Homework & Research

In this section, find digital resources for homework assistance and online research.

General

Dyslexia Resources

Read more on the condition that affects how a person processes words and numbers, and find ways to navigate it as a student.

Great Minds

Support your children in becoming proficient in math, English, and science. 

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

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

 

English

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.

Sparknotes.com
Study guides for English literature.

Geography

 

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

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
Huge resource for Greek Mythology.

United Nations

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

History

 

The American Civil War Home Page

Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

American Memory Digital Collections
Historic photograph collections of United States history.

American Memory: Remaining Collections

A continuation of the Library of Congress photograph collections.

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

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

Mr. Dowling's History Passport
Links to information on counties, culture, and history.

USHistory.org

Hundreds of resources about American History

U. S. National Archives and Records

Get primary source documents for American history.

Math

 

Achieve the Core

Understanding the Common Core method better.

Math.com

The World of Math online.

Math Reference Tables
Math tables, algebra formulas, and more.

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.

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

Science Fair Project Resource Guide

Find out how to do a science fair project and get ideas of different projects you can do.

The Why Files

Find out the science behind the headlines.