Homework Help, Research Tools & Other Links

Internet Research Sites
Link into the Ebsco and LIli Databases with many magazines, encyclopedias, dictionaries, newspapers and reference materials.

50 States of the United States
This site features all the help any student would need to write a state report.

Ask Dr. Math
A comprehensive math site searchable by grade level covering elementary school math through college.

Homework Center
The Homework Center contains sites that concentrate on K-12 homework subjects.  Resources on this site are revised and maintained by librarians from Multnomah County Library.

Information Please Almanac
Start surfing this site when you type a word or phrase you are interested in.  You can also look up interesting facts about dates.

Internet Public Library Youth Division
Part of the Internet Public Library Collections, this site was designed for children ages 4-11.  Includes an online story time, "Dr. Internet," and a large "Dewey Decimal Collection" of sites.

Internet Public Library Teen Division & Science Fair Project Resource Guide
The Internet Public Library site designed just for teenagers.
An excellent resource from the Internet Public Library that links kids to all sorts of resources for their projects. Type in the subject you are interested in and the results pop up.

Museums & Interesting Places to Visit

These are just a few sites to begin your exploration on the Web.  Most sites include links to other interesting places to visit.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for Youth
Find out how to get photos from space, see a launch, and more on this out-of-this world site designed for youth.

American Memory
Contains documents and historical materials that portray the people and events that have made our nation what it is today.  From the Library of Congress collection.

Just For Fun

FunBrain.com
Great fun!  These learning games are organized by age and are the Internet's more advanced cousin to old-fashioned flash cards.

Sports Illustrated for Kids
A colorful site with articles about sports figures, league standings, games, and more.

Discovery Kids
Young people who love yucky things will enjoy a visit to this site to learn about worms, roaches, and many other gross and cool things.