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image_mini Britannica SchoolThis link will take you to research material appropriate for k-12th grade. Adults will be very happy with the information from the high school level of Britannica, too.
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learning-expressFree ACT/SAT Test Prep. Learning Express Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

masultra150 Specifically designed to provide high school students with full text access to periodicals, reference books, primary source documents, biographies, and more.

POVRC_150This excellent resource helps students research multiple sides of current issues including affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, and much more.

topicsearch150This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.
GENERAL
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.


CIVICS

Thomas.gov Federal legislative information on the Internet.


COLORADO

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection Search Colorado newspapers from 1859-1923.


ENGLISH

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

Sparknotes.com Study guides for English literature.


GEOGRAPHY

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.


HISTORY

American Memory-Library of Congress Historic photograph collections of United State’s history.

USHistory.org Hundreds of resources about American History

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

Civil War Maps- Library of Congress Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

Gettysburg Address-Library of Congress 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.


MATH

Math.com The World of Math online.


SCIENCE

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 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.

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

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