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Homework Help

ANIMALS 

 

Akron Zoo                  

This is a direct link to the Akron Zoo.

 

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo                  

This is a direct link to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

 

Electronic Zoo- from Washington University     

This is a direct link to the Electronic Zoo from Washington University.

 

National Wildlife Federation for Kids   

This is a direct link to the National Wildlife Federation for Kids.

 

Smithsonian National Zoological Park 

The National Zoological Park is a part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. The Smithsonian includes museums and galleries, as well as the National Zoo.

 

Zooborns        

The newest and cutest exotic baby animals from zoos and aquariums around the world.

 

 

ASTRONOMY & SPACE

 

History of Human Space Flight- from NASA's Kennedy Space Center            

Here’s a direct link to the history of human space flight from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

 

NASA                        

This is a direct link to the NASA website.

 

NASAKids     

This is a direct link to the children’s page of the NASA website.

 

Windows to the Universe- from National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA)           

Explore the wealth of information available here to learn about the Earth and Space sciences and related topics in the humanities including mythology, art, poetry, and more.

 

 

GAMES

 

National Gallery of Art Online Art                    

Here’s a link to the National Gallery of Art for kids.

 

The Stacks for Kids- from Scholastic   

This is a direct link to a website for kids from Scholastic.

 

REFERENCE

 

BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper (alphabetical list) - from Discovery Channel            

Discovery Education transforms classrooms, empowers teachers and captivates students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large and small, rural and suburban and everything in between.

 

Brainly

A social learning network connecting middle and high school students who ask questions and teach each other how to answer homework and schoolwork questions, moderated by educators.

 

Exploratorium              

The Exploratorium isn’t just a museum. It’s an ongoing exploration of science, art, and human perception, a vast collection of online interactive tools, web features, activities, programs, and events that feed your curiosity.

 

FactHound                  

FactHound is an innovative new Web portal designed to provide students with the most accurate and current resources available on the Internet.

 

Homework Center- from Multnomah County Library   

Here’s a link to subject topics gathered by the Multnomah County Library.

 

HomeworkSpot                       

This is a direct link to the HomeworkSpot.

 

IPL2- For Kids                       

This is a direct link to the IPL2’s page for kids.

 

MATH

 

Ask Dr. Math              

Ask Dr. Math is a question and answer service for math students and their teachers. There’s a searchable archive is available by level and topic.

 

Change Maker- from FunBrain            

Get as much money in your piggy bank as possible by figuring out the correct change.

 

CoolMath4Kids                      

Here’s a link to an amusement park of math, games, and much more.

 

WebMath                                

This is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment.                   

 

SCIENCE

 

IPL2- Science Fair Resource Guide                 

The IPL2’s Science Fair Project Resource Guide will help you through the whole project by guiding you to a variety of excellent web resources.

 

ScienceFairCentral                  

Here’s a link to useful tools and resources for science fair planners.

 

WEATHER

 

Web Weather for Kids            

This is a link to a website about weather for kids.

 

For Teens

 

DOWNLOADABLE MEDIA 

 

Portage County District Library's Downloadable Media Catalog- powered by OverDrive

hoopla digital- Music, eBooks & Audiobooks

 

GENERAL

 

AwesomeLibrary for Teens                  

This is a direct link to the AwesomeLibrary for Teens website.

                       

HomeworkSpot                                   

This is a direct link to the HomeworkSpot.

 

 

GRAMMAR & SPELLING

 

CitationMachine                                  

Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use. Its primary goal is to make it so easy for student researchers to cite their information sources.

 

Quotations Page                                  

The web's most comprehensive site for famous quotes  

 

Strunk's Elements of Style- from Bartleby Online          

This classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer.

 

REFERENCE

 

EBSCOhost Databases                       

EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users. This content services the research needs of tens of thousands of customers representing millions of end users from K-12 students to public library patrons, from academic, corporate and medical researchers to clinicians and governments around the world. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

 

Facts on File- Science Online               

This is one of America's leading publishers of print and online reference materials. Also includes information on many subject areas such as biology, chemistry, forensic science, environmental science, and the weather. It offers timelines, special features, and a science dictionary. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

 

HowStuffWorks                                  

HowStuffWorks is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.

                                   

IPL2- For Teens                                 

This is a direct link to the IPL2’s page for teens.

 

LibrarySpot                                         

LibrarySpot is a free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.

 

Ohio Web Library                               

This is an evolving collection of thousands of online publications and research resources. The Ohio Web Library includes: popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers from Ohio and the nation, encyclopedias, dictionaries, speeches, poems, plays, maps, satellite images of Ohio, and more. The Ohio Web Library supports quality education, a skilled workforce, business growth, and lifelong learning in Ohio. By providing resources statewide, Ohio Web Library can cost-effectively provide necessary information resources to all Ohioans, regardless of their location, age, education or economic status. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.