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

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


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.

Quiz Hub
spelling puzzles, famous quotations, antonyms, and more.


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

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

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
Resource for Greek Mythology.

Interactive quizzes for geography, flags, and trivia.
Quiz Hub
Fun quizzes will make learning fun!

Seterra Geography
Ultimate Map quiz site for the USA and around the world.

Hundreds of resources about American History

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

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

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

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


Free Math Help
Free help with Algebra I and II, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics, Calculators, and more!

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 website of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.


10 Free Robotics classes you can complete online.

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

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