers geography, chemistry, physics, astronomy, biology and more.
http://www.kapili.com/topiclist.html

ScienceWorld.com
http://scienceworld.wolfram.com

Biology

General

Tons of slides and animations
http://wsrv.clas.virginia.edu/~rjh9u/slidlist.html

Biology Active Learner (6th Edition)
http://w3.dwm.ks.edu.tw/bio/activelearner

The Biology Project – included problem sets and tutorials
http://www.biology.arizona.edu

Kimball’s Biology page – great site with search engine
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages

Living Things – very comprehensive
http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/life

NWF – eNature - Online Field Guides to plants and animals
http://www.enature.com/guides/select_group.asp

NatureServe – online encyclopedia of life
http://www.natureserve.org/explorer

The 5 kingdoms, and characteristics
http://www.borg.com/~lubehawk/kingdms.htm

Cell Structure

Membrane transport
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/D/Diffusion.html

Cell structure and process – younger students
http://www.tvdsb.on.ca/westmin/science/sbi3a1/Cells/cells.htm

Wide World of Cells
http://www.fortbend.k12.tx.us/mastersonline/Ft_Bend_ISD/6306/qvms/johnson/johnson_default.htm

Cells Alive! - All about cells
http://www.cellsalive.com

Eukaryotic vs. prokaryotic (includes diagrams)
http://www.trentu.ca/biology/101/2.html

Cell Metabolism

Cellular respiration diagram – with ATP production
http://staff.jccc.net/pdecell/cellresp/simpleover.gif

Cellular respiration overview
http://staff.jccc.net/pdecell/cellresp/respintro.html

Cellular respiration overview – with quiz
http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/library/falk/Respiration/respiration.htm

Cellular metabolism and fermentation (good diagrams)
http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookGlyc.html#Anaerobic

Stages in glycolysis - detailed
http://biology.clc.uc.edu/fankhauser/Labs/Cell_Biology/glycolysis/Glycolysis.htm

Glycolysis – very detailed, with diagrams
http://web.indstate.edu/thcme/mwking/glycolysis.html

Kreb’s Cycle
http://www.mrs.umn.edu/~goochv/CellBio/lectures/kreb/kreb.html

Mitosis/Meiosis

General Info (Mitosis)
http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/mitosis.htm

General Info (Meiosis)
http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/meiosis.htm

Similarities and differences between mitosis & meiosis
http://wheat.usu.edu/courses/plsc2000/outline/meiosis/meiosissim.html

Mitosis and Meiosis Diagrams

http://www.accessexcellence.org/AB/GG/mitosis.html
http://www.accessexcellence.org/AB/GG/meiosis.html
http://www.accessexcellence.org/AB/GG/comparison.html

DNA Replication & Protein Synthesis

General info
http://www.ncc.gmu.edu/dna

DNA replication
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/D/DNAReplication.html

DNA replication animation (requires shockwave)
http://www.ncc.gmu.edu/dna/repanim.htm

DNA Transcription
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/T/Transcription.html

Translation – good diagrams
http://staff.jccc.net/pdecell/proteinsynthesis/translation/steps.html

Protein synthesis – good animation
http://www.lewport.wnyric.org/jwanamaker/animations/Protein%20Synthesis%20-%20long.html

Genetics

General Info
http://bowlingsite.mcf.com/Genetics/Genetics.html

Baby steps through the Punnett Square (includes practice problems)
http://www.borg.com/~lubehawk/psquare.htm

The Biology Project – Monohybrid cross problem set
http://www.biology.arizona.edu/mendelian_genetics/problem_sets/monohybrid_cross/monohybrid_cross.html

The Biology Project - Dihybrid cross problem set http://www.biology.arizona.edu/mendelian_genetics/problem_sets/dihybrid_cross/dihybrid_cross.html

Anatomy

Human Anatomy Online
http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

Good source of easy to understand diagrams
http://www.instantanatomy.net/

Great site for labeling anatomical diagrams (quiz oriented) and a great source if images
http://www.msjensen.gen.umn.edu/webanatomy/

Grey’s Anatomy Online
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec01/ch001/ch001a.html

Ecology

The World's Biomes
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome

MBGnet - Biomes
http://mbgnet.mobot.org

Ecology.com
http://www.ecology.com

Zoology

Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan)
http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site

Links to numerous informational sites
http://www.animalinfo.org/anim_org.htm

Detailed site of Kingdom Animalia
http://www.sidwell.edu/us/science/vlb5/Labs/Classification_Lab/Eukarya/Animalia

Zoo Lab – extensive info for all phyla in Kingdom Animalia
http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/zoolab/Table_of_Contents/table_of_contents.htm

All Phyla – very extensive (excellent resource)
http://www-biol.paisley.ac.uk/courses/Tatner/biomedia/home/museum.htm

The Tree of Life
http://tolweb.org/tree/phylogeny.html

Virtual frog dissection
http://froggy.lbl.gov/virtual

Botany

Plant Cells
http://www.purchon.net/cells/cells.htm

Plant Classification
http://theseedsite.co.uk/class.html

Photosynthesis

Very extensive site and explanations
http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookPS.html

Good information – lots of diagrams
http://fig.cox.miami.edu/~tkoop/spring00/blnphotosyn.html

Types of photosynthesis
http://144.90.137.57/~bfiero/tucsonecology/plants/plants_photosynthesis.htm

Types of leaves and leaf structure
http://www.botany.uwc.ac.za/ecotree/leaves/LeaftypeA.htm
http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/temp/lftypes.htm

Chemistry

General

Chem4Kids.com
http://www.chem4kids.com/files/atom_intro.html

General Chemistry Online
http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101

About.com – Chemistry Info
http://chemistry.about.com

General Chemistry Help Home Page (Purdue U.)
http://chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem

WebChem
http://www.webchem.net

Chemistry Resources - Provides links to many chemistry Web sites.
http://www.ncsu.edu/sciencejunction/terminal/imse/lowres/1/chemistry.htm

Atomic Structure

General info
http://www.nyu.edu/pages/mathmol/textbook/atoms.html

Electron configuration
http://www.fordhamprep.com/gcurran/sho/sho/lessons/lesson36.htm

The Aufbau Principle
http://www.iun.edu/~cpanhd/C101webnotes/modern-atomic-theory/aufbau-principle.html

Predicting ground state electron configuration (basic diagram of orbital energies)
http://www.chem.purdue.edu/chm241/LectureSchedule_f01/Electron_Configurations___Peri/_Aufbau.htm

Lewis Structures

http://www.science.uwaterloo.ca/~cchieh/cact/c120/dotstruc.html
http://www.stolaf.edu/depts/chemistry/courses/toolkits/121/js/lewis (Interactive)
http://chemsite.lsrhs.net/d_bonding/lewis_dots.html (Interactive)

A typical method for making Lewis Structures
http://www.chem.ucalgary.ca/courses/351/Carey5th/Ch01/ch1-3depth.html

Nomenclature

Types of formulas
http://newtraditions.chem.wisc.edu/FPTS/fbform/forintrf.htm
http://chemweb.calpoly.edu/chem/gragson/Teaching/chem127/Tutorials/Nomenclature.pdf (.pdf file) – best for tutor use

Common polyatomic ions and their charges
http://www.woodrow.org/teachers/chemistry/links/chem1/PolyatomicIonsChart.html

Balancing Equations

http://www.wfu.edu/~ylwong/balanceeq/balanceq.html (Interactive using Shockwave)
http://www.mpcfaculty.net/mark_bishop/balancing_equations_tutorial.htm (Interactive…uses Shockwave)

Studyworks Online (Includes practice problems…requires Java)
http://www.studyworksonline.com/cda/content/article/0,,EXP1315_NAV2-100_SAR1316,00.shtml

Solubility

http://intro.chem.okstate.edu/1215/Lecture/Chapter7/Lecture92898.html
http://www.sciencebyjones.com/solubility.htm

Solubility rules table (Other good information as well)
http://www.ausetute.com.au/solrules.html

Gas Laws

http://www.shodor.org/unchem/advanced/gas

Summarizes the three laws that, when combined, make the Ideal Gas Law
http://wine1.sb.fsu.edu/chm1045/notes/Gases/IdealGas/Gases04.htm

Values of universal gas constant
http://www.katmarsoftware.com/gconvals.htm

Periodic Table

http://www.sparknotes.com/reference/periodictable
http://www.webelements.com
http://www.chemicalelements.com/show/atomicnumber.html
http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/chemperiodic2.htm

Biochemistry

Info on all macromolecules
http://onlinetc.its.brooklyn.cuny.edu/Core81/chap2.html

Lipids
http://www.biochem.arizona.edu/classes/bioc462/462a/NOTES/LIPIDS/Lipids.html
http://biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/lipids.htm

Carbohydrates
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/C/Carbohydrates.html

Nucleic Acids
http://www.ncc.gmu.edu/dna/structur.htm

Proteins
http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/P/Proteins.html

Physics

The Physics Classroom
http://www.physicsclassroom.com

Particle Adventure - Physics. Multi-lingual.
http://particleadventure.org

Treasure Trove of Physics - Physics
http://www.treasure-troves.com/physics

All about energy – younger students
http://firstenergy.apogee.net/kids

NSTA's SciLinks (Measuring Motion)
http://www.scilinks.org/retrieve_outside.asp?sl=63823447145510221066

Earth Science

Geologic Time Scale
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/help/timeform.html

Volcanoes

General info about how volcanoes work
http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work

All volcanoes by region (including photos) – includes a glossary of terms
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vw.html

Earthquakes

General info
http://www.seismo.unr.edu/ftp/pub/louie/class/100/plate-tectonics.html

How earthquakes work (including famous earthquakes in history)
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq1/

Plate Tectonics

Web site for younger students
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/plates1.html

Evidence of continental drift
http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/archive/pangaea/evidence.html

Types of faults
http://www.tinynet.com/faults.html

Caves

General information (what they are and how they form)
http://www2.nature.nps.gov/geology/usgsnps/cave/cave.html

Rocks & Minerals

The rock cycle (for younger students)
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rock.html

Types of rocks (for younger students)
http://sln.fi.edu/fellows/payton/rocks/create/index.html

Examples of common minerals and rocks (including information on each)
http://www.casdn.neu.edu/~geology/department/staff/colgan/iceland/rocks.htm

Atlas of igneous & metamorphic rocks, minerals and textures (good photos)
http://www.geolab.unc.edu/Petunia/IgMetAtlas/mainmenu.html

Mineral Information
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vwdocs/vwlessons/minerals.html

How to identify minerals
http://www.sdnhm.org/kids/minerals/how-to.html

Water

The water cycle (for younger students)
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/water.html

Oceans Alive!
http://www.mos.org/oceans

USGS – Water science for schools
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu

Astronomy

Excellent sites for info on all planets
http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets/nineplanets.html
http://www.windows.ucar.edu

The Big Bang Theory
http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/academy/universe/b_bang.html

Meteorology

EPA Global Warming Site - http://yosemite.epa.gov/oar/globalwarming.nsf/content

National Severe Storms Laboratory
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov

Online Guides
http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/home.rxml

NSTA's SciLinks (What is Weather?)
http://www.scilinks.org/retrieve_outside.asp?sl=63823447142110221066

NSTA's SciLinks (Global Warming)
http://www.scilinks.org/retrieve_outside.asp?sl=63823447149910221066

Fossils

How fossils form
http://www.zoomdinosaurs.com/subjects/dinosaurs/dinofossils/Fossilhow.html
http://www.discoveringfossils.co.uk/Whatisafossil.htm

SOCIAL STUDIES

General

PBS - General high school social studies.
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/arts_lit.htm

General History

History Central
http://www.multied.com

HistoryGuide.com
http://www.historyguide.org

History for kids
http://www.historyforkids.org

US History

http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/history/toc.htm
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa

Biography of America
http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica

13 Colonies
http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html

American Revolution
http://www.theamericanrevolution.org

Civil War
http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html

Native Americans
http://www.thewildwest.org/native_american/society

World History

Internet Modern History Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook.html

CIA World Fact Book
http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook

Mysteries of Egypt
http://www.civilization.ca/civil/egypt/egypte.html#menu

Various world history topics
http://historylink101.com

50 States

http://www.netstate.com/states
http://www.50states.com
http://sf.factmonster.com/states.html

Countries of the World

Nationsonline.org
http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld
http://www.theodora.com/wfb
http://countrystudies.us

Maps/Atlases

http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/search.htm
http://www.atlapedia.com
http://www.worldatlas.com
http://www.nationmaster.com
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps

US Government

Branches
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/government/branches.html

Presidents
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents

Government for Kids
http://www.kids.gov/k_gov.htm

The Supreme Court
http://www.supremecourtus.gov

The Constitution
http://www.usconstitution.net/constquick.html

U.S. Senators
http://www.senate.gov

African-American Studies

History-Making African Americans - Learn about the variety of people that were involved in the fight for equal rights.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory

African American History - some online exhibitions from the New York Public Library
http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html

African American History - a good links page from the Museum of Afro American History in Boston
http://www.afroammuseum.org/links.htm

African American History - a good general place to start from the Smithsonian
http://www.si.edu/resource/faq/nmah/afroam.htm

Aboard the Underground Railroad
http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground

Afro-American Almanac
http://www.toptags.com/aama

Education First: Black History Hotlist
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/BHM/bh_hotlist.html

Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide to Black History
http://search.eb.com/Blackhistory/home.do;jsessionid=FBE07A63F8C376B5FB219CB28EE615C9

Gale Group Free Resources Black History Month Biographies
http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/bhm/bio

Infoplease.com African American Biographies
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/afroambios.html

Internet Resources for Students of Afro-American History and Culture
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/history/afrores.shtml

Biographies

Biography.com
http://www.biography.com

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Spelling

10 tips to effective editing
http://www.uoregon.edu/~sschuman/tentips98.html

50 commonly misspelled words
http://www.sentex.net/~mmcadams/spelling.html

Commonly confused words
http://www.pnl.gov/ag/usage/confuse.html

Common errors in English Usage
http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html

All about homonyms
http://www.cooper.com/alan/homonym.html

Homonym list
http://www.cooper.com/alan/homonym_list.html

Spelling Practice (self-practice for students with audio
http://eslus.com/LESSONS/SPELL/SPELL.HTM

Etymology/Prefixes & Suffixes
http://www.bartleby.com/61 (American Heritage Dictionary has a good etymology section)

Great site for unscrambling words
http://homework.jhax.net/extra/Unscrambler.jsp#unscrambled

Grammar & Writing

Master Index – clickable index, find everything here!
http://cctc2.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm

Using MLA format
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r_mla.html

Basic Grammar
http://www.thebeehive.org/external_link.asp?r=/school/middle/subjects.asp?subject=12&e=http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.shtml
http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/
http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm (good for younger students)

Grammar rules
http://www.dowlingcentral.com/MrsD/area/grammar/gramrules.html

Grammar and Punctuation
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar

Function of Different Phrases
http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/phrfunc.html

Prepositions
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/eslprep.html

List of Pronouns
http://www.grammargoddess.com/pronouns.htm

Avoiding Plagiarism
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r_plagiar.html

Effective Writing and Editing
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/general

High School Writing Guide
http://www.oswego.org/staff/tcaswell/wg

Paragraph Builder
http://www2.actden.com/writ_den/tips/paragrap

What makes a good short story
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/literature

Writing good page titles
http://www.7nights.com/dkrprod/gwt_seven.php

Essays

Writing a good essay
http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/Courses/nes257/writingtips.html

Essay writing guidlines
http://members.tripod.com/~lklivingston/essay

Thesis statements
http://www.utoronto.ca/writing/thesis.html
http://www.indiana.edu/~wts/pamphlets/thesis_statement.shtml

Persuasive Writing
http://palc.sd40.bc.ca/palc/classes/litcomp4/litcomp4pers.htm

Research

Research tutorials
http://www.bedfordresearcher.com/tutorials.cfm

Spotting Hoax, Scholarly Research, Personal Opinion
http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/help/hoax

Using MLA format to site sources
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/DocMLAWorksCited.html

Research and Writing: Step by Step
http://www.ipl.org/div/aplus/stepfirst.htm

Research and Documenting Sources
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research

Guide to Writing a Research Paper
http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/mla

Tips for Writing a Research Paper
http://www.gmu.edu/gmu/personal/paper.html

Book Reports

Book Review Search Engine
http://www.anybook4less.com

Spark Notes Search Engine
http://www.sparknotes.com

Basic Structure of a Book Report
http://www.webspawner.com/users/BBBookReport

Online help for writing a book report
http://www.school-for-champions.com/writing/bookreport.cfm

Middle and high school book report tips
http://www.infoplease.com/homework/wsbookreporths.html

Poetry

All about poems
http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/poetry/what.html

Search engine for finding American poets
http://www.poets.org/poets/index.cfm

Rhyming Generator
http://www.rhymer.com

Poetry writing tips
http://www.poewar.com/articles/poetrytips.htm

Ideas for writing poetry
http://www.poetryexpress.org/15poems.htm

Poetry Lessons and Activities - Summaries
http://www.msrogers.com/English2/poetry/30_days_of_poetry.htm

Literary Terms Glossary
http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/glossary
(with examples)
http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/index.html (especially good if you need to find an example of a poem using a particular literary device)
http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms.html
http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/allam/general/glossary.htm
http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/vclass/terms.htm

Stories

Myths, folktales, etc.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff

How to write a mystery
http://www.gillianroberts.com/write/lesson1.htm

Tips for writing a good biography
http://www.infoplease.com/homework/wsbiography.html

Learning to write an Autobiography
http://palc.sd40.bc.ca/palc/classes/litcomp4/litcomp4autobiography.htm

Literature

Annotated works with online texts
http://endeavor.med.nyu.edu/lit-med/lit-med-db/poems.html

Online texts of books whose copyrights have expired
http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog

More online texts of world classics
http://www.literature.org/authors

Literature study guides
http://www.bibliomania.com

The Literature Network
http://www.online-literature.com

Bartleby - Good resource for literature and poetry reference. Verse, fiction and non-fiction locator. Thesaurus.
http://www.bartleby.com

PBS - Arts and Literature. Can search by grade level.
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/arts_lit.htm

Shakespeare Online
http://www.shakespeare-online.com
http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/works.html

Literary Criticism
http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit

Mythology & Folklore
http://www.pantheon.org/main/search.html

Reading Comprehension

http://www.edinformatics.com/testing/itest.htm
www.englishlearner.com
http://www.nytimes.com/learning

ESL

Various resources including interactive activities
http://www.eslus.com/eslcenter.htm

Grammar for ESL students
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl

OTHER

Science Fair Information

Science Fair Projects - A list of valuable sites and ideas for a student's science fair project.
http://www.bigchalk.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/WOPortal.woa/15/wa/HWCDA/sections?flt=STU&sid=25261&tg=
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/projectguide

Hundreds of Science Fair Projects for Students
http://www.sme.org/memb/neweek/hpact.htm
http://www.sciencemadesimple.com
http://school.discovery.com/sciencefaircentral/scifairstudio/handbook/scientificmethod.html

Conversions

Everyday Metric System
http://lamar.colostate.edu/~hillger/everyday.htm
http://www.sciencemadesimple.net/conversions.html
http://onlineconverters.com/volcap.html

SI Prefixes
http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/prefixes.html
http://www.simetric.co.uk/siprefix.htm

Dictionaries

Dictionary.com
http://dictionary.reference.com

Merriam-Webster
http://m-w.com

Easier version of the Merriam-Webster,for kids
http://www.wordcentral.com

Onelook Dictionary
http://www.onelook.com

Reverse Look-up
http://www.onelook.com/reverse-dictionary.shtml (When you know the definition but can’t find the word)

Foreign Language Dictionaries/ Translation sites
http://www.wordreference.com
http://babelfish.altavista.com/babelfish/tr

Rhyming Dictionary
http://www.rhymer.com

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy (concise explanations of everything from the Vietnam War to junk bonds)
http://www.bartleby.com/59

Astronomy Dictionary
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy

Biology Dictionary
http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary.asp

Chemistry Glossary
http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/glossary.shtml

Earth Science Glossary
http://www.glossarist.com/glossaries/science/earth-sciences

Encyclopedias

Encarta
http://www.encarta.com

Britannica
http://www.britannica.com

World Book
http://www2.worldbook.com

Encyclopedia.com
http://www.encyclopedia.com

Comprehensive Sites (All subjects)

ALA – America Library Association
http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm

Internet Public Library - Great for general reference on many topics.
http://www.ipl.org

The High School Hub
http://highschoolhub.org/hub/hub.cfm

About.com/Homework
http://about.com/homework

DiscoverySchool.com
http://school.discovery.com

ACT/SAT Prep/other standardized tests

http://www.number2.com
http://www.testprepreview.com

http://freevocabulary.com
(5000 SAT vocabulary words + definitions)

New York State Assessment Test
http://emsc33.nysed.gov/osa/home.html

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)
http://www.mdk12.org/mspp/k_8

Canadian Studies

Canada History
http://www.canadahistory.com

Oh Canada!
http://www.ualberta.ca/~bleeck/canada

Canadian Encyclopedia
http://thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=HomePage&Params=A1

Interactive Sites

K-8th grade, all subjects (for students who ask for interactive online activities)
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm

Miscellaneous

Crosswords
Having trouble getting the last word in that crossword puzzle? Try this site.
http://www.oneacross.com

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