HOMEWORK

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HOMEWORK HELP

Dictionary

Encyclopedia

General

BJ Pinchbecks’s Homework Helper
The site is designed by a teen himself. It has over 700 links to different sites that can help with homework.

InfoPlease Homework Help
A variety of different subject areas are covered with this site. It also has handy reference tools like almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Homework Sites
Encarta provides links to an assortment of helpful homework tools.

IPL Teenspace Homework Help
The Internet Public Library’s Teenspace Homework Help section includes subject level resources for teens, as well as information on Internet research and report writing.

Homework Center
The Multnomah Public Library provides a selection of quality web resources on homework topics including social issues and current events.

SparkNotes
Free online study guides for  topics in literature, math, science, social studies, and test preparation.

English

Internet Public Library- Literary Criticism
One of the best internet sites for literary criticism, which also contains biographical web sites.

Homework Hotspot- High School English
Many online texts of both British and American literature are included on this site. Recent book reviews are also provided.

Literature Guides
Over 1000 Literature Guides for Encarta including plot summeries, character profiles, historical perspectives, and more.

Foreign Languages

Encarta-Languages

Encarta provides tools for spelling, verb conjugation, and translation. Includes Spanish, Franch, German, and Italian.

Babel Fish Translation
Translates blocks of text into 11 different languages. You can paste in a web address and Babel Fish will translate the site.

ILoveLanguages
A comprehensive source for languages. Over 2400 language links are here for you to use.

Maps

Country Flags
This site has images of countries’ flags.

USGS Library: Selected Map Bookmarks
The United States Geological Survey has provided a list of bookmarks pointing to map resources on the internet.

American Memory Map Collections
The Library of Congress’ American Memory Project has digitzed thousands of maps from its collection. These include cities and towns, military battles and campaigns, cultural landscapes, and much more.

Math

Math.com Basic Math
This site provides an overview of basic math. Use the drop-down “Select Subject” box to find additional resources including Pre-Albebra, Algebra, Geometry, and much more.

The Math Forum- Internet Mathematics Library
Includes a collection of resources on mathematics topics. Links provided by The Math Porum at Drexel University.

Math League Help Topics
This page includes information on math topics for 4th through 8th grade students

Science

Homework Center: Science
Earth Science, life sciences, physical sciences, and technology are some of the topics that are available on this site.

How Stuff Works
Short articles on how almost anything works.

Science.gov
A gateway to over 50 million science resources provided by U.S.government agencies.

Social Studies

Portals to the World
The Library of Congress provides links to electronic resources from around the world.

CIA World Factbook

For information on countries and territories

Ben’s Guide to the Government
Provides an overview of American government for junior and high school students.

U.S.government

Biography Channel
Search for short biographies provided by A&E Biography series

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