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Homework and Research Sites

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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.

TeenReads Recommendations on books to read.

Civics

Thomas.gov Federal legislative information on the Internet.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

English

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

Sparknotes Study guides for English literature.

Geography

CIA World Fact book Facts and maps about countries of the world.

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

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology Huge resource for Greek Mythology.

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 Columbia encyclopedia summary of the Civil War including causes, battles and links to detailed information.

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.

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

Ask Dr. Math A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

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

Math.com The World of Math online.

Texas

Texas State Historical Association - Texas Almanac This site provides information all things Texas. This will be a one stop site to find anything and everything Texas.

Texas History Timeline Texas History Time line provides information in a timeline format made easy for kids and teens who need help with school projects.

Museum of South Texas History The Museum of South Texas History is a great museum located in Edinburg TX.  Wanting to see and experience something truly amazing visit The Museum of South Texas History and learn how the valley came to be.

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.