- http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/index.html – links to games and activities to practice school skills at home.
- http://www.infoplease.com/homework/ – help with homework and projects across content areas.
Links for Learning – Math:
- http://www.aaamath.com/ – interactive set of math practice activities with feedback.
- http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html – link to the virtual manipulatives library for support for learning all math content.
- http://www.numbernut.com/ – on-line fun with math.
Links for Learning – Reading and Language:
- http://www.aaaspell.com/ – a wide variety of interactivities for practicing your spelling lists.
- http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp – reading response activites for book reporting, writing poetry, and exercising you memory.
Links for Learning – Science:
- http://www.biology4kids.com/ – Learn about plants, aimals and other life forms.
- http://cellsalive.com/ – Film and computer-enhanced images of living cells and organisms for education.
- http://www.chem4kids.com/ – Chem for Kids can help you to better understand chemistry content including atoms, matter, reactions and the periodic table.
- http://www.cosmos4kids.com/ – Learn about astronomy and the solar system.
- http://www.johnkyrk.com/ – animated cell biology.
- http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html – a learning center for young astronomers.
Links for Learning – Social Studies:
- http://www.eschoolnews.com – National Museum of African-American History and Culture website.
- http://www.geography4kids.com/ – Learn about geography and earth science.
- http://icom.museum/vlmp/ – A directory of museums from around the world with virtual sites.
- http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/ – games, videos, activites, stories and more to help you learn about the world and the people and animals who inhabit it.
- Ask the Teacher-Librarian! – Your best resource is to ask your professional library teacher. Get help choosing/narrowing a topic, determining sources available, determining information relevance for your topic, and more…
- Web Page Evaluation Tool - Tips and advice from Ohio State University Libraries.
- United States Copyright Law - Collection of sites includes a Student Guide developed by Iowa AEA 11, U.S. Copyright Office, American Library Assoc and more…
Use librarian-created subject guides and search directories in addition to general web search engines to find more web sources for your topic.
- Digital Librarian: A Librarian’s Choice of the Best of the Web - maintained by Margaret Vail Anderson, a librarian in Cortland, New York.
- Great Web Sites for Kids – sites selected by the American Library Association for elementary students through middle schoolers.
- Librarian’s Internet Index – a searchable and annotated subject directory of Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries.
Web Search Tools
- Ask.com or Ask for Kids where you can type your question.
- Google (Tip: click Advanced Search and in the Domain line, enter .org or try .gov or .mil as appropriate for your topic).