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Got Homework?

Forgot your textbook? Visit the library! We have copies you can use in the library.

  • Before you print that homework assignment do a Print Preview to make sure the margins, graphics and fonts are where and what you want, and make sure your name is on the assignment.
  • B&W copies are $.15, $1.00 for color.
  • Bring a saving device to the library, preferable a thumb drive/flash-drive. You cannot save your homework to the library computers. The library sells flash drives for saving information.
  • Feeling lost? Ask the Librarian to help you find what you need to get your homework done!

The following Internet sites may provide help for general homework assignments or questions.


General Sites

Ask
Ask a question and get an answer!

Fact Monster
Searchable site with dictionary and encyclopedia and lots of other homework help. Created by Information Please.

Homework Spot
Geared for K-12, lists of links of useful resources to do your homework!

Information Please Almanac

Internet Public Library Youth Division
A great site for research of all types.

KidsClick
Searchable and categorized web resources organized in categories and searchable, some are fun links but also includes a lot of useful reference/homework sites.

The Library of Congress
Information, resources, and exhibitions concerning the American legislature, history, culture, geography, and society.

The Old Farmer's Almanac
This is an on-line version of the print publication. A useful place to find information about tides, weather predictions, recipes, and more!

The Smithsonian Institution
Resources, tours, activities and other information about the Smithsonian Institution


Art / Music Sites

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns
Has audio clips, history, allows you to create improvisational jazz, and interactive timeline


English Sites

The Academy of American Poets
Links to real-audio poetry readings, exhibits, and background information about many famous poets.

Authors on the Web: A Collection of Biographical Sketches
A search engine at this site allows you to look for a specific author among a variety of other sites on the Internet.

The Internet Classics Archive
A searchable database of online texts of such classic works as the Iliad and the Odyssey, Virgil's Aeneid, and Plato's Apology, among others.

Merriam-Webster Word Center
Aimed an junior and younger senior high students. Includes a rhyming dictionary, quick look-ups, interactive verse composer.

Mythology 
Encyclopedia Mythica

Research & Writing
Internet Public Library for Teens

Roget's Thesaurus


Math Sites

Algebra: Types of Functions 
Links to information about different types of algebraic functions, including: composite, inverse, linear, and quadratic.

Fractions
Links to information about different types of algebraic functions, including: composite, inverse, linear, and quadratic.

Geometry Help Page 
Links to help on lines, angles, unions, intersections, and other geometry-related topics.

Prime Pages
Short explanation and history of prime numbers and charts of ten largest known prime numbers, twin primes, first 3,000 primes and primes over 20,000 digits.


Science Sites

Bill Nye the Science Guy
Nye applies his entertaining approach to science to the Web with a Demo of the Day, highlights from the day's television episode, and a chance to e-mail your own query.

Human Anatomy
Your guide to human anatomy online.

KidsHealth
Accurate, up-to-date information about growth, food and fitness, medical and surgical conditions, and the latest treatments. Special sections for kids, parents, and professionals.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Find out how to get photos from space, see a launch, and more. Teachers can get a lesson plan.

NatureServe
Has taxonomy, conservation, and distribution information for over 50,000 plants and animals in the United States

PhysLink: Physics & Astronomy
Has ask-the-expert, fun physics, virtual scientific calculator, and other online resources.

Scientific American
Articles and exhibits from the magazine.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
An excellent resource from the Internet Public Library that links kids to all sorts of exceptional resources for their projects.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: The Endangered Species Page
Information about endangered species around the United States.

NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Weather for the United States and around the world.

World Wildlife Federation
Has information on endangered species, their threats, and country specific information.


Social Studies
Government Information

Amazon Interactive
Explore the geography of the Ecuadorian Amazon through online games and activities. Learn about the rainforest, the people who call it home and much more.

CIA World Fact Book
Basic statistics and maps

Background Notes
Specific country information published by the State Dept.

Economic History: How Much Is That Worth Today?
Compares the value of the U.S. dollar today with the past value. Can calculate back to 1665.

The Fifty States
Quick access to a variety of state specific facts and other useful information!

The First Ladies Gallery
Facts about United States first ladies and many pictures as well

Hot Paper Topics

Michigan: Citizen's Guide to State Government
Links to information about Michigan state government.

The Making of America
"...American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction."

The National Archives and Records Administration
Information about the NARA, including special exhibits and a site for kids.

The Oregon Trail
The story of the trail and those who traveled it. A compendium on the great western journey. Includes great stories in the Fantastic Facts section. Related to the PBS program on the Oregon Trail.

Thomas Legislative Information on the Internet
Information about the U.S. legislature.

The U.S. Census Bureau 
Official United States census information.

The United States Congress
Congress.org is a publication of the CQ Roll Call, the largest news organization on Capitol Hill. It offers one-stop shopping for citizens who want to learn about the issues of the day and express their views. At Congress.org, you can read about legislation being debated by Congress, research recent votes, identify your representatives, send an e-mail to your lawmakers and encourage other voters to join your cause.

Welcome to the Whitehouse
Information about the Whitehouse, the president and vice-president, and other interesting facts.