Helpful links for homework:
- AnimalFactGuide – Learn interesting facts about animals around the world. The site includes animal videos such as a rare pygmy hippopotamus at an Australian zoo and a wildlife blog.
- Brainpop! – Learn all about the world around you, from health, science, arts and music to mathematics, technology and even English grammar, by viewing the educational films on this site. Non-subscribers are limited to 30 films per day.
- Chemicool – With an interactive periodic table and alphabetical listing of elements, as well as chemistry dictionary, this site is for anyone needing or wanting to know all about the elements that make up our world. Detailed information about each, including the atomic weight, state of matter, characteristics, uses, abundance, and approximate cost make this site a great place to start a search on a particular element.
- Citation Machine – Easy to use formatting “machine” for works cited and bibliographies in multiple styles.
- ClimateKids – Climate Kids offers kids clear answers to questions on global climate change through sections on weather, air, the ocean, fresh water, carbon, energy, plants and animals and technology. Includes educational games, activities, crafts, videos and information on green careers.
- Factmonster – Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects.
- Homeworkspot –Find the best K-12 homework resources organized by subject and grade-level.
- iCivics – ICivics allows kids to explore the fundamental concepts and responsibilities of representative democracy through games. Debate a political issue, be president for a day, or just cast your vote in an election….all from the comfort of your home computer!
- IPL2 Kidspace – A web search tool for kids managed by librarians.
- KidsClick! – KidsClick! is a web search site designed for kids by librarians – with kid-friendly results.
- NationalGeographicKids – National Geographic’s site for young readers is one of the best resources for information on the Net about the world, its people, and its wildlife. Not only can you read the newest edition of this magazine on-line, you can check out the contests, polls, games and even virtual adventures.
- ScienceFairProjectResource – An excellent resource from Internet Public Library that links kids to all sorts of exceptional resources for their projects.
- Study Jams – This easy-to-use teaching tool will help you introduce and reinforce more than 200 important topics in math and science through fun interactive activities.
- WordCentral – Merriam-Webster’s Word Central offers kids a student dictionary, Daily Buzzword, and interactive word games.