Homework Help

General

  • Grolier Online Passport
    Includes eight encyclopedias: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.
  • Opposing Viewpoints
    Pulls together information on a variety of social topics, including pro and con articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, images, podcasts, links to websites, and more.
  • Student Resource Center
    Reference documents, articles and dictionary entries covering the physical and applied sciences, literature, biography, history and social studies.

English

  • APA Style
    When editors or teachers ask you to write in “APA style,” they do not mean writing style. They are referring to the editorial style that many of the social and behavioral sciences have adopted to present written material in the field
  • SparkNotes
    Become a free member and use Sparknotes to check plot summaries or criticisms of a wide variety of classic literature titles.
  • Merriam Webster
    Online dictionary.
  • Guide to Grammar and Writing
    Grammar and writing guide sponsored by Capital Community College Foundation.
  • Owl Writing Lab
    Writing resources from Purdue University.
  • Shmoop Homework Help
    Educators and experts from Ph.D. and Masters programs at Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley (and other top universities). Site aims to more fun and relevant for students.
  • Project Gutenberg
    Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free ebooks to download to your PC, Kindle, Android, iOS or other portable device. Choose between ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats.

Science

From the University of Arizona. This site has information about basic biology terms and lists of other educational resources.
  • Cells Alive!
    Everything you wanted to know about cells. There are videos of mitosis and meosis as well as games to help you learn about cells.
  • General Chemisty online
    From Frostburg State University a place to brush up on Chemistry, practice quizzes and help with compounds and reactions.
  • HippoCampus
    HippoCampus provides students with multi media help on a variety of math and science topics.
  • Physics Classroom
    Find clear explanations of physic topics.
  • Science Every Day
    Site developed by 3M and Discovery to explore science. The site has an interactive lab and games.
  • Discover Life
    Free on-line tools to identify species, share ways to teach and study nature’s wonders, report findings, build maps, process images, and contribute to and learn from a growing, interactive encyclopedia of life.

Math

  • Ask Dr. Math
    If you have a math question of any level, this is the place to get the answer. Be sure to check the archives to see if your question has already been answered before submitting a question.
  • IPL Teenspace
    Links to web sites for help with calculus, graph creations, algebra, and equations. There are some biographies of famous mathematicians too
  • Web Math
    Help with solving math problems and shows how to arrive at the answer.

Toyota Teen Driver

Toyota and Discovery Education sponsor this site. This site includes a driving challenge, quizzes and student resources.