This is a wonderful online tool available to Library cardholders. Helps kids do their best in school by providing practice, lessons, and study help for various subjects. For elementary school students, there are currently modules for Math and Reading Skills Improvement.
Practice tests are available free at the Library to help students prepare for state tests in grades 2-8 and in high school Algebra I, Biology I, English II, and US History from 1877. Online practice tests and more information are available through State Office of Student Assessment.
Other Useful Links
About.com hosts websites whose content and links are created and/or selected by hundreds of "Guides," experts who provide articles, advice, and resources on a particular subject. Search by broad channels or more specific topics.
Cliffs Notes provides study materials on literature including books, novels, poetry, short stories, plays, and essays. Also includes study tips, grammar, and subject help.
Math Mistakes Info
Real Mistakes from Real Student Work and Math Facts Students Should Know. This site shows examples of mistakes along with corrections and brief explanations to help high school and college/university students improve math skills. This site also includes math facts, flash card feature, and other math links.
How Stuff Works
Have you ever wondered how a car engine works? This site answers questions about the way all kinds of things work-- from refrigerators to computers to the human body.
Work Cited 4 U
Are you looking for a very easy and simple website to assist you with your citations? This is a free tool that is very user friendly, and easy to use. There are over twenty sources from which to choose from, such as Book, CD-Rom, Film, Journal Article, Magazine Article, Internet Source (web site), and Online Newspaper. With over twenty source types to choose from, simply fill in the information and the site will create your Works Cited page in MLA format.
The Owl at Purdue
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material provided as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.
High School Study Skills
Are you having trouble getting organized? Stress wrecking your grades? Need some pointers to study better for exams? This high school website offers good advice in a number of areas.
Conjugates verbs in English, Spanish, French, and German.
CIA World Factbook
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
The World War II Database
Founded and managed by C Peter Chen as an extension of his personal history notebook. The goal of the site is to offer interesting and useful information about World War II.
Periodic Table of Elements
It's dynamic and much more fun than your standard periodic table.