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Suggested Links from W-TCPL Librarians

General Reference | History | Language Arts | Math | Social Studies | Science | Search Engines | Other Homework Help

 

 


 

 

General Reference

 

Citation Machine - This website helps you to cite the sources that you use.

 

Information Please Almanac - A quick reference sources for a variety of subjects.

 

Kids.gov - Brought to you by USA.gov, Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government, with links to educational and governmental sites.

 

Warren-Trumbull Country Public Library Homework Databases - Use these various databases to search magazines, newspapers, and more. Includes Searchasaurus, Science Online – Facts on File, and Student Research Center.  A must see!

 

World Book Encyclopedia Online - (access from the library) Just like the print version, only easily searchable and with picture, videos, and more.

 

World Book Encyclopedia Online - (access from home) Just like the print version, only easily searchable and with picture, videos, and more.

 


 

 

History

 

African American World from PBS - A good site for Black History Month and year round, this site includes a timeline, a page for kids, teacher resources, and recommended links. (Grades 3 & up)

 


 

 

Language Arts

 

Spelling City - Enter your own spelling words for practice, games, tests, and more. (Grades 1 & up)

 

Word Central - Brought to you by Merriam-Webster, Word Central  provides a dictionary, a thesaurus, and a rhyming dictionary. (Grades 4 & up)

 

Something About the Author - Find out about the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.

 


 

Math

 

Ask Dr. Math: Elementary Archive - Includes info on adding, subtracting, fractions, geometry, measurements, and more. Also has link to Ask Dr. Math Middle School Archive. (Grades 1 & up)

 

Cool Math - Billed as a site for ages “13-100,” with lessons and help with prealgebra, algebra, precalculus, and calculus. There are also games on the more basic math skills for younger students.

 


 

 

Science

 

ESpecies Fact Sheets - A good starting place for info on endangered species. (Grades 2 & up)

 

Famous Inventors - Look up inventors by their nationality or browse the A-Z listing.

 

IPL Science Fair Project Resource Guide - An excellent, one stop resource with great web resources for all stages of your science project.

 

NASA for Students - Includes a search by subject section for homework help. Great place to look for info on planets. (Grades K-4)

 

National Geographic Kids: Animals - Provide info on many animals. Includes pictures, animal sounds, and videos. (Grades 1 & up)

 

National Inventors Hall of Fame - Browse their database of inventors and inventions. (Grades 4 & up) 

 

What Tree Is It? – Great web site to help you identify trees by leaf, fruit, and name. (Grades 2 & up)

 


 

 

Social Studies

 

CIA – The World Factbook - Up -to-date information on countries around the world. (Grades 4 & up)

 

National Geographic Kids: Countries - Provides summaries of many countries. Includes pictures and videos. (Grades 3 & up)

 

Multnomah County Library Ancient & Classical Cultures Page - Variety of sites on ancient civilizations. 

 

Multnomah County Library Native American Page - Includes sites on specific Native American tribes.

 

Native American Tribes of Ohio - Info on Native American tribes that lives in Ohio, including info on the Mound Builders. (Grades 3 & up)

 

Ohio Biographies - A list of famous Ohioans and short biographies. Nice place to start your research. (Grades 3 & up)

 

State Websites - Links to state websites (many are specifically for kids) 

 

A to Z The USAIncludes statistics, history, and much, much, much more. A must for assignments on the states.



 


Kid-Friendly Search Engines (kinda like Google, but the results have been selected by librarians and other research experts)

 

Internet Public Library Youth Division - Begun by library students, this library on the web has links to useful sites that cover math, science, and other subjects.

 

KidsClick! - Web search for kids by librarians at Kent State University.

 

Quintura - For young children, this search engine offers a pleasing display with three ways to search.


 

 

Links to Other Great Homework Help Websites

 ALCS (Association for Library Service to Children) - Great Websites for Kids - Links to librarian-selected, high-quality websites of interest to children 14 years of age and younger, organized into subject headings such as art;  music; computers and technology; geography and maps; museums; mathematics; and much more.

 

Awesome Library - Organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.

 

HomeworkSpot - This homework help site is divided into level and subject matter. Lots of reference information here!

 

Kid Info - Lists of sites on tons of school topics (collected by a computer teacher at Canfield Village Middle School).

 

Multnomah County Library Homework Center - Excellent list of sites collected by the youth services librarians of Multnomah County Oregon.