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Homework Help

Image of a girl at a desk doing homeworkConfused by a computer question? Stumped on a science question? Heartburn over a history question? Here are some great links to help you with your homework and this may even help you finish it faster!

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Great NetSites to Help with Homework

Item American Memory - Visit the digital library and learn all about American history and culture.

Item Ask Joan of Art - Do you have a question about American art and don't know how to find the answer? Art information specialists at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, using print and electronic reference sources, will help you get started.

Item Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids - This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, and much more.

Item Create a Graph - Try your hand at creating some and see if it helps explain what you are trying to show. Try using homework problems, things you have a special interest in, or just make up some numbers of your own!

Item Encyclopedia Smithsonian - Encyclopedia Smithsonian features answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources on subjects from Art to Zoology.

Item Energy Kid's Page - Learn along with Energy Ant about different types of energy. This site is from the Energy Information Administration.

Item Fact Finder Kids' Corner - Learn about the U.S. Census, get facts about your state, and have fun with quiz questions.

Item Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - The President asked Federal agencies to determine what "resources you can make available that would enrich the Internet as a tool for teaching and learning. In response, more than 30 Federal agencies formed a working group to make hundreds of federally supported education resources available at this web site.

Item Florida - Kids - Learn about Miami Dade County, get homework help, learn about nature and the sea, play fun games and more.

Item National Weather Service - An Online Weather Information Source for kids and teens - This site is designed to help you learn about weather and weather safety. The information contained in the National Weather Service is arranged by subject; beginning with global and large scale weather patterns followed by lessons on air masses, wind patterns, cloud formations, thunderstorms, lightning, hail, damaging winds, tornados, tropical storms, cyclones and flooding.

Item Law-4-Kids - Here is an introduction to questions you may have about our legal system.

Item - Make interactive maps within your web browser! This program allows you to make your own maps. Select, change, and display map layers. Roam across America and zoom in to reveal more detail. Point at map features to learn more about them. Locate and map more than 2,000,000 geographic names in the United States. New map layers are added each month.

Item NCES Students' Classroom - As part of the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) has made a page for students that includes CRUNCH, an online 'zine, a multi-media playhouse, and a "Find Your Library" section.

Item Smithsonian Education For Students - This is a place for kids to explore, discover and learn. Find out about art, science, history and the secrets of the Smithsonian

Item Today In History - The Library of Congress began a day-by-day listing of historical events. Search the archive for the day of your choice.

Organization Sites

Item Figure This! - Have you been alive for one million minutes? Investigate math challenges like this which include hints, answers, and ways to test them out. Designed for kids and their families.

Item Global Schoolhouse - This great site has fun sections like Project Registy (more than 700 online collaborative projects, organized by topic, grade, and project date), GeoGame (helping students learn about our world, its maps, and its people), and Field Trips (students share their discoveries during real-life field trips, while distant classrooms follow along).

Item Cool Math - Even if you're already on your summer vacation, this fun math site will make you want to keep your brain sharp! Try the CyberChallenges or the Daily Brains problems.

Item PBS Kids - Did you know? - An online space for kids to interact, learn and play with their favorite PBS characters! PBS Kids producers works closely with educational advisors when developing content for this site.

Item Scholastic Kids Fun Online - This site has a number of games, books, fun activities, resources and more.

Item Stately Knowledge - Need to know the capital of Alabama? Want to know which hockey teams are in California? How about the size of Montana? These web pages will help you find out the basic facts of any state in the Union, including Washington, D.C.

Item TeenSpace - Internet Public Library - The Internet Public Library (IPL), is a public service organization and learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information. This reference site was created specifically for kids and contains hundreds of links to fascinating information grouped by subject area. A great place to surf.

Item The WHY Files - The Why Files cover issues of science, health, environment and technology from a unique perspective. Using news and current events as a springboard to explore science and the larger issues it raises, we hope to show science as a human enterprise and a way of looking at the world.

Item Virtual Reference Desk Learning Center - The Learning Center can help you find information and answers to your questions about school subjects, fascinating facts, research topics, and more!

Education Sites

Item Ask Dr. Math (Elementary Grades) - Ask Dr. Math is a question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions.

Commercial Sites

Item A+ Math - Come to this neat site to have fun with math! You can make your own flashcards, play Matho and Hidden Picture in the games room, use the homework helper tools to check solutions, or even get worksheets for offline practice.

Item AAA Math - Choose your grade level and check out the basic skills, activities, and challenge games for K-8. Math concepts are also explained in detail.

Item Ask Jeeves for Kids - Ask Jeeves for Kids allows you to ask a question in plain English and, after interacting with you to confirm the question, Ask Jeeves for Kids takes you to one and only one web site that answers your question.

Item Homework Helper - History - Site that contain many links to General, American, and Ancient History websites.

Item - BrainPOP's unique, award-winning Health, Science and Technology (HS&T) content is based on original, animated movies created to explain the human body and the world around us in an engaging, interactive journey for kids.

Item Science Hunt - Includes tons of science fair project ideas, tips for creating successful projects, information on how judges think and what they want to know, advice for your parents, and so much more!

Item Coolmath - Explore this amusement park of mathematics. Have fun with interactive activities and games for kids like Lemonade Stand and Arithmattack! There's even stuff for parents and teachers too.

Item Discovery School - Information on a variety of topics presented in a fun manner.

Item Education Place - Kids Place - Free games, activities, and resources for students studying math, reading, social studies, and science.

Item Education World - This site reviews and links to loads of informational sites on a variety of school subjects.

Item Encyclopedia - Encyclopedia combines the best of a traditional encyclopedia with an extra digital dimension. The book's dedicated website has been created with Google, the world's leading search engine. It guides the reader to the most helpful, appropriate and amazing sites the web has to offer.

Item Essay Writing Tips - Here are some simple steps that will guide you through the essay writing process, take a look at some writing samples or browse through some other on-line essay writing resources.

Item Fact Monster - Fact Monster is a reference site for kids that provides a dictionary, encyclopedia, almanac as well as homework help and a variety of daily features, including This Day in History, Today's Birthday, and a variety of educational games.

Item K-8 Kids Place - Developed by Houghton Mifflin, this site contains a number of helpful online educational, interactive materials for students from kindergarten to 8th grade.

Item Kids Post - Read articles about current events and entertainment, get Brain Food for homework help, and have fun with games, polls, online discussions, and more from The Washington Post.

Item Homework Zone - This not only has information on different subjects like history and math, but it also has a Book Adventure, Mind Games, and a Kids Library.

Item National Geographic Kids News - Wanna here about current events? National Geographic gives you the top news stories on animals and nature, people and places, and even wacky news.

Item - This fun site has more than the symbols, flags, seals, emblems, and famous people of each state. Find interesting trivia, comparisons, and the 50 state designs for U.S. quarters too!

Item Quia Mathematics - Here is a fun Netsite that can help K-12 students practice math. There are tons of activities, such as multiplication, decimals,fractions, and trigonometry; you learn by using virtual flash cards (Java optional), word searches, games, and mini quizzes.

Item Science Fair Central - Get great ideas and tips for your next science fair or homework project.

Item Student Connections - The New York Times Learning Network – Learn about who’s who and what’s what in current events, explore specific subjects, get help with your homework, and challenge yourself to the word of the day.

Item StudyNet - Links for Learning - This has everything divided into categories. The categories are sorted according to the approximate appropriate grade level, making it easy for everyone.

Item Whatis?com - The IT-Specific Encyclopedia -® is a knowledge exploration tool about information technology, especially about the Internet and computers. It contains over 2,000 individual encyclopedic definition/topics and a number of quick-reference pages.

Item - Fun dictionary site where you can look up words, get a word of the day to learn, and more.