Homework Help

Homework Help

Wikipedia not accepted as a valid bibliographic reference on that report due tomorrow? Start your search here for databases and research tools offering citation-worthy articles on hundreds of topics.

General Reference

CLEVNET Library Catalog
The online catalog of the holdings of the CLEVNET Libraries.

Factmonster
Facts about the world, U.S., people, sports, science, math, money, and more.

Kidspace at the Internet Public Library
A huge variety of subjects and facts – fun and games too!
Language Learning Library
The largest and most comprehensive language learning portal on the web.
Scholastic Homework Hub
Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, has a corporate mission of helping children around the world to read and learn.
Worldbook (Several editions to choose from)
Age appropriate editions that include resources including encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work and more.

Art and Music

Artist’s Toolkit
Explore the tools that artists use – like line, color and balance – to build works of art.
Hands on Crafts
The Hands on Crafts web site was developed by the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, the Mint Museum of Art and the Mint Museum of Craft + Design in Charlotte, NC.
San Francisco Symphony for Kids
SFS for Kids teaches the instruments of the orchestra, the basics of reading music, and has an online radio to listen to some classical music’s greatest hits.

History

Ancient Egypt
Information from the British Museum on geography, gods and goddesses, mummification, pharaohs, pyramids and more.
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American Memory
Historical collection from the Library of Congress. Includes free access to images, maps, photos.
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Math

All Math
Flashcards, games, glossaries and more.
Ask Doctor Math
A question and answer service for math students and their teachers.

Reading

Between the Lions
Get wild about reading with this popular PBS show.
Reading Zone
The Internet Public Library links you to online stories. You can also find out about books and authors.
Sesame Street
Stories featuring Elmo, Big Bird, Zoe and other Sesame Street friends.

Science

Elements of the Periodic Table
An interactive periodic table brings chemistry to life.
Nine Planets
There may only be eight now, but this is still a great resource to explore planets, sky facts, stars and more.
Science Online
Covers a broad range of science related topics from Astronomy to Veterinary Medicine. Includes full text articles, biographies of scientists, and help with science related essays.
Zoom Dinosaurs
Dinosaur information, facts, coloring sheets, and printouts.

Social Studies

Facts about Countries
U.S. Department of State website lists information such as geography, people, government, economy, history, agriculture, trade, travel and news.
Flags of the World
See flags, maps, and facts about the world.
 

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