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.

Pics 4 Learning Copyright-free Images for Students and Teachers

Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students.

Renaissance Connection

Travel 500 years into the past to discover Renaissance art.


Language Arts

Accelerated Reader / Reading Counts / Lexile Lists

Check out our list of Poetry Resources!

ReadWriteThink Links to Student Resources
Use these tools and games to sharpen your skills.

Theoi Project:Greek Mythology
A site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art.

Word Central
Look up words, build your own dictionary and much more at this Merriam-Webster site.


Mathematics

Ask Dr. Math
The ultimate experts answer those tough math questions.

Educational Worksheets
Provides simple online quizzes for math facts, counting money, fractions and more. Many quizzes are timed.

Math is Fun - Homework Help
Games, Worksheets and Answers!


Reference

Atlapedia
Facts about countries around the world.

B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
The ultimate list of homework help and reference sites, started by teenager, B.J. Pinchbeck.

Dewey Browse
A library of websites on all topics.

Fact Monster
A current online almanac.

Homeworkspot.com
Full of links to helpful homework sites.

Hyper History
Cool historical timeline covering 3,000 years.


Science

Discovery Channel School
Information about the cable networks science programs, activities, and more.

eNature
Those with questions about animals, click here!

How Products Are Made
Information about manufactured items and biographies of inventors.

NatureInstruct Dendroica
Choose your North American country and then browse to see and hear native birds in their natural habitats.

Ontario Science Center
This Canadian museum has a cool (and helpful!) web site.

Ranger Rick Homework Help
Highlights from Ranger Rick Magazine.

What Tree Is That?
Use the online version at the bottom of the page to dentify trees by leaf, fruit, or name.

Why Files
Background information on science topics in today's news.


Social Studies

50states.com
This homepage includes a folder for each state.

American Journeys
Eyewitness accounts of early American exploration and settlement.

Best of History Web Sites
Choose any time period from pre-history to current day.
 
By Popular Demand: Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies
This includes a timeline of presidents and first ladies.

Ellis Island
Ellis Island/Port of New York ship passenger records.

Government Agency-Made Pages for Kids
This list will lead you to many sites built by U.S. Government agencies for kids.

Full text of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.


MapQuest
An awesome virtual atlas -- takes you anywhere you want to go.

Maps and Country Information
 
My Wonderful World -- For Kids and Teens
Geography sites to explore.

NationalAtlas
Printable outline maps of the United States.

Stately Knowledge
Another 50 states information site, this one from the Internet Public Library.

U. S. Census Bureau: Kids Korner
Provides students with information, quizzes, and games about the 50 States.

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.


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