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Homework and Research Sites


The Homework Spot
You need it? They have it. A huge directory of homework resources by subject as well as project ideas and help with writing.

Internet Public Library Kids' Space
Search for your subject and get a list of resources chosen by librarians around the country.

Internet Public Library Teen Space
Links to topics and resources specifically of interest to teens.

Find a game to play while you wait.

Recommendations on books to read.

A to Z the USA
State, county and city information.  Also includes flags, maps, photos and facts of the 50 states and 5 territories.  Login using "Briggs" as teh user name adn "Railroad" as the password.

Search for a book by title, author or Lexile number.

Federal legislative information on the Internet.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

Justice for Kids & Youth
Federal Justice Department web sites for students of all ages.


Merriam-Webster Online
How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Resources for Writers - the OWL Handouts
Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.
Study guides for English literature.

Grade Level Reading Lists
These reading lists are provided by Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. (RIF) and the American Library Association (ALA) for you adn your young reader.


United Nations
Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

CIA World Factbook
Facts and maps about countries of the world.

Flags of the World
Thousands of flags from around the world.

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
Huge resource for Greek Mythology.


American Memory
Historic photograph collections of United State's history.
Hundreds of resources about American History

The American Civil War Home Page
Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

Civil War
Columbia encyclopedia summary of the Civil War including causes, battles and links to detailed information.

Civil War Maps
Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

Gettysburg Address
See a copy of the original Gettysburg Address writing by Abraham Lincoln and read about how it was written.

U. S. National Archives and Records
Get primary source documents for American history.

Mr. Dowling's History Passport
Links to information on counties, culture and history.


Ask Dr. Math
A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

Math Reference Tables
Math tables, algebra formulas, and more.
The World of Math online.

Graph Paper!
Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.


The Exploratorium Science Museum
The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Find out how to do a science fair project and get ideas of different projects you can do.

Science News for Kids
Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

The Why Files
Find out the science behind the headlines.

Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


A to Z Home's CoolHomeschooling 
Listing of Michigan homeschooling associations, events, field trips, resources, and legal information.

Homeschooling Adventures On the Web- Subject help, worksheets, links, resources.

Jon's Homeschool Resources - One of the oldest and most comprehensive homeschool websites.

Homeschool World - The official site of Practical Homeschooling magazine

Homeschool Info - The goal of this website is to educate parents about home schooling and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum success.

Your Virtual Homeschool