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Homework Help Links

"My library card did my homework."

Stressed?  Frazzled?  Need a hand?  We can help!

General Research
& Information

A large collection of information to help you improve your writing, researching, and studying skills.  Quick reference links also help you finish homework.

ipl2 - Teen page
Fast, reliable facts.

Discovery Education
Discovery has student resources for all you core subjects (science, english, social studies, and math) as well as games to challenge your mind and activity ideas.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Explore thousands of articles on Encyclopedia Britannica and hundreds of other resources such as lists, quizzes, and featured experts.

The Power Library
Sign in to the POWER library with you library account.  Access electronic resources online.

History & Social Studies

"Background Notes" - Current Country Fact Sheets
The U.S. Department of State provides up-to-date information about countries of the world including maps, government relations, and other relevant facts.

CIA World Factbook
Great starting point for research; it provides "history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities."

History from the BBC
History from ancient to modern, with games, multimedia animations, and timelines.

This Day in History
Discover the historical significance of today, yesterday, and tomorrow!

Timeline Archive
Find concise timelines for history, countries, people, and much more.


Create and personalize bar, line, pie, area and XY graphs online.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Practice mathematics with games and manipulatives.

Teen Analyst
An investor eduation site made by a teenager!


How Stuff Works
Even wonder how erasers erase?  Or what's inside a car engine?  This site explores concepts, inventions, and nature, explaining How Stuff Works in an easy-to-understand and fun way.

The Scale of the Universe
A great, interactive site which lets you visually explore everything from strings (invisible particles attaching everything in the entire world) to the entire estimated size of the universe.

Science Fair Central
Ideas and tips for your next science fair from inventions and investigations to presentations and papers.

Teens Health
Find out ways to stay healthly - everything from fitness and recipes to FAQs and Hot Topics.

Windows to the Universe
Your portal for discovery for Earth and Space.


Purdue OWL
The Online Writing Lab for Middle and High school students. 

News and Views

Huffington Post for Teens
Designed for teens who want to know what's happening in the world from politics to pop culture.

With Do Something, young people (25 years and under) are encouraged to make a difference in the world. 

Test Prep

Test prep for college and beyond.

SAT Question of the Day
The official SAT site has test prep and practice resources available to the public.  The "Question of the Day" feature lets you get ready one day at a time.  You can also explore specific subjects, full practice tests, and study plans.

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