Links for Ms
Student Subjects (Grades K-5)
- Arthur: The World's Most
Famous Aardvark - Reading and writing are fun with help from
Arthur and his friends.
- Between the Lions -
"Between the Lions" is a quirky PBS program for young children
that's about reading.
- Book Hive - "Search for
books by author, title, reading level, interest area, number of
pages, and even favorite illustrator."
Charlotte's Web - View art and poetry inspired by the novel, as
well as a quiz, puzzles, crosswords, and more--all based on this
Place English - Find advice and tools for writing reports and
essays on this site for students in grades K-5.
Little Animals Activity Center - This site features number
games, stories, music, puzzles, art activities and more for young
World: The 1815 Diary of a Farm Girl - Read the thoughts and
concerns of a young Nova Scotian woman living in the 1800s.
Newbery Medal - This site features a list of Newbery Medal and
Honor Books, 1922-Present.
Rainbow - This site features book reviews, online games, and
printable activities for kids who enjoy reading.
Scholastic Kids - Play games, take quizzes, or read about your
favorite books and authors at this kids' section of the Scholastic
- Spaghetti Book Club:
Book Reviews by Kids for Kids -"The largest site of children's
book reviews written and illustrated by kids for kids."
Callum's Addition Pyramid - In this game, add the numbers at the
bottom of the pyramid to fill in the middle and add the middle to
fill the top.
- Find many math and logic challenges in the form of online games.
Place Mathematics - Practice your math skills, learn to take
tests better, and have some fun with brainteasers!
Metric/English Conversions - Explains both the origins of the
metric system and the English system and offers practical
information and tools to convert between them.
- Solve This!
- Solve classic math problems, play math games, and read about
several important mathematicians.
Table Trees - Do you know how to multiply? Practice your math
skills in this interactive game.
Visual Geometry for Grades 3-5 - Features visual activities
designed to teach students basic concepts of geometry, including
congruence, area, proofs, the Pythagorean Theorem, and more.
- What Are Your
Chances? - Gain a little knowledge of probability through this
online dice game.
Bubble Town: Soap Bubble Fun - Learn all about the science of
bubbles through games and activities.
Science for Curious Kids - Learn about plants, animals,
microorganisms, insects, or check out the special section on
Mysteries - Get scientific explanations to questions that deal
with everyday phenomena.
- The Gene
Scene - Features activities and articles about genetics.
- Kids Health for Kids
- Find information about kids' feelings, fears, nutrition,
illnesses, safety, and much more.
- Monterey Bay Aquarium -
"Dive into our activities and games to have fun and learn about
ocean animals and the places they call home."
- NASA Kids - Explore
this NASA site designed especially for kids interested in space,
rocket science, astronauts, and the solar system.
Life - Learn all about dinosaurs.
- Real Science! Careers -
Learn what it's like to have a career in science.
- Science News for
Kids - Read articles on science news items in a variety of
topics including animals, dinosaurs and space.
Senses - Find dozens of experiments and fun facts about the
senses: hearing, smell, taste, touch and vision.
- Why Files - Read quirky and
creative articles on science topics.
Middle through High School Level
Subjects (Grades 6-12)
- Ask a
Scientist Archive: Math - What is the origin of plus/minus? How
do you find square roots? What is a googleplex? Find the answers to
these and other questions on this site about mathematics.
Interactive - Practice math skills and watch a basketball player
dunk the ball and score for each correct answer!
- Exercises in Math
Readiness - Find learning units on algebra, geometry,
trigonometry, and other math topics.
Figure This: Challenges - Problems with word problems?
Practicing solving real-life problems using math skills.
Fractions, Decimals, Percents - This one-page lesson explains
fractions, decimals and percents with examples!
Online - Learn the history of geometry, experiment with volume,
take an SAT-style quiz and more.
- MathWorld - This
interactive mathematics encyclopedia is very handy for those looking
for a definition or an illustrative example.
- Math in
Daily Life - Learn how math can help you in daily life in
situations such as savings accounts, credit card debt, home
decoration, cooking, and automobile leasing.
Scientific Calculator - Perform all your math calculations on
this nifty virtual calculator!
Statistics: Cast Your Vote! - Learn to interpret and critique
statistics through a fictitious mayoral election.
- Villainy, Inc.:
Thwarting World Supremacy Through Mathematics - Become an
undercover agent and use your math skills to thwart the evil Dr.
Wick, ID and his plan to take over the world.
- Atoms Family -
Experience activities and experiments on a wide range of physics
including topics such as energy conservation, light, electricity,
atoms, energy transfer, and more.
Genetics - Explore basic concepts in genetics and try hands-on
and online activities and experiments.
- Chemicool Periodic Table
- View or search the entire periodic table of the elements on this
Cool Careers in Science - Check out why these scientists enjoy
their work, what they do everyday, and how they came to choose their
CyberAstronomy - Learn all about the planets in our solar
- DNA Interactive -
Discover how DNA science has transformed genetics and biology.
Edison Invents - Discover how the inventions of Thomas Alva
Edison changed our world.
- FearOfPhysics.com -
Overcome your fear of physics by investigating physics concepts like
the Doppler Effect, Einstein's Theory of Relativity, friction, and
others with animations and experiments you can do.
Crystallography 101 - Provides infomation and resources on X-ray
Science Fair Central - Don't miss this ultimate guide for
science fair projects!
Science Lab - This site offers virtual experiments and science
projects to help students aged 10 and up learn about the Doppler
Effect, viscosity, friction, buoyancy and more!
Scientists and Philosophers - Discover the people who made
science history from ancient to modern times.
100 Milestone Documents - View 100 milestone historical
documents in U.S. history from 1776 to 1965.
Project at the Yale Law School - Search a comprehensive archive
of historical documents from early European history to the twentieth
- American Memory -
Explore collections of audio recordings, images, prints, maps, and
sheet music of the American experience from the Library of Congress.
- Chinese Propaganda
Poster Pages - Collection of 1,900+ titles, spanning more than
five decades of Chinese poster production.
on the Edge: Photo Essays - Several photo essays are offered
about countries and cultures that are in danger of losing their
identity or are otherwise struggling with pressures in the modern
International Cultural Profiles - This quick glimpse at life on
Earth brings together the factual and the historical nature of
Government 101 - Learn about American politics with this
- Key Ingredients:
America by Food - Discover the regional traditions and
international influences of how Americans grow, prepare, and serve
Map Game - Take this Middle East geography quiz and find out how
well you know the countries from Western Sahara to Kyrgyzstan!
Native American Voices - Presents articles that provide a broad
overview of Native American history and offers excerpts from primary
source material written by and about Native Americans.
Outline of U.S. History - Get an overview of U.S. history on
Compilation of Presidential Documents - Read Presidential
materials released by the White House.
Atlas of the Body - Illustrations and descriptions of the parts
of the body are provided.
Citation Style for Research Papers - Find color-coded examples
of citation styles for research papers.
Student News - This CNN site is designed especially for students
in need of news stories on current events.
Studies: Area Handbook Series - Each handbook describes the
social, economic, political conditions of a country.
- Gallup Organization - View
polls of public opinion on current events.
- General Education Online
- Provides links to higher education facilities worldwide. Schools
are listed by country. International language schools and
international flight schools are listed separately.
Homework Central - Offers a website with information on a wide
range of topics to aid students in research. Available inside our
eLibrary subscriptions under the topics tab. The sites featured on
this page are examples of what you'll find in the collection!
Infonation: United Nations Cyberschoolbus - Explore this dynamic
online almanac of the countries of the world with official UN
statistics, maps and flags.
- Infoplease - Find
extensive reference material in an online encyclopedia, almanac,
atlas, dictionary, and other special features.
JewishEncylopedia.com - Articles on Jewish history and practices
of Judaism are provided.
Dictionary - This site contains well over 200 dictionaries.
Lucidcafe's Biographies Archive - Biographies of notable
leaders, scientists, authors, composers and many others are
- Mayo Clinic - Gain
extensive health reference information on diseases, conditions,
drugs, and more.
- Museum of Modern Art -
Explore the museum's extensive collection of modern art.
- Museum of
Musical Instruments - Explore the collections, exhibitions, and
articles to learn more about instruments with a major focus on the
Nations of the World - Learn facts about the nations of the
world such as population, capital, common currency, languages, and
- NationMaster.com: Country
Comparisons - Graphically compare countries on issues including
economy, environment, geography, military, transportation, and more.
Library Map Collection - View all types of maps including
reference, general & special interest, political, historical,
physical, shaded reliefs and more.
Primary Sources on the Web - Learn how to find and evaluate
primary source sites.
- American Student Assistance -
Learn about the federal Stafford student loans and Parent Loans for
Undergraduate Students that ASA offers.
- College Answer
- Contains information on preparing for college, selecting a
college, making application, and covering the costs of higher
- College Board: Educational
Excellence for All Students - Explore information about the SAT,
assessing financial need, getting the most out of the summer and
applying for college.
College Finder - Find the perfect college to suit your needs
based on location, cost, campus life, and other factors.
- College Planning -
Find information on college selection, admission, financial aid, and
College Is Possible - Find information on choosing, preparing
for and paying for college.
College Tax Tips-
Learning Strategies - Learning strategies including studying,
classroom participation, reading skills, tests, and writing.
- FinAid! The SmartStudent Guide
to Financial Aid - Discover how to apply for and receive
Career Exploration - A resource for students trying to find
answers to career decisions.
- Princeton Review -
Find resources on the admissions process for colleges and graduate
- Ten Steps to
College with the Greenes - Explore ten steps to prepare a
successful college admissions campaign.