While it's still better to go to the library use the actual printed works,
there are times when you don't have one handy and the libraries and stores are
all closed. So, to that end, you can use any of these via the Web, too:
And now, on to the other great things you can use to help you with your
Proving to be a popular site,
Jiskha Homework Help
is a large collection of resources to help students learn and improve their
grades. The homework help forum welcomes posts, and there's a group of
professional experts and teachers who are there to receive questions. A
well organized array of articles, links, and other searchable resources on all
kinds of school subjects round out a really well thought-out site for kids of
The Math League's free
Math Help facility
is available for grades 4-8. It's available to everyone as a reference for
basic math topics, including fractions, geometry, percents, real numbers, and
many other topics.
An educational website about the Athenians of ancient Greece,
the Ancient Greeks
contains many graphics and photos, and describes their beliefs, culture, art,
philosophies, theater, drama, lifestyles, and the Olympic games.
The Hargrett Rare Books and Manuscripts Library
at the University of Georgia maintains a collection of about 800 historical
maps spanning nearly 500 years, from the sixteenth century through the early
of Canada offers all sorts of information including
maps, a geography quiz, and more.
Other Worlds, Distant Suns
is a complete catalog of extrasolar planets, including star maps for finding
these systems in the night sky, VRMLs to explore the 65 nearest stars and the
solar system, links to over 65 noteworthy sites, and free downloads. At Other Worlds, you continue to learn science fact, not fiction.
Set up by a resourceful 9 year-old,
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
has a great collection of sites that can help kids with their homework.
It is fantastic!
the Web's largest collection
of topics, ideas, and assistance for school related research projects . The
Internet is a tremendous resource. They'll show you how to make the most of
your time online. Find the best information available, eliminate frustration,
and get better grades!
Helping Your Child With Homework
is a great work by Nacny Paulu, written for parents of elementary and junior
high school-age children.
Global Access to Educational Sources
is a middle school ``cybrary'' (a play on library--hehe) for those
students who need great research sources in a hurry.
There's a World Wide Web digital library for schoolkids called
Kids Web, that
will really help with doing homework or school research projects.
The creators of
Yahoo, one of the more popular Web
sites, has gone on to create another fantastic idea:
It's a fantastic collection of sites around the world that are of
particular use to kids, including homework answers, science, museums,
entertainment, and things like dinosaurs and history. The gold mine
when you don't feel like going to the library. (You should anyway, tho!)
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
lets you see pictures of space, learn about rocketry, or search their pages
for a specific topic.
There's a hotlist of student-based stuff in various topics, including science,
art, history, and language arts. And best of all,
Kids Did This!