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HOMEWORK HELP

The following links are resources that may be useful to children and their adults as they complete homework for school. For a list of organizations in Allen County that provide homework help and tutoring services, please see our Local Learning and Literacy Resources page.

Art & Music
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Timeline of Art History  
Explore art by subject, various artists, and the timeline of art history.
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/
Pics 4 Learning Copyright-free Images for Students and Teachers

Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students.
http://www.pics4learning.com
Renaissance Connection

Travel 500 years into the past to discover Renaissance art.
http://www.renaissanceconnection.org/

Language Arts

Check out our list of Poetry Resources!
http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/children/poetry.html
ReadWriteThink Links to Student Resources
Use these tools and games to sharpen your skills.
http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp/
Theoi Project:Greek Mythology
A site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art.
http://www.theoi.com/
Word Central
Look up words, build your own dictionary and much more at this Merriam-Webster site.
http://www.wordcentral.com/

Mathematics

Ask Dr. Math
The ultimate experts answer those tough math questions.
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/dr-math.html
Educational Worksheets
Provides simple online quizzes for math facts, counting money, fractions and more. Many quizzes are timed.
http://www.amortization.org/education/
Math is Fun - Homework Help
Games, Worksheets and Answers!
http://www.mathisfun.com/

Reference

Atlapedia
Facts about countries around the world.
http://www.atlapedia.com/
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
The ultimate list of homework help and reference sites, started by teenager, B.J. Pinchbeck.
http://www.bjpinchbeck.com/
Dewey Browse
A library of websites on all topics.
http://www.deweybrowse.org/index.html
Fact Monster
A current online almanac.
http://www.factmonster.com
Homeworkspot.com
Full of links to helpful homework sites.
http://homeworkspot.com/elementary/
Links to helpful websites for the elementary student.
Hyper History
Cool historical timeline covering 3,000 years.
http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html
Hyper History
Explore this list of free research databases--quality places to find answers!
http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/children/EResources.html


Science

Discovery Channel School
Information about the cable networks science programs, activities, and more.
http://school.discovery.com/
eNature
Those with questions about animals, click here!
http://www.enature.com/
How Products Are Made
Information about manufactured items and biographies of inventors.
http://www.madehow.com/index.html
NatureInstruct Dendroica
Choose your North American country and then browse to see and hear native birds in their natural habitats.
http://www.natureinstruct.org/dendroica/
Ontario Science Center
This Canadian museum has a cool (and helpful!) web site.
http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/
Our Universe
Lots of links about what's beyond our planet.
http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/children/space.html
Ranger Rick Homework Help
Highlights from Ranger Rick Magazine.
http://www.nwf.org/kidzone/kzPage.cfm?siteId=3&departmentId=107
What Tree Is That?
Use the online version at the bottom of the page to dentify trees by leaf, fruit, or name.
http://www.arborday.org/trees/whattree/
Why Files
Background information on science topics in today's news.
http://whyfiles.org/

Social Studies

50states.com
This homepage includes a folder for each state.
http://www.50states.com/
African-American History
Our collection of sites celebrating African-American heritage.
http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/children/blackhistory.html
American Journeys
Eyewitness accounts of early American exploration and settlement.
http://www.americanjourneys.org/index.asp
Best of History Web Sites
Choose any time period from pre-history to current day.
http://www.besthistorysites.net/
By Popular Demand: Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies
This includes a timeline of presidents and first ladies.
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/odmdhtml/preshome.html
Ellis Island
Ellis Island/Port of New York ship passenger records.
http://www.ellisisland.org/
Government Agency-Made Pages for Kids
This list will lead you to many sites built by U.S. Government agencies for kids.
http://www.legalmatch.com/government-agency-pages-kids.html
Full text of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

http://www.holidays.net/mlk/speech.htm
MapQuest
An awesome virtual atlas -- takes you anywhere you want to go.
http://www.mapquest.com/
Maps and Country Information
http://future.state.gov/where/maps.html
My Wonderful World -- For Kids and Teens
Geography sites to explore.
http://mywonderfulworld.org/kids_explore.html
NationalAtlas
Printable outline maps of the United States.
http://nationalatlas.gov/
Stately Knowledge
Another 50 states information site, this one from the Internet Public Library.
http://www.ipl.org/div/stateknow/
U. S. Census Bureau: Kids Korner
Provides students with information, quizzes, and games about the 50 States.
http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/kids/kids.html
U.S. Government Sites for Kids
FirstGov for Kids provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations.
http://www.kids.gov/

Comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.lib.in.us.
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